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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 31 42 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 9 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.44% 0.30% 0.93%
As % of the General category 11.25% 1.41% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
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£500 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £26.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -20.45%
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
80 71 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.68% 21.45% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 30 70
Average daily rate £285 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £244 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £429 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 19
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.04% +13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £56.25 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 October 2014, 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 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) SAP
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 4 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (25.00%) Retail
3 4 (25.00%) SAP MRS
3 4 (25.00%) Advertising
4 3 (18.75%) SolidWorks
4 3 (18.75%) CAD
4 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (18.75%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (12.50%) Juniper
5 2 (12.50%) SAN
5 2 (12.50%) MPLS
5 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Firewall
5 2 (12.50%) LAN
5 2 (12.50%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Nortel
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 1 (6.25%) ERP

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (25.00%) SAP MRS
2 3 (18.75%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
1 2 (12.50%) MPLS
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) TETRA
2 1 (6.25%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (25.00%) Advertising
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Design Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Mechanical Design Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Mechanical Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Author
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Author
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Release Manager
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Writer
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) CAD
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
2 2 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Release Management
3 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
3 1 (6.25%) MVVM
3 1 (6.25%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (6.25%) Workflow
3 1 (6.25%) Validation
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Information Management
3 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) SAP
3 3 (18.75%) SolidWorks
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Nortel
4 2 (12.50%) Juniper
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