The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 123 154 130
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -24
Contract jobs citing IIS 67 57 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.23% 0.88% 1.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.73% 5.04% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 41 53
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £325 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
-12.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £31.78 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-28.15% +111.85%
IIS
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
995 1130 1061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.30% 17.44% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 807 720
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 37
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, 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 93 (72.09%) Windows
2 68 (52.71%) SQL
3 60 (46.51%) SQL Server
4 51 (39.53%) .NET
5 49 (37.98%) Microsoft
6 39 (30.23%) Active Directory
7 32 (24.81%) Finance
8 28 (21.71%) Linux
9 26 (20.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (19.38%) VMware
11 24 (18.60%) XML
11 24 (18.60%) C#
12 23 (17.83%) HTML
12 23 (17.83%) Java
12 23 (17.83%) Oracle
12 23 (17.83%) ITIL
13 22 (17.05%) Apache
13 22 (17.05%) JavaScript
13 22 (17.05%) DNS
13 22 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (16.28%) Tomcat
15 20 (15.50%) Windows Server 2012
16 19 (14.73%) Firewall
16 19 (14.73%) PowerShell
17 16 (12.40%) VMware Infrastructure
17 16 (12.40%) SharePoint
18 15 (11.63%) ASP.NET
18 15 (11.63%) Cisco
18 15 (11.63%) Middleware
18 15 (11.63%) Release Management

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 22 (17.05%) Apache
2 21 (16.28%) Tomcat
3 16 (12.40%) SharePoint
4 12 (9.30%) WebSphere
5 10 (7.75%) MS Exchange
6 6 (4.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 6 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (3.88%) CMS
7 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (3.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (3.10%) Lync
8 4 (3.10%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.55%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (6.98%) MS Office
2 7 (5.43%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.10%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.33%) MS Project
5 2 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.78%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) RMDS
1 4 (3.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.78%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.08%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.88%) Office 365
4 4 (3.10%) IaaS
5 2 (1.55%) SaaS
5 2 (1.55%) PaaS
6 1 (0.78%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.78%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.05%) DNS
2 19 (14.73%) Firewall
3 14 (10.85%) HTTP
4 13 (10.08%) SAN
4 13 (10.08%) DHCP
5 9 (6.98%) WAN
5 9 (6.98%) TCP/IP
6 8 (6.20%) FTP
6 8 (6.20%) NAS
7 7 (5.43%) SSL
7 7 (5.43%) VLAN
7 7 (5.43%) LAN
8 6 (4.65%) VPN
8 6 (4.65%) HTTPS
9 5 (3.88%) LDAP
9 5 (3.88%) iSCSI
9 5 (3.88%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (3.10%) Multicast
10 4 (3.10%) Internet
11 3 (2.33%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (46.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.65%) MySQL
6 5 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.88%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.10%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.33%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.33%) HBase
8 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.55%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.55%) DB2
9 2 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.55%) SSDT
9 2 (1.55%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (10.08%) Jenkins
2 11 (8.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (7.75%) Subversion
4 8 (6.20%) Visual Studio
5 7 (5.43%) MSI
5 7 (5.43%) Git (software)
6 6 (4.65%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.65%) WiX
6 6 (4.65%) MSBuild
7 5 (3.88%) Maven
7 5 (3.88%) JIRA
8 4 (3.10%) Selenium
8 4 (3.10%) Fiddler
8 4 (3.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (3.10%) TeamCity
8 4 (3.10%) Ant
8 4 (3.10%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.10%) SpecFlow
9 3 (2.33%) Gradle
9 3 (2.33%) Mercurial
General
1 32 (24.81%) Finance
2 12 (9.30%) Banking
3 8 (6.20%) Marketing
4 7 (5.43%) Retail
4 7 (5.43%) Law
5 6 (4.65%) Legal
6 5 (3.88%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.10%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.10%) Electronics
8 3 (2.33%) Publishing
8 3 (2.33%) Online Betting
9 2 (1.55%) Private Banking
9 2 (1.55%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.55%) Back Office
9 2 (1.55%) Advertising
10 1 (0.78%) Games
10 1 (0.78%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (14.73%) Developer
2 15 (11.63%) Analyst
3 11 (8.53%) Architect
3 11 (8.53%) Web Engineer
4 10 (7.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (5.43%) Consultant
6 6 (4.65%) .NET Developer
6 6 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (3.88%) Applications Engineer
7 5 (3.88%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (3.88%) Applications Support
7 5 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (3.88%) Senior Developer
7 5 (3.88%) Administrator
8 4 (3.10%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.10%) Web Analyst
8 4 (3.10%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (3.10%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (39.53%) .NET
2 24 (18.60%) XML
3 23 (17.83%) HTML
4 15 (11.63%) ASP.NET
4 15 (11.63%) Middleware
5 13 (10.08%) CSS
6 10 (7.75%) Web Services
7 9 (6.98%) .NET Framework
7 9 (6.98%) RESTful
8 8 (6.20%) jQuery
8 8 (6.20%) HTML5
9 6 (4.65%) XSLT
10 5 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (3.88%) Rendezvous
10 5 (3.88%) JSON
11 4 (3.10%) Ajax
11 4 (3.10%) SOAP
12 3 (2.33%) J2EE
12 3 (2.33%) XHTML
12 3 (2.33%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.85%) Clustering
3 6 (4.65%) Open Source
4 5 (3.88%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.88%) Data Integration
4 5 (3.88%) PKI
5 4 (3.10%) DTV
5 4 (3.10%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.10%) Video on Demand
5 4 (3.10%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.33%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.33%) HACMP
6 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.33%) Replication
7 2 (1.55%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.55%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.55%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.55%) W3C
7 2 (1.55%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 93 (72.09%) Windows
2 28 (21.71%) Linux
3 26 (20.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (15.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (10.08%) UNIX
6 11 (8.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (6.98%) Windows 7
8 7 (5.43%) Solaris
9 4 (3.10%) CentOS
9 4 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.55%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.55%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.78%) AIX
11 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.78%) SUSE
11 1 (0.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.83%) ITIL
2 22 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (11.63%) Release Management
4 14 (10.85%) DevOps
5 13 (10.08%) Load Balancing
6 10 (7.75%) Service Delivery
6 10 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (6.98%) E-Commerce
7 9 (6.98%) Risk Management
8 8 (6.20%) Scrum
9 7 (5.43%) MVC
9 7 (5.43%) Migration
10 6 (4.65%) Performance Testing
10 6 (4.65%) Web Development
10 6 (4.65%) TDD
10 6 (4.65%) DSDM
10 6 (4.65%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.65%) V-Model
10 6 (4.65%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 68 (52.71%) SQL
2 24 (18.60%) C#
3 23 (17.83%) Java
4 22 (17.05%) JavaScript
5 19 (14.73%) PowerShell
6 9 (6.98%) Python
7 8 (6.20%) C++
7 8 (6.20%) PHP
8 7 (5.43%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.65%) Perl
10 5 (3.88%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.10%) C
12 3 (2.33%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.33%) VB
13 2 (1.55%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.55%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.55%) Ruby
13 2 (1.55%) VBScript
13 2 (1.55%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.78%) Lua
Qualifications
1 13 (10.08%) Degree
2 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.88%) CISM
2 5 (3.88%) CISSP
3 3 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.55%) CCNP
4 2 (1.55%) CISA
4 2 (1.55%) CEH
4 2 (1.55%) GWAPT
4 2 (1.55%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.78%) MCITP
5 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) CRISC
5 1 (0.78%) GIAC
5 1 (0.78%) CCNA
5 1 (0.78%) CCA
5 1 (0.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.33%) SLA
1 3 (2.33%) QA
1 3 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.78%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (30.23%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (10.08%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.20%) vSphere
5 4 (3.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (2.33%) SRDF
6 3 (2.33%) NFS
6 3 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (2.33%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.33%) Xen
6 3 (2.33%) KVM
7 2 (1.55%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.55%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.55%) Firmware
8 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.78%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.78%) XenApp
8 1 (0.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (10.85%) SCOM
2 12 (9.30%) SCCM
3 5 (3.88%) Puppet
3 5 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.88%) BladeLogic
4 4 (3.10%) SCOrch
5 3 (2.33%) StatsD
5 3 (2.33%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (2.33%) Graphite
6 2 (1.55%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.55%) Ansible
6 2 (1.55%) WSUS
6 2 (1.55%) CA Wily
6 2 (1.55%) Nessus
6 2 (1.55%) Nmap
7 1 (0.78%) MOM
7 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.78%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.78%) nmon
Vendors
1 49 (37.98%) Microsoft
2 25 (19.38%) VMware
3 23 (17.83%) Oracle
4 15 (11.63%) Cisco
5 14 (10.85%) IBM
6 10 (7.75%) Citrix
7 8 (6.20%) TIBCO
7 8 (6.20%) F5
8 6 (4.65%) Splunk
9 5 (3.88%) NetApp
10 4 (3.10%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.10%) EMC
10 4 (3.10%) SAP
10 4 (3.10%) 29West
10 4 (3.10%) DataSynapse
11 3 (2.33%) Sybase
11 3 (2.33%) Intel
11 3 (2.33%) HP
11 3 (2.33%) Dell
11 3 (2.33%) Juniper
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
PHM Group
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago