The first table below looks at the demand for Logistics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Logistics over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Logistics
Rank 59 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Logistics 15 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.77% 1.60% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 2.17% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Average daily rate £513 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.83% -25.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £300 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £300 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £30.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-41.80% +10.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
655 552 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.42% 73.50% 61.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 250 220
Average daily rate £395 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 26 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.25 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Logistics
North West

Logistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Logistics Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Logistics
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Logistics Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Logistics
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Logistics across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Logistics Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Logistics
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Logistics Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Logistics
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Logistics within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -1 9 £255 -15.00%
Crewe - - - -
Logistics
North West

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 14 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 12 (54.55%) Finance
3 8 (36.36%) Ethernet
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 7 (31.82%) Migration
5 6 (27.27%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (27.27%) Ericsson
6 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
6 5 (22.73%) Network Design
7 4 (18.18%) Supplier Management
8 3 (13.64%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (13.64%) ATM
8 3 (13.64%) SLA
8 3 (13.64%) Wireless
9 2 (9.09%) NEC
9 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (9.09%) LAN
9 2 (9.09%) SAP
9 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (9.09%) Life Science
10 1 (4.55%) QA
10 1 (4.55%) SAP IS-U
10 1 (4.55%) NWDS
10 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
10 1 (4.55%) SAP BSP
10 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
10 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (4.55%) LSMW
10 1 (4.55%) Web Services

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.55%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (4.55%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Ethernet
2 6 (27.27%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (13.64%) ATM
3 3 (13.64%) Wireless
4 2 (9.09%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.55%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) NWDS
1 1 (4.55%) LSMW
General
1 14 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 12 (54.55%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Technical Leader
2 3 (13.64%) Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Transmission Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) ABAP Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (4.55%) SAP Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) PMO Lead
4 1 (4.55%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) SAP BSP
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
1 1 (4.55%) XML
1 1 (4.55%) XSLT
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (9.09%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Migration
2 5 (22.73%) Network Design
3 4 (18.18%) Supplier Management
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) OO
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Balanced Scorecard
5 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Ericsson
3 2 (9.09%) NEC
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe
4 1 (4.55%) Ariba
4 1 (4.55%) Primavera