The table below looks at the statistics for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 86 100 89
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Contract jobs citing IIS 44 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.60% 0.53% 0.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.26% 3.39% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £363 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +34.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £335 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £359 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +12.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.56 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +75.30%
IIS
UK

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

Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
475 384 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.27% 15.68% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 180 154
Average daily rate £350 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 12
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.25 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £28.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

IIS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

IIS
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

IIS Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

IIS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +7 21 £173 -50.71% 5
Edinburgh -8 13 £365 -10.15% 5
Renfrewshire - 4 £345 -
West Lothian - - - - 1
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
Midlothian - - - -
IIS
UK

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 50 (60.24%) SQL
2 41 (49.40%) Windows
3 40 (48.19%) SQL Server
4 37 (44.58%) .NET
5 33 (39.76%) Microsoft
6 23 (27.71%) Active Directory
6 23 (27.71%) XML
7 21 (25.30%) Web Services
8 19 (22.89%) DNS
9 18 (21.69%) SharePoint
9 18 (21.69%) ASP.NET
10 16 (19.28%) PowerShell
11 15 (18.07%) Security Cleared
12 13 (15.66%) ITIL
12 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
12 13 (15.66%) HTML
12 13 (15.66%) UNIX
13 12 (14.46%) HTTP
13 12 (14.46%) C#
13 12 (14.46%) SOAP
13 12 (14.46%) SC Cleared
14 11 (13.25%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (13.25%) Degree
14 11 (13.25%) Service Delivery
14 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (13.25%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (12.05%) JSON
15 10 (12.05%) RESTful
15 10 (12.05%) Lync
16 9 (10.84%) QA

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 18 (21.69%) SharePoint
2 11 (13.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (12.05%) Lync
4 9 (10.84%) Tomcat
5 8 (9.64%) MS Exchange
6 7 (8.43%) WebSphere
7 6 (7.23%) WebLogic
7 6 (7.23%) Apache
8 4 (4.82%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (4.82%) MS Project Server
8 4 (4.82%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (4.82%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (3.61%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (3.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (2.41%) CMS
11 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Project
1 4 (4.82%) InfoPath
2 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.20%) PaaS
1 1 (1.20%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.89%) DNS
2 12 (14.46%) HTTP
3 8 (9.64%) DHCP
4 7 (8.43%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.43%) SSL
5 6 (7.23%) LDAP
5 6 (7.23%) Firewall
6 5 (6.02%) Wireshark
6 5 (6.02%) Kerberos
7 4 (4.82%) DMZ
7 4 (4.82%) X.509
7 4 (4.82%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (3.61%) VLAN
8 3 (3.61%) WAN
8 3 (3.61%) IPv4
8 3 (3.61%) SAN
8 3 (3.61%) LAN
9 2 (2.41%) VoIP
9 2 (2.41%) VPN
9 2 (2.41%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (48.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (10.84%) InterSystems Cache
4 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Fiddler
2 6 (7.23%) Rational Rhapsody
2 6 (7.23%) Subversion
3 4 (4.82%) Maven
3 4 (4.82%) Ant
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.20%) PVCS
5 1 (1.20%) Toad
5 1 (1.20%) NUnit
5 1 (1.20%) JIRA
5 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (8.43%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (37.35%) Developer
2 19 (22.89%) Analyst
3 17 (20.48%) Support Analyst
3 17 (20.48%) Applications Support
4 15 (18.07%) Applications Support Analyst
5 14 (16.87%) SharePoint Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Lead Developer
7 6 (7.23%) .NET Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Consultant
8 5 (6.02%) C++ Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Support Specialist
10 2 (2.41%) IT Manager
10 2 (2.41%) Architect
10 2 (2.41%) Team Leader
10 2 (2.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 2 (2.41%) Support Team Leader
10 2 (2.41%) SharePoint Specialist
10 2 (2.41%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (44.58%) .NET
2 23 (27.71%) XML
3 21 (25.30%) Web Services
4 18 (21.69%) ASP.NET
5 13 (15.66%) HTML
6 12 (14.46%) SOAP
7 10 (12.05%) JSON
7 10 (12.05%) RESTful
8 7 (8.43%) HTML5
9 6 (7.23%) STL
10 5 (6.02%) MFC
10 5 (6.02%) ATL
10 5 (6.02%) COM+
10 5 (6.02%) DCOM
10 5 (6.02%) CSS
10 5 (6.02%) OLE DB
11 4 (4.82%) NHibernate
11 4 (4.82%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 4 (4.82%) WCF
11 4 (4.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.02%) Replication
2 5 (6.02%) NHS
2 5 (6.02%) PKI
3 4 (4.82%) Clustering
3 4 (4.82%) DataPower
4 2 (2.41%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.20%) LIMS
5 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 41 (49.40%) Windows
2 13 (15.66%) UNIX
3 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (8.43%) Linux
6 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.61%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.41%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.41%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.41%) HPUX
8 2 (2.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.66%) ITIL
2 11 (13.25%) Service Delivery
3 9 (10.84%) Project Management
4 8 (9.64%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (8.43%) Service Management
5 7 (8.43%) ITSM
5 7 (8.43%) OO
6 6 (7.23%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (6.02%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.02%) Multithreading
7 5 (6.02%) Performance Management
8 4 (4.82%) Web Development
8 4 (4.82%) Workflow
8 4 (4.82%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (4.82%) Six Sigma
8 4 (4.82%) DevOps
9 3 (3.61%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (3.61%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.61%) High Availability
9 3 (3.61%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 50 (60.24%) SQL
2 16 (19.28%) PowerShell
3 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.46%) C#
5 9 (10.84%) Java
6 5 (6.02%) C++
7 4 (4.82%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.82%) Perl
7 4 (4.82%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.61%) VBScript
9 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.20%) VB
10 1 (1.20%) VBA
10 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (18.07%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.46%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.25%) Degree
4 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (7.23%) MCSE
6 5 (6.02%) MCTS
7 3 (3.61%) MCP
8 2 (2.41%) MCITP
9 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.20%) ISEB
9 1 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.84%) QA
2 6 (7.23%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (27.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.41%) XenApp
3 2 (2.41%) DFS Replication
3 2 (2.41%) vSphere
3 2 (2.41%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.41%) ISA Server
3 2 (2.41%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) Puppet
1 5 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (2.41%) OpenSSO
2 2 (2.41%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.41%) Netcool
2 2 (2.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (2.41%) SCCM
3 1 (1.20%) Ganglia
3 1 (1.20%) Nagios
3 1 (1.20%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.20%) StatsD
Vendors
1 33 (39.76%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.43%) VMware
3 6 (7.23%) HP
3 6 (7.23%) IBM
4 5 (6.02%) Oracle
4 5 (6.02%) Citrix
4 5 (6.02%) ForgeRock
5 4 (4.82%) InterSystems
5 4 (4.82%) Sun
6 3 (3.61%) Sybase
6 3 (3.61%) EMC
6 3 (3.61%) NetApp
6 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.41%) Symantec
7 2 (2.41%) Veritas
7 2 (2.41%) Dell
7 2 (2.41%) McAfee
8 1 (1.20%) DevExpress
8 1 (1.20%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.20%) Remedy