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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Logistics
Rank 79 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing Logistics 49 46 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.81% 1.95% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 2.77% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 12
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.16% -36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £245 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £444 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £413
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Average hourly rate £17.25 £10.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.50% -73.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -43.10%
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
1961 1661 1328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 72.36% 70.26% 70.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1151 861 636
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 91 113
Average hourly rate £29.00 £31.25 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% -8.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.95 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Logistics across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Logistics Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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 -12 11 £440 +46.66% 3
Coventry +7 8 - - 4
Warwickshire 0 7 £325 +30.00%
Solihull +7 2 £180 -47.82%
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £600 - 1
Logistics
England

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 21 (27.63%) SAP
2 15 (19.74%) Finance
2 15 (19.74%) Manufacturing
3 14 (18.42%) Automotive
4 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
5 10 (13.16%) Project Management
6 8 (10.53%) Retail
7 7 (9.21%) Windows
7 7 (9.21%) .NET
7 7 (9.21%) Java
7 7 (9.21%) RedPrairie
7 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (7.89%) SAP EWM
8 6 (7.89%) Integration Testing
8 6 (7.89%) ERP
8 6 (7.89%) JDA
8 6 (7.89%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (6.58%) Migration
9 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.58%) SQL
9 5 (6.58%) Oracle
9 5 (6.58%) SAP Implementation
9 5 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.58%) X++
10 4 (5.26%) FMCG
10 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
10 4 (5.26%) MS Office
10 4 (5.26%) Linux
10 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.26%) MS Excel

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (1.32%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.32%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Office
1 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (7.89%) SAP EWM
2 4 (5.26%) SAP MM
3 2 (2.63%) SAP LE
4 1 (1.32%) SAP SCM
4 1 (1.32%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.32%) SAP PP
4 1 (1.32%) SAP PM
4 1 (1.32%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.32%) SAP APO
4 1 (1.32%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) Network Security
2 2 (2.63%) Wireless
2 2 (2.63%) LAN
2 2 (2.63%) WAN
2 2 (2.63%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.32%) SSL
3 1 (1.32%) MPLS
3 1 (1.32%) OSPF
3 1 (1.32%) BGP
3 1 (1.32%) Firewall
3 1 (1.32%) HTTP
3 1 (1.32%) VPN
3 1 (1.32%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.32%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) LSMW
2 1 (1.32%) Selenium
General
1 15 (19.74%) Finance
1 15 (19.74%) Manufacturing
2 14 (18.42%) Automotive
3 8 (10.53%) Retail
4 4 (5.26%) Advertising
5 2 (2.63%) Marketing
5 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (19.74%) Consultant
2 14 (18.42%) Analyst
3 11 (14.47%) SAP Consultant
4 9 (11.84%) Project Manager
5 7 (9.21%) Business Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Architect
6 6 (7.89%) Developer
7 5 (6.58%) SAP MM Consultant
7 5 (6.58%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.58%) SAP Architect
7 5 (6.58%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Functional Consultant
9 3 (3.95%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) SAP Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 3 (3.95%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 2 (2.63%) Implementation Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Technical Leader
10 2 (2.63%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) .NET
2 2 (2.63%) XML
2 2 (2.63%) EDI
2 2 (2.63%) Middleware
2 2 (2.63%) BAPI
2 2 (2.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.26%) FMCG
2 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.32%) Clustering
3 1 (1.32%) IVR
3 1 (1.32%) Economics
3 1 (1.32%) Video on Demand
3 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.32%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.21%) Windows
2 4 (5.26%) Linux
3 3 (3.95%) UNIX
4 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.16%) Project Management
2 6 (7.89%) ERP
2 6 (7.89%) Integration Testing
3 5 (6.58%) SAP Implementation
3 5 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (6.58%) Migration
3 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (5.26%) Quality Management
4 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 3 (3.95%) ITIL
5 3 (3.95%) WFM
5 3 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (3.95%) Time Management
5 3 (3.95%) Data Migration
5 3 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (2.63%) Project Planning
6 2 (2.63%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.63%) Test Scripting
6 2 (2.63%) Resource Management
6 2 (2.63%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.21%) Java
2 5 (6.58%) SQL
2 5 (6.58%) X++
3 3 (3.95%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) PMP
1 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
1 2 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) CCNP
2 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.32%) ProxySG
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) SCCM
1 1 (1.32%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 21 (27.63%) SAP
2 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.21%) RedPrairie
4 6 (7.89%) JDA
5 5 (6.58%) Oracle
6 3 (3.95%) Cisco
6 3 (3.95%) webMethods
7 2 (2.63%) Kronos
7 2 (2.63%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.63%) F5
7 2 (2.63%) Oneserve
8 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.32%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.32%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.32%) HP
8 1 (1.32%) Juniper
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Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £460 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 20 days ago