The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manufacturing
Rank 21 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.39% 2.11% -
As % of the General category 5.19% 3.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £475 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.79% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -17.14%
Manufacturing
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

General Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
77 91 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 65.25% 64.08% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 50 28
Average daily rate £394 £378 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.30% -5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 23
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.81 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.43% -53.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Manufacturing across the Chester region.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing across the Chester region.

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Manufacturing
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Siemens
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) ABAP
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SAP MII
2 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) SAPUI5

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP MII
General
1 4 (80.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Application Development Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Application Development Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Development Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Business Development Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Development Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAPUI5 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) SAPUI5
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Siemens