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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 26 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing IIS 13 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.74% 3.23% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.63% 35.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£415 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.28 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-36.05% +28.97%
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
63 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 18.10% 9.14% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 7 8
Average daily rate £400 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £344 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -0.96%

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 2 March 2015. 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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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 -9 9 £415 +22.05% 2
St Helens - - - - 1
Wirral - - - -
Birkenhead - - - -
IIS
North West

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (62.50%) .NET
3 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 14 (58.33%) ASP.NET
5 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (50.00%) XML
6 12 (50.00%) HTTP
7 11 (45.83%) C#
8 10 (41.67%) XQuery
8 10 (41.67%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (41.67%) REST
8 10 (41.67%) Web Services
8 10 (41.67%) XPath
8 10 (41.67%) WCF
9 9 (37.50%) Release Management
9 9 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (37.50%) Web Application Development
9 9 (37.50%) MSMQ
9 9 (37.50%) MQSeries
10 8 (33.33%) SOA
10 8 (33.33%) OOP
10 8 (33.33%) OO
10 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
10 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (29.17%) VMware
11 7 (29.17%) VMware ESX
11 7 (29.17%) Active Directory

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 10 (41.67%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (37.50%) MQSeries
3 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (8.33%) CMS
4 2 (8.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) HTTP
2 7 (29.17%) DNS
3 5 (20.83%) DHCP
3 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.50%) LAN
4 3 (12.50%) WAN
5 2 (8.33%) SMTP
5 2 (8.33%) FTP
5 2 (8.33%) SSL
5 2 (8.33%) SAN
5 2 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) BizTalk Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Applications Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Junior
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) .NET
2 14 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 12 (50.00%) XML
4 10 (41.67%) Web Services
4 10 (41.67%) REST
4 10 (41.67%) WCF
5 9 (37.50%) MSMQ
6 5 (20.83%) CSS
7 3 (12.50%) Middleware
8 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (8.33%) SOAP
8 2 (8.33%) XHTML
8 2 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) NHS
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Release Management
1 9 (37.50%) Web Application Development
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) OOP
2 8 (33.33%) OO
2 8 (33.33%) SOA
3 6 (25.00%) Content Management
4 4 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) ERP
6 2 (8.33%) MVC
6 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (4.17%) Matrix Management
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.17%) Security Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.17%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) C#
2 10 (41.67%) XQuery
2 10 (41.67%) XPath
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) CISSP
3 1 (4.17%) PMP
3 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
1 7 (29.17%) VMware ESX
2 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Splunk
4 1 (4.17%) ArcSight