The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Birmingham region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 49 52 58
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.15% 0.99% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.37% 5.04% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£326 £160 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+103.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £308 -
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
149 119 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.50% 19.64% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 61 51
Average daily rate £301 £313 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +43.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 14
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Server 2012
West Midlands

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (52.94%) VMware
4 6 (35.29%) MVC
4 6 (35.29%) Scrum
4 6 (35.29%) C#
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (35.29%) .NET
4 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
4 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
4 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
4 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (35.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (35.29%) Incident Management
4 6 (35.29%) QA
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) jQuery
4 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) Citrix
6 4 (23.53%) HP
6 4 (23.53%) DNS
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) XenApp
7 3 (17.65%) DHCP
8 2 (11.76%) Cisco
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL
8 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
1 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
1 6 (35.29%) Web Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Server Support
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
1 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
1 6 (35.29%) jQuery
1 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Replication
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) MVC
1 6 (35.29%) Scrum
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (35.29%) Incident Management
1 6 (35.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C#
1 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) XenApp
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) XenServer
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Citrix
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec
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