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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 47 49 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 16 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.06% 1.42% 0.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.60% 7.14% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
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£350 £351 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% +66.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.92% -33.33%
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
127 126 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.39% 19.81% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 64 37
Average daily rate £340 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.09% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 9
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £18.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
4 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (53.57%) VMware
5 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 10 (35.71%) SAN
7 8 (28.57%) ITIL
7 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
9 6 (21.43%) NetBackup
10 5 (17.86%) DNS
10 5 (17.86%) IBM
10 5 (17.86%) UNIX
10 5 (17.86%) Solaris
10 5 (17.86%) Linux
10 5 (17.86%) VB
10 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
10 5 (17.86%) Citrix
10 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
10 5 (17.86%) Finance
11 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 4 (14.29%) QA
11 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
11 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (10.71%) LAN
12 3 (10.71%) WAN
12 3 (10.71%) Windows XP

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.57%) Lync
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) Vectorworks
3 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) SAN
2 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (17.86%) DNS
4 3 (10.71%) LAN
4 3 (10.71%) WAN
4 3 (10.71%) Firewall
5 2 (7.14%) DHCP
5 2 (7.14%) VPN
6 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.57%) NAS
6 1 (3.57%) Wireless
6 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Architect
3 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
3 2 (7.14%) Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
3 2 (7.14%) IT Support
3 2 (7.14%) Storage Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Wintel Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Wintel Server Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix Technical Specialist
3 2 (7.14%) Server Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix Specialist
3 2 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) NHS
1 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (17.86%) UNIX
4 5 (17.86%) Solaris
4 5 (17.86%) Linux
5 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Change Management
3 2 (7.14%) Project Management
3 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.14%) MVC
3 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (7.14%) Server Building
3 2 (7.14%) SDLC
3 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.14%) Migration
3 2 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Patch Management
4 1 (3.57%) Workflow
4 1 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.86%) VB
2 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.14%) VBA
3 2 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) MCP
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) MetaFrame
3 2 (7.14%) XenApp
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.57%) vSphere
4 1 (3.57%) XenServer
4 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.14%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.57%) WSUS
3 1 (3.57%) SCOM
3 1 (3.57%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) VMware
2 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.86%) IBM
3 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix
4 3 (10.71%) Symantec
5 2 (7.14%) EMC
5 2 (7.14%) AppSense
6 1 (3.57%) Spiceworks
6 1 (3.57%) Veeam
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco
6 1 (3.57%) NetApp
6 1 (3.57%) Autodesk
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