Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 135 153
Rank change year-on-year -43 +18 +17
Contract jobs citing IIS 20 48 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.41% 1.00% 0.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.53% 6.89% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 37 20
West Midlands median daily rate £463 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.31% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £274 £278 £203
90th Percentile £550 £574 £429
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £12.00 £13.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year -12.73% -36.05% -33.85%

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 792 697 654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.18% 14.52% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 443 365
West Midlands median daily rate £416 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +1.88% -3.03%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £225
90th Percentile £561 £575 £515
England median daily rate £475 £455 £425
% change year-on-year +4.40% +7.06% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 27
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 £17.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.94% -15.48% +31.25%
10th Percentile £10.25 £11.03 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £30.23 £29.50
England median hourly rate £18.75 £19.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -5.06% -3.66% +2.50%

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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019. 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 +15 17 £500 -2.44% 5
Staffordshire +2 1 £400 +23.08% 1
Coventry -8 1 £320 -26.86%
Herefordshire - 1 £575 -
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (60.00%) Open Source
3 12 (60.00%) Linux
3 12 (60.00%) .NET
3 12 (60.00%) VMware
4 11 (55.00%) DNS
4 11 (55.00%) FTP
5 10 (50.00%) HTTP
5 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (50.00%) Apache
5 10 (50.00%) Tomcat
5 10 (50.00%) Java
5 10 (50.00%) Servlets
5 10 (50.00%) SSL
5 10 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 10 (50.00%) DHCP
5 10 (50.00%) IPsec
5 10 (50.00%) Google
5 10 (50.00%) WebSphere
5 10 (50.00%) Xen
5 10 (50.00%) nginx
5 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (50.00%) Jetty
5 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (50.00%) Puppet
5 10 (50.00%) Google App Engine
5 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 10 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform

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 (50.00%) Apache
1 10 (50.00%) Jetty
1 10 (50.00%) Mongrel
1 10 (50.00%) nginx
1 10 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 10 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) DNN
2 2 (10.00%) Drupal
3 1 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (50.00%) Google App Engine
2 10 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (20.00%) Office 365
5 3 (15.00%) IaaS
5 3 (15.00%) PaaS
5 3 (15.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) DNS
1 11 (55.00%) FTP
2 10 (50.00%) DHCP
2 10 (50.00%) HTTP
2 10 (50.00%) IPsec
2 10 (50.00%) SSL
2 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 10 (50.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Advertising
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Azure Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Platform Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior WebOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) WebOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Wintel Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) .NET
2 10 (50.00%) Servlets
3 9 (45.00%) J2EE
4 2 (10.00%) CSS
4 2 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Core
5 1 (5.00%) jQuery
5 1 (5.00%) LDAP
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware
5 1 (5.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (10.00%) NHS
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) FlexPod
3 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Open Source
2 10 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (40.00%) DevOps
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (15.00%) Identity Management
5 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Web Development
7 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
7 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
7 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Web Operations
7 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) PHP
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) VB
4 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) MCSD
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (50.00%) Xen
2 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.00%) Docker
4 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Puppet
2 5 (25.00%) Terraform
3 4 (20.00%) SCCM
4 3 (15.00%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 10 (50.00%) Google
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Novell
5 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.00%) Veeam