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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 104 103 69
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -34
Contract jobs citing IIS 11 22 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.86% 2.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.61% 4.78% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 23
Average daily rate
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£300 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £196 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.75 - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £33.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.22%
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
422 460 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.10% 18.00% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 227 204
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 23
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% -1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.70 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £31.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -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 4 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

IIS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 September 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
Coventry +4 4 £300 -20.00% 1
Birmingham 0 3 £425 +6.25% 6
Staffordshire -13 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £275 -
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 22 (56.41%) Windows
3 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (41.03%) SQL
5 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 14 (35.90%) .NET
7 12 (30.77%) VMware
8 11 (28.21%) T-SQL
8 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
8 11 (28.21%) XML
8 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
10 9 (23.08%) MS Office
10 9 (23.08%) Visual Studio
10 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (20.51%) HTML
11 8 (20.51%) VB.NET
11 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
11 8 (20.51%) VMware ESX
12 7 (17.95%) VB
12 7 (17.95%) C#
12 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
12 7 (17.95%) SCOM
13 6 (15.38%) jQuery
13 6 (15.38%) SolarWinds
13 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (15.38%) User Experience
13 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
13 6 (15.38%) CA
13 6 (15.38%) Unicenter

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.13%) CMS
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.56%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Office
2 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
3 4 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Internet
2 5 (12.82%) DNS
3 4 (10.26%) SSL
4 2 (5.13%) SAN
4 2 (5.13%) Intranet
4 2 (5.13%) SMTP
4 2 (5.13%) DHCP
4 2 (5.13%) Firewall
4 2 (5.13%) Wireless
4 2 (5.13%) Network Security
5 1 (2.56%) NAS
5 1 (2.56%) LAN
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) MSI
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Blend
2 2 (5.13%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (5.13%) Back Office
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Security Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Information Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Security Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Information Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Silverlight Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Data Migration Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Junior
6 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) .NET
2 11 (28.21%) XML
3 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
4 8 (20.51%) HTML
5 6 (15.38%) jQuery
6 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (10.26%) WPF
6 4 (10.26%) Silverlight
6 4 (10.26%) CSS
6 4 (10.26%) ADO.NET
7 2 (5.13%) Classic ASP
7 2 (5.13%) Web Services
7 2 (5.13%) XHTML
7 2 (5.13%) WinForms
7 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.13%) LINQ
7 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (5.13%) Entity Framework
7 2 (5.13%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) User Experience
2 4 (10.26%) RIA
3 3 (7.69%) NHS
4 2 (5.13%) W3C
4 2 (5.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) EPoS
5 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 22 (56.41%) Windows
2 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) Risk Management
2 4 (10.26%) Migration
2 4 (10.26%) Information Security
2 4 (10.26%) Data Transformation
2 4 (10.26%) MVC
3 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
3 2 (5.13%) Change Control
3 2 (5.13%) Analytics
3 2 (5.13%) CRM
3 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
3 2 (5.13%) SEO
3 2 (5.13%) Pay per click
3 2 (5.13%) Web Development
3 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
4 1 (2.56%) System Testing
4 1 (2.56%) Release Management
4 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.56%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.56%) EAI
4 1 (2.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) SQL
2 11 (28.21%) T-SQL
2 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.51%) VB.NET
4 7 (17.95%) C#
4 7 (17.95%) VB
5 5 (12.82%) VBScript
6 4 (10.26%) VB6
7 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.56%) PHP
8 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) CISSP
2 4 (10.26%) CISA
2 4 (10.26%) CISM
2 4 (10.26%) CRISC
3 1 (2.56%) MCSE
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.56%) MCITP
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
1 8 (20.51%) VMware ESX
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.56%) vSphere
4 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) SCOM
2 6 (15.38%) Unicenter
2 6 (15.38%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.13%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.56%) WSUS
4 1 (2.56%) SCCM
4 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.56%) Nagios
4 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.77%) VMware
3 6 (15.38%) SolarWinds
3 6 (15.38%) CA
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle
4 4 (10.26%) McAfee
5 3 (7.69%) NetApp
5 3 (7.69%) HP
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco
6 2 (5.13%) Google
7 1 (2.56%) Brocade
7 1 (2.56%) Panasonic
7 1 (2.56%) Veeam
7 1 (2.56%) Spiceworks
7 1 (2.56%) Meraki
7 1 (2.56%) EMC
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix
7 1 (2.56%) NetIQ
7 1 (2.56%) Symantec