Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 178 176
Rank change year-on-year -37 -2 -4
Contract jobs citing IIS 42 66 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.59% 0.99% 1.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.05% 5.56% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 47 73
City of London median daily rate £525 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.51% -2.35% +7.59%
10th Percentile £301 £346 £313
90th Percentile £735 £575 £575
Central London median daily rate £475 £418 £413
% change year-on-year +13.77% +1.21% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
City of London median hourly rate £19.75 - £41.50
10th Percentile £16.98 - £40.75
90th Percentile £23.13 - £42.25
Central London median hourly rate £19.75 - £41.50

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 1036 1188 1483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.47% 17.74% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 811 932 1118
City of London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £278 £306 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £498 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +10.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 21
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.67% +5.76%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £27.50 £55.93 £42.25
Central London median hourly rate £17.85 £17.30 £17.74
% change year-on-year +3.18% -2.48% +7.52%

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 22 November 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for IIS.

1 24 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 23 (54.76%) .NET
2 23 (54.76%) Windows
3 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 21 (50.00%) SQL
5 15 (35.71%) C#
5 15 (35.71%) Windows Server
6 14 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (26.19%) Finance
8 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (23.81%) Visual Studio
10 9 (21.43%) Linux
10 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
10 9 (21.43%) MVC
10 9 (21.43%) REST
10 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
11 8 (19.05%) Ansible
11 8 (19.05%) DevOps
11 8 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (19.05%) Banking
11 8 (19.05%) Python
11 8 (19.05%) XML
12 7 (16.67%) Java
12 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 7 (16.67%) SAN
12 7 (16.67%) Firewall
12 7 (16.67%) LINQ
12 7 (16.67%) jQuery
12 7 (16.67%) Change Control

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 (14.29%) Apache
2 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.76%) JBoss
4 2 (4.76%) nginx
5 1 (2.38%) Confluence
5 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (11.90%) IaaS
3 5 (11.90%) PaaS
4 3 (7.14%) Office 365
5 1 (2.38%) Akamai
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.38%) npm
5 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 7 (16.67%) Firewall
2 7 (16.67%) SAN
3 4 (9.52%) DNS
4 3 (7.14%) DHCP
4 3 (7.14%) Internet
4 3 (7.14%) Telnet
5 2 (4.76%) Intranet
5 2 (4.76%) LAN
5 2 (4.76%) WAN
5 2 (4.76%) Wireless
6 1 (2.38%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.38%) LDAP
6 1 (2.38%) NAS
6 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.38%) SSL
6 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 6 (14.29%) Maven
3 4 (9.52%) IBM UrbanCode
3 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.52%) JIRA
4 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.76%) Bower
6 1 (2.38%) Chocolatey
6 1 (2.38%) FxCop
6 1 (2.38%) GitLab
6 1 (2.38%) Grunt
6 1 (2.38%) JSHint
6 1 (2.38%) NUnit
6 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.38%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.38%) StyleCop
6 1 (2.38%) Subversion
6 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.38%) TestRail
6 1 (2.38%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Banking
3 6 (14.29%) Front Office
4 4 (9.52%) Legal
5 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.76%) Marketing
5 2 (4.76%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.38%) Advertising
6 1 (2.38%) French Language
6 1 (2.38%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) .NET Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.52%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (9.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Java Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (9.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Java Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Applications Support
6 3 (7.14%) Report Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior SQL Developer
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.76%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (54.76%) .NET
2 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
2 9 (21.43%) REST
3 8 (19.05%) XML
4 7 (16.67%) .NET Core
4 7 (16.67%) jQuery
4 7 (16.67%) LINQ
5 5 (11.90%) Ajax
5 5 (11.90%) Java EE
5 5 (11.90%) RESTful
6 3 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (7.14%) Middleware
7 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.76%) CSS
7 2 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (4.76%) HTML
7 2 (4.76%) SOAP
7 2 (4.76%) Web Services
7 2 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (4.76%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Derivative
1 5 (11.90%) Equities
1 5 (11.90%) Fixed Income
2 4 (9.52%) Data Structures
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (7.14%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.76%) Media Streaming
5 1 (2.38%) Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) DataPower
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (54.76%) Windows
2 15 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 9 (21.43%) Linux
4 6 (14.29%) Unix
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) MVC
3 8 (19.05%) DevOps
4 7 (16.67%) Change Control
5 5 (11.90%) ITIL
5 5 (11.90%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (9.52%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 4 (9.52%) Release Management
7 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.14%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.76%) Data Privacy
8 2 (4.76%) ETL
8 2 (4.76%) Functional Programming
8 2 (4.76%) Investment Management
8 2 (4.76%) Microservices
8 2 (4.76%) Migration
8 2 (4.76%) Open Source
8 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) SQL
2 15 (35.71%) C#
3 14 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 8 (19.05%) Python
5 7 (16.67%) Java
5 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 6 (14.29%) Perl
7 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
7 4 (9.52%) Ruby
8 2 (4.76%) F#
8 2 (4.76%) VB
8 2 (4.76%) VBScript
9 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.38%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) DBS Check
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) MCITP
2 1 (2.38%) MCTS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) MiFID
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) Docker
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.14%) XenApp
2 3 (7.14%) XenServer
3 2 (4.76%) vSphere
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) Ansible
2 6 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (14.29%) Puppet
3 2 (4.76%) WMI
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) Rancher
4 1 (2.38%) Rundeck
4 1 (2.38%) Salt
4 1 (2.38%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Citrix
2 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle
4 4 (9.52%) VMware
5 3 (7.14%) IBM
5 3 (7.14%) Splunk
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco
6 2 (4.76%) CQG
6 2 (4.76%) Fidessa
6 2 (4.76%) FIS
6 2 (4.76%) HP
6 2 (4.76%) Sophos
6 2 (4.76%) SunGard
7 1 (2.38%) Black Duck
7 1 (2.38%) BT
7 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.38%) CommVault
7 1 (2.38%) Perforce
7 1 (2.38%) Tableau