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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 241 205 169
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -36
Contract jobs citing IIS 495 654 773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.99% 1.18% 1.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.50% 6.97% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 446 443
Median daily rate £390 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 22
Median hourly rate £22.75 £32.50 £29.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +10.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £20.58 £13.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.85 £42.10 £37.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £29.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% -0.83%

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
9001 9380 10125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.94% 16.88% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5772 5936 6423
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 265 360
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.46 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £42.75 £41.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.29 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+21.65% -9.70%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -21 467 £400 +10.34% 174
London -22 195 £413 +9.27% 71
South East -7 75 £358 +2.14% 34
East of England +25 44 £388 - 9
North East -11 40 £500 +81.81% 1
North West +15 34 £350 +3.70% 16
Tyne and Wear -14 34 £500 +53.84% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 34 £500 +53.84% 1
South West -32 34 £338 -3.57% 9
Hampshire +27 33 £325 +1.56% 6
City of London -2 28 £413 -17.50% 17
Scotland +2 21 £309 +35.71% 7
Yorkshire +10 20 £365 -8.75% 12
West Midlands -15 17 £350 -41.66% 12
West Yorkshire +13 16 £365 -8.75% 10
Wiltshire +6 15 £338 -
Berkshire -11 13 £363 -6.08% 4
Swindon +11 12 £338 -
Surrey +6 11 £500 +19.04% 7
Cheshire +18 10 - - 5
Hertfordshire +9 10 - - 3
Norfolk +17 9 £371 - 1
Warwickshire +6 9 £350 - 1
Buckinghamshire +25 8 £250 -42.85% 3
Bradford +16 8 £365 -8.75%
Lancashire +6 8 £263 -27.58%
Warrington +4 8 - -
Ipswich +2 8 £525 +90.90%
Suffolk -6 8 £525 +35.48%
East Midlands -39 8 £250 -28.57% 10

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 747 (67.00%) Windows
2 547 (49.06%) SQL Server
3 505 (45.29%) SQL
4 503 (45.11%) Microsoft
5 434 (38.92%) .NET
6 414 (37.13%) Windows Server
7 349 (31.30%) Active Directory
8 293 (26.28%) C#
9 292 (26.19%) VMware
10 275 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
11 271 (24.30%) Linux
12 251 (22.51%) PowerShell
13 239 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
14 237 (21.26%) DNS
15 234 (20.99%) ASP.NET
16 230 (20.63%) JavaScript
17 223 (20.00%) HTML
18 215 (19.28%) Oracle
19 210 (18.83%) Finance
20 208 (18.65%) VMware Infrastructure
21 204 (18.30%) ITIL
22 199 (17.85%) Web Services
23 196 (17.58%) Apache
24 187 (16.77%) Windows Server 2012
25 182 (16.32%) Microsoft Azure
26 181 (16.23%) CSS
27 177 (15.87%) MS Excel
28 161 (14.44%) XML
28 161 (14.44%) Team Foundation Server
29 146 (13.09%) 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
1 196 (17.58%) Apache
2 145 (13.00%) Tomcat
3 130 (11.66%) SharePoint
4 86 (7.71%) WebSphere
5 76 (6.82%) BizTalk Server
6 66 (5.92%) MS Exchange
7 48 (4.30%) CMS
8 47 (4.22%) WebLogic
9 44 (3.95%) nginx
10 42 (3.77%) JBoss
11 41 (3.68%) Skype for Business
12 31 (2.78%) Confluence
13 30 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2010
14 28 (2.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 26 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
15 26 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
16 23 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
17 19 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
17 19 (1.70%) Jetty
17 19 (1.70%) Mongrel
Applications
1 177 (15.87%) MS Excel
2 52 (4.66%) MS Office
3 13 (1.17%) InfoPath
4 9 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.45%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.18%) MS Project
7 2 (0.18%) Windchill
8 1 (0.090%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 50 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.45%) Summit
4 4 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.27%) assyst
5 3 (0.27%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.18%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.18%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.18%) OpenText Process Suite
6 2 (0.18%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.18%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.18%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.090%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.090%) Orchestrade
7 1 (0.090%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 182 (16.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 143 (12.83%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (4.57%) Office 365
4 46 (4.13%) SaaS
5 45 (4.04%) IaaS
6 30 (2.69%) PaaS
7 26 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 15 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (1.26%) CloudFront
10 13 (1.17%) HP Helion
11 11 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
11 11 (0.99%) Amazon S3
11 11 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
12 10 (0.90%) Google App Engine
13 9 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (0.81%) GitHub
14 7 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (0.63%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 237 (21.26%) DNS
2 142 (12.74%) DHCP
3 128 (11.48%) Firewall
4 115 (10.31%) TCP/IP
5 102 (9.15%) HTTP
6 95 (8.52%) SSL
7 88 (7.89%) Internet
8 82 (7.35%) SAN
9 55 (4.93%) NAS
10 48 (4.30%) LAN
11 47 (4.22%) WAN
12 46 (4.13%) FTP
13 36 (3.23%) Kerberos
13 36 (3.23%) LDAP
14 34 (3.05%) VPN
15 30 (2.69%) HTTPS
16 24 (2.15%) iSCSI
17 21 (1.88%) Fibre Channel
17 21 (1.88%) Network Security
18 18 (1.61%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 547 (49.06%) SQL Server
2 102 (9.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 85 (7.62%) MySQL
4 78 (7.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 64 (5.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 56 (5.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 40 (3.59%) MongoDB
8 37 (3.32%) Oracle Database
8 37 (3.32%) Relational Database
9 33 (2.96%) SQL Server 2014
10 25 (2.24%) MS Access
11 23 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
12 22 (1.97%) DB2
13 17 (1.52%) NoSQL
14 16 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 15 (1.35%) Hadoop
15 15 (1.35%) HBase
16 13 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
17 11 (0.99%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 161 (14.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 108 (9.69%) Visual Studio
3 102 (9.15%) Git (software)
4 96 (8.61%) Jenkins
5 85 (7.62%) TeamCity
6 67 (6.01%) Octopus Deploy
7 54 (4.84%) JIRA
8 53 (4.75%) Subversion
9 45 (4.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 39 (3.50%) Selenium
11 33 (2.96%) Hudson
12 30 (2.69%) MSBuild
12 30 (2.69%) MSI
13 23 (2.06%) NUnit
14 22 (1.97%) Ant
14 22 (1.97%) Maven
15 19 (1.70%) Travis CI
16 17 (1.52%) JMeter
16 17 (1.52%) JUnit
16 17 (1.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 210 (18.83%) Finance
2 96 (8.61%) Banking
3 36 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 29 (2.60%) Retail
5 25 (2.24%) Back Office
6 23 (2.06%) Legal
7 19 (1.70%) Marketing
8 18 (1.61%) Front Office
9 17 (1.52%) Investment Banking
10 14 (1.26%) Manufacturing
11 13 (1.17%) Financial Institution
11 13 (1.17%) Publishing
12 11 (0.99%) Electronics
13 10 (0.90%) Advertising
14 9 (0.81%) French Language
15 7 (0.63%) Law
16 5 (0.45%) Military
17 3 (0.27%) Local Government
17 3 (0.27%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 289 (25.92%) Developer
2 141 (12.65%) .NET Developer
3 101 (9.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 82 (7.35%) Analyst
5 75 (6.73%) Administrator
6 68 (6.10%) Support Engineer
7 67 (6.01%) Architect
8 66 (5.92%) C# Developer
9 65 (5.83%) DevOps Engineer
10 64 (5.74%) Windows Engineer
11 62 (5.56%) Consultant
12 59 (5.29%) Applications Support
13 49 (4.39%) Systems Administrator
14 44 (3.95%) Support Analyst
15 41 (3.68%) C# .NET Developer
16 39 (3.50%) SQL Developer
17 31 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
18 27 (2.42%) Applications Support Analyst
18 27 (2.42%) Server Engineer
19 26 (2.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 434 (38.92%) .NET
2 234 (20.99%) ASP.NET
3 223 (20.00%) HTML
4 199 (17.85%) Web Services
5 181 (16.23%) CSS
6 161 (14.44%) XML
7 146 (13.09%) jQuery
8 125 (11.21%) .NET Framework
9 104 (9.33%) WCF
10 82 (7.35%) Middleware
11 75 (6.73%) HTML5
12 71 (6.37%) Ajax
13 55 (4.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 53 (4.75%) ASP.NET MVC
15 52 (4.66%) AngularJS
15 52 (4.66%) LINQ
15 52 (4.66%) SOAP
16 49 (4.39%) JSON
17 46 (4.13%) Entity Framework
18 42 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 111 (9.96%) Clustering
2 85 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (5.65%) Management Information System
4 49 (4.39%) Computer Science
5 47 (4.22%) Data Centre
6 46 (4.13%) N-Tier
7 24 (2.15%) PKI
8 19 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (1.70%) Mobile App
9 18 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (1.26%) Replication
11 13 (1.17%) Data Structures
12 11 (0.99%) Cryptography
12 11 (0.99%) DataPower
13 10 (0.90%) Algorithms
13 10 (0.90%) Virtual Team
13 10 (0.90%) W3C
14 9 (0.81%) Client/Server
14 9 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
14 9 (0.81%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 747 (67.00%) Windows
2 414 (37.13%) Windows Server
3 271 (24.30%) Linux
4 239 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 187 (16.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 134 (12.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 82 (7.35%) Unix
8 58 (5.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 47 (4.22%) Solaris
9 47 (4.22%) Windows 7
10 28 (2.51%) Android
11 27 (2.42%) CentOS
12 25 (2.24%) Apple iOS
13 19 (1.70%) Windows XP
14 15 (1.35%) Ubuntu
15 14 (1.26%) Windows Mobile
16 11 (0.99%) Windows 2000
17 10 (0.90%) Windows 8
18 8 (0.72%) Windows 10
19 7 (0.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (18.30%) ITIL
3 146 (13.09%) DevOps
4 122 (10.94%) MVC
5 99 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
6 98 (8.79%) Scrum
7 92 (8.25%) Configuration Management
8 91 (8.16%) Migration
9 89 (7.98%) CRM
10 78 (7.00%) Web Development
11 75 (6.73%) High Availability
12 72 (6.46%) Load Balancing
13 71 (6.37%) Problem Management
13 71 (6.37%) SDLC
13 71 (6.37%) TDD
14 70 (6.28%) Continuous Delivery
15 59 (5.29%) Change Management
16 58 (5.20%) Open Source
17 57 (5.11%) E-Commerce
18 56 (5.02%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 505 (45.29%) SQL
2 293 (26.28%) C#
3 251 (22.51%) PowerShell
4 230 (20.63%) JavaScript
5 134 (12.02%) Java
6 100 (8.97%) T-SQL
7 74 (6.64%) VB
8 65 (5.83%) VB.NET
9 64 (5.74%) Python
10 61 (5.47%) Perl
11 58 (5.20%) PHP
12 54 (4.84%) Bash Shell
13 36 (3.23%) Ruby
14 26 (2.33%) C
15 25 (2.24%) VBScript
16 22 (1.97%) VBA
17 19 (1.70%) TypeScript
18 17 (1.52%) VB6
19 15 (1.35%) C++
20 14 (1.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (8.07%) Degree
2 79 (7.09%) Security Cleared
3 74 (6.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (5.11%) SC Cleared
5 49 (4.39%) MCSE
6 21 (1.88%) MCSA
7 20 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (1.43%) CISSP
9 16 (1.43%) IISP
10 15 (1.35%) CCNA
11 14 (1.26%) AWS Certification
11 14 (1.26%) ISEB
12 13 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
12 13 (1.17%) ISTQB
13 11 (0.99%) CISM
13 11 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (0.63%) CCNP
15 6 (0.54%) DV Cleared
15 6 (0.54%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.77%) QA
2 40 (3.59%) SLA
3 25 (2.24%) PCI DSS
4 22 (1.97%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.36%) SEPA
8 3 (0.27%) GPG13
9 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.090%) BS7799
10 1 (0.090%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.090%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.090%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.090%) RMADS
10 1 (0.090%) SDET
10 1 (0.090%) WCAG
System Software
1 349 (31.30%) Active Directory
2 208 (18.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (8.52%) Hyper-V
4 48 (4.30%) vSphere
5 39 (3.50%) XenApp
6 37 (3.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 32 (2.87%) Xen
8 29 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
9 28 (2.51%) VMware ESX
10 26 (2.33%) NFS
11 23 (2.06%) Terminal Services
12 22 (1.97%) Docker
13 17 (1.52%) KVM
13 17 (1.52%) SRDF
14 16 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
15 14 (1.26%) XenDesktop
15 14 (1.26%) XenServer
16 12 (1.08%) Firmware
16 12 (1.08%) ISA Server
16 12 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 114 (10.22%) Puppet
2 91 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (5.74%) SCCM
4 56 (5.02%) SCOM
5 54 (4.84%) Ansible
6 53 (4.75%) Microsoft Clustering
7 38 (3.41%) WSUS
8 26 (2.33%) Nagios
9 17 (1.52%) EdgeSight
9 17 (1.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 17 (1.52%) SafeCom
10 16 (1.43%) NetBackup
11 15 (1.35%) Terraform
12 14 (1.26%) Perfmon
12 14 (1.26%) SCVMM
13 13 (1.17%) XenMobile
14 12 (1.08%) AirWatch
14 12 (1.08%) OpenView
15 10 (0.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 10 (0.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 503 (45.11%) Microsoft
2 292 (26.19%) VMware
3 215 (19.28%) Oracle
4 102 (9.15%) Citrix
5 92 (8.25%) HP
6 61 (5.47%) Cisco
7 59 (5.29%) IBM
8 52 (4.66%) Red Hat
9 41 (3.68%) SAP
10 36 (3.23%) NetApp
11 35 (3.14%) Dell
12 32 (2.87%) EMC
13 29 (2.60%) F5
14 28 (2.51%) Sitecore
15 25 (2.24%) Atlassian
16 22 (1.97%) Juniper
17 20 (1.79%) Akamai
18 19 (1.70%) Remedy
19 17 (1.52%) TIBCO
19 17 (1.52%) Veritas
Chichester, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Energon People
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + 6 month term initailly
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 7 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago