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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 30 38 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.48% 0.35% 0.71%
As % of the General category 18.18% 1.16% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£455 £525 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +55.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.17 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-22.38% +52.17%
Manufacturing
Cambridgeshire

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
44 86 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.62% 30.18% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 45 25
Average daily rate £350 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 14
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 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 10 (52.63%) SAP
2 5 (26.32%) Electronics
2 5 (26.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (21.05%) Retail
3 4 (21.05%) EMC
3 4 (21.05%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) Python
3 4 (21.05%) SAP MRS
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (15.79%) GPRS
4 3 (15.79%) GSM
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (10.53%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
5 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (10.53%) SAP Security
5 2 (10.53%) Marketing
5 2 (10.53%) Release Management
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (5.26%) VCP4
6 1 (5.26%) MVVM
6 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.26%) 4G
6 1 (5.26%) Firewall

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (21.05%) SAP MRS
3 2 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) GPRS
1 3 (15.79%) GSM
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) 3G
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
2 1 (5.26%) 2G
2 1 (5.26%) TETRA
2 1 (5.26%) 4G
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
2 1 (5.26%) DECT
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (26.32%) Electronics
2 4 (21.05%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) Advertising
4 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) SAP Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Security Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Security Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Statistical Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Mechanical Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) SOAP
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
1 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (10.53%) Procure-to-pay
2 2 (10.53%) Release Management
2 2 (10.53%) SAP Security
2 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (10.53%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
2 2 (10.53%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Validation
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security
3 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C#
1 4 (21.05%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) SAS Macro
2 1 (5.26%) TTCN
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) CDISC
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) SAP
2 4 (21.05%) EMC
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) SolidWorks