Period
to 20 January 2021

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 January 2021 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 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 18 13 7
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6 +5
Contract jobs citing Retail 1 12 52
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.03% 8.57% 20.97%
As % of the General category 3.23% 36.36% 59.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 101
Median daily rate - £370 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.13% +4.00%
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £406 £390
% change year-on-year +4.62% +4.17% +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £12.50 £12.93
% change year-on-year - -3.29% -70.29%

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 31 33 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 31.96% 23.57% 35.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 68
Median daily rate £323 £370 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.84% -5.13% +0.65%
10th Percentile £261 £163 £339
90th Percentile £432 £400 £456
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -3.53% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.59% -10.00% +37.25%
10th Percentile £12.14 £14.30 £15.35
90th Percentile £36.55 £45.05 £52.25
Median hourly rate £16.13 £15.85 £18.27
% change year-on-year +1.74% -13.22% -25.45%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Staffordshire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Daily rate trend for Retail in Staffordshire

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

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 January 2021. 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
Stoke-on-Trent -2 1 - - 4
Retail
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
1 1 (100.00%) IBM XIV
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware