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 3 months to 23 June 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 134 124
Rank change year-on-year -12 -10  
Contract jobs citing IIS 20 30 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.61% 0.89% 1.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.89% 5.27% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 58
Median daily rate £463 £413 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.12% +11.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £655 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £330 £334
% change year-on-year +11.36% -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £28.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -24.10% +7.69%  

IIS is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 514 569 1004
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 15.58% 16.81% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 439 755
Median daily rate £493 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.57% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 27
Median hourly rate £30.00 £18.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.38% +7.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £23.20 £38.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing IIS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 23 June 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 39 (58.21%) Windows
2 37 (55.22%) SQL Server
3 33 (49.25%) Finance
4 30 (44.78%) C#
5 29 (43.28%) SQL
5 29 (43.28%) Microsoft
6 28 (41.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 26 (38.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 24 (35.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (34.33%) .NET
9 23 (34.33%) Web Services
10 22 (32.84%) Linux
10 22 (32.84%) Oracle
11 20 (29.85%) SharePoint
11 20 (29.85%) WCF
12 19 (28.36%) JIRA
13 18 (26.87%) TDD
13 18 (26.87%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (26.87%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (26.87%) BizTalk Server
14 17 (25.37%) Scrum
15 16 (23.88%) ERP
15 16 (23.88%) CRM
15 16 (23.88%) T-SQL
15 16 (23.88%) PaaS
15 16 (23.88%) IaaS
15 16 (23.88%) Dynamics CRM
15 16 (23.88%) Dynamics AX
15 16 (23.88%) Logistics
16 14 (20.90%) Git (software)

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 20 (29.85%) SharePoint
2 18 (26.87%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (14.93%) Tomcat
3 10 (14.93%) WebSphere
4 6 (8.96%) nginx
5 4 (5.97%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (4.48%) Apache
6 3 (4.48%) Confluence
7 2 (2.99%) CMS
7 2 (2.99%) JBoss
7 2 (2.99%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 16 (23.88%) Dynamics AX
1 16 (23.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.99%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 28 (41.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (23.88%) IaaS
2 16 (23.88%) PaaS
3 11 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.97%) Akamai
5 3 (4.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (4.48%) Amazon S3
5 3 (4.48%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) Firewall
2 5 (7.46%) HTTP
3 2 (2.99%) Internet
3 2 (2.99%) Intranet
3 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.49%) DNS
4 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.49%) LAN
4 1 (1.49%) NAS
4 1 (1.49%) SAN
4 1 (1.49%) Skype
4 1 (1.49%) SSL
4 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (55.22%) SQL Server
2 24 (35.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (26.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (16.42%) Oracle Database
5 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (7.46%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
8 3 (4.48%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (2.99%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.49%) MySQL
10 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (38.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (28.36%) JIRA
3 14 (20.90%) Git (software)
4 11 (16.42%) TeamCity
5 9 (13.43%) Jenkins
6 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
7 4 (5.97%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.99%) gulp
9 2 (2.99%) Moq
9 2 (2.99%) NUnit
9 2 (2.99%) Subversion
10 1 (1.49%) Bundler
10 1 (1.49%) CruiseControl
10 1 (1.49%) Grunt
10 1 (1.49%) jspm
10 1 (1.49%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.49%) MSTest
10 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (1.49%) XMLSpy
General
1 33 (49.25%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Banking
3 5 (7.46%) International Banking
4 3 (4.48%) Front Office
5 2 (2.99%) Back Office
5 2 (2.99%) Legal
5 2 (2.99%) Retail
6 1 (1.49%) Advertising
6 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.49%) French Language
6 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (43.28%) Developer
2 16 (23.88%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Developer
3 12 (17.91%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (16.42%) Analyst
4 11 (16.42%) Applications Support
5 7 (10.45%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (8.96%) .NET Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Banking Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Payments Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Architect
8 3 (4.48%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Administrator
9 2 (2.99%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Consultant
9 2 (2.99%) Release Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.33%) .NET
1 23 (34.33%) Web Services
2 20 (29.85%) WCF
3 13 (19.40%) jQuery
3 13 (19.40%) XML
4 12 (17.91%) HTML
5 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET
5 10 (14.93%) CSS
5 10 (14.93%) REST
6 7 (10.45%) AngularJS
6 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (10.45%) SOAP
6 7 (10.45%) XSL
7 6 (8.96%) COM
7 6 (8.96%) JSON
7 6 (8.96%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (7.46%) LINQ
9 4 (5.97%) .NET Framework
9 4 (5.97%) Ajax
9 4 (5.97%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.48%) PKI
3 2 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.99%) User Experience
4 1 (1.49%) CESG
4 1 (1.49%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.49%) Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.49%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.49%) Equities
4 1 (1.49%) Fintech
4 1 (1.49%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.49%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.49%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 39 (58.21%) Windows
2 22 (32.84%) Linux
3 7 (10.45%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.48%) Unix
5 2 (2.99%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.87%) TDD
2 17 (25.37%) Scrum
3 16 (23.88%) CRM
3 16 (23.88%) ERP
3 16 (23.88%) Logistics
4 14 (20.90%) MVC
5 12 (17.91%) DevOps
6 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.45%) Load Balancing
8 5 (7.46%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (7.46%) SOLID
9 4 (5.97%) Build Automation
9 4 (5.97%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.97%) ITIL
9 4 (5.97%) Open Source
9 4 (5.97%) Security Monitoring
9 4 (5.97%) Task Automation
10 3 (4.48%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.78%) C#
2 29 (43.28%) SQL
3 16 (23.88%) T-SQL
4 13 (19.40%) PowerShell
5 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
6 8 (11.94%) Python
7 7 (10.45%) Java
7 7 (10.45%) Perl
8 6 (8.96%) Ruby
9 5 (7.46%) VB
9 5 (7.46%) VBScript
10 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.49%) C++
11 1 (1.49%) PHP
11 1 (1.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.99%) MCP
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) CCNA
4 1 (1.49%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.49%) CISM
4 1 (1.49%) CISSP
4 1 (1.49%) CITP
4 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) ISACA
4 1 (1.49%) ISEB
4 1 (1.49%) MBCS
4 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.49%) PMP
4 1 (1.49%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) QA
2 3 (4.48%) SEPA
3 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.49%) Docker
3 1 (1.49%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.49%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) XenApp
3 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) Control-M
2 5 (7.46%) Ansible
2 5 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.99%) Nagios
3 2 (2.99%) Puppet
3 2 (2.99%) Rundeck
3 2 (2.99%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.49%) Graphite
4 1 (1.49%) logstash
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) Opsview
4 1 (1.49%) Rancher
4 1 (1.49%) Riemann
Vendors
1 29 (43.28%) Microsoft
2 22 (32.84%) Oracle
3 6 (8.96%) Splunk
4 5 (7.46%) IBM
5 4 (5.97%) Perforce
6 3 (4.48%) Atlassian
6 3 (4.48%) New Relic
7 2 (2.99%) Citrix
7 2 (2.99%) OpenText
7 2 (2.99%) Redback
7 2 (2.99%) RedDot
7 2 (2.99%) Serena
7 2 (2.99%) VMware
7 2 (2.99%) Workday
8 1 (1.49%) Apigee
8 1 (1.49%) AppSense
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco
8 1 (1.49%) EMC
8 1 (1.49%) Murex
8 1 (1.49%) Remedy
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