Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 189 160
Rank change year-on-year 0 -29 -37
Contract jobs citing IIS 179 193 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.08% 1.16% 1.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.13% 6.31% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 133 186
South East median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £221 £228 £250
90th Percentile £489 £498 £432
England median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.74% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 1
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +14.29% -53.95%
10th Percentile £10.75 £18.80 £16.25
90th Percentile £20.50 £23.00 £18.75
England median hourly rate £16.50 £27.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -38.89% -20.59% +13.33%

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 2920 3058 3563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.61% 18.40% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1745 1811 2131
South East median daily rate £401 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 124 113
South East median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +21.62% +13.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.25 £12.12
90th Percentile £48.75 £57.50 £40.12
England median hourly rate £21.08 £20.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year +5.40% +5.10% +6.12%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +34 97 £366 +2.45% 18
Berkshire +43 69 £365 +0.69% 10
Surrey -18 26 £457 -8.70% 3
Kent - 20 £345 - 1
Oxfordshire +15 16 £285 -5.00% 2
Hampshire -56 16 £325 -2.99% 2
Buckinghamshire -30 13 £394 +43.27% 6
East Sussex -4 7 £325 -5.39% 1
West Sussex -8 5 £100 -69.23%
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 South East region with a requirement for IIS.

1 134 (74.86%) Windows
2 105 (58.66%) SQL Server
3 83 (46.37%) Microsoft
4 77 (43.02%) .NET
5 70 (39.11%) SQL
6 62 (34.64%) Active Directory
6 62 (34.64%) Windows Server
7 55 (30.73%) VMware
8 53 (29.61%) Linux
9 51 (28.49%) C#
10 49 (27.37%) HTML
11 42 (23.46%) Web Services
12 40 (22.35%) CSS
12 40 (22.35%) VMware Infrastructure
13 38 (21.23%) Windows Server 2003
14 36 (20.11%) JavaScript
14 36 (20.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 35 (19.55%) PowerShell
16 34 (18.99%) Windows Server 2012
16 34 (18.99%) MVC
17 33 (18.44%) DevOps
18 32 (17.88%) Microsoft Azure
18 32 (17.88%) DNS
19 29 (16.20%) Finance
20 28 (15.64%) Security Cleared
21 27 (15.08%) Amazon AWS
22 26 (14.53%) VMware ESXi
22 26 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
22 26 (14.53%) HP
22 26 (14.53%) Unix

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 26 (14.53%) SharePoint
2 19 (10.61%) JBoss
3 18 (10.06%) Apache
3 18 (10.06%) MS Exchange
4 15 (8.38%) CMS
5 13 (7.26%) Sitecore CMS
6 12 (6.70%) SharePoint Server
7 11 (6.15%) WildFly
8 10 (5.59%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (3.35%) Tomcat
11 4 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (2.23%) OpenStack
12 3 (1.68%) EPiServer
12 3 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (1.12%) IBM Domino
13 2 (1.12%) IBM Notes
13 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (7.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.91%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (3.91%) Dynamics GP
1 7 (3.91%) KANA IQ
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.56%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 32 (17.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (15.08%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (7.82%) Office 365
3 14 (7.82%) PaaS
4 9 (5.03%) IaaS
5 6 (3.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.56%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (17.88%) DNS
2 21 (11.73%) Internet
3 19 (10.61%) Firewall
4 17 (9.50%) DHCP
5 16 (8.94%) TCP/IP
6 11 (6.15%) SAN
7 10 (5.59%) Network Security
7 10 (5.59%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (5.03%) LDAP
8 9 (5.03%) SSH
9 8 (4.47%) NAS
10 7 (3.91%) VPN
10 7 (3.91%) WAN
11 6 (3.35%) FTP
12 5 (2.79%) LAN
13 4 (2.23%) iSCSI
13 4 (2.23%) VLAN
14 3 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (1.68%) IMAP
14 3 (1.68%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (58.66%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (8.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (6.15%) MySQL
4 11 (6.15%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.47%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.91%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.91%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (3.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (3.91%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.79%) OLAP
8 5 (2.79%) OLAP Cube
8 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.23%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.12%) Big Data
10 2 (1.12%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (11.73%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.94%) Jenkins
3 12 (6.70%) ReSharper
3 12 (6.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (5.59%) TeamCity
4 10 (5.59%) Visual Studio
5 8 (4.47%) MSBuild
6 6 (3.35%) JIRA
7 5 (2.79%) Ant
7 5 (2.79%) Maven
8 4 (2.23%) Grunt
8 4 (2.23%) JMeter
8 4 (2.23%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.68%) Gradle
9 3 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.12%) CruiseControl
10 2 (1.12%) gulp
10 2 (1.12%) Selenium
10 2 (1.12%) Subversion
11 1 (0.56%) NUnit
General
1 29 (16.20%) Finance
2 10 (5.59%) Banking
2 10 (5.59%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.47%) Publishing
4 2 (1.12%) Billing
4 2 (1.12%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (24.58%) Developer
2 30 (16.76%) .NET Developer
3 24 (13.41%) C# Developer
4 22 (12.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (11.17%) Analyst
6 17 (9.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (6.70%) Operations Technician
7 12 (6.70%) Technical Analyst
8 10 (5.59%) Web Developer
9 9 (5.03%) Architect
9 9 (5.03%) Senior DevOps
9 9 (5.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 9 (5.03%) Technical Support
10 8 (4.47%) AWS Engineer
10 8 (4.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 8 (4.47%) SQL Developer
10 8 (4.47%) Windows Engineer
11 7 (3.91%) Administrator
11 7 (3.91%) Support Analyst
11 7 (3.91%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (43.02%) .NET
2 49 (27.37%) HTML
3 42 (23.46%) Web Services
4 40 (22.35%) CSS
5 23 (12.85%) ASP.NET
6 22 (12.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 21 (11.73%) .NET Framework
8 19 (10.61%) AngularJS
8 19 (10.61%) jQuery
8 19 (10.61%) Middleware
9 18 (10.06%) LINQ
10 14 (7.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (7.82%) XML
11 12 (6.70%) Ajax
11 12 (6.70%) Backbone.js
11 12 (6.70%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (5.59%) REST
13 7 (3.91%) LAMP
13 7 (3.91%) Razor View Engine
14 6 (3.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.26%) Client/Server
3 9 (5.03%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.47%) Clustering
5 7 (3.91%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.91%) N-Tier
6 6 (3.35%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.79%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.23%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.68%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.68%) PKI
9 3 (1.68%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.12%) Digital Signage
10 2 (1.12%) HP Storage
10 2 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.12%) NHS
11 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.56%) New Media
11 1 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 134 (74.86%) Windows
2 62 (34.64%) Windows Server
3 53 (29.61%) Linux
4 38 (21.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (20.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (18.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (14.53%) Unix
8 16 (8.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (3.91%) Solaris
9 7 (3.91%) Windows 2000
10 6 (3.35%) Windows Vista
11 5 (2.79%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.68%) Debian
13 2 (1.12%) CentOS
13 2 (1.12%) SUSE
14 1 (0.56%) Android
14 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.99%) MVC
2 33 (18.44%) DevOps
3 26 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (13.97%) ITIL
4 25 (13.97%) SDLC
5 22 (12.29%) Change Management
6 20 (11.17%) TDD
7 19 (10.61%) E-Commerce
8 14 (7.82%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (7.82%) Service Management
9 13 (7.26%) Prototyping
9 13 (7.26%) Security Monitoring
9 13 (7.26%) Security Operations
10 12 (6.70%) MVVM
10 12 (6.70%) OWASP
10 12 (6.70%) Server Patching
10 12 (6.70%) Software Architecture
10 12 (6.70%) Software Distribution
11 11 (6.15%) Problem Management
11 11 (6.15%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 70 (39.11%) SQL
2 51 (28.49%) C#
3 36 (20.11%) JavaScript
4 35 (19.55%) PowerShell
5 22 (12.29%) Java
6 9 (5.03%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.47%) PHP
7 8 (4.47%) VBScript
8 7 (3.91%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.23%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.23%) C
9 4 (2.23%) Perl
9 4 (2.23%) Python
10 2 (1.12%) C++
10 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (15.64%) Security Cleared
2 24 (13.41%) SC Cleared
3 18 (10.06%) DV Cleared
4 14 (7.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (5.03%) CCNA
5 9 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (5.03%) MCSE
6 8 (4.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (3.91%) Degree
8 5 (2.79%) MCITP
9 4 (2.23%) A+ Certification
9 4 (2.23%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (2.23%) MCSA
9 4 (2.23%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (2.23%) Security+ Certification
10 3 (1.68%) CCNP
11 2 (1.12%) RHCE
12 1 (0.56%) CCSP
12 1 (0.56%) CISA
12 1 (0.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.59%) SLA
2 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.56%) GCP
3 1 (0.56%) GDPR
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (34.64%) Active Directory
2 40 (22.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (14.53%) VMware ESXi
4 21 (11.73%) Hyper-V
5 11 (6.15%) Docker
6 10 (5.59%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (4.47%) BitLocker
8 6 (3.35%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (2.79%) vSphere
10 4 (2.23%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.12%) DFS Replication
11 2 (1.12%) iptables
11 2 (1.12%) vCloud
11 2 (1.12%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.56%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.56%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.56%) UAG
12 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.56%) XenApp
12 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (6.70%) McAfee ePO
2 10 (5.59%) Ansible
2 10 (5.59%) NetBackup
2 10 (5.59%) Puppet
3 9 (5.03%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (4.47%) Kubernetes
4 8 (4.47%) SCCM
5 6 (3.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (3.35%) SCOM
6 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.68%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (1.68%) WSUS
8 2 (1.12%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.12%) CFEngine
8 2 (1.12%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.12%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.12%) Terraform
8 2 (1.12%) Unicenter
8 2 (1.12%) vRealize
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 83 (46.37%) Microsoft
2 55 (30.73%) VMware
3 26 (14.53%) HP
4 22 (12.29%) McAfee
5 21 (11.73%) Citrix
6 18 (10.06%) Cisco
7 16 (8.94%) Oracle
8 14 (7.82%) Sitecore
9 11 (6.15%) ServiceNow
10 10 (5.59%) AppDynamics
11 9 (5.03%) Symantec
11 9 (5.03%) Veritas
12 7 (3.91%) KANA
12 7 (3.91%) Red Hat
13 5 (2.79%) Dynatrace
13 5 (2.79%) Google
13 5 (2.79%) Informatica
13 5 (2.79%) NetApp
13 5 (2.79%) Sun
13 5 (2.79%) Twitter