The first table below looks at the demand for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Edinburgh region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 72 49 41
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -8
Contract jobs citing IIS 6 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.46% 0.88% 2.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.92% 5.88% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 11
Average daily rate £260 - £315
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+113.33% -40.00%
Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
153 119 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.80% 14.97% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 49 79
Average daily rate £383 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £134 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £19.06 £22.75 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.24% +97.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
IIS
Scotland

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IIS across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IIS across the Edinburgh region.

IIS Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

IIS
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

IIS Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IIS across the Edinburgh region.

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing IIS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IIS.

1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
4 5 (38.46%) Kerberos
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) Apache
5 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
5 4 (30.77%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 4 (30.77%) WCF
6 3 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
6 3 (23.08%) UML
6 3 (23.08%) XSL
6 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
6 3 (23.08%) PHP
6 3 (23.08%) Classic ASP
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 2 (15.38%) CSS
7 2 (15.38%) Java
7 2 (15.38%) VB
7 2 (15.38%) UNIX

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing IIS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) Apache
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Lync
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
1 1 (7.69%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Kerberos
2 2 (15.38%) SSL
2 2 (15.38%) HTTP
3 1 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) Intranet
3 1 (7.69%) X.509
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Fiddler
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Ant
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Junior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Junior Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) WCF
3 3 (23.08%) XSL
3 3 (23.08%) Classic ASP
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) XSLT
4 2 (15.38%) EDI
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) REST
5 1 (7.69%) JAAS
5 1 (7.69%) SOAP
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Ontologies
1 1 (7.69%) PKI
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.69%) SUSE
5 1 (7.69%) AIX
5 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (23.08%) UML
1 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
2 2 (15.38%) OO
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) DSDM
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) PHP
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) VB
5 2 (15.38%) XQuery
5 2 (15.38%) XPath
6 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Ganglia
2 1 (7.69%) OpenSSO
2 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
2 1 (7.69%) StatsD
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Brocade
1 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
1 1 (7.69%) F5
1 1 (7.69%) ForgeRock
1 1 (7.69%) EMC
1 1 (7.69%) NetApp
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Sun
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Sybase