Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 150 161
Rank change year-on-year +11 +11 -17
Contract jobs citing IIS 48 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.00% 0.57% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.90% 3.99% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 20 16
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +7.44%
10th Percentile £278 £203 £288
90th Percentile £574 £429 £494
England median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £18.00
England median hourly rate £13.75 £21.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -36.05% -33.85% +44.44%

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 696 652 918
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.47% 14.30% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 362 497
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £251 £225 £244
90th Percentile £575 £514 £525
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 17
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.05% +31.25% +0.95%
10th Percentile £11.05 £10.50 £10.78
90th Percentile £30.15 £29.50 £23.85
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +6.95%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 -10 15 £513 +46.43% 3
Worcestershire - 10 £325 - 4
Walsall - 5 £295 -
Wolverhampton +2 4 £360 +10.77%
Shropshire - 3 £180 - 3
Coventry - 3 £438 - 1
Warwickshire -14 1 £565 +41.25% 2
Staffordshire - 1 £325 - 5
IIS
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 29 (60.42%) Windows
2 26 (54.17%) SQL
3 23 (47.92%) Windows Server
4 20 (41.67%) .NET
5 16 (33.33%) Linux
6 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 15 (31.25%) DevOps
7 14 (29.17%) HTML
7 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
7 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
7 14 (29.17%) CSS
8 13 (27.08%) Tomcat
8 13 (27.08%) Migration
8 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 12 (25.00%) Puppet
9 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (25.00%) C#
9 12 (25.00%) Apache
10 11 (22.92%) Oracle
10 11 (22.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (22.92%) User Experience
10 11 (22.92%) Data Centre
10 11 (22.92%) jQuery
10 11 (22.92%) AngularJS
10 11 (22.92%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (22.92%) HTML5
10 11 (22.92%) Amazon AWS

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 13 (27.08%) Tomcat
2 12 (25.00%) Apache
3 10 (20.83%) JBoss
4 6 (12.50%) CMS
5 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.17%) GlassFish
5 2 (4.17%) Jetty
5 2 (4.17%) Mongrel
5 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.17%) nginx
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (4.17%) Office 365
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.08%) Google App Engine
5 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) DNS
2 5 (10.42%) SSL
3 4 (8.33%) HTTP
4 3 (6.25%) DHCP
4 3 (6.25%) NetScaler
4 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (4.17%) Firewall
5 2 (4.17%) Internet
5 2 (4.17%) Intranet
5 2 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (4.17%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.17%) Telnet
6 1 (2.08%) FTP
6 1 (2.08%) IPsec
6 1 (2.08%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 4 (8.33%) MySQL
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (4.17%) Big Data
6 2 (4.17%) Couchbase
6 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
2 10 (20.83%) Subversion
3 7 (14.58%) TeamCity
4 6 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (12.50%) GitLab
4 6 (12.50%) JMeter
4 6 (12.50%) Selenium
5 3 (6.25%) JIRA
5 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.17%) Bugzilla
6 2 (4.17%) Maven
6 2 (4.17%) MSBuild
6 2 (4.17%) Travis CI
7 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (10.42%) Back Office
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Developer
2 8 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Applications Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Applications Packager
5 4 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (6.25%) HTML Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Server Migration Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Applications Support Specialist
7 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Server Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (41.67%) .NET
2 14 (29.17%) CSS
2 14 (29.17%) HTML
3 11 (22.92%) AngularJS
3 11 (22.92%) HTML5
3 11 (22.92%) jQuery
3 11 (22.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (16.67%) JSON
5 7 (14.58%) SOAP
6 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (12.50%) Middleware
7 4 (8.33%) J2EE
7 4 (8.33%) LAMP
7 4 (8.33%) XML
8 3 (6.25%) REST
8 3 (6.25%) Web Services
9 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
9 2 (4.17%) Classic ASP
9 2 (4.17%) Memcached
9 2 (4.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Data Centre
1 11 (22.92%) User Experience
2 7 (14.58%) PKI
3 6 (12.50%) Clustering
3 6 (12.50%) DataPower
4 2 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.17%) Wiki
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) CMDB
5 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (60.42%) Windows
2 23 (47.92%) Windows Server
3 16 (33.33%) Linux
4 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (16.67%) Unix
6 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.17%) CentOS
7 2 (4.17%) Debian
7 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) DevOps
2 13 (27.08%) Migration
3 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (22.92%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (20.83%) Application Discovery
5 10 (20.83%) Change Control
5 10 (20.83%) Continuous Deployment
6 8 (16.67%) ITIL
6 8 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (12.50%) Load Balancing
8 6 (12.50%) Release Automation
9 4 (8.33%) Web Development
10 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
10 3 (6.25%) Due Diligence
10 3 (6.25%) Open Source
10 3 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
11 2 (4.17%) High Availability
11 2 (4.17%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (54.17%) SQL
2 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.00%) C#
4 8 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 6 (12.50%) Java
6 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.33%) Perl
7 4 (8.33%) Python
8 2 (4.17%) PHP
8 2 (4.17%) Ruby
8 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.17%) VBA
8 2 (4.17%) VBScript
9 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) MCTS
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) GDPR
1 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
2 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.25%) Xen
3 3 (6.25%) XenApp
3 3 (6.25%) XenServer
4 2 (4.17%) NFS
4 2 (4.17%) Samba
4 2 (4.17%) Squid
4 2 (4.17%) Varnish
5 1 (2.08%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.08%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (25.00%) Puppet
2 9 (18.75%) Ansible
3 8 (16.67%) Nagios
4 7 (14.58%) Automic
5 6 (12.50%) Graylog
5 6 (12.50%) logstash
5 6 (12.50%) Rundeck
5 6 (12.50%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (12.50%) Tivoli
6 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (6.25%) SCCM
6 3 (6.25%) SCVMM
7 2 (4.17%) HAProxy
7 2 (4.17%) Salt
7 2 (4.17%) WMI
8 1 (2.08%) EdgeSight
8 1 (2.08%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (2.08%) vRealize
8 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.92%) Oracle
3 8 (16.67%) Splunk
3 8 (16.67%) VMware
4 6 (12.50%) CA
4 6 (12.50%) IBM
4 6 (12.50%) Micro Focus
4 6 (12.50%) Serena
4 6 (12.50%) Teradata
5 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.25%) Citrix
7 2 (4.17%) 3PAR
7 2 (4.17%) AppDynamics
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco
7 2 (4.17%) Dynatrace
7 2 (4.17%) EMC
7 2 (4.17%) HP
7 2 (4.17%) NetApp
7 2 (4.17%) WSO2
8 1 (2.08%) SAP