The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retek
Rank 571 540 566
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +26
Contract jobs citing Retek 16 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.008% 0.036%
As % of the Vendors category 0.062% 0.018% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 8
Average daily rate £500 £350 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £330 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £410 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £350 £438
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

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
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 4 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -78 13 £500 +42.85% 4
London - 10 £525 - 2
Warwickshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

Retek
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) Oracle
2 19 (95.00%) Retail
2 19 (95.00%) Oracle Retail
3 6 (30.00%) Finance
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) Operations Management
5 4 (20.00%) MOM
6 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 1 (5.00%) Confluence
8 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
8 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
8 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
8 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (5.00%) JIRA
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (5.00%) Use Case
8 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (5.00%) Subversion
8 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
8 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
8 1 (5.00%) ETL
8 1 (5.00%) Toad
8 1 (5.00%) IBM

Retek
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (5.00%) Confluence
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 19 (95.00%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) Toad
1 1 (5.00%) ERwin
General
1 19 (95.00%) Retail
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Consultant
2 14 (70.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Business Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Programme Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Programme Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Environment Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) Operations Management
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) Use Case
5 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) RDF
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.00%) CAD
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Software AG
2 1 (5.00%) JDA
2 1 (5.00%) webMethods
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Ab Initio
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