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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 226 176 177
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +1
Contract jobs citing IIS 615 797 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.13% 1.36% 1.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.09% 7.69% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 487 484
Median daily rate £359 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.04% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 15
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% -15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £20.30 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £54.80 £39.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -21.42%

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
10106 10363 9884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.54% 17.73% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6612 6491 5764
Median daily rate £424 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.29% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 335 425
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.75 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -52 580 £363 -2.02% 218
London -51 228 £400 - 51
South East -24 103 £350 +7.69% 60
North East +24 58 £260 -16.80% 6
Tyne and Wear +20 53 £260 -22.96% 5
East of England +37 50 £388 +3.33% 9
Newcastle upon Tyne +17 50 £260 -22.96% 2
South West -3 48 £325 -13.33% 25
Hampshire +14 45 £335 +1.13% 21
Yorkshire -50 41 £380 -1.93% 18
City of London -2 37 £418 -1.76% 15
West Yorkshire -25 25 £317 -20.87% 7
Scotland +17 22 £320 -1.53% 6
West Midlands -29 22 £400 +39.13% 17
Surrey -1 20 £463 +54.16% 6
North West -6 20 £325 -10.34% 22
Berkshire +4 15 £363 +3.57% 11
South Yorkshire -2 15 £500 +66.66% 4
Sheffield -3 15 £500 +28.20% 3
Cambridgeshire +30 14 £425 +19.29% 4
Cambridge +28 14 £425 +30.76% 2
Bedfordshire +14 13 £388 -
Luton +10 13 £388 -
Edinburgh +3 13 £388 -8.82% 3
Wiltshire +4 12 £315 -21.25% 3
Leeds -30 12 £300 -25.00% 5
Winchester +9 11 £335 +3.87% 4
Manchester -16 11 £325 +3.17% 12
Swindon +9 10 £315 -21.25% 3
Croydon -9 10 £393 -20.50%

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 811 (64.52%) Windows
2 609 (48.45%) Microsoft
3 579 (46.06%) SQL Server
4 560 (44.55%) SQL
5 476 (37.87%) .NET
6 465 (36.99%) Windows Server
7 358 (28.48%) Active Directory
8 327 (26.01%) C#
9 314 (24.98%) VMware
10 312 (24.82%) PowerShell
11 303 (24.11%) Linux
12 280 (22.28%) JavaScript
13 277 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
14 263 (20.92%) Oracle
15 256 (20.37%) DNS
16 246 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
17 244 (19.41%) HTML
17 244 (19.41%) ITIL
18 225 (17.90%) VMware Infrastructure
19 224 (17.82%) Apache
20 213 (16.95%) Finance
21 211 (16.79%) MS Excel
22 207 (16.47%) ASP.NET
23 204 (16.23%) XML
24 202 (16.07%) CSS
25 197 (15.67%) Web Services
26 192 (15.27%) SharePoint
27 183 (14.56%) Tomcat
27 183 (14.56%) Java
28 182 (14.48%) Windows Server 2012

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
1 224 (17.82%) Apache
2 192 (15.27%) SharePoint
3 183 (14.56%) Tomcat
4 106 (8.43%) WebSphere
5 83 (6.60%) MS Exchange
6 53 (4.22%) CMS
7 49 (3.90%) JBoss
7 49 (3.90%) nginx
8 45 (3.58%) Confluence
9 44 (3.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 43 (3.42%) BizTalk Server
11 38 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2010
11 38 (3.02%) SharePoint 2010
11 38 (3.02%) WebLogic
12 36 (2.86%) Jetty
13 35 (2.78%) Mongrel
14 26 (2.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 25 (1.99%) Skype for Business
16 23 (1.83%) IBM Notes
16 23 (1.83%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 211 (16.79%) MS Excel
2 73 (5.81%) MS Office
3 19 (1.51%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.080%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.080%) MS Project
8 1 (0.080%) ProjectWise
8 1 (0.080%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.080%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 20 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.24%) assyst
4 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.16%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.16%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.16%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.16%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.16%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.080%) Global One
6 1 (0.080%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.080%) RMDS
