The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 10 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Retail 37 27 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 8.08% 9.41% 13.37%
As % of the General category 16.09% 20.77% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 25 55
Average daily rate
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£463 £452 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +30.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £351 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £388 £381
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +1.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £11.75
% change year-on-year
-18.51% +14.89%
Retail
Wiltshire

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

General Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
230 130 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 50.22% 45.30% 57.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 115 202
Average daily rate £445 £433 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £315 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 82 (93.18%) Banking
1 82 (93.18%) Retail Banking
2 74 (84.09%) Finance
3 27 (30.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (28.41%) Change Management
5 22 (25.00%) MS Project
5 22 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (15.91%) SAP
7 13 (14.77%) Unisys
7 13 (14.77%) Change Control
7 13 (14.77%) Mobile Banking
8 9 (10.23%) PRINCE2
8 9 (10.23%) UML
9 8 (9.09%) ICL
9 8 (9.09%) Business Transformation
10 7 (7.95%) Data Architecture
10 7 (7.95%) Business Analysis
10 7 (7.95%) Information Management
10 7 (7.95%) WebSphere
10 7 (7.95%) Process Management
10 7 (7.95%) Data Security
10 7 (7.95%) Data Modelling
11 6 (6.82%) MS Visio
11 6 (6.82%) Cisco
11 6 (6.82%) IBM
11 6 (6.82%) Internet
11 6 (6.82%) Six Sigma
11 6 (6.82%) Online Banking
11 6 (6.82%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (6.82%) Lean Six Sigma

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 7 (7.95%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (1.14%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (25.00%) MS Project
2 6 (6.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) Firewall
2 1 (1.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.14%) Base SAS
1 1 (1.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (1.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Rational Rose
General
1 82 (93.18%) Banking
1 82 (93.18%) Retail Banking
2 74 (84.09%) Finance
3 3 (3.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (39.77%) Analyst
2 28 (31.82%) Architect
3 15 (17.05%) PMO Analyst
4 14 (15.91%) Business Analyst
5 13 (14.77%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (14.77%) Programme Office Analyst
5 13 (14.77%) Programme Analyst
6 10 (11.36%) Senior Business Analyst
6 10 (11.36%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (11.36%) Project Manager
7 8 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
7 8 (9.09%) Designer
8 7 (7.95%) Consultant
8 7 (7.95%) Data Architect
9 6 (6.82%) Information Architect
10 5 (5.68%) Test Manager
10 5 (5.68%) Test Analyst
10 5 (5.68%) Technical Architect
10 5 (5.68%) Applications Architect
11 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Architect
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Mobile Banking
2 6 (6.82%) Online Banking
3 5 (5.68%) Reference Data
4 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.41%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (3.41%) SWIFT
5 3 (3.41%) APACS
6 1 (1.14%) EPoS
6 1 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (28.41%) Change Management
3 13 (14.77%) Change Control
4 9 (10.23%) PRINCE2
4 9 (10.23%) UML
5 8 (9.09%) Business Transformation
6 7 (7.95%) Data Architecture
6 7 (7.95%) Data Modelling
6 7 (7.95%) Data Security
6 7 (7.95%) Process Management
6 7 (7.95%) Business Analysis
6 7 (7.95%) Information Management
7 6 (6.82%) Lean Six Sigma
7 6 (6.82%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (6.82%) Six Sigma
8 5 (5.68%) ITIL
8 5 (5.68%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (5.68%) TOGAF
8 5 (5.68%) Information Architecture
9 4 (4.55%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.27%) ISEB
3 1 (1.14%) PMP
3 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.14%) ACCA
3 1 (1.14%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) FATCA
2 2 (2.27%) COREP
2 2 (2.27%) FINREP
2 2 (2.27%) QA
3 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.14%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.91%) SAP
3 13 (14.77%) Unisys
4 8 (9.09%) ICL
5 6 (6.82%) Cisco
5 6 (6.82%) IBM
6 5 (5.68%) EMC
6 5 (5.68%) Citrix
6 5 (5.68%) VMware
7 2 (2.27%) HP
7 2 (2.27%) Hyperion
7 2 (2.27%) Niku
7 2 (2.27%) Cognos
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