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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Logistics
Rank 12 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing Logistics 12 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.05% 1.95% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.88% 2.70% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£380 £363 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -34.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.29% -35.83%
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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
101 148 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 67.79% 72.20% 66.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 47 66
Average daily rate £400 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (36.84%) SAP
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) Retail
3 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) SAP Retail
5 2 (10.53%) SAP EWM
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Banking
6 1 (5.26%) Validation
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) BAPI
6 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.26%) PLM
6 1 (5.26%) MS Project
6 1 (5.26%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) ABAP
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) Windows
6 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
6 1 (5.26%) ATM
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (5.26%) SLA
6 1 (5.26%) Active Directory

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (5.26%) MS Project
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SAP Retail
2 2 (10.53%) SAP EWM
3 1 (5.26%) ENOVIA
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (5.26%) SAP MM
3 1 (5.26%) SAP WM
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) LSMW
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
2 4 (21.05%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Billing
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Business Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Management Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) SAP Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) SAP EWM Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) SAP MM Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) SAP WM Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) IT Programme Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) FMCG
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Validation
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.26%) PLM
3 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
3 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Time Management
3 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) RedPrairie