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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 101 84 110
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +26
Contract jobs citing IIS 35 47 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.13% 1.63% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.10% 9.00% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 15
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£313 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £381 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £31.56 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% +110.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.56 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +55.82%
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
493 522 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.99% 18.06% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 235 378
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 56 59
Average hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.92 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.17 £35.00 £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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
Cheshire 0 22 £305 +1.66% 5
Manchester -2 11 £315 +7.69% 17
Lancashire -17 2 £270 -10.00% 5
Merseyside - - - - 3
Cumbria - - - -
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 51 (68.00%) Windows
2 48 (64.00%) SQL Server
3 42 (56.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 42 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (52.00%) Active Directory
4 39 (52.00%) SharePoint
5 35 (46.67%) .NET
6 33 (44.00%) Microsoft
7 30 (40.00%) DNS
8 26 (34.67%) TCP/IP
9 25 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (32.00%) MS Exchange
10 24 (32.00%) SQL
10 24 (32.00%) Clustering
11 19 (25.33%) C#
11 19 (25.33%) Exchange Server 2010
12 18 (24.00%) SharePoint 2010
12 18 (24.00%) SQL Server 2005
13 17 (22.67%) Exchange Server 2003
13 17 (22.67%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (22.67%) PowerShell
13 17 (22.67%) VMware
14 15 (20.00%) VMware ESX
14 15 (20.00%) ASP.NET
14 15 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
15 14 (18.67%) Load Balancing
15 14 (18.67%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (18.67%) DHCP
15 14 (18.67%) SAN
16 13 (17.33%) LAN

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 39 (52.00%) SharePoint
2 24 (32.00%) MS Exchange
3 19 (25.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (24.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 17 (22.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (8.00%) Umbraco
7 6 (8.00%) CMS
8 5 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
9 2 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (2.67%) Lync
10 1 (1.33%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 13 (17.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (40.00%) DNS
2 26 (34.67%) TCP/IP
3 14 (18.67%) DHCP
3 14 (18.67%) SAN
4 13 (17.33%) LAN
4 13 (17.33%) WAN
5 9 (12.00%) Firewall
6 5 (6.67%) Wireless
7 4 (5.33%) IPsec
8 3 (4.00%) SSL
8 3 (4.00%) Internet
9 2 (2.67%) Intranet
10 1 (1.33%) MPLS
10 1 (1.33%) LDAP
10 1 (1.33%) ADSL
10 1 (1.33%) Broadband
10 1 (1.33%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.33%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (1.33%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (64.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (24.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (22.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.33%) QlikView
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (18.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (12.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.67%) NUnit
3 5 (6.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.33%) WiX
General
1 13 (17.33%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (26.67%) Developer
2 7 (9.33%) Architect
2 7 (9.33%) Consultant
2 7 (9.33%) Administrator
2 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (8.00%) Configuration Manager
3 6 (8.00%) Release Manager
3 6 (8.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (8.00%) SharePoint Administrator
3 6 (8.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 4 (5.33%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (5.33%) Umbraco Developer
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Technical Consultant
4 4 (5.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (5.33%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (4.00%) Security Consultant
5 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (2.67%) Project Manager
6 2 (2.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (46.67%) .NET
2 15 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (17.33%) Web Services
4 11 (14.67%) WCF
4 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 9 (12.00%) XML
5 9 (12.00%) CSS
6 8 (10.67%) WSDL
7 7 (9.33%) HTML
8 6 (8.00%) jQuery
9 5 (6.67%) XSLT
10 3 (4.00%) JSP
10 3 (4.00%) LAMP
10 3 (4.00%) Ajax
10 3 (4.00%) .NET Framework
10 3 (4.00%) HTML5
10 3 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET 2.0
11 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.00%) Clustering
2 7 (9.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.67%) PKI
4 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.67%) Replication
5 1 (1.33%) CESG
5 1 (1.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 51 (68.00%) Windows
2 42 (56.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 42 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (8.00%) Linux
5 5 (6.67%) UNIX
6 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.67%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.33%) AIX
8 1 (1.33%) Solaris
8 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.67%) Load Balancing
2 11 (14.67%) MVC
3 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.00%) CRM
5 5 (6.67%) Change Management
5 5 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.67%) Migration
5 5 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (5.33%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.33%) Scrum
7 3 (4.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.00%) Information Security
7 3 (4.00%) Web Development
7 3 (4.00%) Change Control
7 3 (4.00%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.00%) OWASP
7 3 (4.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.00%) SQL
2 19 (25.33%) C#
3 17 (22.67%) PowerShell
4 6 (8.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.67%) VBScript
6 2 (2.67%) VB
6 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (14.67%) MCTS
1 11 (14.67%) MCITP
1 11 (14.67%) MCSE
2 4 (5.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.33%) PMP
4 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) CCNA
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) HL7
2 2 (2.67%) SLA
3 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 11 (14.67%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (5.33%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (4.00%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (2.67%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.33%) ProxySG
8 1 (1.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 5 (6.67%) SCCM
1 5 (6.67%) SCOM
2 4 (5.33%) SCSM
3 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 33 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.67%) VMware
3 12 (16.00%) Cyber-Ark
4 7 (9.33%) HP
5 6 (8.00%) Cisco
6 4 (5.33%) Oracle
6 4 (5.33%) Citrix
6 4 (5.33%) Avaya
6 4 (5.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.33%) 3PAR
7 3 (4.00%) IronPort
7 3 (4.00%) Akamai
7 3 (4.00%) Informatica
7 3 (4.00%) Open Text
7 3 (4.00%) Siebel
8 1 (1.33%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.33%) Juniper
8 1 (1.33%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.33%) Symantec
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