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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Logistics
Rank 68 70 80
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing Logistics 45 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.88% 1.96% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 2.85% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 9
Average daily rate £300 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £37.80 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.54% -1.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-43.10% +5.45%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1660 1297 1427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.31% 68.73% 63.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 624 679
Average daily rate £375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 111 66
Average hourly rate £31.50 £34.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +47.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.03 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £155.00 £37.80 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -1 13 £300 -36.84% 7
Coventry -16 7 £485 +106.38% 3
Shropshire - 6 £250 -
Warwickshire - 6 £250 -
Solihull - 1 £345 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Smethwick - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 3
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Logistics
England

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 25 (37.31%) SAP
2 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
3 11 (16.42%) SAP SD
4 9 (13.43%) SAP MM
4 9 (13.43%) Manufacturing
5 8 (11.94%) Finance
5 8 (11.94%) C#
5 8 (11.94%) .NET
5 8 (11.94%) SAP EWM
6 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET
6 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
6 7 (10.45%) Validation
6 7 (10.45%) Data Analysis
7 6 (8.96%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (8.96%) Migration
7 6 (8.96%) MS Project
7 6 (8.96%) MS Office
7 6 (8.96%) SQL
7 6 (8.96%) SAP WM
8 5 (7.46%) MVC
8 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
8 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
8 5 (7.46%) CSS
8 5 (7.46%) CRM
8 5 (7.46%) ERP
8 5 (7.46%) Web Development
8 5 (7.46%) .NET Framework
8 5 (7.46%) Resource Management
8 5 (7.46%) WCF
8 5 (7.46%) LINQ

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.99%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.49%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.96%) MS Project
2 6 (8.96%) MS Office
3 4 (5.97%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.49%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 11 (16.42%) SAP SD
2 9 (13.43%) SAP MM
3 8 (11.94%) SAP EWM
4 6 (8.96%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (8.96%) SAP WM
5 4 (5.97%) SAP CO
5 4 (5.97%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (5.97%) SAP FI
6 2 (2.99%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (2.99%) SAP LE
6 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (2.99%) SAP PP
7 1 (1.49%) SAP APO
7 1 (1.49%) SAP QM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) GSM
1 2 (2.99%) LAN
1 2 (2.99%) UMTS
1 2 (2.99%) WAN
1 2 (2.99%) LTE
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
1 2 (2.99%) Apache Hive
1 2 (2.99%) Big Data
2 1 (1.49%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.49%) LSMW
General
1 9 (13.43%) Manufacturing
2 8 (11.94%) Finance
3 4 (5.97%) Automotive
4 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Military
5 1 (1.49%) Advertising
5 1 (1.49%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (19.40%) Consultant
2 12 (17.91%) Analyst
3 11 (16.42%) SAP Consultant
4 10 (14.93%) Business Analyst
5 8 (11.94%) Developer
6 7 (10.45%) SAP EWM Consultant
7 6 (8.96%) Architect
8 5 (7.46%) Web Developer
8 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.46%) .NET Developer
8 5 (7.46%) .NET Web Developer
8 5 (7.46%) SAP Architect
9 4 (5.97%) Test Leader
9 4 (5.97%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.48%) Project Manager
10 3 (4.48%) Functional Consultant
10 3 (4.48%) SAP MM Consultant
11 2 (2.99%) SAP Business Analyst
11 2 (2.99%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) .NET
2 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.46%) CSS
3 5 (7.46%) .NET Framework
3 5 (7.46%) WCF
3 5 (7.46%) LINQ
3 5 (7.46%) jQuery
3 5 (7.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (2.99%) Web Services
4 2 (2.99%) Middleware
4 2 (2.99%) MapReduce
5 1 (1.49%) WPF
5 1 (1.49%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.49%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
1 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
1 2 (2.99%) Statistics
1 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
1 2 (2.99%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.49%) FMCG
2 1 (1.49%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) VMS
2 3 (4.48%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.45%) Validation
1 7 (10.45%) Data Analysis
2 6 (8.96%) Migration
3 5 (7.46%) MVC
3 5 (7.46%) CRM
3 5 (7.46%) ERP
3 5 (7.46%) Web Development
3 5 (7.46%) Resource Management
3 5 (7.46%) Procure-to-pay
4 4 (5.97%) Data Migration
5 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.99%) Scrum
6 2 (2.99%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.99%) Network Design
6 2 (2.99%) Project Management
6 2 (2.99%) Matrix Management
7 1 (1.49%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.49%) Waterfall
7 1 (1.49%) BPR
7 1 (1.49%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.94%) C#
2 6 (8.96%) SQL
3 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.99%) Scala
4 2 (2.99%) R
5 1 (1.49%) C
5 1 (1.49%) C++
5 1 (1.49%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
1 4 (5.97%) HNC
2 2 (2.99%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) PhD
3 1 (1.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (37.31%) SAP
2 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.99%) IBM
3 2 (2.99%) Pegasus
4 1 (1.49%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.49%) Splunk
4 1 (1.49%) MapR
4 1 (1.49%) Adobe
4 1 (1.49%) HP
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