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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 101 111 115
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 24 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.97% 0.99% 0.81%
As % of the General category 2.33% 2.13% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 9
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£413 £415 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £250 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £505 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £14.75 £15.25 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.27% -65.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.15 £38.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £22.60 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-9.43% -19.08%
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
1028 1219 1560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 41.75% 46.46% 52.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 536 446
Average daily rate £400 £380 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 25
Average hourly rate £16.00 £32.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.76% +132.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £13.35 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 22 October 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
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 22 October 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
Slough -2 7 £413 +65.00% 5
Reading +13 3 £600 +37.14% 9
Maidenhead 0 2 £353 -32.85% 2
Newbury - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Manufacturing
South East

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 39 (61.90%) Finance
2 37 (58.73%) SAP
2 37 (58.73%) Marketing
3 34 (53.97%) Telecoms
4 33 (52.38%) Electronics
4 33 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (50.79%) DTV
5 32 (50.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 32 (50.79%) Programme Management
5 32 (50.79%) Digital Marketing
6 13 (20.63%) Project Management
7 10 (15.87%) HP
8 9 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 9 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (12.70%) Software Testing
9 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (11.11%) DNS
10 7 (11.11%) ITIL
10 7 (11.11%) ISEB
10 7 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
11 6 (9.52%) ITSM
11 6 (9.52%) Migration
11 6 (9.52%) Retail
12 5 (7.94%) Logistics
12 5 (7.94%) Banking
12 5 (7.94%) QA
12 5 (7.94%) Service Management

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.17%) Commerce Server
2 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.17%) Lync
2 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.59%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.59%) SAS
3 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Office
2 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.59%) SPSS
3 1 (1.59%) MS Project
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 32 (50.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (6.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (3.17%) SAP FI
3 2 (3.17%) SAP PP
3 2 (3.17%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (3.17%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.59%) SAP PM
4 1 (1.59%) SAP QM
4 1 (1.59%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.59%) Force.com
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.59%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) DNS
2 4 (6.35%) Firewall
3 3 (4.76%) ZigBee
3 3 (4.76%) Wireshark
3 3 (4.76%) Wireless
3 3 (4.76%) 2G
3 3 (4.76%) INAP
3 3 (4.76%) 3G
3 3 (4.76%) GPRS
3 3 (4.76%) 3GPP
3 3 (4.76%) UMTS
4 2 (3.17%) SSL
4 2 (3.17%) IPv6
4 2 (3.17%) DHCP
4 2 (3.17%) HTTP
4 2 (3.17%) DAB
4 2 (3.17%) SS7
4 2 (3.17%) ISUP
4 2 (3.17%) IPsec
4 2 (3.17%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) MySQL
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.17%) SAP BI
1 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.59%) QlikView
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.59%) Spotfire
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Ant
2 1 (1.59%) Selenium
2 1 (1.59%) TestNG
2 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.59%) JUnit
2 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.59%) TestLink
General
1 39 (61.90%) Finance
2 37 (58.73%) Marketing
3 34 (53.97%) Telecoms
4 33 (52.38%) Electronics
5 6 (9.52%) Retail
6 5 (7.94%) Banking
7 3 (4.76%) Local Government
7 3 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (3.17%) Legal
8 2 (3.17%) Games
9 1 (1.59%) German Language
9 1 (1.59%) Billing
9 1 (1.59%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 19 (30.16%) Analyst
2 10 (15.87%) Project Manager
3 9 (14.29%) Consultant
4 5 (7.94%) Test Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Developer
4 5 (7.94%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) Designer
5 3 (4.76%) Remedy Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) Principal Consultant
5 3 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (4.76%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (4.76%) Tester
6 2 (3.17%) Principal Security Consultant
6 2 (3.17%) Security Consultant
6 2 (3.17%) Change Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Bid Manager
6 2 (3.17%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.17%) Change Manager
6 2 (3.17%) SAP Tester
6 2 (3.17%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) Web Services
2 4 (6.35%) J2EE
2 4 (6.35%) SOAP
3 3 (4.76%) RESTful
4 2 (3.17%) XML
4 2 (3.17%) .NET
4 2 (3.17%) HTML
5 1 (1.59%) WPF
5 1 (1.59%) Visualforce
5 1 (1.59%) REST
5 1 (1.59%) JSON
5 1 (1.59%) Spring
5 1 (1.59%) WML
5 1 (1.59%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (50.79%) DTV
2 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.35%) FMCG
4 3 (4.76%) Smart Meter
4 3 (4.76%) CMDB
5 2 (3.17%) Open Source
6 1 (1.59%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.59%) Statistics
6 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) NHS
6 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Windows
1 3 (4.76%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (50.79%) Programme Management
2 32 (50.79%) Digital Marketing
3 13 (20.63%) Project Management
4 9 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (12.70%) Software Testing
5 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (11.11%) ITIL
7 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 6 (9.52%) ITSM
7 6 (9.52%) Migration
8 5 (7.94%) Logistics
8 5 (7.94%) Service Management
8 5 (7.94%) SOA
8 5 (7.94%) Change Control
9 3 (4.76%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.76%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.76%) TDD
9 3 (4.76%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.94%) Java
2 2 (3.17%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) C#
2 2 (3.17%) Groovy
2 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.59%) Apex Code
3 1 (1.59%) Ruby
3 1 (1.59%) C
3 1 (1.59%) C++
3 1 (1.59%) VB
3 1 (1.59%) Perl
3 1 (1.59%) Python
3 1 (1.59%) Assembly Language
3 1 (1.59%) SOQL
3 1 (1.59%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) ISEB
1 7 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.76%) PMP
2 3 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.17%) CRISC
3 2 (3.17%) CISSP
3 2 (3.17%) HND
3 2 (3.17%) CISA
3 2 (3.17%) CISM
4 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) GMP
2 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.59%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.17%) Firmware
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (58.73%) SAP
2 10 (15.87%) HP
3 5 (7.94%) Oracle
4 4 (6.35%) Remedy
5 3 (4.76%) BMC
6 2 (3.17%) Cisco
6 2 (3.17%) IBM
6 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.17%) ATG
6 2 (3.17%) hybris
6 2 (3.17%) F5
7 1 (1.59%) Comptel
7 1 (1.59%) Google
7 1 (1.59%) NetCracker
7 1 (1.59%) VMware
7 1 (1.59%) Cognos
7 1 (1.59%) Siebel
7 1 (1.59%) Juniper
7 1 (1.59%) Tableau
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