The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England / West Midlands
Rank 91 86 68
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 29 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.23% 1.39% 2.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 6.85% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 23
Median daily rate £319 £311 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -17.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £177 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
- +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Median hourly rate £21.47 £16.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.15% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.34 £16.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.59 £16.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.11 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
348 496 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.75% 20.33% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 218 233
Median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 54 95
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £10.73 £10.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £20.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham 0 17 £319 +41.66% 4
Shropshire +20 4 £225 -
Coventry -15 4 £400 +23.07% 2
Warwickshire - 3 £363 - 4
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (89.09%) Windows Server
3 33 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 29 (52.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 21 (38.18%) VMware
7 18 (32.73%) SQL Server
8 16 (29.09%) SQL
8 16 (29.09%) PowerShell
9 14 (25.45%) Linux
10 13 (23.64%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (18.18%) MS Exchange
12 10 (18.18%) T-SQL
13 9 (16.36%) Cisco
13 9 (16.36%) Hyper-V
14 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
14 8 (14.55%) DevOps
14 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (12.73%) Firewall
15 7 (12.73%) Citrix
15 7 (12.73%) C#
15 7 (12.73%) Office 365
15 7 (12.73%) WSUS
16 6 (10.91%) Docker
16 6 (10.91%) MCSE
16 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
16 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
17 5 (9.09%) Finance
17 5 (9.09%) LAN

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 10 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.45%) IIS
5 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.73%) Office 365
3 3 (5.45%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) Firewall
2 5 (9.09%) DNS
2 5 (9.09%) LAN
2 5 (9.09%) WAN
3 4 (7.27%) DHCP
3 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.45%) SAN
4 3 (5.45%) VPN
5 2 (3.64%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.64%) NAS
5 2 (3.64%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.64%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (3.64%) VLAN
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.82%) HTTP
6 1 (1.82%) Internet
6 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.82%) MPLS
6 1 (1.82%) Network Security
6 1 (1.82%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.82%) StarTeam
1 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Retail
3 3 (5.45%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (12.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (10.91%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (10.91%) Developer
3 5 (9.09%) Analyst
3 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Azure DevOps
4 4 (7.27%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Server Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Server Support
4 4 (7.27%) Windows Server Support
5 3 (5.45%) Architect
5 3 (5.45%) ICT Specialist
5 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.64%) Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.82%) EDI
2 1 (1.82%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Clustering
1 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
1 3 (5.45%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.64%) Replication
3 1 (1.82%) AS400
3 1 (1.82%) CESG
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) PKI
3 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.82%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (89.09%) Windows Server
3 29 (52.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (25.45%) Linux
5 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.45%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.64%) Unix
8 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.82%) AIX
9 1 (1.82%) Android
9 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.82%) Solaris
9 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (14.55%) DevOps
2 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (5.45%) Change Management
3 3 (5.45%) Migration
4 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.64%) High Availability
4 2 (3.64%) Release Management
4 2 (3.64%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (3.64%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.82%) Business Analysis
5 1 (1.82%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (1.82%) Data Analysis
5 1 (1.82%) Information Assurance
5 1 (1.82%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (1.82%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (1.82%) Smoke Testing
5 1 (1.82%) Software Testing
5 1 (1.82%) Test Scripting
5 1 (1.82%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) PowerShell
1 16 (29.09%) SQL
2 10 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 7 (12.73%) C#
4 3 (5.45%) Java
5 1 (1.82%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) MCSE
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.27%) MCSA
5 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.64%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.64%) CCNA
6 2 (3.64%) CCNP
6 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.64%) MCITP
6 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.82%) CCA
7 1 (1.82%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.82%) Degree
7 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.82%) ISEB
7 1 (1.82%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.82%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.82%) GPG13
System Software
1 33 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.36%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.91%) Docker
4 5 (9.09%) XenApp
5 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (7.27%) vSphere
6 2 (3.64%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) WSUS
2 3 (5.45%) SCCM
3 2 (3.64%) SCOM
4 1 (1.82%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.82%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) Netcool
4 1 (1.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 21 (38.18%) VMware
3 9 (16.36%) Cisco
4 7 (12.73%) Citrix
5 4 (7.27%) NetApp
6 3 (5.45%) Juniper
6 3 (5.45%) Kronos
7 2 (3.64%) Cognos
7 2 (3.64%) HP
7 2 (3.64%) Sun
8 1 (1.82%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.82%) Crossbeam
8 1 (1.82%) Dell
8 1 (1.82%) F5
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle
8 1 (1.82%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.82%) Splunk
8 1 (1.82%) Veritas
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