Period
to 23 September 2018

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 6 months to 23 September 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 153 113
Rank change year-on-year -1 -40 +37
Contract jobs citing IIS 50 49 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.01% 1.01% 1.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.61% 5.42% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 61
East of England median daily rate £438 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £301 £169 £300
90th Percentile £584 £495 £588
England median daily rate £450 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +20.00% +1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
East of England median hourly rate £14.00 £26.44 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.05% +17.51% -
10th Percentile £13.50 £26.00 £21.25
90th Percentile £14.50 £40.00 £23.75
England median hourly rate £37.50 £17.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +120.59% -37.04% +3.85%

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 East of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 892 904 840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.00% 18.56% 16.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 500 495
East of England median daily rate £450 £446 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.90% +11.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £258 £251 £205
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 37
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £28.74 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.00% +4.49% -16.03%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.05 £9.90
90th Percentile £51.88 £43.38 £39.50
England median hourly rate £21.33 £20.96 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.77% +4.78% +2.68%

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing IIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 6 months to 23 September 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 September 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
Suffolk -6 14 £475 -3.06% 1
Essex +2 13 £575 +41.54% 2
Hertfordshire -16 10 £300 -16.90% 7
Cambridgeshire +3 9 £425 +21.43% 9
Bedfordshire +15 7 £425 +88.89%
Norfolk +19 3 £425 +36.00% 1
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 East of England region with a requirement for IIS.

1 42 (84.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (64.00%) VMware
2 32 (64.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (54.00%) Active Directory
4 25 (50.00%) Apache
5 24 (48.00%) Windows
6 22 (44.00%) SQL Server
6 22 (44.00%) Windows Server
7 17 (34.00%) Load Balancing
7 17 (34.00%) SQL
7 17 (34.00%) .NET
7 17 (34.00%) Linux
7 17 (34.00%) Tomcat
7 17 (34.00%) DNS
8 16 (32.00%) Citrix
8 16 (32.00%) Middleware
8 16 (32.00%) Firewall
9 15 (30.00%) HTTP
9 15 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (28.00%) SSL
10 14 (28.00%) DHCP
10 14 (28.00%) Identity Management
10 14 (28.00%) Clustering
11 12 (24.00%) Java
11 12 (24.00%) nginx
11 12 (24.00%) WebSphere
12 11 (22.00%) Google
12 11 (22.00%) Xen
12 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (22.00%) Jetty

IIS
Co-occurring 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 25 (50.00%) Apache
2 17 (34.00%) Tomcat
3 12 (24.00%) nginx
3 12 (24.00%) WebSphere
4 11 (22.00%) Jetty
4 11 (22.00%) Mongrel
5 5 (10.00%) WebLogic
6 4 (8.00%) ThingWorx
7 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.00%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (2.00%) JBoss
7 1 (2.00%) MQSeries
7 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
7 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (8.00%) MS Visio
1 4 (8.00%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (22.00%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (22.00%) Google App Engine
2 11 (22.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.00%) DNS
2 16 (32.00%) Firewall
3 15 (30.00%) HTTP
4 14 (28.00%) DHCP
4 14 (28.00%) SSL
5 11 (22.00%) FTP
5 11 (22.00%) IPsec
5 11 (22.00%) LAN
5 11 (22.00%) NAS
5 11 (22.00%) SAN
5 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
5 11 (22.00%) WAN
6 5 (10.00%) VLAN
7 3 (6.00%) Internet
7 3 (6.00%) Kerberos
8 2 (4.00%) S/MIME
9 1 (2.00%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.00%) MySQL
3 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.00%) DB2
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (18.00%) Travis CI
2 3 (6.00%) GitLab
3 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.00%) Grunt
3 1 (2.00%) gulp
3 1 (2.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (2.00%) Mocha
3 1 (2.00%) webpack
General
1 10 (20.00%) Legal
2 3 (6.00%) Back Office
3 1 (2.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) Developer
2 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (8.00%) Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Administrator
5 3 (6.00%) CRM Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.00%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.00%) .NET
2 16 (32.00%) Middleware
3 11 (22.00%) J2EE
3 11 (22.00%) Servlets
4 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (10.00%) LDAP
6 4 (8.00%) CSS
6 4 (8.00%) HTML
6 4 (8.00%) Web Services
7 3 (6.00%) OAuth
7 3 (6.00%) SAML
7 3 (6.00%) XML
8 2 (4.00%) 802.1X
9 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.00%) CSS3
9 1 (2.00%) Django
9 1 (2.00%) HTML5
9 1 (2.00%) Node.js
9 1 (2.00%) Polymer
9 1 (2.00%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Clustering
2 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
3 8 (16.00%) PKI
4 5 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (8.00%) Private Cloud
6 2 (4.00%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
7 1 (2.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.00%) Windows
2 22 (44.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (34.00%) Linux
4 6 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (12.00%) Unix
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) AIX
6 1 (2.00%) Android
6 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.00%) SUSE
6 1 (2.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.00%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Load Balancing
2 14 (28.00%) Identity Management
3 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management
3 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (22.00%) DevOps
3 11 (22.00%) High Availability
3 11 (22.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (22.00%) Migration
3 11 (22.00%) Network Optimisation
3 11 (22.00%) Open Source
3 11 (22.00%) Secure Coding
3 11 (22.00%) SIEM
3 11 (22.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 9 (18.00%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (14.00%) Validation
6 6 (12.00%) Project Management
7 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (10.00%) ITIL
8 4 (8.00%) Service Management
8 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) SQL
2 12 (24.00%) Java
3 10 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (14.00%) C#
5 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.00%) Python
8 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.00%) Perl
8 1 (2.00%) Ruby
8 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.00%) CCIE
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (64.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (54.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (22.00%) Xen
4 3 (6.00%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 1 (2.00%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.00%) Docker
5 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.00%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.00%) XenApp
5 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 11 (22.00%) Puppet
2 3 (6.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (6.00%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (6.00%) WSUS
3 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.00%) Ansible
4 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 42 (84.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (64.00%) VMware
3 16 (32.00%) Citrix
4 11 (22.00%) Google
5 10 (20.00%) Oracle
6 5 (10.00%) Cisco
6 5 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (8.00%) PTC
8 3 (6.00%) IBM
9 2 (4.00%) CA
10 1 (2.00%) Acronis
10 1 (2.00%) Dell
10 1 (2.00%) ESET
10 1 (2.00%) HP
10 1 (2.00%) Kaspersky
10 1 (2.00%) McAfee
10 1 (2.00%) Sophos
10 1 (2.00%) Sun
10 1 (2.00%) Symantec
10 1 (2.00%) Veeam