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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 88 109 67
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -42
Contract jobs citing IIS 62 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.85% 0.98% 1.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.69% 5.95% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 21 24
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£375 £325 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £375 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £359
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% -11.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +10.91%
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
580 521 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.34% 16.48% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 326 220
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £231 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 16 20
Average hourly rate £39.25 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.25% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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 +14 20 £375 - 7
Somerset - 16 £398 - 2
Wiltshire 0 12 £400 +33.33% 8
Gloucestershire -6 8 £333 -1.48% 1
Devon -4 2 £308 -2.38% 4
Dorset - 2 - - 3
Cornwall - 1 £363 -
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 75 (69.44%) SQL Server
2 61 (56.48%) Windows
3 57 (52.78%) SQL
4 54 (50.00%) .NET
5 47 (43.52%) C#
6 44 (40.74%) ASP.NET
7 35 (32.41%) HTML
8 33 (30.56%) Web Services
8 33 (30.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 31 (28.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (26.85%) JavaScript
11 27 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 25 (23.15%) Oracle
13 24 (22.22%) XML
14 23 (21.30%) SharePoint
14 23 (21.30%) Security Cleared
15 22 (20.37%) ITIL
15 22 (20.37%) Active Directory
15 22 (20.37%) Finance
16 21 (19.44%) Firewall
16 21 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (18.52%) .NET Framework
18 19 (17.59%) DNS
18 19 (17.59%) C++
18 19 (17.59%) SQL Server 2008
19 17 (15.74%) CSS
19 17 (15.74%) Unit Testing
20 16 (14.81%) Management Information System
20 16 (14.81%) Service Delivery
20 16 (14.81%) Linux

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (21.30%) SharePoint
2 15 (13.89%) Apache
3 11 (10.19%) Tomcat
4 8 (7.41%) MS Exchange
5 6 (5.56%) WebLogic
5 6 (5.56%) JBoss
5 6 (5.56%) CMS
6 5 (4.63%) IBM Notes
7 4 (3.70%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (2.78%) nginx
8 3 (2.78%) Confluence
8 3 (2.78%) MediaWiki
9 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.93%) Kentico
10 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.85%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.85%) PowerPivot
2 2 (1.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Summit
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.85%) Office 365
3 2 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.93%) IaaS
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.44%) Firewall
2 19 (17.59%) DNS
3 14 (12.96%) TCP/IP
4 10 (9.26%) SAN
4 10 (9.26%) Internet
5 7 (6.48%) VPN
6 6 (5.56%) Network Security
7 5 (4.63%) DHCP
8 3 (2.78%) LDAP
8 3 (2.78%) VoIP
8 3 (2.78%) WAN
8 3 (2.78%) Intranet
8 3 (2.78%) NAS
8 3 (2.78%) Multicast
8 3 (2.78%) VLAN
9 2 (1.85%) MQTT
10 1 (0.93%) SSL
10 1 (0.93%) MPLS
10 1 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.93%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (69.44%) SQL Server
2 19 (17.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (12.96%) MySQL
3 14 (12.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (6.48%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.70%) MarkLogic
7 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.85%) PerformancePoint
8 2 (1.85%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 33 (30.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (12.96%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.78%) Subversion
3 3 (2.78%) JIRA
3 3 (2.78%) Selenium
3 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.78%) Hudson
3 3 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.93%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
General
1 22 (20.37%) Finance
2 6 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.70%) Back Office
4 3 (2.78%) Banking
5 2 (1.85%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Law
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (40.74%) Developer
2 25 (23.15%) .NET Developer
3 20 (18.52%) Architect
4 14 (12.96%) C# Developer
5 11 (10.19%) SQL Developer
6 10 (9.26%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (8.33%) Technical Architect
7 9 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (7.41%) Analyst
9 7 (6.48%) Enterprise Architect
10 6 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) Applications Support
10 6 (5.56%) Administrator
11 5 (4.63%) Web Developer
12 4 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
12 4 (3.70%) Integration Architect
12 4 (3.70%) Lead Solutions Architect
12 4 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 4 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (50.00%) .NET
2 44 (40.74%) ASP.NET
3 35 (32.41%) HTML
4 33 (30.56%) Web Services
5 24 (22.22%) XML
6 20 (18.52%) .NET Framework
7 17 (15.74%) CSS
8 11 (10.19%) SOAP
8 11 (10.19%) jQuery
9 9 (8.33%) XSL
9 9 (8.33%) J2EE
10 7 (6.48%) COM+
11 6 (5.56%) ADO.NET
11 6 (5.56%) XSD
11 6 (5.56%) WSDL
11 6 (5.56%) XML Schema
11 6 (5.56%) WPF
12 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (2.78%) REST
13 3 (2.78%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.70%) Clustering
2 4 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.78%) User Experience
3 3 (2.78%) Wiki
3 3 (2.78%) RMADS
3 3 (2.78%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.78%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.85%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.85%) Social Network
4 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.85%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.85%) W3C
5 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.93%) DTV
5 1 (0.93%) CESG
5 1 (0.93%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 61 (56.48%) Windows
2 31 (28.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (14.81%) Linux
4 15 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (7.41%) UNIX
7 7 (6.48%) CentOS
8 6 (5.56%) Ubuntu
9 4 (3.70%) Fedora
9 4 (3.70%) Solaris
10 3 (2.78%) Debian
10 3 (2.78%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.78%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.37%) ITIL
2 21 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.74%) Unit Testing
4 16 (14.81%) Service Delivery
5 15 (13.89%) MVC
6 14 (12.96%) Load Balancing
7 13 (12.04%) Automated Testing
8 10 (9.26%) Scrum
8 10 (9.26%) UML
9 9 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 9 (8.33%) Content Management
9 9 (8.33%) Information Management
9 9 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (8.33%) Refactoring
10 7 (6.48%) MODAF
10 7 (6.48%) Migration
11 6 (5.56%) Project Management
11 6 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (5.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 57 (52.78%) SQL
2 47 (43.52%) C#
3 29 (26.85%) JavaScript
4 19 (17.59%) C++
5 12 (11.11%) VB
5 12 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 11 (10.19%) VB6
6 11 (10.19%) VB.NET
7 8 (7.41%) T-SQL
8 6 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 6 (5.56%) Java
9 5 (4.63%) Perl
9 5 (4.63%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.63%) Python
10 2 (1.85%) C
10 2 (1.85%) PHP
10 2 (1.85%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.93%) VBA
11 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (21.30%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.19%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.78%) CISSP
4 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.85%) MCSE
5 2 (1.85%) CISM
5 2 (1.85%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.85%) Degree
6 1 (0.93%) ISEB
6 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.93%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.33%) QA
2 3 (2.78%) SLA
2 3 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.85%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.93%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 22 (20.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.56%) ISA Server
3 5 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.78%) Postfix
4 3 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.78%) iptables
4 3 (2.78%) Samba
4 3 (2.78%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.85%) vSphere
5 2 (1.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.93%) NFS
6 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.93%) Snort
6 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) Puppet
2 5 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.70%) Ansible
3 4 (3.70%) Vagrant
3 4 (3.70%) WSUS
4 3 (2.78%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.85%) SCOM
5 2 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.93%) Nagios
6 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.93%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (23.15%) Oracle
3 16 (14.81%) Red Hat
4 12 (11.11%) VMware
5 8 (7.41%) Cisco
6 6 (5.56%) BEA
6 6 (5.56%) Sitecore
6 6 (5.56%) Ektron
7 5 (4.63%) Lotus
7 5 (4.63%) NetApp
8 4 (3.70%) Sun
9 3 (2.78%) Dell
9 3 (2.78%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.85%) Citrix
10 2 (1.85%) Apple
10 2 (1.85%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.85%) McAfee
11 1 (0.93%) Sophos
11 1 (0.93%) Symantec
11 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint