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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England / West Midlands
Rank 83 91 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -32
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 37 38 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.53% 1.49% 2.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.28% 6.69% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 26
Median daily rate £346 £314 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% +4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £393 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 10
Median hourly rate £11.75 £16.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.56% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.25 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £17.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -6.97%

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
360 568 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.89% 22.29% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 282 219
Median daily rate £393 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £180 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 43 86
Median hourly rate £14.48 £16.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.50% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £18.35 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

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 27 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 February 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 -5 13 £346 +6.53% 2
Shropshire +29 6 £425 - 7
Coventry -3 6 £325 +4.83% 1
Herefordshire - 5 £650 -
Staffordshire -3 4 £225 -
Warwickshire - 2 £363 - 3
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (91.67%) Windows Server
3 40 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 40 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (36.67%) Microsoft
5 21 (35.00%) VMware
6 15 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 14 (23.33%) SQL
7 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
8 13 (21.67%) Linux
9 11 (18.33%) Windows 7
9 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (16.67%) Office 365
10 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 9 (15.00%) WSUS
11 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (15.00%) Hyper-V
11 9 (15.00%) Cisco
11 9 (15.00%) MS Exchange
12 8 (13.33%) DNS
12 8 (13.33%) T-SQL
13 7 (11.67%) MS Office
13 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
13 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (11.67%) Windows 10
13 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (10.00%) DevOps
14 6 (10.00%) Change Management
14 6 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V

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 9 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.00%) IIS
5 2 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.67%) Confluence
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
1 7 (11.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (16.67%) Office 365
3 3 (5.00%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) DNS
2 5 (8.33%) Firewall
2 5 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (6.67%) LAN
3 4 (6.67%) WAN
4 3 (5.00%) DHCP
4 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.00%) VPN
4 3 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.33%) VLAN
6 1 (1.67%) Internet
6 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.67%) MPLS
6 1 (1.67%) NAS
6 1 (1.67%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.67%) Network Security
6 1 (1.67%) SAN
6 1 (1.67%) Skype
6 1 (1.67%) SSL
6 1 (1.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.67%) MySQL
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MSI
1 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.67%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
1 4 (6.67%) Retail
2 2 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (1.67%) Back Office
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (11.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (11.67%) Developer
3 5 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Analyst
4 4 (6.67%) Consultant
4 4 (6.67%) Server Support
4 4 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Windows Server Support
5 3 (5.00%) Architect
5 3 (5.00%) Field Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) ICT Specialist
5 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Cognos Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.67%) EDI
2 1 (1.67%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.67%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) XML
2 1 (1.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.33%) Clustering
3 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) AS400
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Replication
4 1 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (91.67%) Windows Server
3 40 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (21.67%) Linux
5 11 (18.33%) Windows 7
6 7 (11.67%) Windows 10
6 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.67%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.00%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.33%) Android
9 2 (3.33%) Unix
9 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.67%) AIX
10 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.67%) Solaris
10 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (10.00%) Change Management
2 6 (10.00%) DevOps
3 5 (8.33%) Migration
4 3 (5.00%) Application Packaging
4 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.00%) High Availability
4 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.33%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.33%) Project Management
5 2 (3.33%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (1.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (1.67%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (1.67%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.67%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (1.67%) Security Operations
6 1 (1.67%) Server Building
6 1 (1.67%) Smoke Testing
6 1 (1.67%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 14 (23.33%) SQL
3 8 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 6 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.67%) C
6 1 (1.67%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (1.67%) Java
6 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.33%) MCSE
4 4 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.00%) MCITP
6 2 (3.33%) CCNA
6 2 (3.33%) CCNP
6 2 (3.33%) Degree
6 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.33%) MCSA
6 2 (3.33%) MCTS
6 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.67%) CCA
7 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.67%) ISEB
7 1 (1.67%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.67%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.67%) GPG13
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (8.33%) Docker
6 2 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (3.33%) vSphere
7 1 (1.67%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) WSUS
2 3 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (1.67%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.67%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.67%) Netcool
3 1 (1.67%) SCOM
3 1 (1.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 21 (35.00%) VMware
3 9 (15.00%) Cisco
4 4 (6.67%) NetApp
5 3 (5.00%) Citrix
5 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.33%) Cognos
6 2 (3.33%) Juniper
6 2 (3.33%) Kronos
6 2 (3.33%) Veritas
7 1 (1.67%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.67%) Crossbeam
7 1 (1.67%) Dell
7 1 (1.67%) F5
7 1 (1.67%) HP
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle
7 1 (1.67%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.67%) Splunk
7 1 (1.67%) Sybase
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