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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Logistics
Rank 16 17 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing Logistics 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.17% 3.33% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.14% 4.63% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate
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£575 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £500 £520
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £500 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £21.96
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +47.99%
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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
114 108 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 67.86% 72.00% 55.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 48 59
Average daily rate £400 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £43.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014, 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 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) SAP
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) SAP Retail
4 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) PLM
5 1 (10.00%) Banking
5 1 (10.00%) ENOVIA
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (10.00%) MS Project
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) ATM
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (10.00%) SAP WM
5 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP Retail
2 1 (10.00%) ENOVIA
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (10.00%) SAP WM
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (10.00%) SAP EWM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) SAP WM Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Management Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAP EWM Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (10.00%) PLM
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) RedPrairie