Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 285 335 253
Rank change year-on-year +50 -82 -31
Contract jobs citing IIS 400 333 442
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.90% 0.72% 1.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.31% 4.15% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 228 312
London median daily rate £525 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +9.09% +13.79%
10th Percentile £360 £288 £296
90th Percentile £675 £625 £575
England median daily rate £466 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +24.33% -3.23% +8.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
London median hourly rate - £17.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.00% -29.08%
England median hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.00% -28.89% -36.17%

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 7,533 8,015 8,352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.96% 17.24% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,323 5,773 5,755
London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £645 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 96 106
London median hourly rate £24.08 £21.71 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.94% +17.04% -17.58%
10th Percentile £13.60 £12.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £53.13
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -24 53 £450 -4.00% 31
East London +6 42 £550 +57.14% 6
West London +4 21 £450 +12.50% 11
North London - 10 £450 -
South London -8 2 £433 +116.25% 4
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 222 (55.50%) .NET
2 209 (52.25%) Windows
3 167 (41.75%) SQL
4 159 (39.75%) Microsoft
5 151 (37.75%) DevOps
6 145 (36.25%) SQL Server
7 139 (34.75%) PowerShell
8 114 (28.50%) Apache
9 109 (27.25%) Windows Server
10 107 (26.75%) Tomcat
10 107 (26.75%) Amazon AWS
11 103 (25.75%) C#
12 101 (25.25%) Linux
13 99 (24.75%) Microsoft Azure
14 94 (23.50%) Ansible
15 89 (22.25%) Agile Software Development
16 86 (21.50%) Finance
17 84 (21.00%) Jenkins
18 80 (20.00%) Splunk
19 75 (18.75%) TeamCity
20 74 (18.50%) Python
21 70 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
22 69 (17.25%) ITIL
22 69 (17.25%) Active Directory
22 69 (17.25%) Firewall
23 68 (17.00%) Banking
24 64 (16.00%) JavaScript
25 63 (15.75%) VMware
26 62 (15.50%) Amazon EC2
27 60 (15.00%) Oracle

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
1 114 (28.50%) Apache
2 107 (26.75%) Tomcat
3 55 (13.75%) nginx
4 46 (11.50%) WebSphere
5 35 (8.75%) SharePoint
6 29 (7.25%) Jetty
6 29 (7.25%) Mongrel
7 21 (5.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 15 (3.75%) Confluence
9 13 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (2.00%) K2 blackpearl
12 7 (1.75%) CMS
13 6 (1.50%) MS Exchange
13 6 (1.50%) Skype for Business
14 5 (1.25%) Drupal
14 5 (1.25%) WordPress
15 3 (0.75%) ColdFusion
15 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
15 3 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 60 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (10.50%) Microsoft Project
3 32 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (2.50%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.75%) Sentinel
2 4 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.50%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.25%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.25%) ScheduALL
Cloud Services
1 107 (26.75%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (24.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (15.50%) Amazon EC2
4 57 (14.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 41 (10.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 20 (5.00%) PaaS
7 18 (4.50%) Google App Engine
7 18 (4.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (4.50%) IaaS
8 15 (3.75%) SaaS
9 14 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (2.75%) Office 365
10 11 (2.75%) Sumo Logic
11 9 (2.25%) Datadog
11 9 (2.25%) OpenShift
12 7 (1.75%) Serverless
13 6 (1.50%) Amazon S3
13 6 (1.50%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (1.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 6 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 69 (17.25%) Firewall
2 44 (11.00%) HTTP
2 44 (11.00%) SSL
3 43 (10.75%) DNS
4 34 (8.50%) DMZ
4 34 (8.50%) TCP/IP
5 29 (7.25%) DHCP
6 20 (5.00%) FTP
6 20 (5.00%) Kerberos
7 19 (4.75%) Internet
8 18 (4.50%) BIG-IP
9 17 (4.25%) IPsec
10 14 (3.50%) SAN
11 8 (2.00%) VPN
12 6 (1.50%) NetScaler
13 5 (1.25%) LAN
13 5 (1.25%) WAN
14 4 (1.00%) HTTPS
14 4 (1.00%) Intranet
15 3 (0.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (36.25%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.75%) SQL Server 2014
3 22 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (4.75%) Relational Database
5 15 (3.75%) MySQL
5 15 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (3.25%) Oracle Database
7 12 (3.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 12 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (2.25%) SQL Server 2016
9 9 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 8 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (1.25%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 84 (21.00%) Jenkins
2 75 (18.75%) TeamCity
3 50 (12.50%) JIRA
4 44 (11.00%) Git (software)
5 27 (6.75%) Octopus Deploy
5 27 (6.75%) Travis CI
6 21 (5.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 21 (5.25%) MSBuild
7 18 (4.50%) Maven
8 13 (3.25%) Ant
8 13 (3.25%) CruiseControl
8 13 (3.25%) Gradle
8 13 (3.25%) IBM UrbanCode
8 13 (3.25%) Vagrant
9 10 (2.50%) Artifactory
9 10 (2.50%) Bitbucket
9 10 (2.50%) JMeter
9 10 (2.50%) Selenium
9 10 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
9 10 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 86 (21.50%) Finance
2 68 (17.00%) Banking
3 21 (5.25%) Investment Banking
4 16 (4.00%) Front Office
5 10 (2.50%) Retail
6 9 (2.25%) Back Office
6 9 (2.25%) Law
7 6 (1.50%) Legal
8 3 (0.75%) Advertising
8 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.75%) Marketing
8 3 (0.75%) Publishing
9 2 (0.50%) Arabic Language
9 2 (0.50%) French Language
9 2 (0.50%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.50%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.50%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.25%) Local Government
10 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.25%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 102 (25.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 89 (22.25%) Developer
3 51 (12.75%) AWS Engineer
4 49 (12.25%) .NET Developer
5 41 (10.25%) AWS DevOps
5 41 (10.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 39 (9.75%) Operations Engineer
7 37 (9.25%) C# Developer
8 36 (9.00%) Applications Engineer
9 25 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 24 (6.00%) Analyst
10 24 (6.00%) Applications Support
11 21 (5.25%) Azure DevOps
11 21 (5.25%) Windows Engineer
12 20 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
12 20 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
12 20 (5.00%) SharePoint Engineer
13 18 (4.50%) Full Stack Developer
13 18 (4.50%) Senior Developer
13 18 (4.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (55.50%) .NET
2 47 (11.75%) .NET Framework
3 44 (11.00%) Web Services
4 42 (10.50%) Middleware
5 41 (10.25%) REST
6 39 (9.75%) WCF
7 36 (9.00%) ASP.NET
7 36 (9.00%) SailPoint
8 35 (8.75%) AngularJS
9 34 (8.50%) HTML
9 34 (8.50%) JSON
10 31 (7.75%) CSS
11 29 (7.25%) Servlets
12 27 (6.75%) Entity Framework
12 27 (6.75%) WebSockets
13 24 (6.00%) Ajax
13 24 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 24 (6.00%) SAML
14 23 (5.75%) XML
15 22 (5.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.25%) Fintech
3 15 (3.75%) Fixed Income
3 15 (3.75%) PKI
4 14 (3.50%) Clustering
4 14 (3.50%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (1.75%) Online Banking
7 7 (1.75%) User Experience
8 5 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.25%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.00%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.00%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.00%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.00%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.00%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.75%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 209 (52.25%) Windows
2 109 (27.25%) Windows Server
3 101 (25.25%) Linux
4 56 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (10.75%) Unix
6 29 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (6.50%) Ubuntu
8 23 (5.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (4.00%) CentOS
10 13 (3.25%) Debian
10 13 (3.25%) Fedora
11 7 (1.75%) Solaris
11 7 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.25%) Windows 7
13 4 (1.00%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.50%) Android
14 2 (0.50%) VMS
15 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (37.75%) DevOps
2 89 (22.25%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
4 69 (17.25%) ITIL
5 52 (13.00%) Build Automation
6 45 (11.25%) Change Management
7 40 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 40 (10.00%) Quality Management
8 39 (9.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 39 (9.75%) Project Management
8 39 (9.75%) Service Desk Management
9 37 (9.25%) Configuration Management
9 37 (9.25%) Identity Management
9 37 (9.25%) TDD
10 35 (8.75%) MVC
10 35 (8.75%) SDLC
11 32 (8.00%) Change Control
11 32 (8.00%) ITIL V2
12 31 (7.75%) Scrum
13 27 (6.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 167 (41.75%) SQL
2 139 (34.75%) PowerShell
3 103 (25.75%) C#
4 74 (18.50%) Python
5 64 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 53 (13.25%) Java
7 36 (9.00%) Bash Shell
8 29 (7.25%) T-SQL
9 27 (6.75%) VB
10 25 (6.25%) TypeScript
11 22 (5.50%) Perl
11 22 (5.50%) VB.NET
12 19 (4.75%) PL/SQL
12 19 (4.75%) Ruby
13 18 (4.50%) VBA
14 17 (4.25%) Go
15 9 (2.25%) PHP
16 4 (1.00%) VB6
17 3 (0.75%) Groovy
17 3 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (4.25%) Degree
2 14 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (2.50%) Security Cleared
5 9 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (2.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.75%) CCA
9 3 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (0.75%) IISP
9 3 (0.75%) PMP
10 2 (0.50%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.50%) CCNA
10 2 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.25%) CISSP
11 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.50%) QA
2 3 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.25%) COBIT
4 1 (0.25%) COSO
4 1 (0.25%) GDPR
4 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (17.25%) Active Directory
2 50 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (10.00%) Docker
4 18 (4.50%) Hyper-V
5 17 (4.25%) Xen
6 15 (3.75%) XenApp
7 14 (3.50%) NFS
8 13 (3.25%) VirtualBox
9 7 (1.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 7 (1.75%) vSphere
10 5 (1.25%) KVM
11 4 (1.00%) LXC
11 4 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.50%) XenServer
14 1 (0.25%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.25%) Firmware
14 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 94 (23.50%) Ansible
2 57 (14.25%) Puppet
3 43 (10.75%) Single Sign-On
4 33 (8.25%) Nagios
5 30 (7.50%) Terraform
6 26 (6.50%) Kubernetes
6 26 (6.50%) Opscode Chef
7 22 (5.50%) ITRS Geneos
8 15 (3.75%) Packer
9 13 (3.25%) BladeLogic
9 13 (3.25%) Rancher
9 13 (3.25%) Salt
10 12 (3.00%) CA Single Sign-On
10 12 (3.00%) Graylog
10 12 (3.00%) Kibana
10 12 (3.00%) logstash
11 7 (1.75%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (1.25%) Nessus
12 5 (1.25%) SCCM
12 5 (1.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 159 (39.75%) Microsoft
2 80 (20.00%) Splunk
3 63 (15.75%) VMware
4 60 (15.00%) Oracle
5 41 (10.25%) Citrix
6 40 (10.00%) ServiceNow
7 31 (7.75%) New Relic
8 28 (7.00%) AppDynamics
9 25 (6.25%) Dynatrace
10 22 (5.50%) F5
11 21 (5.25%) Red Hat
12 19 (4.75%) Google
13 15 (3.75%) Axway
14 13 (3.25%) BMC
14 13 (3.25%) ForgeRock
14 13 (3.25%) NetApp
15 12 (3.00%) CA
16 9 (2.25%) Micro Focus
16 9 (2.25%) Northgate
16 9 (2.25%) Oneserve