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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 135 112 94
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -18
Contract jobs citing IIS 24 41 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 1.10% 1.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.01% 7.69% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 16
Median daily rate £325 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £388 £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.98% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £21.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.45%
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
598 533 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.93% 14.34% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 307 216
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £14.30 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.15 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+25.32% +24.38%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -6 9 £285 -32.94% 3
Merseyside -3 8 £325 +8.33% 5
Manchester -4 6 £325 +4.83% 6
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 55 (74.32%) Windows
2 36 (48.65%) SQL
3 35 (47.30%) SQL Server
4 34 (45.95%) .NET
5 33 (44.59%) Windows Server
6 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
7 25 (33.78%) Active Directory
8 23 (31.08%) ITIL
8 23 (31.08%) Linux
8 23 (31.08%) VMware
8 23 (31.08%) PowerShell
9 22 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (27.03%) Apache
11 19 (25.68%) Project Management
12 18 (24.32%) Tomcat
12 18 (24.32%) Citrix
13 17 (22.97%) MySQL
14 16 (21.62%) Puppet
15 15 (20.27%) DNS
15 15 (20.27%) SharePoint
16 14 (18.92%) Oracle
16 14 (18.92%) PHP
16 14 (18.92%) Internet
17 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (17.57%) Finance
17 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (17.57%) Capacity Management
18 11 (14.86%) SAN
18 11 (14.86%) C#
18 11 (14.86%) JavaScript

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 (27.03%) Apache
2 18 (24.32%) Tomcat
3 15 (20.27%) SharePoint
4 8 (10.81%) JBoss
5 5 (6.76%) MS Exchange
6 3 (4.05%) Confluence
6 3 (4.05%) nginx
7 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.70%) FileNet
7 2 (2.70%) Jetty
7 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.35%) CMS
8 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.11%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.86%) IaaS
1 11 (14.86%) PaaS
2 4 (5.41%) SaaS
3 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.70%) Google App Engine
4 2 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.27%) DNS
2 14 (18.92%) Internet
3 11 (14.86%) SAN
4 8 (10.81%) SSL
5 4 (5.41%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (5.41%) WAN
6 3 (4.05%) DHCP
6 3 (4.05%) Firewall
6 3 (4.05%) HTTP
7 2 (2.70%) FTP
7 2 (2.70%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.70%) IPsec
7 2 (2.70%) LAN
7 2 (2.70%) SMTP
7 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.70%) VoIP
8 1 (1.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (47.30%) SQL Server
2 17 (22.97%) MySQL
3 4 (5.41%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.35%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.35%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Git (software)
1 7 (9.46%) JIRA
1 7 (9.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.76%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.76%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.41%) Subversion
3 4 (5.41%) Travis CI
4 3 (4.05%) NUnit
5 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.70%) JUnit
5 2 (2.70%) PHPUnit
5 2 (2.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Local Government
3 3 (4.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (16.22%) Developer
2 8 (10.81%) Server Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) Analyst
4 6 (8.11%) Applications Support
4 6 (8.11%) Consultant
5 5 (6.76%) Development Manager
5 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Project Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Software Development Manager
5 5 (6.76%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.76%) Web Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Web Hosting Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Server Specialist
6 4 (5.41%) Software Manager
6 4 (5.41%) Test Manager
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Server Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Server Specialist
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (45.95%) .NET
2 10 (13.51%) LAMP
2 10 (13.51%) Web Services
3 9 (12.16%) .NET Framework
3 9 (12.16%) jQuery
4 8 (10.81%) CSS
5 7 (9.46%) HTML
5 7 (9.46%) WCF
6 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET
6 6 (8.11%) JSP
7 5 (6.76%) Ext JS
7 5 (6.76%) HTML5
7 5 (6.76%) JSON
8 4 (5.41%) WAMP
8 4 (5.41%) XML
9 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (4.05%) CSS3
9 3 (4.05%) SOAP
9 3 (4.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) PMI
2 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.76%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.76%) Clustering
3 5 (6.76%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.05%) Wiki
5 2 (2.70%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.70%) NHS
5 2 (2.70%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.70%) PKI
5 2 (2.70%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.70%) Tandem
5 2 (2.70%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.35%) iPad
6 1 (1.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 55 (74.32%) Windows
2 33 (44.59%) Windows Server
3 23 (31.08%) Linux
4 22 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (14.86%) Unix
6 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (9.46%) AIX
7 7 (9.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (8.11%) CentOS
9 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.08%) ITIL
2 19 (25.68%) Project Management
3 13 (17.57%) Capacity Management
4 11 (14.86%) PRINCE2
5 9 (12.16%) High Availability
5 9 (12.16%) Migration
5 9 (12.16%) MVC
5 9 (12.16%) Security Management
6 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (10.81%) Change Management
6 8 (10.81%) Configuration Management
7 7 (9.46%) Converged Infrastructure
7 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Management
7 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.11%) Automated Testing
8 6 (8.11%) Problem Management
8 6 (8.11%) Supplier Management
8 6 (8.11%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (6.76%) Load Balancing
9 5 (6.76%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 36 (48.65%) SQL
2 23 (31.08%) PowerShell
3 14 (18.92%) PHP
4 11 (14.86%) C#
4 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
5 10 (13.51%) Java
6 8 (10.81%) Bash Shell
7 6 (8.11%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.05%) VB
9 2 (2.70%) JCL
9 2 (2.70%) Python
9 2 (2.70%) Ruby
9 2 (2.70%) VBScript
10 1 (1.35%) FQL
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (12.16%) PMI Certification
3 7 (9.46%) MCITP
3 7 (9.46%) MCTS
3 7 (9.46%) RHCE
4 6 (8.11%) MCSE
5 3 (4.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) SLA
2 3 (4.05%) QA
System Software
1 25 (33.78%) Active Directory
2 11 (14.86%) Hyper-V
3 10 (13.51%) XenApp
4 9 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (9.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (9.46%) UAG
6 6 (8.11%) VMware ESX
7 3 (4.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (4.05%) vSphere
8 2 (2.70%) BitLocker
8 2 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (2.70%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.35%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 16 (21.62%) Puppet
2 11 (14.86%) SCOM
3 10 (13.51%) Red Hat Satellite
4 7 (9.46%) SCOrch
5 6 (8.11%) SCCM
5 6 (8.11%) Tivoli
6 5 (6.76%) vRealize
7 3 (4.05%) EdgeSight
7 3 (4.05%) Nagios
8 2 (2.70%) BladeLogic
8 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (1.35%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 23 (31.08%) VMware
3 18 (24.32%) Citrix
4 14 (18.92%) Oracle
5 10 (13.51%) Brocade
5 10 (13.51%) Red Hat
6 7 (9.46%) HP
7 3 (4.05%) F5
8 2 (2.70%) AppSense
8 2 (2.70%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.70%) BMC
8 2 (2.70%) Cisco
8 2 (2.70%) Ektron
8 2 (2.70%) Genesys
8 2 (2.70%) Google
8 2 (2.70%) Informatica
8 2 (2.70%) SAP
9 1 (1.35%) Adobe
9 1 (1.35%) Avaya
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