The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 29 53 31
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -22
Contract jobs citing Retail 39 21 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.00% 2.13% 4.63%
As % of the General category 11.61% 4.93% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 26
Average daily rate
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£439 £365 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.27% -2.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £6.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.61 £14.13 £6.50
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +117.30%
Retail
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

General Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
336 426 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.08% 43.29% 39.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 202 205
Average daily rate £400 £375 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 34
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.64% +68.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £43.94 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Cheshire region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Cheshire region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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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
Chester +12 6 £325 -14.47% 2
Knutsford +7 6 £438 +8.02%
Warrington -16 4 £350 +7.69% 4
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Crewe - - - -
Frodsham - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 2
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Retail 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 Retail.

1 48 (66.67%) Finance
2 35 (48.61%) Banking
3 27 (37.50%) Retail Banking
4 12 (16.67%) UNIX
5 11 (15.28%) Windows
6 10 (13.89%) Oracle
6 10 (13.89%) E-Commerce
6 10 (13.89%) SAS
6 10 (13.89%) Project Management
7 9 (12.50%) DB2
8 8 (11.11%) Linux
8 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (9.72%) .NET
9 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
9 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (8.33%) IT Governance
11 5 (6.94%) Business Analysis
11 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (6.94%) Waterfall
11 5 (6.94%) PMP
11 5 (6.94%) MySQL
12 4 (5.56%) SQL
12 4 (5.56%) Java
12 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (5.56%) B2C
12 4 (5.56%) PRINCE2
12 4 (5.56%) IBM
12 4 (5.56%) Data Modelling
12 4 (5.56%) Mainframe
12 4 (5.56%) VMware

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Retail 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 Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (13.89%) SAS
2 2 (2.78%) CICS
2 2 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.39%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.39%) IIS
3 1 (1.39%) JBoss
3 1 (1.39%) Apache
3 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Office
1 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) WAN
2 1 (1.39%) FTP
2 1 (1.39%) DNS
2 1 (1.39%) ATM
2 1 (1.39%) LAN
2 1 (1.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) DB2
2 5 (6.94%) MySQL
3 3 (4.17%) Base SAS
3 3 (4.17%) Big Data
3 3 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.39%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.39%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (1.39%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (1.39%) Cognos Transformer
5 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.39%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.39%) DTS
5 1 (1.39%) OLAP
General
1 48 (66.67%) Finance
2 35 (48.61%) Banking
3 27 (37.50%) Retail Banking
4 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.78%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) Analyst
2 17 (23.61%) Architect
3 14 (19.44%) Project Manager
4 9 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
6 6 (8.33%) Senior Manager
7 5 (6.94%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Administrator
8 4 (5.56%) Programme Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Financial Business Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) SAS Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Designer
10 2 (2.78%) DBA
10 2 (2.78%) Service Analyst
10 2 (2.78%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) .NET
2 3 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.78%) HTML
3 2 (2.78%) J2EE
3 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.78%) CSS
3 2 (2.78%) JDBC
3 2 (2.78%) JSP
3 2 (2.78%) JMS
3 2 (2.78%) JNDI
3 2 (2.78%) jQuery
4 1 (1.39%) Spring MVC
4 1 (1.39%) Symfony
4 1 (1.39%) Spring
4 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.39%) CSS3
4 1 (1.39%) Laravel
4 1 (1.39%) HTML5
4 1 (1.39%) Middleware
4 1 (1.39%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.17%) PMI
4 2 (2.78%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.39%) LPAR
5 1 (1.39%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.39%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Tandem
5 1 (1.39%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.39%) Open Source
5 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.39%) Replication
5 1 (1.39%) Clustering
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) AS400
5 1 (1.39%) W3C
5 1 (1.39%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.67%) UNIX
2 11 (15.28%) Windows
3 8 (11.11%) Linux
4 3 (4.17%) AIX
5 2 (2.78%) HPUX
5 2 (2.78%) Solaris
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.39%) Android
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.89%) E-Commerce
1 10 (13.89%) Project Management
2 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (8.33%) IT Governance
4 5 (6.94%) Business Analysis
4 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.94%) Waterfall
5 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.56%) B2C
5 4 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 4 (5.56%) Migration
5 4 (5.56%) Analytics
5 4 (5.56%) Data Management
5 4 (5.56%) Supplier Management
5 4 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (4.17%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (4.17%) TOGAF
6 3 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.56%) SQL
1 4 (5.56%) Java
2 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.78%) PHP
2 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.78%) SAS Macro
3 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.39%) VB
3 1 (1.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) PMP
2 3 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.39%) IIBA
4 1 (1.39%) CBAP
4 1 (1.39%) CISA
4 1 (1.39%) CISSP
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) GPFS
2 1 (1.39%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (1.39%) CA Wily
1 1 (1.39%) Foglight
1 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) Oracle
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.56%) IBM
3 4 (5.56%) VMware
4 3 (4.17%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.78%) Sun
5 2 (2.78%) HP
5 2 (2.78%) Zend
6 1 (1.39%) Tumbleweed
6 1 (1.39%) Teradata
6 1 (1.39%) FatWire
6 1 (1.39%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.39%) Cognos
6 1 (1.39%) Dell
6 1 (1.39%) Citrix
6 1 (1.39%) Adobe
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco
6 1 (1.39%) Sybase
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