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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 275 214 162
Rank change year-on-year -61 -52  
Contract jobs citing IIS 368 571 750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.85% 1.16% 1.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.08% 6.45% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 361 491
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £255 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £556 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £328 £335
% change year-on-year +9.92% -2.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 9
Median hourly rate £15.38 £28.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.08% +24.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £20.89 £19.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £31.13 £27.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -37.50% +7.69%  

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 7249 8846 9074
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.77% 17.95% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7475 9879 9665
Median daily rate £440 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 375 463
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.90 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 June 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 June 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 -54 144 £450 +5.88% 68
South East -2 97 £352 +2.77% 54
North of England -32 39 £350 +13.91% 28
South West -11 30 £400 +26.98% 16
East of England -16 28 £350 -30.00% 13
Midlands +19 25 £300 -11.11% 17
East Midlands +7 19 £280 -12.15% 4
North West +21 17 £350 +7.69% 10
Yorkshire -9 16 £338 -32.50% 16
West Midlands +16 6 £323 -7.85% 13
North East +9 6 £400 +45.45% 2
IIS
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 493 (63.86%) Windows
2 388 (50.26%) SQL Server
3 376 (48.70%) Microsoft
4 320 (41.45%) SQL
5 301 (38.99%) .NET
6 278 (36.01%) Windows Server
7 236 (30.57%) PowerShell
8 212 (27.46%) C#
9 193 (25.00%) Linux
10 188 (24.35%) Active Directory
11 181 (23.45%) VMware
12 171 (22.15%) DNS
13 159 (20.60%) DevOps
14 155 (20.08%) Finance
15 139 (18.01%) Microsoft Azure
16 138 (17.88%) SharePoint
17 137 (17.75%) Web Services
17 137 (17.75%) Oracle
18 136 (17.62%) Agile Software Development
19 134 (17.36%) Windows Server 2012
20 133 (17.23%) JavaScript
21 129 (16.71%) Team Foundation Server
22 128 (16.58%) ITIL
23 124 (16.06%) HTML
24 120 (15.54%) VMware Infrastructure
25 118 (15.28%) ASP.NET
26 116 (15.03%) Firewall
27 110 (14.25%) CSS
28 109 (14.12%) Windows Server 2008
29 105 (13.60%) XML

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 (17.88%) SharePoint
2 102 (13.21%) Apache
3 77 (9.97%) WebSphere
4 73 (9.46%) Tomcat
5 68 (8.81%) BizTalk Server
6 58 (7.51%) JBoss
7 52 (6.74%) MS Exchange
8 46 (5.96%) CMS
9 42 (5.44%) SharePoint 2013
10 36 (4.66%) nginx
11 32 (4.15%) Sitecore CMS
12 30 (3.89%) SharePoint Server
13 25 (3.24%) WebLogic
14 23 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2010
15 20 (2.59%) Jetty
15 20 (2.59%) SharePoint 2010
16 18 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
16 18 (2.33%) Mongrel
17 14 (1.81%) Confluence
17 14 (1.81%) WildFly
Applications
1 35 (4.53%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.65%) Quicktime
4 4 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.39%) SmartSuite
5 3 (0.39%) Stata
6 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 48 (6.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (2.20%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (0.52%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.39%) Staffware
6 2 (0.26%) Changepoint
6 2 (0.26%) FRx
6 2 (0.26%) Scribe Insight
6 2 (0.26%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.26%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.13%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.13%) Orchestrade
7 1 (0.13%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 139 (18.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 101 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (6.09%) IaaS
4 44 (5.70%) Office 365
5 31 (4.02%) PaaS
6 26 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
7 22 (2.85%) Google Cloud Platform
8 18 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 17 (2.20%) Google App Engine
10 12 (1.55%) Amazon S3
11 11 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
11 11 (1.42%) GitHub
12 10 (1.30%) Akamai
13 9 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (0.91%) SaaS
15 5 (0.65%) OneDrive
15 5 (0.65%) Yammer
16 4 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
16 4 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
16 4 (0.52%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 171 (22.15%) DNS
2 116 (15.03%) Firewall
3 100 (12.95%) DHCP
4 91 (11.79%) TCP/IP
5 78 (10.10%) Internet
6 68 (8.81%) LAN
7 60 (7.77%) WAN
8 50 (6.48%) HTTP
9 45 (5.83%) SAN
10 41 (5.31%) SSL
11 30 (3.89%) FTP
11 30 (3.89%) LDAP
12 25 (3.24%) IPsec
13 24 (3.11%) NAS
14 21 (2.72%) VLAN
14 21 (2.72%) VPN
15 19 (2.46%) Remote Desktop
16 18 (2.33%) Reverse Proxy
16 18 (2.33%) Wireless
17 14 (1.81%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 388 (50.26%) SQL Server
2 89 (11.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 69 (8.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 63 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 56 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 55 (7.12%) Oracle Database
7 37 (4.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 33 (4.27%) Relational Database
9 30 (3.89%) SQL Server 2014
9 30 (3.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 25 (3.24%) Oracle Database 10g
11 21 (2.72%) SQL Server 2016
12 18 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
13 15 (1.94%) MySQL
14 14 (1.81%) Oracle9i Database
15 13 (1.68%) NoSQL
15 13 (1.68%) RDBMS
16 11 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
16 11 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 129 (16.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 91 (11.79%) Visual Studio
3 89 (11.53%) Git (software)
4 67 (8.68%) Jenkins
5 64 (8.29%) TeamCity
6 47 (6.09%) Octopus Deploy
7 41 (5.31%) JIRA
8 24 (3.11%) MSBuild
8 24 (3.11%) Subversion
9 21 (2.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 19 (2.46%) Ant
11 17 (2.20%) Travis CI
12 16 (2.07%) Moq
12 16 (2.07%) Selenium
13 15 (1.94%) SpecFlow
14 14 (1.81%) Visual Studio Team System
15 13 (1.68%) ReSharper
16 12 (1.55%) NUnit
17 11 (1.42%) Maven
18 10 (1.30%) NuGet
General
1 155 (20.08%) Finance
2 46 (5.96%) Banking
3 23 (2.98%) Back Office
4 20 (2.59%) Front Office
5 16 (2.07%) Legal
6 15 (1.94%) Retail
7 12 (1.55%) Marketing
8 11 (1.42%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.17%) Law
10 7 (0.91%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.91%) Local Government
10 7 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.65%) Advertising
11 5 (0.65%) French Language
12 4 (0.52%) Games
12 4 (0.52%) International Banking
12 4 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.52%) Publishing
13 3 (0.39%) Automotive
13 3 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 176 (22.80%) Developer
2 98 (12.69%) Analyst
3 85 (11.01%) DevOps Engineer
4 81 (10.49%) .NET Developer
5 60 (7.77%) Applications Support
6 58 (7.51%) Support Analyst
7 52 (6.74%) C# Developer
8 51 (6.61%) Architect
9 49 (6.35%) Windows Engineer
10 38 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
11 37 (4.79%) Consultant
11 37 (4.79%) PowerShell Engineer
12 32 (4.15%) Applications Support Analyst
13 31 (4.02%) Administrator
13 31 (4.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 27 (3.50%) Support Engineer
15 23 (2.98%) Systems Engineer
16 22 (2.85%) Sitecore Developer
17 21 (2.72%) Windows DevOps Engineer
18 19 (2.46%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (38.99%) .NET
2 137 (17.75%) Web Services
3 124 (16.06%) HTML
4 118 (15.28%) ASP.NET
5 110 (14.25%) CSS
6 105 (13.60%) XML
7 99 (12.82%) jQuery
8 77 (9.97%) .NET Framework
9 64 (8.29%) WCF
10 57 (7.38%) Ajax
11 50 (6.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 47 (6.09%) Middleware
13 46 (5.96%) AngularJS
14 43 (5.57%) ASP.NET Web API
15 36 (4.66%) JSON
16 35 (4.53%) HTML5
17 31 (4.02%) LINQ
17 31 (4.02%) XSLT
18 30 (3.89%) Entity Framework
18 30 (3.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (5.70%) Clustering
3 43 (5.57%) Data Centre
4 22 (2.85%) Client/Server
4 22 (2.85%) Computer Science
4 22 (2.85%) Management Information System
5 20 (2.59%) PKI
5 20 (2.59%) User Experience
6 17 (2.20%) W3C
7 14 (1.81%) EPoS
8 11 (1.42%) Fintech
9 10 (1.30%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (1.17%) Public Cloud
10 9 (1.17%) Replication
11 8 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.04%) Virtual Team
12 7 (0.91%) Mainframe
12 7 (0.91%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.78%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 493 (63.86%) Windows
2 278 (36.01%) Windows Server
3 193 (25.00%) Linux
4 134 (17.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 109 (14.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 97 (12.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 80 (10.36%) Unix
8 39 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (3.89%) Windows 7
10 15 (1.94%) AIX
11 14 (1.81%) Solaris
12 10 (1.30%) CentOS
13 8 (1.04%) Android
13 8 (1.04%) Apple iOS
14 7 (0.91%) zOS
15 6 (0.78%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.65%) Debian
16 5 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (0.65%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (20.60%) DevOps
2 136 (17.62%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (16.58%) ITIL
4 105 (13.60%) MVC
5 75 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
6 72 (9.33%) Scrum
7 60 (7.77%) CRM
7 60 (7.77%) Migration
8 57 (7.38%) Configuration Management
9 56 (7.25%) Load Balancing
10 55 (7.12%) Project Management
11 47 (6.09%) TDD
12 43 (5.57%) Business Intelligence
13 41 (5.31%) Web Development
14 37 (4.79%) High Availability
14 37 (4.79%) Release Management
15 34 (4.40%) Open Source
15 34 (4.40%) Problem Management
16 33 (4.27%) E-Commerce
17 32 (4.15%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 320 (41.45%) SQL
2 236 (30.57%) PowerShell
3 212 (27.46%) C#
4 133 (17.23%) JavaScript
5 105 (13.60%) Java
6 84 (10.88%) T-SQL
7 61 (7.90%) Perl
8 55 (7.12%) Python
9 51 (6.61%) VBScript
10 35 (4.53%) VB
11 24 (3.11%) Ruby
12 22 (2.85%) Bash Shell
13 21 (2.72%) VB.NET
14 16 (2.07%) C
14 16 (2.07%) PHP
15 12 (1.55%) C++
16 11 (1.42%) VBA
17 10 (1.30%) F#
18 9 (1.17%) TypeScript
19 8 (1.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (10.36%) Security Cleared
2 57 (7.38%) SC Cleared
3 41 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (4.92%) Degree
5 23 (2.98%) MCSE
6 22 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (2.33%) CCNA
7 18 (2.33%) DV Cleared
8 15 (1.94%) CCNP
9 13 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
9 13 (1.68%) MCITP
10 12 (1.55%) MCSA
11 11 (1.42%) CISSP
12 10 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (0.91%) IISP
13 7 (0.91%) MCP
13 7 (0.91%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.91%) PMP
14 6 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.98%) QA
2 20 (2.59%) SLA
3 12 (1.55%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.65%) COBIT
4 5 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.52%) PMO
5 4 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.26%) SEPA
7 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.13%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.13%) HL7
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.13%) MiFID
7 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 188 (24.35%) Active Directory
2 120 (15.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (9.07%) Hyper-V
4 40 (5.18%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (2.72%) Xen
6 16 (2.07%) ISA Server
6 16 (2.07%) XenApp
7 15 (1.94%) Docker
7 15 (1.94%) vSphere
8 14 (1.81%) UAG
9 9 (1.17%) Forefront TMG
10 8 (1.04%) Terminal Services
10 8 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
10 8 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 6 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.52%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 69 (8.94%) Puppet
2 56 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (7.12%) SCCM
4 49 (6.35%) Ansible
5 24 (3.11%) SCOM
6 18 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
7 17 (2.20%) Control-M
8 14 (1.81%) Nagios
8 14 (1.81%) WSUS
9 13 (1.68%) NetBackup
9 13 (1.68%) Terraform
10 11 (1.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 10 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
11 10 (1.30%) vRealize
12 9 (1.17%) Tivoli
13 7 (0.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 5 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
14 5 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Management
14 5 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 5 (0.65%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 376 (48.70%) Microsoft
2 181 (23.45%) VMware
3 137 (17.75%) Oracle
4 71 (9.20%) Citrix
5 56 (7.25%) HP
6 49 (6.35%) IBM
7 40 (5.18%) Cisco
8 38 (4.92%) Red Hat
9 36 (4.66%) Sitecore
10 26 (3.37%) Google
11 25 (3.24%) McAfee
12 22 (2.85%) Apple
13 21 (2.72%) SAP
14 20 (2.59%) Dell
14 20 (2.59%) Splunk
15 17 (2.20%) Symantec
16 14 (1.81%) CheckPoint
16 14 (1.81%) Juniper
16 14 (1.81%) ServiceNow
17 13 (1.68%) Veritas
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