Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 14 27
Rank change year-on-year +1 +13 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail 21 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.14% 7.41% 4.97%
As % of the General category 24.71% 31.68% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 13
Staffordshire median daily rate £365 £375 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.67% +31.58% -30.91%
10th Percentile £298 £322 £219
90th Percentile £400 £568 £378
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £413
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £43.50 £54.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -19.44% +350.00% -61.90%

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 85 101 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 32.95% 23.38% 36.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 71 72
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £259 £231 £251
90th Percentile £450 £550 £449
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Staffordshire median hourly rate £11.18 £12.18 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -1.42% -39.76%
10th Percentile £10.59 £12.09 £8.23
90th Percentile £11.76 £12.26 £16.22
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £16.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +90.63% -43.86% -9.52%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 17 £365 -3.95% 3
Stafford 0 1 £150 -68.42%
Retail
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 13 (61.90%) Logistics
2 8 (38.10%) PRINCE2
2 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
3 7 (33.33%) VPN
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco
4 6 (28.57%) DHCP
4 6 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (28.57%) FMCG
5 5 (23.81%) Firewall
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
6 4 (19.05%) LAN
6 4 (19.05%) WAN
6 4 (19.05%) PMI
6 4 (19.05%) PMP
6 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
6 4 (19.05%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (19.05%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) Project Governance
6 4 (19.05%) Change Control
6 4 (19.05%) Kaspersky
6 4 (19.05%) Project Planning
6 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (19.05%) QA
7 3 (14.29%) Information Security
7 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 2 (9.52%) PMO
8 2 (9.52%) Linux

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 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) VPN
2 6 (28.57%) DHCP
2 6 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (23.81%) Firewall
4 4 (19.05%) LAN
4 4 (19.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Project Manager
3 6 (28.57%) IT Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Business Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Project Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Business IT Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (19.05%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (19.05%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (19.05%) IT Manager
5 4 (19.05%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (19.05%) IT Security Project Manager
5 4 (19.05%) Junior
5 4 (19.05%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (19.05%) Junior IT Manager
5 4 (19.05%) Junior IT Project Manager
5 4 (19.05%) Junior Project Manager
5 4 (19.05%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) LAMP
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) FMCG
2 4 (19.05%) PMI
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
1 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Logistics
2 8 (38.10%) PRINCE2
3 4 (19.05%) Change Control
3 4 (19.05%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Project Governance
3 4 (19.05%) Project Planning
4 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 3 (14.29%) Information Security
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Data Management
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) Master Data Management
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
1 4 (19.05%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) PMO
3 1 (4.76%) GDPR
3 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) Kaspersky
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) F5
4 1 (4.76%) Kaseya
4 1 (4.76%) NGA Human Resources
4 1 (4.76%) Proofpoint