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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 146 162 185
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +23
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 710 602 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.52% 1.30% 1.04%
As % of the General category 3.90% 3.26% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 227 173
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 43 52
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.90 £11.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.05 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +52.17%
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
18213 18478 17318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.90% 39.90% 41.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11679 11442 10738
Average daily rate £440 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 596 575
Average hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £23.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% -1.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.43 £24.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -10.18%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +3 160 £375 -25.00% 73
South East -10 130 £425 -11.45% 120
South West +44 89 £410 -3.52% 80
North West +26 86 £325 -18.75% 39
East of England +16 75 £485 +81.30% 44
West Midlands -14 58 £425 +6.25% 56
East Midlands +8 43 £381 -12.85% 40
Yorkshire +2 27 £375 - 23
North East -12 17 £300 +25.00% 4
Midlands +3 12 £631 +20.23% 2
Manufacturing
UK

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 601 (44.65%) SAP
2 443 (32.91%) Finance
3 347 (25.78%) Telecoms
4 304 (22.59%) Business Intelligence
5 272 (20.21%) Marketing
6 268 (19.91%) Programme Management
7 260 (19.32%) Electronics
8 253 (18.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 245 (18.20%) Digital Marketing
10 236 (17.53%) DTV
11 205 (15.23%) ERP
12 194 (14.41%) Microsoft
13 164 (12.18%) Project Management
14 160 (11.89%) Windows
15 139 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
16 135 (10.03%) Retail
17 134 (9.96%) SQL
18 128 (9.51%) Java
19 123 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
20 115 (8.54%) Oracle
21 112 (8.32%) Pharmaceutical
22 106 (7.88%) Security Cleared
23 104 (7.73%) Degree
24 103 (7.65%) ITIL
25 99 (7.36%) Logistics
26 93 (6.91%) SQL Server
26 93 (6.91%) .NET
26 93 (6.91%) MS Excel
27 89 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
28 88 (6.54%) Linux

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 42 (3.12%) SharePoint
2 22 (1.63%) IIS
3 17 (1.26%) WebSphere
4 15 (1.11%) CMS
5 13 (0.97%) Tomcat
6 11 (0.82%) MS Exchange
7 8 (0.59%) JBoss
8 7 (0.52%) IBM Notes
8 7 (0.52%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.52%) Apache
8 7 (0.52%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (0.45%) NetWeaver
9 6 (0.45%) Confluence
9 6 (0.45%) Lync
9 6 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.37%) Mule
10 5 (0.37%) nginx
10 5 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 93 (6.91%) MS Excel
2 56 (4.16%) MS Office
3 34 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (2.38%) MS Project
5 21 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
6 16 (1.19%) FrameMaker
7 15 (1.11%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.37%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.30%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.30%) InDesign
9 4 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.15%) FastStats
10 2 (0.15%) CATIA
11 1 (0.074%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.074%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.074%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.074%) SPSS
11 1 (0.074%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 253 (18.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 60 (4.46%) Dynamics AX
3 30 (2.23%) SAP FI
4 25 (1.86%) SAP SD
5 24 (1.78%) SAP PP
6 22 (1.63%) SAP MM
7 20 (1.49%) SAP CO
8 19 (1.41%) SAP FI/CO
9 18 (1.34%) SAP ERP
10 15 (1.11%) SAP SRM
10 15 (1.11%) SAP APO
11 11 (0.82%) SAP CRM
11 11 (0.82%) Maximo
11 11 (0.82%) SAP MII
12 10 (0.74%) SAP FI-AP
12 10 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
12 10 (0.74%) SAP MRS
12 10 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
12 10 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
13 9 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 70 (5.20%) SaaS
2 11 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (0.59%) Office 365
4 6 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.30%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.22%) GitHub
6 3 (0.22%) IBM SmartCloud
7 2 (0.15%) CheetahMail
7 2 (0.15%) Pure360
7 2 (0.15%) IaaS
8 1 (0.074%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.074%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.074%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.074%) Force.com
8 1 (0.074%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (3.64%) WAN
2 45 (3.34%) LAN
3 35 (2.60%) Internet
4 26 (1.93%) SAN
5 25 (1.86%) Firewall
6 24 (1.78%) DNS
6 24 (1.78%) TCP/IP
7 22 (1.63%) FTP
8 16 (1.19%) DHCP
9 11 (0.82%) HTTP
9 11 (0.82%) VPN
10 10 (0.74%) VoIP
10 10 (0.74%) Network Security
11 9 (0.67%) Wireless
11 9 (0.67%) 4G
11 9 (0.67%) Intranet
11 9 (0.67%) MPLS
12 8 (0.59%) BGP
12 8 (0.59%) LTE
12 8 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (6.91%) SQL Server
2 45 (3.34%) SAP BW
3 28 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (1.78%) Oracle Database
5 23 (1.71%) Relational Database
5 23 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (1.56%) MySQL
7 18 (1.34%) Big Data
8 16 (1.19%) Hadoop
8 16 (1.19%) RDBMS
9 14 (1.04%) MongoDB
10 13 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (0.59%) DB2
12 8 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.52%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 18 (1.34%) Maven
2 15 (1.11%) Selenium
3 14 (1.04%) Visual Studio
4 13 (0.97%) Jenkins
5 12 (0.89%) JUnit
6 11 (0.82%) LSMW
7 10 (0.74%) Cucumber
8 9 (0.67%) ClearQuest
8 9 (0.67%) ClearCase
8 9 (0.67%) Git (software)
9 8 (0.59%) JIRA
9 8 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (0.52%) Subversion
11 6 (0.45%) Ant
11 6 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
11 6 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.37%) JMeter
13 4 (0.30%) WebDriver
14 3 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 443 (32.91%) Finance
2 347 (25.78%) Telecoms
3 272 (20.21%) Marketing
4 260 (19.32%) Electronics
5 135 (10.03%) Retail
6 112 (8.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 85 (6.32%) Automotive
8 35 (2.60%) Banking
9 23 (1.71%) Aerospace
10 22 (1.63%) Advertising
11 10 (0.74%) Legal
11 10 (0.74%) Games
12 6 (0.45%) Billing
12 6 (0.45%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.37%) Portuguese Language
13 5 (0.37%) Law
13 5 (0.37%) Back Office
14 4 (0.30%) Avionics
14 4 (0.30%) German Language
15 3 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 261 (19.39%) Analyst
2 239 (17.76%) Consultant
3 153 (11.37%) SAP Consultant
4 150 (11.14%) Developer
5 136 (10.10%) Project Manager
6 135 (10.03%) Architect
7 114 (8.47%) Business Analyst
8 64 (4.75%) Solutions Architect
9 43 (3.19%) SAP Manager
10 40 (2.97%) Java Developer
11 33 (2.45%) Functional Consultant
11 33 (2.45%) Support Analyst
12 31 (2.30%) Administrator
13 25 (1.86%) Programme Manager
14 22 (1.63%) SAP PP Consultant
14 22 (1.63%) SAP Functional Consultant
15 20 (1.49%) Test Analyst
16 18 (1.34%) Support Engineer
16 18 (1.34%) Senior Developer
16 18 (1.34%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (6.91%) .NET
2 70 (5.20%) Web Services
3 68 (5.05%) HTML
4 45 (3.34%) J2EE
4 45 (3.34%) CSS
5 41 (3.05%) XML
6 35 (2.60%) Spring
7 30 (2.23%) HTML5
8 29 (2.15%) SOAP
9 28 (2.08%) ASP.NET
10 27 (2.01%) jQuery
11 21 (1.56%) Middleware
11 21 (1.56%) REST
12 17 (1.26%) Hibernate
12 17 (1.26%) Ajax
13 16 (1.19%) EDI
14 15 (1.11%) .NET Framework
14 15 (1.11%) AngularJS
15 14 (1.04%) Spring MVC
16 13 (0.97%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 236 (17.53%) DTV
2 123 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (5.87%) FMCG
4 37 (2.75%) Management Information System
5 31 (2.30%) NHS
6 17 (1.26%) Life Science
7 14 (1.04%) iSeries
8 13 (0.97%) Open Source
8 13 (0.97%) Mainframe
8 13 (0.97%) GIS
9 12 (0.89%) Computer Science
10 11 (0.82%) Mobile App
10 11 (0.82%) User Experience
11 10 (0.74%) Visualisation
12 9 (0.67%) Clustering
12 9 (0.67%) SCADA
13 8 (0.59%) Statistics
13 8 (0.59%) PMI
13 8 (0.59%) Data Structures
14 7 (0.52%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 160 (11.89%) Windows
2 88 (6.54%) Linux
3 70 (5.20%) UNIX
4 32 (2.38%) Windows XP
5 29 (2.15%) Windows 7
6 26 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (0.97%) AIX
10 12 (0.89%) Windows 8
11 11 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (0.82%) Solaris
12 9 (0.67%) VMS
13 8 (0.59%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.45%) CentOS
14 6 (0.45%) Android
14 6 (0.45%) Fedora
15 4 (0.30%) i5/OS
15 4 (0.30%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.22%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (22.59%) Business Intelligence
2 268 (19.91%) Programme Management
3 245 (18.20%) Digital Marketing
4 205 (15.23%) ERP
5 164 (12.18%) Project Management
6 139 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