6 1 (0.080%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.080%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 136 (10.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 131 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (4.69%) Office 365
4 31 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (2.15%) IaaS
6 26 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
7 19 (1.51%) PaaS
8 17 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (1.27%) Google App Engine
9 16 (1.27%) SaaS
10 11 (0.88%) Amazon S3
10 11 (0.88%) CloudFront
11 10 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 10 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.56%) GitHub
13 6 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (0.48%) OneDrive
14 5 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
15 3 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 256 (20.37%) DNS
2 161 (12.81%) Firewall
3 157 (12.49%) DHCP
4 145 (11.54%) HTTP
5 135 (10.74%) TCP/IP
6 133 (10.58%) Internet
7 117 (9.31%) SSL
8 108 (8.59%) SAN
9 61 (4.85%) WAN
10 57 (4.53%) LAN
11 56 (4.46%) FTP
11 56 (4.46%) NAS
12 37 (2.94%) IPsec
13 36 (2.86%) Kerberos
13 36 (2.86%) VPN
14 28 (2.23%) Fibre Channel
14 28 (2.23%) LDAP
15 27 (2.15%) Intranet
16 25 (1.99%) iSCSI
17 22 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 579 (46.06%) SQL Server
2 110 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 98 (7.80%) MySQL
4 89 (7.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 64 (5.09%) Relational Database
6 51 (4.06%) MongoDB
7 45 (3.58%) Oracle Database
8 39 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 38 (3.02%) SQL Server 2005
10 34 (2.70%) MS Access
11 29 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 23 (1.83%) DB2
13 21 (1.67%) NoSQL
13 21 (1.67%) RDBMS
14 19 (1.51%) SQL Server 2014
15 16 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
16 15 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 14 (1.11%) Hadoop
17 14 (1.11%) HBase
18 13 (1.03%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 181 (14.40%) Visual Studio
2 128 (10.18%) Jenkins
2 128 (10.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 106 (8.43%) Git (software)
4 78 (6.21%) Subversion
5 74 (5.89%) JIRA
6 70 (5.57%) TeamCity
7 57 (4.53%) Selenium
8 50 (3.98%) Octopus Deploy
9 44 (3.50%) Maven
10 36 (2.86%) Ant
11 34 (2.70%) MSI
12 32 (2.55%) Travis CI
13 29 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 29 (2.31%) SpecFlow
14 27 (2.15%) Hudson
15 26 (2.07%) NUnit
16 25 (1.99%) JUnit
17 21 (1.67%) JMeter
17 21 (1.67%) SoapUI
General
1 213 (16.95%) Finance
2 101 (8.04%) Banking
3 29 (2.31%) Back Office
4 27 (2.15%) Retail
4 27 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 21 (1.67%) Law
5 21 (1.67%) Legal
5 21 (1.67%) Marketing
6 13 (1.03%) Publishing
7 11 (0.88%) Front Office
8 10 (0.80%) Advertising
8 10 (0.80%) Electronics
8 10 (0.80%) Financial Institution
8 10 (0.80%) Investment Banking
8 10 (0.80%) Military
9 8 (0.64%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.48%) French Language
10 6 (0.48%) German Language
10 6 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 327 (26.01%) Developer
2 154 (12.25%) .NET Developer
3 111 (8.83%) Support Engineer
4 104 (8.27%) Analyst
5 84 (6.68%) Consultant
6 81 (6.44%) Architect
6 81 (6.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 79 (6.28%) C# Developer
7 79 (6.28%) Windows Engineer
8 72 (5.73%) Applications Support
9 71 (5.65%) DevOps Engineer
10 67 (5.33%) Administrator
11 52 (4.14%) C# .NET Developer
12 49 (3.90%) Server Engineer
12 49 (3.90%) Support Analyst
13 48 (3.82%) Linux Engineer
14 41 (3.26%) Systems Administrator
15 40 (3.18%) SQL Developer
16 36 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
17 31 (2.47%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 476 (37.87%) .NET
2 244 (19.41%) HTML
3 207 (16.47%) ASP.NET
4 204 (16.23%) XML
5 202 (16.07%) CSS
6 197 (15.67%) Web Services
7 174 (13.84%) jQuery
8 148 (11.77%) .NET Framework
9 99 (7.88%) WCF
10 98 (7.80%) HTML5
11 83 (6.60%) Middleware
12 77 (6.13%) ASP.NET MVC
13 70 (5.57%) Ajax
14 67 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web API
15 66 (5.25%) AngularJS
16 62 (4.93%) LAMP
17 49 (3.90%) SOAP
18 46 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 45 (3.58%) JSON
19 45 (3.58%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 109 (8.67%) Clustering
2 95 (7.56%) Management Information System
3 72 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (5.33%) Data Centre
5 66 (5.25%) Computer Science
6 32 (2.55%) PKI
7 31 (2.47%) N-Tier
8 20 (1.59%) DataPower
8 20 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
9 17 (1.35%) Client/Server
10 16 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 14 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.03%) Cryptography
13 11 (0.88%) Algorithms
13 11 (0.88%) Data Extraction
14 10 (0.80%) CMDB
14 10 (0.80%) Replication
15 9 (0.72%) Driving Licence
15 9 (0.72%) PMI
15 9 (0.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 811 (64.52%) Windows
2 465 (36.99%) Windows Server
3 303 (24.11%) Linux
4 246 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 182 (14.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 174 (13.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 95 (7.56%) Unix
8 85 (6.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 50 (3.98%) Windows 7
10 39 (3.10%) Solaris
11 20 (1.59%) CentOS
12 15 (1.19%) AIX
12 15 (1.19%) Windows 8
13 13 (1.03%) Windows XP
14 11 (0.88%) Android
14 11 (0.88%) Mac OS
14 11 (0.88%) zOS
15 10 (0.80%) Apple iOS
16 8 (0.64%) SUSE
17 7 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (19.41%) ITIL
3 153 (12.17%) MVC
4 143 (11.38%) DevOps
5 130 (10.34%) Configuration Management
6 111 (8.83%) Migration
7 110 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
8 94 (7.48%) Web Development
9 89 (7.08%) Load Balancing
10 86 (6.84%) Scrum
11 85 (6.76%) High Availability
12 79 (6.28%) Problem Management
13 78 (6.21%) Project Management
14 73 (5.81%) Service Delivery
15 71 (5.65%) TDD
16 60 (4.77%) Performance Tuning
17 59 (4.69%) CRM
17 59 (4.69%) SDLC
18 57 (4.53%) Unit Testing
19 56 (4.46%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 560 (44.55%) SQL
2 327 (26.01%) C#
3 312 (24.82%) PowerShell
4 280 (22.28%) JavaScript
5 183 (14.56%) Java
6 102 (8.11%) T-SQL
7 97 (7.72%) Python
8 91 (7.24%) Perl
9 90 (7.16%) VB
10 86 (6.84%) Bash Shell
11 72 (5.73%) VB.NET
12 69 (5.49%) PHP
13 61 (4.85%) Ruby
14 49 (3.90%) VBScript
15 38 (3.02%) VB6
16 33 (2.63%) PL/SQL
17 32 (2.55%) C
17 32 (2.55%) C++
18 28 (2.23%) VBA
19 25 (1.99%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 161 (12.81%) Security Cleared
2 118 (9.39%) SC Cleared
3 111 (8.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 107 (8.51%) Degree
5 63 (5.01%) MCSE
6 30 (2.39%) IISP
7 29 (2.31%) CISSP
8 24 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (1.83%) MCSD
10 22 (1.75%) CCNA
10 22 (1.75%) MCTS
11 20 (1.59%) CISM
11 20 (1.59%) DV Cleared
12 19 (1.51%) MCITP
13 14 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
13 14 (1.11%) MCSA
14 13 (1.03%) ISEB
14 13 (1.03%) ISTQB
15 12 (0.95%) MCP
16 10 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.22%) SLA
2 44 (3.50%) QA
3 25 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.83%) PCI DSS
5 16 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
6 9 (0.72%) GPG13
6 9 (0.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 8 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.48%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.40%) ISO27005
10 4 (0.32%) ISAE 3402
10 4 (0.32%) JSP 440
10 4 (0.32%) RMADS
11 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.080%) DICOM
12 1 (0.080%) HL7
12 1 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.080%) ISO22301
12 1 (0.080%) SDET
12 1 (0.080%) WCAG
System Software
1 358 (28.48%) Active Directory
2 225 (17.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (5.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 56 (4.46%) Hyper-V
4 56 (4.46%) XenApp
5 34 (2.70%) XenDesktop
5 34 (2.70%) XenServer
6 33 (2.63%) VMware ESX
7 32 (2.55%) vSphere
8 31 (2.47%) Terminal Services
9 29 (2.31%) Xen
10 21 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
11 19 (1.51%) NFS
12 17 (1.35%) Docker
13 15 (1.19%) KVM
13 15 (1.19%) SRDF
14 14 (1.11%) ISA Server
14 14 (1.11%) UAG
15 13 (1.03%) Firmware
15 13 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 144 (11.46%) Puppet
2 83 (6.60%) Opscode Chef
3 67 (5.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 67 (5.33%) SCCM
4 66 (5.25%) SCOM
5 53 (4.22%) Nagios
6 47 (3.74%) Ansible
7 33 (2.63%) EdgeSight
7 33 (2.63%) SafeCom
7 33 (2.63%) XenMobile
8 30 (2.39%) WSUS
9 29 (2.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 23 (1.83%) Perfmon
11 21 (1.67%) OpenView
12 20 (1.59%) NetBackup
13 17 (1.35%) HP SIM
13 17 (1.35%) Terraform
14 16 (1.27%) HAProxy
15 11 (0.88%) Red Hat Satellite
16 10 (0.80%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 609 (48.45%) Microsoft
2 314 (24.98%) VMware
3 263 (20.92%) Oracle
4 153 (12.17%) Citrix
5 126 (10.02%) HP
6 97 (7.72%) Red Hat
7 64 (5.09%) IBM
8 60 (4.77%) Cisco
9 43 (3.42%) SAP
10 42 (3.34%) NetApp
11 36 (2.86%) F5
12 33 (2.63%) AppSense
12 33 (2.63%) Atlassian
12 33 (2.63%) ThinPrint
13 29 (2.31%) EMC
14 25 (1.99%) Remedy
14 25 (1.99%) Sitecore
15 23 (1.83%) Lotus
16 20 (1.59%) Sybase
16 20 (1.59%) TIBCO
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