The table below looks at the statistics for Logistics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 123 102 104
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Contract jobs citing Logistics 6 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.29% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.41% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£448 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.63% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £11.00 £11.83
% change year-on-year
+243.63% -6.97%
Logistics
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2108 1705 1775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.80% 70.19% 67.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1133 843 877
Average daily rate £379 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 49 77
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +44.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Logistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Logistics Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Logistics
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Logistics Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Logistics
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Logistics Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Logistics
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Logistics within the Scotland 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Glasgow - 3 £468 -
Stirling - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Logistics
UK

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (16.67%) MS Project
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) JD Edwards
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) SAP HR
4 1 (8.33%) SAP SD
4 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) MS Office
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) SCCM
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (16.67%) MS Project
3 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP HR
1 1 (8.33%) SAP SD
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Auditor
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Process Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (8.33%) SAP SD Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) SAP MM Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Deployment Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Lead
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ERP
1 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Time Management
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) JD Edwards
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) TIBCO