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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manufacturing
Rank 43 55 60
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 24 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.24% 1.95% 1.32%
As % of the General category 9.45% 4.84% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 6
Median daily rate £288 £438 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% +11.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £325 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £483 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +11.11%
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
254 434 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 34.28% 40.22% 35.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 264 167
Median daily rate £401 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 28
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

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
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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Chester - 4 £200 - 1
Congleton - 2 £275 -
Macclesfield -6 1 £450 -
Sandbach - 1 £300 -
Manufacturing
North West

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) C#
3 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 9 (33.33%) Migration
4 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
5 7 (25.93%) Windows
6 6 (22.22%) SAP
7 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
7 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
7 5 (18.52%) Retail
7 5 (18.52%) WCF
7 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
8 4 (14.81%) Network Security
8 4 (14.81%) CRM
8 4 (14.81%) Project Management
9 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
9 3 (11.11%) MVC
9 3 (11.11%) Firewall
9 3 (11.11%) MS Access
9 3 (11.11%) ERP
9 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 3 (11.11%) ITIL
9 3 (11.11%) UML
9 3 (11.11%) C++
9 3 (11.11%) Java
9 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 3 (11.11%) PHP
9 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
9 3 (11.11%) VB

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 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Network Security
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) DHCP
3 2 (7.41%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) LAN
3 2 (7.41%) SAN
3 2 (7.41%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.70%) Intranet
4 1 (3.70%) MPLS
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) VoIP
4 1 (3.70%) Wireless
4 1 (3.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) MS Access
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (18.52%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Billing
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) French Language
3 1 (3.70%) Front Office
3 1 (3.70%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Developer
3 9 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 8 (29.63%) Business Analyst
5 7 (25.93%) .NET Developer
5 7 (25.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Developer
7 5 (18.52%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 5 (18.52%) Excel Developer
7 5 (18.52%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Administrator
8 2 (7.41%) Business Development Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Business Process Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) C# WCF Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Development Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Project Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Software Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Software Development Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Software Development Business Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
2 5 (18.52%) WCF
3 3 (11.11%) WinForms
4 1 (3.70%) 802.1X
4 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Life Science
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Statistics
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
3 4 (14.81%) CRM
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Conflict Management
4 3 (11.11%) ERP
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) MVC
4 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 3 (11.11%) UML
4 3 (11.11%) Web Development
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (3.70%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) C#
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
3 3 (11.11%) C++
3 3 (11.11%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) PHP
3 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) WSUS
2 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) SAP
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Apple
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
3 1 (3.70%) Fujitsu
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.70%) Symantec
3 1 (3.70%) VMware