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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 106 80 93
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +13
Contract jobs citing IIS 167 195 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.72% 2.31% 2.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.60% 13.07% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 113 109
Average daily rate
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£380 £425 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +30.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -47.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year
- +12.14%
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
1740 1492 1611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.96% 17.67% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 843 809
Average daily rate £365 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 60 85
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -25.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.73 £12.38 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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
Berkshire -26 53 £335 -21.17% 17
Hampshire -15 33 £473 +37.45% 13
Buckinghamshire +15 28 £325 +35.41% 3
Surrey -5 28 £425 +6.25% 15
West Sussex +8 7 £428 +111.11% 5
Kent +2 6 £500 +17.64% 5
Oxfordshire -9 5 £315 +5.00% 8
East Sussex -10 4 £263 -10.63% 3
Middlesex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Sussex - - - -
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

1 239 (74.69%) Windows
2 145 (45.31%) Microsoft
3 135 (42.19%) SQL Server
4 133 (41.56%) SQL
5 120 (37.50%) .NET
6 118 (36.88%) Active Directory
7 102 (31.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 91 (28.44%) VMware
9 74 (23.13%) PowerShell
10 71 (22.19%) Internet
11 70 (21.88%) DNS
12 68 (21.25%) Linux
13 67 (20.94%) Windows Server 2003
14 66 (20.63%) C#
15 64 (20.00%) HTML
16 61 (19.06%) ASP.NET
17 54 (16.88%) JavaScript
18 53 (16.56%) MS Excel
19 52 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
20 49 (15.31%) VBScript
20 49 (15.31%) ITIL
21 48 (15.00%) Citrix
22 47 (14.69%) Microsoft Certification
22 47 (14.69%) Security Cleared
23 43 (13.44%) SCCM
23 43 (13.44%) Firewall
24 40 (12.50%) Visual Studio
25 39 (12.19%) CSS
25 39 (12.19%) TCP/IP
26 38 (11.88%) Clustering

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 (11.56%) SharePoint
2 36 (11.25%) MS Exchange
3 32 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
4 26 (8.13%) Apache
5 21 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (2.81%) Documentum
8 9 (2.81%) IBM Notes
9 7 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (2.19%) Lotus Domino
9 7 (2.19%) GlassFish
10 5 (1.56%) Lync
11 4 (1.25%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.94%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.94%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.94%) CMS
12 3 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 53 (16.56%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.63%) MS Office
3 11 (3.44%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.63%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.94%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) Maximo
3 1 (0.31%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.38%) Office 365
3 13 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.44%) IaaS
5 1 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (22.19%) Internet
2 70 (21.88%) DNS
3 43 (13.44%) Firewall
4 39 (12.19%) TCP/IP
5 37 (11.56%) SAN
6 30 (9.38%) SSL
7 26 (8.13%) HTTP
8 25 (7.81%) DHCP
9 21 (6.56%) FTP
10 16 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (4.69%) LDAP
12 12 (3.75%) Wireless
12 12 (3.75%) SMTP
13 11 (3.44%) HTTPS
13 11 (3.44%) NAS
14 10 (3.13%) X.400
14 10 (3.13%) X.500
15 8 (2.50%) VLAN
16 6 (1.88%) VPN
16 6 (1.88%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (42.19%) SQL Server
2 35 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (7.19%) MySQL
4 21 (6.56%) SQL Server 2000
5 20 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (3.44%) Oracle Database
6 11 (3.44%) DTS
7 10 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.25%) DataStage
10 4 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.25%) IBM InfoSphere
11 3 (0.94%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.94%) DB2
11 3 (0.94%) OLAP
11 3 (0.94%) OLTP
11 3 (0.94%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.94%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 40 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 13 (4.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.44%) MSBuild
4 10 (3.13%) TeamCity
5 6 (1.88%) Subversion
6 5 (1.56%) NUnit
7 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.94%) Wise Package Studio
8 3 (0.94%) Fiddler
8 3 (0.94%) Selenium
9 2 (0.63%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.63%) WinDbg
9 2 (0.63%) Hudson
10 1 (0.31%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.31%) Gradle
10 1 (0.31%) Moq
10 1 (0.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.31%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.31%) WiX
General
1 23 (7.19%) Finance
2 10 (3.13%) Banking
2 10 (3.13%) Military
3 8 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.25%) Marketing
5 3 (0.94%) Retail
6 2 (0.63%) Advertising
6 2 (0.63%) Publishing
7 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.31%) Back Office
7 1 (0.31%) Legal
7 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (16.25%) Developer
2 49 (15.31%) Analyst
3 32 (10.00%) Administrator
4 29 (9.06%) .NET Developer
5 26 (8.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (6.88%) Consultant
7 21 (6.56%) Support Engineer
8 20 (6.25%) Support Analyst
9 16 (5.00%) Security Engineer
9 16 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
10 13 (4.06%) 3rd Line Support
11 12 (3.75%) SCCM Engineer
12 11 (3.44%) Security Analyst
13 10 (3.13%) Windows Engineer
13 10 (3.13%) Windows Administrator
13 10 (3.13%) IT Security Analyst
14 9 (2.81%) BizTalk Administrator
14 9 (2.81%) Applications Support
14 9 (2.81%) Technical Support
14 9 (2.81%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (37.50%) .NET
2 64 (20.00%) HTML
3 61 (19.06%) ASP.NET
4 39 (12.19%) CSS
5 36 (11.25%) XML
6 30 (9.38%) .NET Framework
7 29 (9.06%) WCF
8 22 (6.88%) jQuery
9 18 (5.63%) COM+
10 17 (5.31%) Web Services
11 13 (4.06%) Ajax
12 12 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (3.75%) DCOM
12 12 (3.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 11 (3.44%) J2EE
14 8 (2.50%) WPF
14 8 (2.50%) Hibernate
14 8 (2.50%) Flash
14 8 (2.50%) REST
15 7 (2.19%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.88%) Clustering
2 30 (9.38%) PKI
3 24 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 22 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (4.69%) Open Source
6 14 (4.38%) Computer Science
7 10 (3.13%) Blackberry
8 7 (2.19%) CLARiiON
9 5 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.56%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.25%) DataPower
10 4 (1.25%) Replication
10 4 (1.25%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.25%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.94%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.94%) Statistics
11 3 (0.94%) Wiki
12 2 (0.63%) iSeries
12 2 (0.63%) Smartcard
12 2 (0.63%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 239 (74.69%) Windows
2 102 (31.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (21.25%) Linux
4 67 (20.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 52 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (10.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (5.63%) UNIX
7 18 (5.63%) Windows 2000
8 14 (4.38%) Windows 7
9 11 (3.44%) Windows XP
10 10 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
11 9 (2.81%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.94%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.63%) Solaris
14 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.31%) AIX
14 1 (0.31%) HPUX
14 1 (0.31%) SUSE
14 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (15.31%) ITIL
2 35 (10.94%) MVC
3 31 (9.69%) Change Management
4 23 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (6.56%) Web Development
6 18 (5.63%) Migration
6 18 (5.63%) Configuration Management
6 18 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 16 (5.00%) OO
7 16 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (4.38%) Incident Management
9 13 (4.06%) Project Management
10 12 (3.75%) Service Management
11 11 (3.44%) CRM
11 11 (3.44%) Information Security
11 11 (3.44%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (3.13%) Workflow
12 10 (3.13%) UML
12 10 (3.13%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (3.13%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 133 (41.56%) SQL
2 74 (23.13%) PowerShell
3 66 (20.63%) C#
4 54 (16.88%) JavaScript
5 49 (15.31%) VBScript
6 25 (7.81%) T-SQL
7 24 (7.50%) Java
8 22 (6.88%) PHP
9 19 (5.94%) VB.NET
10 18 (5.63%) VB
11 17 (5.31%) Python
12 15 (4.69%) Ruby
13 14 (4.38%) PL/SQL
13 14 (4.38%) Bash Shell
14 13 (4.06%) VB6
15 4 (1.25%) Perl
16 3 (0.94%) C
17 2 (0.63%) C++
18 1 (0.31%) TypeScript
18 1 (0.31%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 47 (14.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 47 (14.69%) Security Cleared
2 36 (11.25%) MCSE
3 29 (9.06%) CISSP
3 29 (9.06%) Degree
4 26 (8.13%) SC Cleared
5 23 (7.19%) MCP
6 17 (5.31%) DV Cleared
7 15 (4.69%) CCNA
7 15 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (3.44%) MCSA
9 10 (3.13%) CEH
10 9 (2.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (2.19%) MCITP
12 6 (1.88%) MCTS
12 6 (1.88%) CISA
12 6 (1.88%) CISM
13 3 (0.94%) CRISC
14 2 (0.63%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.63%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.19%) QA
2 19 (5.94%) SLA
2 19 (5.94%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.31%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.31%) HL7
System Software
1 118 (36.88%) Active Directory
2 33 (10.31%) vSphere
3 30 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (6.88%) VMware ESX
5 14 (4.38%) XenApp
6 13 (4.06%) UAG
6 13 (4.06%) Forefront TMG
6 13 (4.06%) ISA Server
6 13 (4.06%) Snort
7 12 (3.75%) Terminal Services
8 11 (3.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 9 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (2.50%) Hyper-V
11 5 (1.56%) vCloud
11 5 (1.56%) XenServer
12 3 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.63%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.31%) FreeRADIUS
14 1 (0.31%) Firmware
14 1 (0.31%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 43 (13.44%) SCCM
2 31 (9.69%) SCOM
3 16 (5.00%) WSUS
4 13 (4.06%) BladeLogic
5 12 (3.75%) WMI
5 12 (3.75%) NetBackup
6 11 (3.44%) HP SIM
6 11 (3.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 10 (3.13%) Nessus
8 8 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 6 (1.88%) Backup Exec
9 6 (1.88%) MOM
9 6 (1.88%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (1.88%) SAP Afaria
10 3 (0.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.94%) Unicenter
10 3 (0.94%) ARCserve
10 3 (0.94%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.63%) MIIS
Vendors
1 145 (45.31%) Microsoft
2 91 (28.44%) VMware
3 48 (15.00%) Citrix
4 33 (10.31%) Red Hat
5 26 (8.13%) Oracle
6 19 (5.94%) Cisco
6 19 (5.94%) HP
7 17 (5.31%) Qualys
8 15 (4.69%) EMC
9 13 (4.06%) Symantec
9 13 (4.06%) Lotus
10 12 (3.75%) McAfee
11 11 (3.44%) Dell
11 11 (3.44%) Sophos
12 10 (3.13%) Intel
13 9 (2.81%) IBM
14 8 (2.50%) Clearswift
15 7 (2.19%) Adobe
15 7 (2.19%) Altiris
16 6 (1.88%) Veritas
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