Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 22 February 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 86 55
Rank change year-on-year +13 -31 +6
Contract jobs citing IIS 16 5 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.32% 0.44% 4.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.09% 2.42% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 41
South Wales median daily rate £350 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +25.93% -25.00%
10th Percentile £250 £383 £269
90th Percentile £389 £448 £438
Wales median daily rate £350 £425 £338
% change year-on-year -17.65% +25.93% -13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South Wales median hourly rate - - £29.50
Wales median hourly rate £36.24 - £29.50

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 South Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 176 207 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 14.55% 18.16% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 137 205
South Wales median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £163 £168 £261
90th Percentile £575 £553 £488
Wales median daily rate £380 £420 £375
% change year-on-year -9.52% +12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
South Wales median hourly rate £12.75 £20.50 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.80% -31.09% +138.00%
10th Percentile £10.83 £20.25 £14.75
90th Percentile £14.43 £20.75 £64.63
Wales median hourly rate £13.50 £17.68 £29.50
% change year-on-year -23.62% -40.08% +114.55%

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing IIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for IIS in South Wales

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IIS in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for IIS in South Wales

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IIS in South Wales over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IIS in South Wales

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IIS in South Wales

IIS
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 22 February 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
Newport - 7 £350 -
Cardiff -3 6 £356 -16.18% 1
IIS
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Wales region with a requirement for IIS.

1 14 (87.50%) VMware
1 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
3 12 (75.00%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
5 10 (62.50%) SCCM
5 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
5 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
5 10 (62.50%) SQL
6 9 (56.25%) SharePoint
6 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
6 9 (56.25%) VMware Workstation
6 9 (56.25%) SCOM
6 9 (56.25%) VLAN
6 9 (56.25%) VSAN
6 9 (56.25%) vSphere
7 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
8 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (37.50%) DHCP
8 6 (37.50%) DNS
8 6 (37.50%) HP
8 6 (37.50%) Oracle
8 6 (37.50%) ITIL
9 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Project
9 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
9 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP

IIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
1 9 (56.25%) SharePoint
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
3 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.25%) FileNet
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) VLAN
1 9 (56.25%) VSAN
2 6 (37.50%) DHCP
2 6 (37.50%) DNS
3 5 (31.25%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) BIG-IP
4 2 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) MySQL
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Test Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Information Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Deskside Support
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (6.25%) QC Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (12.50%) REST
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
2 5 (31.25%) Defect Management
2 5 (31.25%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) RUP
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
2 5 (31.25%) Test Management
2 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
2 5 (31.25%) Unified Process
3 4 (25.00%) High Availability
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (25.00%) Security Hardening
3 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) HNC
2 4 (25.00%) ISEB
2 4 (25.00%) MCSE
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (56.25%) VMware Workstation
3 9 (56.25%) vSphere
4 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (12.50%) iptables
5 2 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) SCCM
2 9 (56.25%) SCOM
3 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 4 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (25.00%) NetBackup
4 4 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (25.00%) vCenter Server
4 4 (25.00%) WSUS
5 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) HP
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) McAfee
4 4 (25.00%) Symantec
5 2 (12.50%) Lotus
5 2 (12.50%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) IBM