The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 North West 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Logistics
Rank 115 85 102
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +17
Contract jobs citing Logistics 27 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.85% 1.38% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.96% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 9
Average daily rate £375 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £300 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £633 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £11.69 - £19.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £29.00 £26.63
% change year-on-year
-38.79% +8.89%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2245 1733 1966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.02% 70.48% 63.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1173 857 989
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 84 88
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.88% +41.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Logistics
England

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -9 13 £525 +75.00% 1
Manchester -5 8 £342 -42.37% 7
Merseyside +2 3 £375 +4.89% 4
Lancashire - - - - 1
Logistics
England

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 (30.00%) SAP
1 15 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (26.00%) Finance
3 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (18.00%) Migration
4 9 (18.00%) Manufacturing
5 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (16.00%) Ethernet
6 6 (12.00%) Ericsson
6 6 (12.00%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (10.00%) Network Design
8 4 (8.00%) Supplier Management
8 4 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (8.00%) SAP SD
8 4 (8.00%) Wireless
8 4 (8.00%) Project Management
8 4 (8.00%) ABAP
8 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (6.00%) Java
9 3 (6.00%) Windows
9 3 (6.00%) ATM
9 3 (6.00%) LAN
9 3 (6.00%) SLA
9 3 (6.00%) SAP WM
9 3 (6.00%) Life Science
9 3 (6.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.00%) Supply Chain Management
9 3 (6.00%) LSMW
9 3 (6.00%) Pharmaceutical

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (8.00%) SAP SD
2 3 (6.00%) SAP WM
3 2 (4.00%) SAP CO
3 2 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (4.00%) SAP APO
3 2 (4.00%) SAP FI
3 2 (4.00%) SAP MM
4 1 (2.00%) SAP PP
4 1 (2.00%) SAP SCM
4 1 (2.00%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) Ethernet
2 6 (12.00%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (8.00%) Wireless
4 3 (6.00%) ATM
4 3 (6.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) MySQL
1 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.00%) SAP BI
1 1 (2.00%) Spotfire
1 1 (2.00%) QlikView
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) LSMW
2 1 (2.00%) SAP CE
2 1 (2.00%) NWDS
General
1 15 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (26.00%) Finance
3 9 (18.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (4.00%) Billing
5 2 (4.00%) Marketing
5 2 (4.00%) Automotive
6 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Consultant
2 10 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (14.00%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (14.00%) Architect
4 4 (8.00%) SAP SD Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) Technical Leader
4 4 (8.00%) Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) SAP MM Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) SAP WM Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) SAP APO Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Senior SAP SD Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Senior SAP Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.00%) Transmission Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) PMO Lead
7 1 (2.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Grails
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
1 2 (4.00%) J2EE
2 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (2.00%) REST
2 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (2.00%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.00%) SOAP
2 1 (2.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) XSLT
2 1 (2.00%) EDI
2 1 (2.00%) SAP BSP
2 1 (2.00%) SAP ALE
2 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.00%) WCF
2 1 (2.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (6.00%) Life Science
2 1 (2.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Migration
2 5 (10.00%) Network Design
3 4 (8.00%) Supplier Management
3 4 (8.00%) Project Management
3 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (6.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (6.00%) Supply Chain Management
5 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (4.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.00%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (4.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.00%) Validation
5 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.00%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (4.00%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.00%) OO
6 1 (2.00%) CRM
6 1 (2.00%) Balanced Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) ABAP
2 3 (6.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) Groovy
3 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) PHP
4 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) SAP Certification
2 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) SAP
2 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.00%) Ericsson
4 2 (4.00%) NEC
4 2 (4.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.00%) Tableau
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) Adobe
5 1 (2.00%) Ariba
5 1 (2.00%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.00%) OpenLink
5 1 (2.00%) Primavera
5 1 (2.00%) Zend
5 1 (2.00%) Triple Point
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
A&O IT Group Ltd
Rate: From £80 to £85 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 20 days ago