The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Durham region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank - - 7
Contract jobs citing Retail 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham - - 6.00%
As % of the General category - - 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £386
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
General Category
Durham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
11 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 25.58% 11.90% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 15
Average daily rate £250 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £375 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £437 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Retail
North East

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Durham

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Durham

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Durham region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Darlington - - - - 1
Retail
North East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Durham 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 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
1 3 (100.00%) RPG
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) IBM Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli NetView
1 3 (100.00%) NetIQ
1 3 (100.00%) APPC
1 3 (100.00%) APPN
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) SNA
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (100.00%) i5/OS
1 3 (100.00%) iSeries
1 3 (100.00%) PowerHA
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) OS/400
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Durham 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) APPN
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) APPC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
1 3 (100.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) i5/OS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) OS/400
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
1 3 (100.00%) RPG
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) NetIQ
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft