The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 175 220 192
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -28
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 670 454 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.26% 0.95% 1.04%
As % of the General category 3.27% 2.25% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 192 229
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 53 53
Average hourly rate £21.50 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.21% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.41 £22.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £49.50 £45.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £26.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -22.79%
Manufacturing
UK

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

General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20491 20194 22765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.58% 42.07% 44.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12996 13063 13830
Average daily rate £445 £450 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 504 531 690
Average hourly rate £21.56 £21.33 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -17.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £12.01 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £46.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in England

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram in England

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in England

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
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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
London +43 168 £475 - 68
South East -11 120 £423 -2.31% 105
West Midlands +6 84 £425 +21.42% 62
South West +17 73 £375 -11.76% 83
East of England -3 58 £480 +53.60% 42
East Midlands +24 54 £375 -11.50% 28
North West -15 39 £394 +26.00% 51
Yorkshire +3 26 £358 -20.55% 47
Midlands +13 17 £475 +43.93% 2
North East -30 16 £375 - 14
South Coast - - - -
Manufacturing
UK

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 622 (42.66%) SAP
2 528 (36.21%) Finance
3 340 (23.32%) Telecoms
4 319 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
5 304 (20.85%) Marketing
6 285 (19.55%) Programme Management
7 267 (18.31%) Digital Marketing
8 266 (18.24%) Electronics
9 262 (17.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 251 (17.22%) DTV
11 215 (14.75%) ERP
12 208 (14.27%) Project Management
13 198 (13.58%) SQL
14 177 (12.14%) Retail
15 165 (11.32%) Java
16 164 (11.25%) Oracle
17 160 (10.97%) Microsoft
18 147 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
19 136 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
20 129 (8.85%) E-Commerce
21 126 (8.64%) Windows
22 109 (7.48%) Pharmaceutical
23 105 (7.20%) Logistics
24 103 (7.06%) Degree
25 101 (6.93%) Security Cleared
26 95 (6.52%) ITIL
26 95 (6.52%) .NET
27 93 (6.38%) SQL Server
28 92 (6.31%) HTML
29 91 (6.24%) JavaScript

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 47 (3.22%) WebSphere
2 46 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 30 (2.06%) MQSeries
4 22 (1.51%) Tomcat
5 20 (1.37%) MS Exchange
6 13 (0.89%) JBoss
6 13 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
7 12 (0.82%) WebLogic
8 11 (0.75%) IIS
9 9 (0.62%) CMS
9 9 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (0.55%) Adobe CQ
10 8 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (0.55%) MS Project Server
11 7 (0.48%) SAS
11 7 (0.48%) IBM Notes
11 7 (0.48%) Apache
12 6 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (0.41%) NetWeaver
12 6 (0.41%) Lync
Applications
1 78 (5.35%) MS Excel
2 67 (4.60%) MS Office
3 30 (2.06%) MS Project
4 23 (1.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 16 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 15 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
7 13 (0.89%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.69%) FrameMaker
9 9 (0.62%) AutoCAD
10 7 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
11 6 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.14%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.14%) CATIA
12 2 (0.14%) InDesign
12 2 (0.14%) SPSS
12 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.069%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.069%) Pro/ENGINEER
13 1 (0.069%) NASTRAN
13 1 (0.069%) Weka
Business Applications
1 262 (17.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 67 (4.60%) Dynamics AX
3 43 (2.95%) SAP PP
3 43 (2.95%) Oracle EBS
4 39 (2.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 33 (2.26%) ENOVIA
6 28 (1.92%) SAP SD
7 26 (1.78%) SAP MM
8 21 (1.44%) Oracle General Ledger
8 21 (1.44%) Oracle Payables
8 21 (1.44%) Oracle Receivables
9 18 (1.23%) SAP ERP
10 17 (1.17%) Oracle iProcurement
10 17 (1.17%) Oracle Assets
10 17 (1.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 16 (1.10%) SAP QM
12 15 (1.03%) Oracle ASCP
13 14 (0.96%) SAP SRM
13 14 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
14 13 (0.89%) DELMIA
Cloud Services
1 74 (5.08%) SaaS
2 13 (0.89%) IaaS
2 13 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.62%) Office 365
4 8 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.48%) GitHub
6 3 (0.21%) PaaS
6 3 (0.21%) Force.com
6 3 (0.21%) IBM SmartCloud
7 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.14%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.069%) CheetahMail
8 1 (0.069%) Pure360
8 1 (0.069%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.09%) Internet
2 36 (2.47%) LAN
3 34 (2.33%) WAN
4 31 (2.13%) DNS
5 25 (1.71%) Firewall
6 23 (1.58%) SAN
7 21 (1.44%) HTTP
8 16 (1.10%) DHCP
8 16 (1.10%) VPN
9 14 (0.96%) TCP/IP
10 13 (0.89%) FTP
11 12 (0.82%) MPLS
12 10 (0.69%) Network Security
13 9 (0.62%) Intranet
14 8 (0.55%) Wireless
14 8 (0.55%) SNMP
15 7 (0.48%) OSPF
15 7 (0.48%) BGP
15 7 (0.48%) VoIP
15 7 (0.48%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 38 (2.61%) MySQL
3 35 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 25 (1.71%) SAP BW
7 24 (1.65%) Oracle Database
8 23 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (1.44%) RDBMS
9 21 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (1.23%) DB2
12 15 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
13 14 (0.96%) MongoDB
13 14 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
14 11 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (0.69%) DbVisualizer
16 9 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (0.62%) NoSQL
16 9 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 21 (1.44%) Rational DOORS
2 19 (1.30%) JUnit
2 19 (1.30%) Selenium
3 18 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
4 16 (1.10%) ClearCase
4 16 (1.10%) ClearQuest
5 15 (1.03%) Visual Studio
5 15 (1.03%) QuickTest Pro
6 14 (0.96%) Subversion
6 14 (0.96%) Maven
7 13 (0.89%) Git (software)
7 13 (0.89%) LoadRunner
7 13 (0.89%) Jenkins
8 11 (0.75%) Ant
9 10 (0.69%) Eclipse
10 8 (0.55%) Cucumber
11 7 (0.48%) Log4j
12 6 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (0.41%) WebDriver
12 6 (0.41%) Axure RP
General
1 528 (36.21%) Finance
2 340 (23.32%) Telecoms
3 304 (20.85%) Marketing
4 266 (18.24%) Electronics
5 177 (12.14%) Retail
6 109 (7.48%) Pharmaceutical
7 85 (5.83%) Automotive
8 38 (2.61%) Banking
9 37 (2.54%) Advertising
10 19 (1.30%) Aerospace
11 14 (0.96%) Legal
12 13 (0.89%) General Ledger
13 9 (0.62%) Billing
14 8 (0.55%) Back Office
15 7 (0.48%) Games
16 6 (0.41%) Front Office
17 4 (0.27%) Law
17 4 (0.27%) Local Government
18 3 (0.21%) Investment Banking
18 3 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 255 (17.49%) Consultant
2 251 (17.22%) Analyst
3 219 (15.02%) Developer
4 142 (9.74%) Project Manager
5 128 (8.78%) Architect
6 119 (8.16%) SAP Consultant
7 105 (7.20%) Business Analyst
8 55 (3.77%) Functional Consultant
9 44 (3.02%) Java Developer
10 43 (2.95%) Solutions Architect
11 38 (2.61%) Oracle Consultant
12 33 (2.26%) .NET Developer
12 33 (2.26%) Applications Engineer
13 32 (2.19%) SAP Manager
13 32 (2.19%) Programme Manager
14 27 (1.85%) Enterprise Architect
15 26 (1.78%) SAP PP Consultant
15 26 (1.78%) Support Analyst
16 25 (1.71%) Tester
16 25 (1.71%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (6.52%) .NET
2 92 (6.31%) HTML
3 78 (5.35%) CSS
4 67 (4.60%) J2EE
5 61 (4.18%) XML
6 59 (4.05%) Web Services
7 42 (2.88%) jQuery
8 40 (2.74%) ASP.NET
9 33 (2.26%) HTML5
10 31 (2.13%) Spring
11 29 (1.99%) Middleware
12 27 (1.85%) SOAP
13 26 (1.78%) XHTML
14 24 (1.65%) REST
15 23 (1.58%) JSP
16 19 (1.30%) Ajax
16 19 (1.30%) Semantic HTML
17 18 (1.23%) CSS3
18 16 (1.10%) JSON
19 15 (1.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 251 (17.22%) DTV
2 147 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (5.90%) FMCG
4 39 (2.67%) User Experience
5 36 (2.47%) NHS
6 32 (2.19%) Management Information System
7 23 (1.58%) Computer Science
8 20 (1.37%) W3C
9 14 (0.96%) Clustering
9 14 (0.96%) iSeries
10 13 (0.89%) RMADS
10 13 (0.89%) Open Source
11 11 (0.75%) Visualisation
12 10 (0.69%) PMI
12 10 (0.69%) Statistics
12 10 (0.69%) SCADA
13 9 (0.62%) Informatics
13 9 (0.62%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.55%) Mobile App
14 8 (0.55%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 126 (8.64%) Windows
2 84 (5.76%) Linux
3 79 (5.42%) UNIX
4 28 (1.92%) Windows XP
5 25 (1.71%) Windows 7
6 20 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (1.10%) Solaris
9 15 (1.03%) AIX
10 9 (0.62%) HPUX
11 8 (0.55%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.48%) VMS
12 7 (0.48%) Fedora
12 7 (0.48%) CentOS
13 6 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.34%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.27%) Android
15 4 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
2 285 (19.55%) Programme Management
3 267 (18.31%) Digital Marketing
4 215 (14.75%) ERP
5 208 (14.27%) Project Management
6 136 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
7 129 (8.85%) E-Commerce
8 105 (7.20%) Logistics
9 95 (6.52%) ITIL
10 91 (6.24%) Change Management
11 88 (6.04%) Migration
12 83 (5.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 83 (5.69%) Time Management
13 76 (5.21%) Validation
14 71 (4.87%) PRINCE2
15 61 (4.18%) Continuous Improvement
16 54 (3.70%) Scrum
17 49 (3.36%) Business Analysis
18 46 (3.16%) SOA
19 45 (3.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 198 (13.58%) SQL
2 165 (11.32%) Java
3 91 (6.24%) JavaScript
4 67 (4.60%) C#
5 41 (2.81%) PL/SQL
5 41 (2.81%) C
6 32 (2.19%) Perl
7 28 (1.92%) T-SQL
8 27 (1.85%) Ruby
9 24 (1.65%) Python
9 24 (1.65%) Bash Shell
10 21 (1.44%) VB
10 21 (1.44%) C++
11 17 (1.17%) PHP
12 16 (1.10%) ABAP
13 15 (1.03%) VB.NET
14 13 (0.89%) Clojure
15 10 (0.69%) Shell Script
16 9 (0.62%) Korn
17 8 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 103 (7.06%) Degree
2 101 (6.93%) Security Cleared
3 56 (3.84%) SC Cleared
4 30 (2.06%) ISEB
5 28 (1.92%) SAP Certification
6 23 (1.58%) PMI Certification
7 20 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 19 (1.30%) CISSP
9 17 (1.17%) DV Cleared
10 13 (0.89%) PMP
11 12 (0.82%) CEH
11 12 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
12 11 (0.75%) ISTQB
13 8 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 7 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 6 (0.41%) Sun Certification
15 6 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.41%) CISA
16 5 (0.34%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.33%) QA
2 24 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.51%) SLA
4 13 (0.89%) ISO 9000
4 13 (0.89%) GxP
5 12 (0.82%) GMP
6 8 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.41%) GCP
7 6 (0.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 5 (0.34%) GAMP
9 4 (0.27%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.27%) P3O
10 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.14%) HL7
11 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.069%) FATCA
12 1 (0.069%) EMIR
12 1 (0.069%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.069%) TickIT
System Software
1 47 (3.22%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (0.89%) Hyper-V
3 11 (0.75%) VMware ESX
4 9 (0.62%) Firmware
5 7 (0.48%) Terminal Server
5 7 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.34%) XenApp
6 5 (0.34%) PowerHA
7 4 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.21%) Nmap
8 3 (0.21%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.21%) XenServer
8 3 (0.21%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.14%) Veritas File System
9 2 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.14%) vSphere
9 2 (0.14%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 17 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (1.03%) Puppet
2 15 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.89%) OpenView
4 12 (0.82%) OVSD
5 8 (0.55%) SCCM
5 8 (0.55%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.27%) Nessus
6 4 (0.27%) SCOrch
6 4 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.21%) OpenAM
7 3 (0.21%) StatsD
7 3 (0.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.21%) Nagios
7 3 (0.21%) CA LISA
7 3 (0.21%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 3 (0.21%) Cacti
7 3 (0.21%) Ganglia
8 2 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 622 (42.66%) SAP
2 164 (11.25%) Oracle
3 160 (10.97%) Microsoft
4 72 (4.94%) IBM
5 58 (3.98%) HP
6 29 (1.99%) VMware
7 24 (1.65%) Cisco
8 16 (1.10%) Adobe
8 16 (1.10%) Citrix
8 16 (1.10%) Red Hat
8 16 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (1.03%) JD Edwards
10 14 (0.96%) Remedy
11 13 (0.89%) Lotus
12 11 (0.75%) EMC
12 11 (0.75%) hybris
13 10 (0.69%) Sun
13 10 (0.69%) Business Objects
13 10 (0.69%) SolidWorks
14 9 (0.62%) Cognos
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