The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Midlands region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank - 28 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 1.34% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 9.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £200 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £313 -
% change year-on-year
+0.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
-25.96% -
Operating Systems Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 32 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.51% 14.29% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 24 3
Average daily rate £450 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -58.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Midlands region.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (33.33%) SCOM
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) Network Design
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) EMC

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 2 (33.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) EMC