The table below looks at the statistics for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 18 10 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs citing IIS 7 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 6.86% 12.07% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 38.89% 77.78% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate
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£508 £306 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.95% +80.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.78 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+3.97% +66.36%
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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 Preston region.

Application Platforms Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
18 9 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 17.65% 15.52% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 42
Average daily rate £517 £306 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.65% -23.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £223 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £347 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

IIS Daily Rate Trend in Preston

IIS
Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS across the Preston region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

IIS Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) J2EE
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Servlets
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Apache
2 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 5 (71.43%) HTTP
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) SSL
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) Jetty
2 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 5 (71.43%) nginx
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Google
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) IPsec
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) FTP
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (42.86%) Google App Engine
4 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 3 (42.86%) Xen

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 5 (71.43%) Apache
1 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
1 5 (71.43%) Jetty
1 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
1 5 (71.43%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (42.86%) Google App Engine
1 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) HTTP
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) IPsec
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) FTP
3 2 (28.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) J2EE
2 5 (71.43%) Servlets
3 2 (28.57%) Classic ASP
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VBScript
2 2 (28.57%) VB
2 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
2 2 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Xen
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Google
2 3 (42.86%) VMware