Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 113 94
Rank change year-on-year -19 -19 +72
Contract jobs citing IIS 64 96 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.14% 1.69% 2.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.50% 9.32% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 63 120
South West median daily rate £380 £330 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -9.90% +11.83%
10th Percentile £313 £188 £268
90th Percentile £588 £485 £441
England median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.74% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
South West median hourly rate £29.50 £33.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.61% +20.00% +12.24%
10th Percentile £17.45 £24.00 £26.25
90th Percentile £45.50 £38.60 £89.75
England median hourly rate £16.50 £27.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -38.89% -20.59% +10.57%

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 West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 853 1030 1146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.21% 18.16% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 725 792
South West median daily rate £385 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.21% -2.03% -1.33%
10th Percentile £222 £213 £200
90th Percentile £538 £523 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.81% -27.39% +101.28%
10th Percentile £14.35 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £54.95 £42.50 £46.50
England median hourly rate £20.71 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +3.53% +2.56% +8.33%

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Bristol -2 24 £463 +19.35% 3
Wiltshire -9 17 £363 +13.28%
Gloucestershire +12 8 £475 +18.75% 2
Devon -7 7 £475 +150.00% 3
Somerset -12 2 £250 -44.44% 1
Dorset 0 1 - - 3
Cornwall - 1 £375 -
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 31 (48.44%) .NET
2 29 (45.31%) Windows
3 24 (37.50%) Linux
4 21 (32.81%) Apache
4 21 (32.81%) Tomcat
4 21 (32.81%) Java
5 20 (31.25%) C#
5 20 (31.25%) DevOps
6 19 (29.69%) Firewall
7 18 (28.13%) SQL
7 18 (28.13%) ASP.NET
8 17 (26.56%) HTML
8 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
9 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 16 (25.00%) Oracle
9 16 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 16 (25.00%) Windows Server
10 15 (23.44%) jQuery
11 14 (21.88%) CSS
11 14 (21.88%) VMware
12 13 (20.31%) CMS
12 13 (20.31%) DNS
13 12 (18.75%) Visual Studio
13 12 (18.75%) DB2
13 12 (18.75%) Finance
13 12 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (17.19%) IBM
14 11 (17.19%) MVC
14 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
14 11 (17.19%) Microservices

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 21 (32.81%) Apache
1 21 (32.81%) Tomcat
2 13 (20.31%) CMS
3 10 (15.63%) CICS
4 7 (10.94%) Kentico
5 6 (9.38%) Jetty
5 6 (9.38%) Mongrel
5 6 (9.38%) nginx
5 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
5 6 (9.38%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (9.38%) WebLogic
5 6 (9.38%) WebSphere
6 4 (6.25%) EPiServer
6 4 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (4.69%) JBoss
7 3 (4.69%) Umbraco
8 2 (3.13%) Live Communications Server
8 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (3.13%) Skype for Business
9 1 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.06%) Adobe Analytics
3 6 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (9.38%) Google App Engine
3 6 (9.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.56%) IaaS
5 1 (1.56%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.69%) Firewall
2 13 (20.31%) DNS
3 10 (15.63%) BIG-IP
3 10 (15.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 9 (14.06%) TCP/IP
5 8 (12.50%) DHCP
6 7 (10.94%) HTTP
6 7 (10.94%) SSL
7 6 (9.38%) FTP
7 6 (9.38%) Intranet
7 6 (9.38%) IPsec
8 5 (7.81%) Internet
8 5 (7.81%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (3.13%) SAN
10 1 (1.56%) DMZ
10 1 (1.56%) Extranet
10 1 (1.56%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.56%) LAN
10 1 (1.56%) SMS
10 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) DB2
2 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.56%) DataStage
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (18.75%) Visual Studio
3 10 (15.63%) JIRA
3 10 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (15.63%) webpack
4 9 (14.06%) Artifactory
4 9 (14.06%) Bitbucket
4 9 (14.06%) TeamCity
5 6 (9.38%) NuGet
5 6 (9.38%) Travis CI
6 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
7 4 (6.25%) Ant
8 2 (3.13%) ReSharper
8 2 (3.13%) Subversion
8 2 (3.13%) TortoiseSVN
8 2 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.56%) Maven
9 1 (1.56%) Selenium
9 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.69%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Developer
2 12 (18.75%) Analyst
3 10 (15.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 9 (14.06%) .NET Developer
5 8 (12.50%) Consultant
5 8 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (10.94%) DevOps Consultant
7 6 (9.38%) C# Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Sitecore Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Applications Support
8 5 (7.81%) Java Consultant
8 5 (7.81%) Linux Consultant
9 4 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Support Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (48.44%) .NET
2 18 (28.13%) ASP.NET
3 17 (26.56%) HTML
4 15 (23.44%) jQuery
5 14 (21.88%) CSS
6 10 (15.63%) .NET Framework
6 10 (15.63%) J2EE
6 10 (15.63%) Node.js
6 10 (15.63%) React
6 10 (15.63%) Spring
6 10 (15.63%) Spring Boot
7 9 (14.06%) Entity Framework
8 8 (12.50%) HTML5
8 8 (12.50%) LINQ
8 8 (12.50%) RESTful
8 8 (12.50%) SOAP
8 8 (12.50%) Web Services
9 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (10.94%) Razor View Engine
10 6 (9.38%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) DataPower
1 10 (15.63%) Mainframe
2 5 (7.81%) W3C
3 4 (6.25%) User Experience
4 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.13%) Clustering
5 2 (3.13%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.56%) PKI
6 1 (1.56%) Replication
6 1 (1.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 29 (45.31%) Windows
2 24 (37.50%) Linux
3 16 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (14.06%) Unix
5 7 (10.94%) Solaris
5 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.56%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) DevOps
2 12 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (17.19%) Microservices
3 11 (17.19%) MVC
4 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.63%) Analytics
5 7 (10.94%) Configuration Management
6 6 (9.38%) ITIL
6 6 (9.38%) Open Source
6 6 (9.38%) Problem Management
6 6 (9.38%) Waterfall
7 5 (7.81%) Content Management
8 4 (6.25%) Load Balancing
9 3 (4.69%) Change Management
9 3 (4.69%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.69%) Line Management
9 3 (4.69%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (4.69%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.81%) Java
2 20 (31.25%) C#
3 18 (28.13%) SQL
4 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.94%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.81%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.25%) Perl
7 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.13%) Python
9 1 (1.56%) C++
9 1 (1.56%) Go
9 1 (1.56%) Groovy
9 1 (1.56%) Jython
9 1 (1.56%) PHP
9 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.56%) Ruby
9 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.56%) VBA
9 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (15.63%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (10.94%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.38%) Xen
4 3 (4.69%) ISA Server
4 3 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) Puppet
2 1 (1.56%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.56%) Ansible
2 1 (1.56%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.00%) Oracle
3 14 (21.88%) VMware
4 11 (17.19%) IBM
5 10 (15.63%) F5
6 9 (14.06%) Adobe
6 9 (14.06%) Green Hat
7 7 (10.94%) Cisco
8 6 (9.38%) Google
8 6 (9.38%) Sitecore
9 5 (7.81%) Apple
10 4 (6.25%) Citrix
11 3 (4.69%) BEA
11 3 (4.69%) New Relic
11 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
12 2 (3.13%) HP
13 1 (1.56%) CA
13 1 (1.56%) Netezza
13 1 (1.56%) Sage
13 1 (1.56%) Siebel