The first table below looks at the demand for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 160 192 159
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -33
Contract jobs citing IIS 315 264 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.33% 1.09% 1.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.11% 6.13% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 161 204
Average daily rate
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£400 £420 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £339 £303
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +12.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £39.51 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.90% +5.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% +33.33%
Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4433 4308 4592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.77% 17.77% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2911 2732 2965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 141 159
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
IIS
England

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IIS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in London

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

IIS Daily Rate Trend in London

IIS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS across the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

IIS Daily Rate Histogram in London

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in London

IIS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 63 £395 -7.05% 25
Brentford - 4 £233 -
Croydon - 3 £400 - 5
Bromley - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Northwood - - - -
Orpington - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 344 (59.62%) Windows
2 297 (51.47%) SQL Server
3 294 (50.95%) .NET
4 237 (41.07%) SQL
5 208 (36.05%) C#
6 207 (35.88%) Microsoft
7 169 (29.29%) ASP.NET
8 159 (27.56%) HTML
9 157 (27.21%) JavaScript
10 140 (24.26%) Active Directory
11 138 (23.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 134 (23.22%) Web Services
13 126 (21.84%) CSS
14 114 (19.76%) VMware
15 108 (18.72%) SharePoint
16 106 (18.37%) Linux
17 103 (17.85%) Oracle
18 99 (17.16%) SQL Server 2008
19 98 (16.98%) ITIL
20 86 (14.90%) XML
20 86 (14.90%) MS Excel
20 86 (14.90%) jQuery
21 85 (14.73%) Windows Server 2003
21 85 (14.73%) Finance
22 80 (13.86%) Java
23 79 (13.69%) Apache
23 79 (13.69%) Agile Software Development
24 78 (13.52%) PowerShell
25 75 (13.00%) DevOps
25 75 (13.00%) DNS

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 108 (18.72%) SharePoint
2 79 (13.69%) Apache
3 66 (11.44%) Tomcat
4 59 (10.23%) CMS
5 54 (9.36%) Umbraco
6 52 (9.01%) WebSphere
6 52 (9.01%) MS Exchange
7 36 (6.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 32 (5.55%) BizTalk Server
9 27 (4.68%) SharePoint 2013
10 21 (3.64%) Node.js
11 19 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2007
11 19 (3.29%) nginx
12 18 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2010
13 16 (2.77%) Sitecore CMS
13 16 (2.77%) WebLogic
14 14 (2.43%) WebSphere Application Server
14 14 (2.43%) CICS
15 13 (2.25%) SharePoint Server
16 11 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 86 (14.90%) MS Excel
2 33 (5.72%) MS Office
3 19 (3.29%) InfoPath
4 8 (1.39%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.69%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.69%) MS Project
6 3 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.17%) Quicktime
7 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.39%) Google Analytics
3 7 (1.21%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.69%) RMDS
5 3 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.35%) IntelliMatch
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.17%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.17%) Magento
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.17%) assyst
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 39 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.43%) Office 365
4 11 (1.91%) SaaS
4 11 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.39%) IaaS
6 8 (1.39%) Google App Engine
6 8 (1.39%) PaaS
7 3 (0.52%) IBM SmartCloud
8 2 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.17%) GitHub
9 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 75 (13.00%) DNS
2 56 (9.71%) TCP/IP
3 55 (9.53%) Firewall
4 49 (8.49%) SAN
5 46 (7.97%) HTTP
6 45 (7.80%) DHCP
7 41 (7.11%) SSL
8 35 (6.07%) Internet
9 27 (4.68%) WAN
10 26 (4.51%) LAN
11 24 (4.16%) FTP
12 23 (3.99%) VPN
13 21 (3.64%) Intranet
14 20 (3.47%) LDAP
15 19 (3.29%) VLAN
16 17 (2.95%) IPsec
17 16 (2.77%) NAS
18 14 (2.43%) Network Security
18 14 (2.43%) SMTP
19 11 (1.91%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (51.47%) SQL Server
2 99 (17.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (7.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 38 (6.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (5.89%) MySQL
6 32 (5.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (4.16%) Relational Database
8 22 (3.81%) Oracle Database
9 19 (3.29%) RavenDB
10 14 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (2.43%) SQL Server 2000
10 14 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.73%) DataStage
12 7 (1.21%) Hadoop
13 6 (1.04%) MongoDB
13 6 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (0.87%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.87%) DB2
Development Applications
1 65 (11.27%) Visual Studio
2 48 (8.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (6.07%) Git (software)
4 31 (5.37%) TeamCity
5 25 (4.33%) Subversion
6 23 (3.99%) NUnit
7 18 (3.12%) Jenkins
8 16 (2.77%) Mercurial
9 10 (1.73%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (1.56%) Rational Rose
11 8 (1.39%) JIRA
12 6 (1.04%) CruiseControl
13 5 (0.87%) Bugzilla
13 5 (0.87%) Fiddler
13 5 (0.87%) LoadRunner
13 5 (0.87%) Artifactory
14 4 (0.69%) WinDbg
15 3 (0.52%) MSBuild
15 3 (0.52%) PostSharp
15 3 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 85 (14.73%) Finance
2 51 (8.84%) Banking
3 28 (4.85%) Investment Banking
4 18 (3.12%) Back Office
5 16 (2.77%) Financial Institution
6 15 (2.60%) Retail
7 13 (2.25%) Front Office
7 13 (2.25%) Marketing
8 11 (1.91%) Legal
9 10 (1.73%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.21%) Law
10 7 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.52%) Advertising
11 3 (0.52%) Publishing
12 2 (0.35%) Local Government
13 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 190 (32.93%) Developer
2 108 (18.72%) .NET Developer
3 52 (9.01%) Analyst
4 42 (7.28%) Architect
5 41 (7.11%) Consultant
6 37 (6.41%) Senior Developer
7 34 (5.89%) DevOps Engineer
8 33 (5.72%) Administrator
9 29 (5.03%) Senior .NET Developer
10 27 (4.68%) Applications Support
11 25 (4.33%) Web Developer
11 25 (4.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 25 (4.33%) C# Developer
12 21 (3.64%) Support Analyst
12 21 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
13 19 (3.29%) Agile .NET Developer
14 17 (2.95%) Systems Administrator
15 15 (2.60%) DBA
16 14 (2.43%) Infrastructure Architect
16 14 (2.43%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (50.95%) .NET
2 169 (29.29%) ASP.NET
3 159 (27.56%) HTML
4 134 (23.22%) Web Services
5 126 (21.84%) CSS
6 86 (14.90%) XML
6 86 (14.90%) jQuery
7 73 (12.65%) WCF
8 69 (11.96%) .NET Framework
9 50 (8.67%) HTML5
10 46 (7.97%) ASP.NET MVC
11 38 (6.59%) Ajax
12 28 (4.85%) JSON
13 25 (4.33%) KnockoutJS
14 22 (3.81%) SOAP
14 22 (3.81%) J2EE
15 21 (3.64%) REST
16 19 (3.29%) Backbone.js
16 19 (3.29%) Servlets
17 17 (2.95%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.55%) Clustering
2 26 (4.51%) Client/Server
3 21 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 17 (2.95%) Inversion of Control
5 14 (2.43%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.08%) Replication
6 12 (2.08%) Open Source
7 11 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (1.56%) Digital Media
9 8 (1.39%) NHS
9 8 (1.39%) Smartcard
10 7 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.21%) Hedge funds
11 6 (1.04%) Psychology
11 6 (1.04%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.04%) AS400
11 6 (1.04%) Statistics
11 6 (1.04%) Wiki
11 6 (1.04%) Derivative
12 5 (0.87%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 344 (59.62%) Windows
2 138 (23.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 106 (18.37%) Linux
4 85 (14.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 75 (13.00%) UNIX
6 33 (5.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (4.85%) Solaris
8 26 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (3.47%) Apple iOS
10 19 (3.29%) Windows XP
11 16 (2.77%) Windows 2000
12 15 (2.60%) Windows 7
13 12 (2.08%) AIX
13 12 (2.08%) SUSE
14 9 (1.56%) Windows 8
15 7 (1.21%) Android
15 7 (1.21%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.52%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (16.98%) ITIL
2 79 (13.69%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (13.00%) DevOps
4 73 (12.65%) MVC
5 68 (11.79%) OO
6 59 (10.23%) Web Development
7 55 (9.53%) Migration
8 52 (9.01%) TDD
9 38 (6.59%) E-Commerce
10 37 (6.41%) Configuration Management
10 37 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (6.07%) Service Delivery
12 32 (5.55%) User Acceptance Testing
12 32 (5.55%) Performance Tuning
13 31 (5.37%) BDD
13 31 (5.37%) OOD
14 28 (4.85%) OOP
14 28 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
15 26 (4.51%) Unit Testing
16 24 (4.16%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 237 (41.07%) SQL
2 208 (36.05%) C#
3 157 (27.21%) JavaScript
4 80 (13.86%) Java
5 78 (13.52%) PowerShell
6 51 (8.84%) T-SQL
7 30 (5.20%) VB
7 30 (5.20%) Python
8 25 (4.33%) VBScript
9 21 (3.64%) Perl
9 21 (3.64%) Bash Shell
10 20 (3.47%) PL/SQL
11 17 (2.95%) PHP
11 17 (2.95%) VB.NET
12 14 (2.43%) Korn
13 13 (2.25%) Ruby
14 11 (1.91%) C++
15 10 (1.73%) C
16 4 (0.69%) RPG
17 3 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (8.67%) Degree
2 21 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (2.43%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (1.91%) MCSE
5 9 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.39%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.39%) CISSP
7 6 (1.04%) MCP
7 6 (1.04%) CISM
8 5 (0.87%) CCNA
8 5 (0.87%) ISEB
9 4 (0.69%) MCSA
9 4 (0.69%) CCNP
9 4 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.69%) MCTS
9 4 (0.69%) MCITP
9 4 (0.69%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.52%) IIBA
10 3 (0.52%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (1.91%) QA
2 10 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (1.21%) SLA
4 5 (0.87%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.69%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.52%) COBIT
7 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
System Software
1 140 (24.26%) Active Directory
2 70 (12.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (6.93%) vSphere
4 27 (4.68%) VMware ESX
5 18 (3.12%) Hyper-V
6 17 (2.95%) XenApp
7 16 (2.77%) ISA Server
8 10 (1.73%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.39%) SRDF
9 8 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.04%) Xen
11 5 (0.87%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 4 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.69%) NFS
12 4 (0.69%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 3 (0.52%) FreeRADIUS
13 3 (0.52%) Varnish
14 2 (0.35%) MetaFrame
14 2 (0.35%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 29 (5.03%) Puppet
2 20 (3.47%) SCCM
3 19 (3.29%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (2.60%) SCOM
5 13 (2.25%) BladeLogic
6 8 (1.39%) Nagios
7 7 (1.21%) WSUS
7 7 (1.21%) Zenoss
8 6 (1.04%) WMI
8 6 (1.04%) DameWare
8 6 (1.04%) OVSD
8 6 (1.04%) OpenView
8 6 (1.04%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.87%) Control-M
9 5 (0.87%) ITRS Geneos
10 4 (0.69%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.52%) CA SiteMinder
11 3 (0.52%) OpenSSO
12 2 (0.35%) CA Spectrum
12 2 (0.35%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 207 (35.88%) Microsoft
2 114 (19.76%) VMware
3 103 (17.85%) Oracle
4 55 (9.53%) IBM
5 45 (7.80%) Cisco
6 41 (7.11%) Citrix
7 35 (6.07%) HP
8 27 (4.68%) Red Hat
9 25 (4.33%) Sitecore
10 22 (3.81%) CheckPoint
11 21 (3.64%) NetApp
12 17 (2.95%) Google
12 17 (2.95%) EMC
13 14 (2.43%) JBoss
14 13 (2.25%) Cognos
14 13 (2.25%) Ektron
15 12 (2.08%) F5
16 11 (1.91%) Dell
17 10 (1.73%) Open Text
17 10 (1.73%) RedDot
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coulsdon, Surrey
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £575 per day + dependant on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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London
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