Period
to 24 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 24 January 2022 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 162 117 171
Rank change year-on-year -45 +54 +56
Contract jobs citing IIS 27 8 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.68% 0.39% 0.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.64% 3.01% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 22
10th Percentile £375 £425 £400
25th Percentile £461 £452 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £481 £531
Median % change year-on-year +6.49% -9.41% +11.84%
75th Percentile £584 £533 £550
90th Percentile £600 £562 £586
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £513
% change year-on-year +7.89% -7.32% +7.89%

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 the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 479 266 717
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.04% 12.87% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 180 562
10th Percentile £350 £276 £264
25th Percentile £431 £406 £401
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £638 £603 £600
90th Percentile £725 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
10th Percentile £21.42 £15.43 £19.47
25th Percentile £23.90 £18.27 £20.50
Median hourly rate £28.84 £23.00 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +25.40% -8.00% +29.87%
75th Percentile £34.21 - £26.25
90th Percentile £36.93 - £38.40
Central London median hourly rate £28.84 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +25.40% -8.00% +31.58%

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for IIS in the City of London

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IIS in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for IIS in the City of London

IIS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IIS in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for IIS in the City of London

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IIS in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for IIS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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 City of London region with a requirement for IIS.

1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
3 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
4 14 (51.85%) Finance
5 13 (48.15%) .NET
6 12 (44.44%) C#
6 12 (44.44%) SQL
6 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (44.44%) Azure
7 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
8 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Excel
9 9 (33.33%) Linux
10 8 (29.63%) SDLC
11 6 (22.22%) Analytics
11 6 (22.22%) DevOps
11 6 (22.22%) CI/CD
11 6 (22.22%) Oracle
11 6 (22.22%) Unix
11 6 (22.22%) XML
11 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
11 6 (22.22%) VB.NET
11 6 (22.22%) HTML
11 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (22.22%) Scrum
12 5 (18.52%) Change Management
12 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
12 5 (18.52%) Citrix
12 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
12 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
12 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio

IIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) Apache
2 3 (11.11%) Appian
2 3 (11.11%) JBoss
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (7.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (44.44%) Azure
2 4 (14.81%) Power Platform
3 3 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (11.11%) NuGet
3 3 (11.11%) PaaS
3 3 (11.11%) PowerApps
4 2 (7.41%) Force.com
5 1 (3.70%) AWS
5 1 (3.70%) Datadog
5 1 (3.70%) GitHub
5 1 (3.70%) OpenShift
5 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) Power BI
3 3 (11.11%) MySQL
3 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
2 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) Selenium
2 4 (14.81%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (11.11%) JIRA
3 3 (11.11%) Robot Framework
3 3 (11.11%) SonarQube
4 2 (7.41%) Artifactory
4 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.41%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.70%) Subversion
5 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (3.70%) VisualSVN
5 1 (3.70%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Back Office
3 3 (11.11%) Front Office
4 2 (7.41%) Documentation Skills
4 2 (7.41%) Public Sector
4 2 (7.41%) Social Skills
5 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.70%) International Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Appian Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 3 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Support
5 2 (7.41%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Insurance Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) PowerShell Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Salesforce Developer
5 2 (7.41%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) HTML
2 6 (22.22%) XML
3 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
4 3 (11.11%) ActiveX
4 3 (11.11%) CSS
4 3 (11.11%) Entity Framework
4 3 (11.11%) J2EE
4 3 (11.11%) Java EE
4 3 (11.11%) OLE
4 3 (11.11%) OSGi
4 3 (11.11%) REST
4 3 (11.11%) Struts
4 3 (11.11%) Web Services
5 2 (7.41%) COM
5 2 (7.41%) JSON
5 2 (7.41%) SOAP
5 2 (7.41%) Spring
5 2 (7.41%) Visualforce
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Cloud Native
1 3 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Reinsurance
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
3 9 (33.33%) Linux
4 6 (22.22%) Unix
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) SDLC
3 6 (22.22%) Analytics
3 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (22.22%) CI/CD
3 6 (22.22%) DevOps
3 6 (22.22%) Scrum
4 5 (18.52%) Change Management
4 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
5 4 (14.81%) Microservices
5 4 (14.81%) Migration
5 4 (14.81%) Release Management
6 3 (11.11%) API Design
6 3 (11.11%) API Development
6 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 3 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.11%) Task Automation
6 3 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) C#
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) VB.NET
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
4 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
5 3 (11.11%) Java
5 3 (11.11%) Python
5 3 (11.11%) VB
6 2 (7.41%) Apex Code
6 2 (7.41%) Formula Language
6 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.41%) R
6 2 (7.41%) SOQL
6 2 (7.41%) SOSL
6 2 (7.41%) VBA
7 1 (3.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Ansible
1 4 (14.81%) Kubernetes
2 3 (11.11%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) SCOM
2 3 (11.11%) Terraform
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 5 (18.52%) Citrix
4 3 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (7.41%) Dell
5 2 (7.41%) Micro Focus
5 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.70%) AppDynamics
6 1 (3.70%) New Relic
6 1 (3.70%) RedGate
6 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.70%) Splunk
6 1 (3.70%) Veracode