The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 36 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 7 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.90% 2.29% 0.78%
As % of the General category 9.72% 9.76% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
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£375 £214 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.43% -50.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.25 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-10.07% +1.57%
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 Cambridge region.

General Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
72 82 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.51% 23.43% 24.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 44 31
Average daily rate £375 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £189 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £458 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.04 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -5.50%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Retail
2 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) Electronics
2 5 (33.33%) SAP
2 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (33.33%) RAD
3 4 (26.67%) EMC
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (20.00%) GPRS
4 3 (20.00%) GSM
4 3 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001
5 2 (13.33%) SAP Security
5 2 (13.33%) Marketing
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (6.67%) CDISC
6 1 (6.67%) Release Management
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) GPRS
1 3 (20.00%) GSM
2 1 (6.67%) 4G
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) 3G
2 1 (6.67%) LDAP
2 1 (6.67%) 2G
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
General
1 5 (33.33%) Retail
1 5 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) SAP Manager
4 2 (13.33%) SAP Security Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Security Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Mechanical Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Statistical Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (33.33%) RAD
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) SAP Security
6 1 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Release Management
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (6.67%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) CAD
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Python
1 3 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) SAS Macro
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) CDISC
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) SAP
2 4 (26.67%) EMC
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft