Period
to 18 September 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 18 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 186 220 205
Rank change year-on-year +34 -15 -31
Contract jobs citing IIS 49 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.78% 0.53% 0.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.71% 3.08% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 33 26
City of London median daily rate £475 £350 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -28.21% +18.18%
10th Percentile £146 £120 £353
90th Percentile £565 £538 £675
Central London median daily rate £438 £375 £463
% change year-on-year +16.67% -18.92% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £17.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £17.00

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 1,041 1,201 1,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.62% 17.18% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 908 748
City of London median daily rate £525 £510 £499
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.26% +14.00%
10th Percentile £300 £279 £268
90th Percentile £675 £667 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £498
% change year-on-year +5.00% +0.50% +11.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 36 8
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.63 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +21.32% -6.85%
10th Percentile £12.98 £13.00 £12.01
90th Percentile £55.50 £33.38 £59.63
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £17.85
% change year-on-year +5.00% +12.04% +2.00%

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 18 September 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 18 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
Moorgate - 4 £550 -
IIS
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 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 City of London region with a requirement for IIS.

1 35 (71.43%) Windows
2 33 (67.35%) Microsoft
3 27 (55.10%) Azure
4 21 (42.86%) .NET
5 20 (40.82%) SQL
5 20 (40.82%) SharePoint
5 20 (40.82%) Finance
6 18 (36.73%) Active Directory
6 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
7 17 (34.69%) MS Exchange
8 16 (32.65%) PowerShell
9 15 (30.61%) .NET Framework
9 15 (30.61%) DNS
9 15 (30.61%) HTML
9 15 (30.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 14 (28.57%) C#
10 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 14 (28.57%) Web Services
11 13 (26.53%) Visual Studio
11 13 (26.53%) Degree
11 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (26.53%) SDLC
12 12 (24.49%) DevOps
12 12 (24.49%) Office 365
12 12 (24.49%) Citrix
13 11 (22.45%) Migration
13 11 (22.45%) Firewall
13 11 (22.45%) Management Information System
13 11 (22.45%) Web Development
13 11 (22.45%) SCCM

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 20 (40.82%) SharePoint
2 17 (34.69%) MS Exchange
3 6 (12.24%) Apache
3 6 (12.24%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (8.16%) CMS
5 3 (6.12%) JBoss
5 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.08%) Apache Solr
6 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (4.08%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (4.08%) Umbraco
7 1 (2.04%) Appian
7 1 (2.04%) Confluence
7 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.04%) Jetty
7 1 (2.04%) Mongrel
7 1 (2.04%) nginx
7 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.04%) SilverStripe
7 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (16.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.04%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 27 (55.10%) Azure
2 12 (24.49%) Office 365
3 7 (14.29%) AWS
4 4 (8.16%) PaaS
5 3 (6.12%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (6.12%) GitHub
5 3 (6.12%) npm
6 2 (4.08%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.04%) GCP
7 1 (2.04%) Google Analytics
7 1 (2.04%) Google App Engine
7 1 (2.04%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) DNS
2 11 (22.45%) Firewall
3 10 (20.41%) Internet
4 8 (16.33%) IP Telephony
4 8 (16.33%) MPLS
5 4 (8.16%) DHCP
6 3 (6.12%) NAS
6 3 (6.12%) SAN
7 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.08%) VPN
8 1 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.04%) HTTP
8 1 (2.04%) Intranet
8 1 (2.04%) LAN
8 1 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.04%) VLAN
8 1 (2.04%) WAN
8 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.37%) MySQL
3 8 (16.33%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (4.08%) DB2
6 1 (2.04%) Big Data
6 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.24%) TeamCity
3 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.16%) Moq
4 4 (8.16%) NUnit
5 3 (6.12%) gulp
6 2 (4.08%) Grunt
6 2 (4.08%) JMeter
6 2 (4.08%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (4.08%) Selenium
6 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.04%) Ant
7 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.04%) JIRA
7 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.04%) MSI
7 1 (2.04%) MSTest
7 1 (2.04%) Subversion
7 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (2.04%) WiX
General
1 20 (40.82%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Public Sector
3 4 (8.16%) Law
4 3 (6.12%) Publishing
5 2 (4.08%) Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Legal
6 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (20.41%) Developer
3 9 (18.37%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Information Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Information Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) CRM Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) CRM Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Development Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) IT Support
7 2 (4.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (4.08%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) .NET
2 15 (30.61%) .NET Framework
2 15 (30.61%) HTML
3 14 (28.57%) Web Services
4 10 (20.41%) WCF
4 10 (20.41%) XML
5 8 (16.33%) AngularJS
6 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
6 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (12.24%) CSS
6 6 (12.24%) XSLT
7 5 (10.20%) Angular 2
7 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (8.16%) .NET Core
8 4 (8.16%) Entity Framework
8 4 (8.16%) OAuth
9 3 (6.12%) Ajax
9 3 (6.12%) Java EE
9 3 (6.12%) jQuery
9 3 (6.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Management Information System
2 9 (18.37%) Driving Licence
3 5 (10.20%) Clustering
4 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.12%) Blog
5 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (4.08%) Cloud Native
6 2 (4.08%) Replication
7 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (2.04%) PKI
7 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
7 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (16.33%) Linux
3 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (8.16%) Solaris
4 4 (8.16%) Unix
5 3 (6.12%) CentOS
5 3 (6.12%) Ubuntu
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.04%) Debian
7 1 (2.04%) Fedora
7 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.53%) SDLC
3 12 (24.49%) DevOps
4 11 (22.45%) Migration
4 11 (22.45%) Web Development
5 10 (20.41%) CRM
5 10 (20.41%) Decision-Making
6 9 (18.37%) Contract Management
7 8 (16.33%) Email Migration
7 8 (16.33%) Project Delivery
7 8 (16.33%) Server Building
7 8 (16.33%) Time Management
8 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (12.24%) B2B
9 6 (12.24%) MVC
10 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
10 5 (10.20%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (8.16%) Microservices
11 4 (8.16%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) SQL
2 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
3 16 (32.65%) PowerShell
4 14 (28.57%) C#
5 7 (14.29%) Python
6 4 (8.16%) Java
6 4 (8.16%) Perl
6 4 (8.16%) TypeScript
7 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.12%) Ruby
8 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.04%) C
9 1 (2.04%) Go
9 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.04%) VB
9 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Degree
2 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
2 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
3 6 (12.24%) HND
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.08%) CISSP
5 2 (4.08%) IISP
5 2 (4.08%) MCSE
6 1 (2.04%) AWS Certification
6 1 (2.04%) CISA
6 1 (2.04%) CISM
6 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.04%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.04%) MCDBA
6 1 (2.04%) MCP
6 1 (2.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) GDPR
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (2.04%) NIST
2 1 (2.04%) NIST 800
2 1 (2.04%) PMO
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 18 (36.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.29%) Docker
3 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (6.12%) XenApp
6 2 (4.08%) DFS Replication
6 2 (4.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.04%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (2.04%) Firmware
7 1 (2.04%) KVM
7 1 (2.04%) VirtualBox
7 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.04%) vSphere
7 1 (2.04%) Xen
7 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) SCCM
2 5 (10.20%) Ansible
2 5 (10.20%) Puppet
3 4 (8.16%) MIIS
3 4 (8.16%) Terraform
4 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.08%) Packer
5 2 (4.08%) vMotion
6 1 (2.04%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.04%) CASB
6 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.04%) Salt
6 1 (2.04%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 33 (67.35%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.49%) Citrix
3 10 (20.41%) VMware
4 6 (12.24%) Oracle
5 3 (6.12%) EMC
5 3 (6.12%) Google
5 3 (6.12%) HP
5 3 (6.12%) Veritas
6 2 (4.08%) IBM
6 2 (4.08%) Sitecore
6 2 (4.08%) Sybase
7 1 (2.04%) Apple
7 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.04%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.04%) Cisco
7 1 (2.04%) Dell
7 1 (2.04%) FatWire
7 1 (2.04%) Perforce
7 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.04%) Symantec