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 28 June 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.

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 280 225 158
Rank change year-on-year -55 -67  
Contract jobs citing IIS 145 222 347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.70% 1.02% 1.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.09% 5.47% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 133 233
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £297 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £609 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £328 £335
% change year-on-year +10.68% -2.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Median hourly rate £13.25 £32.50 £22.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.23% +46.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £32.50 £21.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £32.50 £22.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -37.50% +7.69%  

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 3545 4055 4318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.07% 18.68% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2490 2921 2889
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.26% +12.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 44 96
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £33.86 £39.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

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 28 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 28 June 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 -13 20 £463 +8.18% 23
Croydon -5 2 £463 -
Bromley - 2 £225 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £475 - 1
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 199 (58.36%) Windows
2 161 (47.21%) SQL Server
3 152 (44.57%) Microsoft
4 148 (43.40%) SQL
5 128 (37.54%) PowerShell
6 119 (34.90%) .NET
7 97 (28.45%) Windows Server
8 95 (27.86%) Linux
9 89 (26.10%) Finance
10 86 (25.22%) C#
11 79 (23.17%) DevOps
12 77 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
13 73 (21.41%) Active Directory
14 68 (19.94%) Web Services
15 65 (19.06%) Firewall
16 62 (18.18%) Oracle
16 62 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
17 61 (17.89%) DNS
18 60 (17.60%) Team Foundation Server
19 57 (16.72%) VMware
20 56 (16.42%) TeamCity
21 53 (15.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 53 (15.54%) Agile Software Development
21 53 (15.54%) JavaScript
22 51 (14.96%) Git (software)
23 49 (14.37%) Java
23 49 (14.37%) XML
23 49 (14.37%) SharePoint
24 48 (14.08%) T-SQL
25 47 (13.78%) HTML

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 49 (14.37%) SharePoint
2 44 (12.90%) WebSphere
3 43 (12.61%) Apache
4 38 (11.14%) BizTalk Server
5 37 (10.85%) Tomcat
6 19 (5.57%) nginx
7 17 (4.99%) SharePoint 2013
8 15 (4.40%) JBoss
9 14 (4.11%) MS Exchange
10 13 (3.81%) WebSphere Application Server
11 11 (3.23%) CMS
11 11 (3.23%) WebLogic
12 10 (2.93%) Confluence
12 10 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (2.64%) Skype for Business
14 6 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
15 4 (1.17%) OpenStack
15 4 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (2.93%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.47%) Quicktime
3 3 (0.88%) SmartSuite
3 3 (0.88%) Stata
4 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 36 (10.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (4.99%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.17%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.59%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.59%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.29%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.29%) Orchestrade
5 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.29%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 77 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (8.50%) IaaS
4 22 (6.45%) Office 365
4 22 (6.45%) PaaS
5 16 (4.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (2.64%) Akamai
6 9 (2.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 9 (2.64%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (2.64%) Amazon S3
7 7 (2.05%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (2.05%) GitHub
8 3 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.88%) SaaS
9 2 (0.59%) AWS OpsWorks
9 2 (0.59%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.59%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.59%) Route 53
9 2 (0.59%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 65 (19.06%) Firewall
2 61 (17.89%) DNS
3 31 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 27 (7.92%) DHCP
5 21 (6.16%) Internet
6 20 (5.87%) HTTP
7 17 (4.99%) WAN
8 16 (4.69%) SSL
9 14 (4.11%) LAN
10 12 (3.52%) SAN
10 12 (3.52%) VPN
11 9 (2.64%) VLAN
12 7 (2.05%) FTP
13 6 (1.76%) Multicast
13 6 (1.76%) NAS
13 6 (1.76%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (1.47%) RTSP
14 5 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (1.17%) Ethernet
15 4 (1.17%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (47.21%) SQL Server
2 53 (15.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (9.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (7.33%) Oracle Database
5 25 (7.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (7.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (4.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 14 (4.11%) Oracle9i Database
6 14 (4.11%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.23%) NoSQL
8 10 (2.93%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.35%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (2.05%) MySQL
11 5 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (1.17%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.17%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 60 (17.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 56 (16.42%) TeamCity
3 51 (14.96%) Git (software)
4 34 (9.97%) Octopus Deploy
5 32 (9.38%) Visual Studio
6 30 (8.80%) JIRA
7 28 (8.21%) Jenkins
8 12 (3.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (3.52%) MSBuild
9 10 (2.93%) Subversion
10 8 (2.35%) NUnit
11 7 (2.05%) Moq
12 6 (1.76%) CruiseControl
12 6 (1.76%) XMLSpy
13 5 (1.47%) gulp
13 5 (1.47%) Hudson
13 5 (1.47%) Mercurial
13 5 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
14 4 (1.17%) Bundler
14 4 (1.17%) NuGet
General
1 89 (26.10%) Finance
2 35 (10.26%) Banking
3 22 (6.45%) Back Office
4 19 (5.57%) Front Office
5 11 (3.23%) Legal
6 10 (2.93%) Marketing
7 9 (2.64%) Law
8 7 (2.05%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.47%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.17%) Advertising
10 4 (1.17%) Games
10 4 (1.17%) International Banking
10 4 (1.17%) Retail
11 3 (0.88%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.29%) Automotive
13 1 (0.29%) Electronics
13 1 (0.29%) Local Government
13 1 (0.29%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (23.46%) Developer
2 56 (16.42%) DevOps Engineer
3 49 (14.37%) Analyst
4 34 (9.97%) Windows Engineer
5 31 (9.09%) Applications Support
6 28 (8.21%) .NET Developer
6 28 (8.21%) Support Analyst
7 27 (7.92%) PowerShell Engineer
8 24 (7.04%) Architect
9 20 (5.87%) Administrator
10 19 (5.57%) Windows DevOps Engineer
11 18 (5.28%) Applications Support Analyst
11 18 (5.28%) Full Stack Developer
12 17 (4.99%) Consultant
12 17 (4.99%) Dynamics AX Developer
13 16 (4.69%) AWS Engineer
13 16 (4.69%) C# Developer
13 16 (4.69%) Microsoft Developer
14 14 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 13 (3.81%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (34.90%) .NET
2 68 (19.94%) Web Services
3 49 (14.37%) XML
4 47 (13.78%) HTML
5 42 (12.32%) jQuery
6 40 (11.73%) CSS
7 39 (11.44%) WCF
8 37 (10.85%) ASP.NET
9 27 (7.92%) AngularJS
10 21 (6.16%) JSON
10 21 (6.16%) Middleware
11 19 (5.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (5.57%) REST
11 19 (5.57%) WebSphere MQ
12 18 (5.28%) .NET Framework
12 18 (5.28%) Ajax
12 18 (5.28%) SOAP
13 15 (4.40%) RESTful
14 14 (4.11%) XSL
15 13 (3.81%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.28%) Data Centre
3 12 (3.52%) Clustering
4 11 (3.23%) Fintech
5 10 (2.93%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.93%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.64%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.76%) PKI
9 5 (1.47%) DataPower
9 5 (1.47%) IPTV
9 5 (1.47%) MPEG
9 5 (1.47%) Streaming Video
10 4 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.17%) Over-the-Top Content
10 4 (1.17%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.17%) Replication
10 4 (1.17%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.88%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 199 (58.36%) Windows
2 97 (28.45%) Windows Server
3 95 (27.86%) Linux
4 43 (12.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (10.85%) Unix
6 33 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (6.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.47%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.88%) AIX
10 3 (0.88%) CentOS
10 3 (0.88%) Solaris
11 2 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.59%) zOS
12 1 (0.29%) Android
12 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (23.17%) DevOps
2 53 (15.54%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (13.20%) ITIL
4 42 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (12.32%) MVC
5 40 (11.73%) Load Balancing
6 37 (10.85%) CRM
7 36 (10.56%) Scrum
8 34 (9.97%) Configuration Management
9 31 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (7.62%) TDD
11 21 (6.16%) ERP
11 21 (6.16%) Release Management
12 20 (5.87%) Project Management
13 18 (5.28%) Task Automation
14 17 (4.99%) E-Commerce
14 17 (4.99%) Logistics
14 17 (4.99%) Problem Management
14 17 (4.99%) Web Development
15 16 (4.69%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 148 (43.40%) SQL
2 128 (37.54%) PowerShell
3 86 (25.22%) C#
4 53 (15.54%) JavaScript
5 49 (14.37%) Java
6 48 (14.08%) T-SQL
7 40 (11.73%) Perl
8 39 (11.44%) Python
9 20 (5.87%) Ruby
9 20 (5.87%) VBScript
10 19 (5.57%) VB
11 10 (2.93%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.93%) PHP
12 8 (2.35%) C
12 8 (2.35%) C++
12 8 (2.35%) VB.NET
13 7 (2.05%) VBA
14 6 (1.76%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.88%) Jython
16 2 (0.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (5.87%) Degree
2 15 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.52%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.76%) CCNA
5 6 (1.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (1.76%) MCITP
5 6 (1.76%) MCP
5 6 (1.76%) MCSE
5 6 (1.76%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.47%) IISP
7 4 (1.17%) AWS Certification
7 4 (1.17%) CCA
7 4 (1.17%) CITP
7 4 (1.17%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (1.17%) MBCS
7 4 (1.17%) MCSA
7 4 (1.17%) PMP
7 4 (1.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.11%) QA
2 8 (2.35%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.05%) SLA
4 2 (0.59%) COBIT
4 2 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.59%) SEPA
5 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.29%) MiFID
System Software
1 73 (21.41%) Active Directory
2 37 (10.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.11%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.35%) Docker
4 8 (2.35%) ISA Server
5 7 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 5 (1.47%) vSphere
7 5 (1.47%) XenApp
8 4 (1.17%) BitLocker
8 4 (1.17%) UAG
8 4 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.88%) KVM
9 3 (0.88%) Postfix
9 3 (0.88%) Xen
10 2 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.59%) NFS
10 2 (0.59%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 45 (13.20%) Ansible
2 41 (12.02%) Puppet
3 38 (11.14%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (4.99%) Control-M
5 16 (4.69%) SCCM
6 14 (4.11%) Nagios
7 9 (2.64%) Terraform
8 6 (1.76%) Tivoli
9 5 (1.47%) SCOM
10 4 (1.17%) Rancher
10 4 (1.17%) WSUS
11 3 (0.88%) FreeIPA
11 3 (0.88%) ITRS Geneos
11 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (0.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 3 (0.88%) RSA Archer
11 3 (0.88%) Rundeck
11 3 (0.88%) vRealize
12 2 (0.59%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 152 (44.57%) Microsoft
2 62 (18.18%) Oracle
3 57 (16.72%) VMware
4 22 (6.45%) Citrix
4 22 (6.45%) IBM
5 18 (5.28%) Splunk
6 15 (4.40%) Cisco
7 12 (3.52%) Red Hat
8 10 (2.93%) Juniper
8 10 (2.93%) SAP
9 9 (2.64%) CheckPoint
9 9 (2.64%) HP
10 7 (2.05%) Meraki
10 7 (2.05%) Perforce
10 7 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (2.05%) Sitecore
11 6 (1.76%) Atlassian
11 6 (1.76%) EMC
11 6 (1.76%) F5
11 6 (1.76%) New Relic
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