The table below looks at the statistics for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 116 114 94
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Contract jobs citing IIS 17 11 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.43% 1.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.87% 2.95% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 12
Median daily rate £350 £600 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +71.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £332 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £650 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £29.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% -0.83%
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 West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
439 373 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.05% 14.55% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 211 271
Median daily rate £413 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.43% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 40
Median hourly rate £15.43 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.25% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £10.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.47 £33.55 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.25%

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing IIS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

IIS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

IIS
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

IIS Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

IIS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +7 9 £350 - 1
Birmingham -4 6 £350 - 4
Shropshire - 1 £330 -
Staffordshire - 1 £325 - 1
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for IIS.

1 22 (50.00%) Windows
2 21 (47.73%) SQL Server
2 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
3 16 (36.36%) SQL
4 14 (31.82%) Java
4 14 (31.82%) .NET
5 13 (29.55%) Linux
5 13 (29.55%) Oracle
6 12 (27.27%) MySQL
6 12 (27.27%) Web Services
6 12 (27.27%) Unix
6 12 (27.27%) Apache
6 12 (27.27%) Windows Server
7 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 10 (22.73%) JIRA
8 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
8 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
9 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (20.45%) C#
9 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (18.18%) Sonatype Nexus
10 8 (18.18%) GoCD
10 8 (18.18%) FishEye
10 8 (18.18%) Bitbucket
10 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
10 8 (18.18%) Load Balancing
10 8 (18.18%) Degree
10 8 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (18.18%) Confluence

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (27.27%) Apache
2 8 (18.18%) Confluence
3 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
4 5 (11.36%) WebLogic
5 4 (9.09%) JBoss
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (4.55%) CMS
7 2 (4.55%) Tuxedo
8 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
8 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
8 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.09%) Office 365
3 3 (6.82%) GitHub
4 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) SSL
2 4 (9.09%) HTTP
3 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.55%) DHCP
4 2 (4.55%) DNS
4 2 (4.55%) Firewall
4 2 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.27%) Network Security
5 1 (2.27%) SAN
5 1 (2.27%) VLAN
5 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (47.73%) SQL Server
2 12 (27.27%) MySQL
3 5 (11.36%) DataStage
3 5 (11.36%) IBM InfoSphere
3 5 (11.36%) QualityStage
4 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.27%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (2.27%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (22.73%) JIRA
3 8 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (18.18%) Bitbucket
3 8 (18.18%) FishEye
3 8 (18.18%) GoCD
3 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 8 (18.18%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (6.82%) Subversion
5 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.55%) WebLogic Workshop
6 1 (2.27%) Selenium
6 1 (2.27%) TestComplete
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Games
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Architect
2 9 (20.45%) Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Senior Architect
3 5 (11.36%) SharePoint Specialist
3 5 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Integration Specialist
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Release and Configuration Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Release Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) .NET
2 12 (27.27%) Web Services
3 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
4 7 (15.91%) SAML
5 6 (13.64%) HTML
6 5 (11.36%) CSS
7 4 (9.09%) ISAPI
8 3 (6.82%) HTML5
8 3 (6.82%) Middleware
9 2 (4.55%) EDI
9 2 (4.55%) jQuery
10 1 (2.27%) J2EE
10 1 (2.27%) JDBC
10 1 (2.27%) ODBC
10 1 (2.27%) OLE
10 1 (2.27%) OLE DB
10 1 (2.27%) REST
10 1 (2.27%) SOAP
10 1 (2.27%) XML
10 1 (2.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (29.55%) Linux
3 12 (27.27%) Unix
3 12 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Android
5 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.27%) HPUX
5 1 (2.27%) Solaris
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 7 (15.91%) SDLC
4 5 (11.36%) Data Governance
4 5 (11.36%) Data Management
4 5 (11.36%) Data Transformation
4 5 (11.36%) DevOps
4 5 (11.36%) Logistics
4 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
5 4 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.82%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (6.82%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (6.82%) ITIL
6 3 (6.82%) Release Management
6 3 (6.82%) Service Management
6 3 (6.82%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) SQL
2 14 (31.82%) Java
3 9 (20.45%) C#
4 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
6 4 (9.09%) C
6 4 (9.09%) VB
7 3 (6.82%) PHP
8 2 (4.55%) Perl
9 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) MCSE
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.27%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (29.55%) Oracle
3 6 (13.64%) IBM
4 5 (11.36%) VMware
5 2 (4.55%) Citrix
5 2 (4.55%) Mercator
6 1 (2.27%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.27%) Apple
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.27%) Sun
6 1 (2.27%) Symantec