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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Logistics
Rank 118 125 124
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Logistics 19 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.65% 0.39% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.50% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 17
Average daily rate £278 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £213 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £411 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £38.75 - £24.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.58 - £20.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.24 - £28.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+120.00% -7.89%
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
2289 2414 2524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.12% 78.02% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1493 1561 1571
Average daily rate £388 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 98 109
Average hourly rate £42.25 £36.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% +10.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £14.88 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Gloucestershire +8 5 £456 +16.24%
Wiltshire +2 5 £240 +4.34% 4
Bristol -1 5 £280 -25.33% 1
Somerset +11 3 - - 1
Dorset - 1 £200 -
Logistics
England

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.21%) MS Office
3 9 (23.08%) SQL
3 9 (23.08%) Finance
4 7 (17.95%) Manufacturing
4 7 (17.95%) GAP Analysis
4 7 (17.95%) Java
4 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (17.95%) REST
5 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 5 (12.82%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (12.82%) SAP
6 5 (12.82%) Project Management
7 4 (10.26%) Electronics
7 4 (10.26%) CICS
7 4 (10.26%) COBOL
7 4 (10.26%) DB2
7 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
7 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.69%) Retail
8 3 (7.69%) Supply Chain Management
8 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
8 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
8 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.69%) ERP
8 3 (7.69%) XML
8 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
8 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.69%) Programme Management

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.26%) CICS
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) MS Office
2 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (5.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.56%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) 3G
1 1 (2.56%) 4G
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
1 1 (2.56%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) DB2
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) DataStage
3 1 (2.56%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.26%) Electronics
4 3 (7.69%) Retail
4 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.13%) Aerospace
5 2 (5.13%) Marketing
5 2 (5.13%) Military
6 1 (2.56%) Automotive
6 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) Functional Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Applications Developer
4 4 (10.26%) COBOL Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Coordinator
5 3 (7.69%) Logistics Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) DB2 Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) EDI Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Logistics Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Navision Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) SAP CRM Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) REST
2 3 (7.69%) XML
3 2 (5.13%) EDI
3 2 (5.13%) Mason
3 2 (5.13%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) CSS
4 1 (2.56%) DHTML
4 1 (2.56%) EDIFACT
4 1 (2.56%) HTML
4 1 (2.56%) Servlets
4 1 (2.56%) SGML
4 1 (2.56%) XML Schema
4 1 (2.56%) XSL
4 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) GAP Analysis
1 7 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (12.82%) Project Management
3 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.69%) ERP
4 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 3 (7.69%) Supply Chain Management
5 2 (5.13%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.13%) Business Development
5 2 (5.13%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.13%) Operations Management
5 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.26%) COBOL
4 2 (5.13%) C
5 1 (2.56%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) HNC
4 1 (2.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) COSHH
1 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.13%) ISO22301
2 1 (2.56%) Def Stans
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle