The first 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 16 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 terms in our General category for the Uxbridge region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 14 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs citing Retail 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 6.38% 0.89% 0.55%
As % of the General category 17.31% 4.00% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.04 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
General Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
52 25 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 36.88% 22.32% 24.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 29
Average daily rate £325 £360 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -18.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £320 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 - £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Retail
London

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 16 April 2014, 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 (70.00%) ITIL
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 5 (50.00%) Remedy
2 5 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) EPoS
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) Remedy
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint