The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cornwall region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 16 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cornwall 44.44% 23.08% -
As % of the Vendors category 80.00% 60.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Average daily rate
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£105 £110 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £8.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Microsoft
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cornwall region.

Vendors Category
Cornwall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cornwall 55.56% 38.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 0
Average daily rate £105 £110 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Cornwall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Cornwall region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Cornwall

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Cornwall

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Cornwall region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Cornwall

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Cornwall

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Cornwall region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Cornwall

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in Cornwall

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Cornwall region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Falmouth - 4 £100 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cornwall

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cornwall region citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft.

1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
2 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
3 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
3 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
4 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
4 4 (23.53%) SLA
4 4 (23.53%) MS Office
4 4 (23.53%) Remedy
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
5 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
5 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (11.76%) Office 365
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) CSS
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) Intel
6 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.88%) Java
6 1 (5.88%) .NET
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.88%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cornwall by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cornwall region citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) WCF
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Remedy
2 1 (5.88%) Intel