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 31 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 138 120 112
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -8
Contract jobs citing IIS 133 124 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.32% 1.33% 1.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.79% 7.90% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 68 67
Average daily rate
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£330 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £380 £313
% change year-on-year
-13.70% +21.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.28 £16.13 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £48.75 £20.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +84.61%
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
1708 1569 1374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.98% 16.82% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 948 830 738
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 85 98
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.50 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% -7.89%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 31 March 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
Surrey +24 29 £325 -16.12% 10
Berkshire -27 28 £363 -7.05% 11
Oxfordshire - 25 £300 - 13
West Sussex -6 18 £303 -36.31% 4
Hampshire -22 13 £406 -2.98% 4
East Sussex +6 11 £400 +3.89% 3
Buckinghamshire -12 5 £310 +3.33% 5
Middlesex +2 3 £523 -0.38% 1
Sussex - 2 £300 -
Kent - - - - 2
Home Counties - - - -
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 176 (63.31%) Windows
2 132 (47.48%) SQL
3 127 (45.68%) .NET
4 115 (41.37%) Microsoft
5 93 (33.45%) VMware
6 87 (31.29%) Active Directory
6 87 (31.29%) SQL Server
7 84 (30.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 78 (28.06%) ITIL
9 66 (23.74%) HTML
10 65 (23.38%) ASP.NET
10 65 (23.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 63 (22.66%) PowerShell
12 60 (21.58%) DNS
13 56 (20.14%) C#
14 55 (19.78%) JavaScript
14 55 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
15 53 (19.06%) Visual Studio
16 52 (18.71%) CSS
17 51 (18.35%) Microsoft Certification
17 51 (18.35%) SAN
18 45 (16.19%) XML
19 44 (15.83%) Windows Server 2003
20 43 (15.47%) Web Services
21 41 (14.75%) SharePoint
22 39 (14.03%) Linux
22 39 (14.03%) VMware Infrastructure
23 38 (13.67%) Degree
24 37 (13.31%) MS Excel
25 36 (12.95%) jQuery

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 41 (14.75%) SharePoint
2 32 (11.51%) MS Exchange
3 21 (7.55%) BizTalk Server
4 20 (7.19%) CMS
5 18 (6.47%) Apache
5 18 (6.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 17 (6.12%) SharePoint 2010
7 15 (5.40%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (3.24%) IBM Notes
9 8 (2.88%) GroupWise
10 7 (2.52%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (2.52%) WebSphere
11 6 (2.16%) Office Communications Server
11 6 (2.16%) Lync
12 4 (1.44%) WebSphere Portal
12 4 (1.44%) iPlanet
12 4 (1.44%) IBM HTTP Server
12 4 (1.44%) WebLogic
12 4 (1.44%) Tomcat
13 3 (1.08%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 37 (13.31%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 13 (4.68%) MS Office
4 5 (1.80%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.08%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (6.47%) Office 365
3 12 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.80%) IaaS
5 3 (1.08%) Yammer
6 2 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.72%) Route 53
6 2 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.36%) SaaS
7 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 60 (21.58%) DNS
2 51 (18.35%) SAN
3 35 (12.59%) Firewall
4 31 (11.15%) Internet
4 31 (11.15%) DHCP
5 29 (10.43%) SSL
6 24 (8.63%) TCP/IP
7 22 (7.91%) Intranet
8 11 (3.96%) VLAN
9 9 (3.24%) Network Security
9 9 (3.24%) VPN
10 8 (2.88%) WAN
10 8 (2.88%) LAN
10 8 (2.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (2.52%) POP3
11 7 (2.52%) SMTP
11 7 (2.52%) Ethernet
11 7 (2.52%) HTTP
11 7 (2.52%) IMAP
11 7 (2.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (31.29%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (4.68%) MySQL
4 11 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (2.88%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.52%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (2.16%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.80%) DB2
9 5 (1.80%) DTS
10 4 (1.44%) OLTP
10 4 (1.44%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.44%) OLAP
10 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.72%) IDOL
13 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 53 (19.06%) Visual Studio
2 17 (6.12%) Axure RP
3 9 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.88%) Subversion
5 6 (2.16%) JIRA
5 6 (2.16%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (1.44%) ClearCase
6 4 (1.44%) ClearQuest
7 3 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.08%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.08%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.08%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.08%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.72%) NuGet
8 2 (0.72%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.72%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.72%) Wise Package Studio
9 1 (0.36%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.36%) Moq
9 1 (0.36%) Ant
General
1 33 (11.87%) Finance
2 16 (5.76%) Publishing
3 6 (2.16%) Retail
4 5 (1.80%) Marketing
4 5 (1.80%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.44%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.08%) Electronics
6 3 (1.08%) Automotive
7 2 (0.72%) Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (21.22%) Developer
2 45 (16.19%) Analyst
3 31 (11.15%) 3rd Line Support
4 27 (9.71%) Support Analyst
5 24 (8.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 24 (8.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 23 (8.27%) Administrator
7 21 (7.55%) Support Engineer
8 20 (7.19%) Consultant
9 19 (6.83%) .NET Developer
10 17 (6.12%) Applications Support
11 16 (5.76%) Systems Engineer
11 16 (5.76%) Server Engineer
12 15 (5.40%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
13 14 (5.04%) CMS Developer
14 13 (4.68%) Architect
14 13 (4.68%) Field Engineer
15 12 (4.32%) Systems Analyst
16 11 (3.96%) Systems Support
16 11 (3.96%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (45.68%) .NET
2 66 (23.74%) HTML
3 65 (23.38%) ASP.NET
4 52 (18.71%) CSS
5 45 (16.19%) XML
6 43 (15.47%) Web Services
7 36 (12.95%) jQuery
8 32 (11.51%) .NET Framework
9 24 (8.63%) Ajax
10 23 (8.27%) XSLT
11 21 (7.55%) XHTML
12 19 (6.83%) WCF
13 18 (6.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 17 (6.12%) XSD
15 16 (5.76%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (3.60%) HTML5
17 9 (3.24%) REST
17 9 (3.24%) COM+
18 6 (2.16%) XSL
18 6 (2.16%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.23%) Clustering
2 21 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.19%) User Experience
4 17 (6.12%) Web 2.0
4 17 (6.12%) W3C
5 15 (5.40%) PKI
6 13 (4.68%) Computer Science
6 13 (4.68%) Client/Server
6 13 (4.68%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.80%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.80%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.80%) Statistics
9 4 (1.44%) Replication
9 4 (1.44%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.44%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.44%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.08%) Blog
10 3 (1.08%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.08%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 176 (63.31%) Windows
2 84 (30.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (23.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (15.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (14.03%) Linux
6 16 (5.76%) Windows 7
7 12 (4.32%) Windows XP
8 10 (3.60%) AIX
9 7 (2.52%) UNIX
10 6 (2.16%) Solaris
10 6 (2.16%) Windows 2000
10 6 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.80%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (1.80%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (1.44%) SUSE
12 4 (1.44%) Windows NT
12 4 (1.44%) zOS
13 3 (1.08%) CentOS
13 3 (1.08%) Android
14 2 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (28.06%) ITIL
2 55 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (10.43%) Migration
3 29 (10.43%) MVC
4 28 (10.07%) Web Development
5 23 (8.27%) Customer Engagement
6 22 (7.91%) Content Management
7 20 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (7.19%) Incident Management
8 19 (6.83%) Service Management
8 19 (6.83%) Change Management
8 19 (6.83%) OOP
9 17 (6.12%) Rapid Prototyping
10 16 (5.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (5.76%) Load Balancing
11 14 (5.04%) Configuration Management
11 14 (5.04%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (4.68%) E-Commerce
13 12 (4.32%) Information Security
13 12 (4.32%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 132 (47.48%) SQL
2 63 (22.66%) PowerShell
3 56 (20.14%) C#
4 55 (19.78%) JavaScript
5 21 (7.55%) VB.NET
6 20 (7.19%) VBScript
7 15 (5.40%) VB
8 13 (4.68%) Java
9 9 (3.24%) PHP
9 9 (3.24%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.52%) C++
11 6 (2.16%) VB6
12 5 (1.80%) Ruby
12 5 (1.80%) Perl
13 4 (1.44%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.44%) Python
14 3 (1.08%) C
15 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.36%) AWK
16 1 (0.36%) sed
Qualifications
1 51 (18.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (13.67%) Degree
3 33 (11.87%) Security Cleared
4 27 (9.71%) SC Cleared
5 25 (8.99%) MCSE
6 16 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (5.04%) MCITP
8 13 (4.68%) MCP
8 13 (4.68%) CCNA
9 12 (4.32%) MCTS
10 11 (3.96%) CISSP
11 9 (3.24%) MCSA
12 8 (2.88%) DV Cleared
13 6 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (1.80%) MCDBA
14 5 (1.80%) CCNP
14 5 (1.80%) MCSD
14 5 (1.80%) CEH
15 4 (1.44%) CISM
15 4 (1.44%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.40%) SLA
2 9 (3.24%) QA
3 4 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.44%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.72%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.36%) COBIT
5 1 (0.36%) HL7
System Software
1 87 (31.29%) Active Directory
2 39 (14.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (7.91%) Hyper-V
4 19 (6.83%) VMware ESX
5 16 (5.76%) vSphere
6 8 (2.88%) UAG
6 8 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (1.80%) ISA Server
8 4 (1.44%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (1.44%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.44%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.44%) FreeRADIUS
9 3 (1.08%) XenApp
9 3 (1.08%) Firmware
9 3 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.36%) NLBS
11 1 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.36%) Samba
Systems Management
1 29 (10.43%) SCCM
2 11 (3.96%) SCOM
3 10 (3.60%) WSUS
4 8 (2.88%) Nagios
5 5 (1.80%) Nessus
5 5 (1.80%) BladeLogic
5 5 (1.80%) Puppet
5 5 (1.80%) Icinga
6 4 (1.44%) HP SIM
6 4 (1.44%) CA Spectrum
6 4 (1.44%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.08%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.08%) OpenView
7 3 (1.08%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 3 (1.08%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.08%) vMotion
8 2 (0.72%) cPanel
Vendors
1 115 (41.37%) Microsoft
2 93 (33.45%) VMware
3 28 (10.07%) Citrix
3 28 (10.07%) HP
4 25 (8.99%) Oracle
5 22 (7.91%) Cisco
6 20 (7.19%) Google
7 19 (6.83%) Dell
8 17 (6.12%) IBM
8 17 (6.12%) Adobe
8 17 (6.12%) RedDot
8 17 (6.12%) OpenText
9 12 (4.32%) McAfee
9 12 (4.32%) Red Hat
10 11 (3.96%) Lotus
11 9 (3.24%) NetApp
12 8 (2.88%) Novell
12 8 (2.88%) Capita
13 6 (2.16%) CA
14 5 (1.80%) Juniper
Hampshire
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Andover, Hampshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Iver, Buckinghamshire
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £230 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Epsom
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidenhead
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 27 days ago