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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 81 99 87
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Contract jobs citing IIS 43 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.56% 0.52% 0.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.78% 3.13% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 15
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£325 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £335 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £371 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.72% +14.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £165.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £30.78 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+2.34% +66.36%
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
490 415 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.73% 16.64% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 185 154
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 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 17
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £16.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -16.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.25 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.00 £25.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -5 19 £173 -50.71% 3
Edinburgh +2 12 £408 +0.30% 4
Renfrewshire - 7 £296 - 1
West Lothian - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Midlothian - - - -
IIS
UK

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 43 (53.09%) SQL
1 43 (53.09%) Windows
2 33 (40.74%) SQL Server
3 31 (38.27%) Microsoft
4 30 (37.04%) .NET
5 27 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 26 (32.10%) XML
7 22 (27.16%) DNS
8 19 (23.46%) Web Services
8 19 (23.46%) PowerShell
9 18 (22.22%) ASP.NET
10 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
11 16 (19.75%) HTML
11 16 (19.75%) SharePoint
12 15 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (17.28%) SC Cleared
14 13 (16.05%) UNIX
14 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
14 13 (16.05%) ITIL
15 12 (14.81%) SOAP
15 12 (14.81%) HTTP
15 12 (14.81%) SharePoint 2013
16 11 (13.58%) DHCP
17 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2003
17 10 (12.35%) C#
17 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
17 10 (12.35%) JSON
17 10 (12.35%) RESTful
17 10 (12.35%) Lync
17 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 16 (19.75%) SharePoint
2 12 (14.81%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (12.35%) Lync
4 9 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 9 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 8 (9.88%) Apache
5 8 (9.88%) MS Exchange
5 8 (9.88%) WebLogic
6 5 (6.17%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (4.94%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.47%) CMS
9 2 (2.47%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (2.47%) MS Project Server
10 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Project
1 2 (2.47%) MS Office
1 2 (2.47%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Heroku
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (27.16%) DNS
2 12 (14.81%) HTTP
3 11 (13.58%) DHCP
4 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.64%) Firewall
5 7 (8.64%) SSL
6 6 (7.41%) LAN
6 6 (7.41%) LDAP
6 6 (7.41%) IPv4
6 6 (7.41%) WAN
6 6 (7.41%) VLAN
7 5 (6.17%) Wireshark
7 5 (6.17%) Kerberos
8 4 (4.94%) X.509
8 4 (4.94%) DMZ
8 4 (4.94%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (3.70%) SAN
9 3 (3.70%) NetScaler
10 2 (2.47%) VoIP
10 2 (2.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (8.64%) InterSystems Cache
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.23%) DataStage
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Fiddler
2 6 (7.41%) Subversion
3 4 (4.94%) Ant
3 4 (4.94%) Maven
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.47%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.23%) NUnit
5 1 (1.23%) JIRA
5 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.23%) PVCS
5 1 (1.23%) Toad
General
1 9 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (35.80%) Developer
2 16 (19.75%) Analyst
3 13 (16.05%) Support Analyst
4 12 (14.81%) SharePoint Developer
5 11 (13.58%) Applications Support Analyst
5 11 (13.58%) Applications Support
6 9 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Lead Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Consultant
8 6 (7.41%) .NET Developer
9 5 (6.17%) C++ Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Senior Developer
11 2 (2.47%) IT Manager
11 2 (2.47%) Architect
11 2 (2.47%) Support Specialist
11 2 (2.47%) Technical Consultant
11 2 (2.47%) Wintel Consultant
11 2 (2.47%) Windows Engineer
11 2 (2.47%) SharePoint Specialist
11 2 (2.47%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.04%) .NET
2 26 (32.10%) XML
3 19 (23.46%) Web Services
4 18 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 16 (19.75%) HTML
6 12 (14.81%) SOAP
7 10 (12.35%) JSON
7 10 (12.35%) RESTful
8 7 (8.64%) HTML5
9 5 (6.17%) OLE DB
9 5 (6.17%) MFC
9 5 (6.17%) STL
9 5 (6.17%) ATL
9 5 (6.17%) COM+
9 5 (6.17%) DCOM
9 5 (6.17%) CSS
10 4 (4.94%) JSP
10 4 (4.94%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (4.94%) WCF
10 4 (4.94%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.11%) User Experience
3 5 (6.17%) Clustering
3 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.17%) Replication
3 5 (6.17%) PKI
3 5 (6.17%) NHS
4 4 (4.94%) DataPower
5 3 (3.70%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.70%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.23%) LIMS
7 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 43 (53.09%) Windows
2 13 (16.05%) UNIX
3 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (11.11%) Linux
5 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.70%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.47%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.47%) HPUX
7 2 (2.47%) Solaris
7 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.05%) ITIL
2 9 (11.11%) Coaching
3 8 (9.88%) Project Management
4 7 (8.64%) Service Delivery
5 6 (7.41%) High Availability
5 6 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (6.17%) ITSM
6 5 (6.17%) Multithreading
6 5 (6.17%) Performance Management
6 5 (6.17%) Service Management
6 5 (6.17%) OO
6 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
7 4 (4.94%) DevOps
7 4 (4.94%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (4.94%) Web Development
8 3 (3.70%) Content Management
8 3 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.70%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 43 (53.09%) SQL
2 19 (23.46%) PowerShell
3 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.35%) C#
5 9 (11.11%) Java
6 6 (7.41%) VBScript
7 5 (6.17%) C++
8 4 (4.94%) Perl
8 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.23%) C
10 1 (1.23%) VB
10 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
2 15 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (17.28%) SC Cleared
4 9 (11.11%) Degree
4 9 (11.11%) MCSE
5 8 (9.88%) MCTS
6 6 (7.41%) MCP
7 2 (2.47%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.47%) MCITP
8 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.23%) ISEB
8 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.11%) QA
2 4 (4.94%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (3.70%) XenApp
3 3 (3.70%) vSphere
4 2 (2.47%) ISA Server
4 2 (2.47%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.47%) DFS Replication
4 2 (2.47%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.17%) Puppet
2 3 (3.70%) SCCM
3 2 (2.47%) Netcool
3 2 (2.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.47%) OpenSSO
4 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.23%) Ganglia
4 1 (1.23%) CA LISA
4 1 (1.23%) Nagios
4 1 (1.23%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.23%) StatsD
Vendors
1 31 (38.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.88%) Citrix
2 8 (9.88%) HP
2 8 (9.88%) VMware
3 6 (7.41%) IBM
4 5 (6.17%) Oracle
4 5 (6.17%) ForgeRock
5 4 (4.94%) Sun
6 3 (3.70%) EMC
6 3 (3.70%) NetApp
6 3 (3.70%) Veritas
6 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.70%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.70%) Sybase
7 2 (2.47%) JBoss
7 2 (2.47%) Symantec
7 2 (2.47%) McAfee
7 2 (2.47%) Dell
7 2 (2.47%) InterSystems
8 1 (1.23%) DevExpress
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