The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Loughborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 7 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Retail 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Loughborough 13.33% 11.11% -
As % of the General category 25.00% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£190 £305 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.61 £14.13 £6.50
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +117.30%
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 Loughborough region.

General Category
Loughborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
8 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Loughborough 53.33% 11.11% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate £338 £305 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.65% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.44 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Loughborough

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Loughborough

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Loughborough

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Loughborough

Retail
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Loughborough

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Loughborough 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 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) EPoS
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Loughborough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Loughborough 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
1 2 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (75.00%) EPoS
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft