Period
to 7 March 2021

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 7 March 2021 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
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 333 353 295
Rank change year-on-year +20 -58 +67
Contract jobs citing IIS 85 135 368
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.43% 0.50% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.93% 3.32% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 101 289
Median daily rate £475 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £320 £294 £340
90th Percentile £575 £625 £650
England median daily rate £464 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +3.06% - +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.48 -
England median hourly rate £57.50 £30.74 £12.00
% change year-on-year +87.05% +156.17% -

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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2,905 4,067 7,094
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.61% 14.93% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,056 2,872 5,064
Median daily rate £500 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £306
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 45
Median hourly rate £42.50 £25.34 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.72% +7.83% +17.50%
10th Percentile £19.80 £15.00 £16.25
90th Percentile £70.21 £50.75 £46.85
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.38 £18.50
% change year-on-year +28.98% +4.77% -0.87%

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IIS in London

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for IIS in London

IIS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IIS in London over the 6 months to 7 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for IIS in London

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

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 7 March 2021. 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 +45 6 £494 -10.23% 8
South London +44 4 £380 +1.33% 5
East London +29 2 £465 - 4
West London +28 2 £215 -52.22% 5
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 7 March 2021, 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 49 (57.65%) Windows
2 39 (45.88%) SQL Server
3 32 (37.65%) PowerShell
4 31 (36.47%) Azure
5 29 (34.12%) .NET
5 29 (34.12%) Windows Server
6 26 (30.59%) SQL
7 25 (29.41%) DevOps
8 24 (28.24%) Active Directory
9 22 (25.88%) Microsoft
9 22 (25.88%) DNS
10 20 (23.53%) Security Cleared
11 19 (22.35%) SC Cleared
11 19 (22.35%) JavaScript
11 19 (22.35%) ASP.NET
12 18 (21.18%) Linux
13 17 (20.00%) VMware
14 16 (18.82%) TCP/IP
14 16 (18.82%) DHCP
15 15 (17.65%) HTML
15 15 (17.65%) Oracle
16 14 (16.47%) C#
17 13 (15.29%) Apache
17 13 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (15.29%) Banking
17 13 (15.29%) Git (software)
18 12 (14.12%) Python
18 12 (14.12%) Finance
18 12 (14.12%) Jenkins
19 11 (12.94%) Puppet

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 13 (15.29%) Apache
2 10 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 9 (10.59%) SharePoint
4 7 (8.24%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (7.06%) MS Exchange
6 5 (5.88%) Confluence
6 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (5.88%) JBoss
7 4 (4.71%) WebSphere
8 3 (3.53%) nginx
8 3 (3.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (2.35%) Appian
9 2 (2.35%) Drupal
9 2 (2.35%) Jetty
9 2 (2.35%) Joomla!
9 2 (2.35%) Mongrel
9 2 (2.35%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (2.35%) Skype for Business
9 2 (2.35%) WordPress
10 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.18%) Maximo
2 1 (1.18%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 31 (36.47%) Azure
2 11 (12.94%) AWS
3 7 (8.24%) GitHub
3 7 (8.24%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (3.53%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (3.53%) AWS CodePipeline
5 3 (3.53%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (3.53%) GCP
5 3 (3.53%) OpenShift
5 3 (3.53%) Power Automate
5 3 (3.53%) Power Platform
5 3 (3.53%) PowerApps
5 3 (3.53%) Yammer
6 2 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.35%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.18%) IaaS
7 1 (1.18%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.88%) DNS
2 16 (18.82%) DHCP
2 16 (18.82%) TCP/IP
3 10 (11.76%) SAN
4 9 (10.59%) HTTP
5 7 (8.24%) SSL
6 6 (7.06%) Firewall
6 6 (7.06%) HTTPS
6 6 (7.06%) Internet
7 4 (4.71%) FTP
7 4 (4.71%) IPv4
7 4 (4.71%) Wireshark
8 3 (3.53%) IPsec
8 3 (3.53%) Kerberos
9 2 (2.35%) VoIP
10 1 (1.18%) Intranet
10 1 (1.18%) LAN
10 1 (1.18%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (1.18%) SMTP
10 1 (1.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (45.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (9.41%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (7.06%) MySQL
4 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (4.71%) PowerCenter
6 3 (3.53%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.53%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.35%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.18%) DB2
8 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (15.29%) Git (software)
2 12 (14.12%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.41%) Artifactory
4 7 (8.24%) Subversion
4 7 (8.24%) Visual Studio
5 6 (7.06%) TeamCity
6 5 (5.88%) JIRA
6 5 (5.88%) SonarQube
7 4 (4.71%) Liquibase
7 4 (4.71%) VisualSVN
8 2 (2.35%) Bitbucket Server
8 2 (2.35%) IBM UrbanCode
8 2 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (2.35%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.18%) JMeter
9 1 (1.18%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.18%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.18%) MSI
General
1 13 (15.29%) Banking
2 12 (14.12%) Finance
3 8 (9.41%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.53%) Legal
4 3 (3.53%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.18%) Advertising
5 1 (1.18%) Back Office
5 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (25.88%) Developer
2 9 (10.59%) .NET Developer
2 9 (10.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (9.41%) Architect
3 8 (9.41%) SQL Developer
3 8 (9.41%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (7.06%) C# Developer
5 5 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 5 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 5 (5.88%) Technical Support
5 5 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Informatica Architect
6 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Web Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Support Officer
7 3 (3.53%) Technical Support Officer
7 3 (3.53%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (34.12%) .NET
2 19 (22.35%) ASP.NET
3 15 (17.65%) HTML
4 10 (11.76%) CSS
4 10 (11.76%) REST
5 9 (10.59%) .NET Framework
6 8 (9.41%) XML
7 7 (8.24%) .NET Core
7 7 (8.24%) AngularJS
7 7 (8.24%) HTML5
8 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET Core
9 5 (5.88%) Angular 2
9 5 (5.88%) CSS3
9 5 (5.88%) J2EE
9 5 (5.88%) JSON
9 5 (5.88%) SOAP
9 5 (5.88%) Web Services
10 4 (4.71%) Middleware
11 3 (3.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.88%) HP StoreVirtual
2 5 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.71%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.53%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.35%) Clustering
5 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.35%) NHS
5 2 (2.35%) PKI
6 1 (1.18%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.18%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.18%) Replication
6 1 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 49 (57.65%) Windows
2 29 (34.12%) Windows Server
3 18 (21.18%) Linux
4 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (8.24%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.35%) AIX
6 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.35%) CentOS
6 2 (2.35%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.35%) Unix
6 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (1.18%) Debian
7 1 (1.18%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.41%) DevOps
2 13 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 10 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (10.59%) High Availability
4 9 (10.59%) Migration
5 8 (9.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (9.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (8.24%) Incident Management
6 7 (8.24%) ITIL
6 7 (8.24%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (8.24%) Scrum
7 6 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (7.06%) Functional Programming
7 6 (7.06%) Microservices
7 6 (7.06%) Patch Management
7 6 (7.06%) TDD
7 6 (7.06%) Workflow
8 5 (5.88%) Data Protection
8 5 (5.88%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (37.65%) PowerShell
2 26 (30.59%) SQL
3 19 (22.35%) JavaScript
4 14 (16.47%) C#
5 12 (14.12%) Python
6 8 (9.41%) Java
6 8 (9.41%) VB.NET
7 7 (8.24%) VB
8 6 (7.06%) PL/SQL
9 5 (5.88%) Perl
9 5 (5.88%) TypeScript
10 4 (4.71%) Groovy
11 3 (3.53%) VBScript
12 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.18%) C
13 1 (1.18%) Go
13 1 (1.18%) PHP
13 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 19 (22.35%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.41%) Degree
4 6 (7.06%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (5.88%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.35%) CCNA
7 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.18%) CISSP
8 1 (1.18%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.18%) MCSA
8 1 (1.18%) MCSE
8 1 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (1.18%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) Government Security Classifications
1 5 (5.88%) QA
2 4 (4.71%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (4.71%) NCSC
3 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (28.24%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (9.41%) Docker
5 6 (7.06%) Hyper-V
6 5 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.35%) DFS Replication
7 2 (2.35%) Xen
8 1 (1.18%) LXC
Systems Management
1 11 (12.94%) Puppet
2 10 (11.76%) Ansible
3 6 (7.06%) Kubernetes
3 6 (7.06%) WSUS
4 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (5.88%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (5.88%) Terraform
5 4 (4.71%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (4.71%) PowerCLI
6 3 (3.53%) BladeLogic
6 3 (3.53%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.35%) SCOM
7 2 (2.35%) WMI
8 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.18%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.18%) IBM BigFix
8 1 (1.18%) RSA Archer
8 1 (1.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (25.88%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.00%) VMware
3 15 (17.65%) Oracle
4 6 (7.06%) DevExpress
4 6 (7.06%) HP
5 5 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 4 (4.71%) Citrix
6 4 (4.71%) Informatica
6 4 (4.71%) Lumension
6 4 (4.71%) Micro Focus
6 4 (4.71%) RedGate
6 4 (4.71%) Sophos
6 4 (4.71%) Symantec
7 3 (3.53%) Altiris
7 3 (3.53%) Databricks
7 3 (3.53%) Forcepoint
7 3 (3.53%) Google
7 3 (3.53%) Splunk
8 2 (2.35%) Apple
8 2 (2.35%) Remedy