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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 101 85 79
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs citing IIS 27 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.95% 1.32% 1.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.97% 6.85% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 17
Average daily rate
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£273 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £254 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £373 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+27.65% -14.54%
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
543 482 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.11% 19.27% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 227 173
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £211 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 13
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.50 £15.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% +88.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.55 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -9.73%

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 November 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 November 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
Edinburgh -9 13 £300 -11.17% 4
Glasgow -9 7 £181 -50.91% 11
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
IIS
UK

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 39 (54.93%) Windows
2 37 (52.11%) SQL
3 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
4 26 (36.62%) SQL Server
5 25 (35.21%) Active Directory
6 24 (33.80%) .NET
7 18 (25.35%) DNS
8 17 (23.94%) XML
9 15 (21.13%) Finance
9 15 (21.13%) PowerShell
9 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (19.72%) VMware
10 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (19.72%) DHCP
11 13 (18.31%) Linux
11 13 (18.31%) Web Services
11 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
12 12 (16.90%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
13 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET
13 10 (14.08%) HTML
14 9 (12.68%) C#
14 9 (12.68%) ITIL
14 9 (12.68%) SharePoint
14 9 (12.68%) MCSE
15 8 (11.27%) WebSphere
15 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (11.27%) UNIX
16 7 (9.86%) Service Delivery

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 9 (12.68%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.27%) WebSphere
3 7 (9.86%) WebLogic
4 6 (8.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (8.45%) Apache
4 6 (8.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (7.04%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (7.04%) Lync
6 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
6 4 (5.63%) JBoss
7 3 (4.23%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.41%) CICS
9 1 (1.41%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.41%) MS Project Server
9 1 (1.41%) Umbraco
9 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.41%) MS Project
1 1 (1.41%) MS Office
1 1 (1.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.41%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.35%) DNS
2 14 (19.72%) DHCP
3 7 (9.86%) SAN
4 6 (8.45%) HTTP
5 5 (7.04%) IPv4
5 5 (7.04%) WAN
5 5 (7.04%) LAN
5 5 (7.04%) VLAN
6 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.23%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.82%) VoIP
8 2 (2.82%) VPN
8 2 (2.82%) SSL
8 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.82%) Wireless
8 2 (2.82%) Firewall
8 2 (2.82%) H.323
9 1 (1.41%) Internet
9 1 (1.41%) DMZ
9 1 (1.41%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (36.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.86%) InterSystems Cache
3 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.82%) DataStage
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.41%) Informix
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Fiddler
1 2 (2.82%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.41%) Toad
2 1 (1.41%) PVCS
General
1 15 (21.13%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.41%) International Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (29.58%) Developer
2 14 (19.72%) Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) Wintel Engineer
3 10 (14.08%) Support Analyst
4 9 (12.68%) Applications Support
4 9 (12.68%) Applications Support Analyst
5 8 (11.27%) Consultant
6 6 (8.45%) .NET Developer
6 6 (8.45%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (7.04%) C++ Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 2 (2.82%) SharePoint Specialist
10 2 (2.82%) Wintel Consultant
10 2 (2.82%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (2.82%) Architect
10 2 (2.82%) IT Manager
11 1 (1.41%) Technical Architect
11 1 (1.41%) Solutions Architect
11 1 (1.41%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.80%) .NET
2 17 (23.94%) XML
3 13 (18.31%) Web Services
4 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET
4 10 (14.08%) HTML
5 6 (8.45%) SOAP
6 5 (7.04%) OLE DB
6 5 (7.04%) STL
6 5 (7.04%) ATL
6 5 (7.04%) COM+
6 5 (7.04%) DCOM
6 5 (7.04%) MFC
6 5 (7.04%) RESTful
6 5 (7.04%) JSON
7 4 (5.63%) WCF
7 4 (5.63%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (5.63%) CSS
8 3 (4.23%) Application Packaging
8 3 (4.23%) NHibernate
9 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) User Experience
2 5 (7.04%) Clustering
3 4 (5.63%) NHS
4 3 (4.23%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.23%) Replication
4 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.23%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.41%) LIMS
6 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.41%) DataPower
6 1 (1.41%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 39 (54.93%) Windows
2 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (18.31%) Linux
5 12 (16.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (11.27%) UNIX
7 7 (9.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (8.45%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.82%) HPUX
9 2 (2.82%) Solaris
10 1 (1.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.68%) ITIL
2 7 (9.86%) Service Delivery
2 7 (9.86%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (9.86%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (7.04%) Migration
3 5 (7.04%) Project Management
3 5 (7.04%) Coaching
3 5 (7.04%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (7.04%) High Availability
3 5 (7.04%) Multithreading
3 5 (7.04%) Performance Management
4 4 (5.63%) Analytics
4 4 (5.63%) OO
4 4 (5.63%) Service Management
4 4 (5.63%) ITSM
5 3 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.23%) OOD
5 3 (4.23%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.82%) Supplier Management
6 2 (2.82%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.11%) SQL
2 15 (21.13%) PowerShell
3 9 (12.68%) C#
4 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.04%) C++
5 5 (7.04%) VBScript
6 3 (4.23%) Perl
7 2 (2.82%) Java
8 1 (1.41%) MUMPS
8 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.41%) C
8 1 (1.41%) VB
8 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
3 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
4 9 (12.68%) MCSE
5 7 (9.86%) Degree
5 7 (9.86%) MCTS
6 5 (7.04%) MCP
7 2 (2.82%) MCITP
7 2 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (35.21%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.23%) vSphere
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.41%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.41%) XenApp
5 1 (1.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) SCCM
2 2 (2.82%) CA LISA
2 2 (2.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.41%) WSUS
3 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.72%) VMware
3 7 (9.86%) Red Hat
4 6 (8.45%) NetApp
4 6 (8.45%) EMC
4 6 (8.45%) Citrix
5 5 (7.04%) HP
5 5 (7.04%) Oracle
6 4 (5.63%) IBM
7 3 (4.23%) TIBCO
7 3 (4.23%) Sybase
8 2 (2.82%) InterSystems
8 2 (2.82%) Sun
8 2 (2.82%) CA
8 2 (2.82%) Symantec
8 2 (2.82%) Remedy
9 1 (1.41%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.41%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.41%) Veritas
9 1 (1.41%) BMC
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