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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
England / North West
Rank 115 129 78
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -51
Contract jobs citing IIS 21 30 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 0.79% 2.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.01% 4.78% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 29
Median daily rate £325 £305 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £395 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £355
% change year-on-year
+4.31% -2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £50.00 £21.58
% change year-on-year
-72.00% +131.69%

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
419 628 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.89% 16.45% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 364 299
Median daily rate £375 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 49 29
Median hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% +23.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.80 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £49.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing IIS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +12 13 £325 +8.33% 9
Lancashire +12 3 £263 -30.00%
Cheshire +19 2 £295 +20.40% 7
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for IIS.

1 40 (76.92%) Windows
2 28 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 26 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 25 (48.08%) Windows Server
5 22 (42.31%) VMware
6 21 (40.38%) SQL
7 19 (36.54%) .NET
8 18 (34.62%) Apache
9 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (28.85%) PowerShell
10 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (28.85%) DNS
10 15 (28.85%) ITIL
11 14 (26.92%) Finance
11 14 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (25.00%) Web Services
12 13 (25.00%) Tomcat
13 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
13 12 (23.08%) Active Directory
13 12 (23.08%) Java
13 12 (23.08%) nginx
14 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (21.15%) SSL
15 10 (19.23%) Unix
15 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (17.31%) Linux
16 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (34.62%) Apache
2 13 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 12 (23.08%) nginx
4 7 (13.46%) Jetty
4 7 (13.46%) Mongrel
4 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
4 7 (13.46%) WebSphere
5 5 (9.62%) JBoss
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle 10gAS
6 3 (5.77%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Foundation
8 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) SAP BPC
2 2 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (13.46%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (13.46%) Google App Engine
1 7 (13.46%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) DNS
2 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 11 (21.15%) SSL
4 9 (17.31%) DHCP
4 9 (17.31%) FTP
5 7 (13.46%) HTTP
5 7 (13.46%) IPsec
5 7 (13.46%) LAN
5 7 (13.46%) WAN
6 6 (11.54%) SAN
6 6 (11.54%) VPN
7 5 (9.62%) Kerberos
7 5 (9.62%) VLAN
8 4 (7.69%) Firewall
9 3 (5.77%) LDAP
9 3 (5.77%) VoIP
10 2 (3.85%) Internet
10 2 (3.85%) IP Telephony
10 2 (3.85%) NAS
11 1 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (9.62%) MySQL
6 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
1 7 (13.46%) Travis CI
2 6 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.85%) ERwin
4 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (26.92%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Developer
2 6 (11.54%) DBA
2 6 (11.54%) SQL DBA
3 5 (9.62%) Middleware Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Sun Support
4 4 (7.69%) Administrator
4 4 (7.69%) Senior Middleware Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Technical Support
5 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Applications Support
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (3.85%) SQL Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (36.54%) .NET
2 13 (25.00%) Web Services
3 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET
4 7 (13.46%) J2EE
4 7 (13.46%) Servlets
5 6 (11.54%) Middleware
6 3 (5.77%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (5.77%) ODBC
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (3.85%) CSS
7 2 (3.85%) HTML
8 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.92%) Ember.js
8 1 (1.92%) HTML5
8 1 (1.92%) Node.js
8 1 (1.92%) SOAP
8 1 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.62%) Replication
2 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.77%) Clustering
3 3 (5.77%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.85%) Life Science
4 2 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.92%) AS400
5 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 40 (76.92%) Windows
2 25 (48.08%) Windows Server
3 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (19.23%) Unix
6 9 (17.31%) Linux
6 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.85%) CentOS
8 1 (1.92%) Android
8 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) ITIL
2 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (13.46%) Configuration Management
3 7 (13.46%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (11.54%) DevOps
4 6 (11.54%) High Availability
4 6 (11.54%) Open Source
5 5 (9.62%) Change Management
5 5 (9.62%) Database Mirroring
5 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.62%) ETL
5 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (9.62%) Release Management
5 5 (9.62%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (7.69%) ITIL V3
6 4 (7.69%) MVC
6 4 (7.69%) Security Hardening
7 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.77%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (40.38%) SQL
2 15 (28.85%) PowerShell
3 12 (23.08%) Java
4 6 (11.54%) C#
4 6 (11.54%) Perl
4 6 (11.54%) Python
4 6 (11.54%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.62%) PHP
6 2 (3.85%) VB
7 1 (1.92%) PHP 5
7 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.92%) Ruby
7 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.54%) MCSE
3 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.77%) CCNA
5 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.77%) CISSP
5 3 (5.77%) SANS
5 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.77%) SSCP
6 2 (3.85%) MCITP
7 1 (1.92%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.92%) Degree
7 1 (1.92%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 14 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 6 (11.54%) Xen
4 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.92%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Puppet
2 5 (9.62%) Backup Exec
2 5 (9.62%) BladeLogic
3 3 (5.77%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (5.77%) QRadar
3 3 (5.77%) SCCM
3 3 (5.77%) SCOM
4 2 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (3.85%) WSUS
5 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 22 (42.31%) VMware
3 7 (13.46%) Google
3 7 (13.46%) IBM
3 7 (13.46%) Oracle
4 6 (11.54%) Symantec
5 5 (9.62%) Cisco
5 5 (9.62%) SAP
5 5 (9.62%) Sun
6 4 (7.69%) AppDynamics
6 4 (7.69%) Intel Security
7 3 (5.77%) Apple
7 3 (5.77%) Canon
7 3 (5.77%) Dell
7 3 (5.77%) EqualLogic
7 3 (5.77%) HP
7 3 (5.77%) LogRhythm
7 3 (5.77%) Splunk
7 3 (5.77%) Veeam
8 2 (3.85%) Embarcadero