Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 14 22
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 21 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 7.55% 8.73% 5.22%
As % of the General category 27.27% 29.41% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 37 11
Staffordshire median daily rate £390 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +1.97% +28.81%
10th Percentile £355 £307 £290
90th Percentile £438 £425 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £401 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +3.55% +1.97% -1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £11.41 £17.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -34.83% -53.33% +102.70%

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 77 68 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 27.70% 29.69% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 48 50
Staffordshire median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.20% -10.48%
10th Percentile £310 £298 £259
90th Percentile £500 £466 £539
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Staffordshire median hourly rate £18.52 £29.00 £12.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.14% +138.19% -29.38%
10th Percentile £11.96 £28.50 £11.42
90th Percentile £30.30 £29.50 £15.22
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.52 £29.66 £19.61
% change year-on-year -37.55% +51.22% -31.65%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 15 £390 +0.65% 3
Stoke-on-Trent -1 3 £288 +112.96% 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £413 -
Stafford - 1 £375 - 1
Retail
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 16 (76.19%) FMCG
2 8 (38.10%) Logistics
3 6 (28.57%) ERP
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) Finance
5 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) DHCP
5 4 (19.05%) Windows
5 4 (19.05%) Firewall
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
6 3 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
6 3 (14.29%) VMware
6 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.52%) Legal
7 2 (9.52%) Migration
7 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.52%) SQL
7 2 (9.52%) SLA
7 2 (9.52%) Information Security
7 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
7 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
7 2 (9.52%) BitLocker
7 2 (9.52%) GDPR
7 2 (9.52%) Decision-Making
8 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 1 (4.76%) Customer-Centricity

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 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) DHCP
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Power BI
1 1 (4.76%) QlikView
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Project Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) ERP Manager
4 3 (14.29%) ERP Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Junior
4 3 (14.29%) Project Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Wintel Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Wintel Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) FMCG
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) e-Learning
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
1 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Logistics
2 6 (28.57%) ERP
3 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 3 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Decision-Making
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) Change Control
6 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.76%) Data Conversion
6 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Project Governance
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.76%) UX Design
6 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) GDPR
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco