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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 117 88 100
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +12
Contract jobs citing IIS 23 42 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.72% 1.52% 0.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.58% 7.64% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 5
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£325 £361 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.03% -0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £194 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £474 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £165.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.50 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+61.33% +25.00%
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
502 550 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.74% 19.93% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 276 183
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £230 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 25
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -23.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £19.00 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 -2 11 £175 -33.39% 2
Edinburgh -12 11 £425 -9.57% 3
Dundee - 1 £285 -
IIS
UK

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (47.06%) .NET
1 24 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 23 (45.10%) SQL Server
3 22 (43.14%) Windows
4 19 (37.25%) SQL
5 18 (35.29%) ASP.NET
6 13 (25.49%) Web Services
7 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
7 12 (23.53%) PowerShell
8 8 (15.69%) DNS
8 8 (15.69%) SharePoint
8 8 (15.69%) C#
8 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (13.73%) CSS
9 7 (13.73%) Migration
10 6 (11.76%) Finance
10 6 (11.76%) HTML
10 6 (11.76%) T-SQL
10 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
10 6 (11.76%) SSL
10 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
10 6 (11.76%) Windows 8
10 6 (11.76%) User Experience
11 5 (9.80%) Coaching
11 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (9.80%) Office 365
11 5 (9.80%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (9.80%) Windows 7
11 5 (9.80%) Lync
11 5 (9.80%) Degree

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (15.69%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.80%) Lync
2 5 (9.80%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.88%) CMS
4 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.96%) JBoss
5 1 (1.96%) Apache
5 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.96%) JRun
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
3 2 (3.92%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.92%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) PaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) DNS
2 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.76%) SSL
3 5 (9.80%) HTTP
3 5 (9.80%) Internet
4 4 (7.84%) Firewall
5 3 (5.88%) DHCP
6 2 (3.92%) VPN
7 1 (1.96%) FTP
7 1 (1.96%) DMZ
7 1 (1.96%) CTI
7 1 (1.96%) Intranet
7 1 (1.96%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.96%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.96%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (45.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.96%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Subversion
1 3 (5.88%) Fiddler
1 3 (5.88%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.96%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.96%) QUnit
3 1 (1.96%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.96%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.96%) NUnit
3 1 (1.96%) CruiseControl
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Law
4 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.96%) Front Office
4 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Analyst
2 12 (23.53%) Support Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Applications Support
4 9 (17.65%) Developer
5 8 (15.69%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (13.73%) Administrator
7 5 (9.80%) .NET Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Consultant
9 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) Windows Administrator
10 2 (3.92%) Security Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) Support Specialist
10 2 (3.92%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (3.92%) Systems Support
10 2 (3.92%) Architect
10 2 (3.92%) ICT Support Analyst
11 1 (1.96%) Applications Support Engineer
11 1 (1.96%) Tester
11 1 (1.96%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (47.06%) .NET
2 18 (35.29%) ASP.NET
3 13 (25.49%) Web Services
4 7 (13.73%) CSS
5 6 (11.76%) HTML
6 5 (9.80%) jQuery
7 4 (7.84%) WCF
7 4 (7.84%) HTML5
7 4 (7.84%) Ajax
7 4 (7.84%) NHibernate
8 3 (5.88%) SOAP
8 3 (5.88%) Middleware
8 3 (5.88%) XML
9 2 (3.92%) Spring
9 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.92%) JSON
9 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.92%) CSS3
9 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) User Experience
2 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) NHS
3 2 (3.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.96%) PKI
4 1 (1.96%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (11.76%) Windows 8
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (9.80%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.92%) UNIX
5 2 (3.92%) Linux
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.96%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.96%) AIX
6 1 (1.96%) HPUX
6 1 (1.96%) Solaris
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.73%) Migration
2 5 (9.80%) OO
2 5 (9.80%) Project Management
2 5 (9.80%) Coaching
3 3 (5.88%) Change Control
3 3 (5.88%) OOD
3 3 (5.88%) MVC
3 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
3 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 3 (5.88%) Information Security
3 3 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (3.92%) Test Scripting
4 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (3.92%) Content Management
4 2 (3.92%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (3.92%) Validation
4 2 (3.92%) Change Management
4 2 (3.92%) ITIL
4 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.92%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) SQL
2 12 (23.53%) PowerShell
3 8 (15.69%) C#
4 6 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.84%) Perl
6 4 (7.84%) C++
6 4 (7.84%) Java
7 1 (1.96%) VB
7 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) MCSE
2 4 (7.84%) CISSP
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.88%) CISM
4 2 (3.92%) MCDST
4 2 (3.92%) MCP
4 2 (3.92%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.96%) BS7799
3 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.96%) Nagios
1 1 (1.96%) SCOM
1 1 (1.96%) Ganglia
1 1 (1.96%) Puppet
1 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.96%) StatsD
1 1 (1.96%) Graphite
Vendors
1 24 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Sybase
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) Citrix
5 1 (1.96%) Juniper
5 1 (1.96%) CA
5 1 (1.96%) Symantec
5 1 (1.96%) Sophos
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) Adobe