Period
to 16 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 20 22
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail 35 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 12.87% 6.75% 6.15%
As % of the General category 47.30% 22.22% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 31 17
Staffordshire median daily rate £390 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.85% -2.67% +31.58%
10th Percentile £355 £298 £308
90th Percentile £400 £400 £568
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +4.00% -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £11.41 £17.50 £54.00
% change year-on-year -34.83% -67.59% +350.00%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 74 72 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 27.21% 30.38% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 50 62
Staffordshire median daily rate £390 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +10.71% -8.50%
10th Percentile £313 £259 £234
90th Percentile £475 £475 £549
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.01 £20.09 £12.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.26% +64.99% -1.42%
10th Percentile £10.32 £12.38 £11.42
90th Percentile £18.35 £27.73 £15.22
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £30.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -45.90% +38.64% -26.22%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Staffordshire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Retail in Staffordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Staffordshire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Staffordshire

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Staffordshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth 0 29 £390 +6.85% 10
Stafford -1 2 £375 +150.00% 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £125 - 3
Retail
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 29 (82.86%) FMCG
2 17 (48.57%) Logistics
3 10 (28.57%) Finance
4 9 (25.71%) Windows
4 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
4 9 (25.71%) GDPR
5 8 (22.86%) Re-Platforming
6 7 (20.00%) ERP
7 6 (17.14%) VMware
7 6 (17.14%) Firewall
8 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (14.29%) e-Learning
8 5 (14.29%) Information Security
8 5 (14.29%) Project Management
8 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 5 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (11.43%) PCI DSS
9 4 (11.43%) DHCP
9 4 (11.43%) Change Management
9 4 (11.43%) Legal
10 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
10 3 (8.57%) LAN
10 3 (8.57%) WAN
10 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (8.57%) Internet
10 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
10 3 (8.57%) SQL

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Firewall
2 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (11.43%) DHCP
4 3 (8.57%) Internet
4 3 (8.57%) LAN
4 3 (8.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Power BI
1 1 (2.86%) QlikView
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) Business Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) Project Manager
4 7 (20.00%) Business IT Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) IT Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Process Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Project Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Server Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Business Process Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) GDPR Business Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Senior Server Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Web Manager
8 3 (8.57%) Web Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 29 (82.86%) FMCG
2 5 (14.29%) e-Learning
3 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) User Experience
4 2 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
1 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Logistics
2 8 (22.86%) Re-Platforming
3 7 (20.00%) ERP
4 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 5 (14.29%) Information Security
4 5 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Change Management
5 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (8.57%) Coaching
6 3 (8.57%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL
6 3 (8.57%) Patch Management
6 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (8.57%) UX Design
6 3 (8.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.71%) Migration
7 2 (5.71%) Resource Management
7 2 (5.71%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) GDPR
2 4 (11.43%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.71%) SLA
4 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (2.86%) QA
4 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) VMware
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow