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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 96 78 90
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 46 39 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.47% 1.64% 1.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.74% 10.08% 6.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 20 18
Median daily rate £400 £300 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £195 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £428 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £19.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.30% -8.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
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
594 387 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.94% 16.23% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 200 207
Median daily rate £395 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £143 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 61 80
Median hourly rate £13.68 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.09% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.29 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £26.50 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 25 £400 +33.33% 8
Staffordshire +1 4 £420 - 3
Warwickshire -6 3 £205 +2.50% 1
Coventry -16 3 £325 -16.66% 1
Halesowen - 2 £240 -
Herefordshire -7 1 £450 +8.43%
Worcestershire - 1 - - 2
West Bromwich - 1 £300 -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Windows
2 78 (76.47%) Windows Server
3 67 (65.69%) Active Directory
4 55 (53.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (45.10%) VMware
6 45 (44.12%) Microsoft
7 36 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (34.31%) Citrix
9 33 (32.35%) SQL Server
10 26 (25.49%) Cisco
11 23 (22.55%) Hyper-V
11 23 (22.55%) Windows 8
12 22 (21.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (21.57%) SAN
12 22 (21.57%) Data Centre
13 21 (20.59%) LAN
13 21 (20.59%) WAN
13 21 (20.59%) Security Cleared
14 19 (18.63%) Firewall
15 16 (15.69%) MCSE
15 16 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (15.69%) SC Cleared
16 15 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (14.71%) SCCM
16 15 (14.71%) XenDesktop
16 15 (14.71%) ITIL
16 15 (14.71%) Migration
17 14 (13.73%) MS Exchange
17 14 (13.73%) Windows 7
17 14 (13.73%) vSphere

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 14 (13.73%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.82%) Skype for Business
3 7 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (6.86%) IBM Notes
4 5 (4.90%) IBM Domino
4 5 (4.90%) IIS
5 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (10.78%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.84%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.80%) Office 365
3 2 (1.96%) Data Lake Analytics
3 2 (1.96%) IaaS
4 1 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.98%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.57%) SAN
2 21 (20.59%) LAN
2 21 (20.59%) WAN
3 19 (18.63%) Firewall
4 13 (12.75%) IPv4
5 12 (11.76%) DHCP
5 12 (11.76%) DNS
6 11 (10.78%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (9.80%) NetScaler
8 9 (8.82%) Wireless
9 8 (7.84%) Internet
9 8 (7.84%) TCP/IP
10 7 (6.86%) VPN
11 5 (4.90%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (2.94%) iSCSI
13 3 (2.94%) MPLS
14 2 (1.96%) Intranet
14 2 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.96%) Data Lake
6 2 (1.96%) HDInsight
6 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.96%) MySQL
6 2 (1.96%) Power BI
6 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (10.78%) Finance
2 4 (3.92%) Banking
3 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.96%) Back Office
4 2 (1.96%) Legal
4 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.98%) Advertising
5 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.98%) Automotive
5 1 (0.98%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (27.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (14.71%) Analyst
3 13 (12.75%) Support Engineer
4 12 (11.76%) Architect
5 11 (10.78%) Server Engineer
6 10 (9.80%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (9.80%) Windows Engineer
7 8 (7.84%) Support Analyst
8 7 (6.86%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (6.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (6.86%) Administrator
8 7 (6.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (6.86%) Technical Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) Senior Technical Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) Server Support
9 6 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) Technical Leader
10 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 5 (4.90%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.92%) Web Services
2 2 (1.96%) .NET
2 2 (1.96%) XML
3 1 (0.98%) JSON
3 1 (0.98%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.57%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.82%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (4.90%) Clustering
3 5 (4.90%) NHS
3 5 (4.90%) Replication
4 3 (2.94%) CESG
4 3 (2.94%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.94%) Robotics
5 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.96%) PKI
5 2 (1.96%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.98%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.98%) FMCG
6 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 102 (100.00%) Windows
2 78 (76.47%) Windows Server
3 55 (53.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (22.55%) Windows 8
6 14 (13.73%) Windows 7
7 13 (12.75%) Linux
8 10 (9.80%) Ubuntu
9 6 (5.88%) Windows 10
10 4 (3.92%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.96%) Windows Phone
11 2 (1.96%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.98%) CentOS
12 1 (0.98%) Fedora
12 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.71%) ITIL
1 15 (14.71%) Migration
2 10 (9.80%) Server Building
3 9 (8.82%) Project Management
4 7 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (3.92%) Capacity Management
5 4 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (3.92%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (3.92%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 4 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (2.94%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (2.94%) Project Planning
7 2 (1.96%) Analytics
7 2 (1.96%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (1.96%) Change Control
7 2 (1.96%) High Availability
7 2 (1.96%) Incident Management
7 2 (1.96%) Machine Learning
7 2 (1.96%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 11 (10.78%) SQL
3 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (21.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (20.59%) Security Cleared
3 16 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (15.69%) MCSE
3 16 (15.69%) SC Cleared
4 13 (12.75%) CCNP
4 13 (12.75%) MCSA
5 10 (9.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.92%) CCNA
7 3 (2.94%) DBS Check
7 3 (2.94%) MCP
8 2 (1.96%) CLAS
9 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.98%) CCA
9 1 (0.98%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.98%) Degree
9 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.98%) HNC
9 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (65.69%) Active Directory
2 23 (22.55%) Hyper-V
3 15 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (14.71%) XenDesktop
4 14 (13.73%) vSphere
5 11 (10.78%) XenApp
6 8 (7.84%) XenServer
7 5 (4.90%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.96%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.98%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.98%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.98%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (14.71%) SCCM
2 8 (7.84%) SCOM
3 7 (6.86%) WSUS
4 5 (4.90%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.92%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.94%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.96%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.96%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.98%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.98%) DameWare
8 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.98%) Puppet
8 1 (0.98%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.98%) SCSM
8 1 (0.98%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.98%) Simpana
Vendors
1 46 (45.10%) VMware
2 45 (44.12%) Microsoft
3 35 (34.31%) Citrix
4 26 (25.49%) Cisco
5 13 (12.75%) Juniper
6 10 (9.80%) Sophos
7 9 (8.82%) HP
7 9 (8.82%) Rackspace
8 8 (7.84%) Dell
9 7 (6.86%) IBM
10 5 (4.90%) Lotus
11 4 (3.92%) EMC
11 4 (3.92%) NetApp
12 3 (2.94%) LANDesk
12 3 (2.94%) Symantec
12 3 (2.94%) Veeam
13 2 (1.96%) 3PAR
13 2 (1.96%) Intel Security
13 2 (1.96%) SolarWinds
14 1 (0.98%) CommVault
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