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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 14 16 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Retail 7 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 7.00% 2.65% 7.69%
As % of the General category 38.89% 14.29% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Average daily rate
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£363 £550 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.09% +70.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £370 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £550 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +24.00%
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
18 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 18.00% 18.58% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 8
Average daily rate £363 £500 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +55.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £317 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £675 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £45.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.43 £45.00 £38.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.00%

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 23 January 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 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) SecurID
4 1 (10.00%) Endeca
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (10.00%) PKI
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Novell eDirectory
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Data Integration

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) RavenDB
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) DataStax
2 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Management Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Operations Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) SecurID
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
1 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) ERP
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
3 1 (10.00%) Kanban
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Fit Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Novell eDirectory
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Endeca
2 1 (10.00%) RedPrairie
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft