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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 87 75 72
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing IIS 23 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.01% 1.43% 1.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.72% 9.20% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 8
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£331 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +11.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £299 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £434 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £319
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Average hourly rate £33.50 - £29.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.61 - £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £29.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.10 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.35% +11.11%
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
402 337 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.63% 15.59% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 183 142
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 29
Average hourly rate £16.85 £21.00 £19.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% +8.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Warwickshire +1 7 - - 1
Staffordshire - 7 £375 - 6
Birmingham -14 5 £303 -16.55% 3
Coventry -4 1 - - 1
Solihull - - - - 2
Herefordshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 30 (65.22%) JavaScript
2 25 (54.35%) HTML
3 24 (52.17%) CSS
4 23 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 22 (47.83%) .NET
6 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
7 18 (39.13%) SQL
8 17 (36.96%) ASP.NET
9 15 (32.61%) PHP
9 15 (32.61%) jQuery
10 13 (28.26%) Dynamics CRM
10 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (28.26%) CRM
10 13 (28.26%) Visual Studio
10 13 (28.26%) XML
11 12 (26.09%) Apache
11 12 (26.09%) MVC
12 11 (23.91%) MySQL
13 10 (21.74%) C#
13 10 (21.74%) SharePoint
13 10 (21.74%) Web Services
13 10 (21.74%) Ajax
13 10 (21.74%) .NET Framework
14 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (19.57%) WCF
14 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
14 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (17.39%) Amazon EC2
15 8 (17.39%) Social Media

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (26.09%) Apache
2 10 (21.74%) SharePoint
3 8 (17.39%) Drupal
4 7 (15.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
6 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (6.52%) Joomla!
7 2 (4.35%) CMS
8 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
8 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (2.17%) iPlanet
8 1 (2.17%) Lync
8 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (2.17%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) DHCP
1 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.35%) VPN
1 2 (4.35%) DNS
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
1 2 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
2 1 (2.17%) Wireless
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.17%) SAN
2 1 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.91%) MySQL
3 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (6.52%) RDBMS
6 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Visual Studio
2 7 (15.22%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (2.17%) Xcode
4 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
1 2 (4.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (54.35%) Developer
2 8 (17.39%) .NET Developer
2 8 (17.39%) CRM Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Architect
4 6 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Junior Tester
7 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.35%) Tester
7 2 (4.35%) Junior
7 2 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Help Desk Support
8 1 (2.17%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (54.35%) HTML
2 24 (52.17%) CSS
3 22 (47.83%) .NET
4 17 (36.96%) ASP.NET
5 15 (32.61%) jQuery
6 13 (28.26%) XML
7 10 (21.74%) Web Services
7 10 (21.74%) Ajax
7 10 (21.74%) .NET Framework
8 9 (19.57%) WCF
9 8 (17.39%) LAMP
10 3 (6.52%) JSON
11 2 (4.35%) DHTML
12 1 (2.17%) Classic ASP
12 1 (2.17%) XSLT
12 1 (2.17%) XHTML
12 1 (2.17%) RESTful
12 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (2.17%) HTML5
12 1 (2.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.39%) Social Media
2 8 (17.39%) Taxonomies
2 8 (17.39%) Blog
3 7 (15.22%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) iPad
4 1 (2.17%) iPhone
4 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.35%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.17%) Fedora
4 1 (2.17%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.17%) CentOS
4 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) CRM
1 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) MVC
3 8 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (17.39%) Time Management
3 8 (17.39%) Web Application Development
4 5 (10.87%) Resilience Testing
4 5 (10.87%) Service Management
5 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.35%) Content Management
7 1 (2.17%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.17%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (2.17%) Workflow
7 1 (2.17%) SOA
7 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 30 (65.22%) JavaScript
2 18 (39.13%) SQL
3 15 (32.61%) PHP
4 10 (21.74%) C#
5 8 (17.39%) PHP5
6 3 (6.52%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.52%) Java
6 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.35%) C++
7 2 (4.35%) VBA
7 2 (4.35%) XPath
8 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.17%) C
8 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.17%) Postfix
2 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.35%) Nagios
3 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.17%) WSUS
3 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (6.52%) HP
3 3 (6.52%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) CommVault
4 2 (4.35%) NetIQ
4 2 (4.35%) McAfee
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) Adobe
5 1 (2.17%) EMC
5 1 (2.17%) Panasonic
5 1 (2.17%) Spiceworks
5 1 (2.17%) Meraki