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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
England / North West
Rank 118 123 89
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -34
Contract jobs citing IIS 18 30 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.78% 1.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.16% 4.90% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 25
Median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.05 £50.00 £27.10
% change year-on-year
-67.90% +84.53%

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
433 612 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.48% 15.91% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 342 261
Median daily rate £375 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 43 31
Median hourly rate £14.75 £27.05 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.47% +48.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £40.00 £31.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.84%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +4 8 £325 +8.33% 8
Cheshire +25 5 - - 6
Lancashire +7 3 £300 -14.28%
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 41 (83.67%) Windows
2 27 (55.10%) Windows Server
3 26 (53.06%) Microsoft
4 25 (51.02%) SQL
5 23 (46.94%) SQL Server
6 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (36.73%) VMware
8 17 (34.69%) Active Directory
9 16 (32.65%) .NET
10 14 (28.57%) ITIL
10 14 (28.57%) Web Services
10 14 (28.57%) Apache
11 13 (26.53%) Finance
11 13 (26.53%) PowerShell
12 12 (24.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (22.45%) Unix
14 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (18.37%) Tomcat
16 8 (16.33%) Linux
16 8 (16.33%) Oracle
16 8 (16.33%) C#
16 8 (16.33%) Java
16 8 (16.33%) nginx
16 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 8 (16.33%) Banking
17 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
17 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

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 14 (28.57%) Apache
2 9 (18.37%) Tomcat
3 8 (16.33%) nginx
4 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 5 (10.20%) JBoss
6 3 (6.12%) Jetty
6 3 (6.12%) Mongrel
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle 10gAS
6 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
6 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
7 2 (4.08%) Skype for Business
8 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
8 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
2 3 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (6.12%) Google App Engine
1 3 (6.12%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) LAN
1 7 (14.29%) SSL
1 7 (14.29%) WAN
2 6 (12.24%) DNS
3 5 (10.20%) FTP
3 5 (10.20%) Kerberos
3 5 (10.20%) SAN
3 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.20%) VPN
4 3 (6.12%) DHCP
4 3 (6.12%) Firewall
4 3 (6.12%) HTTP
4 3 (6.12%) IPsec
4 3 (6.12%) LDAP
5 2 (4.08%) Internet
5 2 (4.08%) VLAN
5 2 (4.08%) VoIP
6 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.04%) NAS
6 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.94%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (14.29%) MySQL
5 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
8 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
8 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
8 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.12%) JIRA
2 3 (6.12%) Subversion
2 3 (6.12%) Travis CI
3 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Developer
2 6 (12.24%) DBA
2 6 (12.24%) SQL DBA
3 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
3 5 (10.20%) C# Developer
3 5 (10.20%) Middleware Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Sun Support
4 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Senior Middleware Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Technical Support
5 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (6.12%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) .NET
2 14 (28.57%) Web Services
3 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 6 (12.24%) Middleware
5 4 (8.16%) SOAP
6 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.12%) Autofac
6 3 (6.12%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.12%) J2EE
6 3 (6.12%) jQuery
6 3 (6.12%) JSON
6 3 (6.12%) ODBC
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (6.12%) REST
6 3 (6.12%) SAML
6 3 (6.12%) Servlets
6 3 (6.12%) Spring
6 3 (6.12%) XML
6 3 (6.12%) XSD
7 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.20%) Replication
2 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.04%) AS400
3 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.04%) BYOD
3 1 (2.04%) Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 41 (83.67%) Windows
2 27 (55.10%) Windows Server
3 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (22.45%) Unix
5 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (16.33%) Linux
7 2 (4.08%) CentOS
8 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) ITIL
2 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
3 6 (12.24%) High Availability
3 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (12.24%) MVC
4 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.20%) Database Mirroring
4 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (10.20%) ETL
5 4 (8.16%) Automated Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.16%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.12%) Investment Management
6 3 (6.12%) OWASP
6 3 (6.12%) Release Management
6 3 (6.12%) Scrum
6 3 (6.12%) Time Management
6 3 (6.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) SQL
2 13 (26.53%) PowerShell
3 8 (16.33%) C#
3 8 (16.33%) Java
4 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
5 5 (10.20%) Perl
5 5 (10.20%) Python
6 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.16%) PHP
7 2 (4.08%) VB
8 1 (2.04%) PHP 5
8 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
1 4 (8.16%) MCSE
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (8.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (6.12%) CCNA
2 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (2.04%) CISSP
4 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.04%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.04%) SANS
4 1 (2.04%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) PCI DSS
1 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 17 (34.69%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) Xen
4 1 (2.04%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.04%) MetaFrame
4 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) SCOM
2 4 (8.16%) Backup Exec
2 4 (8.16%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (6.12%) Puppet
3 3 (6.12%) SCCM
4 1 (2.04%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.04%) QRadar
Vendors
1 26 (53.06%) Microsoft
2 18 (36.73%) VMware
3 8 (16.33%) Oracle
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco
4 5 (10.20%) Citrix
4 5 (10.20%) Intel Security
4 5 (10.20%) Sun
4 5 (10.20%) Symantec
5 4 (8.16%) Veeam
6 3 (6.12%) Canon
6 3 (6.12%) Dell
6 3 (6.12%) EqualLogic
6 3 (6.12%) Google
6 3 (6.12%) SAP
7 2 (4.08%) Pega
7 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.04%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.04%) LogRhythm
8 1 (2.04%) SaltStack
8 1 (2.04%) Splunk
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