Period
to 19 January 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 19 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 161 146
Rank change year-on-year +8 -15 -15
Contract jobs citing IIS 37 38 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.69% 0.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.64% 4.52% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 15
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% -5.71% -
10th Percentile £206 £199 £300
90th Percentile £613 £442 £655
England median daily rate £375 £380 £356
% change year-on-year -1.32% +6.67% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £31.75
England median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £35.25
% change year-on-year -28.89% -36.17% +17.50%

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 656 840 837
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.95% 15.30% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 444 462
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.89% +3.67%
10th Percentile £206 £220 £228
90th Percentile £575 £524 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 30
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £16.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +1.89%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.84 £10.92
90th Percentile £47.00 £29.15 £33.70
England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +11.11%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IIS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 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
Birmingham -4 13 £350 +7.69% 7
Worcestershire - 7 £325 - 4
Coventry +11 3 £475 +11.11% 2
Shropshire +10 2 £173 -47.73%
Walsall - 2 £295 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £330 - 1
Staffordshire +8 1 £325 +54.76% 5
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for IIS.

1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 17 (45.95%) .NET
3 16 (43.24%) SQL
4 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
5 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
6 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
7 10 (27.03%) CSS
7 10 (27.03%) C#
7 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
7 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
8 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
8 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (24.32%) HTML
8 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
9 8 (21.62%) Linux
9 8 (21.62%) Apache
9 8 (21.62%) ITIL
9 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (21.62%) Subversion
9 8 (21.62%) TeamCity
9 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (21.62%) Change Control
9 8 (21.62%) DevOps
10 7 (18.92%) Ansible
10 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (18.92%) Application Discovery

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 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
2 8 (21.62%) Apache
3 7 (18.92%) Tomcat
4 6 (16.22%) CMS
4 6 (16.22%) JBoss
4 6 (16.22%) Skype for Business
5 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
6 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.41%) nginx
6 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.70%) Jetty
7 1 (2.70%) Mongrel
7 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (16.22%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (13.51%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (10.81%) Office 365
6 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.70%) Google App Engine
6 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.70%) PaaS
6 1 (2.70%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) DHCP
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (5.41%) HTTP
3 2 (5.41%) Internet
3 2 (5.41%) NetScaler
3 2 (5.41%) SAN
3 2 (5.41%) SSL
3 2 (5.41%) Telnet
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) IPv6
4 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) Hadoop
2 6 (16.22%) RDBMS
2 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) Big Data
3 2 (5.41%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
2 8 (21.62%) Subversion
2 8 (21.62%) TeamCity
3 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
4 6 (16.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (16.22%) GitLab
4 6 (16.22%) JMeter
4 6 (16.22%) Selenium
5 1 (2.70%) Ant
5 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.70%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) Maven
5 1 (2.70%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.70%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) .NET Developer
2 6 (16.22%) CRM Developer
2 6 (16.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Migration Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Applications Packager
4 3 (8.11%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (8.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) HTML CSS Developer
4 3 (8.11%) HTML Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Server Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Server Migration Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) .NET
2 10 (27.03%) CSS
3 9 (24.32%) HTML
4 7 (18.92%) JSON
5 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
5 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
5 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (16.22%) HTML5
5 6 (16.22%) jQuery
5 6 (16.22%) Middleware
5 6 (16.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (8.11%) RESTful
7 2 (5.41%) SAML
7 2 (5.41%) X-Windows
8 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.70%) JDBC
8 1 (2.70%) JRuby
8 1 (2.70%) Spring
8 1 (2.70%) Visualforce
8 1 (2.70%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.92%) PKI
3 6 (16.22%) DataPower
3 6 (16.22%) User Experience
4 2 (5.41%) Clustering
4 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (21.62%) Linux
6 6 (16.22%) Unix
6 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.70%) CentOS
8 1 (2.70%) Debian
8 1 (2.70%) Fedora
8 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.62%) Change Control
2 8 (21.62%) DevOps
2 8 (21.62%) ITIL
3 7 (18.92%) Application Discovery
3 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Management
3 7 (18.92%) Load Balancing
3 7 (18.92%) Migration
4 6 (16.22%) Continuous Deployment
4 6 (16.22%) CRM
4 6 (16.22%) Release Automation
4 6 (16.22%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (16.22%) Test Automation
5 5 (13.51%) Web Development
6 2 (5.41%) Content Management
6 2 (5.41%) Front End Development
6 2 (5.41%) MVC
6 2 (5.41%) Workflow
7 1 (2.70%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) SQL
2 10 (27.03%) C#
2 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
3 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
4 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.41%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.70%) Go
6 1 (2.70%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.70%) Ruby
6 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.22%) MCTS
3 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.70%) GCP
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.11%) XenApp
3 2 (5.41%) XenServer
4 1 (2.70%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.70%) KVM
4 1 (2.70%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Ansible
1 7 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (18.92%) Puppet
2 6 (16.22%) Graylog
2 6 (16.22%) logstash
2 6 (16.22%) Nagios
2 6 (16.22%) Rundeck
2 6 (16.22%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) SCCM
3 2 (5.41%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.70%) Salt
4 1 (2.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) IBM
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle
3 6 (16.22%) CA
3 6 (16.22%) Micro Focus
3 6 (16.22%) Serena
3 6 (16.22%) Splunk
3 6 (16.22%) Teradata
4 5 (13.51%) VMware
5 3 (8.11%) Citrix
5 3 (8.11%) HP
6 2 (5.41%) 3PAR
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco
6 2 (5.41%) EMC
6 2 (5.41%) NetApp
7 1 (2.70%) Jitterbit
7 1 (2.70%) Perforce
7 1 (2.70%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.70%) Veritas