Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 164 202 214
Rank change year-on-year +38 +12 -71
Contract jobs citing IIS 17 44 46
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.41% 0.64% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.85% 3.54% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 33 40
Median daily rate £500 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +31.94%
10th Percentile £403 £365 £119
90th Percentile £588 £575 £714
Central London median daily rate £500 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +31.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £22.50
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - £22.50

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 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 596 1,242 1,134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.42% 18.18% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 946 894
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £312 £299 £308
90th Percentile £650 £663 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 11
Median hourly rate £31.00 £19.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.04% -3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £24.50 £15.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £46.25 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year +83.01% -4.38% +5.26%

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 8 April 2020.

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

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 8 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
Moorgate +14 1 - -
IIS
Central London

For the 6 months to 8 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 City of London region with a requirement for IIS.

1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) C#
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 6 (35.29%) SQL
6 6 (35.29%) Windows
6 6 (35.29%) Azure
7 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
7 5 (29.41%) TDD
7 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle
7 5 (29.41%) MVC
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) .NET Core
8 4 (23.53%) Migration
8 4 (23.53%) Apache
8 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
9 3 (17.65%) BDD
9 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
9 3 (17.65%) Docker
9 3 (17.65%) Node.js
9 3 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (17.65%) WCF
9 3 (17.65%) NUnit
9 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework

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 4 (23.53%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.88%) Confluence
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Azure
2 2 (11.76%) npm
3 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.88%) DB2
5 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
1 3 (17.65%) NUnit
2 2 (11.76%) Fiddler
2 2 (11.76%) Moq
2 2 (11.76%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (5.88%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) C# Developer
3 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Azure Developer
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Build Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Security Operations Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) .NET Core
2 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
4 3 (17.65%) Node.js
4 3 (17.65%) WCF
4 3 (17.65%) Web Services
5 2 (11.76%) Angular 2
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.76%) CSS
5 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) JSON
5 2 (11.76%) OAuth
5 2 (11.76%) RESTful
6 1 (5.88%) JSON Schema
6 1 (5.88%) REST
6 1 (5.88%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Life Science
3 1 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) MVC
2 5 (29.41%) TDD
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
4 3 (17.65%) BDD
4 3 (17.65%) Microservices
4 3 (17.65%) SOLID
5 2 (11.76%) B2C
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) ERD
5 2 (11.76%) Impact Mapping
5 2 (11.76%) Kanban
5 2 (11.76%) Pair Programming
5 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (11.76%) Refactoring
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) UML
5 2 (11.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.76%) TypeScript
6 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GxP
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) MIIS
2 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.88%) Splunk