Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 227 218 201
Rank change year-on-year -9 -17 -38
Contract jobs citing IIS 157 174 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.98% 1.06% 1.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.52% 5.90% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 100 117
South East median daily rate £425 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -2.10% +5.15%
10th Percentile £304 £140 £233
90th Percentile £550 £469 £500
England median daily rate £475 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +26.67% -1.32% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 6
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.58% -70.48%
England median hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.00% -28.89% -36.17%

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 2,843 2,950 2,680
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.76% 17.89% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,655 1,736 1,578
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £275 £250 £237
90th Percentile £588 £575 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 102 104
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £19.34 £21.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.41% -8.87% +2.28%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.05 £48.75 £55.65
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 -15 68 £390 +5.41% 15
Hampshire +14 55 £450 +47.54% 12
Berkshire -42 35 £388 +4.03% 7
Buckinghamshire +38 26 £395 +0.25% 6
West Sussex -3 12 £538 +437.50% 4
Surrey -19 10 £575 +30.68% 17
Oxfordshire +17 7 £406 +56.25% 2
Kent -2 7 £344 +1.10% 5
East Sussex -7 2 £313 -3.85% 2
Middlesex - 1 - -
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 110 (70.06%) Windows
2 91 (57.96%) Microsoft
3 75 (47.77%) Windows Server
4 64 (40.76%) Active Directory
5 62 (39.49%) SQL Server
6 54 (34.39%) SharePoint
7 49 (31.21%) PowerShell
8 44 (28.03%) Linux
9 43 (27.39%) Security Cleared
10 42 (26.75%) VMware
11 41 (26.11%) SQL
12 39 (24.84%) .NET
12 39 (24.84%) Firewall
13 36 (22.93%) Cisco
13 36 (22.93%) Internet
13 36 (22.93%) Problem-Solving
14 35 (22.29%) DNS
14 35 (22.29%) C#
15 33 (21.02%) JavaScript
16 32 (20.38%) Visual Studio
16 32 (20.38%) SC Cleared
16 32 (20.38%) Degree
17 30 (19.11%) VMware Infrastructure
17 30 (19.11%) Microsoft Azure
17 30 (19.11%) Management Information System
18 29 (18.47%) Java
18 29 (18.47%) ITIL
19 27 (17.20%) Oracle
19 27 (17.20%) Hyper-V
19 27 (17.20%) Analytical Skills

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 54 (34.39%) SharePoint
2 22 (14.01%) MS Exchange
2 22 (14.01%) Tomcat
3 19 (12.10%) SharePoint Server
4 17 (10.83%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (8.92%) Apache
6 11 (7.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (5.73%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (5.10%) CMS
9 6 (3.82%) SAS
9 6 (3.82%) WebLogic
10 5 (3.18%) WebSphere
11 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (2.55%) JBoss
11 4 (2.55%) Skype for Business
12 3 (1.91%) nginx
13 2 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.64%) Documentum
Applications
1 15 (9.55%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.64%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (19.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (10.83%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (10.19%) Office 365
4 9 (5.73%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (4.46%) Akamai
6 4 (2.55%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.27%) IaaS
8 1 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.64%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.64%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 39 (24.84%) Firewall
2 36 (22.93%) Internet
3 35 (22.29%) DNS
4 16 (10.19%) DHCP
5 14 (8.92%) Network Security
5 14 (8.92%) SSL
6 12 (7.64%) VPN
7 9 (5.73%) Kerberos
8 8 (5.10%) NFC
8 8 (5.10%) TCP/IP
9 7 (4.46%) SAN
9 7 (4.46%) Wireshark
10 6 (3.82%) LAN
10 6 (3.82%) WAN
11 5 (3.18%) BIG-IP
11 5 (3.18%) SMTP
12 4 (2.55%) HTTP
12 4 (2.55%) IMAP
13 3 (1.91%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (1.91%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (39.49%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.46%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (3.18%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (3.18%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.55%) MySQL
6 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (1.91%) DataStage
7 3 (1.91%) OLAP
7 3 (1.91%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (1.91%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (1.91%) QualityStage
7 3 (1.91%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.91%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (20.38%) Visual Studio
2 23 (14.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (8.92%) Git (software)
4 10 (6.37%) JIRA
5 8 (5.10%) SonarQube
5 8 (5.10%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (4.46%) Fiddler
7 6 (3.82%) ReSharper
7 6 (3.82%) TeamCity
8 5 (3.18%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (3.18%) Subversion
9 4 (2.55%) InstallShield
10 3 (1.91%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.64%) AppVeyor
12 1 (0.64%) GitLab
12 1 (0.64%) Grunt
12 1 (0.64%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.64%) webpack
General
1 13 (8.28%) Finance
2 8 (5.10%) Back Office
3 4 (2.55%) Banking
4 3 (1.91%) Electronics
4 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.27%) Retail
6 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.64%) Front Office
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Local Government
6 1 (0.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (20.38%) Developer
2 19 (12.10%) Administrator
3 17 (10.83%) Analyst
4 15 (9.55%) .NET Developer
4 15 (9.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (8.92%) Architect
5 14 (8.92%) Support Analyst
6 12 (7.64%) Operations Technician
7 10 (6.37%) Applications Support
8 9 (5.73%) Splunk Administrator
9 8 (5.10%) C# Developer
9 8 (5.10%) Cloud Architect
9 8 (5.10%) Payments Architect
9 8 (5.10%) Security Architect
9 8 (5.10%) Support Technician
10 7 (4.46%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 7 (4.46%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
10 7 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support Technician
10 7 (4.46%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (24.84%) .NET
2 24 (15.29%) HTML
3 22 (14.01%) ASP.NET
3 22 (14.01%) Web Services
4 16 (10.19%) CSS
5 15 (9.55%) jQuery
6 12 (7.64%) .NET Framework
6 12 (7.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (6.37%) XML
8 9 (5.73%) HTML5
9 7 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (4.46%) Entity Framework
9 7 (4.46%) LDAP
10 6 (3.82%) CSS3
10 6 (3.82%) LINQ
11 5 (3.18%) AngularJS
11 5 (3.18%) JSON
11 5 (3.18%) Middleware
11 5 (3.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (2.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.11%) Management Information System
2 27 (17.20%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.28%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (7.64%) Data Centre
5 11 (7.01%) PKI
5 11 (7.01%) Public Cloud
6 8 (5.10%) Driving Licence
7 5 (3.18%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.91%) CESG
8 3 (1.91%) Clustering
8 3 (1.91%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.91%) Robotics
8 3 (1.91%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.27%) BYOD
9 2 (1.27%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.27%) NHS
9 2 (1.27%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 110 (70.06%) Windows
2 75 (47.77%) Windows Server
3 44 (28.03%) Linux
4 25 (15.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (10.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (10.19%) Unix
8 14 (8.92%) Solaris
9 5 (3.18%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.55%) Android
10 4 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.55%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.55%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.91%) VMS
11 3 (1.91%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.64%) Check Point GAiA
13 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (22.93%) Problem-Solving
2 29 (18.47%) ITIL
3 23 (14.65%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (14.65%) MVC
4 21 (13.38%) Information Security
5 20 (12.74%) DevOps
6 18 (11.46%) Change Management
6 18 (11.46%) Incident Management
7 17 (10.83%) Computer Science
8 15 (9.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 15 (9.55%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 15 (9.55%) ITIL V3
8 15 (9.55%) Security Management
8 15 (9.55%) Security Operations
9 13 (8.28%) Data Protection
9 13 (8.28%) Infrastructure Management
10 12 (7.64%) E-Commerce
10 12 (7.64%) Server Patching
10 12 (7.64%) SIEM
10 12 (7.64%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 49 (31.21%) PowerShell
2 41 (26.11%) SQL
3 35 (22.29%) C#
4 33 (21.02%) JavaScript
5 29 (18.47%) Java
6 8 (5.10%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.46%) Bash Shell
7 7 (4.46%) VBScript
8 6 (3.82%) C++
8 6 (3.82%) Python
9 4 (2.55%) PHP
10 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.27%) R
10 2 (1.27%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.27%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.64%) C
11 1 (0.64%) Korn
11 1 (0.64%) Ruby
11 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (27.39%) Security Cleared
2 32 (20.38%) Degree
2 32 (20.38%) SC Cleared
3 25 (15.92%) DV Cleared
4 22 (14.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (7.64%) MCSE
6 11 (7.01%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (7.01%) CISSP
6 11 (7.01%) IISP
7 8 (5.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 8 (5.10%) CCSP
7 8 (5.10%) CISA
7 8 (5.10%) CISM
7 8 (5.10%) CLAS
7 8 (5.10%) CREST Certified
8 6 (3.82%) MCDBA
8 6 (3.82%) MCITP
8 6 (3.82%) MCSA
9 3 (1.91%) CCNA
9 3 (1.91%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.73%) GDPR
2 8 (5.10%) ISAE 3402
2 8 (5.10%) ISO 22301
2 8 (5.10%) ISO 31000
2 8 (5.10%) ISO 9001
2 8 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 8 (5.10%) PCI DSS
2 8 (5.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (4.46%) QA
3 7 (4.46%) SLA
4 3 (1.91%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.64%) PMO
System Software
1 64 (40.76%) Active Directory
2 30 (19.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (17.20%) Hyper-V
4 13 (8.28%) vSphere
5 11 (7.01%) ISA Server
6 4 (2.55%) Dovecot
6 4 (2.55%) Postfix
6 4 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.55%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (1.91%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (1.91%) UAG
7 3 (1.91%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.91%) XenApp
7 3 (1.91%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.27%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (10.83%) SCOM
2 15 (9.55%) SCCM
3 14 (8.92%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (5.10%) Nessus
4 8 (5.10%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 5 (3.18%) HAProxy
6 4 (2.55%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.91%) WSUS
8 2 (1.27%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.27%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.27%) Packer
8 2 (1.27%) Terraform
9 1 (0.64%) Netcool
9 1 (0.64%) NetCrunch
9 1 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.64%) Puppet
9 1 (0.64%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.64%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 91 (57.96%) Microsoft
2 42 (26.75%) VMware
3 36 (22.93%) Cisco
4 27 (17.20%) Oracle
5 23 (14.65%) Citrix
5 23 (14.65%) McAfee
6 19 (12.10%) Splunk
7 18 (11.46%) F5
8 15 (9.55%) Trend Micro
9 12 (7.64%) IBM
10 10 (6.37%) Veeam
11 9 (5.73%) Google
12 8 (5.10%) ArcSight
12 8 (5.10%) Barracuda Networks
12 8 (5.10%) Centrify
12 8 (5.10%) Imperva
12 8 (5.10%) Okta
12 8 (5.10%) Qualys
12 8 (5.10%) Red Hat
12 8 (5.10%) Tripwire