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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 92 65 104
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +39
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 36 48 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.42% 2.20% 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.57% 9.74% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 3
Average daily rate £313 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £26.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +24.24%
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
548 493 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.61% 22.60% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 224 191
Average daily rate £355 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £130 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 99 60
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.06 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.55% -9.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +2 17 £319 -17.74% 10
Wolverhampton +6 5 £325 -27.77%
Solihull -8 4 - -
Shropshire -19 4 - - 1
Coventry -7 3 £310 -11.42% 2
Dudley - 3 - -
Walsall - 3 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - - 4
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 33 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 24 (31.17%) Microsoft
6 23 (29.87%) VMware
7 22 (28.57%) Cisco
8 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (27.27%) SQL Server
9 18 (23.38%) Linux
10 17 (22.08%) EMC
10 17 (22.08%) Network Management
10 17 (22.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (20.78%) Red Hat
12 15 (19.48%) MS Exchange
12 15 (19.48%) ITIL
12 15 (19.48%) Security Cleared
13 14 (18.18%) Unix
13 14 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (16.88%) CCNA
14 13 (16.88%) Solaris
14 13 (16.88%) SQL
14 13 (16.88%) Windows 7
15 12 (15.58%) SC Cleared
15 12 (15.58%) System Testing
15 12 (15.58%) CA Spectrum
15 12 (15.58%) Migration
15 12 (15.58%) Perl
15 12 (15.58%) CA
16 11 (14.29%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

Application Platforms
1 15 (19.48%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (9.09%) Skype for Business
4 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.49%) IBM Notes
6 4 (5.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.90%) IIS
8 2 (2.60%) IBM Domino
8 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.30%) Apache
9 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Office
2 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Sage 300 ERP
1 2 (2.60%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Office 365
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.30%) IaaS
3 1 (1.30%) PaaS
3 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) DNS
1 11 (14.29%) SAN
2 8 (10.39%) DHCP
3 7 (9.09%) Firewall
3 7 (9.09%) LAN
3 7 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.49%) WAN
5 4 (5.19%) Internet
5 4 (5.19%) Skype
6 3 (3.90%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (3.90%) VoIP
6 3 (3.90%) VPN
6 3 (3.90%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.60%) Intranet
7 2 (2.60%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.30%) NAS
8 1 (1.30%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.60%) MySQL
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 11 (14.29%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.90%) Games
3 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.30%) Legal
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (22.08%) Support Engineer
2 13 (16.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (15.58%) Network Engineer
4 11 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (12.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (11.69%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (11.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) EMC Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Architect
9 5 (6.49%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 5 (6.49%) Consultant
9 5 (6.49%) Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Windows Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) IT Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) IT Support
10 4 (5.19%) SCCM Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) XML
2 3 (3.90%) JSON
3 2 (2.60%) .NET
3 2 (2.60%) Web Services
4 1 (1.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) e-Health
2 5 (6.49%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.90%) HP Storage
4 2 (2.60%) NHS
4 2 (2.60%) User Experience
5 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.30%) CESG
5 1 (1.30%) Clustering
5 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (23.38%) Linux
6 17 (22.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (18.18%) Unix
8 13 (16.88%) Solaris
8 13 (16.88%) Windows 7
9 8 (10.39%) Windows 8
10 5 (6.49%) Windows 10
10 5 (6.49%) Windows XP
11 4 (5.19%) Windows Phone
12 3 (3.90%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (1.30%) SUSE
13 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) Network Management
2 15 (19.48%) ITIL
3 12 (15.58%) Migration
3 12 (15.58%) System Testing
4 9 (11.69%) Project Management
5 8 (10.39%) Risk Management
6 6 (7.79%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.19%) Computer Architecture
8 4 (5.19%) Data Migration
8 4 (5.19%) Server Building
8 4 (5.19%) Service Management
9 3 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.90%) Change Management
9 3 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (3.90%) ITIL V3
10 2 (2.60%) CRM
10 2 (2.60%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.60%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.88%) SQL
2 12 (15.58%) Perl
3 6 (7.79%) PowerShell
4 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (19.48%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (16.88%) CCNA
4 12 (15.58%) SC Cleared
5 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.90%) MCITP
6 3 (3.90%) NCIE
7 1 (1.30%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.30%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.99%) Hyper-V
3 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.79%) vSphere
4 6 (7.79%) XenDesktop
5 5 (6.49%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.90%) Terminal Server
6 3 (3.90%) XenApp
7 2 (2.60%) IAG
7 2 (2.60%) UAG
7 2 (2.60%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.30%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.30%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.30%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (15.58%) CA Spectrum
2 11 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
3 10 (12.99%) SCCM
4 4 (5.19%) SCOM
4 4 (5.19%) WSUS
5 3 (3.90%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.60%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (2.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.30%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (31.17%) Microsoft
2 23 (29.87%) VMware
3 22 (28.57%) Cisco
4 17 (22.08%) EMC
5 16 (20.78%) Red Hat
6 12 (15.58%) CA
7 11 (14.29%) Citrix
8 10 (12.99%) HP
9 6 (7.79%) Dell
10 5 (6.49%) LANDesk
10 5 (6.49%) Lotus
10 5 (6.49%) Sophos
11 4 (5.19%) Splunk
12 3 (3.90%) IBM
12 3 (3.90%) NetApp
12 3 (3.90%) Symantec
13 2 (2.60%) Oracle
13 2 (2.60%) SafeCom
13 2 (2.60%) Sage
14 1 (1.30%) Dell KACE
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