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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 118 133 104
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -29
Contract jobs citing IIS 155 120 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.55% 1.27% 1.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.27% 7.55% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 66 80
Average daily rate
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£320 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £32.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-28.65% +113.33%
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
1672 1590 1515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.70% 16.81% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 871 832
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £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 78 83 97
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.76 £12.09 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £30.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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
West Sussex +6 34 £300 -33.33% 10
Oxfordshire - 26 £285 - 12
Surrey +19 23 £363 -3.33% 8
Berkshire -30 23 £350 +21.73% 15
Hampshire -24 20 £413 +17.02% 4
East Sussex -1 13 £288 -25.32% 5
Buckinghamshire +3 11 £310 +3.33% 4
Middlesex +6 4 £464 -11.61%
Sussex - 2 £300 -
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 180 (61.86%) Windows
2 138 (47.42%) SQL
3 122 (41.92%) .NET
4 112 (38.49%) Microsoft
5 103 (35.40%) VMware
6 91 (31.27%) SQL Server
7 89 (30.58%) Active Directory
7 89 (30.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 84 (28.87%) ITIL
9 76 (26.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 68 (23.37%) ASP.NET
11 67 (23.02%) HTML
12 62 (21.31%) SAN
13 61 (20.96%) JavaScript
14 58 (19.93%) C#
14 58 (19.93%) PowerShell
15 57 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
16 55 (18.90%) DNS
17 53 (18.21%) CSS
18 48 (16.49%) Visual Studio
18 48 (16.49%) Web Services
19 46 (15.81%) XML
19 46 (15.81%) Microsoft Certification
20 44 (15.12%) Linux
20 44 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
21 41 (14.09%) Degree
21 41 (14.09%) jQuery
22 40 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
22 40 (13.75%) Firewall
23 39 (13.40%) SharePoint

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 39 (13.40%) SharePoint
2 33 (11.34%) MS Exchange
3 26 (8.93%) Apache
4 21 (7.22%) CMS
5 20 (6.87%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (5.15%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (5.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 15 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (4.47%) Tomcat
8 10 (3.44%) IBM Notes
9 8 (2.75%) WebSphere
9 8 (2.75%) GroupWise
10 7 (2.41%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (2.06%) Office Communications Server
11 6 (2.06%) Lync
12 5 (1.72%) WebLogic
13 4 (1.37%) WebSphere Portal
13 4 (1.37%) iPlanet
13 4 (1.37%) IBM HTTP Server
14 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 37 (12.71%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 12 (4.12%) MS Office
4 6 (2.06%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.03%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (7.22%) Office 365
3 20 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.72%) IaaS
4 5 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.03%) Yammer
6 2 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.69%) Route 53
6 2 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (21.31%) SAN
2 55 (18.90%) DNS
3 40 (13.75%) Firewall
4 30 (10.31%) DHCP
5 27 (9.28%) SSL
6 26 (8.93%) Internet
7 21 (7.22%) TCP/IP
8 20 (6.87%) Intranet
9 19 (6.53%) VPN
10 13 (4.47%) Network Security
11 11 (3.78%) VLAN
12 10 (3.44%) iSCSI
12 10 (3.44%) SMTP
12 10 (3.44%) WAN
13 8 (2.75%) LAN
13 8 (2.75%) Ethernet
13 8 (2.75%) VoIP
13 8 (2.75%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (2.41%) NetScaler
14 7 (2.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (31.27%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (5.15%) MySQL
4 14 (4.81%) Oracle Database
5 13 (4.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (4.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (2.41%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.41%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (2.41%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (2.06%) DB2
10 5 (1.72%) DTS
10 5 (1.72%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.03%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.69%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.34%) RavenDB
14 1 (0.34%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 48 (16.49%) Visual Studio
2 17 (5.84%) Axure RP
3 9 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.09%) Subversion
4 7 (2.41%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (2.06%) JIRA
5 6 (2.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (1.37%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.37%) ClearCase
6 4 (1.37%) ClearQuest
7 3 (1.03%) MSBuild
7 3 (1.03%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.03%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.69%) Maven
8 2 (0.69%) Ant
8 2 (0.69%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.69%) NeoLoad
8 2 (0.69%) Wise Package Studio
8 2 (0.69%) NuGet
9 1 (0.34%) Bitbucket
General
1 33 (11.34%) Finance
2 14 (4.81%) Publishing
3 6 (2.06%) Marketing
3 6 (2.06%) Retail
4 5 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.03%) Automotive
5 3 (1.03%) Electronics
6 2 (0.69%) Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Games
7 1 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 66 (22.68%) Developer
2 53 (18.21%) Analyst
3 36 (12.37%) 3rd Line Support
4 29 (9.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (9.97%) Support Analyst
5 26 (8.93%) Support Engineer
5 26 (8.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 25 (8.59%) Consultant
7 22 (7.56%) Administrator
7 22 (7.56%) .NET Developer
8 19 (6.53%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 17 (5.84%) Systems Engineer
9 17 (5.84%) Applications Support
10 16 (5.50%) Architect
11 15 (5.15%) Server Engineer
12 14 (4.81%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 14 (4.81%) CMS Developer
13 13 (4.47%) Field Engineer
13 13 (4.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 12 (4.12%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (41.92%) .NET
2 68 (23.37%) ASP.NET
3 67 (23.02%) HTML
4 53 (18.21%) CSS
5 48 (16.49%) Web Services
6 46 (15.81%) XML
7 41 (14.09%) jQuery
8 38 (13.06%) .NET Framework
9 27 (9.28%) Ajax
10 23 (7.90%) XSLT
11 22 (7.56%) XHTML
12 18 (6.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 17 (5.84%) XSD
13 17 (5.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (5.50%) WCF
15 11 (3.78%) REST
16 10 (3.44%) HTML5
17 8 (2.75%) COM+
17 8 (2.75%) XSL
18 6 (2.06%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.65%) Clustering
2 22 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.87%) User Experience
4 17 (5.84%) Management Information System
4 17 (5.84%) W3C
4 17 (5.84%) Web 2.0
5 15 (5.15%) Computer Science
6 12 (4.12%) Client/Server
7 11 (3.78%) PKI
8 10 (3.44%) N-Tier
9 8 (2.75%) Replication
10 6 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.72%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.37%) Data Structures
13 3 (1.03%) Mobile App
13 3 (1.03%) Blackberry
13 3 (1.03%) Blog
14 2 (0.69%) SecurID
14 2 (0.69%) Statistics
14 2 (0.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 180 (61.86%) Windows
2 89 (30.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 76 (26.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (15.12%) Linux
5 40 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (5.50%) Windows 7
7 13 (4.47%) UNIX
8 10 (3.44%) AIX
8 10 (3.44%) Windows XP
9 7 (2.41%) Solaris
10 6 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.06%) Windows 2000
11 5 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (1.37%) zOS
12 4 (1.37%) SUSE
13 3 (1.03%) Windows NT
13 3 (1.03%) Android
13 3 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.03%) CentOS
14 2 (0.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (28.87%) ITIL
2 57 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (13.06%) Web Development
4 34 (11.68%) Migration
5 29 (9.97%) MVC
6 24 (8.25%) Content Management
7 22 (7.56%) Change Management
7 22 (7.56%) Customer Engagement
8 20 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (6.87%) Incident Management
9 19 (6.53%) Information Security
9 19 (6.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (6.53%) OOP
10 18 (6.19%) Service Management
10 18 (6.19%) Configuration Management
11 17 (5.84%) Rapid Prototyping
12 16 (5.50%) Load Balancing
13 15 (5.15%) E-Commerce
14 12 (4.12%) Unit Testing
14 12 (4.12%) OO
Programming Languages
1 138 (47.42%) SQL
2 61 (20.96%) JavaScript
3 58 (19.93%) C#
3 58 (19.93%) PowerShell
4 21 (7.22%) VB
4 21 (7.22%) VB.NET
5 16 (5.50%) VBScript
6 13 (4.47%) Java
7 11 (3.78%) T-SQL
8 9 (3.09%) Perl
9 7 (2.41%) Python
9 7 (2.41%) PHP
9 7 (2.41%) C++
10 6 (2.06%) VB6
11 5 (1.72%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.72%) Ruby
12 4 (1.37%) C
13 2 (0.69%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.34%) sed
14 1 (0.34%) AWK
Qualifications
1 46 (15.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (14.09%) Degree
3 29 (9.97%) Security Cleared
4 25 (8.59%) SC Cleared
5 23 (7.90%) MCSE
6 18 (6.19%) CISSP
7 15 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (4.47%) MCP
9 12 (4.12%) MCITP
10 11 (3.78%) CCNA
10 11 (3.78%) MCTS
11 8 (2.75%) CEH
12 7 (2.41%) CISM
12 7 (2.41%) MCSA
13 5 (1.72%) MCSD
13 5 (1.72%) MCDBA
14 4 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (1.37%) DV Cleared
14 4 (1.37%) MCAD
15 3 (1.03%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.12%) SLA
2 9 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.06%) QA
4 4 (1.37%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.34%) COBIT
6 1 (0.34%) HL7
6 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 89 (30.58%) Active Directory
2 44 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (6.87%) vSphere
4 19 (6.53%) Hyper-V
5 17 (5.84%) VMware ESX
6 8 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (2.41%) XenApp
7 7 (2.41%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.72%) UAG
9 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.37%) FreeRADIUS
10 3 (1.03%) HDFS
10 3 (1.03%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.03%) ISA Server
10 3 (1.03%) Firmware
11 2 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.34%) Samba
12 1 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (11.68%) SCCM
2 13 (4.47%) WSUS
3 12 (4.12%) Nagios
4 8 (2.75%) SCOM
5 6 (2.06%) Icinga
6 5 (1.72%) Puppet
6 5 (1.72%) Nessus
7 4 (1.37%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (1.37%) FortiGate
7 4 (1.37%) CA Spectrum
7 4 (1.37%) HP SIM
7 4 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.03%) vMotion
8 3 (1.03%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 3 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.03%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (1.03%) OpenView
8 3 (1.03%) Zenoss
8 3 (1.03%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 112 (38.49%) Microsoft
2 103 (35.40%) VMware
3 38 (13.06%) Oracle
4 33 (11.34%) Citrix
5 31 (10.65%) HP
6 23 (7.90%) Cisco
7 22 (7.56%) IBM
7 22 (7.56%) Dell
8 20 (6.87%) Google
9 17 (5.84%) OpenText
9 17 (5.84%) RedDot
9 17 (5.84%) Adobe
10 12 (4.12%) Red Hat
10 12 (4.12%) Lotus
10 12 (4.12%) McAfee
11 10 (3.44%) NetApp
12 8 (2.75%) Capita
12 8 (2.75%) Novell
13 7 (2.41%) Splunk
13 7 (2.41%) Juniper
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