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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 61 103 102
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 47 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.17% 0.29% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.57% 1.56% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 1
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£350 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £316 £393
% change year-on-year
+2.76% -19.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +3.12%
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
491 385 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.70% 18.47% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 194 138
Average daily rate £350 £305 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £154 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 55 64
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.69 £32.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
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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 +8 13 £413 - 3
Warwickshire - 9 - - 4
Shropshire -3 8 £250 -37.50% 1
Worcestershire - 4 £285 -
Coventry - 3 £350 - 4
Solihull - 1 £425 - 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £450 - 1
Walsall - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 3
Kingswinford - - - -
Brierley Hill - - - -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 98 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (83.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (47.96%) Active Directory
4 40 (40.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (39.80%) VMware
6 35 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 29 (29.59%) DHCP
8 28 (28.57%) DNS
9 26 (26.53%) SCOM
10 24 (24.49%) SCCM
11 22 (22.45%) PowerShell
12 21 (21.43%) SAN
12 21 (21.43%) ITIL
13 20 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (18.37%) UNIX
14 18 (18.37%) Linux
15 17 (17.35%) MS Exchange
16 15 (15.31%) NetBackup
16 15 (15.31%) Firewall
17 14 (14.29%) MS Excel
17 14 (14.29%) HP
17 14 (14.29%) Hyper-V
18 13 (13.27%) Security Cleared
18 13 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
18 13 (13.27%) MCSE
19 12 (12.24%) EMC
19 12 (12.24%) Windows 7
20 11 (11.22%) Business Continuity
21 10 (10.20%) Change Management
21 10 (10.20%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 17 (17.35%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.16%) WebSphere
3 7 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.10%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.08%) Apache
6 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.02%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.12%) MS Office
3 1 (1.02%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) ENOVIA
2 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.02%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (29.59%) DHCP
2 28 (28.57%) DNS
3 21 (21.43%) SAN
4 15 (15.31%) Firewall
5 9 (9.18%) TCP/IP
6 8 (8.16%) NAS
7 7 (7.14%) LAN
7 7 (7.14%) WAN
8 4 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (3.06%) Internet
10 2 (2.04%) VLAN
11 1 (1.02%) VoIP
11 1 (1.02%) VPN
11 1 (1.02%) SSH
11 1 (1.02%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.02%) OLAP
3 1 (1.02%) SSDT
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (10.20%) Finance
2 6 (6.12%) Automotive
3 5 (5.10%) Banking
4 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.02%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (27.55%) Server Engineer
2 19 (19.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (17.35%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (13.27%) Server Support
5 9 (9.18%) Consultant
5 9 (9.18%) Support Engineer
5 9 (9.18%) Analyst
5 9 (9.18%) Senior Server Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (5.10%) Architect
6 5 (5.10%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) Server Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Network Consultant
7 4 (4.08%) Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Server Support Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.06%) Administrator
8 3 (3.06%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) Middleware
2 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.06%) .NET
2 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (3.06%) jQuery
2 3 (3.06%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.02%) XML
3 1 (1.02%) WAP
3 1 (1.02%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.08%) PKI
1 4 (4.08%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (2.04%) Clustering
2 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.02%) AS400
3 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.02%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 98 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (83.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (40.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (18.37%) UNIX
4 18 (18.37%) Linux
5 12 (12.24%) Windows 7
6 6 (6.12%) Windows XP
6 6 (6.12%) Solaris
7 4 (4.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (4.08%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.04%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.02%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.43%) ITIL
2 11 (11.22%) Business Continuity
3 10 (10.20%) Change Management
4 8 (8.16%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (6.12%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.08%) Network Management
8 4 (4.08%) Process Management
8 4 (4.08%) PLM
8 4 (4.08%) Validation
8 4 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.08%) Data Security
9 3 (3.06%) MVC
9 3 (3.06%) Migration
9 3 (3.06%) Scrum
9 3 (3.06%) Project Management
9 3 (3.06%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.06%) Incident Management
10 2 (2.04%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.45%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.16%) SQL
3 6 (6.12%) VB
4 5 (5.10%) VBA
5 4 (4.08%) C#
5 4 (4.08%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.06%) Java
6 3 (3.06%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.06%) VBScript
7 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.02%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (13.27%) Security Cleared
1 13 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (13.27%) MCSE
2 9 (9.18%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (9.18%) MCITP
3 8 (8.16%) DV Cleared
4 5 (5.10%) MCP
4 5 (5.10%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.08%) MCTS
5 4 (4.08%) CCNP
5 4 (4.08%) CCNA
5 4 (4.08%) CCDP
5 4 (4.08%) CCA
5 4 (4.08%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (4.08%) CCEA
5 4 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.02%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) SLA
1 3 (3.06%) QA
System Software
1 47 (47.96%) Active Directory
2 20 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.16%) XenApp
5 4 (4.08%) vSphere
5 4 (4.08%) NFS
6 3 (3.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.06%) XenServer
7 2 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.04%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.02%) KVM
8 1 (1.02%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (26.53%) SCOM
2 24 (24.49%) SCCM
3 15 (15.31%) NetBackup
4 5 (5.10%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.04%) SCSM
5 2 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.02%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 39 (39.80%) VMware
2 35 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 14 (14.29%) HP
4 12 (12.24%) EMC
5 10 (10.20%) Cisco
6 9 (9.18%) Citrix
7 6 (6.12%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.10%) Symantec
8 5 (5.10%) IBM
9 4 (4.08%) Oracle
9 4 (4.08%) SAP
10 3 (3.06%) Adobe
11 2 (2.04%) AppSense
12 1 (1.02%) Sophos
12 1 (1.02%) NetApp
12 1 (1.02%) Nokia
12 1 (1.02%) Siemens
12 1 (1.02%) Lotus
12 1 (1.02%) Nimsoft
12 1 (1.02%) Spiceworks
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