The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Logistics
England / Midlands
Rank 16 26 11
Rank change year-on-year +10 -15  
Contract jobs citing Logistics 6 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.17% 1.93% 9.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.06% 2.47% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £525 £250 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +110.00% -34.21%  
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 £25.00 £38.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -35.48% +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 the Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 99 162 118
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 85.34% 78.26% 79.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 78 49
Median daily rate £450 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Logistics
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Logistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Logistics in the Midlands

Logistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Logistics in the Midlands

Logistics
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Logistics.

1 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 1 (14.29%) Billing
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) ABAP
3 1 (14.29%) EDI
3 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
3 1 (14.29%) SAP SD
3 1 (14.29%) SAP MM
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 2 (28.57%) SAP Retail
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
2 1 (14.29%) SAP MM
2 1 (14.29%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Procurement Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SAP MM Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Retail Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) SAP SD Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) ABAP
1 1 (14.29%) C
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP