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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manufacturing
Rank 155 166 165
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 713 644 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.51% 1.40% 1.36%
As % of the General category 3.92% 3.60% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 369 234
Average daily rate £400 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.81% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 45 47
Average hourly rate £37.50 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.70 £11.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -17.14%
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
18182 17872 18059
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.53% 38.78% 40.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11922 11662 11396
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £611 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 501 412 573
Average hourly rate £31.42 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016. 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
South East +7 143 £396 -6.76% 128
London -28 140 £431 +15.00% 166
South West +5 84 £365 -17.74% 96
West Midlands +4 67 £450 - 41
East of England 0 64 £425 - 56
North West -17 62 £348 +15.83% 49
East Midlands +12 53 £374 -1.96% 47
Yorkshire -8 32 £425 +13.33% 35
North East -8 31 £341 -19.11% 5
Midlands +6 15 £550 -4.34% 1
South Coast - 3 £700 - 1
Manufacturing
UK

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 697 (48.64%) SAP
2 644 (44.94%) Finance
3 456 (31.82%) Programme Management
4 430 (30.01%) Telecoms
5 408 (28.47%) Business Intelligence
6 394 (27.49%) Electronics
6 394 (27.49%) Marketing
7 386 (26.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 369 (25.75%) Digital Marketing
9 241 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
10 181 (12.63%) Project Management
11 179 (12.49%) Microsoft
11 179 (12.49%) ERP
12 171 (11.93%) SQL
13 132 (9.21%) Oracle
14 129 (9.00%) SQL Server
15 125 (8.72%) Security Cleared
16 118 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
17 116 (8.09%) Windows
18 109 (7.61%) Degree
18 109 (7.61%) Migration
19 105 (7.33%) Retail
20 104 (7.26%) Pharmaceutical
21 102 (7.12%) Stakeholder Management
21 102 (7.12%) Java
21 102 (7.12%) MS Excel
22 94 (6.56%) PRINCE2
22 94 (6.56%) SC Cleared
23 93 (6.49%) HTML
24 89 (6.21%) Change Management

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 43 (3.00%) SharePoint
2 24 (1.67%) CMS
3 21 (1.47%) Node.js
4 18 (1.26%) Apache
4 18 (1.26%) Confluence
5 17 (1.19%) Drupal
6 14 (0.98%) IIS
7 13 (0.91%) MS Exchange
8 10 (0.70%) NetWeaver
9 9 (0.63%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.49%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.49%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.35%) ArchestrA
12 5 (0.35%) Lync
13 4 (0.28%) Mule
13 4 (0.28%) Mule ESB
13 4 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 102 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 67 (4.68%) MS Office
3 40 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (1.54%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.19%) MS Project
6 12 (0.84%) AutoCAD
7 7 (0.49%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.42%) SOLIDWORKS
9 5 (0.35%) Simulink
10 4 (0.28%) CATIA
10 4 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.21%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.21%) Stateflow
11 3 (0.21%) TargetLink
12 2 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.14%) FrameMaker
12 2 (0.14%) PTC Creo
12 2 (0.14%) Siemens NX
13 1 (0.070%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 386 (26.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 29 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
3 28 (1.95%) SAP PP
4 21 (1.47%) SAP MM
5 20 (1.40%) SAP CO
5 20 (1.40%) SAP FI
6 19 (1.33%) SAP ERP
7 18 (1.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 18 (1.26%) SAP SD
8 17 (1.19%) SAP FI/CO
9 12 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
9 12 (0.84%) SAP QM
9 12 (0.84%) Teamcenter
10 11 (0.77%) SAP HR
11 9 (0.63%) SAP MII
12 8 (0.56%) SAP EHS
13 7 (0.49%) SAP APO
13 7 (0.49%) SAP IS-U
14 6 (0.42%) SAP CRM
15 5 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.95%) SaaS
2 17 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.19%) Office 365
3 9 (0.63%) GitHub
4 6 (0.42%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.21%) AdWords
