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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 60 65 63
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 11 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.36% 1.16% 0.91%
As % of the General category 3.59% 2.60% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 5
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£388 £395 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +58.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £390 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £423 £418
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £26.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+10.37% -15.20%
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
306 423 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.92% 44.53% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 217 218
Average daily rate £400 £385 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £227 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £568 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 31 9
Average hourly rate £18.27 £31.56 £47.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.11% -32.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £16.84 £35.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -29.20%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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
Macclesfield - 4 £525 - 3
Wilmslow - 1 - - 1
Crewe - - - - 1
Runcorn - - - - 5
Warrington - - - - 2
Manufacturing
North West

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 12 (50.00%) SAP
2 10 (41.67%) ERP
2 10 (41.67%) SAP EWM
3 8 (33.33%) SAP ERP
3 8 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (29.17%) Finance
5 6 (25.00%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) JDA
5 6 (25.00%) RedPrairie
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (16.67%) Windows
6 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) DHCP
7 3 (12.50%) DNS
7 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
7 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
8 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
8 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (8.33%) CSS3
8 2 (8.33%) PhoneGap
8 2 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (8.33%) Sass
8 2 (8.33%) LESS
8 2 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (8.33%) SCADA
8 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
8 2 (8.33%) SCCM

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (41.67%) SAP EWM
2 8 (33.33%) SAP ERP
3 2 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (8.33%) TrackWise
4 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) DHCP
1 3 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) OLAP
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (29.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Automotive
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) SAP Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Implementation Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Front-End Web Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Validation Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Wintel Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) SAP Implementation Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.33%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior SAP Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) ERP Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) CSS3
1 2 (8.33%) PhoneGap
1 2 (8.33%) Sass
1 2 (8.33%) LESS
1 2 (8.33%) HTML5
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) SCADA
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ERP
2 6 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (8.33%) Time Management
5 2 (8.33%) CAPA
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (8.33%) OO
5 2 (8.33%) Validation
5 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Data Management
6 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.17%) UML
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) SAP
2 6 (25.00%) JDA
2 6 (25.00%) RedPrairie
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) McAfee
4 1 (4.17%) JD Edwards
4 1 (4.17%) Dell
Wilmslow, Cheshire
LA International
Rate: £14 - £16 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester
Huxley Associates
Rate: £22 - £29 per hour + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago