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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 109 80 75
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 34 46 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.07% 1.80% 1.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.60% 11.30% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 18
Median daily rate £400 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £389 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 9
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.28% -15.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £15.75 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £20.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%
Windows Server 2012
England

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
515 407 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.16% 15.94% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 185 237
Median daily rate £360 £325 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.61% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £153 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 57 85
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £21.00 £31.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -10 17 £400 +33.33% 5
Coventry -9 4 £513 - 3
Shropshire -25 4 £303 -19.33% 2
Staffordshire - 4 £510 - 4
Herefordshire +9 2 £450 +8.43%
Walsall - 1 £125 -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (81.48%) Windows Server
3 51 (62.96%) Active Directory
4 42 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (48.15%) Microsoft
6 38 (46.91%) VMware
7 37 (45.68%) SQL Server
8 30 (37.04%) Citrix
9 26 (32.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (28.40%) Data Centre
11 21 (25.93%) Cisco
11 21 (25.93%) Security Cleared
12 20 (24.69%) SAN
13 19 (23.46%) MS Exchange
13 19 (23.46%) WAN
14 18 (22.22%) LAN
14 18 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (20.99%) MCSE
15 17 (20.99%) SQL
15 17 (20.99%) Firewall
16 16 (19.75%) Linux
16 16 (19.75%) SC Cleared
16 16 (19.75%) Hyper-V
17 15 (18.52%) XenDesktop
17 15 (18.52%) vSphere
17 15 (18.52%) MCSA
18 14 (17.28%) Juniper
18 14 (17.28%) Windows 8
19 13 (16.05%) ITIL
20 12 (14.81%) Cisco Certification

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 19 (23.46%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.88%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.64%) Skype for Business
4 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.94%) IBM Notes
6 3 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.47%) IBM Domino
8 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.17%) Office 365
4 2 (2.47%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.69%) SAN
2 19 (23.46%) WAN
3 18 (22.22%) LAN
4 17 (20.99%) Firewall
5 11 (13.58%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (13.58%) IPv4
5 11 (13.58%) NetScaler
6 9 (11.11%) DHCP
7 8 (9.88%) DNS
7 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
8 5 (6.17%) Wireless
9 4 (4.94%) Internet
9 4 (4.94%) iSCSI
9 4 (4.94%) VPN
10 3 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (3.70%) MPLS
10 3 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (1.23%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.23%) NAS
11 1 (1.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (45.68%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.70%) MySQL
6 2 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.47%) Data Lake
6 2 (2.47%) HDInsight
6 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.47%) Power BI
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.23%) StarTeam
General
1 7 (8.64%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Advertising
3 2 (2.47%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.47%) Back Office
3 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (27.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (16.05%) Architect
3 9 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 9 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Technical Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) Technical Leader
6 6 (7.41%) Administrator
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.17%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (6.17%) Migration Architect
7 5 (6.17%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.94%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Server Support
8 4 (4.94%) Server Support Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.23%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.40%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (8.64%) Clustering
4 6 (7.41%) Replication
5 4 (4.94%) CESG
6 3 (3.70%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.70%) Robotics
7 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.47%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.23%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.23%) FMCG
8 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.23%) NHS
8 1 (1.23%) PKI
8 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (81.48%) Windows Server
3 42 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (32.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (19.75%) Linux
6 14 (17.28%) Windows 8
7 10 (12.35%) Windows 7
8 9 (11.11%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.70%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.23%) AIX
10 1 (1.23%) Android
10 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.23%) Solaris
10 1 (1.23%) Unix
10 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.05%) ITIL
2 10 (12.35%) Migration
3 9 (11.11%) Project Management
4 5 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.17%) DevOps
4 5 (6.17%) Server Building
5 4 (4.94%) Capacity Management
5 4 (4.94%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (4.94%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 4 (4.94%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (4.94%) Project Planning
6 3 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.70%) Release Management
7 2 (2.47%) Analytics
7 2 (2.47%) High Availability
7 2 (2.47%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.47%) Machine Learning
7 2 (2.47%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.47%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.99%) SQL
2 10 (12.35%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.41%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.94%) C#
5 3 (3.70%) Java
6 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 18 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (20.99%) MCSE
4 16 (19.75%) SC Cleared
5 15 (18.52%) MCSA
6 12 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (13.58%) CCNP
8 10 (12.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.47%) CCA
9 2 (2.47%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (2.47%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (2.47%) CLAS
9 2 (2.47%) DBS Check
9 2 (2.47%) Degree
9 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.47%) MCITP
10 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.23%) GPG13
1 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 16 (19.75%) Hyper-V
3 15 (18.52%) vSphere
3 15 (18.52%) XenDesktop
4 12 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (13.58%) XenApp
6 6 (7.41%) XenServer
7 3 (3.70%) Docker
7 3 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.47%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.23%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) SCCM
2 9 (11.11%) WSUS
3 5 (6.17%) NetBackup
3 5 (6.17%) SCOM
4 3 (3.70%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.47%) AirWatch
5 2 (2.47%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.23%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (1.23%) DameWare
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.23%) Netcool
6 1 (1.23%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.23%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.23%) SCSM
6 1 (1.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 39 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 38 (46.91%) VMware
3 30 (37.04%) Citrix
4 21 (25.93%) Cisco
5 14 (17.28%) Juniper
6 9 (11.11%) Dell
6 9 (11.11%) Rackspace
7 7 (8.64%) IBM
7 7 (8.64%) Sophos
8 4 (4.94%) EMC
8 4 (4.94%) HP
9 3 (3.70%) Intel Security
9 3 (3.70%) NetApp
9 3 (3.70%) Symantec
10 2 (2.47%) LANDesk
10 2 (2.47%) Lotus
10 2 (2.47%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.47%) Sun
10 2 (2.47%) Veeam
11 1 (1.23%) Oracle
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