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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 43 36 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 19 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.52% 2.95% 2.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.39% 22.58% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 9
Median daily rate £400 £300 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -0.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% -18.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -32.69%
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
132 93 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.48% 13.06% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 52 71
Median daily rate £400 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £163 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 24
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.59 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 September 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 September 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (80.95%) Windows Server
3 25 (59.52%) Active Directory
4 20 (47.62%) VMware
4 20 (47.62%) Data Centre
5 19 (45.24%) Cisco
5 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
6 18 (42.86%) WAN
7 17 (40.48%) LAN
7 17 (40.48%) Firewall
8 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
9 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (30.95%) Juniper
10 13 (30.95%) SAN
10 13 (30.95%) MCSE
11 12 (28.57%) MCSA
11 12 (28.57%) Citrix
11 12 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
11 12 (28.57%) vSphere
11 12 (28.57%) Windows 8
12 11 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (26.19%) Linux
12 11 (26.19%) IPv4
12 11 (26.19%) CCNP
13 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
13 10 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (21.43%) Ubuntu

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 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) IBM Domino
2 3 (7.14%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (42.86%) WAN
2 17 (40.48%) Firewall
2 17 (40.48%) LAN
3 13 (30.95%) SAN
4 11 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (26.19%) IPv4
5 7 (16.67%) NetScaler
6 5 (11.90%) VPN
6 5 (11.90%) Wireless
7 4 (9.52%) DHCP
7 4 (9.52%) Internet
7 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
8 3 (7.14%) DNS
9 2 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
10 1 (2.38%) NAS
10 1 (2.38%) SNMP
10 1 (2.38%) VLAN
10 1 (2.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 6 (14.29%) Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Juniper Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Migration Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Server Support
4 4 (9.52%) Server Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Migration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (47.62%) Data Centre
2 6 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.76%) Replication
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.38%) PKI
4 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (80.95%) Windows Server
3 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 11 (26.19%) Linux
6 9 (21.43%) Ubuntu
7 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Project Management
2 8 (19.05%) Migration
3 6 (14.29%) ITIL
4 5 (11.90%) Server Building
5 4 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.76%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.38%) DevOps
7 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.38%) High Availability
7 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.38%) Scrum
7 1 (2.38%) Security Hardening
7 1 (2.38%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) C#
1 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.38%) SQL
1 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) MCSE
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (28.57%) MCSA
2 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 11 (26.19%) CCNP
4 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
4 10 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.76%) CLAS
6 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.38%) CCNA
6 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.38%) Degree
6 1 (2.38%) MCITP
6 1 (2.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (59.52%) Active Directory
2 12 (28.57%) vSphere
3 8 (19.05%) XenDesktop
4 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (14.29%) XenServer
6 3 (7.14%) XenApp
7 2 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.38%) Docker
8 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) WSUS
2 3 (7.14%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) SCOM
3 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.38%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.38%) DameWare
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) VMware
2 19 (45.24%) Cisco
2 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
3 13 (30.95%) Juniper
4 12 (28.57%) Citrix
5 6 (14.29%) Rackspace
6 5 (11.90%) Dell
6 5 (11.90%) IBM
6 5 (11.90%) Sophos
7 4 (9.52%) HP
8 2 (4.76%) Intel Security
8 2 (4.76%) Lotus
8 2 (4.76%) NetApp
8 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.76%) Veeam
9 1 (2.38%) Acronis
9 1 (2.38%) EMC
9 1 (2.38%) Kronos
9 1 (2.38%) LANDesk