The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 12 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 5.66% 2.50% 6.25%
As % of the General category 27.27% 14.29% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £415 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.17 £16.20 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-24.86% +1.25%
Retail
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

General Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
11 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 20.75% 17.50% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 7
Average daily rate £375 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £400 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £421 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Nessus
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Qualys
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) hybris
2 1 (33.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CEH
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nessus
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee
1 1 (33.33%) Qualys
1 1 (33.33%) hybris