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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Logistics
Rank 41 56 48
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing Logistics 24 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.13% 1.36% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 1.83% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 12
Average daily rate £425 £440 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +46.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+120.00% -7.89%
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
609 602 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.40% 74.50% 67.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 406 246
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -43.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £23.20 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016, 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 16 (38.10%) Project Management
2 15 (35.71%) Retail
3 10 (23.81%) 3G
3 10 (23.81%) Risk Management
3 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 10 (23.81%) Network Planning
3 10 (23.81%) LTE
4 7 (16.67%) RedPrairie
4 7 (16.67%) JDA
4 7 (16.67%) SQL
4 7 (16.67%) SLA
4 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 6 (14.29%) .NET
5 6 (14.29%) Oracle
5 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 6 (14.29%) C#
5 6 (14.29%) High Availability
5 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 6 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 5 (11.90%) Proofpoint
6 5 (11.90%) LogRhythm
6 5 (11.90%) Firewall
6 5 (11.90%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (9.52%) Internet
7 4 (9.52%) Finance
7 4 (9.52%) PMI
7 4 (9.52%) PMI Certification
7 4 (9.52%) MS Office

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.38%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) 3G
1 10 (23.81%) LTE
2 5 (11.90%) Firewall
3 4 (9.52%) Internet
4 3 (7.14%) Kerberos
4 3 (7.14%) SSL
4 3 (7.14%) TACACS
5 1 (2.38%) Modbus
5 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (35.71%) Retail
2 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.52%) Finance
4 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 7 (16.67%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Developer
3 6 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 6 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Consultant
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Firewall Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) IT Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) IT Risk Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) IT Security Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Lead Project Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Risk Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Security Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Security Management Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Security Technical Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
1 6 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) PMI
2 1 (2.38%) FMCG
2 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Project Management
2 10 (23.81%) Network Planning
2 10 (23.81%) Risk Management
3 6 (14.29%) High Availability
3 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 5 (11.90%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (7.14%) Coaching
5 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.14%) Critical Success Factor
5 3 (7.14%) Line Management
5 3 (7.14%) Server Hardening
5 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.14%) SIEM
5 3 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Functional Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Matrix Management
7 1 (2.38%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) JDA
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 7 (16.67%) RedPrairie
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle
3 5 (11.90%) LogRhythm
3 5 (11.90%) Proofpoint
4 2 (4.76%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Baan
5 1 (2.38%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) Siemens