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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 25 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.63% 0.49% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.55% 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £260
% change year-on-year
+8.87% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £19.50 £18.46
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.63%
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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
22 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 13.75% 14.08% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 15
Average daily rate £263 £278 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -17.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £135 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £425 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.79% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Wyse
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) Wyse