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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 161 157 168
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 699 671 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.44% 1.39% 1.28%
As % of the General category 3.73% 3.58% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 325 242
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 55 61
Average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.28 £11.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.30 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.35 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.28% -
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
18744 18727 18490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.69% 38.89% 43.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12111 12033 11476
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 525 618
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.69 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -14 154 £450 +5.88% 63
South East -12 106 £375 - 112
North West +38 105 £378 +16.15% 62
West Midlands -6 74 £356 +1.78% 40
South West +19 72 £400 +14.28% 85
East Midlands +5 67 £423 +12.78% 31
East of England -21 45 £400 +18.51% 30
North East +3 28 £300 +13.20% 3
Yorkshire -23 24 £388 +10.71% 28
Midlands +14 16 £550 +57.14% 4
Manufacturing
UK

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 623 (43.17%) SAP
2 476 (32.99%) Finance
3 349 (24.19%) Telecoms
4 302 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
5 291 (20.17%) Programme Management
6 274 (18.99%) Marketing
7 265 (18.36%) Electronics
8 258 (17.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 254 (17.60%) Digital Marketing
10 251 (17.39%) DTV
11 196 (13.58%) Microsoft
12 194 (13.44%) ERP
12 194 (13.44%) Project Management
13 169 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
14 167 (11.57%) Pharmaceutical
15 157 (10.88%) Windows
16 143 (9.91%) SQL Server
17 137 (9.49%) Retail
18 131 (9.08%) SQL
19 122 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
20 115 (7.97%) PRINCE2
21 114 (7.90%) Java
21 114 (7.90%) .NET
22 109 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
23 105 (7.28%) Oracle
24 104 (7.21%) ITIL
24 104 (7.21%) Security Cleared
25 97 (6.72%) Logistics
26 95 (6.58%) MS Excel
27 89 (6.17%) Degree

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 41 (2.84%) SharePoint
2 25 (1.73%) IIS
3 19 (1.32%) WebSphere
4 18 (1.25%) CMS
5 15 (1.04%) Mule
6 9 (0.62%) Tomcat
6 9 (0.62%) Apache Spark
7 8 (0.55%) Mule ESB
7 8 (0.55%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.49%) IBM Notes
9 6 (0.42%) Node.js
9 6 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.42%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.42%) SAS
10 5 (0.35%) ArchestrA
10 5 (0.35%) Confluence
11 4 (0.28%) Commerce Server
11 4 (0.28%) JBoss
11 4 (0.28%) Apache
Applications
1 95 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 50 (3.47%) MS Office
3 43 (2.98%) MS Project
4 39 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.11%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.35%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.28%) CATIA
9 3 (0.21%) SPSS
9 3 (0.21%) FrameMaker
9 3 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.14%) FastStats
10 2 (0.14%) Siemens NX
10 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.069%) Simulink
11 1 (0.069%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.069%) GIMP
11 1 (0.069%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 258 (17.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 26 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
2 26 (1.80%) SAP ERP
3 21 (1.46%) SAP SD
4 20 (1.39%) SAP FI
5 19 (1.32%) SAP PP
6 18 (1.25%) SAP APO
7 17 (1.18%) SAP SRM
8 16 (1.11%) SAP MM
9 14 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
10 13 (0.90%) SAP MII
11 12 (0.83%) SAP QM
12 11 (0.76%) SAP CO
12 11 (0.76%) SAP CRM
12 11 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
12 11 (0.76%) SAP EWM
13 10 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
13 10 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
14 9 (0.62%) SAP PLM
14 9 (0.62%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 51 (3.53%) SaaS
2 27 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (0.49%) Office 365
5 6 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.28%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.21%) PaaS
7 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.14%) SmartFocus
8 2 (0.14%) Google Checkout
8 2 (0.14%) CheetahMail
8 2 (0.14%) Pure360
9 1 (0.069%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.069%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.069%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.069%) Veeva
9 1 (0.069%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.069%) IaaS
9 1 (0.069%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 50 (3.47%) WAN
2 48 (3.33%) LAN
3 32 (2.22%) Firewall
4 30 (2.08%) FTP
5 27 (1.87%) DNS
6 22 (1.52%) SAN
7 18 (1.25%) Internet
8 17 (1.18%) DHCP
8 17 (1.18%) TCP/IP
9 15 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (0.90%) VPN
11 9 (0.62%) HTTP
11 9 (0.62%) MPLS
12 8 (0.55%) BGP
12 8 (0.55%) EIGRP
12 8 (0.55%) Intranet
12 8 (0.55%) VoIP
12 8 (0.55%) WLAN
13 7 (0.49%) SSL
13 7 (0.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 54 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 47 (3.26%) SAP BW
5 37 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
7 22 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 22 (1.52%) Oracle Database
8 19 (1.32%) RDBMS
9 16 (1.11%) Big Data
10 14 (0.97%) Hadoop
10 14 (0.97%) MySQL
10 14 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (0.90%) QlikView
12 12 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (0.55%) Data Mining
15 7 (0.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 47 (3.26%) Visual Studio
2 19 (1.32%) Maven
3 14 (0.97%) JUnit
4 12 (0.83%) Git (software)
4 12 (0.83%) JIRA
4 12 (0.83%) LSMW
5 9 (0.62%) Selenium
5 9 (0.62%) Eclipse
6 8 (0.55%) Jenkins
7 7 (0.49%) Subversion
7 7 (0.49%) Ant
8 6 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (0.28%) Axure RP
10 4 (0.28%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.28%) Gradle
10 4 (0.28%) Eclipse RCP
10 4 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.21%) LoadRunner
General
1 476 (32.99%) Finance
2 349 (24.19%) Telecoms
3 274 (18.99%) Marketing
4 265 (18.36%) Electronics
5 167 (11.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 137 (9.49%) Retail
7 69 (4.78%) Automotive
8 24 (1.66%) Banking
9 22 (1.52%) Aerospace
10 13 (0.90%) Legal
11 12 (0.83%) Games
12 9 (0.62%) Advertising
13 8 (0.55%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.35%) Billing
14 5 (0.35%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.35%) French Language
14 5 (0.35%) German Language
14 5 (0.35%) Front Office
14 5 (0.35%) Avionics
15 4 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 247 (17.12%) Consultant
2 229 (15.87%) Analyst
3 192 (13.31%) Developer
4 179 (12.40%) Project Manager
5 164 (11.37%) SAP Consultant
6 152 (10.53%) Architect
7 99 (6.86%) Business Analyst
8 89 (6.17%) Solutions Architect
9 48 (3.33%) SAP Manager
10 44 (3.05%) Java Developer
11 32 (2.22%) Programmer
12 30 (2.08%) Functional Consultant
13 27 (1.87%) Support Analyst
14 26 (1.80%) Senior Developer
15 23 (1.59%) SAP Functional Consultant
16 22 (1.52%) Software Engineer
16 22 (1.52%) Administrator
17 21 (1.46%) VB Programmer
18 19 (1.32%) Enterprise Architect
19 18 (1.25%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (7.90%) .NET
2 79 (5.47%) Web Services
3 72 (4.99%) HTML
4 44 (3.05%) CSS
5 39 (2.70%) XML
6 37 (2.56%) HTML5
7 30 (2.08%) ASP.NET
7 30 (2.08%) J2EE
8 26 (1.80%) SOAP
8 26 (1.80%) Spring
9 24 (1.66%) jQuery
10 22 (1.52%) .NET Framework
11 19 (1.32%) REST
12 18 (1.25%) Hibernate
13 17 (1.18%) Ajax
13 17 (1.18%) AngularJS
14 16 (1.11%) JSON
15 13 (0.90%) WCF
15 13 (0.90%) EDI
16 12 (0.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 251 (17.39%) DTV
2 122 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (4.85%) FMCG
4 52 (3.60%) Life Science
5 50 (3.47%) NHS
6 48 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 43 (2.98%) Data Centre
8 19 (1.32%) Informatics
8 19 (1.32%) PMI
9 17 (1.18%) GIS
9 17 (1.18%) User Experience
10 15 (1.04%) Mobile App
11 14 (0.97%) SCADA
12 11 (0.76%) Mainframe
12 11 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (0.76%) iSeries
13 10 (0.69%) Replication
14 6 (0.42%) Clustering
14 6 (0.42%) AS400
14 6 (0.42%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 157 (10.88%) Windows
2 70 (4.85%) Linux
3 55 (3.81%) UNIX
4 29 (2.01%) Windows XP
5 26 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (1.59%) Windows 7
7 15 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (0.76%) Solaris
8 11 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.76%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.62%) Android
10 8 (0.55%) AIX
11 7 (0.49%) VMS
12 5 (0.35%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.28%) CentOS
13 4 (0.28%) Fedora
13 4 (0.28%) OpenVMS
13 4 (0.28%) OS/400
14 3 (0.21%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
2 291 (20.17%) Programme Management
3 254 (17.60%) Digital Marketing
4 194 (13.44%) ERP
4 194 (13.44%) Project Management
5 169 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
6 115 (7.97%) PRINCE2
7 109 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 104 (7.21%) ITIL
9 97 (6.72%) Logistics
10 88 (6.10%) Migration
11 76 (5.27%) CRM
12 67 (4.64%) Change Management
13 65 (4.50%) E-Commerce
14 56 (3.88%) User Acceptance Testing
15 54 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
16 53 (3.67%) Change Control
17 49 (3.40%) Validation
18 47 (3.26%) Configuration Management
19 45 (3.12%) UML
Programming Languages
1 131 (9.08%) SQL
2 114 (7.90%) Java
3 64 (4.44%) C#
4 56 (3.88%) JavaScript
5 50 (3.47%) VB
6 36 (2.49%) C
7 28 (1.94%) Python
8 24 (1.66%) VB6
9 20 (1.39%) T-SQL
9 20 (1.39%) Bash Shell
10 17 (1.18%) VB.NET
10 17 (1.18%) ABAP
10 17 (1.18%) C++
11 13 (0.90%) Ruby
12 9 (0.62%) Lua
12 9 (0.62%) Perl
12 9 (0.62%) PHP
12 9 (0.62%) PL/SQL
12 9 (0.62%) VBA
13 8 (0.55%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 104 (7.21%) Security Cleared
2 89 (6.17%) Degree
3 81 (5.61%) SC Cleared
4 37 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 29 (2.01%) SAP Certification
6 25 (1.73%) ISEB
7 21 (1.46%) PMP
7 21 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 13 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (0.76%) APMP
10 10 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.69%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
12 6 (0.42%) ACCA
12 6 (0.42%) CISSP
12 6 (0.42%) CCNA
12 6 (0.42%) MCSE
13 5 (0.35%) CCNP
13 5 (0.35%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (3.95%) QA
2 32 (2.22%) GAMP
3 31 (2.15%) SLA
4 30 (2.08%) GMP
5 27 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (1.52%) GxP
7 21 (1.46%) ISO 9000
8 15 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 15 (1.04%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 10 (0.69%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.49%) Data Quality
11 6 (0.42%) HL7
12 4 (0.28%) DO-178B
12 4 (0.28%) DO-254
12 4 (0.28%) PCI DSS
13 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.069%) JSP 440
14 1 (0.069%) CDISC
14 1 (0.069%) GAAP
14 1 (0.069%) EFQM
System Software
1 73 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 34 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.32%) VMware ESX
4 12 (0.83%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 7 (0.49%) Terminal Services
5 7 (0.49%) vSphere
5 7 (0.49%) XenApp
6 6 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.28%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.21%) Xen
9 3 (0.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 3 (0.21%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.21%) PowerHA
10 2 (0.14%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.14%) GPFS
10 2 (0.14%) Ceph
10 2 (0.14%) Firmware
10 2 (0.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (0.90%) SCCM
2 10 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.69%) MOM
3 9 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.55%) Puppet
5 7 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (0.35%) SCOM
6 5 (0.35%) OpenView
7 4 (0.28%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.28%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (0.21%) OVSD
8 3 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.21%) Tivoli NetView
8 3 (0.21%) vMotion
8 3 (0.21%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.069%) Nessus
9 1 (0.069%) WSUS
9 1 (0.069%) Oracle Statspack
9 1 (0.069%) Nagios
9 1 (0.069%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 623 (43.17%) SAP
2 196 (13.58%) Microsoft
3 105 (7.28%) Oracle
4 72 (4.99%) VMware
5 66 (4.57%) IBM
6 47 (3.26%) HP
7 40 (2.77%) Cisco
8 34 (2.36%) Citrix
9 29 (2.01%) Red Hat
10 21 (1.46%) hybris
11 19 (1.32%) Remedy
12 15 (1.04%) JD Edwards
13 14 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
14 13 (0.90%) CheckPoint
14 13 (0.90%) EMC
15 11 (0.76%) Wonderware
15 11 (0.76%) Adobe
16 9 (0.62%) Business Objects
16 9 (0.62%) Lotus
16 9 (0.62%) Informatica
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warwickshire
Connectus
Rate: £33.55 - £45.55 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
Connectus
Rate: £46.21 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £430 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Hays Resource Management - Astrazeneca
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
NES IT
Rate: Good
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £800 - 870 per day + .
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding
Mason Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Corporate Project Solutions
Rate: £375 - £475 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £130.00 - £170.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £130.00 - £170.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago