Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West 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 6 months to 12 December 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 127 151
Rank change year-on-year -6 +24 -29
Contract jobs citing Logistics 75 65 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.44% 1.32% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.58% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 58 34
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £388 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% -5.49% -0.61%
10th Percentile £363 £298 £186
90th Percentile £525 £516 £627
England median daily rate £426 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +0.29% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £13.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +60.00% +19.05% +10.44%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,503 4,119 5,047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.66% 83.87% 84.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,773 2,649 3,021
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 141 150
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.56% +38.89% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.99 £11.67 £10.61
90th Percentile £43.88 £48.75 £40.03
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year -12.00% +9.48% +3.80%

Logistics
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Logistics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Logistics in the West Midlands

Logistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Logistics in the West Midlands

Logistics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Logistics in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Logistics in the West Midlands

Logistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Logistics in the West Midlands

Logistics
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Logistics within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
Birmingham +11 37 £390 +0.65% 23
Staffordshire -3 29 £390 +6.85% 4
Warwickshire +15 13 £483 +13.53% 12
Coventry -19 3 £356 -13.64%
Shropshire - 3 £500 - 4
Solihull +5 2 £328 -
Herefordshire -16 2 £368 -2.00%
Worcestershire - 2 - - 5
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 1
Logistics
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Logistics.

1 42 (56.00%) Retail
2 32 (42.67%) FMCG
3 19 (25.33%) GDPR
4 16 (21.33%) Project Management
5 14 (18.67%) Finance
6 12 (16.00%) Change Management
7 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (13.33%) ERP
9 9 (12.00%) Windows
9 9 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (10.67%) Information Security
11 7 (9.33%) Windows Server
11 7 (9.33%) PRINCE2
11 7 (9.33%) Active Directory
11 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (9.33%) Change Control
12 6 (8.00%) PCI DSS
12 6 (8.00%) ITIL
12 6 (8.00%) SAP
13 5 (6.67%) Oracle
13 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
13 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
13 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
13 5 (6.67%) Law
13 5 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (6.67%) Project Planning
13 5 (6.67%) Marketing
13 5 (6.67%) Coaching
13 5 (6.67%) Re-Platforming

Logistics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (1.33%) Sage X3
1 1 (1.33%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.33%) SAP MM
1 1 (1.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (5.33%) Network Security
3 2 (2.67%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.33%) Skype
4 1 (1.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.00%) Data Mart
2 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.00%) Power BI
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 42 (56.00%) Retail
2 14 (18.67%) Finance
3 5 (6.67%) Law
3 5 (6.67%) Marketing
4 4 (5.33%) Legal
4 4 (5.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.67%) Automotive
6 1 (1.33%) Advertising
6 1 (1.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Analyst
1 22 (29.33%) Business Analyst
2 21 (28.00%) Project Manager
3 8 (10.67%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 7 (9.33%) Logistics Manager
5 6 (8.00%) Developer
5 6 (8.00%) IT Manager
6 5 (6.67%) Business IT Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Business Process Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Data Business Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) IT Business Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Logistics Project Manager
6 5 (6.67%) Process Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Classification Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (5.33%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) .NET
1 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.67%) EDI
1 2 (2.67%) EDIFACT
1 2 (2.67%) XML
2 1 (1.33%) IDoc
2 1 (1.33%) JMS
2 1 (1.33%) jQuery
2 1 (1.33%) Rendezvous
2 1 (1.33%) REST
2 1 (1.33%) RESTful
2 1 (1.33%) SOAP
2 1 (1.33%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.33%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 32 (42.67%) FMCG
2 4 (5.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.00%) e-Learning
3 3 (4.00%) PMI
3 3 (4.00%) User Experience
4 2 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.33%) NHS
5 1 (1.33%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Windows
2 7 (9.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.33%) Project Management
2 12 (16.00%) Change Management
3 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (13.33%) ERP
5 9 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.67%) Information Security
7 7 (9.33%) Change Control
7 7 (9.33%) PRINCE2
7 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (8.00%) ITIL
9 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.67%) Coaching
9 5 (6.67%) Project Planning
9 5 (6.67%) Re-Platforming
10 4 (5.33%) Business Analysis
10 4 (5.33%) Data Centre Operations
10 4 (5.33%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.33%) Project Governance
10 4 (5.33%) SDLC
10 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.00%) SQL
1 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (2.67%) C#
2 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (1.33%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (1.33%) Java
3 1 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.00%) PMP
2 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (25.33%) GDPR
2 6 (8.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.00%) QA
4 2 (2.67%) Def Stans
4 2 (2.67%) SLA
5 1 (1.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (8.00%) SAP
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle
3 4 (5.33%) JDA
3 4 (5.33%) RedPrairie
4 3 (4.00%) Cognos
5 2 (2.67%) Google
5 2 (2.67%) McAfee
5 2 (2.67%) Sage
6 1 (1.33%) Ariba
6 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.33%) Axway
6 1 (1.33%) Concur
6 1 (1.33%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.33%) TIBCO