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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 124 79 89
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +10
Contract jobs citing IIS 20 35 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.61% 1.56% 1.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.47% 9.04% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 27
Average daily rate
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£358 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £246 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £422 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £373 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +21.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £23.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -16.36%
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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
576 387 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.59% 17.28% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 240 249
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 18
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.30 £19.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -1.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.45 £30.00 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 25 November 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
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 25 November 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
Gloucestershire -17 7 £350 +18.64% 7
Bristol -19 5 £375 +23.96% 1
Somerset -7 3 £288 - 6
Wiltshire -26 3 £375 +15.38% 8
Dorset +3 1 £450 +69.81% 6
Devon - 1 - -
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 26 (50.98%) SQL Server
2 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
3 21 (41.18%) Windows
4 18 (35.29%) .NET
5 15 (29.41%) SQL
6 13 (25.49%) HTML
6 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
6 13 (25.49%) VMware
7 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
8 11 (21.57%) Linux
8 11 (21.57%) Apache
8 11 (21.57%) C#
8 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
8 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET
9 10 (19.61%) MySQL
10 9 (17.65%) CSS
10 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
12 7 (13.73%) Visual Studio
12 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (13.73%) jQuery
12 7 (13.73%) HTML5
13 6 (11.76%) QA
13 6 (11.76%) .NET Framework
13 6 (11.76%) Finance
13 6 (11.76%) DNS
14 5 (9.80%) Classic ASP
14 5 (9.80%) ITIL

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 11 (21.57%) Apache
2 5 (9.80%) CMS
3 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.92%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.96%) Documentum
6 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.96%) Lync
6 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.96%) Teamcenter
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.96%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) PaaS
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.76%) DNS
3 4 (7.84%) HTTP
3 4 (7.84%) LDAP
4 3 (5.88%) SNMP
4 3 (5.88%) LAN
4 3 (5.88%) WAN
4 3 (5.88%) SMTP
4 3 (5.88%) DHCP
4 3 (5.88%) Internet
4 3 (5.88%) Firewall
5 1 (1.96%) VPN
5 1 (1.96%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.96%) VLAN
5 1 (1.96%) Multicast
5 1 (1.96%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (50.98%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.61%) MySQL
3 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.96%) DataStage
6 1 (1.96%) ReportNet
6 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.96%) Firebird
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.88%) Selenium
4 1 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.96%) Legal
2 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Developer
2 7 (13.73%) Administrator
3 6 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 6 (11.76%) C# Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Consultant
4 5 (9.80%) ASP Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (7.84%) Classic ASP Developer
5 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.84%) Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Web Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (35.29%) .NET
2 13 (25.49%) HTML
3 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET
4 9 (17.65%) CSS
5 7 (13.73%) jQuery
5 7 (13.73%) HTML5
6 6 (11.76%) .NET Framework
7 5 (9.80%) Classic ASP
8 4 (7.84%) CSS3
8 4 (7.84%) Web Services
8 4 (7.84%) XML
9 3 (5.88%) XSLT
9 3 (5.88%) ADO.NET
9 3 (5.88%) LAMP
9 3 (5.88%) LINQ
9 3 (5.88%) WCF
9 3 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (3.92%) DHTML
10 2 (3.92%) JSP
10 2 (3.92%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.88%) Clustering
2 3 (5.88%) RMADS
3 2 (3.92%) Open Source
3 2 (3.92%) CESG
4 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.96%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.96%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) Windows
2 11 (21.57%) Linux
3 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.88%) CentOS
8 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.96%) Solaris
9 1 (1.96%) UNIX
9 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.80%) ITIL
2 4 (7.84%) Automated Testing
2 4 (7.84%) MVC
3 3 (5.88%) Risk Management
3 3 (5.88%) Service Management
3 3 (5.88%) Information Security
3 3 (5.88%) Content Management
3 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
3 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (5.88%) Information Assurance
4 2 (3.92%) Software Deployment
4 2 (3.92%) MODAF
4 2 (3.92%) Migration
4 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (3.92%) Information Management
4 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
4 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.92%) Project Management
4 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) SQL
2 11 (21.57%) C#
2 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.80%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.88%) C++
5 3 (5.88%) Java
5 3 (5.88%) Perl
5 3 (5.88%) PHP
5 3 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.88%) Ruby
5 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.92%) VBScript
7 1 (1.96%) VB
7 1 (1.96%) C
7 1 (1.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
1 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) CISSP
3 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.96%) MCSE
4 1 (1.96%) CISM
4 1 (1.96%) CEH
4 1 (1.96%) MCITP
4 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.92%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.88%) NFS
3 3 (5.88%) Squid
3 3 (5.88%) qmail
4 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.96%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.96%) vSphere
5 1 (1.96%) XenApp
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) SCCM
1 3 (5.88%) WSUS
2 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (25.49%) VMware
3 5 (9.80%) Cisco
4 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.88%) NetApp
5 3 (5.88%) IBM
5 3 (5.88%) Sitecore
6 2 (3.92%) HP
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle
7 1 (1.96%) Cognos
7 1 (1.96%) Siebel
7 1 (1.96%) SAP
7 1 (1.96%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.96%) webMethods
7 1 (1.96%) Dell
7 1 (1.96%) Citrix
7 1 (1.96%) Informatica
7 1 (1.96%) Teradata
7 1 (1.96%) Netezza
7 1 (1.96%) F5
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