Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 11 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +19
Contract jobs citing Retail 51 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 17.59% 11.11% 8.62%
As % of the General category 60.71% 31.58% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 52 27
Staffordshire median daily rate £390 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.85% -2.67% +26.05%
10th Percentile £355 £298 £308
90th Percentile £400 £406 £568
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £10.81 £43.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year -75.15% +278.26% -17.86%

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 84 95 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 28.97% 35.19% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 69 74
Staffordshire median daily rate £390 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +10.71% -11.95%
10th Percentile £351 £263 £227
90th Percentile £468 £453 £518
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Staffordshire median hourly rate £9.50 £11.18 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.99% -33.63% +36.34%
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.02 £30.31 £16.00
% change year-on-year -37.26% +89.44% -43.86%

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 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 14 December 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 48 £390 +6.85% 4
Stafford +1 2 £375 +150.00%
Retail
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 47 (92.16%) FMCG
2 30 (58.82%) Logistics
3 21 (41.18%) GDPR
4 16 (31.37%) Windows
4 16 (31.37%) Active Directory
4 16 (31.37%) Windows Server
4 16 (31.37%) Re-Platforming
5 13 (25.49%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (21.57%) Firewall
6 11 (21.57%) VMware
7 10 (19.61%) Finance
8 9 (17.65%) Change Management
8 9 (17.65%) ERP
9 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 8 (15.69%) LAN
9 8 (15.69%) WAN
9 8 (15.69%) Information Security
9 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (15.69%) Patch Management
10 7 (13.73%) e-Learning
10 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Excel
10 7 (13.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (11.76%) Internet
11 6 (11.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 6 (11.76%) PCI DSS
12 5 (9.80%) Coaching
12 5 (9.80%) Application Discovery
12 5 (9.80%) Collaborative Working
12 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce

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 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.49%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (21.57%) Firewall
3 8 (15.69%) LAN
3 8 (15.69%) WAN
4 6 (11.76%) Internet
5 4 (7.84%) Network Security
6 3 (5.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Power BI
1 1 (1.96%) QlikView
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Legal
2 3 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Analyst
2 19 (37.25%) Business Analyst
3 13 (25.49%) Project Manager
4 11 (21.57%) VMware Engineer
5 10 (19.61%) GDPR Business Analyst
5 10 (19.61%) Server Engineer
6 9 (17.65%) Business IT Analyst
6 9 (17.65%) IT Analyst
6 9 (17.65%) IT Business Analyst
6 9 (17.65%) Process Analyst
6 9 (17.65%) Project Engineer
7 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (15.69%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (13.73%) Senior Server Engineer
9 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 6 (11.76%) Security Engineer
9 6 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (11.76%) Senior Security Engineer
10 5 (9.80%) Business Process Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 47 (92.16%) FMCG
2 7 (13.73%) e-Learning
3 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.84%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.88%) PMI
4 3 (5.88%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Windows
1 16 (31.37%) Windows Server
2 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) Logistics
2 16 (31.37%) Re-Platforming
3 9 (17.65%) Change Management
3 9 (17.65%) ERP
4 8 (15.69%) Information Security
4 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (15.69%) Patch Management
4 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (11.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (9.80%) Application Discovery
6 5 (9.80%) Coaching
6 5 (9.80%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
6 5 (9.80%) ITIL
7 4 (7.84%) Data Centre Operations
7 4 (7.84%) Migration
7 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.84%) Project Management
7 4 (7.84%) Resource Management
8 3 (5.88%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) PMI Certification
1 3 (5.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (41.18%) GDPR
2 6 (11.76%) PCI DSS
3 4 (7.84%) QA
4 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (31.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) BitLocker
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) VMware
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow