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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 103 110 109
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1  
Contract jobs citing IIS 13 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.75% 0.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.25% 3.91% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 9
Median daily rate £338 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.87% -4.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £280 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £495 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £333
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% -10.00%  

IIS is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 306 512 478
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 13.41% 19.22% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 260 253
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 24
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.12% +10.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.00 £27.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing IIS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -1 5 £400 +28.00% 3
Birmingham - 3 £350 - 2
Herefordshire -11 2 £288 -32.35% 2
Solihull - 2 £120 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £325 -
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 21 (70.00%) SQL Server
1 21 (70.00%) Windows
2 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 18 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (36.67%) Java
3 11 (36.67%) Oracle
3 11 (36.67%) JBoss
3 11 (36.67%) HTTP
4 10 (33.33%) Unix
4 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 10 (33.33%) Apache
4 10 (33.33%) Linux
4 10 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 10 (33.33%) VMware
4 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (30.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (30.00%) SAML
5 9 (30.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 9 (30.00%) Oracle Identity Management
5 9 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database
5 9 (30.00%) Relational Database
5 9 (30.00%) Identity Access Management
6 8 (26.67%) Hyper-V

IIS
Top Related 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 11 (36.67%) JBoss
2 10 (33.33%) Apache
2 10 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 10 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 9 (30.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.33%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.00%) GitHub
2 3 (10.00%) Office 365
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) HTTP
2 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.67%) DNS
3 5 (16.67%) Firewall
4 4 (13.33%) SAN
5 3 (10.00%) LAN
5 3 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (10.00%) WAN
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.67%) DHCP
6 2 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database
3 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.67%) MySQL
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.00%) Subversion
2 2 (6.67%) JIRA
2 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (6.67%) WebLogic Workshop
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Support Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Support Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 3 (10.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Release and Configuration Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Release Manager
6 2 (6.67%) IT Assistant
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support Assistant
6 2 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) SAML
2 4 (13.33%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (3.33%) EDI
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) HTML5
4 1 (3.33%) J2EE
4 1 (3.33%) JDBC
4 1 (3.33%) LAMP
4 1 (3.33%) ODBC
4 1 (3.33%) OLE
4 1 (3.33%) OLE DB
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Windows
2 18 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (33.33%) Linux
3 10 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
1 9 (30.00%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.00%) DevOps
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (10.00%) Release Management
3 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) Application Packaging
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.67%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) Scrum
4 2 (6.67%) Service Management
4 2 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (6.67%) Test Management
4 2 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) Java
3 7 (23.33%) PL/SQL
4 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (3.33%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) MCSE
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco
3 3 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) Clearswift
4 2 (6.67%) Sophos
4 2 (6.67%) Veeam
5 1 (3.33%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds