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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 158 167 241
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +74
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 682 543 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.30% 1.24% 0.73%
As % of the General category 3.31% 2.88% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 244 141
Average daily rate £400 £450 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £245 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 67 70
Average hourly rate £32.00 £31.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.51 £11.88 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £31.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +14.54%
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20607 18874 25197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.35% 42.97% 45.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13009 11725 15230
Average daily rate £425 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 583 615 784
Average hourly rate £22.50 £26.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.09% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +5 183 £498 +11.17% 79
South East -13 115 £400 -3.90% 71
East of England +15 81 £295 -29.55% 55
West Midlands -19 73 £375 -25.00% 42
East Midlands +40 68 £373 -12.18% 36
South West +16 45 £425 -5.55% 80
North West -15 39 £375 -16.66% 40
North East -2 34 £240 -48.10% 14
Yorkshire -25 21 £350 -1.40% 25
Midlands -11 7 £400 -33.33% 2
Manufacturing
UK

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 405 (32.85%) SAP
2 356 (28.87%) Finance
3 210 (17.03%) ERP
4 195 (15.82%) Project Management
5 194 (15.73%) Telecoms
6 178 (14.44%) Retail
7 156 (12.65%) SQL
8 154 (12.49%) Oracle
9 146 (11.84%) Microsoft
10 130 (10.54%) E-Commerce
11 125 (10.14%) Java
12 119 (9.65%) Pharmaceutical
13 118 (9.57%) Marketing
14 115 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
15 112 (9.08%) Windows
16 105 (8.52%) Degree
17 99 (8.03%) Logistics
18 98 (7.95%) SQL Server
19 97 (7.87%) Migration
20 96 (7.79%) Electronics
21 94 (7.62%) Automotive
22 93 (7.54%) Security Cleared
23 91 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
23 91 (7.38%) SaaS
24 90 (7.30%) Programme Management
24 90 (7.30%) JavaScript
25 89 (7.22%) HTML
26 85 (6.89%) MS Excel
26 85 (6.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
27 83 (6.73%) Linux

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 74 (6.00%) WebSphere
2 40 (3.24%) SharePoint
3 34 (2.76%) MQSeries
4 26 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 25 (2.03%) IIS
6 21 (1.70%) MS Exchange
7 17 (1.38%) Tomcat
8 14 (1.14%) WebLogic
9 13 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
10 10 (0.81%) Tuxedo
11 8 (0.65%) Apache
11 8 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.65%) Lync
12 7 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
13 6 (0.49%) CMS
14 5 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.32%) SAS
15 4 (0.32%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 85 (6.89%) MS Excel
2 55 (4.46%) MS Office
3 32 (2.60%) Photoshop
4 31 (2.51%) MS Project
5 19 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 18 (1.46%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.65%) CATIA
9 7 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
9 7 (0.57%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 7 (0.57%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.24%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.081%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.081%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.081%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.081%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.081%) CorelDRAW
12 1 (0.081%) InDesign
12 1 (0.081%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 85 (6.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 40 (3.24%) Dynamics AX
3 34 (2.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 30 (2.43%) Oracle Applications
5 28 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
6 26 (2.11%) SAP SRM
7 24 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
8 23 (1.87%) SAP SD
9 19 (1.54%) SAP FI
10 18 (1.46%) Tridion
11 17 (1.38%) Oracle Receivables
11 17 (1.38%) Oracle Payables
11 17 (1.38%) SAP CO
11 17 (1.38%) SAP PP
12 16 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
12 16 (1.30%) Oracle Manufacturing
12 16 (1.30%) Oracle General Ledger
13 13 (1.05%) SAP MM
13 13 (1.05%) Oracle 11i
13 13 (1.05%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 91 (7.38%) SaaS
2 7 (0.57%) Office 365
3 4 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.32%) PaaS
4 3 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.16%) Force.com
6 1 (0.081%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.24%) Internet
2 23 (1.87%) LAN
3 22 (1.78%) WAN
4 18 (1.46%) TCP/IP
4 18 (1.46%) DNS
5 15 (1.22%) SAN
5 15 (1.22%) HTTP
6 11 (0.89%) LDAP
7 10 (0.81%) DHCP
8 6 (0.49%) Firewall
8 6 (0.49%) RTP
8 6 (0.49%) VPN
8 6 (0.49%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.41%) FTP
10 4 (0.32%) RFID
10 4 (0.32%) PBX
10 4 (0.32%) PSTN
10 4 (0.32%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.32%) SNMP
11 3 (0.24%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 60 (4.87%) Relational Database
3 56 (4.54%) RDBMS
4 44 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 42 (3.41%) SAP BW
6 40 (3.24%) DB2
7 35 (2.84%) Oracle Reports
8 24 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (1.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 15 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (0.97%) SAP BI
13 10 (0.81%) Oracle9i Database
13 10 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (0.73%) DbVisualizer
14 9 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
14 9 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
15 8 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (2.11%) Subversion
2 24 (1.95%) Ant
3 23 (1.87%) JUnit
4 21 (1.70%) Eclipse
5 19 (1.54%) PowerDesigner
5 19 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
5 19 (1.54%) Log4j
6 18 (1.46%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 14 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
8 11 (0.89%) Maven
9 10 (0.81%) Selenium
9 10 (0.81%) LSMW
10 8 (0.65%) LoadRunner
10 8 (0.65%) Axure RP
11 7 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
11 7 (0.57%) JDeveloper
11 7 (0.57%) Toad
12 6 (0.49%) ClearCase
12 6 (0.49%) ClearQuest
13 5 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 356 (28.87%) Finance
2 194 (15.73%) Telecoms
3 178 (14.44%) Retail
4 119 (9.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 118 (9.57%) Marketing
6 96 (7.79%) Electronics
7 94 (7.62%) Automotive
8 26 (2.11%) Banking
9 14 (1.14%) Legal
10 12 (0.97%) Aerospace
11 11 (0.89%) Publishing
12 10 (0.81%) German Language
13 8 (0.65%) Advertising
14 7 (0.57%) General Ledger
14 7 (0.57%) Billing
15 5 (0.41%) French Language
16 4 (0.32%) Back Office
17 3 (0.24%) Avionics
17 3 (0.24%) Dutch Language
17 3 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 230 (18.65%) Consultant
2 170 (13.79%) Analyst
3 161 (13.06%) Developer
4 143 (11.60%) Project Manager
5 119 (9.65%) SAP Consultant
6 107 (8.68%) Architect
7 85 (6.89%) Business Analyst
8 54 (4.38%) Functional Consultant
9 48 (3.89%) SAP Manager
10 45 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
11 38 (3.08%) Java Developer
12 31 (2.51%) Oracle Consultant
13 28 (2.27%) Administrator
14 25 (2.03%) Front-End Developer
15 23 (1.87%) Designer
16 21 (1.70%) SAP Functional Consultant
16 21 (1.70%) Data Modeller
16 21 (1.70%) Support Analyst
17 20 (1.62%) Software Engineer
18 19 (1.54%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (7.22%) HTML
2 76 (6.16%) XML
3 71 (5.76%) J2EE
4 70 (5.68%) .NET
5 55 (4.46%) CSS
6 38 (3.08%) HTML5
7 35 (2.84%) JSP
7 35 (2.84%) XHTML
8 33 (2.68%) CSS3
9 28 (2.27%) jQuery
10 26 (2.11%) Middleware
11 25 (2.03%) XSLT
12 24 (1.95%) Web Services
13 23 (1.87%) Ajax
14 21 (1.70%) Struts
14 21 (1.70%) Servlets
14 21 (1.70%) EJB
15 20 (1.62%) JDBC
15 20 (1.62%) JMS
16 19 (1.54%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 74 (6.00%) DTV
2 44 (3.57%) FMCG
3 29 (2.35%) Computer Science
4 26 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 20 (1.62%) Pharmacovigilance
6 19 (1.54%) Web 2.0
7 17 (1.38%) W3C
8 16 (1.30%) NHS
9 15 (1.22%) Data Conversion
10 14 (1.14%) Life Science
11 13 (1.05%) Clustering
11 13 (1.05%) AS400
12 12 (0.97%) Blackberry
12 12 (0.97%) Mobile App
12 12 (0.97%) Social Media
13 11 (0.89%) Visualisation
14 8 (0.65%) Replication
14 8 (0.65%) SCADA
15 7 (0.57%) iPad
15 7 (0.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 112 (9.08%) Windows
2 83 (6.73%) Linux
3 79 (6.41%) UNIX
4 35 (2.84%) Solaris
5 32 (2.60%) Windows XP
6 25 (2.03%) Windows 7
7 20 (1.62%) HPUX
7 20 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (1.46%) AIX
9 16 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.73%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.65%) VMS
14 7 (0.57%) Android
15 6 (0.49%) SUSE
15 6 (0.49%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.32%) CentOS
17 3 (0.24%) i5/OS
17 3 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (17.03%) ERP
2 195 (15.82%) Project Management
3 130 (10.54%) E-Commerce
4 115 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
5 99 (8.03%) Logistics
6 97 (7.87%) Migration
7 91 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 90 (7.30%) Programme Management
9 82 (6.65%) Digital Marketing
10 80 (6.49%) Change Management
11 73 (5.92%) Time Management
12 71 (5.76%) PRINCE2
13 70 (5.68%) ITIL
14 56 (4.54%) Change Control
14 56 (4.54%) Data Migration
15 53 (4.30%) Continuous Improvement
16 52 (4.22%) OO
17 51 (4.14%) Validation
17 51 (4.14%) Test Scripting
18 50 (4.06%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 156 (12.65%) SQL
2 125 (10.14%) Java
3 90 (7.30%) JavaScript
4 43 (3.49%) C#
5 37 (3.00%) PL/SQL
6 25 (2.03%) ABAP
7 22 (1.78%) Perl
8 21 (1.70%) Bash Shell
9 19 (1.54%) XPath
10 18 (1.46%) C++
11 16 (1.30%) T-SQL
12 15 (1.22%) C
13 14 (1.14%) VB
14 13 (1.05%) Shell Script
15 12 (0.97%) PowerShell
16 11 (0.89%) RPG
17 9 (0.73%) Delphi
17 9 (0.73%) PHP
18 8 (0.65%) Ruby
18 8 (0.65%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 105 (8.52%) Degree
2 93 (7.54%) Security Cleared
3 53 (4.30%) SC Cleared
4 27 (2.19%) PMI Certification
5 24 (1.95%) SAP Certification
6 23 (1.87%) PMP
7 17 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 16 (1.30%) ISEB
8 16 (1.30%) DV Cleared
9 11 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.73%) HNC
11 8 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.57%) MCSE
13 5 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (0.41%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
13 5 (0.41%) OCP
14 4 (0.32%) HND
14 4 (0.32%) OCA
14 4 (0.32%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.51%) QA
2 22 (1.78%) SLA
3 10 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.32%) GxP
4 4 (0.32%) GAMP
4 4 (0.32%) GMP
5 3 (0.24%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.16%) COBIT
6 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.081%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.081%) RosettaNet
7 1 (0.081%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 55 (4.46%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.89%) vSphere
4 9 (0.73%) VMware ESX
5 8 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (0.65%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.57%) PowerHA
7 4 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.16%) Samba
8 2 (0.16%) vCloud
8 2 (0.16%) OCFS2
9 1 (0.081%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.081%) KVM
9 1 (0.081%) XenApp
9 1 (0.081%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.081%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.081%) Xen
9 1 (0.081%) Cronacle
9 1 (0.081%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (0.65%) SCCM
2 6 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (0.32%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.32%) WSUS
3 4 (0.32%) SCOM
3 4 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.24%) OVSD
4 3 (0.24%) Tivoli NetView
4 3 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.24%) OpenView
5 2 (0.16%) MOM
6 1 (0.081%) YUM
6 1 (0.081%) Puppet
6 1 (0.081%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.081%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.081%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.081%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.081%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 405 (32.85%) SAP
2 154 (12.49%) Oracle
3 146 (11.84%) Microsoft
4 76 (6.16%) IBM
5 42 (3.41%) HP
6 35 (2.84%) VMware
7 30 (2.43%) Adobe
8 21 (1.70%) Red Hat
9 20 (1.62%) ATG
9 20 (1.62%) EMC
10 19 (1.54%) Sun
10 19 (1.54%) Interwoven
11 18 (1.46%) Blue Martini
11 18 (1.46%) Elastic Path
12 13 (1.05%) TIBCO
13 11 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (0.89%) Cisco
13 11 (0.89%) Dell
14 10 (0.81%) Citrix
14 10 (0.81%) NetApp
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