The table below looks at the statistics for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 66 74 62
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing IIS 36 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.22% 0.38% 1.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.32% 2.33% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.50 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+61.33% +25.00%
IIS
West Yorkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
318 172 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.57% 16.21% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 101 106
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 10
Average hourly rate £13.60 £13.20 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -63.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.02 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

IIS Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 50 (75.76%) Microsoft
2 39 (59.09%) VMware
3 34 (51.52%) Windows
4 31 (46.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (43.94%) .NET
6 20 (30.30%) SQL Server
7 19 (28.79%) DNS
8 18 (27.27%) SQL
9 17 (25.76%) ITIL
10 16 (24.24%) SSL
10 16 (24.24%) DHCP
11 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (22.73%) XML
12 14 (21.21%) MCSE
12 14 (21.21%) Java
12 14 (21.21%) EMC
12 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (21.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 14 (21.21%) MCITP
13 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (19.70%) TCP/IP
13 13 (19.70%) Tomcat
13 13 (19.70%) Configuration Management
14 12 (18.18%) IPsec
14 12 (18.18%) FTP
14 12 (18.18%) HTTP
14 12 (18.18%) J2EE
14 12 (18.18%) Apache
14 12 (18.18%) Linux
14 12 (18.18%) Servlets

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 13 (19.70%) Tomcat
2 12 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 12 (18.18%) Jetty
2 12 (18.18%) nginx
2 12 (18.18%) Apache
3 10 (15.15%) MS Exchange
4 7 (10.61%) SAS
5 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
5 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (3.03%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS Office
2 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.52%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
1 12 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (18.18%) Google App Engine
1 12 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.79%) DNS
2 16 (24.24%) SSL
2 16 (24.24%) DHCP
3 13 (19.70%) TCP/IP
4 12 (18.18%) IPsec
4 12 (18.18%) FTP
4 12 (18.18%) HTTP
5 8 (12.12%) Internet
5 8 (12.12%) Firewall
6 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.52%) Wireless
6 1 (1.52%) LAN
6 1 (1.52%) WAN
6 1 (1.52%) SMTP
6 1 (1.52%) NAS
6 1 (1.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.61%) OLAP
3 7 (10.61%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (10.61%) Oracle OLAP
4 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.52%) MySQL
7 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.03%) NUnit
4 1 (1.52%) Maven
4 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Law
2 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Electronics
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (19.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (16.67%) Consultant
3 9 (13.64%) Technical Consultant
4 7 (10.61%) Applications Support
5 6 (9.09%) Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Support Consultant
6 5 (7.58%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (7.58%) Technical Support Consultant
6 5 (7.58%) Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Applications Specialist
6 5 (7.58%) DBA
6 5 (7.58%) Technical Support
6 5 (7.58%) Support Specialist
7 4 (6.06%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.55%) Design Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.94%) .NET
2 15 (22.73%) XML
3 12 (18.18%) J2EE
3 12 (18.18%) Servlets
4 10 (15.15%) Web Services
5 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET
6 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 5 (7.58%) SOAP
8 4 (6.06%) HTML
8 4 (6.06%) CSS
8 4 (6.06%) WSDL
9 3 (4.55%) jQuery
10 2 (3.03%) WCF
10 2 (3.03%) HTML5
10 2 (3.03%) Entity Framework
10 2 (3.03%) CSS3
10 2 (3.03%) Ajax
10 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.52%) Java EE
11 1 (1.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.55%) Wiki
3 2 (3.03%) FMCG
3 2 (3.03%) PKI
4 1 (1.52%) iPhone
4 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.52%) NHS
4 1 (1.52%) DTV
4 1 (1.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (51.52%) Windows
2 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (18.18%) Linux
4 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.58%) SUSE
6 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.52%) Android
7 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) ITIL
2 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.70%) Configuration Management
3 12 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (12.12%) Unit Testing
4 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (12.12%) Open Source
4 8 (12.12%) Automated Testing
5 7 (10.61%) Analytics
6 6 (9.09%) CRM
7 5 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (7.58%) System Testing
8 4 (6.06%) DevOps
9 3 (4.55%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.55%) MVC
10 2 (3.03%) Problem Management
10 2 (3.03%) Server Hardening
11 1 (1.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 1 (1.52%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.27%) SQL
2 14 (21.21%) Java
3 7 (10.61%) PL/SQL
4 6 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.55%) C#
7 1 (1.52%) C++
7 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (21.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 14 (21.21%) MCITP
2 14 (21.21%) MCSE
3 1 (1.52%) CISSP
3 1 (1.52%) Degree
3 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (46.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (18.18%) Xen
3 9 (13.64%) vSphere
3 9 (13.64%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.03%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.03%) ISA Server
5 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.03%) UAG
5 2 (3.03%) vCloud
6 1 (1.52%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) Puppet
2 6 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (4.55%) SCCM
3 3 (4.55%) SCOM
4 1 (1.52%) Nagios
4 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.52%) WSUS
4 1 (1.52%) Opsview
Vendors
1 50 (75.76%) Microsoft
2 39 (59.09%) VMware
3 14 (21.21%) EMC
4 12 (18.18%) Google
5 7 (10.61%) Oracle
6 4 (6.06%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (4.55%) Cisco
8 2 (3.03%) Veeam
8 2 (3.03%) Symantec
9 1 (1.52%) Sophos
9 1 (1.52%) HP
9 1 (1.52%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.52%) IBM
9 1 (1.52%) SAP
9 1 (1.52%) Citrix
9 1 (1.52%) NetApp
9 1 (1.52%) Sage