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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 19 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cornwall 67.86% 44.44% 27.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 72.73% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 5
Average daily rate
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£225 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £311
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
19 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cornwall 67.86% 61.11% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 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 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +2 8 £250 -20.00% 1
Falmouth - 1 £293 -
Helston - - - -
Redruth - - - - 1
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cornwall

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 18 (45.00%) MS Office
3 17 (42.50%) Windows 7
4 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 13 (32.50%) ITIL
6 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (20.00%) Citrix
7 8 (20.00%) Migration
8 6 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (12.50%) CMDB
9 5 (12.50%) Change Management
10 4 (10.00%) Novell eDirectory
10 4 (10.00%) MetaFrame
10 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 4 (10.00%) Novell
10 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
11 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
11 3 (7.50%) Thin Client
11 3 (7.50%) Terminal Server
11 3 (7.50%) Terminal Services
11 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (7.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (7.50%) Project Management
11 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
11 3 (7.50%) Fat Client
11 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (7.50%) Firewall
11 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
11 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
11 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cornwall by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (45.00%) MS Office
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.50%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MSI
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
1 2 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Analyst
1 13 (32.50%) Service Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Customer Support Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Customer Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Technician
6 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Technician
6 2 (5.00%) ICT Technician
6 2 (5.00%) Customer Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Rollout Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Packager
6 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) CMDB
2 3 (7.50%) Thin Client
2 3 (7.50%) Fat Client
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 17 (42.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Migration
3 5 (12.50%) Change Management
4 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
5 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.50%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.50%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.50%) Data Validation
7 1 (2.50%) Release Management
7 1 (2.50%) Validation
7 1 (2.50%) Service Management
7 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) Novell eDirectory
2 4 (10.00%) MetaFrame
3 3 (7.50%) Terminal Server
3 3 (7.50%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.00%) XenApp
4 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) Citrix
3 4 (10.00%) Novell
4 2 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) Symantec
5 1 (2.50%) Computacenter
5 1 (2.50%) BT