Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 159 172
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13 -27
Contract jobs citing IIS 32 18 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.41% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.87% 2.52% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 29
West Midlands median daily rate £431 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.69% -7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £276 £134 £259
90th Percentile £561 £415 £489
England median daily rate £421 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +5.31% +8.11% +2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £20.50 £15.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year +30.16% -41.67% +21.73%

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 827 713 1,081
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.06% 16.25% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 422 659
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £227 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 21
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +44.00% -24.24%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £29.95 £35.50 £24.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.22 £19.72
% change year-on-year -1.08% +2.54% +3.78%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -17 9 £475 +48.44% 2
Solihull -9 3 - - 1
Walsall - 3 - -
Coventry - 3 £438 - 1
Worcestershire - 3 £325 - 1
Warwickshire +5 2 £565 +53.74%
Wolverhampton -5 2 £396 +11.23%
Shropshire - 1 £475 - 2
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (43.75%) .NET
4 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 12 (37.50%) Linux
5 11 (34.38%) SQL
6 10 (31.25%) Tomcat
6 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
6 10 (31.25%) DevOps
7 9 (28.13%) VMware
8 7 (21.88%) Finance
8 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (21.88%) DNS
8 7 (21.88%) JBoss
8 7 (21.88%) CSS
8 7 (21.88%) SOAP
8 7 (21.88%) HTML
8 7 (21.88%) Java
8 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
8 7 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (21.88%) Puppet
9 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (18.75%) Oracle
9 6 (18.75%) Apache
9 6 (18.75%) SSL
9 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development

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 10 (31.25%) Tomcat
2 7 (21.88%) JBoss
3 6 (18.75%) Apache
4 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
4 5 (15.63%) WebSphere
5 2 (6.25%) GlassFish
5 2 (6.25%) Jetty
5 2 (6.25%) Mongrel
5 2 (6.25%) nginx
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
5 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
6 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.13%) MS Project Server
6 1 (3.13%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.25%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.25%) IaaS
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.13%) Google App Engine
4 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) DNS
2 6 (18.75%) SSL
3 4 (12.50%) HTTP
4 3 (9.38%) iSCSI
5 2 (6.25%) DHCP
5 2 (6.25%) Firewall
5 2 (6.25%) Internet
5 2 (6.25%) Intranet
5 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (6.25%) LAN
5 2 (6.25%) SAN
5 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.25%) WAN
6 1 (3.13%) DKIM
6 1 (3.13%) FTP
6 1 (3.13%) IPsec
6 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.13%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) MySQL
3 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (6.25%) Couchbase
4 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.50%) Subversion
3 2 (6.25%) Bugzilla
3 2 (6.25%) JIRA
3 2 (6.25%) Maven
3 2 (6.25%) MSBuild
3 2 (6.25%) Travis CI
3 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Back Office
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Server Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (9.38%) Applications Support Specialist
4 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Support Specialist
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Deployment Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Server Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) .NET
2 7 (21.88%) CSS
2 7 (21.88%) HTML
2 7 (21.88%) SOAP
3 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
3 5 (15.63%) HTML5
3 5 (15.63%) jQuery
3 5 (15.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (12.50%) J2EE
4 4 (12.50%) LAMP
4 4 (12.50%) XML
5 3 (9.38%) Web Services
6 2 (6.25%) Ajax
6 2 (6.25%) CGI
6 2 (6.25%) Classic ASP
6 2 (6.25%) JSON
6 2 (6.25%) LDAP
6 2 (6.25%) Memcached
6 2 (6.25%) REST
6 2 (6.25%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Clustering
1 5 (15.63%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.25%) Wiki
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) CMDB
4 1 (3.13%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.13%) EMC VNXe
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Windows
1 16 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (37.50%) Linux
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.25%) CentOS
6 2 (6.25%) Debian
6 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
6 2 (6.25%) Unix
7 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) DevOps
2 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Migration
4 5 (15.63%) Continuous Deployment
4 5 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (9.38%) Application Discovery
6 3 (9.38%) Change Control
6 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.38%) Open Source
6 3 (9.38%) Service Management
6 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.25%) Change Management
7 2 (6.25%) ITSM
7 2 (6.25%) Project Management
7 2 (6.25%) Release Management
7 2 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (6.25%) Scrum
7 2 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.63%) C#
3 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
4 4 (12.50%) Perl
4 4 (12.50%) Python
5 2 (6.25%) PHP
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby
5 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.25%) VBA
5 2 (6.25%) VBScript
6 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) DBS Check
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.38%) Xen
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.25%) NFS
4 2 (6.25%) Samba
4 2 (6.25%) Squid
4 2 (6.25%) Varnish
4 2 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.25%) XenApp
4 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.13%) DFS Replication
5 1 (3.13%) Firmware
5 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (21.88%) Puppet
2 4 (12.50%) Ansible
3 2 (6.25%) HAProxy
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) Nagios
3 2 (6.25%) Salt
3 2 (6.25%) SCCM
3 2 (6.25%) WMI
3 2 (6.25%) WSUS
4 1 (3.13%) Automic
4 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.13%) EdgeSight
4 1 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Nessus
4 1 (3.13%) SCOM
4 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.13%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle
4 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.25%) AppDynamics
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix
5 2 (6.25%) Dynatrace
5 2 (6.25%) Splunk
5 2 (6.25%) WSO2
6 1 (3.13%) Adobe
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) Delphix
6 1 (3.13%) EMC
6 1 (3.13%) Google
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) SAP
6 1 (3.13%) Sophos
6 1 (3.13%) Tripwire