Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 173 175
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -36
Contract jobs citing IIS 20 17 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.37% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.41% 2.26% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 33
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £335 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% -1.47% +4.62%
10th Percentile £167 £179 £159
90th Percentile £450 £563 £470
England median daily rate £450 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +20.00% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year +22.81% -47.22% -1.82%

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 830 752 1,081
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.43% 16.44% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 469 659
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +9.59%
10th Percentile £250 £230 £240
90th Percentile £563 £575 £525
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 34 26
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £17.20 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.99% +14.68% -14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.60
90th Percentile £23.00 £40.03 £31.13
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +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 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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +12 6 £350 +4.48% 3
Solihull - 4 - - 3
Birmingham -16 3 £165 -48.44% 4
Staffordshire - 2 £363 - 2
Coventry -13 1 - - 2
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (55.00%) .NET
5 10 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 9 (45.00%) JBoss
7 8 (40.00%) Windows
7 8 (40.00%) Change Management
7 8 (40.00%) WebSphere
7 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
8 7 (35.00%) XenApp
8 7 (35.00%) XenDesktop
8 7 (35.00%) Service Management
8 7 (35.00%) Citrix
8 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
9 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
9 6 (30.00%) Linux
9 6 (30.00%) VMware
9 6 (30.00%) WildFly
10 5 (25.00%) DevOps
10 5 (25.00%) Clustering
10 5 (25.00%) Finance
10 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (25.00%) DNS
11 4 (20.00%) ITIL
11 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
11 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
12 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012

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 (45.00%) JBoss
2 8 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (30.00%) WildFly
5 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (10.00%) MS Project Server
5 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
6 1 (5.00%) Apache
6 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (15.00%) SSL
3 2 (10.00%) DHCP
3 2 (10.00%) DKIM
3 2 (10.00%) LAN
3 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) Couchbase
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Maven
2 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Applications Support
2 6 (30.00%) Technical Support
3 3 (15.00%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Applications Support Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Server Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Support Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Support Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) Ajax
4 1 (5.00%) CGI
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) LAMP
4 1 (5.00%) LDAP
4 1 (5.00%) Memcached
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.00%) EMC VNX
2 2 (10.00%) EMC VNXe
3 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
1 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) CentOS
5 1 (5.00%) Debian
5 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Change Management
2 7 (35.00%) Service Management
3 5 (25.00%) DevOps
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (10.00%) Release Management
6 2 (10.00%) Server Building
6 2 (10.00%) Server Management
6 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.00%) Validation
7 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.00%) ITSM
7 1 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (5.00%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) XenApp
2 7 (35.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (10.00%) Firmware
5 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (5.00%) DFS Replication
6 1 (5.00%) NFS
6 1 (5.00%) Samba
6 1 (5.00%) Squid
6 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
6 1 (5.00%) Varnish
6 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
6 1 (5.00%) Xen
6 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
1 3 (15.00%) WSUS
2 2 (10.00%) Ansible
2 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (10.00%) Nessus
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (5.00%) EdgeSight
3 1 (5.00%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) HAProxy
3 1 (5.00%) Nagios
3 1 (5.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (5.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Citrix
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.00%) Adobe
5 2 (10.00%) Dell
5 2 (10.00%) EMC
5 2 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) Sophos
5 2 (10.00%) Tripwire
6 1 (5.00%) Splunk
6 1 (5.00%) WSO2