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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 60 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing IIS 13 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.30% 2.56% 2.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.56% 13.30% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 13
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£363 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.25% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £32.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-28.65% +113.33%
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
172 203 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.15% 19.26% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 113 61
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 22
Average hourly rate £33.50 £13.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.69% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £9.10 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £17.80 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Degree
3 12 (37.50%) .NET
3 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 11 (34.38%) DNS
4 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (34.38%) ITIL
4 11 (34.38%) .NET Framework
4 11 (34.38%) Service Management
4 11 (34.38%) MCTS
4 11 (34.38%) MCITP
5 10 (31.25%) Customer Engagement
6 9 (28.13%) Lotus
6 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
7 8 (25.00%) SAN
7 8 (25.00%) Novell
7 8 (25.00%) GroupWise
7 8 (25.00%) IBM Notes
7 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 8 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (25.00%) Clustering
8 7 (21.88%) IMAP
8 7 (21.88%) POP3
8 7 (21.88%) SMTP
8 7 (21.88%) Linux
8 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
8 7 (21.88%) C#
9 6 (18.75%) HTML
9 6 (18.75%) Java

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 8 (25.00%) GroupWise
2 8 (25.00%) IBM Notes
3 6 (18.75%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (12.50%) iPlanet
4 4 (12.50%) Apache
4 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Portal
4 4 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (6.25%) Live Communications Server
5 2 (6.25%) Lync
6 1 (3.13%) Sitefinity
6 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) DNS
2 8 (25.00%) SAN
3 7 (21.88%) IMAP
3 7 (21.88%) POP3
3 7 (21.88%) SMTP
4 4 (12.50%) HTTP
5 3 (9.38%) Internet
5 3 (9.38%) SSL
6 2 (6.25%) PBX
6 2 (6.25%) PSTN
6 2 (6.25%) RTP
7 1 (3.13%) VLAN
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.13%) DHCP
7 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) MySQL
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (6.25%) MSBuild
2 2 (6.25%) Subversion
2 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.13%) Artifactory
3 1 (3.13%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.13%) NuGet
3 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Field Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Server Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Consultant
3 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Exchange Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Junior
6 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Build Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Junior Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Junior Developer
6 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) DevOps Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Escalation Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) .NET
2 11 (34.38%) .NET Framework
3 6 (18.75%) HTML
4 4 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (12.50%) Web Services
5 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
5 3 (9.38%) CSS
6 2 (6.25%) XML
6 2 (6.25%) XSL
6 2 (6.25%) XSLT
6 2 (6.25%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (6.25%) Ajax
6 2 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (6.25%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (3.13%) CSS3
7 1 (3.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Linux
3 5 (15.63%) Solaris
4 4 (12.50%) zOS
4 4 (12.50%) AIX
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.13%) HPUX
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) ITIL
1 11 (34.38%) Service Management
2 10 (31.25%) Customer Engagement
3 8 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.50%) Data Security
4 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.50%) Coaching
5 3 (9.38%) Garbage Collection
5 3 (9.38%) Memory Management
6 2 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (6.25%) MVC
6 2 (6.25%) DevOps
7 1 (3.13%) Analytics
7 1 (3.13%) Scrum
7 1 (3.13%) Content Management
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (3.13%) Release Management
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) C#
2 6 (18.75%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.63%) C++
3 5 (15.63%) VB.NET
4 4 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (6.25%) VBScript
5 2 (6.25%) VB
5 2 (6.25%) Perl
5 2 (6.25%) PHP
5 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Degree
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (34.38%) MCTS
2 11 (34.38%) MCITP
3 4 (12.50%) CISSP
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) Lotus
3 8 (25.00%) Novell
4 5 (15.63%) IBM
5 4 (12.50%) Symantec
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco
7 2 (6.25%) Nortel
7 2 (6.25%) Avaya
7 2 (6.25%) VMware
8 1 (3.13%) F5
8 1 (3.13%) Telerik
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle
8 1 (3.13%) NetApp