The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail 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 terms in our General category for the West Sussex 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 28 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 15 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.09% 1.60% 2.93%
As % of the General category 14.71% 5.60% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 11
Average daily rate £365 - £390
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £386
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
General Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
102 125 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 27.79% 28.54% 38.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 81 123
Average daily rate £370 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £536 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 21
Average hourly rate £16.50 £31.25 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.20% +16.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £16.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £42.50 £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Retail
South East

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Retail
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the West Sussex region 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
Horsham - 3 - -
Crawley +6 2 £223 -
Littlehampton - 2 - - 2
Haywards Heath - 1 - -
Worthing - - - -
Chichester - - - -
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
2 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) Smart Meter
3 4 (23.53%) Marketing
3 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) ISEB
4 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) Legal
4 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
4 3 (17.65%) Business Development
4 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
4 3 (17.65%) IIBA
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
4 3 (17.65%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (11.76%) Release Management
5 2 (11.76%) EDIFACT
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) EDI
5 2 (11.76%) B2C
5 2 (11.76%) SAP
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) Windows
6 1 (5.88%) RAD
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) Dell
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
General
1 4 (23.53%) Marketing
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Legal
2 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Business Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Sales Executive
2 3 (17.65%) Commercial Executive
3 2 (11.76%) SAP EDI Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) EDI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) EDIFACT
1 2 (11.76%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Smart Meter
2 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.88%) EPoS
3 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
2 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Business Development
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (11.76%) Release Management
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) B2C
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) RAD
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
1 3 (17.65%) IIBA
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.88%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Dell Certification
2 1 (5.88%) DCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Dell
2 1 (5.88%) BT