The table below looks at the statistics for Logistics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Logistics over the 3 months to 27 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Logistics
Rank 60 43 41
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs citing Logistics 10 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.23% 3.11% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 4.37% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £300 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £478 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £25.75 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-31.06% -31.87%
Logistics
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
600 458 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 73.71% 71.12% 73.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 275 164
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £31.00 £119.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Logistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Logistics Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Logistics
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Logistics Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Logistics
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

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

Logistics Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Logistics
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Logistics Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) SAP
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Advertising
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (15.79%) X++
3 3 (15.79%) SAP Implementation
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (10.53%) FMCG
4 2 (10.53%) SAP EWM
4 2 (10.53%) F5
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) .NET
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Firewall

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (10.53%) SAP EWM
3 1 (5.26%) SAP SCM
3 1 (5.26%) SAP SD
3 1 (5.26%) SAP APO
3 1 (5.26%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
1 1 (5.26%) MPLS
1 1 (5.26%) OSPF
1 1 (5.26%) BGP
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.26%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Advertising
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Supply Chain Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) SAP EWM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) EDI
2 1 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) FMCG
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) PMI
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Project Management
1 3 (15.79%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
2 2 (10.53%) Change Management
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
3 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) UML
3 1 (5.26%) SOA
3 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
1 3 (15.79%) X++
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) CCNP
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PMP
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.26%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.53%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.26%) webMethods
4 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
4 1 (5.26%) RedPrairie
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper