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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 59 51 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail 263 278 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.87% 3.30% 3.55%
As % of the General category 8.49% 9.14% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 203 155
Average daily rate
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£428 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £9.00 £6.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £16.70 £24.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £10.75
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +44.18%
Retail
England

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
3099 3041 2818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.79% 36.10% 36.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1658 1516 1254
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 140 167
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.59 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -21.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £12.25 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 January 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Retail Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +12 95 £445 +4.70% 27
Buckinghamshire -12 51 £419 +11.66% 21
Surrey +1 31 £425 +41.66% 20
Hampshire -63 22 £400 +18.51% 25
Oxfordshire -3 20 £463 +2.77% 5
Kent - 18 £430 - 5
West Sussex -3 14 £463 -2.63% 6
Sussex +5 2 £525 - 1
East Sussex -10 2 £425 -20.56% 5
Middlesex -5 1 - - 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 131 (24.53%) Finance
2 106 (19.85%) E-Commerce
3 93 (17.42%) Project Management
4 85 (15.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 68 (12.73%) Business Analysis
6 66 (12.36%) Microsoft
7 61 (11.42%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (9.74%) Banking
9 51 (9.55%) CRM
9 51 (9.55%) PRINCE2
10 45 (8.43%) MS Excel
10 45 (8.43%) Marketing
11 43 (8.05%) ITIL
12 36 (6.74%) SQL
12 36 (6.74%) Telecoms
13 34 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
14 33 (6.18%) Windows
15 32 (5.99%) Oracle
16 31 (5.81%) Retail Banking
17 30 (5.62%) Degree
18 28 (5.24%) Migration
19 27 (5.06%) Java
20 26 (4.87%) SAP
21 24 (4.49%) JavaScript
21 24 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
22 23 (4.31%) HTML
22 23 (4.31%) MS Office
23 22 (4.12%) Change Management
24 21 (3.93%) Manufacturing
24 21 (3.93%) Cisco

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 13 (2.43%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.69%) CMS
2 9 (1.69%) Node.js
3 7 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (1.12%) Confluence
4 6 (1.12%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.75%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (0.75%) Lync
6 3 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.56%) SAS
6 3 (0.56%) IIS
7 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.37%) JBoss
7 2 (0.37%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.37%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.37%) FileNet
8 1 (0.19%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.19%) CICS
8 1 (0.19%) Apache
Applications
1 45 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 23 (4.31%) MS Office
4 11 (2.06%) MS Project
5 8 (1.50%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.94%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (1.31%) SAP FI
2 6 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.75%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.37%) Magento
5 2 (0.37%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.37%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.19%) HFM
6 1 (0.19%) Retail-J
6 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.19%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.06%) SaaS
2 7 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.12%) Force.com
4 2 (0.37%) Office 365
5 1 (0.19%) Yammer
5 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.06%) WAN
2 10 (1.87%) LAN
2 10 (1.87%) Firewall
3 8 (1.50%) Internet
4 7 (1.31%) BGP
4 7 (1.31%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.31%) HTTP
4 7 (1.31%) 4G
4 7 (1.31%) Network Security
5 6 (1.12%) Broadband
5 6 (1.12%) OSPF
5 6 (1.12%) SAN
5 6 (1.12%) Wireless
6 5 (0.94%) 3G
6 5 (0.94%) SNMP
7 4 (0.75%) DNS
7 4 (0.75%) SSL
7 4 (0.75%) FTP
7 4 (0.75%) WLAN
7 4 (0.75%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.18%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.50%) MongoDB
4 7 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.12%) DB2
6 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.56%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.56%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.37%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.37%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.37%) MySQL
8 2 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.37%) OLTP
8 2 (0.37%) MS Access
8 2 (0.37%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.37%) PowerCenter
8 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (1.87%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.87%) JIRA
3 3 (0.56%) MSI
4 2 (0.37%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.37%) Selenium
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.37%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.37%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.37%) Ant
4 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.19%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.19%) JMeter
5 1 (0.19%) Maven
5 1 (0.19%) Subversion
5 1 (0.19%) LSMW
5 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.19%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.19%) JUnit
General
1 131 (24.53%) Finance
2 52 (9.74%) Banking
3 45 (8.43%) Marketing
4 36 (6.74%) Telecoms
5 31 (5.81%) Retail Banking
6 21 (3.93%) Manufacturing
7 17 (3.18%) Legal
8 14 (2.62%) Games
9 12 (2.25%) Back Office
10 10 (1.87%) Electronics
11 8 (1.50%) Billing
12 7 (1.31%) Automotive
13 6 (1.12%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.94%) Advertising
14 5 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.56%) Publishing
15 3 (0.56%) Wholesale Banking
15 3 (0.56%) German Language
16 2 (0.37%) French Language
16 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 164 (30.71%) Analyst
2 123 (23.03%) Business Analyst
3 99 (18.54%) Project Manager
4 70 (13.11%) Architect
5 42 (7.87%) Solutions Architect
6 38 (7.12%) Developer
7 21 (3.93%) Consultant
8 15 (2.81%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 14 (2.62%) Lead Business Analyst
9 14 (2.62%) Technical Architect
10 13 (2.43%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (2.25%) Coordinator
11 12 (2.25%) Service Manager
12 11 (2.06%) IT Project Manager
12 11 (2.06%) Service Analyst
13 10 (1.87%) Designer
13 10 (1.87%) Senior Business Analyst
13 10 (1.87%) Senior Manager
13 10 (1.87%) Service Desk Analyst
13 10 (1.87%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.31%) HTML
2 19 (3.56%) CSS
3 17 (3.18%) .NET
4 13 (2.43%) AngularJS
5 9 (1.69%) Web Services
6 8 (1.50%) ExpressJS
7 7 (1.31%) HTML5
7 7 (1.31%) jQuery
7 7 (1.31%) Visualforce
7 7 (1.31%) Mason
8 6 (1.12%) RESTful
8 6 (1.12%) XML
9 5 (0.94%) .NET Framework
9 5 (0.94%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.75%) WCF
10 4 (0.75%) CSS3
10 4 (0.75%) J2EE
10 4 (0.75%) SOAP
11 3 (0.56%) APPC
11 3 (0.56%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.56%) User Experience
3 17 (3.18%) FMCG
4 14 (2.62%) EPoS
5 13 (2.43%) Data Integration
5 13 (2.43%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.06%) Credit Risk
7 6 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (0.94%) Clustering
8 5 (0.94%) AS400
8 5 (0.94%) DTV
8 5 (0.94%) RIA
8 5 (0.94%) iSeries
9 4 (0.75%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.56%) Statistics
10 3 (0.56%) Social Media
10 3 (0.56%) iPad
10 3 (0.56%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.37%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 33 (6.18%) Windows
2 17 (3.18%) Linux
3 16 (3.00%) UNIX
4 9 (1.69%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.94%) Windows Vista
5 5 (0.94%) Windows XP
5 5 (0.94%) Android
6 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.56%) OS/400
7 3 (0.56%) Solaris
7 3 (0.56%) AIX
7 3 (0.56%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.56%) i5/OS
8 2 (0.37%) HPUX
9 1 (0.19%) SUSE
9 1 (0.19%) MVS
9 1 (0.19%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (19.85%) E-Commerce
2 93 (17.42%) Project Management
3 85 (15.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 68 (12.73%) Business Analysis
5 61 (11.42%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (9.55%) CRM
6 51 (9.55%) PRINCE2
7 43 (8.05%) ITIL
8 28 (5.24%) Migration
9 22 (4.12%) Change Management
10 20 (3.75%) SOA
10 20 (3.75%) Scrum
10 20 (3.75%) Waterfall
11 18 (3.37%) ERP
11 18 (3.37%) Programme Management
11 18 (3.37%) TOGAF
12 17 (3.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 16 (3.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (3.00%) Coaching
13 16 (3.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 36 (6.74%) SQL
2 27 (5.06%) Java
3 24 (4.49%) JavaScript
4 17 (3.18%) C
5 11 (2.06%) C#
6 7 (1.31%) Apex Code
7 5 (0.94%) RPG
8 4 (0.75%) VB
8 4 (0.75%) COBOL
9 3 (0.56%) C++
9 3 (0.56%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.56%) ABAP
9 3 (0.56%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.37%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.37%) RPG/400
10 2 (0.37%) RPG IV
10 2 (0.37%) R
10 2 (0.37%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.37%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.19%) XAML
Qualifications
1 30 (5.62%) Degree
2 16 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 15 (2.81%) ISEB
4 14 (2.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.94%) CCNA
7 4 (0.75%) CIPD
7 4 (0.75%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.56%) IBM Certification
8 3 (0.56%) CCNP
8 3 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.56%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.56%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.37%) CRISC
9 2 (0.37%) AAT
9 2 (0.37%) MCP
9 2 (0.37%) CCIE
9 2 (0.37%) ACCA
9 2 (0.37%) CISA
9 2 (0.37%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.43%) SLA
2 10 (1.87%) QA
3 4 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.37%) COREP
5 2 (0.37%) FINREP
5 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.31%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.94%) vSphere
5 4 (0.75%) KVM
6 3 (0.56%) PowerHA
7 2 (0.37%) GPFS
7 2 (0.37%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.19%) Samba
8 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.19%) NFS
8 1 (0.19%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 7 (1.31%) SCCM
2 6 (1.12%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.56%) Tivoli NetView
3 3 (0.56%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (0.56%) SCOM
3 3 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.19%) YaST
5 1 (0.19%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.19%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 66 (12.36%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.99%) Oracle
3 26 (4.87%) SAP
4 21 (3.93%) Cisco
5 16 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (2.62%) VMware
7 12 (2.25%) IBM
8 11 (2.06%) HP
9 9 (1.69%) F5
10 8 (1.50%) hybris
11 7 (1.31%) Google
12 6 (1.12%) Dell
12 6 (1.12%) Adobe
12 6 (1.12%) CheckPoint
13 5 (0.94%) Fortinet
14 4 (0.75%) Demandware
15 3 (0.56%) ATG
15 3 (0.56%) Fujitsu
15 3 (0.56%) webMethods
15 3 (0.56%) NetIQ
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £170 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Churchill Frank
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £525.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £11 - £14.15 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Canon
Rate: Up-to £40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £550 - £600 per day all inclusive
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
IntaPeople
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day Package
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
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Bracknell, Berkshire
ITF Solutions
Rate: £195 - £200 per day
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Mason Frank
Posted: 13 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
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Edenhouse solutions ltd
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