The first table below looks at the demand for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 142 136 113
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -23
Contract jobs citing IIS 63 87 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.07% 1.22% 1.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.33% 7.46% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 52 75
Average daily rate
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£395 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £623 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £339 £303
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +12.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £39.51 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +107.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% +33.33%
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
995 1166 1328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.87% 16.41% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 791 915
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £576 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 57 38
Average hourly rate £18.48 £23.75 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.18% -12.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £59.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
IIS
London

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IIS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IIS across the City of London region.

IIS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

IIS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

IIS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IIS across the City of London region.

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 77 (65.25%) SQL Server
1 77 (65.25%) Windows
2 58 (49.15%) .NET
3 44 (37.29%) SQL
4 43 (36.44%) C#
5 41 (34.75%) Microsoft
6 40 (33.90%) JavaScript
7 38 (32.20%) XML
8 34 (28.81%) Web Services
9 33 (27.97%) Finance
10 32 (27.12%) CSS
11 31 (26.27%) HTML
11 31 (26.27%) Active Directory
12 28 (23.73%) ASP.NET
12 28 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
13 27 (22.88%) jQuery
14 26 (22.03%) SharePoint
15 23 (19.49%) T-SQL
15 23 (19.49%) VMware
16 22 (18.64%) SQL Server 2008
17 20 (16.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 20 (16.95%) Windows Server 2003
18 19 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
19 18 (15.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 18 (15.25%) NUnit
19 18 (15.25%) MS Exchange
19 18 (15.25%) Visual Studio
19 18 (15.25%) PowerShell
20 17 (14.41%) Oracle
20 17 (14.41%) Java

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 26 (22.03%) SharePoint
2 18 (15.25%) MS Exchange
3 17 (14.41%) CMS
4 15 (12.71%) Apache
5 13 (11.02%) Umbraco
6 12 (10.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 12 (10.17%) Tomcat
7 11 (9.32%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (9.32%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (8.47%) WebSphere
9 9 (7.63%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (4.24%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (2.54%) Oracle Coherence
13 3 (2.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 3 (2.54%) nginx
14 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (1.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.54%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.54%) MS Office
3 2 (1.69%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.54%) RMDS
3 2 (1.69%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (5.08%) SaaS
2 5 (4.24%) PaaS
2 5 (4.24%) IaaS
3 3 (2.54%) Office 365
4 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.85%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.85%) GitHub
5 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.86%) DNS
2 10 (8.47%) DHCP
3 9 (7.63%) HTTP
4 8 (6.78%) Firewall
5 7 (5.93%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.93%) SAN
5 7 (5.93%) Internet
6 6 (5.08%) LAN
7 5 (4.24%) FTP
8 4 (3.39%) WAN
8 4 (3.39%) LDAP
8 4 (3.39%) SSL
8 4 (3.39%) NAS
8 4 (3.39%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (2.54%) FCoE
9 3 (2.54%) Multicast
9 3 (2.54%) Intranet
10 2 (1.69%) X.509
10 2 (1.69%) SMTP
10 2 (1.69%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (65.25%) SQL Server
2 22 (18.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (16.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (15.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (8.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (8.47%) MySQL
6 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.54%) HBase
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.54%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.69%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.69%) Big Data
9 1 (0.85%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.85%) DataStage
9 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (15.25%) Visual Studio
1 18 (15.25%) NUnit
2 15 (12.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.93%) Subversion
4 6 (5.08%) JIRA
4 6 (5.08%) TeamCity
5 5 (4.24%) Bugzilla
6 4 (3.39%) CruiseControl
6 4 (3.39%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (2.54%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.69%) WiX
8 2 (1.69%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.69%) Rational Rose
8 2 (1.69%) MSI
9 1 (0.85%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.85%) Moq
9 1 (0.85%) Hudson
General
1 33 (27.97%) Finance
2 16 (13.56%) Banking
3 7 (5.93%) Financial Institution
4 6 (5.08%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.24%) Back Office
5 5 (4.24%) Retail
6 3 (2.54%) Marketing
7 2 (1.69%) Law
7 2 (1.69%) Legal
8 1 (0.85%) Advertising
8 1 (0.85%) Front Office
8 1 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (38.14%) Developer
2 18 (15.25%) .NET Developer
3 11 (9.32%) Consultant
4 9 (7.63%) Architect
4 9 (7.63%) Administrator
5 8 (6.78%) Senior Developer
6 7 (5.93%) Web Developer
7 5 (4.24%) Analyst
7 5 (4.24%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.24%) C# Developer
7 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (4.24%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (4.24%) BizTalk Developer
7 5 (4.24%) Senior BizTalk Developer
7 5 (4.24%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (4.24%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (3.39%) Windows Administrator
8 4 (3.39%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.39%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (49.15%) .NET
2 38 (32.20%) XML
3 34 (28.81%) Web Services
4 32 (27.12%) CSS
5 31 (26.27%) HTML
6 28 (23.73%) ASP.NET
7 27 (22.88%) jQuery
8 16 (13.56%) .NET Framework
9 12 (10.17%) CSS3
10 11 (9.32%) WCF
11 10 (8.47%) HTML5
12 9 (7.63%) XSL
13 7 (5.93%) REST
14 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (5.08%) XSLT
14 6 (5.08%) XSD
14 6 (5.08%) SOAP
14 6 (5.08%) ADO.NET
14 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
15 4 (3.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.32%) Clustering
2 6 (5.08%) Client/Server
2 6 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.24%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.54%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.54%) NHS
4 3 (2.54%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.69%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.69%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.69%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.69%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.69%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.85%) W3C
6 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.85%) Replication
6 1 (0.85%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.85%) Statistics
6 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 77 (65.25%) Windows
2 28 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (16.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (11.02%) Linux
5 10 (8.47%) UNIX
5 10 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.08%) Solaris
7 4 (3.39%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.39%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.54%) AIX
8 3 (2.54%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.69%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.69%) HPUX
9 2 (1.69%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.85%) Android
10 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.85%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (13.56%) ITIL
3 14 (11.86%) MVC
4 12 (10.17%) TDD
5 10 (8.47%) OO
5 10 (8.47%) OOD
6 9 (7.63%) SOA
6 9 (7.63%) CRM
6 9 (7.63%) Migration
7 8 (6.78%) OOP
7 8 (6.78%) Content Management
7 8 (6.78%) Web Development
7 8 (6.78%) Unit Testing
8 7 (5.93%) E-Commerce
8 7 (5.93%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (5.08%) Refactoring
10 5 (4.24%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (4.24%) Release Management
10 5 (4.24%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 44 (37.29%) SQL
2 43 (36.44%) C#
3 40 (33.90%) JavaScript
4 23 (19.49%) T-SQL
5 18 (15.25%) PowerShell
6 17 (14.41%) Java
7 5 (4.24%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.39%) PHP
9 3 (2.54%) Perl
9 3 (2.54%) C
9 3 (2.54%) Python
10 2 (1.69%) C++
10 2 (1.69%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.69%) ActionScript 2.0
10 2 (1.69%) RPG
10 2 (1.69%) VB
11 1 (0.85%) VBScript
11 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.24%) Degree
2 5 (4.24%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.39%) MCSE
4 3 (2.54%) MCP
4 3 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.54%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.69%) CCNA
6 1 (0.85%) CCA
6 1 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.85%) CISSP
6 1 (0.85%) MCSA
6 1 (0.85%) GISP
6 1 (0.85%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.85%) HIPAA
System Software
1 31 (26.27%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.93%) VMware ESX
4 6 (5.08%) XenApp
5 5 (4.24%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.39%) vSphere
6 4 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.54%) NFS
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (2.54%) ISA Server
7 3 (2.54%) SRDF
8 2 (1.69%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.85%) ACF2
9 1 (0.85%) KVM
9 1 (0.85%) Varnish
9 1 (0.85%) RACF
9 1 (0.85%) Samba
9 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (5.93%) SCCM
2 6 (5.08%) SCOM
3 4 (3.39%) Puppet
4 3 (2.54%) CA SiteMinder
5 2 (1.69%) WSUS
5 2 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.85%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.85%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.85%) DameWare
6 1 (0.85%) OVSD
6 1 (0.85%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.85%) OpenView
6 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 41 (34.75%) Microsoft
2 23 (19.49%) VMware
3 17 (14.41%) Oracle
4 13 (11.02%) Sitecore
5 11 (9.32%) Ektron
5 11 (9.32%) IBM
6 8 (6.78%) Cisco
7 7 (5.93%) EPiServer
8 6 (5.08%) Citrix
9 5 (4.24%) EMC
9 5 (4.24%) Intel
10 4 (3.39%) Sybase
11 3 (2.54%) DataSynapse
11 3 (2.54%) NetApp
11 3 (2.54%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.54%) TIBCO
11 3 (2.54%) 29West
12 2 (1.69%) MobileIron
12 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.69%) Nintex
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Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Arrows Group
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Rate: competitive
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