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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 127 128 119
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing IIS 59 71 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.16% 1.23% 1.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.62% 7.32% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 48 45
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £310 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £573 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £310
% change year-on-year
-0.84% +13.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £31.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +15.38%
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
891 970 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.59% 16.80% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 668 668
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 36
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.87 £81.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.64%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 86 (67.19%) Windows
2 65 (50.78%) SQL
3 61 (47.66%) SQL Server
4 49 (38.28%) .NET
5 45 (35.16%) Microsoft
6 35 (27.34%) Active Directory
7 31 (24.22%) ITIL
8 29 (22.66%) VMware
9 28 (21.88%) Finance
10 27 (21.09%) DNS
11 25 (19.53%) C#
12 23 (17.97%) HTML
12 23 (17.97%) Linux
12 23 (17.97%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (17.97%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (17.19%) JavaScript
14 21 (16.41%) Oracle
14 21 (16.41%) XML
15 20 (15.63%) Apache
15 20 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (14.06%) PowerShell
16 18 (14.06%) Java
16 18 (14.06%) SharePoint
17 17 (13.28%) SAN
17 17 (13.28%) Firewall
17 17 (13.28%) vSphere
18 16 (12.50%) ASP.NET
18 16 (12.50%) CSS
19 15 (11.72%) UNIX
19 15 (11.72%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 20 (15.63%) Apache
2 18 (14.06%) SharePoint
3 15 (11.72%) Tomcat
4 12 (9.38%) MS Exchange
5 10 (7.81%) WebSphere
6 7 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (5.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (4.69%) CMS
7 6 (4.69%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (4.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (3.13%) Lync
8 4 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (2.34%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (2.34%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.56%) Confluence
10 2 (1.56%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 9 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.25%) MS Office
3 4 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.34%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.56%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.56%) MS Project
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.78%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.78%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.56%) RMDS
3 1 (0.78%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.78%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.91%) Office 365
2 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.13%) IaaS
4 2 (1.56%) SaaS
4 2 (1.56%) PaaS
4 2 (1.56%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.78%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.78%) Yammer
5 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 27 (21.09%) DNS
2 17 (13.28%) SAN
2 17 (13.28%) Firewall
3 12 (9.38%) DHCP
4 10 (7.81%) HTTP
4 10 (7.81%) TCP/IP
5 8 (6.25%) FTP
5 8 (6.25%) WAN
6 7 (5.47%) VPN
6 7 (5.47%) DMZ
7 6 (4.69%) VLAN
8 5 (3.91%) LDAP
8 5 (3.91%) SSL
8 5 (3.91%) LAN
8 5 (3.91%) Internet
8 5 (3.91%) NAS
9 4 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (3.13%) iSCSI
9 4 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (3.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (47.66%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (6.25%) MySQL
4 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.91%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.56%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.56%) DB2
8 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.56%) SSDT
9 1 (0.78%) HBase
9 1 (0.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (7.03%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.03%) Subversion
3 7 (5.47%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.69%) Cucumber
4 6 (4.69%) WiX
5 5 (3.91%) MSBuild
5 5 (3.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (3.13%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.13%) Maven
6 4 (3.13%) Fiddler
6 4 (3.13%) Selenium
6 4 (3.13%) JIRA
6 4 (3.13%) MSI
6 4 (3.13%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.34%) Ant
7 3 (2.34%) NUnit
7 3 (2.34%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.56%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.56%) Mercurial
General
1 28 (21.88%) Finance
2 14 (10.94%) Banking
3 10 (7.81%) Marketing
4 7 (5.47%) Retail
5 6 (4.69%) Legal
6 5 (3.91%) Advertising
6 5 (3.91%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.91%) Investment Banking
7 4 (3.13%) Publishing
7 4 (3.13%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.13%) Law
7 4 (3.13%) Electronics
8 3 (2.34%) Online Betting
9 2 (1.56%) Games
10 1 (0.78%) Back Office
10 1 (0.78%) International Banking
10 1 (0.78%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (15.63%) Developer
1 20 (15.63%) Analyst
2 11 (8.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (8.59%) Web Engineer
3 10 (7.81%) Architect
4 7 (5.47%) Security Analyst
5 6 (4.69%) Information Security Analyst
5 6 (4.69%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (4.69%) .NET Developer
5 6 (4.69%) Information Analyst
5 6 (4.69%) Support Engineer
