The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 49 57 64
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 17 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.34% 1.31% 0.50%
As % of the General category 5.31% 3.04% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
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£395 £550 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.18% +83.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £425 £391
% change year-on-year
-3.23% +8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +25.00%
Manufacturing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

General Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
320 395 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.96% 42.98% 37.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 202 177
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 33
Average hourly rate £16.84 £34.06 £17.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.56% +99.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £43.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+24.70% -15.00%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 3 £313 - 3
Macclesfield +5 2 - - 1
Sandbach - - - -
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Manufacturing
North West

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (33.33%) ERP
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) UNIX
3 7 (23.33%) .NET
4 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 5 (16.67%) Advertising
5 5 (16.67%) Retail
5 5 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (16.67%) Oracle
5 5 (16.67%) SAP
5 5 (16.67%) Linux
5 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 5 (16.67%) WAN
6 4 (13.33%) JD Edwards
6 4 (13.33%) UML
6 4 (13.33%) Windows
6 4 (13.33%) LAN
6 4 (13.33%) Resource Management
6 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (10.00%) Degree
7 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (10.00%) IronPort
7 3 (10.00%) QA
7 3 (10.00%) Network Security
7 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.33%) SAP EWM
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) WAN
2 4 (13.33%) LAN
3 3 (10.00%) Internet
3 3 (10.00%) Wireless
3 3 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (16.67%) Advertising
3 5 (16.67%) Retail
4 3 (10.00%) Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Business Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.33%) Business Process Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (3.33%) SAP Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Network Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Project Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.67%) CSS
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) WCF
2 2 (6.67%) HTML5
2 2 (6.67%) CSS3
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) FlexPod
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) HACMP
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) PDA
2 1 (3.33%) LPAR
2 1 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) UNIX
2 5 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) AIX
5 1 (3.33%) HPUX
5 1 (3.33%) Solaris
5 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ERP
2 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (13.33%) Resource Management
4 4 (13.33%) UML
5 3 (10.00%) CRM
5 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.00%) Workflow
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.67%) Master Data Management
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.67%) BPMN
6 2 (6.67%) E-business
6 2 (6.67%) MVC
6 2 (6.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (10.00%) Java
2 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby
4 1 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) PowerHA
3 1 (3.33%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) SAP
3 4 (13.33%) JD Edwards
4 3 (10.00%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) IronPort
4 3 (10.00%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco
5 2 (6.67%) IBM
5 2 (6.67%) Sun
5 2 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) NetApp
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