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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 113 93 79
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -14
Contract jobs citing IIS 41 42 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.10% 1.37% 2.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.19% 9.68% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 25
Average daily rate
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£300 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £331 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +128.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +5.76%
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
570 434 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.34% 14.16% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 221 204
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 42
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £12.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £33.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.23% -11.84%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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
Merseyside -7 11 £300 +103.38% 2
Lancashire +14 9 £300 -7.69% 1
Manchester -14 9 £310 -4.61% 12
Cheshire -32 8 £425 +60.37% 5
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 68 (68.00%) Windows
2 60 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 43 (43.00%) SQL Server
4 41 (41.00%) .NET
5 33 (33.00%) VMware
6 28 (28.00%) Firewall
7 27 (27.00%) SQL
8 26 (26.00%) SSL
8 26 (26.00%) Active Directory
9 25 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (24.00%) HTTP
11 23 (23.00%) DNS
11 23 (23.00%) C#
11 23 (23.00%) ASP.NET
12 21 (21.00%) Web Services
12 21 (21.00%) Citrix
12 21 (21.00%) VMware ESX
13 20 (20.00%) CheckPoint
14 19 (19.00%) Visual Studio
14 19 (19.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 18 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (18.00%) DHCP
15 18 (18.00%) Apache
15 18 (18.00%) SharePoint
15 18 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
16 17 (17.00%) Oracle
16 17 (17.00%) Linux
16 17 (17.00%) Migration
17 16 (16.00%) Clustering
17 16 (16.00%) UNIX

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 18 (18.00%) Apache
1 18 (18.00%) SharePoint
2 13 (13.00%) Tomcat
2 13 (13.00%) WebSphere
3 12 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (9.00%) MQSeries
4 9 (9.00%) IBM Notes
5 7 (7.00%) Jetty
5 7 (7.00%) nginx
5 7 (7.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (6.00%) Umbraco
7 5 (5.00%) MS Exchange
8 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (3.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (3.00%) CMS
10 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (1.00%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (1.00%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
11 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.00%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.00%) MS Project
4 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.00%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.00%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (6.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (6.00%) Google App Engine
4 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.00%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.00%) SaaS
5 1 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.00%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.00%) IaaS
5 1 (1.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (28.00%) Firewall
2 26 (26.00%) SSL
3 24 (24.00%) HTTP
4 23 (23.00%) DNS
5 18 (18.00%) DHCP
6 15 (15.00%) TCP/IP
6 15 (15.00%) SAN
6 15 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (14.00%) VPN
7 14 (14.00%) WAN
8 13 (13.00%) FTP
9 11 (11.00%) SMTP
10 10 (10.00%) NAS
10 10 (10.00%) MPLS
11 9 (9.00%) Wireless
11 9 (9.00%) Internet
11 9 (9.00%) iSCSI
11 9 (9.00%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (8.00%) VPLS
12 8 (8.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (43.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (19.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (11.00%) Oracle Database
5 7 (7.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.00%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.00%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.00%) MySQL
10 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.00%) SSDT
10 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (19.00%) Visual Studio
2 11 (11.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (7.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.00%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.00%) NUnit
5 3 (3.00%) Subversion
5 3 (3.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (2.00%) MSI
6 2 (2.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.00%) Ant
7 1 (1.00%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.00%) WiX
7 1 (1.00%) MSBuild
General
1 4 (4.00%) Finance
1 4 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.00%) Electronics
2 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.00%) Marketing
3 1 (1.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (33.00%) Developer
2 15 (15.00%) Architect
3 12 (12.00%) .NET Developer
4 10 (10.00%) BizTalk Developer
5 9 (9.00%) Technical Architect
6 8 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (8.00%) Security Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) Technical Specialist
7 7 (7.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) Applications Developer
8 5 (5.00%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Umbraco Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (3.00%) Environment Manager
10 3 (3.00%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (41.00%) .NET
2 23 (23.00%) ASP.NET
3 21 (21.00%) Web Services
4 14 (14.00%) XML
5 12 (12.00%) WCF
6 11 (11.00%) HTML
7 10 (10.00%) REST
8 9 (9.00%) CSS
8 9 (9.00%) MSMQ
9 8 (8.00%) .NET Framework
10 7 (7.00%) J2EE
11 6 (6.00%) Servlets
12 4 (4.00%) jQuery
12 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (4.00%) Middleware
13 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 3 (3.00%) HTML5
14 2 (2.00%) XHTML
14 2 (2.00%) Flash
15 1 (1.00%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.00%) Clustering
2 10 (10.00%) EMC VNX
3 9 (9.00%) Replication
4 8 (8.00%) Celerra
4 8 (8.00%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.00%) Life Science
6 3 (3.00%) DTV
7 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 68 (68.00%) Windows
2 18 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 18 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (17.00%) Linux
4 16 (16.00%) UNIX
4 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (9.00%) Solaris
6 2 (2.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.00%) Android
7 1 (1.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.00%) Migration
2 15 (15.00%) Configuration Management
2 15 (15.00%) ITIL
2 15 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (12.00%) Release Management
4 11 (11.00%) Information Security
4 11 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (9.00%) Web Application Development
5 9 (9.00%) Business Continuity
5 9 (9.00%) OO
5 9 (9.00%) SOA
5 9 (9.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (8.00%) OOP
7 7 (7.00%) MVC
7 7 (7.00%) Change Control
7 7 (7.00%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (6.00%) Patch Management
9 5 (5.00%) CRM
9 5 (5.00%) Open Source
10 4 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.00%) SQL
2 23 (23.00%) C#
3 10 (10.00%) Java
3 10 (10.00%) XQuery
3 10 (10.00%) XPath
4 8 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.00%) VB
7 4 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.00%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.00%) Perl
9 1 (1.00%) Python
9 1 (1.00%) VBScript
9 1 (1.00%) Ruby
9 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (9.00%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (6.00%) MCP
2 6 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.00%) CISMP
4 3 (3.00%) Degree
4 3 (3.00%) CISSP
4 3 (3.00%) ISACA
5 2 (2.00%) PMP
5 2 (2.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) QA
3 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (26.00%) Active Directory
2 25 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (21.00%) VMware ESX
4 16 (16.00%) Hyper-V
5 9 (9.00%) XenApp
5 9 (9.00%) Terminal Services
6 8 (8.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 7 (7.00%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (7.00%) Xen
8 4 (4.00%) ISA Server
9 2 (2.00%) vSphere
10 1 (1.00%) iptables
10 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.00%) Samba
10 1 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (7.00%) CA Single Sign-On
1 7 (7.00%) Puppet
1 7 (7.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (4.00%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.00%) WSUS
3 1 (1.00%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.00%) MOM
3 1 (1.00%) Nagios
3 1 (1.00%) SCOM
3 1 (1.00%) Ansible
3 1 (1.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 60 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 33 (33.00%) VMware
3 21 (21.00%) Citrix
4 20 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 17 (17.00%) Oracle
6 16 (16.00%) Cisco
7 10 (10.00%) EMC
8 9 (9.00%) Lotus
9 8 (8.00%) Google
9 8 (8.00%) SolarWinds
9 8 (8.00%) Nortel
10 7 (7.00%) Clearswift
11 4 (4.00%) SurfControl
11 4 (4.00%) Sun
11 4 (4.00%) Avaya
12 3 (3.00%) NetApp
12 3 (3.00%) IBM
12 3 (3.00%) Sybase
12 3 (3.00%) SAP
13 2 (2.00%) Juniper
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