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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Logistics
Rank 92 66 69
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +3
Contract jobs citing Logistics 25 51 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.01% 2.01% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 2.77% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 6
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£375 £375 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £145 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £37.80 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £37.80 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-45.76% +243.63%
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
1854 1839 1418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.55% 72.63% 68.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1108 964 739
Average daily rate £395 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 130 60
Average hourly rate £30.50 £29.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.87 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +8 7 £463 +54.16% 5
Warwickshire -8 4 £400 +3.22% 1
Coventry -11 3 £295 -30.58%
Worcestershire - 2 £438 - 1
Solihull - 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
Logistics
England

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (24.62%) SAP
1 16 (24.62%) Finance
2 14 (21.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (16.92%) Project Management
3 11 (16.92%) Automotive
4 10 (15.38%) ERP
5 9 (13.85%) Retail
6 8 (12.31%) Manufacturing
7 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
7 7 (10.77%) JDA
7 7 (10.77%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
8 5 (7.69%) Oracle
8 5 (7.69%) SQL
8 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
9 4 (6.15%) X++
9 4 (6.15%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.15%) Test Scripting
9 4 (6.15%) SAP EWM
10 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (4.62%) RedPrairie
10 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (4.62%) Integration Testing
10 3 (4.62%) Manual Testing
10 3 (4.62%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (4.62%) Migration
10 3 (4.62%) .NET
10 3 (4.62%) Java
10 3 (4.62%) XML

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (1.54%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Office
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (6.15%) SAP EWM
3 3 (4.62%) SAP MM
4 2 (3.08%) SAP ERP
4 2 (3.08%) SAP LE
5 1 (1.54%) SAP MII
5 1 (1.54%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.54%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.54%) SAP Retail
5 1 (1.54%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Network Security
2 1 (1.54%) LAN
2 1 (1.54%) WAN
2 1 (1.54%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.54%) Intranet
2 1 (1.54%) MPLS
2 1 (1.54%) OSPF
2 1 (1.54%) BGP
2 1 (1.54%) Firewall
2 1 (1.54%) Wireless
2 1 (1.54%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.54%) MySQL
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) LSMW
1 1 (1.54%) Selenium
1 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (24.62%) Finance
2 11 (16.92%) Automotive
3 9 (13.85%) Retail
4 8 (12.31%) Manufacturing
5 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.08%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.54%) Advertising
7 1 (1.54%) Military
7 1 (1.54%) Banking
7 1 (1.54%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (21.54%) Project Manager
2 13 (20.00%) Analyst
3 10 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 8 (12.31%) Consultant
4 8 (12.31%) Developer
5 6 (9.23%) SAP Consultant
5 6 (9.23%) Architect
6 5 (7.69%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 3 (4.62%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.62%) SAP Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.62%) SAP MM Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (3.08%) Implementation Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) SAP Business Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) Business Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Functional Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) .NET
1 3 (4.62%) XML
2 2 (3.08%) Middleware
3 1 (1.54%) BAPI
3 1 (1.54%) JSON
3 1 (1.54%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) UNIX
1 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (16.92%) Project Management
3 10 (15.38%) ERP
4 4 (6.15%) Business Analysis
4 4 (6.15%) Test Scripting
4 4 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (4.62%) Integration Testing
5 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (4.62%) Manual Testing
5 3 (4.62%) Migration
5 3 (4.62%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.62%) UML
5 3 (4.62%) Change Management
6 2 (3.08%) ETL
6 2 (3.08%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.08%) Service Management
6 2 (3.08%) Quality Management
6 2 (3.08%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) X++
3 3 (4.62%) Java
4 1 (1.54%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) ISEB
2 1 (1.54%) CCA
2 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) SCCM
1 1 (1.54%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (24.62%) SAP
2 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) JDA
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle
4 3 (4.62%) RedPrairie
5 2 (3.08%) Kronos
5 2 (3.08%) Oneserve
5 2 (3.08%) Cisco
6 1 (1.54%) HP
6 1 (1.54%) Juniper
6 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.54%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.54%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.54%) F5