The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Poole region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 5 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Poole 16.67% 9.76% 2.70%
As % of the General category 31.58% 17.39% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.42 £29.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-57.17% +54.66%
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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 Poole region.

General Category
Poole
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Poole 52.78% 56.10% 54.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 16
Average daily rate £375 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.76 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.39% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.05%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Poole

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Poole

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Poole

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Poole

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Poole 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 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) NFS
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) SSH
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Korn
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Ingres
3 2 (33.33%) VMS
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) PHP

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Poole 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 2 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SSH
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Ingres
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (16.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Process Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) JDBC
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) CGI
1 1 (16.67%) Laravel
1 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (16.67%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) VMS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Korn
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) AWK
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) NFS
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware