The table below looks at the statistics for Logistics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Logistics over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Logistics
Rank 35 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Logistics 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.15% 1.38% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 2.05% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate
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£591 £500 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.25% +81.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -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
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
181 146 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 69.62% 67.28% 64.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 95 107
Average daily rate £350 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -12.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.77 £17.00 £17.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £26.50 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

Logistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Logistics Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Logistics
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Logistics Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Logistics
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Logistics Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Logistics
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Logistics within the Kent region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
Faversham - 1 £563 - 1
Logistics
South East

Logistics
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 7 (63.64%) IBM
1 7 (63.64%) COBOL
1 7 (63.64%) AS400
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) iSeries
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) ERP
3 2 (18.18%) Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) webMethods
4 1 (9.09%) OpenLink
4 1 (9.09%) Endur
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Banking

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Endur
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (9.09%) Programmer
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) AS400
2 3 (27.27%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ERP
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) Web Design
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) webMethods
2 1 (9.09%) OpenLink