The table below looks at the statistics for Logistics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Logistics over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Logistics
Rank 39 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Logistics 4 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.02% 0.83% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.28% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£525 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% +10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £37.80 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-45.76% +243.63%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
286 156 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 73.15% 64.73% 71.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 92 105
Average daily rate £350 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £135.00 £21.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+520.68% +20.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Logistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Logistics Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Logistics
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Logistics Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Logistics
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Logistics Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Logistics
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Logistics within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Liverpool -2 3 £525 +35.48%
Logistics
North West

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (50.00%) SAP
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Advertising
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Social Media
3 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (16.67%) Tableau
3 1 (16.67%) SAP EWM
3 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Billing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
2 1 (16.67%) SAP EWM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Project Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Procurement Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Procurement Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAP EWM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
1 1 (16.67%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Ariba
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (16.67%) Tableau