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 11 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.

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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retek
Rank 614 608 584
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -24
Contract jobs citing Retek 12 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Vendors category 0.054% 0.017% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate £575 £800 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% +82.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
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
22062 23715 22622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.89% 45.79% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13130 13749 12420
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 1006 988
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 11 February 2016.

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 2 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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +16 12 £575 -28.12% 1
England +5 12 £575 -28.12% 1

Retek
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) Oracle
1 22 (100.00%) Retail
2 20 (90.91%) Oracle Retail
3 8 (36.36%) Validation
4 7 (31.82%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (31.82%) ERP
5 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
6 5 (22.73%) Pegasus
7 4 (18.18%) Back Office
7 4 (18.18%) Finance
7 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (18.18%) Demand Forecasting
7 4 (18.18%) Retail Demand Forecasting
8 3 (13.64%) PLM
8 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (9.09%) Project Management
9 2 (9.09%) JD Edwards
9 2 (9.09%) EPoS
9 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
9 2 (9.09%) IBM
9 2 (9.09%) PMP
9 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
9 2 (9.09%) JDA
9 2 (9.09%) SAP
9 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
9 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
9 2 (9.09%) Infor
9 2 (9.09%) Transition Management

Retek
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 20 (90.91%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
General
1 22 (100.00%) Retail
2 4 (18.18%) Back Office
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
1 9 (40.91%) Business Analyst
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle Analyst
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle Business Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Retail Business Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Architect
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle Architect
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle Solutions Architect
3 7 (31.82%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Head of IT
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Programme Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Subject Matter Expert
5 1 (4.55%) IT Director
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Validation
2 7 (31.82%) ERP
2 7 (31.82%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) Demand Forecasting
4 4 (18.18%) Retail Demand Forecasting
4 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) PLM
6 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Transition Management
7 1 (4.55%) Logistics
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.55%) Supply Chain Management
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
1 2 (9.09%) PMP
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Pegasus
3 2 (9.09%) IBM
3 2 (9.09%) Infor
3 2 (9.09%) JD Edwards
3 2 (9.09%) JDA
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft