The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
UK / Scotland
Rank 67 101 92
Rank change year-on-year +34 -9  
Contract jobs citing IIS 37 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.14% 1.13% 1.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.70% 6.09% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 22
Median daily rate £335 £370 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.45% +4.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £499 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £333
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% -10.00%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 270 476 414
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.61% 18.48% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 289 232
Median daily rate £358 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.62% +0.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £265 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Median hourly rate £22.75 £16.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.18% -31.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £16.00 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £16.00 £54.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IIS in Scotland

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IIS in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IIS in Scotland

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IIS in Scotland

IIS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Renfrewshire +27 21 £335 +4.68%
Edinburgh +8 8 £313 -18.83%
Glasgow +2 3 £394 +43.18% 3
Fife - 3 £363 -
Dundee - 1 £338 - 1
IIS
UK

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for IIS.

1 39 (73.58%) Windows
1 39 (73.58%) Microsoft
2 32 (60.38%) .NET
2 32 (60.38%) PowerShell
3 29 (54.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (52.83%) Windows Server
5 26 (49.06%) C#
6 24 (45.28%) Continuous Delivery
6 24 (45.28%) Git (software)
7 23 (43.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (41.51%) XAML
9 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
9 21 (39.62%) Puppet
10 19 (35.85%) Open Source
10 19 (35.85%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (32.08%) SC Cleared
11 17 (32.08%) Security Cleared
11 17 (32.08%) MS Excel
12 14 (26.42%) VMware
13 11 (20.75%) Clustering
14 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
14 10 (18.87%) SQL
14 10 (18.87%) Linux
14 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Clustering
15 9 (16.98%) Firewall
16 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
16 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
16 7 (13.21%) Citrix
16 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (5.66%) Apache
1 3 (5.66%) CMS
1 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) Jadu
2 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.89%) Confluence
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.89%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.89%) JBoss
3 1 (1.89%) Liferay
3 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (32.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Office 365
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.66%) IaaS
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.89%) GitHub
3 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
2 9 (16.98%) Firewall
3 4 (7.55%) DNS
4 2 (3.77%) SSL
5 1 (1.89%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.89%) DHCP
5 1 (1.89%) HTTP
5 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.89%) Network Security
5 1 (1.89%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.89%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.77%) MS Access
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (45.28%) Git (software)
2 23 (43.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.89%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.89%) git-flow
3 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA
3 1 (1.89%) JUnit
3 1 (1.89%) Maven
3 1 (1.89%) NUnit
3 1 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.89%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.55%) Banking
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Automation Engineer
2 14 (26.42%) PowerShell Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Build Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) CMS Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (3.77%) HTML Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Web Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (60.38%) .NET
2 4 (7.55%) CSS
2 4 (7.55%) HTML
3 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.77%) Ajax
4 2 (3.77%) HTML5
4 2 (3.77%) Java EE
4 2 (3.77%) jQuery
4 2 (3.77%) RESTful
5 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.89%) CSS3
5 1 (1.89%) Web Services
5 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Clustering
2 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (73.58%) Windows
2 29 (54.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (52.83%) Windows Server
4 10 (18.87%) Linux
5 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.77%) Android
6 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.77%) Unix
7 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) Continuous Delivery
2 19 (35.85%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (35.85%) Open Source
3 7 (13.21%) Change Control
4 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.43%) ITIL
5 5 (9.43%) Server Building
5 5 (9.43%) Time Management
6 3 (5.66%) Scrum
6 3 (5.66%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (5.66%) Web Development
7 2 (3.77%) DevOps
7 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.77%) MVC
7 2 (3.77%) OO
7 2 (3.77%) Release Management
7 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.77%) TDD
7 2 (3.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (60.38%) PowerShell
2 26 (49.06%) C#
3 22 (41.51%) XAML
4 10 (18.87%) SQL
5 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
6 5 (9.43%) Java
7 4 (7.55%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.66%) PHP
9 2 (3.77%) Perl
9 2 (3.77%) Python
10 1 (1.89%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.89%) Korn
10 1 (1.89%) VB
10 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) SC Cleared
1 17 (32.08%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) MCSE
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.77%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.89%) HND
4 1 (1.89%) IISP
4 1 (1.89%) ISEB
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.43%) vSphere
4 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.89%) NFS
5 1 (1.89%) Samba
5 1 (1.89%) Shibboleth
5 1 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (39.62%) Puppet
2 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (11.32%) NetBackup
4 4 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.66%) Ansible
6 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (73.58%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.42%) VMware
3 7 (13.21%) Citrix
4 6 (11.32%) Veritas
5 5 (9.43%) HP
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle
6 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.89%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.89%) Dell
7 1 (1.89%) F5
7 1 (1.89%) WSO2