Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 71 47
Rank change year-on-year -1 -24 +16
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 23 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.47% 2.26% 2.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.67% 13.28% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 28
Birmingham median daily rate £325 £400 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +35.59% -30.59%
10th Percentile £254 £273 £145
90th Percentile £453 £496 £391
West Midlands median daily rate £295 £338 £300
% change year-on-year -12.59% +12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Birmingham median hourly rate - £11.75 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -29.85% -17.28%
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £16.25 £18.25
% change year-on-year +13.85% -10.96% -23.16%

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 300 256 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 19.13% 17.04% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 154 104
Birmingham median daily rate £325 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +33.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £159 £180 £153
90th Percentile £508 £550 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £400 £330
% change year-on-year -8.75% +21.21% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 26
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -3.45% +10.69%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.20 £10.68
90th Percentile £19.45 £19.74 £19.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +3.57% -3.45% -3.33%

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 20 November 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 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 20 November 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) Windows Server
3 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
3 14 (60.87%) VMware
4 13 (56.52%) Office 365
5 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 9 (39.13%) Windows 10
7 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
8 7 (30.43%) SCCM
9 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
9 5 (21.74%) SAN
9 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
10 4 (17.39%) IIS
10 4 (17.39%) MCSE
10 4 (17.39%) DNS
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
10 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (13.04%) PaaS
11 3 (13.04%) IaaS
11 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (13.04%) Identity Management
11 3 (13.04%) Finance
11 3 (13.04%) Sophos
11 3 (13.04%) CCNA
11 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (13.04%) ITIL

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 4 (17.39%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) WordPress
3 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.35%) Confluence
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) nginx
3 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (56.52%) Office 365
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (13.04%) IaaS
3 3 (13.04%) PaaS
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) DHCP
3 2 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (8.70%) Firewall
3 2 (8.70%) Internet
3 2 (8.70%) SSL
4 1 (4.35%) HTTP
4 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.35%) IPv6
4 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) Skype
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Developer
3 2 (8.70%) IT Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) IT Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Network Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Server Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) DOM
2 1 (4.35%) EDI
2 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) HTML5
2 1 (4.35%) jQuery
2 1 (4.35%) JSON
2 1 (4.35%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (4.35%) LINQ
2 1 (4.35%) Node.js
2 1 (4.35%) WCF
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.70%) PKI
1 2 (8.70%) Replication
1 2 (8.70%) RSA SecurID
1 2 (8.70%) Wiki
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) Windows Server
3 9 (39.13%) Windows 10
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.04%) Linux
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.35%) Android
8 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
8 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Identity Management
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) Change Management
2 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
3 1 (4.35%) Document Management
3 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.35%) Migration
3 1 (4.35%) OO
3 1 (4.35%) Practice Management
3 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.35%) Project Management
3 1 (4.35%) Service Management
3 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.35%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) MCSE
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (13.04%) CCNA
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.70%) MCSA
4 1 (4.35%) CCNP
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) VCP6
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
3 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.70%) vSphere
5 1 (4.35%) BitLocker
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.35%) XenApp
5 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOrch
2 1 (4.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) VMware
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
3 3 (13.04%) Sophos
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) Kronos
4 2 (8.70%) McAfee
4 2 (8.70%) NetApp
4 2 (8.70%) SAP
4 2 (8.70%) Sun
4 2 (8.70%) Veeam
5 1 (4.35%) Altova
5 1 (4.35%) Apple
5 1 (4.35%) AppSense
5 1 (4.35%) DevExpress
5 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Juniper
5 1 (4.35%) Xamarin