The table below looks at the statistics for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 31 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing IIS 8 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.48% 4.15% 2.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.13% 24.53% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate £375 £415 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +22.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £365 £340
% change year-on-year
-9.58% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £22.04 £30.01
% change year-on-year
+126.86% -26.54%
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 Merseyside region.

Application Platforms Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
79 53 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.53% 16.93% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 23 5
Average daily rate £375 £388 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +23.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £173 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -8.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £13.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

IIS Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

IIS
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Liverpool -8 6 £375 -9.63%
IIS
North West

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) SAN
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) SCOrch
4 4 (40.00%) XenApp
4 4 (40.00%) PaaS
4 4 (40.00%) IaaS
4 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (30.00%) Confluence
5 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (30.00%) SCOM
5 3 (30.00%) EdgeSight
5 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) JIRA
5 3 (30.00%) Wiki
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Nagios

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (30.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Jetty
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) nginx
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (10.00%) Sage 1000
1 1 (10.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) IaaS
1 4 (40.00%) PaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (10.00%) Google App Engine
2 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) IPsec
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) MS Access
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Advertising
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Project Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) CRM Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Sage Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
1 1 (10.00%) ODBC
1 1 (10.00%) Servlets
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (30.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCITP
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) MCDBA
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (40.00%) XenApp
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCOrch
2 3 (30.00%) EdgeSight
2 3 (30.00%) Nagios
2 3 (30.00%) SCOM
3 2 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) Google
5 1 (10.00%) Sage
5 1 (10.00%) Siemens
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