The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
England / East of England
Rank 102 86 92
Rank change year-on-year -16 +6  
Contract jobs citing IIS 26 36 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.21% 1.48% 1.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.74% 9.65% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 32
Median daily rate £390 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £388 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £330
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.10 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -47.14% +75.00%  

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 East of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 386 373 485
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 18.02% 15.29% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 185 283
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £224 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 26
Median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.47% +102.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £9.00 £11.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.65 £58.60 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IIS in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for IIS in the East of England

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IIS in the East of England over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IIS in the East of England

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IIS in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IIS in the East of England

IIS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norfolk +2 10 £363 +11.53% 1
Suffolk +1 6 £538 - 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £425 - 1
Essex -24 3 £575 +123.10% 4
Cambridgeshire +8 2 £418 -9.23% 3
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 3
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 East of England region with a requirement for IIS.

1 38 (56.72%) Windows
2 34 (50.75%) SQL
3 30 (44.78%) DNS
4 27 (40.30%) ITIL
4 27 (40.30%) VMware
4 27 (40.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (35.82%) SQL Server
5 24 (35.82%) Microsoft
6 22 (32.84%) Finance
6 22 (32.84%) BizTalk Server
6 22 (32.84%) Microsoft Azure
7 21 (31.34%) .NET
8 20 (29.85%) SharePoint
9 19 (28.36%) CRM
10 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (26.87%) Windows 7
11 17 (25.37%) Epicor
11 17 (25.37%) VMware ESX
11 17 (25.37%) Active Directory
11 17 (25.37%) Avaya
11 17 (25.37%) Virtual Desktop
12 15 (22.39%) .NET Framework
13 14 (20.90%) C#
13 14 (20.90%) ASP.NET
13 14 (20.90%) CSS
14 13 (19.40%) MVC
14 13 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (19.40%) Entity Framework
14 13 (19.40%) Windows Server
15 12 (17.91%) OO

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 22 (32.84%) BizTalk Server
2 20 (29.85%) SharePoint
3 7 (10.45%) Apache
3 7 (10.45%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.45%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.97%) JBoss
4 4 (5.97%) nginx
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (4.48%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (4.48%) Jetty
5 3 (4.48%) Mongrel
5 3 (4.48%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.49%) MS Office
1 1 (1.49%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 22 (32.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.97%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (5.97%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (4.48%) Google App Engine
4 3 (4.48%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.49%) Akamai
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.49%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.49%) GitHub
5 1 (1.49%) Office 365
5 1 (1.49%) Route 53
5 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (44.78%) DNS
2 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
3 9 (13.43%) DHCP
4 7 (10.45%) Firewall
4 7 (10.45%) SAN
4 7 (10.45%) SSL
5 6 (8.96%) FTP
5 6 (8.96%) HTTP
5 6 (8.96%) LDAP
5 6 (8.96%) NAS
6 5 (7.46%) LAN
6 5 (7.46%) WAN
7 4 (5.97%) Kerberos
8 3 (4.48%) IPsec
9 2 (2.99%) Internet
10 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.49%) DMZ
10 1 (1.49%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.49%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.93%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.97%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.96%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (7.46%) FxCop
3 5 (7.46%) ReSharper
3 5 (7.46%) StyleCop
4 4 (5.97%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.97%) JIRA
4 4 (5.97%) Moq
5 3 (4.48%) Travis CI
5 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.99%) Subversion
7 1 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 22 (32.84%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) French Language
3 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.99%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (28.36%) Developer
2 12 (17.91%) .NET Developer
3 9 (13.43%) Operations Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) C# Developer
4 8 (11.94%) Support Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Administrator
7 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Operations Support Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.48%) Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Identity Management Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.34%) .NET
2 15 (22.39%) .NET Framework
3 14 (20.90%) ASP.NET
3 14 (20.90%) CSS
4 13 (19.40%) Entity Framework
5 12 (17.91%) HTML
6 11 (16.42%) LINQ
6 11 (16.42%) Middleware
7 8 (11.94%) jQuery
8 7 (10.45%) AngularJS
8 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (10.45%) JSON
8 7 (10.45%) REST
8 7 (10.45%) SOAP
8 7 (10.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (10.45%) XML
9 6 (8.96%) J2EE
9 6 (8.96%) WCF
9 6 (8.96%) XSL
9 6 (8.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Clustering
2 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.46%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.97%) Contactless
3 4 (5.97%) EMV
3 4 (5.97%) PKI
4 1 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.49%) NHS
4 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 38 (56.72%) Windows
2 18 (26.87%) Windows 7
2 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (19.40%) Windows Server
4 7 (10.45%) Linux
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.48%) AIX
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.30%) ITIL
2 19 (28.36%) CRM
3 13 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (19.40%) MVC
4 12 (17.91%) OO
5 9 (13.43%) High Availability
5 9 (13.43%) Load Balancing
6 7 (10.45%) Scrum
6 7 (10.45%) SOLID
6 7 (10.45%) TDD
7 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.96%) OOP
7 6 (8.96%) Secure Coding
8 5 (7.46%) BDD
8 5 (7.46%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (7.46%) Code Coverage
8 5 (7.46%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (7.46%) Identity Management
8 5 (7.46%) ITSM
8 5 (7.46%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.75%) SQL
2 14 (20.90%) C#
3 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.43%) T-SQL
5 8 (11.94%) Java
6 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
6 6 (8.96%) VBScript
7 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.99%) Perl
9 1 (1.49%) C
9 1 (1.49%) PHP
9 1 (1.49%) Python
9 1 (1.49%) Tcl
9 1 (1.49%) VB
9 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) CCNA
4 1 (1.49%) CCNP
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) SLA
2 6 (8.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (40.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (25.37%) Active Directory
2 17 (25.37%) Virtual Desktop
2 17 (25.37%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.48%) Xen
4 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.99%) XenApp
5 1 (1.49%) Docker
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.49%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (5.97%) WSUS
3 3 (4.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (4.48%) Puppet
3 3 (4.48%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (40.30%) VMware
2 24 (35.82%) Microsoft
3 17 (25.37%) Avaya
3 17 (25.37%) Epicor
4 8 (11.94%) Oracle
5 7 (10.45%) Citrix
6 5 (7.46%) Atlassian
7 4 (5.97%) HP
7 4 (5.97%) IBM
8 3 (4.48%) Google
9 2 (2.99%) Cisco
10 1 (1.49%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.49%) NetApp
10 1 (1.49%) PTC
10 1 (1.49%) Siemens
10 1 (1.49%) WSO2