Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 303 234 196
Rank change year-on-year -69 -38 -14
Contract jobs citing IIS 792 1080 1343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.84% 1.11% 1.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.02% 5.97% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 723 866
England median daily rate £388 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £263 £242 £263
90th Percentile £588 £538 £513
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 28 21
England median hourly rate £12.00 £27.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.56% -20.59% +10.57%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.18 £20.30
90th Percentile £40.00 £34.50 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £14.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -48.15% -10.00% -4.76%

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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 15767 18098 18560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.63% 18.55% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10456 11804 11801
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £235
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 448 555
England median hourly rate £20.44 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.18% +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.23 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.98 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.15
% change year-on-year - -0.74% +11.94%

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
London -62 348 £450 +9.09% 52
South East -1 182 £350 - 38
North of England -47 81 £325 -1.52% 30
South West -20 68 £385 +16.67% 14
Midlands +31 60 £325 -1.52% 18
East of England -46 45 £375 -3.23% 7
North West +17 39 £325 - 15
East Midlands +19 34 £325 +12.07% 6
Yorkshire -4 32 £338 -11.18% 13
West Midlands +2 26 £351 +0.72% 7
North East -18 10 £394 +26.20% 2
IIS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for IIS.

1 484 (61.11%) Windows
2 370 (46.72%) SQL Server
3 341 (43.06%) .NET
4 336 (42.42%) SQL
5 321 (40.53%) Microsoft
6 249 (31.44%) Windows Server
7 215 (27.15%) C#
8 212 (26.77%) Linux
9 176 (22.22%) VMware
10 175 (22.10%) PowerShell
11 174 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
12 171 (21.59%) JavaScript
13 168 (21.21%) Active Directory
13 168 (21.21%) DevOps
14 164 (20.71%) HTML
15 153 (19.32%) Finance
16 145 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
17 140 (17.68%) ITIL
18 138 (17.42%) Apache
19 137 (17.30%) Amazon AWS
20 135 (17.05%) DNS
21 132 (16.67%) CSS
22 125 (15.78%) ASP.NET
23 122 (15.40%) Java
23 122 (15.40%) MVC
24 119 (15.03%) Web Services
25 116 (14.65%) Unix
25 116 (14.65%) VMware Infrastructure
26 115 (14.52%) Firewall
27 110 (13.89%) Tomcat

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
1 138 (17.42%) Apache
2 110 (13.89%) Tomcat
3 91 (11.49%) SharePoint
4 61 (7.70%) CMS
5 52 (6.57%) JBoss
5 52 (6.57%) WebSphere
6 50 (6.31%) MS Exchange
7 43 (5.43%) nginx
8 29 (3.66%) SharePoint 2013
8 29 (3.66%) Sitecore CMS
9 27 (3.41%) SharePoint Server
10 24 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
10 24 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
10 24 (3.03%) WebLogic
11 20 (2.53%) Umbraco
12 19 (2.40%) Jetty
12 19 (2.40%) Mongrel
13 15 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
13 15 (1.89%) Kentico
13 15 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 40 (5.05%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.88%) SmartSuite
6 4 (0.51%) Quicktime
7 3 (0.38%) Stata
8 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.88%) Dynamics GP
2 7 (0.88%) KANA IQ
2 7 (0.88%) SunGard GMI
3 6 (0.76%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.25%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.25%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) FRx
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.13%) Relativity
5 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 145 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 137 (17.30%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (5.05%) Office 365
4 35 (4.42%) PaaS
5 31 (3.91%) IaaS
6 25 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
7 24 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
8 20 (2.53%) GitHub
9 18 (2.27%) Google App Engine
10 14 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (1.26%) Amazon S3
12 9 (1.14%) Adobe Analytics
13 7 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
14 5 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.63%) Route 53
14 5 (0.63%) SaaS
15 4 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.51%) Mimecast
15 4 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 135 (17.05%) DNS
2 115 (14.52%) Firewall
3 90 (11.36%) TCP/IP
4 72 (9.09%) SAN
5 70 (8.84%) DHCP
6 52 (6.57%) Internet
7 50 (6.31%) SSL
8 41 (5.18%) HTTP
9 37 (4.67%) WAN
10 35 (4.42%) VPN
11 32 (4.04%) Network Security
12 31 (3.91%) FTP
12 31 (3.91%) LAN
13 29 (3.66%) NAS
14 22 (2.78%) IPsec
14 22 (2.78%) LDAP
15 21 (2.65%) BIG-IP
16 20 (2.53%) VLAN
17 16 (2.02%) Intranet
17 16 (2.02%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 370 (46.72%) SQL Server
2 52 (6.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 40 (5.05%) NoSQL
4 38 (4.80%) MySQL
5 34 (4.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 33 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 32 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 30 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 29 (3.66%) Relational Database
10 17 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (2.15%) MongoDB
11 16 (2.02%) Oracle Database
11 16 (2.02%) SQL Server 2016
12 15 (1.89%) Hadoop
12 15 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
13 13 (1.64%) DB2
13 13 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
15 9 (1.14%) RDBMS
15 9 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 93 (11.74%) Git (software)
2 83 (10.48%) Jenkins
3 79 (9.97%) TeamCity
4 64 (8.08%) Visual Studio
5 61 (7.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 59 (7.45%) JIRA
7 43 (5.43%) Octopus Deploy
8 39 (4.92%) Subversion
9 32 (4.04%) MSBuild
10 25 (3.16%) ReSharper
11 20 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 20 (2.53%) Bitbucket
11 20 (2.53%) Maven
12 18 (2.27%) Travis CI
13 17 (2.15%) JMeter
14 16 (2.02%) Ant
15 14 (1.77%) Artifactory
15 14 (1.77%) NuGet
16 13 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 11 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 153 (19.32%) Finance
2 70 (8.84%) Banking
3 30 (3.79%) Front Office
4 23 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.15%) Marketing
6 14 (1.77%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.52%) Back Office
7 12 (1.52%) Legal
8 8 (1.01%) Publishing
8 8 (1.01%) Retail
9 6 (0.76%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.63%) Advertising
10 5 (0.63%) Private Banking
11 4 (0.51%) Electronics
11 4 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.51%) French Language
11 4 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.38%) Law
12 3 (0.38%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 211 (26.64%) Developer
2 97 (12.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 94 (11.87%) .NET Developer
4 79 (9.97%) Analyst
5 72 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 57 (7.20%) Applications Support
7 54 (6.82%) Windows Engineer
8 49 (6.19%) C# .NET Developer
9 43 (5.43%) Architect
10 40 (5.05%) AWS Engineer
11 38 (4.80%) Applications Engineer
12 37 (4.67%) Consultant
13 35 (4.42%) Windows DevOps Engineer
14 34 (4.29%) Administrator
14 34 (4.29%) AWS DevOps
15 32 (4.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 31 (3.91%) Support Analyst
17 30 (3.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 26 (3.28%) Support Engineer
19 25 (3.16%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (43.06%) .NET
2 164 (20.71%) HTML
3 132 (16.67%) CSS
4 125 (15.78%) ASP.NET
5 119 (15.03%) Web Services
6 100 (12.63%) XML
7 81 (10.23%) .NET Framework
8 75 (9.47%) jQuery
9 62 (7.83%) SOAP
10 59 (7.45%) AngularJS
11 56 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 50 (6.31%) LINQ
13 49 (6.19%) Middleware
14 48 (6.06%) Ajax
14 48 (6.06%) RESTful
15 46 (5.81%) REST
16 44 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
16 44 (5.56%) WCF
17 42 (5.30%) JSON
18 39 (4.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 77 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (6.31%) Data Centre
3 26 (3.28%) PKI
4 25 (3.16%) Management Information System
5 24 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 24 (3.03%) Clustering
6 23 (2.90%) Computer Science
7 18 (2.27%) Data Structures
7 18 (2.27%) Virtual Team
8 17 (2.15%) DataPower
9 15 (1.89%) Derivative
10 13 (1.64%) CESG
10 13 (1.64%) Fintech
11 12 (1.52%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.52%) Mobile App
12 11 (1.39%) Driving Licence
12 11 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
13 10 (1.26%) Equities
13 10 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (1.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 484 (61.11%) Windows
2 249 (31.44%) Windows Server
3 212 (26.77%) Linux
4 116 (14.65%) Unix
5 94 (11.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 93 (11.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 83 (10.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 52 (6.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (2.78%) Windows 7
10 17 (2.15%) Solaris
11 11 (1.39%) Apple iOS
12 10 (1.26%) SUSE
13 8 (1.01%) CentOS
14 7 (0.88%) Windows 2000
14 7 (0.88%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.76%) Debian
15 6 (0.76%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.76%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.63%) AIX
16 5 (0.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (21.21%) DevOps
3 140 (17.68%) ITIL
4 122 (15.40%) MVC
5 83 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
6 69 (8.71%) Migration
7 64 (8.08%) Configuration Management
8 53 (6.69%) TDD
9 52 (6.57%) Load Balancing
10 49 (6.19%) Scrum
11 48 (6.06%) Problem Management
12 41 (5.18%) E-Commerce
12 41 (5.18%) Open Source
12 41 (5.18%) Web Development
13 39 (4.92%) SDLC
14 37 (4.67%) Project Management
14 37 (4.67%) Task Automation
15 34 (4.29%) Change Management
16 33 (4.17%) Workflow
17 32 (4.04%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 336 (42.42%) SQL
2 215 (27.15%) C#
3 175 (22.10%) PowerShell
4 171 (21.59%) JavaScript
5 122 (15.40%) Java
6 76 (9.60%) Python
7 68 (8.59%) T-SQL
8 40 (5.05%) Perl
9 33 (4.17%) PHP
10 30 (3.79%) Ruby
11 26 (3.28%) VBScript
12 20 (2.53%) Bash Shell
12 20 (2.53%) Shell Script
13 19 (2.40%) VB
14 17 (2.15%) C++
15 14 (1.77%) VB.NET
16 10 (1.26%) C
17 9 (1.14%) PL/SQL
18 8 (1.01%) GraphQL
19 6 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 70 (8.84%) Security Cleared
2 47 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (5.68%) SC Cleared
4 43 (5.43%) Degree
5 30 (3.79%) MCSE
6 26 (3.28%) DV Cleared
7 24 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (2.53%) IISP
9 17 (2.15%) CCNA
10 11 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (1.26%) CISSP
12 9 (1.14%) MCITP
13 8 (1.01%) CCNP
13 8 (1.01%) CISM
13 8 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (0.88%) MCTS
15 6 (0.76%) A+ Certification
15 6 (0.76%) MCSA
16 5 (0.63%) CCIE
16 5 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.78%) SLA
2 20 (2.53%) QA
3 12 (1.52%) MiFID
3 12 (1.52%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.26%) HL7
5 9 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.76%) GDPR
6 6 (0.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.38%) COBIT
8 3 (0.38%) IFRS
8 3 (0.38%) IFRS 9
8 3 (0.38%) RMADS
9 2 (0.25%) EMIR
9 2 (0.25%) GCP
9 2 (0.25%) UCITS
9 2 (0.25%) WCAG
10 1 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 168 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 116 (14.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (6.19%) Hyper-V
4 40 (5.05%) VMware ESXi
5 37 (4.67%) vSphere
6 30 (3.79%) Docker
7 29 (3.66%) Virtual Machines
8 18 (2.27%) Xen
9 14 (1.77%) XenApp
10 12 (1.52%) ISA Server
11 11 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (1.01%) BitLocker
13 7 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.63%) UAG
14 5 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.51%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.51%) XenServer
16 3 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
16 3 (0.38%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 84 (10.61%) Puppet
2 59 (7.45%) Ansible
3 46 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (3.66%) SCOM
5 28 (3.54%) Nagios
6 27 (3.41%) SCCM
7 20 (2.53%) ITRS Geneos
8 15 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
9 14 (1.77%) Terraform
10 12 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
11 10 (1.26%) vCenter Server
12 9 (1.14%) Kubernetes
12 9 (1.14%) NetBackup
13 8 (1.01%) AirWatch
13 8 (1.01%) BladeLogic
13 8 (1.01%) Icinga
13 8 (1.01%) Rancher
13 8 (1.01%) SCOrch
13 8 (1.01%) ZABBIX
14 7 (0.88%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 321 (40.53%) Microsoft
2 176 (22.22%) VMware
3 106 (13.38%) Oracle
4 76 (9.60%) Citrix
5 64 (8.08%) Cisco
6 53 (6.69%) HP
7 43 (5.43%) Red Hat
8 36 (4.55%) Google
9 35 (4.42%) AppDynamics
10 34 (4.29%) ServiceNow
11 33 (4.17%) Sitecore
12 32 (4.04%) IBM
13 30 (3.79%) F5
13 30 (3.79%) Splunk
14 25 (3.16%) McAfee
15 24 (3.03%) NetApp
16 22 (2.78%) New Relic
17 18 (2.27%) Dynatrace
18 17 (2.15%) CheckPoint
18 17 (2.15%) Juniper