The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Cheshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 71 52 48
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 4 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.48% 1.36% 1.15%
As % of the General category 1.30% 3.37% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Average daily rate £375 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £428 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £448 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +14.54%
General Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
308 297 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.67% 40.24% 41.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 132 178
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.75 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +195.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.36 £14.16 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.25 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Manufacturing
North West

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 1 £503 - 2
Knutsford - 1 £120 -
Runcorn - - - -
Warrington - - - - 2
Chester - - - -
Manufacturing
North West

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (38.89%) Validation
2 5 (27.78%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 5 (27.78%) CAD
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) ERP
3 4 (22.22%) Electronics
3 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 4 (22.22%) SolidWorks
3 4 (22.22%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 4 (22.22%) ANSYS
3 4 (22.22%) Finite Element Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Stress Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 3 (16.67%) QA
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (16.67%) GAMP
4 3 (16.67%) GMP
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (11.11%) SAN
5 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (11.11%) SAP

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 4 (22.22%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP SD
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) SMS
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) DTS
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (27.78%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (22.22%) Electronics
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Project Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Mechanical Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Support Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Validation Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) SAP SD Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Life Science
1 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Validation
2 5 (27.78%) CAD
3 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 4 (22.22%) Finite Element Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Stress Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) ERP
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Document Management
5 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
6 1 (5.56%) Software Distribution
6 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.56%) High Availability
6 1 (5.56%) SIEM
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Project Governance
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VBScript
2 1 (5.56%) VB
2 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCSE
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (16.67%) GAMP
1 3 (16.67%) GMP
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 4 (22.22%) SolidWorks
1 4 (22.22%) ANSYS
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) ArcSight
3 1 (5.56%) Cognizant
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