The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 38 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail 5 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.52% 11.11% 7.41%
As % of the General category 6.85% 29.91% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 27 10
Average daily rate
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£550 £325 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% -16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £315 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £490 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.61 £14.13 £6.50
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +117.30%
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 Southampton region.

General Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
73 107 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 22.19% 37.15% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 81 23
Average daily rate £450 £450 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £675 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 0
Average hourly rate £13.75 £28.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.89% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (21.74%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Finance
4 2 (8.70%) SAP
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
4 2 (8.70%) CRM
4 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.70%) SLA
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.35%) French Language
5 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (4.35%) Retail-J
5 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Information Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 (4.35%) Lync
1 1 (4.35%) Node.js
1 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
1 1 (4.35%) HSRP
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) MPLS
1 1 (4.35%) BGP
1 1 (4.35%) Wireless
1 1 (4.35%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.35%) Star Schema
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Analyst
1 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Support Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
3 2 (8.70%) Applications Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Software Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Wintel Support
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Manager
4 1 (4.35%) SOA Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Major Incident Manager
4 1 (4.35%) UI Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML5
1 1 (4.35%) CSS3
1 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
1 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) User Experience
1 1 (4.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) CRM
4 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.35%) Information Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Software Licensing
5 1 (4.35%) ERP
5 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) SOA
5 1 (4.35%) ETL
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Java
1 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.35%) CCIE
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) F5
2 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Informatica
2 1 (4.35%) Remedy
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) VMware