The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 43 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 23 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.98% 1.98% 1.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.65% 12.60% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 5
Average daily rate £300 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £185 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.37% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £19.75 £26.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.03% +52.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
Windows Server 2012
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
147 127 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.07% 15.72% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 66 66
Average daily rate £325 £308 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% +13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 18
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £26.00 £22.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Birmingham region.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Birmingham region.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012.

1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (81.58%) Active Directory
3 28 (73.68%) Windows Server
4 19 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
7 10 (26.32%) Citrix
8 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
8 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
8 9 (23.68%) MS Office
8 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
8 9 (23.68%) VMware
9 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
9 8 (21.05%) ITIL
9 8 (21.05%) VPN
9 8 (21.05%) DNS
10 7 (18.42%) DHCP
10 7 (18.42%) LAN
10 7 (18.42%) Project Management
10 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
11 6 (15.79%) WSUS
11 6 (15.79%) Migration
11 6 (15.79%) Finance
11 6 (15.79%) Sophos
11 6 (15.79%) IBM Notes
11 6 (15.79%) IBM Domino
11 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (15.79%) Windows 8
12 5 (13.16%) Office 365
12 5 (13.16%) Skype for Business

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.79%) IBM Domino
2 6 (15.79%) IBM Notes
3 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (13.16%) Skype for Business
4 3 (7.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Office
2 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
2 8 (21.05%) DNS
2 8 (21.05%) VPN
3 7 (18.42%) DHCP
3 7 (18.42%) LAN
4 5 (13.16%) Firewall
4 5 (13.16%) WAN
4 5 (13.16%) Wireless
5 4 (10.53%) Internet
5 4 (10.53%) NetScaler
6 3 (7.89%) Skype
6 3 (7.89%) VoIP
6 3 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.63%) IMAP
8 1 (2.63%) SMTP
8 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Support Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Support
3 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) IT Support
4 4 (10.53%) Server Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Server Support
4 4 (10.53%) Server Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) IT Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Network Support
6 2 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) CESG
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (73.68%) Windows Server
3 19 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
6 6 (15.79%) Windows 8
7 3 (7.89%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Phone
8 2 (5.26%) Linux
8 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.63%) CentOS
9 1 (2.63%) Fedora
9 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Project Management
3 6 (15.79%) Migration
4 5 (13.16%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 5 (13.16%) Server Building
5 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (2.63%) Change Control
8 1 (2.63%) Data Security
8 1 (2.63%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.89%) MCSA
4 3 (7.89%) MCSE
5 1 (2.63%) CCNA
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.63%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.63%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) MCP
System Software
1 31 (81.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.53%) XenDesktop
3 4 (10.53%) XenServer
4 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.26%) vSphere
6 1 (2.63%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) WSUS
2 3 (7.89%) Backup Exec
2 3 (7.89%) SCOM
3 2 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.26%) SCCM
4 1 (2.63%) DameWare
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) Citrix
3 9 (23.68%) VMware
4 6 (15.79%) Sophos
5 5 (13.16%) Cisco
5 5 (13.16%) HP
5 5 (13.16%) Lotus
6 4 (10.53%) IBM
7 3 (7.89%) Dell
7 3 (7.89%) Rackspace
8 2 (5.26%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.63%) Adobe
9 1 (2.63%) Avaya
9 1 (2.63%) Google
9 1 (2.63%) Juniper
9 1 (2.63%) Kaspersky
9 1 (2.63%) LANDesk
9 1 (2.63%) Mitel
9 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.63%) Symantec
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