The table below looks at the statistics for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 123 99 110
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +11
Contract jobs citing IIS 136 145 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.47% 1.72% 1.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.32% 10.17% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 75 45
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£339 £395 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.24% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 5
Average hourly rate £21.58 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.90% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.43 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £29.25 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £28.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-15.04% -2.58%
IIS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1635 1426 1290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.71% 16.96% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 723 653
Average daily rate £378 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +0.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 81 101
Average hourly rate £19.75 £15.30 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.08% -19.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.72 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.48%

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IIS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IIS across the South East region.

IIS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

IIS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

IIS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IIS across the South East region.

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

IIS
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

IIS Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

IIS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Berkshire -29 38 £375 -6.25% 14
Hampshire -26 27 £475 +26.66% 9
East Sussex +11 19 £194 -50.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -3 18 £336 - 5
Surrey -1 16 £345 -17.36% 8
West Sussex +1 15 £290 -10.76% 6
Kent -13 1 £275 -3.50% 6
Oxfordshire -20 1 £320 - 7
Middlesex - - - -
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 184 (60.93%) Windows
2 144 (47.68%) SQL
3 138 (45.70%) .NET
4 111 (36.75%) SQL Server
5 108 (35.76%) Microsoft
6 98 (32.45%) VMware
7 91 (30.13%) Active Directory
8 89 (29.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 75 (24.83%) DNS
10 67 (22.19%) PowerShell
11 66 (21.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 64 (21.19%) ASP.NET
12 64 (21.19%) HTML
13 62 (20.53%) C#
14 61 (20.20%) JavaScript
15 58 (19.21%) SAN
16 55 (18.21%) Windows Server 2012
17 52 (17.22%) CSS
17 52 (17.22%) ITIL
18 51 (16.89%) Visual Studio
18 51 (16.89%) Microsoft Certification
19 50 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
20 46 (15.23%) VMware Infrastructure
21 45 (14.90%) Citrix
21 45 (14.90%) Finance
22 43 (14.24%) Clustering
22 43 (14.24%) Degree
23 42 (13.91%) Web Services
24 41 (13.58%) XML
24 41 (13.58%) MS Excel

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 37 (12.25%) BizTalk Server
2 33 (10.93%) MS Exchange
3 27 (8.94%) SharePoint
4 21 (6.95%) CMS
5 20 (6.62%) Apache
6 15 (4.97%) IBM Notes
7 13 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (3.31%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (2.98%) GlassFish
10 8 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (2.65%) GroupWise
10 8 (2.65%) Lync
11 7 (2.32%) Lotus Domino
12 6 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (1.66%) WebSphere
13 5 (1.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (1.32%) Tomcat
14 4 (1.32%) Office Communications Server
15 3 (0.99%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 41 (13.58%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (2.65%) MS Office
4 5 (1.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.33%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.99%) Office 365
4 3 (0.99%) IaaS
4 3 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.66%) SaaS
5 2 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.66%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 75 (24.83%) DNS
2 58 (19.21%) SAN
3 41 (13.58%) Firewall
4 39 (12.91%) Internet
5 35 (11.59%) SSL
6 31 (10.26%) DHCP
6 31 (10.26%) TCP/IP
7 21 (6.95%) Intranet
8 16 (5.30%) HTTP
9 15 (4.97%) SMTP
10 14 (4.64%) VLAN
10 14 (4.64%) NAS
11 13 (4.30%) FTP
12 9 (2.98%) VPN
12 9 (2.98%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (2.65%) Network Security
13 8 (2.65%) LAN
13 8 (2.65%) X.400
13 8 (2.65%) X.500
13 8 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (36.75%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (5.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (4.64%) MySQL
5 12 (3.97%) Oracle Database
6 10 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.65%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (1.99%) DB2
8 6 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.66%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.32%) OLAP
10 4 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.32%) OLTP
10 4 (1.32%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.66%) IDOL
12 2 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 51 (16.89%) Visual Studio
2 17 (5.63%) Axure RP
3 12 (3.97%) MSBuild
4 11 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (3.64%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.66%) Subversion
6 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.99%) NUnit
7 3 (0.99%) Selenium
8 2 (0.66%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.66%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.66%) JIRA
8 2 (0.66%) Wise Package Studio
8 2 (0.66%) Moq
9 1 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
General
1 45 (14.90%) Finance
2 16 (5.30%) Publishing
3 10 (3.31%) Banking
4 8 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.65%) Military
5 5 (1.66%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.32%) Marketing
7 3 (0.99%) Retail
8 2 (0.66%) Advertising
8 2 (0.66%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.33%) Legal
9 1 (0.33%) Games
9 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 63 (20.86%) Developer
2 42 (13.91%) Analyst
3 34 (11.26%) .NET Developer
4 28 (9.27%) Administrator
5 25 (8.28%) Consultant
6 21 (6.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (5.63%) Support Analyst
8 16 (5.30%) Support Engineer
8 16 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support
9 14 (4.64%) CMS Developer
10 13 (4.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 12 (3.97%) Applications Support
12 11 (3.64%) Server Engineer
13 10 (3.31%) Field Engineer
13 10 (3.31%) C# Developer
13 10 (3.31%) ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (2.98%) Systems Engineer
14 9 (2.98%) Architect
14 9 (2.98%) Web Analyst
14 9 (2.98%) BizTalk Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (45.70%) .NET
2 64 (21.19%) HTML
2 64 (21.19%) ASP.NET
3 52 (17.22%) CSS
4 42 (13.91%) Web Services
5 41 (13.58%) XML
6 39 (12.91%) jQuery
7 29 (9.60%) .NET Framework
7 29 (9.60%) WCF
8 26 (8.61%) Ajax
9 18 (5.96%) XHTML
9 18 (5.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (5.63%) XSD
10 17 (5.63%) XSLT
11 15 (4.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (4.30%) J2EE
13 12 (3.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 10 (3.31%) WPF
15 9 (2.98%) Hibernate
16 8 (2.65%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.24%) Clustering
2 23 (7.62%) Management Information System
3 20 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.63%) User Experience
4 17 (5.63%) W3C
4 17 (5.63%) Web 2.0
5 16 (5.30%) Computer Science
6 15 (4.97%) PKI
7 12 (3.97%) Client/Server
8 9 (2.98%) Blackberry
9 7 (2.32%) CLARiiON
10 6 (1.99%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.66%) Statistics
11 5 (1.66%) DataPower
11 5 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.32%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.32%) Replication
12 4 (1.32%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.99%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.66%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 184 (60.93%) Windows
2 89 (29.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (21.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 55 (18.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (13.25%) Linux
6 19 (6.29%) UNIX
7 18 (5.96%) Windows 2000
8 16 (5.30%) Windows 7
9 12 (3.97%) Windows 2000 Server
9 12 (3.97%) Windows XP
10 11 (3.64%) Windows NT
10 11 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (2.65%) AIX
12 6 (1.99%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (1.66%) SUSE
14 4 (1.32%) Solaris
15 3 (0.99%) zOS
15 3 (0.99%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 1 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (17.22%) ITIL
2 50 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (11.92%) Change Management
3 36 (11.92%) MVC
4 32 (10.60%) Web Development
5 28 (9.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 23 (7.62%) Migration
6 23 (7.62%) Customer Engagement
7 21 (6.95%) Service Management
8 19 (6.29%) OOP
8 19 (6.29%) Content Management
9 18 (5.96%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (5.63%) OO
10 17 (5.63%) Rapid Prototyping
11 16 (5.30%) Root Cause Analysis
11 16 (5.30%) Load Balancing
12 14 (4.64%) Incident Management
12 14 (4.64%) Project Management
13 12 (3.97%) Unit Testing
13 12 (3.97%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 144 (47.68%) SQL
2 67 (22.19%) PowerShell
3 62 (20.53%) C#
4 61 (20.20%) JavaScript
5 22 (7.28%) VBScript
6 16 (5.30%) Java
7 14 (4.64%) PL/SQL
8 13 (4.30%) PHP
8 13 (4.30%) T-SQL
9 12 (3.97%) VB.NET
10 8 (2.65%) VB
11 4 (1.32%) Python
12 3 (0.99%) Perl
13 2 (0.66%) C
13 2 (0.66%) C++
13 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.66%) Ruby
14 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.33%) sed
14 1 (0.33%) AWK
Qualifications
1 51 (16.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (14.24%) Degree
3 41 (13.58%) Security Cleared
4 31 (10.26%) MCSE
5 25 (8.28%) SC Cleared
6 18 (5.96%) DV Cleared
7 16 (5.30%) MCITP
8 14 (4.64%) MCTS
9 13 (4.30%) CCNA
9 13 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (3.64%) MCP
11 9 (2.98%) CISSP
12 8 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (1.99%) MCSA
14 5 (1.66%) CEH
15 4 (1.32%) CISA
15 4 (1.32%) CISM
16 3 (0.99%) CCNP
16 3 (0.99%) CRISC
17 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.28%) QA
2 24 (7.95%) SLA
3 5 (1.66%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.33%) HL7
5 1 (0.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 91 (30.13%) Active Directory
2 46 (15.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (11.26%) vSphere
4 24 (7.95%) VMware ESX
5 15 (4.97%) ISA Server
5 15 (4.97%) Hyper-V
6 13 (4.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 13 (4.30%) Terminal Services
7 12 (3.97%) Forefront TMG
8 11 (3.64%) XenApp
9 10 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.99%) UAG
11 5 (1.66%) FreeRADIUS
12 4 (1.32%) vCloud
12 4 (1.32%) XenDesktop
12 4 (1.32%) Firmware
13 3 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.66%) XenServer
15 1 (0.33%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 21 (6.95%) SCOM
2 19 (6.29%) SCCM
3 15 (4.97%) BladeLogic
4 11 (3.64%) NetBackup
5 10 (3.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (2.32%) HP SIM
7 5 (1.66%) HP Data Protector
7 5 (1.66%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (1.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (1.66%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.66%) Backup Exec
7 5 (1.66%) Nessus
8 4 (1.32%) WSUS
9 3 (0.99%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.99%) OpenView
9 3 (0.99%) Nagios
9 3 (0.99%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 3 (0.99%) Puppet
10 2 (0.66%) NetCrunch
10 2 (0.66%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 108 (35.76%) Microsoft
2 98 (32.45%) VMware
3 45 (14.90%) Citrix
4 35 (11.59%) Oracle
5 25 (8.28%) Cisco
6 24 (7.95%) Adobe
6 24 (7.95%) HP
7 20 (6.62%) Google
8 18 (5.96%) Lotus
9 17 (5.63%) Open Text
9 17 (5.63%) RedDot
10 15 (4.97%) IBM
11 13 (4.30%) Dell
12 12 (3.97%) EMC
12 12 (3.97%) Intel
12 12 (3.97%) Red Hat
12 12 (3.97%) Symantec
13 10 (3.31%) McAfee
14 8 (2.65%) Clearswift
14 8 (2.65%) Novell
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