Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 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
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 209 238 224
Rank change year-on-year +29 -14 -34
Contract jobs citing IIS 58 52 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.73% 0.58% 0.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.34% 3.36% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 47 31
Central London median daily rate £463 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -21.05% +15.15%
10th Percentile £181 £120 £319
90th Percentile £550 £541 £675
London median daily rate £473 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -10.00% +16.67% +9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Central London median hourly rate - - £17.00
London median hourly rate - £14.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - -14.71% -47.69%

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 1,337 1,548 1,202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 16.85% 17.29% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,046 1,165 897
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +0.50% +10.56%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £272
90th Percentile £656 £650 £656
London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 40 12
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £17.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +12.04% +2.00%
10th Percentile £13.55 £13.00 £12.88
90th Percentile £53.70 £33.88 £29.75
London median hourly rate £22.75 £22.50 £20.71
% change year-on-year +1.11% +8.67% +18.31%

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for IIS in Central London

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IIS in Central London

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IIS in Central London over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IIS in Central London

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor 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 23 September 2019. 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 +37 50 £475 +33.80% 15
City of Westminster -5 2 £450 -
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £300 -
Camden - 1 £350 -
IIS
London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 39 (67.24%) Windows
1 39 (67.24%) Microsoft
2 30 (51.72%) Azure
3 25 (43.10%) .NET
4 24 (41.38%) SQL
4 24 (41.38%) SharePoint
5 23 (39.66%) Finance
6 22 (37.93%) PowerShell
7 21 (36.21%) Active Directory
7 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
8 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
9 19 (32.76%) DNS
10 18 (31.03%) MS Exchange
10 18 (31.03%) C#
10 18 (31.03%) HTML
10 18 (31.03%) .NET Framework
11 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (27.59%) Web Services
12 16 (27.59%) Visual Studio
12 16 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 15 (25.86%) Office 365
13 15 (25.86%) SDLC
14 14 (24.14%) Citrix
14 14 (24.14%) VMware
14 14 (24.14%) SCCM
15 13 (22.41%) Degree
15 13 (22.41%) Migration
15 13 (22.41%) DevOps
16 11 (18.97%) Firewall
16 11 (18.97%) Management Information System

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 24 (41.38%) SharePoint
2 18 (31.03%) MS Exchange
3 8 (13.79%) Apache
4 6 (10.34%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (8.62%) CMS
6 4 (6.90%) JBoss
6 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
7 3 (5.17%) Confluence
7 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (5.17%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (5.17%) Skype for Business
7 3 (5.17%) Umbraco
8 2 (3.45%) Apache Solr
8 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.72%) Jetty
9 1 (1.72%) nginx
9 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (1.72%) SAS
9 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (12.07%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.72%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 30 (51.72%) Azure
2 15 (25.86%) Office 365
3 8 (13.79%) AWS
4 5 (8.62%) PaaS
5 4 (6.90%) npm
6 3 (5.17%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (5.17%) GitHub
7 2 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.72%) GCP
8 1 (1.72%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.72%) Google App Engine
8 1 (1.72%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.72%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (32.76%) DNS
2 11 (18.97%) Firewall
3 10 (17.24%) Internet
4 9 (15.52%) DHCP
5 8 (13.79%) MPLS
6 7 (12.07%) IP Telephony
7 4 (6.90%) LAN
7 4 (6.90%) NAS
7 4 (6.90%) SAN
7 4 (6.90%) VPN
8 3 (5.17%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.17%) WAN
9 2 (3.45%) HTTP
9 2 (3.45%) Skype
9 2 (3.45%) VLAN
9 2 (3.45%) VoIP
9 2 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.72%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.52%) MySQL
3 7 (12.07%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (5.17%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.45%) Blockchain
5 2 (3.45%) DB2
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.72%) Big Data
6 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (27.59%) Visual Studio
2 8 (13.79%) TeamCity
3 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.90%) gulp
4 4 (6.90%) JIRA
4 4 (6.90%) Moq
4 4 (6.90%) NUnit
4 4 (6.90%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (5.17%) Bitbucket
5 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.17%) Grunt
6 2 (3.45%) JMeter
6 2 (3.45%) Selenium
6 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.72%) Ant
7 1 (1.72%) Maven
7 1 (1.72%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.72%) MSI
7 1 (1.72%) Subversion
7 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 23 (39.66%) Finance
2 9 (15.52%) Public Sector
3 4 (6.90%) Law
3 4 (6.90%) Marketing
4 3 (5.17%) Banking
4 3 (5.17%) Publishing
5 1 (1.72%) Games
5 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Developer
1 13 (22.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (17.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Migration Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Analyst
4 6 (10.34%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Information Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Information Systems Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) IT Support
6 3 (5.17%) Sitecore Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.45%) Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.10%) .NET
2 18 (31.03%) .NET Framework
2 18 (31.03%) HTML
3 16 (27.59%) Web Services
4 10 (17.24%) CSS
4 10 (17.24%) WCF
4 10 (17.24%) XML
5 9 (15.52%) AngularJS
5 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET
5 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (10.34%) Entity Framework
6 6 (10.34%) XSLT
7 5 (8.62%) Angular 2
7 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (8.62%) jQuery
8 4 (6.90%) .NET Core
8 4 (6.90%) OAuth
9 3 (5.17%) Java EE
9 3 (5.17%) JSON
9 3 (5.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Management Information System
2 9 (15.52%) Driving Licence
3 6 (10.34%) Clustering
4 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (5.17%) Blog
5 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.17%) Replication
6 2 (3.45%) Cloud Native
6 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.72%) PKI
7 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (67.24%) Windows
2 9 (15.52%) Linux
3 7 (12.07%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.62%) Windows 10
5 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.90%) Solaris
5 4 (6.90%) Unix
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.17%) CentOS
6 3 (5.17%) Mac OS X
6 3 (5.17%) Ubuntu
6 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.72%) Android
8 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.72%) Debian
8 1 (1.72%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 15 (25.86%) SDLC
4 13 (22.41%) DevOps
4 13 (22.41%) Migration
5 11 (18.97%) CRM
5 11 (18.97%) Web Development
6 10 (17.24%) Decision-Making
6 10 (17.24%) Time Management
7 9 (15.52%) Contract Management
7 9 (15.52%) MVC
8 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.07%) Email Migration
9 7 (12.07%) Project Delivery
9 7 (12.07%) Server Building
10 6 (10.34%) B2B
10 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (10.34%) Configuration Management
10 6 (10.34%) SOLID
10 6 (10.34%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (41.38%) SQL
2 22 (37.93%) PowerShell
3 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
4 18 (31.03%) C#
5 7 (12.07%) Python
6 5 (8.62%) Perl
7 4 (6.90%) Bash Shell
7 4 (6.90%) Java
7 4 (6.90%) TypeScript
8 3 (5.17%) Ruby
9 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.72%) C
10 1 (1.72%) Go
10 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.72%) VB
10 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) Degree
2 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
2 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.34%) HND
4 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.45%) CISSP
5 2 (3.45%) IISP
5 2 (3.45%) MCSE
6 1 (1.72%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.72%) CISA
6 1 (1.72%) CISM
6 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.72%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.72%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.72%) MCP
6 1 (1.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.45%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) GDPR
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (1.72%) NIST
2 1 (1.72%) NIST 800
2 1 (1.72%) PMO
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 21 (36.21%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.07%) Docker
3 7 (12.07%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.90%) XenApp
5 3 (5.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (5.17%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.45%) DFS Replication
6 2 (3.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (3.45%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.72%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (1.72%) KVM
7 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.72%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.72%) vSphere
7 1 (1.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (24.14%) SCCM
2 5 (8.62%) Ansible
2 5 (8.62%) Puppet
3 4 (6.90%) AirWatch
3 4 (6.90%) MIIS
3 4 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.90%) Terraform
4 2 (3.45%) Packer
4 2 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (3.45%) vMotion
5 1 (1.72%) CASB
5 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.72%) Salt
Vendors
1 39 (67.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (24.14%) Citrix
2 14 (24.14%) VMware
3 7 (12.07%) Oracle
4 3 (5.17%) Apple
4 3 (5.17%) Atlassian
4 3 (5.17%) Blue Coat
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco
4 3 (5.17%) Google
4 3 (5.17%) Meraki
4 3 (5.17%) Sitecore
4 3 (5.17%) Splunk
4 3 (5.17%) Veritas
5 2 (3.45%) EMC
5 2 (3.45%) HP
5 2 (3.45%) IBM
5 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.45%) Sybase
6 1 (1.72%) Avaya
6 1 (1.72%) Symantec