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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 51 39 45
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 8 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.23% 2.80% 1.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.99% 12.77% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 7
Median daily rate £368 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.60% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £509 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £321 £325
% change year-on-year +7.64% -1.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -38.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -27.50% -  

Windows Server 2012 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 89 141 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 13.71% 21.89% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 68 43
Median daily rate £368 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.07% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 12
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.73 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £22.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Birmingham

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 14 (63.64%) VMware
4 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
6 6 (27.27%) Cisco
7 5 (22.73%) DNS
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
8 4 (18.18%) MS Office
8 4 (18.18%) DHCP
8 4 (18.18%) NetApp
8 4 (18.18%) Firewall
8 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
8 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (18.18%) Retail
9 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (13.64%) Finance
9 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
9 3 (13.64%) LAN
9 3 (13.64%) WAN
9 3 (13.64%) Linux
10 2 (9.09%) MCSE
10 2 (9.09%) Cognos
10 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
10 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio

Windows Server 2012
Top Related 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) Office 365
3 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 4 (18.18%) DHCP
2 4 (18.18%) Firewall
3 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) NAS
4 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) VLAN
4 2 (9.09%) VPN
4 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.55%) HTTP
5 1 (4.55%) Internet
5 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.55%) MPLS
5 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (4.55%) SAN
5 1 (4.55%) SNMP
5 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 4 (18.18%) Retail
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (18.18%) Server Support
1 4 (18.18%) Windows Server Support
2 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Server Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Active Directory Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Cognos Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Manual Tester
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Clustering
1 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.55%) Android
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Unix
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Migration
1 2 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
1 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
2 1 (4.55%) Change Management
2 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
2 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
2 1 (4.55%) OO
2 1 (4.55%) OOP
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
2 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
2 1 (4.55%) Project Management
2 1 (4.55%) System Testing
2 1 (4.55%) Time Management
2 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (4.55%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) CCNA
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.09%) MCSE
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CCNP
4 1 (4.55%) DBS Check
4 1 (4.55%) ISEB
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
4 1 (4.55%) JNCIP
4 1 (4.55%) JNCIS
4 1 (4.55%) MCITP
4 1 (4.55%) MCSA
4 1 (4.55%) VCP6
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco
4 4 (18.18%) NetApp
5 2 (9.09%) Cognos
5 2 (9.09%) Kronos
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.55%) Sybase
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec
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