The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 29 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.

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 201 166
Rank change year-on-year -43 -35  
Contract jobs citing IIS 404 609 672
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.97% 1.23% 1.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.54% 7.11% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 402 423
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £346 £330
% change year-on-year +11.19% +4.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 24
Median hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.31% -5.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.74 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.25 £29.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +29.57% -11.25%  

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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7286 8567 8474
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.46% 17.25% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4767 5521 5073
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £575 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 209 317
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IIS in England

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IIS in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IIS in England

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IIS in England

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing IIS in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for IIS in England

IIS
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 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
London -10 197 £425 +3.03% 58
South East -53 65 £365 +2.45% 32
South West -3 48 £425 +21.42% 20
East of England -19 24 £390 +20.00% 9
North West 0 21 £325 -3.70% 16
East Midlands +3 18 £300 +9.09% 10
West Midlands +8 14 £350 +12.90% 13
Yorkshire -7 13 £450 +28.57% 14
North East -10 4 £300 -14.28% 4
IIS
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region with a requirement for IIS.

1 543 (67.12%) Windows
2 414 (51.17%) SQL Server
3 370 (45.74%) Microsoft
4 348 (43.02%) SQL
5 325 (40.17%) .NET
6 289 (35.72%) Windows Server
7 234 (28.92%) C#
8 225 (27.81%) PowerShell
9 204 (25.22%) Linux
10 203 (25.09%) Active Directory
11 202 (24.97%) VMware
12 196 (24.23%) Finance
13 190 (23.49%) DNS
14 160 (19.78%) Microsoft Azure
15 158 (19.53%) Oracle
16 155 (19.16%) ASP.NET
17 153 (18.91%) DevOps
18 151 (18.67%) JavaScript
19 147 (18.17%) Team Foundation Server
20 146 (18.05%) Agile Software Development
21 135 (16.69%) VMware Infrastructure
22 133 (16.44%) SharePoint
23 132 (16.32%) Windows Server 2008
24 130 (16.07%) Windows Server 2012
25 128 (15.82%) Apache
26 123 (15.20%) Web Services
26 123 (15.20%) ITIL
27 122 (15.08%) HTML
28 120 (14.83%) Firewall
29 112 (13.84%) TCP/IP

IIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 133 (16.44%) SharePoint
2 128 (15.82%) Apache
3 99 (12.24%) BizTalk Server
4 94 (11.62%) Tomcat
5 88 (10.88%) WebSphere
6 54 (6.67%) JBoss
7 43 (5.32%) MS Exchange
8 42 (5.19%) nginx
9 33 (4.08%) CMS
10 29 (3.58%) WebLogic
11 28 (3.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 28 (3.46%) Skype for Business
12 27 (3.34%) SharePoint 2013
13 23 (2.84%) Jetty
13 23 (2.84%) Sitecore CMS
14 22 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
15 21 (2.60%) Confluence
15 21 (2.60%) Mongrel
16 19 (2.35%) SharePoint Server
17 15 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 100 (12.36%) MS Excel
2 31 (3.83%) MS Office
3 5 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.49%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.49%) MS Project
5 3 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.12%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 68 (8.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (3.58%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.74%) Summit
4 5 (0.62%) Workday HCM
5 3 (0.37%) Staffware
6 2 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.25%) Orchestrade
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.12%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 160 (19.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 106 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (7.79%) IaaS
4 43 (5.32%) PaaS
5 42 (5.19%) Office 365
6 38 (4.70%) Amazon EC2
7 24 (2.97%) SaaS
8 21 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
9 20 (2.47%) Google App Engine
10 18 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
11 16 (1.98%) Amazon S3
12 15 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 13 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
14 10 (1.24%) GitHub
15 8 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
15 8 (0.99%) Boomi
15 8 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
16 6 (0.74%) Akamai
17 5 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
17 5 (0.62%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 190 (23.49%) DNS
2 120 (14.83%) Firewall
3 112 (13.84%) TCP/IP
4 105 (12.98%) DHCP
5 82 (10.14%) Internet
6 62 (7.66%) HTTP
7 60 (7.42%) SSL
8 59 (7.29%) SAN
9 55 (6.80%) LAN
10 51 (6.30%) WAN
11 39 (4.82%) FTP
12 38 (4.70%) LDAP
13 28 (3.46%) Kerberos
14 27 (3.34%) NAS
15 21 (2.60%) IPsec
15 21 (2.60%) VPN
16 18 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
17 15 (1.85%) iSCSI
17 15 (1.85%) VLAN
18 14 (1.73%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 414 (51.17%) SQL Server
2 105 (12.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 89 (11.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 83 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 73 (9.02%) Oracle Database
6 65 (8.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 37 (4.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 35 (4.33%) Relational Database
9 34 (4.20%) SQL Server 2014
10 32 (3.96%) MySQL
10 32 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
11 31 (3.83%) Oracle Database 10g
12 24 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (1.98%) Oracle9i Database
14 15 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (1.85%) RDBMS
15 14 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
15 14 (1.73%) SQL Server 2016
16 13 (1.61%) MS Access
16 13 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 147 (18.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 94 (11.62%) Git (software)
3 82 (10.14%) TeamCity
4 79 (9.77%) Jenkins
5 69 (8.53%) Visual Studio
6 57 (7.05%) JIRA
7 52 (6.43%) Octopus Deploy
8 40 (4.94%) Subversion
9 23 (2.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 21 (2.60%) Travis CI
11 19 (2.35%) MSBuild
12 17 (2.10%) NUnit
13 15 (1.85%) Moq
13 15 (1.85%) SpecFlow
14 14 (1.73%) Ant
15 13 (1.61%) Selenium
16 10 (1.24%) ReSharper
17 9 (1.11%) Hudson
17 9 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
18 8 (0.99%) SonarQube
General
1 196 (24.23%) Finance
2 55 (6.80%) Banking
3 21 (2.60%) Back Office
4 20 (2.47%) Front Office
4 20 (2.47%) Retail
5 14 (1.73%) Legal
6 11 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.11%) Advertising
7 9 (1.11%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.11%) Law
7 9 (1.11%) Marketing
8 8 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.99%) Publishing
9 7 (0.87%) International Banking
10 5 (0.62%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.62%) Local Government
11 4 (0.49%) French Language
11 4 (0.49%) Games
12 3 (0.37%) Electronics
13 2 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 204 (25.22%) Developer
2 97 (11.99%) .NET Developer
3 88 (10.88%) Analyst
4 75 (9.27%) DevOps Engineer
5 60 (7.42%) Applications Support
6 57 (7.05%) C# Developer
7 51 (6.30%) Support Analyst
8 50 (6.18%) Architect
9 49 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
10 45 (5.56%) Administrator
10 45 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 40 (4.94%) C# .NET Developer
12 36 (4.45%) Consultant
13 35 (4.33%) Microsoft Developer
14 34 (4.20%) Support Engineer
15 29 (3.58%) PowerShell Engineer
16 28 (3.46%) Applications Support Analyst
17 27 (3.34%) SQL Developer
18 26 (3.21%) Dynamics AX Developer
19 25 (3.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (40.17%) .NET
2 155 (19.16%) ASP.NET
3 123 (15.20%) Web Services
4 122 (15.08%) HTML
5 102 (12.61%) CSS
6 91 (11.25%) jQuery
7 89 (11.00%) WCF
7 89 (11.00%) XML
8 70 (8.65%) .NET Framework
9 59 (7.29%) Ajax
10 46 (5.69%) Middleware
11 43 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 40 (4.94%) XSLT
13 38 (4.70%) AngularJS
14 37 (4.57%) ASP.NET Web API
14 37 (4.57%) LINQ
15 36 (4.45%) SOAP
16 34 (4.20%) Entity Framework
17 31 (3.83%) J2EE
18 29 (3.58%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (6.55%) Clustering
3 38 (4.70%) Data Centre
4 29 (3.58%) PKI
5 27 (3.34%) Management Information System
6 19 (2.35%) User Experience
6 19 (2.35%) W3C
7 17 (2.10%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.85%) N-Tier
9 13 (1.61%) Replication
10 10 (1.24%) EPoS
10 10 (1.24%) Virtual Team
11 8 (0.99%) Derivative
11 8 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (0.87%) Fintech
12 7 (0.87%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.62%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.62%) EMC VNX
13 5 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 543 (67.12%) Windows
2 289 (35.72%) Windows Server
3 204 (25.22%) Linux
4 132 (16.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 130 (16.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 101 (12.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 74 (9.15%) Unix
8 39 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 36 (4.45%) Windows 7
10 22 (2.72%) AIX
10 22 (2.72%) Solaris
11 20 (2.47%) CentOS
12 11 (1.36%) Ubuntu
13 10 (1.24%) Android
14 9 (1.11%) Windows 2000
15 8 (0.99%) Apple iOS
15 8 (0.99%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.87%) zOS
17 4 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
18 3 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (18.91%) DevOps
2 146 (18.05%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (15.20%) ITIL
4 95 (11.74%) MVC
5 92 (11.37%) CRM
6 85 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
7 77 (9.52%) Scrum
8 67 (8.28%) Configuration Management
9 66 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
10 63 (7.79%) Migration
11 58 (7.17%) TDD
12 52 (6.43%) Load Balancing
13 41 (5.07%) Web Development
14 39 (4.82%) High Availability
15 38 (4.70%) Disaster Recovery
16 36 (4.45%) Change Management
16 36 (4.45%) Project Management
17 32 (3.96%) Continuous Delivery
18 30 (3.71%) ERP
18 30 (3.71%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 348 (43.02%) SQL
2 234 (28.92%) C#
3 225 (27.81%) PowerShell
4 151 (18.67%) JavaScript
5 98 (12.11%) Java
6 95 (11.74%) T-SQL
7 64 (7.91%) Perl
8 55 (6.80%) Python
9 54 (6.67%) VB
10 52 (6.43%) VBScript
11 31 (3.83%) PHP
12 30 (3.71%) Bash Shell
13 29 (3.58%) Ruby
14 27 (3.34%) VB.NET
15 19 (2.35%) C
15 19 (2.35%) VBA
16 15 (1.85%) ActionScript
17 11 (1.36%) F#
17 11 (1.36%) Shell Script
18 10 (1.24%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 60 (7.42%) Security Cleared
2 45 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (5.44%) SC Cleared
4 33 (4.08%) Degree
5 29 (3.58%) MCSE
6 23 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (1.98%) CCNA
7 16 (1.98%) DV Cleared
8 14 (1.73%) MCSA
9 13 (1.61%) CCNP
9 13 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (1.48%) AWS Certification
11 9 (1.11%) CISSP
11 9 (1.11%) ISEB
11 9 (1.11%) MCITP
12 8 (0.99%) MCP
13 6 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (0.74%) ISTQB
14 5 (0.62%) CISM
14 5 (0.62%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.21%) QA
2 22 (2.72%) SLA
3 20 (2.47%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.48%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.87%) SEPA
6 4 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.25%) FedRAMP
7 2 (0.25%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.25%) WCAG
8 1 (0.12%) BS7799
8 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 203 (25.09%) Active Directory
2 135 (16.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (9.39%) Hyper-V
4 33 (4.08%) VMware ESX
5 29 (3.58%) Xen
6 22 (2.72%) vSphere
7 19 (2.35%) XenApp
8 17 (2.10%) NFS
8 17 (2.10%) Terminal Services
8 17 (2.10%) Virtual Desktop
9 14 (1.73%) ISA Server
10 13 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (1.48%) Docker
11 12 (1.48%) KVM
12 11 (1.36%) UAG
13 10 (1.24%) SRDF
14 9 (1.11%) Firmware
14 9 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
14 9 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 80 (9.89%) Puppet
2 60 (7.42%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (4.94%) SCCM
4 37 (4.57%) Ansible
5 27 (3.34%) Control-M
6 23 (2.84%) Nagios
7 18 (2.22%) SCOM
8 17 (2.10%) Microsoft Clustering
9 13 (1.61%) WSUS
10 11 (1.36%) Tivoli
10 11 (1.36%) vRealize
11 9 (1.11%) Oracle Identity Management
11 9 (1.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 8 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 7 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
14 6 (0.74%) BladeLogic
14 6 (0.74%) EdgeSight
14 6 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (0.74%) SCOrch
15 5 (0.62%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 370 (45.74%) Microsoft
2 202 (24.97%) VMware
3 158 (19.53%) Oracle
4 60 (7.42%) IBM
5 57 (7.05%) Cisco
6 52 (6.43%) Citrix
7 46 (5.69%) Red Hat
8 45 (5.56%) HP
9 35 (4.33%) Dell
10 27 (3.34%) Google
11 25 (3.09%) Sitecore
12 24 (2.97%) EMC
13 23 (2.84%) Apple
14 20 (2.47%) Avaya
15 19 (2.35%) Atlassian
15 19 (2.35%) Juniper
15 19 (2.35%) SAP
16 17 (2.10%) AppDynamics
16 17 (2.10%) Epicor
17 14 (1.73%) New Relic
South West London
Venturi
Rate: £275.00 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Offer Recruitment
Rate: Up to £525 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £120 per day + Free Lunch + Free Parking
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Modis International
Rate: £320.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £320 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Source Technology
Rate: From £350 to £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sports Leaders UK
Rate: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago