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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 21 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Retail 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.17% 6.45% 2.73%
As % of the General category 8.11% 40.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Average daily rate - £363 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -34.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £398
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +56.62%
Retail
Hampshire

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
37 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 26.81% 16.13% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 14
Average daily rate £350 £363 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £305 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £408 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £28.50 £21.55 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.26% -52.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +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 22 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (40.00%) WFM
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Kronos
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) IT Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) WFM
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Kronos
2 1 (20.00%) SAP