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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Logistics
Rank 114 102 106
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing Logistics 23 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.73% 0.88% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.20% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 12
Average daily rate
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£300 £431 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £318 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £510 £474
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 - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £15.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+217.46% -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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2317 2001 1770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.65% 73.22% 66.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1375 1031 941
Average daily rate £375 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 98 86
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -2 8 £401 -8.45% 11
Cheshire +2 5 £213 -50.00% 4
Merseyside -3 3 £325 -18.75% 2
Lancashire -20 1 - - 1
Logistics
England

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 15 (35.71%) SAP
2 10 (23.81%) Finance
3 9 (21.43%) ERP
4 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 8 (19.05%) Project Management
4 8 (19.05%) Manufacturing
5 7 (16.67%) Advertising
5 7 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
8 4 (9.52%) SQL
8 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.52%) SAP SD
8 4 (9.52%) Retail
9 3 (7.14%) Migration
9 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (7.14%) Degree
9 3 (7.14%) X++
9 3 (7.14%) QA
9 3 (7.14%) SAP LE
9 3 (7.14%) QlikView
9 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (7.14%) SAP MM
9 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 3 (7.14%) ETL
9 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
9 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
9 3 (7.14%) .NET

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (9.52%) SAP SD
3 3 (7.14%) SAP LE
3 3 (7.14%) SAP MM
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.38%) SAP PM
4 1 (2.38%) Retail-J
4 1 (2.38%) SAP PLM
4 1 (2.38%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) LAN
1 2 (4.76%) WAN
2 1 (2.38%) 4G
2 1 (2.38%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.38%) 3G
2 1 (2.38%) 2G
2 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.38%) UMTS
2 1 (2.38%) ATM
2 1 (2.38%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (7.14%) QlikView
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.76%) OLAP
2 2 (4.76%) OLTP
3 1 (2.38%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.38%) SAP BI
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Gradle
2 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Manufacturing
3 7 (16.67%) Advertising
4 4 (9.52%) Retail
5 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.38%) Billing
6 1 (2.38%) Marketing
6 1 (2.38%) German Language
6 1 (2.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Consultant
3 7 (16.67%) Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.52%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) SAP SD Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) QlikView Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Coordinator
7 2 (4.76%) SAP MM Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) SAP Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (4.76%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.76%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 3 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (4.76%) XML
2 2 (4.76%) LAMP
3 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) CMDB
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) PMI
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) ERP
2 8 (19.05%) Project Management
3 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.14%) Migration
6 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.14%) ETL
7 2 (4.76%) OO
7 2 (4.76%) ITIL
7 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.76%) Change Management
7 2 (4.76%) OO PHP
7 2 (4.76%) Time Management
7 2 (4.76%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.76%) Programme Office Management
8 1 (2.38%) Validation
8 1 (2.38%) PLM
8 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) X++
3 2 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (2.38%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.38%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) SAP
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) Progress