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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 124 130 93
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -37
Contract jobs citing IIS 32 35 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.90% 0.78% 1.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.62% 5.36% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 28
Median daily rate £350 £442 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.72% +40.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £285 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -12.69%
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
569 653 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.05% 14.56% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 408 267
Median daily rate £400 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £512 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 38 36
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.84 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £11.12 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.73 £27.50 £35.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Merseyside +11 11 £375 +47.05% 4
Manchester -7 10 £325 -31.57% 10
Lancashire +19 6 £225 -40.00% 2
Cheshire +10 4 - - 3
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 45 (83.33%) Windows
2 35 (64.81%) Microsoft
3 29 (53.70%) Windows Server
4 27 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (40.74%) SQL
6 21 (38.89%) .NET
6 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
6 21 (38.89%) Active Directory
6 21 (38.89%) VMware
7 20 (37.04%) ITIL
8 17 (31.48%) Apache
9 16 (29.63%) Linux
9 16 (29.63%) MySQL
10 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (22.22%) PowerShell
12 12 (22.22%) Puppet
12 12 (22.22%) Finance
12 12 (22.22%) PHP
12 12 (22.22%) SharePoint
13 11 (20.37%) Internet
13 11 (20.37%) Project Management
13 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (18.52%) LAMP
14 10 (18.52%) Tomcat
14 10 (18.52%) DNS
14 10 (18.52%) PRINCE2
14 10 (18.52%) Web Services
14 10 (18.52%) Capacity Management
14 10 (18.52%) .NET Framework

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 17 (31.48%) Apache
2 12 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 10 (18.52%) Tomcat
4 7 (12.96%) JBoss
5 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.70%) Jetty
6 2 (3.70%) Mongrel
6 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
6 2 (3.70%) nginx
7 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.41%) MS Office
3 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.85%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.70%) Google App Engine
1 2 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.85%) IaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) PaaS
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) Internet
2 10 (18.52%) DNS
3 9 (16.67%) SSL
4 7 (12.96%) LAN
4 7 (12.96%) WAN
5 4 (7.41%) Firewall
5 4 (7.41%) SAN
5 4 (7.41%) VPN
6 3 (5.56%) FTP
6 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.70%) DHCP
7 2 (3.70%) HTTP
7 2 (3.70%) IPsec
7 2 (3.70%) VoIP
8 1 (1.85%) NAS
8 1 (1.85%) PBX
8 1 (1.85%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.85%) SSH
8 1 (1.85%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 16 (29.63%) MySQL
3 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.41%) MongoDB
5 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
5 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.85%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.85%) DataStage
8 1 (1.85%) DB2
8 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.26%) JIRA
3 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.41%) Subversion
4 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.70%) Travis CI
5 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Local Government
3 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (18.52%) Developer
2 5 (9.26%) .NET Developer
2 5 (9.26%) C# Developer
2 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (9.26%) Project Engineer
2 5 (9.26%) Server Engineer
2 5 (9.26%) Sun Support
2 5 (9.26%) Web Engineer
2 5 (9.26%) Web Hosting Engineer
3 4 (7.41%) Applications Support
3 4 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (7.41%) Technical Support
4 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Analyst
4 3 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (5.56%) DBA
4 3 (5.56%) IT Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 3 (5.56%) SQL DBA
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.89%) .NET
2 10 (18.52%) .NET Framework
2 10 (18.52%) LAMP
2 10 (18.52%) Web Services
3 6 (11.11%) JSP
4 5 (9.26%) jQuery
4 5 (9.26%) JSON
4 5 (9.26%) XML
5 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
5 4 (7.41%) CSS
5 4 (7.41%) SOAP
6 3 (5.56%) Autofac
6 3 (5.56%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.56%) HTML
6 3 (5.56%) ODBC
6 3 (5.56%) REST
6 3 (5.56%) SAML
6 3 (5.56%) Spring
6 3 (5.56%) WAMP
6 3 (5.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) PMI
2 4 (7.41%) Clustering
3 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) NHS
4 2 (3.70%) Replication
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.85%) BYOD
5 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Licensing
5 1 (1.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 45 (83.33%) Windows
2 29 (53.70%) Windows Server
3 27 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (29.63%) Linux
5 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (14.81%) Unix
8 6 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.70%) AIX
9 2 (3.70%) CentOS
10 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) ITIL
2 11 (20.37%) Project Management
3 10 (18.52%) Capacity Management
3 10 (18.52%) PRINCE2
4 9 (16.67%) Security Management
5 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.96%) MVC
6 6 (11.11%) Migration
6 6 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (9.26%) Load Balancing
8 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.41%) High Availability
8 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (7.41%) ITIL V3
8 4 (7.41%) Scrum
9 3 (5.56%) CRM
9 3 (5.56%) Practice Management
9 3 (5.56%) Server Hardening
9 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.74%) SQL
2 12 (22.22%) PHP
2 12 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 8 (14.81%) Java
4 7 (12.96%) C#
5 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.70%) VB
8 2 (3.70%) VBScript
9 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 6 (11.11%) MCITP
3 6 (11.11%) MCTS
3 6 (11.11%) RHCE
4 5 (9.26%) MCSE
5 3 (5.56%) Degree
5 3 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.70%) CCNA
6 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.85%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.85%) CISSP
7 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.85%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.85%) SANS
7 1 (1.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 21 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.11%) UAG
4 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.56%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.56%) vSphere
6 2 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (3.70%) Xen
6 2 (3.70%) XenApp
7 1 (1.85%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.85%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.85%) PowerHA
7 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (22.22%) Puppet
2 9 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
3 8 (14.81%) SCOM
4 4 (7.41%) SCCM
5 3 (5.56%) Backup Exec
5 3 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (5.56%) Tivoli
6 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.85%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.85%) QRadar
7 1 (1.85%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 35 (64.81%) Microsoft
2 21 (38.89%) VMware
3 9 (16.67%) Brocade
3 9 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 8 (14.81%) Oracle
5 7 (12.96%) Citrix
6 5 (9.26%) SAP
6 5 (9.26%) Sun
7 4 (7.41%) Cisco
7 4 (7.41%) Intel Security
7 4 (7.41%) Symantec
8 3 (5.56%) F5
8 3 (5.56%) Veeam
9 2 (3.70%) Atlassian
9 2 (3.70%) Canon
9 2 (3.70%) Dell
9 2 (3.70%) EqualLogic
9 2 (3.70%) Google
9 2 (3.70%) HP
10 1 (1.85%) Adobe