Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 215 173
Rank change year-on-year -5 -42 +5
Contract jobs citing IIS 40 40 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.56% 0.56% 1.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.14% 3.90% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 55
City of London median daily rate £441 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.80% +21.21% -4.07%
10th Percentile £310 £141 £315
90th Percentile £588 £745 £570
Central London median daily rate £425 £475 £413
% change year-on-year -10.53% +15.15% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
City of London median hourly rate - £19.75 -
Central London median hourly rate - £19.75 -

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 1,275 1,026 1,178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.98% 14.36% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 813 927
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £313
90th Percentile £663 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £505 £498 £455
% change year-on-year +1.51% +9.34% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 8 15
City of London median hourly rate £20.63 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.32% -10.53% +8.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £27.50 £56.12
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.85 £18.45
% change year-on-year +12.04% -3.25% +6.96%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Moorgate - 4 - -
London Bridge - 2 £488 -
IIS
Central London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 23 (57.50%) SQL
2 23 (57.50%) SQL Server
2 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
3 19 (47.50%) Windows Server
4 17 (42.50%) PowerShell
5 16 (40.00%) .NET
6 15 (37.50%) VMware
7 14 (35.00%) Finance
7 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
7 14 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (27.50%) Migration
9 11 (27.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 10 (25.00%) C#
10 10 (25.00%) DevOps
11 9 (22.50%) Citrix
12 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
12 8 (20.00%) Firewall
12 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (20.00%) TeamCity
13 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
13 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (17.50%) Banking
13 7 (17.50%) SAN
13 7 (17.50%) DNS
14 6 (15.00%) ITIL
14 6 (15.00%) Tomcat

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 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.00%) Apache
3 4 (10.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.50%) CMS
5 1 (2.50%) Confluence
5 1 (2.50%) Drupal
5 1 (2.50%) Jetty
5 1 (2.50%) Mongrel
5 1 (2.50%) nginx
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (12.50%) Office 365
4 4 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (5.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (5.00%) GitHub
5 2 (5.00%) OneDrive
6 1 (2.50%) Akamai
6 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.50%) Cloudflare
6 1 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (2.50%) Google App Engine
6 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.50%) IaaS
6 1 (2.50%) PaaS
6 1 (2.50%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (2.50%) SaaS
6 1 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) Firewall
2 7 (17.50%) DNS
2 7 (17.50%) SAN
3 4 (10.00%) DHCP
3 4 (10.00%) LAN
3 4 (10.00%) SSL
3 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.00%) WAN
4 3 (7.50%) HTTP
5 2 (5.00%) HTTPS
5 2 (5.00%) NAS
5 2 (5.00%) Skype
6 1 (2.50%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.50%) FTP
6 1 (2.50%) Internet
6 1 (2.50%) IPsec
6 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (57.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.00%) JIRA
4 2 (5.00%) MSBuild
4 2 (5.00%) NUnit
4 2 (5.00%) Selenium
4 2 (5.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (5.00%) Subversion
4 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio Coded UI
4 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.50%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Legal
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) French Language
4 1 (2.50%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Developer
3 6 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.50%) Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Server Support
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server Support
7 2 (5.00%) Build Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (10.00%) Web Services
4 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.50%) CSS
4 3 (7.50%) HTML
4 3 (7.50%) WCF
5 2 (5.00%) .NET Core
5 2 (5.00%) Ajax
5 2 (5.00%) Angular 2
5 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (5.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (5.00%) jQuery
5 2 (5.00%) JSON
5 2 (5.00%) Middleware
5 2 (5.00%) React
5 2 (5.00%) REST
5 2 (5.00%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 5 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (10.00%) Clustering
3 3 (7.50%) Fintech
4 2 (5.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.00%) Reinsurance
4 2 (5.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) Replication
5 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 19 (47.50%) Windows Server
3 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.00%) Unix
6 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 11 (27.50%) Migration
2 10 (25.00%) DevOps
3 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.00%) ITIL
5 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.00%) BDD
6 4 (10.00%) SDLC
6 4 (10.00%) TDD
7 3 (7.50%) CRM
7 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (7.50%) High Availability
7 3 (7.50%) Identity Management
7 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.00%) Change Management
8 2 (5.00%) Information Security Management
8 2 (5.00%) MVC
8 2 (5.00%) Security Management
8 2 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) SQL
2 17 (42.50%) PowerShell
3 10 (25.00%) C#
4 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.00%) Python
5 4 (10.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (5.00%) Java
6 2 (5.00%) Perl
6 2 (5.00%) PHP
6 2 (5.00%) VBScript
7 1 (2.50%) Go
7 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.50%) Ruby
7 1 (2.50%) VB
7 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.50%) vSphere
4 2 (5.00%) Docker
4 2 (5.00%) XenApp
5 1 (2.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Ansible
2 3 (7.50%) SCOM
2 3 (7.50%) WSUS
3 2 (5.00%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) Nagios
3 2 (5.00%) Puppet
3 2 (5.00%) SCCM
4 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.50%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (37.50%) VMware
3 9 (22.50%) Citrix
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco
5 3 (7.50%) F5
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle
6 2 (5.00%) Cognos
6 2 (5.00%) Dell
6 2 (5.00%) Pega
6 2 (5.00%) Wyse
7 1 (2.50%) BMC
7 1 (2.50%) ForgeRock
7 1 (2.50%) Google
7 1 (2.50%) iManage
7 1 (2.50%) Intapp
7 1 (2.50%) NetApp
7 1 (2.50%) New Relic
7 1 (2.50%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.50%) Splunk