Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 137 118
Rank change year-on-year -18 -19 -15
Contract jobs citing IIS 40 54 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.91% 1.25% 1.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.81% 6.76% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 47
East of England median daily rate £450 £365 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.29% +5.04% -7.33%
10th Percentile £274 £274 £209
90th Percentile £589 £544 £588
England median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
East of England median hourly rate £27.00 £11.60 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +132.76% -48.44% -
10th Percentile £16.15 £10.70 £21.25
90th Percentile £37.45 £12.10 £23.75
England median hourly rate £13.75 £13.25 £33.25
% change year-on-year +3.77% -60.15% +48.84%

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 689 799 784
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.64% 18.54% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 488 423
East of England median daily rate £450 £422 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.64% -0.71% +13.33%
10th Percentile £260 £234 £190
90th Percentile £600 £572 £575
England median daily rate £455 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +5.81% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 18 41
East of England median hourly rate £18.82 £18.98 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.86% -9.62% -2.33%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.60 £8.75
90th Percentile £41.25 £39.13 £47.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%

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 22 May 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing IIS in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 May 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 +3 13 £488 -9.30%
Hertfordshire -7 11 £313 -2.34% 14
Cambridgeshire -4 5 £313 -32.43% 10
Essex +11 4 £575 +17.95% 5
Bedfordshire -7 4 £450 +5.88% 1
Norfolk -10 3 - - 3
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (72.50%) SQL Server
2 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
4 21 (52.50%) VMware
4 21 (52.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (52.50%) Windows Server
5 18 (45.00%) SQL
6 16 (40.00%) Citrix
7 15 (37.50%) .NET
8 13 (32.50%) C#
8 13 (32.50%) Middleware
8 13 (32.50%) Firewall
8 13 (32.50%) Load Balancing
9 12 (30.00%) Clustering
9 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET
10 11 (27.50%) SAN
10 11 (27.50%) LAN
10 11 (27.50%) WAN
10 11 (27.50%) Identity Management
10 11 (27.50%) NAS
10 11 (27.50%) Network Optimisation
10 11 (27.50%) Data Centre
11 10 (25.00%) Legal
12 9 (22.50%) Apache
12 9 (22.50%) Oracle
12 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Clustering
12 9 (22.50%) Secure Coding
12 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
12 9 (22.50%) High Availability

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 9 (22.50%) Apache
2 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (7.50%) ThingWorx
5 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.50%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.50%) Jetty
6 1 (2.50%) Mongrel
6 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.50%) nginx
6 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.50%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.50%) Google App Engine
4 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) Firewall
2 11 (27.50%) LAN
2 11 (27.50%) NAS
2 11 (27.50%) SAN
2 11 (27.50%) WAN
3 7 (17.50%) DNS
4 5 (12.50%) VLAN
5 4 (10.00%) DHCP
6 3 (7.50%) IMAP
6 3 (7.50%) Internet
6 3 (7.50%) Kerberos
6 3 (7.50%) SMTP
7 2 (5.00%) HTTP
8 1 (2.50%) FTP
8 1 (2.50%) IPsec
8 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.50%) SSL
8 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (72.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.50%) MySQL
4 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.50%) DB2
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.50%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (25.00%) Legal
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) French Language
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.50%) .NET Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) .NET
2 13 (32.50%) Middleware
3 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (15.00%) CSS
4 6 (15.00%) HTML
4 6 (15.00%) jQuery
5 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (10.00%) RequireJS
5 4 (10.00%) WCF
5 4 (10.00%) XML
6 3 (7.50%) Ajax
6 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (7.50%) JSON
6 3 (7.50%) LDAP
6 3 (7.50%) LINQ
6 3 (7.50%) OAuth
6 3 (7.50%) SAML
6 3 (7.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Clustering
2 11 (27.50%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (10.00%) Private Cloud
4 3 (7.50%) PKI
4 3 (7.50%) W3C
5 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 21 (52.50%) Windows Server
3 7 (17.50%) Linux
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (12.50%) Unix
6 1 (2.50%) AIX
6 1 (2.50%) SUSE
6 1 (2.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.50%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Load Balancing
2 11 (27.50%) Identity Management
2 11 (27.50%) Network Optimisation
3 9 (22.50%) High Availability
3 9 (22.50%) Secure Coding
4 8 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (20.00%) Project Management
4 8 (20.00%) SIEM
4 8 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 7 (17.50%) Migration
5 7 (17.50%) Validation
6 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.00%) MVC
7 5 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (10.00%) ITIL
8 4 (10.00%) SDLC
8 4 (10.00%) Service Management
8 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (10.00%) Web Development
9 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) SQL
2 13 (32.50%) C#
3 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
4 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) JCL
5 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.00%) VBScript
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.50%) CCIE
2 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) IFRS
1 1 (2.50%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
2 21 (52.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 1 (2.50%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (2.50%) Docker
4 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.50%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.50%) Xen
4 1 (2.50%) XenApp
4 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (7.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (7.50%) Puppet
2 3 (7.50%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (7.50%) WSUS
3 2 (5.00%) Terraform
4 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (52.50%) VMware
3 16 (40.00%) Citrix
4 9 (22.50%) Oracle
5 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco
6 3 (7.50%) IBM
6 3 (7.50%) PTC
7 1 (2.50%) Acronis
7 1 (2.50%) Dell
7 1 (2.50%) Google
7 1 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.50%) McAfee
7 1 (2.50%) Sophos
7 1 (2.50%) Sun
7 1 (2.50%) Symantec
7 1 (2.50%) Veeam