Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 329 361 279
Rank change year-on-year +32 -82 -36
Contract jobs citing IIS 277 290 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.69% 0.64% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.33% 3.74% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 213 219
London median daily rate £500 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +8.02%
10th Percentile £340 £262 £313
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
London median hourly rate - £13.50 £17.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -24.48% -47.43%
England median hourly rate £12.00 £27.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -55.56% +54.29% -37.50%

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 6,390 7,744 7,243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.91% 17.17% 18.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,420 5,523 5,063
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 88 75
London median hourly rate £27.25 £20.50 £22.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.93% -8.22% +12.15%
10th Percentile £15.43 £13.60 £12.88
90th Percentile £49.78 £54.88 £54.75
England median hourly rate £19.13 £20.00 £19.66
% change year-on-year -4.38% +1.73% -1.70%

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing IIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 24 June 2019.

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 6 months to 24 June 2019. 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 +16 53 £475 +25.00% 2
West London +3 15 £525 +10.53% 2
East London -10 7 £550 +4.76%
South London +12 2 £473 +6.48% 1
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 150 (54.15%) Microsoft
2 139 (50.18%) SQL
3 138 (49.82%) .NET
4 133 (48.01%) Windows
5 120 (43.32%) SQL Server
6 99 (35.74%) Microsoft Azure
7 95 (34.30%) Active Directory
8 91 (32.85%) PowerShell
9 84 (30.32%) DevOps
10 81 (29.24%) Finance
11 80 (28.88%) Windows Server
12 79 (28.52%) C#
13 69 (24.91%) VMware
14 67 (24.19%) Amazon AWS
15 65 (23.47%) Citrix
16 62 (22.38%) Linux
17 59 (21.30%) DNS
18 55 (19.86%) Firewall
19 53 (19.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 52 (18.77%) Banking
21 47 (16.97%) Continuous Integration
21 47 (16.97%) VMware Infrastructure
22 44 (15.88%) Office 365
22 44 (15.88%) Agile Software Development
23 43 (15.52%) Apache
24 41 (14.80%) Puppet
25 40 (14.44%) Jenkins
26 39 (14.08%) SCCM
26 39 (14.08%) VB
27 38 (13.72%) Python

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 43 (15.52%) Apache
2 32 (11.55%) Tomcat
3 30 (10.83%) nginx
4 25 (9.03%) SharePoint
5 22 (7.94%) WebSphere
6 21 (7.58%) Skype for Business
7 19 (6.86%) MS Exchange
8 16 (5.78%) Jetty
8 16 (5.78%) Mongrel
9 12 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (2.53%) Confluence
10 7 (2.53%) JBoss
11 6 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (2.17%) OpenStack
12 5 (1.81%) CMS
13 3 (1.08%) Appian
13 3 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (1.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 37 (13.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (7.22%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (4.33%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (3.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (2.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.44%) Relativity
3 2 (0.72%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.36%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 99 (35.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (24.19%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (15.88%) Office 365
4 30 (10.83%) PaaS
5 29 (10.47%) Amazon EC2
6 21 (7.58%) AWS CloudFormation
6 21 (7.58%) IaaS
7 20 (7.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (5.78%) Google App Engine
9 15 (5.42%) Azure Active Directory
10 14 (5.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 11 (3.97%) SaaS
12 10 (3.61%) Amazon S3
13 9 (3.25%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (3.25%) Serverless
14 8 (2.89%) GitHub
15 6 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (2.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 4 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
17 2 (0.72%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (21.30%) DNS
2 55 (19.86%) Firewall
3 38 (13.72%) SSL
4 35 (12.64%) TCP/IP
5 32 (11.55%) SAN
6 30 (10.83%) DHCP
7 22 (7.94%) HTTP
8 21 (7.58%) Internet
9 16 (5.78%) Fibre Channel
10 15 (5.42%) FTP
11 14 (5.05%) IPsec
11 14 (5.05%) iSCSI
12 13 (4.69%) SNMP
13 12 (4.33%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (4.33%) Cisco Firepower
13 12 (4.33%) LAN
13 12 (4.33%) WAN
14 11 (3.97%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (3.97%) NAS
15 9 (3.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (43.32%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.94%) SQL Server 2014
3 21 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (6.14%) Big Data
4 17 (6.14%) MySQL
5 14 (5.05%) Amazon RDS
6 11 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (3.25%) MongoDB
9 8 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (2.53%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (1.81%) NoSQL
13 4 (1.44%) DB2
13 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database
14 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (14.44%) Jenkins
2 21 (7.58%) MSI
3 20 (7.22%) JIRA
3 20 (7.22%) Oracle Forms
4 19 (6.86%) Visual Studio
5 17 (6.14%) WiX
6 14 (5.05%) Travis CI
7 13 (4.69%) Git (software)
7 13 (4.69%) TeamCity
8 9 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (2.89%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (2.17%) MSBuild
10 6 (2.17%) Selenium
11 5 (1.81%) JMeter
12 4 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.44%) Bitbucket
12 4 (1.44%) Fiddler
12 4 (1.44%) GitLab
13 3 (1.08%) Maven
13 3 (1.08%) Mercurial
General
1 81 (29.24%) Finance
2 52 (18.77%) Banking
3 10 (3.61%) Law
3 10 (3.61%) Publishing
4 9 (3.25%) Legal
5 4 (1.44%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.44%) Marketing
5 4 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.72%) Back Office
6 2 (0.72%) Front Office
6 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.72%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.36%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.36%) Electronics
7 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.36%) French Language
7 1 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.36%) Retail
7 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 82 (29.60%) Developer
2 48 (17.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 47 (16.97%) .NET Developer
4 35 (12.64%) DevOps Engineer
5 30 (10.83%) C# Developer
6 28 (10.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 24 (8.66%) AWS Engineer
8 22 (7.94%) Support Engineer
9 18 (6.50%) Windows Engineer
10 16 (5.78%) Architect
11 11 (3.97%) AWS DevOps
11 11 (3.97%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 11 (3.97%) Operations Engineer
11 11 (3.97%) WinForms Developer
12 10 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support
12 10 (3.61%) Applications Engineer
12 10 (3.61%) Consultant
12 10 (3.61%) Senior Developer
12 10 (3.61%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (3.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (49.82%) .NET
2 32 (11.55%) Web Services
3 26 (9.39%) WinForms
4 24 (8.66%) ASP.NET
5 23 (8.30%) HTML
6 20 (7.22%) CSS
6 20 (7.22%) WPF
7 19 (6.86%) ASP.NET Web API
8 18 (6.50%) WCF
9 17 (6.14%) AngularJS
10 16 (5.78%) J2EE
10 16 (5.78%) Servlets
10 16 (5.78%) Software Packaging
11 15 (5.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (5.05%) .NET Framework
13 13 (4.69%) jQuery
13 13 (4.69%) LDAP
13 13 (4.69%) Middleware
13 13 (4.69%) SailPoint
14 11 (3.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.19%) Clustering
2 15 (5.42%) Data Centre
3 14 (5.05%) PKI
4 13 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.89%) Blog
5 8 (2.89%) Replication
6 5 (1.81%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.44%) Online Banking
7 4 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.08%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.08%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.08%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.72%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.72%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.72%) RSA SecurID
9 2 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 133 (48.01%) Windows
2 80 (28.88%) Windows Server
3 62 (22.38%) Linux
4 23 (8.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (5.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (5.42%) Unix
8 7 (2.53%) CentOS
8 7 (2.53%) Ubuntu
8 7 (2.53%) Windows 10
8 7 (2.53%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.81%) Solaris
10 4 (1.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.08%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.72%) Debian
12 2 (0.72%) Fedora
12 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.36%) AIX
13 1 (0.36%) Android
13 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (30.32%) DevOps
2 53 (19.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 47 (16.97%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (15.88%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (13.36%) Configuration Management
6 35 (12.64%) ITIL
7 33 (11.91%) Software Engineering
8 31 (11.19%) SDLC
9 30 (10.83%) MVC
10 28 (10.11%) Load Balancing
11 24 (8.66%) Identity Access Management
12 23 (8.30%) Identity Management
13 22 (7.94%) Open Source
13 22 (7.94%) Unit Testing
14 21 (7.58%) Data Analysis
14 21 (7.58%) Data Protection
15 20 (7.22%) Continuous Delivery
15 20 (7.22%) Migration
16 19 (6.86%) Problem-Solving
16 19 (6.86%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (50.18%) SQL
2 91 (32.85%) PowerShell
3 79 (28.52%) C#
4 39 (14.08%) VB
5 38 (13.72%) Python
6 34 (12.27%) T-SQL
7 31 (11.19%) JavaScript
8 27 (9.75%) Java
9 24 (8.66%) PL/SQL
9 24 (8.66%) VB.NET
10 21 (7.58%) VBA
11 12 (4.33%) Perl
12 11 (3.97%) Shell Script
13 10 (3.61%) PHP
14 9 (3.25%) Ruby
15 7 (2.53%) Bash Shell
16 3 (1.08%) Go
16 3 (1.08%) TypeScript
16 3 (1.08%) VBScript
17 2 (0.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
1 10 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (3.61%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.89%) IISP
2 8 (2.89%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.53%) MCSE
4 6 (2.17%) AWS Certification
4 6 (2.17%) CISSP
5 5 (1.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.81%) MCSA
6 3 (1.08%) CCNA
6 3 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.08%) Degree
7 2 (0.72%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.72%) CCA
7 2 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.72%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.72%) MCDST
8 1 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.36%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.75%) QA
2 5 (1.81%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.08%) SLA
4 2 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.72%) NIST
4 2 (0.72%) PMO
System Software
1 95 (34.30%) Active Directory
2 47 (16.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (12.64%) Hyper-V
4 25 (9.03%) XenApp
5 18 (6.50%) Docker
6 16 (5.78%) Xen
7 15 (5.42%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (3.25%) XenDesktop
9 8 (2.89%) vSphere
10 7 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (2.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 6 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (1.44%) DFS Replication
13 4 (1.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 3 (1.08%) KVM
15 2 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.72%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.72%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 41 (14.80%) Puppet
2 39 (14.08%) SCCM
3 29 (10.47%) Ansible
4 27 (9.75%) SCOM
5 22 (7.94%) Microsoft Clustering
5 22 (7.94%) Terraform
6 18 (6.50%) Single Sign-On
7 16 (5.78%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (5.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 14 (5.05%) SCOrch
10 13 (4.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 12 (4.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 12 (4.33%) Kubernetes
11 12 (4.33%) QRadar
12 9 (3.25%) CA Single Sign-On
13 6 (2.17%) CASB
14 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Intune
14 5 (1.81%) Nagios
14 5 (1.81%) Nessus
15 4 (1.44%) Packer
Vendors
1 150 (54.15%) Microsoft
2 69 (24.91%) VMware
3 65 (23.47%) Citrix
4 33 (11.91%) Oracle
5 22 (7.94%) Cisco
6 20 (7.22%) Splunk
7 18 (6.50%) Google
8 16 (5.78%) Symantec
9 14 (5.05%) F5
10 13 (4.69%) EMC
10 13 (4.69%) HP
10 13 (4.69%) ServiceNow
11 12 (4.33%) IBM
12 11 (3.97%) AppDynamics
12 11 (3.97%) CheckPoint
13 10 (3.61%) Axway
14 9 (3.25%) BMC
14 9 (3.25%) CA
14 9 (3.25%) Red Hat
14 9 (3.25%) Sitecore