The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 37 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing IIS 19 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.42% 4.11% 2.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.79% 15.71% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 12
Average daily rate £348 £275 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.36% -25.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £420 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £368
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £24.38 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-28.20% -21.37%
IIS
East of England

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

Application Platforms Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
96 140 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 22.33% 26.17% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 85 60
Average daily rate £350 £375 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £209 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 11
Average hourly rate £34.75 £23.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.87% -26.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.93 £13.05 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £48.95 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
Brentwood -1 5 £220 -16.58%
Colchester -10 5 £348 -17.26%
IIS
East of England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 28 (87.50%) .NET
2 22 (68.75%) Windows
3 18 (56.25%) SQL
4 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
5 14 (43.75%) XML
6 12 (37.50%) SOAP
6 12 (37.50%) Finance
7 11 (34.38%) Network Load Balancing
7 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
8 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
8 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (31.25%) Web Services
8 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
8 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
9 9 (28.13%) Apache
9 9 (28.13%) Tomcat
9 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
9 9 (28.13%) HTTP
10 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
10 8 (25.00%) Classic ASP
10 8 (25.00%) C#
10 8 (25.00%) VMware
11 7 (21.88%) XML Messaging
11 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
11 7 (21.88%) WCF
11 7 (21.88%) Capacity Management
11 7 (21.88%) Java
11 7 (21.88%) WebLogic
11 7 (21.88%) MS Excel

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 9 (28.13%) Apache
1 9 (28.13%) Tomcat
2 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (21.88%) WebLogic
4 6 (18.75%) JBoss
5 4 (12.50%) GlassFish
6 2 (6.25%) Jetty
6 2 (6.25%) nginx
6 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
6 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.25%) Google App Engine
2 2 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 9 (28.13%) HTTP
3 6 (18.75%) Firewall
4 4 (12.50%) Internet
4 4 (12.50%) LDAP
5 2 (6.25%) DHCP
5 2 (6.25%) DNS
5 2 (6.25%) FTP
5 2 (6.25%) HTTPS
5 2 (6.25%) IPsec
5 2 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) VisualVM
2 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.25%) LoadRunner
2 2 (6.25%) Travis CI
3 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Applications Support
2 9 (28.13%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Applications Support Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Web Applications Support
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Applications Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Packager
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Support
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (87.50%) .NET
2 14 (43.75%) XML
3 12 (37.50%) SOAP
4 10 (31.25%) Web Services
5 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
6 8 (25.00%) Classic ASP
7 7 (21.88%) WCF
7 7 (21.88%) XML Messaging
8 6 (18.75%) COM+
9 4 (12.50%) HTML
10 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
10 2 (6.25%) J2EE
10 2 (6.25%) Middleware
10 2 (6.25%) Servlets
11 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET
11 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (3.13%) CSS
11 1 (3.13%) jQuery
11 1 (3.13%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) DataPower
1 6 (18.75%) Hedge funds
2 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (9.38%) Linux
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
1 11 (34.38%) Network Load Balancing
2 7 (21.88%) Capacity Management
2 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
3 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (18.75%) ITIL
3 6 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 4 (12.50%) Wealth Management
6 3 (9.38%) Defect Management
6 3 (9.38%) SDLC
6 3 (9.38%) Test Management
6 3 (9.38%) Time Management
7 2 (6.25%) Coaching
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.25%) DevOps
7 2 (6.25%) High Availability
7 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.25%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) C#
3 7 (21.88%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (6.25%) Terminal Server
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.25%) Xen
1 2 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (15.63%) Opsview
2 2 (6.25%) Nagios
2 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) HP
3 5 (15.63%) IBM
3 5 (15.63%) Splunk
4 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 4 (12.50%) webMethods
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle
5 3 (9.38%) Software AG
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix
6 2 (6.25%) Google