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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 42 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Contract jobs citing IIS 7 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.67% 3.83% 2.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.67% 20.00% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Average daily rate £288 £253 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.86% +62.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+113.33% -40.00%
Application Platforms Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
60 40 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.29% 19.14% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 56
Average daily rate £282 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £456 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Average hourly rate £31.24 £18.40 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.75% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £18.00 £17.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.70 £18.40 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn - - - -
Newton-le-Willows - - - -
Preston - - - -
IIS
North West

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Clustering
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (87.50%) IronPort
2 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (87.50%) Siebel
2 7 (87.50%) SharePoint
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 7 (87.50%) Informatica
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) Open Text
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) VMware ESX
3 6 (75.00%) Change Control
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (50.00%) QlikView
4 4 (50.00%) Wiki
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) Business Objects

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (87.50%) SharePoint
1 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) QlikView
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.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 2008
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
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%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) JCL
2 1 (12.50%) REXX
2 1 (12.50%) SELCOPY
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle RAC
1 7 (87.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) IronPort
1 7 (87.50%) Siebel
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) Citrix
1 7 (87.50%) Informatica
1 7 (87.50%) Open Text
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (12.50%) CA