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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 136 161 173
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +12
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 756 625 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.55% 1.32% 1.19%
As % of the General category 3.98% 3.33% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 259 214
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 42 70
Average hourly rate £27.17 £34.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.26% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £11.71 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.34% +16.66%
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
19000 18777 17853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.07% 39.71% 42.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11959 11746 11121
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 446 579 578
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.54 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +1 157 £400 -23.80% 82
North West +56 127 £400 - 42
South East -20 119 £425 -5.55% 131
South West +38 85 £400 - 62
West Midlands -5 73 £440 +10.00% 46
East of England +1 70 £486 +74.43% 44
East Midlands -7 59 £400 +4.71% 36
North East -5 26 £300 +25.00% 4
Midlands +6 15 £538 +7.50% 2
Yorkshire -21 15 £300 -14.28% 43
Manufacturing
UK

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 600 (43.29%) SAP
2 454 (32.76%) Finance
3 335 (24.17%) Telecoms
4 296 (21.36%) Business Intelligence
5 266 (19.19%) Programme Management
6 263 (18.98%) Marketing
7 246 (17.75%) Electronics
8 241 (17.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 235 (16.96%) Digital Marketing
10 229 (16.52%) DTV
11 203 (14.65%) ERP
12 192 (13.85%) Microsoft
13 186 (13.42%) Project Management
14 155 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
15 154 (11.11%) Windows
16 139 (10.03%) Pharmaceutical
17 136 (9.81%) Retail
18 133 (9.60%) SQL
19 131 (9.45%) Java
20 125 (9.02%) Oracle
21 122 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
22 112 (8.08%) SQL Server
23 105 (7.58%) ITIL
24 104 (7.50%) .NET
25 102 (7.36%) Stakeholder Management
26 100 (7.22%) PRINCE2
27 99 (7.14%) Logistics
28 98 (7.07%) Security Cleared
28 98 (7.07%) Degree
29 92 (6.64%) Linux

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.02%) IIS
3 21 (1.52%) WebSphere
4 18 (1.30%) CMS
5 11 (0.79%) Tomcat
6 10 (0.72%) JBoss
6 10 (0.72%) Mule
7 9 (0.65%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.58%) MS Exchange
8 8 (0.58%) Apache
8 8 (0.58%) Apache Spark
9 7 (0.51%) IBM Notes
10 6 (0.43%) Node.js
11 5 (0.36%) Lync
11 5 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.36%) NetWeaver
12 4 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.29%) Confluence
12 4 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.29%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 88 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 54 (3.90%) MS Office
3 42 (3.03%) MS Project
4 38 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 15 (1.08%) MS Visio
7 12 (0.87%) FrameMaker
8 7 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.29%) InDesign
9 4 (0.29%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.29%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.22%) CATIA
11 2 (0.14%) FastStats
12 1 (0.072%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.072%) SPSS
12 1 (0.072%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 241 (17.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 56 (4.04%) Dynamics AX
3 31 (2.24%) SAP FI
4 27 (1.95%) SAP SD
5 21 (1.52%) SAP CO
5 21 (1.52%) SAP ERP
6 20 (1.44%) SAP FI/CO
6 20 (1.44%) SAP MM
7 17 (1.23%) SAP PP
8 16 (1.15%) SAP APO
9 15 (1.08%) SAP SRM
10 12 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
10 12 (0.87%) SAP CRM
11 11 (0.79%) Maximo
11 11 (0.79%) SAP QM
12 10 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
12 10 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
12 10 (0.72%) SAP MII
13 8 (0.58%) SAP FI-AP
13 8 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (4.18%) SaaS
2 12 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.58%) Office 365
4 7 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.29%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.14%) PaaS
8 2 (0.14%) IaaS
8 2 (0.14%) CheetahMail
8 2 (0.14%) Pure360
8 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.072%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.072%) GitHub
9 1 (0.072%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 55 (3.97%) WAN
2 51 (3.68%) LAN
3 29 (2.09%) Internet
4 28 (2.02%) SAN
5 26 (1.88%) Firewall
5 26 (1.88%) FTP
6 25 (1.80%) DNS
7 19 (1.37%) TCP/IP
8 16 (1.15%) DHCP
9 13 (0.94%) VPN
10 11 (0.79%) Wireless
10 11 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (0.72%) VoIP
11 10 (0.72%) Intranet
12 9 (0.65%) MPLS
12 9 (0.65%) HTTP
12 9 (0.65%) Network Security
12 9 (0.65%) 4G
13 8 (0.58%) LTE
13 8 (0.58%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (8.08%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.17%) SAP BW
3 37 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (2.02%) Relational Database
7 24 (1.73%) Oracle Database
8 23 (1.66%) RDBMS
9 18 (1.30%) Big Data
10 17 (1.23%) Hadoop
10 17 (1.23%) MySQL
11 15 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
14 12 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (0.79%) MongoDB
16 10 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (0.72%) QlikView
17 9 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
18 8 (0.58%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (1.44%) Visual Studio
1 20 (1.44%) Maven
2 15 (1.08%) LSMW
2 15 (1.08%) Selenium
3 13 (0.94%) JUnit
4 9 (0.65%) Git (software)
4 9 (0.65%) Cucumber
5 8 (0.58%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.58%) JIRA
5 8 (0.58%) Ant
6 7 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (0.51%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (0.36%) ClearCase
7 5 (0.36%) Subversion
7 5 (0.36%) ClearQuest
7 5 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.29%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (0.22%) Hudson
General
1 454 (32.76%) Finance
2 335 (24.17%) Telecoms
3 263 (18.98%) Marketing
4 246 (17.75%) Electronics
5 139 (10.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 136 (9.81%) Retail
7 80 (5.77%) Automotive
8 31 (2.24%) Banking
9 23 (1.66%) Aerospace
10 18 (1.30%) Advertising
11 12 (0.87%) Games
12 9 (0.65%) Legal
13 7 (0.51%) Spanish Language
14 6 (0.43%) Billing
14 6 (0.43%) General Ledger
15 5 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
16 4 (0.29%) Avionics
16 4 (0.29%) German Language
17 3 (0.22%) French Language
17 3 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 259 (18.69%) Analyst
2 235 (16.96%) Consultant
3 159 (11.47%) Developer
4 157 (11.33%) SAP Consultant
5 156 (11.26%) Project Manager
6 145 (10.46%) Architect
7 119 (8.59%) Business Analyst
8 77 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
9 46 (3.32%) SAP Manager
10 45 (3.25%) Java Developer
11 33 (2.38%) Support Analyst
12 30 (2.16%) Functional Consultant
13 29 (2.09%) Administrator
14 25 (1.80%) Programme Manager
14 25 (1.80%) SAP Functional Consultant
15 21 (1.52%) Test Analyst
16 20 (1.44%) Senior Developer
17 19 (1.37%) Support Engineer
17 19 (1.37%) SAP Project Manager
17 19 (1.37%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (7.50%) .NET
2 78 (5.63%) Web Services
3 70 (5.05%) HTML
4 41 (2.96%) CSS
5 40 (2.89%) J2EE
6 37 (2.67%) XML
7 35 (2.53%) SOAP
7 35 (2.53%) HTML5
8 27 (1.95%) Spring
9 26 (1.88%) ASP.NET
10 22 (1.59%) jQuery
11 20 (1.44%) .NET Framework
12 19 (1.37%) REST
13 18 (1.30%) EDI
14 17 (1.23%) Hibernate
15 16 (1.15%) Middleware
15 16 (1.15%) Ajax
15 16 (1.15%) JSON
15 16 (1.15%) RESTful
15 16 (1.15%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 229 (16.52%) DTV
2 122 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (5.70%) FMCG
4 44 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 31 (2.24%) Life Science
6 26 (1.88%) NHS
7 19 (1.37%) PMI
8 17 (1.23%) GIS
9 16 (1.15%) iSeries
10 15 (1.08%) Informatics
11 14 (1.01%) Mainframe
11 14 (1.01%) SCADA
12 13 (0.94%) Mobile App
13 12 (0.87%) User Experience
14 9 (0.65%) Visualisation
14 9 (0.65%) Open Source
14 9 (0.65%) Clustering
15 8 (0.58%) Replication
15 8 (0.58%) Data Structures
16 6 (0.43%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 154 (11.11%) Windows
2 92 (6.64%) Linux
3 57 (4.11%) UNIX
4 23 (1.66%) Windows XP
5 22 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (1.59%) Windows 7
6 19 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (0.94%) Solaris
10 12 (0.87%) AIX
11 10 (0.72%) VMS
12 8 (0.58%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.51%) CentOS
13 7 (0.51%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.51%) Fedora
14 5 (0.36%) Android
15 4 (0.29%) i5/OS
15 4 (0.29%) OS/400
16 3 (0.22%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (21.36%) Business Intelligence
2 266 (19.19%) Programme Management
3 235 (16.96%) Digital Marketing
4 203 (14.65%) ERP
5 186 (13.42%) Project Management
6 155 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
7 105 (7.58%) ITIL
8 102 (7.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 100 (7.22%) PRINCE2
10 99 (7.14%) Logistics
11 86 (6.20%) Migration
12 77 (5.56%) Change Management
13 74 (5.34%) CRM
14 61 (4.40%) E-Commerce
15 56 (4.04%) Continuous Improvement
16 54 (3.90%) Change Control
17 47 (3.39%) UML
18 46 (3.32%) TDD
19 45 (3.25%) SOA
19 45 (3.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 133 (9.60%) SQL
2 131 (9.45%) Java
3 61 (4.40%) C#
4 55 (3.97%) JavaScript
5 43 (3.10%) VB
6 23 (1.66%) C
7 22 (1.59%) Python
8 20 (1.44%) PL/SQL
9 19 (1.37%) T-SQL
9 19 (1.37%) Ruby
10 16 (1.15%) ABAP
11 15 (1.08%) Shell Script
11 15 (1.08%) C++
12 14 (1.01%) VB6
13 13 (0.94%) PHP
14 12 (0.87%) Perl
14 12 (0.87%) Bash Shell
15 10 (0.72%) VB.NET
16 9 (0.65%) RPG
17 8 (0.58%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 98 (7.07%) Degree
1 98 (7.07%) Security Cleared
2 72 (5.19%) SC Cleared
3 39 (2.81%) PMI Certification
4 25 (1.80%) ISEB
4 25 (1.80%) SAP Certification
5 23 (1.66%) PMP
6 14 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (0.79%) APMP
8 10 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.65%) MCSE
10 8 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.51%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.43%) CCNA
13 5 (0.36%) CISSP
13 5 (0.36%) OCP
13 5 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
13 5 (0.36%) CCNP
13 5 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.33%) QA
2 30 (2.16%) GAMP
3 28 (2.02%) SLA
4 26 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (1.59%) ISO 9000
6 20 (1.44%) GMP
7 16 (1.15%) GxP
8 13 (0.94%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 9 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.58%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.58%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.29%) DO-178B
11 4 (0.29%) DO-254
12 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.22%) HL7
13 2 (0.14%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.072%) EFQM
14 1 (0.072%) CDISC
14 1 (0.072%) JSP 440
System Software
1 57 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 31 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.87%) Hyper-V
3 12 (0.87%) VMware ESX
4 8 (0.58%) XenApp
5 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 7 (0.51%) Terminal Services
5 7 (0.51%) vSphere
6 6 (0.43%) PowerHA
6 6 (0.43%) Firmware
7 5 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.22%) Xen
8 3 (0.22%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.22%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (0.14%) Samba
9 2 (0.14%) OCFS2
9 2 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (1.01%) Puppet
1 14 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.72%) SCCM
4 9 (0.65%) MOM
5 7 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (0.51%) SCOM
6 5 (0.36%) OpenView
7 4 (0.29%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.29%) Tivoli NetView
7 4 (0.29%) Nessus
8 3 (0.22%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (0.22%) OVSD
8 3 (0.22%) HP SIM
8 3 (0.22%) vMotion
9 2 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.14%) CORE IMPACT
9 2 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.14%) Nmap
10 1 (0.072%) WSUS
Vendors
1 600 (43.29%) SAP
2 192 (13.85%) Microsoft
3 125 (9.02%) Oracle
4 64 (4.62%) IBM
5 62 (4.47%) VMware
6 41 (2.96%) HP
7 39 (2.81%) Cisco
8 32 (2.31%) Citrix
9 31 (2.24%) Red Hat
10 17 (1.23%) Remedy
10 17 (1.23%) EMC
10 17 (1.23%) Adobe
11 14 (1.01%) hybris
12 12 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (0.87%) JD Edwards
13 11 (0.79%) Lotus
13 11 (0.79%) Business Objects
14 10 (0.72%) Informatica
14 10 (0.72%) Siemens
15 9 (0.65%) Cognos
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham
Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Aerotek
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wembley
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Cooper Burns Limited
Rate: £neg
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
North West England
People Source
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West England
People Source
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day + Please call for more details.
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Loughborough, Leicestershire
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
South West England
People Source
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago