The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 26 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)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 32 35
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3  
Contract jobs citing IIS 2 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.62% 2.51% 2.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.57% 14.29% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 8
Median daily rate £525 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -17.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £328 £335
% change year-on-year +11.45% -2.23%  
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 Cardiff with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 56 49 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 17.28% 17.56% 23.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 34 61
Median daily rate £350 £350 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.86 £12.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.88% +8.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IIS in Cardiff

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IIS in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for IIS.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) DSL
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) Servlets
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) FTP
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) Google
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Xen
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Jetty
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) nginx
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (60.00%) Google App Engine

IIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) Jetty
1 3 (60.00%) Mongrel
1 3 (60.00%) nginx
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (60.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (60.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (20.00%) Route 53
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) DSL
1 3 (60.00%) FTP
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) IPsec
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
1 3 (60.00%) Servlets
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) Kafka
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Document Management
2 2 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Microservices
2 2 (40.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (40.00%) Record to Report
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) VB6
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
1 3 (60.00%) Marathon
1 3 (60.00%) Mesos
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) Rundeck
1 3 (60.00%) Terraform
2 1 (20.00%) Fluentd
2 1 (20.00%) Grafana
2 1 (20.00%) Kibana
2 1 (20.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Google
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle