The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Reading region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 31 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Contract jobs citing IIS 40 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.41% 2.03% 2.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.23% 10.27% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 14
Average daily rate
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£356 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £343 £308
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +11.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.09% +10.00%
Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
208 185 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.93% 19.76% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 83 68
Average daily rate £363 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £247 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 6
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -48.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
IIS
Berkshire

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014, 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 57 (86.36%) Windows
2 33 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 29 (43.94%) Active Directory
3 29 (43.94%) .NET
4 28 (42.42%) SQL Server
5 26 (39.39%) SQL
6 24 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (31.82%) Internet
8 17 (25.76%) DNS
9 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET
10 14 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (19.70%) MS Excel
11 13 (19.70%) T-SQL
11 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (19.70%) Degree
12 12 (18.18%) VMware
12 12 (18.18%) Visual Studio
12 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
12 12 (18.18%) LDAP
13 11 (16.67%) TCP/IP
13 11 (16.67%) HTML
13 11 (16.67%) MCSE
13 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (16.67%) PowerShell
14 10 (15.15%) PKI
14 10 (15.15%) Linux
14 10 (15.15%) CSS
14 10 (15.15%) XML
14 10 (15.15%) C#
15 9 (13.64%) WSUS

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.61%) MS Exchange
3 6 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.55%) Lync
5 3 (4.55%) Live Communications Server
5 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.03%) Apache
6 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.52%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (19.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.82%) Internet
2 17 (25.76%) DNS
3 12 (18.18%) LDAP
4 11 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 7 (10.61%) HTTPS
5 7 (10.61%) HTTP
6 5 (7.58%) FTP
7 4 (6.06%) SAN
8 3 (4.55%) NAS
8 3 (4.55%) RTP
8 3 (4.55%) DHCP
8 3 (4.55%) PBX
8 3 (4.55%) PSTN
9 2 (3.03%) WAN
9 2 (3.03%) SMTP
9 2 (3.03%) ATM
9 2 (3.03%) Firewall
9 2 (3.03%) tcpdump
9 2 (3.03%) snoop
10 1 (1.52%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (42.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.03%) IDOL
4 1 (1.52%) MySQL
4 1 (1.52%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 9 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.03%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (1.52%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.52%) WinDbg
4 1 (1.52%) Bugzilla
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
1 6 (9.09%) Billing
2 3 (4.55%) Marketing
3 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Games
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Support Engineer
2 8 (12.12%) Developer
3 7 (10.61%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Server Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Field Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Server Support
7 3 (4.55%) Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Server Support Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Web Designer
8 2 (3.03%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.94%) .NET
2 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET
3 11 (16.67%) HTML
4 10 (15.15%) CSS
4 10 (15.15%) XML
5 8 (12.12%) WCF
6 6 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 6 (9.09%) XSD
6 6 (9.09%) DCOM
7 3 (4.55%) Ajax
7 3 (4.55%) XSLT
7 3 (4.55%) jQuery
7 3 (4.55%) HTML5
8 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.52%) Middleware
9 1 (1.52%) COM
9 1 (1.52%) XSL
9 1 (1.52%) SOAP
9 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) PKI
2 7 (10.61%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.06%) Clustering
4 3 (4.55%) Wiki
5 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) Replication
6 1 (1.52%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (86.36%) Windows
2 24 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (15.15%) Linux
5 4 (6.06%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.03%) UNIX
6 2 (3.03%) Windows 2000
6 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (12.12%) Web Development
3 7 (10.61%) Performance Analysis
4 6 (9.09%) Analytics
4 6 (9.09%) Web Analytics
5 4 (6.06%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.06%) Problem Management
5 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.06%) Migration
6 3 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.55%) MVC
6 3 (4.55%) SEO
6 3 (4.55%) Project Management
6 3 (4.55%) Service Management
6 3 (4.55%) ITIL
6 3 (4.55%) Capacity Management
6 3 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 26 (39.39%) SQL
2 13 (19.70%) T-SQL
3 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 10 (15.15%) C#
6 8 (12.12%) C
7 7 (10.61%) VBScript
8 6 (9.09%) C++
8 6 (9.09%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.03%) Perl
10 1 (1.52%) Java
10 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (19.70%) Degree
3 11 (16.67%) MCSE
4 7 (10.61%) MCTS
4 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
5 6 (9.09%) MCSD
6 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.55%) MCITP
8 2 (3.03%) MCPD
8 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.52%) MCP
9 1 (1.52%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (43.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.06%) NLBS
4 2 (3.03%) vSphere
5 1 (1.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.52%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) WSUS
2 6 (9.09%) SCCM
2 6 (9.09%) SCOM
2 6 (9.09%) WMI
3 2 (3.03%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.52%) Puppet
4 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.52%) Salt
Vendors
1 33 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.18%) VMware
3 7 (10.61%) Oracle
4 6 (9.09%) SAP
5 5 (7.58%) Cisco
6 3 (4.55%) Nortel
6 3 (4.55%) Avaya
6 3 (4.55%) Lotus
6 3 (4.55%) Omniture
6 3 (4.55%) Unica
7 2 (3.03%) F5
7 2 (3.03%) Meridio
8 1 (1.52%) Remedy
8 1 (1.52%) Juniper
8 1 (1.52%) CA
8 1 (1.52%) NetApp
8 1 (1.52%) Veritas
8 1 (1.52%) Citrix