The table below looks at the statistics for Logistics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Logistics over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Logistics
Rank 61 76 77
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Contract jobs citing Logistics 6 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.70% 0.20% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.27% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate
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£538 £575 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% +43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £575 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £575 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £11.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+243.63% -51.11%
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Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
583 744 880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.56% 73.37% 68.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 346 278
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Logistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Logistics Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Logistics
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Logistics Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Logistics
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Logistics Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (35.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (20.00%) Automotive
4 4 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (20.00%) Demand Forecasting
4 4 (20.00%) PMP
4 4 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 4 (20.00%) SLA
4 4 (20.00%) Data Mining
4 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.00%) PRINCE
5 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (10.00%) Retail
6 2 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (10.00%) Marketing
6 2 (10.00%) 2G
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.00%) 3G
6 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (10.00%) Windows
6 2 (10.00%) .NET
6 2 (10.00%) MS Office
6 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) 3G
1 2 (10.00%) 2G
2 1 (5.00%) LTE
2 1 (5.00%) 4G
2 1 (5.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Automotive
3 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (10.00%) Retail
4 2 (10.00%) Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Korean Language
5 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Deployment Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Logistics Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Customer Services Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Training Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) AIX
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (20.00%) Demand Forecasting
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Operations Management
6 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) PMP
1 4 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco