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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 94 81 80
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing IIS 13 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.60% 1.34% 1.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.75% 10.18% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 8
Average daily rate
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£273 £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.22% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £314 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £427 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £33.50 - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-22.41% -0.85%
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
347 275 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.04% 13.20% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 166 131
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £229 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 21 27
Average hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.64 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £22.69 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Warwickshire -4 4 - - 1
Birmingham -9 4 £303 -27.97% 3
Coventry -1 1 - - 3
Shropshire -12 1 £113 -68.75%
Staffordshire - 1 £375 - 5
Worcestershire - - - - 2
Solihull - - - - 1
Herefordshire - - - -
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 26 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 24 (60.00%) HTML
3 23 (57.50%) CSS
4 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
5 20 (50.00%) .NET
5 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 19 (47.50%) SQL
7 16 (40.00%) ASP.NET
8 14 (35.00%) CRM
8 14 (35.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 13 (32.50%) jQuery
9 13 (32.50%) XML
10 12 (30.00%) PHP
10 12 (30.00%) Visual Studio
10 12 (30.00%) MVC
11 11 (27.50%) SharePoint
12 10 (25.00%) C#
12 10 (25.00%) Ajax
12 10 (25.00%) .NET Framework
12 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (22.50%) WCF
13 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
13 9 (22.50%) Apache
13 9 (22.50%) Web Services
14 8 (20.00%) MySQL
14 8 (20.00%) Blog
14 8 (20.00%) Drupal
14 8 (20.00%) PHP5
14 8 (20.00%) Time Management
14 8 (20.00%) Amazon EC2

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 11 (27.50%) SharePoint
2 9 (22.50%) Apache
3 8 (20.00%) Drupal
4 7 (17.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (7.50%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.50%) Lync
7 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Internet
2 2 (5.00%) DHCP
2 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) VPN
2 2 (5.00%) DNS
2 2 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.50%) WAN
3 1 (2.50%) Wireless
3 1 (2.50%) Intranet
3 1 (2.50%) SAN
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) MySQL
2 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) CRM Developer
3 7 (17.50%) .NET Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Junior
7 2 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.00%) Junior Tester
8 1 (2.50%) Functional Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.50%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (60.00%) HTML
2 23 (57.50%) CSS
3 20 (50.00%) .NET
4 16 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 13 (32.50%) jQuery
5 13 (32.50%) XML
6 10 (25.00%) Ajax
6 10 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 9 (22.50%) WCF
7 9 (22.50%) Web Services
8 8 (20.00%) LAMP
9 2 (5.00%) DHTML
9 2 (5.00%) JSON
10 1 (2.50%) LINQ
10 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (2.50%) HTML5
10 1 (2.50%) XHTML
10 1 (2.50%) XSD
10 1 (2.50%) XSLT
10 1 (2.50%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Blog
1 8 (20.00%) Taxonomies
1 8 (20.00%) Social Media
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.50%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.50%) Fedora
4 1 (2.50%) Android
4 1 (2.50%) CentOS
4 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) CRM
2 12 (30.00%) MVC
3 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.00%) Time Management
4 8 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 5 (12.50%) Service Management
5 5 (12.50%) Resilience Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.00%) Workflow
7 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.50%) Web Development
8 1 (2.50%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (2.50%) OO
8 1 (2.50%) ITIL
8 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.50%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (47.50%) SQL
3 12 (30.00%) PHP
4 10 (25.00%) C#
5 8 (20.00%) PHP5
6 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.00%) C++
7 2 (5.00%) Java
7 2 (5.00%) VBA
7 2 (5.00%) XPath
8 1 (2.50%) C
8 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) Postfix
2 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.00%) Nagios
3 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.50%) WSUS
3 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (7.50%) VMware
3 3 (7.50%) HP
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco
4 2 (5.00%) NetIQ
4 2 (5.00%) McAfee
4 2 (5.00%) CommVault
5 1 (2.50%) Panasonic
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle
5 1 (2.50%) EMC
5 1 (2.50%) Meraki
5 1 (2.50%) Spiceworks