The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Logistics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Logistics over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Logistics
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 81 70
Rank change year-on-year +30 -11  
Contract jobs citing Logistics 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.93% 0.20% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.24% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £438 £500 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +94.17%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £38.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -32.90% +121.42%  

Logistics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 453 845 704
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 84.04% 84.08% 83.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 541 447
Median daily rate £400 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 35
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.44% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Logistics
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Logistics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Logistics in Cheshire

Logistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Logistics in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Logistics in Cheshire

Logistics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Logistics in Cheshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Logistics in Cheshire

Logistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Logistics in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Logistics in Cheshire

Logistics
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Logistics within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield +3 1 £450 -
Alderley Edge - 1 £425 -
Logistics
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Logistics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Logistics.

1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 5 (62.50%) SAP FI
2 5 (62.50%) SAP CO
3 4 (50.00%) MS Access
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) VBA
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (25.00%) PMO
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) SAP MDM
6 1 (12.50%) Validation
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
6 1 (12.50%) User Stories
6 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Data Management

Logistics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) SAP CO
1 5 (62.50%) SAP FI
1 5 (62.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (12.50%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MS Access
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Access Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Database Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SAP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Engagement Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Engagement Manager
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle