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 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 109 115 92
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -23
Contract jobs citing IIS 55 37 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.37% 0.95% 1.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.64% 5.67% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 16
Median daily rate £330 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.89 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.89 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.44% -19.35%
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
720 653 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.93% 16.78% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 354 256
Median daily rate £400 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 27
Median hourly rate £22.54 £18.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.50% -27.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £10.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £84.20 £49.50 £40.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.30% +12.13%

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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheshire +11 24 £275 -34.91% 3
Manchester -8 15 £350 +14.75% 6
Merseyside +5 11 £338 +12.50% 7
Lancashire -3 3 £338 +12.50% 5
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 61 (69.32%) Windows
2 46 (52.27%) SQL Server
3 45 (51.14%) SQL
4 41 (46.59%) .NET
5 40 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 36 (40.91%) Windows Server
7 35 (39.77%) Active Directory
8 31 (35.23%) PowerShell
9 30 (34.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (29.55%) ITIL
11 24 (27.27%) VMware
12 23 (26.14%) Linux
13 20 (22.73%) Apache
13 20 (22.73%) DNS
14 19 (21.59%) Oracle
15 17 (19.32%) Tomcat
15 17 (19.32%) Citrix
15 17 (19.32%) Project Management
15 17 (19.32%) Finance
16 16 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (17.05%) C#
17 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2008
18 14 (15.91%) Java
18 14 (15.91%) MS Excel
18 14 (15.91%) SharePoint
19 13 (14.77%) Internet
19 13 (14.77%) MVC
19 13 (14.77%) JavaScript
19 13 (14.77%) .NET Framework
19 13 (14.77%) jQuery

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 20 (22.73%) Apache
2 17 (19.32%) Tomcat
3 14 (15.91%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.95%) JBoss
5 5 (5.68%) MS Exchange
6 4 (4.55%) CMS
6 4 (4.55%) Umbraco
7 3 (3.41%) Confluence
7 3 (3.41%) nginx
8 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.27%) FileNet
8 2 (2.27%) Jetty
8 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.14%) Node.js
9 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.14%) Sage 1000
3 1 (1.14%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.50%) IaaS
1 11 (12.50%) PaaS
2 4 (4.55%) SaaS
3 3 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.27%) Google App Engine
4 2 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.73%) DNS
2 13 (14.77%) Internet
3 11 (12.50%) SSL
4 10 (11.36%) SAN
5 8 (9.09%) DHCP
6 7 (7.95%) Firewall
7 6 (6.82%) Reverse Proxy
8 5 (5.68%) SMTP
8 5 (5.68%) TCP/IP
9 4 (4.55%) WAN
10 3 (3.41%) HTTP
10 3 (3.41%) Network Security
11 2 (2.27%) FTP
11 2 (2.27%) HTTPS
11 2 (2.27%) IPsec
11 2 (2.27%) LAN
11 2 (2.27%) VoIP
12 1 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (1.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (52.27%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.64%) MySQL
3 9 (10.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (7.95%) Oracle Database
5 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.41%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.14%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.14%) MS Access
9 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (10.23%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.95%) MSI
3 7 (7.95%) Subversion
3 7 (7.95%) WiX
4 5 (5.68%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.68%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.68%) JIRA
5 4 (4.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (4.55%) Travis CI
5 4 (4.55%) Xcode
6 3 (3.41%) NUnit
7 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.27%) JUnit
7 2 (2.27%) PHPUnit
7 2 (2.27%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (19.32%) Finance
2 11 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.27%) Local Government
4 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Advertising
5 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (17.05%) Developer
2 14 (15.91%) Analyst
3 12 (13.64%) Support Analyst
4 10 (11.36%) Applications Support
5 8 (9.09%) Consultant
6 7 (7.95%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Server Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Applications Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Development Manager
7 5 (5.68%) Software Development Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Project Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Server Specialist
8 4 (4.55%) Software Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (46.59%) .NET
2 13 (14.77%) .NET Framework
2 13 (14.77%) jQuery
3 12 (13.64%) Web Services
4 11 (12.50%) WCF
5 10 (11.36%) ASP.NET
5 10 (11.36%) HTML
6 9 (10.23%) HTML5
7 7 (7.95%) LAMP
7 7 (7.95%) XML
8 6 (6.82%) CSS
8 6 (6.82%) JSP
9 5 (5.68%) Ajax
9 5 (5.68%) Entity Framework
9 5 (5.68%) Ext JS
9 5 (5.68%) Software Packaging
10 4 (4.55%) Android SDK
10 4 (4.55%) iOS SDK
10 4 (4.55%) PhoneGap
10 4 (4.55%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) PMI
2 5 (5.68%) Client/Server
2 5 (5.68%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.55%) Clustering
3 4 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.41%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.41%) Wiki
5 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.27%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.27%) NHS
5 2 (2.27%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.27%) Tandem
5 2 (2.27%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.14%) CCTV
6 1 (1.14%) Life Science
6 1 (1.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 61 (69.32%) Windows
2 36 (40.91%) Windows Server
3 30 (34.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (26.14%) Linux
5 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (12.50%) Unix
6 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (7.95%) AIX
7 7 (7.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (6.82%) CentOS
9 4 (4.55%) Android
9 4 (4.55%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.55%) ITIL
2 17 (19.32%) Project Management
3 13 (14.77%) MVC
4 10 (11.36%) Capacity Management
5 9 (10.23%) High Availability
6 8 (9.09%) Change Management
6 8 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 8 (9.09%) Migration
6 8 (9.09%) OO
6 8 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 7 (7.95%) Converged Infrastructure
7 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Management
7 7 (7.95%) PRINCE2
7 7 (7.95%) Security Management
7 7 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.82%) Automated Testing
8 6 (6.82%) Supplier Management
8 6 (6.82%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (5.68%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 45 (51.14%) SQL
2 31 (35.23%) PowerShell
3 15 (17.05%) C#
4 14 (15.91%) Java
5 13 (14.77%) JavaScript
6 9 (10.23%) PHP
7 8 (9.09%) Bash Shell
8 6 (6.82%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.55%) Objective-C
9 4 (4.55%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.41%) VB
11 2 (2.27%) JCL
11 2 (2.27%) Python
11 2 (2.27%) Ruby
11 2 (2.27%) VBScript
12 1 (1.14%) FQL
Qualifications
1 16 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.23%) MCITP
2 9 (10.23%) MCSE
3 7 (7.95%) MCTS
3 7 (7.95%) RHCE
4 6 (6.82%) PMI Certification
5 5 (5.68%) Degree
6 2 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.14%) CCNA
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.14%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) SLA
2 3 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.41%) QA
System Software
1 35 (39.77%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.23%) Hyper-V
4 8 (9.09%) XenApp
5 7 (7.95%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (7.95%) UAG
6 5 (5.68%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.41%) vSphere
8 2 (2.27%) BitLocker
8 2 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.14%) PowerHA
9 1 (1.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (14.77%) Puppet
2 10 (11.36%) SCOM
3 7 (7.95%) Red Hat Satellite
3 7 (7.95%) SCOrch
4 6 (6.82%) Tivoli
5 5 (5.68%) SCCM
5 5 (5.68%) vRealize
6 3 (3.41%) EdgeSight
6 3 (3.41%) Nagios
7 2 (2.27%) BladeLogic
7 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.14%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 40 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 24 (27.27%) VMware
3 19 (21.59%) Oracle
4 17 (19.32%) Citrix
5 7 (7.95%) Brocade
5 7 (7.95%) HP
5 7 (7.95%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.55%) Appcelerator
6 4 (4.55%) Xamarin
7 3 (3.41%) AlienVault
7 3 (3.41%) Cisco
7 3 (3.41%) EPiServer
7 3 (3.41%) OpenText
7 3 (3.41%) Splunk
8 2 (2.27%) AppSense
8 2 (2.27%) BMC
8 2 (2.27%) EMC
8 2 (2.27%) Genesys
8 2 (2.27%) Informatica
8 2 (2.27%) SAP