Period
to 22 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for IIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IIS over the 6 months to 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 91 98
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7 -45
Contract jobs citing IIS 12 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.93% 0.77% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.42% 5.83% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 1
Cheshire median daily rate £313 £285 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.65% -12.31% +4.84%
10th Percentile £275 £202 £313
90th Percentile £440 £330 £338
North West median daily rate £325 £325 £375
% change year-on-year - -13.33% +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - £17.14 -
North West median hourly rate - £14.50 -

IIS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 187 206 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 14.53% 13.15% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 147 130
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £390 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% -0.95% +21.15%
10th Percentile £263 £254 £213
90th Percentile £505 £575 £500
North West median daily rate £386 £400 £413
% change year-on-year -3.44% -3.03% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 23
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 £14.86 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.88% -11.76% -
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.25 £10.30
90th Percentile £37.60 £24.67 £34.35
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £15.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year +80.00% -10.93% +0.54%

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing IIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for IIS in Cheshire

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IIS in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for IIS in Cheshire

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IIS in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IIS in Cheshire

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IIS in Cheshire

IIS
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +10 2 £308 +43.02%
Warrington +17 1 £275 - 1
IIS
North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for IIS.

1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (33.33%) HTML
6 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (33.33%) CSS
6 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
6 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 4 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (25.00%) Office 365
7 3 (25.00%) HTML5
7 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (25.00%) UAG
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (25.00%) High Availability
7 3 (25.00%) CSS3
7 3 (25.00%) Yammer
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) OneDrive
7 3 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory

IIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (16.67%) Apache
4 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
1 3 (25.00%) OneDrive
1 3 (25.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) DMZ
3 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) FTP
3 1 (8.33%) HTTP
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) IPsec
3 1 (8.33%) LDAP
3 1 (8.33%) NAS
3 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (8.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Deployment Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Deployment Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Security Officer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (25.00%) Ajax
4 3 (25.00%) CSS3
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) JSON
4 3 (25.00%) WAP
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) BYOD
2 1 (8.33%) CESG
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) AIX
4 1 (8.33%) Android
4 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 3 (25.00%) High Availability
3 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Security Management
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) COBIT
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) UAG
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) AirWatch
2 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) SmoothWall
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee
3 1 (8.33%) Samsung
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec
3 1 (8.33%) VMware