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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 110 96 77
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -19
Contract jobs citing IIS 31 39 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.99% 1.37% 2.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.92% 6.30% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 38
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +26.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-34.42% +25.77%
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
524 619 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.77% 21.77% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 360 291
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 11
Average hourly rate £20.25 £25.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.00% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.50 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.73 £19.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +1.71%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Wiltshire +1 10 £400 +23.07% 5
Bristol -3 7 £380 -12.49% 4
Gloucestershire -7 6 £363 +21.84% 2
Somerset -8 3 £355 -11.25% 5
Dorset -7 2 - - 4
Devon -4 1 £185 - 2
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 31 (60.78%) SQL Server
1 31 (60.78%) Windows
2 27 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 26 (50.98%) SQL
4 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
5 19 (37.25%) VMware
6 17 (33.33%) Linux
7 16 (31.37%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (29.41%) Apache
8 15 (29.41%) .NET
9 13 (25.49%) Firewall
10 12 (23.53%) Finance
10 12 (23.53%) Citrix
10 12 (23.53%) MySQL
11 11 (21.57%) DNS
11 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (19.61%) MS Exchange
12 10 (19.61%) Web Services
12 10 (19.61%) C#
12 10 (19.61%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (17.65%) XML
13 9 (17.65%) DHCP
13 9 (17.65%) Red Hat
14 8 (15.69%) IPsec
14 8 (15.69%) VPN
14 8 (15.69%) Oracle
14 8 (15.69%) HTML
14 8 (15.69%) Java
14 8 (15.69%) JavaScript

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 15 (29.41%) Apache
2 10 (19.61%) MS Exchange
3 8 (15.69%) WebSphere
4 7 (13.73%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.88%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (5.88%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (5.88%) Confluence
6 3 (5.88%) nginx
6 3 (5.88%) MediaWiki
6 3 (5.88%) iPlanet
7 2 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.49%) Firewall
2 11 (21.57%) DNS
3 9 (17.65%) DHCP
4 8 (15.69%) IPsec
4 8 (15.69%) VPN
5 7 (13.73%) WAN
6 6 (11.76%) Internet
7 5 (9.80%) LAN
8 3 (5.88%) Network Security
8 3 (5.88%) IPv6
8 3 (5.88%) LDAP
8 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.88%) OSPF
8 3 (5.88%) BGP
8 3 (5.88%) EIGRP
9 2 (3.92%) VLAN
10 1 (1.96%) SAN
10 1 (1.96%) Multicast
10 1 (1.96%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (60.78%) SQL Server
2 12 (23.53%) MySQL
3 10 (19.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.96%) DataStage
8 1 (1.96%) Firebird
8 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.80%) Subversion
2 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.80%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.88%) JIRA
4 3 (5.88%) Hudson
5 2 (3.92%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.96%) MSBuild
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Law
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Developer
2 11 (21.57%) Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Consultant
4 6 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Support Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.92%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) .NET
2 10 (19.61%) Web Services
3 9 (17.65%) XML
4 8 (15.69%) HTML
5 6 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (9.80%) LINQ
6 5 (9.80%) XSLT
7 3 (5.88%) JSON
7 3 (5.88%) WCF
7 3 (5.88%) DHTML
7 3 (5.88%) XSD
7 3 (5.88%) XSL
7 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
7 3 (5.88%) CSS
8 2 (3.92%) JSP
8 2 (3.92%) COM
8 2 (3.92%) ADO.NET
8 2 (3.92%) MSMQ
8 2 (3.92%) jQuery
8 2 (3.92%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Clustering
1 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
1 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Wiki
3 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.92%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.92%) RMADS
4 1 (1.96%) CESG
4 1 (1.96%) PDA
4 1 (1.96%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.96%) DTV
4 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 31 (60.78%) Windows
2 17 (33.33%) Linux
3 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (13.73%) Windows 7
6 6 (11.76%) UNIX
6 6 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (7.84%) Solaris
8 3 (5.88%) Ubuntu
8 3 (5.88%) CentOS
8 3 (5.88%) AIX
8 3 (5.88%) zOS
8 3 (5.88%) Debian
9 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.92%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.73%) Migration
2 5 (9.80%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (9.80%) Data Migration
2 5 (9.80%) ITIL
3 4 (7.84%) Email Migration
4 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (5.88%) Build Automation
4 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 3 (5.88%) DevOps
5 2 (3.92%) MVC
5 2 (3.92%) Service Management
5 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.92%) Network Management
5 2 (3.92%) Release Management
5 2 (3.92%) Information Assurance
5 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) SQL
2 10 (19.61%) C#
3 8 (15.69%) Java
3 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
3 8 (15.69%) T-SQL
3 8 (15.69%) VBScript
3 8 (15.69%) PowerShell
4 5 (9.80%) VB
5 4 (7.84%) C++
6 3 (5.88%) PHP
7 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.92%) VB6
8 1 (1.96%) Ruby
8 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.96%) Python
8 1 (1.96%) C
8 1 (1.96%) Perl
8 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.84%) CCNA
2 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.92%) MCSE
4 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) CCNP
4 1 (1.96%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) JSP 440
1 2 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 16 (31.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.76%) XenApp
3 6 (11.76%) vSphere
4 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.88%) Postfix
4 3 (5.88%) XenServer
4 3 (5.88%) Samba
5 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.96%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) WSUS
2 4 (7.84%) SCOM
3 3 (5.88%) ZABBIX
3 3 (5.88%) SCCM
3 3 (5.88%) Puppet
4 1 (1.96%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
2 19 (37.25%) VMware
3 12 (23.53%) Citrix
4 9 (17.65%) Red Hat
5 8 (15.69%) Oracle
6 5 (9.80%) Wyse
7 4 (7.84%) Cisco
7 4 (7.84%) IBM
8 2 (3.92%) TIBCO
8 2 (3.92%) NetApp
8 2 (3.92%) Unisys
8 2 (3.92%) Sitecore
8 2 (3.92%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.96%) Netezza
9 1 (1.96%) SAP
9 1 (1.96%) HP
9 1 (1.96%) Dell
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