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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Logistics
Rank 80 74 68
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing Logistics 30 32 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.32% 1.48% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 2.14% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 19
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£500 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £335 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £436 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £24.65 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.02 £32.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-56.86% +28.71%
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
1545 1498 1374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.76% 69.32% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 827 667
Average daily rate £375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 74 114
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -17.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
Birmingham -2 10 £515 - 6
Coventry -3 6 £500 +33.33% 3
Warwickshire -3 5 £373 -3.87% 1
Solihull +2 2 £500 +33.33%
Staffordshire +3 1 - -
Shropshire -6 1 £150 -60.00%
Worcestershire - - - -
Stourbridge - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Kingswinford - - - -
Logistics
England

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (24.69%) Manufacturing
2 18 (22.22%) SAP
3 14 (17.28%) .NET
4 13 (16.05%) Finance
4 13 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (16.05%) Project Management
5 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 12 (14.81%) Retail
6 11 (13.58%) Automotive
7 10 (12.35%) Linux
7 10 (12.35%) Change Management
8 9 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (11.11%) UNIX
8 9 (11.11%) Java
8 9 (11.11%) ITIL
8 9 (11.11%) RedPrairie
9 8 (9.88%) Time Management
9 8 (9.88%) PRINCE2
9 8 (9.88%) SQL
9 8 (9.88%) Windows
9 8 (9.88%) Validation
10 7 (8.64%) FMCG
10 7 (8.64%) SAP Implementation
10 7 (8.64%) Business Transformation
11 6 (7.41%) jQuery
11 6 (7.41%) Web Development
11 6 (7.41%) webMethods
11 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
11 6 (7.41%) C
11 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.47%) MS Project
4 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) SAP MM
1 3 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (3.70%) SAP EWM
2 2 (2.47%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.23%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.23%) SAP Retail
3 1 (1.23%) SAP SCM
3 1 (1.23%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 2 (2.47%) WAN
2 2 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.23%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.47%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.23%) QlikView
3 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.47%) LSMW
3 1 (1.23%) PROIV
General
1 20 (24.69%) Manufacturing
2 13 (16.05%) Finance
3 12 (14.81%) Retail
4 11 (13.58%) Automotive
5 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.47%) Advertising
6 1 (1.23%) Billing
6 1 (1.23%) Marketing
6 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (17.28%) Consultant
2 11 (13.58%) Developer
2 11 (13.58%) Analyst
3 8 (9.88%) Programme Manager
3 8 (9.88%) SAP Consultant
4 6 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 6 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (6.17%) Web Developer
5 5 (6.17%) .NET Developer
5 5 (6.17%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) IT Programme Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.47%) Management Consultant
8 2 (2.47%) SAP MM Consultant
8 2 (2.47%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (2.47%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.47%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.28%) .NET
2 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET
2 6 (7.41%) CSS
2 6 (7.41%) jQuery
3 5 (6.17%) .NET Framework
3 5 (6.17%) WCF
3 5 (6.17%) LINQ
3 5 (6.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (2.47%) BAPI
5 1 (1.23%) J2EE
5 1 (1.23%) Ext JS
5 1 (1.23%) HTML5
5 1 (1.23%) CSS3
5 1 (1.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) FMCG
2 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.70%) PMI
3 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) Clustering
4 1 (1.23%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.35%) Linux
2 9 (11.11%) UNIX
3 8 (9.88%) Windows
4 2 (2.47%) HPUX
5 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.05%) Project Management
1 13 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.35%) Change Management
3 9 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (11.11%) ITIL
4 8 (9.88%) PRINCE2
4 8 (9.88%) Validation
4 8 (9.88%) Time Management
5 7 (8.64%) SAP Implementation
5 7 (8.64%) Business Transformation
6 6 (7.41%) Web Development
7 5 (6.17%) Integration Testing
7 5 (6.17%) MVC
7 5 (6.17%) ERP
8 4 (4.94%) Quality Management
8 4 (4.94%) Benchmarking
8 4 (4.94%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.94%) Migration
8 4 (4.94%) Business Continuity
8 4 (4.94%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.11%) Java
2 8 (9.88%) SQL
3 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.41%) C
4 5 (6.17%) C#
5 3 (3.70%) ABAP
6 2 (2.47%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) PMI Certification
1 4 (4.94%) Degree
1 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) PgMP
2 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 18 (22.22%) SAP
2 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.11%) RedPrairie
4 6 (7.41%) webMethods
5 5 (6.17%) Oracle
6 3 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.70%) Lotus
7 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.47%) JDA
8 1 (1.23%) Pegasus
8 1 (1.23%) HP
8 1 (1.23%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.23%) Cisco
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