Period
to 19 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 19 October 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 26 34
Rank change year-on-year +14 +8 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2 3 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.63% 1.69% 2.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.00% 5.66% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Median daily rate £263 £388 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.26% +25.00% +47.62%
10th Percentile £213 £212 £289
90th Percentile £313 £395 £323
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £364 £315
% change year-on-year -17.53% +15.48% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £22.25 £20.75
% change year-on-year - +7.23% +12.16%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 25 53 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 32.89% 29.78% 26.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 35 39
Median daily rate £335 £245 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.73% -31.94% -1.37%
10th Percentile £200 £129 £289
90th Percentile £475 £431 £424
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 10
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +16.10% -6.97%
10th Percentile £13.75 £11.17 £11.18
90th Percentile £22.88 £31.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +4.13%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Staffordshire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Staffordshire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Staffordshire

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +8 1 £200 -48.55%
Windows Server 2012
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2017
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2019
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) Azure

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2017
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Veeam
1 1 (50.00%) VMware