The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Midlands 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 23 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Logistics 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.46% 1.49% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 2.27% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £363 £538 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% +34.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £30.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-41.80% +10.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
146 132 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 71.22% 65.67% 53.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 65 69
Average daily rate £375 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £32.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% +52.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Logistics
England

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
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 19 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (50.00%) SAP
1 4 (50.00%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) LTE
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (12.50%) Cash Management
3 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (12.50%) GSM
3 1 (12.50%) UMTS
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LTE
1 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (12.50%) GSM
1 1 (12.50%) UMTS
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle P2P Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Cash Management
3 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-pay
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle