The first 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 28 July 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 England 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 130 183 197
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +14
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 806 531 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.63% 1.14% 0.97%
As % of the General category 4.22% 2.64% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 225 216
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £282 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 43 39
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £12.01 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £52.85 £52.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +30.34%
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19095 20091 23566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.67% 43.12% 44.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12101 12645 14376
Average daily rate £438 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £279 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 515 576 679
Average hourly rate £20.59 £23.21 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.28% -7.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.01 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Manufacturing
UK

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +57 230 £469 +2.35% 60
South East +21 156 £400 -11.11% 82
West Midlands +1 112 £413 +3.12% 63
East of England -7 79 £325 -14.75% 41
South West +35 77 £350 +3.70% 79
North West +19 51 £425 +10.38% 47
East Midlands +7 33 £375 -11.76% 26
Yorkshire -2 28 £363 -17.61% 44
North East -6 14 £375 +56.25% 10
South Coast - - - -
Manufacturing
UK

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 584 (39.67%) SAP
2 566 (38.45%) Finance
3 318 (21.60%) Telecoms
4 286 (19.43%) Business Intelligence
5 274 (18.61%) Marketing
6 254 (17.26%) Programme Management
7 241 (16.37%) Electronics
8 236 (16.03%) Project Management
8 236 (16.03%) Digital Marketing
9 228 (15.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 227 (15.42%) DTV
11 226 (15.35%) SQL
12 218 (14.81%) ERP
13 203 (13.79%) Retail
14 189 (12.84%) Oracle
15 167 (11.35%) Java
16 161 (10.94%) Microsoft
17 152 (10.33%) E-Commerce
18 132 (8.97%) Degree
19 126 (8.56%) SQL Server
20 121 (8.22%) Pharmaceutical
21 117 (7.95%) Windows
22 115 (7.81%) JavaScript
23 109 (7.40%) .NET
24 108 (7.34%) Time Management
25 107 (7.27%) HTML
26 106 (7.20%) Security Cleared
27 105 (7.13%) Stakeholder Management
28 102 (6.93%) Change Management
29 100 (6.79%) Logistics

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 79 (5.37%) WebSphere
2 45 (3.06%) MQSeries
3 42 (2.85%) SharePoint
4 20 (1.36%) Tomcat
5 18 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
6 17 (1.15%) IIS
6 17 (1.15%) MS Exchange
6 17 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
7 16 (1.09%) WebLogic
8 15 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (0.75%) CMS
10 10 (0.68%) Tuxedo
11 8 (0.54%) SAS
12 7 (0.48%) IBM Notes
12 7 (0.48%) IBM HTTP Server
12 7 (0.48%) MS Project Server
12 7 (0.48%) Lync
12 7 (0.48%) Adobe CQ
13 5 (0.34%) Apache
Applications
1 78 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 58 (3.94%) MS Office
3 38 (2.58%) MS Project
4 18 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.95%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.54%) AutoCAD
8 6 (0.41%) CATIA
8 6 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.20%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 3 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.14%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.14%) SPSS
12 1 (0.068%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.068%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.068%) CorelDRAW
12 1 (0.068%) NASTRAN
12 1 (0.068%) Weka
12 1 (0.068%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 228 (15.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 65 (4.42%) Dynamics AX
3 51 (3.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 44 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
5 33 (2.24%) ENOVIA
6 29 (1.97%) Oracle Applications
6 29 (1.97%) SAP SD
7 27 (1.83%) SAP SRM
8 25 (1.70%) SAP PP
9 23 (1.56%) SAP ERP
10 22 (1.49%) SAP FI
11 21 (1.43%) SAP CO
11 21 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
11 21 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
11 21 (1.43%) Oracle Receivables
11 21 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
12 20 (1.36%) Oracle ASCP
13 19 (1.29%) SAP FI/CO
13 19 (1.29%) Oracle Manufacturing
14 17 (1.15%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 70 (4.76%) SaaS
2 11 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.61%) IaaS
4 6 (0.41%) Office 365
4 6 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.27%) Force.com
6 4 (0.27%) GitHub
7 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.14%) PaaS
9 1 (0.068%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.068%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.068%) CheetahMail
9 1 (0.068%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.99%) Internet
2 31 (2.11%) DNS
3 21 (1.43%) HTTP
4 20 (1.36%) WAN
5 18 (1.22%) LAN
6 17 (1.15%) DHCP
6 17 (1.15%) SAN
7 16 (1.09%) Firewall
8 14 (0.95%) TCP/IP
8 14 (0.95%) VPN
9 8 (0.54%) Wireless
10 7 (0.48%) Ethernet
10 7 (0.48%) Intranet
10 7 (0.48%) MPLS
11 5 (0.34%) OSPF
11 5 (0.34%) BGP
11 5 (0.34%) 3G
11 5 (0.34%) LDAP
11 5 (0.34%) UMTS
11 5 (0.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (8.56%) SQL Server
2 63 (4.28%) Relational Database
3 58 (3.94%) RDBMS
4 46 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 43 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (2.92%) Oracle Database
6 40 (2.72%) DB2
7 37 (2.51%) SAP BW
8 30 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
9 29 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (1.97%) MySQL
9 29 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 29 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (1.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 17 (1.15%) DbVisualizer
11 13 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
11 13 (0.88%) Oracle9i Database
12 12 (0.82%) MongoDB
12 12 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (1.70%) Oracle Forms
2 24 (1.63%) JUnit
3 22 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
4 21 (1.43%) Subversion
5 20 (1.36%) Ant
6 19 (1.29%) Rational DOORS
7 18 (1.22%) Eclipse
7 18 (1.22%) Selenium
8 16 (1.09%) Maven
8 16 (1.09%) Log4j
9 15 (1.02%) LoadRunner
10 13 (0.88%) Visual Studio
11 11 (0.75%) ClearCase
11 11 (0.75%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 11 (0.75%) ClearQuest
12 10 (0.68%) Git (software)
13 7 (0.48%) JDeveloper
13 7 (0.48%) PowerDesigner
14 6 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (0.34%) WebDriver
General
1 566 (38.45%) Finance
2 318 (21.60%) Telecoms
3 274 (18.61%) Marketing
4 241 (16.37%) Electronics
5 203 (13.79%) Retail
6 121 (8.22%) Pharmaceutical
7 88 (5.98%) Automotive
8 36 (2.45%) Banking
9 29 (1.97%) Advertising
10 21 (1.43%) Legal
11 20 (1.36%) Aerospace
12 6 (0.41%) Back Office
13 5 (0.34%) Publishing
13 5 (0.34%) French Language
14 4 (0.27%) German Language
14 4 (0.27%) Military
14 4 (0.27%) Billing
14 4 (0.27%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.27%) Front Office
15 3 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 246 (16.71%) Developer
2 245 (16.64%) Consultant
3 227 (15.42%) Analyst
4 159 (10.80%) Project Manager
5 129 (8.76%) Architect
6 114 (7.74%) SAP Consultant
7 102 (6.93%) Business Analyst
8 55 (3.74%) Java Developer
9 54 (3.67%) Functional Consultant
10 53 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
11 47 (3.19%) Oracle Consultant
12 39 (2.65%) SAP Manager
13 35 (2.38%) Front-End Developer
14 29 (1.97%) .NET Developer
15 28 (1.90%) Programme Manager
15 28 (1.90%) Applications Engineer
16 26 (1.77%) Support Analyst
17 25 (1.70%) Administrator
18 24 (1.63%) Tester
18 24 (1.63%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (7.40%) .NET
2 107 (7.27%) HTML
3 84 (5.71%) J2EE
4 83 (5.64%) XML
5 78 (5.30%) CSS
6 57 (3.87%) Web Services
7 43 (2.92%) XHTML
8 42 (2.85%) ASP.NET
9 40 (2.72%) jQuery
10 39 (2.65%) HTML5
11 36 (2.45%) JSP
12 32 (2.17%) Middleware
13 30 (2.04%) CSS3
14 27 (1.83%) SOAP
15 26 (1.77%) Ajax
16 25 (1.70%) XSLT
17 24 (1.63%) JSTL
18 23 (1.56%) Spring
19 19 (1.29%) Servlets
19 19 (1.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 227 (15.42%) DTV
2 68 (4.62%) FMCG
3 38 (2.58%) NHS
4 29 (1.97%) Management Information System
5 27 (1.83%) W3C
6 24 (1.63%) Computer Science
7 16 (1.09%) Clustering
7 16 (1.09%) Web 2.0
8 14 (0.95%) Mobile App
9 13 (0.88%) PMI
10 12 (0.82%) AS400
10 12 (0.82%) Data Conversion
11 11 (0.75%) Life Science
11 11 (0.75%) Pharmacovigilance
12 10 (0.68%) Social Media
13 9 (0.61%) RMADS
14 8 (0.54%) iSeries
14 8 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (0.54%) SCADA
15 7 (0.48%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 117 (7.95%) Windows
2 97 (6.59%) UNIX
3 95 (6.45%) Linux
4 27 (1.83%) Solaris
5 26 (1.77%) Windows XP
6 18 (1.22%) HPUX
7 16 (1.09%) Windows 7
8 15 (1.02%) AIX
9 12 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.61%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.61%) VMS
12 7 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.41%) SUSE
13 6 (0.41%) CentOS
14 5 (0.34%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.34%) Android
15 4 (0.27%) Fedora
16 2 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (19.43%) Business Intelligence
2 254 (17.26%) Programme Management
3 236 (16.03%) Project Management
3 236 (16.03%) Digital Marketing
4 218 (14.81%) ERP
5 152 (10.33%) E-Commerce
6 108 (7.34%) Time Management
7 105 (7.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 102 (6.93%) Change Management
9 100 (6.79%) Logistics
10 98 (6.66%) Migration
11 80 (5.43%) ITIL
12 75 (5.10%) PRINCE2
13 73 (4.96%) Validation
14 62 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
15 59 (4.01%) SOA
16 53 (3.60%) CRM
17 52 (3.53%) Business Analysis
18 51 (3.46%) Scrum
19 50 (3.40%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 226 (15.35%) SQL
2 167 (11.35%) Java
3 115 (7.81%) JavaScript
4 77 (5.23%) C#
5 49 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 33 (2.24%) T-SQL
7 31 (2.11%) Perl
8 30 (2.04%) C++
8 30 (2.04%) C
9 26 (1.77%) Bash Shell
10 23 (1.56%) VB.NET
11 21 (1.43%) Ruby
12 17 (1.15%) XPath
13 16 (1.09%) Python
14 15 (1.02%) ABAP
15 13 (0.88%) VB
16 12 (0.82%) PHP
17 10 (0.68%) Shell Script
18 8 (0.54%) Clojure
18 8 (0.54%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 132 (8.97%) Degree
2 106 (7.20%) Security Cleared
3 49 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 34 (2.31%) ISEB
5 31 (2.11%) PMI Certification
6 26 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 25 (1.70%) DV Cleared
8 20 (1.36%) PMP
9 13 (0.88%) SAP Certification
10 10 (0.68%) ISTQB
11 9 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.61%) CISSP
12 8 (0.54%) HNC
12 8 (0.54%) CEH
13 7 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (0.41%) OCP
14 6 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
14 6 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 5 (0.34%) OCAJ
15 5 (0.34%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (1.70%) QA
2 17 (1.15%) SLA
3 12 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.68%) ISO 9000
4 10 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (0.68%) GxP
5 9 (0.61%) GMP
6 4 (0.27%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.27%) P3O
7 3 (0.20%) GCP
7 3 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.14%) COBIT
8 2 (0.14%) GAMP
8 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.068%) FATCA
9 1 (0.068%) EMIR
9 1 (0.068%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.068%) RosettaNet
9 1 (0.068%) MiFID
System Software
1 49 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.09%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.34%) vSphere
5 4 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.27%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.14%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.14%) XenApp
7 2 (0.14%) Nmap
7 2 (0.14%) Cronacle
7 2 (0.14%) OCFS2
7 2 (0.14%) GPFS
8 1 (0.068%) Xen
8 1 (0.068%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.068%) RACF
8 1 (0.068%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.068%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.068%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 12 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.68%) OpenView
2 10 (0.68%) SCCM
2 10 (0.68%) OVSD
3 7 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (0.41%) Puppet
5 4 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.27%) Nagios
6 3 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.20%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.20%) Nessus
6 3 (0.20%) Cacti
6 3 (0.20%) Ganglia
6 3 (0.20%) SCOM
6 3 (0.20%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.20%) OpenAM
6 3 (0.20%) StatsD
7 2 (0.14%) WSUS
7 2 (0.14%) MOM
Vendors
1 584 (39.67%) SAP
2 189 (12.84%) Oracle
3 161 (10.94%) Microsoft
4 83 (5.64%) IBM
5 60 (4.08%) HP
6 23 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (1.49%) Cisco
8 21 (1.43%) Adobe
9 18 (1.22%) VMware
10 17 (1.15%) Red Hat
11 16 (1.09%) Interwoven
12 14 (0.95%) Sun
12 14 (0.95%) TIBCO
12 14 (0.95%) ATG
13 13 (0.88%) JD Edwards
13 13 (0.88%) Dell
14 12 (0.82%) JBoss
15 11 (0.75%) SolidWorks
15 11 (0.75%) Blue Martini
15 11 (0.75%) Elastic Path
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