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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Logistics
Rank 128 84 121
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +37
Contract jobs citing Logistics 11 37 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 1.49% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 2.07% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 32 0
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£420 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £15.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+217.46% -43.75%
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
2272 1784 1774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.29% 71.65% 70.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1533 1145 1116
Average daily rate £413 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 99 100
Average hourly rate £36.40 £27.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.81% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.75 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 January 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 29 January 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
Gloucestershire - 3 - - 1
Dorset -2 2 £513 +127.77%
Wiltshire -5 2 £420 +27.27%
Bristol -37 2 £150 -62.50% 8
Cornwall - - - -
Somerset - - - - 4
Logistics
England

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 18 (48.65%) Security Cleared
2 17 (45.95%) Manufacturing
3 15 (40.54%) SC Cleared
4 6 (16.22%) Project Management
4 6 (16.22%) Java
4 6 (16.22%) SAP
4 6 (16.22%) Spring
5 5 (13.51%) SQL
6 4 (10.81%) Windows
6 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.81%) SAP SD
6 4 (10.81%) Migration
6 4 (10.81%) Use Case
7 3 (8.11%) SAP Implementation
7 3 (8.11%) Performance Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.11%) BC Cleared
7 3 (8.11%) SCCM
7 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
7 3 (8.11%) Spring Batch
7 3 (8.11%) Functional Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
7 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (8.11%) ETL
7 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
7 3 (8.11%) Oracle
8 2 (5.41%) ERP
8 2 (5.41%) Middleware
8 2 (5.41%) Supply Chain Management

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) SAP SD
2 2 (5.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.70%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (45.95%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Project Manager
2 6 (16.22%) Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.11%) PC Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Functional Test Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Rollout Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Functional Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Architect
5 2 (5.41%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Project Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) NHS Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Development Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Spring
2 3 (8.11%) Spring Batch
3 2 (5.41%) Middleware
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.70%) UNIX
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Project Management
2 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
2 4 (10.81%) Migration
2 4 (10.81%) Use Case
3 3 (8.11%) SAP Implementation
3 3 (8.11%) Performance Testing
3 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
3 3 (8.11%) Functional Testing
3 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
3 3 (8.11%) ETL
4 2 (5.41%) ERP
4 2 (5.41%) Supply Chain Management
4 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.41%) Validation
4 2 (5.41%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (5.41%) Data Entry
4 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
4 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.70%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) Java
2 5 (13.51%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) C
3 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) Security Cleared
2 15 (40.54%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) BC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) DO-160
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) SAP
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) RedPrairie
3 1 (2.70%) BT
3 1 (2.70%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) Citrix
3 1 (2.70%) IBM
3 1 (2.70%) PeopleSoft