The table below looks at the statistics for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 168 164 143
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Contract jobs citing IIS 608 571 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.31% 1.30% 1.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.30% 7.33% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 331 317
Average daily rate
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£375 £383 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +9.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 20
Average hourly rate £22.04 £29.50 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% +0.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.58 £15.10 £22.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.80 £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-22.41% -0.85%
IIS
UK

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

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8328 7792 7468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.93% 17.72% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5287 4720 4275
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 301 398
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in England

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

IIS Daily Rate Trend in England

IIS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

IIS Daily Rate Histogram in England

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in England

IIS
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

IIS Hourly Rate Histogram in England

IIS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 258 £388 -8.82% 108
South East -22 131 £340 -13.92% 46
North West +36 72 £338 -8.16% 28
East of England +1 43 £425 +21.42% 22
South West -15 35 £380 +16.92% 24
Yorkshire -15 21 £350 +55.55% 17
East Midlands +10 19 £340 -2.29% 14
West Midlands -13 13 £273 -29.22% 16
North East -2 12 £275 - 5
IIS
UK

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 840 (63.73%) Windows
2 595 (45.14%) Microsoft
3 574 (43.55%) .NET
4 549 (41.65%) SQL Server
5 507 (38.47%) SQL
6 443 (33.61%) Active Directory
7 332 (25.19%) VMware
8 312 (23.67%) DNS
9 300 (22.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 299 (22.69%) C#
11 272 (20.64%) JavaScript
12 260 (19.73%) ASP.NET
13 258 (19.58%) HTML
14 239 (18.13%) Web Services
15 234 (17.75%) Windows Server 2003
16 233 (17.68%) CSS
17 218 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
18 216 (16.39%) ITIL
19 215 (16.31%) Linux
20 203 (15.40%) SharePoint
21 198 (15.02%) XML
22 189 (14.34%) PowerShell
23 187 (14.19%) VMware Infrastructure
24 186 (14.11%) MS Excel
25 184 (13.96%) Oracle
26 180 (13.66%) Windows Server 2012
27 175 (13.28%) Apache
28 173 (13.13%) Firewall
29 168 (12.75%) Citrix
30 166 (12.59%) DHCP

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 203 (15.40%) SharePoint
2 175 (13.28%) Apache
3 130 (9.86%) MS Exchange
4 91 (6.90%) Tomcat
5 85 (6.45%) WebSphere
6 76 (5.77%) BizTalk Server
7 62 (4.70%) SharePoint 2010
8 59 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 58 (4.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 44 (3.34%) CMS
11 41 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2007
12 36 (2.73%) Lync
13 35 (2.66%) IBM Notes
14 30 (2.28%) WebLogic
15 28 (2.12%) WebSphere Application Server
15 28 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
16 26 (1.97%) IBM HTTP Server
17 25 (1.90%) JBoss
18 24 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
19 20 (1.52%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 186 (14.11%) MS Excel
2 45 (3.41%) MS Office
3 18 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 16 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (1.14%) InfoPath
6 12 (0.91%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.83%) MS Project
8 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.15%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.076%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 20 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.23%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.23%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.15%) RMDS
6 2 (0.15%) Agresso
7 1 (0.076%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.076%) Cordys
7 1 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 107 (8.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (2.28%) Office 365
4 19 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (1.29%) IaaS
6 14 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.91%) SaaS
8 8 (0.61%) PaaS
9 6 (0.46%) Google App Engine
9 6 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.30%) SoftLayer
11 2 (0.15%) GitHub
11 2 (0.15%) Route 53
11 2 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.076%) IBM SmartCloud
12 1 (0.076%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.076%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.076%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.076%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 312 (23.67%) DNS
2 173 (13.13%) Firewall
3 166 (12.59%) DHCP
4 150 (11.38%) TCP/IP
5 149 (11.31%) SAN
6 110 (8.35%) Internet
7 101 (7.66%) HTTP
8 98 (7.44%) SSL
9 91 (6.90%) FTP
10 79 (5.99%) VPN
11 66 (5.01%) LDAP
11 66 (5.01%) VLAN
12 60 (4.55%) NAS
13 59 (4.48%) WAN
14 53 (4.02%) LAN
15 43 (3.26%) Intranet
16 38 (2.88%) SMTP
17 35 (2.66%) Network Security
18 32 (2.43%) Cisco ASA
19 30 (2.28%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 549 (41.65%) SQL Server
2 139 (10.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 89 (6.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 76 (5.77%) MySQL
5 65 (4.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 48 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 48 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 42 (3.19%) Oracle Database
8 28 (2.12%) Relational Database
9 23 (1.75%) DB2
10 21 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
11 17 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (1.14%) RDBMS
13 14 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
16 8 (0.61%) EDRMS
17 7 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
18 6 (0.46%) DTS
18 6 (0.46%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 140 (10.62%) Visual Studio
2 96 (7.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (3.19%) Subversion
4 32 (2.43%) Git (software)
4 32 (2.43%) Jenkins
5 29 (2.20%) JIRA
6 26 (1.97%) TeamCity
7 19 (1.44%) MSBuild
8 18 (1.37%) Axure RP
9 17 (1.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 17 (1.29%) NUnit
10 13 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
10 13 (0.99%) Selenium
11 11 (0.83%) Fiddler
12 10 (0.76%) Cucumber
12 10 (0.76%) SpecFlow
13 9 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 9 (0.68%) WebDriver
14 8 (0.61%) StyleCop
14 8 (0.61%) Ant
General
1 162 (12.29%) Finance
2 55 (4.17%) Banking
3 40 (3.03%) Retail
4 39 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.58%) Legal
6 28 (2.12%) Publishing
7 21 (1.59%) Marketing
8 17 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.14%) Investment Banking
10 14 (1.06%) Law
11 9 (0.68%) Electronics
12 8 (0.61%) Games
12 8 (0.61%) Military
13 7 (0.53%) Advertising
13 7 (0.53%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.30%) Front Office
15 3 (0.23%) Automotive
15 3 (0.23%) Back Office
15 3 (0.23%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 305 (23.14%) Developer
2 137 (10.39%) Analyst
3 128 (9.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 126 (9.56%) .NET Developer
5 94 (7.13%) Administrator
6 85 (6.45%) Architect
7 77 (5.84%) Web Engineer
8 76 (5.77%) Consultant
9 53 (4.02%) Support Engineer
10 48 (3.64%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
11 47 (3.57%) Support Analyst
12 46 (3.49%) C# Developer
13 45 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support
14 37 (2.81%) Systems Engineer
15 36 (2.73%) Senior Developer
16 34 (2.58%) Applications Support
17 32 (2.43%) Server Engineer
18 31 (2.35%) Wintel Engineer
19 30 (2.28%) C# .NET Developer
20 28 (2.12%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 574 (43.55%) .NET
2 260 (19.73%) ASP.NET
3 258 (19.58%) HTML
4 239 (18.13%) Web Services
5 233 (17.68%) CSS
6 198 (15.02%) XML
7 137 (10.39%) jQuery
8 117 (8.88%) .NET Framework
9 111 (8.42%) WCF
10 86 (6.53%) Ajax
11 74 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 59 (4.48%) XSLT
13 57 (4.32%) Middleware
14 54 (4.10%) HTML5
15 40 (3.03%) XHTML
16 39 (2.96%) XSD
17 34 (2.58%) SOAP
17 34 (2.58%) J2EE
18 32 (2.43%) LINQ
19 31 (2.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 132 (10.02%) Clustering
2 99 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (5.01%) Management Information System
4 38 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 30 (2.28%) Replication
5 30 (2.28%) User Experience
6 28 (2.12%) Client/Server
7 23 (1.75%) W3C
7 23 (1.75%) Blackberry
8 22 (1.67%) Open Source
9 20 (1.52%) PKI
10 18 (1.37%) Web 2.0
11 15 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
12 13 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (0.91%) Mobile App
14 11 (0.83%) N-Tier
14 11 (0.83%) Blog
15 10 (0.76%) Social Media
16 9 (0.68%) DTV
16 9 (0.68%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 840 (63.73%) Windows
2 300 (22.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 234 (17.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 215 (16.31%) Linux
5 180 (13.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 111 (8.42%) UNIX
7 59 (4.48%) Windows 7
8 58 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 42 (3.19%) Windows XP
10 40 (3.03%) Solaris
11 35 (2.66%) AIX
12 26 (1.97%) SUSE
13 20 (1.52%) Windows 2000
14 19 (1.44%) CentOS
15 16 (1.21%) Oracle Linux
16 14 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
17 13 (0.99%) Windows 8
18 12 (0.91%) Apple iOS
19 11 (0.83%) Android
20 10 (0.76%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (16.39%) ITIL
3 123 (9.33%) MVC
4 118 (8.95%) E-Commerce
5 106 (8.04%) Migration
6 86 (6.53%) Change Management
7 75 (5.69%) OO
8 70 (5.31%) Project Management
9 69 (5.24%) Load Balancing
10 64 (4.86%) DevOps
11 63 (4.78%) TDD
12 62 (4.70%) Disaster Recovery
12 62 (4.70%) Configuration Management
13 58 (4.40%) Web Development
14 57 (4.32%) Scrum
15 49 (3.72%) Continuous Integration
15 49 (3.72%) Service Management
16 48 (3.64%) Information Security
17 46 (3.49%) Problem Management
17 46 (3.49%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 507 (38.47%) SQL
2 299 (22.69%) C#
3 272 (20.64%) JavaScript
4 189 (14.34%) PowerShell
5 119 (9.03%) Java
6 79 (5.99%) VBScript
7 74 (5.61%) T-SQL
8 68 (5.16%) VB
9 58 (4.40%) PHP
10 42 (3.19%) VB.NET
11 40 (3.03%) Shell Script
12 36 (2.73%) PL/SQL
13 27 (2.05%) Bash Shell
14 24 (1.82%) VB6
15 22 (1.67%) Perl
16 19 (1.44%) Python
16 19 (1.44%) Ruby
17 17 (1.29%) C
18 15 (1.14%) C++
18 15 (1.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 116 (8.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 101 (7.66%) Degree
3 88 (6.68%) Security Cleared
4 67 (5.08%) MCSE
5 52 (3.95%) SC Cleared
6 41 (3.11%) CISSP
7 32 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (2.12%) DV Cleared
8 28 (2.12%) CCNA
8 28 (2.12%) CISM
9 25 (1.90%) MCITP
10 21 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 20 (1.52%) MCTS
12 18 (1.37%) MCSA
13 17 (1.29%) CISA
14 13 (0.99%) CRISC
14 13 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (0.91%) MCP
16 8 (0.61%) CEH
16 8 (0.61%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (5.46%) SLA
2 53 (4.02%) QA
3 16 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.38%) COBIT
7 4 (0.30%) HL7
7 4 (0.30%) WAI
7 4 (0.30%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.15%) WCAG
9 1 (0.076%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.076%) HIPAA
System Software
1 443 (33.61%) Active Directory
2 187 (14.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 145 (11.00%) vSphere
4 73 (5.54%) Hyper-V
5 68 (5.16%) VMware ESX
6 45 (3.41%) XenApp
7 43 (3.26%) Terminal Services
8 29 (2.20%) ISA Server
9 27 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (1.14%) FreeRADIUS
11 14 (1.06%) Firmware
12 13 (0.99%) UAG
12 13 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 12 (0.91%) Xen
13 12 (0.91%) Forefront TMG
13 12 (0.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 11 (0.83%) NFS
14 11 (0.83%) XenServer
15 9 (0.68%) vCloud
15 9 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 114 (8.65%) SCCM
2 111 (8.42%) SCOM
3 42 (3.19%) Puppet
4 35 (2.66%) NetBackup
5 27 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (1.75%) WSUS
7 22 (1.67%) BladeLogic
8 21 (1.59%) CA SiteMinder
9 18 (1.37%) Backup Exec
10 16 (1.21%) Tivoli
11 14 (1.06%) OpenView
12 13 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
12 13 (0.99%) HP SIM
13 10 (0.76%) ZABBIX
13 10 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 9 (0.68%) CA Spectrum
14 9 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 8 (0.61%) Nagios
16 7 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
16 7 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 595 (45.14%) Microsoft
2 332 (25.19%) VMware
3 184 (13.96%) Oracle
4 168 (12.75%) Citrix
5 114 (8.65%) Cisco
6 113 (8.57%) HP
7 91 (6.90%) IBM
8 74 (5.61%) Red Hat
9 54 (4.10%) EMC
10 47 (3.57%) Lotus
11 46 (3.49%) Dell
12 41 (3.11%) NetApp
13 39 (2.96%) F5
14 36 (2.73%) CheckPoint
15 34 (2.58%) Adobe
16 33 (2.50%) Symantec
17 31 (2.35%) Google
17 31 (2.35%) Akamai
18 22 (1.67%) RedDot
18 22 (1.67%) Open Text
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