The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 73 63 73
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 58 81 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.10% 2.69% 1.80%
As % of the General category 7.01% 7.90% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 6
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£463 £290 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.48% -32.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £209 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -14.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 9
Average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £10.50 £22.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £45.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -7.24%
Manufacturing
England

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

General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
827 1025 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.94% 34.03% 34.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 548 344
Average daily rate £424 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £229 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 66 87
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.83 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.76% -3.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.88%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 May 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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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
Hertfordshire -14 26 £488 +21.87% 12
Essex +2 15 £400 +48.14% 12
Cambridgeshire -4 10 £375 +51.51% 13
Bedfordshire 0 5 £550 +25.71%
Suffolk +5 1 £400 - 3
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 37 (31.09%) SAP
2 33 (27.73%) Finance
3 25 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (18.49%) SQL Server
5 21 (17.65%) SQL
6 20 (16.81%) ERP
6 20 (16.81%) Microsoft
7 18 (15.13%) Java
7 18 (15.13%) Web Services
8 17 (14.29%) HTML
9 16 (13.45%) Windows
10 14 (11.76%) J2EE
10 14 (11.76%) XML
10 14 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (11.76%) HTML5
11 13 (10.92%) Telecoms
12 12 (10.08%) Retail
12 12 (10.08%) .NET
12 12 (10.08%) CRM
13 11 (9.24%) MS Excel
13 11 (9.24%) Project Management
13 11 (9.24%) Marketing
14 10 (8.40%) Logistics
14 10 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (8.40%) Electronics
14 10 (8.40%) TDD
14 10 (8.40%) Linux
15 9 (7.56%) C#
15 9 (7.56%) SOAP
15 9 (7.56%) IBM

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.20%) ArchestrA
4 3 (2.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.68%) IIS
5 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.84%) Apache
6 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.84%) SAS
6 1 (0.84%) CMS
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (9.24%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.04%) MS Office
3 2 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.84%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.84%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.84%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (6.72%) SAP ERP
2 6 (5.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (3.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.84%) SAP MII
6 1 (0.84%) BASE24
6 1 (0.84%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.68%) SaaS
2 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) Internet
2 4 (3.36%) DNS
2 4 (3.36%) LAN
3 3 (2.52%) GPRS
3 3 (2.52%) GSM
3 3 (2.52%) WAN
3 3 (2.52%) DHCP
3 3 (2.52%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.52%) VPN
3 3 (2.52%) Firewall
4 2 (1.68%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.84%) VoIP
5 1 (0.84%) Wireless
5 1 (0.84%) 2G
5 1 (0.84%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.84%) NAS
5 1 (0.84%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.84%) 4G
5 1 (0.84%) LDAP
5 1 (0.84%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.52%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.68%) WebFOCUS
6 2 (1.68%) MySQL
6 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.84%) DB2
7 1 (0.84%) OLAP
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.84%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 6 (5.04%) JUnit
2 4 (3.36%) Ant
2 4 (3.36%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.52%) JIRA
3 3 (2.52%) AccuRev
4 2 (1.68%) Selenium
4 2 (1.68%) Hudson
4 2 (1.68%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.68%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.68%) LSMW
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.84%) Subversion
5 1 (0.84%) Maven
5 1 (0.84%) JMeter
5 1 (0.84%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.84%) Calabash
5 1 (0.84%) CA Gen
5 1 (0.84%) Appium
General
1 33 (27.73%) Finance
2 13 (10.92%) Telecoms
3 12 (10.08%) Retail
4 11 (9.24%) Marketing
5 10 (8.40%) Electronics
6 3 (2.52%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.68%) Legal
8 1 (0.84%) Advertising
8 1 (0.84%) Games
8 1 (0.84%) Automotive
8 1 (0.84%) French Language
8 1 (0.84%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 35 (29.41%) Analyst
2 23 (19.33%) Developer
3 17 (14.29%) SAP Manager
4 13 (10.92%) Java Developer
5 11 (9.24%) Business Analyst
5 11 (9.24%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 9 (7.56%) Architect
7 5 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.36%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Information Architect
8 4 (3.36%) Consultant
8 4 (3.36%) Data Architect
8 4 (3.36%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.36%) Security Analyst
8 4 (3.36%) Change Manager
8 4 (3.36%) Hardware Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Process Manager
8 4 (3.36%) SAP Change Manager
9 3 (2.52%) Security Manager
9 3 (2.52%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.13%) Web Services
2 17 (14.29%) HTML
3 14 (11.76%) J2EE
3 14 (11.76%) XML
3 14 (11.76%) HTML5
4 12 (10.08%) .NET
5 9 (7.56%) SOAP
6 8 (6.72%) REST
7 6 (5.04%) Hibernate
8 5 (4.20%) CSS
8 5 (4.20%) JSF
8 5 (4.20%) PrimeFaces
9 4 (3.36%) Ajax
9 4 (3.36%) TopLink
9 4 (3.36%) XHTML
10 2 (1.68%) Middleware
10 2 (1.68%) JSON
10 2 (1.68%) JAX-RS
10 2 (1.68%) JAX-WS
10 2 (1.68%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.04%) DTV
3 4 (3.36%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.52%) SCADA
4 3 (2.52%) Kindle
5 2 (1.68%) FMCG
5 2 (1.68%) User Experience
5 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.84%) AS400
6 1 (0.84%) Replication
6 1 (0.84%) Clustering
6 1 (0.84%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.84%) Life Science
6 1 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.84%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.84%) iSeries
6 1 (0.84%) LPAR
6 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.45%) Windows
2 10 (8.40%) Linux
3 7 (5.88%) UNIX
4 5 (4.20%) Solaris
5 4 (3.36%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.84%) OS/400
7 1 (0.84%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (16.81%) ERP
3 14 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (10.08%) CRM
5 11 (9.24%) Project Management
6 10 (8.40%) TDD
6 10 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (8.40%) Logistics
7 8 (6.72%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (6.72%) Change Management
8 7 (5.88%) SOA
8 7 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.04%) RAD
9 6 (5.04%) B2C
9 6 (5.04%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (5.04%) Scrum
9 6 (5.04%) SAP Implementation
9 6 (5.04%) Business Analysis
9 6 (5.04%) Software Engineering
9 6 (5.04%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.65%) SQL
2 18 (15.13%) Java
3 9 (7.56%) C#
4 8 (6.72%) VB
5 5 (4.20%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.20%) Python
6 3 (2.52%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.84%) VBA
7 1 (0.84%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.84%) REXX
7 1 (0.84%) JCL
7 1 (0.84%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.84%) VB6
7 1 (0.84%) Ruby
7 1 (0.84%) SAS Macro
7 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.84%) sed
7 1 (0.84%) Go
7 1 (0.84%) SELCOPY
7 1 (0.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (6.72%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) PMP
2 2 (1.68%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.84%) MOS
3 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.84%) MCP
3 1 (0.84%) MCSA
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.84%) OCP
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.72%) ISO 9001
2 6 (5.04%) QA
3 2 (1.68%) SLA
3 2 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.84%) EFQM
4 1 (0.84%) CDISC
System Software
1 4 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.52%) XenApp
2 3 (2.52%) XenDesktop
2 3 (2.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.84%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) OpenView
1 3 (2.52%) OVSD
1 3 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.84%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (0.84%) Nessus
2 1 (0.84%) SCCM
2 1 (0.84%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (31.09%) SAP
2 20 (16.81%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.56%) IBM
4 6 (5.04%) HP
4 6 (5.04%) Wonderware
5 5 (4.20%) EMC
5 5 (4.20%) Oracle
6 4 (3.36%) Adobe
6 4 (3.36%) VMware
7 3 (2.52%) Cisco
7 3 (2.52%) Citrix
8 2 (1.68%) KANA
8 2 (1.68%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.68%) Allen-Bradley
8 2 (1.68%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.68%) hybris
9 1 (0.84%) Splunk
9 1 (0.84%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.84%) Rapid7
9 1 (0.84%) Brocade
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