Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 197 158
Rank change year-on-year -17 -39 -28
Contract jobs citing IIS 169 162 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.02% 1.05% 1.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.76% 6.05% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 119 181
South East median daily rate £350 £358 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.15% -9.33%
10th Percentile £140 £235 £263
90th Percentile £474 £505 £438
England median daily rate £375 £388 £358
% change year-on-year -3.23% +8.39% -4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 6 7
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.58% -70.48% +90.91%
England median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £35.25
% change year-on-year -28.89% -36.17% +17.50%

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 2,933 2,679 3,357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.70% 17.43% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,724 1,579 2,023
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% +8.90%
10th Percentile £250 £236 £238
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 104 118
South East median hourly rate £19.34 £21.22 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.87% +2.28% +18.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.27
90th Percentile £48.75 £55.65 £49.88
England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +11.11%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 +35 109 £370 +2.07% 43
Berkshire +46 80 £370 +2.07% 30
Kent +8 22 £340 -24.44% 14
Oxfordshire +8 16 £200 -42.86% 5
Hampshire -44 16 £325 -2.99% 11
Buckinghamshire -43 14 £394 +14.62% 8
Surrey -35 12 £440 -12.00% 12
West Sussex -6 3 £100 -77.78% 3
East Sussex -14 1 £325 -5.39% 4
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 131 (77.51%) Windows
2 95 (56.21%) SQL Server
3 77 (45.56%) Microsoft
4 71 (42.01%) .NET
5 70 (41.42%) Active Directory
6 63 (37.28%) VMware
7 56 (33.14%) Windows Server
8 49 (28.99%) VMware Infrastructure
9 47 (27.81%) SQL
10 44 (26.04%) C#
11 43 (25.44%) Linux
12 41 (24.26%) Windows Server 2003
13 40 (23.67%) HTML
14 38 (22.49%) Security Cleared
15 37 (21.89%) CSS
16 35 (20.71%) Microsoft Azure
17 34 (20.12%) Web Services
18 33 (19.53%) Windows Server 2008
19 32 (18.93%) SC Cleared
20 31 (18.34%) SharePoint
20 31 (18.34%) Firewall
20 31 (18.34%) MVC
21 29 (17.16%) TDD
21 29 (17.16%) Windows Server 2012
22 27 (15.98%) PowerShell
22 27 (15.98%) Git (software)
22 27 (15.98%) ITIL
22 27 (15.98%) JavaScript
23 26 (15.38%) McAfee
24 25 (14.79%) DV Cleared

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 31 (18.34%) SharePoint
2 23 (13.61%) MS Exchange
3 21 (12.43%) SharePoint Server
4 20 (11.83%) Apache
5 17 (10.06%) CMS
6 15 (8.88%) Sitecore CMS
7 13 (7.69%) JBoss
8 9 (5.33%) Confluence
8 9 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (4.14%) WildFly
10 6 (3.55%) Tomcat
11 4 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (2.37%) OpenStack
12 3 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (1.78%) EPiServer
13 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (1.18%) IBM Domino
13 2 (1.18%) IBM Notes
13 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.59%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 24 (14.20%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.14%) Dynamics GP
1 7 (4.14%) KANA IQ
2 6 (3.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 35 (20.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (13.61%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (10.65%) Office 365
4 16 (9.47%) PaaS
5 14 (8.28%) IaaS
6 3 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.59%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.59%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.59%) SaaS
8 1 (0.59%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (18.34%) Firewall
2 24 (14.20%) DNS
2 24 (14.20%) Internet
3 21 (12.43%) TCP/IP
4 17 (10.06%) DHCP
5 13 (7.69%) Network Security
6 11 (6.51%) SAN
7 9 (5.33%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (4.73%) VPN
9 7 (4.14%) FTP
10 6 (3.55%) VoIP
11 5 (2.96%) LAN
11 5 (2.96%) LDAP
11 5 (2.96%) NAS
11 5 (2.96%) SSH
11 5 (2.96%) WAN
12 4 (2.37%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (2.37%) DMZ
12 4 (2.37%) iSCSI
13 3 (1.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (56.21%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (7.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (6.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (5.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (5.33%) MySQL
6 8 (4.73%) NoSQL
7 7 (4.14%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.14%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (4.14%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.55%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.96%) OLAP
9 5 (2.96%) OLAP Cube
9 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.18%) Big Data
10 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (15.98%) Git (software)
2 19 (11.24%) TeamCity
3 14 (8.28%) ReSharper
4 13 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 12 (7.10%) Visual Studio
6 11 (6.51%) JIRA
6 11 (6.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (5.92%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (5.33%) Eclipse
8 9 (5.33%) Maven
8 9 (5.33%) NuGet
9 4 (2.37%) Grunt
9 4 (2.37%) JMeter
9 4 (2.37%) LoadRunner
10 3 (1.78%) MSBuild
11 2 (1.18%) CruiseControl
11 2 (1.18%) gulp
12 1 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.59%) GitLab
12 1 (0.59%) HP UFT
General
1 24 (14.20%) Finance
2 9 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.55%) Banking
4 3 (1.78%) Publishing
5 2 (1.18%) Billing
6 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.59%) Military
6 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (27.81%) Developer
2 27 (15.98%) .NET Developer
3 21 (12.43%) C# Developer
4 20 (11.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (10.06%) Operations Technician
6 14 (8.28%) Analyst
7 12 (7.10%) Architect
7 12 (7.10%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (6.51%) Support Technician
9 10 (5.92%) Desktop Support
10 9 (5.33%) Java Developer
10 9 (5.33%) Senior DevOps
10 9 (5.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 9 (5.33%) Web Developer
11 8 (4.73%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (4.73%) AWS DevOps
11 8 (4.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 7 (4.14%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (4.14%) SQL Developer
12 7 (4.14%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (42.01%) .NET
2 40 (23.67%) HTML
3 37 (21.89%) CSS
4 34 (20.12%) Web Services
5 20 (11.83%) AngularJS
6 19 (11.24%) ASP.NET
6 19 (11.24%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (11.24%) REST
7 18 (10.65%) .NET Framework
8 17 (10.06%) LINQ
9 14 (8.28%) Backbone.js
9 14 (8.28%) KnockoutJS
10 12 (7.10%) jQuery
11 11 (6.51%) Middleware
12 10 (5.92%) XML
13 9 (5.33%) .NET Core
13 9 (5.33%) Ajax
13 9 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (4.14%) Razor View Engine
15 6 (3.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.92%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.33%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.55%) Driving Licence
4 6 (3.55%) N-Tier
4 6 (3.55%) PKI
5 5 (2.96%) Clustering
5 5 (2.96%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.96%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.37%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.37%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.78%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.18%) Digital Signage
8 2 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.59%) Fintech
9 1 (0.59%) User Experience
9 1 (0.59%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 131 (77.51%) Windows
2 56 (33.14%) Windows Server
3 43 (25.44%) Linux
4 41 (24.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (19.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (17.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (14.20%) Unix
8 11 (6.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (4.73%) Solaris
9 8 (4.73%) Windows 7
9 8 (4.73%) Windows Vista
10 7 (4.14%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.18%) CentOS
11 2 (1.18%) SUSE
11 2 (1.18%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.59%) Android
12 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.34%) MVC
2 29 (17.16%) TDD
3 27 (15.98%) ITIL
4 25 (14.79%) DevOps
4 25 (14.79%) SDLC
5 23 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (12.43%) Security Monitoring
7 19 (11.24%) Change Management
8 18 (10.65%) Security Operations
9 17 (10.06%) Server Patching
9 17 (10.06%) Software Distribution
10 15 (8.88%) E-Commerce
10 15 (8.88%) Prototyping
11 14 (8.28%) MVVM
11 14 (8.28%) OWASP
11 14 (8.28%) Software Architecture
12 13 (7.69%) Problem Management
13 12 (7.10%) Change Control
13 12 (7.10%) PRINCE2
14 11 (6.51%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 47 (27.81%) SQL
2 44 (26.04%) C#
3 27 (15.98%) JavaScript
3 27 (15.98%) PowerShell
4 22 (13.02%) Java
5 10 (5.92%) C++
6 9 (5.33%) CQL
7 8 (4.73%) VBScript
8 7 (4.14%) PHP
9 6 (3.55%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.96%) C
11 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.18%) Perl
11 2 (1.18%) Python
11 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 38 (22.49%) Security Cleared
2 32 (18.93%) SC Cleared
3 25 (14.79%) DV Cleared
4 18 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (7.10%) CCNA
5 12 (7.10%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (5.92%) MCSE
7 9 (5.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (3.55%) Degree
8 6 (3.55%) MCSA
9 4 (2.37%) A+ Certification
9 4 (2.37%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (2.37%) MCITP
9 4 (2.37%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (1.78%) CCNP
10 3 (1.78%) CCSP
11 1 (0.59%) CISA
11 1 (0.59%) CISM
11 1 (0.59%) CISSP
11 1 (0.59%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.33%) SLA
3 8 (4.73%) ISO 9001
4 5 (2.96%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.59%) GCP
5 1 (0.59%) GDPR
System Software
1 70 (41.42%) Active Directory
2 49 (28.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (14.20%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (11.83%) Hyper-V
5 10 (5.92%) vSphere
6 9 (5.33%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (2.96%) Docker
7 5 (2.96%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (2.37%) UAG
8 4 (2.37%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (1.78%) BitLocker
10 2 (1.18%) iptables
10 2 (1.18%) vCloud
11 1 (0.59%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.59%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.59%) XenApp
11 1 (0.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (11.83%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (5.33%) Opsview
2 9 (5.33%) SCOM
3 7 (4.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (4.14%) SCCM
4 6 (3.55%) NetBackup
4 6 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.55%) Puppet
5 5 (2.96%) Ansible
6 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.18%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.18%) CFEngine
7 2 (1.18%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.18%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.18%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.18%) Unicenter
7 2 (1.18%) vRealize
7 2 (1.18%) WSUS
8 1 (0.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 77 (45.56%) Microsoft
2 63 (37.28%) VMware
3 26 (15.38%) McAfee
4 23 (13.61%) HP
5 17 (10.06%) Cisco
6 15 (8.88%) Citrix
6 15 (8.88%) Sitecore
7 10 (5.92%) Oracle
8 7 (4.14%) KANA
9 6 (3.55%) CheckPoint
10 5 (2.96%) Borland
10 5 (2.96%) Lumension
10 5 (2.96%) NetApp
10 5 (2.96%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.96%) ServiceNow
10 5 (2.96%) Symantec
10 5 (2.96%) Twitter
10 5 (2.96%) Veritas
11 4 (2.37%) AppDynamics
11 4 (2.37%) Dynatrace