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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Logistics
Rank 177 168 111
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -57
Contract jobs citing Logistics 80 69 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.81% 0.81% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.14% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 62
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£413 £388 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £525 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Average hourly rate £52.50 £12.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+337.50% -28.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £28.40 £28.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.76 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-54.58% +16.07%
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
7239 6065 5843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.02% 71.15% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4100 3254 2911
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 237 356
Average hourly rate £21.58 £22.41 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £44.55 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +11 25 £344 -5.17% 7
Berkshire -2 17 £525 +23.52% 6
Kent +4 13 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -18 7 £400 -5.04% 2
Hampshire -23 6 £235 -24.19% 3
Middlesex -1 3 £145 -72.38% 1
West Sussex -4 2 £455 +10.30%
Oxfordshire -24 1 £390 - 3
East Sussex - - - -
Home Counties - - - - 1
Logistics
England

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 29 (19.21%) Telecoms
2 24 (15.89%) SAP
3 23 (15.23%) Microsoft
4 20 (13.25%) MS Excel
4 20 (13.25%) Finance
4 20 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (11.92%) Project Management
5 18 (11.92%) SQL
6 16 (10.60%) Marketing
7 14 (9.27%) Linux
7 14 (9.27%) IBM
8 13 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (7.95%) COBOL
9 12 (7.95%) AS400
9 12 (7.95%) Manufacturing
10 11 (7.28%) Windows
10 11 (7.28%) ERP
11 10 (6.62%) CRM
11 10 (6.62%) Scrum
12 9 (5.96%) Validation
12 9 (5.96%) Test Scripting
12 9 (5.96%) SQL Server
12 9 (5.96%) PRINCE2
12 9 (5.96%) MS Office
13 8 (5.30%) SharePoint
13 8 (5.30%) QA
13 8 (5.30%) Billing
13 8 (5.30%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (5.30%) Security Cleared
14 7 (4.64%) V-Model

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (5.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.96%) MS Office
3 6 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.65%) MS Project
5 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.66%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.31%) SAP SD
2 4 (2.65%) SAP FI
2 4 (2.65%) SAP CO
2 4 (2.65%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.32%) SAP MM
4 2 (1.32%) SAP PP
4 2 (1.32%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.66%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.66%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) SaaS
1 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.99%) LTE
2 2 (1.32%) Wireless
2 2 (1.32%) Internet
2 2 (1.32%) SAN
2 2 (1.32%) ATM
2 2 (1.32%) GSM
2 2 (1.32%) LAN
2 2 (1.32%) UMTS
2 2 (1.32%) WAN
2 2 (1.32%) Junos
3 1 (0.66%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (0.66%) NAS
3 1 (0.66%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.66%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.66%) 4G
3 1 (0.66%) SSH
3 1 (0.66%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.66%) SNMP
3 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.66%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.97%) MySQL
2 6 (3.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.31%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.66%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.66%) QlikView
5 1 (0.66%) OLTP
5 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.66%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (4.64%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.66%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.66%) JIRA
General
1 29 (19.21%) Telecoms
2 20 (13.25%) Finance
3 16 (10.60%) Marketing
4 12 (7.95%) Manufacturing
5 8 (5.30%) Billing
6 6 (3.97%) German Language
6 6 (3.97%) Retail
7 4 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.65%) French Language
7 4 (2.65%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.99%) Legal
8 3 (1.99%) Banking
9 2 (1.32%) Back Office
9 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.66%) Automotive
10 1 (0.66%) Advertising
10 1 (0.66%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (13.91%) Consultant
2 19 (12.58%) Analyst
3 16 (10.60%) Project Manager
4 12 (7.95%) Coordinator
5 9 (5.96%) DBA
6 8 (5.30%) Architect
6 8 (5.30%) Developer
7 6 (3.97%) Applications Consultant
7 6 (3.97%) Test Analyst
7 6 (3.97%) Administrator
7 6 (3.97%) Java Developer
7 6 (3.97%) MySQL DBA
8 5 (3.31%) OBIEE Consultant
8 5 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (2.65%) Business Analyst
9 4 (2.65%) Tester
9 4 (2.65%) Programme Manager
9 4 (2.65%) SAP Architect
9 4 (2.65%) SAP Consultant
9 4 (2.65%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.31%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (1.99%) EDI
2 3 (1.99%) .NET
3 2 (1.32%) CSS
3 2 (1.32%) XML
4 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.66%) RESTful
4 1 (0.66%) Spring Integration
4 1 (0.66%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.66%) Spring
4 1 (0.66%) jQuery
4 1 (0.66%) J2EE
4 1 (0.66%) XSLT
4 1 (0.66%) JSP
4 1 (0.66%) Servlets
4 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.66%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.95%) AS400
3 6 (3.97%) iSeries
3 6 (3.97%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.99%) FMCG
5 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.66%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.66%) User Experience
6 1 (0.66%) Statistics
6 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.27%) Linux
2 11 (7.28%) Windows
3 5 (3.31%) UNIX
4 4 (2.65%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.66%) openSUSE
5 1 (0.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.66%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (11.92%) Project Management
3 11 (7.28%) ERP
4 10 (6.62%) CRM
4 10 (6.62%) Scrum
5 9 (5.96%) Validation
5 9 (5.96%) Test Scripting
5 9 (5.96%) PRINCE2
6 8 (5.30%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (4.64%) V-Model
7 7 (4.64%) Software Engineering
7 7 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (4.64%) Test Management
8 6 (3.97%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (3.97%) Web Testing
8 6 (3.97%) TDD
8 6 (3.97%) Test Strategy
9 5 (3.31%) Document Management
10 4 (2.65%) ITIL
10 4 (2.65%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.92%) SQL
2 12 (7.95%) COBOL
3 7 (4.64%) Java
4 6 (3.97%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.65%) VBScript
5 4 (2.65%) VB
5 4 (2.65%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.99%) C
7 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.66%) C#
8 1 (0.66%) C++
8 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.66%) Perl
8 1 (0.66%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (5.30%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.64%) Degree
3 5 (3.31%) PMP
3 5 (3.31%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.99%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.99%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.32%) MCTS
6 2 (1.32%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.66%) HP AIS
7 1 (0.66%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.66%) CCNA
7 1 (0.66%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.30%) QA
2 6 (3.97%) SLA
3 3 (1.99%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.66%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (3.31%) SCOM
1 5 (3.31%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (2.65%) SCSM
2 4 (2.65%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.32%) SCCM
4 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (15.89%) SAP
2 23 (15.23%) Microsoft
3 14 (9.27%) IBM
4 7 (4.64%) Oracle
5 6 (3.97%) Cisco
6 5 (3.31%) BMC
7 4 (2.65%) Juniper
7 4 (2.65%) Nokia
7 4 (2.65%) VMware
7 4 (2.65%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.99%) Sun
8 3 (1.99%) HP
8 3 (1.99%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.32%) Pegasus
9 2 (1.32%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.66%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.66%) Ericsson
10 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.66%) NetApp
10 1 (0.66%) TIBCO
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