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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 158 139 137
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Contract jobs citing IIS 725 745 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.36% 1.55% 1.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.48% 8.62% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 455 430
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +19.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 21
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year
- +12.14%
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
9695 8642 8963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.19% 18.04% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6156 5361 5137
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 354 439
Average hourly rate £19.19 £17.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.65% -9.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 -4 306 £400 -11.11% 95
South East -30 166 £380 -10.58% 69
East of England +2 73 £350 - 19
North West +15 63 £315 +7.69% 40
Yorkshire +7 33 £325 +5.69% 31
West Midlands -33 28 £375 -6.25% 11
East Midlands +9 19 £350 +27.27% 11
North East -25 17 £200 - 2
South West -59 17 £315 -5.18% 20
IIS
UK

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 838 (61.57%) Windows
2 644 (47.32%) SQL Server
3 620 (45.55%) .NET
4 609 (44.75%) Microsoft
5 491 (36.08%) SQL
6 425 (31.23%) Active Directory
7 369 (27.11%) C#
8 337 (24.76%) ASP.NET
9 330 (24.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 322 (23.66%) JavaScript
11 321 (23.59%) HTML
12 317 (23.29%) VMware
13 281 (20.65%) CSS
14 265 (19.47%) DNS
15 237 (17.41%) MS Excel
15 237 (17.41%) Windows Server 2003
16 223 (16.39%) PowerShell
17 222 (16.31%) Linux
18 211 (15.50%) Web Services
18 211 (15.50%) SharePoint
19 209 (15.36%) ITIL
20 197 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
21 195 (14.33%) Oracle
22 192 (14.11%) XML
23 191 (14.03%) Apache
24 176 (12.93%) Finance
24 176 (12.93%) SQL Server 2008
25 174 (12.78%) jQuery
26 168 (12.34%) MVC
27 163 (11.98%) TCP/IP

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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
1 211 (15.50%) SharePoint
2 191 (14.03%) Apache
3 144 (10.58%) MS Exchange
4 96 (7.05%) Tomcat
5 75 (5.51%) CMS
6 73 (5.36%) BizTalk Server
6 73 (5.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 69 (5.07%) SharePoint 2010
8 63 (4.63%) WebSphere
9 62 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2010
10 48 (3.53%) Umbraco
11 43 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2007
12 40 (2.94%) WebLogic
13 39 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2003
14 34 (2.50%) JBoss
15 24 (1.76%) IBM HTTP Server
16 23 (1.69%) Documentum
17 22 (1.62%) IBM Notes
18 21 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
18 21 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 237 (17.41%) MS Excel
2 67 (4.92%) MS Office
3 23 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.25%) MS Project
5 15 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (1.03%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.81%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.15%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.073%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 23 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.81%) WebTrends
3 8 (0.59%) Google Analytics
4 7 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.37%) Oracle CRM
6 4 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.22%) RMDS
8 2 (0.15%) assyst
8 2 (0.15%) Magento
8 2 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 1 (0.073%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.073%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.073%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.073%) Cordys
9 1 (0.073%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.073%) ENOVIA
9 1 (0.073%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.073%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 94 (6.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (1.84%) Office 365
4 18 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (1.25%) IaaS
6 10 (0.73%) SaaS
7 6 (0.44%) PaaS
7 6 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.37%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.22%) IBM SmartCloud
10 2 (0.15%) Rackspace Cloud
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.073%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.073%) GitHub
11 1 (0.073%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.073%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 265 (19.47%) DNS
2 163 (11.98%) TCP/IP
3 160 (11.76%) Firewall
4 142 (10.43%) Internet
5 136 (9.99%) DHCP
6 131 (9.63%) SAN
7 107 (7.86%) FTP
8 92 (6.76%) HTTP
9 89 (6.54%) SSL
10 55 (4.04%) LDAP
11 51 (3.75%) NAS
12 49 (3.60%) VPN
13 48 (3.53%) VLAN
14 44 (3.23%) WAN
15 39 (2.87%) LAN
16 37 (2.72%) SMTP
17 31 (2.28%) Intranet
18 24 (1.76%) IPsec
18 24 (1.76%) Network Security
19 22 (1.62%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 644 (47.32%) SQL Server
2 176 (12.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 100 (7.35%) MySQL
4 90 (6.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 56 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 51 (3.75%) Oracle Database
7 50 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 38 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 34 (2.50%) Relational Database
10 26 (1.91%) SQL Server 2000
11 19 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (1.25%) DB2
13 17 (1.25%) RDBMS
14 16 (1.18%) DTS
15 15 (1.10%) DataStage
16 11 (0.81%) Big Data
16 11 (0.81%) RavenDB
17 10 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
18 9 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 149 (10.95%) Visual Studio
2 100 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 45 (3.31%) TeamCity
4 42 (3.09%) Git (software)
5 34 (2.50%) NUnit
6 28 (2.06%) Subversion
7 26 (1.91%) JIRA
8 21 (1.54%) Jenkins
9 17 (1.25%) MSBuild
9 17 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 10 (0.73%) Mercurial
11 9 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 9 (0.66%) MSI
12 8 (0.59%) LoadRunner
12 8 (0.59%) StyleCop
13 7 (0.51%) FxCop
13 7 (0.51%) FinalBuilder
13 7 (0.51%) CruiseControl
13 7 (0.51%) Rational Rose
General
1 176 (12.93%) Finance
2 91 (6.69%) Banking
3 39 (2.87%) Investment Banking
4 33 (2.42%) Legal
5 31 (2.28%) Telecoms
6 27 (1.98%) Retail
7 22 (1.62%) Marketing
8 20 (1.47%) Financial Institution
9 15 (1.10%) Back Office
10 14 (1.03%) Front Office
11 12 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.88%) Publishing
12 11 (0.81%) Law
13 10 (0.73%) Military
13 10 (0.73%) Advertising
14 7 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
16 4 (0.29%) Electronics
17 3 (0.22%) Retail Banking
18 2 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 385 (28.29%) Developer
2 172 (12.64%) .NET Developer
3 126 (9.26%) Analyst
4 95 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 92 (6.76%) Administrator
6 89 (6.54%) Consultant
7 63 (4.63%) Architect
8 60 (4.41%) C# Developer
9 53 (3.89%) Support Engineer
10 47 (3.45%) Support Analyst
11 40 (2.94%) Applications Support
11 40 (2.94%) Web Developer
11 40 (2.94%) Senior Developer
12 38 (2.79%) Web Engineer
13 36 (2.65%) Systems Administrator
14 35 (2.57%) C# .NET Developer
15 33 (2.42%) DevOps Engineer
15 33 (2.42%) 3rd Line Support
15 33 (2.42%) Senior .NET Developer
16 29 (2.13%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 620 (45.55%) .NET
2 337 (24.76%) ASP.NET
3 321 (23.59%) HTML
4 281 (20.65%) CSS
5 211 (15.50%) Web Services
6 192 (14.11%) XML
7 174 (12.78%) jQuery
8 150 (11.02%) WCF
9 132 (9.70%) .NET Framework
10 94 (6.91%) HTML5
11 88 (6.47%) ASP.NET MVC
12 81 (5.95%) Ajax
13 57 (4.19%) Middleware
14 53 (3.89%) XSLT
15 43 (3.16%) KnockoutJS
16 37 (2.72%) J2EE
17 36 (2.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 33 (2.42%) SOAP
18 33 (2.42%) Java EE
19 31 (2.28%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 117 (8.60%) Clustering
2 102 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 42 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 35 (2.57%) PKI
6 33 (2.42%) Client/Server
7 29 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
8 27 (1.98%) Open Source
9 23 (1.69%) Blackberry
9 23 (1.69%) Replication
10 17 (1.25%) User Experience
11 14 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (0.96%) N-Tier
13 12 (0.88%) Social Media
14 11 (0.81%) Hedge funds
14 11 (0.81%) NHS
15 10 (0.73%) Mobile App
16 9 (0.66%) Visualisation
16 9 (0.66%) CMDB
16 9 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 838 (61.57%) Windows
2 330 (24.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 237 (17.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 222 (16.31%) Linux
5 143 (10.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 102 (7.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 92 (6.76%) UNIX
8 49 (3.60%) Windows XP
9 44 (3.23%) Windows 7
10 29 (2.13%) Solaris
11 26 (1.91%) SUSE
12 25 (1.84%) Windows 2000
13 24 (1.76%) AIX
14 14 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
14 14 (1.03%) Windows 8
15 13 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
16 12 (0.88%) Apple iOS
17 11 (0.81%) CentOS
18 9 (0.66%) Windows NT
19 8 (0.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (15.36%) ITIL
2 197 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (12.34%) MVC
4 114 (8.38%) Migration
5 105 (7.71%) E-Commerce
6 100 (7.35%) OO
7 92 (6.76%) Change Management
8 86 (6.32%) Configuration Management
9 80 (5.88%) Web Development
10 79 (5.80%) DevOps
11 72 (5.29%) TDD
12 71 (5.22%) Project Management
13 63 (4.63%) Load Balancing
14 56 (4.11%) CRM
15 53 (3.89%) Performance Tuning
16 52 (3.82%) Problem Management
17 50 (3.67%) Incident Management
17 50 (3.67%) Continuous Integration
18 46 (3.38%) Service Management
18 46 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 491 (36.08%) SQL
2 369 (27.11%) C#
3 322 (23.66%) JavaScript
4 223 (16.39%) PowerShell
5 134 (9.85%) Java
6 107 (7.86%) T-SQL
7 98 (7.20%) VBScript
8 83 (6.10%) VB
9 63 (4.63%) PHP
10 58 (4.26%) VB.NET
11 55 (4.04%) Python
12 41 (3.01%) PL/SQL
13 37 (2.72%) Bash Shell
14 36 (2.65%) Perl
15 35 (2.57%) Shell Script
16 34 (2.50%) Ruby
17 32 (2.35%) VB6
18 18 (1.32%) C
19 14 (1.03%) C++
20 13 (0.96%) Jython
Qualifications
1 115 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 107 (7.86%) Degree
3 88 (6.47%) Security Cleared
4 73 (5.36%) MCSE
5 59 (4.34%) CISSP
6 54 (3.97%) SC Cleared
7 29 (2.13%) CISM
8 27 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 26 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (1.91%) MCP
9 26 (1.91%) CCNA
10 25 (1.84%) MCITP
11 24 (1.76%) DV Cleared
12 22 (1.62%) MCTS
13 19 (1.40%) CISA
14 16 (1.18%) CEH
15 15 (1.10%) MCSA
16 12 (0.88%) CRISC
17 11 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
18 7 (0.51%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (4.70%) QA
2 47 (3.45%) SLA
3 28 (2.06%) PCI DSS
4 16 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.59%) HL7
7 5 (0.37%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.29%) WAI
8 4 (0.29%) COBIT
9 3 (0.22%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.22%) WCAG
10 1 (0.073%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.073%) HIPAA
System Software
1 425 (31.23%) Active Directory
2 162 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 126 (9.26%) vSphere
4 69 (5.07%) VMware ESX
5 51 (3.75%) Hyper-V
6 37 (2.72%) XenApp
7 36 (2.65%) Terminal Services
8 30 (2.20%) ISA Server
9 27 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
10 19 (1.40%) UAG
11 13 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
11 13 (0.96%) Snort
12 12 (0.88%) NFS
12 12 (0.88%) FreeRADIUS
13 11 (0.81%) XenServer
13 11 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 10 (0.73%) Firmware
14 10 (0.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 8 (0.59%) XenDesktop
15 8 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 118 (8.67%) SCCM
2 97 (7.13%) SCOM
3 37 (2.72%) Puppet
4 36 (2.65%) NetBackup
5 31 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (2.13%) WSUS
7 27 (1.98%) BladeLogic
8 19 (1.40%) Backup Exec
8 19 (1.40%) HP SIM
9 18 (1.32%) Tivoli
10 16 (1.18%) WMI
11 15 (1.10%) OpenView
12 14 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
13 13 (0.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 13 (0.96%) Nessus
14 11 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 10 (0.73%) Nagios
16 9 (0.66%) Control-M
16 9 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
17 8 (0.59%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 609 (44.75%) Microsoft
2 317 (23.29%) VMware
3 195 (14.33%) Oracle
4 145 (10.65%) Citrix
5 116 (8.52%) HP
6 103 (7.57%) Cisco
7 93 (6.83%) Red Hat
8 88 (6.47%) IBM
9 51 (3.75%) EMC
10 47 (3.45%) Dell
11 38 (2.79%) NetApp
12 35 (2.57%) Lotus
12 35 (2.57%) CheckPoint
12 35 (2.57%) Symantec
13 28 (2.06%) Sitecore
13 28 (2.06%) F5
14 25 (1.84%) Splunk
15 23 (1.69%) Akamai
16 22 (1.62%) Veritas
17 19 (1.40%) Altiris
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