Period
to 2 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for IIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IIS over the 6 months to 2 April 2020 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)
London > Central London
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 179 237 229
Rank change year-on-year +58 -8 -71
Contract jobs citing IIS 25 61 70
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.47% 0.69% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.16% 3.85% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 50 62
Median daily rate £500 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +31.94%
10th Percentile £413 £328 £136
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
London median daily rate £475 £525 £463
% change year-on-year -9.52% +13.51% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £22.50
London median hourly rate £35.00 - £13.50

IIS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 792 1,583 1,532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 15.04% 17.79% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 1,161 1,193
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £286
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 16
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £24.50 £16.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £37.25 £34.25 £43.75
Median hourly rate £30.05 £28.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +5.44% +29.55% +15.79%

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing IIS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for IIS in Central London

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IIS in Central London.

Daily rate trend for IIS in Central London

IIS
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IIS in Central London over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for IIS in Central London

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IIS in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for IIS in Central London

IIS
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the Central London region over the 6 months to 2 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +40 17 £500 +17.65% 13
City of Westminster +17 4 £450 -14.29%
IIS
London

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing IIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for IIS.

1 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (48.00%) .NET
3 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (40.00%) Finance
4 10 (40.00%) Windows
5 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (32.00%) PowerShell
6 8 (32.00%) C#
6 8 (32.00%) SharePoint
6 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (28.00%) SQL
7 7 (28.00%) Azure
7 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (24.00%) Migration
8 6 (24.00%) VPN
8 6 (24.00%) Internet
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco
9 5 (20.00%) MVC
9 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 5 (20.00%) Oracle
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (20.00%) TDD
9 5 (20.00%) .NET Core
9 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
10 4 (16.00%) Office 365
10 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (16.00%) Meraki

IIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 8 (32.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (8.00%) CMS
4 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.00%) Confluence
4 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Azure
2 4 (16.00%) Office 365
3 2 (8.00%) npm
4 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.00%) Azure Functions
4 1 (4.00%) GitHub
4 1 (4.00%) IaaS
4 1 (4.00%) Mimecast
4 1 (4.00%) PaaS
4 1 (4.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Internet
1 6 (24.00%) VPN
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (16.00%) DHCP
2 4 (16.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) LAN
2 4 (16.00%) MPLS
2 4 (16.00%) NAS
2 4 (16.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.00%) SSL
2 4 (16.00%) VoIP
2 4 (16.00%) WAN
2 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (12.00%) Kerberos
4 2 (8.00%) Firewall
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security
5 1 (4.00%) Skype
5 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (4.00%) DB2
5 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
1 3 (12.00%) NUnit
2 2 (8.00%) Fiddler
2 2 (8.00%) Moq
2 2 (8.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (4.00%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (16.00%) SharePoint Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Azure Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Build Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Security Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) .NET Core
2 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (12.00%) Node.js
4 3 (12.00%) WCF
4 3 (12.00%) Web Services
5 2 (8.00%) Angular 2
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.00%) CSS
5 2 (8.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (8.00%) HTML
5 2 (8.00%) JSON
5 2 (8.00%) OAuth
5 2 (8.00%) RESTful
6 1 (4.00%) Middleware
6 1 (4.00%) REST
6 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.00%) Life Science
4 1 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Android
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 3 (12.00%) Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.00%) MVC
3 5 (20.00%) TDD
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.00%) Data Management
4 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (16.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 4 (16.00%) Security Management
4 4 (16.00%) Security Patching
4 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (12.00%) BDD
5 3 (12.00%) DevOps
5 3 (12.00%) Microservices
5 3 (12.00%) SOLID
6 2 (8.00%) ERD
6 2 (8.00%) Kanban
6 2 (8.00%) Refactoring
6 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) C#
1 8 (32.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) GDPR
2 1 (4.00%) GxP
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Docker
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) AirWatch
1 4 (16.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) MIIS
2 2 (8.00%) Terraform
3 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) Puppet
3 1 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.00%) Avaya
3 4 (16.00%) Meraki
4 3 (12.00%) F5
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
6 1 (4.00%) McAfee
6 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.00%) Splunk
6 1 (4.00%) Ubiquiti
6 1 (4.00%) VMware