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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 208 146 177
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +31
Contract jobs citing IIS 635 843 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.18% 1.56% 1.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.08% 8.45% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 545 459
Median daily rate £370 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 4
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.67 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% -24.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.82 £16.85 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.60 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.00% -16.66%

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
10443 9975 9375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.47% 18.40% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6963 6202 5800
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.54% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 354 323
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.19 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.87% +12.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £40.00 £38.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -57 580 £375 +7.14% 230
London -55 241 £425 +8.97% 86
South East -61 100 £350 +7.69% 48
South West -2 51 £350 - 8
North East -8 48 £280 -6.66% 9
Tyne and Wear -5 47 £280 +1.81% 3
North West -8 45 £330 +10.00% 19
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 42 £280 +1.81% 3
Scotland +5 38 £325 +6.55% 6
East of England -16 38 £360 +2.85% 16
Berkshire +11 33 £375 +7.14% 12
City of London +9 33 £401 +18.66% 23
Yorkshire -45 33 £500 +75.43% 15
Hampshire +4 23 £325 -17.46% 10
West Yorkshire -11 22 £338 +12.50% 14
Cheshire +4 18 £330 -21.89% 4
Essex -4 18 £348 +15.83% 4
West Midlands -25 17 £350 - 12
Wiltshire -5 14 £315 -11.88% 2
Swindon +8 13 £315 -19.38% 2
Reading -8 13 £388 +6.89% 5
Edinburgh -8 13 £365 -8.75% 1
Renfrewshire - 13 £318 -
Erskine - 13 £318 -
Manchester -14 12 £350 +37.25% 12
Suffolk - 12 £575 -
Dorset -1 11 £400 -
Merseyside -2 11 £325 +8.33% 2
Leeds -26 11 £470 +50.40% 6
Surrey -31 11 £438 +18.24% 6

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 775 (60.59%) Windows
2 616 (48.16%) SQL Server
3 598 (46.76%) Microsoft
4 563 (44.02%) SQL
5 531 (41.52%) .NET
6 467 (36.51%) Windows Server
7 337 (26.35%) C#
8 328 (25.65%) Active Directory
9 311 (24.32%) JavaScript
10 304 (23.77%) Linux
11 291 (22.75%) PowerShell
12 275 (21.50%) HTML
13 269 (21.03%) DNS
14 266 (20.80%) VMware
15 244 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
16 239 (18.69%) Finance
17 237 (18.53%) ITIL
18 231 (18.06%) Oracle
19 229 (17.90%) MS Excel
20 228 (17.83%) Java
21 220 (17.20%) Windows Server 2008
22 216 (16.89%) CSS
23 212 (16.58%) Apache
24 211 (16.50%) Web Services
25 206 (16.11%) XML
25 206 (16.11%) Tomcat
26 203 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
27 202 (15.79%) ASP.NET
28 184 (14.39%) SharePoint
28 184 (14.39%) jQuery

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
1 212 (16.58%) Apache
2 206 (16.11%) Tomcat
3 184 (14.39%) SharePoint
4 140 (10.95%) WebSphere
5 67 (5.24%) MS Exchange
6 64 (5.00%) nginx
7 63 (4.93%) JBoss
8 55 (4.30%) CMS
9 52 (4.07%) Jetty
10 50 (3.91%) SharePoint 2013
11 45 (3.52%) Confluence
12 44 (3.44%) SharePoint 2010
13 39 (3.05%) BizTalk Server
14 37 (2.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 29 (2.27%) WebLogic
15 29 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
16 27 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
17 26 (2.03%) IBM HTTP Server
18 25 (1.95%) Node.js
19 23 (1.80%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 229 (17.90%) MS Excel
2 75 (5.86%) MS Office
3 26 (2.03%) InfoPath
4 14 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.55%) Gliffy
5 7 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.16%) MS Project
9 1 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.078%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.078%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.078%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 21 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.55%) Unit4 Business World
3 6 (0.47%) BusinessWare
3 6 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.47%) SAP R/3
4 5 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.31%) Global One
6 2 (0.16%) Sage 1000
6 2 (0.16%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.078%) Documaker
7 1 (0.078%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.078%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.078%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.078%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.078%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.078%) RMDS
7 1 (0.078%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.078%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.078%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 136 (10.63%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (4.77%) Amazon EC2
4 58 (4.53%) Office 365
5 31 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (2.35%) IaaS
7 26 (2.03%) SaaS
8 23 (1.80%) Google App Engine
8 23 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
8 23 (1.80%) PaaS
9 22 (1.72%) Amazon S3
10 18 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
11 14 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 10 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 9 (0.70%) Google Tag Manager
14 8 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
14 8 (0.63%) GitHub
14 8 (0.63%) Google Analytics
15 7 (0.55%) Amazon Glacier
15 7 (0.55%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 269 (21.03%) DNS
2 161 (12.59%) TCP/IP
3 154 (12.04%) Internet
4 153 (11.96%) HTTP
5 144 (11.26%) Firewall
6 143 (11.18%) DHCP
7 130 (10.16%) SSL
8 99 (7.74%) SAN
9 85 (6.65%) FTP
10 54 (4.22%) IPsec
11 53 (4.14%) WAN
12 47 (3.67%) LAN
13 46 (3.60%) Intranet
14 36 (2.81%) VPN
15 35 (2.74%) NAS
16 34 (2.66%) LDAP
17 29 (2.27%) SMTP
18 23 (1.80%) Reverse Proxy
19 21 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
20 20 (1.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 616 (48.16%) SQL Server
2 117 (9.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 86 (6.72%) Relational Database
3 86 (6.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 70 (5.47%) MySQL
5 62 (4.85%) Oracle Database
6 56 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 50 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 46 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 36 (2.81%) MongoDB
10 35 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
11 29 (2.27%) DB2
11 29 (2.27%) MS Access
11 29 (2.27%) NoSQL
12 28 (2.19%) RDBMS
13 21 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
14 19 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 16 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (1.17%) EDRMS
17 13 (1.02%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 182 (14.23%) Visual Studio
2 137 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 111 (8.68%) Git (software)
4 99 (7.74%) Subversion
4 99 (7.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 65 (5.08%) JIRA
6 49 (3.83%) TeamCity
6 49 (3.83%) Travis CI
7 41 (3.21%) Maven
8 39 (3.05%) Selenium
9 35 (2.74%) Ant
10 28 (2.19%) Octopus Deploy
11 23 (1.80%) JUnit
12 22 (1.72%) NUnit
13 18 (1.41%) Hudson
13 18 (1.41%) SpecFlow
14 15 (1.17%) MSI
15 13 (1.02%) Gradle
15 13 (1.02%) Log4j
16 12 (0.94%) JMeter
General
1 239 (18.69%) Finance
2 132 (10.32%) Banking
3 27 (2.11%) Retail
4 25 (1.95%) Law
5 21 (1.64%) Back Office
6 20 (1.56%) Publishing
7 17 (1.33%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
9 14 (1.09%) Marketing
10 13 (1.02%) Investment Banking
11 12 (0.94%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.78%) Legal
12 10 (0.78%) Military
13 7 (0.55%) Electronics
14 6 (0.47%) Front Office
14 6 (0.47%) German Language
14 6 (0.47%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.39%) Advertising
16 4 (0.31%) Billing
17 3 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 363 (28.38%) Developer
2 155 (12.12%) .NET Developer
3 138 (10.79%) Analyst
4 99 (7.74%) Consultant
5 97 (7.58%) C# Developer
5 97 (7.58%) Support Engineer
6 87 (6.80%) Applications Support
7 83 (6.49%) Architect
8 78 (6.10%) Windows Engineer
9 77 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 74 (5.79%) C# .NET Developer
11 64 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
12 63 (4.93%) Support Analyst
13 61 (4.77%) Administrator
14 54 (4.22%) SQL Developer
15 53 (4.14%) ASP.NET Developer
16 46 (3.60%) Server Engineer
17 42 (3.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 40 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
19 37 (2.89%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 531 (41.52%) .NET
2 275 (21.50%) HTML
3 216 (16.89%) CSS
4 211 (16.50%) Web Services
5 206 (16.11%) XML
6 202 (15.79%) ASP.NET
7 184 (14.39%) jQuery
8 139 (10.87%) .NET Framework
9 116 (9.07%) HTML5
10 94 (7.35%) AngularJS
11 87 (6.80%) WCF
12 79 (6.18%) ASP.NET MVC
13 72 (5.63%) SOAP
14 63 (4.93%) Middleware
15 61 (4.77%) Ajax
16 60 (4.69%) J2EE
17 53 (4.14%) Servlets
18 49 (3.83%) ASP.NET Web API
18 49 (3.83%) REST
19 48 (3.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 87 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (6.41%) Management Information System
3 80 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 67 (5.24%) Computer Science
5 63 (4.93%) Clustering
6 35 (2.74%) Client/Server
7 27 (2.11%) PKI
8 22 (1.72%) DataPower
8 22 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (1.64%) Driving Licence
10 17 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
10 17 (1.33%) Replication
11 15 (1.17%) Embedded Systems
11 15 (1.17%) Smartcard
11 15 (1.17%) User Experience
12 14 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 13 (1.02%) Mathematics
14 12 (0.94%) Data Extraction
15 11 (0.86%) Hedge funds
16 10 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 775 (60.59%) Windows
2 467 (36.51%) Windows Server
3 304 (23.77%) Linux
4 220 (17.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 168 (13.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 157 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 111 (8.68%) Unix
8 93 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 50 (3.91%) Windows 7
10 48 (3.75%) Solaris
11 47 (3.67%) AIX
12 30 (2.35%) zOS
13 21 (1.64%) CentOS
14 14 (1.09%) SUSE
15 11 (0.86%) Windows XP
16 10 (0.78%) Debian
16 10 (0.78%) Windows 8
17 7 (0.55%) Mac OS
17 7 (0.55%) Windows 2000
18 6 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (18.53%) ITIL
3 162 (12.67%) DevOps
4 151 (11.81%) MVC
5 144 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
6 127 (9.93%) Configuration Management
7 117 (9.15%) Migration
8 111 (8.68%) Web Development
9 86 (6.72%) Project Management
10 71 (5.55%) TDD
11 65 (5.08%) Change Management
12 62 (4.85%) Problem Management
12 62 (4.85%) Unit Testing
13 61 (4.77%) High Availability
13 61 (4.77%) Service Delivery
14 58 (4.53%) OO
15 56 (4.38%) CRM
15 56 (4.38%) Performance Tuning
16 55 (4.30%) Load Balancing
17 54 (4.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 563 (44.02%) SQL
2 337 (26.35%) C#
3 311 (24.32%) JavaScript
4 291 (22.75%) PowerShell
5 228 (17.83%) Java
6 100 (7.82%) T-SQL
7 94 (7.35%) Python
8 86 (6.72%) Perl
9 82 (6.41%) Bash Shell
10 77 (6.02%) PHP
11 71 (5.55%) VB
12 64 (5.00%) VBScript
13 55 (4.30%) VB.NET
14 52 (4.07%) Ruby
15 43 (3.36%) VBA
16 30 (2.35%) C
17 28 (2.19%) C++
18 27 (2.11%) PL/SQL
18 27 (2.11%) VB6
19 14 (1.09%) Korn
Qualifications
1 154 (12.04%) Security Cleared
2 122 (9.54%) Degree
3 106 (8.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 104 (8.13%) SC Cleared
5 63 (4.93%) MCSE
6 45 (3.52%) CISSP
7 40 (3.13%) IISP
8 34 (2.66%) MCTS
9 33 (2.58%) DV Cleared
9 33 (2.58%) MCITP
10 30 (2.35%) CISM
11 29 (2.27%) MCSD
12 28 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (1.49%) CCNA
14 16 (1.25%) CISA
15 14 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (1.02%) ISEB
16 13 (1.02%) MCAD
16 13 (1.02%) MCP
16 13 (1.02%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.99%) QA
1 51 (3.99%) SLA
2 40 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.88%) PCI DSS
4 16 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
5 15 (1.17%) ISO27005
6 14 (1.09%) ISO 9001
7 13 (1.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 13 (1.02%) ISAE 3402
8 9 (0.70%) JSP 440
9 8 (0.63%) WCAG
10 6 (0.47%) GPG13
10 6 (0.47%) RMADS
11 2 (0.16%) HL7
12 1 (0.078%) COBIT
12 1 (0.078%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.078%) DICOM
System Software
1 328 (25.65%) Active Directory
2 203 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (4.07%) Xen
4 43 (3.36%) XenApp
5 41 (3.21%) Microsoft App-V
6 36 (2.81%) VMware ESX
7 34 (2.66%) vSphere
8 30 (2.35%) Hyper-V
9 29 (2.27%) XenServer
10 27 (2.11%) UAG
11 25 (1.95%) Oracle RAC
12 22 (1.72%) XenDesktop
13 19 (1.49%) Docker
14 14 (1.09%) NFS
14 14 (1.09%) Terminal Services
15 12 (0.94%) SRDF
15 12 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
16 11 (0.86%) KVM
17 10 (0.78%) Firmware
18 8 (0.63%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 126 (9.85%) Puppet
2 66 (5.16%) Opscode Chef
3 63 (4.93%) SCCM
4 50 (3.91%) Nagios
5 41 (3.21%) SCOM
6 28 (2.19%) Ansible
7 24 (1.88%) WSUS
8 23 (1.80%) EdgeSight
9 20 (1.56%) SafeCom
9 20 (1.56%) XenMobile
10 19 (1.49%) SCOrch
11 17 (1.33%) HAProxy
12 16 (1.25%) NetBackup
13 13 (1.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 13 (1.02%) Terraform
14 12 (0.94%) Red Hat Satellite
15 11 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
16 10 (0.78%) Perfmon
17 9 (0.70%) Backup Exec
17 9 (0.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 598 (46.76%) Microsoft
2 266 (20.80%) VMware
3 231 (18.06%) Oracle
4 118 (9.23%) Citrix
4 118 (9.23%) Red Hat
5 110 (8.60%) HP
6 92 (7.19%) IBM
7 66 (5.16%) Cisco
8 49 (3.83%) SAP
9 39 (3.05%) Google
10 34 (2.66%) Sybase
11 31 (2.42%) NetApp
12 30 (2.35%) Atlassian
13 27 (2.11%) EMC
14 25 (1.95%) AppSense
15 24 (1.88%) Splunk
16 22 (1.72%) F5
17 21 (1.64%) Adobe
17 21 (1.64%) Informatica
18 20 (1.56%) Intel Security
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