The table below looks at the statistics for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 46 49 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs citing IIS 4 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.85% 0.89% 3.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.71% 5.21% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £391 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £379 £313
% change year-on-year
-12.92% +21.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +84.61%
IIS
Wales

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 Wales region.

Application Platforms Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
85 96 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.16% 17.17% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 62 34
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +61.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-0.22% -6.31%

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IIS across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IIS across the South Wales region.

IIS Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

IIS
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

IIS Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IIS across the South Wales region.

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

IIS
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 1 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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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
Cardiff +8 4 £450 +12.50% 3
Newport - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 1
Bridgend - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
IIS
Wales

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 12 (60.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (25.00%) .NET
5 5 (25.00%) HTML
5 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (25.00%) CSS
5 5 (25.00%) CRM
5 5 (25.00%) Firewall
5 5 (25.00%) WCF
5 5 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 4 (20.00%) MVC
6 4 (20.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) Entity Framework
7 3 (15.00%) VMware
7 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (10.00%) TestDirector
8 2 (10.00%) COBOL
8 2 (10.00%) IBM
8 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
8 2 (10.00%) OS/400

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Project
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
2 10 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) CRM Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (10.00%) Server Support
5 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
1 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (25.00%) CSS
1 5 (25.00%) WCF
2 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 4 (20.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) AS400
1 2 (10.00%) iSeries
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) OS/400
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) CRM
2 4 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (10.00%) UML
3 2 (10.00%) OO
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) COBOL
3 2 (10.00%) RPG
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp