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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Logistics
Rank 312 234 228
Rank change year-on-year
-78 -6
Contract jobs citing Logistics 348 482 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.92% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.22% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 241 168
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£413 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £262 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 14
Average hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £34.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.11% -35.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.42 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.73 £47.50 £44.59
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £30.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-40.83% -20.63%

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
41485 39369 34836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.59% 74.79% 73.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26264 24909 20841
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1203 1184 1052
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -10.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £48.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -79 321 £413 +3.12% 175
London -32 110 £450 +12.35% 41
South East -57 60 £350 -12.50% 41
West Midlands -15 40 £450 +50.00% 17
City of London +6 32 £500 +47.05% 14
North West -12 32 £338 -11.12% 27
East Midlands -14 23 £425 +9.67% 19
Buckinghamshire 0 18 £406 -9.72% 5
Surrey -10 16 £105 -70.21% 7
Berkshire -15 16 £350 -30.00% 10
East of England -19 14 £400 -13.51% 6
Milton Keynes +4 13 £400 -30.43% 5
South West +3 13 £405 +7.86% 16
Midlands +11 12 £606 -
Manchester -8 11 £313 -27.91% 8
Lancashire - 11 £313 - 5
Birmingham -17 10 £475 +58.33% 6
Scotland -1 9 £395 -16.13% 5
Derbyshire +4 8 £350 -24.73% 5
Guildford -1 8 £100 -64.28%
Chesterfield +9 7 £343 - 1
Essex +7 7 - - 1
Edinburgh +5 7 £400 +16.95% 1
Bristol -2 6 £406 +0.80% 6
Hertfordshire -1 5 £345 -40.00% 1
Warwickshire -3 5 £325 +30.00% 1
Hampshire -14 5 £250 -16.66% 5
Yorkshire -31 5 £128 -69.79% 7
Coventry 0 4 £475 -4.04%
Northamptonshire -8 4 £403 +3.87% 4

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 231 (31.05%) SAP
2 175 (23.52%) Finance
3 140 (18.82%) Project Management
4 119 (15.99%) Retail
5 105 (14.11%) Manufacturing
6 84 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 79 (10.62%) ERP
8 78 (10.48%) Microsoft
9 68 (9.14%) PRINCE2
10 60 (8.06%) Telecoms
11 54 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
12 48 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
13 46 (6.18%) Security Cleared
13 46 (6.18%) E-Commerce
14 45 (6.05%) MS Excel
15 43 (5.78%) Oracle
15 43 (5.78%) SQL
16 42 (5.65%) Business Analysis
17 39 (5.24%) User Acceptance Testing
18 38 (5.11%) Dynamics AX
19 37 (4.97%) Migration
19 37 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
20 36 (4.84%) MS Project
21 35 (4.70%) MS Office
21 35 (4.70%) Degree
22 34 (4.57%) Banking
22 34 (4.57%) Windows
22 34 (4.57%) ITIL
22 34 (4.57%) Risk Management
23 33 (4.44%) Service Delivery

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (2.69%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.54%) WebLogic
2 4 (0.54%) Lync
3 3 (0.40%) Node.js
3 3 (0.40%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.27%) JBoss
4 2 (0.27%) MQSeries
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.13%) WildFly
5 1 (0.13%) Quickr
5 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.13%) CMS
5 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.13%) Apache
5 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.13%) Documentum
5 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 45 (6.05%) MS Excel
2 36 (4.84%) MS Project
3 35 (4.70%) MS Office
4 14 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) GIMP
6 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 38 (5.11%) Dynamics AX
2 29 (3.90%) SAP EWM
3 28 (3.76%) SAP MM
4 27 (3.63%) SAP WM
4 27 (3.63%) SAP SD
5 19 (2.55%) SAP ERP
6 11 (1.48%) SAP LE
7 10 (1.34%) SAP FI
7 10 (1.34%) Maximo
8 8 (1.08%) SAP Retail
8 8 (1.08%) SAP SCM
8 8 (1.08%) SAP CO
8 8 (1.08%) SAP PM
8 8 (1.08%) SAP FI/CO
9 7 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (0.67%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.40%) SaaS
2 2 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.27%) Google Checkout
3 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.13%) Office 365
3 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.61%) ATM
2 10 (1.34%) Wireless
2 10 (1.34%) LAN
2 10 (1.34%) WAN
3 9 (1.21%) GSM
3 9 (1.21%) UMTS
4 5 (0.67%) DNS
4 5 (0.67%) Internet
4 5 (0.67%) Firewall
5 4 (0.54%) VoIP
5 4 (0.54%) Network Security
5 4 (0.54%) Unified Communications
5 4 (0.54%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (0.40%) 4G
6 3 (0.40%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.40%) SNMP
6 3 (0.40%) MPLS
7 2 (0.27%) 2G
7 2 (0.27%) Intranet
7 2 (0.27%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (1.75%) Oracle Database
3 13 (1.75%) SQL Server
3 13 (1.75%) SAP BW
4 10 (1.34%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.67%) MySQL
8 5 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (0.54%) SAP BI
9 4 (0.54%) DB2
9 4 (0.54%) OLAP
9 4 (0.54%) Big Data
10 3 (0.40%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.40%) QlikView
10 3 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (0.81%) JIRA
3 5 (0.67%) LSMW
4 3 (0.40%) Maven
4 3 (0.40%) Subversion
5 2 (0.27%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.27%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.27%) Moq
5 2 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.13%) Hudson
6 1 (0.13%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.13%) Selenium
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.13%) JUnit
6 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.13%) ClearQuest
General
1 175 (23.52%) Finance
2 119 (15.99%) Retail
3 105 (14.11%) Manufacturing
4 60 (8.06%) Telecoms
5 34 (4.57%) Banking
6 28 (3.76%) Automotive
7 22 (2.96%) Marketing
8 12 (1.61%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.08%) Front Office
10 8 (1.08%) Back Office
10 8 (1.08%) Advertising
11 7 (0.94%) Billing
12 6 (0.81%) Electronics
12 6 (0.81%) Games
13 5 (0.67%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.67%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.54%) Legal
14 4 (0.54%) Publishing
15 3 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 151 (20.30%) Analyst
2 145 (19.49%) Consultant
3 103 (13.84%) SAP Consultant
3 103 (13.84%) Project Manager
4 95 (12.77%) Business Analyst
5 64 (8.60%) Architect
6 41 (5.51%) Developer
6 41 (5.51%) Solutions Architect
7 26 (3.49%) Programme Manager
7 26 (3.49%) SAP Manager
8 21 (2.82%) Coordinator
9 19 (2.55%) SAP EWM Consultant
10 17 (2.28%) SAP WM Consultant
10 17 (2.28%) Administrator
11 16 (2.15%) Functional Consultant
12 15 (2.02%) Test Analyst
13 14 (1.88%) SAP MM Consultant
13 14 (1.88%) SAP Architect
14 12 (1.61%) Trainer
14 12 (1.61%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.09%) .NET
2 16 (2.15%) XML
3 13 (1.75%) HTML
4 10 (1.34%) Web Services
5 9 (1.21%) CSS
6 8 (1.08%) EDIFACT
6 8 (1.08%) Middleware
7 6 (0.81%) Spring
7 6 (0.81%) jQuery
8 5 (0.67%) Ajax
8 5 (0.67%) J2EE
8 5 (0.67%) JSP
9 4 (0.54%) EDI
9 4 (0.54%) JSON
9 4 (0.54%) BAPI
9 4 (0.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (0.40%) HTML5
10 3 (0.40%) CSS3
10 3 (0.40%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.40%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 16 (2.15%) FMCG
4 10 (1.34%) Visualisation
5 9 (1.21%) User Experience
6 5 (0.67%) Open Source
6 5 (0.67%) Clustering
6 5 (0.67%) Statistics
6 5 (0.67%) DTV
7 4 (0.54%) EPoS
7 4 (0.54%) PMI
7 4 (0.54%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.27%) AS400
9 2 (0.27%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.27%) Handset
9 2 (0.27%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.27%) Wiki
9 2 (0.27%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (4.57%) Windows
2 12 (1.61%) UNIX
2 12 (1.61%) Windows 7
3 8 (1.08%) VMS
4 7 (0.94%) Linux
5 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (18.82%) Project Management
2 84 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 79 (10.62%) ERP
4 68 (9.14%) PRINCE2
5 54 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (6.18%) E-Commerce
7 42 (5.65%) Business Analysis
8 39 (5.24%) User Acceptance Testing
9 37 (4.97%) Migration
9 37 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
10 34 (4.57%) ITIL
10 34 (4.57%) Risk Management
11 33 (4.44%) Service Delivery
12 31 (4.17%) Programme Management
13 26 (3.49%) CRM
13 26 (3.49%) Supplier Management
14 24 (3.23%) Project Planning
14 24 (3.23%) Test Scripting
15 22 (2.96%) Change Management
16 18 (2.42%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (5.78%) SQL
2 30 (4.03%) Java
3 22 (2.96%) ABAP
4 13 (1.75%) PL/SQL
5 12 (1.61%) JavaScript
6 10 (1.34%) C
6 10 (1.34%) X++
7 6 (0.81%) C#
7 6 (0.81%) C++
8 5 (0.67%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.67%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.27%) Python
9 2 (0.27%) VBA
9 2 (0.27%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.27%) R
9 2 (0.27%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.13%) Clojure
10 1 (0.13%) PHP
10 1 (0.13%) COBOL
10 1 (0.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (6.18%) Security Cleared
2 35 (4.70%) Degree
3 31 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 13 (1.75%) PMI Certification
5 11 (1.48%) APMP
5 11 (1.48%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.48%) PMP
6 10 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.08%) ISEB
9 7 (0.94%) HND
10 6 (0.81%) HNC
11 5 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.54%) CCNA
13 3 (0.40%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.40%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.40%) MCTS
13 3 (0.40%) MCSE
13 3 (0.40%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.69%) SLA
2 14 (1.88%) QA
3 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.13%) P3O
4 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 17 (2.28%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.54%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.13%) Openswan
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.13%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 12 (1.61%) SCCM
2 6 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.27%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.27%) SCOM
4 1 (0.13%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.13%) SCSM
4 1 (0.13%) Puppet
4 1 (0.13%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 231 (31.05%) SAP
2 78 (10.48%) Microsoft
3 43 (5.78%) Oracle
4 21 (2.82%) RedPrairie
5 15 (2.02%) JDA
6 10 (1.34%) Cisco
7 9 (1.21%) IBM
8 7 (0.94%) HP
8 7 (0.94%) Ericsson
8 7 (0.94%) TIBCO
9 6 (0.81%) CheckPoint
9 6 (0.81%) JD Edwards
10 4 (0.54%) Juniper
10 4 (0.54%) Cognos
10 4 (0.54%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (0.54%) Google
10 4 (0.54%) VMware
11 3 (0.40%) PayPal
11 3 (0.40%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.40%) Citrix
Central London / West End
Acceler-IT
Rate: From £700 to £850 per day + accommodation flights and exciting experie
Posted: 3 days ago
Jersey, Channel Isles
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £300 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Montash
Rate: £300 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Code Red Associates
Rate: DEP. ON EXPERIENCE / LOCATION
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Skilliantech Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Sussex
Optimus Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Optimus Search Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £500 a day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North Yorkshire
Volt
Rate: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago