The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.60% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.86% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£190 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £316 £393
% change year-on-year
+2.76% -19.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +3.12%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Operating Systems Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
35 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 21.08% 23.64% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 11
Average daily rate £425 £220 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.18% -38.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £150 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £338 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -61.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Luton region.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) SCOM
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) WSUS
3 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) Fat Client
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) Wyse
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) CommVault
3 3 (60.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (60.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCOM
2 3 (60.00%) WSUS
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Wyse
1 3 (60.00%) CommVault
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft