The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 25 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Retail 43 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 6.01% 5.10% 5.31%
As % of the General category 13.78% 13.62% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 24 33
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£425 £447 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% +28.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £351 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £573 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.42 £29.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-57.17% +65.71%
Retail
South West

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

General Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
312 213 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 43.64% 37.43% 40.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 143 199
Average daily rate £425 £420 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 13
Average hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -24.13%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Swindon +6 37 £435 -1.24% 7
Salisbury - 3 £298 -
Retail
South West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 77 (78.57%) Banking
1 77 (78.57%) Retail Banking
2 70 (71.43%) Finance
3 29 (29.59%) MS Project
4 28 (28.57%) Change Management
5 25 (25.51%) Microsoft
6 21 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (13.27%) PRINCE2
7 13 (13.27%) Change Control
8 11 (11.22%) SAP
9 9 (9.18%) Business Analysis
9 9 (9.18%) UML
10 8 (8.16%) Unisys
10 8 (8.16%) Mobile Banking
11 7 (7.14%) ICL
12 6 (6.12%) Lean Six Sigma
12 6 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (6.12%) Project Planning
12 6 (6.12%) Online Banking
12 6 (6.12%) Internet
12 6 (6.12%) Six Sigma
12 6 (6.12%) MS Visio
12 6 (6.12%) Project Management
12 6 (6.12%) Business Transformation
13 5 (5.10%) GAP Analysis
13 5 (5.10%) Data Security
13 5 (5.10%) Requirements Analysis
14 4 (4.08%) Information Management
14 4 (4.08%) APACS
14 4 (4.08%) Web Design

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.06%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.02%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (29.59%) MS Project
2 6 (6.12%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.06%) MS Office
4 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) Internet
2 1 (1.02%) Firewall
2 1 (1.02%) Network Security
2 1 (1.02%) Structured Cabling
Development Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Rational Rose
General
1 77 (78.57%) Banking
1 77 (78.57%) Retail Banking
2 70 (71.43%) Finance
3 4 (4.08%) Back Office
3 4 (4.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (37.76%) Analyst
2 19 (19.39%) Architect
3 17 (17.35%) Designer
4 16 (16.33%) Business Analyst
5 15 (15.31%) Project Manager
5 15 (15.31%) PMO Analyst
6 13 (13.27%) Programme Office Analyst
6 13 (13.27%) Programme Analyst
7 12 (12.24%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (10.20%) Senior Business Analyst
8 10 (10.20%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (9.18%) Solutions Designer
10 8 (8.16%) Web Designer
11 5 (5.10%) Administrator
11 5 (5.10%) Test Manager
11 5 (5.10%) Programme Administrator
11 5 (5.10%) PMO Administrator
11 5 (5.10%) Programme Office Administrator
12 4 (4.08%) Test Analyst
12 4 (4.08%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) HTML
1 4 (4.08%) CSS
1 4 (4.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.16%) Mobile Banking
2 6 (6.12%) Online Banking
3 4 (4.08%) APACS
3 4 (4.08%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (4.08%) SWIFT
4 3 (3.06%) EPoS
5 2 (2.04%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.02%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.02%) Windows
1 1 (1.02%) AIX
1 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.57%) Change Management
2 21 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (13.27%) PRINCE2
3 13 (13.27%) Change Control
4 9 (9.18%) UML
4 9 (9.18%) Business Analysis
5 6 (6.12%) Project Planning
5 6 (6.12%) Lean Six Sigma
5 6 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (6.12%) Six Sigma
5 6 (6.12%) Project Management
5 6 (6.12%) Business Transformation
6 5 (5.10%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (5.10%) Data Security
6 5 (5.10%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (4.08%) Web Design
7 4 (4.08%) Information Management
7 4 (4.08%) Data Modelling
7 4 (4.08%) Release Management
7 4 (4.08%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.06%) SQL
3 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.04%) ISEB
1 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.02%) PMP
2 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.06%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.04%) FATCA
2 2 (2.04%) QA
3 1 (1.02%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (25.51%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.22%) SAP
3 8 (8.16%) Unisys
4 7 (7.14%) ICL
5 4 (4.08%) Niku
6 3 (3.06%) Cisco
6 3 (3.06%) IBM
6 3 (3.06%) HP
7 2 (2.04%) Cognos
7 2 (2.04%) VMware
7 2 (2.04%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.02%) EMC
8 1 (1.02%) Citrix
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