The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for IIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 - 44
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing IIS 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.40% - 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.70% - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Median daily rate £425 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 - £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 - £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £333
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +31.42% -12.50%  

IIS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 46 49 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 16.14% 15.31% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 28 50
Median daily rate £365 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.28% -26.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £125 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year - +3.91%  

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing IIS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for IIS in Bedfordshire

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IIS in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for IIS in Bedfordshire

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IIS in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IIS in Bedfordshire

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IIS in Bedfordshire

IIS
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Dunstable - 1 £365 -
Luton - 1 £450 -
IIS
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for IIS.

1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server

IIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 3 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Web Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
1 1 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (20.00%) High Availability
1 1 (20.00%) Logistics
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (20.00%) SOA
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft