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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Logistics
Rank 85 70 68
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Contract jobs citing Logistics 40 46 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.57% 1.97% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 2.71% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 14
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £37.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.66% -0.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £30.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-40.83% -20.63%
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
1887 1698 1186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.03% 72.66% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 888 566
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £488 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 107 77
Average hourly rate £29.00 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -12.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -17 10 £475 +58.33% 6
Warwickshire -3 5 £325 +30.00% 2
Coventry 0 4 £475 -4.04% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £600 - 3
Solihull +4 2 £180 -47.82% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 - -
Shropshire -7 1 - -
Logistics
England

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (28.57%) SAP
2 18 (23.38%) Manufacturing
3 16 (20.78%) Finance
3 16 (20.78%) Automotive
4 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
4 12 (15.58%) Project Management
5 9 (11.69%) ERP
6 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.39%) Retail
6 8 (10.39%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (7.79%) JDA
8 6 (7.79%) Management Information System
8 6 (7.79%) SAP EWM
8 6 (7.79%) Integration Testing
9 5 (6.49%) SAP Implementation
9 5 (6.49%) X++
9 5 (6.49%) SAP MM
9 5 (6.49%) Java
9 5 (6.49%) Oracle
10 4 (5.19%) SQL
10 4 (5.19%) .NET
10 4 (5.19%) MS Office
10 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.19%) Windows
10 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
10 4 (5.19%) Advertising
10 4 (5.19%) Migration
10 4 (5.19%) Quality Management
10 4 (5.19%) RedPrairie

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.30%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Office
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (7.79%) SAP EWM
3 5 (6.49%) SAP MM
4 2 (2.60%) SAP ERP
4 2 (2.60%) SAP LE
5 1 (1.30%) SAP SCM
5 1 (1.30%) SAP MII
5 1 (1.30%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.30%) SAP APO
5 1 (1.30%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.30%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) Network Security
2 2 (2.60%) LAN
2 2 (2.60%) WAN
2 2 (2.60%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.60%) Wireless
3 1 (1.30%) Firewall
3 1 (1.30%) Intranet
3 1 (1.30%) MPLS
3 1 (1.30%) OSPF
3 1 (1.30%) BGP
3 1 (1.30%) SSL
3 1 (1.30%) HTTP
3 1 (1.30%) VPN
3 1 (1.30%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
1 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.30%) SAP BI
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) LSMW
2 1 (1.30%) Selenium
General
1 18 (23.38%) Manufacturing
2 16 (20.78%) Finance
2 16 (20.78%) Automotive
3 8 (10.39%) Retail
4 4 (5.19%) Advertising
5 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.60%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.60%) Marketing
6 1 (1.30%) Military
6 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (15.58%) Project Manager
1 12 (15.58%) Analyst
1 12 (15.58%) Consultant
2 10 (12.99%) SAP Consultant
3 9 (11.69%) Architect
4 7 (9.09%) Developer
5 6 (7.79%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (7.79%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) SAP Architect
5 6 (7.79%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.49%) SAP MM Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Functional Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 3 (3.90%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.90%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Business Manager
9 2 (2.60%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) .NET
2 2 (2.60%) EDI
2 2 (2.60%) XML
2 2 (2.60%) Middleware
2 2 (2.60%) BAPI
2 2 (2.60%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.60%) FMCG
4 1 (1.30%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.30%) Clustering
4 1 (1.30%) IVR
4 1 (1.30%) Economics
4 1 (1.30%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) Windows
2 1 (1.30%) Linux
2 1 (1.30%) UNIX
2 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.58%) Project Management
2 9 (11.69%) ERP
3 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (7.79%) Integration Testing
5 5 (6.49%) SAP Implementation
6 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.19%) Migration
6 4 (5.19%) Quality Management
7 3 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.90%) WFM
7 3 (3.90%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (2.60%) OOP
8 2 (2.60%) ETL
8 2 (2.60%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.60%) ITIL
8 2 (2.60%) PRINCE
8 2 (2.60%) Business Analysis
8 2 (2.60%) Supplier Management
8 2 (2.60%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (2.60%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.49%) X++
1 5 (6.49%) Java
2 4 (5.19%) SQL
3 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) PMP
1 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
1 2 (2.60%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) CCNP
2 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.30%) ProxySG
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) SCCM
1 1 (1.30%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 22 (28.57%) SAP
2 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.79%) JDA
4 5 (6.49%) Oracle
5 4 (5.19%) RedPrairie
6 3 (3.90%) Cisco
7 2 (2.60%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.60%) Kronos
7 2 (2.60%) Oneserve
7 2 (2.60%) F5
8 1 (1.30%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.30%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.30%) webMethods
8 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.30%) Juniper
8 1 (1.30%) HP
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