The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 for the West Midlands region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Logistics
Rank 73 62 80
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Contract jobs citing Logistics 49 40 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.00% 2.01% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 3.02% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £463 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £386 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +94.44%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1784 1326 1533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 72.67% 66.73% 69.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 967 671 740
Average daily rate £370 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 58 71
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.24% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.39 £12.75 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Logistics
England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 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
Warwickshire - 13 £388 - 2
Birmingham -5 8 £300 -22.58% 7
Coventry -22 8 £438 -20.45% 3
Shropshire - 7 £103 -
Staffordshire - - - - 2
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Logistics
England

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 32 (31.68%) SAP
2 25 (24.75%) Microsoft
3 23 (22.77%) Manufacturing
4 15 (14.85%) Project Management
4 15 (14.85%) CSS
4 15 (14.85%) JavaScript
4 15 (14.85%) SQL
5 14 (13.86%) .NET
5 14 (13.86%) C#
6 13 (12.87%) MVC
6 13 (12.87%) Finance
6 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET
6 13 (12.87%) Visual Studio
6 13 (12.87%) .NET Framework
6 13 (12.87%) Web Development
6 13 (12.87%) WCF
6 13 (12.87%) LINQ
6 13 (12.87%) jQuery
6 13 (12.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 11 (10.89%) SAP SD
8 10 (9.90%) PRINCE2
8 10 (9.90%) MS Excel
8 10 (9.90%) Automotive
8 10 (9.90%) Validation
9 8 (7.92%) Migration
9 8 (7.92%) Dynamics AX
10 7 (6.93%) Business Analysis
10 7 (6.93%) Data Analysis
10 7 (6.93%) SC Cleared
10 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 2 (1.98%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.94%) MS Project
3 5 (4.95%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.96%) MS Office
5 3 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (10.89%) SAP SD
2 8 (7.92%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (6.93%) SAP EWM
3 7 (6.93%) SAP MM
4 6 (5.94%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (5.94%) SAP CO
4 6 (5.94%) SAP FI
5 4 (3.96%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (2.97%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.99%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.99%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.99%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.99%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.99%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.99%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) WAN
2 3 (2.97%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 2 (1.98%) LTE
3 2 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.98%) GSM
3 2 (1.98%) LAN
3 2 (1.98%) UMTS
4 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.96%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.98%) Apache Hive
2 2 (1.98%) Big Data
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.99%) QlikView
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (12.87%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.98%) LSMW
General
1 23 (22.77%) Manufacturing
2 13 (12.87%) Finance
3 10 (9.90%) Automotive
4 7 (6.93%) Retail
5 3 (2.97%) Advertising
5 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.98%) Billing
6 2 (1.98%) Marketing
7 1 (0.99%) Military
7 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (18.81%) Developer
2 14 (13.86%) Analyst
2 14 (13.86%) Consultant
3 13 (12.87%) Web Developer
3 13 (12.87%) .NET Developer
3 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET Developer
3 13 (12.87%) .NET Web Developer
4 12 (11.88%) Business Analyst
5 10 (9.90%) SAP Consultant
6 9 (8.91%) Architect
7 8 (7.92%) Programme Manager
7 8 (7.92%) SAP Architect
8 7 (6.93%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.95%) SAP Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.96%) Test Leader
10 4 (3.96%) SAP EWM Consultant
11 3 (2.97%) SAP MM Consultant
11 3 (2.97%) IT Programme Manager
11 3 (2.97%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.85%) CSS
2 14 (13.86%) .NET
3 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET
3 13 (12.87%) .NET Framework
3 13 (12.87%) WCF
3 13 (12.87%) LINQ
3 13 (12.87%) jQuery
3 13 (12.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (1.98%) CSS3
4 2 (1.98%) MapReduce
4 2 (1.98%) HTML5
4 2 (1.98%) HTML
4 2 (1.98%) BAPI
5 1 (0.99%) WPF
5 1 (0.99%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.99%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
1 2 (1.98%) PMI
1 2 (1.98%) Statistics
1 2 (1.98%) Mathematics
1 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
1 2 (1.98%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.95%) VMS
2 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
2 2 (1.98%) Windows
2 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.99%) UNIX
3 1 (0.99%) HPUX
3 1 (0.99%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.85%) Project Management
2 13 (12.87%) MVC
2 13 (12.87%) Web Development
3 10 (9.90%) Validation
3 10 (9.90%) PRINCE2
4 8 (7.92%) Migration
5 7 (6.93%) ERP
5 7 (6.93%) Data Analysis
5 7 (6.93%) Business Analysis
5 7 (6.93%) Change Management
6 6 (5.94%) CRM
6 6 (5.94%) Procure-to-pay
7 5 (4.95%) ITIL
7 5 (4.95%) Risk Management
8 4 (3.96%) Programme Management
8 4 (3.96%) BPR
8 4 (3.96%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.96%) Data Migration
9 3 (2.97%) SAP Implementation
9 3 (2.97%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.85%) JavaScript
1 15 (14.85%) SQL
2 14 (13.86%) C#
3 3 (2.97%) ABAP
4 2 (1.98%) Scala
4 2 (1.98%) R
5 1 (0.99%) C++
5 1 (0.99%) X++
5 1 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (6.93%) SC Cleared
1 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.96%) Degree
2 4 (3.96%) HNC
3 2 (1.98%) PhD
3 2 (1.98%) ISEB
3 2 (1.98%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (31.68%) SAP
2 25 (24.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.98%) Avaya
4 2 (1.98%) Lotus
5 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.99%) Pegasus
5 1 (0.99%) HP
5 1 (0.99%) RedPrairie
5 1 (0.99%) Splunk
5 1 (0.99%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.99%) MapR
West Midlands
Pioneer Consulting - SAP
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Posted: 23 days ago