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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Logistics
Rank 90 76 87
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing Logistics 32 34 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.25% 1.54% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 2.20% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 7
Average daily rate £323 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.11% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £286 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £10.81 £14.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.48% +45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.38 £22.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+78.97% +39.68%
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
2046 1544 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.17% 69.90% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 881 850
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 107 82
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 14 £305 -27.81% 9
Coventry -9 7 £469 +15.74% 2
Wolverhampton - 3 £325 -
Warwickshire -2 1 - - 5
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £100 -
Logistics
England

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (21.67%) Project Management
2 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.33%) Retail
4 9 (15.00%) SQL
5 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 8 (13.33%) SAP
5 8 (13.33%) ITIL
5 8 (13.33%) Finance
5 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (11.67%) RedPrairie
6 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
6 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2
6 7 (11.67%) Oracle
6 7 (11.67%) .NET
6 7 (11.67%) C#
7 6 (10.00%) Visual Studio
7 6 (10.00%) ERP
7 6 (10.00%) JDA
7 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (10.00%) Manufacturing
7 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (10.00%) High Availability
7 6 (10.00%) Relational Database
8 4 (6.67%) Test Scripting
8 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.67%) MS Office
8 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
9 3 (5.00%) Windows
9 3 (5.00%) Baan

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.67%) Apache
2 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.67%) SAP APO
2 1 (1.67%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.67%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.67%) SAP PP
2 1 (1.67%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Wireless
2 1 (1.67%) 3G
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
2 1 (1.67%) Modbus
2 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) DB2
3 1 (1.67%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (18.33%) Retail
2 8 (13.33%) Finance
3 6 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.67%) Automotive
4 1 (1.67%) Billing
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Project Manager
2 12 (20.00%) Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Logistics Manager
4 7 (11.67%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Consultant
5 6 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Test Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Configuration Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Performance Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Quality Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) .NET
2 6 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.33%) jQuery
4 1 (1.67%) Ajax
4 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.67%) CakePHP
4 1 (1.67%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (1.67%) CSS
4 1 (1.67%) CSS3
4 1 (1.67%) Ext JS
4 1 (1.67%) LAMP
4 1 (1.67%) Laravel
4 1 (1.67%) Symfony
4 1 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.67%) XML
4 1 (1.67%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) AS400
2 2 (3.33%) EPoS
2 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.67%) FMCG
3 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Windows
1 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) Project Management
2 8 (13.33%) ITIL
3 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2
4 6 (10.00%) ERP
4 6 (10.00%) High Availability
4 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.00%) Change Control
6 3 (5.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (5.00%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.33%) Business Transformation
7 2 (3.33%) Functional Testing
7 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (3.33%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (3.33%) People Management
7 2 (3.33%) Process Improvement
7 2 (3.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.00%) SQL
2 7 (11.67%) C#
3 2 (3.33%) C
3 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.33%) VBA
4 1 (1.67%) PHP
4 1 (1.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.67%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.33%) SAP
3 7 (11.67%) Oracle
3 7 (11.67%) RedPrairie
4 6 (10.00%) JDA
5 3 (5.00%) Baan
6 2 (3.33%) arcserve
6 2 (3.33%) HP
6 2 (3.33%) IBM
6 2 (3.33%) Siemens
7 1 (1.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (1.67%) Amdocs
7 1 (1.67%) BT
7 1 (1.67%) Cisco
7 1 (1.67%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.67%) Huawei
7 1 (1.67%) NetCracker
7 1 (1.67%) Nokia
7 1 (1.67%) Talend
7 1 (1.67%) Zend