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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 47 44 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 23 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.88% 2.56% 0.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.31% 14.39% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 5
Median daily rate £334 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.64% -0.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £10.50 £26.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.61% +52.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +15.06%
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
141 132 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.63% 17.79% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 79 67
Median daily rate £330 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £410 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 23
Median hourly rate £11.80 £21.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.11% +65.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £28.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 June 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (75.61%) Windows Server
3 29 (70.73%) Active Directory
4 21 (51.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (29.27%) Citrix
6 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
7 11 (26.83%) VMware
8 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
8 10 (24.39%) LAN
8 10 (24.39%) Firewall
8 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
9 9 (21.95%) Project Management
9 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
9 9 (21.95%) MS Office
9 9 (21.95%) WAN
9 9 (21.95%) Migration
10 8 (19.51%) XenDesktop
10 8 (19.51%) Cisco
10 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
10 8 (19.51%) Windows 8
11 7 (17.07%) NetScaler
11 7 (17.07%) DNS
11 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
11 7 (17.07%) XenServer
11 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
12 6 (14.63%) WSUS
12 6 (14.63%) Finance
12 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
12 6 (14.63%) VPN

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (19.51%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.20%) IBM Domino
2 5 (12.20%) IBM Notes
3 4 (9.76%) Skype for Business
4 3 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) MS Office
2 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.76%) Office 365
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) Firewall
1 10 (24.39%) LAN
2 9 (21.95%) WAN
3 7 (17.07%) DNS
3 7 (17.07%) NetScaler
4 6 (14.63%) DHCP
4 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
4 6 (14.63%) VPN
5 5 (12.20%) Wireless
6 4 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (9.76%) Internet
6 4 (9.76%) IPv4
6 4 (9.76%) SAN
7 3 (7.32%) Skype
8 2 (4.88%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (4.88%) VoIP
8 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.44%) IMAP
9 1 (2.44%) SMTP
9 1 (2.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Automotive
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Support Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Server Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Migration Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Server Support
5 4 (9.76%) Server Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) IT Support
7 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
2 6 (14.63%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) CESG
3 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (75.61%) Windows Server
3 21 (51.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (19.51%) Windows 8
6 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
7 4 (9.76%) Linux
8 3 (7.32%) Ubuntu
8 3 (7.32%) Windows Phone
9 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.44%) CentOS
10 1 (2.44%) Fedora
10 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Migration
1 9 (21.95%) Project Management
2 6 (14.63%) Server Building
3 4 (9.76%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 4 (9.76%) ITIL
4 3 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.88%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
1 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (12.20%) MCSA
5 4 (9.76%) CCNP
5 4 (9.76%) MCSE
6 2 (4.88%) CLAS
6 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.44%) CCNA
7 1 (2.44%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.44%) Degree
7 1 (2.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (70.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.51%) XenDesktop
3 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
3 7 (17.07%) XenServer
4 4 (9.76%) vSphere
5 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (4.88%) XenApp
7 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) WSUS
2 3 (7.32%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.88%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.88%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.88%) SCCM
3 2 (4.88%) SCOM
4 1 (2.44%) DameWare
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Citrix
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) VMware
3 8 (19.51%) Cisco
4 6 (14.63%) Rackspace
5 5 (12.20%) Juniper
5 5 (12.20%) Sophos
6 4 (9.76%) HP
6 4 (9.76%) IBM
6 4 (9.76%) Lotus
7 3 (7.32%) Dell
8 2 (4.88%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.44%) Adobe
9 1 (2.44%) Apple
9 1 (2.44%) Avaya
9 1 (2.44%) Google
9 1 (2.44%) LANDesk
9 1 (2.44%) Mitel
9 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.44%) Veeam
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