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 3 months to 25 June 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 92 88
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4  
Contract jobs citing Logistics 29 48 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.44% 1.61% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.95% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 18
Median daily rate £375 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £124 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £600 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.37% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £22.74 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.92% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.24 £21.00 £17.24
% change year-on-year +15.42% +21.82%  

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1676 2464 1832
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.51% 82.60% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 1476 1142
Median daily rate £404 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.93% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 54 76
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -7.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.15 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Logistics
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +14 13 £375 -11.76% 2
Coventry +14 8 £325 -27.77% 2
Staffordshire +4 5 £375 +3.44%
Warwickshire +12 3 - - 2
Shropshire +14 1 - -
Wolverhampton -2 1 £335 -44.21%
Logistics
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Logistics.

1 17 (24.29%) Retail
2 12 (17.14%) Manufacturing
3 11 (15.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (15.71%) SAP
4 10 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 9 (12.86%) Project Management
6 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
6 8 (11.43%) Windows
6 8 (11.43%) ERP
6 8 (11.43%) Finance
6 8 (11.43%) JIRA
6 8 (11.43%) FMCG
7 7 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 7 (10.00%) SQL
7 7 (10.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (8.57%) Cisco
8 6 (8.57%) VPN
8 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (8.57%) Migration
8 6 (8.57%) Test Scripting
8 6 (8.57%) PMO
9 5 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (7.14%) Test Strategy
9 5 (7.14%) Defect Management
9 5 (7.14%) Firewall
9 5 (7.14%) SLA
9 5 (7.14%) LAN
9 5 (7.14%) WAN
9 5 (7.14%) DHCP
10 4 (5.71%) ISEB

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 2 (2.86%) Confluence
2 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.86%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.43%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.43%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.43%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.43%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.86%) Office 365
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) VPN
2 5 (7.14%) DHCP
2 5 (7.14%) Firewall
2 5 (7.14%) LAN
2 5 (7.14%) WAN
3 3 (4.29%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.86%) 4G
4 2 (2.86%) Broadband
4 2 (2.86%) DNS
4 2 (2.86%) Internet
4 2 (2.86%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) MySQL
1 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.43%) Power BI
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) JIRA
2 3 (4.29%) Selenium
2 3 (4.29%) YouTrack
3 2 (2.86%) Zephyr
General
1 17 (24.29%) Retail
2 12 (17.14%) Manufacturing
3 10 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 8 (11.43%) Finance
5 4 (5.71%) Automotive
6 1 (1.43%) Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (24.29%) Project Manager
2 15 (21.43%) Analyst
3 7 (10.00%) Architect
3 7 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (8.57%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Project Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Test Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Senior Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Telecoms Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Active Directory Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Integration Tester
7 3 (4.29%) IT Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) IT Manager
7 3 (4.29%) SAP Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Security Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Security Project Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) CSS
1 4 (5.71%) HTML
2 3 (4.29%) .NET
3 2 (2.86%) WF
4 1 (1.43%) Ajax
4 1 (1.43%) Angular 2
4 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (1.43%) EDI
4 1 (1.43%) HTML5
4 1 (1.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) FMCG
2 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) Clustering
2 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
2 2 (2.86%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.43%) NHS
3 1 (1.43%) PMI
3 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.43%) User Experience
3 1 (1.43%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.43%) CentOS
4 1 (1.43%) Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (12.86%) Project Management
3 8 (11.43%) ERP
4 7 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (8.57%) Migration
5 6 (8.57%) Test Scripting
6 5 (7.14%) Defect Management
6 5 (7.14%) Test Strategy
6 5 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.71%) Asset Management
7 4 (5.71%) Change Management
7 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.71%) Information Security
7 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.71%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.71%) Service Design
8 3 (4.29%) CRM
8 3 (4.29%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) SQL
2 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.43%) C
3 1 (1.43%) Python
3 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) ISEB
1 4 (5.71%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.86%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) APMP
3 1 (1.43%) CCNA
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.43%) HND
3 1 (1.43%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) PMO
2 5 (7.14%) SLA
3 4 (5.71%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.71%) QA
4 2 (2.86%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.86%) Nexpose
2 2 (2.86%) SCCM
3 1 (1.43%) Ansible
3 1 (1.43%) Puppet
3 1 (1.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) SAP
2 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.57%) Cisco
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle
4 3 (4.29%) Remedy
5 2 (2.86%) F5
5 2 (2.86%) Google
5 2 (2.86%) JDA
5 2 (2.86%) Kaspersky
5 2 (2.86%) LogRhythm
5 2 (2.86%) Nokia
5 2 (2.86%) Proofpoint
5 2 (2.86%) Tealium
6 1 (1.43%) Cognos
6 1 (1.43%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.43%) RedPrairie
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