Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 158 105 190
Rank change year-on-year -53 +85 +19
Contract jobs citing IIS 19 10 49
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.52% 0.56% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.23% 4.37% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 34
10th Percentile £350 £425 £141
25th Percentile £461 £465 £372
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% +31.94%
75th Percentile £600 £538 £538
90th Percentile £601 £558 £568
Central London median daily rate £538 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% +26.67%

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 449 229 1,041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.29% 12.91% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 153 826
10th Percentile £313 £326 £303
25th Percentile £425 £413 £416
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £490 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +2.94%
75th Percentile £625 £575 £588
90th Percentile £688 £648 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £490 £525
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
10th Percentile £22.00 £17.18 £12.73
25th Percentile £23.50 £20.44 £18.68
Median hourly rate £27.00 £26.25 £20.92
Median % change year-on-year +2.86% +25.51% +4.58%
75th Percentile £30.50 £32.44 £21.88
90th Percentile £32.00 £35.93 £39.30
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £26.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -16.19% +25.00% +5.00%

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 25 September 2021.

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 14 (73.68%) .NET
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
3 11 (57.89%) C#
3 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 11 (57.89%) Finance
4 8 (42.11%) Azure
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
6 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (31.58%) VB.NET
6 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
7 5 (26.32%) Change Management
7 5 (26.32%) DevOps
8 4 (21.05%) Serverless
8 4 (21.05%) Power Platform
8 4 (21.05%) Power BI
8 4 (21.05%) Linux
8 4 (21.05%) ITIL
8 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle
9 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
9 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
9 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
9 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
9 3 (15.79%) Apache
9 3 (15.79%) Python

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 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
3 2 (10.53%) nginx
4 1 (5.26%) Appian
4 1 (5.26%) JBoss
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Azure
2 4 (21.05%) Power Platform
2 4 (21.05%) Serverless
3 3 (15.79%) Azure Event Grid
3 3 (15.79%) Azure Functions
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (15.79%) PaaS
3 3 (15.79%) Power Automate
3 3 (15.79%) PowerApps
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
4 1 (5.26%) Apigee
4 1 (5.26%) AWS
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Fargate
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (5.26%) SaaS
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) FTP
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
1 1 (5.26%) SMTP
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Power BI
3 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
3 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (5.26%) MySQL
5 1 (5.26%) OLAP
5 1 (5.26%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.26%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Public Sector
3 2 (10.53%) Social Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Support
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Insurance Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Support
6 1 (5.26%) Appian Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Reliability Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
3 3 (15.79%) React
4 2 (10.53%) LDAP
4 2 (10.53%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) ActiveX
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) J2EE
5 1 (5.26%) Java EE
5 1 (5.26%) MDX
5 1 (5.26%) OAuth
5 1 (5.26%) OLE
5 1 (5.26%) SAML
5 1 (5.26%) SPNEGO
5 1 (5.26%) Spring
5 1 (5.26%) Struts
5 1 (5.26%) WCF
5 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Unix
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (26.32%) Change Management
2 5 (26.32%) DevOps
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.79%) Project Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.53%) Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) SOA
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Leadership
5 2 (10.53%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C#
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) VB.NET
3 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) VB
4 2 (10.53%) VBA
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
1 1 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) BMC
4 1 (5.26%) CA
4 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.26%) VMware