Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 246 205 195
Rank change year-on-year -41 -10 -2
Contract jobs citing IIS 111 187 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.77% 1.13% 1.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.18% 6.59% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 86 105
South East median daily rate £408 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +14.64% -
10th Percentile £249 £266 £215
90th Percentile £578 £541 £470
England median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 18
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.00% +233.33% -36.84%
England median hourly rate £12.00 £37.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -68.00% +120.59% -37.04%

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 2,144 2,837 2,828
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.95% 17.15% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,261 1,748 1,682
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -3.03%
10th Percentile £255 £300 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £463 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +0.54% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 90 90
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £23.00 £17.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.39% +31.50% -16.02%
10th Percentile £10.78 £12.00 £11.20
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.38 £48.75
England median hourly rate £20.68 £21.50 £20.47
% change year-on-year -3.84% +5.04% +2.34%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -1 41 £440 +8.24% 28
Hampshire -25 29 £383 +9.29% 11
Surrey +29 21 £485 +8.99% 9
Berkshire -10 20 £230 -42.50% 22
Buckinghamshire +12 17 £430 +3.61% 2
Kent +2 10 £400 -4.19% 15
West Sussex +5 8 £308 -42.79% 11
Oxfordshire +18 4 £575 +64.29% 4
East Sussex 0 1 £700 +154.55% 5
Sussex - 1 - -
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 86 (77.48%) Windows
2 52 (46.85%) Microsoft
3 51 (45.95%) SQL Server
4 44 (39.64%) Active Directory
5 42 (37.84%) SQL
6 39 (35.14%) Windows Server
7 35 (31.53%) PowerShell
8 32 (28.83%) SharePoint
9 28 (25.23%) .NET
9 28 (25.23%) VMware
10 26 (23.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (22.52%) Security Cleared
11 25 (22.52%) Finance
11 25 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (22.52%) Azure
12 23 (20.72%) DevOps
12 23 (20.72%) Linux
12 23 (20.72%) Internet
13 21 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
14 20 (18.02%) DNS
14 20 (18.02%) ITIL
14 20 (18.02%) Oracle
15 19 (17.12%) Java
15 19 (17.12%) Windows Server 2003
16 18 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
17 17 (15.32%) Hyper-V
17 17 (15.32%) DHCP
18 16 (14.41%) JavaScript
18 16 (14.41%) C#
18 16 (14.41%) SharePoint Server

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 32 (28.83%) SharePoint
2 16 (14.41%) SharePoint Server
3 15 (13.51%) Tomcat
4 14 (12.61%) Apache
5 7 (6.31%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (4.50%) JBoss
6 5 (4.50%) nginx
7 4 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (3.60%) GlassFish
7 4 (3.60%) MS Exchange
7 4 (3.60%) WebLogic
7 4 (3.60%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.80%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.80%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.90%) Appian
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.90%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (9.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.70%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 25 (22.52%) Azure
2 13 (11.71%) PaaS
3 12 (10.81%) AWS
4 11 (9.91%) IaaS
4 11 (9.91%) Office 365
4 11 (9.91%) SaaS
5 9 (8.11%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (3.60%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (3.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (2.70%) GitHub
7 3 (2.70%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.80%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.72%) Internet
2 20 (18.02%) DNS
3 17 (15.32%) DHCP
4 9 (8.11%) Firewall
5 6 (5.41%) SSL
5 6 (5.41%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.50%) VLAN
7 4 (3.60%) NAS
7 4 (3.60%) VPN
8 3 (2.70%) SAN
9 2 (1.80%) DMZ
9 2 (1.80%) HTTP
9 2 (1.80%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.80%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.80%) Skype
10 1 (0.90%) FCoE
10 1 (0.90%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.90%) FTP
10 1 (0.90%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.90%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (45.95%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.21%) MySQL
3 8 (7.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (6.31%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.50%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2017
6 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.70%) Power BI
9 2 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (9.91%) Jenkins
1 11 (9.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (7.21%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.41%) TeamCity
4 4 (3.60%) Selenium
4 4 (3.60%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (2.70%) Ant
5 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.70%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.80%) Maven
6 2 (1.80%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.80%) Subversion
7 1 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.90%) JMeter
7 1 (0.90%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.90%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.90%) Xcode
General
1 25 (22.52%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Public Sector
3 4 (3.60%) Banking
4 3 (2.70%) Automotive
4 3 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.90%) Back Office
5 1 (0.90%) Legal
5 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (11.71%) Developer
1 13 (11.71%) Operations Technician
2 12 (10.81%) Analyst
3 11 (9.91%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (9.01%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 10 (9.01%) Support Engineer
5 9 (8.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
5 9 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 9 (8.11%) Architect
5 9 (8.11%) Support Technician
6 8 (7.21%) Administrator
6 8 (7.21%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Windows Administrator
7 7 (6.31%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) Applications Support
9 5 (4.50%) IT Support
10 4 (3.60%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.23%) .NET
2 11 (9.91%) Web Services
2 11 (9.91%) XML
3 9 (8.11%) HTML
4 7 (6.31%) ASP.NET
4 7 (6.31%) JSON
4 7 (6.31%) REST
5 6 (5.41%) AngularJS
5 6 (5.41%) SOAP
6 5 (4.50%) .NET Framework
6 5 (4.50%) jQuery
6 5 (4.50%) Node.js
7 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (3.60%) CSS
7 4 (3.60%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (3.60%) Entity Framework
7 4 (3.60%) HTML5
7 4 (3.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (3.60%) WCF
7 4 (3.60%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.41%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.21%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.50%) Clustering
5 4 (3.60%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.70%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.80%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.80%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.80%) Robotics
7 2 (1.80%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.90%) CMDB
8 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.90%) DataPower
8 1 (0.90%) PKI
8 1 (0.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 86 (77.48%) Windows
2 39 (35.14%) Windows Server
3 23 (20.72%) Linux
4 21 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (17.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (9.01%) Windows 10
8 9 (8.11%) Unix
9 8 (7.21%) Windows 7
9 8 (7.21%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.80%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.90%) Android
12 1 (0.90%) CentOS
12 1 (0.90%) Check Point GAiA
12 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.72%) DevOps
3 20 (18.02%) ITIL
4 14 (12.61%) Security Operations
4 14 (12.61%) Server Patching
5 13 (11.71%) Security Monitoring
5 13 (11.71%) Software Distribution
6 11 (9.91%) CRM
6 11 (9.91%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (9.91%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (9.01%) Project Management
8 9 (8.11%) MVC
8 9 (8.11%) Test Automation
9 8 (7.21%) Change Management
9 8 (7.21%) Information Security
9 8 (7.21%) SOA
9 8 (7.21%) TOGAF
10 7 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.31%) Risk Management
11 6 (5.41%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 42 (37.84%) SQL
2 35 (31.53%) PowerShell
3 19 (17.12%) Java
4 16 (14.41%) C#
4 16 (14.41%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.31%) Bash Shell
5 7 (6.31%) Python
6 5 (4.50%) PHP
7 3 (2.70%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.70%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.70%) VBScript
8 2 (1.80%) Ruby
8 2 (1.80%) XPath
9 1 (0.90%) C
9 1 (0.90%) Perl
9 1 (0.90%) VB
9 1 (0.90%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 25 (22.52%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.71%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.81%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.41%) Degree
4 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.60%) CISA
5 4 (3.60%) CISM
5 4 (3.60%) CISSP
5 4 (3.60%) IISP
5 4 (3.60%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (1.80%) MCSE
7 1 (0.90%) CCSE
7 1 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.90%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.90%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.90%) MCITP
7 1 (0.90%) MCSA
7 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) SLA
2 4 (3.60%) QA
3 1 (0.90%) GDPR
3 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.90%) NIST
3 1 (0.90%) NIST 800
3 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (39.64%) Active Directory
2 26 (23.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (15.32%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.31%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.50%) vSphere
6 4 (3.60%) Docker
6 4 (3.60%) LXC
7 3 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.80%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.80%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.80%) XenApp
9 1 (0.90%) Firmware
9 1 (0.90%) iptables
9 1 (0.90%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.90%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.90%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (12.61%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (7.21%) vCenter Server
3 7 (6.31%) SCCM
4 6 (5.41%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (4.50%) Ansible
5 5 (4.50%) SCOM
5 5 (4.50%) SCVMM
5 5 (4.50%) WSUS
6 4 (3.60%) Kibana
6 4 (3.60%) logstash
6 4 (3.60%) Puppet
7 3 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.90%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.90%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.90%) Netcool/Webtop
9 1 (0.90%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.90%) Terraform
9 1 (0.90%) vMotion
Vendors
1 52 (46.85%) Microsoft
2 28 (25.23%) VMware
3 20 (18.02%) Oracle
4 15 (13.51%) McAfee
5 12 (10.81%) Citrix
6 5 (4.50%) Atlassian
6 5 (4.50%) Cisco
6 5 (4.50%) HP
6 5 (4.50%) IBM
7 4 (3.60%) BEA
7 4 (3.60%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.60%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.70%) Dell
8 3 (2.70%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.70%) webMethods
9 2 (1.80%) NetApp
10 1 (0.90%) Adobe
10 1 (0.90%) CA
10 1 (0.90%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.90%) SendGrid