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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manufacturing
Rank 87 48 59
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +11
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 3 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.29% 3.15% 1.50%
As % of the General category 0.79% 7.85% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 3
Median daily rate £190 £425 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.29% +88.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £29.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -12.12%
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
382 395 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.27% 40.14% 38.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 239 161
Median daily rate £425 £439 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 25
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £14.00 £28.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.06 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -4.00%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Manufacturing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield -9 1 - -
Warrington -13 1 - -
Manufacturing
North West

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Retail
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
6 1 (7.69%) User Experience
6 1 (7.69%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (7.69%) Software License Management
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Remoting
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.69%) JIRA
6 1 (7.69%) Life Science
6 1 (7.69%) WCF
6 1 (7.69%) WPF
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
6 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (30.77%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Test Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Application Development Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Application Development Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Development Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Business Development Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Change Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Development Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Development Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Change Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Director
3 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.69%) .NET Remoting
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
1 1 (7.69%) WCF
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) WinForms
1 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Life Science
1 1 (7.69%) Statistics
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Testing
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (7.69%) MVC
6 1 (7.69%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (7.69%) Software License Management
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
1 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Apple
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) VMware