Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 16 January 2018 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 95 66
Rank change year-on-year +19 -29 +1
Contract jobs citing IIS 23 4 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.75% 0.29% 3.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.99% 1.71% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 41
Wales median daily rate £350 £263 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -22.79% +13.33%
10th Percentile £310 £220 £268
90th Percentile £390 £305 £438
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Wales median hourly rate £36.24 - £29.50
10th Percentile £36.05 - £24.00
90th Percentile £36.43 - £36.88
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -26.09% -32.35% +13.33%

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 Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 177 234 334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 13.45% 16.86% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 157 248
Wales median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £130 £175 £249
90th Percentile £575 £588 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 13
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -35.71% +40.00%
10th Percentile £10.60 £10.50 £10.90
90th Percentile £36.19 £21.90 £39.50
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £19.44 £21.00
% change year-on-year +0.33% -7.45% +16.67%

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing IIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for IIS in Wales

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IIS in Wales

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IIS in Wales over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IIS in Wales

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IIS in Wales

IIS
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the Wales region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
South Wales +21 18 £340 +29.52% 5
IIS
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Wales region with a requirement for IIS.

1 19 (82.61%) VMware
1 19 (82.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (73.91%) Windows
3 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
3 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
3 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
4 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
5 14 (60.87%) SCCM
6 13 (56.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (52.17%) SQL
8 11 (47.83%) SharePoint
8 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
8 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
8 11 (47.83%) vSphere
8 11 (47.83%) SCOM
8 11 (47.83%) VLAN
8 11 (47.83%) VMware Workstation
8 11 (47.83%) VSAN
9 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
9 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (39.13%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (34.78%) HP
12 7 (30.43%) Firewall
12 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
12 7 (30.43%) Project Management
12 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
12 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
12 7 (30.43%) RUP
12 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Project
12 7 (30.43%) ITIL

IIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
1 11 (47.83%) SharePoint
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (13.04%) FileNet
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (8.70%) Apache
4 2 (8.70%) IBM Notes
4 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) VLAN
1 11 (47.83%) VSAN
2 7 (30.43%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
3 6 (26.09%) DHCP
3 6 (26.09%) DNS
4 3 (13.04%) Internet
5 2 (8.70%) BIG-IP
5 2 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (8.70%) VPN
6 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 13 (56.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) MySQL
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.04%) Romanian Language
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (30.43%) Test Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Information Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Architect
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Designer
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
1 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (8.70%) REST
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (30.43%) Windows 10
4 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
5 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
6 3 (13.04%) Linux
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
2 7 (30.43%) Defect Management
2 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
2 7 (30.43%) Project Management
2 7 (30.43%) RUP
2 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
2 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
2 7 (30.43%) Test Management
2 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
2 7 (30.43%) Unified Process
3 4 (17.39%) High Availability
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL V3
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Security Hardening
3 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Work Breakdown Structure
4 3 (13.04%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) C
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) Degree
3 4 (17.39%) HNC
3 4 (17.39%) ISEB
3 4 (17.39%) MCSE
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
3 11 (47.83%) VMware Workstation
3 11 (47.83%) vSphere
4 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
5 3 (13.04%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (8.70%) iptables
6 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (60.87%) SCCM
2 11 (47.83%) SCOM
3 7 (30.43%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (17.39%) Backup Exec
4 4 (17.39%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (17.39%) NetBackup
4 4 (17.39%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (17.39%) vCenter Server
4 4 (17.39%) WSUS
5 3 (13.04%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) VMware
2 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) HP
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle
5 4 (17.39%) McAfee
5 4 (17.39%) Symantec
6 3 (13.04%) IBM
7 2 (8.70%) Lotus
7 2 (8.70%) NetApp
8 1 (4.35%) Citrix
8 1 (4.35%) Dell