The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 31 August 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 11 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Retail 5 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 5.75% 16.36% 5.33%
As % of the General category 16.13% 41.86% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £400 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £396
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +1.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Average hourly rate - £14.04 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.96 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.31% -57.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Uxbridge region.

General Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
31 43 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 35.63% 39.09% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 12
Average daily rate £438 £370 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.24% -5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £585 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Average hourly rate £38.75 £14.04 £10.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.99% +38.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) MS Office
3 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (26.67%) MS Project
4 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
4 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (26.67%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Release Management
5 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (20.00%) QA
5 3 (20.00%) iPad
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) Remedy
5 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
6 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
6 2 (13.33%) SAP
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL V2
6 2 (13.33%) Service Management
6 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Desktop Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Service Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
5 1 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (6.67%) Project Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Report Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Deployment Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) iPad
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
1 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
1 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Release Management
4 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL V2
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) Remedy
2 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (13.33%) SAP