Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 192 166
Rank change year-on-year -24 -26 +3
Contract jobs citing IIS 42 48 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% 0.73% 1.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.55% 4.63% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 34 49
City of London median daily rate £368 £438 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +4.79% +7.05%
10th Percentile £118 £333 £327
90th Percentile £549 £675 £590
Central London median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -11.76% - +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 1,182 1,036 1,167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.92% 15.80% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 758 889
City of London median daily rate £501 £498 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.60% +13.71% +2.94%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £290
90th Percentile £675 £675 £626
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 7 18
City of London median hourly rate £20.63 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.32% -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £14.87 £11.73 £11.25
90th Percentile £34.75 £74.00 £26.38
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year +6.95% -1.58% +11.76%

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 2018. 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
London Bridge - 1 £525 -
IIS
Central London

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 30 (71.43%) Windows
2 23 (54.76%) Microsoft
3 21 (50.00%) Citrix
4 19 (45.24%) Windows Server
5 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 16 (38.10%) SQL
7 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
8 14 (33.33%) DNS
8 14 (33.33%) DHCP
9 13 (30.95%) TCP/IP
9 13 (30.95%) XenApp
9 13 (30.95%) Office 365
10 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
10 12 (28.57%) Telnet
10 12 (28.57%) VMware
11 11 (26.19%) PowerShell
12 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (23.81%) Finance
12 10 (23.81%) .NET
13 9 (21.43%) Linux
14 8 (19.05%) Cisco
14 8 (19.05%) SAN
15 7 (16.67%) Firewall
15 7 (16.67%) C#
15 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
15 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
16 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
16 6 (14.29%) Oracle
16 6 (14.29%) WAN
16 6 (14.29%) Banking

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 5 (11.90%) Apache
2 4 (9.52%) Skype for Business
2 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.76%) JBoss
4 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.38%) CMS
5 1 (2.38%) Drupal
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.38%) Jetty
5 1 (2.38%) Mongrel
5 1 (2.38%) nginx
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.95%) Office 365
2 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.38%) GitHub
5 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.38%) IaaS
5 1 (2.38%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.38%) PaaS
5 1 (2.38%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) SaaS
5 1 (2.38%) Sumo Logic
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) DHCP
1 14 (33.33%) DNS
2 13 (30.95%) TCP/IP
3 12 (28.57%) Telnet
4 8 (19.05%) SAN
5 7 (16.67%) Firewall
6 6 (14.29%) WAN
7 5 (11.90%) LAN
8 3 (7.14%) HTTP
8 3 (7.14%) NAS
9 2 (4.76%) Skype
10 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.38%) FCoE
10 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
10 1 (2.38%) Kerberos
10 1 (2.38%) MPLS
10 1 (2.38%) Multicast
10 1 (2.38%) VPN
10 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.38%) HBase
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.52%) Subversion
3 3 (7.14%) MSBuild
4 2 (4.76%) NUnit
4 2 (4.76%) Selenium
4 2 (4.76%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.38%) Ant
5 1 (2.38%) Gradle
5 1 (2.38%) Maven
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
3 5 (11.90%) Law
4 4 (9.52%) Legal
5 1 (2.38%) Back Office
5 1 (2.38%) French Language
5 1 (2.38%) Private Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) 1st Line Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Citrix Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Developer
3 7 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 6 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (9.52%) C# Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Citrix Server Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Server Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Citrix Support
7 3 (7.14%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) Software Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) Middleware
3 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
3 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.14%) HTML
5 2 (4.76%) Angular 2
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (4.76%) CSS
5 2 (4.76%) WCF
5 2 (4.76%) Web Services
6 1 (2.38%) .NET Core
6 1 (2.38%) JMS
6 1 (2.38%) LAMP
6 1 (2.38%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (2.38%) React
6 1 (2.38%) Servlets
6 1 (2.38%) SignalR
6 1 (2.38%) XML
6 1 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) Clustering
2 2 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.76%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.38%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.38%) Fintech
3 1 (2.38%) HP Superdome
3 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
3 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 30 (71.43%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) Windows Server
3 9 (21.43%) Linux
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.76%) Unix
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.38%) Debian
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.38%) Solaris
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (11.90%) Migration
2 5 (11.90%) SDLC
3 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.52%) TDD
4 3 (7.14%) BDD
4 3 (7.14%) DevOps
4 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (7.14%) Identity Management
4 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.14%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.76%) Data Extraction
5 2 (4.76%) E-Discovery
5 2 (4.76%) High Availability
5 2 (4.76%) Secure Coding
5 2 (4.76%) SIEM
5 2 (4.76%) SOLID
5 2 (4.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) SQL
2 11 (26.19%) PowerShell
3 7 (16.67%) C#
4 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.14%) TypeScript
5 3 (7.14%) VB
5 3 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.14%) VBA
5 3 (7.14%) VBScript
6 2 (4.76%) Java
6 2 (4.76%) Ruby
7 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.38%) C
7 1 (2.38%) Go
7 1 (2.38%) Perl
7 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) GCP
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (30.95%) XenApp
3 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.76%) NFS
5 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.76%) vSphere
5 2 (4.76%) Xen
6 1 (2.38%) Docker
6 1 (2.38%) Gluster
6 1 (2.38%) iptables
6 1 (2.38%) KVM
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.38%) SRDF
6 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.38%) VirtualBox
6 1 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Ansible
1 4 (9.52%) SCOM
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (7.14%) WSUS
3 2 (4.76%) Nagios
3 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.76%) Puppet
3 2 (4.76%) SCCM
4 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.38%) Graylog
4 1 (2.38%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.38%) Kibana
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.38%) Perfmon
4 1 (2.38%) Salt
4 1 (2.38%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.38%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.38%) Terraform
4 1 (2.38%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.38%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Microsoft
2 21 (50.00%) Citrix
3 12 (28.57%) VMware
4 8 (19.05%) Cisco
5 6 (14.29%) Oracle
6 3 (7.14%) Dell
6 3 (7.14%) EMC
6 3 (7.14%) iManage
6 3 (7.14%) NetApp
7 2 (4.76%) 3PAR
7 2 (4.76%) Cognos
7 2 (4.76%) Google
7 2 (4.76%) HP
7 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
7 2 (4.76%) Splunk
7 2 (4.76%) Veeam
7 2 (4.76%) Wyse
8 1 (2.38%) IBM
8 1 (2.38%) Perforce
8 1 (2.38%) Sybase