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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
UK
Rank 232 204 172
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -32
Contract jobs citing IIS 459 640 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.01% 1.23% 1.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.78% 7.23% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 415 438
Median daily rate £382 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.86% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £340 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 25
Median hourly rate £18.50 £43.00 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.97% +99.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £53.58 £32.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £50.00 £21.58
% change year-on-year
-72.00% +131.69%

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
7948 8848 9199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.52% 17.00% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5175 5647 5639
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 236 314
Median hourly rate £18.50 £21.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.30% +6.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.40 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -26 415 £395 +5.33% 178
London -15 204 £395 -1.25% 70
City of London +3 53 £360 -10.55% 10
South East -73 52 £388 +3.33% 35
South West +24 50 £413 +28.90% 10
East of England +13 35 £390 +16.41% 15
Scotland +21 24 £330 -14.28% 9
North West +18 21 £325 +6.55% 15
Devon +16 20 £550 +193.33% 2
East Midlands +1 20 £259 -5.90% 2
Swindon +16 18 £413 +23.13%
Wiltshire +10 18 £413 +25.00%
West Yorkshire +19 15 £400 +19.40% 6
Yorkshire -13 15 £400 +23.07% 11
West Midlands +7 14 £350 +12.90% 15
Exeter +6 14 £175 -46.15% 2
Hampshire -3 14 £420 +22.62% 5
Erskine - 14 £327 - 1
Renfrewshire - 14 £327 - 1
Manchester +16 13 £325 +7.43% 8
Norfolk +12 10 £363 +5.07% 2
Leeds +12 9 £363 +23.93% 2
Milton Keynes +2 9 £350 -12.22% 1
Berkshire -5 9 £463 +23.33% 6
Buckinghamshire -7 9 £350 -12.22% 9
Surrey -5 8 £474 +7.67% 6
Suffolk -2 7 £538 +48.27% 1
Ipswich - 7 £538 - 1
Plymouth +12 6 £560 +198.53%
Leicestershire +10 6 £250 - 2

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 659 (67.24%) Windows
2 490 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 450 (45.92%) Microsoft
4 420 (42.86%) SQL
5 389 (39.69%) .NET
6 374 (38.16%) Windows Server
7 267 (27.24%) C#
8 259 (26.43%) Active Directory
9 255 (26.02%) VMware
9 255 (26.02%) PowerShell
10 253 (25.82%) Linux
11 225 (22.96%) DNS
12 219 (22.35%) Finance
13 192 (19.59%) Windows Server 2012
14 189 (19.29%) Windows Server 2008
15 186 (18.98%) VMware Infrastructure
16 185 (18.88%) ASP.NET
17 183 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
18 177 (18.06%) Microsoft Azure
19 173 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
20 171 (17.45%) JavaScript
21 169 (17.24%) DevOps
22 163 (16.63%) Oracle
23 159 (16.22%) ITIL
24 155 (15.82%) HTML
25 151 (15.41%) Apache
26 147 (15.00%) Web Services
27 143 (14.59%) TCP/IP
28 141 (14.39%) Amazon AWS
29 138 (14.08%) 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
1 151 (15.41%) Apache
2 126 (12.86%) SharePoint
3 116 (11.84%) Tomcat
4 102 (10.41%) BizTalk Server
5 98 (10.00%) WebSphere
6 48 (4.90%) nginx
7 47 (4.80%) MS Exchange
8 46 (4.69%) JBoss
9 35 (3.57%) CMS
10 32 (3.27%) Skype for Business
11 31 (3.16%) Jetty
12 29 (2.96%) Mongrel
13 28 (2.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 25 (2.55%) WebLogic
15 23 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
15 23 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
16 20 (2.04%) Confluence
16 20 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
17 19 (1.94%) Sitecore CMS
18 14 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 138 (14.08%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.96%) MS Office
3 7 (0.71%) InfoPath
3 7 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.41%) MS Project
6 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.10%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 76 (7.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (2.45%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.71%) OpenText Process Suite
5 6 (0.61%) Summit
6 4 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.41%) Workday HCM
7 3 (0.31%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.20%) Orchestrade
9 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.10%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.10%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.10%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 1 (0.10%) Magento
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.10%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 177 (18.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 141 (14.39%) Amazon AWS
3 79 (8.06%) IaaS
4 56 (5.71%) PaaS
5 50 (5.10%) Amazon EC2
6 48 (4.90%) SaaS
7 47 (4.80%) Office 365
8 28 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
9 27 (2.76%) Google App Engine
10 22 (2.24%) Amazon S3
11 20 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
12 15 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
13 13 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 13 (1.33%) GitHub
13 13 (1.33%) HP Helion
14 10 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
15 9 (0.92%) Amazon ELB
16 8 (0.82%) Boomi
16 8 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
17 6 (0.61%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 225 (22.96%) DNS
2 143 (14.59%) TCP/IP
3 134 (13.67%) DHCP
4 129 (13.16%) Firewall
5 87 (8.88%) Internet
6 81 (8.27%) HTTP
6 81 (8.27%) SSL
7 62 (6.33%) SAN
8 56 (5.71%) FTP
8 56 (5.71%) LAN
9 52 (5.31%) WAN
10 35 (3.57%) NAS
11 33 (3.37%) LDAP
12 28 (2.86%) IPsec
13 27 (2.76%) Kerberos
14 24 (2.45%) VPN
15 20 (2.04%) HTTPS
16 17 (1.73%) iSCSI
16 17 (1.73%) Remote Desktop
17 15 (1.53%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 490 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 113 (11.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 96 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 82 (8.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 74 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 72 (7.35%) Oracle Database
7 44 (4.49%) MySQL
8 40 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
9 39 (3.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 37 (3.78%) Relational Database
11 29 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
12 23 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
13 18 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (1.84%) MS Access
14 17 (1.73%) RDBMS
15 16 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
15 16 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (1.53%) Oracle9i Database
17 14 (1.43%) NoSQL
18 13 (1.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 173 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 106 (10.82%) Git (software)
3 92 (9.39%) TeamCity
4 89 (9.08%) Jenkins
5 77 (7.86%) Visual Studio
6 65 (6.63%) Octopus Deploy
7 50 (5.10%) JIRA
8 48 (4.90%) Subversion
9 34 (3.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 29 (2.96%) Travis CI
11 27 (2.76%) MSBuild
12 19 (1.94%) Hudson
13 18 (1.84%) Ant
14 13 (1.33%) Moq
15 12 (1.22%) NUnit
15 12 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
16 10 (1.02%) Selenium
17 9 (0.92%) CruiseControl
17 9 (0.92%) Maven
18 8 (0.82%) ReSharper
General
1 219 (22.35%) Finance
2 88 (8.98%) Banking
3 28 (2.86%) Retail
4 27 (2.76%) Back Office
5 26 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 21 (2.14%) Front Office
7 20 (2.04%) Legal
8 15 (1.53%) Investment Banking
8 15 (1.53%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.43%) Marketing
10 10 (1.02%) Electronics
10 10 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.02%) Publishing
11 9 (0.92%) French Language
12 8 (0.82%) Law
13 7 (0.71%) International Banking
14 6 (0.61%) Advertising
15 4 (0.41%) Games
16 3 (0.31%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 233 (23.78%) Developer
2 106 (10.82%) .NET Developer
3 101 (10.31%) Analyst
4 73 (7.45%) Applications Support
4 73 (7.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 67 (6.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 63 (6.43%) Architect
7 61 (6.22%) Support Analyst
8 56 (5.71%) C# Developer
8 56 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
9 51 (5.20%) Administrator
10 50 (5.10%) Consultant
11 44 (4.49%) Support Engineer
12 36 (3.67%) Applications Support Analyst
12 36 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
13 35 (3.57%) PowerShell Engineer
14 33 (3.37%) SQL Developer
15 29 (2.96%) Microsoft Developer
16 28 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
17 26 (2.65%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 389 (39.69%) .NET
2 185 (18.88%) ASP.NET
3 155 (15.82%) HTML
4 147 (15.00%) Web Services
5 124 (12.65%) CSS
6 100 (10.20%) jQuery
6 100 (10.20%) XML
7 98 (10.00%) WCF
8 87 (8.88%) .NET Framework
9 65 (6.63%) Ajax
10 55 (5.61%) Middleware
11 52 (5.31%) SOAP
12 44 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 43 (4.39%) AngularJS
14 42 (4.29%) HTML5
15 40 (4.08%) J2EE
15 40 (4.08%) JSON
15 40 (4.08%) XSLT
16 39 (3.98%) LINQ
17 38 (3.88%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 86 (8.78%) Clustering
2 77 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (3.98%) Data Centre
4 38 (3.88%) Management Information System
5 36 (3.67%) Computer Science
6 29 (2.96%) PKI
7 24 (2.45%) N-Tier
8 22 (2.24%) Mobile App
9 18 (1.84%) Replication
9 18 (1.84%) User Experience
10 17 (1.73%) W3C
11 14 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 10 (1.02%) Virtual Team
13 8 (0.82%) DataPower
13 8 (0.82%) Derivative
13 8 (0.82%) Driving Licence
13 8 (0.82%) Fintech
13 8 (0.82%) Private Cloud
13 8 (0.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 659 (67.24%) Windows
2 374 (38.16%) Windows Server
3 253 (25.82%) Linux
4 192 (19.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 189 (19.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 119 (12.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 76 (7.76%) Unix
8 48 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 40 (4.08%) Windows 7
10 30 (3.06%) Solaris
11 28 (2.86%) Android
11 28 (2.86%) CentOS
12 25 (2.55%) Apple iOS
13 20 (2.04%) AIX
14 16 (1.63%) Ubuntu
15 14 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
15 14 (1.43%) Windows XP
16 12 (1.22%) Windows 2000
17 7 (0.71%) zOS
18 4 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (17.24%) DevOps
3 159 (16.22%) ITIL
4 106 (10.82%) Continuous Integration
4 106 (10.82%) CRM
5 98 (10.00%) MVC
6 87 (8.88%) Configuration Management
7 76 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
8 72 (7.35%) Scrum
9 71 (7.24%) Migration
10 68 (6.94%) Open Source
10 68 (6.94%) TDD
11 62 (6.33%) Continuous Delivery
12 55 (5.61%) High Availability
13 54 (5.51%) Change Management
14 51 (5.20%) Load Balancing
15 50 (5.10%) Problem Management
16 46 (4.69%) SDLC
17 44 (4.49%) Web Development
18 42 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 420 (42.86%) SQL
2 267 (27.24%) C#
3 255 (26.02%) PowerShell
4 171 (17.45%) JavaScript
5 122 (12.45%) Java
6 106 (10.82%) T-SQL
7 62 (6.33%) Perl
8 57 (5.82%) Python
9 53 (5.41%) VB
10 47 (4.80%) VBScript
11 45 (4.59%) Bash Shell
12 44 (4.49%) PHP
13 37 (3.78%) VB.NET
14 25 (2.55%) Ruby
15 22 (2.24%) VBA
16 19 (1.94%) C
17 15 (1.53%) XAML
18 14 (1.43%) ActionScript
19 13 (1.33%) Shell Script
20 11 (1.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 76 (7.76%) Security Cleared
2 74 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 59 (6.02%) Degree
4 57 (5.82%) MCSE
5 55 (5.61%) SC Cleared
6 31 (3.16%) MCSA
7 28 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (2.14%) CCNA
9 19 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (1.63%) AWS Certification
12 15 (1.53%) CCNP
13 14 (1.43%) CISSP
14 12 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
15 11 (1.12%) DV Cleared
15 11 (1.12%) MCITP
16 10 (1.02%) ISEB
17 9 (0.92%) IISP
17 9 (0.92%) ISTQB
18 8 (0.82%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.27%) QA
2 28 (2.86%) SLA
3 21 (2.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 21 (2.14%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.92%) SEPA
5 5 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.20%) FedRAMP
7 2 (0.20%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.20%) WCAG
8 1 (0.10%) BS7799
8 1 (0.10%) HL7
8 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.10%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.10%) RMADS
System Software
1 259 (26.43%) Active Directory
2 186 (18.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (9.49%) Hyper-V
4 42 (4.29%) vSphere
5 41 (4.18%) Xen
6 39 (3.98%) VMware ESX
7 31 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (2.24%) Virtual Desktop
9 21 (2.14%) XenApp
10 20 (2.04%) NFS
11 19 (1.94%) Docker
12 13 (1.33%) KVM
13 12 (1.22%) ISA Server
13 12 (1.22%) Terminal Services
14 11 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
14 11 (1.12%) SRDF
14 11 (1.12%) UAG
14 11 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
15 10 (1.02%) Firmware
15 10 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 123 (12.55%) Puppet
2 75 (7.65%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (5.10%) SCCM
4 47 (4.80%) Ansible
5 29 (2.96%) Microsoft Clustering
6 28 (2.86%) SCOM
7 26 (2.65%) Control-M
7 26 (2.65%) Nagios
8 25 (2.55%) WSUS
9 16 (1.63%) AirWatch
10 12 (1.22%) NetBackup
11 11 (1.12%) Terraform
12 9 (0.92%) BladeLogic
12 9 (0.92%) SCVMM
13 8 (0.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 8 (0.82%) Oracle Identity Management
13 8 (0.82%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 7 (0.71%) EdgeSight
14 7 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
14 7 (0.71%) Mesos
Vendors
1 450 (45.92%) Microsoft
2 255 (26.02%) VMware
3 163 (16.63%) Oracle
4 74 (7.55%) IBM
5 66 (6.73%) Citrix
6 59 (6.02%) Cisco
7 58 (5.92%) HP
8 55 (5.61%) Red Hat
9 37 (3.78%) Dell
10 34 (3.47%) Google
11 29 (2.96%) SAP
12 27 (2.76%) EMC
13 23 (2.35%) Atlassian
13 23 (2.35%) Avaya
14 21 (2.14%) Sitecore
15 20 (2.04%) Apple
16 19 (1.94%) Epicor
17 18 (1.84%) Juniper
18 17 (1.73%) AppDynamics
18 17 (1.73%) NetApp
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Talendrone.com
Rate: £350 - £370 / Day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Littlehampton, West Sussex
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: £36,937 to £38,789 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Erskine
PS Computer Services
Rate: £0 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Data Idols
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + 6 month term initailly
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £0 to £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Betsold Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Source Technology
Rate: From £450 to £470 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day 8 to 12 month day rate contract
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
South Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago