The table below looks at the statistics for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 24 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing IIS 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.69% 6.74% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.52% 23.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£200 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.28 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-36.05% +28.97%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Application Platforms Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
21 26 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 17.80% 29.21% 31.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 26
Average daily rate £319 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £325 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IIS across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IIS across the Northern Ireland region.

IIS Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IIS across the Northern Ireland region.

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VBScript
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) WMI
3 2 (50.00%) Lync
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Tableau
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Lync
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) NOC Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) E-Discovery
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) VBScript
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) VCP4
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Tableau