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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 101 141 103
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -38
Contract jobs citing IIS 158 104 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.70% 1.17% 1.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.03% 7.15% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 59 93
Average daily rate
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£363 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
- +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Average hourly rate £38.00 £25.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.01% -27.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.56 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +55.82%
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
1749 1455 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.85% 16.40% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 809 827
Average daily rate £350 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 67 90
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £11.99 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £30.38 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 August 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 August 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 54 £375 -11.76% 16
Hampshire +12 34 £400 -11.11% 14
Surrey +9 29 £325 -13.33% 17
Buckinghamshire -3 15 £325 +26.21% 13
West Sussex +14 14 £250 -14.52% 5
Oxfordshire +5 5 £308 -15.17% 6
East Sussex -3 3 £263 -20.75% 7
Kent -9 3 £388 -18.42% 4
Middlesex - 1 £250 -
Sussex - - - -
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 203 (71.99%) Windows
2 131 (46.45%) SQL Server
3 125 (44.33%) Microsoft
4 119 (42.20%) .NET
5 111 (39.36%) SQL
6 95 (33.69%) Active Directory
7 72 (25.53%) VMware
7 72 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 62 (21.99%) C#
9 61 (21.63%) Linux
10 57 (20.21%) HTML
10 57 (20.21%) ASP.NET
11 55 (19.50%) Internet
12 54 (19.15%) PowerShell
13 52 (18.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 47 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 47 (16.67%) SharePoint
15 44 (15.60%) JavaScript
15 44 (15.60%) XML
16 42 (14.89%) DNS
17 41 (14.54%) SQL Server 2008
17 41 (14.54%) SCCM
18 40 (14.18%) TCP/IP
19 38 (13.48%) ITIL
19 38 (13.48%) VBScript
20 37 (13.12%) Microsoft Certification
20 37 (13.12%) Firewall
21 36 (12.77%) Citrix
21 36 (12.77%) CSS
21 36 (12.77%) Security Cleared

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 47 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 27 (9.57%) MS Exchange
3 26 (9.22%) BizTalk Server
4 24 (8.51%) Apache
5 19 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (5.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (4.26%) WebSphere
9 10 (3.55%) Documentum
10 8 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (2.48%) Tomcat
12 6 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (1.77%) Lync
13 5 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (1.06%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.71%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.71%) CMS
15 2 (0.71%) GroupWise
15 2 (0.71%) Node.js
15 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 47 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.74%) MS Office
3 12 (4.26%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.77%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.35%) Maximo
3 1 (0.35%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.26%) Office 365
3 11 (3.90%) IaaS
3 11 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (19.50%) Internet
2 42 (14.89%) DNS
3 40 (14.18%) TCP/IP
4 37 (13.12%) Firewall
5 35 (12.41%) SAN
6 22 (7.80%) HTTP
7 21 (7.45%) DHCP
8 16 (5.67%) FTP
9 15 (5.32%) LDAP
10 13 (4.61%) SMTP
11 12 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (3.55%) Wireless
13 9 (3.19%) SSL
14 8 (2.84%) NAS
14 8 (2.84%) HTTPS
14 8 (2.84%) X.400
14 8 (2.84%) X.500
15 5 (1.77%) NetScaler
16 4 (1.42%) Network Security
16 4 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (46.45%) SQL Server
2 41 (14.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (8.87%) SQL Server 2005
4 22 (7.80%) SQL Server 2000
5 18 (6.38%) MySQL
6 13 (4.61%) DTS
7 11 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (3.55%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (3.19%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.42%) DataStage
11 4 (1.42%) IBM InfoSphere
12 3 (1.06%) IDOL
13 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.71%) DB2
13 2 (0.71%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 2 (0.71%) NoSQL
14 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (10.99%) Visual Studio
2 18 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.55%) MSBuild
4 9 (3.19%) SoapUI
5 7 (2.48%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.77%) NUnit
7 4 (1.42%) Subversion
8 3 (1.06%) Hudson
8 3 (1.06%) Selenium
9 2 (0.71%) Fiddler
9 2 (0.71%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.71%) StarTeam
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.71%) MSI
9 2 (0.71%) WinDbg
9 2 (0.71%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.35%) Gradle
10 1 (0.35%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 21 (7.45%) Finance
2 11 (3.90%) Marketing
3 10 (3.55%) Banking
4 9 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.19%) Military
5 4 (1.42%) Retail
5 4 (1.42%) Billing
6 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.71%) Electronics
8 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.35%) Games
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Legal
8 1 (0.35%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) German Language
8 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (17.38%) Developer
