Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 23 November 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 57 68
Rank change year-on-year +11 +11 -16
Contract jobs citing IIS 6 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.32% 1.23% 0.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.82% 4.79% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 9
Lancashire median daily rate £238 £225 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -40.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £100 £148 £323
90th Percentile £493 £325 £487
North West median daily rate £325 £325 £369
% change year-on-year - -11.86% +15.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - £14.50 -
North West median hourly rate - £14.00 -

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 Lancashire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 88 167 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 19.34% 25.73% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 120 126
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £394 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% -9.17% +33.38%
10th Percentile £301 £286 £223
90th Percentile £614 £551 £548
North West median daily rate £388 £388 £413
% change year-on-year - -6.06% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 5
Lancashire median hourly rate £29.00 £14.00 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.14% -44.27% -8.65%
10th Percentile £22.85 £9.19 £15.50
90th Percentile £33.95 £16.90 £36.11
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.17
% change year-on-year +13.33% -12.64% +2.60%

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for IIS in Lancashire

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IIS in Lancashire

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IIS in Lancashire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IIS in Lancashire

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IIS in Lancashire

IIS
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Blackpool - 3 £488 -
Burnley +1 1 £238 +5.56%
Morecambe - 1 £100 -
IIS
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for IIS.

1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (50.00%) Security Management
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) CESG
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) IISP
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) CISMP
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) SAN

IIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Information Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) Node.js
1 1 (16.67%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (16.67%) Life Science
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Data Security
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Proactive Management
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) COBOL
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) IISP
2 2 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (33.33%) CISMP
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Kaseya
2 1 (16.67%) Kaspersky
2 1 (16.67%) Lotus
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec