The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 100 104 102
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 26 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.00% 1.00% 1.16%
As % of the General category 2.34% 2.35% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 12
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£450 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £385 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £538 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.75 £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.85% -9.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £27.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.50% -14.61%
Manufacturing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1109 1066 1426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 42.80% 42.71% 51.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 497 440
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 39
Average hourly rate £18.75 £26.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.80 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £39.85 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Manufacturing across the Berkshire region.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing across the Berkshire region.

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell -2 9 £350 - 2
Slough -1 7 £425 +70.00% 2
Reading +11 4 £600 +20.00% 5
Maidenhead +3 2 £353 -
Newbury - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Manufacturing
South East

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Manufacturing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Manufacturing.

1 45 (65.22%) SAP
2 43 (62.32%) Marketing
3 39 (56.52%) Finance
4 38 (55.07%) Business Intelligence
5 37 (53.62%) Telecoms
6 36 (52.17%) Electronics
7 35 (50.72%) Programme Management
7 35 (50.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 35 (50.72%) Digital Marketing
7 35 (50.72%) DTV
8 13 (18.84%) Project Management
9 11 (15.94%) HP
10 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (11.59%) Software Testing
11 8 (11.59%) E-Commerce
11 8 (11.59%) PRINCE2
12 7 (10.14%) ITIL
12 7 (10.14%) SOA
12 7 (10.14%) ISEB
12 7 (10.14%) DNS
12 7 (10.14%) Retail
12 7 (10.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (8.70%) Web Services
14 5 (7.25%) MS Office
14 5 (7.25%) Oracle
14 5 (7.25%) Service Management
14 5 (7.25%) ITSM

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Manufacturing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Manufacturing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) Lync
2 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.90%) Commerce Server
2 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.45%) SAS
3 1 (1.45%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Office
2 3 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.45%) MS Project
4 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 35 (50.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (7.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (4.35%) SAP FI
3 3 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (4.35%) SAP CO
4 2 (2.90%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.45%) SAP PS
5 1 (1.45%) SAP R/3
5 1 (1.45%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.45%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.45%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.45%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.45%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) DNS
2 4 (5.80%) Firewall
3 3 (4.35%) GPRS
3 3 (4.35%) 3GPP
3 3 (4.35%) UMTS
3 3 (4.35%) FTP
3 3 (4.35%) HTTP
3 3 (4.35%) 3G
3 3 (4.35%) INAP
3 3 (4.35%) Wireless
3 3 (4.35%) 2G
3 3 (4.35%) ZigBee
3 3 (4.35%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.90%) tcpdump
4 2 (2.90%) SIGTRAN
4 2 (2.90%) Network Security
4 2 (2.90%) HSPA
4 2 (2.90%) IPsec
4 2 (2.90%) DAB
4 2 (2.90%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SAP BI
2 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) DB2
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.45%) QlikView
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.45%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Ant
1 1 (1.45%) JUnit
1 1 (1.45%) LSMW
1 1 (1.45%) TestNG
1 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.45%) Selenium
1 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.45%) TestLink
1 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
General
1 43 (62.32%) Marketing
2 39 (56.52%) Finance
3 37 (53.62%) Telecoms
4 36 (52.17%) Electronics
5 7 (10.14%) Retail
6 3 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.90%) Banking
7 2 (2.90%) Games
7 2 (2.90%) Legal
8 1 (1.45%) Billing
8 1 (1.45%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.45%) German Language
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (15.94%) Project Manager
3 7 (10.14%) Business Analyst
3 7 (10.14%) Consultant
4 5 (7.25%) Developer
4 5 (7.25%) Test Analyst
4 5 (7.25%) Remedy Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Tester
6 3 (4.35%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Designer
7 2 (2.90%) Principal Security Consultant
7 2 (2.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.90%) SAP Tester
7 2 (2.90%) OSS Project Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Product Analyst
7 2 (2.90%) Change Analyst
7 2 (2.90%) Bid Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) Web Services
2 3 (4.35%) HTML
2 3 (4.35%) J2EE
2 3 (4.35%) SOAP
3 2 (2.90%) RESTful
4 1 (1.45%) XML
4 1 (1.45%) CSS
4 1 (1.45%) WML
4 1 (1.45%) .NET
4 1 (1.45%) WAP
4 1 (1.45%) APPC
4 1 (1.45%) Spring
4 1 (1.45%) WPF
4 1 (1.45%) JSON
4 1 (1.45%) REST
4 1 (1.45%) CSS3
4 1 (1.45%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.45%) Sass
4 1 (1.45%) LESS
4 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (50.72%) DTV
2 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.25%) CMDB
4 4 (5.80%) FMCG
5 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.35%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.90%) Open Source
6 2 (2.90%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.45%) NHS
7 1 (1.45%) AS400
7 1 (1.45%) iSeries
7 1 (1.45%) Statistics
7 1 (1.45%) User Experience
7 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.45%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Linux
3 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.90%) Android
4 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.45%) OS/400
4 1 (1.45%) i5/OS
4 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.07%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (50.72%) Programme Management
2 35 (50.72%) Digital Marketing
3 13 (18.84%) Project Management
4 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.59%) Software Testing
5 8 (11.59%) E-Commerce
5 8 (11.59%) PRINCE2
6 7 (10.14%) ITIL
6 7 (10.14%) SOA
7 5 (7.25%) Service Management
7 5 (7.25%) ITSM
7 5 (7.25%) Logistics
7 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.80%) Change Control
8 4 (5.80%) TDD
9 3 (4.35%) Scrum
9 3 (4.35%) Data Management
9 3 (4.35%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.80%) Java
2 3 (4.35%) SQL
3 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.90%) Groovy
3 2 (2.90%) C
3 2 (2.90%) C#
4 1 (1.45%) Python
4 1 (1.45%) C++
4 1 (1.45%) COBOL
4 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.45%) Perl
4 1 (1.45%) RPG
4 1 (1.45%) VB
4 1 (1.45%) ABAP
4 1 (1.45%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) ISEB
1 7 (10.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (7.25%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.35%) PMP
3 3 (4.35%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (4.35%) Degree
4 2 (2.90%) CRISC
4 2 (2.90%) CISA
4 2 (2.90%) CISM
4 2 (2.90%) CISSP
4 2 (2.90%) HND
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.45%) IBM Certification
5 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.90%) GMP
2 2 (2.90%) SLA
3 1 (1.45%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Firmware
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.45%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 45 (65.22%) SAP
2 11 (15.94%) HP
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle
3 5 (7.25%) BMC
3 5 (7.25%) Remedy
4 3 (4.35%) IBM
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.90%) hybris
5 2 (2.90%) F5
5 2 (2.90%) ATG
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco
6 1 (1.45%) Cognos
6 1 (1.45%) NetIQ
6 1 (1.45%) Juniper
6 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.45%) VMware
6 1 (1.45%) NetCracker
6 1 (1.45%) Google
6 1 (1.45%) Comptel
6 1 (1.45%) Tableau
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