7 103 (7.65%) ITIL
8 99 (7.36%) Logistics
9 89 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 86 (6.39%) PRINCE2
11 72 (5.35%) E-Commerce
11 72 (5.35%) Migration
12 71 (5.27%) Change Management
13 67 (4.98%) CRM
14 51 (3.79%) SOA
15 49 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
16 48 (3.57%) Configuration Management
17 45 (3.34%) Change Control
18 44 (3.27%) UML
18 44 (3.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 134 (9.96%) SQL
2 128 (9.51%) Java
3 62 (4.61%) C#
4 52 (3.86%) JavaScript
5 34 (2.53%) VB
6 24 (1.78%) C
7 21 (1.56%) Ruby
8 20 (1.49%) ABAP
9 19 (1.41%) Python
9 19 (1.41%) PL/SQL
10 16 (1.19%) T-SQL
11 15 (1.11%) C++
11 15 (1.11%) Perl
12 13 (0.97%) PHP
12 13 (0.97%) Bash Shell
13 12 (0.89%) Shell Script
14 10 (0.74%) VB.NET
15 8 (0.59%) X++
15 8 (0.59%) VB6
16 7 (0.52%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 106 (7.88%) Security Cleared
2 104 (7.73%) Degree
3 78 (5.79%) SC Cleared
4 32 (2.38%) VCP4
5 31 (2.30%) PMI Certification
6 27 (2.01%) SAP Certification
7 25 (1.86%) PMP
8 20 (1.49%) ISEB
9 14 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (0.74%) APMP
11 9 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (0.59%) MCSE
13 7 (0.52%) CISSP
14 6 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (0.45%) DV Cleared
15 5 (0.37%) ISTQB
15 5 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.37%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.49%) QA
2 27 (2.01%) SLA
3 23 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.56%) GAMP
5 18 (1.34%) ISO 9000
6 8 (0.59%) GMP
6 8 (0.59%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.52%) GxP
8 5 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.37%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 4 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.30%) HL7
9 4 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (0.30%) DO-178B
9 4 (0.30%) DO-254
10 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.074%) P3O
11 1 (0.074%) CDISC
11 1 (0.074%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.074%) GAAP
System Software
1 58 (4.31%) Active Directory
2 32 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.34%) VMware ESX
4 14 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.67%) XenApp
6 7 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (0.52%) vSphere
6 7 (0.52%) PowerHA
7 5 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.37%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.37%) Firmware
7 5 (0.37%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.30%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.22%) XenServer
9 3 (0.22%) Xen
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.15%) Nmap
10 2 (0.15%) Samba
10 2 (0.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 16 (1.19%) Puppet
2 14 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (0.82%) SCCM
4 8 (0.59%) Tivoli
4 8 (0.59%) MOM
5 7 (0.52%) OpenView
6 6 (0.45%) SCOM
6 6 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (0.37%) OVSD
8 4 (0.30%) Nessus
8 4 (0.30%) Tivoli NetView
9 3 (0.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (0.22%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (0.22%) HP SIM
9 3 (0.22%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 2 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.15%) CORE IMPACT
10 2 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.074%) WSUS
Vendors
1 601 (44.65%) SAP
2 194 (14.41%) Microsoft
3 115 (8.54%) Oracle
4 65 (4.83%) VMware
5 62 (4.61%) IBM
6 47 (3.49%) HP
7 33 (2.45%) Red Hat
8 32 (2.38%) Cisco
9 30 (2.23%) Citrix
10 21 (1.56%) Adobe
11 20 (1.49%) Remedy
12 19 (1.41%) hybris
13 18 (1.34%) EMC
14 13 (0.97%) JD Edwards
15 11 (0.82%) Business Objects
16 10 (0.74%) Cognos
16 10 (0.74%) Lotus
17 9 (0.67%) BMC
17 9 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
17 9 (0.67%) SolarWinds
West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Simon James I.T. Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Midlands
Premier Engineering
Rate: £18 - £22 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Quanta Consultancy Services
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Quanta Consultancy Services
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per month + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £420 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Montash
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Rate: please state your required rate on application
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Skilliantech Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £35.00 - £38.50 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 6 days ago