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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 219 182 171
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -11
Contract jobs citing IIS 616 801 766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.15% 1.38% 1.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.13% 7.69% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 526 476
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 25
Median hourly rate £26.50 £29.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.16% -6.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £21.00 £13.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £43.35 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -12.69%

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
10041 10422 10047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.79% 17.94% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6571 6645 6015
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 322 402
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.75 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 -37 585 £380 +4.10% 220
London -36 231 £410 +9.33% 75
South East -39 95 £363 +11.53% 52
North East +25 62 £355 -29.00% 2
South West -9 55 £375 - 17
Tyne and Wear +9 52 £340 -32.00% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 50 £340 -32.00%
East of England +25 44 £388 +14.81% 16
City of London +15 39 £413 +3.12% 15
Hampshire +12 36 £350 +5.66% 7
Yorkshire -51 34 £380 -1.93% 13
North West +8 30 £356 -19.30% 21
West Midlands 0 29 £348 -18.11% 19
West Yorkshire -28 24 £365 -8.75% 9
Scotland +9 22 £320 -14.66% 10
Berkshire -5 16 £363 -6.33% 8
Bristol +8 15 £406 -40.47% 3
Surrey -10 15 £463 +54.16% 11
Bedfordshire - 15 £388 -
Luton - 15 £388 -
Merseyside +13 11 £375 +47.05% 3
Bradford +4 11 £373 -0.66% 3
Gloucestershire +1 11 £350 +5.26% 4
Buckinghamshire +24 10 £295 -12.91% 6
Suffolk +7 10 £420 +8.38% 3
Ipswich +3 10 £420 +12.00% 2
Manchester -17 10 £325 -31.57% 10
East Sussex -1 9 £344 +12.62% 5
South Yorkshire -2 9 £500 +28.20% 2
Sheffield -3 9 £500 - 2

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 804 (64.84%) Windows
2 603 (48.63%) Microsoft
3 558 (45.00%) SQL Server
4 547 (44.11%) SQL
5 465 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 463 (37.34%) .NET
7 388 (31.29%) Active Directory
8 322 (25.97%) VMware
9 315 (25.40%) C#
9 315 (25.40%) Linux
10 296 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
11 281 (22.66%) PowerShell
12 266 (21.45%) Windows Server 2008
13 261 (21.05%) ITIL
14 260 (20.97%) DNS
15 259 (20.89%) Oracle
16 258 (20.81%) JavaScript
17 240 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
18 235 (18.95%) HTML
19 223 (17.98%) ASP.NET
20 220 (17.74%) Apache
21 213 (17.18%) Finance
22 210 (16.94%) MS Excel
23 207 (16.69%) Web Services
24 202 (16.29%) Windows Server 2012
25 189 (15.24%) CSS
26 187 (15.08%) XML
27 177 (14.27%) DHCP
28 169 (13.63%) Tomcat
29 168 (13.55%) 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
1 220 (17.74%) Apache
2 169 (13.63%) Tomcat
3 168 (13.55%) SharePoint
4 105 (8.47%) WebSphere
5 82 (6.61%) MS Exchange
6 49 (3.95%) CMS
7 45 (3.63%) BizTalk Server
8 44 (3.55%) nginx
9 43 (3.47%) WebLogic
10 41 (3.31%) Confluence
11 39 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2010
12 38 (3.06%) JBoss
13 36 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
14 33 (2.66%) Jetty
15 32 (2.58%) Mongrel
16 29 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
17 28 (2.26%) Skype for Business
18 26 (2.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 23 (1.85%) IBM Notes
19 23 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 210 (16.94%) MS Excel
2 62 (5.00%) MS Office
3 12 (0.97%) InfoPath
4 8 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.081%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.081%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.081%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 34 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.24%) assyst
6 3 (0.24%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.16%) LatentZero
7 2 (0.16%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.16%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.16%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.081%) Global One
8 1 (0.081%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.081%) Magento
8 1 (0.081%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.081%) RMDS
8 1 (0.081%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 145 (11.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 133 (10.73%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (4.19%) Office 365
4 39 (3.15%) IaaS
5 35 (2.82%) SaaS
6 30 (2.42%) PaaS
7 28 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
10 15 (1.21%) Google App Engine
11 14 (1.13%) CloudFront
12 13 (1.05%) HP Helion
13 10 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
14 8 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
14 8 (0.65%) Amazon S3
14 8 (0.65%) OneDrive
15 7 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 7 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
16 6 (0.48%) GitHub
17 5 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 260 (20.97%) DNS
2 177 (14.27%) DHCP
3 137 (11.05%) Firewall
4 135 (10.89%) HTTP
5 131 (10.56%) TCP/IP
6 125 (10.08%) Internet
7 120 (9.68%) SSL
8 107 (8.63%) SAN
9 66 (5.32%) WAN
10 64 (5.16%) NAS
11 63 (5.08%) LAN
12 58 (4.68%) FTP
13 32 (2.58%) VPN
14 31 (2.50%) IPsec
15 28 (2.26%) Kerberos
16 26 (2.10%) Fibre Channel
17 24 (1.94%) iSCSI
18 23 (1.85%) HTTPS
18 23 (1.85%) LDAP
18 23 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 558 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 100 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 96 (7.74%) MySQL
4 82 (6.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 49 (3.95%) MongoDB
5 49 (3.95%) Relational Database
6 47 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 46 (3.71%) Oracle Database
8 38 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 34 (2.74%) MS Access
10 29 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
11 24 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
12 21 (1.69%) DB2
13 18 (1.45%) NoSQL
14 16 (1.29%) RDBMS
15 15 (1.21%) Hadoop
15 15 (1.21%) HBase
15 15 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
16 13 (1.05%) GIS
17 10 (0.81%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 162 (13.06%) Visual Studio
2 147 (11.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 122 (9.84%) Jenkins
4 93 (7.50%) Git (software)
5 81 (6.53%) TeamCity
6 70 (5.65%) Subversion
7 68 (5.48%) JIRA
8 61 (4.92%) Octopus Deploy
9 58 (4.68%) Selenium
10 42 (3.39%) Maven
11 39 (3.15%) Hudson
11 39 (3.15%) MSI
12 36 (2.90%) Ant
13 35 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 31 (2.50%) Travis CI
15 29 (2.34%) SpecFlow
16 27 (2.18%) MSBuild
17 26 (2.10%) JMeter
17 26 (2.10%) JUnit
17 26 (2.10%) NUnit
General
1 213 (17.18%) Finance
2 99 (7.98%) Banking
3 37 (2.98%) Telecoms
4 34 (2.74%) Back Office
5 30 (2.42%) Retail
6 28 (2.26%) Marketing
7 27 (2.18%) Legal
8 18 (1.45%) Law
9 15 (1.21%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.13%) Electronics
11 13 (1.05%) Front Office
11 13 (1.05%) Investment Banking
11 13 (1.05%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.89%) French Language
12 11 (0.89%) Publishing
13 10 (0.81%) Military
14 8 (0.65%) Advertising
15 7 (0.56%) German Language
16 5 (0.40%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 310 (25.00%) Developer
2 153 (12.34%) .NET Developer
3 109 (8.79%) Analyst
4 105 (8.47%) Support Engineer
5 94 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 76 (6.13%) Windows Engineer
7 73 (5.89%) Architect
8 72 (5.81%) C# Developer
9 68 (5.48%) DevOps Engineer
10 66 (5.32%) Administrator
11 63 (5.08%) Applications Support
12 60 (4.84%) Consultant
13 55 (4.44%) Support Analyst
14 45 (3.63%) C# .NET Developer
15 44 (3.55%) Systems Administrator
16 42 (3.39%) Server Engineer
17 41 (3.31%) Linux Engineer
18 37 (2.98%) ASP.NET Developer
18 37 (2.98%) SQL Developer
19 29 (2.34%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 463 (37.34%) .NET
2 235 (18.95%) HTML
3 223 (17.98%) ASP.NET
4 207 (16.69%) Web Services
5 189 (15.24%) CSS
6 187 (15.08%) XML
7 154 (12.42%) jQuery
8 143 (11.53%) .NET Framework
9 97 (7.82%) WCF
10 91 (7.34%) HTML5
10 91 (7.34%) Middleware
11 73 (5.89%) Ajax
12 69 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 61 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
14 60 (4.84%) AngularJS
15 59 (4.76%) LAMP
16 53 (4.27%) SOAP
17 50 (4.03%) JSON
18 48 (3.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 46 (3.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 128 (10.32%) Clustering
2 103 (8.31%) Management Information System
3 80 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 75 (6.05%) Computer Science
5 67 (5.40%) Data Centre
6 36 (2.90%) N-Tier
7 27 (2.18%) PKI
8 21 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 19 (1.53%) DataPower
10 18 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
10 18 (1.45%) Mobile App
11 13 (1.05%) Algorithms
12 12 (0.97%) Cryptography
12 12 (0.97%) Data Structures
12 12 (0.97%) Replication
13 11 (0.89%) Data Extraction
13 11 (0.89%) Fixed Income
13 11 (0.89%) Private Cloud
14 10 (0.81%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 804 (64.84%) Windows
2 465 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 315 (25.40%) Linux
4 266 (21.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 202 (16.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 160 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 85 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 82 (6.61%) Unix
9 47 (3.79%) Solaris
10 45 (3.63%) Windows 7
11 25 (2.02%) Android
12 24 (1.94%) Apple iOS
13 23 (1.85%) CentOS
14 17 (1.37%) Windows XP
15 14 (1.13%) Windows Mobile
16 13 (1.05%) Windows 8
17 12 (0.97%) AIX
17 12 (0.97%) Mac OS
17 12 (0.97%) zOS
18 10 (0.81%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (21.05%) ITIL
3 145 (11.69%) DevOps
4 141 (11.37%) MVC
5 120 (9.68%) Configuration Management
6 114 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
7 104 (8.39%) Migration
8 96 (7.74%) Scrum
9 85 (6.85%) Load Balancing
9 85 (6.85%) Problem Management
9 85 (6.85%) Project Management
10 83 (6.69%) High Availability
11 82 (6.61%) TDD
12 81 (6.53%) Web Development
13 70 (5.65%) SDLC
14 66 (5.32%) CRM
15 65 (5.24%) Service Delivery
16 64 (5.16%) Continuous Delivery
17 60 (4.84%) Change Management
18 58 (4.68%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 547 (44.11%) SQL
2 315 (25.40%) C#
3 281 (22.66%) PowerShell
4 258 (20.81%) JavaScript
5 167 (13.47%) Java
6 95 (7.66%) T-SQL
7 81 (6.53%) VB
8 79 (6.37%) Python
9 77 (6.21%) Perl
10 74 (5.97%) VB.NET
11 72 (5.81%) Bash Shell
12 71 (5.73%) PHP
13 50 (4.03%) Ruby
14 37 (2.98%) VBScript
15 34 (2.74%) VB6
16 27 (2.18%) C
16 27 (2.18%) VBA
17 26 (2.10%) C++
17 26 (2.10%) PL/SQL
17 26 (2.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 161 (12.98%) Security Cleared
2 123 (9.92%) SC Cleared
3 121 (9.76%) Degree
4 115 (9.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 72 (5.81%) MCSE
6 31 (2.50%) CISSP
6 31 (2.50%) IISP
7 29 (2.34%) MCSA
8 25 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
10 22 (1.77%) CCNA
11 20 (1.61%) CISM
12 18 (1.45%) MCSD
13 17 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
13 17 (1.37%) MCTS
14 16 (1.29%) ISEB
14 16 (1.29%) ISTQB
15 13 (1.05%) MCITP
16 11 (0.89%) MCP
17 10 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.03%) QA
2 48 (3.87%) SLA
3 21 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.61%) PCI DSS
5 19 (1.53%) Disclosure Scotland
6 9 (0.73%) GPG13
7 8 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 8 (0.65%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.32%) RMADS
9 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.24%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.16%) ISO27005
10 2 (0.16%) SEPA
11 1 (0.081%) DICOM
11 1 (0.081%) HL7
11 1 (0.081%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.081%) SDET
System Software
1 388 (31.29%) Active Directory
2 240 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (5.48%) Hyper-V
4 64 (5.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 57 (4.60%) XenApp
6 50 (4.03%) vSphere
7 35 (2.82%) Xen
8 34 (2.74%) XenDesktop
9 33 (2.66%) XenServer
10 31 (2.50%) Terminal Services
11 27 (2.18%) VMware ESX
11 27 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
12 20 (1.61%) Docker
12 20 (1.61%) NFS
12 20 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
13 16 (1.29%) KVM
13 16 (1.29%) SRDF
14 15 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
15 14 (1.13%) Firmware
15 14 (1.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 141 (11.37%) Puppet
2 86 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
3 73 (5.89%) Microsoft Clustering
4 72 (5.81%) SCCM
5 67 (5.40%) SCOM
6 51 (4.11%) Ansible
7 42 (3.39%) Nagios
8 41 (3.31%) WSUS
9 34 (2.74%) EdgeSight
9 34 (2.74%) SafeCom
10 33 (2.66%) XenMobile
11 30 (2.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 24 (1.94%) Perfmon
13 22 (1.77%) NetBackup
14 21 (1.69%) OpenView
15 19 (1.53%) Terraform
16 17 (1.37%) HP SIM
17 13 (1.05%) AirWatch
18 11 (0.89%) Backup Exec
18 11 (0.89%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 603 (48.63%) Microsoft
2 322 (25.97%) VMware
3 259 (20.89%) Oracle
4 150 (12.10%) Citrix
5 127 (10.24%) HP
6 93 (7.50%) Red Hat
7 71 (5.73%) IBM
8 58 (4.68%) Cisco
9 56 (4.52%) SAP
10 45 (3.63%) NetApp
11 33 (2.66%) AppSense
11 33 (2.66%) EMC
11 33 (2.66%) ThinPrint
12 32 (2.58%) F5
13 31 (2.50%) Atlassian
14 26 (2.10%) Remedy
15 24 (1.94%) Sitecore
15 24 (1.94%) Splunk
16 23 (1.85%) Lotus
17 21 (1.69%) Veritas
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