Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 218 219 150
Rank change year-on-year +1 -69 +21
Contract jobs citing IIS 34 40 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.50% 0.56% 1.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.73% 3.85% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 65
City of London median daily rate £475 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.67% -7.41%
10th Percentile £368 £152 £313
90th Percentile £585 £723 £552
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £375
% change year-on-year - +26.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
City of London median hourly rate - £19.75 -
Central London median hourly rate - £19.75 -

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 1,247 1,040 1,146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.28% 14.56% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 840 917
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +7.95%
10th Percentile £275 £278 £313
90th Percentile £650 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £498 £475
% change year-on-year +5.53% +4.74% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 12
City of London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% -2.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.54 £11.43
90th Percentile £29.63 £27.50 £55.93
Central London median hourly rate £18.88 £19.35 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.43% +1.84% -2.56%

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing IIS as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IIS in the City of London

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IIS in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IIS in the City of London

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IIS in the City of London

IIS
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 15 February 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
Moorgate - 5 - -
London Bridge - 1 £450 -
IIS
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for IIS.

1 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 19 (55.88%) SQL
4 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
5 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
5 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (44.12%) Windows Server
6 14 (41.18%) PowerShell
6 14 (41.18%) .NET
6 14 (41.18%) VMware
7 13 (38.24%) Finance
8 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (32.35%) DevOps
9 10 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 8 (23.53%) TeamCity
10 8 (23.53%) DNS
11 7 (20.59%) Citrix
11 7 (20.59%) C#
11 7 (20.59%) Tomcat
11 7 (20.59%) ITIL
11 7 (20.59%) Migration
11 7 (20.59%) Banking
11 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (20.59%) Office 365
12 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
12 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
13 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
13 5 (14.71%) Apache

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 7 (20.59%) Tomcat
2 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 5 (14.71%) Apache
4 4 (11.76%) Skype for Business
5 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.88%) Jetty
5 2 (5.88%) Mongrel
5 2 (5.88%) nginx
5 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.94%) Confluence
6 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (20.59%) Office 365
3 4 (11.76%) IaaS
3 4 (11.76%) PaaS
4 3 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (5.88%) Google App Engine
5 2 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (5.88%) OneDrive
5 2 (5.88%) SaaS
6 1 (2.94%) Akamai
6 1 (2.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (2.94%) Cloudflare
6 1 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (2.94%) GitHub
6 1 (2.94%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) DNS
2 5 (14.71%) DHCP
2 5 (14.71%) Firewall
2 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.76%) HTTP
3 4 (11.76%) SAN
4 3 (8.82%) SSL
5 2 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (5.88%) FTP
5 2 (5.88%) HTTPS
5 2 (5.88%) IPsec
5 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.88%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.88%) Skype
6 1 (2.94%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.94%) Internet
6 1 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Big Data
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) TeamCity
2 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.82%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.88%) JIRA
4 2 (5.88%) MSI
4 2 (5.88%) Subversion
4 2 (5.88%) Travis CI
4 2 (5.88%) WiX
5 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Developer
5 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Build Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Office 365 Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Support
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
2 3 (8.82%) WCF
2 3 (8.82%) Web Services
3 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.88%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) HTML
3 2 (5.88%) Servlets
3 2 (5.88%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.94%) .NET Core
4 1 (2.94%) Ajax
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.94%) J2EE
4 1 (2.94%) jQuery
4 1 (2.94%) JSON
4 1 (2.94%) React
4 1 (2.94%) SignalR
4 1 (2.94%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Clustering
1 4 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.88%) Fintech
3 2 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.88%) Hedge funds
3 2 (5.88%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.88%) Reinsurance
3 2 (5.88%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (5.88%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Replication
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 15 (44.12%) Windows Server
3 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (14.71%) Linux
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.88%) Unix
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) DevOps
2 10 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (20.59%) ITIL
3 7 (20.59%) Migration
4 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.82%) CRM
6 3 (8.82%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
6 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.88%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (5.88%) Identity Management
7 2 (5.88%) Information Security Management
7 2 (5.88%) Release Management
7 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Security Management
7 2 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) SQL
2 14 (41.18%) PowerShell
3 7 (20.59%) C#
4 4 (11.76%) Python
5 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.88%) Java
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.88%) Perl
6 2 (5.88%) PHP
6 2 (5.88%) VB
7 1 (2.94%) Go
7 1 (2.94%) Ruby
7 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.88%) CCA
3 2 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) XenApp
4 2 (5.88%) Docker
4 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.88%) vSphere
4 2 (5.88%) Xen
4 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Puppet
2 2 (5.88%) Ansible
2 2 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.88%) QRadar
2 2 (5.88%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) SCOM
2 2 (5.88%) SCOrch
2 2 (5.88%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.94%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 14 (41.18%) VMware
3 7 (20.59%) Citrix
4 5 (14.71%) F5
5 2 (5.88%) Cognos
5 2 (5.88%) Google
5 2 (5.88%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) Ivanti
5 2 (5.88%) Pega
5 2 (5.88%) Symantec
6 1 (2.94%) BMC
6 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco
6 1 (2.94%) ForgeRock
6 1 (2.94%) New Relic
6 1 (2.94%) Rackspace