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 24 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 44 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 13 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.07% - 0.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.70% - 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Average daily rate
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£438 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+41.93% -3.12%
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
134 127 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.30% 20.89% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 77 32
Average daily rate £350 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £113 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £34.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (89.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (79.31%) VMware
4 16 (55.17%) NetBackup
5 15 (51.72%) ITIL
6 14 (48.28%) DHCP
6 14 (48.28%) DNS
7 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
8 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (37.93%) HP
10 10 (34.48%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (34.48%) DV Cleared
10 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
11 9 (31.03%) SCCM
11 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
12 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
12 8 (27.59%) SAN
12 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
13 7 (24.14%) Firewall
13 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
14 6 (20.69%) MCSE
14 6 (20.69%) UNIX
14 6 (20.69%) Solaris
14 6 (20.69%) Linux
14 6 (20.69%) VB
14 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
14 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (17.24%) Symantec

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 14 (48.28%) DHCP
1 14 (48.28%) DNS
2 8 (27.59%) SAN
3 7 (24.14%) Firewall
3 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.34%) LAN
4 3 (10.34%) WAN
5 1 (3.45%) VPN
5 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.45%) VLAN
5 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Automotive
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Local Government
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (31.03%) Server Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Server Support
2 9 (31.03%) Senior Server Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Messaging Specialist
8 1 (3.45%) Server Support Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) IT Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.45%) jQuery
1 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) iSeries
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (89.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (20.69%) UNIX
4 6 (20.69%) Solaris
4 6 (20.69%) Linux
5 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.90%) Project Management
3 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.90%) CAD
3 2 (6.90%) Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.45%) Scrum
4 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Change Management
4 1 (3.45%) MVC
4 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
2 6 (20.69%) VB
3 5 (17.24%) VBA
4 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.90%) SQL
6 1 (3.45%) C#
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) ITIL Certification
1 10 (34.48%) DV Cleared
1 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.69%) MCSE
3 2 (6.90%) MCITP
3 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) MCP
4 1 (3.45%) HP APS
4 1 (3.45%) CCA
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.45%) CCEA
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.90%) XenApp
4 1 (3.45%) XenServer
4 1 (3.45%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (55.17%) NetBackup
2 9 (31.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) VMware
2 11 (37.93%) HP
3 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
5 5 (17.24%) Symantec
5 5 (17.24%) IBM
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix
7 1 (3.45%) Nokia
7 1 (3.45%) Siemens
7 1 (3.45%) Lotus
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco
7 1 (3.45%) EMC
7 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
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