The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 80 76 76
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing IIS 15 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.98% 0.68% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.02% 3.89% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 4
Average daily rate £375 £363 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +39.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £248 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £400 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £368
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £24.38 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-28.20% -21.37%
IIS
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
299 257 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.50% 17.48% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 141 142
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £219 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £19.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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
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 1 May 2016, 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 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 18 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
4 15 (41.67%) .NET
5 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
5 13 (36.11%) Web Services
5 13 (36.11%) Java
5 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (33.33%) Banking
7 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
8 9 (25.00%) Linux
8 9 (25.00%) DevOps
9 8 (22.22%) Apache
9 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 8 (22.22%) DNS
9 8 (22.22%) CSS
9 8 (22.22%) C#
9 8 (22.22%) HTML
9 8 (22.22%) Internet
9 8 (22.22%) WebSphere
10 6 (16.67%) SSL
10 6 (16.67%) Unix
10 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (16.67%) HTML5
11 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
11 5 (13.89%) HTTP
11 5 (13.89%) Finance

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 8 (22.22%) Apache
1 8 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (11.11%) NServiceBus
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (8.33%) iPlanet
3 3 (8.33%) JBoss
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 3 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (8.33%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (5.56%) Apache Solr
4 2 (5.56%) Confluence
4 2 (5.56%) nginx
5 1 (2.78%) CMS
5 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.78%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon S3
2 3 (8.33%) Office 365
3 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) DNS
1 8 (22.22%) Internet
1 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 6 (16.67%) SSL
3 5 (13.89%) HTTP
4 2 (5.56%) DHCP
4 2 (5.56%) FTP
4 2 (5.56%) IPsec
4 2 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) Spotfire
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) git-flow
General
1 12 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Consultant
2 5 (13.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Server Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
3 4 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Applications Support Specialist
4 3 (8.33%) Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Support Specialist
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Web Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Support Manager
5 2 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) .NET
2 13 (36.11%) Web Services
3 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
4 8 (22.22%) CSS
4 8 (22.22%) HTML
5 6 (16.67%) HTML5
6 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 4 (11.11%) jQuery
6 4 (11.11%) MSMQ
6 4 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (8.33%) Middleware
7 3 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (5.56%) Servlets
9 1 (2.78%) CSS3
9 1 (2.78%) Java EE
9 1 (2.78%) XML
9 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) User Experience
2 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.33%) Cryptography
3 3 (8.33%) DataPower
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (25.00%) Linux
5 6 (16.67%) Unix
6 3 (8.33%) AIX
6 3 (8.33%) Solaris
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.33%) zOS
7 1 (2.78%) MVS
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) DevOps
2 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.11%) ITIL
3 4 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (8.33%) Scrum
4 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (8.33%) System Testing
4 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.56%) Coaching
5 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.56%) Kanban
5 2 (5.56%) SDLC
5 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 13 (36.11%) Java
3 8 (22.22%) C#
4 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
5 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.33%) SQL
6 3 (8.33%) VBScript
7 2 (5.56%) Python
8 1 (2.78%) C
8 1 (2.78%) C++
8 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.78%) R
8 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
1 3 (8.33%) IISP
1 3 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) Docker
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) SCOM
2 1 (2.78%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.56%) IBM
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat