Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 284 333 340
Rank change year-on-year +49 +7 -28
Contract jobs citing IIS 92 264 331
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.60% 0.66% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.02% 4.17% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 188 261
Median daily rate £494 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.95% -2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £325 £317 £290
90th Percentile £750 £584 £625
England median daily rate £475 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +11.76% -2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £14.50
10th Percentile £34.38 - £13.75
90th Percentile £45.15 - £15.25
England median hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +191.67% -70.00% +68.42%

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 2,287 6,336 7,957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.97% 15.83% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,454 4,362 5,626
Median daily rate £500 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £315 £304 £300
90th Percentile £713 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 55 92
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.83% +11.63% +13.16%
10th Percentile £21.50 £15.40 £14.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.25 £57.50
Median hourly rate £25.15 £20.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year +22.68% -3.53% +7.24%

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 8 August 2020.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing IIS in London over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 8 August 2020. 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 +80 12 £525 +23.53% 4
South London +43 3 - -
West London +40 2 £630 +20.00% 1
East London +41 1 - - 1
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 62 (67.39%) Windows
2 42 (45.65%) SQL Server
2 42 (45.65%) Active Directory
3 40 (43.48%) C#
4 39 (42.39%) PowerShell
5 38 (41.30%) SQL
6 37 (40.22%) .NET
7 36 (39.13%) Microsoft
8 35 (38.04%) Windows Server
9 31 (33.70%) Analytical Skills
9 31 (33.70%) Azure
10 26 (28.26%) DNS
11 25 (27.17%) Web Services
12 24 (26.09%) Oracle
13 22 (23.91%) DHCP
14 21 (22.83%) VMware
14 21 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (21.74%) REST
16 19 (20.65%) Continuous Improvement
16 19 (20.65%) .NET Framework
16 19 (20.65%) JavaScript
17 18 (19.57%) HTML
17 18 (19.57%) Windows 10
18 17 (18.48%) Finance
18 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2008
18 17 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (18.48%) SharePoint
19 16 (17.39%) ITIL
19 16 (17.39%) HP
19 16 (17.39%) Security Cleared

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 17 (18.48%) SharePoint
2 11 (11.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (11.96%) MS Exchange
3 9 (9.78%) Confluence
4 7 (7.61%) Apache
4 7 (7.61%) JBoss
5 6 (6.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (6.52%) Tomcat
6 4 (4.35%) Appian
6 4 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (3.26%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (3.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (3.26%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.09%) CMS
9 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.09%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (1.09%) MTS
9 1 (1.09%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.09%) ReMetrica
1 1 (1.09%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 31 (33.70%) Azure
2 11 (11.96%) GitHub
3 8 (8.70%) AWS
4 6 (6.52%) GCP
4 6 (6.52%) Office 365
5 3 (3.26%) Power Platform
6 2 (2.17%) Serverless
6 2 (2.17%) Stackdriver
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (1.09%) Cloudflare
7 1 (1.09%) IaaS
7 1 (1.09%) NuGet
7 1 (1.09%) PaaS
7 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (28.26%) DNS
2 22 (23.91%) DHCP
3 15 (16.30%) SAN
4 7 (7.61%) IPv4
5 6 (6.52%) HTTP
6 5 (5.43%) Firewall
6 5 (5.43%) Internet
6 5 (5.43%) Kerberos
7 4 (4.35%) SSL
7 4 (4.35%) VoIP
8 3 (3.26%) LAN
9 2 (2.17%) BIG-IP
9 2 (2.17%) NAS
9 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.09%) MPLS
10 1 (1.09%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (1.09%) VLAN
10 1 (1.09%) VPN
10 1 (1.09%) VSAN
10 1 (1.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (45.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.52%) MySQL
4 5 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.26%) Power BI
6 2 (2.17%) Big Data
6 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.17%) Redis
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.09%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.09%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.09%) DB2
7 1 (1.09%) OLAP
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (17.39%) TeamCity
2 14 (15.22%) Visual Studio
3 11 (11.96%) JIRA
4 8 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 8 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (6.52%) Selenium
6 5 (5.43%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (5.43%) Zephyr
7 4 (4.35%) Artifactory
7 4 (4.35%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.35%) IBM UrbanCode
7 4 (4.35%) Liquibase
7 4 (4.35%) Postman
7 4 (4.35%) SpecFlow
7 4 (4.35%) Subversion
7 4 (4.35%) VisualSVN
7 4 (4.35%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.26%) Fiddler
8 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
8 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 17 (18.48%) Finance
2 13 (14.13%) Front Office
3 10 (10.87%) Banking
4 4 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.26%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.17%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.09%) Advertising
7 1 (1.09%) International Banking
7 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (31.52%) Developer
2 18 (19.57%) C# Developer
3 16 (17.39%) .NET Developer
4 14 (15.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (14.13%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
5 13 (14.13%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 9 (9.78%) Consultant
7 8 (8.70%) HTML Developer
7 8 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (8.70%) Technical Support
8 7 (7.61%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (7.61%) Architect
9 6 (6.52%) Support Officer
9 6 (6.52%) Technical Support Officer
10 5 (5.43%) Backend Developer
11 4 (4.35%) Automation Tester
11 4 (4.35%) Build Engineer
11 4 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
11 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (40.22%) .NET
2 25 (27.17%) Web Services
3 20 (21.74%) REST
4 19 (20.65%) .NET Framework
5 18 (19.57%) HTML
6 14 (15.22%) AngularJS
6 14 (15.22%) Entity Framework
6 14 (15.22%) NHibernate
7 13 (14.13%) Dapper ORM
7 13 (14.13%) WebSockets
8 11 (11.96%) XML
9 8 (8.70%) CSS
9 8 (8.70%) SAML
10 7 (7.61%) LDAP
10 7 (7.61%) WCF
11 6 (6.52%) JSON
11 6 (6.52%) Middleware
11 6 (6.52%) OpenID
11 6 (6.52%) SPML
11 6 (6.52%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (33.70%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.87%) HP StoreVirtual
3 8 (8.70%) Fixed Income
4 7 (7.61%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.52%) PKI
6 5 (5.43%) Data Centre
6 5 (5.43%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (3.26%) Blog
7 3 (3.26%) Virtual Team
8 2 (2.17%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.17%) Cloud Native
8 2 (2.17%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.09%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.09%) Fibre Optics
9 1 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 62 (67.39%) Windows
2 35 (38.04%) Windows Server
3 18 (19.57%) Windows 10
4 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (10.87%) Linux
7 6 (6.52%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (4.35%) Android
8 4 (4.35%) Unix
9 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.26%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.65%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (17.39%) DevOps
3 16 (17.39%) ITIL
3 16 (17.39%) TDD
4 14 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (15.22%) Migration
5 13 (14.13%) Economics
5 13 (14.13%) Electronic Trading
6 11 (11.96%) Patch Management
6 11 (11.96%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (10.87%) Data Protection
7 10 (10.87%) High Availability
7 10 (10.87%) Mentoring
7 10 (10.87%) SDLC
7 10 (10.87%) Waterfall
8 8 (8.70%) Build Automation
8 8 (8.70%) Front End Development
8 8 (8.70%) Performance Optimisation
8 8 (8.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (43.48%) C#
2 39 (42.39%) PowerShell
3 38 (41.30%) SQL
4 19 (20.65%) JavaScript
5 12 (13.04%) Python
6 11 (11.96%) Java
7 9 (9.78%) TypeScript
8 7 (7.61%) Shell Script
8 7 (7.61%) VB.NET
9 5 (5.43%) Perl
10 4 (4.35%) Groovy
10 4 (4.35%) VBScript
11 3 (3.26%) Go
11 3 (3.26%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.17%) VB
12 2 (2.17%) VBA
13 1 (1.09%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.09%) PHP
13 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (17.39%) Degree
1 16 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.30%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.78%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (8.70%) DV Cleared
4 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (7.61%) CISSP
6 5 (5.43%) ISTQB
6 5 (5.43%) Master's Degree
6 5 (5.43%) MCSA
7 4 (4.35%) CCNA
7 4 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (3.26%) ISEB
8 3 (3.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (2.17%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (1.09%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.87%) Government Security Classifications
1 10 (10.87%) NCSC
2 7 (7.61%) QA
3 5 (5.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (4.35%) SLA
5 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (1.09%) COBIT
6 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (1.09%) NIST
System Software
1 42 (45.65%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (16.30%) Hyper-V
4 11 (11.96%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (9.78%) Docker
6 4 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.26%) vSphere
7 3 (3.26%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.09%) Varnish
8 1 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 10 (10.87%) WSUS
2 7 (7.61%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (7.61%) Single Sign-On
3 6 (6.52%) Ansible
3 6 (6.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 6 (6.52%) Kubernetes
4 5 (5.43%) SCCM
4 5 (5.43%) SCOM
4 5 (5.43%) Terraform
5 4 (4.35%) Backup Exec
6 3 (3.26%) Prometheus
7 2 (2.17%) Consul
7 2 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (2.17%) Grafana
7 2 (2.17%) HP SIM
7 2 (2.17%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.17%) Packer
Vendors
1 36 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 24 (26.09%) Oracle
3 21 (22.83%) VMware
4 16 (17.39%) HP
5 9 (9.78%) Symantec
6 8 (8.70%) Citrix
7 7 (7.61%) Lumension
7 7 (7.61%) SolarWinds
7 7 (7.61%) Sophos
8 6 (6.52%) Atlassian
9 5 (5.43%) F5
10 4 (4.35%) Micro Focus
10 4 (4.35%) RedGate
10 4 (4.35%) ServiceNow
10 4 (4.35%) Veeam
11 3 (3.26%) Cisco
12 2 (2.17%) CA
12 2 (2.17%) Dell
12 2 (2.17%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (2.17%) SAP