Period
to 18 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 18 May 2021 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 115 104 117
Rank change year-on-year -11 +13 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 13 30 73
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.58% 1.38% 1.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.86% 6.22% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 59
10th Percentile £212 £177 £256
25th Percentile £291 £306 £316
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £341 £350 £400
Median % change year-on-year -2.50% -12.50% +28.00%
75th Percentile £429 £444 £538
90th Percentile " £480 £618
England median daily rate £395 £400 £363
% change year-on-year -1.25% +10.34% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
England median hourly rate £34.75 £22.55 £22.40
% change year-on-year +54.14% +0.65% +28.00%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 454 482 886
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.37% 22.10% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 275 569
10th Percentile £140 £135 £154
25th Percentile £248 £263 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £370 £400 £400
Median % change year-on-year -7.50% - +6.67%
75th Percentile £441 £479 £515
90th Percentile £519 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £441
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.52% +0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 49 43
10th Percentile £11.96 £11.95 £11.03
25th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £13.38
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.85
Median % change year-on-year +6.45% -2.21% +5.67%
75th Percentile £18.00 £18.00 £18.50
90th Percentile " £20.80 £21.60
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.30 £17.00
% change year-on-year +1.17% +1.75% -

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in the West Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in the West Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in the West Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the West Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in the West Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 May 2021. 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
Herefordshire +10 4 £403 -10.56% 1
Birmingham +3 3 £300 -14.29% 5
Staffordshire -6 2 £376 +61.83% 3
Coventry +24 1 - - 3
Warwickshire -15 1 £208 - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 9 (69.23%) SCCM
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (53.85%) VMware
6 6 (46.15%) SQL
6 6 (46.15%) DHCP
6 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
6 6 (46.15%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (46.15%) Windows 10
7 5 (38.46%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (38.46%) WSUS
7 5 (38.46%) Citrix
7 5 (38.46%) ITIL
8 4 (30.77%) Dell
8 4 (30.77%) Clustering
8 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
8 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
8 4 (30.77%) DNS
8 4 (30.77%) SCOM
8 4 (30.77%) SCVMM
8 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 4 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (30.77%) ArcSight
8 4 (30.77%) DFS Replication
8 4 (30.77%) Azure
8 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
8 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Azure
1 4 (30.77%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (15.38%) IaaS
3 2 (15.38%) Mimecast
4 1 (7.69%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) DHCP
2 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2017
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Public Sector
1 1 (7.69%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior IT Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Migration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Clustering
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
1 4 (30.77%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2016
4 6 (46.15%) Windows 10
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Application Virtualisation
2 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Security Hardening
4 1 (7.69%) Security Patching
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
2 6 (46.15%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (38.46%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (30.77%) DFS Replication
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (30.77%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) SCCM
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (38.46%) WSUS
3 4 (30.77%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (30.77%) SCDPM
3 4 (30.77%) SCOM
3 4 (30.77%) SCSM
3 4 (30.77%) SCVMM
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
5 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) ArcSight
3 4 (30.77%) Dell
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Symantec
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) EMC
5 2 (15.38%) NetApp
5 2 (15.38%) Okta
6 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
6 1 (7.69%) Snow
6 1 (7.69%) Veeam