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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 127 101 89
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -12
Contract jobs citing IIS 41 35 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.95% 1.13% 1.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.01% 6.93% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 22
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £359
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +10.91%
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
682 505 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.77% 16.37% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 258 239
Average daily rate £416 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -22.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.62 £36.28 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Manchester -14 16 £320 +1.58% 16
Merseyside - 8 £300 - 6
Lancashire -8 5 £375 +38.88% 1
Cheshire -25 5 £325 +6.55% 4
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (60.76%) .NET
2 45 (56.96%) Windows
3 44 (55.70%) Microsoft
4 32 (40.51%) VMware
5 30 (37.97%) SQL Server
6 28 (35.44%) DNS
7 25 (31.65%) SQL
7 25 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (30.38%) ASP.NET
8 24 (30.38%) SharePoint
9 23 (29.11%) DHCP
9 23 (29.11%) HTTP
10 22 (27.85%) Active Directory
10 22 (27.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (27.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 20 (25.32%) Visual Studio
11 20 (25.32%) Java
12 19 (24.05%) Linux
12 19 (24.05%) TCP/IP
12 19 (24.05%) FTP
12 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (22.78%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (22.78%) CSS
13 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
13 18 (22.78%) HTML
14 17 (21.52%) C#
14 17 (21.52%) WebSphere
15 16 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (20.25%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (20.25%) Amazon AWS

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 24 (30.38%) SharePoint
2 17 (21.52%) WebSphere
3 16 (20.25%) Tomcat
4 14 (17.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 13 (16.46%) Jetty
5 13 (16.46%) nginx
6 11 (13.92%) Apache
7 8 (10.13%) MS Exchange
8 7 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (8.86%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (6.33%) Umbraco
10 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (3.80%) IBM Notes
11 3 (3.80%) CMS
11 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) MS Office
2 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.53%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.53%) MS Project
4 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.27%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.25%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (16.46%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (16.46%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (16.46%) Google Cloud Platform
2 13 (16.46%) Google App Engine
3 2 (2.53%) Mimecast
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.27%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.27%) SaaS
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.27%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (35.44%) DNS
2 23 (29.11%) DHCP
2 23 (29.11%) HTTP
3 19 (24.05%) TCP/IP
3 19 (24.05%) FTP
4 15 (18.99%) SSL
5 13 (16.46%) IPsec
6 12 (15.19%) Firewall
7 10 (12.66%) SMTP
8 8 (10.13%) SAN
9 6 (7.59%) WAN
10 5 (6.33%) Internet
11 4 (5.06%) NAS
12 3 (3.80%) MPLS
12 3 (3.80%) LAN
12 3 (3.80%) VPN
13 2 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
14 1 (1.27%) Wireless
14 1 (1.27%) Network Security
14 1 (1.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (37.97%) SQL Server
2 22 (27.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (20.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (16.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (7.59%) MongoDB
5 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (6.33%) MySQL
6 5 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (5.06%) SQLite
7 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.27%) SSDT
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 20 (25.32%) Visual Studio
2 16 (20.25%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.86%) NUnit
3 7 (8.86%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (7.59%) Subversion
5 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.06%) PHPUnit
6 4 (5.06%) TeamCity
6 4 (5.06%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.06%) JUnit
7 1 (1.27%) Ant
7 1 (1.27%) Maven
7 1 (1.27%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (5.06%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.53%) Electronics
2 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.53%) Marketing
3 1 (1.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (39.24%) Developer
2 11 (13.92%) .NET Developer
3 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Developer
4 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) Senior Consultant
4 7 (8.86%) Consultant
4 7 (8.86%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 7 (8.86%) CRM Developer
4 7 (8.86%) DevOps Consultant
5 5 (6.33%) Architect
5 5 (6.33%) SQL Developer
5 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (5.06%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Applications Support
7 3 (3.80%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.80%) Web Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (60.76%) .NET
2 24 (30.38%) ASP.NET
3 18 (22.78%) CSS
3 18 (22.78%) HTML
4 13 (16.46%) J2EE
4 13 (16.46%) Servlets
4 13 (16.46%) Web Services
5 11 (13.92%) .NET Framework
6 9 (11.39%) jQuery
7 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (5.06%) CAML
8 4 (5.06%) Django
8 4 (5.06%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (3.80%) Middleware
9 3 (3.80%) XML
9 3 (3.80%) HTML5
9 3 (3.80%) CSS3
9 3 (3.80%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Clustering
2 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.80%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.53%) DTV
4 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 45 (56.96%) Windows
2 22 (27.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (24.05%) Linux
4 18 (22.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.33%) UNIX
7 4 (5.06%) Mac OS X
8 3 (3.80%) Android
8 3 (3.80%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (17.72%) Automated Testing
4 13 (16.46%) ITIL
4 13 (16.46%) Configuration Management
5 10 (12.66%) Unit Testing
5 10 (12.66%) DevOps
6 9 (11.39%) CRM
6 9 (11.39%) Migration
7 8 (10.13%) MVC
7 8 (10.13%) Software Delivery
8 7 (8.86%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (7.59%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (7.59%) Patch Management
9 6 (7.59%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (7.59%) Open Source
10 5 (6.33%) TDD
11 4 (5.06%) Data Management
11 4 (5.06%) Web Design
11 4 (5.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.65%) SQL
2 20 (25.32%) Java
3 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
4 17 (21.52%) C#
5 10 (12.66%) VB
6 8 (10.13%) PowerShell
7 7 (8.86%) T-SQL
8 6 (7.59%) VB.NET
9 5 (6.33%) VBScript
10 4 (5.06%) C
10 4 (5.06%) PHP
10 4 (5.06%) C++
10 4 (5.06%) VBA
10 4 (5.06%) Python
10 4 (5.06%) Ruby
10 4 (5.06%) FQL
11 1 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (7.59%) Degree
2 6 (7.59%) MCP
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.59%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) PMP
4 2 (2.53%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 25 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (27.85%) Active Directory
3 12 (15.19%) VMware ESX
4 7 (8.86%) Xen
5 6 (7.59%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.06%) BitLocker
6 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V
6 4 (5.06%) vSphere
7 3 (3.80%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.27%) XenApp
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) Puppet
1 12 (15.19%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.33%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.80%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.80%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.27%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (55.70%) Microsoft
2 32 (40.51%) VMware
3 15 (18.99%) Google
4 5 (6.33%) Sophos
4 5 (6.33%) Symantec
5 4 (5.06%) NetApp
5 4 (5.06%) Citrix
6 3 (3.80%) Juniper
6 3 (3.80%) EMC
6 3 (3.80%) Sybase
6 3 (3.80%) IBM
6 3 (3.80%) Veritas
6 3 (3.80%) Lotus
6 3 (3.80%) Websense
6 3 (3.80%) Acronis
7 2 (2.53%) Veeam
7 2 (2.53%) Remedy
7 2 (2.53%) SAP
7 2 (2.53%) Cisco
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle
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