Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 195 190
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5 -37
Contract jobs citing IIS 188 191 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.14% 1.18% 1.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.60% 6.78% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 104 142
South East median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £270 £213 £248
90th Percentile £539 £475 £475
England median daily rate £450 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +20.00% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 2
South East median hourly rate £24.75 £12.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.25% -42.17% -20.19%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £18.78
90th Percentile £43.65 £29.85 £23.33
England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year +22.81% -47.22% -1.82%

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 2,848 2,818 3,198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.32% 17.46% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,738 1,698 1,953
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £294 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £538 £548
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 93 127
South East median hourly rate £29.00 £18.26 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.82% -13.68% +13.25%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £48.75 £57.50
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +5.26%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -9 69 £400 +8.84% 48
Hampshire +28 60 £363 - 12
Buckinghamshire +33 31 £400 -17.95% 11
Berkshire -37 29 £400 +8.84% 25
Surrey -27 28 £500 +12.36% 25
West Sussex +12 19 £538 +437.50% 4
Kent -14 10 £418 +22.79% 3
Oxfordshire -1 9 £350 +28.44% 12
East Sussex -10 1 £275 -18.52% 1
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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.

1 123 (65.43%) Windows
2 111 (59.04%) Microsoft
3 109 (57.98%) SQL Server
4 82 (43.62%) .NET
5 79 (42.02%) C#
6 74 (39.36%) Windows Server
7 73 (38.83%) SQL
8 66 (35.11%) JavaScript
9 60 (31.91%) PowerShell
10 58 (30.85%) SharePoint
10 58 (30.85%) Active Directory
11 57 (30.32%) Visual Studio
12 54 (28.72%) MVC
13 51 (27.13%) Internet
14 49 (26.06%) ASP.NET
15 48 (25.53%) Team Foundation Server
16 46 (24.47%) Security Cleared
17 45 (23.94%) HTML
17 45 (23.94%) Linux
18 43 (22.87%) VMware
19 39 (20.74%) DNS
20 38 (20.21%) Cisco
20 38 (20.21%) CSS
20 38 (20.21%) jQuery
21 34 (18.09%) XML
21 34 (18.09%) .NET Framework
21 34 (18.09%) Windows Server 2012
22 33 (17.55%) VMware Infrastructure
22 33 (17.55%) Oracle
22 33 (17.55%) Agile Software Development

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 58 (30.85%) SharePoint
2 22 (11.70%) MS Exchange
2 22 (11.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 21 (11.17%) CMS
4 19 (10.11%) Apache
4 19 (10.11%) SharePoint Server
5 17 (9.04%) Tomcat
6 15 (7.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (5.32%) JBoss
7 10 (5.32%) Umbraco
8 9 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (4.26%) WildFly
10 7 (3.72%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (3.19%) Skype for Business
12 4 (2.13%) Confluence
12 4 (2.13%) LiveCycle
12 4 (2.13%) SAS
12 4 (2.13%) WebSphere
13 3 (1.60%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.19%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.06%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 29 (15.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (9.57%) Office 365
3 13 (6.91%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.72%) Akamai
5 5 (2.66%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (2.66%) NuGet
6 2 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.06%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.06%) PaaS
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.53%) GitHub
7 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.53%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.53%) IaaS
7 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (27.13%) Internet
2 39 (20.74%) DNS
3 32 (17.02%) Firewall
4 14 (7.45%) SMTP
5 12 (6.38%) DHCP
6 11 (5.85%) VPN
7 10 (5.32%) IMAP
7 10 (5.32%) Network Security
7 10 (5.32%) SAN
7 10 (5.32%) SSL
8 8 (4.26%) HTTP
9 7 (3.72%) TCP/IP
9 7 (3.72%) VoIP
10 6 (3.19%) SSH
11 5 (2.66%) FTP
11 5 (2.66%) Kerberos
11 5 (2.66%) NFC
12 4 (2.13%) BIG-IP
12 4 (2.13%) LAN
12 4 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (57.98%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.04%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.72%) RDBMS
4 7 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.19%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (3.19%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.66%) Data Mining
6 5 (2.66%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (2.13%) DataStage
7 4 (2.13%) QualityStage
7 4 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.60%) MySQL
8 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 57 (30.32%) Visual Studio
2 48 (25.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (10.64%) Git (software)
4 14 (7.45%) ReSharper
5 9 (4.79%) InstallShield
5 9 (4.79%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (4.79%) SonarQube
6 8 (4.26%) JIRA
6 8 (4.26%) TeamCity
6 8 (4.26%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (3.72%) Jenkins
7 7 (3.72%) Subversion
8 3 (1.60%) Fiddler
8 3 (1.60%) Moq
8 3 (1.60%) Selenium
9 2 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.06%) FxCop
9 2 (1.06%) Maven
9 2 (1.06%) NDepend
9 2 (1.06%) StyleCop
General
1 19 (10.11%) Finance
2 8 (4.26%) Banking
3 4 (2.13%) Back Office
4 3 (1.60%) Publishing
5 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.06%) Military
5 2 (1.06%) Retail
6 1 (0.53%) Legal
6 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 68 (36.17%) Developer
2 36 (19.15%) .NET Developer
3 25 (13.30%) C# Developer
4 21 (11.17%) Analyst
5 19 (10.11%) Full Stack Developer
6 18 (9.57%) Architect
7 17 (9.04%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (7.45%) Applications Support
9 11 (5.85%) Support Analyst
10 9 (4.79%) Security Architect
11 8 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (4.26%) SQL Developer
11 8 (4.26%) Wintel Engineer
12 7 (3.72%) Administrator
12 7 (3.72%) Applications Specialist
12 7 (3.72%) Applications Support Specialist
12 7 (3.72%) Consultant
12 7 (3.72%) Support Specialist
13 6 (3.19%) Support Engineer
13 6 (3.19%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (43.62%) .NET
2 49 (26.06%) ASP.NET
3 45 (23.94%) HTML
4 38 (20.21%) CSS
4 38 (20.21%) jQuery
5 34 (18.09%) .NET Framework
5 34 (18.09%) XML
6 28 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (13.83%) Web Services
8 21 (11.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 19 (10.11%) HTML5
10 17 (9.04%) LINQ
10 17 (9.04%) XSLT
11 16 (8.51%) Ajax
11 16 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (8.51%) WCF
12 15 (7.98%) Entity Framework
13 13 (6.91%) CSS3
13 13 (6.91%) JSON
13 13 (6.91%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.70%) Management Information System
2 17 (9.04%) Computer Science
3 14 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.91%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (6.38%) Client/Server
6 11 (5.85%) Data Centre
7 9 (4.79%) Driving Licence
7 9 (4.79%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (4.79%) PKI
8 7 (3.72%) Public Cloud
9 6 (3.19%) User Experience
10 5 (2.66%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (2.66%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (2.66%) Smartcard
11 4 (2.13%) DataPower
12 3 (1.60%) Fat Client
12 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.60%) Thin Client
12 3 (1.60%) Virtual Team
12 3 (1.60%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 123 (65.43%) Windows
2 74 (39.36%) Windows Server
3 45 (23.94%) Linux
4 34 (18.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (16.49%) Unix
6 26 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (11.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (4.79%) Solaris
9 7 (3.72%) Android
10 6 (3.19%) Windows 10
11 5 (2.66%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.66%) Windows 7
12 4 (2.13%) Check Point GAiA
12 4 (2.13%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.06%) zOS
14 1 (0.53%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (28.72%) MVC
2 33 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (15.96%) ITIL
4 26 (13.83%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (13.30%) E-Commerce
6 23 (12.23%) Change Management
6 23 (12.23%) Information Security
7 19 (10.11%) DevOps
8 18 (9.57%) ITIL V3
9 16 (8.51%) Project Management
10 15 (7.98%) TDD
11 13 (6.91%) Security Management
12 12 (6.38%) Migration
13 11 (5.85%) MVVM
13 11 (5.85%) Security Architecture
13 11 (5.85%) TOGAF
14 10 (5.32%) Data Protection
14 10 (5.32%) ITSM
14 10 (5.32%) Security Testing
14 10 (5.32%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 79 (42.02%) C#
2 73 (38.83%) SQL
3 66 (35.11%) JavaScript
4 60 (31.91%) PowerShell
5 30 (15.96%) Java
6 18 (9.57%) T-SQL
7 12 (6.38%) VBScript
8 8 (4.26%) C++
9 7 (3.72%) R
10 6 (3.19%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.13%) C
11 4 (2.13%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.60%) Perl
12 3 (1.60%) Python
13 2 (1.06%) CQL
13 2 (1.06%) VB
14 1 (0.53%) PHP
14 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (24.47%) Security Cleared
2 31 (16.49%) SC Cleared
3 25 (13.30%) Degree
3 25 (13.30%) DV Cleared
4 18 (9.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (5.85%) CISM
5 11 (5.85%) CISSP
5 11 (5.85%) IISP
6 10 (5.32%) CISA
7 9 (4.79%) CREST Certified
8 8 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (4.26%) MCSE
9 6 (3.19%) MCDBA
9 6 (3.19%) MCITP
10 5 (2.66%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 5 (2.66%) CCSP
10 5 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (2.13%) CLAS
11 4 (2.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (5.85%) GDPR
2 11 (5.85%) ISO 9001
3 9 (4.79%) ISAE 3402
3 9 (4.79%) ISO 22301
3 9 (4.79%) ISO 31000
3 9 (4.79%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 9 (4.79%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (2.66%) QA
4 5 (2.66%) SLA
5 2 (1.06%) PMO
System Software
1 58 (30.85%) Active Directory
2 33 (17.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (11.17%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.32%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.72%) ISA Server
6 5 (2.66%) vSphere
7 4 (2.13%) Dovecot
7 4 (2.13%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (2.13%) Postfix
7 4 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (1.60%) Docker
8 3 (1.60%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.60%) UAG
8 3 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (5.85%) SCOM
2 9 (4.79%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (4.79%) Nessus
2 9 (4.79%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 7 (3.72%) NetBackup
3 7 (3.72%) SCCM
4 4 (2.13%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (2.13%) HAProxy
4 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (2.13%) WSUS
5 3 (1.60%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.06%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.06%) Opsview
6 2 (1.06%) OVSD
6 2 (1.06%) Terraform
7 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.53%) Netcool
7 1 (0.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.53%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 111 (59.04%) Microsoft
2 43 (22.87%) VMware
3 38 (20.21%) Cisco
4 33 (17.55%) Oracle
5 24 (12.77%) McAfee
6 20 (10.64%) Citrix
7 18 (9.57%) F5
7 18 (9.57%) IBM
8 12 (6.38%) Trend Micro
9 10 (5.32%) Sitecore
10 9 (4.79%) ArcSight
10 9 (4.79%) Barracuda Networks
10 9 (4.79%) Centrify
10 9 (4.79%) Imperva
10 9 (4.79%) Qualys
10 9 (4.79%) Splunk
10 9 (4.79%) Tripwire
11 7 (3.72%) Google
11 7 (3.72%) HP
11 7 (3.72%) Veritas