The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cornwall region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 11 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cornwall 35.48% 35.71% 28.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.00% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Average daily rate
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£171 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.91% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £250 £263
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.72 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Windows 7
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Cornwall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
20 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cornwall 64.52% 71.43% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 5
Average daily rate £213 £313 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% -30.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.70 £16.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.18% +65.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+0.50% -5.88%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Cornwall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Cornwall region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Cornwall

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Cornwall

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Cornwall region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Cornwall

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Cornwall

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Cornwall region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Cornwall

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Cornwall

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Cornwall region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Cornwall

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cornwall

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cornwall region citing Windows 7 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 7.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Migration
3 5 (29.41%) Change Management
3 5 (29.41%) CMDB
4 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) MS Office
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Thin Client
5 3 (17.65%) Fat Client
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Banking
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) SLA
6 2 (11.76%) Citrix
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.76%) XenApp
6 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
7 1 (5.88%) Release Management
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
7 1 (5.88%) Validation
7 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.88%) MS Project
7 1 (5.88%) BT
7 1 (5.88%) Computacenter
7 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cornwall by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cornwall region citing Windows 7 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 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
1 2 (11.76%) Analyst
1 2 (11.76%) Customer Engineer
1 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
1 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (11.76%) Rollout Engineer
1 2 (11.76%) ICT Technician
1 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Technician
1 2 (11.76%) Senior Technician
2 1 (5.88%) Build Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
2 1 (5.88%) PC Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Applications Packager
2 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) CMDB
2 3 (17.65%) Fat Client
2 3 (17.65%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) Change Management
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Data Validation
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) XenApp
1 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) BT
3 1 (5.88%) Computacenter