The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for IIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 28 March 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 / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 89 70
Rank change year-on-year +9 -19  
Contract jobs citing IIS 10 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.76% 0.73% 1.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.67% 4.89% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 14
Median daily rate £425 £350 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +10.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £309 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £346 £335
% change year-on-year +11.19% +3.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.22% -11.25%  

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

Contract Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 214 266 268
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 16.22% 14.88% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 132 136
Median daily rate £375 £378 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.66% +16.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Median hourly rate £15.75 £40.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.62% +185.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £35.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £190.00 £27.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing IIS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for IIS in Manchester

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IIS in Manchester

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IIS in Manchester over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IIS in Manchester

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IIS in Manchester

IIS
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 4 £550 -
IIS
North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for IIS.

1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 11 (57.89%) DNS
4 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
4 10 (52.63%) VMware
5 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
6 7 (36.84%) FTP
6 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
7 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
7 6 (31.58%) Linux
7 6 (31.58%) Apache
7 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
8 5 (26.32%) nginx
8 5 (26.32%) Puppet
8 5 (26.32%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (26.32%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (26.32%) Google App Engine
8 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
8 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (26.32%) Jetty
8 5 (26.32%) Google
8 5 (26.32%) VLAN
8 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
8 5 (26.32%) BladeLogic

IIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (31.58%) Apache
2 5 (26.32%) Jetty
2 5 (26.32%) Mongrel
2 5 (26.32%) nginx
2 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
2 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Foundation
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (26.32%) Google App Engine
1 5 (26.32%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) DNS
2 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
3 7 (36.84%) FTP
4 5 (26.32%) DHCP
4 5 (26.32%) HTTP
4 5 (26.32%) IPsec
4 5 (26.32%) VLAN
5 4 (21.05%) SSL
6 2 (10.53%) Firewall
6 2 (10.53%) LAN
6 2 (10.53%) VoIP
6 2 (10.53%) VPN
6 2 (10.53%) WAN
7 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (5.26%) Internet
7 1 (5.26%) Intranet
7 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
7 1 (5.26%) SAN
7 1 (5.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
1 5 (26.32%) Travis CI
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Umbraco Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
3 5 (26.32%) J2EE
3 5 (26.32%) Servlets
4 3 (15.79%) Web Services
5 2 (10.53%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.26%) CSS
6 1 (5.26%) HTML
6 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.53%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.79%) Unix
6 1 (5.26%) CentOS
6 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
1 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (26.32%) DevOps
2 4 (21.05%) Open Source
2 4 (21.05%) Security Hardening
3 3 (15.79%) Application Performance Management
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
4 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
4 2 (10.53%) Privileged Access Management
4 2 (10.53%) Security Operations
4 2 (10.53%) SIEM
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
1 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) PHP
4 2 (10.53%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) CISSP
2 2 (10.53%) SANS
2 2 (10.53%) SSCP
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) MCPD
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) Xen
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) BladeLogic
1 5 (26.32%) Puppet
2 2 (10.53%) QRadar
3 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) Google
4 4 (21.05%) AppDynamics
4 4 (21.05%) IBM
5 3 (15.79%) HP
6 2 (10.53%) Apple
6 2 (10.53%) LogRhythm
6 2 (10.53%) Pega
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 2 (10.53%) Splunk
7 1 (5.26%) BMC
7 1 (5.26%) Remedy