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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
UK
Rank 242 205 174
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -31
Contract jobs citing IIS 438 600 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.98% 1.18% 1.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.68% 6.98% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 385 417
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 20
Median hourly rate £20.00 £37.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.94% +54.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £24.20 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £53.34 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.05 £50.00 £27.10
% change year-on-year
-67.90% +84.53%

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
7718 8599 8685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.21% 16.91% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4933 5441 5455
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 242 311
Median hourly rate £20.25 £22.50 £19.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -24 407 £375 +7.14% 193
London -12 209 £410 +17.14% 61
City of London +14 62 £360 -15.78% 18
South East -31 53 £363 -3.33% 41
East of England +21 47 £373 -0.53% 17
South West -7 31 £375 +11.11% 13
Norfolk +21 18 £370 -
Swindon +11 18 £388 +15.67%
Wiltshire +9 18 £388 +21.09%
North West +6 18 £325 - 17
West Midlands +7 16 £350 +12.00% 14
Scotland +3 15 £300 -15.49% 4
East Midlands -13 15 £250 -33.33% 10
Hampshire -3 14 £313 -16.66% 9
Yorkshire +5 13 £320 -1.53% 17
West Yorkshire +20 11 £394 +17.53% 13
Surrey +4 11 £488 +16.07% 2
Hertfordshire +10 10 £300 -20.00% 7
Warwickshire +4 10 £400 +23.07% 2
Milton Keynes +10 9 £350 -12.50%
Buckinghamshire +9 9 £350 -12.50% 4
Manchester +4 8 £325 +8.33% 9
Ipswich -6 8 £344 +25.00% 1
Suffolk -13 8 £344 -11.29% 1
Leeds +9 7 - - 7
Cambridgeshire +7 7 £565 +25.55% 3
Berkshire -6 7 £338 -10.00% 11
Greenford - 7 £413 -
Cambridge - 7 £565 - 3
Devon +13 6 - - 3

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 698 (67.77%) Windows
2 508 (49.32%) SQL Server
3 450 (43.69%) SQL
4 446 (43.30%) Microsoft
5 401 (38.93%) .NET
6 378 (36.70%) Windows Server
7 296 (28.74%) Active Directory
8 282 (27.38%) C#
9 265 (25.73%) VMware
10 251 (24.37%) Linux
11 242 (23.50%) PowerShell
12 238 (23.11%) Finance
13 222 (21.55%) DNS
14 220 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
15 212 (20.58%) Windows Server 2008
16 201 (19.51%) ASP.NET
17 197 (19.13%) Microsoft Azure
18 189 (18.35%) JavaScript
19 185 (17.96%) ITIL
19 185 (17.96%) VMware Infrastructure
20 182 (17.67%) HTML
21 178 (17.28%) Windows Server 2012
22 169 (16.41%) Web Services
22 169 (16.41%) Team Foundation Server
23 165 (16.02%) Oracle
24 163 (15.83%) DevOps
25 161 (15.63%) Apache
26 146 (14.17%) CSS
27 144 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
28 141 (13.69%) MS Excel

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
1 161 (15.63%) Apache
2 132 (12.82%) SharePoint
3 118 (11.46%) Tomcat
4 101 (9.81%) BizTalk Server
5 82 (7.96%) WebSphere
6 48 (4.66%) MS Exchange
7 40 (3.88%) CMS
8 38 (3.69%) nginx
9 35 (3.40%) JBoss
10 31 (3.01%) Skype for Business
11 26 (2.52%) WebLogic
12 25 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2010
12 25 (2.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 24 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
14 23 (2.23%) Confluence
15 21 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
16 19 (1.84%) Jetty
16 19 (1.84%) Mongrel
17 18 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
18 17 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 141 (13.69%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.69%) MS Office
3 9 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.78%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.29%) MS Project
7 1 (0.097%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 65 (6.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (2.23%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.58%) OpenText Process Suite
6 5 (0.49%) Summit
7 4 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.29%) SAP BPC
8 3 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.29%) Workday HCM
9 2 (0.19%) Teamcenter
10 1 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.097%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.097%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 1 (0.097%) Magento
10 1 (0.097%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.097%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.097%) Orchestrade
10 1 (0.097%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 197 (19.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 144 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
3 67 (6.50%) IaaS
4 51 (4.95%) SaaS
5 50 (4.85%) Office 365
5 50 (4.85%) PaaS
6 34 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (1.65%) Akamai
8 16 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
9 15 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (1.36%) Amazon S3
10 14 (1.36%) Google App Engine
11 13 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
11 13 (1.26%) HP Helion
12 12 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 9 (0.87%) GitHub
14 8 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
14 8 (0.78%) Boomi
14 8 (0.78%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 222 (21.55%) DNS
2 126 (12.23%) DHCP
3 123 (11.94%) Firewall
4 117 (11.36%) TCP/IP
5 82 (7.96%) Internet
6 77 (7.48%) SSL
7 72 (6.99%) HTTP
7 72 (6.99%) SAN
8 54 (5.24%) LAN
9 51 (4.95%) WAN
10 44 (4.27%) FTP
11 40 (3.88%) NAS
12 38 (3.69%) LDAP
13 28 (2.72%) Kerberos
14 25 (2.43%) VPN
15 19 (1.84%) IPsec
16 17 (1.65%) HTTPS
16 17 (1.65%) iSCSI
16 17 (1.65%) Network Security
17 15 (1.46%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 508 (49.32%) SQL Server
2 113 (10.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 86 (8.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 79 (7.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 75 (7.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 58 (5.63%) Oracle Database
7 57 (5.53%) MySQL
8 41 (3.98%) Relational Database
9 32 (3.11%) SQL Server 2014
9 32 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 29 (2.82%) MongoDB
11 25 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
12 22 (2.14%) MS Access
13 15 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (1.46%) RDBMS
14 14 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
15 13 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
16 12 (1.17%) NoSQL
16 12 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
17 11 (1.07%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 169 (16.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 92 (8.93%) TeamCity
3 90 (8.74%) Git (software)
4 85 (8.25%) Visual Studio
5 84 (8.16%) Jenkins
6 69 (6.70%) Octopus Deploy
7 56 (5.44%) JIRA
8 53 (5.15%) Subversion
9 41 (3.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 33 (3.20%) MSBuild
11 32 (3.11%) Hudson
12 23 (2.23%) Selenium
13 20 (1.94%) NUnit
14 19 (1.84%) Travis CI
15 18 (1.75%) Ant
16 15 (1.46%) Maven
16 15 (1.46%) MSI
17 11 (1.07%) Moq
18 10 (0.97%) Gradle
18 10 (0.97%) WiX
General
1 238 (23.11%) Finance
2 104 (10.10%) Banking
3 30 (2.91%) Telecoms
4 28 (2.72%) Retail
5 26 (2.52%) Legal
6 21 (2.04%) Back Office
7 19 (1.84%) Front Office
8 18 (1.75%) Marketing
9 16 (1.55%) Investment Banking
10 13 (1.26%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.17%) Financial Institution
11 12 (1.17%) French Language
12 10 (0.97%) Advertising
12 10 (0.97%) Electronics
13 9 (0.87%) Publishing
14 8 (0.78%) Law
15 7 (0.68%) International Banking
16 3 (0.29%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.29%) Spanish Language
17 2 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 263 (25.53%) Developer
2 124 (12.04%) .NET Developer
3 101 (9.81%) Analyst
4 84 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 71 (6.89%) Applications Support
6 68 (6.60%) DevOps Engineer
7 65 (6.31%) C# Developer
8 61 (5.92%) Administrator
9 59 (5.73%) Architect
10 58 (5.63%) Support Analyst
11 57 (5.53%) Windows Engineer
12 54 (5.24%) Support Engineer
13 52 (5.05%) Consultant
14 41 (3.98%) C# .NET Developer
15 38 (3.69%) Applications Support Analyst
15 38 (3.69%) SQL Developer
16 37 (3.59%) Systems Administrator
17 31 (3.01%) Microsoft Developer
18 26 (2.52%) ASP.NET Developer
19 25 (2.43%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 401 (38.93%) .NET
2 201 (19.51%) ASP.NET
3 182 (17.67%) HTML
4 169 (16.41%) Web Services
5 146 (14.17%) CSS
6 136 (13.20%) XML
7 123 (11.94%) jQuery
8 114 (11.07%) WCF
9 110 (10.68%) .NET Framework
10 73 (7.09%) Ajax
11 65 (6.31%) Middleware
12 58 (5.63%) HTML5
13 56 (5.44%) SOAP
14 51 (4.95%) LINQ
15 48 (4.66%) ASP.NET MVC
16 44 (4.27%) AngularJS
17 43 (4.17%) Entity Framework
18 41 (3.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 39 (3.79%) ASP.NET Web API
19 39 (3.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 89 (8.64%) Clustering
2 80 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (4.08%) Data Centre
3 42 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 39 (3.79%) N-Tier
5 37 (3.59%) Computer Science
6 27 (2.62%) PKI
7 22 (2.14%) Mobile App
8 18 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 16 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (1.36%) Replication
10 14 (1.36%) User Experience
10 14 (1.36%) W3C
11 11 (1.07%) Private Cloud
12 10 (0.97%) Cryptography
12 10 (0.97%) Public Cloud
12 10 (0.97%) Virtual Team
13 9 (0.87%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.87%) Driving Licence
14 8 (0.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 698 (67.77%) Windows
2 378 (36.70%) Windows Server
3 251 (24.37%) Linux
4 212 (20.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 178 (17.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 131 (12.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 78 (7.57%) Unix
8 42 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 42 (4.08%) Windows 7
9 34 (3.30%) Solaris
10 30 (2.91%) CentOS
11 29 (2.82%) Android
12 26 (2.52%) Apple iOS
13 16 (1.55%) Ubuntu
14 14 (1.36%) Windows Mobile
14 14 (1.36%) Windows XP
15 13 (1.26%) Windows 2000
16 12 (1.17%) AIX
17 6 (0.58%) zOS
18 4 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (17.96%) ITIL
3 163 (15.83%) DevOps
4 107 (10.39%) MVC
5 97 (9.42%) CRM
6 94 (9.13%) Scrum
7 89 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
8 85 (8.25%) Configuration Management
9 84 (8.16%) Migration
10 80 (7.77%) TDD
11 72 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
12 69 (6.70%) Continuous Delivery
13 64 (6.21%) High Availability
14 62 (6.02%) Web Development
15 59 (5.73%) Problem Management
16 57 (5.53%) Load Balancing
17 55 (5.34%) Change Management
18 53 (5.15%) SDLC
19 52 (5.05%) Open Source
20 47 (4.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 450 (43.69%) SQL
2 282 (27.38%) C#
3 242 (23.50%) PowerShell
4 189 (18.35%) JavaScript
5 113 (10.97%) Java
6 100 (9.71%) T-SQL
7 65 (6.31%) Python
8 60 (5.83%) Perl
9 58 (5.63%) VB
10 51 (4.95%) VB.NET
11 49 (4.76%) Bash Shell
12 46 (4.47%) PHP
13 36 (3.50%) VBScript
14 31 (3.01%) Ruby
15 22 (2.14%) C
15 22 (2.14%) VBA
16 14 (1.36%) C++
16 14 (1.36%) Shell Script
16 14 (1.36%) TypeScript
17 11 (1.07%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 70 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (6.70%) Security Cleared
3 67 (6.50%) Degree
4 54 (5.24%) MCSE
5 48 (4.66%) SC Cleared
6 29 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (2.62%) MCSA
8 22 (2.14%) CCNA
9 19 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (1.55%) AWS Certification
10 16 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (1.46%) CCNP
11 15 (1.46%) CISSP
12 14 (1.36%) IISP
13 13 (1.26%) ISEB
14 12 (1.17%) ISTQB
15 11 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
16 10 (0.97%) CISM
16 10 (0.97%) DV Cleared
17 6 (0.58%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.98%) QA
2 32 (3.11%) SLA
3 29 (2.82%) PCI DSS
4 24 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 9 (0.87%) SEPA
6 7 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.49%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.19%) FedRAMP
8 2 (0.19%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.097%) BS7799
9 1 (0.097%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.097%) HL7
9 1 (0.097%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.097%) RMADS
9 1 (0.097%) WCAG
System Software
1 296 (28.74%) Active Directory
2 185 (17.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (8.54%) Hyper-V
4 42 (4.08%) vSphere
5 40 (3.88%) VMware ESX
6 30 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
7 29 (2.82%) XenApp
8 28 (2.72%) Xen
9 21 (2.04%) Docker
9 21 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
10 20 (1.94%) NFS
11 16 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
12 13 (1.26%) Firmware
12 13 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
13 12 (1.17%) KVM
14 11 (1.07%) SRDF
14 11 (1.07%) Terminal Services
15 10 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
15 10 (0.97%) UAG
16 9 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 112 (10.87%) Puppet
2 86 (8.35%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (5.24%) SCCM
4 51 (4.95%) Ansible
5 36 (3.50%) Microsoft Clustering
6 35 (3.40%) SCOM
7 32 (3.11%) WSUS
8 26 (2.52%) Nagios
9 18 (1.75%) Control-M
10 16 (1.55%) AirWatch
11 13 (1.26%) Terraform
12 12 (1.17%) NetBackup
12 12 (1.17%) SCVMM
13 10 (0.97%) EdgeSight
13 10 (0.97%) SafeCom
14 8 (0.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 8 (0.78%) ZABBIX
15 7 (0.68%) BladeLogic
15 7 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
15 7 (0.68%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 446 (43.30%) Microsoft
2 265 (25.73%) VMware
3 165 (16.02%) Oracle
4 78 (7.57%) Citrix
5 65 (6.31%) HP
6 61 (5.92%) Cisco
7 52 (5.05%) Red Hat
8 51 (4.95%) IBM
9 39 (3.79%) Dell
10 31 (3.01%) SAP
11 27 (2.62%) EMC
12 26 (2.52%) Sitecore
13 24 (2.33%) Avaya
14 23 (2.23%) Atlassian
14 23 (2.23%) NetApp
15 21 (2.04%) Google
16 20 (1.94%) F5
17 19 (1.84%) Remedy
18 18 (1.75%) Epicor
18 18 (1.75%) Juniper
London
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oldbury, West Midlands
Ubique Systems UK Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Data Idols
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 20 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Reed Technology
Rate: £499 - £599 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Digital Gurus
Rate: £450 - £599 Per Day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £230 - £270 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £330 - £370 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton
University of Brighton
Rate: £33,943 to £40,523 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £450 - 550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago