The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 58 31 68
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +37
Contract jobs citing Retail 11 55 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.27% 5.39% 1.28%
As % of the General category 4.06% 11.68% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 23 8
Average daily rate
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£600 £328 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.20% -9.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
Average hourly rate - £30.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.96 £29.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-55.31% +65.71%
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 Reading region.

General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
271 471 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.19% 46.13% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 204 145
Average daily rate £425 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £168 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.70% +103.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £28.40 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £48.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.11% -25.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 11 (33.33%) Marketing
2 8 (24.24%) Finance
3 7 (21.21%) Degree
4 6 (18.18%) Project Management
4 6 (18.18%) CRM
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco
5 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.15%) Back Office
5 5 (15.15%) Games
6 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.12%) Broadband
7 3 (9.09%) Oracle
7 3 (9.09%) ITIL
7 3 (9.09%) Linux
7 3 (9.09%) Juniper
7 3 (9.09%) DNS
7 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
7 3 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (9.09%) Banking
7 3 (9.09%) Billing
7 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
7 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (9.09%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (9.09%) Customer Insight
7 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (9.09%) Business Transformation

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (6.06%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.03%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Broadband
2 3 (9.09%) DNS
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.06%) FWSM
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) LAN
3 2 (6.06%) WAN
3 2 (6.06%) SMTP
3 2 (6.06%) Intranet
4 1 (3.03%) Internet
4 1 (3.03%) 3G
4 1 (3.03%) MPLS
4 1 (3.03%) OSPF
4 1 (3.03%) BGP
4 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
4 1 (3.03%) IGRP
4 1 (3.03%) DHCP
4 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) DB2
2 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.03%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 11 (33.33%) Marketing
2 8 (24.24%) Finance
3 5 (15.15%) Back Office
3 5 (15.15%) Games
4 3 (9.09%) Banking
4 3 (9.09%) Billing
5 2 (6.06%) Legal
5 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Architect
1 5 (15.15%) Programme Manager
1 5 (15.15%) Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) IP Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Principal Security Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Sales Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Business Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Security Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Principal Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Tester
5 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) JDBC
2 1 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) XSL
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) iSeries
2 1 (3.03%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) CRM
1 6 (18.18%) Project Management
2 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
2 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
3 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 3 (9.09%) Business Development
3 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (9.09%) Customer Insight
3 3 (9.09%) Business Transformation
3 3 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.06%) ERP
4 2 (6.06%) B2B
4 2 (6.06%) Information Security
4 2 (6.06%) Analytics
4 2 (6.06%) Release Management
4 2 (6.06%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) C
1 2 (6.06%) Java
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.03%) Perl
2 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) CRISC
2 2 (6.06%) AAT
2 2 (6.06%) CISSP
2 2 (6.06%) ACCA
2 2 (6.06%) CISA
2 2 (6.06%) CISM
2 2 (6.06%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.03%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Cisco
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Juniper
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) F5
3 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
4 1 (3.03%) Endeca
4 1 (3.03%) Google
4 1 (3.03%) Coremetrics
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