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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 116 81 102
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +21
Contract jobs citing IIS 31 39 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.95% 1.65% 0.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.43% 9.58% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 23
Average daily rate
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£370 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £245 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £319
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £21.25 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.10 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.35% +11.11%
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
571 407 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.48% 17.25% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 245 252
Average daily rate £380 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 9
Average hourly rate £22.69 £19.30 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.56% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £30.00 £30.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

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 24 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

IIS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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
Wiltshire -17 10 £450 +20.00% 2
Bristol -13 7 £365 +3.18%
Gloucestershire -16 7 £330 +10.92% 3
Somerset -7 4 £288 - 3
Dorset -3 1 £450 +71.42% 4
Devon -10 1 - - 1
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 32 (54.24%) SQL Server
2 28 (47.46%) Windows
3 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
4 20 (33.90%) Active Directory
5 19 (32.20%) SQL
6 17 (28.81%) VMware
7 16 (27.12%) .NET
7 16 (27.12%) Linux
8 15 (25.42%) Apache
9 13 (22.03%) MS Excel
9 13 (22.03%) HTML
10 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
10 11 (18.64%) MySQL
10 11 (18.64%) Finance
10 11 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (16.95%) C#
11 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
11 10 (16.95%) DNS
12 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
12 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (13.56%) Web Services
13 8 (13.56%) CSS
13 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (13.56%) Degree
14 7 (11.86%) WebSphere
14 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
14 7 (11.86%) VBScript
14 7 (11.86%) Visual Studio
14 7 (11.86%) BizTalk Server

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 15 (25.42%) Apache
2 7 (11.86%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (11.86%) WebSphere
3 6 (10.17%) MS Exchange
4 5 (8.47%) CMS
5 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
6 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.08%) iPlanet
6 3 (5.08%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (5.08%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (5.08%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (3.39%) Umbraco
7 2 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.69%) Lync
8 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (22.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) DNS
2 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.17%) Internet
4 5 (8.47%) Firewall
4 5 (8.47%) DHCP
5 4 (6.78%) HTTP
5 4 (6.78%) LAN
5 4 (6.78%) WAN
6 3 (5.08%) SMTP
6 3 (5.08%) SNMP
6 3 (5.08%) LDAP
7 2 (3.39%) VPN
8 1 (1.69%) SAN
8 1 (1.69%) IPsec
8 1 (1.69%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.69%) VLAN
8 1 (1.69%) Multicast
8 1 (1.69%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (54.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.64%) MySQL
3 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.69%) Firebird
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.69%) DataStage
7 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.08%) Selenium
4 1 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Legal
2 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
2 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Developer
2 11 (18.64%) Administrator
3 8 (13.56%) Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.47%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) WebSphere Administrator
8 3 (5.08%) ASP Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Web Administrator
8 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.12%) .NET
2 13 (22.03%) HTML
3 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
4 8 (13.56%) CSS
4 8 (13.56%) Web Services
5 6 (10.17%) jQuery
5 6 (10.17%) HTML5
6 5 (8.47%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (8.47%) XML
7 4 (6.78%) XSLT
7 4 (6.78%) CSS3
7 4 (6.78%) LINQ
8 3 (5.08%) LAMP
8 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.08%) WCF
8 3 (5.08%) XSD
8 3 (5.08%) DHTML
8 3 (5.08%) ADO.NET
8 3 (5.08%) Classic ASP
9 2 (3.39%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) RMADS
3 3 (5.08%) Clustering
4 2 (3.39%) CESG
4 2 (3.39%) Open Source
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
5 1 (1.69%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.69%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.69%) PDA
5 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 28 (47.46%) Windows
2 16 (27.12%) Linux
3 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.78%) Solaris
8 3 (5.08%) AIX
8 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.08%) zOS
8 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.08%) CentOS
9 2 (3.39%) UNIX
10 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.17%) ITIL
2 4 (6.78%) Automated Testing
3 3 (5.08%) Information Security
3 3 (5.08%) Content Management
3 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
3 3 (5.08%) Service Management
3 3 (5.08%) Risk Management
3 3 (5.08%) Information Assurance
3 3 (5.08%) Software Deployment
3 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
3 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (3.39%) Migration
4 2 (3.39%) Information Management
4 2 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (3.39%) Software Engineering
4 2 (3.39%) MODAF
4 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (1.69%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (1.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.69%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.20%) SQL
2 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
3 10 (16.95%) C#
4 7 (11.86%) VBScript
4 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
5 6 (10.17%) Java
6 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.47%) VB
7 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.78%) C++
8 3 (5.08%) Perl
8 3 (5.08%) PHP
8 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
8 3 (5.08%) Ruby
9 2 (3.39%) VB6
10 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Degree
2 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) CISSP
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) MCSE
4 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.69%) CISM
5 1 (1.69%) CEH
5 1 (1.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) JSP 440
2 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (33.90%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.08%) qmail
3 3 (5.08%) NFS
3 3 (5.08%) Squid
4 2 (3.39%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.39%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.39%) XenApp
4 2 (3.39%) vSphere
5 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) WSUS
2 3 (5.08%) SCCM
2 3 (5.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
2 17 (28.81%) VMware
3 6 (10.17%) Cisco
4 5 (8.47%) IBM
4 5 (8.47%) NetApp
4 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.08%) HP
5 3 (5.08%) Citrix
5 3 (5.08%) Sitecore
6 2 (3.39%) LANDesk
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle
6 2 (3.39%) Unisys
7 1 (1.69%) Dell
7 1 (1.69%) Wyse
7 1 (1.69%) Netezza
7 1 (1.69%) F5