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 3 months to 24 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)
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 160 141
Rank change year-on-year +12 -19  
Contract jobs citing IIS 93 110 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.22% 1.23% 1.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.18% 6.83% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 69 71
Median daily rate £360 £348 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.59% +2.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £329 £332
% change year-on-year +11.25% -1.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -57.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £28.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -24.10% +7.69%  

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 the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1296 1610 1548
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.97% 18.05% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 1020 938
Median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 53 58
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -26.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 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
Surrey +13 25 £450 +15.01% 5
Berkshire +9 20 £367 -2.13% 15
Kent +9 15 £340 +5.83% 3
Hampshire -3 12 £330 - 13
Buckinghamshire -15 10 £469 +56.25% 10
East Sussex -2 5 £325 -7.14% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £260 -
IIS
England

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

1 119 (74.84%) Windows
2 88 (55.35%) SQL Server
3 81 (50.94%) Microsoft
4 75 (47.17%) Windows Server
5 71 (44.65%) .NET
6 66 (41.51%) SQL
7 53 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 52 (32.70%) C#
9 48 (30.19%) SharePoint
10 45 (28.30%) VMware
11 43 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (27.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 42 (26.42%) PowerShell
13 41 (25.79%) Linux
14 38 (23.90%) Web Services
14 38 (23.90%) Windows Server 2008
15 37 (23.27%) Windows Server 2003
16 35 (22.01%) DevOps
17 34 (21.38%) Security Cleared
18 33 (20.75%) Finance
19 32 (20.13%) SC Cleared
20 31 (19.50%) Git (software)
21 29 (18.24%) SQL Server 2012
21 29 (18.24%) Team Foundation Server
21 29 (18.24%) MVC
21 29 (18.24%) ITIL
21 29 (18.24%) Oracle
22 28 (17.61%) DNS
22 28 (17.61%) VMware Infrastructure
23 27 (16.98%) .NET Framework

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 48 (30.19%) SharePoint
2 23 (14.47%) JBoss
3 21 (13.21%) Apache
4 16 (10.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 16 (10.06%) SharePoint Server
5 14 (8.81%) MS Exchange
6 12 (7.55%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (6.92%) CMS
8 10 (6.29%) Tomcat
8 10 (6.29%) WildFly
9 9 (5.66%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (5.66%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (3.14%) EPiServer
10 5 (3.14%) FileNet
10 5 (3.14%) WebSphere
11 4 (2.52%) OpenStack
11 4 (2.52%) WebLogic
12 3 (1.89%) Confluence
12 3 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (1.89%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (6.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.52%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (1.89%) Staffware
4 2 (1.26%) Changepoint
4 2 (1.26%) FRx
4 2 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.26%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 27 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.29%) PaaS
4 9 (5.66%) IaaS
4 9 (5.66%) Office 365
5 4 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.89%) Mailgun
7 2 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.26%) SaaS
8 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.61%) DNS
2 22 (13.84%) Firewall
3 19 (11.95%) Internet
4 18 (11.32%) LDAP
5 16 (10.06%) DHCP
6 11 (6.92%) LAN
7 9 (5.66%) SSH
7 9 (5.66%) TCP/IP
7 9 (5.66%) WAN
8 7 (4.40%) Network Security
9 6 (3.77%) SAN
10 5 (3.14%) HTTPS
10 5 (3.14%) NAS
10 5 (3.14%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (2.52%) Cisco IPT
11 4 (2.52%) IPsec
11 4 (2.52%) PuTTY
11 4 (2.52%) Telepresence
11 4 (2.52%) WinSCP
11 4 (2.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (55.35%) SQL Server
2 29 (18.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (11.32%) SQL Server 2016
4 15 (9.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (8.18%) Oracle Database
6 10 (6.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (6.29%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (3.14%) DB2
8 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.52%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (2.52%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.89%) Big Data
10 3 (1.89%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.89%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.26%) QlikView
11 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (19.50%) Git (software)
2 29 (18.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (11.95%) Visual Studio
4 13 (8.18%) Jenkins
4 13 (8.18%) MSBuild
4 13 (8.18%) SpecFlow
5 12 (7.55%) Selenium
6 10 (6.29%) ReSharper
7 8 (5.03%) Ant
7 8 (5.03%) Maven
7 8 (5.03%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (4.40%) Moq
9 5 (3.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (3.14%) JIRA
9 5 (3.14%) MSTest
9 5 (3.14%) TeamCity
9 5 (3.14%) webpack
10 4 (2.52%) HP UFT
10 4 (2.52%) NUnit
10 4 (2.52%) SonarQube
General
1 33 (20.75%) Finance
2 11 (6.92%) Banking
3 5 (3.14%) Legal
4 4 (2.52%) Publishing
4 4 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.26%) Electronics
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Automotive
6 1 (0.63%) Back Office
6 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.63%) Local Government
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (21.38%) Developer
2 28 (17.61%) Analyst
3 27 (16.98%) .NET Developer
4 20 (12.58%) C# Developer
5 18 (11.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (8.81%) Support Analyst
7 12 (7.55%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (6.92%) Operations Technician
9 9 (5.66%) Technical Analyst
10 8 (5.03%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (4.40%) Applications Support
11 7 (4.40%) Architect
11 7 (4.40%) Windows Engineer
12 6 (3.77%) Consultant
12 6 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (3.77%) SQL Developer
12 6 (3.77%) Support Engineer
13 5 (3.14%) Azure DevOps
13 5 (3.14%) IT Support
13 5 (3.14%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (44.65%) .NET
2 38 (23.90%) Web Services
3 27 (16.98%) .NET Framework
4 25 (15.72%) CSS
5 24 (15.09%) ASP.NET
5 24 (15.09%) HTML
6 20 (12.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 19 (11.95%) XML
8 17 (10.69%) jQuery
9 15 (9.43%) Middleware
10 14 (8.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (7.55%) AngularJS
12 11 (6.92%) KnockoutJS
12 11 (6.92%) LINQ
13 10 (6.29%) Ajax
13 10 (6.29%) WCF
14 9 (5.66%) Backbone.js
15 7 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 7 (4.40%) RESTful
16 6 (3.77%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.18%) Clustering
2 10 (6.29%) Client/Server
2 10 (6.29%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.40%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.14%) Tandem
5 4 (2.52%) Replication
6 3 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.89%) CCTV
6 3 (1.89%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.89%) HP Storage
7 2 (1.26%) CESG
7 2 (1.26%) EPoS
7 2 (1.26%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) ASTM
8 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.63%) New Media
8 1 (0.63%) NHS
8 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 119 (74.84%) Windows
2 75 (47.17%) Windows Server
3 43 (27.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (25.79%) Linux
5 38 (23.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (23.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (13.84%) Unix
8 10 (6.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (4.40%) Solaris
10 5 (3.14%) CentOS
10 5 (3.14%) Debian
10 5 (3.14%) zOS
11 4 (2.52%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.89%) Windows 7
13 2 (1.26%) SUSE
14 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (22.01%) DevOps
3 29 (18.24%) ITIL
3 29 (18.24%) MVC
4 22 (13.84%) Scrum
5 17 (10.69%) TDD
6 16 (10.06%) E-Commerce
6 16 (10.06%) OWASP
7 14 (8.81%) Project Management
7 14 (8.81%) Service Management
8 13 (8.18%) Migration
9 12 (7.55%) Change Management
10 11 (6.92%) CRM
10 11 (6.92%) Problem Management
10 11 (6.92%) Security Monitoring
10 11 (6.92%) Security Operations
10 11 (6.92%) Server Patching
10 11 (6.92%) Software Distribution
10 11 (6.92%) Test Automation
11 9 (5.66%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 66 (41.51%) SQL
2 52 (32.70%) C#
3 42 (26.42%) PowerShell
4 25 (15.72%) JavaScript
5 22 (13.84%) Java
6 19 (11.95%) T-SQL
7 11 (6.92%) VB
8 9 (5.66%) VB.NET
9 8 (5.03%) Bash Shell
9 8 (5.03%) F#
10 7 (4.40%) Python
10 7 (4.40%) TypeScript
10 7 (4.40%) VBScript
11 5 (3.14%) C
11 5 (3.14%) ES6
11 5 (3.14%) JCL
11 5 (3.14%) PHP
12 4 (2.52%) Perl
13 3 (1.89%) C++
14 2 (1.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (21.38%) Security Cleared
2 32 (20.13%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.43%) DV Cleared
3 15 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (7.55%) Degree
5 11 (6.92%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (6.29%) CCNA
6 10 (6.29%) CCNP
7 9 (5.66%) MCSE
8 8 (5.03%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (4.40%) CISSP
9 7 (4.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (3.77%) MCSA
11 3 (1.89%) APMG
11 3 (1.89%) MCITP
11 3 (1.89%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.89%) PMP
12 2 (1.26%) CESG Certified Professional
12 2 (1.26%) CISA
12 2 (1.26%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.29%) SLA
2 6 (3.77%) QA
3 4 (2.52%) PMO
4 3 (1.89%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.26%) FedRAMP
5 2 (1.26%) HIPAA
5 2 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.63%) HL7
6 1 (0.63%) WCAG
System Software
1 53 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 28 (17.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (11.95%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (10.06%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.77%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (3.77%) Terminal Services
5 6 (3.77%) UAG
6 5 (3.14%) ISA Server
6 5 (3.14%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (3.14%) vSphere
7 4 (2.52%) Docker
7 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (2.52%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.89%) DFS Replication
8 3 (1.89%) XenApp
9 2 (1.26%) Firmware
9 2 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (8.81%) SCCM
2 11 (6.92%) McAfee ePO
2 11 (6.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 10 (6.29%) Puppet
4 9 (5.66%) NetBackup
5 6 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (3.77%) SCOM
5 6 (3.77%) WSUS
6 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (3.14%) SCDPM
6 5 (3.14%) vRealize
7 4 (2.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (1.89%) Ansible
8 3 (1.89%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.26%) EdgeSight
9 2 (1.26%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.63%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.63%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 81 (50.94%) Microsoft
2 45 (28.30%) VMware
3 29 (18.24%) Oracle
4 24 (15.09%) Citrix
5 23 (14.47%) HP
6 20 (12.58%) McAfee
7 11 (6.92%) Cisco
7 11 (6.92%) Symantec
8 10 (6.29%) Informatica
8 10 (6.29%) Sitecore
9 9 (5.66%) Red Hat
9 9 (5.66%) Veritas
10 8 (5.03%) AppDynamics
10 8 (5.03%) ServiceNow
11 7 (4.40%) Forcepoint
12 6 (3.77%) Adobe
12 6 (3.77%) SAP
13 5 (3.14%) CheckPoint
13 5 (3.14%) Genesys
13 5 (3.14%) Sun
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