The first table below looks at the demand for Logistics skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 England 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 219 215 267
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +52
Contract jobs citing Logistics 496 354 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.97% 0.82% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.13% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 165 181
Average daily rate £403 £425 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.23% +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 12
Average hourly rate £16.51 £30.50 £22.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.86% +37.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £25.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.80 £89.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £30.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-41.80% +10.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Logistics
UK

Logistics
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Logistics Jobs Demand Trend in England

Logistics
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Logistics Daily Rate Trend in England

Logistics
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Logistics Daily Rate Histogram in England

Logistics
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Logistics Hourly Rate Trend in England

Logistics
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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

Logistics Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Logistics
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Logistics within the England 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
London -11 149 £475 +5.55% 54
South East +14 124 £380 -1.93% 28
East of England +13 50 £450 +20.00% 10
West Midlands -3 49 £300 -36.84% 19
North West -15 29 £396 +7.09% 14
East Midlands +9 28 £383 -10.00% 10
South West -3 24 £450 +2.85% 19
Yorkshire -14 17 £350 - 8
Midlands 0 3 £363 -32.55%
North East -27 1 £400 +29.03%
Logistics
UK

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 257 (29.78%) Finance
2 218 (25.26%) SAP
3 129 (14.95%) Microsoft
4 120 (13.90%) Project Management
5 104 (12.05%) Retail
6 103 (11.94%) Manufacturing
7 101 (11.70%) MS Excel
8 81 (9.39%) Telecoms
9 80 (9.27%) SQL
10 77 (8.92%) Oracle
10 77 (8.92%) ERP
11 75 (8.69%) Migration
12 60 (6.95%) Business Analysis
13 59 (6.84%) Dynamics AX
13 59 (6.84%) Degree
14 55 (6.37%) PRINCE2
14 55 (6.37%) Windows
15 54 (6.26%) CRM
16 53 (6.14%) .NET
17 51 (5.91%) E-Commerce
18 48 (5.56%) SAP SD
19 47 (5.45%) MS Office
20 46 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
20 46 (5.33%) Security Cleared
21 44 (5.10%) Supplier Management
22 43 (4.98%) User Acceptance Testing
23 42 (4.87%) Banking
24 40 (4.63%) Supply Chain Management
25 39 (4.52%) Data Migration
26 38 (4.40%) Test Scripting

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 21 (2.43%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.39%) Apache
3 4 (0.46%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.35%) IIS
4 3 (0.35%) CMS
4 3 (0.35%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.23%) GlassFish
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.23%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.23%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.12%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.12%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.12%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 101 (11.70%) MS Excel
2 47 (5.45%) MS Office
3 34 (3.94%) MS Project
4 27 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (2.55%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 59 (6.84%) Dynamics AX
2 48 (5.56%) SAP SD
3 34 (3.94%) SAP MM
4 19 (2.20%) SAP FI/CO
4 19 (2.20%) SAP CO
4 19 (2.20%) SAP FI
5 18 (2.09%) Agresso
6 16 (1.85%) SAP APO
7 15 (1.74%) SAP WM
8 13 (1.51%) SAP CRM
9 12 (1.39%) SAP ERP
10 11 (1.27%) SAP LE
10 11 (1.27%) SAP IS-U
10 11 (1.27%) SAP SCM
11 10 (1.16%) SAP EWM
12 9 (1.04%) SAP PP
13 8 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
13 8 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
13 8 (0.93%) SAP PM
14 7 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.27%) SaaS
2 2 (0.23%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.12%) Taleo
3 1 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.09%) Radio Access Network
2 17 (1.97%) Ethernet
3 14 (1.62%) ATM
4 11 (1.27%) Internet
5 9 (1.04%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.81%) DNS
7 6 (0.70%) MRTG
7 6 (0.70%) Modbus
7 6 (0.70%) SAN
8 5 (0.58%) MPLS
8 5 (0.58%) LAN
8 5 (0.58%) Wireless
9 4 (0.46%) NAS
9 4 (0.46%) LTE
9 4 (0.46%) SDH
9 4 (0.46%) VoIP
9 4 (0.46%) HTTP
9 4 (0.46%) RTP
10 3 (0.35%) LDAP
10 3 (0.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.51%) Relational Database
3 12 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (1.39%) SAP BW
4 11 (1.27%) MySQL
5 10 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (1.04%) Data Mining
7 8 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (0.70%) Big Data
8 6 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.58%) SAP BI
9 5 (0.58%) SAP HANA
9 5 (0.58%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.46%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.35%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.35%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 24 (2.78%) LSMW
2 19 (2.20%) Visual Studio
3 12 (1.39%) WebDriver
3 12 (1.39%) Selenium
4 7 (0.81%) MorphX
5 4 (0.46%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (0.46%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.35%) TestDirector
6 3 (0.35%) Subversion
7 2 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.23%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.23%) JIRA
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.12%) Ant
8 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.12%) eCATT
8 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.12%) SAP CE
General
1 257 (29.78%) Finance
2 104 (12.05%) Retail
3 103 (11.94%) Manufacturing
4 81 (9.39%) Telecoms
5 42 (4.87%) Banking
6 30 (3.48%) Marketing
7 20 (2.32%) Automotive
8 19 (2.20%) Billing
9 18 (2.09%) Pharmaceutical
10 15 (1.74%) Legal
11 12 (1.39%) German Language
11 12 (1.39%) Electronics
12 11 (1.27%) French Language
13 10 (1.16%) Advertising
14 9 (1.04%) Financial Institution
14 9 (1.04%) Back Office
15 6 (0.70%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.70%) Publishing
15 6 (0.70%) Front Office
15 6 (0.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 171 (19.81%) Analyst
2 150 (17.38%) Consultant
3 99 (11.47%) Business Analyst
4 83 (9.62%) Project Manager
4 83 (9.62%) Developer
4 83 (9.62%) SAP Consultant
5 66 (7.65%) Architect
6 34 (3.94%) Functional Consultant
7 33 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (2.67%) Dynamics AX Consultant
9 22 (2.55%) Administrator
9 22 (2.55%) Coordinator
10 20 (2.32%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 19 (2.20%) Data Analyst
12 14 (1.62%) SAP Manager
13 13 (1.51%) Programme Manager
14 12 (1.39%) SAP Analyst
14 12 (1.39%) SAP SD Consultant
14 12 (1.39%) Change Manager
15 11 (1.27%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (6.14%) .NET
2 17 (1.97%) XML
3 16 (1.85%) CSS
3 16 (1.85%) HTML
4 15 (1.74%) .NET Framework
5 14 (1.62%) Web Services
6 13 (1.51%) EDI
6 13 (1.51%) jQuery
7 12 (1.39%) ASP.NET
8 9 (1.04%) SAP ALE
9 8 (0.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (0.93%) WCF
9 8 (0.93%) BAPI
9 8 (0.93%) Middleware
10 6 (0.70%) LINQ
11 5 (0.58%) LAMP
11 5 (0.58%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (0.46%) Web Dynpro
12 4 (0.46%) J2EE
13 3 (0.35%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (2.67%) Management Information System
2 21 (2.43%) Computer Science
3 18 (2.09%) FMCG
4 7 (0.81%) Open Source
5 5 (0.58%) Mobile App
6 4 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (0.46%) New Media
6 4 (0.46%) iSeries
6 4 (0.46%) Reference Data
6 4 (0.46%) Life Science
6 4 (0.46%) Ergonomics
6 4 (0.46%) EPoS
7 3 (0.35%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.35%) E-Learning
7 3 (0.35%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.35%) Statistics
7 3 (0.35%) Data Conversion
7 3 (0.35%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.23%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.23%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 55 (6.37%) Windows
2 21 (2.43%) Linux
2 21 (2.43%) Windows 7
3 15 (1.74%) UNIX
4 11 (1.27%) Solaris
5 6 (0.70%) HPUX
6 5 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.46%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.46%) VMS
8 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.23%) Android
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.12%) AIX
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (13.90%) Project Management
2 77 (8.92%) ERP
3 75 (8.69%) Migration
4 60 (6.95%) Business Analysis
5 55 (6.37%) PRINCE2
6 54 (6.26%) CRM
7 51 (5.91%) E-Commerce
8 46 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 44 (5.10%) Supplier Management
10 43 (4.98%) User Acceptance Testing
11 40 (4.63%) Supply Chain Management
12 39 (4.52%) Data Migration
13 38 (4.40%) Test Scripting
14 31 (3.59%) SOA
14 31 (3.59%) Risk Management
15 30 (3.48%) Change Management
16 29 (3.36%) Business Intelligence
17 27 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
17 27 (3.13%) Procure-to-pay
17 27 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 80 (9.27%) SQL
2 36 (4.17%) Java
3 30 (3.48%) ABAP
4 28 (3.24%) C#
5 24 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 14 (1.62%) Shell Script
7 9 (1.04%) X++
8 8 (0.93%) C
8 8 (0.93%) PHP
9 7 (0.81%) Perl
9 7 (0.81%) VBA
10 5 (0.58%) SAPscript
10 5 (0.58%) VB
10 5 (0.58%) Ruby
11 4 (0.46%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.46%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.46%) Python
12 3 (0.35%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.35%) Scala
12 3 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 59 (6.84%) Degree
2 46 (5.33%) Security Cleared
3 28 (3.24%) SC Cleared
4 23 (2.67%) ISEB
5 18 (2.09%) PMP
5 18 (2.09%) PMI Certification
6 15 (1.74%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.16%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.46%) HNC
10 3 (0.35%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.35%) PhD
10 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.23%) SAP Certification
12 1 (0.12%) SSCP
12 1 (0.12%) CISA
12 1 (0.12%) CISM
12 1 (0.12%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.90%) QA
2 22 (2.55%) SLA
3 7 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.12%) TickIT
5 1 (0.12%) GAMP
5 1 (0.12%) GMP
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.12%) GxP
5 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (2.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.23%) vSphere
4 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (1.39%) SCCM
2 9 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.35%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.35%) SCOM
4 2 (0.23%) SCSM
4 2 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.12%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 218 (25.26%) SAP
2 129 (14.95%) Microsoft
3 77 (8.92%) Oracle
4 35 (4.06%) IBM
5 24 (2.78%) Ericsson
6 18 (2.09%) NEC
7 14 (1.62%) HP
8 13 (1.51%) RedPrairie
9 10 (1.16%) Manugistics
10 9 (1.04%) JD Edwards
10 9 (1.04%) Business Objects
10 9 (1.04%) VMware
11 6 (0.70%) Cisco
11 6 (0.70%) Siemens
12 5 (0.58%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.46%) Adobe
13 4 (0.46%) PeopleSoft
13 4 (0.46%) Primavera
14 3 (0.35%) BMC
14 3 (0.35%) Veritas
Guildford, Surrey
Experis IT
Rate: £12.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £320 - £325 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £19 - £20 per annum + Pro Rata
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Echo
Rate: £60 - £120 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Echo
Rate: £60 - £120 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Greythorn
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis IT
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Greythorn
Rate: £330 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £300
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
A&O IT Group Ltd
Rate: From £14 to £16 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rapport Group
Rate: From £300 to £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago