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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Logistics
Rank 314 246 248
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +2
Contract jobs citing Logistics 356 457 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.84% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 1.10% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 238 182
Average daily rate
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£420 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 9
Average hourly rate £17.24 £21.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.82% -43.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £12.40 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.51 £47.50 £107.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £29.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-37.28% -21.95%

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
44318 41702 38141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.68% 76.22% 74.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28766 25845 23099
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1167 1177 1114
Average hourly rate £28.85 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -74 321 £420 +1.81% 158
London -17 113 £423 -6.11% 49
South East -52 61 £350 - 20
North West +5 33 £388 -0.64% 15
West Midlands -22 31 £440 +13.54% 17
East Midlands +8 27 £425 -17.07% 18
City of London -3 23 £348 -30.35% 9
Berkshire -14 18 £338 -3.57% 2
Buckinghamshire +6 16 £400 -42.85% 3
Surrey -1 16 £350 -12.50% 6
East of England -15 16 £400 +0.94% 8
Milton Keynes +6 14 £469 -33.07% 2
Manchester -5 14 £488 +30.00% 9
South West -14 12 £420 +15.86% 10
Leicestershire +11 11 £325 +18.18% 7
Midlands +6 10 £550 +64.17% 1
Northamptonshire +4 10 £425 -17.07% 1
Yorkshire -35 10 £450 -1.96% 15
Hertfordshire -4 8 £550 - 3
Scotland +2 7 £400 -6.43% 1
Northampton +5 6 £519 -5.68%
Maidenhead +4 6 £294 -
Edinburgh -1 6 £400 -6.43%
Birmingham -4 6 £513 +70.83% 7
West Yorkshire -19 6 £450 +16.12% 9
Leicester +9 5 £263 -4.54% 3
Bristol -12 5 £400 +12.28% 5
Lancashire - 5 £150 - 3
Derbyshire -4 4 £275 -47.61% 4
Reading -5 4 £325 -35.00%

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 216 (28.69%) SAP
2 194 (25.76%) Finance
3 136 (18.06%) Project Management
4 114 (15.14%) Retail
5 111 (14.74%) Microsoft
6 107 (14.21%) Manufacturing
7 90 (11.95%) ERP
8 77 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 60 (7.97%) PRINCE2
10 58 (7.70%) MS Excel
11 57 (7.57%) Telecoms
12 54 (7.17%) Agile Software Development
13 52 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
14 51 (6.77%) Oracle
14 51 (6.77%) Business Analysis
14 51 (6.77%) Migration
15 50 (6.64%) SQL
16 49 (6.51%) User Acceptance Testing
16 49 (6.51%) Security Cleared
17 47 (6.24%) MS Project
17 47 (6.24%) MS Office
18 45 (5.98%) Windows
19 44 (5.84%) E-Commerce
19 44 (5.84%) Dynamics AX
20 40 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
21 39 (5.18%) Banking
22 36 (4.78%) SAP MM
22 36 (4.78%) SC Cleared
23 35 (4.65%) SharePoint
23 35 (4.65%) Automotive

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 35 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.80%) MS Exchange
2 6 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (0.80%) WebSphere
3 5 (0.66%) CMS
4 4 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.40%) JBoss
5 3 (0.40%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.27%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.27%) Lync
6 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.27%) Node.js
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.13%) WildFly
7 1 (0.13%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.13%) IIS
Applications
1 58 (7.70%) MS Excel
2 47 (6.24%) MS Project
2 47 (6.24%) MS Office
3 24 (3.19%) MS Visio
4 20 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) GIMP
6 1 (0.13%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 44 (5.84%) Dynamics AX
2 36 (4.78%) SAP MM
3 31 (4.12%) SAP EWM
4 30 (3.98%) SAP SD
5 21 (2.79%) SAP WM
6 14 (1.86%) SAP ERP
7 9 (1.20%) SAP FI
8 8 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.93%) SAP PM
9 7 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
9 7 (0.93%) SAP CO
10 6 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (0.66%) BPCS
11 5 (0.66%) Agresso
11 5 (0.66%) SAP SCM
11 5 (0.66%) SAP LE
11 5 (0.66%) SAP MII
12 4 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
12 4 (0.53%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.93%) SaaS
2 5 (0.66%) Office 365
3 2 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.27%) Google Checkout
3 2 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.46%) ATM
2 10 (1.33%) DNS
3 7 (0.93%) SAN
3 7 (0.93%) LAN
3 7 (0.93%) WAN
4 6 (0.80%) Firewall
4 6 (0.80%) Wireless
5 5 (0.66%) UMTS
5 5 (0.66%) GSM
6 4 (0.53%) DHCP
6 4 (0.53%) FTP
6 4 (0.53%) SMS
6 4 (0.53%) SNMP
6 4 (0.53%) MPLS
6 4 (0.53%) VLAN
6 4 (0.53%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (0.53%) IPv4
7 3 (0.40%) Network Security
7 3 (0.40%) Internet
7 3 (0.40%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.05%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (2.39%) Oracle Database
4 13 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 11 (1.46%) RDBMS
7 10 (1.33%) MySQL
8 9 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.80%) Big Data
10 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.53%) QlikView
13 3 (0.40%) Adabas
13 3 (0.40%) DB2
13 3 (0.40%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (0.80%) JIRA
3 4 (0.53%) LSMW
3 4 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.40%) MSI
5 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.27%) Subversion
5 2 (0.27%) Maven
5 2 (0.27%) Selenium
5 2 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.27%) Moq
5 2 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.13%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.13%) JUnit
6 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.13%) ERwin
6 1 (0.13%) ClearQuest
General
1 194 (25.76%) Finance
2 114 (15.14%) Retail
3 107 (14.21%) Manufacturing
4 57 (7.57%) Telecoms
5 39 (5.18%) Banking
6 35 (4.65%) Automotive
7 22 (2.92%) Marketing
8 14 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (1.73%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.20%) Electronics
11 8 (1.06%) Advertising
12 7 (0.93%) Legal
13 6 (0.80%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.80%) Games
14 5 (0.66%) Military
14 5 (0.66%) Back Office
15 4 (0.53%) Billing
15 4 (0.53%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.53%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 160 (21.25%) Analyst
2 123 (16.33%) Project Manager
3 121 (16.07%) Consultant
4 96 (12.75%) Business Analyst
5 89 (11.82%) SAP Consultant
6 69 (9.16%) Architect
7 53 (7.04%) Developer
8 39 (5.18%) Solutions Architect
9 26 (3.45%) Coordinator
10 19 (2.52%) Administrator
10 19 (2.52%) IT Project Manager
10 19 (2.52%) SAP Manager
11 17 (2.26%) SAP EWM Consultant
12 16 (2.12%) SAP MM Consultant
13 13 (1.73%) Dynamics AX Developer
14 12 (1.59%) SAP SD Consultant
14 12 (1.59%) Functional Consultant
15 11 (1.46%) Senior Manager
15 11 (1.46%) SAP WM Consultant
15 11 (1.46%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.52%) .NET
2 22 (2.92%) XML
3 13 (1.73%) HTML
4 12 (1.59%) Web Services
5 10 (1.33%) CSS
6 9 (1.20%) EDIFACT
7 8 (1.06%) Middleware
8 7 (0.93%) jQuery
9 6 (0.80%) J2EE
9 6 (0.80%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.80%) EDI
10 5 (0.66%) Ajax
10 5 (0.66%) Spring
10 5 (0.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (0.53%) Visualforce
11 4 (0.53%) JSON
11 4 (0.53%) WCF
11 4 (0.53%) BAPI
11 4 (0.53%) JSP
12 2 (0.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.12%) Management Information System
3 16 (2.12%) Data Centre
4 14 (1.86%) FMCG
5 10 (1.33%) Visualisation
5 10 (1.33%) User Experience
6 7 (0.93%) Data Integration
6 7 (0.93%) Wiki
6 7 (0.93%) DTV
7 6 (0.80%) EPoS
8 5 (0.66%) Statistics
8 5 (0.66%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.53%) Fat Client
9 4 (0.53%) Thin Client
9 4 (0.53%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.40%) Life Science
10 3 (0.40%) Replication
10 3 (0.40%) RIA
11 2 (0.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (5.98%) Windows
2 18 (2.39%) Windows 7
3 15 (1.99%) UNIX
4 12 (1.59%) Windows XP
5 11 (1.46%) Windows 8
6 9 (1.20%) Linux
7 8 (1.06%) VMS
8 7 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.27%) Solaris
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.13%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (18.06%) Project Management
2 90 (11.95%) ERP
3 77 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 60 (7.97%) PRINCE2
5 54 (7.17%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (6.77%) Migration
6 51 (6.77%) Business Analysis
7 49 (6.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 44 (5.84%) E-Commerce
9 40 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
10 32 (4.25%) Change Management
11 31 (4.12%) Programme Management
12 27 (3.59%) ITIL
13 26 (3.45%) Risk Management
14 24 (3.19%) Resource Management
15 23 (3.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 23 (3.05%) Service Delivery
16 22 (2.92%) CRM
16 22 (2.92%) Test Scripting
17 21 (2.79%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 50 (6.64%) SQL
2 26 (3.45%) Java
3 18 (2.39%) PL/SQL
3 18 (2.39%) ABAP
4 13 (1.73%) X++
5 11 (1.46%) JavaScript
6 10 (1.33%) C
7 9 (1.20%) C#
8 7 (0.93%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.66%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.66%) C++
10 4 (0.53%) Apex Code
11 3 (0.40%) PHP
11 3 (0.40%) NATURAL
12 2 (0.27%) VBA
12 2 (0.27%) Perl
12 2 (0.27%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.27%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.13%) Clojure
13 1 (0.13%) R
Qualifications
1 49 (6.51%) Security Cleared
2 36 (4.78%) SC Cleared
3 30 (3.98%) Degree
4 13 (1.73%) DV Cleared
4 13 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (1.46%) PMP
5 11 (1.46%) ISEB
6 10 (1.33%) PMI Certification
6 10 (1.33%) APMP
7 7 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.93%) HND
8 6 (0.80%) HNC
8 6 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.40%) MCTS
11 3 (0.40%) CCNA
11 3 (0.40%) MCSE
12 2 (0.27%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.27%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.99%) QA
1 15 (1.99%) SLA
2 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.13%) P3O
3 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.13%) Openswan
5 1 (0.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 17 (2.26%) SCCM
2 5 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.27%) SCOM
5 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.13%) Puppet
5 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.13%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 216 (28.69%) SAP
2 111 (14.74%) Microsoft
3 51 (6.77%) Oracle
4 25 (3.32%) JDA
5 23 (3.05%) RedPrairie
6 11 (1.46%) VMware
7 10 (1.33%) Cisco
7 10 (1.33%) Citrix
8 8 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.06%) Tableau
9 7 (0.93%) Teradata
10 6 (0.80%) CheckPoint
11 5 (0.66%) Google
11 5 (0.66%) Ericsson
11 5 (0.66%) IBM
12 4 (0.53%) Epicor
12 4 (0.53%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.53%) JD Edwards
13 3 (0.40%) Lotus
13 3 (0.40%) Retek
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Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes
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Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
UK
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Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
ISL
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Salt
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £700 - £1000 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
ISL
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £50 - £75 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £200.00 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: From £0 to £0 per annum £100 p/d (TBC)
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £325 per day
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