Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 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
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 76 92
Rank change year-on-year +19 +16 -28
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 10 15 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.55% 1.15% 1.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.35% 7.21% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 14
Median daily rate £370 £375 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +66.67% -30.77%
10th Percentile £331 £204 £150
90th Percentile £488 £433 £364
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £425 £315
% change year-on-year -17.65% +34.92% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £20.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year - +31.15% +22.00%

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 136 208 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.05% 15.96% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 135 148
Median daily rate £375 £390 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% +0.35%
10th Percentile £115 £133 £113
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 36
Median hourly rate £15.86 £16.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.88% +18.52% -3.57%
10th Percentile £11.63 £10.75 £8.39
90th Percentile £35.00 £18.95 £31.00
Median hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +4.52% +6.90% -

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Birmingham

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Birmingham over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Birmingham

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (50.00%) Azure
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) LAN
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (40.00%) SAN
5 4 (40.00%) Veeam
5 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (30.00%) Office 365
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (20.00%) Citrix
7 2 (20.00%) Internet
7 2 (20.00%) Storage Management
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (20.00%) DFS Replication
7 2 (20.00%) vSphere
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (20.00%) Replication
8 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (10.00%) XenApp
8 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
8 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared

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 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Azure
2 3 (30.00%) Office 365
3 2 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Public Sector
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Remote Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Support
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Java SE
1 1 (10.00%) Spring
1 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Storage Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) DFS Replication
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Veeam
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp