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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 100 97
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3  
Contract jobs citing IIS 31 41 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.14% 1.38% 1.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.79% 7.66% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 38
Median daily rate £413 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £304 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £657
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £328 £335
% change year-on-year +11.45% -2.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £28.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -24.10% +7.69%  

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 398 535 510
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 14.57% 17.95% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 378 349
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 32
Median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +110.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £27.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

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 27 June 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
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 27 June 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
Wiltshire -11 8 £425 +34.92% 2
Somerset - 8 £388 - 1
Bristol 0 6 £338 +3.84% 6
Gloucestershire +12 5 £425 +30.76% 4
Dorset +3 1 - - 3
Devon -4 1 £385 +50.24%
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 43 (55.13%) .NET
2 41 (52.56%) Windows
3 36 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 30 (38.46%) C#
5 29 (37.18%) SQL
6 27 (34.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 24 (30.77%) PowerShell
9 23 (29.49%) Windows Server
10 22 (28.21%) Security Cleared
10 22 (28.21%) Linux
11 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET
11 21 (26.92%) Visual Studio
12 20 (25.64%) Oracle
12 20 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (24.36%) Internet
14 18 (23.08%) VMware
15 17 (21.79%) jQuery
16 16 (20.51%) CMS
16 16 (20.51%) HTML
16 16 (20.51%) JavaScript
16 16 (20.51%) DevOps
17 15 (19.23%) CSS
17 15 (19.23%) SharePoint
17 15 (19.23%) Ajax
17 15 (19.23%) Sitecore CMS
17 15 (19.23%) Sitecore
18 14 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 14 (17.95%) Sass
18 14 (17.95%) Jenkins

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 16 (20.51%) CMS
2 15 (19.23%) SharePoint
2 15 (19.23%) Sitecore CMS
3 14 (17.95%) Apache
3 14 (17.95%) WebSphere
4 11 (14.10%) SharePoint Server
4 11 (14.10%) Tomcat
5 7 (8.97%) GlassFish
5 7 (8.97%) Jetty
5 7 (8.97%) Mongrel
5 7 (8.97%) nginx
6 6 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (7.69%) JBoss
7 4 (5.13%) Umbraco
8 3 (3.85%) WebLogic
9 2 (2.56%) OpenStack
9 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.28%) Kentico
10 1 (1.28%) MQSeries
10 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.10%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.54%) IaaS
3 7 (8.97%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (7.69%) Google App Engine
5 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.36%) Internet
2 10 (12.82%) DHCP
2 10 (12.82%) DNS
3 9 (11.54%) Extranet
4 8 (10.26%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.97%) DMZ
5 7 (8.97%) HTTP
5 7 (8.97%) Kerberos
5 7 (8.97%) SSL
6 6 (7.69%) FTP
6 6 (7.69%) IPsec
6 6 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (5.13%) LAN
8 3 (3.85%) LDAP
8 3 (3.85%) WAN
9 2 (2.56%) NAS
9 2 (2.56%) PuTTY
9 2 (2.56%) SAN
9 2 (2.56%) VPN
9 2 (2.56%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.82%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.56%) MS Access
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.28%) DataStage
6 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (34.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (26.92%) Visual Studio
3 14 (17.95%) Jenkins
4 10 (12.82%) Ant
5 8 (10.26%) Subversion
6 7 (8.97%) Travis CI
7 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.56%) HP UFT
7 2 (2.56%) NuGet
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (2.56%) Selenium
7 2 (2.56%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.56%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.56%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (1.28%) MSI
8 1 (1.28%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.28%) WiX
General
1 13 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.28%) Retail
2 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (35.90%) Developer
2 15 (19.23%) Sitecore Developer
3 10 (12.82%) Applications Support
4 9 (11.54%) .NET Developer
4 9 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) SharePoint Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (7.69%) PowerShell Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (3.85%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Consultant
10 3 (3.85%) Release Manager
11 2 (2.56%) Graduate
11 2 (2.56%) SQL Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Support Engineer
11 2 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (55.13%) .NET
2 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET
3 17 (21.79%) jQuery
4 16 (20.51%) HTML
5 15 (19.23%) Ajax
5 15 (19.23%) CSS
6 14 (17.95%) Sass
7 12 (15.38%) XSLT
8 7 (8.97%) Flash
8 7 (8.97%) J2EE
8 7 (8.97%) Servlets
9 6 (7.69%) .NET Framework
10 5 (6.41%) XML
11 4 (5.13%) COM
11 4 (5.13%) WCF
12 3 (3.85%) Entity Framework
12 3 (3.85%) SOAP
12 3 (3.85%) Web Services
13 2 (2.56%) HTML5
13 2 (2.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) W3C
2 12 (15.38%) User Experience
3 8 (10.26%) PKI
4 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.56%) Clustering
5 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.56%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.56%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.56%) RIA
6 1 (1.28%) CESG
6 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 41 (52.56%) Windows
2 23 (29.49%) Windows Server
3 22 (28.21%) Linux
4 14 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (8.97%) AIX
7 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.51%) DevOps
3 14 (17.95%) Content Management
4 11 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (14.10%) Web Development
5 9 (11.54%) ITIL
6 8 (10.26%) Protective Monitoring
6 8 (10.26%) Service Delivery
6 8 (10.26%) Workflow
7 7 (8.97%) Configuration Management
7 7 (8.97%) Domain Models
7 7 (8.97%) MVC
7 7 (8.97%) Open Source
7 7 (8.97%) Test Automation
8 6 (7.69%) Front End Development
9 5 (6.41%) Scrum
10 4 (5.13%) Release Management
11 3 (3.85%) Change Control
11 3 (3.85%) Problem Management
11 3 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.46%) C#
2 29 (37.18%) SQL
3 24 (30.77%) PowerShell
4 16 (20.51%) JavaScript
5 14 (17.95%) Perl
6 10 (12.82%) Java
7 7 (8.97%) ActionScript
7 7 (8.97%) VBScript
8 4 (5.13%) Python
9 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.56%) F#
9 2 (2.56%) Ruby
9 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.56%) VB
10 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.28%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (28.21%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) MCSA
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.28%) CCNA
5 1 (1.28%) CCNP
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.28%) MCSE
5 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 12 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.26%) Xen
3 5 (6.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.56%) ISA Server
4 2 (2.56%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.56%) vSphere
5 1 (1.28%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) Puppet
2 3 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.85%) SCCM
3 2 (2.56%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.56%) vRealize
4 1 (1.28%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.28%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 36 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.64%) Oracle
3 18 (23.08%) VMware
4 15 (19.23%) Sitecore
5 14 (17.95%) Apple
5 14 (17.95%) IBM
6 11 (14.10%) Red Hat
7 7 (8.97%) Google
8 2 (2.56%) arcserve
8 2 (2.56%) HP
9 1 (1.28%) Cisco
9 1 (1.28%) Citrix
9 1 (1.28%) Computacenter
9 1 (1.28%) DevExpress
9 1 (1.28%) Netezza
9 1 (1.28%) Proofpoint
9 1 (1.28%) Remedy
9 1 (1.28%) Sourcefire
9 1 (1.28%) Veritas