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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
England / London
Rank 223 208 151
Rank change year-on-year -15 -57  
Contract jobs citing IIS 191 248 326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.99% 1.12% 1.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.18% 6.63% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 170 213
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £341 £335
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £38.50 £20.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.06% +89.56%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.77% -10.00%  

IIS is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3690 3743 3796
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 19.06% 16.90% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2564 2575 2502
Median daily rate £475 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 100
Median hourly rate £22.34 £24.00 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.93% +19.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.21 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £88.00 £50.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing IIS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for IIS in London

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IIS in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for IIS in London

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IIS in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IIS in London

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IIS in London.

Contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 45 £360 -16.76% 14
Hammersmith 0 2 £518 -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Croydon +8 1 - -
Hackney - 1 £325 -
Lewisham - 1 £300 -
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for IIS.

1 271 (69.85%) Windows
2 206 (53.09%) SQL Server
3 181 (46.65%) Microsoft
4 178 (45.88%) SQL
5 145 (37.37%) .NET
6 141 (36.34%) Windows Server
7 135 (34.79%) PowerShell
8 121 (31.19%) Linux
9 113 (29.12%) Finance
10 112 (28.87%) C#
11 104 (26.80%) Active Directory
12 102 (26.29%) Microsoft Azure
13 94 (24.23%) DevOps
14 91 (23.45%) VMware
15 84 (21.65%) Oracle
16 83 (21.39%) DNS
17 81 (20.88%) Web Services
18 75 (19.33%) Firewall
19 72 (18.56%) JavaScript
20 70 (18.04%) Amazon AWS
21 69 (17.78%) TeamCity
22 68 (17.53%) Apache
23 67 (17.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 66 (17.01%) CRM
24 66 (17.01%) Windows Server 2008
24 66 (17.01%) Team Foundation Server
25 65 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
26 62 (15.98%) ASP.NET
27 61 (15.72%) Dynamics CRM
28 60 (15.46%) MS Excel

