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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 50 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing IIS 16 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.05% 1.65% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.31% 11.48% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 3
Average daily rate £368 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.84% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £280 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £343 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+110.36% -40.00%
Application Platforms Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
130 61 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.62% 14.39% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 30 33
Average daily rate £335 £310 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £180 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £432 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 10
Average hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £22.45 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.85 £32.50 £43.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 3 £450 -
Harlow - 3 £368 -
Colchester 0 1 £575 +70.37% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £300 - 3
Chelmsford - - - -
Basildon - - - - 1
Billericay - - - -
IIS
East of England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 27 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 21 (63.64%) Windows
3 20 (60.61%) Apache
4 16 (48.48%) .NET
5 15 (45.45%) SQL
6 13 (39.39%) Linux
7 12 (36.36%) MySQL
7 12 (36.36%) Foglight
8 11 (33.33%) Finance
8 11 (33.33%) JBoss
9 10 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (27.27%) XML
10 9 (27.27%) Oracle
11 8 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (24.24%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (24.24%) C#
11 8 (24.24%) Java
11 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
11 8 (24.24%) VMware
11 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (24.24%) Performance Analysis
12 7 (21.21%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (21.21%) Clustering
12 7 (21.21%) Publishing
12 7 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (21.21%) Tomcat
12 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
13 6 (18.18%) SOA
13 6 (18.18%) UNIX

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 20 (60.61%) Apache
2 8 (24.24%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (21.21%) Tomcat
4 5 (15.15%) CMS
4 5 (15.15%) Umbraco
4 5 (15.15%) GlassFish
4 5 (15.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Magento
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (3.03%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (12.12%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (3.03%) IaaS
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
3 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) LDAP
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) SMTP
1 1 (3.03%) FTP
1 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 12 (36.36%) MySQL
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (6.06%) EDRMS
6 2 (6.06%) DTS
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (9.09%) Subversion
3 2 (6.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
3 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Publishing
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Back Office
3 3 (9.09%) Legal
4 2 (6.06%) Marketing
5 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) DBA
2 9 (27.27%) Administrator
3 6 (18.18%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Deployment Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) SQL DBA
4 4 (12.12%) Server Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) Provisioning Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) .NET
2 9 (27.27%) XML
3 5 (15.15%) jQuery
3 5 (15.15%) HTML
3 5 (15.15%) COM+
4 4 (12.12%) SOAP
4 4 (12.12%) JSON
4 4 (12.12%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (9.09%) Web Services
5 3 (9.09%) XSLT
5 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 3 (9.09%) CSS
5 3 (9.09%) Middleware
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.06%) JRules
7 1 (3.03%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Clustering
2 5 (15.15%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (9.09%) DataPower
4 2 (6.06%) Open Source
5 1 (3.03%) iSeries
5 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Linux
3 6 (18.18%) UNIX
4 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (24.24%) Performance Analysis
3 7 (21.21%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (18.18%) SOA
4 6 (18.18%) Business Continuity
4 6 (18.18%) Business Continuity Planning
5 5 (15.15%) MVC
5 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
6 4 (12.12%) Project Management
6 4 (12.12%) Data Security
7 3 (9.09%) Logistics
7 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) CRM
8 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.06%) OO
8 2 (6.06%) SSADM
8 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (6.06%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) C#
2 8 (24.24%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) VB6
3 3 (9.09%) VB
3 3 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (6.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) Foglight
2 2 (6.06%) Puppet
2 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) JBoss
2 9 (27.27%) Oracle
3 8 (24.24%) VMware
4 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.15%) IBM
6 4 (12.12%) webMethods
7 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.06%) JD Edwards
7 2 (6.06%) SAP
7 2 (6.06%) MKS
7 2 (6.06%) Splunk
8 1 (3.03%) Software AG