The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 91 115
Rank change year-on-year +5 +24  
Contract jobs citing IIS 13 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.71% 1.33% 0.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.96% 7.73% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 18
Median daily rate £463 £381 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.31% +5.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £275 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £333
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £13.65
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 Berkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 262 427 464
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 14.32% 17.20% 15.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 254 258
Median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £514 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 12
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -61.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year - +3.91%  

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 Berkshire

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IIS in Berkshire

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for IIS in Berkshire

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IIS in Berkshire

IIS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the Berkshire 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
Reading -3 6 £494 +16.17% 3
Bracknell +5 4 - -
Maidenhead -5 2 - - 1
IIS
South East

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 Berkshire region with a requirement for IIS.

1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 12 (57.14%) SharePoint
4 9 (42.86%) Linux
5 8 (38.10%) Apache
6 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (33.33%) Internet
7 6 (28.57%) Intel Security
7 6 (28.57%) Tomcat
7 6 (28.57%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 6 (28.57%) DV Cleared
7 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 6 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (28.57%) Software Distribution
7 6 (28.57%) Server Patching
7 6 (28.57%) Security Operations
7 6 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (23.81%) JBoss
8 5 (23.81%) Finance
9 4 (19.05%) Middleware
9 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
9 4 (19.05%) SSL
9 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (19.05%) DNS
9 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
9 4 (19.05%) ITIL
9 4 (19.05%) Unix

IIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 12 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 8 (38.10%) Apache
3 6 (28.57%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (28.57%) Tomcat
4 5 (23.81%) JBoss
5 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
6 2 (9.52%) Jetty
7 1 (4.76%) CMS
7 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Internet
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) SSL
3 3 (14.29%) FTP
3 3 (14.29%) HTTP
3 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.52%) DHCP
4 2 (9.52%) LDAP
4 2 (9.52%) Telnet
5 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
5 1 (4.76%) LAN
5 1 (4.76%) SAN
5 1 (4.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.76%) Fiddler
3 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Operations Technician
2 3 (14.29%) Middleware Specialist
2 3 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (14.29%) Web Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Web Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Web Hosting Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Developer in Test
4 1 (4.76%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Middleware
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) LAMP
3 1 (4.76%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) RESTful
3 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Linux
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (19.05%) Unix
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (9.52%) CentOS
8 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (4.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
1 6 (28.57%) Security Operations
1 6 (28.57%) Server Patching
1 6 (28.57%) Software Distribution
2 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
3 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) Time Management
4 1 (4.76%) BDD
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) SDLC
4 1 (4.76%) Security Auditing
4 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.76%) User Stories
4 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C#
1 3 (14.29%) PHP
2 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.52%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.52%) CISA
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) MCSE
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Firmware
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Intel Security
3 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
4 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) F5
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) SAP
5 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow