Period
to 7 April 2020

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 April 2020 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 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 342 302 364
Rank change year-on-year -40 +62 -97
Contract jobs citing IIS 135 351 303
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.54% 0.82% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.61% 5.02% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 279 218
Median daily rate £475 £525 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +13.51% +12.12%
10th Percentile £323 £340 £271
90th Percentile £705 £628 £595
England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £13.50
10th Percentile £29.27 - £13.25
90th Percentile £38.99 - £21.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +191.67% -11.11% -41.30%

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 3,744 6,991 8,076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.09% 16.36% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,509 4,878 5,806
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £465 £475 £455
% change year-on-year -2.11% +4.40% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 52 81
Median hourly rate £29.28 £29.94 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.20% +37.63% +14.47%
10th Percentile £15.25 £18.51 £13.00
90th Percentile £44.69 £56.53 £47.83
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.76 £19.00
% change year-on-year +14.61% -1.26% -5.00%

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 April 2020.

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 April 2020. 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 +56 25 £500 +17.65% 11
South London +39 5 £270 -42.86% 3
West London +32 5 £450 -14.29% 1
East London +34 1 - - 2
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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 89 (65.93%) Windows
2 67 (49.63%) SQL
3 65 (48.15%) SQL Server
4 64 (47.41%) Microsoft
5 57 (42.22%) .NET
6 51 (37.78%) C#
7 48 (35.56%) Windows Server
8 47 (34.81%) Azure
9 45 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (30.37%) Active Directory
11 39 (28.89%) PowerShell
12 38 (28.15%) Oracle
13 37 (27.41%) Finance
14 34 (25.19%) JavaScript
15 31 (22.96%) Analytical Skills
16 29 (21.48%) SharePoint
17 27 (20.00%) DevOps
18 26 (19.26%) .NET Framework
19 25 (18.52%) DNS
20 24 (17.78%) DHCP
20 24 (17.78%) TDD
20 24 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
20 24 (17.78%) AngularJS
21 23 (17.04%) Docker
21 23 (17.04%) Web Services
21 23 (17.04%) Problem-Solving
22 22 (16.30%) SDLC
22 22 (16.30%) HTML
22 22 (16.30%) SAN
22 22 (16.30%) Migration

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 29 (21.48%) SharePoint
2 15 (11.11%) Apache
3 14 (10.37%) MS Exchange
4 10 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (7.41%) Tomcat
5 9 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (5.19%) Confluence
6 7 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (5.19%) Skype for Business
7 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.96%) CMS
8 4 (2.96%) nginx
8 4 (2.96%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (2.22%) JBoss
10 2 (1.48%) MTS
11 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.74%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.48%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 47 (34.81%) Azure
2 15 (11.11%) Office 365
3 12 (8.89%) AWS
3 12 (8.89%) GitHub
4 11 (8.15%) PaaS
5 10 (7.41%) IaaS
6 6 (4.44%) GCP
7 4 (2.96%) npm
8 3 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (2.22%) Azure Functions
8 3 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.22%) Serverless
8 3 (2.22%) Stackdriver
9 2 (1.48%) Mimecast
9 2 (1.48%) Power Platform
9 2 (1.48%) PowerApps
9 2 (1.48%) SaaS
9 2 (1.48%) Yammer
10 1 (0.74%) Cloudflare
10 1 (0.74%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.52%) DNS
2 24 (17.78%) DHCP
3 22 (16.30%) SAN
4 15 (11.11%) VPN
5 14 (10.37%) Firewall
6 13 (9.63%) Internet
6 13 (9.63%) LAN
7 11 (8.15%) SSL
8 10 (7.41%) WAN
9 8 (5.93%) HTTP
9 8 (5.93%) Kerberos
9 8 (5.93%) VoIP
10 7 (5.19%) MPLS
10 7 (5.19%) Network Security
10 7 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (4.44%) NAS
11 6 (4.44%) SMTP
11 6 (4.44%) TCP/IP
12 4 (2.96%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
4 11 (8.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (5.93%) Oracle Database
6 7 (5.19%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.96%) MySQL
8 4 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.22%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.74%) Big Data
11 1 (0.74%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.74%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (9.63%) TeamCity
2 13 (9.63%) Visual Studio
3 11 (8.15%) JIRA
4 10 (7.41%) Selenium
5 9 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 9 (6.67%) SpecFlow
6 8 (5.93%) Fiddler
6 8 (5.93%) NUnit
6 8 (5.93%) Postman
6 8 (5.93%) WebDriver
6 8 (5.93%) Zephyr
7 7 (5.19%) Git (software)
8 5 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (2.22%) GitLab
9 3 (2.22%) Moq
9 3 (2.22%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 2 (1.48%) gulp
11 1 (0.74%) jspm
11 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 37 (27.41%) Finance
2 12 (8.89%) Front Office
3 10 (7.41%) Banking
4 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.48%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.48%) Publishing
5 1 (0.74%) Back Office
5 1 (0.74%) Legal
5 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.74%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (32.59%) Developer
2 29 (21.48%) C# Developer
3 20 (14.81%) .NET Developer
4 16 (11.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (9.63%) Consultant
6 12 (8.89%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
6 12 (8.89%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 11 (8.15%) SharePoint Consultant
8 9 (6.67%) HTML Developer
8 9 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (6.67%) Support Engineer
9 8 (5.93%) Infrastructure Support
10 7 (5.19%) Architect
10 7 (5.19%) Automation Tester
10 7 (5.19%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) Tester
11 6 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
12 5 (3.70%) Azure Engineer
12 5 (3.70%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (42.22%) .NET
2 26 (19.26%) .NET Framework
3 24 (17.78%) AngularJS
4 23 (17.04%) Web Services
5 22 (16.30%) HTML
6 19 (14.07%) REST
7 18 (13.33%) Entity Framework
8 14 (10.37%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (10.37%) JSON
9 13 (9.63%) ASP.NET
9 13 (9.63%) CSS
9 13 (9.63%) WebSockets
10 12 (8.89%) Dapper ORM
10 12 (8.89%) NHibernate
10 12 (8.89%) XML
11 10 (7.41%) .NET Core
12 9 (6.67%) RESTful
13 8 (5.93%) Middleware
13 8 (5.93%) Node.js
14 7 (5.19%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.96%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.67%) Fixed Income
4 8 (5.93%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (4.44%) HP StoreVirtual
5 6 (4.44%) Virtual Team
6 5 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.22%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.48%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.48%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.48%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.74%) NHS
10 1 (0.74%) PKI
10 1 (0.74%) Replication
10 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 89 (65.93%) Windows
2 48 (35.56%) Windows Server
3 20 (14.81%) Linux
3 20 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (8.89%) Windows 10
5 12 (8.89%) Windows Server 2016
6 9 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (5.19%) Android
8 6 (4.44%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.96%) Unix
10 3 (2.22%) VMS
11 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.74%) CentOS
12 1 (0.74%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (20.00%) DevOps
3 24 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (17.78%) TDD
4 23 (17.04%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (16.30%) Migration
5 22 (16.30%) SDLC
6 20 (14.81%) Waterfall
7 18 (13.33%) MVC
8 14 (10.37%) ITIL
9 13 (9.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (9.63%) Test Automation
10 12 (8.89%) DSDM
10 12 (8.89%) Economics
10 12 (8.89%) Electronic Trading
11 11 (8.15%) BDD
11 11 (8.15%) Kanban
12 10 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (7.41%) High Availability
12 10 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 67 (49.63%) SQL
2 51 (37.78%) C#
3 39 (28.89%) PowerShell
4 34 (25.19%) JavaScript
5 14 (10.37%) TypeScript
6 11 (8.15%) Java
6 11 (8.15%) Python
6 11 (8.15%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.19%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.19%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.70%) Ruby
8 5 (3.70%) VB
8 5 (3.70%) VBA
9 4 (2.96%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.96%) C++
9 4 (2.96%) Perl
9 4 (2.96%) VBScript
10 2 (1.48%) C
10 2 (1.48%) Go
11 1 (0.74%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 15 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (10.37%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.89%) Degree
4 7 (5.19%) ISTQB
4 7 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.70%) MCSA
6 4 (2.96%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.22%) GIAC
7 3 (2.22%) MCP
7 3 (2.22%) MCPD
7 3 (2.22%) MCSE
7 3 (2.22%) MCTS
8 2 (1.48%) CISM
8 2 (1.48%) IISP
8 2 (1.48%) ISSAP
8 2 (1.48%) MCITP
8 2 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.41%) SLA
2 6 (4.44%) Government Security Classifications
2 6 (4.44%) NCSC
3 5 (3.70%) GDPR
3 5 (3.70%) QA
4 3 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (1.48%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.74%) COBIT
6 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.74%) GxP
6 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (30.37%) Active Directory
2 23 (17.04%) Docker
3 19 (14.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (9.63%) Hyper-V
5 10 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (4.44%) VMware Server
7 4 (2.96%) vSphere
7 4 (2.96%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (2.22%) XenApp
9 2 (1.48%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (1.48%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.74%) NFS
10 1 (0.74%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (10.37%) Kubernetes
2 13 (9.63%) Terraform
3 10 (7.41%) WSUS
4 8 (5.93%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (5.19%) Ansible
5 7 (5.19%) Puppet
6 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (4.44%) SCCM
7 5 (3.70%) AirWatch
7 5 (3.70%) SCOM
8 4 (2.96%) MIIS
8 4 (2.96%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (2.22%) Nessus
9 3 (2.22%) Packer
9 3 (2.22%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (1.48%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (1.48%) Nagios
11 1 (0.74%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 64 (47.41%) Microsoft
2 38 (28.15%) Oracle
3 22 (16.30%) VMware
4 18 (13.33%) Cisco
5 9 (6.67%) Citrix
5 9 (6.67%) HP
6 8 (5.93%) Atlassian
6 8 (5.93%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.44%) F5
7 6 (4.44%) McAfee
7 6 (4.44%) Splunk
8 5 (3.70%) Avaya
8 5 (3.70%) Google
8 5 (3.70%) Meraki
8 5 (3.70%) Sitecore
8 5 (3.70%) Symantec
9 4 (2.96%) Dell
9 4 (2.96%) EMC
9 4 (2.96%) Lumension
9 4 (2.96%) Sophos