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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 10 20 7
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Contract jobs citing Retail 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 9.43% 2.74% 10.00%
As % of the General category 13.16% 4.21% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Average daily rate
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£475 £430 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +14.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £13.50 £11.25
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +20.00%
Retail
Cheshire

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
38 95 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 71.70% 65.07% 76.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 39 38
Average daily rate £410 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.26% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £192 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £498 £415
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 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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%) Finance
1 7 (58.33%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) UNIX
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) AIX
4 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
5 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (8.33%) HACMP
5 1 (8.33%) Process Management
5 1 (8.33%) Security Management
5 1 (8.33%) AS400
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Foglight

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) CICS
1 1 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) FTP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
1 7 (58.33%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) AIX Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
1 1 (8.33%) JNDI
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) J2EE
1 1 (8.33%) JDBC
1 1 (8.33%) JSP
1 1 (8.33%) Struts
1 1 (8.33%) JMS
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) HACMP
2 1 (8.33%) AS400
2 1 (8.33%) Tandem
2 1 (8.33%) PMI
2 1 (8.33%) Online Banking
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) HPUX
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) VMS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Process Management
3 1 (8.33%) Security Management
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) PMP
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) PowerHA
1 1 (8.33%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (8.33%) Foglight
1 1 (8.33%) CA Wily
1 1 (8.33%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
1 3 (25.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) FatWire
3 1 (8.33%) Teradata
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe
3 1 (8.33%) Sun
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (8.33%) Tumbleweed