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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 40 42 52
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 17 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.51% 2.15% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.12% 9.85% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 0
Average daily rate £319 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £29.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +27.27%
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
168 132 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.78% 21.82% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 61 70
Average daily rate £338 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £123 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £475 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 10
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £21.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Windows Server
3 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 9 (28.13%) ITIL
6 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
6 9 (28.13%) VMware
7 8 (25.00%) Migration
7 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (25.00%) DNS
8 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
8 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (18.75%) DHCP
9 6 (18.75%) Citrix
9 6 (18.75%) SQL
10 5 (15.63%) IBM Notes
10 5 (15.63%) LAN
10 5 (15.63%) Cisco
10 5 (15.63%) Lotus
10 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
11 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
11 4 (12.50%) Office 365
11 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
11 4 (12.50%) Skype for Business
11 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
11 4 (12.50%) SAN
11 4 (12.50%) Finance

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (15.63%) IBM Notes
4 4 (12.50%) Skype for Business
5 3 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (6.25%) IBM Domino
6 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) PaaS
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) DNS
2 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
3 6 (18.75%) DHCP
4 5 (15.63%) LAN
5 4 (12.50%) SAN
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (9.38%) Skype
6 3 (9.38%) VPN
6 3 (9.38%) WAN
6 3 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (6.25%) Firewall
7 2 (6.25%) VoIP
8 1 (3.13%) ADSL
8 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Support Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (28.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 4 (12.50%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 4 (12.50%) T-SQL Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) IT Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) IT Support
5 3 (9.38%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Network Support
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) JSON
1 3 (9.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) CESG
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Windows Server
3 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.38%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Phone
6 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.38%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.13%) Change Control
6 1 (3.13%) Data Security
6 1 (3.13%) ETL
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.13%) MCSE
System Software
1 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.38%) Terminal Server
3 3 (9.38%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCOM
1 3 (9.38%) WSUS
2 2 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) Citrix
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco
4 5 (15.63%) Lotus
5 3 (9.38%) Dell
5 3 (9.38%) HP
5 3 (9.38%) IBM
6 2 (6.25%) Sophos
6 2 (6.25%) Symantec
7 1 (3.13%) arcserve
7 1 (3.13%) Dell KACE
7 1 (3.13%) EMC
7 1 (3.13%) Juniper
7 1 (3.13%) Kaspersky
7 1 (3.13%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.13%) Veeam
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