The table below looks at the statistics for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 42 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing IIS 4 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.99% 1.54% 3.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.97% 13.33% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 8
Average daily rate
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£243 £305 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.49% +12.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £301 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £309 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.28 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-36.05% +28.97%
IIS
North West

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

Application Platforms Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
67 30 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 16.54% 11.54% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 18 44
Average daily rate £321 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £449 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £46.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

IIS Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

IIS
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Ormskirk - - - -
IIS
North West

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (45.45%) .NET
4 8 (36.36%) Servlets
4 8 (36.36%) Linux
4 8 (36.36%) Apache
4 8 (36.36%) Tomcat
4 8 (36.36%) HTTP
4 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
4 8 (36.36%) Jetty
4 8 (36.36%) nginx
5 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
5 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
5 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
5 7 (31.82%) SSL
5 7 (31.82%) Workflow
5 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
5 7 (31.82%) J2EE
5 7 (31.82%) Java
6 6 (27.27%) Windows
6 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 6 (27.27%) InfoPath
6 6 (27.27%) Nintex
7 5 (22.73%) Open Source
7 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (18.18%) Google
8 4 (18.18%) IPsec
8 4 (18.18%) VMware

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 8 (36.36%) Apache
1 8 (36.36%) Tomcat
1 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
1 8 (36.36%) Jetty
1 8 (36.36%) nginx
2 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) InfoPath
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (18.18%) Google App Engine
1 4 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) HTTP
2 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
2 7 (31.82%) SSL
3 4 (18.18%) IPsec
3 4 (18.18%) DNS
3 4 (18.18%) DHCP
3 4 (18.18%) FTP
4 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Developer
1 4 (18.18%) Administrator
1 4 (18.18%) SharePoint Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Management Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Identity Management Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Provisioning Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Web Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) Servlets
3 7 (31.82%) J2EE
4 3 (13.64%) Web Services
5 2 (9.09%) Classic ASP
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 2 (9.09%) CSS
6 1 (4.55%) XML
6 1 (4.55%) WCF
6 1 (4.55%) jQuery
6 1 (4.55%) SOAP
6 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
1 7 (31.82%) Workflow
1 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Identity Management
4 3 (13.64%) DevOps
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security
6 1 (4.55%) MVC
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) OO
6 1 (4.55%) ERP
6 1 (4.55%) OOD
6 1 (4.55%) Content Management
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) C
4 2 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) CISSP
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Xen
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Nintex
3 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) Splunk
4 1 (4.55%) ArcSight