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 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 78 74 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Contract jobs citing IIS 9 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.62% 0.92% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.02% 4.32% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.45% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +5.76%
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
224 278 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.38% 21.38% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 173 73
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.15% -13.15%

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 July 2015, 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 11 (52.38%) .NET
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) SharePoint
3 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 8 (38.10%) Windows
4 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
5 7 (33.33%) Web Services
5 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 6 (28.57%) ITIL
7 5 (23.81%) Finance
7 5 (23.81%) CMS
7 5 (23.81%) SQL
7 5 (23.81%) Office 365
7 5 (23.81%) Asset Management
7 5 (23.81%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (23.81%) Lync
7 5 (23.81%) User Experience
8 4 (19.05%) Coaching
8 4 (19.05%) QA
8 4 (19.05%) Information Security
9 3 (14.29%) Law
9 3 (14.29%) DNS
9 3 (14.29%) SSL
9 3 (14.29%) HTML
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 3 (14.29%) CSS
9 3 (14.29%) Banking
9 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
10 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
10 2 (9.52%) MS Office

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 10 (47.62%) SharePoint
2 5 (23.81%) CMS
2 5 (23.81%) Lync
2 5 (23.81%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 2 (9.52%) JBoss
4 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.76%) JRun
4 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
1 3 (14.29%) SSL
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) HTTP
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) FTP
3 1 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (4.76%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Law
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Web Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 7 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (14.29%) CSS
4 3 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
5 2 (9.52%) Ajax
5 2 (9.52%) jQuery
5 2 (9.52%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) REST
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.76%) SOAP
6 1 (4.76%) COM+
6 1 (4.76%) XML
6 1 (4.76%) ISAPI
6 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) User Experience
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Asset Management
3 4 (19.05%) Information Security
3 4 (19.05%) Coaching
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Validation
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.76%) SOA
5 1 (4.76%) Benchmarking
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) Content Management
5 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) Release Management
5 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
5 1 (4.76%) Business Transformation
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) BS7799
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.76%) Nagios
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
1 1 (4.76%) Ganglia
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
1 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.76%) StatsD
1 1 (4.76%) Graphite
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) CA
2 1 (4.76%) Sophos
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
2 1 (4.76%) IBM