Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 412 266 356
Rank change year-on-year -146 +90 -36
Contract jobs citing IIS 135 96 254
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.71% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.96% 4.73% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 60 173
10th Percentile £200 £263 £301
25th Percentile £361 £372 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £520 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +9.47% +5.56% -10.00%
75th Percentile £600 £538 £544
90th Percentile £630 £700 £604
England median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £39.50 -
England median hourly rate - £39.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year - +229.17% -68.00%

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 4,564 2,028 6,085
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.65% 15.02% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,239 1,396 4,283
10th Percentile £338 £315 £300
25th Percentile £438 £413 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £638 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £713 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 15 46
10th Percentile £17.39 £15.00 £12.63
25th Percentile £21.13 £22.00 £16.38
Median hourly rate £32.00 £34.90 £20.86
Median % change year-on-year -8.30% +67.28% +1.76%
75th Percentile £42.63 £41.50 £34.88
90th Percentile £65.00 £52.95 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.25 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.79% +7.50% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -43 19 £525 +5.00% 14
South London 0 1 £425 +13.33% 2
East London -11 1 - - 5
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 81 (60.00%) Windows
2 76 (56.30%) SQL
3 67 (49.63%) .NET
3 67 (49.63%) SQL Server
4 57 (42.22%) Microsoft
4 57 (42.22%) Finance
5 47 (34.81%) Linux
6 43 (31.85%) Azure
7 41 (30.37%) C#
7 41 (30.37%) Active Directory
8 40 (29.63%) Windows Server
9 38 (28.15%) Apache
9 38 (28.15%) PowerShell
10 35 (25.93%) Oracle
11 33 (24.44%) HTML
11 33 (24.44%) Tomcat
11 33 (24.44%) Social Skills
12 31 (22.96%) ITIL
12 31 (22.96%) DNS
13 30 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
14 28 (20.74%) Python
15 27 (20.00%) JavaScript
15 27 (20.00%) HTTP
15 27 (20.00%) ServiceNow
16 26 (19.26%) DevOps
16 26 (19.26%) Microsoft Excel
16 26 (19.26%) Problem-Solving
17 25 (18.52%) AWS
18 24 (17.78%) Java
18 24 (17.78%) ITSM

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 38 (28.15%) Apache
2 33 (24.44%) Tomcat
3 23 (17.04%) SharePoint
4 18 (13.33%) nginx
5 14 (10.37%) WebSphere
6 8 (5.93%) JBoss
7 6 (4.44%) CMS
7 6 (4.44%) Jetty
7 6 (4.44%) Mongrel
7 6 (4.44%) MS Exchange
8 5 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (3.70%) WebLogic
9 4 (2.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (1.48%) Appian
11 1 (0.74%) Confluence
11 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Fuse
11 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (19.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (5.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (5.19%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 43 (31.85%) Azure
2 25 (18.52%) AWS
3 21 (15.56%) Microsoft 365
4 13 (9.63%) IaaS
4 13 (9.63%) PaaS
5 9 (6.67%) GCP
6 8 (5.93%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (5.93%) Power Platform
7 7 (5.19%) PowerApps
8 6 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (4.44%) GitHub
8 6 (4.44%) Google App Engine
9 5 (3.70%) Apigee
9 5 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (3.70%) Google Analytics
9 5 (3.70%) Kong
9 5 (3.70%) SaaS
10 4 (2.96%) NuGet
10 4 (2.96%) Serverless
11 3 (2.22%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 31 (22.96%) DNS
2 27 (20.00%) HTTP
3 22 (16.30%) Firewall
4 20 (14.81%) FTP
4 20 (14.81%) SSL
4 20 (14.81%) TCP/IP
5 14 (10.37%) SMTP
6 13 (9.63%) DHCP
7 12 (8.89%) Internet
8 7 (5.19%) iSCSI
8 7 (5.19%) NAS
8 7 (5.19%) SAN
9 6 (4.44%) IPsec
9 6 (4.44%) Kerberos
9 6 (4.44%) SSH
10 5 (3.70%) Intranet
10 5 (3.70%) NetScaler
10 5 (3.70%) PuTTY
10 5 (3.70%) Telnet
10 5 (3.70%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (49.63%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.37%) MySQL
3 11 (8.15%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (5.93%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.93%) Power BI
4 8 (5.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2019
6 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (3.70%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.96%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.96%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.48%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (1.48%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (13.33%) JIRA
2 16 (11.85%) Jenkins
3 15 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 11 (8.15%) Visual Studio
5 8 (5.93%) Travis CI
6 6 (4.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.96%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.96%) Robot Framework
8 4 (2.96%) Selenium
8 4 (2.96%) SonarQube
8 4 (2.96%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (2.96%) Subversion
9 3 (2.22%) Mercurial
9 3 (2.22%) MSTest
10 2 (1.48%) ESLint
10 2 (1.48%) git-flow
10 2 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.74%) GitLab
11 1 (0.74%) webpack
General
1 57 (42.22%) Finance
2 33 (24.44%) Social Skills
3 23 (17.04%) Banking
4 13 (9.63%) Public Sector
5 8 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.70%) Military
7 4 (2.96%) Documentation Skills
7 4 (2.96%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.96%) Organisational Skills
8 3 (2.22%) Influencing Skills
8 3 (2.22%) Publishing
9 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.48%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.74%) Advertising
10 1 (0.74%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.74%) Front Office
10 1 (0.74%) German Language
10 1 (0.74%) Marketing
10 1 (0.74%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (25.19%) Developer
2 22 (16.30%) Analyst
3 17 (12.59%) Applications Support
4 12 (8.89%) Applications Support Analyst
4 12 (8.89%) C# Developer
5 11 (8.15%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (7.41%) .NET Developer
6 10 (7.41%) Architect
7 9 (6.67%) Support Analyst
8 8 (5.93%) Consultant
9 7 (5.19%) Administrator
10 6 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (4.44%) DBA
10 6 (4.44%) Sitecore Consultant
10 6 (4.44%) SQL DBA
10 6 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (4.44%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.70%) C# WPF Developer
11 5 (3.70%) CMS Consultant
11 5 (3.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (49.63%) .NET
2 33 (24.44%) HTML
3 22 (16.30%) CSS
4 20 (14.81%) .NET Framework
5 19 (14.07%) LDAP
6 16 (11.85%) Web Services
7 14 (10.37%) ASP.NET
7 14 (10.37%) REST
8 13 (9.63%) SOAP
9 11 (8.15%) HTML5
9 11 (8.15%) JSON
9 11 (8.15%) XML
10 10 (7.41%) AngularJS
10 10 (7.41%) RESTful
10 10 (7.41%) WCF
11 9 (6.67%) OAuth
11 9 (6.67%) React
11 9 (6.67%) WinForms
12 8 (5.93%) OpenID
13 7 (5.19%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.63%) Clustering
2 10 (7.41%) PKI
3 8 (5.93%) User Experience
4 7 (5.19%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.19%) Data Structures
5 6 (4.44%) Cloud Native
5 6 (4.44%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.70%) Wiki
7 4 (2.96%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.22%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.22%) Blog
9 2 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.48%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.74%) EMC VMAX
10 1 (0.74%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.74%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 81 (60.00%) Windows
2 47 (34.81%) Linux
3 40 (29.63%) Windows Server
4 20 (14.81%) Unix
5 8 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (5.19%) Windows 10
6 7 (5.19%) Windows Server 2019
7 6 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.44%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.22%) Android
10 2 (1.48%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.74%) CentOS
11 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.96%) ITIL
2 30 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (19.26%) DevOps
3 26 (19.26%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (17.78%) ITSM
5 23 (17.04%) Change Management
6 21 (15.56%) Configuration Management
7 19 (14.07%) Scrum
8 18 (13.33%) Migration
9 13 (9.63%) Analytics
10 12 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (8.89%) SOA
11 11 (8.15%) Open Source
11 11 (8.15%) Test Automation
12 10 (7.41%) Creative Problem-Solving
12 10 (7.41%) Incident Management
12 10 (7.41%) Performance Optimisation
13 9 (6.67%) Release Management
14 8 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 76 (56.30%) SQL
2 41 (30.37%) C#
3 38 (28.15%) PowerShell
4 28 (20.74%) Python
5 27 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 24 (17.78%) Java
7 15 (11.11%) VB.NET
8 13 (9.63%) PL/SQL
9 9 (6.67%) Shell Script
9 9 (6.67%) T-SQL
10 7 (5.19%) TypeScript
10 7 (5.19%) VB
10 7 (5.19%) VBA
11 5 (3.70%) R
11 5 (3.70%) VBScript
12 4 (2.96%) Perl
13 3 (2.22%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.22%) ES6
14 2 (1.48%) C
15 1 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (14.81%) SC Cleared
1 20 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.11%) Degree
3 11 (8.15%) DV Cleared
4 7 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.48%) CISM
6 2 (1.48%) CISSP
6 2 (1.48%) IISP
6 2 (1.48%) MCSE
6 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.74%) CCNA
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.74%) HND
7 1 (0.74%) ISEB
7 1 (0.74%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.74%) MCP
7 1 (0.74%) MCSA
7 1 (0.74%) MCSD
7 1 (0.74%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.81%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.74%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) NIST
3 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (30.37%) Active Directory
2 22 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.15%) Docker
4 6 (4.44%) NFS
4 6 (4.44%) Xen
5 5 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.48%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.74%) IAG
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.74%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (14.81%) Puppet
2 18 (13.33%) Ansible
3 8 (5.93%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (5.19%) Single Sign-On
4 7 (5.19%) Terraform
5 6 (4.44%) CA Single Sign-On
5 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (3.70%) FortiGate
6 5 (3.70%) Kubernetes
6 5 (3.70%) Nagios
7 4 (2.96%) Netcool
7 4 (2.96%) SCCM
8 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (2.22%) SCOM
9 2 (1.48%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 2 (1.48%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.48%) PaperCut
9 2 (1.48%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.74%) Packer
10 1 (0.74%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 57 (42.22%) Microsoft
2 35 (25.93%) Oracle
3 27 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 24 (17.78%) VMware
5 16 (11.85%) Red Hat
6 15 (11.11%) Citrix
6 15 (11.11%) Google
7 9 (6.67%) AppDynamics
7 9 (6.67%) F5
8 8 (5.93%) IBM
9 7 (5.19%) CA
9 7 (5.19%) Dell
9 7 (5.19%) NetApp
10 6 (4.44%) BMC
10 6 (4.44%) EMC
10 6 (4.44%) Sitecore
11 5 (3.70%) Palo Alto
11 5 (3.70%) Splunk
12 4 (2.96%) DevExpress
12 4 (2.96%) New Relic