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 29 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)
UK > Scotland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 117 114
Rank change year-on-year +22 -3  
Contract jobs citing IIS 21 34 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.95% 1.15% 0.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.12% 5.28% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 11
Scotland median daily rate £400 £323 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.03% +13.15%  
10th Percentile £375 £271 £156
90th Percentile £442 £406 £425
UK median daily rate £383 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +9.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK median hourly rate £15.38 £28.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -45.08% +17.89%  

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 343 644 523
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.56% 21.77% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 639 406
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.18%  
10th Percentile £150 £223 £180
90th Percentile £550 £500 £475
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +1.17% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 32 25
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £36.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.38% +157.14%  
10th Percentile £15.48 £14.12 £10.50
90th Percentile £22.90 £42.00 £30.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing IIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 29 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
Renfrewshire +52 9 £412 +30.27% 1
Glasgow 0 6 £375 +25.00% 3
Edinburgh +6 5 £425 +19.71% 3
Aberdeen -11 1 - -
IIS
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 Scotland region with a requirement for IIS.

1 48 (81.36%) Windows
2 47 (79.66%) .NET
3 46 (77.97%) PowerShell
4 42 (71.19%) Microsoft
5 41 (69.49%) C#
5 41 (69.49%) Windows Server
6 36 (61.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 35 (59.32%) XAML
7 35 (59.32%) Git (software)
7 35 (59.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (49.15%) Continuous Delivery
9 24 (40.68%) SC Cleared
9 24 (40.68%) Security Cleared
10 23 (38.98%) Puppet
11 22 (37.29%) Open Source
11 22 (37.29%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (20.34%) SQL
12 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
13 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
14 7 (11.86%) VMware
15 6 (10.17%) Linux
16 5 (8.47%) ITIL
16 5 (8.47%) Clustering
16 5 (8.47%) Bash Shell
16 5 (8.47%) Office 365
17 4 (6.78%) ITIL V3
17 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
17 4 (6.78%) Banking
17 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
17 4 (6.78%) Finance

IIS
Co-occurring 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 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.39%) Apache
3 1 (1.69%) CMS
3 1 (1.69%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Office 365
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.69%) GitHub
3 1 (1.69%) IaaS
3 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Internet
2 2 (3.39%) Firewall
3 1 (1.69%) DHCP
3 1 (1.69%) DNS
3 1 (1.69%) LAN
3 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) Wireless
3 1 (1.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (6.78%) MS Access
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (61.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (59.32%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.39%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (1.69%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.69%) JUnit
4 1 (1.69%) Maven
4 1 (1.69%) NUnit
4 1 (1.69%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.78%) Banking
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Legal
2 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (44.07%) PowerShell Engineer
2 24 (40.68%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (8.47%) .NET Developer
3 5 (8.47%) Developer
4 3 (5.08%) Analyst
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
4 3 (5.08%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (3.39%) Architect
5 2 (3.39%) Build Engineer
5 2 (3.39%) Development Engineer
5 2 (3.39%) IT Analyst
5 2 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (3.39%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 2 (3.39%) Systems Support
6 1 (1.69%) Active Directory Analyst
6 1 (1.69%) Migration Specialist
6 1 (1.69%) Server Consultant
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (79.66%) .NET
2 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.39%) Java EE
2 2 (3.39%) RESTful
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.69%) CSS
3 1 (1.69%) CSS3
3 1 (1.69%) HTML
3 1 (1.69%) HTML5
3 1 (1.69%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Clustering
2 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.39%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (81.36%) Windows
2 41 (69.49%) Windows Server
3 35 (59.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (10.17%) Linux
5 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.39%) Unix
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (49.15%) Continuous Delivery
2 22 (37.29%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (37.29%) Open Source
3 5 (8.47%) ITIL
4 4 (6.78%) ITIL V3
4 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
5 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.39%) DevOps
6 2 (3.39%) Migration
6 2 (3.39%) MVC
6 2 (3.39%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.39%) Release Management
7 1 (1.69%) Change Control
7 1 (1.69%) Coaching
7 1 (1.69%) Critical Success Factor
7 1 (1.69%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (1.69%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 46 (77.97%) PowerShell
2 41 (69.49%) C#
3 35 (59.32%) XAML
4 12 (20.34%) SQL
5 5 (8.47%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.08%) Java
8 2 (3.39%) Perl
8 2 (3.39%) Python
9 1 (1.69%) PHP
9 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.69%) VB
9 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (40.68%) SC Cleared
1 24 (40.68%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.08%) XenApp
2 3 (5.08%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (38.98%) Puppet
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (5.08%) SCCM
4 2 (3.39%) Ansible
4 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (71.19%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) VMware
3 4 (6.78%) Citrix
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle
5 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.69%) McAfee
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