The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the North West region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 96 83 92
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing IIS 46 36 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.46% 1.46% 1.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.83% 8.20% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 14
Average daily rate £340 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £438 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+113.33% -40.00%
Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
468 439 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.81% 17.85% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 186 299
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 39 45
Average hourly rate £25.04 £19.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.41% +14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.57 £33.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
IIS
England

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +5 21 £425 +7.86% 9
Manchester -6 12 £350 +16.66% 11
Lancashire -23 7 £288 +13.86%
Merseyside - 5 £340 - 2
Cumbria - - - -
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 48 (75.00%) Windows
2 38 (59.38%) Microsoft
3 32 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (46.88%) SharePoint
5 29 (45.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (43.75%) SQL Server
7 27 (42.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (37.50%) SQL
9 21 (32.81%) Active Directory
9 21 (32.81%) MS Exchange
10 18 (28.13%) LAN
10 18 (28.13%) WAN
11 17 (26.56%) SAN
11 17 (26.56%) .NET
12 16 (25.00%) DNS
12 16 (25.00%) VMware
12 16 (25.00%) Clustering
13 15 (23.44%) Citrix
14 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET
14 13 (20.31%) Firewall
14 13 (20.31%) VMware ESX
15 12 (18.75%) MVC
15 12 (18.75%) Hyper-V
16 11 (17.19%) Migration
16 11 (17.19%) C#
16 11 (17.19%) ITIL
16 11 (17.19%) DHCP
17 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
17 10 (15.63%) HP
17 10 (15.63%) Finance

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 30 (46.88%) SharePoint
2 21 (32.81%) MS Exchange
3 9 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (7.81%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (7.81%) Umbraco
6 5 (7.81%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (7.81%) CMS
7 4 (6.25%) Lync
7 4 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (3.13%) Apache
9 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.56%) SAS
9 1 (1.56%) FileNet
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.13%) LAN
1 18 (28.13%) WAN
2 17 (26.56%) SAN
3 16 (25.00%) DNS
4 13 (20.31%) Firewall
5 11 (17.19%) DHCP
6 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
7 5 (7.81%) SSL
7 5 (7.81%) Internet
7 5 (7.81%) Wireless
8 4 (6.25%) IPsec
9 3 (4.69%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (4.69%) Intranet
10 2 (3.13%) Extranet
11 1 (1.56%) Network Security
11 1 (1.56%) NAS
11 1 (1.56%) LDAP
11 1 (1.56%) VPN
11 1 (1.56%) SMTP
11 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (6.25%) QlikView
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) NUnit
1 5 (7.81%) TeamCity
1 5 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.25%) Moq
3 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.56%) WiX
General
1 10 (15.63%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Retail
3 3 (4.69%) Local Government
3 3 (4.69%) Back Office
4 1 (1.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) Developer
2 8 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 8 (12.50%) Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Architect
3 7 (10.94%) Consultant
4 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 4 (6.25%) Umbraco Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Server Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Technical Tester
6 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Specialist
6 3 (4.69%) Systems Tester
6 3 (4.69%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Security Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Tester
7 2 (3.13%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.56%) .NET
2 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET
3 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (14.06%) HTML
4 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 7 (10.94%) jQuery
6 6 (9.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (9.38%) .NET Framework
7 5 (7.81%) WCF
8 4 (6.25%) Web Services
8 4 (6.25%) XML
8 4 (6.25%) HTML5
9 3 (4.69%) JSP
9 3 (4.69%) LAMP
10 2 (3.13%) CSS
11 1 (1.56%) Ajax
11 1 (1.56%) JSON
11 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET 2.0
11 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (1.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.00%) Clustering
2 4 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (6.25%) Wiki
3 3 (4.69%) PKI
3 3 (4.69%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.56%) CESG
4 1 (1.56%) Statistics
4 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.56%) Replication
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (75.00%) Windows
2 32 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (45.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (42.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.69%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.13%) UNIX
7 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.56%) AIX
8 1 (1.56%) Solaris
8 1 (1.56%) Linux
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.56%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.75%) MVC
2 11 (17.19%) Migration
2 11 (17.19%) ITIL
3 8 (12.50%) CRM
4 7 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
5 6 (9.38%) Change Control
5 6 (9.38%) TDD
6 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.25%) Change Management
7 4 (6.25%) Scrum
7 4 (6.25%) Information Security
7 4 (6.25%) SOA
7 4 (6.25%) MVVM
7 4 (6.25%) Performance Testing
7 4 (6.25%) Web Development
8 3 (4.69%) Document Management
8 3 (4.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (37.50%) SQL
2 11 (17.19%) C#
3 8 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.13%) LINC
6 1 (1.56%) SELCOPY
6 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.56%) JCL
6 1 (1.56%) REXX
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Degree
1 3 (4.69%) MCSE
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (4.69%) ISEB
2 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.56%) PMP
2 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 21 (32.81%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.31%) VMware ESX
3 12 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 8 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (4.69%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (4.69%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (3.13%) XenApp
7 2 (3.13%) vSphere
7 2 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.56%) Varnish
8 1 (1.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) SCOM
2 4 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 4 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.25%) SCSM
2 4 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (1.56%) WSUS
3 1 (1.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.56%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 38 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.00%) VMware
3 15 (23.44%) Citrix
4 10 (15.63%) HP
5 8 (12.50%) Oracle
6 7 (10.94%) IronPort
6 7 (10.94%) Open Text
6 7 (10.94%) Siebel
6 7 (10.94%) Informatica
7 6 (9.38%) Cisco
8 4 (6.25%) Avaya
8 4 (6.25%) Business Objects
8 4 (6.25%) 3PAR
8 4 (6.25%) Cyber-Ark
9 3 (4.69%) Akamai
10 1 (1.56%) Altiris
10 1 (1.56%) Capita
10 1 (1.56%) McAfee
10 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.56%) CA
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