Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 324 250 207
Rank change year-on-year -74 -43 -6
Contract jobs citing IIS 339 438 556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.73% 0.98% 1.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.29% 4.95% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 295 380
London median daily rate £450 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +6.45% -3.13%
10th Percentile £290 £302 £265
90th Percentile £625 £575 £526
England median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.74% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 10
London median hourly rate £19.75 - £35.25
10th Percentile £16.50 - £25.00
90th Percentile £23.75 - £43.23
England median hourly rate £16.50 £27.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -38.89% -20.59% +13.33%

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 7904 8845 8505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.10% 19.70% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5634 6120 5760
London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £250
90th Percentile £638 £620 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 107 120
London median hourly rate £20.91 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.17% -10.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £12.30 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £56.87 £43.10
England median hourly rate £21.08 £20.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year +5.40% +5.10% +6.12%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -27 55 £475 +14.11% 13
West London -5 26 £340 -17.07% 7
South London -39 8 £450 +5.88%
East London -24 2 £443 -1.67% 3
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 205 (60.47%) Windows
2 152 (44.84%) SQL Server
3 143 (42.18%) SQL
4 142 (41.89%) .NET
5 121 (35.69%) Microsoft
6 101 (29.79%) Windows Server
7 99 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
8 98 (28.91%) Linux
9 90 (26.55%) Finance
10 88 (25.96%) PowerShell
11 87 (25.66%) DevOps
11 87 (25.66%) C#
12 78 (23.01%) Apache
13 74 (21.83%) Amazon AWS
14 69 (20.35%) VMware
15 68 (20.06%) Microsoft Azure
16 67 (19.76%) Python
17 66 (19.47%) JavaScript
18 61 (17.99%) Unix
19 60 (17.70%) ITIL
19 60 (17.70%) XML
19 60 (17.70%) Java
20 59 (17.40%) Tomcat
20 59 (17.40%) Firewall
21 58 (17.11%) Banking
22 57 (16.81%) DNS
23 56 (16.52%) Puppet
24 52 (15.34%) Oracle
25 51 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
26 49 (14.45%) MVC

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 78 (23.01%) Apache
2 59 (17.40%) Tomcat
3 34 (10.03%) WebSphere
4 31 (9.14%) nginx
5 23 (6.78%) CMS
6 22 (6.49%) SharePoint
7 19 (5.60%) JBoss
7 19 (5.60%) MS Exchange
8 11 (3.24%) Confluence
9 10 (2.95%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (2.95%) WebLogic
10 9 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (2.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (2.36%) Jetty
11 8 (2.36%) Mongrel
11 8 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (2.36%) Umbraco
12 7 (2.06%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.06%) SmartSuite
3 6 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.18%) Quicktime
6 3 (0.88%) Stata
7 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.06%) SunGard GMI
2 6 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.77%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.59%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.29%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.29%) Relativity
4 1 (0.29%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 74 (21.83%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (20.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (5.60%) IaaS
4 18 (5.31%) PaaS
5 17 (5.01%) GitHub
6 14 (4.13%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (4.13%) Office 365
7 7 (2.06%) Google App Engine
7 7 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.77%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.18%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (1.18%) npm
9 4 (1.18%) SaaS
10 3 (0.88%) Akamai
11 2 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.59%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (17.40%) Firewall
2 57 (16.81%) DNS
3 46 (13.57%) TCP/IP
4 37 (10.91%) SAN
5 34 (10.03%) SSL
6 31 (9.14%) DHCP
7 25 (7.37%) HTTP
7 25 (7.37%) VPN
8 19 (5.60%) Network Security
9 18 (5.31%) WAN
10 13 (3.83%) LAN
11 12 (3.54%) LDAP
11 12 (3.54%) VLAN
12 11 (3.24%) IPsec
12 11 (3.24%) NAS
13 9 (2.65%) BIG-IP
13 9 (2.65%) FTP
14 8 (2.36%) Internet
14 8 (2.36%) Kerberos
15 6 (1.77%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (44.84%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.19%) NoSQL
3 18 (5.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (3.54%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (3.24%) Oracle Database
8 10 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (2.65%) MySQL
10 8 (2.36%) Hadoop
11 7 (2.06%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.18%) EDRMS
13 4 (1.18%) MongoDB
13 4 (1.18%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
15 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 42 (12.39%) TeamCity
2 37 (10.91%) Octopus Deploy
3 33 (9.73%) Git (software)
3 33 (9.73%) JIRA
4 30 (8.85%) Jenkins
5 24 (7.08%) Subversion
6 23 (6.78%) Visual Studio
7 21 (6.19%) MSBuild
8 20 (5.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (3.54%) Maven
10 9 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (2.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 8 (2.36%) Bitbucket
11 8 (2.36%) JMeter
11 8 (2.36%) Travis CI
12 7 (2.06%) Bundler
12 7 (2.06%) gulp
12 7 (2.06%) Mercurial
12 7 (2.06%) NuGet
12 7 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 90 (26.55%) Finance
2 58 (17.11%) Banking
3 32 (9.44%) Front Office
4 15 (4.42%) Marketing
5 12 (3.54%) Back Office
5 12 (3.54%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.36%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.77%) Advertising
8 5 (1.47%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.47%) Private Banking
9 4 (1.18%) Electronics
9 4 (1.18%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.18%) Legal
9 4 (1.18%) Retail
10 2 (0.59%) Law
10 2 (0.59%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.29%) Billing
11 1 (0.29%) International Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 85 (25.07%) Developer
2 53 (15.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 35 (10.32%) Applications Support
4 30 (8.85%) .NET Developer
4 30 (8.85%) Windows Engineer
5 29 (8.55%) Applications Engineer
6 28 (8.26%) Analyst
7 26 (7.67%) C# Developer
8 22 (6.49%) Windows DevOps Engineer
9 21 (6.19%) PowerShell Engineer
10 20 (5.90%) AWS Engineer
11 18 (5.31%) Architect
12 16 (4.72%) Senior Developer
13 15 (4.42%) Consultant
14 14 (4.13%) AWS DevOps
14 14 (4.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 14 (4.13%) C# .NET Developer
15 13 (3.83%) Full Stack Developer
15 13 (3.83%) SQL Developer
16 12 (3.54%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (41.89%) .NET
2 60 (17.70%) XML
3 47 (13.86%) HTML
4 45 (13.27%) Web Services
5 37 (10.91%) ASP.NET
6 31 (9.14%) CSS
7 29 (8.55%) jQuery
7 29 (8.55%) RESTful
8 28 (8.26%) AngularJS
9 27 (7.96%) .NET Framework
10 25 (7.37%) WCF
11 23 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (6.19%) Ajax
12 21 (6.19%) SOAP
13 20 (5.90%) .NET Core
14 17 (5.01%) LINQ
14 17 (5.01%) REST
15 16 (4.72%) Java EE
16 15 (4.42%) Middleware
16 15 (4.42%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (8.26%) Data Centre
3 18 (5.31%) Data Structures
4 14 (4.13%) Derivative
5 13 (3.83%) PKI
6 12 (3.54%) Fintech
6 12 (3.54%) Fixed Income
7 10 (2.95%) Equities
7 10 (2.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (2.95%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.65%) Client/Server
8 9 (2.65%) Computer Science
9 8 (2.36%) Blackberry
9 8 (2.36%) CESG
10 7 (2.06%) Clustering
10 7 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (2.06%) Online Banking
11 6 (1.77%) Public Cloud
12 5 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 205 (60.47%) Windows
2 101 (29.79%) Windows Server
3 98 (28.91%) Linux
4 61 (17.99%) Unix
5 31 (9.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (8.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (7.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (2.36%) Apple iOS
9 8 (2.36%) SUSE
10 4 (1.18%) CentOS
10 4 (1.18%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.18%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.88%) AIX
11 3 (0.88%) VMS
12 2 (0.59%) Android
12 2 (0.59%) Debian
13 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (25.66%) DevOps
3 60 (17.70%) ITIL
4 51 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (14.45%) MVC
6 39 (11.50%) Configuration Management
7 31 (9.14%) Task Automation
8 29 (8.55%) Migration
9 28 (8.26%) Scrum
10 26 (7.67%) Release Management
11 24 (7.08%) Load Balancing
11 24 (7.08%) Proactive Monitoring
12 23 (6.78%) Problem Management
12 23 (6.78%) Project Management
13 22 (6.49%) Open Source
14 21 (6.19%) Information Security
14 21 (6.19%) SOA
15 20 (5.90%) TDD
16 16 (4.72%) E-Commerce
17 15 (4.42%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 143 (42.18%) SQL
2 88 (25.96%) PowerShell
3 87 (25.66%) C#
4 67 (19.76%) Python
5 66 (19.47%) JavaScript
6 60 (17.70%) Java
7 41 (12.09%) T-SQL
8 31 (9.14%) Perl
9 23 (6.78%) Ruby
10 14 (4.13%) C++
11 13 (3.83%) Bash Shell
11 13 (3.83%) PHP
11 13 (3.83%) VB
12 10 (2.95%) VBScript
13 8 (2.36%) GraphQL
14 7 (2.06%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.47%) C
16 4 (1.18%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.88%) Jython
17 3 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (7.96%) Degree
2 14 (4.13%) IISP
3 12 (3.54%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.06%) MCSE
7 6 (1.77%) CISM
7 6 (1.77%) CISSP
8 5 (1.47%) ISACA
8 5 (1.47%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.18%) CCNA
9 4 (1.18%) CISA
9 4 (1.18%) CRISC
9 4 (1.18%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 4 (1.18%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 4 (1.18%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.88%) CCIE
10 3 (0.88%) EMC Certification
10 3 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.31%) QA
2 13 (3.83%) MiFID
3 6 (1.77%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.47%) GDPR
4 5 (1.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (1.47%) SLA
5 4 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.88%) RMADS
7 2 (0.59%) EMIR
7 2 (0.59%) WCAG
8 1 (0.29%) COBIT
8 1 (0.29%) HL7
8 1 (0.29%) UCITS
System Software
1 48 (14.16%) Active Directory
2 46 (13.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.72%) Docker
3 16 (4.72%) vSphere
4 11 (3.24%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.36%) XenApp
6 7 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (2.06%) Xen
7 6 (1.77%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.88%) XenServer
9 2 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.29%) iptables
10 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.29%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.29%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.29%) UAG
10 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 56 (16.52%) Puppet
2 41 (12.09%) Ansible
3 27 (7.96%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (6.19%) Nagios
5 19 (5.60%) ITRS Geneos
6 15 (4.42%) SCCM
7 12 (3.54%) Terraform
8 10 (2.95%) SCOM
9 8 (2.36%) Rancher
9 8 (2.36%) ZABBIX
10 7 (2.06%) CA Single Sign-On
10 7 (2.06%) Icinga
10 7 (2.06%) RSA Archer
11 6 (1.77%) AirWatch
12 5 (1.47%) SCOrch
12 5 (1.47%) SCSM
12 5 (1.47%) vCenter Server
12 5 (1.47%) vMotion
13 4 (1.18%) BladeLogic
14 3 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 121 (35.69%) Microsoft
2 69 (20.35%) VMware
3 52 (15.34%) Oracle
4 37 (10.91%) Citrix
5 28 (8.26%) Red Hat
6 26 (7.67%) Cisco
7 24 (7.08%) Splunk
8 23 (6.78%) ServiceNow
9 21 (6.19%) AppDynamics
10 17 (5.01%) F5
11 16 (4.72%) Juniper
11 16 (4.72%) New Relic
12 12 (3.54%) CheckPoint
12 12 (3.54%) Dynatrace
12 12 (3.54%) HP
12 12 (3.54%) IBM
13 11 (3.24%) Atlassian
13 11 (3.24%) NetApp
14 9 (2.65%) EMC
14 9 (2.65%) Google