The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Lancashire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 48 25 43
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Contract jobs citing IIS 1 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.22% 3.70% 1.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.08% 25.64% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +93.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £333 £303
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% +33.33%
Application Platforms Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
48 39 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.60% 14.44% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 62
Average daily rate £300 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 2
Average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
IIS
North West

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 28 July 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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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
Chorley - - - -
Newton-le-Willows - - - -
Preston - - - - 1
IIS
North West

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) VMware ESX
2 7 (87.50%) Clustering
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Open Text
2 7 (87.50%) Informatica
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) Siebel
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (87.50%) IronPort
2 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (75.00%) Change Control
4 4 (50.00%) Wiki
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (50.00%) QlikView
4 4 (50.00%) Business Objects
4 4 (50.00%) SLA

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) SAS
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) QlikView
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Clustering
2 4 (50.00%) Wiki
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Change Control
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SELCOPY
2 1 (12.50%) REXX
2 1 (12.50%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware ESX
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) IronPort
2 7 (87.50%) Siebel
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) Informatica
2 7 (87.50%) Open Text
3 4 (50.00%) Business Objects
3 4 (50.00%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) CA