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 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 43 52 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -24
Contract jobs citing Retail 26 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.56% 2.57% 4.46%
As % of the General category 8.10% 5.97% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 24
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£439 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.29% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £6.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +24.00%
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
321 402 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.91% 43.09% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 204 175
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £228 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 33
Average hourly rate £16.84 £34.53 £17.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.24% +101.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £44.76 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.00%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 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
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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 +15 3 £485 +31.52% 1
Warrington -9 3 £350 +7.69% 4
Knutsford +2 2 £400 -1.23%
Macclesfield - 2 - - 1
Crewe - - - - 1
Frodsham - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 38 (52.78%) Banking
3 31 (43.06%) Retail Banking
4 12 (16.67%) UNIX
4 12 (16.67%) Windows
5 10 (13.89%) DB2
5 10 (13.89%) Oracle
5 10 (13.89%) SAS
5 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
6 9 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 9 (12.50%) Linux
6 9 (12.50%) Project Management
6 9 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (11.11%) .NET
7 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (9.72%) Migration
9 6 (8.33%) IBM
9 6 (8.33%) Waterfall
9 6 (8.33%) IT Governance
10 5 (6.94%) Business Analysis
10 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.94%) SQL
10 5 (6.94%) Java
10 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2
10 5 (6.94%) Mainframe
10 5 (6.94%) Manufacturing
10 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
10 5 (6.94%) VMware
11 4 (5.56%) MySQL

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 3 (4.17%) CICS
3 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.39%) IIS
4 1 (1.39%) JBoss
4 1 (1.39%) Apache
4 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.39%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Office
1 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.39%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.39%) FTP
2 1 (1.39%) LAN
2 1 (1.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) DB2
2 4 (5.56%) MySQL
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.17%) Big Data
3 3 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.17%) Base SAS
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
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%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.39%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.39%) DTS
5 1 (1.39%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 48 (66.67%) Finance
2 38 (52.78%) Banking
3 31 (43.06%) Retail Banking
4 5 (6.94%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.78%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (27.78%) Analyst
2 18 (25.00%) Architect
3 11 (15.28%) Project Manager
4 10 (13.89%) Business Analyst
5 8 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (9.72%) Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
7 6 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) Senior Manager
7 6 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Financial Business Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Technical Architect
9 4 (5.56%) Programme Manager
9 4 (5.56%) Administrator
9 4 (5.56%) Designer
9 4 (5.56%) Implementation Manager
10 3 (4.17%) SAS Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Solutions Designer
11 2 (2.78%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (4.17%) JNDI
2 3 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 3 (4.17%) JMS
2 3 (4.17%) J2EE
2 3 (4.17%) JDBC
2 3 (4.17%) JSP
3 2 (2.78%) HTML
3 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.78%) CSS
3 2 (2.78%) jQuery
4 1 (1.39%) HTML5
4 1 (1.39%) CSS3
4 1 (1.39%) Laravel
4 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.39%) Symfony
4 1 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.94%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (4.17%) PMI
4 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.78%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.39%) LPAR
5 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.39%) Tandem
5 1 (1.39%) Open Source
5 1 (1.39%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.39%) W3C
5 1 (1.39%) HACMP
5 1 (1.39%) AS400
5 1 (1.39%) Replication
5 1 (1.39%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.67%) UNIX
1 12 (16.67%) Windows
2 9 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (4.17%) AIX
4 2 (2.78%) HPUX
4 2 (2.78%) Solaris
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) Android
5 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.39%) VMS
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.50%) E-Commerce
1 9 (12.50%) Project Management
1 9 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (9.72%) Migration
3 6 (8.33%) Waterfall
3 6 (8.33%) IT Governance
4 5 (6.94%) Business Analysis
4 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.56%) B2C
5 4 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 4 (5.56%) Data Management
5 4 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (5.56%) Analytics
6 3 (4.17%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.17%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (4.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.94%) SQL
1 5 (6.94%) Java
2 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.78%) PHP
2 2 (2.78%) SAS Macro
3 1 (1.39%) C#
3 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) PMP
1 4 (5.56%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (1.39%) IIBA
3 1 (1.39%) CBAP
3 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.39%) CISSP
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.39%) CCNP
3 1 (1.39%) CCNA
3 1 (1.39%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.39%) PowerHA
2 1 (1.39%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (1.39%) CA Wily
1 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (1.39%) Foglight
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) Oracle
1 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.33%) IBM
3 5 (6.94%) VMware
4 3 (4.17%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (4.17%) HP
4 3 (4.17%) Sun
4 3 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco
5 2 (2.78%) Citrix
6 1 (1.39%) Tumbleweed
6 1 (1.39%) Zend
6 1 (1.39%) NetApp
6 1 (1.39%) Dell
6 1 (1.39%) Cognos
6 1 (1.39%) Sybase
6 1 (1.39%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.39%) Teradata
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