The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank - 40 36
Contract jobs citing Retail 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 1.10% 1.09%
As % of the General category - 2.68% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £13.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+24.19% -38.26%
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 Kent region.

General Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
79 112 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 26.60% 41.18% 38.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 82 54
Average daily rate £350 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Average hourly rate £39.77 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Retail
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Data Security
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Front Office
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 1 (14.29%) SaaS
5 1 (14.29%) PaaS
5 1 (14.29%) Office 365
5 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
5 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
5 1 (14.29%) Logistics
5 1 (14.29%) WFM
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) webMethods
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Information Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Data Security
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) WFM
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) webMethods
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