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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 165 176 177
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing IIS 757 634 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.42% 1.26% 1.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.40% 6.84% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 422 350
Average daily rate
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£370 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £359
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 10
Average hourly rate £32.00 £33.75 £32.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% +5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £17.35 £20.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.15 £37.65 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +10.91%
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
10234 9271 8355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.26% 18.42% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6628 5600 4968
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 297 398 358
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +9 322 £390 -2.50% 67
South East -14 157 £325 -7.14% 50
Yorkshire +51 100 £388 +27.04% 34
South West +21 62 £375 +15.38% 26
North West -26 41 £375 +20.00% 29
East of England -25 25 £375 -9.09% 26
East Midlands +8 24 £350 +3.70% 12
West Midlands -6 15 £300 -11.43% 16
North East -19 9 £350 +133.33% 7
Midlands +2 1 - -
IIS
UK

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 959 (62.97%) Windows
2 745 (48.92%) SQL Server
3 674 (44.25%) SQL
4 659 (43.27%) Microsoft
5 648 (42.55%) .NET
6 454 (29.81%) VMware
7 428 (28.10%) Active Directory
8 361 (23.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 360 (23.64%) C#
10 356 (23.37%) PowerShell
11 332 (21.80%) Linux
12 309 (20.29%) JavaScript
13 291 (19.11%) VMware Infrastructure
14 280 (18.38%) ITIL
15 278 (18.25%) ASP.NET
16 277 (18.19%) DNS
17 254 (16.68%) SharePoint
18 251 (16.48%) HTML
18 251 (16.48%) Windows Server 2012
19 250 (16.41%) Windows Server 2003
20 239 (15.69%) Oracle
21 229 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
22 221 (14.51%) Finance
23 208 (13.66%) Firewall
24 206 (13.53%) Java
25 199 (13.07%) Tomcat
26 195 (12.80%) Web Services
27 190 (12.48%) Apache
28 179 (11.75%) SQL Server 2008
29 178 (11.69%) XML

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 254 (16.68%) SharePoint
2 199 (13.07%) Tomcat
3 190 (12.48%) Apache
4 140 (9.19%) MS Exchange
5 116 (7.62%) WebSphere
6 98 (6.43%) JBoss
7 86 (5.65%) BizTalk Server
8 62 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2010
9 58 (3.81%) nginx
9 58 (3.81%) SharePoint 2010
10 51 (3.35%) Jetty
11 47 (3.09%) Lync
12 44 (2.89%) CMS
13 36 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
14 32 (2.10%) WebLogic
15 31 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
16 23 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
17 22 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
18 21 (1.38%) Umbraco
19 19 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 160 (10.51%) MS Excel
2 73 (4.79%) MS Office
3 31 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 22 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.72%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.53%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.46%) MS Project
8 3 (0.20%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.066%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 35 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.59%) RMDS
4 7 (0.46%) Tridion
5 5 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.26%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.13%) Line 500
7 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.13%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.13%) BusinessWare
7 2 (0.13%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.066%) Global One
8 1 (0.066%) Summit
8 1 (0.066%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 167 (10.97%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (6.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (4.20%) Amazon EC2
4 54 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
5 53 (3.48%) Office 365
6 50 (3.28%) Google App Engine
6 50 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
7 21 (1.38%) Google Analytics
8 19 (1.25%) IaaS
9 14 (0.92%) SaaS
9 14 (0.92%) PaaS
10 8 (0.53%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.53%) IBM SmartCloud
11 7 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.13%) Yammer
14 2 (0.13%) Mimecast
15 1 (0.066%) Azure Active Directory
15 1 (0.066%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 277 (18.19%) DNS
2 208 (13.66%) Firewall
3 163 (10.70%) TCP/IP
4 162 (10.64%) DHCP
5 161 (10.57%) SAN
6 120 (7.88%) HTTP
7 110 (7.22%) SSL
8 92 (6.04%) Internet
9 78 (5.12%) WAN
10 77 (5.06%) FTP
11 66 (4.33%) VPN
11 66 (4.33%) LAN
12 59 (3.87%) LDAP
13 51 (3.35%) IPsec
14 46 (3.02%) NAS
15 38 (2.50%) VLAN
16 33 (2.17%) Intranet
17 31 (2.04%) NetScaler
18 28 (1.84%) Network Security
18 28 (1.84%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 745 (48.92%) SQL Server
2 179 (11.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 108 (7.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 85 (5.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 81 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 71 (4.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 69 (4.53%) Oracle Database
8 56 (3.68%) MySQL
9 53 (3.48%) Relational Database
10 31 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
11 27 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 26 (1.71%) MongoDB
13 18 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
13 18 (1.18%) DTS
14 15 (0.98%) DB2
15 14 (0.92%) RDBMS
16 12 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
16 12 (0.79%) Hadoop
17 11 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 163 (10.70%) Visual Studio
2 138 (9.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 109 (7.16%) Jenkins
4 91 (5.98%) Subversion
5 83 (5.45%) Git (software)
6 65 (4.27%) TeamCity
7 45 (2.95%) JIRA
8 37 (2.43%) NUnit
9 29 (1.90%) MSBuild
10 24 (1.58%) Maven
10 24 (1.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 24 (1.58%) Ant
11 17 (1.12%) ReSharper
11 17 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
12 16 (1.05%) Selenium
13 15 (0.98%) CruiseControl
13 15 (0.98%) Mercurial
13 15 (0.98%) Gradle
14 12 (0.79%) SpecFlow
15 11 (0.72%) Moq
General
1 221 (14.51%) Finance
2 77 (5.06%) Banking
3 35 (2.30%) Retail
4 26 (1.71%) Law
5 25 (1.64%) Marketing
6 24 (1.58%) Back Office
7 21 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 15 (0.98%) Investment Banking
9 14 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.79%) Legal
10 12 (0.79%) Games
11 11 (0.72%) Front Office
12 8 (0.53%) Automotive
12 8 (0.53%) Publishing
13 6 (0.39%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.33%) Electronics
15 3 (0.20%) Local Government
16 2 (0.13%) Private Banking
16 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 344 (22.59%) Developer
2 193 (12.67%) Analyst
3 149 (9.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 148 (9.72%) .NET Developer
5 121 (7.94%) Applications Support
6 97 (6.37%) Administrator
7 95 (6.24%) Architect
8 91 (5.98%) Consultant
9 89 (5.84%) Support Analyst
10 73 (4.79%) C# Developer
11 70 (4.60%) Systems Engineer
12 69 (4.53%) Support Engineer
13 65 (4.27%) DevOps Engineer
14 62 (4.07%) 3rd Line Support
15 58 (3.81%) Applications Support Analyst
16 57 (3.74%) Systems Administrator
17 55 (3.61%) Web Engineer
17 55 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
18 48 (3.15%) Server Engineer
19 37 (2.43%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 648 (42.55%) .NET
2 278 (18.25%) ASP.NET
3 251 (16.48%) HTML
4 195 (12.80%) Web Services
5 178 (11.69%) XML
6 171 (11.23%) CSS
7 139 (9.13%) jQuery
8 138 (9.06%) .NET Framework
9 94 (6.17%) WCF
10 83 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 75 (4.92%) J2EE
12 69 (4.53%) SOAP
13 62 (4.07%) HTML5
14 57 (3.74%) Middleware
15 53 (3.48%) AngularJS
16 52 (3.41%) Servlets
17 41 (2.69%) REST
18 39 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
18 39 (2.56%) LINQ
18 39 (2.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 138 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (5.91%) Clustering
3 63 (4.14%) Data Centre
4 49 (3.22%) Management Information System
4 49 (3.22%) Client/Server
5 38 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (1.90%) N-Tier
7 26 (1.71%) PKI
8 25 (1.64%) Computer Science
9 24 (1.58%) Visualisation
10 23 (1.51%) User Experience
10 23 (1.51%) Blackberry
11 18 (1.18%) Replication
12 16 (1.05%) Fixed Income
13 13 (0.85%) NHS
13 13 (0.85%) FlexPod
13 13 (0.85%) Hedge funds
14 12 (0.79%) Data Integration
15 11 (0.72%) Mobile App
16 10 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 959 (62.97%) Windows
2 361 (23.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 332 (21.80%) Linux
4 251 (16.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 250 (16.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 120 (7.88%) UNIX
7 102 (6.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 54 (3.55%) Windows 7
9 25 (1.64%) Solaris
10 21 (1.38%) Windows 2000
10 21 (1.38%) Windows XP
10 21 (1.38%) Windows 2000 Server
11 20 (1.31%) SUSE
12 19 (1.25%) AIX
13 18 (1.18%) CentOS
14 16 (1.05%) Android
15 15 (0.98%) Windows 8
16 12 (0.79%) Apple iOS
16 12 (0.79%) Ubuntu
17 11 (0.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (18.38%) ITIL
2 229 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (11.23%) Migration
4 146 (9.59%) MVC
5 145 (9.52%) DevOps
6 129 (8.47%) Configuration Management
7 126 (8.27%) Continuous Integration
8 118 (7.75%) E-Commerce
9 98 (6.43%) Load Balancing
10 94 (6.17%) Web Development
11 91 (5.98%) Unit Testing
12 85 (5.58%) SDLC
13 70 (4.60%) CRM
14 69 (4.53%) Project Management
15 63 (4.14%) Problem Management
16 62 (4.07%) Change Management
17 59 (3.87%) SOA
18 58 (3.81%) Performance Tuning
19 57 (3.74%) Service Delivery
19 57 (3.74%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 674 (44.25%) SQL
2 360 (23.64%) C#
3 356 (23.37%) PowerShell
4 309 (20.29%) JavaScript
5 206 (13.53%) Java
6 121 (7.94%) T-SQL
7 107 (7.03%) VB
8 85 (5.58%) Python
9 68 (4.46%) VB.NET
10 61 (4.01%) Perl
11 55 (3.61%) C++
12 47 (3.09%) VBScript
13 46 (3.02%) PHP
14 39 (2.56%) Bash Shell
15 31 (2.04%) VB6
16 30 (1.97%) Shell Script
17 23 (1.51%) Ruby
18 22 (1.44%) PL/SQL
18 22 (1.44%) C
19 11 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 124 (8.14%) Security Cleared
2 92 (6.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 86 (5.65%) Degree
4 79 (5.19%) SC Cleared
5 63 (4.14%) MCSE
6 54 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 39 (2.56%) CISSP
8 29 (1.90%) MCITP
9 26 (1.71%) DV Cleared
10 24 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (1.31%) CISM
12 17 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (0.98%) MCP
14 13 (0.85%) MCSA
15 9 (0.59%) CCNA
16 8 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
17 7 (0.46%) CISA
17 7 (0.46%) CCNP
18 6 (0.39%) MCSD
18 6 (0.39%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.01%) SLA
2 36 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (2.23%) QA
4 12 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.20%) COBIT
5 3 (0.20%) HL7
5 3 (0.20%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.066%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.066%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.066%) WCAG
6 1 (0.066%) WAI
6 1 (0.066%) Data Quality
System Software
1 428 (28.10%) Active Directory
2 291 (19.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 129 (8.47%) vSphere
4 85 (5.58%) Hyper-V
5 81 (5.32%) VMware ESX
6 45 (2.95%) Xen
7 43 (2.82%) XenApp
8 40 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
9 26 (1.71%) XenServer
10 24 (1.58%) ISA Server
11 22 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
12 19 (1.25%) NFS
13 18 (1.18%) vCloud
14 13 (0.85%) KVM
14 13 (0.85%) XenDesktop
15 12 (0.79%) BitLocker
16 11 (0.72%) Terminal Server
17 10 (0.66%) VMware Server
17 10 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
18 9 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 106 (6.96%) Puppet
2 81 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (4.07%) SCCM
4 57 (3.74%) SCOM
5 36 (2.36%) Nagios
6 34 (2.23%) BladeLogic
7 24 (1.58%) WSUS
8 19 (1.25%) NetBackup
9 17 (1.12%) ITRS Geneos
10 14 (0.92%) Backup Exec
11 12 (0.79%) Tivoli
12 11 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 11 (0.72%) Ansible
13 10 (0.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 9 (0.59%) Unicenter
14 9 (0.59%) Foglight
14 9 (0.59%) EMC NetWorker
14 9 (0.59%) Zenoss
14 9 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
15 8 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 659 (43.27%) Microsoft
2 454 (29.81%) VMware
3 239 (15.69%) Oracle
4 122 (8.01%) Cisco
4 122 (8.01%) Citrix
5 114 (7.49%) Red Hat
6 97 (6.37%) IBM
7 80 (5.25%) EMC
8 73 (4.79%) Google
9 68 (4.46%) HP
10 66 (4.33%) NetApp
11 38 (2.50%) Dell
12 34 (2.23%) Splunk
13 33 (2.17%) Symantec
14 30 (1.97%) Juniper
15 28 (1.84%) F5
16 27 (1.77%) TIBCO
17 22 (1.44%) webMethods
18 21 (1.38%) New Relic
19 17 (1.12%) Sitecore
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Twist IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £14 per hour - This is an initial 2 -3-month contract
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
City Test Limited
Rate: From £550 to £600 per annum Rate negotiable dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Intapeople
Rate: £470 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Energon People
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day c£400-£550 p/day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JPNG Recruitment
Rate: £125 - £150 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £250 - £310 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago