The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Logistics
Rank 115 119 132
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing Logistics 23 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.72% 0.26% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.37% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 7
Average daily rate £450 £438 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £268 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £608 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £381
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £24.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £29.00 £26.63
% change year-on-year
-34.48% +8.89%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2416 1605 2486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.88% 69.63% 70.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1492 990 1473
Average daily rate £375 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 61 146
Average hourly rate £33.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £18.14 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Logistics
England

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 24 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Logistics across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Logistics Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bristol 0 14 £450 +100.00%
Wiltshire - 4 £205 - 1
Somerset - 2 £263 - 1
Devon -5 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £500 -
Dorset - - - -
Logistics
England

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 27 (45.00%) IBM
2 26 (43.33%) Supply Chain Management
3 25 (41.67%) Finance
4 21 (35.00%) Degree
5 20 (33.33%) UML
6 19 (31.67%) Data Modelling
7 18 (30.00%) Manufacturing
8 17 (28.33%) Supplier Management
9 16 (26.67%) Matrix Management
9 16 (26.67%) SAP
10 13 (21.67%) BPMN
11 12 (20.00%) Business Analysis
12 10 (16.67%) MODAF
13 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
14 8 (13.33%) Data Management
14 8 (13.33%) Data Analysis
14 8 (13.33%) SOA
15 7 (11.67%) Asset Management
15 7 (11.67%) RedPrairie
16 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
16 6 (10.00%) Use Case
16 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
17 5 (8.33%) Publishing
17 5 (8.33%) SAP SD
17 5 (8.33%) Project Management
17 5 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
17 5 (8.33%) Retail
17 5 (8.33%) QA
18 4 (6.67%) Information Architecture
18 4 (6.67%) Master Data Management

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) MS Project
3 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) SAP SD
2 2 (3.33%) SAP SRM
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.67%) SAP EBP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) LSMW
1 2 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
General
1 25 (41.67%) Finance
2 18 (30.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.33%) Publishing
3 5 (8.33%) Retail
4 4 (6.67%) Military
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Architect
2 13 (21.67%) Analyst
3 11 (18.33%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (11.67%) Data Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Business Architect
5 6 (10.00%) Data Modeller
6 4 (6.67%) Information Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Data Architect
7 3 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Head of Architecture
8 2 (3.33%) Senior SAP Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Requirements Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Senior SAP SD Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) SAP SD Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (1.67%) Coordinator
9 1 (1.67%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) EDI
1 1 (1.67%) JMS
1 1 (1.67%) Java RMI
1 1 (1.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (1.67%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.67%) iSeries
2 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) Supply Chain Management
2 20 (33.33%) UML
3 19 (31.67%) Data Modelling
4 17 (28.33%) Supplier Management
5 16 (26.67%) Matrix Management
6 13 (21.67%) BPMN
7 12 (20.00%) Business Analysis
8 10 (16.67%) MODAF
9 8 (13.33%) Data Analysis
9 8 (13.33%) SOA
9 8 (13.33%) Data Management
10 7 (11.67%) Asset Management
11 6 (10.00%) Use Case
12 5 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
12 5 (8.33%) Project Management
13 4 (6.67%) ITIL
13 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
13 4 (6.67%) ERP
13 4 (6.67%) Information Architecture
13 4 (6.67%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) C
1 1 (1.67%) Java
1 1 (1.67%) SQL
1 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (35.00%) Degree
2 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) ISEB
4 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (45.00%) IBM
2 16 (26.67%) SAP
3 7 (11.67%) RedPrairie
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.67%) HP
5 1 (1.67%) NEC
5 1 (1.67%) VMware
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