The table below looks at the statistics for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 64 52 61
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing IIS 11 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.12% 1.81% 1.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.79% 10.71% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
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£310 £325 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +35.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £33.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.22%
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Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Application Platforms Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
190 140 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.39% 16.87% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 82 46
Average daily rate £375 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% +13.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

IIS Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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%) SQL
2 17 (70.83%) .NET
3 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 14 (58.33%) C#
4 14 (58.33%) XML
4 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 13 (54.17%) .NET Framework
5 13 (54.17%) Unit Testing
6 9 (37.50%) Windows
6 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
7 8 (33.33%) MSMQ
7 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (29.17%) MQSeries
8 7 (29.17%) Apache
8 7 (29.17%) XSD
8 7 (29.17%) XSLT
8 7 (29.17%) Web Services
8 7 (29.17%) HTML
8 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
8 7 (29.17%) PL/SQL
8 7 (29.17%) Visual Studio
8 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
8 7 (29.17%) EDI
8 7 (29.17%) SOA
8 7 (29.17%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (29.17%) Fiddler
8 7 (29.17%) Wireshark
8 7 (29.17%) WCF
9 6 (25.00%) VMware
9 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 7 (29.17%) Apache
1 7 (29.17%) MQSeries
1 7 (29.17%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (16.67%) Lync
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
2 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.17%) LDAP
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.17%) DB2
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.17%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Visual Studio
1 7 (29.17%) Fiddler
2 2 (8.33%) NeoLoad
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
1 7 (29.17%) Consultant
1 7 (29.17%) BizTalk Consultant
2 5 (20.83%) Web Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) .NET
2 14 (58.33%) XML
3 13 (54.17%) .NET Framework
4 8 (33.33%) MSMQ
5 7 (29.17%) EDI
5 7 (29.17%) WCF
5 7 (29.17%) XSD
5 7 (29.17%) HTML
5 7 (29.17%) Web Services
5 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
5 7 (29.17%) XSLT
6 6 (25.00%) REST
6 6 (25.00%) CSS
6 6 (25.00%) XSL
6 6 (25.00%) LINQ
6 6 (25.00%) jQuery
6 6 (25.00%) JSON
7 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (8.33%) HTML5
9 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.17%) EPoS
4 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Telematics
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) UNIX
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Unit Testing
2 7 (29.17%) SOA
3 6 (25.00%) OO
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Web Development
4 5 (20.83%) MVC
5 4 (16.67%) CRM
5 4 (16.67%) Change Control
6 3 (12.50%) Service Management
6 3 (12.50%) ITSM
6 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Software Licensing
8 1 (4.17%) Security Management
8 1 (4.17%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) SQL
2 14 (58.33%) C#
3 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 7 (29.17%) PL/SQL
5 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.33%) VBScript
6 2 (8.33%) VB
7 1 (4.17%) Java
7 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) CISSP
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
1 1 (4.17%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
4 1 (4.17%) XenApp
4 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) OVSD
2 1 (4.17%) WSUS
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
2 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) Control-M
2 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) NetApp
4 3 (12.50%) Lumension
4 3 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) Sun
6 1 (4.17%) Veeam
6 1 (4.17%) F5
6 1 (4.17%) Cyber-Ark