The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank - 15 -
Contract jobs citing Retail 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth - 3.30% -
As % of the General category - 18.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £550 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -
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 Portsmouth region.

General Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
15 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 16.13% 17.58% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 8
Average daily rate £286 £488 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.28% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £309 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £595 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £33.00 £45.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +22.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £45.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) MS Project
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (14.29%) MSMQ
3 1 (14.29%) LDAP
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (14.29%) RavenDB
2 1 (14.29%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
1 1 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Change Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Management Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) MSMQ
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) SecurID
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Kanban
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Endeca
2 1 (14.29%) RedPrairie