The table below looks at the statistics for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 252 209 172
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -37
Contract jobs citing IIS 435 576 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.95% 1.14% 1.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.34% 6.80% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 386 425
Median daily rate £388 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 20
Median hourly rate £22.50 £34.00 £29.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.82% +15.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.02 £20.30 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £42.50 £37.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £29.35
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +2.23%
IIS
UK

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

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8143 8476 9016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.76% 16.79% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5232 5386 5818
Median daily rate £425 £413 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 240 333
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.44 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -11.94%

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing IIS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in England

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

IIS Daily Rate Trend in England

IIS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS across the England region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

IIS Daily Rate Histogram in England

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in England

IIS
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS across the England region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

IIS Hourly Rate Histogram in England

IIS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the England region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -20 188 £420 +15.72% 72
South East -8 72 £358 -4.66% 34
East of England +14 42 £375 -3.22% 10
South West -28 34 £338 -3.57% 6
North West +10 32 £350 +7.69% 17
North East -29 21 £330 -16.61% 2
Yorkshire +9 20 £365 -7.30% 14
West Midlands -5 17 £350 -41.66% 8
East Midlands -35 8 £250 -28.57% 12
Midlands - 2 £500 -
IIS
UK

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for IIS.

1 696 (67.38%) Windows
2 504 (48.79%) SQL Server
3 473 (45.79%) SQL
4 466 (45.11%) Microsoft
5 399 (38.63%) .NET
6 382 (36.98%) Windows Server
7 329 (31.85%) Active Directory
8 273 (26.43%) VMware
9 270 (26.14%) C#
10 259 (25.07%) Linux
11 253 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
12 236 (22.85%) PowerShell
13 216 (20.91%) Windows Server 2008
14 213 (20.62%) DNS
15 208 (20.14%) ASP.NET
16 205 (19.85%) JavaScript
16 205 (19.85%) HTML
16 205 (19.85%) Oracle
17 203 (19.65%) Finance
18 194 (18.78%) VMware Infrastructure
19 188 (18.20%) ITIL
19 188 (18.20%) Apache
20 183 (17.72%) Web Services
21 170 (16.46%) Windows Server 2012
22 165 (15.97%) MS Excel
23 164 (15.88%) Microsoft Azure
24 162 (15.68%) CSS
25 152 (14.71%) XML
25 152 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
26 140 (13.55%) Amazon AWS

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 188 (18.20%) Apache
2 139 (13.46%) Tomcat
3 113 (10.94%) SharePoint
4 84 (8.13%) WebSphere
5 76 (7.36%) BizTalk Server
6 59 (5.71%) MS Exchange
7 45 (4.36%) WebLogic
8 44 (4.26%) nginx
9 41 (3.97%) CMS
10 39 (3.78%) Skype for Business
11 38 (3.68%) JBoss
12 29 (2.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 28 (2.71%) Confluence
14 27 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
15 24 (2.32%) SharePoint 2013
15 24 (2.32%) Sitecore CMS
16 23 (2.23%) SharePoint 2010
17 19 (1.84%) Jetty
17 19 (1.84%) Mongrel
18 18 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 165 (15.97%) MS Excel
2 49 (4.74%) MS Office
3 13 (1.26%) InfoPath
4 9 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.39%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.19%) MS Project
7 2 (0.19%) Windchill
8 1 (0.097%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 46 (4.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.48%) Summit
5 4 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.29%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.19%) assyst
7 2 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.19%) LatentZero
7 2 (0.19%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.19%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.19%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.19%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.19%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.097%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.097%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.097%) Orchestrade
Cloud Services
1 164 (15.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 140 (13.55%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (4.74%) Office 365
4 43 (4.16%) SaaS
5 39 (3.78%) IaaS
6 27 (2.61%) PaaS
7 26 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
8 14 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (1.36%) CloudFront
9 13 (1.26%) HP Helion
10 11 (1.06%) GitHub
10 11 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (0.97%) Amazon ELB
11 10 (0.97%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (0.97%) Google App Engine
12 7 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (0.68%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 213 (20.62%) DNS
2 134 (12.97%) DHCP
3 112 (10.84%) Firewall
4 98 (9.49%) TCP/IP
5 94 (9.10%) HTTP
6 87 (8.42%) SSL
7 82 (7.94%) Internet
8 74 (7.16%) SAN
9 52 (5.03%) NAS
10 46 (4.45%) FTP
10 46 (4.45%) LAN
11 45 (4.36%) WAN
12 38 (3.68%) LDAP
13 36 (3.48%) Kerberos
14 34 (3.29%) VPN
15 30 (2.90%) HTTPS
16 24 (2.32%) iSCSI
17 22 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
18 19 (1.84%) IPsec
19 18 (1.74%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 504 (48.79%) SQL Server
2 93 (9.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 81 (7.84%) MySQL
4 76 (7.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 62 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 54 (5.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 38 (3.68%) MongoDB
8 37 (3.58%) Oracle Database
9 35 (3.39%) Relational Database
10 33 (3.19%) SQL Server 2014
11 23 (2.23%) MS Access
11 23 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
12 21 (2.03%) DB2
13 17 (1.65%) Hadoop
13 17 (1.65%) HBase
13 17 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (1.26%) NoSQL
15 13 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
16 11 (1.06%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 152 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 96 (9.29%) Visual Studio
3 95 (9.20%) Git (software)
4 94 (9.10%) Jenkins
5 84 (8.13%) TeamCity
6 64 (6.20%) Octopus Deploy
7 52 (5.03%) Subversion
8 50 (4.84%) JIRA
9 46 (4.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 31 (3.00%) Hudson
10 31 (3.00%) MSBuild
11 29 (2.81%) Selenium
12 26 (2.52%) MSI
13 19 (1.84%) Ant
13 19 (1.84%) Maven
13 19 (1.84%) Travis CI
14 18 (1.74%) NUnit
15 14 (1.36%) JMeter
15 14 (1.36%) JUnit
16 13 (1.26%) WiX
General
1 203 (19.65%) Finance
2 90 (8.71%) Banking
3 35 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 28 (2.71%) Retail
5 23 (2.23%) Back Office
6 22 (2.13%) Legal
7 18 (1.74%) Front Office
7 18 (1.74%) Marketing
8 16 (1.55%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.36%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.16%) Financial Institution
10 12 (1.16%) Publishing
11 11 (1.06%) Electronics
12 10 (0.97%) Advertising
13 8 (0.77%) French Language
14 7 (0.68%) Law
15 3 (0.29%) International Banking
15 3 (0.29%) Local Government
15 3 (0.29%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 264 (25.56%) Developer
2 127 (12.29%) .NET Developer
3 93 (9.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 85 (8.23%) Analyst
5 72 (6.97%) Administrator
6 66 (6.39%) C# Developer
7 63 (6.10%) DevOps Engineer
8 61 (5.91%) Applications Support
9 60 (5.81%) Architect
9 60 (5.81%) Consultant
9 60 (5.81%) Support Engineer
10 54 (5.23%) Windows Engineer
11 48 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
12 46 (4.45%) Support Analyst
13 40 (3.87%) C# .NET Developer
13 40 (3.87%) SQL Developer
14 32 (3.10%) ASP.NET Developer
15 28 (2.71%) Applications Support Analyst
16 24 (2.32%) Infrastructure Architect
17 23 (2.23%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 399 (38.63%) .NET
2 208 (20.14%) ASP.NET
3 205 (19.85%) HTML
4 183 (17.72%) Web Services
5 162 (15.68%) CSS
6 152 (14.71%) XML
7 131 (12.68%) jQuery
8 116 (11.23%) .NET Framework
9 98 (9.49%) WCF
10 74 (7.16%) Middleware
11 72 (6.97%) HTML5
12 56 (5.42%) Ajax
13 55 (5.32%) LINQ
14 53 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 50 (4.84%) SOAP
16 48 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
17 47 (4.55%) JSON
18 45 (4.36%) AngularJS
19 43 (4.16%) Entity Framework
20 42 (4.07%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 97 (9.39%) Clustering
2 71 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 44 (4.26%) N-Tier
5 41 (3.97%) Data Centre
6 40 (3.87%) Computer Science
7 26 (2.52%) PKI
8 17 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 15 (1.45%) Mobile App
11 13 (1.26%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.06%) Replication
13 10 (0.97%) Algorithms
13 10 (0.97%) Virtual Team
13 10 (0.97%) W3C
14 9 (0.87%) Client/Server
14 9 (0.87%) User Experience
15 8 (0.77%) Cryptography
15 8 (0.77%) DataPower
15 8 (0.77%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 696 (67.38%) Windows
2 382 (36.98%) Windows Server
3 259 (25.07%) Linux
4 216 (20.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 170 (16.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 120 (11.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 81 (7.84%) Unix
8 56 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 44 (4.26%) Solaris
9 44 (4.26%) Windows 7
10 28 (2.71%) CentOS
11 24 (2.32%) Android
12 21 (2.03%) Apple iOS
13 16 (1.55%) Windows XP
14 15 (1.45%) Ubuntu
15 11 (1.06%) Windows 2000
16 10 (0.97%) Windows 8
16 10 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
17 8 (0.77%) Windows 10
18 6 (0.58%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (18.20%) ITIL
3 140 (13.55%) DevOps
4 117 (11.33%) MVC
5 93 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
6 92 (8.91%) Scrum
7 89 (8.62%) Migration
8 83 (8.03%) Configuration Management
9 80 (7.74%) CRM
10 70 (6.78%) High Availability
10 70 (6.78%) SDLC
11 67 (6.49%) Continuous Delivery
12 66 (6.39%) Load Balancing
12 66 (6.39%) Web Development
13 65 (6.29%) Problem Management
14 64 (6.20%) TDD
15 58 (5.61%) E-Commerce
16 54 (5.23%) Change Management
17 53 (5.13%) Service Delivery
18 52 (5.03%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 473 (45.79%) SQL
2 270 (26.14%) C#
3 236 (22.85%) PowerShell
4 205 (19.85%) JavaScript
5 126 (12.20%) Java
6 93 (9.00%) T-SQL
7 71 (6.87%) VB
8 62 (6.00%) Python
8 62 (6.00%) VB.NET
9 60 (5.81%) Perl
10 50 (4.84%) Bash Shell
11 49 (4.74%) PHP
12 37 (3.58%) Ruby
13 24 (2.32%) C
14 22 (2.13%) VBA
14 22 (2.13%) VBScript
15 17 (1.65%) VB6
16 14 (1.36%) PL/SQL
16 14 (1.36%) Shell Script
17 13 (1.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 78 (7.55%) Degree
2 68 (6.58%) Security Cleared
3 62 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 40 (3.87%) MCSE
6 21 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
7 19 (1.84%) MCSA
8 18 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (1.45%) CCNA
9 15 (1.45%) CISSP
9 15 (1.45%) IISP
10 14 (1.36%) AWS Certification
11 12 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
12 11 (1.06%) CISM
12 11 (1.06%) ISEB
12 11 (1.06%) ISTQB
13 10 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (0.68%) CCNP
15 5 (0.48%) DV Cleared
15 5 (0.48%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.68%) QA
2 36 (3.48%) SLA
3 23 (2.23%) PCI DSS
4 18 (1.74%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.48%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.48%) SEPA
7 3 (0.29%) GPG13
8 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.097%) BS7799
9 1 (0.097%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.097%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.097%) RMADS
9 1 (0.097%) WCAG
System Software
1 329 (31.85%) Active Directory
2 194 (18.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (9.00%) Hyper-V
4 41 (3.97%) vSphere
5 39 (3.78%) XenApp
6 34 (3.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 32 (3.10%) Xen
8 29 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
9 28 (2.71%) VMware ESX
10 26 (2.52%) NFS
11 22 (2.13%) Terminal Services
12 21 (2.03%) Docker
13 18 (1.74%) KVM
13 18 (1.74%) SRDF
14 17 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
15 14 (1.36%) XenServer
16 13 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
16 13 (1.26%) XenDesktop
17 12 (1.16%) Firmware
18 11 (1.06%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 106 (10.26%) Puppet
2 86 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 63 (6.10%) SCCM
4 55 (5.32%) SCOM
5 52 (5.03%) Ansible
6 41 (3.97%) Microsoft Clustering
7 36 (3.48%) WSUS
8 26 (2.52%) Nagios
9 16 (1.55%) EdgeSight
9 16 (1.55%) SafeCom
10 14 (1.36%) SCVMM
10 14 (1.36%) Terraform
11 12 (1.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 12 (1.16%) XenMobile
12 10 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 10 (0.97%) OpenView
12 10 (0.97%) Perfmon
12 10 (0.97%) ZABBIX
13 9 (0.87%) Control-M
13 9 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 466 (45.11%) Microsoft
2 273 (26.43%) VMware
3 205 (19.85%) Oracle
4 89 (8.62%) Citrix
5 76 (7.36%) HP
6 57 (5.52%) Cisco
6 57 (5.52%) IBM
7 52 (5.03%) Red Hat
8 39 (3.78%) SAP
9 36 (3.48%) NetApp
10 33 (3.19%) Dell
11 32 (3.10%) EMC
12 26 (2.52%) Sitecore
13 25 (2.42%) F5
14 22 (2.13%) Atlassian
14 22 (2.13%) Juniper
15 20 (1.94%) Akamai
16 18 (1.74%) Intel
16 18 (1.74%) Remedy
16 18 (1.74%) TIBCO
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