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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Logistics
Rank 13 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Logistics 9 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.82% 3.37% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.00% 4.69% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£478 £363 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.72% -27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £15.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+119.04% -43.75%
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
90 128 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 68.18% 71.91% 59.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 46 60
Average daily rate £400 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 (42.86%) SAP
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Retail
3 4 (28.57%) SAP Retail
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Banking
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (7.14%) Billing
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.14%) PLM
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) MS Project
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
5 1 (7.14%) ATM
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (7.14%) SLA
5 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
5 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
5 1 (7.14%) SAP WM
5 1 (7.14%) Benchmarking

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) SAP Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (7.14%) SAP WM
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (7.14%) SAP EWM
2 1 (7.14%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) SAP Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) SAP Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) SAP WM Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) IT Programme Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Management Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SAP EWM Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.14%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Project Management
1 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (7.14%) Validation
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
2 1 (7.14%) PLM
2 1 (7.14%) Service Management
2 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) Benchmarking
2 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
2 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
2 1 (7.14%) Time Management
2 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
2 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) RedPrairie