Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 201 185
Rank change year-on-year -21 -16 -8
Contract jobs citing IIS 36 46 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.51% 0.67% 0.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.98% 4.55% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 43
City of London median daily rate £403 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.50% +21.21% -
10th Percentile £124 £319 £314
90th Percentile £556 £723 £524
Central London median daily rate £388 £469 £413
% change year-on-year -17.33% +13.64% +3.13%
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 1,210 1,012 1,159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.28% 14.75% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 785 907
City of London median daily rate £525 £498 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.53% +10.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £275 £276 £292
90th Percentile £675 £675 £640
Central London median daily rate £500 £493 £450
% change year-on-year +1.52% +9.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 10 18
City of London median hourly rate £21.25 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -10.53% +7.10%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.13 £11.25
90th Percentile £32.93 £37.63 £55.56
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.85 £18.45
% change year-on-year +12.04% -3.25% +5.43%

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 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 20 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
4 16 (44.44%) SQL
5 15 (41.67%) .NET
6 14 (38.89%) Citrix
6 14 (38.89%) PowerShell
7 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (36.11%) Windows Server
8 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 12 (33.33%) Finance
9 11 (30.56%) C#
10 9 (25.00%) DevOps
11 8 (22.22%) Office 365
11 8 (22.22%) Firewall
11 8 (22.22%) VMware
12 7 (19.44%) Cisco
12 7 (19.44%) Migration
12 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (19.44%) Banking
12 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
13 6 (16.67%) SAN
13 6 (16.67%) DHCP
13 6 (16.67%) DNS
13 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
13 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (16.67%) XenApp
13 6 (16.67%) SDLC
13 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 (13.89%) SharePoint
1 5 (13.89%) Skype for Business
2 3 (8.33%) Apache
2 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.78%) CMS
4 1 (2.78%) Drupal
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (22.22%) Office 365
3 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (5.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (5.56%) GitHub
6 1 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.78%) Mimecast
6 1 (2.78%) OneDrive
6 1 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) DHCP
2 6 (16.67%) DNS
2 6 (16.67%) SAN
3 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
3 5 (13.89%) WAN
4 4 (11.11%) LAN
4 4 (11.11%) Telnet
5 3 (8.33%) Skype
6 2 (5.56%) NAS
7 1 (2.78%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.78%) DSL
7 1 (2.78%) FTP
7 1 (2.78%) HTTP
7 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.78%) MPLS
7 1 (2.78%) SSL
7 1 (2.78%) VPN
7 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.89%) TeamCity
3 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.56%) MSBuild
4 2 (5.56%) NUnit
4 2 (5.56%) Selenium
4 2 (5.56%) SpecFlow
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (5.56%) Subversion
4 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Law
4 2 (5.56%) Legal
5 1 (2.78%) Back Office
5 1 (2.78%) French Language
5 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) 1st Line Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Citrix Server Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) Build Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Server Support
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.33%) Web Services
4 2 (5.56%) .NET Core
4 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.56%) Ajax
4 2 (5.56%) Angular 2
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (5.56%) CSS
4 2 (5.56%) Entity Framework
4 2 (5.56%) HTML
4 2 (5.56%) jQuery
4 2 (5.56%) JSON
4 2 (5.56%) Middleware
4 2 (5.56%) React
4 2 (5.56%) REST
4 2 (5.56%) SignalR
4 2 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Fintech
3 2 (5.56%) Clustering
3 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.56%) Replication
3 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.78%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 13 (36.11%) Windows Server
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.89%) Linux
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) DevOps
2 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (19.44%) Migration
3 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (16.67%) SDLC
4 4 (11.11%) BDD
4 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 4 (11.11%) TDD
5 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (8.33%) High Availability
5 3 (8.33%) Identity Management
5 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.56%) Change Management
6 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.56%) MVC
6 2 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) SIEM
6 2 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) SQL
2 14 (38.89%) PowerShell
3 11 (30.56%) C#
4 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
5 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.11%) TypeScript
6 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 3 (8.33%) Python
6 3 (8.33%) VB
6 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 3 (8.33%) VBA
7 2 (5.56%) Perl
7 2 (5.56%) Ruby
7 2 (5.56%) VBScript
8 1 (2.78%) C
8 1 (2.78%) Java
8 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) XenApp
3 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.11%) vSphere
4 3 (8.33%) Docker
4 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.78%) Gluster
5 1 (2.78%) iptables
5 1 (2.78%) NFS
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Ansible
2 4 (11.11%) SCOM
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (8.33%) WSUS
4 2 (5.56%) Nagios
4 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.56%) Puppet
4 2 (5.56%) SCCM
5 1 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.78%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Perfmon
5 1 (2.78%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.78%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.78%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (38.89%) Citrix
3 8 (22.22%) VMware
4 7 (19.44%) Cisco
5 5 (13.89%) Oracle
6 3 (8.33%) Dell
7 2 (5.56%) Cognos
7 2 (5.56%) F5
7 2 (5.56%) NetApp
7 2 (5.56%) Wyse
8 1 (2.78%) BMC
8 1 (2.78%) Brocade
8 1 (2.78%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (2.78%) EqualLogic
8 1 (2.78%) ForgeRock
8 1 (2.78%) iManage
8 1 (2.78%) Intapp
8 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.78%) Splunk
8 1 (2.78%) Veeam