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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Logistics
Rank 118 112 117
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Logistics 18 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.62% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.86% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 7
Average daily rate
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£463 £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £175 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £483 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £11.00 £11.83
% change year-on-year
+243.63% -6.97%
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
2300 2095 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.76% 71.94% 65.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1317 1065 1163
Average daily rate £375 £328 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -3.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 114 106
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.54 £26.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% -13.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.28 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
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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 -4 8 £469 +28.42% 11
Cheshire +7 3 £300 +71.42% 2
Merseyside -6 2 £388 +10.71% 2
Lancashire - 1 £450 - 5
Logistics
England

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 6 (16.67%) Advertising
3 6 (16.67%) ERP
4 5 (13.89%) SAP
4 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
4 5 (13.89%) SAP MM
5 4 (11.11%) Wireless
5 4 (11.11%) .NET
6 3 (8.33%) SQL
6 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 3 (8.33%) XML
6 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.33%) ETL
6 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (8.33%) Client/Server
6 3 (8.33%) LAN
6 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (8.33%) QlikView
6 3 (8.33%) Life Science
6 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (8.33%) X++
6 3 (8.33%) Supplier Management
6 3 (8.33%) Radio Access Network

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (13.89%) SAP MM
3 2 (5.56%) SAP SCM
4 1 (2.78%) SAP SRM
4 1 (2.78%) SAP LE
4 1 (2.78%) SAP WM
4 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Wireless
2 3 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (8.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (8.33%) QlikView
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.56%) OLTP
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.56%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Subversion
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) Gradle
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.67%) Advertising
3 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
4 3 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (5.56%) Retail
6 1 (2.78%) Marketing
6 1 (2.78%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Consultant
2 7 (19.44%) Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Architect
3 5 (13.89%) SAP MM Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) QlikView Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.56%) SAP WM Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.78%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Graduate
7 1 (2.78%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.78%) Deployment Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (8.33%) XML
3 2 (5.56%) LAMP
4 1 (2.78%) CSS
4 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 3 (8.33%) Life Science
1 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.56%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
1 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) ERP
2 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
2 3 (8.33%) ETL
2 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (8.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 2 (5.56%) Supply Chain Management
3 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.56%) OO
3 2 (5.56%) Project Management
3 2 (5.56%) OO PHP
4 1 (2.78%) Service Management
4 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.78%) Change Management
4 1 (2.78%) Migration
4 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.78%) CRM
4 1 (2.78%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
1 3 (8.33%) X++
2 2 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) SAP
3 2 (5.56%) Ericsson
3 2 (5.56%) NEC
4 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
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