The first table below looks at the demand for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Wales region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 59 35 49
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Contract jobs citing IIS 7 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.97% 1.89% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.38% 10.67% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
Average daily rate £394 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+113.33% -40.00%
Application Platforms Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
130 75 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.06% 17.73% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 40 46
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
IIS
UK

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

IIS Daily Rate Trend in Wales

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

IIS
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -17 5 £400 +6.66% 4
West Wales - 2 £308 -
North Wales - - - -
IIS
UK

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) .NET
6 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (33.33%) VPN
7 3 (25.00%) Firewall
7 3 (25.00%) Middleware
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) Citrix
7 3 (25.00%) CSS
7 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (16.67%) Project Management
8 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) XenApp
8 2 (16.67%) XenServer
8 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (16.67%) Data Governance
8 2 (16.67%) CCEE
8 2 (16.67%) CCAA
8 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
8 2 (16.67%) iSeries
8 2 (16.67%) SaaS
8 2 (16.67%) Migration
8 2 (16.67%) Banking
8 2 (16.67%) WebSphere

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 2 (16.67%) ArcGIS
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Joomla!
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 2 (16.67%) LDAP
4 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) POP3
4 2 (16.67%) SMTP
5 1 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) L2TP
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) DB2
3 1 (8.33%) EDRMS
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) GIS Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Web Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (16.67%) Silverlight
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) DHTML
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) XSLT
4 1 (8.33%) Flash
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) NHS
1 2 (16.67%) GIS
1 2 (16.67%) iSeries
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) AIX
2 2 (16.67%) OS/400
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) ETL
1 2 (16.67%) Project Management
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
1 2 (16.67%) Web Development
1 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
1 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
1 2 (16.67%) Data Governance
2 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (8.33%) Release Management
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITSM
2 1 (8.33%) B2B
2 1 (8.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (16.67%) RPG
4 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) COBOL
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) ActionScript
5 1 (8.33%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCA
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) CCEE
1 2 (16.67%) CCAA
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCAD
2 1 (8.33%) MCSD
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) ISA Server
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) XenServer
2 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (8.33%) UAG
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) ESRI
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) LANDesk
4 1 (8.33%) Zend