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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 39 26 38
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs citing IIS 13 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.00% 2.95% 1.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.81% 27.59% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 3
Average daily rate
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£506 £300 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.75% +76.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £197 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £317 £254
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.78 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+3.97% +66.36%
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
73 29 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 16.86% 10.70% 29.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 15 74
Average daily rate £340 £336 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £413 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £29.17 £11.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.13% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

IIS Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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
Lytham St Annes - 4 £315 -
Newton-le-Willows - - - -
Lancaster - - - - 2
IIS
North West

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) .NET
3 7 (50.00%) Servlets
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) Apache
3 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 7 (50.00%) HTTP
3 7 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (50.00%) Jetty
3 7 (50.00%) nginx
4 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 6 (42.86%) SSL
4 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) J2EE
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (42.86%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Open Source
6 4 (28.57%) VMware
6 4 (28.57%) C#
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) DHCP
7 3 (21.43%) FTP
7 3 (21.43%) C

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (50.00%) Apache
1 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 7 (50.00%) Jetty
1 7 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (21.43%) Google App Engine
1 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) HTTP
2 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 6 (42.86%) SSL
3 3 (21.43%) DHCP
3 3 (21.43%) FTP
3 3 (21.43%) IPsec
3 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 2 (14.29%) Intranet
5 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Identity Management Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Management Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Web Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Provisioning Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) Servlets
3 6 (42.86%) J2EE
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 2 (14.29%) Classic ASP
6 1 (7.14%) SOAP
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) XML
6 1 (7.14%) HTML
6 1 (7.14%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) WCF
6 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Identity Management
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) OOD
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C
3 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
4 2 (14.29%) VBScript
4 2 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (21.43%) Xen
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Google