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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 92 84 77
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing IIS 15 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.83% 0.90% 0.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.08% 5.40% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
Average daily rate £350 £305 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -12.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £368
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £24.38 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-28.20% -23.82%
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
295 278 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.26% 16.64% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 153 130
Average daily rate £385 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 14
Average hourly rate £190.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1166.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
3 18 (52.94%) .NET
4 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
5 15 (44.12%) SQL
5 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 11 (32.35%) PowerShell
7 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (32.35%) Windows Server
8 10 (29.41%) VMware
9 9 (26.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (26.47%) DNS
10 8 (23.53%) DHCP
10 8 (23.53%) MVC
11 7 (20.59%) MSI
11 7 (20.59%) C#
11 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
11 7 (20.59%) Oracle
11 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database
11 7 (20.59%) WiX
12 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (17.65%) Technical Analysis
12 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
12 6 (17.65%) Linux
12 6 (17.65%) Java
12 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
12 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (17.65%) Citrix
12 6 (17.65%) SCOM

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (11.76%) CMS
1 4 (11.76%) Umbraco
2 3 (8.82%) Apache
2 3 (8.82%) nginx
3 2 (5.88%) Jetty
3 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.94%) Node.js
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.88%) Google App Engine
1 2 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) DNS
2 8 (23.53%) DHCP
3 5 (14.71%) Firewall
3 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.76%) SSL
5 3 (8.82%) Network Security
5 3 (8.82%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (8.82%) SMTP
6 2 (5.88%) FTP
6 2 (5.88%) HTTP
6 2 (5.88%) IPsec
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.94%) LAN
7 1 (2.94%) SSH
7 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.88%) MySQL
6 1 (2.94%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (20.59%) MSI
2 7 (20.59%) WiX
3 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
4 4 (11.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (11.76%) Xcode
5 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
5 3 (8.82%) Subversion
6 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.88%) Travis CI
7 1 (2.94%) NUnit
General
1 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Analyst
1 9 (26.47%) Support Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Applications Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Applications Support
4 4 (11.76%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Development Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Development Support Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Server Specialist
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server Specialist
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) SIEM Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Android Developer
6 2 (5.88%) iOS Android Developer
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) WebOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) .NET
2 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
3 5 (14.71%) Entity Framework
3 5 (14.71%) HTML
3 5 (14.71%) HTML5
3 5 (14.71%) jQuery
3 5 (14.71%) Software Packaging
3 5 (14.71%) Web Services
4 4 (11.76%) Ajax
4 4 (11.76%) Android SDK
4 4 (11.76%) iOS SDK
4 4 (11.76%) PhoneGap
4 4 (11.76%) WCF
4 4 (11.76%) XML
5 2 (5.88%) CSS
5 2 (5.88%) J2EE
5 2 (5.88%) LESS
5 2 (5.88%) Servlets
6 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) CCTV
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Life Science
2 1 (2.94%) NHS
2 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (32.35%) Windows Server
3 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (17.65%) Linux
4 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.76%) Android
5 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.94%) Unix
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) MVC
2 6 (17.65%) Technical Analysis
3 5 (14.71%) ITIL
3 5 (14.71%) OO
4 4 (11.76%) DevOps
4 4 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.82%) Content Management
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (8.82%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (8.82%) Network Architecture
5 3 (8.82%) SIEM
5 3 (8.82%) Use Case
6 2 (5.88%) Android Development
6 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.88%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Software Deployment
6 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) SQL
2 11 (32.35%) PowerShell
3 7 (20.59%) C#
3 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
4 6 (17.65%) Java
5 4 (11.76%) Objective-C
5 4 (11.76%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) CCNA
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) SCOM
2 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.88%) Puppet
3 1 (2.94%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) VMware
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle
4 6 (17.65%) Citrix
5 4 (11.76%) Appcelerator
5 4 (11.76%) Xamarin
6 3 (8.82%) AlienVault
6 3 (8.82%) EPiServer
6 3 (8.82%) OpenText
6 3 (8.82%) Splunk
7 2 (5.88%) Google
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco
8 1 (2.94%) Equitrac
8 1 (2.94%) Mitel
8 1 (2.94%) NetApp
8 1 (2.94%) SAP
8 1 (2.94%) WatchGuard