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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 132 110 108
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Contract jobs citing IIS 59 95 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.16% 1.58% 1.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.74% 9.16% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 70 52
Average daily rate
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£378 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £566
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £28.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-9.73% -2.58%
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
876 1037 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.28% 17.24% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 725 698
Average daily rate £413 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 41
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £41.53 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.38 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -0.13%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 84 (66.67%) Windows
2 58 (46.03%) SQL Server
3 56 (44.44%) SQL
4 50 (39.68%) Microsoft
5 44 (34.92%) .NET
6 35 (27.78%) Active Directory
7 33 (26.19%) VMware
8 32 (25.40%) DNS
9 27 (21.43%) ITIL
10 26 (20.63%) C#
11 25 (19.84%) HTML
12 24 (19.05%) Finance
13 22 (17.46%) CSS
14 21 (16.67%) Apache
15 20 (15.87%) Oracle
15 20 (15.87%) XML
15 20 (15.87%) Linux
15 20 (15.87%) JavaScript
15 20 (15.87%) SAN
15 20 (15.87%) Windows Server 2008
16 19 (15.08%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (15.08%) vSphere
16 19 (15.08%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (15.08%) SharePoint
17 18 (14.29%) Web Services
18 17 (13.49%) ASP.NET
19 16 (12.70%) Firewall
20 15 (11.90%) Degree
21 14 (11.11%) PowerShell
22 13 (10.32%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 21 (16.67%) Apache
2 19 (15.08%) SharePoint
3 11 (8.73%) MS Exchange
4 8 (6.35%) WebSphere
4 8 (6.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (6.35%) Tomcat
4 8 (6.35%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (6.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.17%) JBoss
7 4 (3.17%) CMS
7 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.38%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.38%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (2.38%) WordPress
8 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.59%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.59%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (8.73%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.35%) MS Office
3 4 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.38%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.59%) MS Project
5 2 (1.59%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.79%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.79%) Cordys
3 1 (0.79%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.79%) RMDS
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.17%) Office 365
4 3 (2.38%) SoftLayer
4 3 (2.38%) PaaS
4 3 (2.38%) IaaS
5 2 (1.59%) SaaS
6 1 (0.79%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 32 (25.40%) DNS
2 20 (15.87%) SAN
3 16 (12.70%) Firewall
4 11 (8.73%) TCP/IP
4 11 (8.73%) DHCP
5 9 (7.14%) Internet
6 7 (5.56%) VPN
6 7 (5.56%) FTP
6 7 (5.56%) HTTP
7 6 (4.76%) VLAN
7 6 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (4.76%) Ethernet
7 6 (4.76%) WAN
8 5 (3.97%) DMZ
9 4 (3.17%) Network Security
9 4 (3.17%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (3.17%) HTTPS
9 4 (3.17%) SSL
9 4 (3.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (2.38%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (46.03%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (8.73%) MySQL
4 8 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.38%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.38%) DB2
7 3 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.79%) DataStage
9 1 (0.79%) MS Access
9 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 6 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (3.97%) Subversion
4 4 (3.17%) Selenium
4 4 (3.17%) Fiddler
4 4 (3.17%) SpecFlow
4 4 (3.17%) WebDriver
5 3 (2.38%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.38%) MSI
5 3 (2.38%) MSBuild
5 3 (2.38%) WiX
5 3 (2.38%) NUnit
5 3 (2.38%) JIRA
6 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.59%) Calabash
7 1 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.79%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.79%) PowerBuilder
General
1 24 (19.05%) Finance
2 12 (9.52%) Banking
3 10 (7.94%) Retail
4 8 (6.35%) Marketing
5 7 (5.56%) Legal
6 5 (3.97%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.97%) Investment Banking
7 4 (3.17%) Electronics
7 4 (3.17%) Law
7 4 (3.17%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.17%) Advertising
7 4 (3.17%) Publishing
8 3 (2.38%) Online Betting
9 2 (1.59%) Back Office
9 2 (1.59%) Games
10 1 (0.79%) International Banking
10 1 (0.79%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (19.05%) Developer
2 15 (11.90%) Analyst
2 15 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (8.73%) Web Engineer
4 8 (6.35%) Architect
5 7 (5.56%) Security Analyst
6 6 (4.76%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (4.76%) Information Security Analyst
6 6 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 6 (4.76%) Information Analyst
7 5 (3.97%) Administrator
7 5 (3.97%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.17%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.17%) PHP Developer
9 3 (2.38%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (2.38%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (2.38%) Network Analyst
9 3 (2.38%) Build Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (34.92%) .NET
2 25 (19.84%) HTML
3 22 (17.46%) CSS
4 20 (15.87%) XML
5 18 (14.29%) Web Services
6 17 (13.49%) ASP.NET
7 11 (8.73%) .NET Framework
8 9 (7.14%) Middleware
8 9 (7.14%) jQuery
9 8 (6.35%) HTML5
9 8 (6.35%) RESTful
10 7 (5.56%) SOAP
11 5 (3.97%) XSLT
11 5 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (3.97%) JSON
11 5 (3.97%) WCF
12 4 (3.17%) Java EE
12 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (2.38%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.94%) Clustering
2 8 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.97%) Open Source
5 4 (3.17%) Video on Demand
5 4 (3.17%) W3C
5 4 (3.17%) DTV
5 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.17%) Replication
6 3 (2.38%) CESG
6 3 (2.38%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.38%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.59%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.59%) Animation
7 2 (1.59%) iPad
7 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.59%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.59%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.59%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 84 (66.67%) Windows
2 20 (15.87%) Linux
2 20 (15.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (8.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (7.94%) UNIX
4 10 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.97%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.38%) SUSE
6 3 (2.38%) AIX
6 3 (2.38%) Solaris
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.59%) CentOS
7 2 (1.59%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.79%) Android
8 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.43%) ITIL
2 19 (15.08%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (7.94%) Information Security
3 10 (7.94%) Migration
3 10 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (7.14%) Scrum
4 9 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 8 (6.35%) Data Protection
5 8 (6.35%) Web Development
5 8 (6.35%) Project Management
5 8 (6.35%) Change Management
5 8 (6.35%) MVC
5 8 (6.35%) Risk Management
5 8 (6.35%) DevOps
6 7 (5.56%) DSDM
6 7 (5.56%) Waterfall
6 7 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 7 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 6 (4.76%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 56 (44.44%) SQL
2 26 (20.63%) C#
3 20 (15.87%) JavaScript
4 14 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 11 (8.73%) T-SQL
6 9 (7.14%) Java
7 6 (4.76%) PHP
8 4 (3.17%) C++
8 4 (3.17%) VB
8 4 (3.17%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.17%) C
8 4 (3.17%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.38%) VBScript
9 3 (2.38%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.59%) Ruby
10 2 (1.59%) Perl
11 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.79%) Jython
11 1 (0.79%) VB6
11 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (11.90%) Degree
2 10 (7.94%) CISSP
2 10 (7.94%) CISM
3 8 (6.35%) CISA
4 6 (4.76%) CRISC
5 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.17%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.17%) GIAC
7 3 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.59%) CEH
8 2 (1.59%) GWAPT
8 2 (1.59%) CCNA
9 1 (0.79%) CCNP
9 1 (0.79%) CCA
9 1 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.79%) MCSE
9 1 (0.79%) MCITP
9 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) SLA
1 4 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.59%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.79%) WCAG
3 1 (0.79%) WAI
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.79%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 35 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 19 (15.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (15.08%) vSphere
3 7 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.97%) Firmware
6 3 (2.38%) XenApp
6 3 (2.38%) FreeRADIUS
6 3 (2.38%) UAG
7 2 (1.59%) Nmap
7 2 (1.59%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.59%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.79%) KVM
8 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.79%) NFS
8 1 (0.79%) SRDF
8 1 (0.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.79%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.79%) Xen
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (7.94%) SCOM
2 9 (7.14%) SCCM
3 5 (3.97%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.38%) Puppet
5 2 (1.59%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.59%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (1.59%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.59%) Nessus
5 2 (1.59%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.79%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.79%) Control-M
6 1 (0.79%) Nagios
6 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.79%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (39.68%) Microsoft
2 33 (26.19%) VMware
3 20 (15.87%) Oracle
4 13 (10.32%) Cisco
5 10 (7.94%) HP
5 10 (7.94%) Citrix
6 9 (7.14%) IBM
6 9 (7.14%) F5
7 7 (5.56%) NetApp
8 6 (4.76%) Dell
8 6 (4.76%) EMC
9 4 (3.17%) SAP
9 4 (3.17%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.17%) Intel
10 3 (2.38%) Open Text
10 3 (2.38%) RedDot
10 3 (2.38%) TIBCO
10 3 (2.38%) Juniper
10 3 (2.38%) Altiris
11 2 (1.59%) Google
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