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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 119 102 92
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Contract jobs citing IIS 39 30 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.02% 1.00% 1.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.99% 6.76% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 24
Average daily rate
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£310 £315 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £246 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £350 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.10%
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 £60.50 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+61.33% +25.00%
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
558 444 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.58% 14.79% 18.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 218 237
Average daily rate £390 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 33 49
Average hourly rate £23.75 £15.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.22% -20.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £28.70 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Manchester -2 15 £310 -1.58% 9
Merseyside -2 10 £218 +47.45% 4
Cheshire -23 5 - - 10
Lancashire +11 2 £425 +30.76% 1
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 43 (56.58%) Microsoft
2 40 (52.63%) Windows
3 38 (50.00%) .NET
4 35 (46.05%) VMware
5 33 (43.42%) SQL Server
6 28 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (35.53%) Active Directory
8 24 (31.58%) SQL
9 23 (30.26%) DNS
10 21 (27.63%) ASP.NET
10 21 (27.63%) VMware ESX
11 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 18 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (23.68%) Clustering
12 18 (23.68%) Firewall
12 18 (23.68%) DHCP
13 17 (22.37%) SharePoint
14 16 (21.05%) Migration
14 16 (21.05%) SAN
14 16 (21.05%) Configuration Management
15 15 (19.74%) SSL
15 15 (19.74%) CSS
15 15 (19.74%) HTML
16 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
16 14 (18.42%) Visual Studio
16 14 (18.42%) FTP
16 14 (18.42%) HTTP
16 14 (18.42%) TCP/IP
16 14 (18.42%) Hyper-V

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (22.37%) SharePoint
2 11 (14.47%) WebSphere
2 11 (14.47%) Tomcat
3 10 (13.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (10.53%) Jetty
4 8 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 8 (10.53%) nginx
5 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (9.21%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (7.89%) Umbraco
6 6 (7.89%) Apache
7 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (3.95%) IBM Notes
8 3 (3.95%) CMS
8 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.32%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Office
2 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.63%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.63%) MS Project
4 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (10.53%) Google App Engine
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.32%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.32%) SaaS
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.32%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.32%) IaaS
4 1 (1.32%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (30.26%) DNS
2 18 (23.68%) DHCP
2 18 (23.68%) Firewall
3 16 (21.05%) SAN
4 15 (19.74%) SSL
5 14 (18.42%) FTP
5 14 (18.42%) HTTP
5 14 (18.42%) TCP/IP
6 13 (17.11%) WAN
7 12 (15.79%) NAS
8 11 (14.47%) MPLS
9 9 (11.84%) Internet
9 9 (11.84%) Wireless
10 8 (10.53%) IPsec
10 8 (10.53%) VPLS
10 8 (10.53%) iSCSI
10 8 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (10.53%) DMZ
10 8 (10.53%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (43.42%) SQL Server
2 19 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (14.47%) Oracle Database
4 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.32%) SSDT
9 1 (1.32%) MySQL
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (18.42%) Visual Studio
2 8 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 7 (9.21%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (5.26%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.95%) NUnit
5 3 (3.95%) Subversion
6 2 (2.63%) MSI
6 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.32%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.32%) WiX
7 1 (1.32%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (5.26%) Finance
1 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.95%) Electronics
2 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.95%) Marketing
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (35.53%) Developer
2 14 (18.42%) Architect
3 11 (14.47%) .NET Developer
4 10 (13.16%) Technical Architect
5 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (9.21%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 7 (9.21%) CRM Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Umbraco Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
10 3 (3.95%) CMS Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Front-End Web Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Environment Manager
10 3 (3.95%) Lead Technical Architect
10 3 (3.95%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (50.00%) .NET
2 21 (27.63%) ASP.NET
3 15 (19.74%) CSS
3 15 (19.74%) HTML
4 11 (14.47%) .NET Framework
5 9 (11.84%) Web Services
6 8 (10.53%) J2EE
6 8 (10.53%) Servlets
7 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (7.89%) jQuery
9 4 (5.26%) HTML5
10 3 (3.95%) CSS3
10 3 (3.95%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (3.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (3.95%) XML
11 2 (2.63%) Flash
11 2 (2.63%) XHTML
11 2 (2.63%) Middleware
11 2 (2.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.68%) Clustering
2 11 (14.47%) EMC VNX
3 10 (13.16%) Data Centre
4 8 (10.53%) Celerra
4 8 (10.53%) Replication
5 3 (3.95%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.95%) DTV
6 1 (1.32%) NHS
6 1 (1.32%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (52.63%) Windows
2 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (11.84%) Solaris
4 9 (11.84%) Linux
5 8 (10.53%) UNIX
6 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.95%) Android
7 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) Configuration Management
1 16 (21.05%) Migration
2 11 (14.47%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (11.84%) MVC
3 9 (11.84%) ITIL
3 9 (11.84%) CRM
4 8 (10.53%) Business Continuity
5 7 (9.21%) Change Control
6 6 (7.89%) Automated Testing
6 6 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (7.89%) Patch Management
6 6 (7.89%) Unit Testing
7 5 (6.58%) Software Delivery
7 5 (6.58%) DevOps
7 5 (6.58%) Open Source
8 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.26%) Web Development
9 3 (3.95%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (31.58%) SQL
2 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
3 11 (14.47%) C#
4 10 (13.16%) Java
5 7 (9.21%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.89%) VB
6 6 (7.89%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.32%) VBScript
8 1 (1.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) MCP
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) Degree
3 2 (2.63%) PMP
3 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 28 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (35.53%) Active Directory
3 21 (27.63%) VMware ESX
4 14 (18.42%) Hyper-V
5 9 (11.84%) XenApp
6 8 (10.53%) Terminal Services
6 8 (10.53%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 6 (7.89%) Xen
7 6 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (5.26%) vSphere
9 3 (3.95%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) Puppet
1 7 (9.21%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.58%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (3.95%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.95%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (56.58%) Microsoft
2 35 (46.05%) VMware
3 12 (15.79%) Citrix
3 12 (15.79%) Oracle
4 11 (14.47%) EMC
5 10 (13.16%) Google
6 9 (11.84%) Cisco
7 8 (10.53%) Nortel
7 8 (10.53%) CheckPoint
7 8 (10.53%) SolarWinds
8 5 (6.58%) Symantec
9 4 (5.26%) Sophos
9 4 (5.26%) NetApp
9 4 (5.26%) Avaya
10 3 (3.95%) Juniper
10 3 (3.95%) Sybase
10 3 (3.95%) SAP
10 3 (3.95%) Veritas
10 3 (3.95%) Lotus
10 3 (3.95%) Websense
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