The 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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 34 39 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs citing Retail 8 3 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.16% 0.76% 5.11%
As % of the General category 10.39% 4.29% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 20
Average daily rate
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£288 £400 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -10.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £400 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.96 £29.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-55.31% +65.71%
Retail
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

General Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
77 70 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 20.75% 17.63% 27.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 42 105
Average daily rate £350 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £299 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £456 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £15.10 £23.21 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.96% +28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.99 £20.53 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £41.00 £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
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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
Gatwick - 2 £425 -
Haywards Heath - 2 £288 - 1
Crawley - - - -
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.00%) ISEB
4 3 (15.00%) EDI
4 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (15.00%) Marketing
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Smart Meter
4 3 (15.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (15.00%) IIBA
4 3 (15.00%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (15.00%) EDIFACT
4 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (10.00%) Business Development
5 2 (10.00%) Banking
5 2 (10.00%) Legal
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) B2C
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.00%) CCNA
6 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (5.00%) Dell
6 1 (5.00%) CISSP
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) SAP EDI Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 2 (10.00%) Commercial Executive
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Sales Executive
3 2 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) EDI Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) EDI Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) EDI
1 3 (15.00%) EDIFACT
2 1 (5.00%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Smart Meter
1 3 (15.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.00%) EPoS
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) B2C
5 2 (10.00%) Business Development
6 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Data Mapping
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security
6 1 (5.00%) Document Management
6 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
1 3 (15.00%) IIBA
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Dell Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CEH
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) DCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nessus
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Dell
3 1 (5.00%) McAfee
3 1 (5.00%) BT
3 1 (5.00%) Qualys
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco