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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Logistics
Rank 105 124 110
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs citing Logistics 21 8 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.86% 0.30% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.45% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 15
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£350 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -35.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £18.75 £15.19
% change year-on-year
+101.60% +23.43%
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
1782 1775 2120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.76% 67.54% 67.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 863 755
Average daily rate £390 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £235 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 37 42
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.05 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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
Slough -2 8 £350 - 2
Reading +22 3 £500 +70.94% 2
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Logistics
South East

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.93%) Telecoms
3 13 (24.07%) SQL
4 10 (18.52%) Finance
4 10 (18.52%) Marketing
5 9 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 9 (16.67%) Project Management
5 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 8 (14.81%) 4G
7 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2
7 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
7 7 (12.96%) SAP
7 7 (12.96%) Linux
8 6 (11.11%) 3G
8 6 (11.11%) TestDirector
8 6 (11.11%) MySQL
8 6 (11.11%) CRM
8 6 (11.11%) TDD
8 6 (11.11%) Billing
8 6 (11.11%) 2G
8 6 (11.11%) Scrum
8 6 (11.11%) Test Management
8 6 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 6 (11.11%) V-Model
8 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (11.11%) Data Structures
9 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (9.26%) Web Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Test Strategy

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.41%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.41%) MS Project
3 3 (5.56%) MS Office
4 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Agresso
1 1 (1.85%) SAP SD
1 1 (1.85%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (1.85%) SAP MM
1 1 (1.85%) SAP PP
1 1 (1.85%) SAP QM
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) 4G
2 6 (11.11%) 3G
2 6 (11.11%) 2G
3 3 (5.56%) LTE
4 2 (3.70%) Wireless
5 1 (1.85%) LAN
5 1 (1.85%) WAN
5 1 (1.85%) SAN
5 1 (1.85%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.85%) MVNO
5 1 (1.85%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (11.11%) MySQL
3 3 (5.56%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 10 (18.52%) Marketing
3 6 (11.11%) Billing
4 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
5 4 (7.41%) Retail
6 3 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (3.70%) Legal
7 2 (3.70%) German Language
8 1 (1.85%) Korean Language
8 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Analyst
2 7 (12.96%) Coordinator
3 6 (11.11%) DBA
3 6 (11.11%) MySQL DBA
4 5 (9.26%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Deployment Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Logistics Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (5.56%) Project Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Product Specialist
6 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) Tester
7 2 (3.70%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Programme Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.56%) Informatics
4 3 (5.56%) FMCG
5 1 (1.85%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) UNIX
3 1 (1.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.67%) Project Management
2 9 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2
4 6 (11.11%) CRM
4 6 (11.11%) TDD
4 6 (11.11%) Scrum
4 6 (11.11%) Test Management
4 6 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 6 (11.11%) V-Model
4 6 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (9.26%) Test Strategy
5 5 (9.26%) Web Testing
5 5 (9.26%) Resource Management
5 5 (9.26%) Validation
5 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (5.56%) Demand Forecasting
7 3 (5.56%) Line Management
7 3 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) PMP
1 3 (5.56%) PMI Certification
1 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) HND
3 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) SLA
2 4 (7.41%) QA
3 2 (3.70%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) SAP
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.56%) NEC
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco
4 1 (1.85%) VMware
4 1 (1.85%) HP
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