Period
to 7 June 2020

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 7 June 2020 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
7 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 122 161 117
Rank change year-on-year +39 -44 +8
Contract jobs citing IIS 41 59 80
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 1.19% 0.98% 1.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.90% 6.66% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 43 55
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% -6.06%
10th Percentile £261 £300 £271
90th Percentile £488 £460 £553
England median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year +191.67% -12.73% -1.79%

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 519 886 779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.10% 14.74% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 561 469
Median daily rate £460 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +8.55%
10th Percentile £303 £275 £250
90th Percentile £601 £588 £563
England median daily rate £475 £475 £460
% change year-on-year - +3.37% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 23
Median hourly rate £33.50 £42.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.18% +63.46% -42.22%
10th Percentile £15.50 £10.03 £16.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £64.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £24.10 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +28.53% -6.25% +2.24%

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing IIS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IIS in the South West.

Daily rate trend for IIS in the South West

IIS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IIS in the South West over the 6 months to 7 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for IIS in the South West

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IIS in the South West.

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 6 months to 7 June 2020. 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
Devon +13 17 £470 +193.98% 2
Bristol +37 13 £325 -23.53% 1
Wiltshire +16 5 £325 -18.75% 2
Dorset +5 3 - - 1
Somerset +2 2 £475 +0.53%
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 7 June 2020, 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 West region with a requirement for IIS.

1 32 (78.05%) Windows
2 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
3 24 (58.54%) Active Directory
3 24 (58.54%) Office 365
4 22 (53.66%) SQL Server
5 21 (51.22%) ITIL
6 19 (46.34%) SQL
7 18 (43.90%) Citrix
8 16 (39.02%) SCCM
8 16 (39.02%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (36.59%) SC Cleared
9 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
9 15 (36.59%) XenApp
10 14 (34.15%) Azure
11 13 (31.71%) Application Packaging
12 11 (26.83%) Linux
13 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
13 10 (24.39%) .NET
13 10 (24.39%) Windows Server
14 9 (21.95%) Windows XP
15 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (17.07%) Migration
17 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
17 6 (14.63%) AWS
17 6 (14.63%) Service Management
17 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2019
17 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
17 6 (14.63%) Process Improvement
18 5 (12.20%) Puppet

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 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
1 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
1 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.32%) Apache
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.88%) JBoss
4 1 (2.44%) Appian
4 1 (2.44%) CMS
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (58.54%) Office 365
2 14 (34.15%) Azure
3 6 (14.63%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) SAN
2 3 (7.32%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (4.88%) DNS
3 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) DHCP
4 1 (2.44%) DSL
4 1 (2.44%) Firewall
4 1 (2.44%) LAN
4 1 (2.44%) WAN
4 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (53.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.76%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) JMeter
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Administrator
1 13 (31.71%) Windows Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 10 (24.39%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Administrator
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 8 (19.51%) Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Performance Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Application Performance Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) SharePoint Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.88%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Server Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) .NET
2 5 (12.20%) .NET Framework
2 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
2 5 (12.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (7.32%) Apache Flex
4 2 (4.88%) J2EE
4 2 (4.88%) Web Services
5 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.44%) CSS
5 1 (2.44%) HTML
5 1 (2.44%) Java EE
5 1 (2.44%) OSGi
5 1 (2.44%) Struts
5 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.20%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) CMDB
3 1 (2.44%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.44%) PKI
3 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (78.05%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Linux
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Server
4 9 (21.95%) Windows XP
5 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.44%) Solaris
8 1 (2.44%) Unix
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) ITIL
2 16 (39.02%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (31.71%) Application Packaging
4 7 (17.07%) Migration
5 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (14.63%) Process Improvement
5 6 (14.63%) Service Management
6 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
6 5 (12.20%) Load Testing
6 5 (12.20%) MVC
7 4 (9.76%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (7.32%) Application Performance Management
8 3 (7.32%) Change Management
8 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.32%) Performance Engineering
8 3 (7.32%) Performance Management
8 3 (7.32%) Project Management
8 3 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.32%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) SQL
2 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.76%) Java
3 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.32%) Python
5 1 (2.44%) C#
5 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) SC Cleared
1 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) MCITP
2 3 (7.32%) MCSA
2 3 (7.32%) MCSE
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.44%) CISM
3 1 (2.44%) CISSP
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.44%) NIST
2 1 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) RMADS
System Software
1 24 (58.54%) Active Directory
2 15 (36.59%) XenApp
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (39.02%) SCCM
2 5 (12.20%) Puppet
3 2 (4.88%) Terraform
4 1 (2.44%) Ansible
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.44%) Packer
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
2 18 (43.90%) Citrix
3 5 (12.20%) Telerik
4 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.88%) VMware
6 1 (2.44%) Aruba
6 1 (2.44%) BEA
6 1 (2.44%) BT
6 1 (2.44%) EMC
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle
6 1 (2.44%) Twitter
6 1 (2.44%) Veeam