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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 52 47 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing IIS 7 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.08% 1.47% 2.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.43% 5.83% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Average daily rate
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£200 £275 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -26.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £359
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +10.91%
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
129 120 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.91% 25.16% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 70 32
Average daily rate £325 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 9
Average hourly rate £36.67 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.23% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.81 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £34.50 £25.00
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 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 August 2015.

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 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
Colchester +5 2 £420 -
Brentwood - 2 £200 - 1
IIS
East of England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
3 13 (48.15%) VMware
4 12 (44.44%) Finance
5 11 (40.74%) .NET
6 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (33.33%) SOAP
7 9 (33.33%) SQL
7 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
9 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
9 7 (25.93%) Citrix
9 7 (25.93%) Hedge funds
10 6 (22.22%) vSphere
10 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
10 6 (22.22%) JBoss
10 6 (22.22%) C#
10 6 (22.22%) XML
11 5 (18.52%) Oracle
11 5 (18.52%) Perl
11 5 (18.52%) WebLogic
11 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
11 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
11 5 (18.52%) SLA
11 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
11 5 (18.52%) IBM
11 5 (18.52%) Firewall
11 5 (18.52%) Clustering
11 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
11 5 (18.52%) Korn

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 6 (22.22%) JBoss
2 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
2 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
2 5 (18.52%) GlassFish
2 5 (18.52%) WebLogic
3 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (11.11%) Lync
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
1 5 (18.52%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) LAN
2 4 (14.81%) WAN
3 3 (11.11%) SMTP
3 3 (11.11%) HTTPS
3 3 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) BGP
4 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
4 1 (3.70%) MGCP
4 1 (3.70%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (3.70%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
2 2 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Applications Support
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Test Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Applications Packager
4 2 (7.41%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Deployment Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
2 9 (33.33%) SOAP
3 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
4 6 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (7.41%) XML Messaging
5 2 (7.41%) Web Services
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.70%) WCF
6 1 (3.70%) WPF
6 1 (3.70%) LINQ
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Hedge funds
2 5 (18.52%) Clustering
3 3 (11.11%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) UNIX
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Migration
1 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
2 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.41%) Wealth Management
3 2 (7.41%) DevOps
3 2 (7.41%) SDLC
4 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.70%) Security Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Management
4 1 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (3.70%) Analytics
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) TDD
4 1 (3.70%) Web Analytics
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.70%) SOA
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) C#
3 5 (18.52%) Perl
3 5 (18.52%) Korn
3 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
3 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
3 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 6 (22.22%) vSphere
4 4 (14.81%) vCloud
4 4 (14.81%) VMware ESX
5 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (11.11%) Terminal Server
5 3 (11.11%) XenApp
6 1 (3.70%) DFS Replication
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) VMware
2 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.93%) Citrix
4 5 (18.52%) Oracle
4 5 (18.52%) IBM
5 3 (11.11%) Clearswift
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco
5 3 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (7.41%) NetApp
6 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.41%) MKS
7 1 (3.70%) Google
7 1 (3.70%) webMethods
7 1 (3.70%) Software AG
7 1 (3.70%) Juniper