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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 101 68 94
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +26
Contract jobs citing IIS 23 40 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.91% 1.90% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.91% 11.40% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 12
Average daily rate
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£339 £375 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.66% +23.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £300 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £435 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +62.16%
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
468 351 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.52% 16.65% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 206 216
Average daily rate £350 £303 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £216 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £446 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 19
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £24.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -5.10%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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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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
Birmingham -10 10 £388 -3.12% 2
Wolverhampton - 4 £160 -
Staffordshire - 2 £363 - 3
Coventry -5 1 £463 - 1
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 24 (55.81%) JavaScript
1 24 (55.81%) .NET
2 21 (48.84%) HTML
2 21 (48.84%) ASP.NET
3 20 (46.51%) CSS
4 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
5 13 (30.23%) MySQL
6 12 (27.91%) XML
6 12 (27.91%) C#
6 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (27.91%) jQuery
7 11 (25.58%) CRM
7 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
8 10 (23.26%) XSLT
8 10 (23.26%) Visual Studio
8 10 (23.26%) SQL
8 10 (23.26%) Dynamics CRM
8 10 (23.26%) WCF
8 10 (23.26%) MVC
8 10 (23.26%) Sitecore
9 9 (20.93%) CSS3
9 9 (20.93%) .NET Framework
9 9 (20.93%) Photoshop
9 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
10 8 (18.60%) Windows
10 8 (18.60%) CMS
10 8 (18.60%) XHTML
11 7 (16.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (13.95%) Sitecore CMS

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (20.93%) SharePoint
2 8 (18.60%) CMS
3 7 (16.28%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (13.95%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (6.98%) Joomla!
5 3 (6.98%) ColdFusion
5 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
5 3 (6.98%) Apache
6 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.33%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (2.33%) iPlanet
7 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.65%) MS Project
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) SAN
2 2 (4.65%) DHCP
2 2 (4.65%) DNS
2 2 (4.65%) VLAN
2 2 (4.65%) NAS
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (30.23%) MySQL
3 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.63%) RDBMS
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.65%) DataStage
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.33%) SQLite
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Visual Studio
2 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) Xcode
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Developer
2 8 (18.60%) CRM Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Sitecore Developer
3 7 (16.28%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (6.98%) SQL DBA
5 3 (6.98%) DBA
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Tester
6 2 (4.65%) Junior
6 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Junior Tester
6 2 (4.65%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (55.81%) .NET
2 21 (48.84%) HTML
2 21 (48.84%) ASP.NET
3 20 (46.51%) CSS
4 12 (27.91%) XML
4 12 (27.91%) jQuery
5 10 (23.26%) XSLT
5 10 (23.26%) WCF
6 9 (20.93%) CSS3
6 9 (20.93%) .NET Framework
7 8 (18.60%) XHTML
8 5 (11.63%) HTML5
9 2 (4.65%) Web Services
9 2 (4.65%) Middleware
9 2 (4.65%) JSON
10 1 (2.33%) RESTful
10 1 (2.33%) iOS SDK
10 1 (2.33%) Ajax
10 1 (2.33%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) Clustering
3 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.65%) PDA
4 1 (2.33%) iPad
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) iPhone
4 1 (2.33%) BBC
4 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Windows NT
3 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.33%) UNIX
4 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) CRM
3 10 (23.26%) MVC
4 6 (13.95%) Service Management
4 6 (13.95%) Resilience Testing
5 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.98%) Integration Testing
5 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.98%) Release Management
5 3 (6.98%) Content Management
5 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.98%) SEO
6 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.65%) Project Management
6 2 (4.65%) Time Management
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.65%) Information Assurance
7 1 (2.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) JavaScript
2 12 (27.91%) C#
3 10 (23.26%) SQL
4 5 (11.63%) PHP
5 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.98%) Java
5 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.33%) VBA
6 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.65%) XenApp
1 2 (4.65%) XenServer
1 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.98%) SCOM
2 3 (6.98%) MOM
2 3 (6.98%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (6.98%) Control-M
2 3 (6.98%) Nagios
3 2 (4.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.26%) Sitecore
3 3 (6.98%) VMware
3 3 (6.98%) NetIQ
3 3 (6.98%) HP
3 3 (6.98%) BMC
4 2 (4.65%) Dell
4 2 (4.65%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) McAfee
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe
5 1 (2.33%) CommVault
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle