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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 93 102 95
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing IIS 165 167 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.78% 1.91% 1.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.75% 11.09% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 92 103
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £241 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £35.25 £21.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.06% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.05 £18.23 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.45 £27.75 £45.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.78 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+3.97% +66.36%
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
1692 1506 1763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.23% 17.24% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 836 841
Average daily rate £360 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 61 91
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.04 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.10 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 -4 64 £330 -22.35% 22
Hampshire -1 31 £425 +6.58% 22
Surrey -7 28 £380 -7.87% 14
Buckinghamshire +1 19 £325 +35.41% 2
West Sussex +12 10 £313 +32.97% 4
Kent -6 5 £500 +5.26% 8
Oxfordshire -4 4 £308 -18.00% 7
East Sussex -11 4 £263 -16.00% 3
Middlesex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Sussex - - - -
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 226 (72.20%) Windows
2 140 (44.73%) SQL Server
3 138 (44.09%) Microsoft
4 126 (40.26%) SQL
5 121 (38.66%) .NET
6 105 (33.55%) Active Directory
7 93 (29.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 90 (28.75%) VMware
9 70 (22.36%) Linux
10 67 (21.41%) Internet
11 66 (21.09%) C#
12 65 (20.77%) PowerShell
13 64 (20.45%) HTML
13 64 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
14 63 (20.13%) DNS
15 59 (18.85%) ASP.NET
16 53 (16.93%) JavaScript
16 53 (16.93%) MS Excel
17 45 (14.38%) Citrix
18 44 (14.06%) VBScript
18 44 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
19 43 (13.74%) SharePoint
20 42 (13.42%) Microsoft Certification
20 42 (13.42%) TCP/IP
20 42 (13.42%) XML
21 41 (13.10%) ITIL
21 41 (13.10%) Firewall
21 41 (13.10%) Security Cleared
21 41 (13.10%) SCCM
22 40 (12.78%) CSS

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 43 (13.74%) SharePoint
2 32 (10.22%) MS Exchange
3 29 (9.27%) Apache
3 29 (9.27%) BizTalk Server
4 21 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (5.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (3.51%) WebSphere
8 10 (3.19%) Documentum
8 10 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (2.88%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (2.56%) IBM Notes
11 6 (1.92%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.92%) Lotus Domino
11 6 (1.92%) GlassFish
12 5 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (1.60%) Lync
13 3 (0.96%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.96%) CMS
14 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 53 (16.93%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.39%) MS Office
3 11 (3.51%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.96%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) assyst
3 1 (0.32%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.83%) Office 365
3 11 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.51%) IaaS
4 1 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 67 (21.41%) Internet
2 63 (20.13%) DNS
3 42 (13.42%) TCP/IP
4 41 (13.10%) Firewall
5 39 (12.46%) SAN
6 25 (7.99%) HTTP
7 23 (7.35%) DHCP
8 20 (6.39%) FTP
9 19 (6.07%) SSL
10 18 (5.75%) LDAP
11 15 (4.79%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (3.83%) SMTP
12 12 (3.83%) NAS
13 11 (3.51%) HTTPS
14 10 (3.19%) Wireless
15 9 (2.88%) X.400
15 9 (2.88%) X.500
16 7 (2.24%) VLAN
17 6 (1.92%) NetScaler
17 6 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (44.73%) SQL Server
2 36 (11.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (7.35%) SQL Server 2000
4 22 (7.03%) MySQL
5 18 (5.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (4.15%) DTS
7 11 (3.51%) Oracle Database
8 10 (3.19%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.60%) DataStage
12 5 (1.60%) IBM InfoSphere
13 4 (1.28%) DB2
14 2 (0.64%) Cognos Framework Manager
14 2 (0.64%) IDOL
15 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
15 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
15 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (10.22%) Visual Studio
2 16 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.83%) MSBuild
4 10 (3.19%) TeamCity
5 8 (2.56%) SoapUI
6 6 (1.92%) NUnit
6 6 (1.92%) Subversion
7 3 (0.96%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.96%) Selenium
7 3 (0.96%) Wise Package Studio
8 2 (0.64%) WinDbg
8 2 (0.64%) Hudson
8 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.64%) MSI
8 2 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.64%) StarTeam
8 2 (0.64%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.32%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.32%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.32%) JIRA
General
1 27 (8.63%) Finance
2 13 (4.15%) Banking
3 11 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.19%) Marketing
5 9 (2.88%) Military
6 3 (0.96%) Retail
6 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.64%) Advertising
7 2 (0.64%) Electronics
7 2 (0.64%) Billing
8 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.32%) German Language
8 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
8 1 (0.32%) Games
8 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (16.61%) Developer
2 51 (16.29%) Analyst
3 26 (8.31%) Administrator
4 25 (7.99%) .NET Developer
5 24 (7.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 24 (7.67%) Consultant
6 18 (5.75%) Support Engineer
7 17 (5.43%) Support Analyst
7 17 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
8 16 (5.11%) Security Engineer
9 11 (3.51%) Architect
10 10 (3.19%) SCCM Engineer
10 10 (3.19%) Security Analyst
10 10 (3.19%) IT Security Analyst
11 9 (2.88%) Windows Administrator
11 9 (2.88%) Technical Manager
11 9 (2.88%) Technical Support
12 8 (2.56%) Tester
12 8 (2.56%) Applications Developer
12 8 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (38.66%) .NET
2 64 (20.45%) HTML
3 59 (18.85%) ASP.NET
4 42 (13.42%) XML
5 40 (12.78%) CSS
6 30 (9.58%) .NET Framework
6 30 (9.58%) WCF
7 25 (7.99%) jQuery
8 24 (7.67%) Web Services
9 17 (5.43%) COM+
10 13 (4.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 10 (3.19%) J2EE
11 10 (3.19%) DCOM
11 10 (3.19%) Ajax
12 9 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (2.88%) REST
13 8 (2.56%) SOAP
14 7 (2.24%) WPF
14 7 (2.24%) XSLT
14 7 (2.24%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.86%) Clustering
2 28 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (7.35%) Management Information System
4 22 (7.03%) PKI
5 16 (5.11%) Computer Science
6 15 (4.79%) Open Source
7 8 (2.56%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.92%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.92%) CLARiiON
9 4 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.28%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.28%) Replication
9 4 (1.28%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.28%) DataPower
10 3 (0.96%) Wiki
10 3 (0.96%) Blog
11 2 (0.64%) Smartcard
11 2 (0.64%) DTV
11 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.64%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 226 (72.20%) Windows
2 93 (29.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (22.36%) Linux
4 64 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (10.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (6.07%) Windows 2000
8 18 (5.75%) UNIX
9 15 (4.79%) Windows 7
10 11 (3.51%) Windows XP
11 8 (2.56%) Windows NT
12 7 (2.24%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (1.60%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.28%) Solaris
15 2 (0.64%) Android
16 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.32%) AIX
16 1 (0.32%) HPUX
16 1 (0.32%) SUSE
16 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (13.10%) ITIL
2 36 (11.50%) MVC
3 27 (8.63%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (7.99%) Change Management
5 20 (6.39%) Configuration Management
6 19 (6.07%) Migration
7 18 (5.75%) Web Development
8 17 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (4.47%) OO
9 14 (4.47%) Incident Management
10 12 (3.83%) Project Management
11 11 (3.51%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (3.51%) Information Security
11 11 (3.51%) Workflow
11 11 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (3.51%) Coaching
12 10 (3.19%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (3.19%) CRM
12 10 (3.19%) Test Scripting
13 9 (2.88%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 126 (40.26%) SQL
2 66 (21.09%) C#
3 65 (20.77%) PowerShell
4 53 (16.93%) JavaScript
5 44 (14.06%) VBScript
6 26 (8.31%) T-SQL
7 25 (7.99%) Java
8 21 (6.71%) VB
9 19 (6.07%) VB.NET
9 19 (6.07%) PHP
10 16 (5.11%) Python
10 16 (5.11%) VB6
11 15 (4.79%) Bash Shell
12 14 (4.47%) Ruby
13 13 (4.15%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.60%) Perl
14 5 (1.60%) C
15 3 (0.96%) C++
16 1 (0.32%) Groovy
16 1 (0.32%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 42 (13.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (13.10%) Security Cleared
3 36 (11.50%) MCSE
4 31 (9.90%) Degree
5 30 (9.58%) CISSP
6 24 (7.67%) SC Cleared
7 23 (7.35%) MCP
8 13 (4.15%) CCNA
8 13 (4.15%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (3.83%) DV Cleared
10 10 (3.19%) CEH
11 9 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (2.88%) MCSA
12 7 (2.24%) CISM
13 6 (1.92%) MCTS
14 5 (1.60%) CISA
15 4 (1.28%) MCITP
16 3 (0.96%) MCSD
17 2 (0.64%) CRISC
17 2 (0.64%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.75%) QA
2 17 (5.43%) PCI DSS
3 15 (4.79%) SLA
4 2 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) COBIT
5 1 (0.32%) HL7
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 105 (33.55%) Active Directory
2 37 (11.82%) vSphere
3 28 (8.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (6.71%) VMware ESX
5 14 (4.47%) XenApp
6 13 (4.15%) Snort
7 12 (3.83%) ISA Server
8 11 (3.51%) Terminal Services
8 11 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (3.19%) UAG
9 10 (3.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 9 (2.88%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (1.60%) XenServer
11 5 (1.60%) vCloud
12 3 (0.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.64%) NLBS
13 2 (0.64%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
14 1 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 41 (13.10%) SCCM
2 30 (9.58%) SCOM
3 14 (4.47%) WSUS
4 13 (4.15%) NetBackup
5 12 (3.83%) HP SIM
6 11 (3.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 10 (3.19%) Nessus
7 10 (3.19%) WMI
7 10 (3.19%) BladeLogic
8 8 (2.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 7 (2.24%) MOM
9 7 (2.24%) SAP Afaria
10 5 (1.60%) Backup Exec
10 5 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (1.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 3 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.96%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (0.96%) Unicenter
12 3 (0.96%) ARCserve
13 2 (0.64%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 138 (44.09%) Microsoft
2 90 (28.75%) VMware
3 45 (14.38%) Citrix
4 33 (10.54%) Red Hat
5 26 (8.31%) Oracle
6 19 (6.07%) Cisco
7 18 (5.75%) Qualys
8 17 (5.43%) HP
9 16 (5.11%) EMC
10 13 (4.15%) Lotus
11 12 (3.83%) Sophos
11 12 (3.83%) IBM
12 11 (3.51%) McAfee
12 11 (3.51%) Symantec
13 9 (2.88%) Altiris
13 9 (2.88%) Intel
13 9 (2.88%) Dell
14 7 (2.24%) CA
14 7 (2.24%) Clearswift
15 6 (1.92%) Veritas
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