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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
South West / Cornwall
Rank - 4 10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cornwall - 8.33% 2.17%
As % of the Vendors category - 100.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £363 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.57
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.95%

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
3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cornwall 13.64% 8.33% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Cornwall

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cornwall region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cornwall

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Cornwall region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 6 (50.00%) SQL
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) CMS
2 5 (41.67%) Content Management
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Replication
3 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (33.33%) Solaris
3 4 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) MCSE
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (25.00%) Advertising
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) NAS
4 3 (25.00%) MCITP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cornwall 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 5 (41.67%) CMS
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) EPiServer
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) NAS
3 2 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Support
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) ADO.NET
1 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) DHTML
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Content Management
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Document Management
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (25.00%) MCITP
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (16.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat