Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Logistics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Logistics over the 6 months to 20 November 2018 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
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 365 350 330
Rank change year-on-year -15 -20 +18
Contract jobs citing Logistics 720 713 770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.69% 0.70% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.81% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 453 464
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £234 £275 £225
90th Percentile £618 £575 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 17 26
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +8.70% +36.99%
10th Percentile £10.50 £14.95 £9.74
90th Percentile £49.63 £45.80 £44.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% - +42.94%

Logistics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 89,850 87,697 88,614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.36% 85.74% 85.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,462 58,317 58,473
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £277 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,321 2,108 2,455
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.14 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.93% +2.84% +1.74%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.75 £49.75 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.20 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -11.67% +6.67% -

Logistics
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Logistics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Logistics in the UK

Logistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Logistics in the UK

Logistics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Logistics over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Logistics in the UK

Logistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Logistics in the UK

Logistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Logistics over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Logistics in the UK

Logistics
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Logistics within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 689 £430 +1.18% 418
UK excluding London -5 435 £400 -4.76% 374
London +1 248 £494 +9.72% 74
South East -2 147 £444 +6.61% 81
Midlands -28 113 £400 -11.11% 89
North of England +3 103 £406 -4.41% 99
West Midlands -6 72 £390 +0.65% 54
Yorkshire +17 63 £375 -9.15% 38
East Midlands -25 41 £450 -10.80% 35
South West -11 40 £400 +9.59% 42
North West -10 39 £430 +1.18% 52
East of England +11 24 £425 +3.98% 33
Scotland -17 9 £330 -20.00% 18

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Logistics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Logistics.

1 183 (25.42%) Finance
2 180 (25.00%) SAP
3 156 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
4 134 (18.61%) Retail
5 121 (16.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 112 (15.56%) Project Management
7 106 (14.72%) Manufacturing
8 104 (14.44%) ERP
9 89 (12.36%) Microsoft
10 67 (9.31%) SQL
11 65 (9.03%) Oracle
12 63 (8.75%) PRINCE2
13 60 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
14 58 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
15 56 (7.78%) Windows
16 52 (7.22%) C#
16 52 (7.22%) .NET
16 52 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
17 49 (6.81%) Security Cleared
17 49 (6.81%) E-Commerce
18 48 (6.67%) TDD
19 47 (6.53%) Migration
20 45 (6.25%) SQL Server
21 40 (5.56%) Java
22 38 (5.28%) User Acceptance Testing
23 37 (5.14%) FMCG
23 37 (5.14%) Management Information System
24 36 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
24 36 (5.00%) SC Cleared
25 34 (4.72%) SharePoint

Logistics
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 34 (4.72%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.11%) NServiceBus
3 7 (0.97%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.69%) CICS
4 5 (0.69%) Confluence
5 4 (0.56%) Apache Pig
5 4 (0.56%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.56%) CMS
5 4 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.42%) IIS
7 2 (0.28%) JBoss
7 2 (0.28%) Mule
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.28%) SAS
7 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.14%) IBM Transformation Extender
8 1 (0.14%) Moodle
Applications
1 60 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (1.67%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.28%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 33 (4.58%) SAP S/4HANA
2 20 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (2.64%) SAP ERP
4 16 (2.22%) SAP MM
5 12 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (1.67%) SAP SD
6 8 (1.11%) SAP GTS
6 8 (1.11%) SAP WM
7 7 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.97%) NetSuite
7 7 (0.97%) Oracle Retail
7 7 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (0.83%) SAP PP
9 5 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.69%) Sage X3
9 5 (0.69%) SAP EWM
10 4 (0.56%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 4 (0.56%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.94%) SaaS
3 14 (1.94%) Serverless
4 12 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
4 12 (1.67%) GitHub
5 9 (1.25%) Office 365
6 7 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.97%) Azure Functions
7 6 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.28%) Datadog
9 2 (0.28%) IaaS
10 1 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.14%) Slack
10 1 (0.14%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.67%) Intranet
1 12 (1.67%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.53%) SMS
3 9 (1.25%) DWDM
4 7 (0.97%) Firewall
4 7 (0.97%) Internet
4 7 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (0.83%) Ethernet
5 6 (0.83%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (0.83%) SDH
6 5 (0.69%) VPN
7 4 (0.56%) WAN
8 3 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.42%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.42%) LAN
8 3 (0.42%) Network Security
9 2 (0.28%) DNS
9 2 (0.28%) Modbus
9 2 (0.28%) Skype
9 2 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 12 (1.67%) Big Data
4 10 (1.39%) RDBMS
5 8 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (1.11%) SAP Data Services
6 7 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (0.97%) Cosmos DB
6 7 (0.97%) SAP HANA
7 6 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (0.83%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.69%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.56%) Apache Hive
9 4 (0.56%) DB2
9 4 (0.56%) SAP BW
9 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.42%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.42%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.42%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 15 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
3 14 (1.94%) JIRA
4 12 (1.67%) Visual Studio
5 10 (1.39%) LSMW
5 10 (1.39%) Subversion
6 7 (0.97%) LoadRunner
7 6 (0.83%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.69%) Maven
9 4 (0.56%) Toad
10 3 (0.42%) Gradle
10 3 (0.42%) JMeter
10 3 (0.42%) JUnit
10 3 (0.42%) Selenium
10 3 (0.42%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.28%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.28%) Gatling
11 2 (0.28%) GitLab
11 2 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
General
1 183 (25.42%) Finance
2 134 (18.61%) Retail
3 106 (14.72%) Manufacturing
4 23 (3.19%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.92%) Marketing
6 17 (2.36%) Military
7 14 (1.94%) Automotive
8 13 (1.81%) Legal
8 13 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.11%) Law
10 6 (0.83%) Billing
11 5 (0.69%) Advertising
12 4 (0.56%) Banking
12 4 (0.56%) Electronics
12 4 (0.56%) German Language
13 3 (0.42%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.28%) French Language
14 2 (0.28%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 122 (16.94%) Analyst
2 94 (13.06%) Project Manager
3 80 (11.11%) Developer
4 78 (10.83%) Business Analyst
5 74 (10.28%) Consultant
6 52 (7.22%) Architect
7 45 (6.25%) Coordinator
8 41 (5.69%) SAP Consultant
9 32 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
10 27 (3.75%) C# Developer
11 26 (3.61%) Project Coordinator
12 25 (3.47%) .NET Developer
12 25 (3.47%) Logistics Analyst
13 23 (3.19%) Logistics Manager
14 22 (3.06%) C# .NET Developer
15 21 (2.92%) Supply Chain Analyst
16 20 (2.78%) Supply Chain Manager
17 19 (2.64%) IT Manager
18 18 (2.50%) SAP Manager
19 15 (2.08%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (7.22%) .NET
2 29 (4.03%) ASP.NET
3 20 (2.78%) .NET Framework
3 20 (2.78%) Node.js
4 19 (2.64%) jQuery
5 17 (2.36%) AngularJS
6 14 (1.94%) Spring
7 13 (1.81%) EDI
7 13 (1.81%) HTML
7 13 (1.81%) JSON
8 12 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 12 (1.67%) XML
9 11 (1.53%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (1.53%) Spring Boot
10 10 (1.39%) CSS
10 10 (1.39%) Entity Framework
10 10 (1.39%) Web Services
11 9 (1.25%) Android SDK
11 9 (1.25%) RESTful
12 8 (1.11%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 52 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.14%) FMCG
2 37 (5.14%) Management Information System
3 28 (3.89%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (2.78%) User Experience
5 19 (2.64%) PMI
6 18 (2.50%) Mobile App
7 17 (2.36%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.67%) e-Learning
9 10 (1.39%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.11%) Social Media
11 6 (0.83%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (0.83%) Learning Management System
12 5 (0.69%) CMDB
12 5 (0.69%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.69%) PKI
13 4 (0.56%) Enterprise Cloud
13 4 (0.56%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 56 (7.78%) Windows
2 20 (2.78%) Linux
3 18 (2.50%) Windows Server
4 16 (2.22%) Android
5 10 (1.39%) Windows 10
6 6 (0.83%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.56%) Unix
7 4 (0.56%) zOS
8 3 (0.42%) CentOS
8 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (16.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 112 (15.56%) Project Management
4 104 (14.44%) ERP
5 63 (8.75%) PRINCE2
6 58 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
7 49 (6.81%) E-Commerce
8 48 (6.67%) TDD
9 47 (6.53%) Migration
10 38 (5.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 33 (4.58%) Change Management
11 33 (4.58%) Data Migration
12 32 (4.44%) Business Analysis
13 29 (4.03%) ITIL
14 28 (3.89%) DevOps
14 28 (3.89%) Process Improvement
15 27 (3.75%) Scrum
16 26 (3.61%) Change Control
16 26 (3.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 25 (3.47%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 67 (9.31%) SQL
2 52 (7.22%) C#
3 40 (5.56%) Java
4 32 (4.44%) JavaScript
5 14 (1.94%) T-SQL
6 12 (1.67%) Java 8
7 10 (1.39%) C
8 7 (0.97%) ABAP
8 7 (0.97%) Python
9 6 (0.83%) COBOL
9 6 (0.83%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.69%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.69%) PowerShell
10 5 (0.69%) Scala
10 5 (0.69%) VBA
11 4 (0.56%) C++
11 4 (0.56%) PHP
11 4 (0.56%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.56%) R
12 3 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (6.81%) Security Cleared
2 36 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 32 (4.44%) Degree
4 24 (3.33%) PMI Certification
5 14 (1.94%) PMP
6 4 (0.56%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.42%) A+ Certification
7 3 (0.42%) APMP
7 3 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.42%) ISEB
7 3 (0.42%) MCDST
7 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.28%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.28%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.14%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.58%) PMO
2 26 (3.61%) QA
3 23 (3.19%) Data Quality
4 17 (2.36%) GDPR
5 14 (1.94%) SLA
6 5 (0.69%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.28%) Def Stans
7 2 (0.28%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 16 (2.22%) Docker
2 5 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.28%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (1.67%) HP ALM
2 9 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.11%) Kibana
4 7 (0.97%) Terraform
5 6 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.69%) logstash
6 5 (0.69%) Puppet
7 3 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.42%) WSUS
8 2 (0.28%) Ansible
8 2 (0.28%) Fluentd
8 2 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.28%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.28%) Nagios
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.28%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.14%) SCCM
9 1 (0.14%) SELinux
Vendors
1 180 (25.00%) SAP
2 89 (12.36%) Microsoft
3 65 (9.03%) Oracle
4 18 (2.50%) JDA
5 16 (2.22%) Xerox
6 13 (1.81%) Google
7 12 (1.67%) HP
8 9 (1.25%) SEEBURGER
9 8 (1.11%) Ariba
9 8 (1.11%) Cisco
9 8 (1.11%) RedPrairie
9 8 (1.11%) VMware
10 7 (0.97%) Facebook
10 7 (0.97%) Informatica
10 7 (0.97%) Sage
10 7 (0.97%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.83%) PeopleSoft
11 6 (0.83%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.69%) Adobe
12 5 (0.69%) IBM