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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Logistics
Rank 325 269 240
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -29
Contract jobs citing Logistics 355 420 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.76% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.99% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 222 203
Average daily rate
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£413 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 9
Average hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +218.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £12.60 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.50 £76.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £37.80 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-45.76% +243.63%

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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -48 321 £413 - 146
London +7 107 £414 -9.31% 42
South East -29 67 £350 - 27
East Midlands +17 51 £475 +18.75% 18
Leicestershire +24 30 £500 - 5
West Midlands -26 25 £375 - 9
East of England -3 22 £525 +36.80% 5
North West -20 22 £525 +13.51% 18
Buckinghamshire +3 19 £350 -50.00% 1
City of London +4 17 £435 +2.23% 10
Surrey 0 17 £350 -9.67% 6
Berkshire -22 17 £363 +3.57% 12
Milton Keynes +5 15 £379 -45.89%
Leicester - 14 £263 - 3
Hertfordshire +7 11 £550 +103.70% 2
Manchester -14 10 £475 +1.33% 11
South West -23 10 £400 +23.07% 14
Yorkshire -33 10 £383 +2.00% 10
Birmingham +8 7 £463 +54.16% 5
Derbyshire 0 7 £275 -47.61% 3
Northamptonshire -8 7 £513 +38.51% 7
Northampton -3 6 £519 +40.20% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 6 £419 +9.12% 1
Redhill - 6 £350 -
Midlands +5 5 £550 +64.17%
Cambridge -2 5 £313 -
Slough -3 4 £356 +1.78% 2
Cheshire -6 4 £450 +33.33% 2
Warwickshire -8 4 £400 +3.22% 1
West Sussex -11 4 £313 +38.88% 2

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 194 (27.56%) SAP
2 190 (26.99%) Finance
3 126 (17.90%) Project Management
4 112 (15.91%) Microsoft
5 107 (15.20%) Retail
6 96 (13.64%) Manufacturing
7 87 (12.36%) ERP
8 72 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 60 (8.52%) MS Excel
9 60 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
10 59 (8.38%) Migration
11 56 (7.95%) SQL
12 53 (7.53%) Telecoms
13 52 (7.39%) PRINCE2
14 49 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
14 49 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
15 48 (6.82%) Oracle
16 47 (6.68%) MS Office
17 44 (6.25%) Security Cleared
18 43 (6.11%) Dynamics AX
19 42 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
20 41 (5.82%) Business Analysis
21 40 (5.68%) Windows
22 39 (5.54%) E-Commerce
23 37 (5.26%) SAP MM
24 36 (5.11%) SAP SD
24 36 (5.11%) Banking
25 35 (4.97%) SharePoint
26 34 (4.83%) MS Project
26 34 (4.83%) .NET

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (4.97%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.99%) MS Exchange
2 7 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (0.85%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (0.57%) CMS
4 4 (0.57%) IIS
5 3 (0.43%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.43%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.28%) JBoss
6 2 (0.28%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.14%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.14%) SAP EP
7 1 (0.14%) Documentum
7 1 (0.14%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.14%) Apache
Applications
1 60 (8.52%) MS Excel
2 47 (6.68%) MS Office
3 34 (4.83%) MS Project
3 34 (4.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (3.27%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) GIMP
6 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 43 (6.11%) Dynamics AX
2 37 (5.26%) SAP MM
3 36 (5.11%) SAP SD
4 25 (3.55%) SAP EWM
5 12 (1.70%) SAP WM
6 10 (1.42%) SAP FI
6 10 (1.42%) SAP ERP
6 10 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (1.14%) SAP CO
7 8 (1.14%) SAP PM
7 8 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
8 7 (0.99%) Agresso
8 7 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.99%) SAP MII
9 6 (0.85%) SAP PP
10 5 (0.71%) BPCS
11 4 (0.57%) SAP Retail
12 3 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
12 3 (0.43%) SAP SRM
12 3 (0.43%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.99%) SaaS
2 5 (0.71%) Office 365
3 2 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.28%) Google Checkout
4 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.42%) DNS
2 9 (1.28%) Firewall
3 7 (0.99%) SAN
3 7 (0.99%) LAN
3 7 (0.99%) ATM
3 7 (0.99%) WAN
4 5 (0.71%) DHCP
4 5 (0.71%) Internet
4 5 (0.71%) SNMP
4 5 (0.71%) MPLS
4 5 (0.71%) VLAN
4 5 (0.71%) IPv4
5 4 (0.57%) FTP
6 3 (0.43%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.43%) PBX
6 3 (0.43%) Network Security
7 2 (0.28%) Wireless
7 2 (0.28%) SMS
7 2 (0.28%) UMTS
7 2 (0.28%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.69%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 15 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (1.70%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
8 10 (1.42%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.42%) MySQL
8 10 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (0.85%) SAP BW
11 5 (0.71%) OLTP
11 5 (0.71%) Big Data
12 4 (0.57%) QlikView
12 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 3 (0.43%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 8 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (0.99%) JIRA
3 6 (0.85%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (0.71%) LSMW
5 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Blend
6 3 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.43%) MSI
7 2 (0.28%) Moq
7 2 (0.28%) Subversion
7 2 (0.28%) Maven
7 2 (0.28%) Selenium
7 2 (0.28%) JUnit
7 2 (0.28%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.28%) ERwin
8 1 (0.14%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.14%) Ant
General
1 190 (26.99%) Finance
2 107 (15.20%) Retail
3 96 (13.64%) Manufacturing
4 53 (7.53%) Telecoms
5 36 (5.11%) Banking
6 28 (3.98%) Automotive
7 26 (3.69%) Marketing
8 17 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (1.42%) Electronics
10 9 (1.28%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.28%) Advertising
10 9 (1.28%) Legal
11 7 (0.99%) Aerospace
12 6 (0.85%) Military
13 5 (0.71%) Games
14 4 (0.57%) Publishing
14 4 (0.57%) Billing
14 4 (0.57%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.43%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 140 (19.89%) Analyst
2 118 (16.76%) Consultant
3 117 (16.62%) Project Manager
4 84 (11.93%) Business Analyst
5 78 (11.08%) SAP Consultant
6 64 (9.09%) Architect
7 53 (7.53%) Developer
8 31 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
9 23 (3.27%) Coordinator
10 18 (2.56%) IT Project Manager
11 16 (2.27%) Administrator
12 13 (1.85%) Senior Manager
12 13 (1.85%) SAP SD Consultant
12 13 (1.85%) SAP Logistics Consultant
12 13 (1.85%) SAP Manager
12 13 (1.85%) SAP EWM Consultant
13 12 (1.70%) Dynamics AX Developer
13 12 (1.70%) SAP MM Consultant
14 11 (1.56%) Functional Consultant
15 10 (1.42%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.83%) .NET
2 25 (3.55%) XML
3 15 (2.13%) Web Services
4 12 (1.70%) HTML
5 11 (1.56%) ASP.NET
5 11 (1.56%) CSS
6 9 (1.28%) EDIFACT
7 8 (1.14%) jQuery
8 7 (0.99%) Middleware
9 6 (0.85%) EDI
10 5 (0.71%) J2EE
10 5 (0.71%) Spring
10 5 (0.71%) Ajax
10 5 (0.71%) .NET Framework
10 5 (0.71%) WCF
10 5 (0.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (0.57%) WPF
11 4 (0.57%) Silverlight
11 4 (0.57%) Visualforce
12 3 (0.43%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.40%) Management Information System
3 16 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 14 (1.99%) FMCG
5 9 (1.28%) User Experience
6 8 (1.14%) DTV
7 7 (0.99%) EPoS
7 7 (0.99%) Computer Science
7 7 (0.99%) Wiki
7 7 (0.99%) Data Structures
7 7 (0.99%) Data Integration
8 6 (0.85%) Visualisation
8 6 (0.85%) RIA
9 5 (0.71%) Life Science
9 5 (0.71%) Replication
9 5 (0.71%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.57%) Thin Client
10 4 (0.57%) Statistics
10 4 (0.57%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 40 (5.68%) Windows
2 14 (1.99%) UNIX
3 13 (1.85%) Windows XP
3 13 (1.85%) Windows 7
4 12 (1.70%) Windows 8
5 10 (1.42%) Linux
6 8 (1.14%) VMS
6 8 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.43%) Solaris
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.14%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (17.90%) Project Management
2 87 (12.36%) ERP
3 72 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 60 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (8.38%) Migration
6 52 (7.39%) PRINCE2
7 49 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
8 42 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
9 41 (5.82%) Business Analysis
10 39 (5.54%) E-Commerce
11 34 (4.83%) Change Management
12 32 (4.55%) Programme Management
13 26 (3.69%) Risk Management
14 25 (3.55%) Resource Management
14 25 (3.55%) Data Migration
15 23 (3.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 23 (3.27%) Test Scripting
15 23 (3.27%) Performance Tuning
16 22 (3.13%) Waterfall
17 20 (2.84%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 56 (7.95%) SQL
2 20 (2.84%) Java
3 18 (2.56%) ABAP
4 15 (2.13%) PL/SQL
5 14 (1.99%) C#
6 13 (1.85%) JavaScript
7 11 (1.56%) X++
8 9 (1.28%) T-SQL
8 9 (1.28%) C
9 8 (1.14%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.71%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.57%) Apex Code
11 4 (0.57%) C++
12 3 (0.43%) Perl
12 3 (0.43%) PHP
12 3 (0.43%) VB
12 3 (0.43%) NATURAL
13 2 (0.28%) VBA
14 1 (0.14%) SAPscript
14 1 (0.14%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 44 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 32 (4.55%) Degree
3 31 (4.40%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.28%) Chartered Engineer
4 9 (1.28%) ISEB
4 9 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (1.28%) PMP
5 8 (1.14%) PMI Certification
6 7 (0.99%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.99%) APMP
6 7 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (0.85%) MCTS
8 5 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.57%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.43%) CCNA
10 3 (0.43%) HND
10 3 (0.43%) MCSE
11 2 (0.28%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.70%) QA
2 7 (0.99%) SLA
3 6 (0.85%) TickIT
3 6 (0.85%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.14%) P3O
7 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.14%) GAMP
System Software
1 19 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 13 (1.85%) SCCM
2 7 (0.99%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (0.71%) SCOM
3 5 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 194 (27.56%) SAP
2 112 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 48 (6.82%) Oracle
4 26 (3.69%) RedPrairie
5 25 (3.55%) JDA
6 11 (1.56%) VMware
7 10 (1.42%) Cisco
8 9 (1.28%) Citrix
8 9 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.14%) IBM
9 8 (1.14%) Tableau
10 7 (0.99%) Teradata
10 7 (0.99%) CheckPoint
11 5 (0.71%) BMC
11 5 (0.71%) HP
12 4 (0.57%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.57%) Google
13 3 (0.43%) Lotus
13 3 (0.43%) Juniper
13 3 (0.43%) JD Edwards
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: up to £400 per day depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
NIIT Technologies
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £280 - £320 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
ISL
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
ISL
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NIIT Technologies
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
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Rate: £600 - £800 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago