The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cornwall 25.00% 37.04% 23.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.91% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate
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£150 £230 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.78% -23.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £308
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
Windows
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
11 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cornwall 27.50% 37.04% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate £150 £230 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.78% -23.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 8 £143 -
Helston - - - -
Redruth - - - -
St Ives - - - -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cornwall

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
2 8 (33.33%) ITIL
3 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) Citrix
4 5 (20.83%) Novell
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
5 4 (16.67%) MetaFrame
5 4 (16.67%) Novell eDirectory
5 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 3 (12.50%) SCCM
6 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 3 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 3 (12.50%) Terminal Server
6 3 (12.50%) Terminal Services
6 3 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 3 (12.50%) SLA
6 3 (12.50%) MS Office
6 3 (12.50%) Firewall
6 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 2 (8.33%) Finance
7 2 (8.33%) Migration
7 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (8.33%) Banking
7 2 (8.33%) KVM
8 1 (4.17%) Line Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cornwall by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Build Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Customer Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) PC Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Packager
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.17%) Line Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) APMP
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) MetaFrame
1 4 (16.67%) Novell eDirectory
2 3 (12.50%) Terminal Server
2 3 (12.50%) Terminal Services
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
1 3 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Citrix
2 5 (20.83%) Novell
3 1 (4.17%) Computacenter
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