Period
to 24 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 May 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 > North West
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 174 170
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 -8
Contract jobs citing IIS 29 46 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.56% 0.79% 0.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.19% 5.41% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 28
North West median daily rate £425 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.93% - +3.85%
10th Percentile £208 £225 £293
90th Percentile £585 £555 £550
England median daily rate £440 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £12.00 £13.75 £13.63
% change year-on-year -12.73% +0.92% -58.08%

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 the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 692 851 847
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.35% 14.62% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 557 539
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £207 £231 £225
90th Percentile £613 £580 £500
England median daily rate £475 £460 £430
% change year-on-year +3.26% +6.98% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 46 39
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £21.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.35% +32.81% -28.89%
10th Percentile £11.31 £11.66 £10.50
90th Percentile £23.34 £53.50 £30.60
England median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% -2.56% -2.29%

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing IIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for IIS in the North West

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IIS in the North West

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IIS in the North West over the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IIS in the North West

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IIS in the North West

IIS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 24 May 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
Manchester +25 19 £413 +20.00% 2
Lancashire -17 7 £474 -8.89%
Cheshire -3 2 £300 +6.19% 1
Merseyside -5 1 £473 +110.00%
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 North West region with a requirement for IIS.

1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) SQL
2 15 (51.72%) VMware
2 15 (51.72%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
4 12 (41.38%) .NET
4 12 (41.38%) Load Balancing
5 11 (37.93%) DHCP
5 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
5 11 (37.93%) DNS
5 11 (37.93%) DevOps
6 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
7 9 (31.03%) High Availability
8 8 (27.59%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (24.14%) Information Security
9 7 (24.14%) Migration
9 7 (24.14%) Linux
9 7 (24.14%) Office 365
9 7 (24.14%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (24.14%) Puppet
9 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
10 6 (20.69%) Coaching
10 6 (20.69%) Public Cloud
10 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
10 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
10 6 (20.69%) MSI

IIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (17.24%) Apache
2 4 (13.79%) Jetty
2 4 (13.79%) Mongrel
2 4 (13.79%) nginx
2 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.90%) CMS
3 2 (6.90%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.45%) Appian
4 1 (3.45%) JBoss
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (51.72%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (24.14%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (24.14%) Office 365
4 5 (17.24%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (17.24%) IaaS
4 5 (17.24%) PaaS
5 4 (13.79%) Google App Engine
5 4 (13.79%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (10.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (10.34%) AWS OpsWorks
6 3 (10.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) DHCP
1 11 (37.93%) DNS
1 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
2 6 (20.69%) VPN
3 5 (17.24%) FTP
4 4 (13.79%) HTTP
4 4 (13.79%) IPsec
4 4 (13.79%) SSL
5 1 (3.45%) ADSL
5 1 (3.45%) Broadband
5 1 (3.45%) Firewall
5 1 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.45%) LAN
5 1 (3.45%) MPLS
5 1 (3.45%) NAS
5 1 (3.45%) PBX
5 1 (3.45%) SAN
5 1 (3.45%) VLAN
5 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
1 6 (20.69%) MSI
2 4 (13.79%) Travis CI
3 3 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (6.90%) Maven
4 2 (6.90%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.45%) eggPlant
5 1 (3.45%) Hudson
5 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Law
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Architect
1 7 (24.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Network Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Site Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.45%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.45%) DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Junior
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) J2EE
3 4 (13.79%) Servlets
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (6.90%) CSS
4 2 (6.90%) HTML
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.45%) Ajax
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (3.45%) Classic ASP
5 1 (3.45%) Java EE
5 1 (3.45%) jQuery
5 1 (3.45%) OSGi
5 1 (3.45%) Struts
5 1 (3.45%) Web Services
5 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) Public Cloud
3 5 (17.24%) Private Cloud
4 2 (6.90%) Clustering
4 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.90%) Fintech
4 2 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) NHS
4 2 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 6 (20.69%) Android
3 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) Unix
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Load Balancing
2 11 (37.93%) DevOps
3 9 (31.03%) High Availability
4 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (27.59%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (24.14%) Information Security
5 7 (24.14%) Migration
6 6 (20.69%) Coaching
6 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
6 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (20.69%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (17.24%) ITIL
7 5 (17.24%) Planning and Forecasting
8 4 (13.79%) Open Source
8 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
9 3 (10.34%) MVC
9 3 (10.34%) OpenUP
9 3 (10.34%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
3 4 (13.79%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) Ruby
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) VBA
6 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (13.79%) Xen
5 3 (10.34%) Docker
6 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Puppet
2 5 (17.24%) Kubernetes
2 5 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.90%) Ansible
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) VMware
2 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.69%) Citrix
4 4 (13.79%) Google
5 3 (10.34%) Splunk
6 2 (6.90%) Sitecore
7 1 (3.45%) arcserve
7 1 (3.45%) BT
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco
7 1 (3.45%) Meraki
7 1 (3.45%) Openreach
7 1 (3.45%) Opsware
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) Sophos
7 1 (3.45%) Veritas