The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 26 April 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 49 62
Rank change year-on-year -1 +13  
Contract jobs citing IIS 7 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.06% 3.02% 1.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.19% 17.51% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 4
Median daily rate £488 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.87% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £16.75 £22.83
% change year-on-year +108.95% -26.63%  

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 Reading with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 113 177 174
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 17.07% 17.23% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 116 102
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £397 £375
% change year-on-year +0.75% +5.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Median hourly rate £53.75 £9.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +497.22% -73.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 £9.00 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £9.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.04% -13.75%  

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IIS in Reading

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IIS in Reading over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IIS in Reading

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IIS in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Reading region with a requirement for IIS.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) JBoss
4 4 (50.00%) Apache
4 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) Unix
4 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Middleware
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) JSON
5 3 (37.50%) CRM
5 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) C
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) C++
6 2 (25.00%) HTTP
6 2 (25.00%) DSDM
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum

IIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (62.50%) JBoss
3 4 (50.00%) Apache
3 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (12.50%) CMS
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) Fiddler
2 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) Web Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer in Test
2 1 (12.50%) Development Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Development Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (37.50%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
3 2 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Unix
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) DSDM
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) V-Model
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Contact Management
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow