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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 16 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing Retail 4 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.03% 9.57% 0.90%
As % of the General category 14.29% 39.29% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 0
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£303 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.21% -
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 £12.96 £30.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-57.50% +71.83%
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
28 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 21.21% 24.35% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 7
Average daily rate £400 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £288 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) PMP
3 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Fit Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) B2C
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Installations Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Senior PMO Manager
1 1 (16.67%) PMO Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Fit Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) PMP
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco