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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 27 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Retailing
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 23 9 39
Rank change year-on-year -14 +30 +26
Contract jobs citing Retail 63 48 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 7.47% 9.72% 3.17%
As % of the General category 12.02% 18.53% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
10th Percentile - - £428
25th Percentile - - £461
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) - £250 £531
Median % change year-on-year - -52.94% +32.81%
75th Percentile - £300 £611
90th Percentile - £330 £649
East of England median daily rate £500 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 42 11
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £15.25 £12.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate £19.50 £13.50 £15.50
Median % change year-on-year +44.44% -12.90% +5.08%
75th Percentile £20.61 £16.50 £16.50
90th Percentile £22.00 £19.88 £16.75
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +44.44% -6.90% -1.69%

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 524 259 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 62.16% 52.43% 43.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 110 124
10th Percentile £163 £146 £264
25th Percentile £263 £223 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £379 £475
Median % change year-on-year +18.81% -20.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £525 £500 £575
90th Percentile £600 £576 £669
East of England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 114 36
10th Percentile - - £12.56
25th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £15.50
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% -12.90% -6.06%
75th Percentile £15.75 £16.50 £18.00
90th Percentile £22.00 £20.00 £22.38
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.10
% change year-on-year - -12.28% +3.64%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Retail as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Cambridgeshire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Retail in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Retail in Cambridgeshire

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Retail in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for Retail in Cambridgeshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 27 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Peterborough -10 60 - - 7
Cambridge -11 2 - - 4
Retail
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 57 (90.48%) Incident Management
2 30 (47.62%) Security Cleared
3 29 (46.03%) SC Cleared
4 26 (41.27%) ITIL
5 25 (39.68%) Citrix
5 25 (39.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (39.68%) A+ Certification
5 25 (39.68%) MCSA
5 25 (39.68%) Wi-Fi
5 25 (39.68%) ServiceNow
5 25 (39.68%) Microsoft 365
6 17 (26.98%) MCP
7 16 (25.40%) Sun
8 3 (4.76%) QA
8 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.17%) Agile
9 2 (3.17%) Logistics
9 2 (3.17%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.17%) CMS
9 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.17%) B2C
9 2 (3.17%) C
9 2 (3.17%) Java
9 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.17%) Terraform
9 2 (3.17%) Personalization
9 2 (3.17%) IT Strategy
9 2 (3.17%) Algolia
9 2 (3.17%) Serverless
9 2 (3.17%) Shopify

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.17%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 25 (39.68%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (3.17%) Akamai
2 2 (3.17%) Algolia
2 2 (3.17%) Amplience
2 2 (3.17%) AWS
2 2 (3.17%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (3.17%) CloudFront
2 2 (3.17%) GCP
2 2 (3.17%) Serverless
2 2 (3.17%) Vercel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (39.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (3.17%) Presentation Skills
2 1 (1.59%) Public Sector
2 1 (1.59%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 44 (69.84%) Analyst
1 44 (69.84%) Service Analyst
1 44 (69.84%) Service Desk Analyst
2 17 (26.98%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (4.76%) Tester
4 2 (3.17%) Architect
4 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce Architect
4 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 2 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (1.59%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (1.59%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (1.59%) Build Engineer
5 1 (1.59%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (1.59%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) React
1 2 (3.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.17%) iPad
1 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (90.48%) Incident Management
2 26 (41.27%) ITIL
3 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.17%) Agile
4 2 (3.17%) B2C
4 2 (3.17%) CI/CD
4 2 (3.17%) DevOps
4 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce
4 2 (3.17%) Full Stack Development
4 2 (3.17%) IT Strategy
4 2 (3.17%) Logistics
4 2 (3.17%) Microservices
4 2 (3.17%) Order Management
4 2 (3.17%) Personalization
4 2 (3.17%) Presales
4 2 (3.17%) Software Engineering
4 2 (3.17%) Thought Leadership
5 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.59%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.59%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) C
1 2 (3.17%) Java
1 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
1 2 (3.17%) Kotlin
1 2 (3.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 29 (46.03%) SC Cleared
3 25 (39.68%) A+ Certification
3 25 (39.68%) MCSA
3 25 (39.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (26.98%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (39.68%) Citrix
1 25 (39.68%) ServiceNow
2 16 (25.40%) Sun
3 2 (3.17%) Elastic Path
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.59%) NetApp