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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 146 135 190
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +55
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 828 825 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.58% 1.64% 1.13%
As % of the General category 3.99% 4.26% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 388 217
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.58% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 63 48
Average hourly rate £30.72 £30.00 £37.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -20.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.60 £11.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.51 £43.60 £52.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -20.31%
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
20766 19344 20385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.61% 38.54% 43.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13658 12231 12822
Average daily rate £440 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 545 513 565
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £22.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -9.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.50 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.35 £40.50 £43.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.37 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -5.04%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 5 August 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 -51 156 £475 - 51
South East -22 144 £375 -5.06% 81
North West +34 127 £350 -20.00% 50
West Midlands +2 101 £400 - 47
South West -1 85 £403 +15.00% 53
East of England -5 64 £310 -6.41% 46
East Midlands +12 63 £438 +16.66% 32
Yorkshire -6 41 £375 +2.73% 30
North East -14 20 £345 -8.00% 12
Midlands +16 18 £575 - 1
Manufacturing
UK

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 660 (42.28%) SAP
2 532 (34.08%) Finance
3 374 (23.96%) Telecoms
4 335 (21.46%) Programme Management
5 334 (21.40%) Business Intelligence
6 312 (19.99%) Marketing
7 300 (19.22%) Electronics
8 299 (19.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 292 (18.71%) Digital Marketing
10 289 (18.51%) DTV
11 235 (15.05%) Project Management
12 219 (14.03%) Microsoft
13 201 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
14 196 (12.56%) ERP
15 168 (10.76%) Pharmaceutical
16 158 (10.12%) SQL
17 157 (10.06%) SQL Server
18 152 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
19 148 (9.48%) Windows
20 135 (8.65%) Retail
21 132 (8.46%) Security Cleared
22 127 (8.14%) PRINCE2
23 117 (7.50%) .NET
24 115 (7.37%) Oracle
25 106 (6.79%) Java
26 103 (6.60%) MS Excel
26 103 (6.60%) Degree
27 102 (6.53%) ITIL
28 100 (6.41%) SC Cleared
29 99 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 49 (3.14%) SharePoint
2 24 (1.54%) WebSphere
3 19 (1.22%) CMS
3 19 (1.22%) IIS
4 16 (1.02%) Mule
5 10 (0.64%) MS Exchange
6 9 (0.58%) ArchestrA
6 9 (0.58%) Mule ESB
7 8 (0.51%) JBoss
8 7 (0.45%) IBM Notes
8 7 (0.45%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.45%) SAP EP
8 7 (0.45%) Apache Pig
8 7 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.38%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (0.38%) Commerce Server
9 6 (0.38%) SAS
10 5 (0.32%) Apache
Applications
1 103 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 79 (5.06%) MS Office
3 57 (3.65%) MS Project
4 43 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (1.54%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.45%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.26%) CATIA
8 3 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (0.19%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.13%) Simulink
9 2 (0.13%) SPSS
9 2 (0.13%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.13%) InDesign
9 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.064%) FastStats
10 1 (0.064%) GIMP
10 1 (0.064%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.064%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 299 (19.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 38 (2.43%) SAP PP
3 27 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
4 24 (1.54%) SAP FI
4 24 (1.54%) SAP QM
5 20 (1.28%) SAP APO
6 19 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
6 19 (1.22%) SAP CO
7 18 (1.15%) SAP MII
7 18 (1.15%) SAP EWM
8 17 (1.09%) SAP SD
9 16 (1.02%) Teamcenter
9 16 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
10 15 (0.96%) SAP MM
11 14 (0.90%) SAP ERP
12 13 (0.83%) SAP PLM
13 11 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
14 10 (0.64%) SAP FI-AP
15 9 (0.58%) Primavera
16 8 (0.51%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 52 (3.33%) SaaS
2 18 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.64%) Office 365
4 5 (0.32%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.19%) PaaS
6 3 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.13%) Google Checkout
7 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.064%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.064%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.064%) SmartFocus
8 1 (0.064%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.064%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.064%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.064%) CheetahMail
8 1 (0.064%) Pure360
8 1 (0.064%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.064%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.75%) WAN
2 42 (2.69%) LAN
3 30 (1.92%) FTP
4 28 (1.79%) Firewall
5 27 (1.73%) DNS
6 21 (1.35%) DHCP
7 20 (1.28%) TCP/IP
8 18 (1.15%) SAN
9 13 (0.83%) VPN
9 13 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (0.58%) HTTP
10 9 (0.58%) SSL
10 9 (0.58%) Internet
10 9 (0.58%) MPLS
11 6 (0.38%) BGP
11 6 (0.38%) VoIP
11 6 (0.38%) Network Security
12 5 (0.32%) Wireless
12 5 (0.32%) NAS
12 5 (0.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 53 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 49 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
5 35 (2.24%) Relational Database
6 28 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 27 (1.73%) RDBMS
8 26 (1.67%) Oracle Database
9 25 (1.60%) SQL Server 2000
10 18 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
10 18 (1.15%) SAP BW
10 18 (1.15%) Hadoop
11 17 (1.09%) QlikView
12 14 (0.90%) Big Data
13 12 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (0.70%) MySQL
14 11 (0.70%) Apache Hive
14 11 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (0.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 56 (3.59%) Visual Studio
2 15 (0.96%) Maven
3 14 (0.90%) JIRA
4 12 (0.77%) JUnit
5 11 (0.70%) Git (software)
6 10 (0.64%) Selenium
6 10 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
7 9 (0.58%) Jenkins
7 9 (0.58%) LSMW
7 9 (0.58%) Subversion
8 8 (0.51%) Eclipse
9 7 (0.45%) Ant
10 6 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (0.38%) HP UFT
10 6 (0.38%) LoadRunner
10 6 (0.38%) WebDriver
11 5 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.26%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.26%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 532 (34.08%) Finance
2 374 (23.96%) Telecoms
3 312 (19.99%) Marketing
4 300 (19.22%) Electronics
5 168 (10.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 135 (8.65%) Retail
7 68 (4.36%) Automotive
8 28 (1.79%) Banking
9 27 (1.73%) Aerospace
10 14 (0.90%) Legal
11 13 (0.83%) Games
12 10 (0.64%) Advertising
13 8 (0.51%) Front Office
14 7 (0.45%) Spanish Language
15 6 (0.38%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.26%) French Language
16 4 (0.26%) German Language
17 3 (0.19%) Publishing
18 2 (0.13%) Back Office
18 2 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 258 (16.53%) Analyst
2 234 (14.99%) Consultant
3 224 (14.35%) Developer
4 182 (11.66%) Project Manager
5 147 (9.42%) SAP Consultant
6 144 (9.22%) Architect
7 102 (6.53%) Business Analyst
8 90 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
9 38 (2.43%) Java Developer
10 34 (2.18%) Programmer
11 31 (1.99%) SAP Manager
12 30 (1.92%) Support Analyst
13 29 (1.86%) Software Engineer
14 27 (1.73%) Administrator
14 27 (1.73%) .NET Developer
15 24 (1.54%) Functional Consultant
15 24 (1.54%) Senior Developer
16 20 (1.28%) Support Engineer
16 20 (1.28%) Test Analyst
16 20 (1.28%) SAP PP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (7.50%) .NET
2 76 (4.87%) Web Services
3 57 (3.65%) HTML
4 40 (2.56%) CSS
5 38 (2.43%) XML
6 32 (2.05%) HTML5
7 29 (1.86%) ASP.NET
8 27 (1.73%) SOAP
9 26 (1.67%) jQuery
10 24 (1.54%) .NET Framework
10 24 (1.54%) Middleware
11 23 (1.47%) J2EE
12 18 (1.15%) Hibernate
12 18 (1.15%) REST
13 16 (1.02%) Spring
13 16 (1.02%) Ajax
14 15 (0.96%) JSON
15 13 (0.83%) WCF
15 13 (0.83%) AngularJS
16 11 (0.70%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 289 (18.51%) DTV
2 152 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (5.06%) Life Science
4 60 (3.84%) FMCG
5 59 (3.78%) Management Information System
6 58 (3.72%) NHS
7 40 (2.56%) Data Centre
8 24 (1.54%) User Experience
9 20 (1.28%) Informatics
10 19 (1.22%) SCADA
10 19 (1.22%) PMI
11 18 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
12 17 (1.09%) Mobile App
13 16 (1.02%) GIS
14 11 (0.70%) Clustering
14 11 (0.70%) Computer Science
15 10 (0.64%) Visualisation
15 10 (0.64%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.58%) Replication
17 7 (0.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 148 (9.48%) Windows
2 76 (4.87%) Linux
3 62 (3.97%) UNIX
4 27 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (1.73%) Windows 7
5 26 (1.67%) Windows XP
6 21 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (1.02%) VMS
9 14 (0.90%) Apple iOS
10 12 (0.77%) Android
11 11 (0.70%) Solaris
12 8 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.38%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.19%) OpenVMS
14 3 (0.19%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.13%) SUSE
15 2 (0.13%) Fedora
15 2 (0.13%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (21.46%) Programme Management
2 334 (21.40%) Business Intelligence
3 292 (18.71%) Digital Marketing
4 235 (15.05%) Project Management
5 201 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
6 196 (12.56%) ERP
7 127 (8.14%) PRINCE2
8 102 (6.53%) ITIL
9 99 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management
10 94 (6.02%) Migration
10 94 (6.02%) Logistics
11 83 (5.32%) Change Management
12 79 (5.06%) User Acceptance Testing
13 61 (3.91%) Continuous Improvement
14 60 (3.84%) Validation
15 57 (3.65%) Change Control
16 54 (3.46%) Configuration Management
17 50 (3.20%) E-Commerce
18 49 (3.14%) Data Modelling
18 49 (3.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 158 (10.12%) SQL
2 106 (6.79%) Java
3 66 (4.23%) C#
4 50 (3.20%) JavaScript
4 50 (3.20%) VB
5 49 (3.14%) C
6 35 (2.24%) Python
7 26 (1.67%) Bash Shell
8 25 (1.60%) VB6
8 25 (1.60%) C++
9 23 (1.47%) T-SQL
10 20 (1.28%) ABAP
11 19 (1.22%) VB.NET
12 16 (1.02%) Lua
13 14 (0.90%) PL/SQL
13 14 (0.90%) Perl
14 11 (0.70%) Embedded C
15 9 (0.58%) Objective-C
15 9 (0.58%) Ruby
16 6 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 132 (8.46%) Security Cleared
2 103 (6.60%) Degree
3 100 (6.41%) SC Cleared
4 41 (2.63%) PMI Certification
5 28 (1.79%) SAP Certification
6 26 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 26 (1.67%) PMP
7 24 (1.54%) ISEB
8 18 (1.15%) APMP
9 15 (0.96%) DV Cleared
10 13 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (0.83%) ACCA
11 12 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.70%) PhD
13 9 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
14 8 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (0.45%) OCP
15 7 (0.45%) OCA
15 7 (0.45%) OCAJ
16 6 (0.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (4.10%) QA
2 37 (2.37%) GxP
3 36 (2.31%) GMP
4 29 (1.86%) SLA
5 25 (1.60%) GAMP
6 24 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 23 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 19 (1.22%) ISO 9001
9 17 (1.09%) ISO 9000
10 15 (0.96%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 6 (0.38%) Data Quality
12 5 (0.32%) HL7
13 3 (0.19%) PCI DSS
13 3 (0.19%) GCP
13 3 (0.19%) TickIT
14 2 (0.13%) IEC 61508
14 2 (0.13%) DO-178B
15 1 (0.064%) CDISC
15 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 1 (0.064%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 79 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 26 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.41%) VMware ESX
4 12 (0.77%) XenApp
5 9 (0.58%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.51%) vSphere
7 7 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.32%) Xen
8 5 (0.32%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.32%) ISA Server
8 5 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.26%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 3 (0.19%) vCloud
11 2 (0.13%) GPFS
11 2 (0.13%) Ceph
11 2 (0.13%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.13%) XenServer
11 2 (0.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (1.15%) MOM
2 12 (0.77%) SCCM
3 11 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.32%) Puppet
5 5 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.19%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.19%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.13%) EMC VPLEX
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (0.13%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.064%) Nessus
8 1 (0.064%) SCOM
8 1 (0.064%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (0.064%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.064%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.064%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.064%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.064%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 660 (42.28%) SAP
2 219 (14.03%) Microsoft
3 115 (7.37%) Oracle
4 71 (4.55%) VMware
5 66 (4.23%) IBM
6 41 (2.63%) HP
7 37 (2.37%) Citrix
8 35 (2.24%) Cisco
9 28 (1.79%) Red Hat
10 21 (1.35%) Wonderware
11 20 (1.28%) hybris
12 15 (0.96%) CheckPoint
13 14 (0.90%) JD Edwards
14 12 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (0.77%) Adobe
15 11 (0.70%) ATG
16 9 (0.58%) Lotus
16 9 (0.58%) Remedy
16 9 (0.58%) EMC
16 9 (0.58%) Informatica
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