The table below looks at the statistics for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 158 164 170
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing IIS 804 712 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.44% 1.35% 1.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.83% 7.53% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 480 326
Average daily rate
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£350 £368 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £230 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 22
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £13.90 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £37.50 £39.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10266 9458 8629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.39% 17.87% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6491 5680 4837
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 364 438
Average hourly rate £20.80 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.25 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IIS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IIS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IIS within the UK.

IIS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IIS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

IIS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IIS within the UK.

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IIS
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

IIS Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

IIS
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the UK over the 3 months to 3 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
England 0 729 £350 -3.44% 280
London +6 337 £400 - 105
South East -19 141 £323 -0.76% 54
Yorkshire +29 92 £300 -1.63% 35
City of London +9 73 £388 -3.12% 20
West Yorkshire +30 59 £313 -10.71% 19
Leeds +23 54 £331 -17.18% 13
South West -12 43 £350 -6.66% 15
North West -18 40 £300 - 22
Wales +37 39 £425 +9.32% 3
West Sussex -1 39 £319 +41.66% 9
South Wales +24 36 £425 +9.32% 3
East of England +4 36 £370 +5.82% 17
Hampshire -12 27 £388 +4.02% 2
Newport - 26 £425 -
Surrey -1 25 £375 +42.85% 18
South Yorkshire -7 25 £275 +48.64% 3
West Midlands +4 24 £288 -11.53% 20
Scotland -12 22 £305 -15.86% 8
Bristol +18 21 £370 -1.33% 6
Crawley +10 20 £363 +1.39% 2
Buckinghamshire +13 17 £268 -26.06% 1
East Midlands +4 17 £305 - 9
Cambridgeshire +9 16 £365 -8.75% 4
East Sussex - 15 £298 - 4
Berkshire -27 14 £356 +1.78% 9
Milton Keynes +10 12 £271 -36.23%
Coventry +19 11 £300 +4.34% 5
Cambridge 0 11 £365 -8.75% 3
Sheffield +3 10 £275 - 1

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1031 (65.25%) Windows
2 794 (50.25%) SQL Server
3 684 (43.29%) .NET
4 654 (41.39%) Microsoft
5 650 (41.14%) SQL
6 429 (27.15%) VMware
7 418 (26.46%) Active Directory
8 374 (23.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 367 (23.23%) Linux
10 362 (22.91%) C#
11 325 (20.57%) PowerShell
12 311 (19.68%) ITIL
13 305 (19.30%) ASP.NET
14 276 (17.47%) SharePoint
15 273 (17.28%) Oracle
15 273 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
16 264 (16.71%) DNS
17 256 (16.20%) Windows Server 2012
18 254 (16.08%) Firewall
19 249 (15.76%) JavaScript
20 245 (15.51%) HTML
21 243 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
22 240 (15.19%) Web Services
23 233 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
24 220 (13.92%) Java
25 217 (13.73%) XML
26 210 (13.29%) Apache
26 210 (13.29%) Finance
27 195 (12.34%) Tomcat
28 190 (12.03%) Migration

IIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 276 (17.47%) SharePoint
2 210 (13.29%) Apache
3 195 (12.34%) Tomcat
4 142 (8.99%) MS Exchange
5 114 (7.22%) WebSphere
6 91 (5.76%) BizTalk Server
7 80 (5.06%) JBoss
8 66 (4.18%) SharePoint 2010
9 63 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2010
10 48 (3.04%) CMS
11 47 (2.97%) SharePoint 2013
12 44 (2.78%) Lync
13 42 (2.66%) nginx
14 38 (2.41%) WebLogic
15 31 (1.96%) IBM HTTP Server
15 31 (1.96%) Jetty
15 31 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
16 29 (1.84%) WebSphere Application Server
17 28 (1.77%) IBM Notes
18 26 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 157 (9.94%) MS Excel
2 75 (4.75%) MS Office
3 18 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.76%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.70%) InfoPath
6 9 (0.57%) MS Project
7 4 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.19%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 40 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.01%) RMDS
3 9 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.51%) Tridion
5 7 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.32%) assyst
7 4 (0.25%) ResourceLink
8 3 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.13%) WebTrends
10 1 (0.063%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.063%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.063%) Global One
10 1 (0.063%) Summit
10 1 (0.063%) Agresso
10 1 (0.063%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 163 (10.32%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (4.75%) Office 365
4 42 (2.66%) Amazon EC2
5 35 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
6 28 (1.77%) Google App Engine
6 28 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
7 23 (1.46%) IaaS
8 15 (0.95%) SaaS
8 15 (0.95%) PaaS
9 8 (0.51%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.51%) IBM SmartCloud
10 6 (0.38%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.32%) Yammer
11 5 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.19%) Rackspace Cloud
13 2 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 264 (16.71%) DNS
2 254 (16.08%) Firewall
3 170 (10.76%) SAN
4 147 (9.30%) TCP/IP
5 141 (8.92%) DHCP
6 129 (8.16%) HTTP
7 120 (7.59%) Internet
8 115 (7.28%) SSL
9 96 (6.08%) VPN
10 86 (5.44%) WAN
11 83 (5.25%) LDAP
12 68 (4.30%) LAN
13 58 (3.67%) NAS
14 52 (3.29%) FTP
15 46 (2.91%) VLAN
16 42 (2.66%) Intranet
17 39 (2.47%) SMTP
18 38 (2.41%) IPsec
18 38 (2.41%) Network Security
19 29 (1.84%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 794 (50.25%) SQL Server
2 174 (11.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 101 (6.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 88 (5.57%) Oracle Database
5 78 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 76 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 72 (4.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 69 (4.37%) MySQL
9 58 (3.67%) Relational Database
10 34 (2.15%) SQL Server 2000
11 26 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
12 24 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 23 (1.46%) RDBMS
14 21 (1.33%) DB2
15 20 (1.27%) DTS
15 20 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
16 16 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
17 15 (0.95%) MongoDB
18 14 (0.89%) Hadoop
18 14 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 184 (11.65%) Visual Studio
2 149 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 119 (7.53%) Subversion
4 109 (6.90%) Jenkins
5 85 (5.38%) Git (software)
6 68 (4.30%) JIRA
7 57 (3.61%) TeamCity
8 41 (2.59%) Ant
9 40 (2.53%) MSBuild
10 38 (2.41%) Maven
11 26 (1.65%) Gradle
12 24 (1.52%) Mercurial
13 18 (1.14%) NUnit
14 17 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 15 (0.95%) Introscope
16 14 (0.89%) JMeter
16 14 (0.89%) ReSharper
16 14 (0.89%) Selenium
16 14 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
17 11 (0.70%) Artifactory
General
1 210 (13.29%) Finance
2 66 (4.18%) Banking
3 41 (2.59%) Retail
4 35 (2.22%) Law
5 33 (2.09%) Marketing
6 26 (1.65%) Back Office
7 23 (1.46%) Telecoms
8 21 (1.33%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.01%) Investment Banking
10 14 (0.89%) Games
11 13 (0.82%) Front Office
11 13 (0.82%) Legal
12 11 (0.70%) Publishing
13 8 (0.51%) Automotive
13 8 (0.51%) Electronics
14 6 (0.38%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.32%) Advertising
15 5 (0.32%) Local Government
16 4 (0.25%) Private Banking
17 2 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 362 (22.91%) Developer
2 231 (14.62%) Analyst
3 150 (9.49%) .NET Developer
4 135 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 118 (7.47%) Administrator
6 117 (7.41%) Architect
7 110 (6.96%) Support Analyst
7 110 (6.96%) Applications Support
8 81 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
9 77 (4.87%) DevOps Engineer
10 73 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support
11 71 (4.49%) Consultant
12 67 (4.24%) Systems Administrator
13 65 (4.11%) C# Developer
14 63 (3.99%) Support Engineer
15 53 (3.35%) Web Engineer
16 52 (3.29%) Applications Support Analyst
17 50 (3.16%) C# .NET Developer
18 40 (2.53%) Server Engineer
19 39 (2.47%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 684 (43.29%) .NET
2 305 (19.30%) ASP.NET
3 245 (15.51%) HTML
4 240 (15.19%) Web Services
5 217 (13.73%) XML
6 173 (10.95%) CSS
7 167 (10.57%) .NET Framework
8 123 (7.78%) jQuery
9 113 (7.15%) WCF
10 95 (6.01%) ASP.NET MVC
11 81 (5.13%) SOAP
12 74 (4.68%) REST
13 71 (4.49%) Middleware
14 65 (4.11%) HTML5
15 64 (4.05%) J2EE
16 48 (3.04%) Entity Framework
17 46 (2.91%) XSLT
18 45 (2.85%) Ajax
19 40 (2.53%) LINQ
19 40 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 116 (7.34%) Clustering
2 102 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (4.87%) Data Centre
4 44 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 42 (2.66%) Client/Server
6 38 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 35 (2.22%) PKI
8 30 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
8 30 (1.90%) User Experience
9 29 (1.84%) Replication
10 24 (1.52%) Fixed Income
11 22 (1.39%) N-Tier
12 18 (1.14%) Blackberry
12 18 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
13 17 (1.08%) Mobile App
14 15 (0.95%) NHS
15 14 (0.89%) Hedge funds
15 14 (0.89%) Visualisation
16 13 (0.82%) W3C
17 12 (0.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1031 (65.25%) Windows
2 374 (23.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 367 (23.23%) Linux
4 256 (16.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 243 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 159 (10.06%) UNIX
7 107 (6.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 54 (3.42%) Windows 7
9 48 (3.04%) Solaris
10 33 (2.09%) CentOS
11 26 (1.65%) Windows 8
12 24 (1.52%) AIX
13 20 (1.27%) Windows XP
13 20 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
14 18 (1.14%) Windows 2000
15 17 (1.08%) Debian
16 16 (1.01%) SUSE
17 15 (0.95%) Ubuntu
18 13 (0.82%) Android
19 11 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (19.68%) ITIL
2 233 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
3 190 (12.03%) Migration
4 165 (10.44%) MVC
5 131 (8.29%) DevOps
6 120 (7.59%) Load Balancing
7 114 (7.22%) Configuration Management
8 108 (6.84%) E-Commerce
9 103 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
10 83 (5.25%) Web Development
11 81 (5.13%) CRM
12 80 (5.06%) Release Management
13 77 (4.87%) SDLC
14 75 (4.75%) Unit Testing
15 73 (4.62%) Scrum
16 71 (4.49%) Project Management
17 63 (3.99%) Change Management
18 62 (3.92%) Service Delivery
19 60 (3.80%) OO
19 60 (3.80%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 650 (41.14%) SQL
2 362 (22.91%) C#
3 325 (20.57%) PowerShell
4 249 (15.76%) JavaScript
5 220 (13.92%) Java
6 93 (5.89%) T-SQL
7 90 (5.70%) VB
7 90 (5.70%) Python
8 71 (4.49%) Perl
9 65 (4.11%) VB.NET
10 54 (3.42%) VBScript
11 52 (3.29%) C++
12 51 (3.23%) PHP
13 46 (2.91%) Bash Shell
14 45 (2.85%) Shell Script
15 35 (2.22%) Ruby
16 26 (1.65%) VB6
17 24 (1.52%) PL/SQL
18 13 (0.82%) C
18 13 (0.82%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 121 (7.66%) Security Cleared
2 113 (7.15%) Degree
3 97 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 86 (5.44%) SC Cleared
5 57 (3.61%) MCSE
6 39 (2.47%) CISSP
6 39 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 28 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (1.46%) MCITP
8 23 (1.46%) CISM
9 21 (1.33%) DV Cleared
10 19 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (1.20%) CCNA
10 19 (1.20%) MCP
11 15 (0.95%) MCSA
12 9 (0.57%) ISSAP
13 7 (0.44%) MCSD
13 7 (0.44%) CCNP
13 7 (0.44%) MCTS
14 6 (0.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (2.66%) SLA
3 35 (2.22%) QA
4 12 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.44%) COBIT
6 6 (0.38%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.19%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 2 (0.13%) HL7
10 1 (0.063%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.063%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.063%) BS7799
10 1 (0.063%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 418 (26.46%) Active Directory
2 273 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 129 (8.16%) vSphere
4 108 (6.84%) Hyper-V
5 83 (5.25%) VMware ESX
6 53 (3.35%) XenApp
7 37 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
8 33 (2.09%) Xen
9 30 (1.90%) ISA Server
10 28 (1.77%) vCloud
11 27 (1.71%) XenServer
12 22 (1.39%) NFS
13 19 (1.20%) Terminal Services
14 15 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
14 15 (0.95%) KVM
15 12 (0.76%) Terminal Server
15 12 (0.76%) XenDesktop
16 10 (0.63%) Samba
17 9 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 9 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 113 (7.15%) Puppet
2 89 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
3 67 (4.24%) SCCM
4 62 (3.92%) SCOM
5 35 (2.22%) BladeLogic
6 31 (1.96%) ITRS Geneos
7 27 (1.71%) Nagios
8 26 (1.65%) WSUS
9 21 (1.33%) ZABBIX
10 15 (0.95%) CA Single Sign-On
10 15 (0.95%) Ansible
11 12 (0.76%) Tivoli
12 11 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 11 (0.70%) NetBackup
12 11 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
12 11 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 10 (0.63%) Backup Exec
13 10 (0.63%) Unicenter
14 9 (0.57%) Zenoss
14 9 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 654 (41.39%) Microsoft
2 429 (27.15%) VMware
3 273 (17.28%) Oracle
4 157 (9.94%) Citrix
5 135 (8.54%) Red Hat
6 124 (7.85%) Cisco
7 105 (6.65%) IBM
8 81 (5.13%) HP
9 65 (4.11%) NetApp
10 63 (3.99%) EMC
11 46 (2.91%) Dell
12 43 (2.72%) TIBCO
13 42 (2.66%) F5
14 40 (2.53%) Google
15 34 (2.15%) CheckPoint
16 31 (1.96%) Juniper
17 30 (1.90%) Splunk
18 28 (1.77%) Lotus
18 28 (1.77%) Symantec
19 22 (1.39%) Sybase
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates - 6 Months initially
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate - 3 - 6 Months initially
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
First Point
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Rate: £320 - £340 per day + Good depandant on skills
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £400.00 per day + Dependant on Experience
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 21 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £180 to £210 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Venn Group
Rate: £175 - £225 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £520 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago