Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 233 227 198
Rank change year-on-year -6 -29 +11
Contract jobs citing IIS 95 173 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.73% 1.02% 1.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.86% 5.75% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 96 96
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +18.57% -0.14%
10th Percentile £305 £275 £209
90th Percentile £538 £544 £499
England median daily rate £449 £450 £381
% change year-on-year -0.28% +18.03% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 24
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £26.65 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.97% +122.08% -40.00%
England median hourly rate £26.00 £20.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year +26.83% +70.83% -54.72%

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 1,955 3,007 2,930
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.11% 17.71% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,117 1,787 1,727
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £225 £284 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 84 109
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £26.65 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.46% +40.26% -15.56%
10th Percentile £11.22 £12.08 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.18 £48.01
England median hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.65% +7.50% -

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 10 December 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
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 10 December 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 -6 32 £413 +5.77% 33
Surrey +64 24 £480 -10.70% 10
Hampshire -24 21 £400 -8.57% 13
Buckinghamshire +6 17 £400 +1.27% 4
West Sussex +15 14 £308 -42.79% 9
Berkshire -6 13 £473 +20.00% 20
Oxfordshire +25 2 - - 9
Kent +5 2 £350 -16.17% 6
East Sussex +21 1 £700 +124.00% 10
Sussex - 1 - -
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 71 (74.74%) Windows
2 44 (46.32%) SQL
3 42 (44.21%) SQL Server
4 38 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 37 (38.95%) Windows Server
6 36 (37.89%) Microsoft
7 32 (33.68%) .NET
8 29 (30.53%) VMware
9 28 (29.47%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (29.47%) PowerShell
10 26 (27.37%) Linux
11 22 (23.16%) ITIL
11 22 (23.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (22.11%) DNS
12 21 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (21.05%) SharePoint
13 20 (21.05%) C#
13 20 (21.05%) DevOps
14 19 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (20.00%) Azure
14 19 (20.00%) Security Cleared
15 17 (17.89%) DHCP
16 16 (16.84%) Finance
17 15 (15.79%) CRM
17 15 (15.79%) Hyper-V
18 14 (14.74%) SQL Server 2016
18 14 (14.74%) Citrix
19 13 (13.68%) Internet
19 13 (13.68%) Dynamics CRM
19 13 (13.68%) AWS

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 20 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 11 (11.58%) Apache
3 8 (8.42%) Tomcat
4 7 (7.37%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (6.32%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (6.32%) nginx
6 5 (5.26%) JBoss
7 4 (4.21%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (4.21%) MS Exchange
7 4 (4.21%) Skype for Business
8 3 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (3.16%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (3.16%) WebLogic
9 2 (2.11%) GlassFish
9 2 (2.11%) WordPress
10 1 (1.05%) Apache Solr
10 1 (1.05%) Appian
10 1 (1.05%) CMS
10 1 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (13.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.26%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.05%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.05%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.00%) Azure
2 13 (13.68%) AWS
3 9 (9.47%) Office 365
4 5 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (4.21%) GitHub
5 4 (4.21%) Power Platform
6 3 (3.16%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (2.11%) PaaS
8 1 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.05%) npm
8 1 (1.05%) NuGet
8 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.11%) DNS
2 17 (17.89%) DHCP
3 13 (13.68%) Internet
4 7 (7.37%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.32%) Firewall
6 4 (4.21%) Skype
7 3 (3.16%) SSL
8 2 (2.11%) DMZ
8 2 (2.11%) NAS
8 2 (2.11%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.11%) SSH
9 1 (1.05%) FCoE
9 1 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.05%) HTTP
9 1 (1.05%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.05%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.05%) Network Security
9 1 (1.05%) SAN
9 1 (1.05%) SMTP
9 1 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (44.21%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.74%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (10.53%) MySQL
4 9 (9.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (8.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (8.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (7.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (4.21%) Power BI
8 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
11 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 12 (12.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.42%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.37%) Ant
4 6 (6.32%) Visual Studio
4 6 (6.32%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.26%) Maven
5 5 (5.26%) MSBuild
5 5 (5.26%) Selenium
5 5 (5.26%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.16%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.16%) Subversion
7 2 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.11%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.11%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.11%) Xcode
8 1 (1.05%) JMeter
8 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (16.84%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Public Sector
3 4 (4.21%) Banking
4 3 (3.16%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.05%) Automotive
6 1 (1.05%) Back Office
6 1 (1.05%) Legal
6 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (13.68%) Developer
2 11 (11.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (9.47%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (8.42%) Administrator
4 8 (8.42%) Analyst
4 8 (8.42%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Windows Administrator
6 6 (6.32%) Server Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.26%) Architect
7 5 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Lead DevOps
7 5 (5.26%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (33.68%) .NET
2 11 (11.58%) ASP.NET
2 11 (11.58%) HTML
3 10 (10.53%) XML
4 8 (8.42%) .NET Framework
5 7 (7.37%) AngularJS
5 7 (7.37%) jQuery
5 7 (7.37%) JSON
6 6 (6.32%) CSS
6 6 (6.32%) Web Services
7 5 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (5.26%) Entity Framework
7 5 (5.26%) LINQ
7 5 (5.26%) REST
8 4 (4.21%) 802.1X
8 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (4.21%) HTML5
8 4 (4.21%) RESTful
8 4 (4.21%) SOAP
8 4 (4.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.37%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.32%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (6.32%) PKI
5 3 (3.16%) Clustering
6 2 (2.11%) CMDB
6 2 (2.11%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.11%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.11%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.11%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.05%) Life Science
7 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.05%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.05%) User Experience
7 1 (1.05%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 71 (74.74%) Windows
2 37 (38.95%) Windows Server
3 26 (27.37%) Linux
4 22 (23.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (11.58%) Unix
7 9 (9.47%) Windows 7
7 9 (9.47%) Windows 8
8 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (6.32%) Windows 10
10 4 (4.21%) VMS
11 3 (3.16%) Apple iOS
11 3 (3.16%) CentOS
12 2 (2.11%) Android
12 2 (2.11%) Mac OS X
12 2 (2.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (1.05%) Debian
13 1 (1.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.16%) ITIL
2 21 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.05%) DevOps
4 15 (15.79%) CRM
5 12 (12.63%) Change Management
5 12 (12.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 11 (11.58%) Project Management
7 10 (10.53%) MVC
8 8 (8.42%) Configuration Management
8 8 (8.42%) ITIL V3
8 8 (8.42%) Scrum
9 7 (7.37%) Information Security
9 7 (7.37%) ITSM
10 6 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (6.32%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (6.32%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (6.32%) Risk Management
10 6 (6.32%) Service Management
10 6 (6.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (46.32%) SQL
2 28 (29.47%) PowerShell
3 20 (21.05%) C#
4 11 (11.58%) Java
4 11 (11.58%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.37%) Python
6 6 (6.32%) Bash Shell
6 6 (6.32%) PHP
7 4 (4.21%) Ruby
7 4 (4.21%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.21%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.16%) C
8 3 (3.16%) XPath
9 2 (2.11%) VBScript
9 2 (2.11%) XQuery
10 1 (1.05%) Go
10 1 (1.05%) Perl
10 1 (1.05%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.47%) DV Cleared
3 8 (8.42%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.37%) Degree
5 4 (4.21%) CISA
5 4 (4.21%) CISM
5 4 (4.21%) CISSP
5 4 (4.21%) IISP
5 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.11%) CCNP
6 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.11%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.05%) CCNA
7 1 (1.05%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.05%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.05%) MCITP
7 1 (1.05%) MCSA
7 1 (1.05%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) SLA
2 3 (3.16%) QA
3 1 (1.05%) GDPR
3 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.05%) NIST
3 1 (1.05%) NIST 800
3 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 28 (29.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.37%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (7.37%) XenApp
5 6 (6.32%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (4.21%) LXC
6 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (4.21%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (4.21%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.16%) Docker
7 3 (3.16%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (3.16%) vSphere
8 2 (2.11%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.05%) Firmware
9 1 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.05%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.05%) NFS
9 1 (1.05%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) Ansible
1 7 (7.37%) vCenter Server
2 5 (5.26%) Kibana
2 5 (5.26%) logstash
2 5 (5.26%) SCOM
2 5 (5.26%) SCVMM
2 5 (5.26%) WSUS
3 4 (4.21%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (3.16%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (3.16%) Puppet
5 2 (2.11%) HAProxy
5 2 (2.11%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.11%) SCCM
5 2 (2.11%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (2.11%) Terraform
6 1 (1.05%) cPanel
6 1 (1.05%) Nessus
6 1 (1.05%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.05%) vMotion
Vendors
1 36 (37.89%) Microsoft
2 29 (30.53%) VMware
3 14 (14.74%) Citrix
4 12 (12.63%) Oracle
5 6 (6.32%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.32%) ServiceNow
6 5 (5.26%) CA
6 5 (5.26%) Dell
7 4 (4.21%) Clearswift
7 4 (4.21%) EMC
7 4 (4.21%) HP
7 4 (4.21%) Juniper
7 4 (4.21%) McAfee
8 3 (3.16%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.11%) BEA
9 2 (2.11%) Cisco
9 2 (2.11%) IBM
10 1 (1.05%) Adobe
10 1 (1.05%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.05%) SAP