2 42 (14.89%) Analyst
3 22 (7.80%) Consultant
3 22 (7.80%) Administrator
4 19 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (6.74%) .NET Developer
5 16 (5.67%) Security Engineer
5 16 (5.67%) Systems Administrator
6 14 (4.96%) Support Engineer
7 12 (4.26%) Architect
8 10 (3.55%) IT Security Analyst
8 10 (3.55%) Security Analyst
8 10 (3.55%) SCCM Engineer
9 9 (3.19%) Support Analyst
9 9 (3.19%) Technical Support
10 8 (2.84%) Technical Analyst
10 8 (2.84%) Windows Engineer
10 8 (2.84%) Tester
11 7 (2.48%) Security Tester
11 7 (2.48%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (42.20%) .NET
2 57 (20.21%) HTML
2 57 (20.21%) ASP.NET
3 44 (15.60%) XML
4 36 (12.77%) CSS
5 33 (11.70%) .NET Framework
6 28 (9.93%) WCF
7 26 (9.22%) Web Services
8 24 (8.51%) jQuery
9 17 (6.03%) COM+
10 14 (4.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 10 (3.55%) DCOM
11 10 (3.55%) SOAP
12 8 (2.84%) Ajax
12 8 (2.84%) XSLT
12 8 (2.84%) Middleware
12 8 (2.84%) REST
12 8 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (2.48%) J2EE
13 7 (2.48%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.93%) Clustering
2 22 (7.80%) PKI
3 18 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.96%) Open Source
5 12 (4.26%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.48%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.13%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.77%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.42%) Blog
10 3 (1.06%) Wiki
11 2 (0.71%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.71%) iSeries
11 2 (0.71%) Statistics
11 2 (0.71%) Replication
11 2 (0.71%) DTV
12 1 (0.35%) Mobile Computing
12 1 (0.35%) iPad
12 1 (0.35%) Social Media
12 1 (0.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 203 (71.99%) Windows
2 72 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (21.63%) Linux
4 52 (18.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (9.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (9.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (4.61%) Windows 7
8 11 (3.90%) UNIX
8 11 (3.90%) Windows 2000
9 8 (2.84%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.13%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.42%) Solaris
11 4 (1.42%) Windows NT
12 3 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.71%) Android
14 1 (0.35%) HPUX
14 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (13.48%) ITIL
2 32 (11.35%) MVC
3 19 (6.74%) Configuration Management
3 19 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (6.03%) Migration
5 15 (5.32%) Web Development
6 14 (4.96%) Incident Management
7 12 (4.26%) Change Management
7 12 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (3.90%) SOA
8 11 (3.90%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (3.55%) Test Scripting
9 10 (3.55%) CRM
9 10 (3.55%) OO
9 10 (3.55%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (3.19%) Project Management
10 9 (3.19%) Network Load Balancing
10 9 (3.19%) Information Security
11 8 (2.84%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 111 (39.36%) SQL
2 62 (21.99%) C#
3 54 (19.15%) PowerShell
4 44 (15.60%) JavaScript
5 38 (13.48%) VBScript
6 29 (10.28%) T-SQL
7 23 (8.16%) VB
8 19 (6.74%) Java
9 18 (6.38%) VB6
9 18 (6.38%) VB.NET
10 15 (5.32%) Bash Shell
10 15 (5.32%) Python
11 14 (4.96%) PHP
12 13 (4.61%) Ruby
13 12 (4.26%) PL/SQL
14 6 (2.13%) C
15 4 (1.42%) Perl
16 2 (0.71%) C++
16 2 (0.71%) ActionScript
17 1 (0.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 37 (13.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (12.77%) Security Cleared
3 32 (11.35%) MCSE
4 28 (9.93%) CISSP
5 23 (8.16%) Degree
6 22 (7.80%) SC Cleared
7 21 (7.45%) MCP
8 12 (4.26%) CCNA
8 12 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (3.55%) CEH
10 9 (3.19%) MCSA
11 8 (2.84%) DV Cleared
12 6 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (1.77%) CISM
13 5 (1.77%) MCTS
14 3 (1.06%) CISA
14 3 (1.06%) MCSD
14 3 (1.06%) MCITP
15 2 (0.71%) MCPD
16 1 (0.35%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.32%) PCI DSS
2 12 (4.26%) QA
3 8 (2.84%) SLA
4 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.35%) COBIT
4 1 (0.35%) HL7
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 95 (33.69%) Active Directory
2 28 (9.93%) vSphere
3 22 (7.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (4.61%) Snort
5 12 (4.26%) XenApp
6 10 (3.55%) VMware ESX
6 10 (3.55%) UAG
7 9 (3.19%) Forefront TMG
7 9 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (2.84%) ISA Server
9 7 (2.48%) Terminal Services
10 6 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (1.77%) XenServer
12 3 (1.06%) vCloud
13 2 (0.71%) NLBS
14 1 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.35%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
14 1 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 41 (14.54%) SCCM
2 25 (8.87%) SCOM
3 14 (4.96%) WSUS
4 10 (3.55%) Nessus
4 10 (3.55%) WMI
5 8 (2.84%) HP SIM
6 7 (2.48%) SAP Afaria
6 7 (2.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 7 (2.48%) MOM
6 7 (2.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (2.13%) NetBackup
7 6 (2.13%) BladeLogic
8 3 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.06%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.71%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.71%) NetCrunch
10 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 125 (44.33%) Microsoft
2 72 (25.53%) VMware
3 36 (12.77%) Citrix
4 26 (9.22%) Oracle
4 26 (9.22%) Red Hat
5 17 (6.03%) Cisco
5 17 (6.03%) Qualys
6 10 (3.55%) IBM
6 10 (3.55%) McAfee
6 10 (3.55%) Sophos
7 9 (3.19%) EMC
7 9 (3.19%) HP
7 9 (3.19%) Altiris
8 6 (2.13%) SAP
8 6 (2.13%) Clearswift
8 6 (2.13%) Lotus
9 5 (1.77%) Dell
9 5 (1.77%) Intel
9 5 (1.77%) CA
10 4 (1.42%) NetApp
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