Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cornwall with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
South West > Cornwall
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 1 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 18 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cornwall 15.79% 28.30% 13.46%
As % of the Vendors category 52.94% 55.56% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 1
Cornwall median daily rate £325 £350 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +32.08% +17.78%
10th Percentile £190 £273 £258
90th Percentile £354 £380 £273
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Cornwall median hourly rate £22.00 - £9.62
10th Percentile £14.16 - £9.07
90th Percentile £41.60 - £10.00
South West median hourly rate £25.25 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +44.29% -4.11% +10.61%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Cornwall.

All Vendors
Cornwall
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 34 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cornwall 29.82% 50.94% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 3
Cornwall median daily rate £350 £350 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +32.08% +17.78%
10th Percentile £193 £268 £137
90th Percentile £410 £375 £395
South West median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Cornwall median hourly rate £19.87 - £9.62
10th Percentile £12.88 - £9.07
90th Percentile £41.60 - £10.00
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% +12.50%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Cornwall

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cornwall.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Cornwall

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cornwall

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft in Cornwall.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Cornwall

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cornwall

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Cornwall over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Cornwall

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cornwall

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Cornwall

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cornwall

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Cornwall over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft in Cornwall

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in Cornwall

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Cornwall region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Truro -5 2 £300 -8.40%
St Ives - 2 £375 - 1
Falmouth 0 1 - -
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cornwall region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) BCP
2 6 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 6 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
3 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (22.22%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
5 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
6 2 (11.11%) Adobe
6 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 2 (11.11%) EMC
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (11.11%) PMP
6 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.11%) CSS
6 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
6 2 (11.11%) HTML
6 2 (11.11%) Marketing
6 2 (11.11%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) Google

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cornwall by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Drupal
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Basecamp
1 2 (11.11%) Google Analytics
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.11%) Trello
2 1 (5.56%) Mimecast
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) DWDM
1 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Messaging Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 2 (11.11%) Copywriter
3 2 (11.11%) EMC Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Technician
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (5.56%) IT Technician
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (11.11%) User Experience
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) FreeBSD
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) BCP
2 6 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 6 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 6 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Business Process Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) SEO
4 2 (11.11%) Time Management
4 2 (11.11%) Web Design
5 1 (5.56%) Fault Management
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 2 (11.11%) PMP
1 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Adobe
1 2 (11.11%) EMC
1 2 (11.11%) Google
1 2 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Ciena
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Huawei
2 1 (5.56%) IronPort
2 1 (5.56%) Symantec