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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 148 161 173
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 766 670 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.51% 1.30% 1.24%
As % of the General category 3.93% 3.32% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 296 244
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 38 67
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.25 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% +2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.56 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.15 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +3.17%
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
19505 20177 18879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.53% 39.27% 42.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12284 12714 11729
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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 476 571 616
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.65 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £45.70 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -30 144 £425 -14.14% 68
North West +56 134 £390 +4.00% 34
South East -8 123 £400 - 126
South West +40 84 £400 -5.88% 80
West Midlands -10 72 £440 +17.33% 32
East Midlands +2 65 £400 +7.69% 40
East of England -2 59 £475 +63.79% 43
North East +2 31 £300 +25.00% 7
Yorkshire -12 23 £319 -8.92% 26
Midlands +11 20 - - 4
Manufacturing
UK

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 610 (43.54%) SAP
2 462 (32.98%) Finance
3 337 (24.05%) Telecoms
4 299 (21.34%) Business Intelligence
5 273 (19.49%) Programme Management
6 265 (18.92%) Marketing
7 250 (17.84%) Electronics
8 242 (17.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 239 (17.06%) Digital Marketing
10 234 (16.70%) DTV
11 199 (14.20%) ERP
12 197 (14.06%) Microsoft
13 194 (13.85%) Project Management
14 155 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
15 152 (10.85%) Windows
16 148 (10.56%) Pharmaceutical
17 132 (9.42%) Retail
18 129 (9.21%) SQL
19 122 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
20 121 (8.64%) SQL Server
21 117 (8.35%) Java
22 112 (7.99%) Oracle
23 110 (7.85%) .NET
24 109 (7.78%) PRINCE2
24 109 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
25 104 (7.42%) ITIL
26 97 (6.92%) Security Cleared
27 95 (6.78%) Logistics
28 94 (6.71%) Degree
29 93 (6.64%) MS Excel

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 39 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 27 (1.93%) IIS
3 18 (1.28%) CMS
3 18 (1.28%) WebSphere
4 11 (0.79%) Mule
5 10 (0.71%) Apache Spark
6 9 (0.64%) JBoss
7 8 (0.57%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.57%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.50%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.50%) Mule ESB
9 6 (0.43%) IBM Notes
9 6 (0.43%) SAS
9 6 (0.43%) Node.js
10 5 (0.36%) ArchestrA
10 5 (0.36%) Lync
10 5 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.36%) Apache
11 4 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 93 (6.64%) MS Excel
2 55 (3.93%) MS Office
3 42 (3.00%) MS Project
4 38 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (1.07%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.64%) FrameMaker
8 6 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.36%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.29%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.29%) InDesign
11 3 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
11 3 (0.21%) CATIA
11 3 (0.21%) SPSS
12 2 (0.14%) FastStats
12 2 (0.14%) Siemens NX
13 1 (0.071%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.071%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 242 (17.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 47 (3.35%) Dynamics AX
3 31 (2.21%) SAP FI
4 26 (1.86%) SAP SD
5 22 (1.57%) SAP ERP
6 21 (1.50%) SAP CO
7 20 (1.43%) SAP FI/CO
8 19 (1.36%) SAP MM
9 18 (1.28%) SAP PP
10 16 (1.14%) SAP APO
10 16 (1.14%) SAP SRM
11 13 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
12 12 (0.86%) SAP CRM
13 11 (0.79%) Maximo
14 10 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
14 10 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
14 10 (0.71%) SAP MII
14 10 (0.71%) SAP EWM
15 9 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
15 9 (0.64%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 55 (3.93%) SaaS
2 19 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.50%) Office 365
4 6 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.29%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.14%) SmartFocus
7 2 (0.14%) CheetahMail
7 2 (0.14%) Pure360
7 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.071%) Veeva
8 1 (0.071%) Google Checkout
8 1 (0.071%) IaaS
8 1 (0.071%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.071%) PaaS
8 1 (0.071%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.85%) WAN
2 49 (3.50%) LAN
3 33 (2.36%) FTP
4 26 (1.86%) DNS
4 26 (1.86%) SAN
4 26 (1.86%) Firewall
5 22 (1.57%) Internet
6 17 (1.21%) TCP/IP
6 17 (1.21%) DHCP
7 14 (1.00%) VPN
8 13 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (0.79%) Wireless
9 11 (0.79%) HTTP
10 10 (0.71%) VoIP
10 10 (0.71%) Network Security
11 9 (0.64%) 4G
11 9 (0.64%) MPLS
12 8 (0.57%) BGP
12 8 (0.57%) EIGRP
12 8 (0.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 50 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 48 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 46 (3.28%) SAP BW
5 34 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (1.86%) Relational Database
7 23 (1.64%) Big Data
7 23 (1.64%) Oracle Database
8 22 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 21 (1.50%) RDBMS
9 21 (1.50%) SQL Server 2000
10 17 (1.21%) Hadoop
11 15 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (0.93%) MySQL
13 12 (0.86%) QlikView
13 12 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
15 10 (0.71%) Apache Hive
16 9 (0.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 30 (2.14%) Visual Studio
2 19 (1.36%) Maven
3 15 (1.07%) LSMW
3 15 (1.07%) Selenium
4 14 (1.00%) JUnit
5 11 (0.79%) JIRA
5 11 (0.79%) Git (software)
6 9 (0.64%) Cucumber
7 8 (0.57%) Eclipse
7 8 (0.57%) Jenkins
8 7 (0.50%) Ant
9 6 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (0.43%) Subversion
9 6 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.36%) ClearQuest
10 5 (0.36%) ClearCase
10 5 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
11 4 (0.29%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (0.21%) Hudson
General
1 462 (32.98%) Finance
2 337 (24.05%) Telecoms
3 265 (18.92%) Marketing
4 250 (17.84%) Electronics
5 148 (10.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 132 (9.42%) Retail
7 82 (5.85%) Automotive
8 32 (2.28%) Banking
9 22 (1.57%) Aerospace
10 15 (1.07%) Advertising
11 13 (0.93%) Games
12 12 (0.86%) Legal
13 7 (0.50%) General Ledger
13 7 (0.50%) Spanish Language
14 6 (0.43%) Billing
15 5 (0.36%) German Language
15 5 (0.36%) Avionics
16 4 (0.29%) Portuguese Language
17 3 (0.21%) French Language
18 2 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 252 (17.99%) Analyst
2 245 (17.49%) Consultant
3 164 (11.71%) SAP Consultant
4 163 (11.63%) Project Manager
5 161 (11.49%) Developer
6 142 (10.14%) Architect
7 111 (7.92%) Business Analyst
8 80 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
9 51 (3.64%) SAP Manager
10 42 (3.00%) Java Developer
11 32 (2.28%) Support Analyst
12 31 (2.21%) Functional Consultant
13 29 (2.07%) Administrator
14 28 (2.00%) Programmer
15 24 (1.71%) Programme Manager
15 24 (1.71%) SAP Functional Consultant
16 21 (1.50%) Software Engineer
16 21 (1.50%) Senior Developer
17 20 (1.43%) Business Manager
17 20 (1.43%) VB Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (7.85%) .NET
2 75 (5.35%) Web Services
3 68 (4.85%) HTML
4 39 (2.78%) CSS
5 35 (2.50%) XML
6 34 (2.43%) J2EE
7 33 (2.36%) SOAP
7 33 (2.36%) HTML5
8 27 (1.93%) ASP.NET
9 23 (1.64%) Spring
10 21 (1.50%) .NET Framework
10 21 (1.50%) jQuery
11 20 (1.43%) REST
12 16 (1.14%) RESTful
12 16 (1.14%) JSON
12 16 (1.14%) Ajax
12 16 (1.14%) EDI
13 15 (1.07%) Hibernate
14 14 (1.00%) Middleware
14 14 (1.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 234 (16.70%) DTV
2 122 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (5.57%) FMCG
4 46 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 37 (2.64%) Life Science
6 34 (2.43%) NHS
7 21 (1.50%) PMI
8 17 (1.21%) GIS
8 17 (1.21%) SCADA
8 17 (1.21%) Informatics
9 13 (0.93%) Mainframe
9 13 (0.93%) iSeries
10 12 (0.86%) Mobile App
11 11 (0.79%) User Experience
12 7 (0.50%) Private Cloud
12 7 (0.50%) Visualisation
12 7 (0.50%) Open Source
12 7 (0.50%) AS400
12 7 (0.50%) Clustering
13 6 (0.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 152 (10.85%) Windows
2 83 (5.92%) Linux
3 51 (3.64%) UNIX
4 23 (1.64%) Windows XP
4 23 (1.64%) Windows 7
5 21 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (0.93%) Solaris
9 11 (0.79%) AIX
10 9 (0.64%) VMS
11 8 (0.57%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.43%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.29%) CentOS
13 4 (0.29%) OS/400
13 4 (0.29%) Fedora
13 4 (0.29%) i5/OS
13 4 (0.29%) Android
14 3 (0.21%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (21.34%) Business Intelligence
2 273 (19.49%) Programme Management
3 239 (17.06%) Digital Marketing
4 199 (14.20%) ERP
5 194 (13.85%) Project Management
6 155 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
7 109 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 109 (7.78%) PRINCE2
8 104 (7.42%) ITIL
9 95 (6.78%) Logistics
10 88 (6.28%) Migration
11 74 (5.28%) CRM
12 66 (4.71%) Change Management
13 61 (4.35%) E-Commerce
14 56 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 53 (3.78%) Change Control
16 49 (3.50%) UML
17 44 (3.14%) TDD
18 43 (3.07%) Configuration Management
19 42 (3.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 129 (9.21%) SQL
2 117 (8.35%) Java
3 61 (4.35%) C#
4 52 (3.71%) JavaScript
5 51 (3.64%) VB
6 27 (1.93%) C
7 24 (1.71%) Python
8 22 (1.57%) VB6
9 20 (1.43%) T-SQL
10 17 (1.21%) ABAP
11 15 (1.07%) PL/SQL
12 14 (1.00%) VB.NET
12 14 (1.00%) C++
12 14 (1.00%) Ruby
13 13 (0.93%) Shell Script
14 11 (0.79%) Bash Shell
15 10 (0.71%) VBA
16 8 (0.57%) RPG
16 8 (0.57%) PHP
17 7 (0.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 97 (6.92%) Security Cleared
2 94 (6.71%) Degree
3 74 (5.28%) SC Cleared
4 39 (2.78%) PMI Certification
5 27 (1.93%) SAP Certification
6 24 (1.71%) ISEB
7 21 (1.50%) PMP
8 14 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 13 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.71%) APMP
11 8 (0.57%) MCSE
12 7 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.50%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.43%) CCNA
14 5 (0.36%) CISSP
14 5 (0.36%) CCNP
14 5 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 4 (0.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.43%) QA
2 32 (2.28%) GAMP
3 27 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (1.78%) SLA
5 23 (1.64%) GMP
6 21 (1.50%) ISO 9000
7 20 (1.43%) GxP
8 15 (1.07%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 12 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.64%) Data Quality
11 8 (0.57%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.36%) HL7
13 4 (0.29%) DO-178B
13 4 (0.29%) DO-254
14 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
15 2 (0.14%) ISO 14001
16 1 (0.071%) EFQM
16 1 (0.071%) CDISC
16 1 (0.071%) JSP 440
System Software
1 58 (4.14%) Active Directory
2 32 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.86%) Hyper-V
3 12 (0.86%) VMware ESX
4 8 (0.57%) vSphere
5 7 (0.50%) XenApp
5 7 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 7 (0.50%) Terminal Services
6 6 (0.43%) Firmware
7 5 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.36%) PowerHA
7 5 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.21%) Xen
8 3 (0.21%) GPFS
8 3 (0.21%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (0.14%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.14%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.14%) Samba
9 2 (0.14%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 12 (0.86%) SCCM
1 12 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.71%) Puppet
3 9 (0.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (0.57%) MOM
4 8 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.36%) OpenView
5 5 (0.36%) SCOM
6 4 (0.29%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.29%) Tivoli NetView
7 3 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (0.21%) OVSD
7 3 (0.21%) Nessus
7 3 (0.21%) HP SIM
7 3 (0.21%) vMotion
8 2 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.14%) CORE IMPACT
9 1 (0.071%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.071%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 610 (43.54%) SAP
2 197 (14.06%) Microsoft
3 112 (7.99%) Oracle
4 67 (4.78%) IBM
5 64 (4.57%) VMware
6 42 (3.00%) Cisco
6 42 (3.00%) HP
7 32 (2.28%) Citrix
8 30 (2.14%) Red Hat
9 17 (1.21%) Remedy
10 16 (1.14%) EMC
10 16 (1.14%) Adobe
11 14 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (1.00%) hybris
12 13 (0.93%) Tableau
13 12 (0.86%) JD Edwards
14 11 (0.79%) Wonderware
15 10 (0.71%) CheckPoint
15 10 (0.71%) Business Objects
16 9 (0.64%) Cognos
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £12 - £15 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £330 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Experis IT
Salary: £50k - £60k per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Up to £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £459.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £340 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £20 - £23 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Connectus
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Sanderson
Rate: Mkt
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Posted: 4 days ago