Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 388 328 340
Rank change year-on-year -60 +12 -38
Contract jobs citing IIS 200 83 176
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.46% 0.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.20% 3.15% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 59 125
10th Percentile £335 £259 £278
25th Percentile £436 £375 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% - -9.52%
75th Percentile £609 £500 £550
90th Percentile £663 £555 £608
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.48
England median hourly rate £47.50 £57.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -17.39% +64.29% +191.67%

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 4,767 2,639 4,469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.67% 14.66% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,399 1,890 3,194
10th Percentile £356 £305 £275
25th Percentile £463 £401 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -1.48%
75th Percentile £675 £613 £588
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
England median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 22 47
10th Percentile £19.56 £20.13 £15.00
25th Percentile £23.38 £23.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate £34.75 £36.25 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year -4.14% +61.11% -4.26%
75th Percentile £51.69 £47.50 £36.70
90th Percentile £70.01 £54.88 £49.18
England median hourly rate £23.75 £25.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.86% +34.21% +1.28%

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -34 29 £513 +6.49% 15
West London -25 2 £225 +4.65% 5
South London -15 1 £425 +13.33%
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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.

1 139 (69.50%) Windows
2 108 (54.00%) Azure
3 107 (53.50%) Microsoft
4 96 (48.00%) SQL Server
5 91 (45.50%) Linux
6 88 (44.00%) Finance
7 84 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
7 84 (42.00%) Active Directory
8 81 (40.50%) SQL
9 79 (39.50%) Windows Server
10 67 (33.50%) .NET
11 61 (30.50%) CI/CD
12 56 (28.00%) PowerShell
12 56 (28.00%) Ansible
13 55 (27.50%) DevOps
14 53 (26.50%) Unix
15 51 (25.50%) HTML
16 49 (24.50%) JavaScript
17 47 (23.50%) AWS
18 46 (23.00%) Banking
19 45 (22.50%) Docker
20 44 (22.00%) Splunk
21 43 (21.50%) Puppet
22 42 (21.00%) Kubernetes
23 40 (20.00%) Migration
24 39 (19.50%) PaaS
25 38 (19.00%) Microservices
26 36 (18.00%) Java
26 36 (18.00%) C#
26 36 (18.00%) VMware

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 32 (16.00%) Apache
2 22 (11.00%) SharePoint
3 19 (9.50%) Tomcat
4 18 (9.00%) JBoss
5 16 (8.00%) Confluence
6 9 (4.50%) CMS
6 9 (4.50%) nginx
7 8 (4.00%) WebSphere
8 7 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (3.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (3.00%) Appian
9 6 (3.00%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (2.50%) MS Exchange
11 3 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.50%) OpenStack
12 2 (1.00%) Drupal
12 2 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.50%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 21 (10.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (5.50%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (1.50%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 108 (54.00%) Azure
2 47 (23.50%) AWS
3 39 (19.50%) PaaS
4 31 (15.50%) IaaS
5 26 (13.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 19 (9.50%) Microsoft 365
6 19 (9.50%) OpenShift
7 16 (8.00%) NuGet
7 16 (8.00%) Power Platform
7 16 (8.00%) SaaS
8 14 (7.00%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (4.50%) PowerApps
10 8 (4.00%) Serverless
11 7 (3.50%) Datadog
12 6 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (3.00%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (3.00%) Azure Monitor
12 6 (3.00%) Google Analytics
13 5 (2.50%) Amazon S3
13 5 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.00%) Firewall
2 22 (11.00%) DNS
2 22 (11.00%) TCP/IP
3 13 (6.50%) SSL
4 12 (6.00%) Internet
5 9 (4.50%) DHCP
6 8 (4.00%) DMZ
7 7 (3.50%) HTTP
7 7 (3.50%) HTTPS
7 7 (3.50%) Intranet
8 6 (3.00%) Kerberos
8 6 (3.00%) Wireshark
9 5 (2.50%) Network Security
10 3 (1.50%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.50%) VoIP
10 3 (1.50%) VPN
10 3 (1.50%) WAN
11 2 (1.00%) BIG-IP
11 2 (1.00%) LAN
11 2 (1.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.00%) Power BI
2 16 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (7.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 15 (7.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 15 (7.50%) SQL Server 2019
4 13 (6.50%) MySQL
5 7 (3.50%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.50%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.00%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.50%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (18.00%) Cucumber
2 33 (16.50%) Selenium
3 32 (16.00%) Git (software)
4 31 (15.50%) Sonatype Nexus
5 29 (14.50%) Jenkins
6 26 (13.00%) JIRA
7 23 (11.50%) Artifactory
8 22 (11.00%) SonarQube
9 20 (10.00%) Bitbucket
9 20 (10.00%) Robot Framework
9 20 (10.00%) TeamCity
10 17 (8.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 16 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (6.50%) Zephyr
13 11 (5.50%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (5.50%) Visual Studio
14 8 (4.00%) IBM UrbanCode
15 5 (2.50%) Maven
15 5 (2.50%) Subversion
16 3 (1.50%) GitLab
General
1 88 (44.00%) Finance
2 46 (23.00%) Banking
3 25 (12.50%) Social Skills
4 11 (5.50%) Back Office
4 11 (5.50%) Front Office
5 10 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 10 (5.00%) Public Sector
6 9 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 6 (3.00%) Military
8 4 (2.00%) Documentation Skills
8 4 (2.00%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.00%) Marketing
8 4 (2.00%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) International Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.50%) Publishing
9 1 (0.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (19.00%) Developer
2 33 (16.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (7.50%) DBA
3 15 (7.50%) SQL DBA
4 13 (6.50%) Architect
4 13 (6.50%) Platform Engineer
5 12 (6.00%) Applications Support
6 11 (5.50%) .NET Developer
7 10 (5.00%) Analyst
7 10 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 10 (5.00%) Consultant
8 9 (4.50%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (4.00%) Administrator
9 8 (4.00%) Server Engineer
9 8 (4.00%) Windows Server Engineer
10 7 (3.50%) PowerShell Engineer
10 7 (3.50%) Release Manager
10 7 (3.50%) Sitecore Consultant
10 7 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (33.50%) .NET
2 51 (25.50%) HTML
3 34 (17.00%) CSS
4 30 (15.00%) JSON
5 23 (11.50%) XML
6 19 (9.50%) .NET Framework
6 19 (9.50%) Web Services
7 16 (8.00%) REST
8 13 (6.50%) Java EE
8 13 (6.50%) Middleware
9 12 (6.00%) SOAP
10 9 (4.50%) RESTful
10 9 (4.50%) Spring
11 8 (4.00%) Hibernate
11 8 (4.00%) JPA
11 8 (4.00%) jQuery
12 7 (3.50%) Ajax
13 6 (3.00%) ASP.NET
13 6 (3.00%) LDAP
13 6 (3.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.50%) Cloud Native
2 18 (9.00%) Clustering
3 11 (5.50%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (5.50%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.50%) User Experience
4 10 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (4.50%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.50%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.00%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.00%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.00%) DataPower
8 3 (1.50%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.50%) NHS
8 3 (1.50%) PKI
8 3 (1.50%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.00%) CESG
9 2 (1.00%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 139 (69.50%) Windows
2 91 (45.50%) Linux
3 79 (39.50%) Windows Server
4 53 (26.50%) Unix
5 25 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (10.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (9.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (8.50%) Ubuntu
9 11 (5.50%) Windows Server 2016
9 11 (5.50%) Windows Server 2019
10 10 (5.00%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.50%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.00%) Android
12 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.00%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.50%) VMS
13 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (30.50%) CI/CD
3 55 (27.50%) DevOps
4 40 (20.00%) Migration
5 38 (19.00%) Microservices
6 36 (18.00%) Kanban
7 34 (17.00%) Analytics
7 34 (17.00%) Scrum
8 33 (16.50%) Configuration Management
9 31 (15.50%) Problem-Solving
10 30 (15.00%) SDLC
11 29 (14.50%) Release Management
12 25 (12.50%) ITIL
13 21 (10.50%) Change Management
13 21 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (10.00%) TDD
14 20 (10.00%) Waterfall
15 17 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (8.50%) Release Automation
15 17 (8.50%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 81 (40.50%) SQL
2 56 (28.00%) PowerShell
3 49 (24.50%) JavaScript
4 36 (18.00%) C#
4 36 (18.00%) Java
5 16 (8.00%) VB.NET
6 14 (7.00%) Python
7 11 (5.50%) T-SQL
8 9 (4.50%) VB
9 7 (3.50%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.50%) R
9 7 (3.50%) VBA
10 6 (3.00%) C
10 6 (3.00%) Perl
11 4 (2.00%) Apex Code
11 4 (2.00%) Formula Language
11 4 (2.00%) Ruby
11 4 (2.00%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.00%) SOQL
11 4 (2.00%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 21 (10.50%) SC Cleared
1 21 (10.50%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.00%) Degree
3 16 (8.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.50%) MCSA
6 4 (2.00%) MCITP
7 3 (1.50%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.50%) CISSP
7 3 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.00%) CISM
8 2 (1.00%) IISP
8 2 (1.00%) MCSE
8 2 (1.00%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.50%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.50%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.50%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.50%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.00%) QA
2 9 (4.50%) SLA
3 3 (1.50%) GDPR
3 3 (1.50%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.00%) COBIT
4 2 (1.00%) NIST
5 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.50%) NCSC
System Software
1 84 (42.00%) Active Directory
2 45 (22.50%) Docker
3 26 (13.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (3.00%) Firmware
6 4 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.50%) XenApp
8 2 (1.00%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.00%) Varnish
8 2 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.50%) NFS
9 1 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 56 (28.00%) Ansible
2 43 (21.50%) Puppet
3 42 (21.00%) Kubernetes
4 31 (15.50%) Terraform
5 17 (8.50%) Microsoft Clustering
6 16 (8.00%) Netcool
7 12 (6.00%) Single Sign-On
8 11 (5.50%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 8 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (4.00%) SCOM
10 7 (3.50%) BladeLogic
10 7 (3.50%) Nagios
10 7 (3.50%) SCCM
11 6 (3.00%) ITRS Geneos
12 4 (2.00%) WSUS
13 3 (1.50%) Automic
14 2 (1.00%) NetBackup
14 2 (1.00%) Salt
15 1 (0.50%) Kibana
15 1 (0.50%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 107 (53.50%) Microsoft
2 44 (22.00%) Splunk
3 36 (18.00%) VMware
4 26 (13.00%) Red Hat
5 24 (12.00%) AppDynamics
5 24 (12.00%) Oracle
6 22 (11.00%) Citrix
7 19 (9.50%) Google
7 19 (9.50%) New Relic
8 17 (8.50%) Micro Focus
9 14 (7.00%) ServiceNow
10 12 (6.00%) IBM
11 9 (4.50%) F5
12 7 (3.50%) Sitecore
13 6 (3.00%) Altiris
14 5 (2.50%) Cisco
15 4 (2.00%) Dell
15 4 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
16 2 (1.00%) HP
16 2 (1.00%) Unisys