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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.80% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £294 £285
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.00%
Windows Server 2012
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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
39 17 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 18.22% 20.24% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 21
Average daily rate £375 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £91 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Luton region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) SLA
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) SCOM
4 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (30.00%) SCCM
5 3 (30.00%) JIRA
5 3 (30.00%) WSUS
5 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (30.00%) CMDB
5 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (30.00%) Wyse
5 3 (30.00%) Artifactory
5 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (30.00%) vSphere
5 3 (30.00%) Confluence

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (30.00%) Confluence
2 3 (30.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (30.00%) VPN
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
1 3 (30.00%) Artifactory
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (20.00%) Log4Net
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Configuration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) MSMQ
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) CMDB
1 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) VB
3 2 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) vSphere
2 3 (30.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCOM
2 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 3 (30.00%) WSUS
2 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Wyse
2 3 (30.00%) CommVault
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix