The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 10 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail 7 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 11.67% 6.49% 17.48%
As % of the General category 15.56% 9.80% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 16
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£463 £430 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.55% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £183 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £462 £475
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 £18.50 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-41.26% +40.00%
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 Knutsford region.

General Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
45 51 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 75.00% 66.23% 63.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 45
Average daily rate £414 £430 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.72% +16.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £165 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 7 (58.33%) Banking
2 6 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (16.67%) PKI
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) PMI
4 2 (16.67%) PMP
4 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
5 1 (8.33%) CMMI
5 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Management Information System

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) ReportNet
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos Powerplay
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (8.33%) DTS
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (58.33%) Banking
2 6 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Release Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) SAML
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) JSON
1 1 (8.33%) OAuth
1 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) PKI
2 2 (16.67%) PMI
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Online Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (8.33%) CMMI
3 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
3 1 (8.33%) RUP
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) PMP
1 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) CA
2 1 (8.33%) Cognos
2 1 (8.33%) Teradata
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