Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 18 November 2018 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)
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 278 329 259
Rank change year-on-year +51 -70 -39
Contract jobs citing IIS 423 341 441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.93% 0.73% 0.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.29% 4.27% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 221 298
London median daily rate £525 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +9.09% +6.45%
10th Percentile £350 £290 £304
90th Percentile £675 £625 £575
England median daily rate £450 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +16.13% +3.33% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
London median hourly rate £14.50 £19.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.58% - -
England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -9.38% -40.74% -20.59%

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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7,997 7,977 8,929
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.52% 17.14% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,648 5,687 6,182
London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £638 £620
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 108 109
London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.71 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.50% +15.03% -10.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.35 £12.50
90th Percentile £49.50 £47.83 £56.87
England median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% +5.26%

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IIS in London

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IIS in London

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IIS in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IIS in London

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IIS in London

IIS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the London region over the 6 months to 18 November 2018. 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
Central London -25 52 £403 -15.26% 22
East London +25 48 £550 +24.29% 5
West London -5 25 £450 +32.35% 21
North London - 11 £450 - 6
South London -16 2 £610 +35.56% 5
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for IIS.

1 231 (54.61%) Windows
2 220 (52.01%) .NET
3 178 (42.08%) SQL
4 171 (40.43%) SQL Server
4 171 (40.43%) Microsoft
5 151 (35.70%) PowerShell
6 135 (31.91%) DevOps
7 121 (28.61%) C#
8 119 (28.13%) Windows Server
9 113 (26.71%) Apache
10 110 (26.00%) Finance
11 108 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
12 105 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
13 99 (23.40%) Ansible
14 93 (21.99%) Linux
15 91 (21.51%) Amazon AWS
16 89 (21.04%) Tomcat
17 83 (19.62%) Banking
18 79 (18.68%) ITIL
18 79 (18.68%) JavaScript
19 77 (18.20%) Oracle
20 73 (17.26%) Firewall
21 72 (17.02%) Python
21 72 (17.02%) Active Directory
21 72 (17.02%) Splunk
22 68 (16.08%) TeamCity
23 67 (15.84%) Jenkins
24 63 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
24 63 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
25 62 (14.66%) Middleware

IIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 113 (26.71%) Apache
2 89 (21.04%) Tomcat
3 40 (9.46%) nginx
4 38 (8.98%) SharePoint
5 29 (6.86%) WebSphere
6 22 (5.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (3.31%) Confluence
7 14 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (3.31%) Jetty
7 14 (3.31%) Mongrel
8 12 (2.84%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (2.36%) MS Exchange
10 8 (1.89%) CMS
10 8 (1.89%) K2 blackpearl
11 6 (1.42%) Drupal
11 6 (1.42%) Skype for Business
12 5 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.95%) JBoss
13 4 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 59 (13.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (9.46%) Microsoft Project
3 30 (7.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (2.36%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.47%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.24%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.24%) ScheduALL
4 1 (0.24%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 108 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 91 (21.51%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (13.71%) AWS CloudFormation
4 48 (11.35%) Amazon EC2
5 41 (9.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 23 (5.44%) IaaS
7 21 (4.96%) PaaS
8 14 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (2.60%) Office 365
9 11 (2.60%) Sumo Logic
10 10 (2.36%) SaaS
11 8 (1.89%) OpenShift
12 6 (1.42%) Amazon S3
12 6 (1.42%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (1.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 6 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (1.42%) Datadog
12 6 (1.42%) GitHub
12 6 (1.42%) Serverless
13 5 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 73 (17.26%) Firewall
2 41 (9.69%) HTTP
3 34 (8.04%) DNS
3 34 (8.04%) SSL
4 33 (7.80%) DMZ
5 26 (6.15%) SAN
6 24 (5.67%) Kerberos
7 22 (5.20%) TCP/IP
8 19 (4.49%) DHCP
9 17 (4.02%) BIG-IP
10 16 (3.78%) Internet
11 9 (2.13%) LAN
11 9 (2.13%) WAN
12 7 (1.65%) VPN
13 6 (1.42%) HTTPS
13 6 (1.42%) Intranet
14 5 (1.18%) NetScaler
15 4 (0.95%) FTP
15 4 (0.95%) NAS
15 4 (0.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (40.43%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (4.73%) Relational Database
4 18 (4.26%) Oracle Database
5 17 (4.02%) SQL Server 2014
6 16 (3.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (3.55%) BusinessObjects
7 15 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (3.31%) MySQL
8 14 (3.31%) Oracle Database 12c
8 14 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (3.07%) SQL Server 2016
10 11 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (2.36%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (2.36%) Power BI
12 9 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (1.65%) MongoDB
14 6 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 68 (16.08%) TeamCity
2 67 (15.84%) Jenkins
3 53 (12.53%) Git (software)
4 51 (12.06%) JIRA
5 22 (5.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (4.73%) MSBuild
7 18 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 18 (4.26%) Maven
8 15 (3.55%) Octopus Deploy
8 15 (3.55%) Selenium
9 13 (3.07%) Ant
9 13 (3.07%) CruiseControl
9 13 (3.07%) Gradle
9 13 (3.07%) IBM UrbanCode
9 13 (3.07%) Vagrant
10 12 (2.84%) Travis CI
10 12 (2.84%) Visual Studio
11 10 (2.36%) Artifactory
11 10 (2.36%) Bitbucket
11 10 (2.36%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 110 (26.00%) Finance
2 83 (19.62%) Banking
3 28 (6.62%) Investment Banking
4 19 (4.49%) Front Office
5 11 (2.60%) Retail
6 10 (2.36%) Legal
7 9 (2.13%) Back Office
8 5 (1.18%) Law
9 4 (0.95%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.71%) French Language
11 2 (0.47%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.47%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.47%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.24%) Automotive
12 1 (0.24%) Local Government
12 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.24%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 105 (24.82%) Developer
2 91 (21.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 59 (13.95%) .NET Developer
4 48 (11.35%) AWS Engineer
5 42 (9.93%) AWS DevOps
5 42 (9.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 42 (9.93%) C# Developer
6 39 (9.22%) Operations Engineer
7 36 (8.51%) Analyst
8 34 (8.04%) Applications Support
9 29 (6.86%) Applications Engineer
9 29 (6.86%) Support Analyst
10 28 (6.62%) Applications Support Analyst
11 27 (6.38%) Full Stack Developer
12 23 (5.44%) Senior Developer
13 21 (4.96%) C# .NET Developer
13 21 (4.96%) SharePoint Engineer
14 20 (4.73%) Azure DevOps
14 20 (4.73%) Azure Engineer
14 20 (4.73%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (52.01%) .NET
2 62 (14.66%) Middleware
3 58 (13.71%) Web Services
4 52 (12.29%) AngularJS
5 51 (12.06%) .NET Framework
6 48 (11.35%) ASP.NET
7 47 (11.11%) HTML
7 47 (11.11%) REST
8 44 (10.40%) CSS
9 43 (10.17%) WCF
10 40 (9.46%) JSON
11 37 (8.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 36 (8.51%) jQuery
13 35 (8.27%) Ajax
13 35 (8.27%) SailPoint
14 34 (8.04%) Entity Framework
15 29 (6.86%) WebSockets
16 28 (6.62%) ASP.NET Web API
17 25 (5.91%) SAML
18 24 (5.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.67%) Data Centre
3 23 (5.44%) Clustering
4 20 (4.73%) Fintech
5 19 (4.49%) PKI
6 17 (4.02%) Fixed Income
7 16 (3.78%) Computer Science
8 12 (2.84%) Client/Server
9 9 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (2.13%) User Experience
10 7 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (1.42%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.42%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.95%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.95%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.95%) Online Banking
12 4 (0.95%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.95%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.95%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 231 (54.61%) Windows
2 119 (28.13%) Windows Server
3 93 (21.99%) Linux
4 63 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (11.82%) Unix
6 27 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (5.67%) Ubuntu
7 24 (5.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (3.31%) CentOS
8 14 (3.31%) Debian
8 14 (3.31%) Solaris
9 13 (3.07%) Fedora
10 8 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.95%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.71%) Android
13 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.47%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (31.91%) DevOps
2 105 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (18.68%) ITIL
4 63 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (12.77%) Build Automation
6 52 (12.29%) Change Management
7 51 (12.06%) MVC
8 45 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 44 (10.40%) TDD
10 39 (9.22%) Project Management
10 39 (9.22%) Quality Management
10 39 (9.22%) SDLC
11 38 (8.98%) Scrum
12 37 (8.75%) Identity Management
12 37 (8.75%) Problem Management
12 37 (8.75%) Service Desk Management
13 35 (8.27%) Change Control
14 33 (7.80%) E-Commerce
15 30 (7.09%) ITIL V2
16 28 (6.62%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 178 (42.08%) SQL
2 151 (35.70%) PowerShell
3 121 (28.61%) C#
4 79 (18.68%) JavaScript
5 72 (17.02%) Python
6 49 (11.58%) Java
7 36 (8.51%) Bash Shell
8 34 (8.04%) TypeScript
9 26 (6.15%) Perl
9 26 (6.15%) T-SQL
10 22 (5.20%) VB
11 20 (4.73%) VB.NET
12 19 (4.49%) PL/SQL
13 14 (3.31%) Go
13 14 (3.31%) Ruby
13 14 (3.31%) VBA
14 7 (1.65%) PHP
15 5 (1.18%) VBScript
16 4 (0.95%) VB6
17 3 (0.71%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (4.26%) Degree
2 16 (3.78%) ITIL Certification
3 15 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (3.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 9 (2.13%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.65%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.95%) IISP
10 3 (0.71%) MCSE
10 3 (0.71%) PMP
10 3 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.47%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.47%) CCNA
11 2 (0.47%) CISSP
11 2 (0.47%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.24%) CCAA
12 1 (0.24%) CISM
12 1 (0.24%) CRISC
12 1 (0.24%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.80%) QA
2 4 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.95%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.24%) GDPR
3 1 (0.24%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.24%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.24%) WAI
System Software
1 72 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 50 (11.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (9.46%) Docker
4 21 (4.96%) Hyper-V
5 14 (3.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 13 (3.07%) NFS
6 13 (3.07%) VirtualBox
7 12 (2.84%) XenApp
8 9 (2.13%) vSphere
9 5 (1.18%) KVM
9 5 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.95%) LXC
11 3 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.71%) XenServer
12 2 (0.47%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.47%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.47%) Xen
13 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 99 (23.40%) Ansible
2 40 (9.46%) Single Sign-On
3 39 (9.22%) Puppet
4 28 (6.62%) Nagios
4 28 (6.62%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (5.67%) Kubernetes
6 22 (5.20%) ITRS Geneos
7 16 (3.78%) Terraform
8 15 (3.55%) Packer
9 14 (3.31%) logstash
10 13 (3.07%) Salt
11 12 (2.84%) BladeLogic
11 12 (2.84%) CA Single Sign-On
11 12 (2.84%) Graylog
11 12 (2.84%) Kibana
11 12 (2.84%) Rancher
12 9 (2.13%) Docker Swarm
13 7 (1.65%) SCCM
13 7 (1.65%) SCOM
14 6 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 171 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 77 (18.20%) Oracle
3 72 (17.02%) Splunk
4 59 (13.95%) VMware
5 37 (8.75%) ServiceNow
6 36 (8.51%) Citrix
7 26 (6.15%) AppDynamics
8 25 (5.91%) Red Hat
9 24 (5.67%) New Relic
10 21 (4.96%) Dynatrace
11 19 (4.49%) F5
12 15 (3.55%) BMC
12 15 (3.55%) CA
12 15 (3.55%) ForgeRock
12 15 (3.55%) SAP
13 14 (3.31%) Axway
13 14 (3.31%) NetApp
14 11 (2.60%) Cisco
15 9 (2.13%) Micro Focus
15 9 (2.13%) Northgate