The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 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 West Midlands 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 96 80 82
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing IIS 18 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.76% 1.25% 1.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.31% 7.90% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £420 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £555 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £343 £308
% change year-on-year
-0.36% +11.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.09% +10.00%
Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
418 291 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.69% 15.84% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 151 190
Average daily rate £325 £325 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £205 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 23 23
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.26% +31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.80 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
IIS
England

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
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 10 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 July 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
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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
Walsall - 5 £325 -
Birmingham -14 3 £420 -0.59% 7
Worcestershire - 3 £305 -
Coventry - 1 £288 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £153 - 1
Shropshire - - - - 3
Staffordshire - - - - 2
Solihull - - - -
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 28 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 24 (63.16%) .NET
3 21 (55.26%) JavaScript
4 17 (44.74%) C#
4 17 (44.74%) HTML
4 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET
5 16 (42.11%) CSS
6 15 (39.47%) XML
6 15 (39.47%) MySQL
7 14 (36.84%) Windows
7 14 (36.84%) MVC
7 14 (36.84%) jQuery
8 13 (34.21%) SQL
9 12 (31.58%) XSLT
9 12 (31.58%) Sitecore
10 11 (28.95%) Photoshop
10 11 (28.95%) Internet
11 10 (26.32%) XHTML
11 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (26.32%) CSS3
12 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (23.68%) CMS
13 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
13 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
13 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
14 7 (18.42%) HTML5
14 7 (18.42%) Sitecore CMS
15 6 (15.79%) SOAP
15 6 (15.79%) Web Services

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 9 (23.68%) CMS
2 7 (18.42%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (7.89%) ColdFusion
3 3 (7.89%) Joomla!
3 3 (7.89%) Apache
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Photoshop
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
3 2 (5.26%) MS Project
4 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) Internet
2 4 (10.53%) DDNS
2 4 (10.53%) LDAP
3 3 (7.89%) IPv4
3 3 (7.89%) IPv6
3 3 (7.89%) DNS
4 2 (5.26%) VLAN
4 2 (5.26%) NAS
4 2 (5.26%) SAN
4 2 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (2.63%) HTTP
5 1 (2.63%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.63%) Intranet
5 1 (2.63%) SSL
5 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 15 (39.47%) MySQL
3 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
4 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
4 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (7.89%) DB2
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (5.26%) DataStage
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.63%) ActiveReports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (2.63%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) .NET Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Sitecore Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) SQL DBA
3 4 (10.53%) DBA
4 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.26%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (63.16%) .NET
2 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET
2 17 (44.74%) HTML
3 16 (42.11%) CSS
4 15 (39.47%) XML
5 14 (36.84%) jQuery
6 12 (31.58%) XSLT
7 10 (26.32%) XHTML
7 10 (26.32%) CSS3
8 7 (18.42%) HTML5
9 6 (15.79%) SOAP
9 6 (15.79%) Web Services
10 5 (13.16%) WCF
11 4 (10.53%) COM+
11 4 (10.53%) DCOM
11 4 (10.53%) J2EE
11 4 (10.53%) JMS
12 2 (5.26%) Middleware
12 2 (5.26%) REST
13 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.53%) Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) PDA
3 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.26%) Windows NT
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) MVC
2 4 (10.53%) SEO
2 4 (10.53%) Migration
2 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
2 4 (10.53%) CRM
2 4 (10.53%) EAI
2 4 (10.53%) SOA
2 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (10.53%) Release Management
2 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
2 4 (10.53%) Integration Testing
2 4 (10.53%) Data Migration
3 3 (7.89%) Content Management
4 2 (5.26%) Time Management
4 2 (5.26%) Information Assurance
4 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
4 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.26%) Project Management
4 2 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) JavaScript
2 17 (44.74%) C#
3 13 (34.21%) SQL
4 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
5 6 (15.79%) Java
6 5 (13.16%) PHP
7 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
8 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
9 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
9 2 (5.26%) VBA
10 1 (2.63%) VBScript
10 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) MCSA
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) XenApp
2 2 (5.26%) XenServer
2 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) MOM
1 3 (7.89%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (7.89%) Control-M
1 3 (7.89%) SCOM
2 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Sitecore
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) Business Objects
3 4 (10.53%) IBM
4 3 (7.89%) Citrix
4 3 (7.89%) BMC
5 2 (5.26%) Dell
5 2 (5.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.63%) Northgate
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) NetIQ
6 1 (2.63%) HP
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