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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 47 55 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 12 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.48% 0.65% 1.38%
As % of the General category 4.90% 1.88% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £360 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £865
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -
Manufacturing
West Midlands

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
245 213 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.21% 34.63% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 110 87
Average daily rate £378 £365 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% +5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £168 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £6.84 £31.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.93% -16.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram 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 April 2015, 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 10 (58.82%) SAP
2 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (35.29%) DTV
3 6 (35.29%) Electronics
3 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) Programme Management
3 6 (35.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (35.29%) Marketing
3 6 (35.29%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (17.65%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco
6 2 (11.76%) CCNP
6 2 (11.76%) CCNA
6 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (11.76%) Firewall
6 2 (11.76%) IPsec
6 2 (11.76%) VPN
6 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
6 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
6 2 (11.76%) Life Science
6 2 (11.76%) Logistics
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (11.76%) F5

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (5.88%) CMS
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.88%) SAP MII
2 1 (5.88%) SAP SCM
2 1 (5.88%) SAP QM
2 1 (5.88%) SAP MM
2 1 (5.88%) SAP SD
2 1 (5.88%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) IPsec
1 2 (11.76%) VPN
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SAP BI
General
1 6 (35.29%) Electronics
1 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
1 6 (35.29%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Major Incident Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Incident Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Service Design Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Supply Chain Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Software Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) DTV
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Life Science
4 1 (5.88%) FMCG
4 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (35.29%) Programme Management
2 6 (35.29%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.76%) Logistics
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Coaching
6 1 (5.88%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (5.88%) Process Management
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCNP
1 2 (11.76%) CCNA
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) SAP
2 3 (17.65%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.76%) F5
4 1 (5.88%) Verint
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya
4 1 (5.88%) Nortel