The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Retek products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retek over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Retek, Inc.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retek
UK
Rank 592 637 614
Rank change year-on-year +45 -23  
Contract jobs citing Retek 4 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.009% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.020% 0.022% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Median daily rate £600 £800 £800
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £600
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Retek is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20011 23143 23796
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.18% 43.66% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12332 14008 13432
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 719 802 994
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.99 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Retek
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Retek as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Retek in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retek in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retek over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retek in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retek in the UK

Retek
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retek within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +33 4 £600 -25.00%
London +28 4 £600 -25.00%

Retek
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Retek also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Retek.

1 9 (100.00%) Retail
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
4 5 (55.56%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
6 3 (33.33%) Multichannel Retail
6 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (33.33%) CRM
6 3 (33.33%) Logistics
6 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) ATG
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) Information Security
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (33.33%) Hyperion
6 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 3 (33.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 3 (33.33%) LAN
6 3 (33.33%) WAN
6 3 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
7 2 (22.22%) Java

Retek
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (33.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (22.22%) IaaS
2 2 (22.22%) PaaS
2 2 (22.22%) SaaS
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (100.00%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Server Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Server Support
3 1 (11.11%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Logistics
2 3 (33.33%) Multichannel Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Information Management
4 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) RUP
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) ATG
2 3 (33.33%) Hyperion
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Apple
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) MobileIron
3 1 (11.11%) Retalix
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow