The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South East region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 101 136 109
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -27
Contract jobs citing IIS 152 100 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.70% 1.19% 1.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.21% 7.19% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 59 79
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 10
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1651 1391 1581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.49% 16.57% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 752 756
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 95 85
Average hourly rate £16.31 £19.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.15% -19.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £38.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
IIS
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +23 57 £363 -9.37% 15
Hampshire +1 33 £373 -6.87% 19
Surrey +8 27 £275 -29.03% 11
West Sussex +22 26 £225 -35.71% 3
Oxfordshire +2 4 £300 -17.24% 4
Middlesex -2 3 £450 +24.13%
Buckinghamshire -21 2 £425 +6.25% 2
Kent -6 1 £288 -36.11% 1
East Sussex - - - - 2
Home Counties - - - -
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 197 (71.90%) Windows
2 132 (48.18%) Microsoft
3 117 (42.70%) SQL Server
4 109 (39.78%) .NET
5 108 (39.42%) SQL
6 91 (33.21%) Active Directory
7 70 (25.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 67 (24.45%) Linux
9 59 (21.53%) C#
9 59 (21.53%) ASP.NET
10 58 (21.17%) VMware
11 57 (20.80%) SharePoint
12 54 (19.71%) HTML
12 54 (19.71%) XML
13 50 (18.25%) Internet
14 49 (17.88%) MS Excel
15 47 (17.15%) Windows Server 2003
16 46 (16.79%) DNS
17 45 (16.42%) TCP/IP
18 40 (14.60%) ITIL
18 40 (14.60%) JavaScript
19 39 (14.23%) SCCM
20 38 (13.87%) Security Cleared
20 38 (13.87%) PowerShell
21 37 (13.50%) Microsoft Certification
22 36 (13.14%) Firewall
22 36 (13.14%) SQL Server 2008
23 35 (12.77%) CSS
24 34 (12.41%) MCSE
24 34 (12.41%) VBScript

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 57 (20.80%) SharePoint
2 27 (9.85%) MS Exchange
2 27 (9.85%) Apache
3 20 (7.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 19 (6.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 17 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (5.47%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (4.74%) WebSphere
8 11 (4.01%) SharePoint Server
8 11 (4.01%) Tomcat
9 10 (3.65%) Documentum
10 6 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (1.46%) WebLogic
12 4 (1.46%) Lync
13 3 (1.09%) CMS
14 2 (0.73%) Live Communications Server
14 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.73%) Node.js
15 1 (0.36%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 49 (17.88%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.30%) MS Office
3 12 (4.38%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.55%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.36%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.38%) Office 365
3 11 (4.01%) IaaS
3 11 (4.01%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (18.25%) Internet
2 46 (16.79%) DNS
3 45 (16.42%) TCP/IP
4 36 (13.14%) Firewall
5 31 (11.31%) SAN
6 22 (8.03%) HTTP
6 22 (8.03%) DHCP
7 20 (7.30%) LDAP
8 16 (5.84%) FTP
9 11 (4.01%) SMTP
9 11 (4.01%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (3.65%) Wireless
11 9 (3.28%) Kerberos
12 8 (2.92%) X.400
12 8 (2.92%) X.500
12 8 (2.92%) HTTPS
12 8 (2.92%) NAS
13 4 (1.46%) SSL
13 4 (1.46%) WAN
14 3 (1.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (42.70%) SQL Server
2 36 (13.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (7.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (6.93%) MySQL
5 18 (6.57%) SQL Server 2000
6 13 (4.74%) DTS
7 12 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (3.65%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (2.92%) IDOL
10 7 (2.55%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.46%) DataStage
11 4 (1.46%) IBM InfoSphere
12 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.73%) DB2
13 2 (0.73%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 2 (0.73%) NoSQL
14 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (10.58%) Visual Studio
2 22 (8.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.65%) SoapUI
4 5 (1.82%) Subversion
4 5 (1.82%) NUnit
5 4 (1.46%) Hudson
6 3 (1.09%) MSBuild
6 3 (1.09%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.73%) MSI
7 2 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.73%) Fiddler
7 2 (0.73%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.73%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.73%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.36%) Wise Package Studio
8 1 (0.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.36%) Moq
8 1 (0.36%) XMLUnit
8 1 (0.36%) PHPUnit
General
1 19 (6.93%) Finance
2 11 (4.01%) Marketing
3 9 (3.28%) Military
4 8 (2.92%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.55%) Billing
6 5 (1.82%) Banking
7 4 (1.46%) Retail
8 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.73%) Electronics
10 1 (0.36%) German Language
10 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Back Office
10 1 (0.36%) Games
10 1 (0.36%) Legal
10 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (17.15%) Developer
2 39 (14.23%) Analyst
3 21 (7.66%) Support Engineer
4 20 (7.30%) Consultant
5 19 (6.93%) Administrator
6 17 (6.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (5.84%) Security Engineer
7 16 (5.84%) Systems Administrator
8 15 (5.47%) Architect
9 14 (5.11%) .NET Developer
10 10 (3.65%) Test Analyst
10 10 (3.65%) Technical Support
10 10 (3.65%) Security Analyst
10 10 (3.65%) IT Security Analyst
11 9 (3.28%) SCCM Engineer
11 9 (3.28%) Technical Analyst
12 8 (2.92%) Support Analyst
12 8 (2.92%) SharePoint Consultant
12 8 (2.92%) Windows Engineer
13 7 (2.55%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (39.78%) .NET
2 59 (21.53%) ASP.NET
3 54 (19.71%) HTML
3 54 (19.71%) XML
4 35 (12.77%) CSS
5 31 (11.31%) WCF
6 29 (10.58%) .NET Framework
7 26 (9.49%) Web Services
8 24 (8.76%) jQuery
9 15 (5.47%) COM+
10 14 (5.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 12 (4.38%) SOAP
12 9 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (3.28%) Ajax
12 9 (3.28%) DCOM
12 9 (3.28%) Middleware
13 8 (2.92%) XSD
13 8 (2.92%) XSLT
13 8 (2.92%) REST
14 6 (2.19%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.39%) PKI
2 20 (7.30%) Clustering
3 18 (6.57%) Management Information System
4 14 (5.11%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.11%) Open Source
5 7 (2.55%) Replication
6 6 (2.19%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.19%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.46%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.46%) Blog
9 3 (1.09%) Wiki
10 2 (0.73%) DTV
10 2 (0.73%) Statistics
10 2 (0.73%) iSeries
10 2 (0.73%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.36%) iPad
11 1 (0.36%) Social Media
11 1 (0.36%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.36%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 197 (71.90%) Windows
2 70 (25.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (24.45%) Linux
4 47 (17.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (10.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (8.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (4.01%) Windows 7
7 11 (4.01%) UNIX
8 9 (3.28%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.82%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.82%) Solaris
9 5 (1.82%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.73%) HPUX
10 2 (0.73%) Android
11 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.36%) CentOS
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.36%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.36%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (14.60%) ITIL
2 30 (10.95%) MVC
3 22 (8.03%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (7.66%) Configuration Management
5 17 (6.20%) Incident Management
6 15 (5.47%) Web Development
7 13 (4.74%) Root Cause Analysis
8 12 (4.38%) SOA
8 12 (4.38%) Network Load Balancing
9 11 (4.01%) Test Scripting
9 11 (4.01%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (4.01%) Migration
10 10 (3.65%) Workflow
10 10 (3.65%) CRM
10 10 (3.65%) Information Security
10 10 (3.65%) Vulnerability Management
11 9 (3.28%) Capacity Management
12 8 (2.92%) Change Management
12 8 (2.92%) Performance Analysis
12 8 (2.92%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 108 (39.42%) SQL
2 59 (21.53%) C#
3 40 (14.60%) JavaScript
4 38 (13.87%) PowerShell
5 34 (12.41%) VBScript
6 29 (10.58%) VB
6 29 (10.58%) T-SQL
7 20 (7.30%) VB6
8 19 (6.93%) Java
9 17 (6.20%) VB.NET
10 16 (5.84%) PHP
11 15 (5.47%) Python
12 14 (5.11%) Bash Shell
13 13 (4.74%) Ruby
13 13 (4.74%) PL/SQL
14 11 (4.01%) C
15 6 (2.19%) C++
15 6 (2.19%) Lua
16 3 (1.09%) Perl
17 2 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (13.87%) Security Cleared
2 37 (13.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (12.41%) MCSE
4 29 (10.58%) CISSP
5 25 (9.12%) Degree
6 22 (8.03%) SC Cleared
7 21 (7.66%) MCP
8 11 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (4.01%) CCNA
9 10 (3.65%) CEH
10 9 (3.28%) MCSA
11 7 (2.55%) MCTS
12 6 (2.19%) CISM
12 6 (2.19%) MCSD
12 6 (2.19%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.09%) ISSAP
13 3 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.73%) CISA
14 2 (0.73%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.11%) PCI DSS
2 8 (2.92%) SLA
3 3 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.73%) COBIT
4 2 (0.73%) QA
5 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 91 (33.21%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.57%) vSphere
3 16 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (4.74%) Snort
5 10 (3.65%) UAG
6 9 (3.28%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (2.19%) VMware ESX
7 6 (2.19%) NLBS
7 6 (2.19%) XenApp
7 6 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.09%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.73%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.73%) XenServer
10 1 (0.36%) vCloud
10 1 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.36%) Squid
Systems Management
1 39 (14.23%) SCCM
2 21 (7.66%) SCOM
3 14 (5.11%) WSUS
4 10 (3.65%) Nessus
5 9 (3.28%) WMI
5 9 (3.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 8 (2.92%) HP SIM
7 7 (2.55%) SAP Afaria
7 7 (2.55%) MOM
8 4 (1.46%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.73%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.73%) MIIS
11 1 (0.36%) Puppet
11 1 (0.36%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.36%) Salt
Vendors
1 132 (48.18%) Microsoft
2 58 (21.17%) VMware
3 28 (10.22%) Red Hat
4 27 (9.85%) Oracle
5 23 (8.39%) Citrix
6 17 (6.20%) Qualys
7 16 (5.84%) Cisco
8 10 (3.65%) McAfee
8 10 (3.65%) HP
8 10 (3.65%) IBM
9 9 (3.28%) Altiris
9 9 (3.28%) SAP
10 8 (2.92%) CA
10 8 (2.92%) Sophos
11 6 (2.19%) Clearswift
11 6 (2.19%) Lotus
11 6 (2.19%) EMC
11 6 (2.19%) Google
12 5 (1.82%) Dell
12 5 (1.82%) NetApp
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