The table below looks at the statistics for Logistics skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Logistics over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Logistics
Rank 88 75 67
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing Logistics 32 47 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.35% 1.98% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 2.64% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 12
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£413 £335 £519
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.13% -35.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £491 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £384
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £37.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-54.03% +108.33%
Logistics
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1761 1779 1171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.15% 74.91% 67.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1094 936 582
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 138 53
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.55 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.48% +0.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

Logistics
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Logistics Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Logistics
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Logistics across the West Midlands region.

Logistics Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Logistics
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Logistics across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Logistics Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Logistics
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Logistics across the West Midlands region.

Logistics Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Logistics
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Logistics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Birmingham -21 6 £441 +47.08% 6
Warwickshire -5 5 £325 -13.33% 2
Worcestershire - 4 £600 - 2
Coventry 0 3 £325 -32.98% 3
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - - 3
Logistics
England

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 22 (30.14%) SAP
2 18 (24.66%) Automotive
3 16 (21.92%) Manufacturing
4 14 (19.18%) Finance
5 12 (16.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (13.70%) Project Management
6 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
7 8 (10.96%) Retail
7 8 (10.96%) ERP
8 6 (8.22%) JDA
8 6 (8.22%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (8.22%) Integration Testing
8 6 (8.22%) SAP EWM
9 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
9 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
9 5 (6.85%) SAP MM
10 4 (5.48%) SQL
10 4 (5.48%) Oracle
10 4 (5.48%) X++
10 4 (5.48%) Test Scripting
11 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (4.11%) SAP Implementation
11 3 (4.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (4.11%) Network Security
11 3 (4.11%) RedPrairie
11 3 (4.11%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (4.11%) Business Analysis
11 3 (4.11%) Migration

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (1.37%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Office
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (8.22%) SAP EWM
2 5 (6.85%) SAP MM
3 2 (2.74%) SAP ERP
3 2 (2.74%) SAP LE
4 1 (1.37%) SAP MII
4 1 (1.37%) SAP PP
4 1 (1.37%) SAP PM
4 1 (1.37%) SAP Retail
4 1 (1.37%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) Network Security
2 2 (2.74%) Wireless
2 2 (2.74%) LAN
2 2 (2.74%) WAN
2 2 (2.74%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.37%) SSL
3 1 (1.37%) Intranet
3 1 (1.37%) MPLS
3 1 (1.37%) OSPF
3 1 (1.37%) BGP
3 1 (1.37%) Firewall
3 1 (1.37%) HTTP
3 1 (1.37%) VPN
3 1 (1.37%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.37%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) LSMW
2 1 (1.37%) Selenium
General
1 18 (24.66%) Automotive
2 16 (21.92%) Manufacturing
3 14 (19.18%) Finance
4 8 (10.96%) Retail
5 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.74%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.74%) Advertising
6 2 (2.74%) Marketing
7 1 (1.37%) Military
7 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (20.55%) Analyst
2 11 (15.07%) Project Manager
3 10 (13.70%) Consultant
4 9 (12.33%) SAP Consultant
4 9 (12.33%) Business Analyst
4 9 (12.33%) Architect
5 6 (8.22%) Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.22%) SAP MM Consultant
5 6 (8.22%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.22%) SAP Architect
6 4 (5.48%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 4 (5.48%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 4 (5.48%) Functional Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) SAP Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) SAP Business Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
8 2 (2.74%) SAP EWM Consultant
8 2 (2.74%) Implementation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) .NET
1 2 (2.74%) XML
1 2 (2.74%) EDI
1 2 (2.74%) Middleware
1 2 (2.74%) BAPI
1 2 (2.74%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
1 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.37%) Economics
2 1 (1.37%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (13.70%) Project Management
3 8 (10.96%) ERP
4 6 (8.22%) Integration Testing
5 4 (5.48%) Test Scripting
6 3 (4.11%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (4.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (4.11%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (4.11%) Business Analysis
6 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.11%) Migration
6 3 (4.11%) Quality Management
7 2 (2.74%) Change Management
7 2 (2.74%) UML
7 2 (2.74%) Service Management
7 2 (2.74%) ETL
7 2 (2.74%) Supplier Management
7 2 (2.74%) Programme Management
7 2 (2.74%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (2.74%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.48%) SQL
1 4 (5.48%) X++
2 3 (4.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.37%) CCNP
1 1 (1.37%) ISEB
1 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.37%) Degree
1 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.37%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) SCCM
1 1 (1.37%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 22 (30.14%) SAP
2 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.22%) JDA
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle
5 3 (4.11%) RedPrairie
6 2 (2.74%) F5
6 2 (2.74%) Oneserve
6 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.74%) Kronos
6 2 (2.74%) Cisco
7 1 (1.37%) HP
7 1 (1.37%) Juniper
7 1 (1.37%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.37%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
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