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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 50 56 54
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 13 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.72% 0.61% 0.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.23% 2.67% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£301 £224 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.43% +15.62%
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
158 150 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.90% 22.76% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 94 48
Average daily rate £350 £288 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £145 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.98 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.11% -37.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 8 (42.11%) NetBackup
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (36.84%) DNS
5 7 (36.84%) DHCP
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) SAN
6 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
7 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
7 5 (26.32%) HP
7 5 (26.32%) ITIL
8 4 (21.05%) UNIX
8 4 (21.05%) Solaris
8 4 (21.05%) Linux
8 4 (21.05%) VB
8 4 (21.05%) VBA
8 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
8 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
8 4 (21.05%) Symantec
8 4 (21.05%) Firewall
8 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
8 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
8 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
9 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
9 3 (15.79%) jQuery

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) CATIA
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) DNS
1 7 (36.84%) DHCP
2 6 (31.58%) SAN
3 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 4 (21.05%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Server Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Server Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (15.79%) Server Support
2 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Server Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Support
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Server Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) jQuery
1 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (21.05%) UNIX
4 4 (21.05%) Solaris
4 4 (21.05%) Linux
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (5.26%) Android
6 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
2 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Scrum
2 3 (15.79%) MVC
3 2 (10.53%) CAD
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) VB
1 4 (21.05%) VBA
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (15.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) XenServer
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Server
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) NetBackup
2 3 (15.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
4 4 (21.05%) Symantec
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) Nokia
6 1 (5.26%) Siemens
6 1 (5.26%) Lotus
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