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 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 86 72 62
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing IIS 9 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.59% 0.70% 0.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.40% 4.35% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
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£310 £325 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +5.76%
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
265 207 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.42% 16.11% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 111 96
Average daily rate £388 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £411 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 22
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £11.90 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £37.49 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.23% -11.84%

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 June 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 30 June 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 26 (66.67%) Windows
2 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 18 (46.15%) Citrix
3 18 (46.15%) CheckPoint
3 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 18 (46.15%) Firewall
4 14 (35.90%) Cisco
4 14 (35.90%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (30.77%) .NET
5 12 (30.77%) Apache
6 11 (28.21%) SSL
6 11 (28.21%) VPN
6 11 (28.21%) Information Security
7 10 (25.64%) VMware
7 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
7 10 (25.64%) UNIX
8 9 (23.08%) Oracle
8 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database
9 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
9 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (20.51%) C#
9 8 (20.51%) SQL
9 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
9 8 (20.51%) SAN
9 8 (20.51%) Migration
10 7 (17.95%) Replication
10 7 (17.95%) VPLS
10 7 (17.95%) Celerra
10 7 (17.95%) VMware ESX
10 7 (17.95%) Clustering

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (30.77%) Apache
2 7 (17.95%) IBM Notes
3 6 (15.38%) Umbraco
4 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.69%) CMS
4 3 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.56%) Jetty
5 1 (2.56%) nginx
5 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (46.15%) Firewall
2 14 (35.90%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (28.21%) VPN
3 11 (28.21%) SSL
4 8 (20.51%) SAN
5 7 (17.95%) DMZ
5 7 (17.95%) Internet
5 7 (17.95%) MPLS
5 7 (17.95%) OSPF
5 7 (17.95%) BGP
5 7 (17.95%) EIGRP
5 7 (17.95%) WAN
5 7 (17.95%) NAS
5 7 (17.95%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (17.95%) Wireless
5 7 (17.95%) VPLS
5 7 (17.95%) Network Security
5 7 (17.95%) iSCSI
6 4 (10.26%) SMTP
7 3 (7.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.69%) NUnit
2 3 (7.69%) Subversion
2 3 (7.69%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.13%) MSI
4 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.56%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.56%) WiX
4 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
1 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.13%) Electronics
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Architect
2 8 (20.51%) Security Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Network Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) .NET Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Technical Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Umbraco Developer
7 3 (7.69%) CMS Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Applications Support
7 3 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.13%) SQL Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Network Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Security Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) .NET
2 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
3 5 (12.82%) CSS
3 5 (12.82%) HTML
4 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (7.69%) jQuery
5 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.13%) Flash
6 2 (5.13%) XHTML
7 1 (2.56%) Software Packaging
7 1 (2.56%) XML
7 1 (2.56%) J2EE
7 1 (2.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Replication
1 7 (17.95%) Clustering
1 7 (17.95%) Celerra
1 7 (17.95%) Data Centre
1 7 (17.95%) EMC VNX
2 3 (7.69%) Life Science
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) DTV
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) UNIX
3 7 (17.95%) Solaris
4 4 (10.26%) Linux
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Information Security
2 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
2 8 (20.51%) Migration
3 7 (17.95%) Business Continuity
3 7 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (15.38%) MVC
4 6 (15.38%) Change Control
5 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.69%) ITIL
5 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.13%) Data Management
6 2 (5.13%) Release Management
6 2 (5.13%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (5.13%) Server Building
7 1 (2.56%) SDLC
7 1 (2.56%) Complex ETL
7 1 (2.56%) Analytics
7 1 (2.56%) DevOps
7 1 (2.56%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) C#
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.13%) VB
5 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) CISSP
1 3 (7.69%) CISMP
1 3 (7.69%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
3 7 (17.95%) XenApp
3 7 (17.95%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 7 (17.95%) Terminal Services
3 7 (17.95%) VMware ESX
4 4 (10.26%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) MIMEsweeper
2 3 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (7.69%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.56%) Puppet
3 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 18 (46.15%) Citrix
2 18 (46.15%) CheckPoint
3 14 (35.90%) Cisco
4 10 (25.64%) VMware
5 9 (23.08%) Oracle
6 7 (17.95%) EMC
6 7 (17.95%) Nortel
6 7 (17.95%) Lotus
6 7 (17.95%) Clearswift
6 7 (17.95%) SolarWinds
7 4 (10.26%) SurfControl
8 3 (7.69%) Avaya
9 2 (5.13%) SAP
9 2 (5.13%) Google
10 1 (2.56%) NetApp
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
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