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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 47 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing IIS 7 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.46% 2.88% 3.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.86% 14.29% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 11
Average daily rate
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£275 £369 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.42% +18.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £337 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £383 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.56 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +75.30%
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
102 91 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 21.21% 20.13% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 33 38
Average daily rate £425 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £165 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 10
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £28.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -30.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.49 £17.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £25.00 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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 - 1 - - 2
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
Harlow - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
IIS
East of England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) SQL
3 11 (55.00%) .NET
4 9 (45.00%) JBoss
4 9 (45.00%) Apache
4 9 (45.00%) Tomcat
4 9 (45.00%) Finance
5 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (40.00%) WebLogic
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle
6 6 (30.00%) C#
6 6 (30.00%) XML
6 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (25.00%) Splunk
7 5 (25.00%) GlassFish
7 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (25.00%) IBM SmartCloud
7 5 (25.00%) VisualVM
7 5 (25.00%) Opsview
7 5 (25.00%) webMethods
7 5 (25.00%) IBM
8 4 (20.00%) Linux
8 4 (20.00%) HTML
8 4 (20.00%) Java
8 4 (20.00%) Firewall
8 4 (20.00%) MVC
8 4 (20.00%) Umbraco
9 3 (15.00%) VMware
9 3 (15.00%) jQuery

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (45.00%) Apache
1 9 (45.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 5 (25.00%) GlassFish
4 4 (20.00%) Umbraco
5 3 (15.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) LDAP
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) VisualVM
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Provisioning Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Web Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Web Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Build Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Umbraco Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) XML
3 4 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) jQuery
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.00%) MSMQ
5 2 (10.00%) SOAP
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.00%) COM+
5 2 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (10.00%) JSON
5 2 (10.00%) WCF
5 2 (10.00%) WPF
5 2 (10.00%) Silverlight
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (5.00%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (5.00%) CSS
6 1 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) DataPower
2 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.00%) iPhone
3 1 (5.00%) iPad
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (10.00%) CRM
3 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.00%) B2B
3 2 (10.00%) B2C
3 2 (10.00%) OO
3 2 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (5.00%) BCP
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.00%) PHP
6 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) JBoss
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 5 (25.00%) Splunk
3 5 (25.00%) webMethods
3 5 (25.00%) IBM
4 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) SAP
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.00%) JD Edwards
6 1 (5.00%) Apple
6 1 (5.00%) Software AG