The table below looks at the statistics for Logistics skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Logistics over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Logistics
Rank 131 112 85
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -27
Contract jobs citing Logistics 22 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.83% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.15% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £197 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £525 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £46.09 £11.69 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+294.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -41.32%
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2772 2094 1670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 74.92% 72.43% 70.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1512 1077 823
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 126 83
Average hourly rate £41.00 £31.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.15% +14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Logistics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Logistics Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Logistics
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Logistics Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Logistics
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Logistics across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Logistics Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Logistics
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Logistics Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Logistics
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Logistics within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -12 6 £475 - 9
Lancashire - 5 £360 - 2
Merseyside -15 4 £325 +34.02% 3
Cheshire -11 3 £258 -48.50% 3
Logistics
England

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 17 (41.46%) SAP
2 12 (29.27%) Project Management
3 10 (24.39%) Finance
4 8 (19.51%) ERP
5 7 (17.07%) Oracle
5 7 (17.07%) Manufacturing
6 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
6 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL
6 6 (14.63%) SQL
6 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
6 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
7 5 (12.20%) SAP SD
7 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
8 4 (9.76%) .NET
8 4 (9.76%) UML
8 4 (9.76%) HTML
8 4 (9.76%) Java
8 4 (9.76%) XML
8 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
8 4 (9.76%) Time Management
8 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
8 4 (9.76%) JIRA
8 4 (9.76%) Retail
8 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (7.32%) Migration
9 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.32%) Degree
9 3 (7.32%) SAP LE
9 3 (7.32%) MS Excel

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) SAP SD
2 3 (7.32%) SAP LE
2 3 (7.32%) SAP MM
3 2 (4.88%) SAP PLM
4 1 (2.44%) SAP WM
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.44%) SAP PM
4 1 (2.44%) Retail-J
4 1 (2.44%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (2.44%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) LAN
1 2 (4.88%) WAN
2 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.44%) 3G
2 1 (2.44%) 2G
2 1 (2.44%) 4G
2 1 (2.44%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.44%) UMTS
2 1 (2.44%) ATM
2 1 (2.44%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.44%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.44%) SAP BI
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) JIRA
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.44%) Moq
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.76%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Billing
4 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) Automotive
5 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Consultant
3 7 (17.07%) Project Manager
4 6 (14.63%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) SAP SD Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Information Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) SAP PLM Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) SAP Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) SAP Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Coordinator
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Software Integration Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) HTML
1 4 (9.76%) .NET
1 4 (9.76%) XML
2 2 (4.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Life Science
3 1 (2.44%) CMDB
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) PMI
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Project Management
2 8 (19.51%) ERP
3 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
4 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.76%) UML
5 4 (9.76%) Time Management
5 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
5 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.32%) Migration
6 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.88%) Programme Office Management
7 2 (4.88%) PLM
7 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.88%) Document Management
7 2 (4.88%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (4.88%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.88%) Supplier Management
7 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) SAP
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) RedPrairie
4 1 (2.44%) Cognos
4 1 (2.44%) Progress
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