Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 344 324 343
Rank change year-on-year -20 +19 -26
Contract jobs citing Logistics 715 772 760
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.69% 0.74% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.88% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 465 409
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £275 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £588 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 26
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £23.00 £16.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +36.99% -20.05%
10th Percentile £15.28 £9.74 £9.13
90th Percentile £45.60 £44.88 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £24.00 £16.79
% change year-on-year -4.17% +42.94% -46.70%

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 87132 87864 92880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.90% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 58048 58076 60168
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2060 2332 2734
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.31 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -2.04% +3.16% +18.75%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Logistics in the UK

Logistics
Top 15 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 21 November 2017. 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 -28 665 £425 - 132
UK excluding London -22 408 £420 +5.00% 92
London -19 251 £450 +5.88% 38
Midlands +15 146 £450 - 21
South East +2 129 £416 +4.06% 24
East Midlands +4 77 £505 +18.71% 6
North of England +8 75 £425 +13.33% 35
West Midlands +22 62 £388 -11.43% 15
North West -13 38 £425 +6.25% 22
Yorkshire +17 33 £413 +10.07% 12
South West -8 29 £365 -2.67% 7
East of England -24 16 £409 -20.24% 4
Scotland -9 10 £413 +65.00%
North East +59 3 £370 +5.34% 1
Wales +14 3 £250 -28.57% 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 with a requirement for Logistics.

1 197 (27.55%) SAP
2 150 (20.98%) Finance
3 112 (15.66%) Microsoft
4 101 (14.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 100 (13.99%) Project Management
6 98 (13.71%) Retail
7 95 (13.29%) ERP
8 89 (12.45%) Security Cleared
9 81 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
10 72 (10.07%) Manufacturing
11 67 (9.37%) SC Cleared
12 63 (8.81%) Migration
13 57 (7.97%) Dynamics AX
14 55 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
15 51 (7.13%) E-Commerce
15 51 (7.13%) Oracle
16 50 (6.99%) PRINCE2
17 45 (6.29%) Degree
17 45 (6.29%) Data Migration
18 44 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
19 42 (5.87%) Microsoft Excel
19 42 (5.87%) SQL
19 42 (5.87%) Waterfall
20 41 (5.73%) User Acceptance Testing
21 38 (5.31%) CRM
22 37 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
23 35 (4.90%) ABAP
24 34 (4.76%) ITIL
25 33 (4.62%) Windows
26 31 (4.34%) SAP MM

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 11 (1.54%) Apache Spark
2 10 (1.40%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.98%) SAP Portal
3 7 (0.98%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.42%) Confluence
5 2 (0.28%) CMS
5 2 (0.28%) Documentum
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.28%) SAS
6 1 (0.14%) Apache
6 1 (0.14%) Drupal
6 1 (0.14%) IIS
6 1 (0.14%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.14%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (5.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (3.50%) MS Visio
4 21 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (2.52%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.42%) SPSS
7 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.28%) Stata
8 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 57 (7.97%) Dynamics AX
2 31 (4.34%) SAP MM
3 26 (3.64%) SAP SD
4 22 (3.08%) SAP FI
5 19 (2.66%) SAP CO
5 19 (2.66%) SAP FI/CO
6 14 (1.96%) SAP S/4HANA
7 12 (1.68%) SAP ERP
8 10 (1.40%) SAP WM
9 9 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
10 8 (1.12%) Oracle Retail
10 8 (1.12%) SAP PP
11 7 (0.98%) SAP EWM
12 6 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
13 5 (0.70%) NetSuite
13 5 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
13 5 (0.70%) SAP LE
13 5 (0.70%) SAP QM
13 5 (0.70%) SAP SRM
14 4 (0.56%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.36%) Dynamics 365
2 17 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (1.40%) Office 365
4 3 (0.42%) Google Drive
5 2 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.14%) Boomi
6 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.14%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 1 (0.14%) SaaS
6 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.64%) SMS
2 11 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (1.40%) WAN
4 9 (1.26%) LAN
4 9 (1.26%) Wireless
5 8 (1.12%) Firewall
6 7 (0.98%) Internet
6 7 (0.98%) VPN
7 6 (0.84%) DHCP
8 5 (0.70%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.42%) ATM
9 3 (0.42%) FTP
9 3 (0.42%) Intranet
10 2 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.28%) DAB
10 2 (0.28%) HTTP
10 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.28%) Junos
10 2 (0.28%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.80%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.96%) SAP HANA
3 13 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (1.40%) Big Data
5 10 (1.40%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.40%) SAP BW
6 6 (0.84%) Hadoop
6 6 (0.84%) Power BI
7 5 (0.70%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (0.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 4 (0.56%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.42%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.42%) DataStage
9 3 (0.42%) QlikView
9 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.28%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (2.80%) LSMW
2 16 (2.24%) JIRA
3 9 (1.26%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.84%) LoadRunner
5 5 (0.70%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (0.56%) Selenium
6 4 (0.56%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.42%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.42%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.42%) HP UFT
7 3 (0.42%) Subversion
8 2 (0.28%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.28%) git-flow
8 2 (0.28%) JMeter
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.14%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.14%) WebLogic Workshop
9 1 (0.14%) YouTrack
General
1 150 (20.98%) Finance
2 98 (13.71%) Retail
3 72 (10.07%) Manufacturing
4 25 (3.50%) Marketing
5 19 (2.66%) Banking
6 17 (2.38%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.24%) Military
7 16 (2.24%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (1.54%) Aerospace
9 10 (1.40%) Billing
9 10 (1.40%) Electronics
10 8 (1.12%) Legal
11 7 (0.98%) Advertising
11 7 (0.98%) Automotive
11 7 (0.98%) Back Office
11 7 (0.98%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.42%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.42%) Publishing
12 3 (0.42%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 142 (19.86%) Consultant
2 126 (17.62%) Analyst
3 104 (14.55%) Project Manager
4 79 (11.05%) SAP Consultant
5 64 (8.95%) Business Analyst
6 48 (6.71%) Developer
7 45 (6.29%) Architect
8 35 (4.90%) IT Manager
9 34 (4.76%) Dynamics AX Consultant
10 30 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
11 28 (3.92%) Functional Consultant
12 24 (3.36%) Logistics Consultant
13 22 (3.08%) Coordinator
13 22 (3.08%) IT Project Manager
14 20 (2.80%) Supply Chain Manager
15 19 (2.66%) SAP Architect
15 19 (2.66%) SAP MM Consultant
15 19 (2.66%) Senior Manager
16 16 (2.24%) Logistics Manager
16 16 (2.24%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.50%) .NET
2 15 (2.10%) .NET Framework
3 13 (1.82%) Middleware
4 12 (1.68%) EDI
4 12 (1.68%) HTML
5 10 (1.40%) CSS
5 10 (1.40%) XML
6 9 (1.26%) SOAP
6 9 (1.26%) Web Services
7 8 (1.12%) ASP.NET
8 7 (0.98%) AngularJS
8 7 (0.98%) BAPI
8 7 (0.98%) Hibernate
9 6 (0.84%) Entity Framework
9 6 (0.84%) HTML5
9 6 (0.84%) LINQ
10 5 (0.70%) CSS3
10 5 (0.70%) jQuery
10 5 (0.70%) JSON
10 5 (0.70%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 55 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.22%) FMCG
3 21 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 17 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 14 (1.96%) User Experience
6 10 (1.40%) Social Media
7 8 (1.12%) Virtual Team
8 7 (0.98%) Data Structures
8 7 (0.98%) e-Learning
8 7 (0.98%) EPoS
8 7 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (0.84%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.70%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.70%) Derivative
10 5 (0.70%) Fixed Income
10 5 (0.70%) NHS
10 5 (0.70%) PMI
10 5 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.42%) Freedom of Information
11 3 (0.42%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 33 (4.62%) Windows
2 10 (1.40%) Windows 10
2 10 (1.40%) Windows Server
3 9 (1.26%) Linux
4 7 (0.98%) Unix
5 5 (0.70%) Mac OS
5 5 (0.70%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.42%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.28%) Android
7 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.14%) AIX
8 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (14.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 100 (13.99%) Project Management
3 95 (13.29%) ERP
4 81 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (8.81%) Migration
6 51 (7.13%) E-Commerce
7 50 (6.99%) PRINCE2
8 45 (6.29%) Data Migration
9 44 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
10 42 (5.87%) Waterfall
11 41 (5.73%) User Acceptance Testing
12 38 (5.31%) CRM
13 34 (4.76%) ITIL
14 31 (4.34%) Change Management
15 30 (4.20%) Supply Chain Management
16 29 (4.06%) Business Analysis
17 26 (3.64%) Analytics
18 25 (3.50%) Asset Management
18 25 (3.50%) Integration Testing
18 25 (3.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 42 (5.87%) SQL
2 35 (4.90%) ABAP
3 22 (3.08%) C#
4 14 (1.96%) Java
5 12 (1.68%) JavaScript
5 12 (1.68%) Scala
6 10 (1.40%) C
7 9 (1.26%) Python
8 5 (0.70%) R
9 3 (0.42%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.28%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.28%) ActionScript 2.0
10 2 (0.28%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.28%) C++
10 2 (0.28%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.28%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.28%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.28%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.28%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 89 (12.45%) Security Cleared
2 67 (9.37%) SC Cleared
3 45 (6.29%) Degree
4 18 (2.52%) DV Cleared
5 15 (2.10%) PMP
6 10 (1.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 10 (1.40%) PMI Certification
7 9 (1.26%) APMP
7 9 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.56%) CIPD
9 4 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.56%) ISEB
9 4 (0.56%) NVQ Level 3
10 3 (0.42%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.42%) CCNA
10 3 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.20%) QA
2 21 (2.94%) PMO
3 17 (2.38%) ISO 9001
4 13 (1.82%) SLA
5 8 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 6 (0.84%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.42%) COBIT
7 3 (0.42%) GDPR
7 3 (0.42%) GMP
8 2 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.14%) TickIT
System Software
1 18 (2.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.14%) Docker
3 1 (0.14%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.42%) SCCM
3 2 (0.28%) CloudHub
3 2 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.28%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.14%) Ansible
4 1 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 197 (27.55%) SAP
2 112 (15.66%) Microsoft
3 51 (7.13%) Oracle
4 19 (2.66%) HP
5 14 (1.96%) Google
6 13 (1.82%) Cisco
6 13 (1.82%) JD Edwards
7 12 (1.68%) IBM
7 12 (1.68%) RedPrairie
8 10 (1.40%) Teradata
9 9 (1.26%) JDA
10 8 (1.12%) Tableau
11 5 (0.70%) Ariba
11 5 (0.70%) Ericsson
11 5 (0.70%) Retek
11 5 (0.70%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.56%) ATG
12 4 (0.56%) Hyperion
12 4 (0.56%) Kaspersky
12 4 (0.56%) PeopleSoft