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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 145 179 132
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -47
Contract jobs citing IIS 770 603 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.52% 1.18% 1.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.28% 6.72% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 383 390
Average daily rate
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£355 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 7 21
Average hourly rate £22.34 £32.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.18% +30.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £27.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £95.50 £39.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £32.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-28.65% +113.33%
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
9304 8977 7685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.34% 17.52% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5714 5546 4426
Average daily rate £388 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 346 306 396
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +59 368 £413 +3.12% 132
South East +7 148 £320 -11.72% 64
Yorkshire +21 70 £288 -8.73% 31
North West -1 57 £300 -13.04% 24
South West -1 50 £375 -3.22% 27
East of England +10 49 £325 -13.33% 28
East Midlands +5 18 £349 +62.20% 6
West Midlands -15 13 £325 -20.73% 17
North East +2 7 £275 +37.50% 2
IIS
UK

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 904 (66.67%) Windows
2 618 (45.58%) .NET
3 602 (44.40%) SQL Server
4 577 (42.55%) Microsoft
5 564 (41.59%) SQL
6 418 (30.83%) Active Directory
7 332 (24.48%) VMware
8 311 (22.94%) C#
9 309 (22.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 295 (21.76%) Linux
11 276 (20.35%) DNS
12 256 (18.88%) ITIL
13 252 (18.58%) HTML
14 242 (17.85%) JavaScript
15 236 (17.40%) ASP.NET
16 231 (17.04%) Oracle
17 230 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
18 227 (16.74%) Windows Server 2012
19 222 (16.37%) XML
20 215 (15.86%) Web Services
21 209 (15.41%) SharePoint
22 205 (15.12%) PowerShell
23 204 (15.04%) VMware Infrastructure
24 198 (14.60%) Firewall
25 194 (14.31%) Windows Server 2003
26 189 (13.94%) Java
27 187 (13.79%) Finance
28 182 (13.42%) CSS
29 163 (12.02%) Apache
30 158 (11.65%) DHCP

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 209 (15.41%) SharePoint
2 163 (12.02%) Apache
3 136 (10.03%) Tomcat
4 118 (8.70%) WebSphere
5 112 (8.26%) MS Exchange
6 86 (6.34%) BizTalk Server
7 55 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2010
8 52 (3.83%) SharePoint 2010
9 48 (3.54%) CMS
10 45 (3.32%) SharePoint 2013
11 38 (2.80%) Lync
12 36 (2.65%) JBoss
13 35 (2.58%) nginx
14 33 (2.43%) IBM HTTP Server
15 31 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
16 30 (2.21%) WebSphere Application Server
17 28 (2.06%) WebLogic
18 25 (1.84%) Jetty
18 25 (1.84%) Office Communications Server
19 24 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 152 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 56 (4.13%) MS Office
3 18 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 16 (1.18%) InfoPath
4 16 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.59%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.29%) MS Project
7 2 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.03%) RMDS
3 11 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.52%) Tridion
5 6 (0.44%) ResourceLink
6 4 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.22%) Agresso
7 3 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.074%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.074%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 149 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (8.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (4.06%) Office 365
4 37 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
5 35 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (1.70%) Google App Engine
6 23 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
7 21 (1.55%) IaaS
8 13 (0.96%) SaaS
9 8 (0.59%) IBM SmartCloud
10 7 (0.52%) PaaS
10 7 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.29%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.29%) Yammer
13 3 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.22%) Route 53
13 3 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
14 2 (0.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 276 (20.35%) DNS
2 198 (14.60%) Firewall
3 158 (11.65%) DHCP
4 141 (10.40%) SAN
5 125 (9.22%) HTTP
6 123 (9.07%) TCP/IP
7 105 (7.74%) Internet
8 89 (6.56%) SSL
9 86 (6.34%) VPN
10 83 (6.12%) WAN
11 70 (5.16%) FTP
12 68 (5.01%) LDAP
13 64 (4.72%) LAN
14 55 (4.06%) VLAN
15 47 (3.47%) NAS
16 39 (2.88%) Intranet
16 39 (2.88%) IPsec
17 37 (2.73%) Network Security
18 29 (2.14%) iSCSI
18 29 (2.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 602 (44.40%) SQL Server
2 100 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 70 (5.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 69 (5.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 68 (5.01%) SQL Server 2005
6 65 (4.79%) MySQL
6 65 (4.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 64 (4.72%) Oracle Database
8 53 (3.91%) Relational Database
9 30 (2.21%) SQL Server 2000
10 23 (1.70%) DB2
10 23 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (1.62%) RDBMS
12 20 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
13 18 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (0.88%) DTS
15 12 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
15 12 (0.88%) Hadoop
16 11 (0.81%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 132 (9.73%) Visual Studio
2 114 (8.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 96 (7.08%) Subversion
4 84 (6.19%) Jenkins
5 64 (4.72%) Git (software)
6 53 (3.91%) JIRA
7 36 (2.65%) Ant
8 34 (2.51%) TeamCity
9 33 (2.43%) Maven
10 31 (2.29%) MSBuild
11 26 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 20 (1.47%) Gradle
13 19 (1.40%) Mercurial
14 18 (1.33%) Axure RP
15 15 (1.11%) NUnit
16 13 (0.96%) JMeter
16 13 (0.96%) Selenium
17 12 (0.88%) Introscope
18 11 (0.81%) Fiddler
18 11 (0.81%) MSI
General
1 187 (13.79%) Finance
2 49 (3.61%) Banking
3 35 (2.58%) Telecoms
4 30 (2.21%) Retail
5 27 (1.99%) Manufacturing
6 23 (1.70%) Marketing
7 21 (1.55%) Publishing
7 21 (1.55%) Law
8 17 (1.25%) Legal
9 16 (1.18%) Games
10 12 (0.88%) Electronics
11 10 (0.74%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.44%) Automotive
13 5 (0.37%) Back Office
13 5 (0.37%) Local Government
13 5 (0.37%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.29%) Private Banking
14 4 (0.29%) Front Office
15 3 (0.22%) Advertising
15 3 (0.22%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 292 (21.53%) Developer
2 184 (13.57%) Analyst
3 136 (10.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 109 (8.04%) .NET Developer
5 108 (7.96%) Architect
6 90 (6.64%) Administrator
7 85 (6.27%) Web Engineer
8 70 (5.16%) Support Analyst
9 69 (5.09%) Support Engineer
10 67 (4.94%) Applications Support
11 64 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
12 62 (4.57%) Systems Engineer
13 56 (4.13%) C# Developer
14 55 (4.06%) 3rd Line Support
15 53 (3.91%) Consultant
16 43 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
17 41 (3.02%) Systems Administrator
17 41 (3.02%) Server Engineer
18 40 (2.95%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
19 38 (2.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 618 (45.58%) .NET
2 252 (18.58%) HTML
3 236 (17.40%) ASP.NET
4 222 (16.37%) XML
5 215 (15.86%) Web Services
6 182 (13.42%) CSS
7 129 (9.51%) jQuery
8 124 (9.14%) .NET Framework
9 83 (6.12%) WCF
10 74 (5.46%) Ajax
11 64 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 62 (4.57%) Middleware
13 61 (4.50%) XSLT
14 51 (3.76%) J2EE
15 48 (3.54%) SOAP
15 48 (3.54%) HTML5
16 43 (3.17%) XHTML
17 37 (2.73%) REST
18 36 (2.65%) LINQ
19 31 (2.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 112 (8.26%) Clustering
2 97 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (3.54%) Management Information System
4 39 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 36 (2.65%) Client/Server
6 32 (2.36%) User Experience
7 30 (2.21%) Open Source
8 27 (1.99%) PKI
9 24 (1.77%) N-Tier
9 24 (1.77%) Replication
10 22 (1.62%) W3C
11 21 (1.55%) Public Cloud
12 18 (1.33%) Web 2.0
12 18 (1.33%) Mobile App
13 17 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (1.25%) Fixed Income
14 16 (1.18%) Blackberry
14 16 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
15 15 (1.11%) iPad
16 12 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 904 (66.67%) Windows
2 309 (22.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 295 (21.76%) Linux
4 227 (16.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 194 (14.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 125 (9.22%) UNIX
7 67 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 54 (3.98%) Windows 7
9 51 (3.76%) Solaris
10 35 (2.58%) AIX
11 32 (2.36%) CentOS
12 21 (1.55%) Windows XP
13 17 (1.25%) Debian
14 15 (1.11%) Windows 8
15 13 (0.96%) SUSE
16 12 (0.88%) Ubuntu
16 12 (0.88%) Android
17 11 (0.81%) Windows 2000
18 9 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
19 8 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (18.88%) ITIL
2 230 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (10.32%) Migration
4 114 (8.41%) DevOps
5 111 (8.19%) E-Commerce
6 110 (8.11%) MVC
7 99 (7.30%) Configuration Management
8 95 (7.01%) Load Balancing
9 88 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
10 81 (5.97%) Web Development
11 72 (5.31%) Release Management
12 57 (4.20%) Change Management
12 57 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
12 57 (4.20%) OO
12 57 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
13 56 (4.13%) Scrum
14 54 (3.98%) SOA
15 52 (3.83%) Project Management
16 49 (3.61%) CRM
16 49 (3.61%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 564 (41.59%) SQL
2 311 (22.94%) C#
3 242 (17.85%) JavaScript
4 205 (15.12%) PowerShell
5 189 (13.94%) Java
6 70 (5.16%) VB
7 65 (4.79%) T-SQL
8 63 (4.65%) Python
9 60 (4.42%) PHP
10 51 (3.76%) VBScript
10 51 (3.76%) VB.NET
11 45 (3.32%) Perl
12 44 (3.24%) C++
13 37 (2.73%) Ruby
14 33 (2.43%) Shell Script
15 32 (2.36%) Bash Shell
16 22 (1.62%) VB6
17 21 (1.55%) PL/SQL
18 15 (1.11%) XPath
19 13 (0.96%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 105 (7.74%) Degree
2 93 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 73 (5.38%) Security Cleared
4 53 (3.91%) MCSE
5 48 (3.54%) SC Cleared
6 36 (2.65%) CISSP
7 35 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (1.84%) CCNA
9 22 (1.62%) MCSA
10 19 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (1.40%) CISM
11 18 (1.33%) MCP
12 15 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (1.03%) MCITP
13 14 (1.03%) DV Cleared
14 13 (0.96%) MCTS
15 9 (0.66%) CEH
16 8 (0.59%) ISSAP
17 7 (0.52%) CCNP
18 6 (0.44%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.98%) SLA
2 32 (2.36%) QA
3 20 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.52%) COBIT
4 7 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.37%) JSP 440
5 5 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.074%) HL7
7 1 (0.074%) HIPAA
System Software
1 418 (30.83%) Active Directory
2 204 (15.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (7.60%) vSphere
4 98 (7.23%) Hyper-V
5 62 (4.57%) VMware ESX
6 41 (3.02%) XenApp
7 30 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (2.21%) Xen
8 28 (2.06%) Terminal Services
9 21 (1.55%) vCloud
10 18 (1.33%) ISA Server
11 14 (1.03%) XenServer
12 13 (0.96%) KVM
12 13 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
13 12 (0.88%) NFS
14 11 (0.81%) Samba
14 11 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 10 (0.74%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 9 (0.66%) iptables
16 9 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 89 (6.56%) SCCM
2 81 (5.97%) Puppet
3 72 (5.31%) SCOM
4 61 (4.50%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (1.92%) BladeLogic
6 25 (1.84%) WSUS
6 25 (1.84%) ITRS Geneos
7 23 (1.70%) ZABBIX
8 21 (1.55%) CA Single Sign-On
9 15 (1.11%) Nagios
10 8 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (0.52%) HP Data Protector
11 7 (0.52%) NetBackup
11 7 (0.52%) Ansible
11 7 (0.52%) CA Spectrum
12 6 (0.44%) Icinga
12 6 (0.44%) Nessus
13 5 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
13 5 (0.37%) WMI
Vendors
1 577 (42.55%) Microsoft
2 332 (24.48%) VMware
3 231 (17.04%) Oracle
4 135 (9.96%) Citrix
5 112 (8.26%) Cisco
6 105 (7.74%) IBM
7 95 (7.01%) Red Hat
8 76 (5.60%) HP
9 50 (3.69%) NetApp
10 47 (3.47%) Google
11 43 (3.17%) F5
12 42 (3.10%) EMC
13 41 (3.02%) Dell
14 40 (2.95%) TIBCO
15 34 (2.51%) CheckPoint
16 30 (2.21%) Adobe
17 29 (2.14%) Splunk
18 22 (1.62%) McAfee
18 22 (1.62%) Lotus
19 20 (1.47%) Juniper
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £150 - 200 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Neg.
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
LA International
Rate: £266.27 - £332.83 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £230 - £270 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Norfolk
Reed Professional Services
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The Curve Group
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
PHM Group
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago