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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 179 181 173
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 627 564 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.24% 1.19% 1.15%
As % of the General category 3.24% 2.88% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 240 214
Average daily rate
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£409 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £266 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £423
% change year-on-year
- -5.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 35 64
Average hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.90 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £44.60 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -20.00%
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
19333 19554 18723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.25% 41.33% 41.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12856 12648 11259
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 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 529 732
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 18 December 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
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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 -9 136 £410 -13.68% 76
South East -32 129 £425 -5.55% 105
South West 0 69 £410 +2.50% 78
West Midlands -18 56 £425 +6.25% 23
North West +4 51 £300 -17.24% 34
Yorkshire +13 47 £375 -6.25% 34
East of England -5 45 £463 +48.00% 35
East Midlands +27 44 £375 +6.99% 20
North East -19 17 £413 +150.00% 7
Midlands +5 14 £575 -4.16% 12
Manufacturing
UK

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 608 (43.52%) SAP
2 501 (35.86%) Finance
3 364 (26.06%) Telecoms
4 312 (22.33%) Business Intelligence
5 294 (21.05%) Marketing
6 277 (19.83%) Programme Management
7 261 (18.68%) Electronics
8 259 (18.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 259 (18.54%) Digital Marketing
9 244 (17.47%) DTV
10 216 (15.46%) ERP
11 180 (12.88%) Project Management
12 172 (12.31%) SQL
13 168 (12.03%) Microsoft
14 160 (11.45%) Retail
15 151 (10.81%) Java
16 148 (10.59%) Oracle
17 137 (9.81%) Windows
17 137 (9.81%) Agile Software Development
18 132 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
19 112 (8.02%) Logistics
20 108 (7.73%) E-Commerce
21 101 (7.23%) Degree
21 101 (7.23%) Security Cleared
22 98 (7.02%) ITIL
23 96 (6.87%) Pharmaceutical
23 96 (6.87%) Stakeholder Management
24 95 (6.80%) Automotive
24 95 (6.80%) Linux
25 92 (6.59%) FMCG

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 42 (3.01%) SharePoint
2 41 (2.93%) WebSphere
3 25 (1.79%) MQSeries
4 20 (1.43%) Tomcat
4 20 (1.43%) MS Exchange
5 16 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
6 15 (1.07%) IIS
7 11 (0.79%) Lync
8 9 (0.64%) WebLogic
8 9 (0.64%) MS Project Server
8 9 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (0.57%) JBoss
9 8 (0.57%) Apache
10 6 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.43%) Adobe CQ
10 6 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (0.43%) CMS
10 6 (0.43%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.36%) SAS
11 5 (0.36%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 81 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 59 (4.22%) MS Office
3 31 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 24 (1.72%) MS Project
5 21 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 20 (1.43%) MS Visio
7 16 (1.15%) FrameMaker
8 15 (1.07%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
10 5 (0.36%) AutoCAD
11 4 (0.29%) InDesign
11 4 (0.29%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.072%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.072%) SPSS
12 1 (0.072%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.072%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 259 (18.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 65 (4.65%) Dynamics AX
3 46 (3.29%) SAP PP
4 29 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
4 29 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
5 28 (2.00%) SAP SD
6 27 (1.93%) SAP MM
7 21 (1.50%) Oracle General Ledger
7 21 (1.50%) Oracle Receivables
7 21 (1.50%) Oracle Payables
8 18 (1.29%) Oracle Assets
8 18 (1.29%) SAP FI
9 17 (1.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 16 (1.15%) ENOVIA
11 15 (1.07%) SAP ERP
11 15 (1.07%) Oracle iProcurement
12 14 (1.00%) SAP SRM
12 14 (1.00%) SAP CO
13 13 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
14 12 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 82 (5.87%) SaaS
2 13 (0.93%) IaaS
3 11 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.72%) Office 365
5 7 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.21%) IBM SmartCloud
7 3 (0.21%) GitHub
7 3 (0.21%) PaaS
7 3 (0.21%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.072%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.072%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.072%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.072%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.65%) WAN
2 49 (3.51%) LAN
3 45 (3.22%) Internet
4 31 (2.22%) SAN
5 30 (2.15%) DNS
6 27 (1.93%) Firewall
7 22 (1.57%) TCP/IP
8 21 (1.50%) FTP
8 21 (1.50%) HTTP
9 16 (1.15%) DHCP
10 15 (1.07%) VPN
10 15 (1.07%) MPLS
11 14 (1.00%) VoIP
12 13 (0.93%) Wireless
13 12 (0.86%) Network Security
14 8 (0.57%) IPsec
14 8 (0.57%) 3G
14 8 (0.57%) BGP
14 8 (0.57%) SNMP
14 8 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (5.73%) SQL Server
2 26 (1.86%) SAP BW
2 26 (1.86%) MySQL
3 25 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (1.79%) Oracle Database
4 23 (1.65%) Relational Database
5 20 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (1.22%) DB2
6 17 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (1.15%) Big Data
7 16 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
8 15 (1.07%) RDBMS
8 15 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (0.93%) Hadoop
10 11 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
10 11 (0.79%) MongoDB
11 10 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (0.64%) SAP BI
13 8 (0.57%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 17 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
1 17 (1.22%) Selenium
1 17 (1.22%) Maven
2 14 (1.00%) ClearQuest
2 14 (1.00%) ClearCase
3 13 (0.93%) JUnit
3 13 (0.93%) Jenkins
4 12 (0.86%) Rational DOORS
4 12 (0.86%) Subversion
5 11 (0.79%) Visual Studio
5 11 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
5 11 (0.79%) LoadRunner
5 11 (0.79%) Cucumber
6 8 (0.57%) Ant
7 7 (0.50%) Eclipse
7 7 (0.50%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.43%) Axure RP
8 6 (0.43%) JIRA
8 6 (0.43%) JMeter
9 5 (0.36%) Log4j
General
1 501 (35.86%) Finance
2 364 (26.06%) Telecoms
3 294 (21.05%) Marketing
4 261 (18.68%) Electronics
5 160 (11.45%) Retail
6 96 (6.87%) Pharmaceutical
7 95 (6.80%) Automotive
8 43 (3.08%) Banking
9 33 (2.36%) Advertising
10 19 (1.36%) Aerospace
11 15 (1.07%) General Ledger
12 13 (0.93%) Games
13 12 (0.86%) Legal
14 9 (0.64%) Billing
15 7 (0.50%) Back Office
16 5 (0.36%) Law
17 4 (0.29%) Front Office
18 3 (0.21%) Military
18 3 (0.21%) French Language
19 2 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 265 (18.97%) Analyst
2 235 (16.82%) Consultant
3 182 (13.03%) Developer
4 147 (10.52%) Architect
5 130 (9.31%) Project Manager
6 126 (9.02%) SAP Consultant
7 122 (8.73%) Business Analyst
8 47 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
9 42 (3.01%) Functional Consultant
10 39 (2.79%) Java Developer
11 35 (2.51%) Programme Manager
11 35 (2.51%) SAP Manager
12 31 (2.22%) Administrator
13 30 (2.15%) SAP PP Consultant
13 30 (2.15%) Support Analyst
14 28 (2.00%) Enterprise Architect
15 25 (1.79%) Oracle Consultant
16 24 (1.72%) .NET Developer
17 22 (1.57%) SAP Project Manager
18 21 (1.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (6.23%) .NET
2 75 (5.37%) HTML
3 58 (4.15%) CSS
3 58 (4.15%) J2EE
4 56 (4.01%) XML
5 51 (3.65%) Web Services
6 34 (2.43%) ASP.NET
7 33 (2.36%) jQuery
8 32 (2.29%) Spring
9 29 (2.08%) Middleware
10 28 (2.00%) SOAP
11 26 (1.86%) HTML5
12 23 (1.65%) REST
13 20 (1.43%) JSON
14 17 (1.22%) JSP
14 17 (1.22%) Ajax
14 17 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (1.00%) AngularJS
15 14 (1.00%) XHTML
15 14 (1.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 244 (17.47%) DTV
2 132 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (6.59%) FMCG
4 27 (1.93%) User Experience
5 25 (1.79%) NHS
5 25 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 21 (1.50%) Computer Science
7 13 (0.93%) RMADS
7 13 (0.93%) iSeries
7 13 (0.93%) Visualisation
8 12 (0.86%) Open Source
9 11 (0.79%) SCADA
9 11 (0.79%) Data Structures
10 10 (0.72%) Statistics
10 10 (0.72%) Clustering
10 10 (0.72%) Mainframe
10 10 (0.72%) W3C
10 10 (0.72%) PMI
11 9 (0.64%) HACMP
11 9 (0.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 137 (9.81%) Windows
2 95 (6.80%) Linux
3 83 (5.94%) UNIX
4 27 (1.93%) Windows XP
5 26 (1.86%) Windows 7
6 22 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (1.43%) Solaris
9 18 (1.29%) AIX
10 15 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (0.72%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.64%) HPUX
12 9 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.57%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.57%) VMS
14 6 (0.43%) Android
14 6 (0.43%) CentOS
14 6 (0.43%) Fedora
15 5 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (22.33%) Business Intelligence
2 277 (19.83%) Programme Management
3 259 (18.54%) Digital Marketing
4 216 (15.46%) ERP
5 180 (12.88%) Project Management
6 137 (9.81%) Agile Software Development
7 112 (8.02%) Logistics
8 108 (7.73%) E-Commerce
9 98 (7.02%) ITIL
10 96 (6.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 77 (5.51%) Migration
12 69 (4.94%) Change Management
13 65 (4.65%) PRINCE2
14 57 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
15 53 (3.79%) SOA
16 49 (3.51%) Validation
16 49 (3.51%) Business Analysis
17 48 (3.44%) CRM
18 47 (3.36%) Scrum
19 45 (3.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 172 (12.31%) SQL
2 151 (10.81%) Java
3 73 (5.23%) JavaScript
4 57 (4.08%) C#
5 39 (2.79%) C
6 37 (2.65%) PL/SQL
7 22 (1.57%) C++
7 22 (1.57%) Perl
8 21 (1.50%) VB
9 20 (1.43%) Ruby
9 20 (1.43%) T-SQL
10 18 (1.29%) Python
11 17 (1.22%) Shell Script
11 17 (1.22%) Bash Shell
12 16 (1.15%) PHP
13 14 (1.00%) ABAP
14 9 (0.64%) VBA
14 9 (0.64%) VB.NET
15 8 (0.57%) Korn
15 8 (0.57%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 101 (7.23%) Degree
1 101 (7.23%) Security Cleared
2 62 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 30 (2.15%) SAP Certification
4 27 (1.93%) PMI Certification
5 19 (1.36%) ISEB
6 18 (1.29%) CISSP
7 17 (1.22%) PMP
8 16 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (1.07%) DV Cleared
10 12 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (0.86%) CEH
10 12 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
11 9 (0.64%) MCSE
12 8 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (0.50%) ISTQB
14 6 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (0.43%) MCP
15 5 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.86%) QA
2 26 (1.86%) SLA
3 25 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.93%) ISO 9000
5 12 (0.86%) GAMP
5 12 (0.86%) GMP
6 9 (0.64%) GxP
7 6 (0.43%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.36%) GCP
9 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (0.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 2 (0.14%) P3O
10 2 (0.14%) HL7
10 2 (0.14%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.072%) GAAP
11 1 (0.072%) TickIT
11 1 (0.072%) JSP 440
System Software
1 52 (3.72%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.00%) VMware ESX
4 13 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.64%) Firmware
6 8 (0.57%) PowerHA
6 8 (0.57%) Terminal Server
7 6 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.29%) XenApp
8 4 (0.29%) vSphere
8 4 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.21%) GPFS
9 3 (0.21%) XenServer
9 3 (0.21%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.14%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.14%) HDFS
10 2 (0.14%) OCFS2
10 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (1.22%) Puppet
2 15 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (0.72%) Tivoli
5 9 (0.64%) SCCM
6 7 (0.50%) OpenView
7 6 (0.43%) OVSD
8 5 (0.36%) SCOM
9 4 (0.29%) SCOrch
9 4 (0.29%) Nessus
10 3 (0.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (0.21%) Tivoli NetView
10 3 (0.21%) CA LISA
10 3 (0.21%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 2 (0.14%) Cacti
11 2 (0.14%) Ganglia
11 2 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.14%) StatsD
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 608 (43.52%) SAP
2 168 (12.03%) Microsoft
3 148 (10.59%) Oracle
4 81 (5.80%) IBM
5 52 (3.72%) HP
6 45 (3.22%) VMware
7 29 (2.08%) Red Hat
8 28 (2.00%) Cisco
9 22 (1.57%) Adobe
10 20 (1.43%) Remedy
11 19 (1.36%) Citrix
12 16 (1.15%) EMC
13 15 (1.07%) hybris
14 14 (1.00%) Business Objects
15 12 (0.86%) Sun
15 12 (0.86%) BMC
15 12 (0.86%) Lotus
15 12 (0.86%) Cognos
16 11 (0.79%) JD Edwards
16 11 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 25 minutes ago
South West
LA International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £10 - £11 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Firway Consulting
Rate: From £225 to £275 per annum Good - Dependant on Experience
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: £10 - £11 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Vadis People
Rate: circ £375 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £38 - £40 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £7 - £7.50 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Skilliantech Limited
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Clement May
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Mpower Plus UK Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £30 to £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £550 - 750 per day
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