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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 47 31 55
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +24
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 24 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.17% 3.51% 1.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.82% 26.80% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 8
Median daily rate £400 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -0.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £150 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £415 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £301
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £11.75 £16.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.85% -20.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £15.15 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £20.45 £21.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
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
110 97 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.53% 13.11% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 52 73
Median daily rate £400 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 25
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.10 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £19.40 £24.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (76.09%) Windows Server
3 28 (60.87%) Active Directory
4 22 (47.83%) VMware
5 20 (43.48%) Data Centre
6 19 (41.30%) Cisco
6 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
7 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (39.13%) WAN
7 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (36.96%) Firewall
8 17 (36.96%) LAN
9 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
9 15 (32.61%) Citrix
10 14 (30.43%) Windows 8
11 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (28.26%) Juniper
12 12 (26.09%) SAN
12 12 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (26.09%) MCSE
12 12 (26.09%) MCSA
12 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
12 12 (26.09%) vSphere
13 11 (23.91%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (23.91%) IPv4
13 11 (23.91%) CCNP
14 10 (21.74%) Linux
14 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
14 10 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (19.57%) 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 (15.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.87%) IBM Domino
2 5 (10.87%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Office
2 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (39.13%) WAN
2 17 (36.96%) Firewall
2 17 (36.96%) LAN
3 12 (26.09%) SAN
4 11 (23.91%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (23.91%) IPv4
5 8 (17.39%) NetScaler
6 6 (13.04%) VPN
7 5 (10.87%) Internet
7 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
7 5 (10.87%) Wireless
8 3 (6.52%) DHCP
9 2 (4.35%) DNS
9 2 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (2.17%) NAS
10 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Automotive
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Support Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Technical Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Technical Leader
3 6 (13.04%) Architect
3 6 (13.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Server Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Juniper Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Migration Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Server Support
4 4 (8.70%) Server Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.52%) Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 20 (43.48%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.04%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.35%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (76.09%) Windows Server
3 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (30.43%) Windows 8
5 10 (21.74%) Linux
6 9 (19.57%) Ubuntu
7 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Project Management
2 7 (15.22%) Migration
2 7 (15.22%) Server Building
3 6 (13.04%) ITIL
4 4 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (8.70%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.17%) High Availability
6 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.17%) Security Hardening
6 1 (2.17%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (26.09%) MCSA
2 12 (26.09%) MCSE
2 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
3 11 (23.91%) CCNP
4 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
4 10 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.35%) CLAS
6 1 (2.17%) CCNA
6 1 (2.17%) Degree
6 1 (2.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.09%) vSphere
3 9 (19.57%) XenDesktop
4 7 (15.22%) XenServer
5 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
5 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (8.70%) XenApp
7 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) SCCM
1 4 (8.70%) SCOM
2 3 (6.52%) WSUS
3 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.17%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.17%) DameWare
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) VMware
2 19 (41.30%) Cisco
2 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
3 15 (32.61%) Citrix
4 13 (28.26%) Juniper
5 7 (15.22%) Sophos
6 6 (13.04%) Rackspace
7 5 (10.87%) HP
7 5 (10.87%) IBM
8 4 (8.70%) Dell
8 4 (8.70%) Lotus
9 2 (4.35%) Intel Security
9 2 (4.35%) NetApp
9 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.35%) Veeam
10 1 (2.17%) Acronis
10 1 (2.17%) Apple
10 1 (2.17%) EMC
10 1 (2.17%) Kronos
10 1 (2.17%) LANDesk