Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 12 December 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 161 167
Rank change year-on-year -33 +6 -12
Contract jobs citing IIS 13 31 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.63% 0.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.49% 4.32% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 26 33
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £338 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.02% -39.48%
10th Percentile £325 £193 £131
90th Percentile £438 £638 £470
England median daily rate £454 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +17.10% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £20.50 £12.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +70.83% -54.72% -22.06%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 873 717 1,013
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.80% 14.60% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 479 581
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £206 £238
90th Percentile £561 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 24 23
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% -8.57%
10th Percentile £10.88 £12.86 £11.08
90th Percentile £24.70 £45.80 £24.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for IIS in the West Midlands

IIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IIS in the West Midlands

IIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IIS in the West Midlands

IIS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
Warwickshire +15 6 £350 +4.48% 2
Birmingham -11 3 £425 - 1
Staffordshire -12 2 £363 +11.54% 1
Solihull - 2 - -
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for IIS.

1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 8 (61.54%) Change Management
3 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 6 (46.15%) ITIL
5 6 (46.15%) JBoss
5 6 (46.15%) Citrix
5 6 (46.15%) XenApp
5 6 (46.15%) XenDesktop
5 6 (46.15%) Service Management
5 6 (46.15%) WebSphere
5 6 (46.15%) WildFly
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
6 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (38.46%) IaaS
6 5 (38.46%) Windows
7 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
7 4 (30.77%) SCCM
8 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (23.08%) SaaS
8 3 (23.08%) PaaS
8 3 (23.08%) Office 365
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (23.08%) Identity Management
8 3 (23.08%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving

IIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (46.15%) JBoss
1 6 (46.15%) WebSphere
1 6 (46.15%) WildFly
2 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (15.38%) MS Project Server
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) IaaS
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (23.08%) Office 365
3 3 (23.08%) PaaS
3 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DKIM
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
1 2 (15.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Applications Support
1 6 (46.15%) Technical Support
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Support Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Azure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Office 365 Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Platform Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) SCCM Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Support Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Public Cloud
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) EMC VNX
2 2 (15.38%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Change Management
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Service Management
3 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) Identity Management
4 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
5 2 (15.38%) Server Building
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Business Forecasting
6 1 (7.69%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
2 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) XenApp
2 6 (46.15%) XenDesktop
3 2 (15.38%) Firmware
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 3 (23.08%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
3 2 (15.38%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (15.38%) Nessus
3 2 (15.38%) vCenter Server
3 2 (15.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Adobe
3 2 (15.38%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) EMC
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) Sophos
3 2 (15.38%) Tripwire
3 2 (15.38%) VMware