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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 63 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +1
Contract jobs citing IIS 9 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.05% 3.04% 2.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.32% 14.78% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 17
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £240 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.00%
IIS
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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 Reading region.

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
123 203 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.32% 20.55% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 102 69
Average daily rate £425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 18
Average hourly rate £33.50 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £9.49 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £16.40 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (48.00%) Degree
4 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (36.00%) DNS
4 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (36.00%) Lotus
4 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
5 8 (32.00%) IBM Notes
5 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (32.00%) ITIL
5 8 (32.00%) Service Management
5 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (32.00%) GroupWise
5 8 (32.00%) Novell
5 8 (32.00%) MCITP
5 8 (32.00%) MCTS
6 7 (28.00%) IMAP
6 7 (28.00%) Clustering
6 7 (28.00%) Customer Engagement
6 7 (28.00%) SAN
6 7 (28.00%) POP3
6 7 (28.00%) SMTP
6 7 (28.00%) C#
6 7 (28.00%) .NET
7 6 (24.00%) HTML
7 6 (24.00%) Java
7 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (24.00%) Office Communications Server

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (32.00%) IBM Notes
2 8 (32.00%) GroupWise
3 6 (24.00%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (16.00%) iPlanet
4 4 (16.00%) Apache
4 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (16.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (8.00%) Live Communications Server
5 2 (8.00%) Lync
6 1 (4.00%) Sitefinity
6 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) DNS
2 7 (28.00%) IMAP
2 7 (28.00%) SAN
2 7 (28.00%) POP3
2 7 (28.00%) SMTP
3 3 (12.00%) HTTP
3 3 (12.00%) SSL
3 3 (12.00%) Internet
4 2 (8.00%) RTP
4 2 (8.00%) PBX
4 2 (8.00%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (12.00%) MySQL
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (8.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
4 1 (4.00%) NuGet
4 1 (4.00%) Artifactory
4 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Field Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Server Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Security Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Junior
6 2 (8.00%) Junior Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Escalation Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) DevOps Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Designer
7 1 (4.00%) Build Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) HTML
2 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (16.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (16.00%) Web Services
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (12.00%) CSS
5 2 (8.00%) XML
5 2 (8.00%) XSLT
5 2 (8.00%) Ajax
5 2 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (8.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 2 (8.00%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (4.00%) CSS3
6 1 (4.00%) HTML5
6 1 (4.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Clustering
2 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) zOS
3 4 (16.00%) AIX
3 4 (16.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
1 8 (32.00%) Service Management
1 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (28.00%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (16.00%) Data Security
3 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (16.00%) Coaching
4 3 (12.00%) Garbage Collection
4 3 (12.00%) Memory Management
5 2 (8.00%) MVC
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (8.00%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (4.00%) Release Management
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) Web Development
6 1 (4.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) C#
2 6 (24.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) C++
3 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.00%) PHP
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) VBScript
4 2 (8.00%) VB
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Degree
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (32.00%) MCITP
3 8 (32.00%) MCTS
4 4 (16.00%) CISSP
5 1 (4.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
1 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) Lotus
3 8 (32.00%) Novell
4 4 (16.00%) Symantec
4 4 (16.00%) IBM
5 2 (8.00%) Avaya
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) Nortel
6 1 (4.00%) LANDesk
6 1 (4.00%) VMware
6 1 (4.00%) Telerik