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 29 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)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 - 59
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing IIS 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.64% - 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.88% - 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £400 - £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £346 £330
% change year-on-year +11.19% +4.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +29.57% -11.25%  

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 82 102 132
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 13.14% 14.98% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 51 79
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Median hourly rate £21.00 £11.50 £11.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.60% -3.56%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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 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 29 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for IIS.

1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) DNS
5 4 (36.36%) MCSE
5 4 (36.36%) Citrix
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (36.36%) Office 365
6 3 (27.27%) XenApp
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 3 (27.27%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (27.27%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (27.27%) SAN
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) DHCP
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) MS Office
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) JBoss
7 2 (18.18%) HTTP
7 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange

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 2 (18.18%) JBoss
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (9.09%) Tuxedo
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) HTTP
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) DMZ
4 1 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Deployment Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) JDBC
2 1 (9.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging
2 2 (18.18%) High Availability
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Document Management
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) MCSE
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
1 1 (9.09%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 1 (9.09%) AppDynamics
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Sitecore