The table below looks at the statistics for Logistics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Logistics over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Logistics
Rank 17 9 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Contract jobs citing Logistics 5 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.27% 8.96% 3.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 13.19% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate £250 £478 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.64% +31.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.38 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+107.23% -
Logistics
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
111 91 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 72.55% 67.91% 73.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 32 50
Average daily rate £500 £405 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% -14.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Logistics
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Logistics Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Logistics
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Logistics Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Logistics
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Logistics across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Logistics Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Logistics
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Logistics Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) ERP
2 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) QA
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) MS Project
3 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Fit Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) SAP

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) MTS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) OLAP
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (10.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ERwin
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) ERP Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) ERP Business Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Lead Business Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) OBIEE Developer
2 1 (10.00%) PMO Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Director
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Supply Chain Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Supply Chain Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (10.00%) NHS
3 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) ERP
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Fit Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Baan
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) SAP