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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 83 77 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing IIS 15 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.91% 0.88% 1.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.51% 5.13% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
Average daily rate
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£305 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £350 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £430 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £368 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £32.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-25.78% +113.33%
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
272 234 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.50% 17.07% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 131 86
Average daily rate £375 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -30.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £37.49 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

IIS Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 33 (73.33%) Windows
2 29 (64.44%) Microsoft
3 23 (51.11%) Citrix
4 20 (44.44%) Firewall
5 18 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 17 (37.78%) VMware
7 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
8 14 (31.11%) Cisco
8 14 (31.11%) UNIX
8 14 (31.11%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (26.67%) Apache
9 12 (26.67%) Information Security
10 11 (24.44%) Migration
10 11 (24.44%) Oracle
10 11 (24.44%) SSL
10 11 (24.44%) VPN
10 11 (24.44%) SAN
10 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (22.22%) Hyper-V
11 10 (22.22%) Oracle Database
11 10 (22.22%) Clustering
12 9 (20.00%) VMware ESX
12 9 (20.00%) Replication
12 9 (20.00%) EMC
12 9 (20.00%) Terminal Services
12 9 (20.00%) SQL
12 9 (20.00%) .NET
12 9 (20.00%) Solaris
12 9 (20.00%) EMC RecoverPoint

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 12 (26.67%) Apache
2 7 (15.56%) IBM Notes
3 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.89%) Umbraco
4 3 (6.67%) CMS
4 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.22%) Jetty
6 1 (2.22%) nginx
6 1 (2.22%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (44.44%) Firewall
2 14 (31.11%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (24.44%) VPN
3 11 (24.44%) SSL
3 11 (24.44%) SAN
4 9 (20.00%) NAS
4 9 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 9 (20.00%) iSCSI
5 7 (15.56%) Wireless
5 7 (15.56%) VPLS
5 7 (15.56%) DMZ
5 7 (15.56%) Internet
5 7 (15.56%) MPLS
5 7 (15.56%) OSPF
5 7 (15.56%) BGP
5 7 (15.56%) EIGRP
5 7 (15.56%) WAN
6 6 (13.33%) Network Security
7 4 (8.89%) SMTP
7 4 (8.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) NUnit
1 3 (6.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.44%) MSI
3 1 (2.22%) Subversion
3 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.22%) WiX
3 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.22%) Ant
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Architect
2 8 (17.78%) Security Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Network Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Technical Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (8.89%) Umbraco Developer
7 3 (6.67%) CMS Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.44%) Network Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Server Specialist
8 2 (4.44%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (4.44%) HTML
4 2 (4.44%) jQuery
4 2 (4.44%) CSS
5 1 (2.22%) Web Services
5 1 (2.22%) XML
5 1 (2.22%) XHTML
5 1 (2.22%) Rendezvous
5 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.22%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (2.22%) Software Packaging
5 1 (2.22%) J2EE
5 1 (2.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Clustering
2 9 (20.00%) Replication
2 9 (20.00%) Celerra
3 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.67%) Life Science
5 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (73.33%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) UNIX
3 9 (20.00%) Solaris
4 6 (13.33%) Linux
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Information Security
2 11 (24.44%) Migration
3 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
4 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (15.56%) Business Continuity
4 7 (15.56%) Change Control
5 6 (13.33%) ITIL
6 5 (11.11%) MVC
7 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.44%) Software Deployment
8 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.44%) TDD
8 2 (4.44%) Data Management
9 1 (2.22%) Web Development
9 1 (2.22%) Release Management
9 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.22%) Workflow
9 1 (2.22%) Project Management
9 1 (2.22%) Service Management
9 1 (2.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) C#
3 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.44%) Java
5 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.22%) VB
5 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) CISSP
2 3 (6.67%) CISMP
2 3 (6.67%) ISACA
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) QA
3 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
2 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 9 (20.00%) XenApp
4 9 (20.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 9 (20.00%) Terminal Services
4 9 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 4 (8.89%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) MIMEsweeper
1 4 (8.89%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.22%) Puppet
3 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.22%) Ansible
3 1 (2.22%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 29 (64.44%) Microsoft
2 23 (51.11%) Citrix
3 18 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 17 (37.78%) VMware
5 14 (31.11%) Cisco
6 11 (24.44%) Oracle
7 9 (20.00%) EMC
8 7 (15.56%) Nortel
8 7 (15.56%) Lotus
8 7 (15.56%) SolarWinds
8 7 (15.56%) Clearswift
9 4 (8.89%) SurfControl
10 3 (6.67%) Avaya
11 2 (4.44%) NetApp
12 1 (2.22%) IBM
12 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
12 1 (2.22%) Splunk
12 1 (2.22%) ArcSight
12 1 (2.22%) Nintex