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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 19 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.67% 2.75% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.43% 15.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.83% +0.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.46 £24.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-14.77% -3.03%
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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 40 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 23.33% 18.35% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 14
Average daily rate £350 £425 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +46.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £275 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £15.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 - £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 - £17.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 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%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (20.00%) CommVault
5 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (20.00%) Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) Wyse
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Replication
5 1 (20.00%) vSphere

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) CommVault
4 1 (20.00%) Wyse