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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 63 99 104
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +5
Contract jobs citing IIS 72 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.29% 0.82% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.93% 5.38% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 7 11
Average daily rate
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£338 £368 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.16% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £31.56 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-22.41% -0.85%
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
517 409 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.44% 15.32% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 207 263
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £202 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 37
Average hourly rate £18.25 £21.77 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.16% +18.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £9.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.31 £25.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +21 30 £323 -7.85% 16
Cheshire +15 20 £373 -5.99% 3
Merseyside -2 12 £415 +22.05% 1
Lancashire - 8 £250 - 5
Cumbria - - - - 1
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 100 (73.53%) Windows
2 72 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 67 (49.26%) SQL Server
4 52 (38.24%) .NET
5 36 (26.47%) VMware
6 35 (25.74%) Active Directory
6 35 (25.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 32 (23.53%) Linux
8 32 (23.53%) C#
9 31 (22.79%) SQL
10 28 (20.59%) UNIX
11 27 (19.85%) Web Services
12 26 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (18.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 24 (17.65%) HTTP
14 24 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (16.91%) Apache
15 23 (16.91%) DNS
16 22 (16.18%) SSL
16 22 (16.18%) Citrix
16 22 (16.18%) TCP/IP
16 22 (16.18%) Oracle
16 22 (16.18%) ASP.NET
17 21 (15.44%) XML
17 21 (15.44%) Windows Server 2012
18 20 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
18 20 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
18 20 (14.71%) WebSphere
19 19 (13.97%) Clustering

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 34 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 23 (16.91%) Apache
3 20 (14.71%) WebSphere
4 18 (13.24%) Tomcat
4 18 (13.24%) SharePoint 2010
5 13 (9.56%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (7.35%) nginx
6 10 (7.35%) Jetty
7 9 (6.62%) MQSeries
8 7 (5.15%) IBM Notes
9 5 (3.68%) MS Exchange
10 4 (2.94%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 4 (2.94%) Documentum
10 4 (2.94%) WebLogic
10 4 (2.94%) iPlanet
10 4 (2.94%) TIBCO EMS
11 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (1.47%) Node.js
12 2 (1.47%) JBoss
Applications
1 14 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.15%) InfoPath
3 3 (2.21%) MS Office
4 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.68%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.94%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.65%) HTTP
2 23 (16.91%) DNS
3 22 (16.18%) SSL
3 22 (16.18%) TCP/IP
4 19 (13.97%) Firewall
5 17 (12.50%) LDAP
6 15 (11.03%) SAN
7 14 (10.29%) DHCP
8 12 (8.82%) VPN
9 10 (7.35%) NAS
10 8 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (5.88%) iSCSI
11 7 (5.15%) Network Security
11 7 (5.15%) FTP
11 7 (5.15%) SMTP
12 5 (3.68%) IPsec
12 5 (3.68%) LAN
13 4 (2.94%) Intranet
14 3 (2.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (49.26%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (10.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (10.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.94%) BODI
7 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.21%) MySQL
8 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (11.03%) Visual Studio
3 13 (9.56%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.68%) Ant
5 3 (2.21%) Subversion
5 3 (2.21%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.47%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.47%) MSTest
6 2 (1.47%) NUnit
6 2 (1.47%) Maven
7 1 (0.74%) JIRA
7 1 (0.74%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.74%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (8.82%) Finance
2 4 (2.94%) Banking
2 4 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.47%) Retail
3 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (25.74%) Developer
2 15 (11.03%) Administrator
3 14 (10.29%) Technical Specialist
4 10 (7.35%) SharePoint Administrator
5 9 (6.62%) BizTalk Developer
5 9 (6.62%) Security Engineer
5 9 (6.62%) Analyst
6 8 (5.88%) Architect
6 8 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 8 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
7 7 (5.15%) .NET Developer
7 7 (5.15%) Consultant
8 6 (4.41%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (3.68%) Windows Administrator
9 5 (3.68%) Server Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.68%) Applications Developer
10 4 (2.94%) TIBCO Specialist
11 3 (2.21%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (38.24%) .NET
2 27 (19.85%) Web Services
3 22 (16.18%) ASP.NET
4 21 (15.44%) XML
5 16 (11.76%) HTML
6 15 (11.03%) CSS
7 14 (10.29%) WCF
8 11 (8.09%) REST
9 9 (6.62%) MSMQ
9 9 (6.62%) Servlets
9 9 (6.62%) J2EE
10 6 (4.41%) jQuery
11 5 (3.68%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.68%) Middleware
11 5 (3.68%) XSLT
11 5 (3.68%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (2.94%) Razor View Engine
12 4 (2.94%) SOAP
12 4 (2.94%) Classic ASP
12 4 (2.94%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.97%) Clustering
2 17 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.88%) Replication
4 7 (5.15%) Celerra
5 5 (3.68%) Open Source
5 5 (3.68%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.21%) Life Science
7 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.21%) NHS
8 1 (0.74%) PKI
8 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 100 (73.53%) Windows
2 35 (25.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (23.53%) Linux
4 28 (20.59%) UNIX
5 25 (18.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (15.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (10.29%) Solaris
8 8 (5.88%) Windows 7
9 6 (4.41%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (2.94%) AIX
10 4 (2.94%) HPUX
11 3 (2.21%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.74%) Android
12 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (12.50%) ITIL
2 17 (12.50%) Migration
3 14 (10.29%) Information Security
4 13 (9.56%) SOA
4 13 (9.56%) OO
5 12 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (6.62%) Load Balancing
6 9 (6.62%) Release Management
6 9 (6.62%) Configuration Management
6 9 (6.62%) Web Application Development
7 8 (5.88%) Change Control
7 8 (5.88%) DevOps
7 8 (5.88%) OOP
7 8 (5.88%) TDD
7 8 (5.88%) Workflow
7 8 (5.88%) MVC
7 8 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 7 (5.15%) Content Management
9 6 (4.41%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.53%) C#
2 31 (22.79%) SQL
3 17 (12.50%) Java
4 16 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.82%) Shell Script
5 12 (8.82%) PowerShell
6 10 (7.35%) XQuery
6 10 (7.35%) XPath
7 6 (4.41%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.94%) PHP
9 3 (2.21%) Ruby
9 3 (2.21%) C
9 3 (2.21%) VB
9 3 (2.21%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.47%) Python
10 2 (1.47%) VBScript
11 1 (0.74%) Perl
11 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (5.15%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.41%) MCSE
3 6 (4.41%) CISSP
3 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.41%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.41%) MCTS
3 6 (4.41%) MCITP
4 4 (2.94%) Degree
5 3 (2.21%) CISMP
5 3 (2.21%) ISACA
6 1 (0.74%) CCNA
6 1 (0.74%) PMP
6 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.35%) SLA
2 4 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.21%) HL7
3 3 (2.21%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 35 (25.74%) Active Directory
2 24 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.29%) Hyper-V
4 13 (9.56%) VMware ESX
5 9 (6.62%) Terminal Services
6 7 (5.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 5 (3.68%) Xen
8 4 (2.94%) ISA Server
9 3 (2.21%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (2.21%) XenApp
9 3 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.47%) Docker
11 1 (0.74%) Samba
11 1 (0.74%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.74%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (11.03%) CA SiteMinder
2 8 (5.88%) Puppet
3 4 (2.94%) MIMEsweeper
3 4 (2.94%) TIBCO Hawk
4 3 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.47%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.74%) WSUS
6 1 (0.74%) SCOM
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.74%) MOM
6 1 (0.74%) Nagios
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.74%) Ansible
6 1 (0.74%) Opsview
Vendors
1 72 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 36 (26.47%) VMware
3 22 (16.18%) Citrix
3 22 (16.18%) Oracle
4 13 (9.56%) CheckPoint
4 13 (9.56%) Cisco
5 8 (5.88%) Sun
6 7 (5.15%) Lotus
6 7 (5.15%) EMC
6 7 (5.15%) Clearswift
6 7 (5.15%) Nintex
7 5 (3.68%) CA
7 5 (3.68%) F5
8 4 (2.94%) ArcSight
8 4 (2.94%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.94%) TIBCO
8 4 (2.94%) Compuware
8 4 (2.94%) HP
8 4 (2.94%) SurfControl
8 4 (2.94%) Google
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