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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 113 112 90
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Contract jobs citing IIS 35 34 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.17% 1.05% 1.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.43% 6.20% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 23
Average daily rate £310 £385 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.48% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £300 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £518 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £365 £348
% change year-on-year
-9.58% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £21.25 £24.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £22.04 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+126.86% -25.29%
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
544 548 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.18% 16.98% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 350 309
Average daily rate £350 £385 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 27
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.69 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.66% +16.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £36.40 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 11 £318 -16.44% 1
Wiltshire -11 7 £320 -20.00% 7
Devon -1 6 £188 - 1
Somerset +4 5 £325 -8.45% 2
Gloucestershire +9 3 £400 +2.56% 5
Dorset - 2 - - 4
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 81 (70.43%) .NET
2 77 (66.96%) SQL Server
3 64 (55.65%) C#
4 63 (54.78%) SQL
5 60 (52.17%) HTML
6 58 (50.43%) ASP.NET
7 57 (49.57%) JavaScript
8 54 (46.96%) Windows
9 48 (41.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 46 (40.00%) Windows Server
11 43 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (34.78%) Microsoft
13 39 (33.91%) Security Cleared
14 37 (32.17%) Automated Testing
14 37 (32.17%) Unit Testing
15 35 (30.43%) SharePoint
16 31 (26.96%) CSS
17 29 (25.22%) SC Cleared
18 28 (24.35%) Scrum
19 27 (23.48%) Windows Server 2003
19 27 (23.48%) .NET Framework
20 26 (22.61%) MVC
20 26 (22.61%) C++
21 25 (21.74%) Oracle
21 25 (21.74%) ITIL
22 22 (19.13%) Visual Studio
22 22 (19.13%) Service Delivery
22 22 (19.13%) Software Engineering
23 21 (18.26%) HTML5
23 21 (18.26%) UML

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 35 (30.43%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.48%) Apache
2 4 (3.48%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.61%) CMS
4 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.74%) Jetty
4 2 (1.74%) nginx
4 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.74%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.87%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.87%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (11.30%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.48%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (3.48%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.61%) MS Office
4 2 (1.74%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.35%) SaaS
2 4 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.74%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.04%) Internet
2 7 (6.09%) Firewall
3 6 (5.22%) DNS
4 5 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.61%) DHCP
5 3 (2.61%) HTTP
6 2 (1.74%) FTP
6 2 (1.74%) Intranet
6 2 (1.74%) IPsec
6 2 (1.74%) SAN
6 2 (1.74%) SSL
6 2 (1.74%) VPN
7 1 (0.87%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.87%) LAN
7 1 (0.87%) MPLS
7 1 (0.87%) MQTT
7 1 (0.87%) NAS
7 1 (0.87%) VoIP
7 1 (0.87%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (66.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.48%) MS Access
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.74%) DataStage
6 2 (1.74%) MySQL
6 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 48 (41.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (19.13%) Visual Studio
3 20 (17.39%) Selenium
4 19 (16.52%) SpecFlow
5 13 (11.30%) Jenkins
6 11 (9.57%) TeamCity
7 4 (3.48%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.74%) NUnit
9 1 (0.87%) NSubstitute
General
1 10 (8.70%) Finance
2 6 (5.22%) Back Office
2 6 (5.22%) Marketing
3 2 (1.74%) Publishing
3 2 (1.74%) Retail
4 1 (0.87%) Military
Job Titles
1 66 (57.39%) Developer
2 41 (35.65%) .NET Developer
3 16 (13.91%) SQL Developer
4 13 (11.30%) Analyst
5 10 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 8 (6.96%) Administrator
7 7 (6.09%) UI Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Information Assurance Practitioner
8 5 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
8 5 (4.35%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Consultant
9 4 (3.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (3.48%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (2.61%) Configuration Analyst
10 3 (2.61%) Database Developer
10 3 (2.61%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (2.61%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (70.43%) .NET
2 60 (52.17%) HTML
3 58 (50.43%) ASP.NET
4 31 (26.96%) CSS
5 27 (23.48%) .NET Framework
6 21 (18.26%) HTML5
7 19 (16.52%) Web Services
8 16 (13.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (13.04%) WCF
10 14 (12.17%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (11.30%) jQuery
12 11 (9.57%) XML
13 9 (7.83%) CSS3
14 7 (6.09%) REST
15 6 (5.22%) AngularJS
15 6 (5.22%) KnockoutJS
16 5 (4.35%) LESS
17 4 (3.48%) Classic ASP
18 3 (2.61%) Middleware
19 2 (1.74%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.57%) Inversion of Control
3 9 (7.83%) User Experience
4 8 (6.96%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.35%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.48%) CESG
7 2 (1.74%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.87%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.87%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.87%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (46.96%) Windows
2 46 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 27 (23.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (15.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (12.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.61%) Linux
7 2 (1.74%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (32.17%) Automated Testing
2 37 (32.17%) Unit Testing
3 28 (24.35%) Scrum
4 26 (22.61%) MVC
5 25 (21.74%) ITIL
6 22 (19.13%) Service Delivery
6 22 (19.13%) Software Engineering
7 21 (18.26%) UML
8 19 (16.52%) Refactoring
9 15 (13.04%) Release Management
10 12 (10.43%) Time Management
11 11 (9.57%) Dependency Injection
12 9 (7.83%) DevOps
12 9 (7.83%) Information Assurance
12 9 (7.83%) Information Security
13 7 (6.09%) Line Management
14 6 (5.22%) Coaching
14 6 (5.22%) Configuration Management
15 5 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 64 (55.65%) C#
2 63 (54.78%) SQL
3 57 (49.57%) JavaScript
4 26 (22.61%) C++
5 11 (9.57%) TypeScript
6 10 (8.70%) C
7 7 (6.09%) Java
8 6 (5.22%) VB
8 6 (5.22%) VB.NET
9 5 (4.35%) PHP
9 5 (4.35%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.35%) VBA
10 4 (3.48%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.74%) VB6
11 2 (1.74%) VBScript
12 1 (0.87%) XPath
12 1 (0.87%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 39 (33.91%) Security Cleared
2 29 (25.22%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.30%) DV Cleared
4 9 (7.83%) CISSP
4 9 (7.83%) Degree
4 9 (7.83%) IISP
5 6 (5.22%) CLAS
6 3 (2.61%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (1.74%) MCAD
7 2 (1.74%) MCITP
7 2 (1.74%) MCSD
7 2 (1.74%) MCTS
7 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.87%) CISA
8 1 (0.87%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 8 (6.96%) JSP 440
2 6 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.22%) RMADS
3 1 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.61%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.74%) Xen
4 1 (0.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.87%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.87%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.87%) XenApp
4 1 (0.87%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (4.35%) SCCM
2 2 (1.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.74%) Oracle
3 4 (3.48%) Alterian
3 4 (3.48%) VMware
4 2 (1.74%) Google
4 2 (1.74%) IBM
4 2 (1.74%) Netezza
5 1 (0.87%) Citrix
5 1 (0.87%) Remedy