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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 104 110 110
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 24 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.96% 0.92% 0.90%
As % of the General category 2.28% 2.05% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 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 £260 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% -65.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £26.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-10.57% -20.61%
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
1054 1171 1526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 41.96% 44.81% 52.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 514 436
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £230 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £500 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 28
Average hourly rate £15.50 £30.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.33% +114.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.15 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.00 £41.70 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -19.23%

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 31 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 31 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 8 £413 +65.00% 3
Bracknell +1 6 £263 - 4
Reading +11 3 £600 +37.14% 7
Maidenhead 0 2 £353 - 4
Newbury - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Manufacturing
South East

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 (60.94%) Finance
2 38 (59.38%) SAP
3 37 (57.81%) Marketing
4 34 (53.13%) Telecoms
5 33 (51.56%) Electronics
5 33 (51.56%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (50.00%) DTV
6 32 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 32 (50.00%) Programme Management
6 32 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
7 12 (18.75%) Project Management
8 10 (15.63%) HP
9 9 (14.06%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (12.50%) Software Testing
10 8 (12.50%) ITIL
10 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2
11 7 (10.94%) ISEB
11 7 (10.94%) ITSM
11 7 (10.94%) DNS
11 7 (10.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (9.38%) Service Management
12 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
12 6 (9.38%) SOA
12 6 (9.38%) Web Services
12 6 (9.38%) Migration
12 6 (9.38%) Retail
13 5 (7.81%) Logistics

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.13%) Commerce Server
2 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.13%) Lync
2 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.56%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.56%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Office
2 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 32 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (7.81%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (4.69%) SAP FI
3 3 (4.69%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (4.69%) SAP CO
4 2 (3.13%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.56%) SAP PS
5 1 (1.56%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.56%) SAP QM
5 1 (1.56%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.56%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.56%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.56%) Force.com
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.56%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) DNS
2 4 (6.25%) Firewall
3 3 (4.69%) INAP
3 3 (4.69%) 2G
3 3 (4.69%) Wireshark
3 3 (4.69%) 3G
3 3 (4.69%) GPRS
3 3 (4.69%) 3GPP
3 3 (4.69%) UMTS
3 3 (4.69%) ZigBee
3 3 (4.69%) Wireless
4 2 (3.13%) IPsec
4 2 (3.13%) Network Security
4 2 (3.13%) HSPA
4 2 (3.13%) tcpdump
4 2 (3.13%) SSL
4 2 (3.13%) IPv6
4 2 (3.13%) DHCP
4 2 (3.13%) HTTP
4 2 (3.13%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) SAP BI
1 2 (3.13%) MySQL
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.56%) Spotfire
2 1 (1.56%) QlikView
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Ant
2 1 (1.56%) JUnit
2 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.56%) LSMW
2 1 (1.56%) Selenium
2 1 (1.56%) TestNG
2 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.56%) TestLink
General
1 39 (60.94%) Finance
2 37 (57.81%) Marketing
3 34 (53.13%) Telecoms
4 33 (51.56%) Electronics
5 6 (9.38%) Retail
6 5 (7.81%) Banking
7 3 (4.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (4.69%) Local Government
8 2 (3.13%) Legal
8 2 (3.13%) Games
9 1 (1.56%) Billing
9 1 (1.56%) General Ledger
9 1 (1.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Analyst
2 10 (15.63%) Consultant
2 10 (15.63%) Project Manager
3 6 (9.38%) Business Analyst
4 5 (7.81%) Test Analyst
4 5 (7.81%) Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Remedy Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Designer
6 3 (4.69%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (4.69%) Tester
6 3 (4.69%) Principal Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Bid Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Security Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Change Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Principal Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) Web Services
2 4 (6.25%) J2EE
2 4 (6.25%) SOAP
3 3 (4.69%) RESTful
4 2 (3.13%) .NET
4 2 (3.13%) HTML
4 2 (3.13%) XML
5 1 (1.56%) WAP
5 1 (1.56%) Spring
5 1 (1.56%) JSON
5 1 (1.56%) WPF
5 1 (1.56%) WML
5 1 (1.56%) Visualforce
5 1 (1.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (50.00%) DTV
2 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.25%) CMDB
3 4 (6.25%) FMCG
4 3 (4.69%) Smart Meter
5 2 (3.13%) Open Source
6 1 (1.56%) NHS
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) Statistics
6 1 (1.56%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Windows
1 3 (4.69%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) Android
2 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (51.56%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 32 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 12 (18.75%) Project Management
4 8 (12.50%) ITIL
4 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 7 (10.94%) ITSM
6 6 (9.38%) SOA
6 6 (9.38%) Service Management
6 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
6 6 (9.38%) Migration
7 5 (7.81%) Logistics
8 4 (6.25%) Change Control
9 3 (4.69%) Analytics
9 3 (4.69%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) Java
2 2 (3.13%) C#
2 2 (3.13%) SQL
2 2 (3.13%) Groovy
2 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.56%) Apex Code
3 1 (1.56%) SOQL
3 1 (1.56%) SOSL
3 1 (1.56%) C
3 1 (1.56%) VB
3 1 (1.56%) ABAP
3 1 (1.56%) Python
3 1 (1.56%) Assembly Language
3 1 (1.56%) Ruby
3 1 (1.56%) C++
3 1 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) ISEB
1 7 (10.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.69%) PMP
3 3 (4.69%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.69%) Degree
3 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.13%) CRISC
4 2 (3.13%) CISSP
4 2 (3.13%) CISA
4 2 (3.13%) CISM
4 2 (3.13%) HND
5 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.13%) GMP
2 2 (3.13%) SLA
3 1 (1.56%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.13%) Firmware
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (59.38%) SAP
2 10 (15.63%) HP
3 5 (7.81%) Remedy
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle
4 4 (6.25%) BMC
5 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.13%) Cisco
5 2 (3.13%) IBM
5 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.13%) hybris
5 2 (3.13%) F5
5 2 (3.13%) ATG
6 1 (1.56%) VMware
6 1 (1.56%) NetCracker
6 1 (1.56%) Google
6 1 (1.56%) Comptel
6 1 (1.56%) Tableau
6 1 (1.56%) Cognos
6 1 (1.56%) Siebel
6 1 (1.56%) Juniper
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