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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 136 148 134
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing IIS 72 56 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.23% 0.96% 1.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.02% 5.60% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 37 55
Average daily rate
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£389 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £295 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.45% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £39.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +5.76%
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
1026 1000 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.57% 17.06% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 690 772
Average daily rate £408 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.48% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 54
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.75 £28.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.92% -30.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.65 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £44.35 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.15% -13.15%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 (69.40%) Windows
2 68 (50.75%) SQL Server
3 62 (46.27%) SQL
4 53 (39.55%) Microsoft
5 52 (38.81%) .NET
6 42 (31.34%) Linux
7 39 (29.10%) Active Directory
8 33 (24.63%) Java
8 33 (24.63%) VMware
9 32 (23.88%) Oracle
10 31 (23.13%) Finance
10 31 (23.13%) PowerShell
11 27 (20.15%) JavaScript
12 26 (19.40%) HTML
12 26 (19.40%) Windows Server 2008
13 25 (18.66%) ITIL
13 25 (18.66%) Tomcat
13 25 (18.66%) Firewall
14 24 (17.91%) SharePoint
15 23 (17.16%) ASP.NET
16 22 (16.42%) C#
16 22 (16.42%) Apache
16 22 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (14.93%) DNS
18 19 (14.18%) SAN
18 19 (14.18%) Hyper-V
19 18 (13.43%) Middleware
19 18 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
19 18 (13.43%) Jenkins
19 18 (13.43%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 25 (18.66%) Tomcat
2 24 (17.91%) SharePoint
3 22 (16.42%) Apache
4 14 (10.45%) MS Exchange
5 11 (8.21%) WebSphere
6 9 (6.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 8 (5.97%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (5.97%) Lync
7 8 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (5.22%) Oracle Coherence
9 6 (4.48%) CMS
10 5 (3.73%) JBoss
10 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (3.73%) Umbraco
10 5 (3.73%) OpenStack
11 4 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (2.99%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (2.24%) Node.js
12 3 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (6.72%) MS Office
2 8 (5.97%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.24%) MS Project
5 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.75%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (4.48%) RMDS
2 2 (1.49%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.73%) Office 365
3 5 (3.73%) IaaS
4 4 (2.99%) PaaS
5 2 (1.49%) SaaS
6 1 (0.75%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.75%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.75%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.66%) Firewall
2 20 (14.93%) DNS
3 19 (14.18%) SAN
4 14 (10.45%) HTTP
5 13 (9.70%) TCP/IP
6 12 (8.96%) WAN
6 12 (8.96%) NAS
7 10 (7.46%) DHCP
7 10 (7.46%) SSL
8 9 (6.72%) LAN
9 8 (5.97%) VLAN
10 7 (5.22%) LDAP
10 7 (5.22%) VPN
11 6 (4.48%) iSCSI
11 6 (4.48%) Multicast
11 6 (4.48%) FCoE
11 6 (4.48%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (3.73%) Internet
13 4 (2.99%) Intranet
13 4 (2.99%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (50.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (5.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (5.22%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.48%) Hadoop
6 6 (4.48%) HBase
7 5 (3.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.99%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.99%) MySQL
8 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (2.99%) DTS
9 3 (2.24%) EDRMS
10 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.49%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (1.49%) DB2
10 2 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.49%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 18 (13.43%) Jenkins
2 14 (10.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (8.21%) Subversion
4 10 (7.46%) TeamCity
4 10 (7.46%) Git (software)
5 9 (6.72%) JIRA
5 9 (6.72%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.73%) Maven
7 4 (2.99%) MSI
7 4 (2.99%) Ant
8 3 (2.24%) Selenium
8 3 (2.24%) Mercurial
8 3 (2.24%) WiX
8 3 (2.24%) MSBuild
8 3 (2.24%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.24%) Gradle
9 2 (1.49%) Moq
9 2 (1.49%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.49%) Introscope
9 2 (1.49%) NUnit
General
1 31 (23.13%) Finance
2 16 (11.94%) Banking
3 7 (5.22%) Legal
4 5 (3.73%) Retail
5 4 (2.99%) Marketing
5 4 (2.99%) Law
6 3 (2.24%) Front Office
6 3 (2.24%) Back Office
7 2 (1.49%) Publishing
7 2 (1.49%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.49%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Games
8 1 (0.75%) Electronics
8 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (16.42%) Developer
2 17 (12.69%) Analyst
3 16 (11.94%) Architect
4 12 (8.96%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (6.72%) .NET Developer
6 8 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (5.97%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (5.97%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (4.48%) Applications Engineer
7 6 (4.48%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.48%) Applications Support
7 6 (4.48%) Administrator
7 6 (4.48%) Consultant
8 5 (3.73%) Web Developer
8 5 (3.73%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 5 (3.73%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (2.99%) Server Engineer
9 4 (2.99%) Wintel Support
9 4 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (2.99%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (38.81%) .NET
2 26 (19.40%) HTML
3 23 (17.16%) ASP.NET
4 18 (13.43%) Middleware
5 17 (12.69%) XML
6 13 (9.70%) Web Services
7 10 (7.46%) CSS
7 10 (7.46%) HTML5
8 9 (6.72%) XSLT
8 9 (6.72%) jQuery
9 8 (5.97%) .NET Framework
9 8 (5.97%) Rendezvous
9 8 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (4.48%) Ultra Messaging
10 6 (4.48%) WinForms
11 5 (3.73%) WCF
12 4 (2.99%) XHTML
12 4 (2.99%) Razor View Engine
13 3 (2.24%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.96%) Clustering
3 7 (5.22%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.48%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.73%) PKI
6 4 (2.99%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.99%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.24%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.24%) W3C
7 3 (2.24%) HACMP
8 2 (1.49%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.49%) NHS
8 2 (1.49%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.49%) User Experience
8 2 (1.49%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.49%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 93 (69.40%) Windows
2 42 (31.34%) Linux
3 26 (19.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (9.70%) UNIX
6 10 (7.46%) Solaris
6 10 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.73%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.73%) CentOS
8 2 (1.49%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.75%) AIX
9 1 (0.75%) SUSE
9 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.66%) ITIL
2 18 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (12.69%) Release Management
4 15 (11.19%) Load Balancing
5 14 (10.45%) Service Delivery
5 14 (10.45%) DevOps
6 12 (8.96%) Migration
7 11 (8.21%) MVC
7 11 (8.21%) SDLC
8 9 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (5.97%) Risk Management
9 8 (5.97%) Analytics
10 7 (5.22%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (5.22%) E-Commerce
10 7 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (4.48%) Benchmarking
11 6 (4.48%) Service Management
12 5 (3.73%) Change Management
12 5 (3.73%) Web Development
12 5 (3.73%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (46.27%) SQL
2 33 (24.63%) Java
3 31 (23.13%) PowerShell
4 27 (20.15%) JavaScript
5 22 (16.42%) C#
6 14 (10.45%) Python
7 9 (6.72%) Perl
8 6 (4.48%) PHP
8 6 (4.48%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.48%) VBScript
8 6 (4.48%) C++
9 5 (3.73%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.73%) VB
10 4 (2.99%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.24%) ActionScript
11 3 (2.24%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.49%) VBA
12 2 (1.49%) C
13 1 (0.75%) R
13 1 (0.75%) SQR
Qualifications
1 7 (5.22%) Degree
2 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.49%) CCNA
4 2 (1.49%) MCP
5 1 (0.75%) MCSD
5 1 (0.75%) MCSE
5 1 (0.75%) MCSA
5 1 (0.75%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.75%) CCNP
5 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.75%) CISM
5 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.75%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.75%) CISSP
5 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) QA
1 3 (2.24%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.49%) SLA
2 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.75%) HIPAA
System Software
1 39 (29.10%) Active Directory
2 22 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (14.18%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.97%) vSphere
5 6 (4.48%) SRDF
5 6 (4.48%) NFS
5 6 (4.48%) Xen
5 6 (4.48%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (4.48%) KVM
6 4 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (2.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (2.24%) XenApp
7 3 (2.24%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.49%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.49%) UAG
8 2 (1.49%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.75%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.75%) vCloud
9 1 (0.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (11.94%) SCOM
2 12 (8.96%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (8.96%) SCCM
3 9 (6.72%) Puppet
4 5 (3.73%) BladeLogic
4 5 (3.73%) Ansible
5 4 (2.99%) Graphite
5 4 (2.99%) SCOrch
5 4 (2.99%) StatsD
5 4 (2.99%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (2.24%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.49%) CA Wily
7 2 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.49%) WSUS
7 2 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.49%) Control-M
7 2 (1.49%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.75%) OpenView
Vendors
1 53 (39.55%) Microsoft
2 33 (24.63%) VMware
3 32 (23.88%) Oracle
4 17 (12.69%) Cisco
5 16 (11.94%) IBM
6 12 (8.96%) Citrix
7 10 (7.46%) Red Hat
7 10 (7.46%) TIBCO
8 9 (6.72%) HP
9 8 (5.97%) Sybase
9 8 (5.97%) Splunk
10 7 (5.22%) DataSynapse
10 7 (5.22%) EMC
10 7 (5.22%) NetApp
11 6 (4.48%) webMethods
11 6 (4.48%) Symantec
11 6 (4.48%) Intel
12 5 (3.73%) Perforce
12 5 (3.73%) Veritas
12 5 (3.73%) Juniper
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