Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 6 months to 24 May 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 212 162
Rank change year-on-year -7 -50 -29
Contract jobs citing IIS 160 146 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.96% 0.95% 1.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.98% 5.72% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 90 176
South East median daily rate £395 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.72% +2.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £243 £299 £256
90th Percentile £511 £526 £495
England median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 8
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -77.14% +143.28%
England median hourly rate £13.75 £13.63 £32.50
% change year-on-year +0.92% -58.08% +45.48%

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 South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2,676 2,552 3,194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.00% 16.67% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,609 1,459 2,081
South East median daily rate £430 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.39% +2.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £262 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £458 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +6.40% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 83 105
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - -7.89%
10th Percentile £11.44 £12.00 £11.84
90th Percentile £56.25 £53.10 £53.35
England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.96
% change year-on-year -2.56% -2.29% +5.04%

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing IIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for IIS in the South East

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IIS in the South East

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IIS in the South East over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IIS in the South East

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IIS in the South East

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing IIS in the South East over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for IIS in the South East

IIS
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 6 months to 24 May 2018. 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
Thames Valley +5 82 £400 +9.14% 23
Hampshire +2 46 £368 -2.00% 14
Berkshire +7 42 £400 +8.84% 10
Buckinghamshire +10 31 £425 +17.24% 10
Surrey -25 24 £375 -21.05% 11
Oxfordshire -5 9 £143 -5.00% 3
West Sussex -9 5 £500 +49.25% 5
East Sussex -4 2 £400 +23.08%
Kent -6 1 £350 +2.94% 2
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for IIS.

1 107 (66.88%) Windows
2 88 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 85 (53.13%) SQL Server
4 60 (37.50%) .NET
5 59 (36.88%) Windows Server
6 57 (35.63%) VMware
7 54 (33.75%) Active Directory
8 52 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 51 (31.88%) C#
10 46 (28.75%) Linux
11 44 (27.50%) SharePoint
11 44 (27.50%) Visual Studio
12 43 (26.88%) Firewall
13 41 (25.63%) Security Cleared
14 40 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
15 38 (23.75%) SQL
15 38 (23.75%) PowerShell
16 34 (21.25%) Microsoft Azure
17 32 (20.00%) ASP.NET
18 31 (19.38%) Cisco
19 29 (18.13%) Apache
20 28 (17.50%) Unix
20 28 (17.50%) JavaScript
20 28 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
20 28 (17.50%) SC Cleared
21 27 (16.88%) .NET Framework
21 27 (16.88%) Windows Server 2012
21 27 (16.88%) Microsoft Office
21 27 (16.88%) Internet
22 26 (16.25%) SAN

IIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 44 (27.50%) SharePoint
2 29 (18.13%) Apache
3 24 (15.00%) SharePoint Server
4 17 (10.63%) Confluence
5 16 (10.00%) MS Exchange
6 10 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (5.00%) JBoss
8 7 (4.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (4.38%) WebSphere
9 6 (3.75%) Tomcat
10 5 (3.13%) CMS
11 4 (2.50%) WebLogic
11 4 (2.50%) WildFly
12 3 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.88%) Umbraco
13 2 (1.25%) LiveCycle
13 2 (1.25%) nginx
13 2 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (1.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (16.88%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 7 (4.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.75%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.88%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (1.88%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 34 (21.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (11.88%) IaaS
3 17 (10.63%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (8.75%) NuGet
5 12 (7.50%) Office 365
6 11 (6.88%) PaaS
7 6 (3.75%) SaaS
8 4 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.25%) GitHub
9 2 (1.25%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (26.88%) Firewall
2 27 (16.88%) Internet
3 26 (16.25%) DNS
3 26 (16.25%) SAN
4 17 (10.63%) TCP/IP
5 13 (8.13%) DHCP
6 12 (7.50%) VPN
7 10 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (6.25%) Network Security
8 9 (5.63%) WAN
9 8 (5.00%) VoIP
10 6 (3.75%) LAN
10 6 (3.75%) VLAN
11 5 (3.13%) HTTP
11 5 (3.13%) Intranet
11 5 (3.13%) IP Telephony
12 4 (2.50%) DMZ
12 4 (2.50%) SSL
13 3 (1.88%) Remote Desktop
14 2 (1.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (5.00%) MySQL
4 8 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.38%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.13%) DB2
6 5 (3.13%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.50%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (1.88%) Big Data
8 3 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.88%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.88%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.88%) SSDT
9 2 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.25%) GIS
Development Applications
1 44 (27.50%) Visual Studio
2 28 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (10.63%) JIRA
4 16 (10.00%) TeamCity
5 14 (8.75%) Git (software)
5 14 (8.75%) Octopus Deploy
6 12 (7.50%) Eclipse
6 12 (7.50%) Jenkins
6 12 (7.50%) Maven
7 8 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (4.38%) Selenium
9 5 (3.13%) Bitbucket
9 5 (3.13%) GitLab
9 5 (3.13%) Subversion
10 4 (2.50%) Moq
10 4 (2.50%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.88%) MSBuild
11 3 (1.88%) NUnit
11 3 (1.88%) ReSharper
General
1 14 (8.75%) Finance
2 7 (4.38%) Banking
3 5 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.50%) Retail
5 3 (1.88%) Marketing
5 3 (1.88%) Military
6 2 (1.25%) Legal
6 2 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (27.50%) Developer
2 23 (14.38%) .NET Developer
3 17 (10.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (10.00%) Architect
5 13 (8.13%) C# Developer
6 12 (7.50%) Java Developer
6 12 (7.50%) Support Engineer
7 10 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
8 9 (5.63%) Analyst
8 9 (5.63%) AWS Engineer
8 9 (5.63%) Support Technician
9 8 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (4.38%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (4.38%) Azure Engineer
10 7 (4.38%) Network Engineer
11 6 (3.75%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (3.75%) IT Support
11 6 (3.75%) Junior
11 6 (3.75%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (37.50%) .NET
2 32 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 27 (16.88%) .NET Framework
4 25 (15.63%) jQuery
5 20 (12.50%) HTML
6 18 (11.25%) Web Services
7 17 (10.63%) CSS
8 15 (9.38%) REST
8 15 (9.38%) XML
9 14 (8.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (8.13%) .NET Core
11 12 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (7.50%) HTML5
11 12 (7.50%) XSLT
12 11 (6.88%) Middleware
13 9 (5.63%) Entity Framework
14 8 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 7 (4.38%) Ajax
15 7 (4.38%) SOAP
16 6 (3.75%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.38%) Data Centre
1 15 (9.38%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (8.13%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.25%) PKI
4 7 (4.38%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.75%) Clustering
5 6 (3.75%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.13%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.50%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.50%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.50%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.88%) User Experience
8 3 (1.88%) Wiki
9 2 (1.25%) DataPower
9 2 (1.25%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.25%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 107 (66.88%) Windows
2 59 (36.88%) Windows Server
3 46 (28.75%) Linux
4 28 (17.50%) Unix
5 27 (16.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (14.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (8.13%) Solaris
9 10 (6.25%) Windows 7
10 5 (3.13%) Debian
10 5 (3.13%) zOS
11 4 (2.50%) Android
11 4 (2.50%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.50%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.25%) Check Point GAiA
12 2 (1.25%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (16.25%) ITIL
3 23 (14.38%) MVC
4 20 (12.50%) DevOps
5 15 (9.38%) Microservices
5 15 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (9.38%) TDD
6 13 (8.13%) Change Management
6 13 (8.13%) SDLC
7 12 (7.50%) Change Control
7 12 (7.50%) Incident Management
7 12 (7.50%) Low Latency
7 12 (7.50%) Multithreading
8 11 (6.88%) Migration
8 11 (6.88%) Problem Management
8 11 (6.88%) Software Engineering
9 10 (6.25%) Information Security
9 10 (6.25%) Security Monitoring
9 10 (6.25%) Service Delivery
10 9 (5.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (31.88%) C#
2 38 (23.75%) PowerShell
2 38 (23.75%) SQL
3 28 (17.50%) JavaScript
4 25 (15.63%) Java
5 12 (7.50%) C++
5 12 (7.50%) CQL
6 7 (4.38%) VBScript
7 6 (3.75%) Python
7 6 (3.75%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.13%) C
9 4 (2.50%) PHP
10 3 (1.88%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.25%) Perl
11 2 (1.25%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 41 (25.63%) Security Cleared
2 28 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 22 (13.75%) DV Cleared
4 19 (11.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (7.50%) Degree
6 10 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (5.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (5.00%) CCNA
9 6 (3.75%) MCSA
9 6 (3.75%) MCSE
10 5 (3.13%) MCP
11 4 (2.50%) CCNP
11 4 (2.50%) CCSP
11 4 (2.50%) CISA
11 4 (2.50%) CISM
11 4 (2.50%) CISSP
11 4 (2.50%) IISP
12 3 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (1.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 2 (1.25%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (8.13%) ISO 9001
2 13 (8.13%) SLA
3 6 (3.75%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.50%) GDPR
4 4 (2.50%) PMO
5 2 (1.25%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (1.25%) ISO 22301
5 2 (1.25%) ISO 31000
5 2 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 54 (33.75%) Active Directory
2 52 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (6.25%) vSphere
5 8 (5.00%) UAG
6 4 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.88%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.25%) BitLocker
8 2 (1.25%) Docker
8 2 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.63%) XenApp
9 1 (0.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (8.75%) McAfee ePO
2 12 (7.50%) Opsview
2 12 (7.50%) SCCM
2 12 (7.50%) SCOM
3 10 (6.25%) Terraform
4 7 (4.38%) WSUS
5 4 (2.50%) vCenter Server
6 3 (1.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (1.25%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.25%) Nessus
7 2 (1.25%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.25%) Puppet
7 2 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.25%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 1 (0.63%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.63%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.63%) NetCrunch
8 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 88 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 57 (35.63%) VMware
3 31 (19.38%) Cisco
4 20 (12.50%) Oracle
5 19 (11.88%) McAfee
6 13 (8.13%) SAP
7 9 (5.63%) HP
8 8 (5.00%) Citrix
9 7 (4.38%) Micro Focus
10 6 (3.75%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.75%) Forcepoint
10 6 (3.75%) IBM
10 6 (3.75%) SolarWinds
11 5 (3.13%) EMC
11 5 (3.13%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.50%) Remedy
12 4 (2.50%) Splunk
13 3 (1.88%) Google
13 3 (1.88%) hybris
13 3 (1.88%) Omniture