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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 38 19 36
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +17
Contract jobs citing IIS 8 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.78% 3.01% 0.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.94% 22.73% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £305 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -15.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £301 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £309 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
- +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.67% +9.10%
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 22 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.89% 13.25% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 11 46
Average daily rate £370 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 December 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 December 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
Preston - 6 £300 -
Blackburn - - - -
Chorley - - - -
Lancaster - - - -
IIS
North West

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (57.14%) .NET
3 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
4 8 (38.10%) Servlets
4 8 (38.10%) Linux
4 8 (38.10%) Apache
4 8 (38.10%) Tomcat
4 8 (38.10%) HTTP
4 8 (38.10%) WebSphere
4 8 (38.10%) Jetty
4 8 (38.10%) nginx
5 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 7 (33.33%) SSL
5 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 7 (33.33%) J2EE
5 7 (33.33%) Java
6 6 (28.57%) SQL
6 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Open Source
8 4 (19.05%) IPsec
8 4 (19.05%) Workflow
8 4 (19.05%) DNS
8 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
8 4 (19.05%) C#
8 4 (19.05%) Classic ASP

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (38.10%) Apache
1 8 (38.10%) Tomcat
1 8 (38.10%) WebSphere
1 8 (38.10%) Jetty
1 8 (38.10%) nginx
2 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) InfoPath
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (19.05%) Google App Engine
1 4 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (19.05%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) HTTP
2 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (33.33%) SSL
3 4 (19.05%) IPsec
3 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 4 (19.05%) DHCP
3 4 (19.05%) FTP
4 2 (9.52%) Intranet
5 1 (4.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Management Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Identity Management Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Provisioning Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Web Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) Servlets
3 7 (33.33%) J2EE
4 4 (19.05%) Classic ASP
4 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
5 3 (14.29%) Web Services
6 2 (9.52%) CSS
7 1 (4.76%) WCF
7 1 (4.76%) jQuery
7 1 (4.76%) XML
7 1 (4.76%) SOAP
7 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Workflow
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps
4 3 (14.29%) Identity Management
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) CRM
5 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Coaching
6 1 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
3 4 (19.05%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) C
4 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) VBScript
5 2 (9.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (19.05%) Xen
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
2 4 (19.05%) Google
3 3 (14.29%) Nintex
4 1 (4.76%) Splunk
4 1 (4.76%) ArcSight