Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 198 143 150
Rank change year-on-year -55 +7 -33
Contract jobs citing IIS 31 65 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.49% 1.17% 1.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.41% 7.47% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 46 31
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +22.14%
10th Percentile £300 £266 £309
90th Percentile £484 £599 £488
England median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
South West median hourly rate £26.00 - £50.00
10th Percentile £25.00 - £29.80
90th Percentile £27.00 - £51.00
England median hourly rate £12.00 £38.75 £15.38
% change year-on-year -69.03% +152.03% -43.06%

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 910 870 793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.31% 15.71% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 568 495
South West median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +10.67% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £218
90th Percentile £585 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £451 £450
% change year-on-year +5.33% +0.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 38
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% -55.29% +28.79%
10th Percentile £14.23 £12.50 £20.43
90th Percentile £69.00 £47.00 £52.88
England median hourly rate £20.86 £21.00 £19.97
% change year-on-year -0.69% +5.16% -0.15%

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 22 August 2019.

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 6 months to 22 August 2019. 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
Wiltshire -40 13 £425 +13.33%
Bristol +6 7 £345 -8.00% 2
Somerset -1 6 £473 +26.00% 3
Dorset 0 4 £300 - 3
Gloucestershire -33 1 £190 -65.45% 3
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 15 (48.39%) VMware
2 15 (48.39%) Windows Server
3 11 (35.48%) .NET
3 11 (35.48%) SQL
4 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
5 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
5 9 (29.03%) Azure
6 8 (25.81%) Office 365
6 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (25.81%) Firewall
7 7 (22.58%) DHCP
7 7 (22.58%) DNS
7 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
7 7 (22.58%) SAN
8 6 (19.35%) NetApp
8 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
8 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
8 6 (19.35%) Cisco
8 6 (19.35%) ITIL
8 6 (19.35%) Unix
8 6 (19.35%) Linux
8 6 (19.35%) Migration
8 6 (19.35%) Project Management
8 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
8 6 (19.35%) VMware ESXi

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 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.90%) Apache
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (12.90%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (6.45%) ColdFusion
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.45%) JBoss
4 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
4 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.23%) Appian
5 1 (3.23%) CMS
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.23%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Azure
2 8 (25.81%) Office 365
3 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) Firewall
2 7 (22.58%) DHCP
2 7 (22.58%) DNS
2 7 (22.58%) SAN
3 5 (16.13%) NAS
3 5 (16.13%) Wireless
4 4 (12.90%) BIG-IP
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (9.68%) Internet
6 2 (6.45%) 3G
6 2 (6.45%) 4G
6 2 (6.45%) Bluetooth
6 2 (6.45%) IPv4
6 2 (6.45%) NFC
6 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
7 1 (3.23%) Intranet
7 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.45%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Legal
1 1 (3.23%) Public Sector
1 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Administrator
1 5 (16.13%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (9.68%) Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Security Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (6.45%) Android Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Database Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Development Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Server Support
4 2 (6.45%) Test Leader
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server Support
5 1 (3.23%) Governance Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) jQuery
3 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.90%) CSS
3 4 (12.90%) HTML
3 4 (12.90%) XML
4 2 (6.45%) 802.1X
4 2 (6.45%) Java EE
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Core
5 1 (3.23%) ADO.NET
5 1 (3.23%) Angular 2
5 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.23%) CSS3
5 1 (3.23%) Google Maps API
5 1 (3.23%) HTML5
5 1 (3.23%) OSGi
5 1 (3.23%) REST
5 1 (3.23%) WebCenter
5 1 (3.23%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) CESG
3 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Windows Server
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (19.35%) Linux
4 6 (19.35%) Unix
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.45%) Android
6 2 (6.45%) Solaris
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (19.35%) ITIL
1 6 (19.35%) Migration
1 6 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
1 6 (19.35%) Project Management
2 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
3 4 (12.90%) Data Architecture
3 4 (12.90%) Information Security
3 4 (12.90%) Information Security Governance
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (12.90%) Network Management
3 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.90%) Service Management
4 3 (9.68%) Benchmarking
4 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.68%) OO
4 3 (9.68%) Strategic Thinking
5 2 (6.45%) Critical Thinking
5 2 (6.45%) Cyber Resilience
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.68%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) PHP
4 2 (6.45%) VBScript
5 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) CCNA
2 4 (12.90%) CCNP
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.90%) CISSP
2 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) IISP
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.45%) NCSC
2 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
1 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
1 6 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) SCCM
2 4 (12.90%) SCOM
3 2 (6.45%) AirWatch
3 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.45%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.23%) Data Guard
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.23%) vRealize
4 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) VMware
2 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco
3 6 (19.35%) NetApp
4 5 (16.13%) CommVault
5 4 (12.90%) Blue Coat
5 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
5 4 (12.90%) Dell
5 4 (12.90%) F5
5 4 (12.90%) Fortinet
5 4 (12.90%) HP
5 4 (12.90%) IBM
5 4 (12.90%) Palo Alto
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle
7 2 (6.45%) BMC
7 2 (6.45%) Remedy
7 2 (6.45%) Veritas
8 1 (3.23%) Adobe
8 1 (3.23%) FatWire
8 1 (3.23%) Google