The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 38 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs citing Retail 18 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.78% 1.76% 1.00%
As % of the General category 9.28% 4.28% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 2
Median daily rate £300 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £34.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 £17.50 £14.45
% change year-on-year
+208.57% +21.14%
Retail
East of England

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

General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
194 257 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 40.76% 41.12% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 149 88
Median daily rate £375 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 31 38
Median hourly rate £31.00 £19.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.15% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Brentwood +5 1 - -
Retail
East of England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Retail 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 Essex region with a requirement for Retail.

1 14 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 14 (66.67%) CRM
1 14 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (61.90%) SharePoint
2 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) Oracle
2 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 13 (61.90%) SAP
2 13 (61.90%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (61.90%) Data Management
2 13 (61.90%) Document Management
2 13 (61.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (61.90%) Infor
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (61.90%) Skype for Business
2 13 (61.90%) Office 365
2 13 (61.90%) Yammer
2 13 (61.90%) Case Management
3 12 (57.14%) COM
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco
5 5 (23.81%) Banking
5 5 (23.81%) Finance
6 4 (19.05%) ITSM
6 4 (19.05%) Project Management
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL
7 3 (14.29%) MS Office
7 3 (14.29%) MS Access
7 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 13 (61.90%) BizTalk Server
1 13 (61.90%) SharePoint
1 13 (61.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (4.76%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (61.90%) Office 365
1 13 (61.90%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco IPT
1 2 (9.52%) PBX
1 2 (9.52%) VoIP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (4.76%) Extranet
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) MS Access
3 2 (9.52%) Essbase
General
1 5 (23.81%) Banking
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Marketing
2 3 (14.29%) Retail Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Automotive
3 2 (9.52%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Designer
3 2 (9.52%) Facilities Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Security Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Visual Designer
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) COM
2 2 (9.52%) J2EE
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
3 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
1 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
1 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) FMCG
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) CRM
2 13 (61.90%) Case Management
2 13 (61.90%) Data Management
2 13 (61.90%) Document Management
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) ITSM
3 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Release Management
5 2 (9.52%) Time Management
6 1 (4.76%) MVC
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) COBOL
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
1 2 (9.52%) VB
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CISA
1 2 (9.52%) CISM
1 2 (9.52%) CISSP
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) CCDA
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) CCNP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) GSEC
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PMP
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (4.76%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (61.90%) Infor
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) Oracle
2 13 (61.90%) SAP
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) Dell
4 2 (9.52%) Samsung
4 2 (9.52%) Tandberg
5 1 (4.76%) ComArch
5 1 (4.76%) EPiServer