The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Logistics
Rank 243 250 181
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -69
Contract jobs citing Logistics 437 389 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 0.78% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.07% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 178 214
Average daily rate
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£414 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.37% +6.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 16
Average hourly rate £29.50 £18.00 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.88% -28.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.60 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £64.50 £41.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £27.90 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+34.40% +55.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39028 36522 40170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.08% 72.85% 70.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24228 22021 22957
Average daily rate £400 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1171 1067 1398
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 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
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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 +2 399 £413 +1.47% 160
London -29 134 £450 - 43
South East +21 99 £355 -5.33% 47
West Midlands -4 48 £375 -30.23% 8
Berkshire +19 32 £350 -22.22% 17
South West -7 26 £375 - 8
East of England +3 25 £393 +12.14% 10
Hampshire +7 24 £325 +5.69% 10
Surrey +11 23 £388 +7.63% 7
City of London +5 20 £475 +13.77% 17
Yorkshire -4 17 £480 +27.86% 12
East Midlands -4 15 £525 +30.43% 18
Bedfordshire - 15 £375 - 7
Birmingham -4 14 £300 -22.58% 3
Warwickshire - 12 £388 - 1
Buckinghamshire -21 11 £533 -18.07% 4
Coventry -23 10 £474 -13.86% 3
Bristol -13 9 £394 - 3
Northamptonshire +3 8 £525 - 4
South Yorkshire +3 8 £575 +3.37% 3
Basingstoke - 8 £525 - 4
Milton Keynes 0 7 £700 +44.32% 3
North West -18 7 £280 -24.83% 10
Reading +5 6 £443 -23.04% 3
Cambridgeshire -6 6 £550 +76.00%
Somerset - 6 £350 -
West Yorkshire -7 5 £423 +23.12% 6
Wiltshire -7 5 £310 - 1
Scotland -4 4 £428 - 2
Leeds -6 4 £388 +10.71% 5

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

1 262 (26.65%) SAP
2 254 (25.84%) Finance
3 161 (16.38%) Project Management
4 136 (13.84%) Microsoft
5 132 (13.43%) Retail
6 112 (11.39%) Manufacturing
7 94 (9.56%) MS Excel
8 93 (9.46%) Oracle
9 89 (9.05%) ERP
10 88 (8.95%) SQL
11 85 (8.65%) Telecoms
12 74 (7.53%) SAP SD
13 73 (7.43%) PRINCE2
13 73 (7.43%) Dynamics AX
14 68 (6.92%) CRM
15 61 (6.21%) Migration
16 60 (6.10%) Security Cleared
17 57 (5.80%) Degree
17 57 (5.80%) MS Office
18 53 (5.39%) Stakeholder Management
19 52 (5.29%) .NET
19 52 (5.29%) SAP MM
20 49 (4.98%) Business Analysis
21 46 (4.68%) E-Commerce
22 45 (4.58%) Change Management
23 43 (4.37%) Windows
23 43 (4.37%) User Acceptance Testing
24 40 (4.07%) Java
24 40 (4.07%) Risk Management
25 39 (3.97%) MS Project

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 36 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.02%) Apache
3 8 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.51%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.31%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.20%) SAP Portal
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.20%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.10%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.10%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.10%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.10%) CMS
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.10%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.10%) Quickr
9 1 (0.10%) Node.js
Applications
1 94 (9.56%) MS Excel
2 57 (5.80%) MS Office
3 39 (3.97%) MS Project
4 38 (3.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (2.95%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.51%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.10%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 74 (7.53%) SAP SD
2 73 (7.43%) Dynamics AX
3 52 (5.29%) SAP MM
4 23 (2.34%) SAP FI
4 23 (2.34%) SAP CO
5 22 (2.24%) SAP FI/CO
6 19 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
7 18 (1.83%) Oracle BPM
8 16 (1.63%) SAP EWM
8 16 (1.63%) SAP LE
9 15 (1.53%) SAP APO
9 15 (1.53%) Agresso
10 14 (1.42%) SAP WM
11 12 (1.22%) SAP IS-U
12 11 (1.12%) SAP PP
12 11 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
13 10 (1.02%) SAP QM
14 9 (0.92%) SAP PM
14 9 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
15 8 (0.81%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.63%) SaaS
2 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.20%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.20%) Office 365
4 1 (0.10%) Taleo
4 1 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.93%) Radio Access Network
2 16 (1.63%) 4G
3 15 (1.53%) Internet
4 12 (1.22%) LTE
5 11 (1.12%) Ethernet
5 11 (1.12%) ATM
6 10 (1.02%) 2G
7 8 (0.81%) GSM
7 8 (0.81%) UMTS
7 8 (0.81%) 3G
8 7 (0.71%) LAN
9 6 (0.61%) Firewall
9 6 (0.61%) Wireless
10 5 (0.51%) WAN
10 5 (0.51%) MRTG
11 4 (0.41%) HTTP
11 4 (0.41%) MPLS
11 4 (0.41%) Intranet
11 4 (0.41%) DNS
12 3 (0.31%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (3.36%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (1.12%) MySQL
4 10 (1.02%) SAP BW
5 9 (0.92%) Relational Database
6 8 (0.81%) Big Data
6 8 (0.81%) Oracle Database
7 7 (0.71%) Data Mining
7 7 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (0.61%) RDBMS
8 6 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.41%) SAP HANA
9 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.31%) SAP BI
10 3 (0.31%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.31%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 20 (2.03%) Visual Studio
2 14 (1.42%) Selenium
2 14 (1.42%) WebDriver
3 13 (1.32%) LSMW
4 6 (0.61%) MorphX
5 5 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (0.41%) JIRA
6 4 (0.41%) Axure RP
7 3 (0.31%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (0.31%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.20%) Subversion
8 2 (0.20%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.10%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.10%) SAP CE
9 1 (0.10%) Ant
9 1 (0.10%) Maven
9 1 (0.10%) eCATT
General
1 254 (25.84%) Finance
2 132 (13.43%) Retail
3 112 (11.39%) Manufacturing
4 85 (8.65%) Telecoms
5 35 (3.56%) Banking
6 31 (3.15%) Marketing
7 22 (2.24%) Automotive
8 19 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
9 18 (1.83%) Legal
10 15 (1.53%) Back Office
10 15 (1.53%) Advertising
10 15 (1.53%) German Language
11 12 (1.22%) Billing
12 11 (1.12%) Financial Institution
13 10 (1.02%) Electronics
14 9 (0.92%) French Language
15 8 (0.81%) Military
16 7 (0.71%) Front Office
17 5 (0.51%) General Ledger
18 4 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 168 (17.09%) Consultant
2 150 (15.26%) Analyst
3 106 (10.78%) Project Manager
4 95 (9.66%) Developer
5 90 (9.16%) Business Analyst
5 90 (9.16%) SAP Consultant
6 61 (6.21%) Architect
7 37 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
8 31 (3.15%) Coordinator
9 25 (2.54%) Functional Consultant
10 23 (2.34%) .NET Developer
10 23 (2.34%) Oracle Consultant
11 22 (2.24%) SAP SD Consultant
11 22 (2.24%) Administrator
11 22 (2.24%) Programme Manager
12 21 (2.14%) SAP MM Consultant
12 21 (2.14%) Dynamics AX Consultant
13 20 (2.03%) SAP Manager
13 20 (2.03%) ASP.NET Developer
14 18 (1.83%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (5.29%) .NET
2 30 (3.05%) CSS
3 24 (2.44%) ASP.NET
3 24 (2.44%) XML
4 21 (2.14%) HTML
5 20 (2.03%) .NET Framework
6 19 (1.93%) WCF
6 19 (1.93%) jQuery
7 15 (1.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 14 (1.42%) Web Services
9 13 (1.32%) LINQ
10 12 (1.22%) SAP ALE
11 11 (1.12%) EDI
12 10 (1.02%) BAPI
13 8 (0.81%) XSLT
14 7 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (0.61%) Middleware
16 5 (0.51%) HTML5
16 5 (0.51%) Application Packaging
17 4 (0.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (3.46%) Computer Science
2 33 (3.36%) Management Information System
3 22 (2.24%) FMCG
4 9 (0.92%) Mathematics
5 6 (0.61%) Life Science
6 5 (0.51%) Statistics
6 5 (0.51%) Reference Data
6 5 (0.51%) Human Factors
6 5 (0.51%) Open Source
6 5 (0.51%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.41%) Social Media
7 4 (0.41%) New Media
7 4 (0.41%) EPoS
8 3 (0.31%) NHS
8 3 (0.31%) E-Learning
8 3 (0.31%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.31%) PMI
8 3 (0.31%) Informatics
8 3 (0.31%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 43 (4.37%) Windows
2 19 (1.93%) Linux
3 18 (1.83%) Windows 7
4 8 (0.81%) UNIX
5 7 (0.71%) Solaris
6 6 (0.61%) VMS
7 4 (0.41%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.31%) Android
9 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.10%) HPUX
10 1 (0.10%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.10%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (16.38%) Project Management
2 89 (9.05%) ERP
3 73 (7.43%) PRINCE2
4 68 (6.92%) CRM
5 61 (6.21%) Migration
6 53 (5.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 49 (4.98%) Business Analysis
8 46 (4.68%) E-Commerce
9 45 (4.58%) Change Management
10 43 (4.37%) User Acceptance Testing
11 40 (4.07%) Risk Management
12 36 (3.66%) Data Migration
13 32 (3.26%) Test Scripting
13 32 (3.26%) Supplier Management
13 32 (3.26%) SOA
13 32 (3.26%) Business Intelligence
14 30 (3.05%) SAP Implementation
15 27 (2.75%) Resource Management
15 27 (2.75%) Supply Chain Management
16 25 (2.54%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 88 (8.95%) SQL
2 40 (4.07%) Java
3 34 (3.46%) JavaScript
3 34 (3.46%) ABAP
4 33 (3.36%) C#
5 15 (1.53%) C
6 10 (1.02%) X++
7 8 (0.81%) PL/SQL
7 8 (0.81%) Shell Script
8 7 (0.71%) VBA
8 7 (0.71%) VB
9 6 (0.61%) VB.NET
9 6 (0.61%) Perl
10 4 (0.41%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.41%) Scala
11 3 (0.31%) R
11 3 (0.31%) Ruby
11 3 (0.31%) C++
12 2 (0.20%) PHP
12 2 (0.20%) Korn
Qualifications
1 60 (6.10%) Security Cleared
2 57 (5.80%) Degree
3 29 (2.95%) SC Cleared
4 24 (2.44%) ISEB
5 19 (1.93%) PMI Certification
6 17 (1.73%) ISTQB
7 16 (1.63%) PMP
8 13 (1.32%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.41%) SAP Certification
12 4 (0.41%) HNC
12 4 (0.41%) HND
13 3 (0.31%) MCT
13 3 (0.31%) PhD
13 3 (0.31%) Sun Certification
13 3 (0.31%) APMP
14 2 (0.20%) PCI QSA
15 1 (0.10%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.75%) QA
2 26 (2.64%) SLA
3 5 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.20%) GMP
5 2 (0.20%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.10%) MiFID
6 1 (0.10%) HL7
6 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.10%) P3O
6 1 (0.10%) EMIR
System Software
1 19 (1.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.20%) Terminal Server
3 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.10%) Squid
4 1 (0.10%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.10%) XenApp
4 1 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (1.12%) SCCM
2 8 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.20%) SCSM
3 2 (0.20%) SCOM
3 2 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.20%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.10%) WSUS
4 1 (0.10%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 262 (26.65%) SAP
2 136 (13.84%) Microsoft
3 93 (9.46%) Oracle
4 25 (2.54%) NEC
5 19 (1.93%) Ericsson
6 17 (1.73%) IBM
7 12 (1.22%) HP
8 9 (0.92%) Business Objects
9 8 (0.81%) JD Edwards
10 7 (0.71%) Citrix
10 7 (0.71%) Cisco
10 7 (0.71%) VMware
10 7 (0.71%) RedPrairie
11 6 (0.61%) JDA
12 5 (0.51%) Manugistics
12 5 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.51%) Avaya
13 4 (0.41%) BMC
13 4 (0.41%) Twitter
13 4 (0.41%) OpenLink
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Acorn
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cwmbran, Gwent
Acorn
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cwmbran, Gwent
Acorn
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
QUANTICA
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
ARM Technology
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £650 - £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £13 - £15 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Volt
Rate: £12.38 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago