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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 125 76 109
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +33
Contract jobs citing IIS 33 67 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.87% 2.05% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.35% 12.09% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 8
Average daily rate £325 £338 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £226 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £414 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £365 £340
% change year-on-year
-9.58% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £31.56
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 - £20.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 - £32.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £22.04 £30.01
% change year-on-year
+126.86% -26.54%
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
617 554 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.28% 16.94% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 297 211
Average daily rate £375 £354 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 24 33
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -24 17 £306 -4.29% 10
Merseyside -6 8 £375 -9.63% 3
Cheshire -19 7 £275 -26.17% 7
Lancashire -4 1 - - 3
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 39 (66.10%) Windows
2 32 (54.24%) .NET
2 32 (54.24%) SQL Server
2 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
3 28 (47.46%) SQL
4 26 (44.07%) Windows Server
5 23 (38.98%) Active Directory
6 21 (35.59%) PowerShell
7 19 (32.20%) Java
7 19 (32.20%) ITIL
8 18 (30.51%) Linux
9 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
9 17 (28.81%) C#
9 17 (28.81%) VMware
9 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (27.12%) DNS
10 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (23.73%) jQuery
11 14 (23.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (23.73%) HTML
11 14 (23.73%) Jenkins
12 13 (22.03%) DHCP
12 13 (22.03%) HTTP
12 13 (22.03%) SharePoint
13 12 (20.34%) Apache
13 12 (20.34%) TCP/IP
13 12 (20.34%) Visual Studio
13 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET
13 12 (20.34%) Web Services
13 12 (20.34%) Automated Testing

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 13 (22.03%) SharePoint
2 12 (20.34%) Apache
3 10 (16.95%) Tomcat
4 9 (15.25%) WebSphere
5 8 (13.56%) Jetty
5 8 (13.56%) nginx
6 6 (10.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (6.78%) CMS
7 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
7 4 (6.78%) Umbraco
8 3 (5.08%) Confluence
9 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (3.39%) Node.js
10 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.69%) Sage 1000
3 1 (1.69%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.56%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (13.56%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (13.56%) Google App Engine
2 8 (13.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (6.78%) IaaS
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.78%) PaaS
4 2 (3.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.12%) DNS
2 13 (22.03%) DHCP
2 13 (22.03%) HTTP
3 12 (20.34%) TCP/IP
4 9 (15.25%) SMTP
5 8 (13.56%) FTP
5 8 (13.56%) IPsec
5 8 (13.56%) SAN
6 7 (11.86%) Internet
7 6 (10.17%) Firewall
7 6 (10.17%) WAN
8 5 (8.47%) SSL
9 4 (6.78%) LAN
9 4 (6.78%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (5.08%) Network Security
10 3 (5.08%) VoIP
11 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.69%) PBX
11 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (54.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (16.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (8.47%) MongoDB
4 5 (8.47%) MySQL
4 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database
4 5 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.47%) SQLite
5 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.69%) MS Access
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Jenkins
2 12 (20.34%) Visual Studio
3 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
3 8 (13.56%) Subversion
4 7 (11.86%) MSI
4 7 (11.86%) NUnit
4 7 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (11.86%) WiX
5 6 (10.17%) Eclipse
5 6 (10.17%) JUnit
5 6 (10.17%) PHPUnit
6 4 (6.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 4 (6.78%) Xcode
7 3 (5.08%) JIRA
8 2 (3.39%) Bower
8 2 (3.39%) Grunt
8 2 (3.39%) gulp
9 1 (1.69%) Maven
9 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Local Government
4 1 (1.69%) Advertising
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Developer
2 9 (15.25%) Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) Consultant
4 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Support Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Applications Support
5 6 (10.17%) DevOps Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) Senior DevOps Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Applications Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Digital Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Windows Server Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Development Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Development Support Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Server Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (54.24%) .NET
2 14 (23.73%) HTML
2 14 (23.73%) jQuery
3 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET
3 12 (20.34%) Web Services
4 9 (15.25%) CSS
5 8 (13.56%) J2EE
5 8 (13.56%) Servlets
6 7 (11.86%) HTML5
7 6 (10.17%) CAML
7 6 (10.17%) WCF
7 6 (10.17%) XML
8 5 (8.47%) Ajax
8 5 (8.47%) Django
8 5 (8.47%) LAMP
8 5 (8.47%) LAPP Stack
8 5 (8.47%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (8.47%) Software Packaging
9 4 (6.78%) Android SDK
9 4 (6.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.78%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.08%) Wiki
4 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) CCTV
5 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.69%) PKI
5 1 (1.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 39 (66.10%) Windows
2 26 (44.07%) Windows Server
3 18 (30.51%) Linux
4 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (11.86%) Unix
7 6 (10.17%) Mac OS X
8 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (6.78%) Android
9 4 (6.78%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) ITIL
2 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.34%) Automated Testing
4 10 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (13.56%) Configuration Management
5 8 (13.56%) DevOps
6 7 (11.86%) Data Management
7 6 (10.17%) MVC
7 6 (10.17%) Project Management
7 6 (10.17%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.47%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (8.47%) Migration
8 5 (8.47%) OO
8 5 (8.47%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (8.47%) Software Delivery
8 5 (8.47%) TDD
8 5 (8.47%) Web Design
9 4 (6.78%) Converged Infrastructure
9 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (6.78%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) SQL
2 21 (35.59%) PowerShell
3 19 (32.20%) Java
4 17 (28.81%) C#
4 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
5 9 (15.25%) VB.NET
6 7 (11.86%) PHP
7 6 (10.17%) C++
7 6 (10.17%) FQL
7 6 (10.17%) Python
7 6 (10.17%) VB
8 5 (8.47%) C
8 5 (8.47%) Ruby
8 5 (8.47%) VBA
8 5 (8.47%) VBScript
9 4 (6.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) MCSE
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.39%) MCITP
3 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.69%) CCNA
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.69%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (38.98%) Active Directory
2 14 (23.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (13.56%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.17%) BitLocker
5 5 (8.47%) XenApp
6 4 (6.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (5.08%) vSphere
7 3 (5.08%) Xen
8 1 (1.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (11.86%) Puppet
2 6 (10.17%) SCCM
3 4 (6.78%) SCOM
3 4 (6.78%) SCOrch
4 3 (5.08%) EdgeSight
4 3 (5.08%) Nagios
5 1 (1.69%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
2 17 (28.81%) VMware
3 8 (13.56%) Citrix
3 8 (13.56%) Google
4 7 (11.86%) Oracle
5 4 (6.78%) Appcelerator
5 4 (6.78%) Cisco
5 4 (6.78%) HP
5 4 (6.78%) Xamarin
6 3 (5.08%) AlienVault
6 3 (5.08%) EPiServer
6 3 (5.08%) OpenText
6 3 (5.08%) Splunk
7 2 (3.39%) AppSense
7 2 (3.39%) Avaya
7 2 (3.39%) EMC
8 1 (1.69%) BMC
8 1 (1.69%) IBM
8 1 (1.69%) NetApp
8 1 (1.69%) Sage
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