Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 171 149
Rank change year-on-year +7 -22 -15
Contract jobs citing IIS 19 41 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.66% 0.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.65% 3.84% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 13
West Midlands median daily rate £343 £344 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.44% -19.06% +21.43%
10th Percentile £249 £126 £263
90th Percentile £556 £470 £665
England median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.74% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £42.50
England median hourly rate £16.50 £27.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -38.89% -20.59% +13.33%

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 716 1067 782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.05% 17.28% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 619 429
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £208 £236 £227
90th Percentile £563 £525 £526
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 43
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £15.46 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.35% -11.64% -
10th Percentile £13.04 £10.60 £11.12
90th Percentile £42.20 £24.00 £33.55
England median hourly rate £21.08 £20.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year +5.40% +5.10% +6.12%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +2 7 £323 +12.17% 5
Coventry +18 3 £475 +36.49%
Worcestershire +8 2 £325 +140.74%
Warwickshire -8 1 £335 -4.29% 1
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) .NET
3 9 (47.37%) Windows
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
4 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
5 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
7 5 (26.32%) C#
7 5 (26.32%) CRM
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (26.32%) MCTS
7 5 (26.32%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
8 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
8 4 (21.05%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (21.05%) VMware
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (21.05%) DNS
9 3 (15.79%) SSL
9 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
9 3 (15.79%) Internet
9 3 (15.79%) MVC
9 3 (15.79%) SQL
9 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
9 3 (15.79%) CSS
9 3 (15.79%) RESTful
9 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration

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 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
3 2 (10.53%) Apache
3 2 (10.53%) nginx
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.26%) Jetty
4 1 (5.26%) Mongrel
4 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (21.05%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (10.53%) Office 365
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (5.26%) Google App Engine
4 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (5.26%) PaaS
4 1 (5.26%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) Internet
2 3 (15.79%) SSL
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) HTTP
3 2 (10.53%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Ant
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.26%) MSBuild
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Automotive
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) CRM Developer
3 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Applications Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Web Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Server Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.79%) CSS
3 3 (15.79%) RESTful
4 2 (10.53%) HTML
4 2 (10.53%) SAML
5 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.26%) JDBC
5 1 (5.26%) JRuby
5 1 (5.26%) JSON
5 1 (5.26%) Servlets
5 1 (5.26%) SOAP
5 1 (5.26%) Spring
5 1 (5.26%) Struts
5 1 (5.26%) Visualforce
5 1 (5.26%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (5.26%) WinForms
5 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) CentOS
6 1 (5.26%) Debian
6 1 (5.26%) Fedora
6 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) CRM
3 3 (15.79%) Change Control
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) Application Discovery
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) Front End Development
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Web Development
4 2 (10.53%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) EAI
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.53%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Apex Code
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) Go
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) MCTS
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) ISA Server
2 1 (5.26%) KVM
2 1 (5.26%) VirtualBox
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Xen
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Salt
1 1 (5.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Informatica
3 1 (5.26%) Jitterbit
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Perforce
3 1 (5.26%) Rackspace
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) Symantec
3 1 (5.26%) Veeam
3 1 (5.26%) Veritas