The first table below looks at the demand for Logistics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Logistics over the 3 months to 18 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 Staffordshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Logistics
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing Logistics 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £30.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-41.80% +10.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88 58 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 68.75% 61.05% 66.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 32 60
Average daily rate £320 £320 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 10
Average hourly rate £16.75 £20.65 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.86% -41.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £15.31 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.46 £21.29 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Logistics
West Midlands

Logistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Logistics Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Logistics
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Logistics Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Logistics
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Management

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM