The table below looks at the statistics for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 96 96 77
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing IIS 46 49 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.46% 1.63% 1.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.29% 9.84% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 42 12
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£350 £375 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -10.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £657 £513 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +5.76%
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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
555 498 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.60% 16.58% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 325 199
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 19 16
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £44.10 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.23% -11.84%

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

IIS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

IIS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

IIS Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

IIS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Bristol +16 23 £373 -0.66% 5
Somerset +11 10 £388 +10.71%
Wiltshire 0 7 £363 -13.94% 1
Devon -6 3 £308 -1.60% 1
Gloucestershire -14 3 £330 -2.22% 5
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 66 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (55.68%) Windows
3 43 (48.86%) SQL
4 39 (44.32%) .NET
5 32 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 30 (34.09%) C#
7 28 (31.82%) Active Directory
7 28 (31.82%) Firewall
8 25 (28.41%) ASP.NET
9 24 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (26.14%) Red Hat
10 23 (26.14%) Web Services
11 22 (25.00%) Oracle
11 22 (25.00%) Linux
11 22 (25.00%) Apache
12 21 (23.86%) MySQL
12 21 (23.86%) DNS
13 20 (22.73%) HTML
14 19 (21.59%) XML
14 19 (21.59%) SQL Server 2008
14 19 (21.59%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (20.45%) CSS
15 18 (20.45%) Finance
15 18 (20.45%) VMware
16 16 (18.18%) SharePoint
17 15 (17.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 15 (17.05%) Load Balancing
18 14 (15.91%) TCP/IP
18 14 (15.91%) VPN
18 14 (15.91%) JavaScript

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 22 (25.00%) Apache
2 16 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 11 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 10 (11.36%) MS Exchange
5 6 (6.82%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (6.82%) WebLogic
5 6 (6.82%) JBoss
5 6 (6.82%) nginx
5 6 (6.82%) Confluence
5 6 (6.82%) MediaWiki
6 4 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (4.55%) CMS
6 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (4.55%) IBM Notes
6 4 (4.55%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.14%) Kentico
8 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.27%) PowerPivot
2 2 (2.27%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Summit
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (31.82%) Firewall
2 21 (23.86%) DNS
3 14 (15.91%) TCP/IP
3 14 (15.91%) VPN
4 10 (11.36%) DHCP
5 9 (10.23%) Network Security
6 8 (9.09%) WAN
6 8 (9.09%) SAN
7 7 (7.95%) IPsec
8 6 (6.82%) LDAP
9 4 (4.55%) LAN
9 4 (4.55%) Internet
9 4 (4.55%) VLAN
10 3 (3.41%) NAS
10 3 (3.41%) Multicast
10 3 (3.41%) OSPF
10 3 (3.41%) BGP
10 3 (3.41%) EIGRP
10 3 (3.41%) IPv6
10 3 (3.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (23.86%) MySQL
3 19 (21.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (17.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (14.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (11.36%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (4.55%) MongoDB
8 4 (4.55%) MarkLogic
8 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (2.27%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 19 (21.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (11.36%) Visual Studio
3 8 (9.09%) Subversion
3 8 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.82%) Hudson
4 6 (6.82%) JIRA
5 2 (2.27%) Selenium
5 2 (2.27%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.14%) MSBuild
General
1 18 (20.45%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Retail
4 2 (2.27%) Marketing
4 2 (2.27%) Law
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Publishing
5 1 (1.14%) Back Office
5 1 (1.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (30.68%) Developer
2 19 (21.59%) Architect
3 12 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (13.64%) C# Developer
4 10 (11.36%) .NET Developer
5 9 (10.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (10.23%) Analyst
6 8 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (7.95%) Administrator
8 6 (6.82%) Technical Architect
8 6 (6.82%) Web Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Applications Support
9 5 (5.68%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
10 4 (4.55%) Lead Architect
10 4 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.55%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (44.32%) .NET
2 25 (28.41%) ASP.NET
3 23 (26.14%) Web Services
4 20 (22.73%) HTML
5 19 (21.59%) XML
6 18 (20.45%) CSS
7 10 (11.36%) .NET Framework
8 9 (10.23%) J2EE
9 8 (9.09%) XSL
10 7 (7.95%) jQuery
11 5 (5.68%) JSON
11 5 (5.68%) SOAP
12 4 (4.55%) XSLT
12 4 (4.55%) ADO.NET
12 4 (4.55%) OAuth
12 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (3.41%) WSDL
13 3 (3.41%) XML Schema
13 3 (3.41%) COM+
13 3 (3.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.09%) Clustering
3 6 (6.82%) Wiki
4 5 (5.68%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.41%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.41%) User Experience
5 3 (3.41%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.27%) W3C
6 2 (2.27%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.27%) Social Network
7 1 (1.14%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.14%) DTV
7 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 49 (55.68%) Windows
2 24 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (25.00%) Linux
4 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (12.50%) UNIX
6 10 (11.36%) CentOS
7 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (7.95%) Windows 7
8 7 (7.95%) Ubuntu
9 6 (6.82%) Debian
10 4 (4.55%) Fedora
10 4 (4.55%) Solaris
10 4 (4.55%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.27%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.05%) Load Balancing
2 12 (13.64%) Migration
3 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.23%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (9.09%) MVC
5 8 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.95%) Content Management
6 7 (7.95%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (7.95%) DevOps
7 6 (6.82%) Unit Testing
7 6 (6.82%) Build Automation
7 6 (6.82%) Information Management
7 6 (6.82%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (6.82%) Scrum
7 6 (6.82%) ITIL
8 5 (5.68%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.68%) SOA
8 5 (5.68%) Project Management
8 5 (5.68%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (48.86%) SQL
2 30 (34.09%) C#
3 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.64%) PowerShell
5 9 (10.23%) Java
6 8 (9.09%) VB6
6 8 (9.09%) VB
7 7 (7.95%) T-SQL
7 7 (7.95%) Shell Script
8 6 (6.82%) Bash Shell
8 6 (6.82%) Python
8 6 (6.82%) Perl
9 5 (5.68%) C++
9 5 (5.68%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.27%) ActionScript
10 2 (2.27%) PHP
11 1 (1.14%) VBScript
11 1 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.95%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.55%) CCNA
4 4 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.41%) MCSE
6 2 (2.27%) Degree
7 1 (1.14%) CCNP
7 1 (1.14%) ISEB
7 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.14%) CISM
7 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.14%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.82%) Postfix
3 6 (6.82%) vSphere
3 6 (6.82%) iptables
3 6 (6.82%) ISA Server
3 6 (6.82%) Samba
4 4 (4.55%) XenApp
5 3 (3.41%) XenServer
5 3 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.27%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.14%) Snort
7 1 (1.14%) Xen
7 1 (1.14%) NFS
7 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (12.50%) Puppet
2 6 (6.82%) ZABBIX
3 5 (5.68%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.55%) Ansible
4 4 (4.55%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.41%) WSUS
5 3 (3.41%) SCOM
6 2 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.14%) Nagios
7 1 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.14%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.14%) WMI
7 1 (1.14%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 23 (26.14%) Red Hat
3 22 (25.00%) Oracle
4 18 (20.45%) VMware
5 10 (11.36%) Cisco
5 10 (11.36%) Citrix
6 8 (9.09%) Sitecore
7 6 (6.82%) Ektron
7 6 (6.82%) BEA
8 4 (4.55%) NetApp
8 4 (4.55%) Sun
8 4 (4.55%) TIBCO
8 4 (4.55%) Lotus
8 4 (4.55%) Wyse
9 3 (3.41%) Dell
10 2 (2.27%) Apple
10 2 (2.27%) McAfee
10 2 (2.27%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.14%) EPiServer
11 1 (1.14%) Acronis
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