The table below looks at the statistics for Logistics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Logistics over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Logistics
Rank 118 86 78
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -8
Contract jobs citing Logistics 19 42 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.65% 1.50% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 2.03% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 13
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£350 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £229 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -41.80%
Logistics
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2051 2071 1600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.81% 73.78% 69.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 1080 650
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 55 55
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -23.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £165.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Logistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Logistics across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Logistics Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Logistics
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Logistics across the Berkshire region.

Logistics Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Logistics
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Logistics across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Logistics Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Logistics
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Logistics across the Berkshire region.

Logistics Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Logistics
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Logistics within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -18 4 £350 -30.00% 1
Slough - - - - 3
Maidenhead - - - -
Logistics
South East

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Logistics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Logistics.

1 21 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 11 (30.56%) Project Management
3 9 (25.00%) SLA
4 8 (22.22%) GSM
4 8 (22.22%) UMTS
4 8 (22.22%) SAP
5 7 (19.44%) Billing
5 7 (19.44%) Marketing
6 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (16.67%) CRM
7 5 (13.89%) SQL
7 5 (13.89%) TestDirector
7 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
7 5 (13.89%) Wireless
7 5 (13.89%) Validation
7 5 (13.89%) Test Strategy
7 5 (13.89%) Web Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Test Management
7 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
7 5 (13.89%) V-Model
7 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (11.11%) Finance
8 4 (11.11%) Ericsson
8 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 4 (11.11%) MS Office
9 3 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (8.33%) Oracle
9 3 (8.33%) UNIX
9 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
9 3 (8.33%) EDI

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Logistics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Logistics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 4 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Project
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) SAP SD
2 2 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.78%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) GSM
1 8 (22.22%) UMTS
2 5 (13.89%) Wireless
3 2 (5.56%) LTE
3 2 (5.56%) 4G
3 2 (5.56%) 2G
3 2 (5.56%) 3G
4 1 (2.78%) VoIP
4 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.78%) Axure RP
General
1 21 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (19.44%) Billing
2 7 (19.44%) Marketing
3 4 (11.11%) Finance
4 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.78%) Military
5 1 (2.78%) Legal
5 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Consultant
2 5 (13.89%) Project Manager
2 5 (13.89%) Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Project Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Marketing Executive
4 2 (5.56%) OSS Project Manager
4 2 (5.56%) OSS Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) SAP Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Principal Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Project Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Architect
5 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) EDI
2 2 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) EJB
3 1 (2.78%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) Middleware
3 1 (2.78%) XML Messaging
3 1 (2.78%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) PMI
2 1 (2.78%) CMDB
2 1 (2.78%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Project Management
2 6 (16.67%) CRM
3 5 (13.89%) Validation
3 5 (13.89%) Test Strategy
3 5 (13.89%) Web Testing
3 5 (13.89%) Test Management
3 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
3 5 (13.89%) V-Model
3 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Coaching
5 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
5 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.56%) B2B
5 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
1 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.78%) C#
2 1 (2.78%) C++
2 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) SAP
2 4 (11.11%) Ericsson
3 3 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) Eloqua
4 2 (5.56%) Pegasus
5 1 (2.78%) Nokia
5 1 (2.78%) Siemens
5 1 (2.78%) Huawei
5 1 (2.78%) Nokia Solutions and Networks