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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 99 79
Rank change year-on-year +14 -20  
Contract jobs citing IIS 4 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.29% 0.28% 0.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.99% 1.89% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Median daily rate £400 £286 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.73% -7.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £328 £335
% change year-on-year +11.45% -2.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £28.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -24.10% +7.69%  

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 201 264 258
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.37% 14.77% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 157 170
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Median hourly rate £31.00 £36.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.88% +89.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

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 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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) DNS
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) .NET
4 7 (50.00%) DevOps
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (42.86%) Linux
5 6 (42.86%) IPsec
6 5 (35.71%) Apache
6 5 (35.71%) FTP
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (28.57%) AppDynamics
7 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
7 4 (28.57%) Security Hardening
7 4 (28.57%) Travis CI
7 4 (28.57%) Mongrel
7 4 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (28.57%) Google App Engine
7 4 (28.57%) Open Source
7 4 (28.57%) Puppet
7 4 (28.57%) nginx
7 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
7 4 (28.57%) BladeLogic
7 4 (28.57%) Xen

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 5 (35.71%) Apache
2 4 (28.57%) Jetty
2 4 (28.57%) Mongrel
2 4 (28.57%) nginx
2 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Foundation
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (28.57%) Google App Engine
2 4 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) DNS
2 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 6 (42.86%) IPsec
4 5 (35.71%) FTP
5 4 (28.57%) DHCP
5 4 (28.57%) HTTP
5 4 (28.57%) SSL
5 4 (28.57%) VLAN
5 4 (28.57%) VPN
6 2 (14.29%) Firewall
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) VoIP
6 2 (14.29%) WAN
7 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (7.14%) Intranet
7 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
7 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 4 (28.57%) Travis CI
2 2 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Analyst
1 2 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
1 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) DevOps Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) J2EE
2 4 (28.57%) Servlets
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 2 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (21.43%) Unix
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (28.57%) Open Source
2 4 (28.57%) Security Hardening
3 3 (21.43%) Application Performance Management
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
4 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
4 2 (14.29%) Privileged Access Management
4 2 (14.29%) Security Operations
4 2 (14.29%) SIEM
4 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (7.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 2 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) SANS
2 2 (14.29%) SSCP
3 1 (7.14%) MCPD
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) Xen
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) BladeLogic
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) QRadar
2 2 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) AppDynamics
3 4 (28.57%) Google
3 4 (28.57%) IBM
4 3 (21.43%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) Apple
5 2 (14.29%) LogRhythm
5 2 (14.29%) Splunk
6 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat