The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Logistics
Rank 69 63 44
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Contract jobs citing Logistics 3 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.35% 1.27% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 1.58% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
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£258 £500 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.50% +70.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -41.80%
Logistics
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
670 633 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.55% 80.53% 71.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 301 221
Average daily rate £408 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 53 26
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £57.00
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 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
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 30 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
Warrington -13 1 £258 -7.20%
Widnes - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Crewe - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - -
Logistics
North West

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Time Management
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Office Management
4 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) UMTS
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) ATM
5 1 (12.50%) GSM
5 1 (12.50%) 2G
5 1 (12.50%) 3G
5 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) CMDB
5 1 (12.50%) 4G
5 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) SAP

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) 3G
2 1 (12.50%) 2G
2 1 (12.50%) 4G
2 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (12.50%) UMTS
2 1 (12.50%) ATM
2 1 (12.50%) GSM
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Project Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Support Officer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Project Officer
2 1 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) PMO Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Office Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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