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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manufacturing
North West / Cheshire
Rank 41 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -5
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 9 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.82% 0.87% 1.68%
As % of the General category 4.57% 2.22% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 5
Median daily rate £375 £445 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.73% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £435 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.95 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.25 £26.83
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +38.83%

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
197 361 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.80% 39.41% 44.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 260 194
Median daily rate £400 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £273 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 35
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -5.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-23.66% +45.55%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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
Warrington - 4 £500 -
Crewe - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Manufacturing
North West

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 8 (36.36%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) .NET
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
3 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) WPF
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 4 (18.18%) WinForms
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 4 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 4 (18.18%) ETL
4 4 (18.18%) Middleware
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) Device Driver
6 2 (9.09%) Firewall
6 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Validation
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.09%) Intranet
6 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (9.09%) SAP

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 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (4.55%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
1 2 (9.09%) Intranet
1 2 (9.09%) RS-232
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Business Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
4 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Middleware Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) IT Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Head of IT
6 2 (9.09%) Head of IT Operations
6 2 (9.09%) Head of Operations
7 1 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV Developer
7 1 (4.55%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Mechanical Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Supply Chain Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
2 5 (22.73%) WPF
3 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 4 (18.18%) Middleware
3 4 (18.18%) WinForms
4 1 (4.55%) WCF
4 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.09%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
2 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 4 (18.18%) ETL
2 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.09%) Change Control
4 2 (9.09%) Contract Management
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) OOP
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (4.55%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Business Transformation
5 1 (4.55%) Conflict Management
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Device Driver Development
5 1 (4.55%) Line Management
5 1 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
3 2 (9.09%) C++
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) SAP