Period
to 22 July 2019

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 22 July 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 95 89
Rank change year-on-year +19 -6 -13
Contract jobs citing IIS 21 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.42% 0.81% 0.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.61% 4.74% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 7
Wales median daily rate £444 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.48% -20.59% +21.43%
10th Percentile £276 £261 £313
90th Percentile £531 £466 £538
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £12.00 £20.25 £15.75
% change year-on-year -40.74% +28.57% -41.67%

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 244 253 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 16.54% 17.06% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 185 156
Wales median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £302 £225 £156
90th Percentile £600 £575 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 10
Wales median hourly rate £24.00 £11.75 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.26% -7.84% -35.03%
10th Percentile £20.70 £10.13 £10.45
90th Percentile £52.80 £15.56 £20.41
UK median hourly rate £20.86 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +4.28% +2.56% -4.36%

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 22 July 2019.

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 22 July 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
South Wales +17 18 £444 +31.48% 3
West Wales - 3 - -
IIS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Wales region with a requirement for IIS.

1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) DevOps
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 9 (42.86%) .NET
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
5 8 (38.10%) VMware
5 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (33.33%) C#
6 7 (33.33%) DHCP
6 7 (33.33%) DNS
6 7 (33.33%) Cisco
6 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 6 (28.57%) Migration
7 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
8 5 (23.81%) Groovy
8 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
8 5 (23.81%) XenDesktop
8 5 (23.81%) Docker
8 5 (23.81%) Vagrant
8 5 (23.81%) Finance
8 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (23.81%) DSL
8 5 (23.81%) Citrix
9 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
9 4 (19.05%) Middleware

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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) DHCP
1 7 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (23.81%) DSL
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (14.29%) Firewall
3 3 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 3 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (23.81%) Vagrant
3 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
4 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 3 (14.29%) Selenium
4 3 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
1 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support
1 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Windows DevOps Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
2 4 (19.05%) Middleware
3 3 (14.29%) Gherkin
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
4 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.52%) CSS
4 2 (9.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 3 (14.29%) Thin Client
3 2 (9.52%) CESG
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) DevOps
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Migration
4 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
5 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure as Code
5 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
5 4 (19.05%) Workflow
6 3 (14.29%) Antivirus Management
6 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (14.29%) Change Management
6 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) Patch Management
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (9.52%) BDD
7 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
7 2 (9.52%) Microservices
7 2 (9.52%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 5 (23.81%) Groovy
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (9.52%) IISP
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (23.81%) Docker
2 5 (23.81%) XenDesktop
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (14.29%) vSphere
3 3 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (4.76%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (14.29%) Ansible
2 3 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) SCOM
2 3 (14.29%) SCOrch
2 3 (14.29%) SCSM
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco
4 5 (23.81%) Citrix
5 3 (14.29%) Actifio
5 3 (14.29%) Clearswift
5 3 (14.29%) F5
5 3 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) McAfee
6 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint