Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 198 194
Rank change year-on-year -12 -4 -50
Contract jobs citing IIS 180 185 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.07% 1.15% 1.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.39% 6.66% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 100 144
South East median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £253 £228 £272
90th Percentile £513 £495 £488
England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 1
South East median hourly rate £40.25 £12.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +235.42% +9.09% -57.69%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year +77.78% -16.67% +18.27%

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 2,818 2,779 3,438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.77% 17.27% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,716 1,606 2,193
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £281 £255 £255
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 94 125
South East median hourly rate £22.35 £17.50 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.70% -9.96% -2.83%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.38 £48.53 £55.55
England median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 August 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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -16 64 £415 +12.93% 27
Hampshire +14 59 £330 -5.71% 11
Buckinghamshire +38 34 £415 -11.47% 7
Surrey -24 34 £385 -15.66% 13
Berkshire -39 24 £400 +8.84% 14
West Sussex +9 16 £525 +56.72% 7
Oxfordshire -7 6 £145 -12.12% 6
Kent -10 4 £418 +22.79% 4
East Sussex -10 2 £275 -15.38% 3
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 115 (63.89%) Windows
2 108 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 105 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 69 (38.33%) C#
5 68 (37.78%) .NET
6 62 (34.44%) SQL
7 60 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 60 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 55 (30.56%) Linux
9 53 (29.44%) Active Directory
10 52 (28.89%) Visual Studio
11 48 (26.67%) JavaScript
11 48 (26.67%) PowerShell
12 46 (25.56%) Security Cleared
12 46 (25.56%) Internet
13 44 (24.44%) ASP.NET
14 43 (23.89%) VMware
14 43 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
15 42 (23.33%) MVC
15 42 (23.33%) Unix
16 41 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
17 39 (21.67%) Team Foundation Server
17 39 (21.67%) .NET Framework
18 38 (21.11%) DNS
19 37 (20.56%) HTML
20 36 (20.00%) jQuery
21 35 (19.44%) XML
22 33 (18.33%) Oracle
22 33 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
23 32 (17.78%) ITIL

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 60 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 28 (15.56%) Apache
3 22 (12.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 21 (11.67%) SharePoint Server
5 17 (9.44%) CMS
6 16 (8.89%) Tomcat
7 15 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (7.78%) MS Exchange
9 13 (7.22%) JBoss
10 12 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (5.56%) Umbraco
12 9 (5.00%) WebSphere
13 8 (4.44%) Confluence
13 8 (4.44%) WildFly
14 6 (3.33%) Skype for Business
15 5 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
16 4 (2.22%) LiveCycle
16 4 (2.22%) nginx
16 4 (2.22%) WebLogic
17 3 (1.67%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (2.78%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.78%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.67%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.56%) IaaS
4 8 (4.44%) Office 365
5 5 (2.78%) NuGet
6 4 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.22%) SaaS
7 3 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.67%) PaaS
8 2 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.11%) GitHub
8 2 (1.11%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.11%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.56%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 46 (25.56%) Internet
2 38 (21.11%) DNS
3 29 (16.11%) Firewall
4 20 (11.11%) SAN
5 14 (7.78%) SMTP
6 12 (6.67%) Network Security
6 12 (6.67%) SSL
7 11 (6.11%) DHCP
7 11 (6.11%) TCP/IP
8 10 (5.56%) HTTP
9 9 (5.00%) VPN
10 8 (4.44%) IMAP
11 7 (3.89%) FTP
12 6 (3.33%) SSH
13 5 (2.78%) VoIP
14 4 (2.22%) Intranet
14 4 (2.22%) NetScaler
14 4 (2.22%) Skype
14 4 (2.22%) VLAN
15 3 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.44%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.89%) Data Mining
6 6 (3.33%) DB2
6 6 (3.33%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.78%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.67%) DataStage
8 3 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.67%) QualityStage
8 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.11%) GIS
9 2 (1.11%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 52 (28.89%) Visual Studio
2 39 (21.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (6.11%) Jenkins
4 10 (5.56%) JIRA
5 8 (4.44%) Git (software)
5 8 (4.44%) ReSharper
6 7 (3.89%) InstallShield
6 7 (3.89%) Selenium
6 7 (3.89%) SonarQube
7 6 (3.33%) GitLab
7 6 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (2.78%) Bitbucket
8 5 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (2.22%) SpecFlow
9 4 (2.22%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.67%) Fiddler
10 3 (1.67%) Moq
11 2 (1.11%) FxCop
11 2 (1.11%) NDepend
11 2 (1.11%) StyleCop
General
1 23 (12.78%) Finance
2 12 (6.67%) Banking
3 6 (3.33%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.22%) Military
4 4 (2.22%) Retail
5 3 (1.67%) Publishing
6 2 (1.11%) Back Office
6 2 (1.11%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 54 (30.00%) Developer
2 32 (17.78%) .NET Developer
3 21 (11.67%) C# Developer
4 16 (8.89%) Architect
5 15 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (7.78%) Analyst
6 14 (7.78%) Full Stack Developer
7 13 (7.22%) Applications Support
7 13 (7.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (6.67%) Support Engineer
9 9 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
10 8 (4.44%) Support Specialist
11 7 (3.89%) Applications Specialist
11 7 (3.89%) Applications Support Specialist
11 7 (3.89%) Azure Engineer
11 7 (3.89%) Security Architect
12 6 (3.33%) Administrator
12 6 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
12 6 (3.33%) Network Engineer
12 6 (3.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (37.78%) .NET
2 44 (24.44%) ASP.NET
3 39 (21.67%) .NET Framework
4 37 (20.56%) HTML
5 36 (20.00%) jQuery
6 35 (19.44%) XML
7 30 (16.67%) CSS
8 26 (14.44%) Web Services
9 25 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (13.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 18 (10.00%) Entity Framework
10 18 (10.00%) LINQ
11 17 (9.44%) XSLT
12 16 (8.89%) Ajax
12 16 (8.89%) WCF
13 15 (8.33%) HTML5
13 15 (8.33%) Middleware
14 14 (7.78%) AngularJS
15 13 (7.22%) JSON
15 13 (7.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.67%) Management Information System
2 16 (8.89%) PKI
3 12 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (6.11%) Computer Science
4 11 (6.11%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (5.56%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.89%) Driving Licence
6 7 (3.89%) Public Cloud
7 6 (3.33%) DataPower
7 6 (3.33%) Mainframe
7 6 (3.33%) User Experience
8 5 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (2.78%) Fat Client
8 5 (2.78%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (2.78%) Smartcard
8 5 (2.78%) Thin Client
9 4 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 115 (63.89%) Windows
2 60 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 55 (30.56%) Linux
4 42 (23.33%) Unix
5 33 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (14.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (8.89%) Solaris
8 10 (5.56%) Windows 7
9 7 (3.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (3.33%) Android
10 6 (3.33%) Apple iOS
10 6 (3.33%) Check Point GAiA
10 6 (3.33%) zOS
11 2 (1.11%) DC/OS
11 2 (1.11%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (23.33%) MVC
3 32 (17.78%) ITIL
4 23 (12.78%) DevOps
5 20 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 18 (10.00%) Project Management
7 17 (9.44%) Change Management
7 17 (9.44%) Information Security
7 17 (9.44%) ITIL V3
7 17 (9.44%) Service Management
8 15 (8.33%) Service Delivery
9 14 (7.78%) E-Commerce
10 13 (7.22%) Load Balancing
10 13 (7.22%) Problem Management
11 12 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (6.11%) ITSM
12 11 (6.11%) Technical Architecture
12 11 (6.11%) TOGAF
13 10 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 69 (38.33%) C#
2 62 (34.44%) SQL
3 48 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 48 (26.67%) PowerShell
4 26 (14.44%) Java
5 13 (7.22%) T-SQL
6 7 (3.89%) Python
7 6 (3.33%) C
8 5 (2.78%) R
8 5 (2.78%) VBScript
9 3 (1.67%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.67%) Perl
9 3 (1.67%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.11%) C++
10 2 (1.11%) CQL
10 2 (1.11%) PHP
10 2 (1.11%) VB
11 1 (0.56%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (25.56%) Security Cleared
2 31 (17.22%) SC Cleared
3 22 (12.22%) DV Cleared
4 19 (10.56%) Degree
5 14 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (5.56%) CISM
6 10 (5.56%) CISSP
6 10 (5.56%) IISP
7 9 (5.00%) CISA
8 7 (3.89%) CREST Certified
9 6 (3.33%) CCSE
9 6 (3.33%) MCDBA
9 6 (3.33%) MCITP
10 5 (2.78%) MCP
11 4 (2.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 4 (2.22%) CCSP
11 4 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (2.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.00%) GDPR
2 9 (5.00%) ISO 9001
3 7 (3.89%) ISAE 3402
3 7 (3.89%) ISO 22301
3 7 (3.89%) ISO 31000
3 7 (3.89%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 7 (3.89%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (3.33%) SLA
5 5 (2.78%) PMO
5 5 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 53 (29.44%) Active Directory
2 41 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 13 (7.22%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (5.56%) vSphere
6 4 (2.22%) Docker
6 4 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.11%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.11%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.56%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.56%) Postfix
8 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (10.00%) SCOM
2 14 (7.78%) SCCM
3 10 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (5.00%) WSUS
5 7 (3.89%) Nessus
5 7 (3.89%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 6 (3.33%) NetBackup
6 6 (3.33%) Terraform
6 6 (3.33%) vCenter Server
7 3 (1.67%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.11%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.11%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.11%) Opsview
8 2 (1.11%) OVSD
9 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.56%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.56%) Puppet
9 1 (0.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 108 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 43 (23.89%) VMware
3 33 (18.33%) Oracle
4 30 (16.67%) Cisco
5 23 (12.78%) McAfee
6 20 (11.11%) Citrix
7 18 (10.00%) IBM
8 12 (6.67%) SAP
9 10 (5.56%) Trend Micro
10 9 (5.00%) SolarWinds
11 8 (4.44%) Splunk
12 7 (3.89%) ArcSight
12 7 (3.89%) Barracuda Networks
12 7 (3.89%) Centrify
12 7 (3.89%) F5
12 7 (3.89%) Imperva
12 7 (3.89%) Qualys
12 7 (3.89%) Tripwire
13 6 (3.33%) EMC
13 6 (3.33%) HP