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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Logistics
Rank 80 87 63
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Contract jobs citing Logistics 27 22 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.25% 1.06% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.51% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 17
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £351 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £408 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £10.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -55.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £15.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+119.04% -43.75%
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
1469 1456 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.91% 69.87% 68.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 783 610
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 77 107
Average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £77.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 January 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 January 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 +4 9 £424 - 4
Warwickshire +2 6 £320 -8.57%
Coventry +1 6 £500 +33.33% 6
Staffordshire +6 1 - - 2
Solihull +5 1 £500 +33.33%
Wolverhampton - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 5
Logistics
England

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (22.22%) .NET
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 11 (17.46%) Manufacturing
2 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.87%) Project Management
3 10 (15.87%) Linux
3 10 (15.87%) Retail
3 10 (15.87%) RedPrairie
4 9 (14.29%) UNIX
4 9 (14.29%) Windows
4 9 (14.29%) SQL
4 9 (14.29%) Java
4 9 (14.29%) SAP
5 8 (12.70%) Change Management
5 8 (12.70%) Time Management
6 7 (11.11%) FMCG
6 7 (11.11%) Validation
7 6 (9.52%) Automotive
7 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.52%) webMethods
7 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET
7 6 (9.52%) CSS
7 6 (9.52%) ITIL
7 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 6 (9.52%) C
7 6 (9.52%) Web Development
7 6 (9.52%) jQuery
8 5 (7.94%) WCF

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (1.59%) Node.js
1 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Project
3 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.17%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.59%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.59%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.59%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (1.59%) Network Security
2 1 (1.59%) LAN
2 1 (1.59%) PBX
2 1 (1.59%) WAN
2 1 (1.59%) VPN
2 1 (1.59%) SSL
2 1 (1.59%) Wireless
2 1 (1.59%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.59%) MySQL
3 1 (1.59%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.59%) PROIV
2 1 (1.59%) LSMW
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 11 (17.46%) Manufacturing
3 10 (15.87%) Retail
4 6 (9.52%) Automotive
5 3 (4.76%) Advertising
5 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (14.29%) Developer
1 9 (14.29%) Consultant
2 8 (12.70%) Analyst
3 5 (7.94%) Web Developer
3 5 (7.94%) Project Manager
3 5 (7.94%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (7.94%) .NET Developer
3 5 (7.94%) .NET Web Developer
4 4 (6.35%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.17%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.17%) SAP Architect
6 2 (3.17%) Administrator
6 2 (3.17%) Management Consultant
6 2 (3.17%) Architect
6 2 (3.17%) Test Manager
6 2 (3.17%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) .NET
2 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 6 (9.52%) CSS
2 6 (9.52%) jQuery
3 5 (7.94%) WCF
3 5 (7.94%) LINQ
3 5 (7.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (7.94%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.59%) HTML5
4 1 (1.59%) Ext JS
4 1 (1.59%) CSS3
4 1 (1.59%) HTML
4 1 (1.59%) J2EE
4 1 (1.59%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) FMCG
2 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.17%) PMI
4 1 (1.59%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.59%) IVR
4 1 (1.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Linux
2 9 (14.29%) UNIX
2 9 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (3.17%) HPUX
4 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.87%) Project Management
3 8 (12.70%) Change Management
3 8 (12.70%) Time Management
4 7 (11.11%) Validation
5 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (9.52%) ITIL
5 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
5 6 (9.52%) Web Development
6 5 (7.94%) MVC
7 4 (6.35%) Business Continuity
7 4 (6.35%) PLM
7 4 (6.35%) Benchmarking
7 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.35%) Business Transformation
7 4 (6.35%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (6.35%) Software Testing
8 3 (4.76%) Integration Testing
8 3 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.17%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) SQL
1 9 (14.29%) Java
2 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 6 (9.52%) C
3 5 (7.94%) C#
4 3 (4.76%) X++
5 1 (1.59%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.17%) PMP
4 1 (1.59%) PgMP
4 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.59%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.87%) RedPrairie
3 9 (14.29%) SAP
4 6 (9.52%) webMethods
5 5 (7.94%) Oracle
6 2 (3.17%) JDA
6 2 (3.17%) HP
6 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.17%) Cisco
7 1 (1.59%) F5
7 1 (1.59%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.59%) Lotus
7 1 (1.59%) Blue Coat
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Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
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Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
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Rate: £420 - £425 per day
Posted: 26 days ago