Period
to 25 February 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 25 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 128 118
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 -16
Contract jobs citing Logistics 53 65 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.13% 1.24% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.50% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 34 43
West Midlands median daily rate £444 £373 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.13% +15.50% -18.87%
10th Percentile £321 £186 £213
90th Percentile £575 £496 £500
England median daily rate £435 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +5.45% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £10.81
England median hourly rate £19.31 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -8.07% -16.00% +31.61%

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 3,910 4,330 4,205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.40% 82.85% 81.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,473 2,678 2,348
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £250
90th Percentile £555 £542 £550
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 139 130
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.62 £10.73
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £23.42
% change year-on-year -1.76% +6.75% +14.24%

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 25 February 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 25 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
Staffordshire +10 11 £388 +40.91% 1
Coventry +8 10 £438 +2.94% 3
Birmingham -29 10 £395 +3.27% 12
Warwickshire +1 8 £448 +16.23% 4
Shropshire +4 4 £438 - 1
Solihull -1 1 - - 1
Walsall - 1 £375 -
Logistics
England

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

1 14 (26.42%) ERP
2 13 (24.53%) SAP
3 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (20.75%) Retail
4 9 (16.98%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (16.98%) FMCG
5 8 (15.09%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (15.09%) Finance
5 8 (15.09%) Manufacturing
5 8 (15.09%) Migration
6 7 (13.21%) Data Migration
7 6 (11.32%) GDPR
7 6 (11.32%) Windows
7 6 (11.32%) Supply Chain Management
8 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (9.43%) Data Mapping
8 5 (9.43%) Project Governance
8 5 (9.43%) Windows Server
9 4 (7.55%) Coaching
9 4 (7.55%) Public Cloud
9 4 (7.55%) Process Improvement
9 4 (7.55%) RedPrairie
9 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (7.55%) Supply Chain Planning
9 4 (7.55%) Cognos
9 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
9 4 (7.55%) Linux
9 4 (7.55%) SQL
9 4 (7.55%) SQL Server

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 (3.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (7.55%) SAP MM
3 3 (5.66%) NetSuite
4 2 (3.77%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.89%) SAP EWM
5 1 (1.89%) SAP QM
5 1 (1.89%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.89%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.66%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (20.75%) Retail
2 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.66%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
4 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.89%) Automotive
4 1 (1.89%) Billing
4 1 (1.89%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.89%) German Language
4 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Consultant
2 10 (18.87%) Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 8 (15.09%) SAP Consultant
4 7 (13.21%) Business Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Project Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Logistics Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) GDPR Business Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Cognos Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Developer
7 4 (7.55%) SAP MM Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) SAP PP Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) Applications Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Applications Project Manager
8 3 (5.66%) IT Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Process Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) Process Improvement Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) FMCG
2 4 (7.55%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) NHS
3 2 (3.77%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.55%) Linux
4 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) ERP
2 8 (15.09%) Migration
3 7 (13.21%) Data Migration
4 6 (11.32%) Supply Chain Management
5 5 (9.43%) Data Mapping
5 5 (9.43%) Project Governance
6 4 (7.55%) Coaching
6 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
6 4 (7.55%) Process Improvement
6 4 (7.55%) Project Management
6 4 (7.55%) Service Management
6 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.55%) Supply Chain Planning
6 4 (7.55%) Workflow
7 3 (5.66%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.66%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) Information Security
7 3 (5.66%) ITIL
7 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.66%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) ABAP
2 1 (1.89%) C#
2 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
1 2 (3.77%) PMP
2 1 (1.89%) APMP
2 1 (1.89%) CIPD
2 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) GDPR
2 3 (5.66%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.66%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.77%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) SAP
2 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.55%) Cognos
3 4 (7.55%) JDA
3 4 (7.55%) RedPrairie
4 3 (5.66%) Google
4 3 (5.66%) HP
4 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.66%) VMware
5 2 (3.77%) McAfee
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle