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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 89 102 81
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Contract jobs citing IIS 58 43 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.81% 1.41% 1.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.02% 8.58% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 31 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £490 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £341 £333
% change year-on-year
-0.36% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £100.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+488.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.50 £36.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+66.89% +20.83%
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
579 501 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.08% 16.38% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 327 202
Average daily rate £360 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.67% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 18 18
Average hourly rate £32.54 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.89% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £10.65 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.30 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.60 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+29.51% -14.87%

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 July 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 July 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
Bristol +17 24 £370 -1.33% 7
Somerset +19 16 £398 -5.07% 5
Wiltshire +1 8 £400 +28.00% 4
Gloucestershire -14 7 £331 +1.92% 4
Devon 0 3 £308 -1.99% 2
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 76 (75.25%) SQL Server
2 56 (55.45%) Windows
3 52 (51.49%) .NET
3 52 (51.49%) SQL
4 47 (46.53%) C#
5 44 (43.56%) ASP.NET
6 34 (33.66%) HTML
7 33 (32.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (30.69%) Web Services
9 30 (29.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (28.71%) JavaScript
11 25 (24.75%) Oracle
11 25 (24.75%) Microsoft
12 23 (22.77%) XML
13 22 (21.78%) SharePoint
13 22 (21.78%) Finance
14 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (19.80%) Firewall
15 20 (19.80%) .NET Framework
15 20 (19.80%) SQL Server 2008
16 19 (18.81%) Security Cleared
16 19 (18.81%) Active Directory
16 19 (18.81%) C++
17 18 (17.82%) CSS
18 17 (16.83%) ITIL
18 17 (16.83%) DNS
18 17 (16.83%) Red Hat
18 17 (16.83%) Unit Testing
19 16 (15.84%) Service Delivery
19 16 (15.84%) Linux

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (21.78%) SharePoint
2 16 (15.84%) Apache
3 11 (10.89%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.94%) MS Exchange
4 6 (5.94%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.94%) JBoss
5 5 (4.95%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (3.96%) CMS
6 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.96%) IBM Notes
6 4 (3.96%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (3.96%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (3.96%) nginx
6 4 (3.96%) Confluence
6 4 (3.96%) MediaWiki
7 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.99%) Kentico
8 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.98%) PowerPivot
2 2 (1.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Summit
1 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.98%) Office 365
3 1 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.80%) Firewall
2 17 (16.83%) DNS
3 14 (13.86%) TCP/IP
4 9 (8.91%) SAN
5 8 (7.92%) VPN
6 7 (6.93%) Network Security
7 6 (5.94%) WAN
8 5 (4.95%) DHCP
8 5 (4.95%) Internet
9 4 (3.96%) LDAP
10 3 (2.97%) NAS
10 3 (2.97%) Multicast
10 3 (2.97%) VoIP
10 3 (2.97%) VLAN
11 2 (1.98%) LAN
12 1 (0.99%) HTTP
12 1 (0.99%) SSL
12 1 (0.99%) IPv6
12 1 (0.99%) MPLS
12 1 (0.99%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (75.25%) SQL Server
2 20 (19.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (14.85%) MySQL
4 14 (13.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (12.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (11.88%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (7.92%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (3.96%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.96%) MarkLogic
9 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.98%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 33 (32.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (12.87%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.96%) Subversion
3 4 (3.96%) JIRA
3 4 (3.96%) Hudson
3 4 (3.96%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.96%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.97%) Selenium
5 2 (1.98%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.99%) SpecFlow
General
1 22 (21.78%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.97%) Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Marketing
4 2 (1.98%) Back Office
5 1 (0.99%) Electronics
5 1 (0.99%) Law
5 1 (0.99%) Legal
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (42.57%) Developer
2 24 (23.76%) .NET Developer
3 21 (20.79%) Architect
4 15 (14.85%) C# Developer
5 12 (11.88%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (10.89%) SQL Developer
7 9 (8.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (7.92%) Technical Architect
9 7 (6.93%) Analyst
9 7 (6.93%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (5.94%) Enterprise Architect
10 6 (5.94%) Web Developer
10 6 (5.94%) Applications Support
10 6 (5.94%) Administrator
11 4 (3.96%) Integration Architect
11 4 (3.96%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (3.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 4 (3.96%) Linux Administrator
11 4 (3.96%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.96%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (51.49%) .NET
2 44 (43.56%) ASP.NET
3 34 (33.66%) HTML
4 31 (30.69%) Web Services
5 23 (22.77%) XML
6 20 (19.80%) .NET Framework
7 18 (17.82%) CSS
8 10 (9.90%) jQuery
9 9 (8.91%) SOAP
9 9 (8.91%) XSL
9 9 (8.91%) J2EE
10 7 (6.93%) COM+
11 6 (5.94%) WSDL
11 6 (5.94%) XML Schema
11 6 (5.94%) ADO.NET
12 5 (4.95%) XSD
12 5 (4.95%) JSON
12 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (3.96%) OAuth
13 4 (3.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.87%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.95%) Clustering
2 5 (4.95%) Client/Server
2 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.96%) Wiki
4 3 (2.97%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.97%) User Experience
5 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.98%) Social Network
5 2 (1.98%) W3C
6 1 (0.99%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.99%) DTV
6 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.99%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.99%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 56 (55.45%) Windows
2 30 (29.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (15.84%) Linux
4 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (8.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (7.92%) CentOS
6 8 (7.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (6.93%) UNIX
8 6 (5.94%) Ubuntu
9 4 (3.96%) Debian
9 4 (3.96%) Fedora
9 4 (3.96%) Solaris
10 3 (2.97%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.97%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (16.83%) ITIL
2 17 (16.83%) Unit Testing
3 16 (15.84%) Service Delivery
4 14 (13.86%) Load Balancing
5 13 (12.87%) MVC
5 13 (12.87%) Automated Testing
6 10 (9.90%) Scrum
6 10 (9.90%) UML
7 9 (8.91%) Software Engineering
7 9 (8.91%) Refactoring
8 8 (7.92%) Information Management
8 8 (7.92%) Migration
8 8 (7.92%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.93%) Content Management
9 7 (6.93%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (5.94%) Project Management
10 6 (5.94%) MODAF
11 5 (4.95%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 52 (51.49%) SQL
2 47 (46.53%) C#
3 29 (28.71%) JavaScript
4 19 (18.81%) C++
5 13 (12.87%) PowerShell
6 12 (11.88%) VB
7 11 (10.89%) VB6
8 9 (8.91%) VB.NET
9 8 (7.92%) T-SQL
10 7 (6.93%) Shell Script
11 6 (5.94%) Java
12 5 (4.95%) Perl
12 5 (4.95%) Python
12 5 (4.95%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.98%) VBScript
13 2 (1.98%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (18.81%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.88%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.93%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.98%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.98%) Degree
5 2 (1.98%) MCSE
6 1 (0.99%) CCNA
6 1 (0.99%) ISEB
6 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.99%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.90%) QA
2 3 (2.97%) SLA
3 1 (0.99%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (18.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.94%) ISA Server
2 6 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.96%) Postfix
3 4 (3.96%) iptables
3 4 (3.96%) Samba
4 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.98%) vSphere
5 2 (1.98%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.99%) NFS
6 1 (0.99%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.99%) Snort
6 1 (0.99%) Xen
6 1 (0.99%) XenServer
6 1 (0.99%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (8.91%) Puppet
2 5 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.96%) Ansible
3 4 (3.96%) Vagrant
3 4 (3.96%) WSUS
3 4 (3.96%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.98%) SCOM
4 2 (1.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.98%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.99%) Nagios
5 1 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.99%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.99%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.99%) WMI
5 1 (0.99%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (24.75%) Oracle
1 25 (24.75%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.83%) Red Hat
3 11 (10.89%) VMware
4 8 (7.92%) Sitecore
4 8 (7.92%) Cisco
5 6 (5.94%) BEA
5 6 (5.94%) Ektron
6 5 (4.95%) NetApp
7 4 (3.96%) TIBCO
7 4 (3.96%) Sun
7 4 (3.96%) Lotus
8 3 (2.97%) LANDesk
8 3 (2.97%) Dell
9 2 (1.98%) Citrix
9 2 (1.98%) McAfee
9 2 (1.98%) Apple
10 1 (0.99%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.99%) Veritas
10 1 (0.99%) Sophos