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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 85 91 92
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing IIS 40 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.49% 1.08% 0.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.78% 5.84% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 11
Average daily rate
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£340 £290 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -6.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £421 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £310
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +17.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £29.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-32.20% +26.88%
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
409 445 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.27% 18.56% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 223 180
Average daily rate £389 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.61% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £230 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 9
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.87 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.44% -43.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £83.43 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.64%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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 +8 15 £375 +21.35% 1
Glasgow +1 13 £413 +54.78% 5
Aberdeen - 4 £200 - 1
West Lothian - 3 - -
Fife - 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
IIS
UK

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 42 (57.53%) Windows
2 35 (47.95%) SQL Server
3 32 (43.84%) .NET
4 27 (36.99%) SQL
5 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
6 19 (26.03%) Finance
6 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (24.66%) C#
8 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (20.55%) ASP.NET
9 15 (20.55%) Web Services
10 14 (19.18%) Active Directory
11 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (17.81%) SharePoint
12 12 (16.44%) DNS
13 11 (15.07%) SSL
13 11 (15.07%) Linux
13 11 (15.07%) PowerShell
14 10 (13.70%) Banking
14 10 (13.70%) WebSphere
14 10 (13.70%) ITIL
15 9 (12.33%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (12.33%) VMware
16 8 (10.96%) Oracle
16 8 (10.96%) HTTP
17 7 (9.59%) DHCP
17 7 (9.59%) UNIX
17 7 (9.59%) OO
17 7 (9.59%) Replication
17 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 13 (17.81%) SharePoint
2 10 (13.70%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.22%) CMS
3 6 (8.22%) JBoss
3 6 (8.22%) Apache
4 5 (6.85%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (5.48%) WebLogic
6 3 (4.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.74%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.37%) MS Project Server
8 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.37%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Office
2 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.37%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (4.11%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.44%) DNS
2 11 (15.07%) SSL
3 8 (10.96%) HTTP
4 7 (9.59%) DHCP
5 6 (8.22%) Firewall
6 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.48%) SAN
8 2 (2.74%) DMZ
8 2 (2.74%) Internet
8 2 (2.74%) IPv4
8 2 (2.74%) LDAP
8 2 (2.74%) LAN
8 2 (2.74%) WAN
8 2 (2.74%) VLAN
9 1 (1.37%) 4G
9 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (47.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.11%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.74%) DataStage
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.37%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.37%) Informix
5 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.37%) DB2
5 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Fiddler
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.74%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 19 (26.03%) Finance
2 10 (13.70%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Law
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
4 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.37%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (19.18%) Developer
2 13 (17.81%) Analyst
3 11 (15.07%) Applications Support
4 9 (12.33%) .NET Developer
5 8 (10.96%) Support Analyst
6 7 (9.59%) Architect
6 7 (9.59%) Administrator
6 7 (9.59%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (9.59%) Wintel Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Windows Administrator
8 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (5.48%) Consultant
10 3 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
11 2 (2.74%) Remedy Specialist
11 2 (2.74%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 2 (2.74%) Systems Analyst
11 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (43.84%) .NET
2 15 (20.55%) ASP.NET
2 15 (20.55%) Web Services
3 7 (9.59%) WCF
4 6 (8.22%) HTML
5 5 (6.85%) NHibernate
6 4 (5.48%) XML
6 4 (5.48%) Middleware
6 4 (5.48%) CSS
7 3 (4.11%) Application Packaging
8 2 (2.74%) JSON
8 2 (2.74%) SOAP
8 2 (2.74%) Ajax
8 2 (2.74%) jQuery
8 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.37%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (1.37%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.37%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Replication
2 4 (5.48%) Clustering
2 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.74%) User Experience
3 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.37%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.37%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.37%) NHS
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (57.53%) Windows
2 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (15.07%) Linux
6 7 (9.59%) UNIX
6 7 (9.59%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.85%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (4.11%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.74%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.37%) zOS
11 1 (1.37%) AIX
11 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.70%) ITIL
2 7 (9.59%) OO
3 6 (8.22%) Project Management
3 6 (8.22%) Information Security
3 6 (8.22%) Performance Analysis
3 6 (8.22%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (6.85%) Migration
4 5 (6.85%) Asset Management
4 5 (6.85%) OOD
5 4 (5.48%) SOA
5 4 (5.48%) Service Management
5 4 (5.48%) Workflow
5 4 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.11%) Project Planning
6 3 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.11%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.11%) ITSM
6 3 (4.11%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.99%) SQL
2 18 (24.66%) C#
3 11 (15.07%) PowerShell
4 6 (8.22%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.85%) Perl
6 4 (5.48%) C++
6 4 (5.48%) VBScript
7 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.74%) Java
8 2 (2.74%) VB
8 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.37%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
1 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.22%) Degree
3 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.11%) MCP
4 3 (4.11%) MCSE
4 3 (4.11%) CISSP
5 2 (2.74%) MCTS
5 2 (2.74%) VCP4
5 2 (2.74%) CISM
6 1 (1.37%) MCDST
6 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
1 1 (1.37%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (19.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) RACF
2 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.74%) DFS Replication
3 1 (1.37%) vSphere
3 1 (1.37%) XenApp
3 1 (1.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) SCOM
2 3 (4.11%) SCCM
3 2 (2.74%) CA LISA
3 2 (2.74%) WSUS
3 2 (2.74%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.74%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.37%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.37%) OpenView
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.33%) VMware
3 8 (10.96%) Oracle
4 5 (6.85%) Sybase
5 4 (5.48%) CA
5 4 (5.48%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.48%) TIBCO
6 3 (4.11%) Remedy
6 3 (4.11%) NetApp
6 3 (4.11%) EMC
6 3 (4.11%) IBM
6 3 (4.11%) BMC
7 2 (2.74%) Citrix
7 2 (2.74%) Sun
7 2 (2.74%) HP
8 1 (1.37%) Dell
8 1 (1.37%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.37%) Cisco
8 1 (1.37%) Juniper
8 1 (1.37%) Veritas