5 6 (4.69%) Consultant
6 5 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (3.91%) Senior Developer
6 5 (3.91%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (3.91%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (3.13%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (3.13%) Web Analyst
7 4 (3.13%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (38.28%) .NET
2 23 (17.97%) HTML
3 21 (16.41%) XML
4 16 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 16 (12.50%) CSS
5 14 (10.94%) Web Services
6 13 (10.16%) .NET Framework
7 12 (9.38%) Middleware
8 10 (7.81%) jQuery
9 8 (6.25%) RESTful
10 7 (5.47%) HTML5
11 6 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (4.69%) SOAP
12 5 (3.91%) JSON
13 4 (3.13%) WCF
13 4 (3.13%) Java EE
13 4 (3.13%) XHTML
13 4 (3.13%) XSLT
13 4 (3.13%) J2EE
14 3 (2.34%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.59%) Clustering
1 11 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.69%) Open Source
2 6 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.91%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.13%) Video on Demand
4 4 (3.13%) Replication
4 4 (3.13%) DTV
4 4 (3.13%) W3C
5 3 (2.34%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.34%) PKI
5 3 (2.34%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.56%) iPad
6 2 (1.56%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.56%) CESG
6 2 (1.56%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.56%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.56%) User Experience
7 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 86 (67.19%) Windows
2 23 (17.97%) Linux
2 23 (17.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (11.72%) UNIX
3 15 (11.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.69%) Solaris
6 5 (3.91%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.56%) CentOS
7 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.56%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.78%) AIX
8 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.78%) SUSE
8 1 (0.78%) Android
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.22%) ITIL
2 23 (17.97%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (8.59%) Risk Management
3 11 (8.59%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (7.81%) Scrum
5 9 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (7.03%) Service Delivery
5 9 (7.03%) MVC
5 9 (7.03%) Migration
5 9 (7.03%) Information Security
5 9 (7.03%) Release Management
5 9 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 8 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 8 (6.25%) Project Management
6 8 (6.25%) DevOps
7 7 (5.47%) DSDM
7 7 (5.47%) E-Commerce
7 7 (5.47%) Change Management
7 7 (5.47%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (50.78%) SQL
2 25 (19.53%) C#
3 22 (17.19%) JavaScript
4 18 (14.06%) PowerShell
4 18 (14.06%) Java
5 10 (7.81%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.47%) C++
7 6 (4.69%) PHP
7 6 (4.69%) VB
8 4 (3.13%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.13%) VBScript
8 4 (3.13%) C
9 3 (2.34%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.56%) Ruby
10 2 (1.56%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.56%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.56%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.56%) Python
11 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (11.72%) Degree
2 9 (7.03%) CISSP
2 9 (7.03%) CISM
3 7 (5.47%) CISA
4 6 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (4.69%) CRISC
5 5 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.13%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.13%) GIAC
7 3 (2.34%) CCNA
7 3 (2.34%) VCP4
8 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.56%) CEH
8 2 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.56%) CCNP
8 2 (1.56%) MCSE
8 2 (1.56%) GWAPT
9 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) SLA
2 3 (2.34%) QA
3 2 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.78%) COBIT
4 1 (0.78%) WCAG
4 1 (0.78%) WAI
4 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.78%) HIPAA
System Software
1 35 (27.34%) Active Directory
2 20 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (13.28%) vSphere
4 10 (7.81%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.34%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.56%) UAG
7 2 (1.56%) SRDF
7 2 (1.56%) XenApp
7 2 (1.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.56%) Nmap
7 2 (1.56%) Xen
7 2 (1.56%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.56%) NFS
7 2 (1.56%) Firmware
7 2 (1.56%) KVM
8 1 (0.78%) vCloud
8 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (9.38%) SCOM
2 8 (6.25%) SCCM
3 6 (4.69%) BladeLogic
4 5 (3.91%) Tivoli
5 4 (3.13%) Puppet
6 2 (1.56%) CA Wily
6 2 (1.56%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.56%) Nessus
6 2 (1.56%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (1.56%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (1.56%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.78%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.78%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.78%) nmon
7 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.78%) MOM
7 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (35.16%) Microsoft
2 29 (22.66%) VMware
3 21 (16.41%) Oracle
4 14 (10.94%) Cisco
4 14 (10.94%) IBM
5 9 (7.03%) HP
5 9 (7.03%) NetApp
5 9 (7.03%) F5
6 8 (6.25%) Dell
7 7 (5.47%) EMC
7 7 (5.47%) Citrix
8 6 (4.69%) TIBCO
9 4 (3.13%) SAP
10 3 (2.34%) Intel
10 3 (2.34%) Juniper
10 3 (2.34%) McAfee
10 3 (2.34%) webMethods
10 3 (2.34%) Symantec
10 3 (2.34%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.34%) Open Text
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