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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 42 56 48
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs citing Retail 13 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.75% 0.78% 1.64%
As % of the General category 6.74% 1.98% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 6
Median daily rate £300 £363 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +1.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £333 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £453 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £34.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+134.37% -48.38%
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
193 253 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 40.89% 39.41% 36.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 152 105
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £260 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 27 37
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.20 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

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 26 June 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
1 11 (68.75%) CRM
1 11 (68.75%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (62.50%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (62.50%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) SAP
2 10 (62.50%) COM
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Data Management
2 10 (62.50%) Document Management
2 10 (62.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (62.50%) Infor
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (62.50%) Office 365
2 10 (62.50%) Yammer
2 10 (62.50%) Skype for Business
2 10 (62.50%) Case Management
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) Banking
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 2 (12.50%) Automotive
6 2 (12.50%) Legal
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Dell
6 2 (12.50%) CISSP

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 10 (62.50%) BizTalk Server
1 10 (62.50%) SharePoint
1 10 (62.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (6.25%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (62.50%) Office 365
1 10 (62.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
1 2 (12.50%) PBX
1 2 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) Extranet
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) MS Access
3 1 (6.25%) Essbase
General
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Automotive
3 2 (12.50%) Legal
3 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Designer
2 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Designer
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
3 1 (6.25%) DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) COM
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) FMCG
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) CRM
2 10 (62.50%) Case Management
2 10 (62.50%) Data Management
2 10 (62.50%) Document Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Coaching
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Logistics
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) Software Distribution
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) COBOL
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CISA
1 2 (12.50%) CISM
1 2 (12.50%) CISSP
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) CCDA
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) GSEC
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PMP
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.25%) Data Guard
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Infor
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
1 10 (62.50%) Salesforce.com
1 10 (62.50%) SAP
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) Dell
3 2 (12.50%) Tandberg
4 1 (6.25%) EPiServer