Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 136 126
Rank change year-on-year -2 -10 -20
Contract jobs citing Logistics 59 54 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.20% 1.14% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.35% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 53 44
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £450 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +14.65% +21.71%
10th Percentile £360 £363 £234
90th Percentile £500 £575 £550
England median daily rate £425 £450 £415
% change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £27.25 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +51.39% -14.29% -

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 4,300 3,999 4,103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 87.43% 84.47% 83.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,679 2,523 2,554
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £281 £250 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £438
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 132 149
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £24.99 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.97% +29.82% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.97 £11.25 £10.73
90th Percentile £45.00 £48.75 £41.70
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% - +11.11%

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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019. 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 +39 33 £390 -2.50% 29
Staffordshire +15 27 £390 - 2
Warwickshire +2 11 £483 +7.82% 6
Coventry -20 2 £333 -21.76% 5
Solihull - 2 £328 - 3
Herefordshire -5 1 £310 -17.33% 1
Logistics
England

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 32 (54.24%) Retail
2 28 (47.46%) FMCG
3 15 (25.42%) GDPR
4 13 (22.03%) Finance
5 12 (20.34%) Change Management
6 11 (18.64%) ERP
6 11 (18.64%) Windows
6 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 9 (15.25%) Active Directory
8 8 (13.56%) SAP
8 8 (13.56%) Project Management
8 8 (13.56%) Windows Server
9 7 (11.86%) Change Control
9 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (10.17%) Information Security
10 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
10 6 (10.17%) SQL
10 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Excel
10 6 (10.17%) Resource Management
11 5 (8.47%) PCI DSS
11 5 (8.47%) Oracle
11 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (8.47%) Migration
11 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.47%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (6.78%) Law
12 4 (6.78%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (6.78%) Manufacturing
12 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Project
12 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2

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 (3.39%) CMS
1 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP ERP
1 2 (3.39%) SAP Retail
1 2 (3.39%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Sage X3
2 1 (1.69%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.69%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Network Security
1 4 (6.78%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (5.08%) Internet
3 2 (3.39%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.69%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.69%) Skype
4 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (5.08%) Data Mart
2 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.08%) Power BI
3 1 (1.69%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 32 (54.24%) Retail
2 13 (22.03%) Finance
3 4 (6.78%) Law
3 4 (6.78%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.08%) Marketing
5 2 (3.39%) Legal
6 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Project Manager
2 11 (18.64%) Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) Business Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) Logistics Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Integration Manager
5 5 (8.47%) IT Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Data Business Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) ERP Manager
6 4 (6.78%) ERP Project Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Integration Project Manager
6 4 (6.78%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Logistics Project Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Migration Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Migration Project Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Supply Chain Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Supply Chain Project Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Auditor
7 3 (5.08%) IT Security Auditor
7 3 (5.08%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) EDI
2 2 (3.39%) .NET
2 2 (3.39%) EDIFACT
3 1 (1.69%) IDoc
3 1 (1.69%) J2EE
3 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (47.46%) FMCG
2 5 (8.47%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (6.78%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.08%) e-Learning
4 3 (5.08%) PMI
5 2 (3.39%) CMDB
5 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.39%) User Experience
6 1 (1.69%) EPoS
6 1 (1.69%) NHS
6 1 (1.69%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.64%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.08%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.39%) Linux
4 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) Change Management
2 11 (18.64%) ERP
2 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 8 (13.56%) Project Management
4 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.86%) Change Control
5 6 (10.17%) Information Security
5 6 (10.17%) Resource Management
6 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.47%) Migration
6 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.78%) Coaching
7 4 (6.78%) Data Centre Operations
7 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.78%) Project Governance
7 4 (6.78%) Project Planning
7 4 (6.78%) Re-Platforming
7 4 (6.78%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (5.08%) IT Audit
8 3 (5.08%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) SQL
2 3 (5.08%) Java
2 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.69%) ABAP
3 1 (1.69%) ActionScript
3 1 (1.69%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (1.69%) C#
3 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) PMI Certification
2 3 (5.08%) PMP
3 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.42%) GDPR
2 5 (8.47%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.08%) QA
4 2 (3.39%) Def Stans
5 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (3.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) SAP
2 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle
4 3 (5.08%) Cognos
5 2 (3.39%) Altiris
5 2 (3.39%) Google
5 2 (3.39%) McAfee
5 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.39%) Snow
5 2 (3.39%) VMware
6 1 (1.69%) Ariba
6 1 (1.69%) Axway
6 1 (1.69%) Concur
6 1 (1.69%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.69%) Huawei
6 1 (1.69%) JDA
6 1 (1.69%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.69%) Sage
6 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.69%) Virgin Media