The table below looks at the statistics for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 109 114 96
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs citing IIS 29 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.16% 0.69% 1.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.85% 4.25% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 19
Median daily rate £323 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% +0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £166 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £425 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £339 £347
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -2.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £60.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-53.71% +66.89%
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
496 518 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.78% 16.18% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 253 275
Median daily rate £340 £338 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £180 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 8
Median hourly rate £39.00 £14.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.96% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £40.38 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing IIS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +7 16 £355 -16.47% 4
Glasgow +5 9 £320 +84.43% 1
Aberdeen - 2 £253 -
Stirling - 1 £500 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £325 -
IIS
UK

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for IIS.

1 39 (60.94%) Windows
2 35 (54.69%) PowerShell
3 33 (51.56%) Windows Server
3 33 (51.56%) SQL Server
3 33 (51.56%) Microsoft
4 31 (48.44%) .NET
5 25 (39.06%) C#
6 24 (37.50%) DNS
7 23 (35.94%) SQL
8 22 (34.38%) JavaScript
9 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (29.69%) SSL
10 19 (29.69%) TCP/IP
10 19 (29.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (28.13%) XML
12 17 (26.56%) Visual Studio
12 17 (26.56%) MCSE
12 17 (26.56%) SharePoint
12 17 (26.56%) Migration
13 15 (23.44%) CSS
14 14 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (20.31%) Security Cleared
15 13 (20.31%) jQuery
16 11 (17.19%) Oracle
16 11 (17.19%) Banking
17 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
17 10 (15.63%) XSLT
17 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
18 9 (14.06%) WebSphere

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (26.56%) SharePoint
2 9 (14.06%) WebSphere
3 8 (12.50%) Apache
3 8 (12.50%) OpenStack
3 8 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (7.81%) Tomcat
5 4 (6.25%) JBoss
6 2 (3.13%) Apache Solr
6 2 (3.13%) NServiceBus
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.56%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.56%) SAS
7 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (12.50%) Office 365
2 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.69%) IaaS
2 3 (4.69%) PaaS
3 2 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.13%) Bluemix
3 2 (3.13%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 24 (37.50%) DNS
2 19 (29.69%) SSL
2 19 (29.69%) TCP/IP
3 7 (10.94%) Internet
4 5 (7.81%) HTTP
5 3 (4.69%) DHCP
5 3 (4.69%) NAS
5 3 (4.69%) Network Security
5 3 (4.69%) SAN
6 2 (3.13%) BIG-IP
6 2 (3.13%) Firewall
7 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.56%) FCoE
7 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.56%) ISDN
7 1 (1.56%) LAN
7 1 (1.56%) Multicast
7 1 (1.56%) VoIP
7 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (51.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) Spotfire
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.13%) MS Access
4 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.56%) HBase
4 1 (1.56%) MySQL
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (26.56%) Visual Studio
2 14 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.13%) Fiddler
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.56%) MSI
General
1 11 (17.19%) Banking
2 3 (4.69%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Server Engineer
2 10 (15.63%) Developer
2 10 (15.63%) SharePoint Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Windows Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Windows Server Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) .NET Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Administrator
5 4 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) SharePoint Specialist
6 3 (4.69%) Applications Support Specialist
6 3 (4.69%) Azure Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Support Specialist
7 2 (3.13%) Access Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Database Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Junior Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (48.44%) .NET
2 18 (28.13%) XML
3 15 (23.44%) CSS
4 13 (20.31%) jQuery
5 10 (15.63%) XSLT
6 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET
7 8 (12.50%) HTML
7 8 (12.50%) Web Services
8 5 (7.81%) Ajax
8 5 (7.81%) AngularJS
8 5 (7.81%) Middleware
9 2 (3.13%) Java EE
9 2 (3.13%) MSMQ
9 2 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (1.56%) Node.js
10 1 (1.56%) Rendezvous
10 1 (1.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Computer Science
1 6 (9.38%) Cryptography
2 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) Clustering
2 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.13%) Replication
3 1 (1.56%) DataPower
3 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 39 (60.94%) Windows
2 33 (51.56%) Windows Server
3 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (12.50%) Linux
7 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.13%) Unix
9 1 (1.56%) AIX
9 1 (1.56%) MVS
9 1 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) Migration
2 9 (14.06%) Workflow
3 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.50%) High Availability
4 7 (10.94%) ITIL
4 7 (10.94%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (9.38%) Records Management
6 5 (7.81%) Database Tuning
6 5 (7.81%) Problem Management
6 5 (7.81%) RAD
7 3 (4.69%) DevOps
7 3 (4.69%) Web Development
8 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.13%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.13%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.13%) Network Design
8 2 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (3.13%) Security Architecture
8 2 (3.13%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 35 (54.69%) PowerShell
2 25 (39.06%) C#
3 23 (35.94%) SQL
4 22 (34.38%) JavaScript
5 9 (14.06%) VBScript
6 6 (9.38%) Java
7 2 (3.13%) Python
8 1 (1.56%) C
8 1 (1.56%) C++
8 1 (1.56%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.56%) Perl
8 1 (1.56%) R
8 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (29.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (26.56%) MCSE
3 13 (20.31%) Security Cleared
4 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
5 7 (10.94%) Degree
5 7 (10.94%) MCSD
6 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.56%) IISP
6 1 (1.56%) ISEB
6 1 (1.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.56%) KVM
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.56%) NFS
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.56%) SRDF
3 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.56%) vSphere
3 1 (1.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) SCOM
2 3 (4.69%) Perfmon
2 3 (4.69%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.13%) Puppet
4 1 (1.56%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.56%) OpenView
4 1 (1.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 33 (51.56%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.19%) Oracle
3 8 (12.50%) HP
4 6 (9.38%) Nintex
5 5 (7.81%) Citrix
5 5 (7.81%) VMware
6 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.13%) F5
7 2 (3.13%) IBM
8 1 (1.56%) Cisco
8 1 (1.56%) DataSynapse
8 1 (1.56%) EMC
8 1 (1.56%) Intel
8 1 (1.56%) Lotus
8 1 (1.56%) NetApp
8 1 (1.56%) Sybase
8 1 (1.56%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.56%) Veritas