IIS
Top Related 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 68 (17.53%) Apache
2 54 (13.92%) SharePoint
3 53 (13.66%) Tomcat
4 49 (12.63%) BizTalk Server
4 49 (12.63%) WebSphere
5 29 (7.47%) MS Exchange
6 27 (6.96%) Skype for Business
7 17 (4.38%) Confluence
8 15 (3.87%) nginx
9 13 (3.35%) JBoss
10 11 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (2.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 10 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (2.32%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (2.32%) WebLogic
13 8 (2.06%) DataSynapse
13 8 (2.06%) Oracle Coherence
13 8 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (1.55%) CMS
Applications
1 60 (15.46%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.32%) MS Office
3 4 (1.03%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 61 (15.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (7.47%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.55%) Summit
4 5 (1.29%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.52%) Orchestrade
6 1 (0.26%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 102 (26.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (18.04%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (11.60%) IaaS
4 34 (8.76%) PaaS
5 28 (7.22%) Office 365
6 18 (4.64%) SaaS
7 16 (4.12%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (4.12%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (3.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 11 (2.84%) Amazon S3
10 9 (2.32%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (1.55%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (1.29%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (1.29%) GitHub
12 5 (1.29%) Yammer
13 4 (1.03%) Akamai
13 4 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (1.03%) Google App Engine
13 4 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 83 (21.39%) DNS
2 75 (19.33%) Firewall
3 43 (11.08%) TCP/IP
4 38 (9.79%) DHCP
5 33 (8.51%) Internet
6 27 (6.96%) SAN
7 24 (6.19%) SSL
8 22 (5.67%) HTTP
8 22 (5.67%) WAN
9 18 (4.64%) LDAP
10 17 (4.38%) LAN
10 17 (4.38%) NAS
11 16 (4.12%) VPN
12 11 (2.84%) Fibre Channel
12 11 (2.84%) iSCSI
13 9 (2.32%) FCoE
13 9 (2.32%) Intranet
14 8 (2.06%) FTP
14 8 (2.06%) Multicast
15 7 (1.80%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (53.09%) SQL Server
2 67 (17.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 50 (12.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (11.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (9.54%) Oracle Database
6 30 (7.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 27 (6.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (4.12%) MySQL
8 16 (4.12%) Oracle Database 10g
8 16 (4.12%) Oracle9i Database
9 15 (3.87%) Relational Database
10 14 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (3.09%) Amazon RDS
11 12 (3.09%) SQL Server 2014
12 11 (2.84%) RDBMS
13 9 (2.32%) Hadoop
13 9 (2.32%) HBase
13 9 (2.32%) NoSQL
14 8 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (2.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 69 (17.78%) TeamCity
2 66 (17.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 56 (14.43%) Git (software)
4 45 (11.60%) JIRA
5 42 (10.82%) Octopus Deploy
6 40 (10.31%) Jenkins
7 24 (6.19%) Visual Studio
8 20 (5.15%) Subversion
9 15 (3.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (3.35%) NUnit
11 10 (2.58%) MSBuild
12 7 (1.80%) CruiseControl
13 6 (1.55%) GitLab
13 6 (1.55%) Hudson
14 4 (1.03%) Moq
14 4 (1.03%) Toad
14 4 (1.03%) Travis CI
14 4 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
15 3 (0.77%) Grunt
16 2 (0.52%) Artifactory
General
1 113 (29.12%) Finance
2 45 (11.60%) Banking
3 20 (5.15%) Back Office
3 20 (5.15%) Front Office
4 11 (2.84%) Retail
5 10 (2.58%) Legal
6 9 (2.32%) Law
7 8 (2.06%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.80%) International Banking
9 5 (1.29%) Advertising
10 4 (1.03%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.03%) Games
10 4 (1.03%) Publishing
11 3 (0.77%) Marketing
11 3 (0.77%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Automotive
13 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 95 (24.48%) Developer
2 57 (14.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 45 (11.60%) Analyst
4 35 (9.02%) Windows Engineer
5 32 (8.25%) .NET Developer
5 32 (8.25%) Applications Support
5 32 (8.25%) Architect
6 28 (7.22%) Administrator
7 26 (6.70%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 26 (6.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 26 (6.70%) Microsoft Developer
8 25 (6.44%) C# Developer
9 24 (6.19%) PowerShell Engineer
10 23 (5.93%) Support Analyst
11 21 (5.41%) Consultant
12 18 (4.64%) SQL Developer
12 18 (4.64%) Support Engineer
13 15 (3.87%) Applications Support Analyst
13 15 (3.87%) C# .NET Developer
13 15 (3.87%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (37.37%) .NET
2 81 (20.88%) Web Services
3 62 (15.98%) ASP.NET
4 56 (14.43%) HTML
5 44 (11.34%) WCF
6 38 (9.79%) jQuery
7 36 (9.28%) CSS
7 36 (9.28%) XML
8 25 (6.44%) .NET Framework
9 22 (5.67%) AngularJS
10 21 (5.41%) Middleware
11 20 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (4.90%) JSON
13 18 (4.64%) SOAP
13 18 (4.64%) WebSphere MQ
14 16 (4.12%) Ajax
15 14 (3.61%) REST
16 13 (3.35%) COM
16 13 (3.35%) Entity Framework
17 12 (3.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.15%) Clustering
3 17 (4.38%) Data Centre
4 14 (3.61%) PKI
5 11 (2.84%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.32%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.06%) Derivative
7 8 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.80%) Fintech
9 6 (1.55%) DataPower
10 5 (1.29%) EMC VNX
10 5 (1.29%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.03%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.03%) Replication
11 4 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.77%) Online Banking
13 2 (0.52%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.52%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Cloud
13 2 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 271 (69.85%) Windows
2 141 (36.34%) Windows Server
3 121 (31.19%) Linux
4 66 (17.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (14.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (8.25%) Unix
7 30 (7.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (4.12%) CentOS
9 15 (3.87%) Solaris
10 10 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (2.32%) Ubuntu
12 7 (1.80%) Windows 2000
13 6 (1.55%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.77%) AIX
14 3 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.52%) zOS
16 1 (0.26%) Android
16 1 (0.26%) CoreOS
16 1 (0.26%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (24.23%) DevOps
2 66 (17.01%) CRM
3 65 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (13.14%) Business Intelligence
5 45 (11.60%) Scrum
6 43 (11.08%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (10.57%) Configuration Management
8 39 (10.05%) TDD
9 36 (9.28%) MVC
10 35 (9.02%) Load Balancing
11 30 (7.73%) ITIL
12 27 (6.96%) ERP
12 27 (6.96%) Logistics
13 23 (5.93%) Migration
14 20 (5.15%) Business Continuity
15 19 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
16 16 (4.12%) Continuous Delivery
17 15 (3.87%) High Availability
17 15 (3.87%) Performance Tuning
17 15 (3.87%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 178 (45.88%) SQL
2 135 (34.79%) PowerShell
3 112 (28.87%) C#
4 72 (18.56%) JavaScript
5 55 (14.18%) T-SQL
6 45 (11.60%) Java
7 39 (10.05%) Perl
8 35 (9.02%) Python
8 35 (9.02%) VB
9 24 (6.19%) Bash Shell
9 24 (6.19%) VBScript
10 23 (5.93%) Ruby
11 17 (4.38%) PHP
12 11 (2.84%) C
13 6 (1.55%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.55%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.29%) VBA
15 3 (0.77%) VB6
16 2 (0.52%) C++
16 2 (0.52%) Korn
Qualifications
1 18 (4.64%) Degree
2 17 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.09%) MCSE
4 11 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.58%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.32%) AWS Certification
7 7 (1.80%) CCNA
8 5 (1.29%) CCNP
8 5 (1.29%) MCITP
8 5 (1.29%) MCP
8 5 (1.29%) MCSA
9 4 (1.03%) CCIE
9 4 (1.03%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.03%) EMC Certification
10 3 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.77%) MCDBA
10 3 (0.77%) MCTS
10 3 (0.77%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.77%) PMP
10 3 (0.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.64%) QA
2 7 (1.80%) SEPA
3 6 (1.55%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.77%) SLA
5 1 (0.26%) BS7799
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 104 (26.80%) Active Directory
2 57 (14.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (10.31%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.87%) NFS
5 14 (3.61%) VMware ESX
6 12 (3.09%) Xen
7 11 (2.84%) KVM
8 10 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (2.32%) SRDF
10 8 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (1.80%) vSphere
12 6 (1.55%) ISA Server
12 6 (1.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 6 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (1.55%) XenApp
13 5 (1.29%) Docker
14 4 (1.03%) BitLocker
14 4 (1.03%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.77%) Firmware
15 3 (0.77%) Samba
Systems Management
1 45 (11.60%) Puppet
2 37 (9.54%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (8.51%) Ansible
4 25 (6.44%) Control-M
5 20 (5.15%) Nagios
6 19 (4.90%) SCCM
7 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (1.55%) SCOM
7 6 (1.55%) Tivoli
8 5 (1.29%) SELinux
9 4 (1.03%) AirWatch
9 4 (1.03%) Terraform
9 4 (1.03%) vRealize
10 3 (0.77%) FreeIPA
10 3 (0.77%) Graphite
10 3 (0.77%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (0.77%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 3 (0.77%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 181 (46.65%) Microsoft
2 91 (23.45%) VMware
3 84 (21.65%) Oracle
4 32 (8.25%) Cisco
5 29 (7.47%) IBM
6 21 (5.41%) Citrix
7 19 (4.90%) EMC
8 17 (4.38%) Juniper
8 17 (4.38%) Red Hat
9 14 (3.61%) Dell
10 13 (3.35%) Atlassian
11 12 (3.09%) HP
11 12 (3.09%) New Relic
12 11 (2.84%) Rackspace
13 10 (2.58%) Google
13 10 (2.58%) NetApp
13 10 (2.58%) SAP
14 9 (2.32%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (2.32%) Sybase
14 9 (2.32%) TIBCO
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