The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 16 26 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.94% 0.60% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +7.81% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.14 £20.00 £20.09
% change year-on-year -24.31% -0.46%  

Windows Server 2012 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 22 26 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 21.36% 15.48% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 15
Median daily rate £438 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £580 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Luton

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Luton

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Luton region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Office 365
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) SMTP
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 2 (40.00%) Lotus
4 2 (40.00%) Apple
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) SMTP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Collaboration Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Messaging Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Messaging Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Apple
1 2 (40.00%) Dell
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Lotus
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec
1 2 (40.00%) VMware