The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 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 over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cornwall region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 23 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cornwall 56.10% 33.33% 13.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 95.83% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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£113 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Cornwall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
24 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cornwall 58.54% 33.33% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £163 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows
South West

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Cornwall

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Cornwall

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Cornwall

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Cornwall

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Cornwall

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Cornwall region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Cornwall

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Cornwall

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Cornwall

Windows
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 Windows within the Cornwall region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
Truro - 15 - - 2
Falmouth - - - - 1
Helston - - - - 1
Penryn - - - -
Redruth - - - - 1
St Ives - - - -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cornwall

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cornwall region citing Windows 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.

1 28 (60.87%) Windows XP
2 25 (54.35%) Windows 7
3 20 (43.48%) MS Office
4 16 (34.78%) Migration
5 15 (32.61%) Active Directory
6 12 (26.09%) ITIL
7 9 (19.57%) Change Management
8 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 6 (13.04%) CMDB
9 6 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (8.70%) Application Packaging
10 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
10 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (8.70%) Citrix
10 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
11 3 (6.52%) Thin Client
11 3 (6.52%) Finance
11 3 (6.52%) Fat Client
11 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
11 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
12 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
12 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
12 2 (4.35%) Banking
12 2 (4.35%) VMware
12 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
12 2 (4.35%) XenApp
12 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
12 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cornwall by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cornwall region citing Windows 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (43.48%) MS Office
2 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MSI
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Analyst
2 12 (26.09%) Service Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Project Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Support Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Customer Support Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Customer Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Technician
6 3 (6.52%) Service Desk Technician
7 2 (4.35%) ICT Technician
7 2 (4.35%) Rollout Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Applications Packager
7 2 (4.35%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Deployment Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Hardware Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Desktop Support Technician
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) CMDB
2 3 (6.52%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.52%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) Windows XP
2 25 (54.35%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Migration
2 12 (26.09%) ITIL
3 9 (19.57%) Change Management
4 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.17%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.17%) Data Validation
7 1 (2.17%) Release Management
7 1 (2.17%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.17%) Service Management
7 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.17%) Validation
7 1 (2.17%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (32.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) XenApp
2 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) SCCM
1 1 (2.17%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) Symantec
4 1 (2.17%) BT
4 1 (2.17%) Dell