The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Retek products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retek over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Retek, Inc.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retek
Rank 592 560 536
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -24
Contract jobs citing Retek 7 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.019% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.029% 0.042% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
Average daily rate
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£800 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £500 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24335 23603 21491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 45.47% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13863 12950 11452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1048 1185
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Retek
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retek within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Retek Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Retek
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retek within the UK.

Retek Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Retek
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retek within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Retek Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Retek
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retek within the UK.

Retek Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Retek
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retek within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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
England -11 7 £800 +60.00% 2
London +1 6 £800 +52.38% 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Leicester - - - -

Retek
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Retek 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 Retek.

1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
1 10 (100.00%) Retail
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle Retail
2 8 (80.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) Cognos
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (10.00%) ERP
7 1 (10.00%) MS Project
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL
7 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (10.00%) ITSM
7 1 (10.00%) Legal
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
7 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
7 1 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (10.00%) Logistics

Retek
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Retek 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 Retek. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 10 (100.00%) Retail
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Project Manager
3 4 (40.00%) Programme Manager
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Programme Manager
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Consultant
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Programme Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) ITSM
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) Logistics
5 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
5 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Cognos