The table below looks at the statistics for Logistics skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Logistics over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Logistics
Rank 261 221 215
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -6
Contract jobs citing Logistics 398 450 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.89% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.19% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 225 183
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 15
Average hourly rate £18.25 £16.51 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -44.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.85 £25.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £36.30 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -44.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39905 37911 33162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.97% 74.86% 72.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25118 22860 19767
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1064 1128 1179
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Logistics
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Logistics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Logistics
Daily Rate Trend

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

Logistics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Logistics
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Logistics within the UK over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Logistics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Logistics
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Logistics within the UK.

Logistics Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Logistics
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Logistics within the UK over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Logistics Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Logistics
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Logistics within the UK over the 3 months to 4 March 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
England -24 376 £425 - 191
London -8 126 £475 - 51
South East -38 86 £413 -4.06% 35
West Midlands -5 36 £421 +29.61% 18
City of London +24 32 £463 -2.63% 21
Yorkshire -2 26 £431 +18.96% 7
Buckinghamshire -7 24 £425 +33.85% 4
East Midlands +3 23 £475 +25.00% 23
East of England -5 22 £425 - 22
North West -18 19 £400 +4.91% 15
Milton Keynes -3 18 £400 +39.73% 1
Hertfordshire +14 16 £375 +18.11% 7
Surrey -3 16 £375 +12.69% 8
Berkshire -24 15 £305 -39.00% 8
Midlands +15 14 £380 +4.82% 2
South West -32 12 £444 +1.42% 14
Birmingham +5 10 £423 -0.58% 6
Coventry +7 9 £310 -17.33% 1
Scotland - 9 £200 -
South Yorkshire +4 8 £338 -
Leeds -8 8 £550 +121.10% 2
Manchester -13 8 £463 - 5
West Yorkshire -18 8 £550 +51.72% 3
North Yorkshire - 8 £463 - 2
Leicestershire +10 7 £550 +6.79% 11
Hampshire -15 7 £363 +16.00% 5
Derbyshire +10 6 £350 -7.89% 4
Leicester +6 6 £550 - 8
Warwickshire 0 6 £235 -18.26% 4
North East - 6 £413 -

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 215 (27.11%) SAP
2 170 (21.44%) Finance
3 127 (16.02%) Project Management
4 107 (13.49%) Manufacturing
4 107 (13.49%) Retail
5 94 (11.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 77 (9.71%) PRINCE2
7 70 (8.83%) Microsoft
7 70 (8.83%) Agile Software Development
8 68 (8.58%) ERP
9 65 (8.20%) Telecoms
9 65 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
10 53 (6.68%) MS Excel
11 51 (6.43%) SQL
12 49 (6.18%) Degree
13 46 (5.80%) Oracle
14 44 (5.55%) Windows
15 43 (5.42%) User Acceptance Testing
16 42 (5.30%) Security Cleared
16 42 (5.30%) Business Analysis
17 40 (5.04%) MS Office
17 40 (5.04%) FMCG
18 37 (4.67%) ITIL
19 33 (4.16%) Java
20 32 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
20 32 (4.04%) Risk Management
21 31 (3.91%) IBM
21 31 (3.91%) E-Commerce
21 31 (3.91%) SAP SD
21 31 (3.91%) SC Cleared

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 20 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.38%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.38%) IBM Notes
3 3 (0.38%) Lync
3 3 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (0.38%) Node.js
3 3 (0.38%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.25%) Quickr
4 2 (0.25%) Apache
4 2 (0.25%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.13%) CMS
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.13%) CICS
5 1 (0.13%) SAS
5 1 (0.13%) JBoss
5 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.13%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 53 (6.68%) MS Excel
2 40 (5.04%) MS Office
3 30 (3.78%) MS Project
4 18 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.88%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 31 (3.91%) SAP SD
2 27 (3.40%) SAP WM
3 25 (3.15%) Dynamics AX
4 20 (2.52%) SAP MM
5 17 (2.14%) SAP LE
5 17 (2.14%) SAP ERP
6 16 (2.02%) SAP EWM
7 13 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
8 12 (1.51%) SAP FI
9 10 (1.26%) Maximo
10 9 (1.13%) SAP FI/CO
10 9 (1.13%) SAP CO
11 8 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
11 8 (1.01%) Agresso
11 8 (1.01%) SAP Retail
12 7 (0.88%) SAP SCM
12 7 (0.88%) SAP PM
13 5 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
13 5 (0.63%) SAP CS
13 5 (0.63%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.38%) SaaS
2 2 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.25%) Office 365
3 1 (0.13%) GitHub
3 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.02%) WAN
2 15 (1.89%) LAN
3 11 (1.39%) GSM
4 10 (1.26%) Wireless
4 10 (1.26%) UMTS
5 9 (1.13%) ATM
6 5 (0.63%) SAN
6 5 (0.63%) DNS
6 5 (0.63%) Internet
6 5 (0.63%) Unified Communications
6 5 (0.63%) 4G
7 4 (0.50%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (0.50%) Firewall
7 4 (0.50%) Intranet
7 4 (0.50%) 3G
7 4 (0.50%) VoIP
7 4 (0.50%) 2G
8 3 (0.38%) SNMP
8 3 (0.38%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (0.38%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (2.27%) SAP BW
3 11 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (1.39%) Oracle Database
3 11 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.50%) QlikView
7 4 (0.50%) Big Data
7 4 (0.50%) SAP BI
7 4 (0.50%) SQL Server
7 4 (0.50%) OLAP
7 4 (0.50%) MySQL
7 4 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (0.25%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.25%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 5 (0.63%) LSMW
1 5 (0.63%) Visual Studio
1 5 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (0.63%) TestDirector
1 5 (0.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.50%) JIRA
2 4 (0.50%) Subversion
3 3 (0.38%) Maven
3 3 (0.38%) ClearQuest
3 3 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (0.38%) Selenium
4 2 (0.25%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.25%) Hudson
4 2 (0.25%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.25%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.25%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.13%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.13%) JMeter
5 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.13%) JUnit
General
1 170 (21.44%) Finance
2 107 (13.49%) Manufacturing
2 107 (13.49%) Retail
3 65 (8.20%) Telecoms
4 24 (3.03%) Banking
5 23 (2.90%) Marketing
6 21 (2.65%) Billing
7 14 (1.77%) Advertising
7 14 (1.77%) Automotive
8 12 (1.51%) Back Office
9 10 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.13%) Front Office
10 9 (1.13%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.88%) German Language
12 5 (0.63%) French Language
13 4 (0.50%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.50%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.38%) Legal
14 3 (0.38%) Publishing
14 3 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 156 (19.67%) Consultant
2 147 (18.54%) Analyst
3 99 (12.48%) Project Manager
4 92 (11.60%) SAP Consultant
5 78 (9.84%) Business Analyst
6 41 (5.17%) Developer
6 41 (5.17%) Architect
7 28 (3.53%) Programme Manager
8 27 (3.40%) SAP Manager
9 26 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
9 26 (3.28%) Coordinator
10 24 (3.03%) SAP WM Consultant
11 23 (2.90%) Administrator
12 19 (2.40%) Test Analyst
13 16 (2.02%) Functional Consultant
14 14 (1.77%) SAP EWM Consultant
14 14 (1.77%) SAP MM Consultant
15 13 (1.64%) Delivery Manager
15 13 (1.64%) Test Manager
15 13 (1.64%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.28%) .NET
2 17 (2.14%) EDI
2 17 (2.14%) XML
3 11 (1.39%) Web Services
4 10 (1.26%) Middleware
4 10 (1.26%) CSS
5 9 (1.13%) Spring
6 8 (1.01%) jQuery
7 7 (0.88%) ASP.NET
8 6 (0.76%) HTML
8 6 (0.76%) EDIFACT
8 6 (0.76%) XML Messaging
9 4 (0.50%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.50%) WCF
9 4 (0.50%) LINQ
9 4 (0.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (0.50%) SAP ALE
9 4 (0.50%) BAPI
10 3 (0.38%) WAP
10 3 (0.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 65 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (5.04%) FMCG
3 13 (1.64%) AS400
3 13 (1.64%) User Experience
4 12 (1.51%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.01%) iSeries
5 8 (1.01%) Visualisation
6 6 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (0.63%) Clustering
7 5 (0.63%) PMI
7 5 (0.63%) Mainframe
7 5 (0.63%) Data Structures
7 5 (0.63%) TRADACOMS
8 3 (0.38%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.38%) Open Source
8 3 (0.38%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.38%) CMDB
8 3 (0.38%) Derivative
8 3 (0.38%) Statistics
9 2 (0.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 44 (5.55%) Windows
2 18 (2.27%) Linux
3 16 (2.02%) Windows 7
3 16 (2.02%) UNIX
4 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (0.25%) CentOS
5 2 (0.25%) Android
5 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.25%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.25%) Solaris
5 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.13%) SUSE
6 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (16.02%) Project Management
2 94 (11.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 77 (9.71%) PRINCE2
4 70 (8.83%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (8.58%) ERP
6 43 (5.42%) User Acceptance Testing
7 42 (5.30%) Business Analysis
8 37 (4.67%) ITIL
9 32 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
9 32 (4.04%) Risk Management
10 31 (3.91%) E-Commerce
11 30 (3.78%) Migration
12 27 (3.40%) Service Delivery
13 26 (3.28%) Change Management
13 26 (3.28%) Supplier Management
14 24 (3.03%) CRM
14 24 (3.03%) Business Transformation
15 22 (2.77%) Validation
16 21 (2.65%) Test Scripting
17 20 (2.52%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 51 (6.43%) SQL
2 33 (4.16%) Java
3 25 (3.15%) ABAP
4 19 (2.40%) C
5 13 (1.64%) COBOL
6 10 (1.26%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.01%) Shell Script
8 7 (0.88%) C#
8 7 (0.88%) X++
9 6 (0.76%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.38%) VB
10 3 (0.38%) C++
10 3 (0.38%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.38%) Python
11 2 (0.25%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.25%) R
11 2 (0.25%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.25%) VBScript
11 2 (0.25%) PHP
11 2 (0.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 49 (6.18%) Degree
2 42 (5.30%) Security Cleared
3 31 (3.91%) SC Cleared
4 19 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 15 (1.89%) VCP4
6 11 (1.39%) PMI Certification
6 11 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (1.01%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.01%) PMP
7 8 (1.01%) ISEB
8 7 (0.88%) APMP
9 5 (0.63%) HND
10 4 (0.50%) HNC
10 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.38%) MCT
11 3 (0.38%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.38%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.25%) Chartered Engineer
12 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.03%) SLA
2 16 (2.02%) QA
3 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.13%) DO-160
4 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.25%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.13%) Samba
5 1 (0.13%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.13%) vSphere
5 1 (0.13%) Openswan
5 1 (0.13%) XenApp
5 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (1.39%) SCCM
2 4 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.25%) SCOM
3 2 (0.25%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (0.25%) SCSM
3 2 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 215 (27.11%) SAP
2 70 (8.83%) Microsoft
3 46 (5.80%) Oracle
4 31 (3.91%) IBM
5 17 (2.14%) RedPrairie
6 11 (1.39%) VMware
7 9 (1.13%) HP
7 9 (1.13%) Cisco
8 8 (1.01%) JDA
9 7 (0.88%) Citrix
9 7 (0.88%) JD Edwards
9 7 (0.88%) webMethods
9 7 (0.88%) Remedy
10 6 (0.76%) TIBCO
10 6 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
10 6 (0.76%) Business Objects
10 6 (0.76%) Ericsson
11 5 (0.63%) Google
11 5 (0.63%) OpenLink
11 5 (0.63%) Nokia
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester
People Source
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £120-125 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Up to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £475 per day. 6 wks contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Chesterfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Volt
Rate: £26000.00 - £31000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Volt
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Derbyshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Ashdown IT
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Collingwood Associates
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago