Period
to 18 June 2021

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 18 June 2021 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
18 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 390 300 350
Rank change year-on-year -90 +50 +13
Contract jobs citing IIS 94 105 276
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.59% 0.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.63% 3.79% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 71 202
10th Percentile £250 £325 £340
25th Percentile £363 £390 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £500 £494
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +1.27% +3.95%
75th Percentile £575 £575 £556
90th Percentile £600 £750 £600
England median daily rate £465 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +1.09% +8.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £39.50 -
England median hourly rate £16.63 £37.20 £12.00
% change year-on-year -55.31% +209.98% -70.00%

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 3,568 2,773 6,383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.70% 15.48% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,529 1,924 4,485
10th Percentile £328 £313 £313
25th Percentile £425 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £619 £600 £600
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 39
10th Percentile £18.14 £15.25 £12.93
25th Percentile £21.25 £22.75 £18.75
Median hourly rate £37.50 £29.03 £24.00
Median % change year-on-year +29.20% +20.94% +20.00%
75th Percentile £57.50 £41.50 £38.13
90th Percentile £68.95 £59.75 £50.50
England median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +22.50% +14.29% -7.89%

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 18 June 2021.

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 18 June 2021. 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 -21 6 £474 -0.26% 14
South London +29 4 £380 +40.74%
East London +12 3 £465 +32.86% 5
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 2021, 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 54 (57.45%) .NET
2 52 (55.32%) Windows
3 47 (50.00%) SQL
4 41 (43.62%) SQL Server
5 36 (38.30%) Finance
6 30 (31.91%) Microsoft
7 28 (29.79%) Oracle
8 26 (27.66%) C#
8 26 (27.66%) Linux
9 25 (26.60%) DNS
9 25 (26.60%) JavaScript
9 25 (26.60%) ASP.NET
10 24 (25.53%) HTTP
10 24 (25.53%) Azure
10 24 (25.53%) DevOps
10 24 (25.53%) Windows Server
11 23 (24.47%) Security Cleared
11 23 (24.47%) PowerShell
11 23 (24.47%) Apache
11 23 (24.47%) Active Directory
12 22 (23.40%) HTML
12 22 (23.40%) SC Cleared
13 20 (21.28%) Git (software)
13 20 (21.28%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (21.28%) Tomcat
13 20 (21.28%) Python
14 18 (19.15%) FTP
14 18 (19.15%) CSS
14 18 (19.15%) VMware
15 17 (18.09%) Agile Software Development

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 23 (24.47%) Apache
2 20 (21.28%) Tomcat
3 10 (10.64%) nginx
3 10 (10.64%) WebSphere
4 8 (8.51%) SharePoint
5 7 (7.45%) JBoss
6 6 (6.38%) Jetty
6 6 (6.38%) Mongrel
7 4 (4.26%) MS Exchange
7 4 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (3.19%) Confluence
9 2 (2.13%) Appian
9 2 (2.13%) Drupal
9 2 (2.13%) Joomla!
9 2 (2.13%) WordPress
10 1 (1.06%) CMS
10 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
10 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.13%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.06%) Maximo
2 1 (1.06%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 24 (25.53%) Azure
2 16 (17.02%) AWS
3 10 (10.64%) GCP
4 9 (9.57%) Microsoft 365
5 6 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (6.38%) Google App Engine
6 5 (5.32%) GitHub
6 5 (5.32%) Power Automate
7 4 (4.26%) PaaS
8 3 (3.19%) Azure Event Grid
8 3 (3.19%) Azure Functions
8 3 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (3.19%) IaaS
8 3 (3.19%) Serverless
9 2 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (2.13%) OpenShift
9 2 (2.13%) Power Platform
9 2 (2.13%) PowerApps
9 2 (2.13%) Yammer
10 1 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 25 (26.60%) DNS
2 24 (25.53%) HTTP
3 18 (19.15%) FTP
4 16 (17.02%) TCP/IP
5 12 (12.77%) DHCP
6 11 (11.70%) SMTP
7 10 (10.64%) Firewall
8 8 (8.51%) SSL
9 7 (7.45%) IPsec
10 5 (5.32%) Internet
11 4 (4.26%) SAN
12 3 (3.19%) HTTPS
12 3 (3.19%) iSCSI
12 3 (3.19%) SSH
13 2 (2.13%) NAS
13 2 (2.13%) NetScaler
13 2 (2.13%) WAN
14 1 (1.06%) LAN
14 1 (1.06%) SNMP
14 1 (1.06%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (43.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (8.51%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (8.51%) MySQL
3 8 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (7.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.32%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (4.26%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.19%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2019
8 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.06%) DB2
9 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (21.28%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.96%) Visual Studio
3 12 (12.77%) JIRA
4 11 (11.70%) Jenkins
5 6 (6.38%) Travis CI
6 4 (4.26%) Subversion
7 3 (3.19%) Mercurial
7 3 (3.19%) MSTest
7 3 (3.19%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (3.19%) SonarQube
7 3 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.13%) Bitbucket Server
8 2 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (2.13%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.06%) Fiddler
9 1 (1.06%) GitLab
9 1 (1.06%) Maven
9 1 (1.06%) Selenium
9 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.06%) webpack
General
1 36 (38.30%) Finance
2 16 (17.02%) Banking
3 13 (13.83%) Social Skills
4 9 (9.57%) Public Sector
5 6 (6.38%) Investment Banking
6 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.19%) Publishing
8 2 (2.13%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (2.13%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (1.06%) Front Office
9 1 (1.06%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (38.30%) Developer
2 14 (14.89%) C# Developer
3 13 (13.83%) .NET Developer
4 12 (12.77%) Analyst
4 12 (12.77%) SQL Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Architect
6 9 (9.57%) Applications Support
7 8 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (6.38%) WinForms Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.26%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (4.26%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Technical Architect
11 3 (3.19%) Applications Specialist
11 3 (3.19%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (3.19%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (57.45%) .NET
2 25 (26.60%) ASP.NET
3 22 (23.40%) HTML
4 18 (19.15%) CSS
5 14 (14.89%) .NET Framework
5 14 (14.89%) AngularJS
6 13 (13.83%) HTML5
7 12 (12.77%) CSS3
7 12 (12.77%) REST
8 11 (11.70%) .NET Core
8 11 (11.70%) ASP.NET Core
8 11 (11.70%) XML
9 10 (10.64%) Angular 2
9 10 (10.64%) LDAP
10 8 (8.51%) SOAP
10 8 (8.51%) Web Services
11 7 (7.45%) J2EE
11 7 (7.45%) JSON
11 7 (7.45%) React
11 7 (7.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Data Structures
2 5 (5.32%) Clustering
3 3 (3.19%) Blog
3 3 (3.19%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.19%) User Experience
4 2 (2.13%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.13%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.13%) NHS
4 2 (2.13%) PKI
4 2 (2.13%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.06%) CMDB
5 1 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.06%) Replication
5 1 (1.06%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.06%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 52 (55.32%) Windows
2 26 (27.66%) Linux
3 24 (25.53%) Windows Server
4 9 (9.57%) Unix
5 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.26%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.19%) CentOS
9 2 (2.13%) AIX
9 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.13%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (1.06%) Debian
10 1 (1.06%) FreeBSD
10 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.53%) DevOps
2 20 (21.28%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (14.89%) Change Management
5 13 (13.83%) Configuration Management
5 13 (13.83%) ITSM
6 11 (11.70%) Functional Programming
6 11 (11.70%) Open Source
7 10 (10.64%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 10 (10.64%) TDD
8 9 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (9.57%) Migration
8 9 (9.57%) Risk Management
9 8 (8.51%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 8 (8.51%) Scrum
9 8 (8.51%) Test Automation
10 6 (6.38%) ITIL
11 5 (5.32%) Incident Management
11 5 (5.32%) SOA
11 5 (5.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (50.00%) SQL
2 26 (27.66%) C#
3 25 (26.60%) JavaScript
4 23 (24.47%) PowerShell
5 20 (21.28%) Python
6 17 (18.09%) Java
7 12 (12.77%) PL/SQL
8 11 (11.70%) TypeScript
9 9 (9.57%) VB.NET
10 7 (7.45%) VB
11 5 (5.32%) Perl
12 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
12 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
12 3 (3.19%) VBScript
13 2 (2.13%) C
13 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.06%) Go
14 1 (1.06%) PHP
14 1 (1.06%) Ruby
14 1 (1.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (24.47%) Security Cleared
2 22 (23.40%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.51%) Degree
4 5 (5.32%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.13%) CISM
6 2 (2.13%) CISSP
6 2 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.13%) IISP
7 1 (1.06%) CCNA
7 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.06%) GCUX
7 1 (1.06%) GIAC
7 1 (1.06%) ISEB
7 1 (1.06%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.06%) LPIC
7 1 (1.06%) MCSE
7 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.06%) RHCA
7 1 (1.06%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.57%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.06%) Accessibility
3 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (24.47%) Active Directory
2 16 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.38%) Xen
4 4 (4.26%) Docker
5 3 (3.19%) NFS
6 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.06%) IAG
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (14.89%) Puppet
2 11 (11.70%) Ansible
3 4 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.19%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.19%) Terraform
4 3 (3.19%) WMI
5 2 (2.13%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 2 (2.13%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.06%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.06%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (1.06%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.06%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.06%) Packer
6 1 (1.06%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.06%) Rsyslog
6 1 (1.06%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 28 (29.79%) Oracle
3 18 (19.15%) VMware
4 13 (13.83%) ServiceNow
5 11 (11.70%) DevExpress
6 9 (9.57%) Google
7 7 (7.45%) Citrix
8 6 (6.38%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.26%) EMC
9 4 (4.26%) IBM
10 3 (3.19%) NetApp
11 2 (2.13%) Apple
11 2 (2.13%) Cisco
11 2 (2.13%) Dell
11 2 (2.13%) F5
11 2 (2.13%) Palo Alto
11 2 (2.13%) Quadient
11 2 (2.13%) Splunk
12 1 (1.06%) AppDynamics
12 1 (1.06%) CyberArk