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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 54 56 63
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 18 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.91% 1.69% 1.10%
As % of the General category 4.66% 4.36% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £225 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +180.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £31.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.73% -16.00%
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
386 298 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 41.06% 38.65% 43.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 164 147
Average daily rate £425 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £235 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 18
Average hourly rate £14.00 £33.28 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.92% -16.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 3 £450 -
Alderley Edge - 2 £425 - 1
Winsford - 2 - -
Sandbach - 1 £300 -
Warrington - 1 - - 5
Manufacturing
North West

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 28 (56.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 16 (32.00%) GMP
3 15 (30.00%) Project Management
3 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (20.00%) Process Management
4 10 (20.00%) SAP
5 9 (18.00%) ERP
5 9 (18.00%) Finance
6 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (16.00%) Informatics
6 8 (16.00%) QlikView
6 8 (16.00%) PMI
6 8 (16.00%) PMI Certification
6 8 (16.00%) GxP
7 7 (14.00%) .NET
7 7 (14.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (12.00%) QA
8 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
9 5 (10.00%) SCADA
9 5 (10.00%) Wonderware
9 5 (10.00%) Legal
9 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
9 5 (10.00%) GAMP
9 5 (10.00%) Informatica
10 4 (8.00%) Oracle
10 4 (8.00%) ETL
10 4 (8.00%) Validation
10 4 (8.00%) Telecoms

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (2.00%) Commerce Server
1 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (2.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (2.00%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) WAN
1 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) QlikView
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) JUnit
1 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.00%) LSMW
1 1 (2.00%) Maven
1 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.00%) Eclipse RCP
1 1 (2.00%) Gradle
General
1 28 (56.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (18.00%) Finance
3 5 (10.00%) Legal
4 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.00%) Retail
6 1 (2.00%) Marketing
6 1 (2.00%) Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Project Manager
2 10 (20.00%) Architect
3 9 (18.00%) Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Functional Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Quality Manager
6 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Project Leader
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.00%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (2.00%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) .NET
2 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.00%) HTML5
3 3 (6.00%) HTML
4 2 (4.00%) CSS3
4 2 (4.00%) WCF
4 2 (4.00%) CSS
4 2 (4.00%) Web Services
5 1 (2.00%) JSON
5 1 (2.00%) WPF
5 1 (2.00%) OSGi
5 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.00%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) PMI
1 8 (16.00%) Informatics
2 5 (10.00%) SCADA
3 4 (8.00%) Data Conversion
4 3 (6.00%) Life Science
4 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.00%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (2.00%) DTV
5 1 (2.00%) PDA
5 1 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.00%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) UNIX
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Project Management
1 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.00%) Process Management
3 9 (18.00%) ERP
4 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.00%) Data Reconciliation
6 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (8.00%) ETL
6 4 (8.00%) Validation
7 3 (6.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Six Sigma
7 3 (6.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.00%) Lean Manufacturing
7 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.00%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (6.00%) Lean Six Sigma
7 3 (6.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) C#
3 2 (4.00%) C
3 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.00%) ABAP
4 1 (2.00%) Python
4 1 (2.00%) Ruby
4 1 (2.00%) C++
4 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.00%) CCNP
2 1 (2.00%) CCNA
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.00%) GMP
2 8 (16.00%) GxP
3 7 (14.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 6 (12.00%) QA
5 5 (10.00%) GAMP
6 3 (6.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Puppet
1 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) SAP
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.00%) Informatica
3 5 (10.00%) Wonderware
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle
5 2 (4.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco
6 1 (2.00%) Sun
6 1 (2.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) Citrix
6 1 (2.00%) Cognizant
6 1 (2.00%) hybris
6 1 (2.00%) NetApp
6 1 (2.00%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.00%) ATG
6 1 (2.00%) VMware
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
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