The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for IIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 24 June 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 / North East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 63 60
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3  
Contract jobs citing IIS 6 68 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.07% 4.22% 1.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.50% 18.09% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 46 10
Median daily rate £400 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £340 £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £329 £332
% change year-on-year +11.25% -1.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £28.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -24.10% +7.69%  

IIS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 109 376 141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 19.50% 23.35% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 245 99
Median daily rate £290 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £438 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 5
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +93.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.18 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing IIS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for IIS in the North East

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IIS in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for IIS in the North East

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IIS in the North East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IIS in the North East

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IIS in the North East

IIS
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +19 3 £400 +45.45% 2
Durham -1 3 - -
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 North East region with a requirement for IIS.

1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (30.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (30.00%) Sitecore
5 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) XSLT
5 3 (30.00%) Identity Management
5 3 (30.00%) CMS
5 3 (30.00%) Google
5 3 (30.00%) XenApp
5 3 (30.00%) XenServer
5 3 (30.00%) SCCM
5 3 (30.00%) SCOM
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (30.00%) REST
5 3 (30.00%) High Availability
5 3 (30.00%) Analytics

IIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (30.00%) CMS
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (30.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) Jetty
3 1 (10.00%) Mongrel
3 1 (10.00%) nginx
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) IPsec
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Cloud Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) REST
3 3 (30.00%) XSLT
4 2 (20.00%) Ajax
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Sass
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Classic ASP
5 1 (10.00%) J2EE
5 1 (10.00%) Servlets
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (20.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (20.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Analytics
1 3 (30.00%) High Availability
1 3 (30.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) API Development
2 2 (20.00%) Content Management
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (30.00%) XenApp
2 3 (30.00%) XenServer
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (10.00%) Xen
4 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
1 3 (30.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) EdgeSight
2 1 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) SafeCom
2 1 (10.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Google
3 3 (30.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (10.00%) Apple
4 1 (10.00%) AppSense
4 1 (10.00%) Capita
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) ThinPrint