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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 47 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 13 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.00% 2.62% 1.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.00% 10.37% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 7
Median daily rate £346 £319 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £171 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £457 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.87% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -44.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -4.76%

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
100 164 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.41% 25.27% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 80 56
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £169 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 16
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +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 23 February 2017.

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 February 2017, 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (91.30%) Windows Server
3 13 (56.52%) VMware
4 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
6 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
7 6 (26.09%) Cisco
7 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
8 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
9 4 (17.39%) Retail
9 4 (17.39%) Linux
9 4 (17.39%) MS Office
9 4 (17.39%) DNS
9 4 (17.39%) Firewall
10 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (13.04%) Finance
10 3 (13.04%) NetApp
10 3 (13.04%) VPN
10 3 (13.04%) LAN
10 3 (13.04%) WAN
10 3 (13.04%) DHCP
10 3 (13.04%) SQL
10 3 (13.04%) Migration
10 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
10 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
11 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server

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 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Office 365
3 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) DHCP
2 3 (13.04%) LAN
2 3 (13.04%) VPN
2 3 (13.04%) WAN
3 2 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) VLAN
3 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.35%) HTTP
4 1 (4.35%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.35%) MPLS
4 1 (4.35%) NAS
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) SNMP
4 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (17.39%) Server Engineer
1 4 (17.39%) Server Support
1 4 (17.39%) Windows Server Support
2 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Active Directory Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Cognos Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Database Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Clustering
1 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
1 1 (4.35%) Replication
1 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (91.30%) Windows Server
3 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (17.39%) Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Android
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Unix
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.35%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (4.35%) DevOps
3 1 (4.35%) High Availability
3 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.35%) Release Management
3 1 (4.35%) Server Building
3 1 (4.35%) SOLID
3 1 (4.35%) System Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Time Management
3 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) CCNA
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.70%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.35%) CCNP
4 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
4 1 (4.35%) ISEB
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.35%) JNCIA
4 1 (4.35%) JNCIP
4 1 (4.35%) JNCIS
4 1 (4.35%) MCITP
4 1 (4.35%) MCSA
4 1 (4.35%) VCP6
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.70%) vSphere
5 1 (4.35%) Docker
5 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) VMware
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) NetApp
5 2 (8.70%) Cognos
5 2 (8.70%) Kronos
6 1 (4.35%) Dell
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.35%) Sybase
6 1 (4.35%) Symantec