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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Logistics
Rank 87 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Contract jobs citing Logistics 29 49 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.21% 2.00% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 2.68% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 10
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£425 £381 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -17.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £136 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £515 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.95% -38.57%
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
1791 1826 1367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.50% 74.56% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 977 688
Average daily rate £390 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 128 61
Average hourly rate £28.69 £30.20 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -20.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 6 £513 +70.83% 6
Warwickshire -6 4 £400 - 3
Coventry -2 3 £295 -32.57%
Worcestershire - 2 £438 - 3
Solihull - 1 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - - 2
Logistics
England

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (31.25%) SAP
2 19 (23.75%) Finance
3 18 (22.50%) Automotive
4 16 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 14 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (15.00%) Project Management
7 11 (13.75%) ERP
8 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 8 (10.00%) Retail
9 8 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (7.50%) JDA
10 6 (7.50%) SAP EWM
11 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (6.25%) X++
11 5 (6.25%) Integration Testing
11 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
11 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
11 5 (6.25%) SQL
11 5 (6.25%) .NET
11 5 (6.25%) Oracle
11 5 (6.25%) SAP MM
12 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
12 4 (5.00%) Java
12 4 (5.00%) Business Analysis
12 4 (5.00%) Test Scripting
12 4 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (3.75%) SAP Implementation
13 3 (3.75%) Test Strategy
13 3 (3.75%) Manual Testing
13 3 (3.75%) Stakeholder Engagement

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (2.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS Office
3 2 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (7.50%) SAP EWM
3 5 (6.25%) SAP MM
4 2 (2.50%) SAP ERP
4 2 (2.50%) SAP LE
5 1 (1.25%) SAP MII
5 1 (1.25%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.25%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.25%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.25%) SAP Retail
5 1 (1.25%) SAP APO
5 1 (1.25%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) HTTPS
1 2 (2.50%) Network Security
2 1 (1.25%) LAN
2 1 (1.25%) WAN
2 1 (1.25%) HTTP
2 1 (1.25%) Intranet
2 1 (1.25%) MPLS
2 1 (1.25%) OSPF
2 1 (1.25%) BGP
2 1 (1.25%) Wireless
2 1 (1.25%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.25%) SAP BI
2 1 (1.25%) MySQL
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) LSMW
1 2 (2.50%) Selenium
2 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (23.75%) Finance
2 18 (22.50%) Automotive
3 16 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 8 (10.00%) Retail
5 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.50%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.50%) Marketing
7 1 (1.25%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.25%) Advertising
7 1 (1.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (22.50%) Analyst
2 13 (16.25%) Project Manager
3 11 (13.75%) Business Analyst
3 11 (13.75%) Consultant
4 10 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
5 8 (10.00%) Architect
5 8 (10.00%) Developer
6 6 (7.50%) SAP MM Consultant
7 5 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.25%) SAP Architect
7 5 (6.25%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 5 (6.25%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) SAP Business Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) SAP Analyst
10 2 (2.50%) Test Leader
10 2 (2.50%) SAP EWM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) .NET
2 3 (3.75%) XML
3 2 (2.50%) EDI
3 2 (2.50%) Middleware
3 2 (2.50%) BAPI
3 2 (2.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.25%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.25%) UNIX
1 1 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (15.00%) Project Management
3 11 (13.75%) ERP
4 5 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 4 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (3.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (3.75%) Test Strategy
6 3 (3.75%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.75%) Manual Testing
6 3 (3.75%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.75%) UML
6 3 (3.75%) Migration
6 3 (3.75%) Quality Management
7 2 (2.50%) Change Management
7 2 (2.50%) OOP
7 2 (2.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.25%) SQL
1 5 (6.25%) X++
2 4 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (1.25%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) ISEB
2 1 (1.25%) CCA
2 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) SCCM
1 1 (1.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 25 (31.25%) SAP
2 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.50%) JDA
4 5 (6.25%) Oracle
5 2 (2.50%) Oneserve
5 2 (2.50%) Kronos
5 2 (2.50%) RedPrairie
5 2 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.25%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.25%) Juniper
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco
6 1 (1.25%) F5
6 1 (1.25%) Riverbed
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