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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 111 99 81
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -18
Contract jobs citing IIS 11 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.50% 1.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.38% 3.08% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 19
Average daily rate £310 £273 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.76% -22.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £144 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £481 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £365 £340
% change year-on-year
-9.58% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £33.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £22.04 £30.01
% change year-on-year
+126.86% -26.54%
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
462 357 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.10% 16.16% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 181 173
Average daily rate £450 £383 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 33 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IIS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Coventry -6 3 £310 -
Warwickshire +1 2 £313 -
Birmingham -4 2 £350 +15.70% 1
Herefordshire - 1 £425 -
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 16 (66.67%) .NET
1 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (50.00%) CSS
2 12 (50.00%) C#
2 12 (50.00%) HTML
2 12 (50.00%) XML
3 11 (45.83%) Windows
3 11 (45.83%) jQuery
4 9 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 9 (37.50%) SQL
4 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 6 (25.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 6 (25.00%) Front End Development
6 6 (25.00%) CSS3
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle
6 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (25.00%) HTML5
6 6 (25.00%) Retail
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
7 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (16.67%) User Experience
8 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 4 (16.67%) DNS

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (12.50%) CMS
1 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.17%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.17%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) DNS
2 3 (12.50%) Internet
2 3 (12.50%) SMTP
2 3 (12.50%) SSL
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) Intranet
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) NAS
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security
4 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) VoIP
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Log4j
3 1 (4.17%) Log4Net
3 1 (4.17%) Mockito
3 1 (4.17%) NUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Architect
3 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Silverlight Developer
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) DBA
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Enterprise Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) SQL DBA
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (8.33%) UI Developer
5 2 (8.33%) UI/UX Developer
5 2 (8.33%) UX Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) XML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) .NET
2 12 (50.00%) CSS
2 12 (50.00%) HTML
2 12 (50.00%) XML
3 11 (45.83%) jQuery
4 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 6 (25.00%) CSS3
5 6 (25.00%) HTML5
6 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 4 (16.67%) Silverlight
6 4 (16.67%) WPF
7 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (12.50%) Classic ASP
7 3 (12.50%) Entity Framework
7 3 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (12.50%) LINQ
7 3 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
7 3 (12.50%) Web Services
7 3 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) RIA
1 4 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) SCADA
2 1 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 6 (25.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 6 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) MVC
5 3 (12.50%) CRM
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.33%) Release Management
6 2 (8.33%) SOLID
6 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.17%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
7 1 (4.17%) Identity Management
7 1 (4.17%) SDLC
7 1 (4.17%) Security Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 9 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
4 4 (16.67%) VBScript
5 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) CISSP
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) IISP
3 1 (4.17%) MCAD
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
3 1 (4.17%) MCSD
3 1 (4.17%) MCTS
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) ArcSight
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
5 1 (4.17%) Qualys
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec
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