The table below looks at the statistics for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 83 105 95
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Contract jobs citing IIS 56 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.74% 0.85% 1.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.59% 5.01% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 5 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £351 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £319
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.89%
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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
529 479 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.47% 16.91% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 245 273
Average daily rate £351 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £150 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 47 33
Average hourly rate £16.84 £21.00 £18.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.80% +11.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £12.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.07 £25.00
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 West

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

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

IIS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

IIS
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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

IIS Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

IIS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West 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
Manchester +4 21 £375 +43.54% 7
Cheshire +13 19 £410 +32.79% 4
Merseyside +3 9 £166 -
Lancashire -16 9 £250 -19.35% 1
Cumbria - - - - 1
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 64 (62.14%) SQL Server
1 64 (62.14%) Windows
2 50 (48.54%) Microsoft
3 47 (45.63%) .NET
4 37 (35.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (34.95%) Active Directory
6 34 (33.01%) VMware
7 30 (29.13%) SQL
7 30 (29.13%) SharePoint
8 27 (26.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (24.27%) C#
9 25 (24.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (22.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 21 (20.39%) Clustering
12 21 (20.39%) TCP/IP
12 21 (20.39%) DNS
13 20 (19.42%) Web Services
14 19 (18.45%) SharePoint 2010
15 18 (17.48%) CSS
15 18 (17.48%) Linux
16 17 (16.50%) SQL Server 2005
17 16 (15.53%) Team Foundation Server
17 16 (15.53%) UNIX
18 15 (14.56%) ASP.NET
18 15 (14.56%) HTML
18 15 (14.56%) JavaScript
18 15 (14.56%) Migration
19 14 (13.59%) SAN
19 14 (13.59%) Java

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 30 (29.13%) SharePoint
2 19 (18.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (10.68%) Apache
3 11 (10.68%) Tomcat
3 11 (10.68%) WebSphere
4 9 (8.74%) Jetty
4 9 (8.74%) nginx
5 7 (6.80%) MS Exchange
6 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (3.88%) Documentum
7 4 (3.88%) WebLogic
7 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.91%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.94%) Node.js
9 2 (1.94%) JBoss
9 2 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.94%) CMS
9 2 (1.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (10.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.85%) InfoPath
3 3 (2.91%) MS Office
4 1 (0.97%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.97%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (3.88%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.88%) Google App Engine
1 4 (3.88%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.97%) SaaS
2 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.39%) TCP/IP
1 21 (20.39%) DNS
2 14 (13.59%) SAN
3 12 (11.65%) HTTP
4 10 (9.71%) SSL
4 10 (9.71%) DHCP
4 10 (9.71%) NAS
5 7 (6.80%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (6.80%) iSCSI
5 7 (6.80%) Firewall
6 6 (5.83%) FTP
7 5 (4.85%) LDAP
8 4 (3.88%) IPsec
8 4 (3.88%) Intranet
9 3 (2.91%) LAN
10 2 (1.94%) SMTP
10 2 (1.94%) Internet
10 2 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.94%) Wireless
10 2 (1.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (62.14%) SQL Server
2 23 (22.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (16.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (7.77%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.88%) BODI
6 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (15.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (11.65%) Jenkins
3 11 (10.68%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.91%) Subversion
4 3 (2.91%) Ant
4 3 (2.91%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.94%) MSTest
5 2 (1.94%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.94%) Maven
5 2 (1.94%) NUnit
6 1 (0.97%) JIRA
6 1 (0.97%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.97%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (12.62%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Banking
3 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.94%) Retail
5 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (25.24%) Developer
2 14 (13.59%) Administrator
3 9 (8.74%) SharePoint Administrator
4 7 (6.80%) SharePoint Developer
4 7 (6.80%) .NET Developer
4 7 (6.80%) Analyst
5 6 (5.83%) Configuration Manager
5 6 (5.83%) Software Developer
5 6 (5.83%) Architect
5 6 (5.83%) Release Manager
5 6 (5.83%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 5 (4.85%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (4.85%) Server Engineer
6 5 (4.85%) Windows Administrator
6 5 (4.85%) Consultant
7 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (2.91%) Security Consultant
8 3 (2.91%) Information Security Consultant
8 3 (2.91%) Server Specialist
8 3 (2.91%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (45.63%) .NET
2 20 (19.42%) Web Services
3 18 (17.48%) CSS
4 15 (14.56%) HTML
4 15 (14.56%) ASP.NET
5 14 (13.59%) XML
6 10 (9.71%) WCF
7 9 (8.74%) Servlets
8 8 (7.77%) J2EE
8 8 (7.77%) XSLT
8 8 (7.77%) WSDL
9 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (5.83%) jQuery
11 5 (4.85%) .NET Framework
12 4 (3.88%) Classic ASP
12 4 (3.88%) SOAP
12 4 (3.88%) Razor View Engine
13 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 3 (2.91%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.39%) Clustering
2 8 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.80%) Replication
3 7 (6.80%) Celerra
4 5 (4.85%) Open Source
5 4 (3.88%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.91%) NHS
7 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.97%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.97%) PKI
7 1 (0.97%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 64 (62.14%) Windows
2 37 (35.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (26.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (17.48%) Linux
5 16 (15.53%) UNIX
6 14 (13.59%) Solaris
7 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (7.77%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.88%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (3.88%) HPUX
10 3 (2.91%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.97%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (14.56%) Migration
3 12 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (10.68%) Load Balancing
5 9 (8.74%) MVC
6 8 (7.77%) Unit Testing
6 8 (7.77%) TDD
6 8 (7.77%) Configuration Management
6 8 (7.77%) Change Control
7 7 (6.80%) DevOps
7 7 (6.80%) Content Management
8 6 (5.83%) Automated Testing
8 6 (5.83%) Workflow
8 6 (5.83%) Scrum
8 6 (5.83%) Service Management
8 6 (5.83%) ITIL
9 5 (4.85%) Project Management
9 5 (4.85%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.85%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (3.88%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (29.13%) SQL
2 25 (24.27%) C#
3 15 (14.56%) JavaScript
4 14 (13.59%) Java
4 14 (13.59%) PowerShell
5 7 (6.80%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.83%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.88%) PHP
8 3 (2.91%) VB
8 3 (2.91%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.91%) C
9 2 (1.94%) Ruby
9 2 (1.94%) VBScript
10 1 (0.97%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) MCSE
1 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (7.77%) MCTS
1 8 (7.77%) MCITP
2 6 (5.83%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.83%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.91%) Degree
3 3 (2.91%) CISSP
4 2 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.97%) PMP
5 1 (0.97%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.97%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) HL7
2 4 (3.88%) SLA
3 3 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (34.95%) Active Directory
2 25 (24.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (12.62%) VMware ESX
4 12 (11.65%) Hyper-V
5 8 (7.77%) Terminal Services
6 7 (6.80%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (3.88%) Xen
8 3 (2.91%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (2.91%) XenApp
9 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.94%) Docker
10 1 (0.97%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) Puppet
2 4 (3.88%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (1.94%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.97%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.97%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.97%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (48.54%) Microsoft
2 34 (33.01%) VMware
3 12 (11.65%) Oracle
4 11 (10.68%) Citrix
5 7 (6.80%) EMC
6 6 (5.83%) Cisco
7 5 (4.85%) Nintex
7 5 (4.85%) F5
8 4 (3.88%) Cyber-Ark
8 4 (3.88%) Google
8 4 (3.88%) Business Objects
8 4 (3.88%) Compuware
8 4 (3.88%) HP
8 4 (3.88%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.91%) Splunk
9 3 (2.91%) ArcSight
10 2 (1.94%) NetApp
11 1 (0.97%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.97%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.97%) TIBCO
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