Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Windows Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 6 months to 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 85 76
Rank change year-on-year +6 -9 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 14 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.03% 0.91% 1.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 5.22% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 20
Birmingham median daily rate £338 £155 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +117.74% -52.31% -18.75%
10th Percentile £198 £150 £254
90th Percentile £405 £365 £453
West Midlands median daily rate £364 £320 £295
% change year-on-year +13.67% +8.47% -10.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £29.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.25 £18.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +20.27% +19.35% +26.53%

Windows Server 2012 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 252 249 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.61% 17.42% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 155 186
Birmingham median daily rate £370 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +7.69% -18.75%
10th Percentile £128 £116 £173
90th Percentile £549 £488 £508
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £370 £365
% change year-on-year +1.35% +1.37% -8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 32 22
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +1.82% +7.84%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £8.39
90th Percentile £20.00 £21.75 £20.43
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.37
% change year-on-year +3.33% +4.37% +2.66%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Birmingham

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Birmingham

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Birmingham over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Birmingham

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 8 (57.14%) Office 365
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) VMware
6 6 (42.86%) Citrix
7 5 (35.71%) DNS
7 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
7 5 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
8 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
8 4 (28.57%) XenDesktop
8 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
8 4 (28.57%) Cisco
8 4 (28.57%) DHCP
8 4 (28.57%) ITIL
8 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (28.57%) SCCM
9 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (21.43%) IP Telephony
9 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
9 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (21.43%) SAN
9 3 (21.43%) VPN
9 3 (21.43%) CCNA

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Azure
3 1 (7.14%) AWS
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) GCP
3 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) DHCP
3 3 (21.43%) IP Telephony
3 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 3 (21.43%) Unified Communications
3 3 (21.43%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Public Sector
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) IT Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) IT Support
3 3 (21.43%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Server Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Database Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Technician
4 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Technician
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (14.29%) NHS
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Derivative
3 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Network Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery Management
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) BCP
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) E-Discovery
5 1 (7.14%) Informatics
5 1 (7.14%) Server Building
5 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCNA
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (28.57%) XenDesktop
4 3 (21.43%) XenApp
5 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.14%) Apple
5 1 (7.14%) Veeam