The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 28 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)
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 31 35
Rank change year-on-year -24 +4  
Contract jobs citing IIS 3 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.74% 4.84% 4.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.38% 22.68% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 15
Median daily rate £575 £331 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.43% +20.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £356 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £346 £335
% change year-on-year +11.19% +3.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.22% -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 Essex with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 126 97 95
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 31.19% 21.32% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 47 57
Median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.40% +72.34%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IIS in Essex

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IIS in Essex over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IIS in Essex

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IIS in Essex

IIS
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 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
Southend-on-Sea -22 1 £575 +31.42%
IIS
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Essex region with a requirement for IIS.

1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) FTP
3 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Apache
3 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) J2EE
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Servlets
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) SSL
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Google
3 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (50.00%) Xen
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Jetty
3 3 (50.00%) IPsec
3 3 (50.00%) nginx
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (50.00%) Google App Engine
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) Puppet

IIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) Jetty
1 3 (50.00%) Mongrel
1 3 (50.00%) nginx
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (50.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) FTP
3 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) IPsec
3 3 (50.00%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) DMZ
5 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
5 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
5 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Packager
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Packager
2 1 (16.67%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Server Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
1 3 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) API Design
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) Xen
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Docker
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (16.67%) Terminal Server
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Google
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) WSO2