The table below looks at the statistics for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 52 37 44
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing IIS 18 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.30% 1.33% 0.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.68% 6.41% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£275 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £319
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.10 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.35% +11.11%
IIS
England

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

Application Platforms Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
186 78 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 23.75% 20.74% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 40 13
Average daily rate £325 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £525 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

IIS Daily Rate Trend in the North East

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

IIS
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

IIS Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

IIS
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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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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
Durham -5 12 £275 -
Tyne and Wear -24 4 - - 1
Teesside - - - -
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 22 (70.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
3 20 (64.52%) SQL Server
4 19 (61.29%) Citrix
5 18 (58.06%) HP
5 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (54.84%) Clustering
6 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (54.84%) MCSE
7 16 (51.61%) SQL
8 15 (48.39%) TCP/IP
8 15 (48.39%) Firewall
9 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
10 12 (38.71%) NetBackup
10 12 (38.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 12 (38.71%) Veritas
10 12 (38.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (38.71%) DHCP
10 12 (38.71%) DNS
11 11 (35.48%) VMware
12 10 (32.26%) Change Control
13 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (29.03%) Time Management
13 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
14 8 (25.81%) Oracle
14 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
15 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
15 7 (22.58%) Lync

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
2 7 (22.58%) IBM Notes
2 7 (22.58%) Apache
2 7 (22.58%) Lync
3 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
3 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) TCP/IP
1 15 (48.39%) Firewall
2 12 (38.71%) DHCP
2 12 (38.71%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) HTTPS
3 2 (6.45%) SSL
3 2 (6.45%) HTTP
3 2 (6.45%) LDAP
3 2 (6.45%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) WAN
3 2 (6.45%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (64.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MSI
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Technical Leader
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Wintel Support
4 2 (6.45%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.23%) Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) IT Support
5 1 (3.23%) Build Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (54.84%) Clustering
2 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.45%) CMDB
5 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.45%) UNIX
5 1 (3.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (32.26%) Change Control
3 9 (29.03%) Time Management
4 7 (22.58%) ITIL
5 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
5 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (16.13%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
7 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
7 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
7 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.45%) Change Management
8 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.45%) Project Management
8 2 (6.45%) CRM
8 2 (6.45%) Data Mapping
8 2 (6.45%) Supplier Management
9 1 (3.23%) ETL
9 1 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) C
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (70.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (54.84%) MCSE
3 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
4 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
5 5 (16.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 12 (38.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 7 (22.58%) Terminal Services
4 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (19.35%) vSphere
5 2 (6.45%) XenApp
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) NetBackup
2 6 (19.35%) OpenView
3 5 (16.13%) HP SIM
4 3 (9.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) SCCM
6 1 (3.23%) SCOM
6 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
6 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 19 (61.29%) Citrix
3 18 (58.06%) HP
4 12 (38.71%) Veritas
5 11 (35.48%) VMware
6 8 (25.81%) Oracle
7 7 (22.58%) Lotus