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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Logistics
Rank 86 69 72
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing Logistics 31 34 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.29% 1.66% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 2.40% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 20
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£343 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £294 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £37.80 £27.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £21.96
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +47.99%
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
1637 1414 1421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.32% 69.04% 67.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 792 689
Average daily rate £375 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 65 129
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £12.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.68 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 0 11 £300 -17.80% 4
Coventry -5 7 £414 +10.33% 2
Warwickshire -6 5 £413 +6.45% 1
Solihull +2 2 £500 +33.33%
Staffordshire -3 2 £380 +26.66% 3
Shropshire -6 2 £127 -66.13% 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Stourbridge - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Kingswinford - - - -
Logistics
England

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 21 (25.61%) Manufacturing
2 19 (23.17%) Project Management
3 16 (19.51%) SAP
4 14 (17.07%) .NET
5 13 (15.85%) Finance
5 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (14.63%) Retail
6 12 (14.63%) Automotive
6 12 (14.63%) PRINCE2
6 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
7 10 (12.20%) Change Management
7 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
7 10 (12.20%) CSS
8 9 (10.98%) SQL
8 9 (10.98%) Linux
8 9 (10.98%) Business Analysis
9 8 (9.76%) Validation
9 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (9.76%) UNIX
9 8 (9.76%) ITIL
9 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET
9 8 (9.76%) Web Development
9 8 (9.76%) jQuery
9 8 (9.76%) RedPrairie
10 7 (8.54%) Time Management
10 7 (8.54%) WCF
10 7 (8.54%) LINQ
10 7 (8.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (8.54%) Business Transformation
10 7 (8.54%) Visual Studio

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (1.22%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
1 5 (6.10%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.66%) MS Project
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) SAP EWM
2 2 (2.44%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.22%) SAP Retail
3 1 (1.22%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.22%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.22%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 2 (2.44%) WAN
2 2 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.22%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
1 2 (2.44%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.22%) MySQL
2 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.22%) QlikView
2 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.44%) LSMW
3 1 (1.22%) PROIV
General
1 21 (25.61%) Manufacturing
2 13 (15.85%) Finance
3 12 (14.63%) Retail
3 12 (14.63%) Automotive
4 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.22%) Billing
5 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (18.29%) Analyst
2 11 (13.41%) Business Analyst
2 11 (13.41%) Developer
2 11 (13.41%) Consultant
3 9 (10.98%) Project Manager
3 9 (10.98%) Programme Manager
4 7 (8.54%) .NET Developer
4 7 (8.54%) Web Developer
4 7 (8.54%) .NET Web Developer
4 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (7.32%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (4.88%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) IT Programme Manager
8 2 (2.44%) SAP Analyst
8 2 (2.44%) Management Consultant
8 2 (2.44%) SAP Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (2.44%) SAP MM Consultant
8 2 (2.44%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.07%) .NET
2 10 (12.20%) CSS
3 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET
3 8 (9.76%) jQuery
4 7 (8.54%) WCF
4 7 (8.54%) LINQ
4 7 (8.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (8.54%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.66%) HTML
5 3 (3.66%) HTML5
5 3 (3.66%) CSS3
6 2 (2.44%) BAPI
7 1 (1.22%) J2EE
7 1 (1.22%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.10%) FMCG
2 3 (3.66%) PMI
3 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.22%) IVR
4 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.98%) Linux
2 8 (9.76%) UNIX
3 6 (7.32%) Windows
4 2 (2.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.17%) Project Management
2 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (14.63%) PRINCE2
4 10 (12.20%) Change Management
5 9 (10.98%) Business Analysis
6 8 (9.76%) Validation
6 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (9.76%) ITIL
6 8 (9.76%) Web Development
7 7 (8.54%) Time Management
7 7 (8.54%) Business Transformation
7 7 (8.54%) MVC
7 7 (8.54%) Risk Management
8 5 (6.10%) People Management
8 5 (6.10%) SAP Implementation
8 5 (6.10%) Integration Testing
9 4 (4.88%) Benchmarking
9 4 (4.88%) ERP
9 4 (4.88%) Software Testing
9 4 (4.88%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
2 9 (10.98%) SQL
3 7 (8.54%) C#
3 7 (8.54%) Java
4 5 (6.10%) C
5 3 (3.66%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
1 4 (4.88%) PMI Certification
1 4 (4.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.22%) PMP
2 1 (1.22%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) SAP
2 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.76%) RedPrairie
4 5 (6.10%) webMethods
5 4 (4.88%) Oracle
6 3 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.66%) Lotus
7 2 (2.44%) Avaya
7 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.22%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.22%) JDA
8 1 (1.22%) Pegasus
8 1 (1.22%) HP
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