Period
to

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 30 June 2022 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
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 505 488 349
Rank change year-on-year -17 -139 +3
Contract jobs citing IIS 281 178 230
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.34% 0.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.32% 2.73% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 129 152
10th Percentile £280 £246 £300
25th Percentile £363 £355 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £490 £475 £463
Median % change year-on-year +3.16% +2.70% +8.19%
75th Percentile £624 £550 £538
90th Percentile £691 £600 £686
UK median daily rate £500 £465 £465
% change year-on-year +7.53% -0.05% +8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
10th Percentile £47.25 £12.89 £13.25
25th Percentile £48.75 £14.22 £18.86
Median hourly rate £52.50 £16.63 £37.20
Median % change year-on-year +215.79% -55.31% +209.98%
75th Percentile £56.25 £19.22 £49.00
90th Percentile £57.75 £20.66 £51.75
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £21.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year +147.06% -46.20% +229.17%

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 8,456 6,517 5,029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.80% 12.58% 13.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,866 4,462 3,424
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
25th Percentile £413 £400 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £495 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £562
90th Percentile £738 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +7.25% +3.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 123 109
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.25 £12.63
25th Percentile £16.25 £16.21 £15.50
Median hourly rate £30.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +35.56% +12.50% +7.53%
75th Percentile £65.00 £54.88 £32.25
90th Percentile £77.50 £67.80 £54.20
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +45.83% +20.00% +0.98%

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IIS in England

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IIS in England.

Daily rate trend for IIS in England

IIS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IIS in England over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for IIS in England

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IIS in England.

Hourly rate trend 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 30 June 2022. 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
Jobs
London -37 149 £535 +7.54% 43
South East -5 48 £400 -4.48% 23
Midlands -33 23 £363 -3.33% 13
North of England -54 17 £513 +24.24% 27
East Midlands -2 14 £350 -6.67% 3
East of England -6 13 £469 +9.07% 8
North West -25 12 £538 +32.31% 16
West Midlands -39 9 £375 -22.08% 10
South West -16 7 £525 +53.28% 6
Yorkshire -44 3 £356 -22.95% 10
North East - 2 - - 1
IIS
UK

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, 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 England region with a requirement for IIS.

1 150 (53.38%) Windows
2 122 (43.42%) SQL Server
3 119 (42.35%) Azure
4 113 (40.21%) Microsoft
5 112 (39.86%) Active Directory
6 99 (35.23%) SQL
7 98 (34.88%) PowerShell
8 79 (28.11%) VMware
9 78 (27.76%) Windows Server
10 75 (26.69%) DevOps
11 74 (26.33%) Finance
12 69 (24.56%) Linux
13 65 (23.13%) Agile
14 64 (22.78%) .NET
15 63 (22.42%) Social Skills
16 59 (21.00%) Migration
17 55 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
17 55 (19.57%) CI/CD
18 54 (19.22%) Tomcat
19 51 (18.15%) HTML
20 50 (17.79%) AWS
21 47 (16.73%) Oracle
21 47 (16.73%) DNS
22 44 (15.66%) JavaScript
23 43 (15.30%) Apache
24 42 (14.95%) ITIL
24 42 (14.95%) Citrix
24 42 (14.95%) Terraform
25 39 (13.88%) Java
26 37 (13.17%) JIRA

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 54 (19.22%) Tomcat
2 43 (15.30%) Apache
3 21 (7.47%) Confluence
4 19 (6.76%) WebSphere
5 16 (5.69%) JBoss
6 12 (4.27%) SharePoint
6 12 (4.27%) WebLogic
7 10 (3.56%) nginx
7 10 (3.56%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (3.20%) MS Exchange
9 6 (2.14%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (2.14%) CMS
10 5 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.42%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (1.07%) GlassFish
12 3 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.20%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (0.71%) ResourceLink
1 2 (0.71%) Unit4 Business World
1 2 (0.71%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.36%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 119 (42.35%) Azure
2 50 (17.79%) AWS
3 34 (12.10%) PaaS
4 27 (9.61%) Microsoft 365
5 25 (8.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 25 (8.90%) IaaS
6 23 (8.19%) Azure DevOps
7 19 (6.76%) Serverless
8 17 (6.05%) GitHub
9 16 (5.69%) OpenShift
10 15 (5.34%) Power Platform
11 12 (4.27%) Azure Monitor
11 12 (4.27%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (4.27%) GCP
12 10 (3.56%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (2.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (2.14%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 6 (2.14%) Datadog
13 6 (2.14%) NuGet
13 6 (2.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (16.73%) DNS
2 26 (9.25%) DHCP
3 23 (8.19%) Firewall
4 20 (7.12%) HTTP
4 20 (7.12%) SSL
5 17 (6.05%) TCP/IP
6 13 (4.63%) WAN
7 11 (3.91%) Internet
8 10 (3.56%) DMZ
8 10 (3.56%) SAN
9 7 (2.49%) LAN
10 5 (1.78%) HTTPS
10 5 (1.78%) Intranet
10 5 (1.78%) Network Security
10 5 (1.78%) VoIP
10 5 (1.78%) VPN
11 4 (1.42%) FTP
12 3 (1.07%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.07%) Kerberos
12 3 (1.07%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (43.42%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.63%) Oracle Database
2 13 (4.63%) Power BI
3 12 (4.27%) MongoDB
4 11 (3.91%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (3.91%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.85%) IBM InfoSphere
6 8 (2.85%) MySQL
6 8 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.78%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 37 (13.17%) JIRA
2 36 (12.81%) Jenkins
3 33 (11.74%) Git (software)
4 28 (9.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (8.19%) Visual Studio
6 19 (6.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 14 (4.98%) Sonatype Nexus
8 13 (4.63%) TeamCity
9 12 (4.27%) SonarQube
10 11 (3.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (3.56%) Cucumber
11 10 (3.56%) Selenium
12 9 (3.20%) Artifactory
12 9 (3.20%) Bitbucket
12 9 (3.20%) GitLab
13 6 (2.14%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (2.14%) Robot Framework
13 6 (2.14%) Zephyr
14 5 (1.78%) Maven
14 5 (1.78%) NUnit
General
1 74 (26.33%) Finance
2 63 (22.42%) Social Skills
3 22 (7.83%) Banking
4 17 (6.05%) Public Sector
5 12 (4.27%) Legal
6 6 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.14%) Back Office
6 6 (2.14%) Front Office
7 5 (1.78%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.78%) Marketing
8 4 (1.42%) Presentation Skills
8 4 (1.42%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.07%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.07%) Local Government
9 3 (1.07%) Organisational Skills
10 2 (0.71%) Electronics
10 2 (0.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 2 (0.71%) Law
10 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (15.66%) Developer
2 38 (13.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (7.83%) Architect
4 18 (6.41%) DBA
4 18 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (6.05%) SQL DBA
6 16 (5.69%) Analyst
7 15 (5.34%) Azure Engineer
7 15 (5.34%) Server Engineer
7 15 (5.34%) Wintel Engineer
8 13 (4.63%) .NET Developer
8 13 (4.63%) C# Developer
9 11 (3.91%) Applications Engineer
10 10 (3.56%) Cloud Engineer
10 10 (3.56%) SQL Developer
11 9 (3.20%) Citrix Engineer
11 9 (3.20%) Citrix Server Engineer
11 9 (3.20%) Support Analyst
11 9 (3.20%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (2.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (22.78%) .NET
2 51 (18.15%) HTML
3 31 (11.03%) JSON
4 25 (8.90%) REST
5 24 (8.54%) CSS
5 24 (8.54%) Web Services
6 20 (7.12%) XML
7 19 (6.76%) Middleware
8 17 (6.05%) jQuery
9 16 (5.69%) LDAP
9 16 (5.69%) SOAP
10 14 (4.98%) AngularJS
11 13 (4.63%) ASP.NET
12 12 (4.27%) .NET Framework
13 11 (3.91%) XSLT
14 10 (3.56%) WCF
15 9 (3.20%) HTML5
15 9 (3.20%) Node.js
16 8 (2.85%) RESTful
17 7 (2.49%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.25%) Clustering
2 16 (5.69%) Management Information System
2 16 (5.69%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (4.63%) PKI
4 12 (4.27%) Cloud Native
5 9 (3.20%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (2.85%) NHS
6 8 (2.85%) User Experience
7 7 (2.49%) DataPower
7 7 (2.49%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.14%) CESG
8 6 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.78%) CMDB
9 5 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.78%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.42%) Reference Data
10 4 (1.42%) Replication
11 3 (1.07%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 150 (53.38%) Windows
2 78 (27.76%) Windows Server
3 69 (24.56%) Linux
4 31 (11.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (9.96%) Unix
6 21 (7.47%) Windows Server 2016
7 19 (6.76%) Windows Server 2019
8 15 (5.34%) Windows 10
9 14 (4.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (2.85%) VMS
12 7 (2.49%) Ubuntu
13 6 (2.14%) Windows 7
14 3 (1.07%) Solaris
15 2 (0.71%) zOS
16 1 (0.36%) Android
16 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (26.69%) DevOps
2 65 (23.13%) Agile
3 59 (21.00%) Migration
4 55 (19.57%) CI/CD
5 42 (14.95%) ITIL
6 27 (9.61%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (9.25%) Microservices
8 24 (8.54%) Change Management
9 23 (8.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 22 (7.83%) MVC
11 21 (7.47%) Configuration Management
12 18 (6.41%) Scrum
12 18 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (6.05%) Deployment Automation
13 17 (6.05%) Kanban
14 16 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (5.69%) Performance Optimisation
15 15 (5.34%) Change Control
15 15 (5.34%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 99 (35.23%) SQL
2 98 (34.88%) PowerShell
3 44 (15.66%) JavaScript
4 39 (13.88%) Java
5 34 (12.10%) Python
6 33 (11.74%) C#
7 24 (8.54%) Bash
8 13 (4.63%) Perl
8 13 (4.63%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.56%) Ruby
10 9 (3.20%) C
11 7 (2.49%) VB
12 6 (2.14%) Groovy
12 6 (2.14%) VBScript
13 5 (1.78%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.78%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.42%) C++
14 4 (1.42%) PHP
14 4 (1.42%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.07%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (12.46%) Security Cleared
2 32 (11.39%) SC Cleared
3 22 (7.83%) Degree
4 21 (7.47%) DV Cleared
5 18 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (3.20%) MCSA
7 7 (2.49%) IISP
8 5 (1.78%) CESG Certified Professional
8 5 (1.78%) CISSP
8 5 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.78%) MCITP
9 4 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.42%) MCSE
10 3 (1.07%) MCAD
11 2 (0.71%) CCA
11 2 (0.71%) CCSP
11 2 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.71%) MCP
11 2 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.69%) QA
2 14 (4.98%) SLA
3 5 (1.78%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (1.42%) Accessibility
4 4 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.07%) GDPR
5 3 (1.07%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.36%) NCSC
6 1 (0.36%) NIST
6 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 112 (39.86%) Active Directory
2 55 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (9.96%) Docker
4 22 (7.83%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (6.05%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (3.91%) vSphere
6 11 (3.91%) XenApp
7 8 (2.85%) Firmware
7 8 (2.85%) Hyper-V
8 7 (2.49%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.42%) BitLocker
9 4 (1.42%) NFS
9 4 (1.42%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.36%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.36%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.36%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.36%) Varnish
12 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 42 (14.95%) Terraform
2 36 (12.81%) Single Sign-On
3 35 (12.46%) Ansible
4 28 (9.96%) Kubernetes
5 27 (9.61%) Microsoft Clustering
6 26 (9.25%) Puppet
7 25 (8.90%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 20 (7.12%) SCCM
9 16 (5.69%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (3.20%) vCenter Server
10 9 (3.20%) WSUS
11 7 (2.49%) SCOM
12 6 (2.14%) Netcool
13 5 (1.78%) Grafana
13 5 (1.78%) Microsoft Intune
13 5 (1.78%) NetBackup
14 4 (1.42%) Perfmon
15 3 (1.07%) Consul
15 3 (1.07%) Dollar Universe
15 3 (1.07%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 113 (40.21%) Microsoft
2 79 (28.11%) VMware
3 47 (16.73%) Oracle
4 42 (14.95%) Citrix
5 30 (10.68%) Red Hat
6 23 (8.19%) Splunk
7 21 (7.47%) Cisco
8 17 (6.05%) Google
9 15 (5.34%) IBM
10 14 (4.98%) ServiceNow
11 11 (3.91%) Informatica
12 9 (3.20%) New Relic
13 7 (2.49%) Dell
13 7 (2.49%) HP
13 7 (2.49%) Palo Alto
14 6 (2.14%) AppDynamics
14 6 (2.14%) Atlassian
14 6 (2.14%) CA
15 5 (1.78%) F5
15 5 (1.78%) Veeam