Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 150 120
Rank change year-on-year +34 -30 -26
Contract jobs citing Logistics 63 62 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.30% 1.00% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.21% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 36 37
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.43% +6.06% +10.00%
10th Percentile £294 £190 £200
90th Percentile £485 £626 £525
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - £13.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.00% -47.09%
England median hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £14.55
% change year-on-year - +58.08% -36.74%

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 4015 5138 3901
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.92% 83.07% 78.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2563 3080 2233
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £238
90th Percentile £550 £550 £531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 138 178
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.20 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.40% -9.03% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Birmingham -1 22 £375 -10.18% 8
Staffordshire +25 18 £365 +46.00% 1
Coventry +30 10 £405 -10.00% 4
Warwickshire -2 6 £313 -47.22% 2
Herefordshire +3 2 £375 - 1
Solihull - 1 - - 2
Tipton - 1 - -
Walsall - 1 £375 -
Logistics
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Logistics.

1 22 (34.92%) Retail
2 15 (23.81%) SAP
3 11 (17.46%) Manufacturing
4 10 (15.87%) Finance
4 10 (15.87%) Active Directory
4 10 (15.87%) FMCG
5 9 (14.29%) Project Management
5 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 7 (11.11%) Cisco
6 7 (11.11%) VPN
6 7 (11.11%) Windows
6 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (11.11%) ERP
7 6 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 6 (9.52%) DHCP
7 6 (9.52%) Project Governance
7 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.52%) Project Planning
7 6 (9.52%) Windows Server
8 5 (7.94%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (7.94%) QA
8 5 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.94%) Data Migration
8 5 (7.94%) SAP MM
8 5 (7.94%) Firewall
8 5 (7.94%) Migration
8 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.35%) PMI
9 4 (6.35%) PMP

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 (3.17%) Confluence
1 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (7.94%) SAP MM
2 2 (3.17%) SAP PP
3 1 (1.59%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.59%) MFGPRO
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.59%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.59%) SAP EWM
3 1 (1.59%) SAP QM
3 1 (1.59%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.59%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) VPN
2 6 (9.52%) DHCP
2 6 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (7.94%) Firewall
4 4 (6.35%) LAN
4 4 (6.35%) WAN
5 2 (3.17%) Kerberos
5 2 (3.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.59%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) JIRA
General
1 22 (34.92%) Retail
2 11 (17.46%) Manufacturing
3 10 (15.87%) Finance
4 3 (4.76%) Automotive
4 3 (4.76%) Legal
5 2 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.59%) Billing
6 1 (1.59%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.59%) German Language
6 1 (1.59%) Marketing
6 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Analyst
2 14 (22.22%) Consultant
3 13 (20.63%) Project Manager
4 9 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
6 6 (9.52%) IT Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) IT Manager
7 5 (7.94%) Project Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Business IT Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Functional Consultant
8 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (6.35%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (6.35%) IT Security Manager
8 4 (6.35%) Junior
8 4 (6.35%) Junior Project Manager
8 4 (6.35%) SAP MM Consultant
8 4 (6.35%) SAP PP Consultant
8 4 (6.35%) Security Manager
8 4 (6.35%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) Angular 2
1 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
1 2 (3.17%) Apache Cordova
1 2 (3.17%) CSS
1 2 (3.17%) HTML
1 2 (3.17%) JSON
2 1 (1.59%) Ajax
2 1 (1.59%) EDI
2 1 (1.59%) HTML5
2 1 (1.59%) JMS
2 1 (1.59%) Middleware
2 1 (1.59%) Rendezvous
2 1 (1.59%) RESTful
2 1 (1.59%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.59%) Web Services
2 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) FMCG
2 4 (6.35%) PMI
3 3 (4.76%) NHS
4 2 (3.17%) User Experience
5 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.59%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.17%) Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) Project Management
2 7 (11.11%) ERP
3 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
3 6 (9.52%) Project Governance
3 6 (9.52%) Project Planning
4 5 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (7.94%) Data Migration
4 5 (7.94%) Migration
4 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis
5 4 (6.35%) Change Control
5 4 (6.35%) Coaching
5 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
5 4 (6.35%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (6.35%) Process Improvement
5 4 (6.35%) Supply Chain Planning
6 3 (4.76%) Data Protection
6 3 (4.76%) Supply Chain Management
6 3 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) ABAP
2 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.59%) Java
3 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
3 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) PMI Certification
1 4 (6.35%) PMP
2 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.59%) Degree
3 1 (1.59%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
2 4 (6.35%) GDPR
3 2 (3.17%) PMO
4 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (15.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) SAP
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.11%) Cisco
4 4 (6.35%) Kaspersky
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle
5 3 (4.76%) JDA
6 2 (3.17%) McAfee
6 2 (3.17%) RedPrairie
7 1 (1.59%) Cognos
7 1 (1.59%) F5
7 1 (1.59%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.59%) Kaseya
7 1 (1.59%) Proofpoint
7 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.59%) TIBCO