The first table below looks at the demand for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Essex region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 41 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing IIS 11 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.28% 3.66% 3.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.22% 15.74% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 8
Average daily rate
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£306 £355 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.73% +20.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £180 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £395 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +42.85%
Application Platforms Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
98 108 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 20.29% 23.28% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 43 43
Average daily rate £438 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £426 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 13
Average hourly rate £29.25 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.16 £18.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £25.00 £37.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
IIS
East of England

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

IIS Daily Rate Trend in Essex

IIS
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS across the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

IIS Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

IIS
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Colchester - 3 £263 -
Chelmsford +3 1 £200 -
Southend-on-Sea -1 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 £475 -
Harlow - - - -
IIS
East of England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) SQL
2 15 (60.00%) .NET
3 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (44.00%) JBoss
5 10 (40.00%) Apache
6 9 (36.00%) Tomcat
6 9 (36.00%) Finance
7 8 (32.00%) WebLogic
7 8 (32.00%) C#
7 8 (32.00%) XML
8 7 (28.00%) webMethods
9 6 (24.00%) Oracle
9 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (24.00%) MVC
9 6 (24.00%) Java
9 6 (24.00%) Umbraco
9 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 5 (20.00%) Splunk
10 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (20.00%) IBM SmartCloud
10 5 (20.00%) VisualVM
10 5 (20.00%) VMware
10 5 (20.00%) jQuery
10 5 (20.00%) GlassFish
10 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 5 (20.00%) CMS
10 5 (20.00%) IBM
10 5 (20.00%) Opsview

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (40.00%) Apache
2 9 (36.00%) Tomcat
3 8 (32.00%) WebLogic
4 6 (24.00%) Umbraco
5 5 (20.00%) CMS
5 5 (20.00%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (8.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) LDAP
3 1 (4.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.00%) DTS
3 2 (8.00%) EDRMS
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) VisualVM
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (12.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (8.00%) Subversion
4 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.00%) CruiseControl
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Server Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Provisioning Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Web Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) DBA
5 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) .NET
2 8 (32.00%) XML
3 5 (20.00%) jQuery
4 4 (16.00%) JSON
4 4 (16.00%) HTML
4 4 (16.00%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.00%) JRules
6 2 (8.00%) WCF
6 2 (8.00%) WPF
6 2 (8.00%) Silverlight
6 2 (8.00%) MSMQ
6 2 (8.00%) SOAP
6 2 (8.00%) Web Services
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.00%) COM+
7 1 (4.00%) CSS
7 1 (4.00%) XHTML
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) DataPower
2 2 (8.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.00%) iPhone
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) iPad
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.00%) Android
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) MVC
2 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) OO
4 2 (8.00%) SSADM
4 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.00%) SOA
4 2 (8.00%) B2B
4 2 (8.00%) B2C
4 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) BCP
5 1 (4.00%) Wealth Management
5 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) Java
4 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Opsview
2 2 (8.00%) Puppet
2 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) Foglight
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) JBoss
2 7 (28.00%) webMethods
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.00%) IBM
4 5 (20.00%) VMware
4 5 (20.00%) Splunk
5 2 (8.00%) JD Edwards
5 2 (8.00%) SAP
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.00%) Apple
6 1 (4.00%) Software AG