The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
England / South East
Rank 51 51 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Retail 272 296 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.57% 3.45% 3.03%
As % of the General category 10.63% 9.76% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 138 158
Median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £591
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £415
% change year-on-year
+5.91% -3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -64.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -45.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2558 3032 3312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.58% 35.33% 34.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1406 1656 1726
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 130 85
Median hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £21.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +60.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.92% +48.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Retail
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +17 115 £425 - 26
Hampshire +10 59 £464 +32.50% 37
Buckinghamshire -13 46 £510 +18.26% 34
Surrey +17 25 £475 -9.30% 19
Oxfordshire -8 5 £375 +4.16% 15
East Sussex 0 3 £375 -9.09% 8
Kent 0 3 £475 - 21
West Sussex -16 2 £363 -19.44% 15
Middlesex +6 1 £560 +40.00% 1
Home Counties -4 1 - -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Retail.

1 118 (21.49%) Finance
2 111 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (19.67%) E-Commerce
4 67 (12.20%) Project Management
4 67 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 59 (10.75%) Oracle
6 54 (9.84%) Telecoms
7 53 (9.65%) Microsoft
8 51 (9.29%) Business Intelligence
9 48 (8.74%) Degree
10 47 (8.56%) SAP
11 43 (7.83%) Windows
12 42 (7.65%) SQL
12 42 (7.65%) Business Analysis
13 41 (7.47%) MS Excel
14 40 (7.29%) PRINCE2
15 39 (7.10%) Marketing
16 37 (6.74%) Scrum
17 35 (6.38%) Banking
17 35 (6.38%) Java
18 31 (5.65%) Cisco
19 29 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
20 28 (5.10%) JavaScript
21 27 (4.92%) Change Management
21 27 (4.92%) Active Directory
22 26 (4.74%) SQL Server
22 26 (4.74%) Continuous Improvement
23 25 (4.55%) ITIL
23 25 (4.55%) Automotive
23 25 (4.55%) Migration

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (3.46%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.73%) CMS
3 8 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (1.28%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.09%) JBoss
6 5 (0.91%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.73%) Confluence
8 3 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.55%) Apache
8 3 (0.55%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.36%) IIS
9 2 (0.36%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.36%) nginx
9 2 (0.36%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.36%) SAS
9 2 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 41 (7.47%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (2.19%) MS Office
4 4 (0.73%) MS Project
5 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (3.28%) Dynamics NAV
2 13 (2.37%) SAP Retail
3 11 (2.00%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.55%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.36%) BASE24
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.36%) Postilion
5 2 (0.36%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.36%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.18%) Magento
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle BRM
6 1 (0.18%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.18%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.55%) Office 365
3 10 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.55%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.55%) IBM PureFlex
5 2 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.36%) GitHub
6 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.18%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.18%) CallidusCloud
6 1 (0.18%) Force.com
6 1 (0.18%) PaaS
6 1 (0.18%) SaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.10%) MPLS
2 11 (2.00%) Firewall
3 10 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (1.64%) NetScaler
5 6 (1.09%) DNS
5 6 (1.09%) VoIP
5 6 (1.09%) WAN
5 6 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (1.09%) Wireless
6 5 (0.91%) DHCP
6 5 (0.91%) Intranet
7 3 (0.55%) 3G
7 3 (0.55%) 4G
7 3 (0.55%) LAN
7 3 (0.55%) Network Security
8 2 (0.36%) ADSL
8 2 (0.36%) ATM
8 2 (0.36%) Broadband
8 2 (0.36%) Skype
8 2 (0.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.74%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.00%) Big Data
4 10 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.46%) Power BI
6 7 (1.28%) DB2
7 6 (1.09%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.09%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.73%) SAP BW
8 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.55%) Redis
10 2 (0.36%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.36%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.36%) SSDT
10 2 (0.36%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 23 (4.19%) JIRA
2 18 (3.28%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.00%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.64%) Selenium
5 7 (1.28%) Subversion
6 6 (1.09%) Cucumber
7 5 (0.91%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.55%) Axure RP
8 3 (0.55%) Bower
8 3 (0.55%) gulp
8 3 (0.55%) JUnit
8 3 (0.55%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.55%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.36%) Ant
9 2 (0.36%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.36%) Gradle
9 2 (0.36%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.36%) Maven
9 2 (0.36%) ProC
General
1 118 (21.49%) Finance
2 54 (9.84%) Telecoms
3 39 (7.10%) Marketing
4 35 (6.38%) Banking
5 25 (4.55%) Automotive
6 14 (2.55%) German Language
6 14 (2.55%) Legal
7 12 (2.19%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.82%) Billing
8 10 (1.82%) French Language
9 7 (1.28%) Back Office
10 6 (1.09%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.91%) Publishing
12 4 (0.73%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.73%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.55%) Electronics
13 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 130 (23.68%) Analyst
2 103 (18.76%) Architect
3 59 (10.75%) Business Analyst
4 53 (9.65%) Developer
5 41 (7.47%) Project Manager
6 40 (7.29%) Consultant
7 28 (5.10%) Solutions Architect
8 27 (4.92%) Security Architect
9 18 (3.28%) Data Analyst
9 18 (3.28%) Retail Business Analyst
10 15 (2.73%) Programme Manager
11 13 (2.37%) Infrastructure Architect
11 13 (2.37%) Network Infrastructure Architect
11 13 (2.37%) Network Security Architect
11 13 (2.37%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
12 12 (2.19%) Coordinator
12 12 (2.19%) Data Architect
12 12 (2.19%) Enterprise Architect
12 12 (2.19%) IT Manager
12 12 (2.19%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.37%) .NET
2 17 (3.10%) jQuery
3 16 (2.91%) CSS
3 16 (2.91%) Web Services
3 16 (2.91%) XML
4 14 (2.55%) HTML
4 14 (2.55%) REST
5 13 (2.37%) J2EE
6 11 (2.00%) AngularJS
7 10 (1.82%) JSON
7 10 (1.82%) SAML
8 9 (1.64%) CSS3
8 9 (1.64%) HTML5
9 8 (1.46%) Spring
10 7 (1.28%) Node.js
11 5 (0.91%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.73%) Modernizr
12 4 (0.73%) SOAP
12 4 (0.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (0.73%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.83%) Mobile App
3 17 (3.10%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.91%) User Experience
5 15 (2.73%) EPoS
6 14 (2.55%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.00%) Driving Licence
7 11 (2.00%) FMCG
8 8 (1.46%) Social Media
9 7 (1.28%) IVR
10 6 (1.09%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.91%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.91%) Smart Meter
12 4 (0.73%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.73%) EMV
12 4 (0.73%) PMI
13 3 (0.55%) Mainframe
14 2 (0.36%) EFT
14 2 (0.36%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 43 (7.83%) Windows
2 20 (3.64%) Linux
3 18 (3.28%) Unix
3 18 (3.28%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.19%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.64%) Android
6 5 (0.91%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.73%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.73%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 3 (0.55%) CentOS
8 3 (0.55%) MVS
8 3 (0.55%) Windows NT
8 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.36%) AIX
10 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (19.67%) E-Commerce
3 67 (12.20%) Project Management
3 67 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (9.29%) Business Intelligence
5 42 (7.65%) Business Analysis
6 40 (7.29%) PRINCE2
7 37 (6.74%) Scrum
8 27 (4.92%) Change Management
9 26 (4.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 25 (4.55%) ITIL
10 25 (4.55%) Migration
11 24 (4.37%) CRM
11 24 (4.37%) Data Modelling
12 22 (4.01%) Data Analysis
12 22 (4.01%) Programme Management
12 22 (4.01%) TOGAF
13 19 (3.46%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (3.28%) Coaching
15 17 (3.10%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 42 (7.65%) SQL
2 35 (6.38%) Java
3 28 (5.10%) JavaScript
4 14 (2.55%) C#
5 11 (2.00%) PowerShell
6 9 (1.64%) C
6 9 (1.64%) VBScript
7 7 (1.28%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.73%) ABAP
8 4 (0.73%) TypeScript
9 3 (0.55%) PHP
9 3 (0.55%) Python
9 3 (0.55%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.55%) VB
10 2 (0.36%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.18%) C++
11 1 (0.18%) F#
11 1 (0.18%) Groovy
11 1 (0.18%) Perl
11 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (8.74%) Degree
2 21 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (2.55%) CCIE
4 13 (2.37%) CCNP
4 13 (2.37%) MCSE
4 13 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (2.19%) Security Cleared
6 11 (2.00%) APMP
6 11 (2.00%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.82%) CRISC
7 10 (1.82%) PMI Certification
8 9 (1.64%) CISMP
9 8 (1.46%) CIPD
9 8 (1.46%) PMP
10 5 (0.91%) CCNA
10 5 (0.91%) CISSP
10 5 (0.91%) ISEB
11 4 (0.73%) CLAS
11 4 (0.73%) GIAC
11 4 (0.73%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (2.00%) SLA
3 9 (1.64%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.64%) QA
4 8 (1.46%) P3O
4 8 (1.46%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.91%) GDPR
6 4 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.36%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.36%) SDET
7 2 (0.36%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.18%) IFRS
8 1 (0.18%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.18%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 27 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.28%) vCloud
3 7 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.09%) Docker
5 2 (0.36%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (1.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 8 (1.46%) AirWatch
3 6 (1.09%) SCCM
4 5 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.91%) Puppet
5 3 (0.55%) Ansible
5 3 (0.55%) CA Wily
5 3 (0.55%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.36%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.36%) MOM
6 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.18%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.18%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.18%) Netcool
7 1 (0.18%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (10.75%) Oracle
2 53 (9.65%) Microsoft
3 47 (8.56%) SAP
4 31 (5.65%) Cisco
5 16 (2.91%) VMware
6 15 (2.73%) Citrix
7 13 (2.37%) Google
8 11 (2.00%) ATG
9 10 (1.82%) CheckPoint
9 10 (1.82%) Palo Alto
10 9 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.46%) Avaya
12 7 (1.28%) HP
12 7 (1.28%) IBM
13 6 (1.09%) Adobe
13 6 (1.09%) ServiceNow
14 5 (0.91%) Apple
14 5 (0.91%) F5
14 5 (0.91%) JDA
14 5 (0.91%) Red Hat
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market rates plus expenses
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates plus expenses
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Fareham
aap3
Rate: negotiable based on exp
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury
Searchability
Rate: £280 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Littlehampton, West Sussex
The Body Shop International
Rate: Starting Salary: £30,000 + Excellent employee benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Searchability
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Salt
Rate: £0.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Searchability
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
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Hampshire
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