The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 6 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Retail 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 3.70% 8.70% 3.70%
As % of the General category 25.00% 15.38% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £398
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +56.62%
Retail
South East

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

General Category
Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
4 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 14.81% 56.52% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate £425 £463 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +15.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

Retail
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex 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 (57.14%) ERP
1 4 (57.14%) BPR
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
1 4 (57.14%) General Ledger
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (57.14%) IFS
2 3 (42.86%) Advertising
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Billing
4 1 (14.29%) SSADM
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (14.29%) Finance

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 4 (57.14%) General Ledger
1 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 3 (42.86%) Advertising
3 1 (14.29%) Billing
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Architect
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) BPR
1 4 (57.14%) ERP
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (14.29%) SSADM
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IFS
2 2 (28.57%) SAP