Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 21 November 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 111 108
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 -11
Contract jobs citing IIS 29 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.99% 0.76% 0.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.92% 3.61% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 10
Edinburgh median daily rate £323 £371 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.13% -10.00% +13.32%
10th Percentile £265 £284 £303
90th Percentile £531 £458 £588
Scotland median daily rate £363 £320 £300
% change year-on-year +13.28% +6.67% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £40.25 -
% change year-on-year -13.04% - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 490 443 522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.67% 20.97% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 265 256
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £243 £218 £228
90th Percentile £538 £475 £501
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £356
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.75% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £13.50 £28.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -52.98% +139.27%
10th Percentile £17.42 £11.35 £15.99
90th Percentile £29.40 £15.25 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -16.00% +104.08%

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing IIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for IIS in Edinburgh

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IIS in Edinburgh

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IIS in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IIS in Edinburgh

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IIS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for IIS.

1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
3 14 (48.28%) Linux
4 13 (44.83%) .NET
5 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
5 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
5 10 (34.48%) Firewall
5 10 (34.48%) Banking
6 9 (31.03%) Ajax
6 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
7 8 (27.59%) Unix
7 8 (27.59%) DHCP
7 8 (27.59%) DNS
7 8 (27.59%) Red Hat
7 8 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (24.14%) VMware
8 7 (24.14%) Apache
8 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (20.69%) F5
9 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (20.69%) Change Control
9 6 (20.69%) RESTful
9 6 (20.69%) PaaS
9 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (20.69%) IaaS
9 6 (20.69%) JBoss
9 6 (20.69%) XML
9 6 (20.69%) Perl

IIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 7 (24.14%) Apache
2 6 (20.69%) JBoss
3 4 (13.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
3 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.45%) Confluence
5 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (20.69%) IaaS
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (20.69%) PaaS
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.45%) Office 365
4 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) Firewall
1 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
2 8 (27.59%) DHCP
2 8 (27.59%) DNS
3 6 (20.69%) SAN
4 5 (17.24%) BIG-IP
4 5 (17.24%) LDAP
5 4 (13.79%) Internet
5 4 (13.79%) NetScaler
6 3 (10.34%) VoIP
7 2 (6.90%) Intranet
7 2 (6.90%) VPN
8 1 (3.45%) LAN
8 1 (3.45%) NAS
8 1 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (3.45%) Wireless
8 1 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Maven
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 10 (34.48%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Server Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Server Support
5 2 (6.90%) Server Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Web Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) .NET
2 9 (31.03%) Ajax
3 6 (20.69%) Java EE
3 6 (20.69%) jQuery
3 6 (20.69%) RESTful
3 6 (20.69%) XML
4 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
4 5 (17.24%) EJB
4 5 (17.24%) EJB 3.0
4 5 (17.24%) Hibernate
4 5 (17.24%) JPA
4 5 (17.24%) SOAP
4 5 (17.24%) XSLT
5 3 (10.34%) CSS
5 3 (10.34%) HTML
6 2 (6.90%) Middleware
7 1 (3.45%) COM+
7 1 (3.45%) REST
7 1 (3.45%) Spring
7 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
1 5 (17.24%) DataPower
1 5 (17.24%) PKI
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.90%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
3 14 (48.28%) Linux
4 8 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (27.59%) Unix
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (20.69%) Change Control
2 5 (17.24%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 5 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (13.79%) DevOps
3 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Migration
3 4 (13.79%) Web Development
4 3 (10.34%) Content Management
4 3 (10.34%) Disk Encryption
4 3 (10.34%) Information Assurance
4 3 (10.34%) Information Security
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) Hardware Maintenance
5 2 (6.90%) High Availability
5 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.90%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
2 6 (20.69%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) Perl
3 5 (17.24%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) CESG Certified Professional
2 3 (10.34%) CISSP
2 3 (10.34%) CLAS
2 3 (10.34%) IISP
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) BitLocker
4 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Ansible
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Red Hat
3 7 (24.14%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) F5
5 5 (17.24%) Citrix
5 5 (17.24%) IBM
5 5 (17.24%) Oracle
6 4 (13.79%) Adobe
6 4 (13.79%) Imperva
7 2 (6.90%) NetApp
7 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco
8 1 (3.45%) CommVault
8 1 (3.45%) EMC
8 1 (3.45%) McAfee
8 1 (3.45%) Sophos