Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 364 303 335
Rank change year-on-year -61 +32 -14
Contract jobs citing Logistics 648 714 786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.64% 0.76% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.90% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 422 458
UK median daily rate £450 £414 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.76% +0.91% -0.61%
10th Percentile £300 £260 £220
90th Percentile £614 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 52
UK median hourly rate £19.31 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.07% - +10.54%
10th Percentile £12.50 £9.18 £9.50
90th Percentile £44.75 £43.25 £50.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year -14.29% -41.26% +43.00%

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 85,325 79,198 89,420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.71% 83.79% 82.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,012 52,465 58,154
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,051 2,203 2,639
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +3.09% +21.25%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.26 £11.38
90th Percentile £50.60 £49.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.29 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -2.84% -3.85% +23.81%

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 19 February 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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 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 -50 600 £425 +2.41% 266
UK excluding London -41 331 £425 +3.66% 215
London -47 259 £450 +5.88% 62
South East -34 107 £400 -3.61% 41
Midlands -22 105 £450 +14.65% 62
North of England +10 54 £438 +6.06% 58
West Midlands +1 54 £425 +14.09% 42
East Midlands -20 45 £475 +18.75% 20
North West -11 28 £528 +27.88% 42
South West +26 26 £488 +21.88% 17
East of England -30 26 £456 -6.41% 26
Yorkshire +5 24 £416 +30.51% 14
Scotland -9 13 £525 +225.08% 5
North East +38 2 £370 -15.43% 2
Wales -1 1 £250 -41.18% 5

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 163 (25.15%) SAP
2 158 (24.38%) Finance
3 111 (17.13%) ERP
4 110 (16.98%) Retail
5 98 (15.12%) Microsoft
6 96 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 82 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
8 79 (12.19%) Project Management
9 76 (11.73%) Dynamics AX
10 68 (10.49%) Manufacturing
11 58 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
12 55 (8.49%) Oracle
13 52 (8.02%) SQL
14 51 (7.87%) Migration
15 46 (7.10%) Security Cleared
15 46 (7.10%) E-Commerce
16 45 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
17 43 (6.64%) Degree
18 39 (6.02%) SC Cleared
19 37 (5.71%) Data Migration
19 37 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
19 37 (5.71%) Change Management
20 36 (5.56%) FMCG
20 36 (5.56%) Waterfall
21 35 (5.40%) Dynamics 365
21 35 (5.40%) SAP MM
22 34 (5.25%) Supply Chain Management
23 33 (5.09%) CRM
24 32 (4.94%) SMS
24 32 (4.94%) Business Analysis

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 12 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.70%) CMS
3 9 (1.39%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.08%) SAP Portal
5 5 (0.77%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.31%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.31%) Confluence
6 2 (0.31%) Documentum
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.31%) SAS
7 1 (0.15%) Drupal
7 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 28 (4.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (3.40%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 18 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (2.01%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.15%) SPSS
5 1 (0.15%) Stata
Business Applications
1 76 (11.73%) Dynamics AX
2 35 (5.40%) SAP MM
3 18 (2.78%) SAP S/4HANA
4 17 (2.62%) SAP SD
5 15 (2.31%) NetSuite
5 15 (2.31%) SAP FI
5 15 (2.31%) SAP PS
6 14 (2.16%) SAP CO
6 14 (2.16%) SAP FI/CO
7 13 (2.01%) SAP ERP
8 11 (1.70%) Oracle Retail
8 11 (1.70%) SAP EWM
8 11 (1.70%) SAP WM
9 9 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 9 (1.39%) SAP PM
10 8 (1.23%) SAP PP
11 7 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
12 6 (0.93%) Unit4 Business World
13 5 (0.77%) SAP HR
13 5 (0.77%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.40%) Dynamics 365
2 22 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (0.77%) Office 365
5 4 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.46%) Google Drive
7 2 (0.31%) SaaS
8 1 (0.15%) Boomi
8 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.15%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.94%) SMS
2 7 (1.08%) Wireless
3 6 (0.93%) ATM
3 6 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.77%) Internet
5 4 (0.62%) Intranet
6 3 (0.46%) Firewall
6 3 (0.46%) Modbus
7 2 (0.31%) Extranet
7 2 (0.31%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.31%) Network Security
7 2 (0.31%) WAN
7 2 (0.31%) WebEx
8 1 (0.15%) FTP
8 1 (0.15%) LAN
8 1 (0.15%) OSPF
8 1 (0.15%) Skype
8 1 (0.15%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.01%) Big Data
2 13 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (1.08%) SAP BW
6 6 (0.93%) Power BI
6 6 (0.93%) SAP Data Services
7 5 (0.77%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.62%) MS Access
8 4 (0.62%) MySQL
8 4 (0.62%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.46%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.31%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.31%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.31%) QlikView
10 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (3.24%) JIRA
2 11 (1.70%) Visual Studio
3 9 (1.39%) JMeter
3 9 (1.39%) LoadRunner
3 9 (1.39%) LSMW
4 8 (1.23%) Selenium
5 5 (0.77%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.62%) Appium
6 4 (0.62%) Selendroid
6 4 (0.62%) SoapUI
6 4 (0.62%) Subversion
7 3 (0.46%) HP UFT
7 3 (0.46%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.31%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.15%) MSI
9 1 (0.15%) ProC
9 1 (0.15%) Toad
9 1 (0.15%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 158 (24.38%) Finance
2 110 (16.98%) Retail
3 68 (10.49%) Manufacturing
4 21 (3.24%) Marketing
5 15 (2.31%) Banking
6 12 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (1.70%) Billing
8 10 (1.54%) Legal
9 9 (1.39%) Advertising
9 9 (1.39%) Front Office
10 7 (1.08%) Back Office
11 6 (0.93%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.93%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.77%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.77%) Electronics
12 5 (0.77%) German Language
13 4 (0.62%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.46%) Automotive
14 3 (0.46%) French Language
14 3 (0.46%) Law
Job Titles
1 160 (24.69%) Consultant
2 116 (17.90%) Analyst
3 83 (12.81%) Project Manager
4 78 (12.04%) SAP Consultant
5 68 (10.49%) Business Analyst
6 61 (9.41%) Architect
7 52 (8.02%) Developer
8 48 (7.41%) Dynamics AX Consultant
9 38 (5.86%) Logistics Consultant
10 36 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
11 33 (5.09%) Functional Consultant
12 26 (4.01%) IT Manager
13 24 (3.70%) SAP MM Consultant
14 18 (2.78%) IT Project Manager
14 18 (2.78%) SAP Architect
15 17 (2.62%) Logistics Analyst
15 17 (2.62%) Logistics Manager
15 17 (2.62%) Supply Chain Analyst
16 14 (2.16%) Full Stack Developer
16 14 (2.16%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.63%) .NET
2 17 (2.62%) CSS
3 15 (2.31%) AngularJS
4 14 (2.16%) .NET Framework
5 11 (1.70%) ASP.NET
6 10 (1.54%) HTML
6 10 (1.54%) Web Services
6 10 (1.54%) XML
7 8 (1.23%) CSS3
7 8 (1.23%) HTML5
7 8 (1.23%) jQuery
8 7 (1.08%) BAPI
8 7 (1.08%) Entity Framework
8 7 (1.08%) Hibernate
9 6 (0.93%) J2EE
9 6 (0.93%) Middleware
9 6 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (0.93%) SOAP
10 5 (0.77%) Kafka
10 5 (0.77%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (5.56%) FMCG
3 19 (2.93%) User Experience
4 18 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.01%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.54%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.08%) Virtual Team
9 6 (0.93%) NHS
9 6 (0.93%) PDA
9 6 (0.93%) Social Media
10 5 (0.77%) Internet of Things
11 4 (0.62%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.62%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.62%) EPoS
11 4 (0.62%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.46%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.46%) Derivative
12 3 (0.46%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.46%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 26 (4.01%) Windows
2 11 (1.70%) Windows Server
3 9 (1.39%) Linux
4 7 (1.08%) Android
4 7 (1.08%) Windows 7
5 6 (0.93%) Unix
6 4 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.31%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (17.13%) ERP
2 96 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 82 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (12.19%) Project Management
5 51 (7.87%) Migration
6 46 (7.10%) E-Commerce
7 45 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
8 37 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
8 37 (5.71%) Change Management
8 37 (5.71%) Data Migration
9 36 (5.56%) Waterfall
10 34 (5.25%) Supply Chain Management
11 33 (5.09%) CRM
12 32 (4.94%) Business Analysis
13 25 (3.86%) ITIL
14 23 (3.55%) Analytics
14 23 (3.55%) SDLC
15 22 (3.40%) PRINCE2
15 22 (3.40%) Procure-to-Pay
16 19 (2.93%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 52 (8.02%) SQL
2 29 (4.48%) C#
3 25 (3.86%) ABAP
4 20 (3.09%) Java
4 20 (3.09%) JavaScript
5 12 (1.85%) C
6 11 (1.70%) Python
7 9 (1.39%) Scala
8 8 (1.23%) R
9 6 (0.93%) VBA
10 5 (0.77%) PL/SQL
10 5 (0.77%) Ruby
11 3 (0.46%) C++
12 2 (0.31%) Groovy
12 2 (0.31%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.31%) X++
13 1 (0.15%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.15%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.15%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.15%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 46 (7.10%) Security Cleared
2 43 (6.64%) Degree
3 39 (6.02%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.16%) PMP
5 10 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.54%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.08%) APMP
7 6 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.46%) ISEB
9 3 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.31%) CIPD
10 2 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.31%) NVQ Level 3
11 1 (0.15%) CCNP
11 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.15%) CISSP
11 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.63%) QA
2 22 (3.40%) PMO
3 11 (1.70%) GDPR
4 6 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.77%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.31%) GMP
7 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.31%) SLA
8 1 (0.15%) COBIT
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (0.93%) SCCM
2 3 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.31%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.15%) Ansible
4 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 163 (25.15%) SAP
2 98 (15.12%) Microsoft
3 55 (8.49%) Oracle
4 21 (3.24%) HP
5 15 (2.31%) JD Edwards
6 14 (2.16%) Google
6 14 (2.16%) RedPrairie
7 12 (1.85%) JDA
8 8 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.08%) Ariba
9 7 (1.08%) Teradata
10 6 (0.93%) IBM
10 6 (0.93%) VMware
11 4 (0.62%) Cognos
11 4 (0.62%) Retek
11 4 (0.62%) Tableau
12 3 (0.46%) Hyperion
12 3 (0.46%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (0.46%) Sage
12 3 (0.46%) Siemens