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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 113 65 69
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +4
Contract jobs citing IIS 33 41 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.02% 1.82% 2.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.30% 10.82% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 37
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£325 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £446 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.30 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.91% -29.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £31.56 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +75.30%
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
524 379 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.18% 16.85% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 232 293
Average daily rate £363 £349 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.86% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 25
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -9 12 £350 -3.44% 5
Wiltshire -7 11 £300 -50.00% 3
Devon - 5 £315 -
Bristol -22 4 £375 +7.14% 3
Dorset - - - -
Somerset - - - - 2
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 44 (55.70%) SQL Server
2 39 (49.37%) Microsoft
3 35 (44.30%) .NET
4 22 (27.85%) Windows
4 22 (27.85%) MS Excel
5 21 (26.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (25.32%) C#
7 19 (24.05%) ASP.NET
7 19 (24.05%) SharePoint
8 18 (22.78%) HTML
9 17 (21.52%) MVC
9 17 (21.52%) PowerShell
10 16 (20.25%) QA
10 16 (20.25%) Active Directory
10 16 (20.25%) Apache
11 14 (17.72%) CSS
11 14 (17.72%) HTML5
11 14 (17.72%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (15.19%) Cisco
12 12 (15.19%) Linux
12 12 (15.19%) JavaScript
12 12 (15.19%) TCP/IP
12 12 (15.19%) VMware
12 12 (15.19%) jQuery
12 12 (15.19%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
13 11 (13.92%) .NET Framework
13 11 (13.92%) Degree
13 11 (13.92%) MS Exchange
13 11 (13.92%) SQL

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 19 (24.05%) SharePoint
2 16 (20.25%) Apache
3 12 (15.19%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (13.92%) MS Exchange
5 9 (11.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (8.86%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (7.59%) CMS
8 4 (5.06%) Tomcat
8 4 (5.06%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (5.06%) Node.js
9 3 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
10 2 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (2.53%) Umbraco
11 1 (1.27%) Lync
11 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (1.27%) Commerce Server
11 1 (1.27%) ArcGIS
11 1 (1.27%) Documentum
Applications
1 22 (27.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.27%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.27%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) PaaS
2 1 (1.27%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.27%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.19%) TCP/IP
2 10 (12.66%) DNS
3 8 (10.13%) LDAP
4 7 (8.86%) SMTP
4 7 (8.86%) SNMP
5 6 (7.59%) HTTP
5 6 (7.59%) Firewall
6 3 (3.80%) Internet
7 2 (2.53%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.53%) LAN
7 2 (2.53%) WAN
8 1 (1.27%) DHCP
8 1 (1.27%) VPN
8 1 (1.27%) SAN
8 1 (1.27%) Intranet
8 1 (1.27%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (55.70%) SQL Server
2 21 (26.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (17.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (12.66%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.59%) MySQL
6 4 (5.06%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.27%) ReportNet
7 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.27%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.27%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.80%) Selenium
4 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.53%) NUnit
4 2 (2.53%) Subversion
4 2 (2.53%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.53%) NuGet
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.27%) MSTest
5 1 (1.27%) Moq
General
1 10 (12.66%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Legal
3 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.06%) Marketing
4 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.80%) Banking
5 2 (2.53%) Retail
5 2 (2.53%) Electronics
6 1 (1.27%) Back Office
6 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (34.18%) Developer
2 13 (16.46%) Administrator
3 9 (11.39%) Consultant
4 8 (10.13%) Architect
4 8 (10.13%) .NET Developer
4 8 (10.13%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (10.13%) SharePoint Administrator
5 7 (8.86%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Security Consultant
6 5 (6.33%) ASP Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Classic ASP Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Digital Architect
7 4 (5.06%) QA Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Programmer
8 3 (3.80%) Wintel Support
8 3 (3.80%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (44.30%) .NET
2 19 (24.05%) ASP.NET
3 18 (22.78%) HTML
4 14 (17.72%) CSS
4 14 (17.72%) HTML5
5 12 (15.19%) jQuery
6 11 (13.92%) .NET Framework
7 9 (11.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 7 (8.86%) JSON
8 7 (8.86%) CSS3
8 7 (8.86%) Classic ASP
9 6 (7.59%) Web Services
9 6 (7.59%) XML
9 6 (7.59%) MSMQ
9 6 (7.59%) REST
10 5 (6.33%) Middleware
10 5 (6.33%) ADO.NET
11 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.80%) WebSockets
12 3 (3.80%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.06%) Clustering
3 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.80%) Open Source
3 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.53%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.53%) DTV
4 2 (2.53%) CESG
4 2 (2.53%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.27%) RIA
5 1 (1.27%) RMADS
5 1 (1.27%) iPhone
5 1 (1.27%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.27%) Social Media
5 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.85%) Windows
2 12 (15.19%) Linux
3 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.86%) CentOS
4 7 (8.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.33%) Android
6 4 (5.06%) Apple iOS
6 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.27%) UNIX
7 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.52%) MVC
2 9 (11.39%) Information Security
3 7 (8.86%) Migration
4 6 (7.59%) Project Management
4 6 (7.59%) OO
5 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
5 5 (6.33%) Risk Management
5 5 (6.33%) Scrum
5 5 (6.33%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (6.33%) Business Analysis
5 5 (6.33%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.33%) Unit Testing
6 4 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (5.06%) Content Management
6 4 (5.06%) Automated Testing
7 3 (3.80%) Software Engineering
7 3 (3.80%) Web Development
7 3 (3.80%) SEO
7 3 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.80%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.32%) C#
2 17 (21.52%) PowerShell
3 12 (15.19%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.92%) SQL
5 7 (8.86%) Perl
5 7 (8.86%) Shell Script
5 7 (8.86%) Ruby
6 4 (5.06%) Java
6 4 (5.06%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.80%) PHP
8 2 (2.53%) Delphi
8 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Degree
1 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) CISSP
4 4 (5.06%) CISM
4 4 (5.06%) CEH
5 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.27%) MCSE
7 1 (1.27%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.25%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (20.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.86%) NFS
2 7 (8.86%) Squid
2 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.86%) qmail
3 5 (6.33%) ISA Server
4 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 39 (49.37%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.19%) Cisco
2 12 (15.19%) VMware
3 7 (8.86%) NetApp
3 7 (8.86%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.59%) Sitecore
5 5 (6.33%) Barracuda Networks
6 4 (5.06%) TIBCO
6 4 (5.06%) Oracle
6 4 (5.06%) SAP
7 3 (3.80%) Google
8 2 (2.53%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (2.53%) Facebook
8 2 (2.53%) Twitter
8 2 (2.53%) IBM
8 2 (2.53%) HP
9 1 (1.27%) EMC
9 1 (1.27%) Informatica
9 1 (1.27%) webMethods
9 1 (1.27%) ESRI
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