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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 33 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cornwall 80.49% 50.00% 23.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 94.29% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Average daily rate £140 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £11.63
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.46 - £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 - £13.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Cornwall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
35 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cornwall 85.37% 50.00% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Average daily rate £140 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Truro 0 17 £325 +8.33% 1
Penryn - - - - 1
St Ives - - - - 1
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cornwall

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 29 (76.32%) Windows 7
2 23 (60.53%) Windows XP
3 22 (57.89%) Migration
4 15 (39.47%) Change Management
5 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 13 (34.21%) MS Office
6 13 (34.21%) ITIL
7 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (23.68%) CMDB
8 9 (23.68%) Citrix
8 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (21.05%) XenApp
9 8 (21.05%) XenDesktop
10 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
11 5 (13.16%) Thin Client
11 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
11 5 (13.16%) Fat Client
11 5 (13.16%) Data Analysis
12 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
12 4 (10.53%) VMware
12 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
12 4 (10.53%) SLA
13 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
13 3 (7.89%) Service Management
13 3 (7.89%) XenMobile
14 2 (5.26%) Application Packaging
15 1 (2.63%) Finance
15 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cornwall by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (34.21%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Senior Technician
3 5 (13.16%) Project Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Service Desk Technician
4 4 (10.53%) ICT Technician
5 3 (7.89%) Testing Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Citrix Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Support Technician
7 1 (2.63%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Programme Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Desktop Support Technician
7 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.63%) Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Deployment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) CMDB
2 5 (13.16%) Thin Client
2 5 (13.16%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (76.32%) Windows 7
2 23 (60.53%) Windows XP
3 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) UNIX
5 1 (2.63%) AIX
5 1 (2.63%) Solaris
5 1 (2.63%) Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Migration
2 15 (39.47%) Change Management
3 13 (34.21%) ITIL
4 5 (13.16%) Data Analysis
5 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
5 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.89%) Service Management
7 1 (2.63%) ERP
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
1 1 (2.63%) Ada
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.63%) HNC
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) XenApp
1 8 (21.05%) XenDesktop
2 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) Citrix
3 4 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Dell
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat