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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 34 41 51
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.10% 0.61% 0.66%
As % of the General category 9.86% 2.60% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +25.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.32% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.34 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.11% -18.96%
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
71 77 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.32% 23.62% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 39 53
Average daily rate £325 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £36.90 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £53.75 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £21.94
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.84%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 8 (50.00%) SAP
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (25.00%) Advertising
4 4 (25.00%) Retail
4 4 (25.00%) SAP MRS
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Firewall
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 3 (18.75%) Release Management
5 3 (18.75%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (12.50%) LAN
6 2 (12.50%) WAN
6 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) Nortel
6 2 (12.50%) Juniper
6 2 (12.50%) SAN
6 2 (12.50%) MPLS
6 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Electronics
6 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
7 1 (6.25%) C#

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (25.00%) SAP MRS
3 3 (18.75%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) MPLS
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) 3G
3 1 (6.25%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) DECT
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) 2G
3 1 (6.25%) TETRA
3 1 (6.25%) 4G
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 2 (12.50%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
1 3 (18.75%) SAP Manager
2 2 (12.50%) SAP Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Release Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Project Implementation Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Mechanical Engineer
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 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (18.75%) Project Management
1 3 (18.75%) Release Management
1 3 (18.75%) Procure-to-pay
2 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
2 2 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
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%) Validation
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.25%) Information Management
3 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) SAP
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Nortel
3 2 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) SolidWorks
4 1 (6.25%) EMC