The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for IIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 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 West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 96 106
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10  
Contract jobs citing IIS 47 44 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.81% 1.51% 1.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.73% 8.96% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 29
Median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £650 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £333
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £8.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +458.82% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +31.42% -12.50%  

IIS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 483 491 513
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 18.58% 16.87% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 346 310
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 14
Median hourly rate £46.25 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.94% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £8.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.60 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year - +3.91%  

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing IIS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for IIS in the South West

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IIS in the South West

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IIS in the South West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IIS in the South West

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IIS in the South West

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing IIS in the South West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for IIS in the South West

IIS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon +9 17 £550 +193.33% 4
Gloucestershire +11 8 £425 -
Wiltshire +6 8 £413 +17.85%
Somerset +2 4 - - 4
Bristol +2 3 £338 -3.57% 11
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for IIS.

1 51 (61.45%) .NET
2 42 (50.60%) Windows
3 41 (49.40%) Microsoft
4 37 (44.58%) SQL Server
5 35 (42.17%) C#
6 30 (36.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (34.94%) ASP.NET
8 25 (30.12%) SQL
9 23 (27.71%) Finance
10 22 (26.51%) Visual Studio
10 22 (26.51%) Windows Server
11 21 (25.30%) Oracle
11 21 (25.30%) Internet
11 21 (25.30%) PowerShell
12 20 (24.10%) jQuery
12 20 (24.10%) JavaScript
13 19 (22.89%) HTML
13 19 (22.89%) Linux
13 19 (22.89%) Ajax
14 18 (21.69%) Web Development
14 18 (21.69%) Sitecore CMS
14 18 (21.69%) Sitecore
14 18 (21.69%) CSS
14 18 (21.69%) CMS
15 17 (20.48%) Apple
15 17 (20.48%) W3C
15 17 (20.48%) XSLT
15 17 (20.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 17 (20.48%) Content Management
16 16 (19.28%) WebSphere

IIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 18 (21.69%) CMS
1 18 (21.69%) Sitecore CMS
2 16 (19.28%) WebSphere
3 10 (12.05%) Apache
3 10 (12.05%) GlassFish
3 10 (12.05%) SharePoint
4 9 (10.84%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (8.43%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (7.23%) JBoss
6 6 (7.23%) Jetty
6 6 (7.23%) Mongrel
6 6 (7.23%) nginx
6 6 (7.23%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.20%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (1.20%) Kentico
7 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.20%) NServiceBus
7 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) MS Office
2 3 (3.61%) MS Project
3 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.23%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (7.23%) IaaS
3 5 (6.02%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (6.02%) Google App Engine
4 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.20%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.30%) Internet
2 10 (12.05%) Kerberos
3 7 (8.43%) DHCP
3 7 (8.43%) DNS
3 7 (8.43%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.23%) Firewall
4 6 (7.23%) HTTP
4 6 (7.23%) SSL
5 5 (6.02%) Extranet
5 5 (6.02%) FTP
5 5 (6.02%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (6.02%) IPsec
6 4 (4.82%) DMZ
6 4 (4.82%) Network Security
7 3 (3.61%) LAN
8 2 (2.41%) PuTTY
8 2 (2.41%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (2.41%) WAN
8 2 (2.41%) WinSCP
9 1 (1.20%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (44.58%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.66%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.82%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.61%) MS Access
6 3 (3.61%) MySQL
6 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.20%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 30 (36.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (26.51%) Visual Studio
3 11 (13.25%) Subversion
4 10 (12.05%) Ant
5 9 (10.84%) Jenkins
6 6 (7.23%) Travis CI
7 4 (4.82%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.41%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.41%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (2.41%) Selenium
9 2 (2.41%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.41%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (1.20%) MSI
10 1 (1.20%) NuGet
10 1 (1.20%) ReSharper
10 1 (1.20%) TortoiseSVN
10 1 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (1.20%) WiX
General
1 23 (27.71%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (36.14%) Developer
2 16 (19.28%) Sitecore Developer
3 14 (16.87%) .NET Developer
4 11 (13.25%) Applications Support
5 9 (10.84%) C# Developer
6 8 (9.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (9.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (8.43%) Analyst
8 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (7.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (7.23%) Consultant
9 5 (6.02%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 5 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (6.02%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (6.02%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) SharePoint Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.82%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (4.82%) Tester
11 3 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (61.45%) .NET
2 29 (34.94%) ASP.NET
3 20 (24.10%) jQuery
4 19 (22.89%) Ajax
4 19 (22.89%) HTML
5 18 (21.69%) CSS
6 17 (20.48%) XSLT
7 16 (19.28%) Sass
8 15 (18.07%) Flash
9 10 (12.05%) WCF
10 8 (9.64%) Web Services
11 6 (7.23%) AppFabric
11 6 (7.23%) J2EE
11 6 (7.23%) Servlets
12 5 (6.02%) XML
13 4 (4.82%) .NET Framework
14 3 (3.61%) SOAP
15 2 (2.41%) Entity Framework
15 2 (2.41%) LINQ
15 2 (2.41%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.48%) W3C
2 15 (18.07%) User Experience
3 6 (7.23%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.82%) PKI
5 2 (2.41%) Clustering
5 2 (2.41%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.41%) RIA
6 1 (1.20%) CESG
6 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.20%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 42 (50.60%) Windows
2 22 (26.51%) Windows Server
3 19 (22.89%) Linux
4 17 (20.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (12.05%) AIX
6 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.69%) Web Development
2 17 (20.48%) Content Management
3 15 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (14.46%) ITIL
5 10 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (12.05%) DevOps
5 10 (12.05%) Domain Models
6 8 (9.64%) Data Protection
6 8 (9.64%) Front End Development
6 8 (9.64%) Migration
7 7 (8.43%) Service Delivery
7 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (7.23%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.23%) Open Source
8 6 (7.23%) Software Testing
8 6 (7.23%) Test Planning
9 5 (6.02%) Database Security
9 5 (6.02%) Defect Management
9 5 (6.02%) Threat Modelling
9 5 (6.02%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (42.17%) C#
2 25 (30.12%) SQL
3 21 (25.30%) PowerShell
4 20 (24.10%) JavaScript
5 15 (18.07%) ActionScript
6 11 (13.25%) Perl
7 10 (12.05%) Java
7 10 (12.05%) VBScript
8 7 (8.43%) T-SQL
9 4 (4.82%) VB
10 2 (2.41%) F#
10 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.41%) VBA
11 1 (1.20%) PHP
11 1 (1.20%) Python
11 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.20%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (19.28%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.46%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.23%) ISTQB
4 5 (6.02%) ISEB
5 3 (3.61%) CHECK Team Member
5 3 (3.61%) CISM
5 3 (3.61%) CREST Certified
6 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.20%) CCNA
7 1 (1.20%) CCNP
7 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.20%) MCSA
7 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.61%) SLA
3 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 15 (18.07%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.02%) Snort
3 5 (6.02%) Xen
4 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.41%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.41%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.41%) vSphere
6 1 (1.20%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (7.23%) Puppet
2 2 (2.41%) vRealize
3 1 (1.20%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.20%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.20%) SCCM
3 1 (1.20%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 41 (49.40%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.30%) Oracle
3 18 (21.69%) Sitecore
4 17 (20.48%) Apple
5 16 (19.28%) IBM
5 16 (19.28%) VMware
6 12 (14.46%) Red Hat
7 6 (7.23%) Google
8 5 (6.02%) Sourcefire
9 2 (2.41%) HP
9 2 (2.41%) Remedy
10 1 (1.20%) Cisco
10 1 (1.20%) Citrix
10 1 (1.20%) Computacenter
10 1 (1.20%) Dell
10 1 (1.20%) DevExpress
10 1 (1.20%) Proofpoint
10 1 (1.20%) Veritas
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