The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 51 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 6 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.95% 0.99% 2.19%
As % of the General category 2.63% 2.79% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.32% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £26.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -20.00%
Manufacturing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
228 215 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.25% 35.36% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 131 66
Average daily rate £350 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £172 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
Average hourly rate £26.00 £11.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.36% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £6.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £14.85 £32.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 8 (44.44%) SAP
2 4 (22.22%) Electronics
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (16.67%) ERP
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
3 3 (16.67%) Marketing
4 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) FMCG
4 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (11.11%) Business Objects
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) Delphi
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) .NET
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) DTV
4 2 (11.11%) Pascal
4 2 (11.11%) SAP SD
4 2 (11.11%) Logistics
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (11.11%) Retail
4 2 (11.11%) Automotive
5 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (5.56%) Migration

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP SD
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.56%) SAP SCM
2 1 (5.56%) SAP ERP
2 1 (5.56%) SAP MM
2 1 (5.56%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) SAP HANA
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Electronics
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) Automotive
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Consultant
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Delphi Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SAP WM Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) DTV
1 2 (11.11%) FMCG
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) ERP
1 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
1 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (11.11%) Logistics
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
3 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (5.56%) Product Management
3 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Data Transformation
3 1 (5.56%) Benchmarking
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C#
1 2 (11.11%) Delphi
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
1 2 (11.11%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Pegasus
3 1 (5.56%) Cincom
3 1 (5.56%) Wonderware
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