The table below looks at the statistics for Logistics skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Logistics over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Logistics
Rank 178 171 127
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -44
Contract jobs citing Logistics 75 66 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.78% 0.78% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.10% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 38 62
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% -5.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £381 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.91% -4.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £12.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+275.00% -28.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £28.40 £28.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £21.96
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +47.99%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7068 5976 6145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.06% 70.67% 70.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3989 3240 2989
Average daily rate £383 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 236 350
Average hourly rate £21.99 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.71% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

Logistics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Logistics Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Logistics
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Logistics Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Logistics
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Logistics across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Logistics Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Logistics
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Logistics Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Logistics
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Logistics across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Logistics Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Logistics
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Logistics within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
Surrey +3 27 £355 -2.20% 10
Berkshire +3 16 £525 +27.27% 4
Kent +7 13 - -
Hampshire -26 8 £325 +1.56%
Buckinghamshire -17 7 £400 -14.43% 4
Middlesex +1 1 £145 -72.38% 2
West Sussex -6 1 £455 +7.05% 1
Oxfordshire -25 1 £390 - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Logistics
England

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 35 (22.88%) Telecoms
2 25 (16.34%) Project Management
3 23 (15.03%) SAP
4 21 (13.73%) MS Excel
4 21 (13.73%) Microsoft
4 21 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (11.76%) Finance
5 18 (11.76%) SQL
6 15 (9.80%) PRINCE2
6 15 (9.80%) Marketing
7 14 (9.15%) Manufacturing
7 14 (9.15%) IBM
7 14 (9.15%) SharePoint
8 13 (8.50%) Linux
8 13 (8.50%) ERP
9 12 (7.84%) AS400
9 12 (7.84%) MS Office
9 12 (7.84%) COBOL
9 12 (7.84%) Scrum
9 12 (7.84%) Security Cleared
9 12 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (6.54%) SQL Server
11 9 (5.88%) CRM
11 9 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (5.88%) Degree
11 9 (5.88%) QA
12 8 (5.23%) Test Scripting
12 8 (5.23%) Validation
12 8 (5.23%) Retail
12 8 (5.23%) PMP

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 14 (9.15%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.84%) MS Office
3 6 (3.92%) MS Project
4 5 (3.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.61%) InfoPath
5 4 (2.61%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.27%) SAP SD
2 3 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.31%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.31%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.31%) SAP QM
3 2 (1.31%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.31%) SAP MM
3 2 (1.31%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.65%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.65%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.96%) SaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.23%) 4G
2 5 (3.27%) 2G
2 5 (3.27%) 3G
3 4 (2.61%) LTE
4 3 (1.96%) Wireless
5 2 (1.31%) WAN
5 2 (1.31%) GSM
5 2 (1.31%) LAN
5 2 (1.31%) UMTS
5 2 (1.31%) SAN
5 2 (1.31%) Internet
6 1 (0.65%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.65%) NAS
6 1 (0.65%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.65%) MVNO
6 1 (0.65%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.65%) Junos
6 1 (0.65%) Firewall
6 1 (0.65%) VoIP
6 1 (0.65%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.92%) MySQL
2 6 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.31%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.31%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.65%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.65%) OLTP
5 1 (0.65%) QlikView
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.65%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.92%) TestDirector
2 3 (1.96%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.65%) JIRA
3 1 (0.65%) Bugzilla
General
1 35 (22.88%) Telecoms
2 18 (11.76%) Finance
3 15 (9.80%) Marketing
4 14 (9.15%) Manufacturing
5 8 (5.23%) Retail
6 7 (4.58%) Billing
7 6 (3.92%) German Language
8 5 (3.27%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (2.61%) Legal
9 4 (2.61%) Spanish Language
9 4 (2.61%) French Language
10 3 (1.96%) Back Office
11 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.65%) Automotive
11 1 (0.65%) Local Government
11 1 (0.65%) Banking
11 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (13.73%) Analyst
2 17 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 15 (9.80%) Consultant
4 13 (8.50%) Coordinator
5 12 (7.84%) Developer
6 8 (5.23%) DBA
6 8 (5.23%) Architect
7 6 (3.92%) Logistics Manager
7 6 (3.92%) Test Analyst
7 6 (3.92%) Administrator
7 6 (3.92%) Applications Consultant
7 6 (3.92%) MySQL DBA
8 5 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.27%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.27%) Java Developer
8 5 (3.27%) Project Coordinator
9 4 (2.61%) Design Engineer
9 4 (2.61%) Tester
9 4 (2.61%) Programme Manager
10 3 (1.96%) Rollout Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.58%) XML
2 6 (3.92%) CSS
3 5 (3.27%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (3.27%) .NET
4 3 (1.96%) XSLT
4 3 (1.96%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.96%) HTML
4 3 (1.96%) EDI
5 2 (1.31%) jQuery
5 2 (1.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.65%) EDIFACT
6 1 (0.65%) Web Services
6 1 (0.65%) WCF
6 1 (0.65%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.65%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.84%) AS400
1 12 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.92%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.92%) iSeries
2 6 (3.92%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.61%) FMCG
4 3 (1.96%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.65%) TRADACOMS
5 1 (0.65%) User Experience
5 1 (0.65%) Life Science
5 1 (0.65%) Statistics
5 1 (0.65%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.50%) Linux
2 8 (5.23%) Windows
3 3 (1.96%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.96%) UNIX
4 1 (0.65%) openSUSE
4 1 (0.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.65%) AIX
4 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.34%) Project Management
2 21 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (9.80%) PRINCE2
4 13 (8.50%) ERP
5 12 (7.84%) Scrum
6 9 (5.88%) CRM
6 9 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (5.23%) Test Scripting
7 8 (5.23%) Validation
8 7 (4.58%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (3.92%) TDD
9 6 (3.92%) Software Engineering
9 6 (3.92%) Test Management
9 6 (3.92%) V-Model
10 5 (3.27%) Test Strategy
10 5 (3.27%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.27%) Web Testing
10 5 (3.27%) Resource Management
11 4 (2.61%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.76%) SQL
2 12 (7.84%) COBOL
3 6 (3.92%) Java
4 5 (3.27%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.96%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.96%) VBScript
5 3 (1.96%) VB
5 3 (1.96%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.96%) C
5 3 (1.96%) C#
6 2 (1.31%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.65%) Perl
7 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.88%) Degree
3 8 (5.23%) PMP
3 8 (5.23%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.96%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.31%) HND
6 2 (1.31%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) HP AIS
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.65%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.65%) MCTS
7 1 (0.65%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.88%) QA
2 7 (4.58%) SLA
3 3 (1.96%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.31%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.61%) SCOM
1 4 (2.61%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (1.96%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (1.96%) SCSM
3 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (15.03%) SAP
2 21 (13.73%) Microsoft
3 14 (9.15%) IBM
4 8 (5.23%) Oracle
5 5 (3.27%) Cisco
6 4 (2.61%) VMware
6 4 (2.61%) Nokia
6 4 (2.61%) BMC
7 3 (1.96%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.96%) NEC
7 3 (1.96%) HP
7 3 (1.96%) Sun
8 2 (1.31%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.31%) Pegasus
8 2 (1.31%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.65%) NetApp
9 1 (0.65%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.65%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.65%) Business Objects
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