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 26 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 47 44 41
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 6 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.91% 1.31% 1.95%
As % of the General category 2.63% 3.72% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +94.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.50 - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £29.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.71% -9.23%
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
228 215 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.55% 35.07% 30.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 148 83
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £150 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 8
Average hourly rate £26.50 £11.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.90% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £12.00 £33.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%

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 26 November 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%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Electronics
3 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 3 (16.67%) ERP
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (16.67%) Marketing
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
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%) Retail
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (5.56%) Automotive

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.56%) SAP WM
2 1 (5.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
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
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
1 4 (22.22%) Electronics
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (5.56%) Automotive
4 1 (5.56%) Advertising
4 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Consultant
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Delphi Developer
3 2 (11.11%) SAP SD Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SAP MM Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Report Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Consultant
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%) Product Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) DTV
2 1 (5.56%) 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%) Programme Management
1 3 (16.67%) ERP
1 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Workflow
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) PLM
3 1 (5.56%) Logistics
3 1 (5.56%) Benchmarking
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
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%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Business Objects
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Wonderware
3 1 (5.56%) Cincom
3 1 (5.56%) Pegasus