The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cornwall with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 March 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.

Microsoft Windows
South West / Cornwall
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -7 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cornwall 10.71% 26.32% 44.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 83.33% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 11
Median daily rate £300 £325 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +116.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £320
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £10.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year -6.45% +5.08%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cornwall with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cornwall
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 5 6 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cornwall 17.86% 31.58% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 11
Median daily rate £300 £325 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +140.74%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £10.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Cornwall

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cornwall citing Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Cornwall

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cornwall

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Cornwall

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cornwall

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Cornwall

Windows
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 Windows within the Cornwall region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Callington - 1 - -
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 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 Windows.

1 9 (64.29%) Linux
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
1 9 (64.29%) SAN
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
2 8 (57.14%) ITIL
3 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) AWK
6 4 (28.57%) NetBackup
6 4 (28.57%) Games
6 4 (28.57%) Brocade
6 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
6 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
6 4 (28.57%) Clustering
6 4 (28.57%) Zenoss
6 4 (28.57%) Symantec
6 4 (28.57%) Solaris
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (28.57%) Veritas
6 4 (28.57%) Apache
6 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
6 4 (28.57%) HP
6 4 (28.57%) Dell
6 4 (28.57%) EMC
6 4 (28.57%) SMTP
6 4 (28.57%) DNS
6 4 (28.57%) SSL

Windows
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 4 (28.57%) Apache
1 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) Office 365
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) SMTP
2 4 (28.57%) SSL
3 3 (21.43%) NAS
4 2 (14.29%) VoIP
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
General
1 4 (28.57%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Support
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
1 4 (28.57%) EMC VNX
2 3 (21.43%) Replication
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
2 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Solaris
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) AWK
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (21.43%) MCITP
2 3 (21.43%) MCSE
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (14.29%) A+ Certification
3 2 (14.29%) RHCE
4 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) PMBOK
2 1 (7.14%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (28.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 4 (28.57%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) NetBackup
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
1 4 (28.57%) vRealize
1 4 (28.57%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Brocade
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) Dell
4 4 (28.57%) EMC
4 4 (28.57%) HP
4 4 (28.57%) Symantec
4 4 (28.57%) Veritas