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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 126 108 122
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Contract jobs citing IIS 161 157 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.60% 1.69% 1.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.28% 9.04% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 97 67
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.35% +56.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +10.91%
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
1945 1736 1472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.35% 18.69% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1201 959 816
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 88 69
Average hourly rate £19.34 £17.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.11% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.45 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 1 September 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
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 1 September 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
Hampshire +8 39 £336 -10.33% 7
Surrey -7 30 £300 -6.97% 10
West Sussex -5 24 £344 +46.27% 6
Berkshire -37 21 £387 +3.20% 4
East Sussex +13 18 £300 +14.28% 4
Buckinghamshire -7 14 £339 +4.23% 6
Oxfordshire -17 10 £273 -11.38% 10
Kent +3 5 £338 -23.94% 5
Middlesex - 1 £388 -
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 195 (64.14%) Windows
2 147 (48.36%) SQL Server
3 146 (48.03%) SQL
4 118 (38.82%) VMware
5 117 (38.49%) Microsoft
6 99 (32.57%) .NET
7 95 (31.25%) Active Directory
8 93 (30.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 79 (25.99%) PowerShell
10 78 (25.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 69 (22.70%) C#
12 64 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
13 58 (19.08%) Oracle
14 57 (18.75%) JavaScript
15 56 (18.42%) ITIL
16 52 (17.11%) Linux
16 52 (17.11%) HTML
17 51 (16.78%) Apache
18 50 (16.45%) ASP.NET
19 48 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
20 46 (15.13%) SharePoint
20 46 (15.13%) SAN
20 46 (15.13%) Windows Server 2003
21 43 (14.14%) Security Cleared
22 42 (13.82%) Visual Studio
23 41 (13.49%) Web Development
24 40 (13.16%) Firewall
25 39 (12.83%) Migration
25 39 (12.83%) UNIX
25 39 (12.83%) DNS

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 51 (16.78%) Apache
2 46 (15.13%) SharePoint
3 38 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 30 (9.87%) MS Exchange
5 18 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (4.61%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (4.28%) Lync
8 10 (3.29%) CMS
9 7 (2.30%) MQSeries
10 6 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.64%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.32%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.99%) JBoss
13 3 (0.99%) ColdFusion
13 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.99%) nginx
14 2 (0.66%) Moodle
14 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.66%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 30 (9.87%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.96%) MS Office
3 3 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (6.58%) Office 365
3 15 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.97%) IaaS
5 4 (1.32%) PaaS
6 3 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.99%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.66%) SaaS
7 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.33%) Yammer
8 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 46 (15.13%) SAN
2 40 (13.16%) Firewall
3 39 (12.83%) DNS
4 26 (8.55%) VPN
5 24 (7.89%) Internet
6 20 (6.58%) SSL
7 17 (5.59%) DHCP
8 16 (5.26%) Network Security
8 16 (5.26%) NetScaler
9 14 (4.61%) iSCSI
9 14 (4.61%) WAN
9 14 (4.61%) TCP/IP
10 13 (4.28%) LAN
10 13 (4.28%) Wireshark
11 9 (2.96%) HTTP
11 9 (2.96%) Intranet
12 8 (2.63%) VoIP
12 8 (2.63%) LDAP
13 7 (2.30%) SMTP
14 5 (1.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (48.36%) SQL Server
2 48 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (8.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (8.55%) Oracle Database
5 23 (7.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (4.28%) MySQL
7 9 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (2.30%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.64%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (1.64%) InterSystems Cache
10 5 (1.64%) DTS
11 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.99%) DB2
13 2 (0.66%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 42 (13.82%) Visual Studio
2 22 (7.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (4.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 13 (4.28%) Git (software)
5 10 (3.29%) Subversion
6 8 (2.63%) Fiddler
7 7 (2.30%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (1.64%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.64%) JIRA
8 5 (1.64%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.64%) NUnit
9 4 (1.32%) ClearCase
9 4 (1.32%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.32%) ClearQuest
9 4 (1.32%) ReSharper
9 4 (1.32%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.99%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.99%) Selenium
10 3 (0.99%) JSUnit
11 2 (0.66%) Ant
General
1 28 (9.21%) Finance
2 4 (1.32%) Automotive
3 3 (0.99%) Retail
4 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.66%) Marketing
5 1 (0.33%) Back Office
5 1 (0.33%) Billing
5 1 (0.33%) Advertising
5 1 (0.33%) Games
5 1 (0.33%) Military
5 1 (0.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (15.13%) Developer
2 43 (14.14%) Analyst
3 39 (12.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 37 (12.17%) Support Engineer
5 36 (11.84%) Consultant
6 30 (9.87%) Administrator
7 27 (8.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 20 (6.58%) Support Analyst
9 19 (6.25%) .NET Developer
10 17 (5.59%) Applications Support
10 17 (5.59%) Systems Administrator
11 15 (4.93%) Architect
12 14 (4.61%) Server Engineer
13 12 (3.95%) C# Developer
14 11 (3.62%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
15 10 (3.29%) Web Engineer
15 10 (3.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
15 10 (3.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 10 (3.29%) Applications Engineer
15 10 (3.29%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (32.57%) .NET
2 52 (17.11%) HTML
3 50 (16.45%) ASP.NET
4 35 (11.51%) CSS
5 34 (11.18%) .NET Framework
6 33 (10.86%) Web Services
7 31 (10.20%) XML
8 25 (8.22%) jQuery
9 18 (5.92%) Ajax
10 17 (5.59%) WCF
11 12 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (3.62%) REST
12 11 (3.62%) LINQ
13 10 (3.29%) XSLT
13 10 (3.29%) COM+
14 9 (2.96%) XSD
14 9 (2.96%) HTML5
15 8 (2.63%) MSMQ
16 7 (2.30%) XSL
16 7 (2.30%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.91%) Data Centre
3 18 (5.92%) N-Tier
4 17 (5.59%) Client/Server
4 17 (5.59%) Clustering
4 17 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (4.93%) Replication
6 13 (4.28%) FlexPod
7 12 (3.95%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.30%) PKI
8 7 (2.30%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.64%) GIS
10 4 (1.32%) W3C
10 4 (1.32%) SecurID
10 4 (1.32%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.32%) User Experience
10 4 (1.32%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.99%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.99%) Social Network
12 2 (0.66%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 195 (64.14%) Windows
2 93 (30.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 78 (25.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 52 (17.11%) Linux
5 46 (15.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (12.83%) UNIX
7 16 (5.26%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.30%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.64%) Solaris
11 3 (0.99%) AIX
11 3 (0.99%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.99%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.99%) CentOS
11 3 (0.99%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.33%) Android
12 1 (0.33%) VMS
12 1 (0.33%) zOS
12 1 (0.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (18.42%) ITIL
2 41 (13.49%) Web Development
3 39 (12.83%) Migration
4 35 (11.51%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (8.55%) MVC
6 25 (8.22%) Change Management
7 24 (7.89%) Load Balancing
8 19 (6.25%) Unit Testing
8 19 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 19 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (5.92%) OO
9 18 (5.92%) Performance Tuning
9 18 (5.92%) SDLC
10 16 (5.26%) E-Commerce
11 15 (4.93%) Information Security
12 14 (4.61%) CRM
13 13 (4.28%) Data Migration
14 12 (3.95%) Project Management
14 12 (3.95%) Data Security
15 11 (3.62%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 146 (48.03%) SQL
2 79 (25.99%) PowerShell
3 69 (22.70%) C#
4 57 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 28 (9.21%) VB
6 25 (8.22%) T-SQL
7 18 (5.92%) VB.NET
8 17 (5.59%) Java
9 16 (5.26%) VBScript
10 13 (4.28%) Python
11 12 (3.95%) Perl
12 11 (3.62%) C++
13 8 (2.63%) C
13 8 (2.63%) PHP
14 7 (2.30%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.97%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.97%) VB6
16 5 (1.64%) Ruby
17 3 (0.99%) Bash Shell
18 1 (0.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 43 (14.14%) Security Cleared
2 32 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 24 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (6.58%) Degree
5 17 (5.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (4.28%) CISSP
7 11 (3.62%) MCSE
8 7 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (2.30%) CISM
9 5 (1.64%) MCSA
10 4 (1.32%) MCDBA
10 4 (1.32%) MCP
10 4 (1.32%) MCAD
10 4 (1.32%) MCSD
10 4 (1.32%) CEH
10 4 (1.32%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.32%) VCP4
11 3 (0.99%) MCITP
11 3 (0.99%) ISSAP
11 3 (0.99%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.97%) SLA
3 5 (1.64%) QA
3 5 (1.64%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.66%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.33%) HL7
5 1 (0.33%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 95 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 64 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (10.20%) vSphere
4 24 (7.89%) VMware ESX
5 22 (7.24%) XenApp
6 12 (3.95%) XenServer
6 12 (3.95%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.97%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.64%) HDFS
9 2 (0.66%) KVM
9 2 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 23 (7.57%) SCCM
2 11 (3.62%) Nagios
3 10 (3.29%) WSUS
4 9 (2.96%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (1.97%) SCOM
6 5 (1.64%) Zenoss
6 5 (1.64%) vMotion
7 4 (1.32%) Puppet
7 4 (1.32%) Icinga
7 4 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.99%) Plesk
8 3 (0.99%) OVSD
8 3 (0.99%) cPanel
8 3 (0.99%) Webmin
8 3 (0.99%) Cacti
9 2 (0.66%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.66%) NetCrunch
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.66%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 118 (38.82%) VMware
2 117 (38.49%) Microsoft
3 58 (19.08%) Oracle
4 38 (12.50%) Citrix
5 33 (10.86%) Cisco
6 20 (6.58%) HP
7 16 (5.26%) EMC
8 14 (4.61%) Red Hat
9 12 (3.95%) IBM
10 10 (3.29%) Telerik
11 9 (2.96%) Dell
12 7 (2.30%) Splunk
13 6 (1.97%) Symantec
14 5 (1.64%) Radware
14 5 (1.64%) Brocade
14 5 (1.64%) NetApp
14 5 (1.64%) Juniper
14 5 (1.64%) Lumension
14 5 (1.64%) AppSense
14 5 (1.64%) F5
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