Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 112 100
Rank change year-on-year -18 -12 +4
Contract jobs citing Logistics 60 68 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.23% 1.58% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.91% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 50 53
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +20.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £363 £281 £128
90th Percentile £575 £550 £523
England median daily rate £450 £425 £404
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £8.50 £22.74 £11.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.62% +91.05% -31.00%
10th Percentile £8.25 £21.22 £10.56
90th Percentile £8.75 £23.66 £13.72
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% +4.17% +41.18%

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 4,059 3,552 4,722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.04% 82.47% 83.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,462 2,200 2,711
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £234
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 138 107
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £17.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +23.28% -25.93%
10th Percentile £10.85 £11.25 £10.73
90th Percentile £38.75 £46.50 £38.85
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -29 13 £500 +29.03% 6
Warwickshire +10 10 £433 -16.83% 7
Staffordshire +2 10 £401 -2.73% 3
Coventry -22 8 £425 +28.79% 1
Shropshire -14 6 £438 -
Herefordshire +5 1 £375 +11.11% 2
Worcestershire -8 1 £325 -18.75% 4
Solihull -9 1 - - 1
Logistics
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 (23.33%) Retail
2 13 (21.67%) ERP
3 11 (18.33%) Project Management
3 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.00%) SAP
5 7 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (11.67%) Finance
5 7 (11.67%) FMCG
6 6 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.33%) CRM
7 5 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 5 (8.33%) .NET
7 5 (8.33%) Manufacturing
7 5 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
7 5 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (6.67%) Accounts Payable
8 4 (6.67%) Accounts Receivable
8 4 (6.67%) RedPrairie
8 4 (6.67%) Supply Chain Management
8 4 (6.67%) Migration
8 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.67%) Cognos
8 4 (6.67%) JDA
8 4 (6.67%) SAP PP

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 (1.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (6.67%) SAP PP
3 3 (5.00%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.67%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
1 2 (3.33%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (3.33%) Wireless
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
2 1 (1.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.67%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.67%) QlikView
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 14 (23.33%) Retail
2 7 (11.67%) Finance
3 5 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.00%) Automotive
5 2 (3.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.67%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 10 (16.67%) Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Consultant
4 8 (13.33%) Architect
5 7 (11.67%) Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Business Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) Coordinator
6 6 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
7 5 (8.33%) SAP Architect
7 5 (8.33%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Cognos Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Delivery Project Manager
8 4 (6.67%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 4 (6.67%) IT Manager
8 4 (6.67%) Logistics Consultant
8 4 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
10 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.67%) CSS
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) FMCG
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Windows
1 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.67%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) ERP
2 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.33%) Project Management
3 6 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 5 (8.33%) CRM
4 5 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 5 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 5 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (6.67%) Accounts Payable
5 4 (6.67%) Accounts Receivable
5 4 (6.67%) Migration
5 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.67%) Supply Chain Management
6 3 (5.00%) Coaching
6 3 (5.00%) Open Source
6 3 (5.00%) Supply Chain Planning
6 3 (5.00%) Use Case
6 3 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.00%) C#
1 3 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) Java
2 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) APMP
1 2 (3.33%) CIPD
1 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) GDPR
1 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.67%) SCCM
1 1 (1.67%) SCOM
1 1 (1.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) SAP
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) Cognos
3 4 (6.67%) JDA
3 4 (6.67%) RedPrairie
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle
5 2 (3.33%) Ericsson
5 2 (3.33%) Huawei
5 2 (3.33%) Nokia
5 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco
6 1 (1.67%) Google
6 1 (1.67%) HP
6 1 (1.67%) Informatica
6 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.67%) Sage
6 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.67%) Teradata
6 1 (1.67%) VMware