The table below looks at the statistics for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 67 78 67
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing IIS 17 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.22% 0.34% 1.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.91% 1.77% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 8
Average daily rate
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£315 £198 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.49% -12.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £198 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £198 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year
- +12.14%
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 Manchester region.

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
215 226 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.46% 19.37% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 103 134
Average daily rate £350 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £239 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 36 24
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.60 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.59% -12.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £35.00 £25.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

IIS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

IIS
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Stockport - 3 £250 - 2
Bolton - 1 - -
Bury - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - - 1
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Salford - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 1
IIS
North West

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (52.00%) Web Services
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (48.00%) .NET
4 10 (40.00%) CSS
4 10 (40.00%) WSDL
4 10 (40.00%) XML
4 10 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 10 (40.00%) C#
4 10 (40.00%) WCF
5 9 (36.00%) Windows
5 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (28.00%) HL7
6 7 (28.00%) VMware
6 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (28.00%) XSLT
7 6 (24.00%) Citrix
7 6 (24.00%) Clustering
8 5 (20.00%) UNIX
8 5 (20.00%) Migration
8 5 (20.00%) VMware ESX
8 5 (20.00%) Replication
8 5 (20.00%) SAN
8 5 (20.00%) Terminal Services
8 5 (20.00%) EMC
8 5 (20.00%) Solaris
8 5 (20.00%) Celerra
8 5 (20.00%) iSCSI
8 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) SAN
1 5 (20.00%) NAS
1 5 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.00%) HSRP
3 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) MPLS
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) Wireless
3 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Configuration Manager
1 8 (32.00%) Release Manager
1 8 (32.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Server Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Server Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Web Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) Web Services
2 12 (48.00%) .NET
3 10 (40.00%) CSS
3 10 (40.00%) XML
3 10 (40.00%) WSDL
3 10 (40.00%) WCF
4 7 (28.00%) XSLT
5 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (12.00%) HTML
6 3 (12.00%) Ajax
6 3 (12.00%) jQuery
6 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Clustering
2 5 (20.00%) Replication
2 5 (20.00%) Celerra
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Solaris
2 5 (20.00%) UNIX
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.00%) Change Control
3 3 (12.00%) Scrum
3 3 (12.00%) TDD
3 3 (12.00%) MVC
4 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.00%) Coaching
4 2 (8.00%) Information Security
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Service Management
4 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (4.00%) QMS
5 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) C#
2 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) CISSP
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MCTS
2 1 (4.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) HL7
2 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) Terminal Services
2 5 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (20.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (4.00%) XenApp
3 1 (4.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) Citrix
4 5 (20.00%) EMC
5 2 (8.00%) Splunk
5 2 (8.00%) ArcSight
6 1 (4.00%) Meraki
6 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.00%) F5
6 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.00%) Websense
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco