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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 49 36 53
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 25 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.21% 3.21% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.94% 22.86% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 8
Median daily rate £400 £300 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £164 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £440 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Median hourly rate £10.50 £21.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.16% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-2.38% +7.69%
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
132 105 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.97% 14.04% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 57 66
Median daily rate £400 £328 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% +8.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 22
Median hourly rate £11.80 £18.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% +46.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £28.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 29 (60.42%) Active Directory
4 21 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (41.67%) VMware
6 19 (39.58%) Cisco
6 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
6 19 (39.58%) Data Centre
7 18 (37.50%) WAN
8 17 (35.42%) LAN
8 17 (35.42%) Firewall
9 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
10 15 (31.25%) Windows 8
11 14 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
12 13 (27.08%) Juniper
13 12 (25.00%) Citrix
13 12 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (25.00%) MCSE
13 12 (25.00%) MCSA
14 11 (22.92%) Linux
14 11 (22.92%) IPv4
14 11 (22.92%) CCNP
14 11 (22.92%) SAN
14 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
14 11 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (22.92%) vSphere
15 10 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 10 (20.83%) 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 5 (10.42%) IBM Domino
1 5 (10.42%) IBM Notes
1 5 (10.42%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (6.25%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.33%) Office 365
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Google Apps
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (37.50%) WAN
2 17 (35.42%) Firewall
2 17 (35.42%) LAN
3 11 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (22.92%) IPv4
3 11 (22.92%) SAN
4 7 (14.58%) NetScaler
5 6 (12.50%) VPN
5 6 (12.50%) Wireless
6 5 (10.42%) DHCP
6 5 (10.42%) DNS
6 5 (10.42%) Internet
6 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (4.17%) Skype
8 1 (2.08%) IMAP
8 1 (2.08%) SMTP
8 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.08%) VoIP
8 1 (2.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Automotive
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Architect
3 6 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Technical Leader
4 4 (8.33%) Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Juniper Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Migration Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Server Support
4 4 (8.33%) Server Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (39.58%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 21 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (31.25%) Windows 8
6 11 (22.92%) Linux
7 10 (20.83%) Ubuntu
8 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.17%) Windows Phone
10 1 (2.08%) CentOS
10 1 (2.08%) Fedora
10 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Project Management
2 8 (16.67%) Migration
3 7 (14.58%) Server Building
4 5 (10.42%) ITIL
5 4 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (8.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.08%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
1 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 12 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (25.00%) MCSA
2 12 (25.00%) MCSE
3 11 (22.92%) CCNP
3 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
4 10 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.17%) CLAS
6 1 (2.08%) CCNA
6 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.08%) Degree
6 1 (2.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (60.42%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.92%) vSphere
3 8 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
4 7 (14.58%) XenServer
5 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (4.17%) XenApp
7 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) WSUS
2 3 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 3 (6.25%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) SCOM
3 2 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.08%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.08%) DameWare
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) VMware
2 19 (39.58%) Cisco
2 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
3 13 (27.08%) Juniper
4 12 (25.00%) Citrix
5 7 (14.58%) Sophos
6 6 (12.50%) Rackspace
7 5 (10.42%) IBM
8 4 (8.33%) Dell
8 4 (8.33%) HP
8 4 (8.33%) Lotus
9 3 (6.25%) Veeam
10 2 (4.17%) Intel Security
10 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.08%) Acronis
11 1 (2.08%) Apple
11 1 (2.08%) Avaya
11 1 (2.08%) EMC
11 1 (2.08%) NetApp
11 1 (2.08%) Red Hat