The table below looks at the statistics for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 215 177 171
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -6
Contract jobs citing IIS 620 756 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.15% 1.32% 1.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.28% 7.58% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 487 478
Median daily rate £350 £365 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £339 £347
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -2.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 11
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.63 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.44% -38.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.98 £21.13 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £84.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £60.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-53.71% +66.89%

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

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9866 9978 9590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.27% 17.48% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6533 6311 5637
Median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 308 394
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.57% +18.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.95 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IIS
Daily Rate Trend

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

IIS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IIS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

IIS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend

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

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IIS
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

IIS Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

IIS
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
England -53 573 £350 -4.10% 211
London -55 211 £395 -1.25% 59
South East -32 96 £348 +6.92% 64
North East +28 73 £260 -13.33% 4
Tyne and Wear +15 70 £260 -13.33% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +16 69 £260 -13.33% 1
South West -5 48 £315 -15.43% 13
East of England +34 45 £413 +11.37% 19
Yorkshire -23 43 £400 +14.28% 17
City of London +12 39 £413 -2.18% 16
Hampshire +1 31 £335 +3.87% 26
Scotland +5 29 £323 -7.85% 5
West Midlands -30 25 £350 +27.27% 12
North West -10 23 £325 +4.83% 16
West Yorkshire -16 22 £310 -22.50% 11
Surrey -18 21 £475 +50.79% 11
Berkshire +7 20 £298 -17.79% 9
Sheffield +5 20 £500 +81.81% 2
South Yorkshire +3 20 £500 +81.81% 3
Wiltshire +14 19 £315 -10.00%
Swindon +13 18 £315 -10.00%
Edinburgh +7 16 £355 -16.47% 4
Leeds -27 12 £300 -25.00% 7
Bracknell - 12 £195 - 1
Cambridgeshire +20 11 £475 +30.13% 4
Bedfordshire +15 11 £388 - 1
Luton +12 11 £388 - 1
Suffolk +10 11 £575 - 4
Ipswich - 11 £575 - 3
Cambridge +14 10 £550 +57.14% 1

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 with a requirement for IIS.

1 799 (62.86%) Windows
2 603 (47.44%) Microsoft
3 601 (47.29%) SQL Server
4 581 (45.71%) SQL
5 469 (36.90%) Windows Server
6 465 (36.59%) .NET
7 356 (28.01%) Active Directory
8 312 (24.55%) Linux
9 311 (24.47%) C#
10 303 (23.84%) VMware
11 301 (23.68%) JavaScript
12 293 (23.05%) PowerShell
13 272 (21.40%) Oracle
14 269 (21.16%) Agile Software Development
15 265 (20.85%) DNS
16 261 (20.54%) HTML
17 252 (19.83%) ITIL
18 238 (18.73%) Windows Server 2008
19 228 (17.94%) MS Excel
20 222 (17.47%) VMware Infrastructure
21 219 (17.23%) Apache
22 211 (16.60%) Finance
23 209 (16.44%) CSS
24 208 (16.37%) Java
25 202 (15.89%) ASP.NET
26 199 (15.66%) Tomcat
27 196 (15.42%) XML
28 192 (15.11%) Web Services
29 191 (15.03%) Visual Studio
30 189 (14.87%) SharePoint

IIS
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 219 (17.23%) Apache
2 199 (15.66%) Tomcat
3 189 (14.87%) SharePoint
4 114 (8.97%) WebSphere
5 80 (6.29%) MS Exchange
6 58 (4.56%) JBoss
7 55 (4.33%) Confluence
8 51 (4.01%) CMS
9 50 (3.93%) nginx
10 42 (3.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 40 (3.15%) WebLogic
12 39 (3.07%) SharePoint 2010
13 38 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
14 36 (2.83%) Jetty
15 32 (2.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 31 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
17 23 (1.81%) IBM Notes
18 21 (1.65%) Skype for Business
19 20 (1.57%) SharePoint Server
20 19 (1.49%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 228 (17.94%) MS Excel
2 77 (6.06%) MS Office
3 20 (1.57%) InfoPath
4 7 (0.55%) Gliffy
5 6 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.079%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.079%) MS Project
9 1 (0.079%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.079%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.079%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 22 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.31%) BusinessWare
4 4 (0.31%) Global One
4 4 (0.31%) SAP R/3
5 3 (0.24%) assyst
5 3 (0.24%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.24%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.16%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.079%) Documaker
7 1 (0.079%) RMDS
7 1 (0.079%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.079%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.079%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.079%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.079%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 133 (10.46%) Amazon AWS
2 119 (9.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (4.33%) Office 365
4 40 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
5 30 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
6 27 (2.12%) IaaS
7 19 (1.49%) PaaS
8 17 (1.34%) Google App Engine
8 17 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
8 17 (1.34%) SaaS
9 15 (1.18%) Amazon S3
10 13 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 11 (0.87%) GitHub
12 10 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
13 9 (0.71%) CloudFront
14 7 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
15 5 (0.39%) OneDrive
16 3 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 3 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 265 (20.85%) DNS
2 165 (12.98%) Firewall
3 155 (12.20%) HTTP
4 151 (11.88%) DHCP
5 147 (11.57%) Internet
6 132 (10.39%) TCP/IP
7 123 (9.68%) SSL
8 114 (8.97%) SAN
9 69 (5.43%) WAN
10 64 (5.04%) LAN
11 58 (4.56%) FTP
12 56 (4.41%) NAS
13 41 (3.23%) VPN
14 38 (2.99%) IPsec
15 35 (2.75%) Intranet
16 32 (2.52%) Fibre Channel
17 30 (2.36%) Kerberos
18 29 (2.28%) iSCSI
19 26 (2.05%) LDAP
20 24 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 601 (47.29%) SQL Server
2 95 (7.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 89 (7.00%) MySQL
4 77 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 72 (5.66%) Relational Database
6 46 (3.62%) Oracle Database
6 46 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 45 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 44 (3.46%) SQL Server 2005
9 40 (3.15%) MongoDB
10 28 (2.20%) DB2
11 27 (2.12%) MS Access
12 25 (1.97%) NoSQL
13 24 (1.89%) RDBMS
14 22 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
15 20 (1.57%) Hadoop
16 19 (1.49%) HBase
17 18 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
18 16 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
19 15 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 191 (15.03%) Visual Studio
2 135 (10.62%) Jenkins
3 121 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 103 (8.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 95 (7.47%) Subversion
6 81 (6.37%) JIRA
7 57 (4.48%) Selenium
8 56 (4.41%) TeamCity
9 50 (3.93%) Maven
10 42 (3.30%) Ant
11 37 (2.91%) Octopus Deploy
12 33 (2.60%) JUnit
13 32 (2.52%) Travis CI
14 27 (2.12%) MSI
15 24 (1.89%) Hudson
16 22 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 21 (1.65%) JMeter
17 21 (1.65%) SoapUI
17 21 (1.65%) SpecFlow
18 20 (1.57%) NUnit
General
1 211 (16.60%) Finance
2 105 (8.26%) Banking
3 30 (2.36%) Retail
4 25 (1.97%) Back Office
5 23 (1.81%) Law
6 22 (1.73%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.18%) Legal
7 15 (1.18%) Marketing
7 15 (1.18%) Publishing
8 14 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 11 (0.87%) Front Office
9 11 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (0.71%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.71%) Military
11 8 (0.63%) Advertising
11 8 (0.63%) Electronics
12 6 (0.47%) German Language
12 6 (0.47%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.39%) Local Government
14 4 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 333 (26.20%) Developer
2 137 (10.78%) .NET Developer
3 122 (9.60%) Analyst
4 111 (8.73%) Support Engineer
5 94 (7.40%) Consultant
6 92 (7.24%) Architect
7 80 (6.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 79 (6.22%) C# Developer
8 79 (6.22%) Windows Engineer
9 78 (6.14%) Applications Support
10 65 (5.11%) DevOps Engineer
11 58 (4.56%) Administrator
12 57 (4.48%) Support Analyst
13 50 (3.93%) C# .NET Developer
14 49 (3.86%) Linux Engineer
15 48 (3.78%) Server Engineer
16 42 (3.30%) SQL Developer
17 41 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
18 37 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
19 33 (2.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 465 (36.59%) .NET
2 261 (20.54%) HTML
3 209 (16.44%) CSS
4 202 (15.89%) ASP.NET
5 196 (15.42%) XML
6 192 (15.11%) Web Services
7 176 (13.85%) jQuery
8 130 (10.23%) .NET Framework
9 102 (8.03%) HTML5
10 87 (6.85%) Middleware
11 83 (6.53%) WCF
12 80 (6.29%) AngularJS
13 71 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC
14 67 (5.27%) Ajax
15 63 (4.96%) LAMP
16 58 (4.56%) SOAP
17 53 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
18 52 (4.09%) REST
19 47 (3.70%) Classic ASP
20 44 (3.46%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 102 (8.03%) Management Information System
2 101 (7.95%) Clustering
3 75 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
4 69 (5.43%) Data Centre
5 67 (5.27%) Computer Science
6 34 (2.68%) PKI
7 23 (1.81%) Client/Server
8 19 (1.49%) DataPower
8 19 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
9 18 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (1.34%) N-Tier
10 17 (1.34%) Replication
11 15 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 13 (1.02%) Driving Licence
13 12 (0.94%) Algorithms
13 12 (0.94%) Data Extraction
14 11 (0.87%) Cryptography
15 10 (0.79%) CMDB
16 9 (0.71%) PMI
16 9 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 799 (62.86%) Windows
2 469 (36.90%) Windows Server
3 312 (24.55%) Linux
4 238 (18.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 181 (14.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 178 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 100 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 96 (7.55%) Unix
9 55 (4.33%) Windows 7
10 45 (3.54%) Solaris
11 25 (1.97%) AIX
12 19 (1.49%) CentOS
12 19 (1.49%) zOS
13 14 (1.10%) Windows 8
13 14 (1.10%) Windows XP
14 12 (0.94%) Mac OS
14 12 (0.94%) SUSE
15 9 (0.71%) Android
16 8 (0.63%) Windows 2000
16 8 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (21.16%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (19.83%) ITIL
3 145 (11.41%) MVC
4 142 (11.17%) DevOps
5 121 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 111 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
7 106 (8.34%) Migration
8 102 (8.03%) Web Development
9 83 (6.53%) High Availability
9 83 (6.53%) Project Management
10 78 (6.14%) Load Balancing
11 77 (6.06%) Problem Management
12 76 (5.98%) Service Delivery
13 68 (5.35%) TDD
14 67 (5.27%) Performance Tuning
15 64 (5.04%) CRM
15 64 (5.04%) Scrum
16 55 (4.33%) ITIL V3
17 54 (4.25%) Change Control
17 54 (4.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 581 (45.71%) SQL
2 311 (24.47%) C#
3 301 (23.68%) JavaScript
4 293 (23.05%) PowerShell
5 208 (16.37%) Java
6 107 (8.42%) T-SQL
7 100 (7.87%) Python
8 88 (6.92%) Bash Shell
8 88 (6.92%) Perl
9 82 (6.45%) VB
10 76 (5.98%) PHP
11 65 (5.11%) Ruby
12 60 (4.72%) VB.NET
13 48 (3.78%) VBScript
14 35 (2.75%) VB6
15 33 (2.60%) VBA
16 31 (2.44%) C
16 31 (2.44%) PL/SQL
17 28 (2.20%) C++
18 16 (1.26%) Korn
Qualifications
1 164 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 122 (9.60%) SC Cleared
3 116 (9.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 113 (8.89%) Degree
5 62 (4.88%) MCSE
6 36 (2.83%) CISSP
7 29 (2.28%) IISP
7 29 (2.28%) MCTS
8 27 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (2.12%) DV Cleared
9 26 (2.05%) MCITP
10 25 (1.97%) CISM
11 24 (1.89%) MCSD
12 19 (1.49%) CCNA
13 16 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
14 15 (1.18%) ISEB
15 14 (1.10%) ISTQB
15 14 (1.10%) MCSA
16 12 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (0.87%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.48%) SLA
2 44 (3.46%) QA
3 28 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 14 (1.10%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 9 (0.71%) GPG13
8 8 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.55%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.55%) ISO27005
10 6 (0.47%) ISAE 3402
11 5 (0.39%) JSP 440
11 5 (0.39%) RMADS
12 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.16%) HL7
12 2 (0.16%) WCAG
13 1 (0.079%) DICOM
13 1 (0.079%) ISO22301
13 1 (0.079%) SDET
System Software
1 356 (28.01%) Active Directory
2 222 (17.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (5.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 53 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 53 (4.17%) XenApp
5 37 (2.91%) vSphere
6 34 (2.68%) Xen
6 34 (2.68%) XenServer
7 32 (2.52%) VMware ESX
8 31 (2.44%) Terminal Services
8 31 (2.44%) XenDesktop
9 27 (2.12%) Oracle RAC
10 24 (1.89%) UAG
11 23 (1.81%) NFS
12 20 (1.57%) SRDF
13 19 (1.49%) KVM
14 15 (1.18%) Firmware
15 14 (1.10%) Docker
15 14 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
16 13 (1.02%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 135 (10.62%) Puppet
2 72 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (4.80%) SCOM
4 60 (4.72%) Microsoft Clustering
4 60 (4.72%) SCCM
5 54 (4.25%) Nagios
6 35 (2.75%) Ansible
7 31 (2.44%) EdgeSight
8 30 (2.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 30 (2.36%) SafeCom
8 30 (2.36%) XenMobile
9 27 (2.12%) WSUS
10 23 (1.81%) Perfmon
11 21 (1.65%) OpenView
12 20 (1.57%) NetBackup
13 18 (1.42%) HAProxy
13 18 (1.42%) Terraform
14 17 (1.34%) HP SIM
15 12 (0.94%) Red Hat Satellite
16 11 (0.87%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 603 (47.44%) Microsoft
2 303 (23.84%) VMware
3 272 (21.40%) Oracle
4 153 (12.04%) Citrix
5 123 (9.68%) HP
6 115 (9.05%) Red Hat
7 83 (6.53%) IBM
8 66 (5.19%) Cisco
9 48 (3.78%) SAP
10 46 (3.62%) NetApp
11 38 (2.99%) EMC
12 36 (2.83%) Atlassian
13 34 (2.68%) F5
14 32 (2.52%) AppSense
15 30 (2.36%) ThinPrint
16 28 (2.20%) Sybase
17 24 (1.89%) Splunk
17 24 (1.89%) TIBCO
18 23 (1.81%) Google
18 23 (1.81%) Lotus
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