Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 279 332 286
Rank change year-on-year +53 -46 +38
Contract jobs citing IIS 80 247 398
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.67% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.84% 4.36% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 162 322
Median daily rate £475 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £255 £294 £313
90th Percentile £565 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £14.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +191.67% - -27.27%

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 2,083 5,670 8,021
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.73% 15.44% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,346 4,009 5,674
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £306 £300 £300
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £473 £463 £465
% change year-on-year +2.16% -0.54% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 58 96
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +16.28% +7.50%
10th Percentile £19.38 £15.42 £13.00
90th Percentile £46.23 £50.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate £27.75 £20.68 £21.50
% change year-on-year +34.22% -3.84% +4.88%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +80 9 £525 +10.53% 6
West London +51 6 £235 -53.35% 1
South London +35 1 £375 -
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 47 (58.75%) SQL Server
2 42 (52.50%) Windows
3 36 (45.00%) PowerShell
4 34 (42.50%) Active Directory
5 31 (38.75%) Azure
6 27 (33.75%) Microsoft
7 25 (31.25%) DNS
8 24 (30.00%) SQL
9 22 (27.50%) Windows Server
10 20 (25.00%) C#
11 19 (23.75%) .NET
11 19 (23.75%) DHCP
11 19 (23.75%) DevOps
12 17 (21.25%) VMware
13 16 (20.00%) SharePoint
13 16 (20.00%) Hyper-V
14 15 (18.75%) Security Cleared
14 15 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (18.75%) SC Cleared
14 15 (18.75%) Finance
14 15 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (18.75%) Windows 10
15 14 (17.50%) HTML
15 14 (17.50%) JavaScript
15 14 (17.50%) Linux
15 14 (17.50%) ITIL
15 14 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (17.50%) Banking
16 13 (16.25%) Degree
16 13 (16.25%) AWS

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 16 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 12 (15.00%) Apache
3 10 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 8 (10.00%) JBoss
5 7 (8.75%) Tomcat
6 6 (7.50%) Confluence
6 6 (7.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (6.25%) Appian
7 5 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (6.25%) WebSphere
8 4 (5.00%) nginx
9 3 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (2.50%) Jetty
10 2 (2.50%) Mongrel
10 2 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
11 1 (1.25%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.25%) ReMetrica
1 1 (1.25%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 31 (38.75%) Azure
2 13 (16.25%) AWS
3 7 (8.75%) GitHub
4 5 (6.25%) GCP
5 4 (5.00%) Office 365
6 2 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.50%) Google App Engine
6 2 (2.50%) Power Platform
6 2 (2.50%) Serverless
7 1 (1.25%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.25%) NuGet
7 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (31.25%) DNS
2 19 (23.75%) DHCP
3 12 (15.00%) SAN
4 7 (8.75%) IPv4
5 6 (7.50%) HTTP
5 6 (7.50%) Internet
5 6 (7.50%) SSL
6 5 (6.25%) Firewall
6 5 (6.25%) Kerberos
6 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.25%) VoIP
7 4 (5.00%) HTTPS
7 4 (5.00%) Wireshark
8 2 (2.50%) BIG-IP
8 2 (2.50%) FTP
8 2 (2.50%) IPsec
9 1 (1.25%) LAN
9 1 (1.25%) NAS
9 1 (1.25%) Skype
9 1 (1.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (58.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.50%) MySQL
3 4 (5.00%) PowerCenter
4 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.50%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (2.50%) Big Data
5 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.50%) Power BI
5 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.50%) Redis
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.50%) Tableau
6 1 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.25%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Jenkins
2 11 (13.75%) Visual Studio
3 9 (11.25%) Artifactory
3 9 (11.25%) TeamCity
4 7 (8.75%) JIRA
5 6 (7.50%) IBM UrbanCode
5 6 (7.50%) Liquibase
5 6 (7.50%) Subversion
5 6 (7.50%) VisualSVN
6 5 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio Coded UI
7 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (3.75%) Hudson
9 2 (2.50%) JMeter
9 2 (2.50%) Maven
9 2 (2.50%) Travis CI
10 1 (1.25%) GitLab
10 1 (1.25%) ReSharper
10 1 (1.25%) Selenium
General
1 15 (18.75%) Finance
2 14 (17.50%) Banking
3 6 (7.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Advertising
5 2 (2.50%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.25%) International Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (15.00%) Developer
2 11 (13.75%) Technical Support
3 10 (12.50%) Architect
4 8 (10.00%) Consultant
5 6 (7.50%) Build Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Support Officer
5 6 (7.50%) Technical Support Officer
6 5 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (6.25%) Appian Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 5 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Informatica Architect
7 4 (5.00%) SharePoint Specialist
8 3 (3.75%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 3 (3.75%) Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.75%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Architect
8 3 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.75%) .NET
2 14 (17.50%) HTML
3 10 (12.50%) Web Services
4 9 (11.25%) Middleware
4 9 (11.25%) REST
5 8 (10.00%) J2EE
5 8 (10.00%) LDAP
5 8 (10.00%) XML
6 7 (8.75%) CSS
7 6 (7.50%) SAML
8 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET
8 5 (6.25%) Java EE
8 5 (6.25%) OSGi
8 5 (6.25%) Struts
9 4 (5.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (5.00%) OAuth
9 4 (5.00%) SPML
9 4 (5.00%) WCF
9 4 (5.00%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.50%) HP StoreVirtual
3 8 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.25%) PKI
5 2 (2.50%) Blog
5 2 (2.50%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.25%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.25%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 42 (52.50%) Windows
2 22 (27.50%) Windows Server
3 15 (18.75%) Windows 10
4 14 (17.50%) Linux
4 14 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (8.75%) Unix
6 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.25%) Android
7 5 (6.25%) Apple iOS
7 5 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) DevOps
2 14 (17.50%) ITIL
3 13 (16.25%) High Availability
4 10 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 10 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 10 (12.50%) Patch Management
5 9 (11.25%) Incident Management
5 9 (11.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (11.25%) Migration
6 8 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 8 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (10.00%) Workflow
7 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
8 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.50%) Change Management
8 6 (7.50%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (7.50%) MVC
8 6 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 36 (45.00%) PowerShell
2 24 (30.00%) SQL
3 20 (25.00%) C#
4 14 (17.50%) JavaScript
5 13 (16.25%) Python
6 12 (15.00%) Java
7 10 (12.50%) Perl
8 6 (7.50%) Groovy
9 5 (6.25%) Shell Script
10 4 (5.00%) Bash Shell
10 4 (5.00%) VB.NET
10 4 (5.00%) VBScript
11 3 (3.75%) Ruby
12 2 (2.50%) Go
13 1 (1.25%) VB
13 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 15 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.25%) Degree
3 9 (11.25%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 6 (7.50%) CCNA
5 6 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (7.50%) CISSP
5 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (6.25%) ISEB
6 5 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (6.25%) Master's Degree
6 5 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (3.75%) MCSA
8 2 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (2.50%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.25%) MCSE
9 1 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) QA
2 10 (12.50%) Government Security Classifications
3 9 (11.25%) NCSC
4 7 (8.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (5.00%) Data Quality
6 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (2.50%) SLA
7 1 (1.25%) COBIT
7 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
7 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (1.25%) NIST
System Software
1 34 (42.50%) Active Directory
2 16 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 15 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (10.00%) Docker
6 2 (2.50%) Varnish
6 2 (2.50%) Xen
7 1 (1.25%) LXC
7 1 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (15.00%) WSUS
2 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 9 (11.25%) Ansible
4 7 (8.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (7.50%) Puppet
6 5 (6.25%) BladeLogic
6 5 (6.25%) ITRS Geneos
6 5 (6.25%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Grafana
7 4 (5.00%) SCCM
8 3 (3.75%) Kubernetes
8 3 (3.75%) RSA Archer
8 3 (3.75%) Terraform
9 2 (2.50%) Consul
9 2 (2.50%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (2.50%) Kibana
9 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (2.50%) Prometheus
9 2 (2.50%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 27 (33.75%) Microsoft
2 17 (21.25%) VMware
3 13 (16.25%) HP
3 13 (16.25%) Oracle
4 8 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 7 (8.75%) Lumension
5 7 (8.75%) Sophos
5 7 (8.75%) Symantec
6 6 (7.50%) Citrix
6 6 (7.50%) Micro Focus
6 6 (7.50%) RedGate
6 6 (7.50%) ServiceNow
7 5 (6.25%) Cisco
8 4 (5.00%) Informatica
8 4 (5.00%) Xamarin
9 3 (3.75%) Altiris
9 3 (3.75%) SAP
10 2 (2.50%) Google
10 2 (2.50%) McAfee
10 2 (2.50%) MicroStrategy