The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Scotland 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 85 90 85
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing IIS 42 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.52% 0.57% 0.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.98% 3.51% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 10
Average daily rate
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£361 £375 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% +40.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £354 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £414 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +42.85%
Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
421 399 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.26% 16.23% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 180 150
Average daily rate £351 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 12
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.77 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.90% -9.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £20.25 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
IIS
UK

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +11 18 £263 -26.24% 5
Edinburgh -8 15 £470 +15.69% 8
Aberdeen +8 1 £325 - 1
Dundee - - - -
Falkirk - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
IIS
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IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (62.50%) SQL
2 39 (48.75%) SQL Server
3 38 (47.50%) .NET
4 37 (46.25%) Windows
5 30 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 23 (28.75%) Web Services
7 21 (26.25%) XML
7 21 (26.25%) Active Directory
8 20 (25.00%) SharePoint
9 19 (23.75%) ASP.NET
10 18 (22.50%) DNS
10 18 (22.50%) Security Cleared
11 17 (21.25%) C#
12 16 (20.00%) SC Cleared
13 15 (18.75%) PowerShell
14 13 (16.25%) HTML
14 13 (16.25%) JavaScript
14 13 (16.25%) UNIX
15 12 (15.00%) Degree
15 12 (15.00%) ITIL
15 12 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
16 11 (13.75%) HTTP
16 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (13.75%) SQL Server 2005
17 10 (12.50%) Lync
17 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
17 10 (12.50%) OO
17 10 (12.50%) SOAP
18 9 (11.25%) Java
18 9 (11.25%) Tomcat

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 20 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 12 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (12.50%) Lync
4 9 (11.25%) Tomcat
4 9 (11.25%) MS Exchange
5 7 (8.75%) Apache
5 7 (8.75%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (8.75%) MS Project Server
6 5 (6.25%) WebSphere
7 4 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (5.00%) WebLogic
8 3 (3.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (3.75%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) MS Project
1 7 (8.75%) InfoPath
2 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.25%) Office 365
1 1 (1.25%) PaaS
1 1 (1.25%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.50%) DNS
2 11 (13.75%) HTTP
3 8 (10.00%) DHCP
4 7 (8.75%) SSL
5 6 (7.50%) Firewall
5 6 (7.50%) LDAP
5 6 (7.50%) Kerberos
6 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.25%) Wireshark
7 4 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (5.00%) X.509
7 4 (5.00%) SAN
7 4 (5.00%) DMZ
8 3 (3.75%) IPv4
8 3 (3.75%) LAN
8 3 (3.75%) WAN
8 3 (3.75%) VLAN
9 2 (2.50%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (48.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (8.75%) InterSystems Cache
5 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Fiddler
2 6 (7.50%) Subversion
2 6 (7.50%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (5.00%) Maven
3 4 (5.00%) Ant
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.25%) Toad
5 1 (1.25%) PVCS
5 1 (1.25%) JIRA
5 1 (1.25%) NUnit
5 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (1.25%) Military
2 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (40.00%) Developer
2 16 (20.00%) Analyst
3 15 (18.75%) SharePoint Developer
3 15 (18.75%) Support Analyst
3 15 (18.75%) Applications Support
4 13 (16.25%) Applications Support Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Lead Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.00%) C++ Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Consultant
8 2 (2.50%) Wintel Consultant
8 2 (2.50%) SharePoint Administrator
8 2 (2.50%) Junior Software Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Support Team Leader
8 2 (2.50%) Team Leader
8 2 (2.50%) Junior Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Administrator
8 2 (2.50%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (47.50%) .NET
2 23 (28.75%) Web Services
3 21 (26.25%) XML
4 19 (23.75%) ASP.NET
5 13 (16.25%) HTML
6 10 (12.50%) SOAP
7 9 (11.25%) RESTful
7 9 (11.25%) JSON
8 7 (8.75%) HTML5
8 7 (8.75%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 5 (6.25%) STL
9 5 (6.25%) CSS
10 4 (5.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 4 (5.00%) MFC
10 4 (5.00%) JSP
10 4 (5.00%) ATL
10 4 (5.00%) COM+
10 4 (5.00%) DCOM
10 4 (5.00%) OLE DB
10 4 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.25%) Replication
2 5 (6.25%) PKI
3 4 (5.00%) DataPower
3 4 (5.00%) NHS
4 2 (2.50%) Clustering
4 2 (2.50%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.50%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (46.25%) Windows
2 13 (16.25%) UNIX
3 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.25%) Linux
6 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.75%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.50%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.00%) ITIL
2 10 (12.50%) OO
3 9 (11.25%) Service Delivery
4 8 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (10.00%) Project Management
5 7 (8.75%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (7.50%) ITSM
6 6 (7.50%) Service Management
6 6 (7.50%) Workflow
7 5 (6.25%) Performance Management
7 5 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.00%) DevOps
8 4 (5.00%) Content Management
8 4 (5.00%) Multithreading
8 4 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.75%) Six Sigma
9 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.75%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (62.50%) SQL
2 17 (21.25%) C#
3 15 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 13 (16.25%) JavaScript
5 9 (11.25%) Java
6 7 (8.75%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.25%) C++
8 4 (5.00%) VBScript
9 2 (2.50%) VB
9 2 (2.50%) Perl
9 2 (2.50%) C
9 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.25%) XQuery
10 1 (1.25%) PHP
10 1 (1.25%) VBA
10 1 (1.25%) XPath
10 1 (1.25%) Korn
Qualifications
1 18 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (15.00%) Degree
4 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.00%) MCSE
6 3 (3.75%) MCP
6 3 (3.75%) MCTS
7 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.25%) ISEB
7 1 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) QA
1 8 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (26.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.75%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.50%) DFS Replication
4 2 (2.50%) vSphere
4 2 (2.50%) XenApp
4 2 (2.50%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.50%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.25%) VMware GSX
5 1 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.25%) Puppet
2 2 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.50%) OpenSSO
2 2 (2.50%) Netcool
2 2 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.25%) Nagios
3 1 (1.25%) Ganglia
3 1 (1.25%) SCCM
3 1 (1.25%) StatsD
3 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 30 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.25%) VMware
3 6 (7.50%) HP
4 5 (6.25%) Citrix
4 5 (6.25%) ForgeRock
5 4 (5.00%) InterSystems
5 4 (5.00%) IBM
6 3 (3.75%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.75%) NetApp
6 3 (3.75%) EMC
6 3 (3.75%) Oracle
7 2 (2.50%) Sybase
7 2 (2.50%) McAfee
7 2 (2.50%) Dell
7 2 (2.50%) Sun
7 2 (2.50%) Veritas
8 1 (1.25%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.25%) Remedy
8 1 (1.25%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.25%) DevExpress
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