The table below looks at the statistics for Logistics skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Logistics over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Logistics
Rank 120 123 108
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs citing Logistics 13 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.44% 0.67% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.87% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 1
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£405 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £30.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-40.83% -20.63%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2219 2303 1453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.39% 76.87% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 1513 903
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 120 69
Average hourly rate £36.45 £33.84 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.71% +5.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £14.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Logistics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Logistics Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Logistics
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Logistics Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Logistics
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Logistics across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Logistics Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Logistics
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Logistics Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Logistics
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Bristol -2 6 £406 +0.80% 5
Gloucestershire - 4 £415 - 6
Somerset +12 1 £325 +6.55% 1
Wiltshire +1 1 £230 +70.37% 2
Logistics
England

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 (50.00%) SAP
2 9 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 8 (33.33%) Project Management
4 7 (29.17%) Finance
5 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (20.83%) DTV
6 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (20.83%) Electronics
6 5 (20.83%) Programme Management
6 5 (20.83%) Marketing
6 5 (20.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (20.83%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
8 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 3 (12.50%) MS Project
8 3 (12.50%) Games
8 3 (12.50%) Scrum
8 3 (12.50%) Use Case
8 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.50%) Retail
8 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
8 3 (12.50%) BC Cleared
9 2 (8.33%) APMP
9 2 (8.33%) SAP EWM
9 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
9 2 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
9 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (12.50%) MS Project
3 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (8.33%) SAP EWM
2 2 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (8.33%) Agresso
2 2 (8.33%) SAP SD
3 1 (4.17%) SAP PP
3 1 (4.17%) SAP SCM
General
1 9 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 7 (29.17%) Finance
3 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (20.83%) Electronics
4 5 (20.83%) Marketing
5 3 (12.50%) Games
5 3 (12.50%) Retail
6 2 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Consultant
3 6 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Functional Test Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Functional Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Project Planner
7 1 (4.17%) Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Trainer
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Integration Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Project Management
2 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (20.83%) Programme Management
2 5 (20.83%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.50%) Scrum
4 3 (12.50%) Use Case
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
5 2 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) EAM
6 1 (4.17%) ERP
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) BC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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