The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 23 June 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)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 61 57
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4  
Contract jobs citing IIS 5 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.81% 1.23% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.76% 6.58% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 2
Median daily rate £320 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.72% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £289 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £440 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £330 £334
% change year-on-year +11.36% -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £28.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -24.10% +7.69%  

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 Birmingham with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 105 152 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 17.10% 18.67% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 114 59
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £222 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Median hourly rate £14.22 £10.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.38% -30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.50 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.64 £14.90 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IIS in Birmingham

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IIS in Birmingham over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IIS in Birmingham

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IIS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for IIS.

1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) JBoss
3 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Tuxedo
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) HTTP
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP

IIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) JBoss
2 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (12.50%) Tuxedo
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DMZ
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds