The table below looks at the statistics for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 48 41 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +23
Contract jobs citing IIS 19 36 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.25% 3.60% 1.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.50% 17.82% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £294 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £28.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-9.73% -2.58%
IIS
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
152 202 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.97% 20.22% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 105 60
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 13
Average hourly rate £55.65 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.60% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.38 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -0.13%

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

IIS Daily Rate Trend in Reading

IIS
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS across the Reading region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

IIS Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Degree
3 13 (50.00%) Service Management
4 12 (46.15%) MCTS
4 12 (46.15%) MCITP
4 12 (46.15%) ITIL
4 12 (46.15%) DNS
4 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (42.31%) Customer Engagement
6 10 (38.46%) .NET
7 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
7 8 (30.77%) Lotus
8 7 (26.92%) GroupWise
8 7 (26.92%) Novell
8 7 (26.92%) SAN
8 7 (26.92%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (26.92%) IBM Notes
8 7 (26.92%) SQL
8 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (26.92%) Clustering
8 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
9 6 (23.08%) IMAP
9 6 (23.08%) POP3
9 6 (23.08%) SMTP
9 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 5 (19.23%) Linux
10 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
11 4 (15.38%) Office Communications Server

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 7 (26.92%) GroupWise
2 7 (26.92%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (26.92%) IBM Notes
3 4 (15.38%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (11.54%) Apache
4 3 (11.54%) iPlanet
4 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
4 3 (11.54%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (7.69%) Live Communications Server
5 2 (7.69%) Lync
6 1 (3.85%) Sitefinity
6 1 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) DNS
2 7 (26.92%) SAN
3 6 (23.08%) IMAP
3 6 (23.08%) POP3
3 6 (23.08%) SMTP
4 2 (7.69%) RTP
4 2 (7.69%) PBX
4 2 (7.69%) PSTN
4 2 (7.69%) HTTP
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) DHCP
5 1 (3.85%) LDAP
5 1 (3.85%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) SSL
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.85%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.85%) Fiddler
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) CruiseControl
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Field Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Server Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Server Support
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Support Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) .NET
2 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
3 3 (11.54%) Web Services
3 3 (11.54%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (7.69%) WCF
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.85%) HTML
5 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET
5 1 (3.85%) DCOM
5 1 (3.85%) CSS
5 1 (3.85%) XSL
5 1 (3.85%) REST
5 1 (3.85%) CSS3
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 1 (3.85%) FastCGI
5 1 (3.85%) HTML5
5 1 (3.85%) Silverlight
5 1 (3.85%) LINQ
5 1 (3.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Clustering
2 3 (11.54%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) RMADS
3 1 (3.85%) CESG
3 1 (3.85%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Linux
3 4 (15.38%) Solaris
4 3 (11.54%) AIX
4 3 (11.54%) zOS
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Service Management
2 12 (46.15%) ITIL
3 11 (42.31%) Customer Engagement
4 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) Web Development
5 2 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (3.85%) Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) Information Assurance
6 1 (3.85%) Information Security
6 1 (3.85%) MVC
6 1 (3.85%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.54%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) VBScript
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Degree
2 12 (46.15%) MCTS
2 12 (46.15%) MCITP
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) JSP 440
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
1 1 (3.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Lotus
2 7 (26.92%) Novell
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) Nortel
5 2 (7.69%) Avaya
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) NetApp
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) F5
6 1 (3.85%) VMware
6 1 (3.85%) Telerik