7 3 (0.21%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.21%) Taleo
8 2 (0.14%) Force.com
8 2 (0.14%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.070%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.070%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.070%) Boomi
9 1 (0.070%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.070%) IaaS
9 1 (0.070%) PaaS
9 1 (0.070%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.51%) WAN
2 35 (2.44%) DNS
3 31 (2.16%) LAN
4 30 (2.09%) Firewall
5 24 (1.67%) DHCP
6 23 (1.61%) TCP/IP
7 16 (1.12%) VPN
8 15 (1.05%) MPLS
9 13 (0.91%) FTP
10 12 (0.84%) VoIP
11 11 (0.77%) BGP
11 11 (0.77%) OSPF
12 10 (0.70%) SAN
13 8 (0.56%) Intranet
13 8 (0.56%) LDAP
14 7 (0.49%) Internet
14 7 (0.49%) IPv6
15 6 (0.42%) EIGRP
15 6 (0.42%) IPsec
15 6 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (9.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (3.14%) Relational Database
3 37 (2.58%) SAP BW
4 36 (2.51%) Oracle Database
4 36 (2.51%) RDBMS
5 34 (2.37%) BusinessObjects
6 20 (1.40%) SAP HANA
7 17 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (1.19%) MySQL
7 17 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (1.12%) Big Data
8 16 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
9 15 (1.05%) SAP BI
10 14 (0.98%) MongoDB
10 14 (0.98%) NoSQL
10 14 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
11 12 (0.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 11 (0.77%) DB2
12 11 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (0.70%) Crystal Analysis
Development Applications
1 48 (3.35%) Visual Studio
2 27 (1.88%) JIRA
3 20 (1.40%) Rational DOORS
4 13 (0.91%) Git (software)
4 13 (0.91%) Selenium
5 9 (0.63%) AccuRev
5 9 (0.63%) Subversion
6 8 (0.56%) Jenkins
6 8 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.49%) JUnit
7 7 (0.49%) LSMW
8 6 (0.42%) ClearCase
8 6 (0.42%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.35%) Rational Rhapsody
9 5 (0.35%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.28%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 644 (44.94%) Finance
2 430 (30.01%) Telecoms
3 394 (27.49%) Electronics
3 394 (27.49%) Marketing
4 105 (7.33%) Retail
5 104 (7.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 53 (3.70%) Aerospace
7 47 (3.28%) Automotive
8 30 (2.09%) Advertising
9 22 (1.54%) Legal
10 17 (1.19%) Publishing
11 15 (1.05%) General Ledger
12 13 (0.91%) Banking
13 8 (0.56%) Games
13 8 (0.56%) Military
14 5 (0.35%) Back Office
14 5 (0.35%) French Language
15 4 (0.28%) Avionics
16 3 (0.21%) Billing
16 3 (0.21%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 247 (17.24%) Developer
2 242 (16.89%) Analyst
3 188 (13.12%) Consultant
4 160 (11.17%) Project Manager
5 115 (8.03%) SAP Consultant
6 109 (7.61%) Architect
7 103 (7.19%) Business Analyst
8 54 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
9 44 (3.07%) SAP Manager
10 40 (2.79%) Java Developer
10 40 (2.79%) SAP Analyst
11 37 (2.58%) .NET Developer
12 36 (2.51%) C# Developer
12 36 (2.51%) Senior Developer
13 33 (2.30%) Software Engineer
14 31 (2.16%) IT Manager
15 29 (2.02%) SAP PP Consultant
16 27 (1.88%) Functional Consultant
16 27 (1.88%) SAP Project Manager
16 27 (1.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (6.49%) HTML
2 87 (6.07%) .NET
3 75 (5.23%) CSS
4 52 (3.63%) Web Services
5 50 (3.49%) jQuery
6 46 (3.21%) XML
7 33 (2.30%) HTML5
8 32 (2.23%) ASP.NET
9 29 (2.02%) .NET Framework
10 26 (1.81%) SOAP
11 25 (1.74%) AngularJS
12 23 (1.61%) J2EE
13 19 (1.33%) JSON
14 18 (1.26%) CSS3
15 16 (1.12%) REST
16 15 (1.05%) Java EE
16 15 (1.05%) Java EE 5
16 15 (1.05%) Java SE
16 15 (1.05%) Spring
17 12 (0.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 118 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (5.09%) Life Science
3 52 (3.63%) Management Information System
4 51 (3.56%) FMCG
5 36 (2.51%) Data Centre
6 27 (1.88%) Mobile App
7 24 (1.67%) NHS
8 20 (1.40%) User Experience
8 20 (1.40%) Visualisation
9 19 (1.33%) Computer Science
10 12 (0.84%) CMDB
10 12 (0.84%) Data Integration
11 11 (0.77%) Data Structures
12 10 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (0.56%) Clustering
13 8 (0.56%) SCADA
14 6 (0.42%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (0.42%) Mainframe
15 5 (0.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 116 (8.09%) Windows
2 58 (4.05%) Windows Server
3 50 (3.49%) Linux
4 44 (3.07%) Unix
5 25 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (1.61%) Windows XP
7 20 (1.40%) Windows 7
8 18 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (0.98%) Apple iOS
10 13 (0.91%) Android
11 9 (0.63%) Solaris
12 7 (0.49%) AIX
13 4 (0.28%) VxWorks
13 4 (0.28%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.14%) CentOS
15 2 (0.14%) SUSE
15 2 (0.14%) VMS
15 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 456 (31.82%) Programme Management
2 408 (28.47%) Business Intelligence
3 369 (25.75%) Digital Marketing
4 241 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
5 181 (12.63%) Project Management
6 179 (12.49%) ERP
7 109 (7.61%) Migration
8 102 (7.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 94 (6.56%) PRINCE2
10 89 (6.21%) Change Management
11 84 (5.86%) Logistics
11 84 (5.86%) User Acceptance Testing
12 79 (5.51%) ITIL
13 63 (4.40%) Data Migration
13 63 (4.40%) Integration Testing
14 55 (3.84%) E-Commerce
15 54 (3.77%) Validation
16 53 (3.70%) Test Scripting
17 51 (3.56%) SDLC
18 50 (3.49%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 171 (11.93%) SQL
2 102 (7.12%) Java
3 77 (5.37%) JavaScript
4 75 (5.23%) C#
5 39 (2.72%) C++
6 33 (2.30%) C
7 25 (1.74%) ABAP
7 25 (1.74%) PL/SQL
8 21 (1.47%) Ruby
9 18 (1.26%) Perl
10 16 (1.12%) Python
11 14 (0.98%) PHP
12 13 (0.91%) T-SQL
13 12 (0.84%) Ada
14 10 (0.70%) MATLAB
14 10 (0.70%) VB
14 10 (0.70%) VB.NET
15 9 (0.63%) R
16 8 (0.56%) VBA
17 7 (0.49%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 125 (8.72%) Security Cleared
2 109 (7.61%) Degree
3 94 (6.56%) SC Cleared
4 28 (1.95%) PMI Certification
5 26 (1.81%) PMP
6 23 (1.61%) SAP Certification
7 18 (1.26%) APMP
8 17 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
9 16 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 15 (1.05%) OCA
10 15 (1.05%) OCAJ
10 15 (1.05%) OCP
11 13 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.63%) DV Cleared
13 9 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 8 (0.56%) MCP
14 8 (0.56%) MCSE
14 8 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (3.84%) QA
2 21 (1.47%) Data Quality
2 21 (1.47%) ISO 9001
3 13 (0.91%) GMP
4 12 (0.84%) TickIT
5 11 (0.77%) GxP
5 11 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.56%) SLA
8 7 (0.49%) GAMP
9 5 (0.35%) MISRA
10 3 (0.21%) ISO26262
11 2 (0.14%) Def Stans
11 2 (0.14%) GCP
11 2 (0.14%) HL7
11 2 (0.14%) IEC 61508
11 2 (0.14%) ISO13485
11 2 (0.14%) MISRA C
12 1 (0.070%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.070%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 67 (4.68%) Active Directory
2 28 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.19%) VMware ESX
4 12 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.49%) Firmware
6 7 (0.49%) vSphere
7 5 (0.35%) HDFS
8 4 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.28%) PowerHA
8 4 (0.28%) XenApp
9 3 (0.21%) vCloud
10 2 (0.14%) Docker
11 1 (0.070%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.070%) UAG
11 1 (0.070%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.070%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.070%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.070%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.070%) zsh
Systems Management
1 13 (0.91%) SCCM
2 12 (0.84%) MOM
3 6 (0.42%) SCOM
4 5 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.35%) Wonderware InTouch
5 3 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.21%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (0.21%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.21%) vMotion
6 2 (0.14%) DameWare
6 2 (0.14%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.14%) Puppet
6 2 (0.14%) WSUS
7 1 (0.070%) Ansible
7 1 (0.070%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.070%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.070%) Kibana
7 1 (0.070%) logstash
7 1 (0.070%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.070%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 697 (48.64%) SAP
2 179 (12.49%) Microsoft
3 132 (9.21%) Oracle
4 58 (4.05%) VMware
5 37 (2.58%) HP
6 33 (2.30%) IBM
7 29 (2.02%) Cisco
8 26 (1.81%) Citrix
9 21 (1.47%) Red Hat
10 20 (1.40%) Baan
11 16 (1.12%) hybris
11 16 (1.12%) Sage
12 14 (0.98%) Informatica
12 14 (0.98%) Siemens
13 13 (0.91%) EXTOL
14 11 (0.77%) Infor
15 10 (0.70%) EMC
15 10 (0.70%) Google
15 10 (0.70%) IFS
15 10 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
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