Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 187 236 216
Rank change year-on-year +49 -20 -7
Contract jobs citing IIS 44 129 167
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.62% 0.88% 1.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.23% 5.37% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 75 90
Median daily rate £400 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +18.42% +5.19%
10th Percentile £263 £328 £243
90th Percentile £540 £600 £510
England median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 32 12
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £15.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -20.28% +25.44%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +191.67% -14.29% -

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 1,040 2,404 2,682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.57% 16.39% 15.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 1,427 1,610
Median daily rate £450 £450 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.69% +6.24%
10th Percentile £260 £263 £263
90th Percentile £610 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £460
% change year-on-year - +3.26% +6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 88 78
Median hourly rate £18.50 £13.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.04% -32.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.93 £12.00 £11.70
90th Percentile £42.50 £46.95 £56.25
Median hourly rate £24.05 £18.60 £19.50
% change year-on-year +29.30% -4.62% -0.81%

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing IIS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IIS in the South East.

Daily rate trend for IIS in the South East

IIS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IIS in the South East over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for IIS in the South East

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IIS in the South East.

Hourly rate trend 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 28 May 2020. 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 +33 22 £390 -7.14% 3
Buckinghamshire +27 12 £400 -9.09% 2
Hampshire +39 10 £463 +2.78% 4
Oxfordshire +27 5 £140 -74.55% 1
West Sussex +24 5 £550 +24.47%
Berkshire +20 5 £300 -20.00%
Surrey +61 4 £388 -13.89% 1
Kent +18 2 £308 -23.13% 2
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 31 (70.45%) Windows
2 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
3 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
4 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
4 15 (34.09%) Azure
4 15 (34.09%) Windows Server
5 14 (31.82%) SC Cleared
5 14 (31.82%) .NET
6 13 (29.55%) SQL
6 13 (29.55%) ITIL
6 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (27.27%) Migration
7 12 (27.27%) CRM
7 12 (27.27%) SharePoint
8 11 (25.00%) VMware
8 11 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 11 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 11 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (25.00%) DevOps
9 10 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
9 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (20.45%) C#
10 9 (20.45%) HTML
10 9 (20.45%) Management Information System
10 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (20.45%) Power BI
10 9 (20.45%) Power Platform
11 8 (18.18%) SDLC

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 12 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.36%) Apache
3 3 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.55%) ArcGIS
4 2 (4.55%) CMS
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.27%) Drupal
5 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.55%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.09%) Azure
2 9 (20.45%) Power Platform
3 3 (6.82%) Office 365
4 2 (4.55%) AWS
4 2 (4.55%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.27%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.27%) GitHub
5 1 (2.27%) IaaS
5 1 (2.27%) PaaS
5 1 (2.27%) SaaS
5 1 (2.27%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) DHCP
1 7 (15.91%) Internet
2 6 (13.64%) DNS
3 2 (4.55%) Firewall
3 2 (4.55%) FTP
3 2 (4.55%) SAN
3 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) DMZ
4 1 (2.27%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.45%) Power BI
2 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.55%) Electronic Patient Records
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.55%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.27%) Ant
3 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) Maven
3 1 (2.27%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.27%) NUnit
3 1 (2.27%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.27%) Selenium
3 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.27%) StyleCop
3 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (15.91%) Public Sector
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.27%) Local Government
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Developer
2 7 (15.91%) Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Server Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 5 (11.36%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Hardware Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Hardware Support Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) IT Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) IT Support
4 5 (11.36%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Server Support
4 5 (11.36%) Software Support Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) .NET
2 9 (20.45%) HTML
3 8 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 6 (13.64%) CSS
4 6 (13.64%) Entity Framework
4 6 (13.64%) Web Services
5 5 (11.36%) LINQ
5 5 (11.36%) XML
5 5 (11.36%) XSL
6 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (6.82%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.55%) .NET Core
8 2 (4.55%) HTML5
8 2 (4.55%) jQuery
8 2 (4.55%) OAuth
8 2 (4.55%) OpenID
8 2 (4.55%) WCF
9 1 (2.27%) Material Design
9 1 (2.27%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (20.45%) Management Information System
3 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.55%) e-Health
4 2 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.55%) Life Science
4 2 (4.55%) LIMS
4 2 (4.55%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (4.55%) PACS
4 2 (4.55%) PKI
4 2 (4.55%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.27%) CESG
5 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
5 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Social Media
5 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (70.45%) Windows
2 15 (34.09%) Windows Server
3 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.64%) Linux
4 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (4.55%) Fedora
8 1 (2.27%) Android
8 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.27%) CentOS
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (29.55%) ITIL
2 12 (27.27%) CRM
2 12 (27.27%) Migration
3 11 (25.00%) DevOps
4 10 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (18.18%) High Availability
5 8 (18.18%) MVC
5 8 (18.18%) Scrum
5 8 (18.18%) SDLC
6 7 (15.91%) Change Data Capture
7 6 (13.64%) Data Migration
8 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.36%) Data Protection
8 5 (11.36%) Information Security
8 5 (11.36%) Web Development
8 5 (11.36%) Workflow
8 5 (11.36%) Workflow Analysis
9 4 (9.09%) Analytics
9 4 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) SQL
2 11 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 9 (20.45%) C#
5 5 (11.36%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.55%) C
6 2 (4.55%) PHP
6 2 (4.55%) Python
7 1 (2.27%) Java
7 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.27%) VBA
7 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
2 14 (31.82%) SC Cleared
3 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (13.64%) Degree
5 5 (11.36%) DV Cleared
6 4 (9.09%) MCAD
6 4 (9.09%) MCITP
6 4 (9.09%) MCPD
7 3 (6.82%) CISA
7 3 (6.82%) CISM
7 3 (6.82%) CISSP
7 3 (6.82%) IISP
7 3 (6.82%) MCSA
7 3 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (4.55%) CCNA
8 2 (4.55%) CCNP
8 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (4.55%) MCP
9 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
2 3 (6.82%) GDPR
2 3 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.82%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.55%) HL7
3 2 (4.55%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (4.55%) ISO 22301
3 2 (4.55%) ISO 31000
3 2 (4.55%) ISO 9001
3 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (4.55%) NIST
3 2 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.27%) HIPAA
4 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
2 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.36%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (11.36%) vSphere
4 3 (6.82%) UAG
5 1 (2.27%) Docker
5 1 (2.27%) Firmware
5 1 (2.27%) NDS
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) SCDPM
2 4 (9.09%) SCCM
3 2 (4.55%) IBM Guardium
3 2 (4.55%) Nessus
3 2 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (4.55%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 2 (4.55%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.27%) cPanel
4 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.27%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle
4 4 (9.09%) Cisco
5 3 (6.82%) Centrify
5 3 (6.82%) Computacenter
5 3 (6.82%) Remedy
5 3 (6.82%) Splunk
6 2 (4.55%) Agnitio
6 2 (4.55%) ArcSight
6 2 (4.55%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (4.55%) Google
6 2 (4.55%) IBM
6 2 (4.55%) Imperva
6 2 (4.55%) McAfee
6 2 (4.55%) Qualys
6 2 (4.55%) Sitecore
6 2 (4.55%) Trend Micro
6 2 (4.55%) Tripwire
6 2 (4.55%) Veeam