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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Logistics
Rank 79 80 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Contract jobs citing Logistics 35 33 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.53% 1.53% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 2.16% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 17
Average daily rate
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£424 £313 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.60% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £243 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £451 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £10.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -73.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -44.16%
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
1595 1529 1259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.93% 71.02% 69.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 792 626
Average daily rate £375 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 79 103
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 6 March 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 0 10 £423 -4.78% 4
Coventry +5 9 £310 -17.33% 1
Warwickshire -2 4 £150 -47.82% 4
Staffordshire -6 2 - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Logistics
England

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 17 (25.00%) SAP
1 17 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 14 (20.59%) Finance
2 14 (20.59%) .NET
3 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 10 (14.71%) Automotive
4 10 (14.71%) RedPrairie
5 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (13.24%) Project Management
5 9 (13.24%) Java
5 9 (13.24%) Windows
6 8 (11.76%) Retail
7 7 (10.29%) Linux
7 7 (10.29%) FMCG
8 6 (8.82%) Time Management
8 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (8.82%) C
8 6 (8.82%) SQL
8 6 (8.82%) webMethods
8 6 (8.82%) UNIX
9 5 (7.35%) SAP MM
9 5 (7.35%) Change Management
9 5 (7.35%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (5.88%) Degree
10 4 (5.88%) X++
10 4 (5.88%) Web Development
10 4 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (5.88%) Validation
10 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (1.47%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.47%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.94%) MS Project
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) SAP MM
1 5 (7.35%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.94%) SAP EWM
3 1 (1.47%) SAP SCM
3 1 (1.47%) SAP PP
3 1 (1.47%) SAP PM
3 1 (1.47%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.47%) SAP APO
3 1 (1.47%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) LAN
1 1 (1.47%) PBX
1 1 (1.47%) WAN
1 1 (1.47%) HTTP
1 1 (1.47%) VPN
1 1 (1.47%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.47%) SSL
1 1 (1.47%) Firewall
1 1 (1.47%) Wireless
1 1 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.47%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.47%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
1 3 (4.41%) LSMW
2 1 (1.47%) Selenium
General
1 17 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 14 (20.59%) Finance
3 10 (14.71%) Automotive
4 8 (11.76%) Retail
5 3 (4.41%) Advertising
6 1 (1.47%) Billing
6 1 (1.47%) Marketing
6 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (17.65%) Analyst
1 12 (17.65%) Consultant
2 9 (13.24%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (10.29%) Developer
4 6 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) SAP MM Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) SAP Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) SAP Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Functional Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.41%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (4.41%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.94%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.59%) .NET
2 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.41%) CSS
3 3 (4.41%) WCF
3 3 (4.41%) LINQ
3 3 (4.41%) jQuery
3 3 (4.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (4.41%) BAPI
3 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.47%) JSON
4 1 (1.47%) XML
4 1 (1.47%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) FMCG
2 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) IVR
4 1 (1.47%) Economics
4 1 (1.47%) PMI
4 1 (1.47%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Windows
2 7 (10.29%) Linux
3 6 (8.82%) UNIX
4 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.24%) Project Management
1 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (8.82%) Time Management
3 5 (7.35%) Change Management
4 4 (5.88%) Validation
4 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 4 (5.88%) Web Development
5 3 (4.41%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (4.41%) Business Continuity
5 3 (4.41%) ERP
5 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.41%) Migration
5 3 (4.41%) MVC
5 3 (4.41%) Integration Testing
5 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (2.94%) Waterfall
6 2 (2.94%) Data Migration
6 2 (2.94%) Test Strategy
6 2 (2.94%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) Java
2 6 (8.82%) C
2 6 (8.82%) SQL
3 4 (5.88%) X++
4 3 (4.41%) C#
4 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.47%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) PMP
2 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.94%) VCP4
3 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.47%) ProxySG
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) SAP
2 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.71%) RedPrairie
4 6 (8.82%) webMethods
5 3 (4.41%) Oracle
6 2 (2.94%) Cisco
6 2 (2.94%) HP
6 2 (2.94%) JDA
7 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.47%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.47%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.47%) F5
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