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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 154 141 198
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +57
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 820 821 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.52% 1.60% 1.07%
As % of the General category 3.84% 4.15% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 420 203
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £262 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 55 59
Average hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £14.10 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.11 £42.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £29.25 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.33%
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
21379 19765 20532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.68% 38.61% 42.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13972 12471 13046
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 595 510 537
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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
South East -24 156 £395 -4.24% 108
North West +49 135 £350 -20.00% 56
London -96 130 £450 -5.26% 72
West Midlands -4 90 £400 -5.88% 43
South West -3 74 £400 +9.58% 66
East of England -1 73 £304 -23.20% 40
East Midlands +9 63 £453 +20.86% 46
Yorkshire -3 47 £375 +11.11% 35
North East -6 32 £354 -5.66% 12
Midlands +9 12 £575 +21.05% 1
Manufacturing
UK

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 665 (43.89%) SAP
2 546 (36.04%) Finance
3 382 (25.21%) Telecoms
4 345 (22.77%) Programme Management
5 342 (22.57%) Business Intelligence
6 321 (21.19%) Marketing
7 317 (20.92%) Electronics
8 311 (20.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 306 (20.20%) Digital Marketing
10 302 (19.93%) DTV
11 228 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
12 207 (13.66%) Microsoft
13 204 (13.47%) Project Management
14 196 (12.94%) ERP
15 161 (10.63%) SQL
16 149 (9.83%) Retail
17 147 (9.70%) Pharmaceutical
18 144 (9.50%) SQL Server
19 143 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
20 126 (8.32%) Security Cleared
21 124 (8.18%) Windows
22 116 (7.66%) Oracle
23 113 (7.46%) PRINCE2
24 110 (7.26%) .NET
25 103 (6.80%) ITIL
26 100 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
27 98 (6.47%) Java
28 96 (6.34%) SC Cleared
29 95 (6.27%) MS Excel
30 91 (6.01%) Migration

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (2.71%) SharePoint
2 25 (1.65%) WebSphere
3 17 (1.12%) CMS
4 13 (0.86%) IIS
5 12 (0.79%) Mule
6 9 (0.59%) Confluence
6 9 (0.59%) MS Exchange
6 9 (0.59%) Commerce Server
7 8 (0.53%) JBoss
7 8 (0.53%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.53%) Apache Pig
7 8 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (0.53%) Mule ESB
8 7 (0.46%) ArchestrA
8 7 (0.46%) SAP EP
9 6 (0.40%) IBM Notes
9 6 (0.40%) SAS
9 6 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.33%) Lync
Applications
1 95 (6.27%) MS Excel
2 86 (5.68%) MS Office
3 37 (2.44%) MS Project
4 34 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (1.65%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.53%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.26%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.20%) Simulink
9 3 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.20%) CATIA
10 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.13%) InDesign
10 2 (0.13%) SPSS
10 2 (0.13%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.066%) Stateflow
11 1 (0.066%) GIMP
11 1 (0.066%) TargetLink
11 1 (0.066%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 311 (20.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 38 (2.51%) SAP PP
3 31 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
4 26 (1.72%) SAP QM
5 24 (1.58%) SAP FI
6 19 (1.25%) SAP FI/CO
6 19 (1.25%) SAP CO
7 18 (1.19%) SAP MII
8 17 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 17 (1.12%) Teamcenter
8 17 (1.12%) SAP SD
9 15 (0.99%) SAP EWM
10 14 (0.92%) SAP ERP
11 12 (0.79%) SAP PLM
12 11 (0.73%) SAP MM
13 10 (0.66%) SAP APO
14 9 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
14 9 (0.59%) SAP FI-AP
15 8 (0.53%) Primavera
16 7 (0.46%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 52 (3.43%) SaaS
2 17 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.59%) Office 365
4 5 (0.33%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.20%) PaaS
6 3 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.13%) Google Checkout
7 2 (0.13%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.13%) GitHub
7 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.066%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.066%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.066%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.066%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.066%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.066%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.066%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.066%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.44%) LAN
2 36 (2.38%) WAN
3 29 (1.91%) FTP
3 29 (1.91%) DNS
4 28 (1.85%) Firewall
5 23 (1.52%) DHCP
6 22 (1.45%) TCP/IP
7 14 (0.92%) VPN
7 14 (0.92%) SAN
8 12 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (0.73%) SSL
10 9 (0.59%) HTTP
11 8 (0.53%) MPLS
12 7 (0.46%) Network Security
12 7 (0.46%) VoIP
13 6 (0.40%) Internet
13 6 (0.40%) BGP
13 6 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (0.33%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 52 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (2.57%) Relational Database
4 32 (2.11%) RDBMS
5 29 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
6 27 (1.78%) Oracle Database
7 24 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (1.45%) QlikView
9 21 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
10 20 (1.32%) SAP BW
11 19 (1.25%) Hadoop
12 14 (0.92%) Big Data
12 14 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
13 13 (0.86%) MySQL
14 12 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
14 12 (0.79%) Apache Hive
15 9 (0.59%) SAP HANA
16 8 (0.53%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 62 (4.09%) Visual Studio
2 21 (1.39%) JIRA
3 14 (0.92%) Maven
4 12 (0.79%) Subversion
4 12 (0.79%) Git (software)
4 12 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
5 11 (0.73%) Jenkins
5 11 (0.73%) Selenium
5 11 (0.73%) JUnit
6 9 (0.59%) Eclipse
7 8 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.46%) Ant
9 6 (0.40%) WebDriver
9 6 (0.40%) LSMW
10 5 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.33%) LoadRunner
10 5 (0.33%) Xcode
10 5 (0.33%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.33%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.26%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 546 (36.04%) Finance
2 382 (25.21%) Telecoms
3 321 (21.19%) Marketing
4 317 (20.92%) Electronics
5 149 (9.83%) Retail
6 147 (9.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 60 (3.96%) Automotive
8 34 (2.24%) Aerospace
9 29 (1.91%) Banking
10 16 (1.06%) Legal
11 15 (0.99%) Advertising
12 13 (0.86%) Games
13 10 (0.66%) General Ledger
14 8 (0.53%) Front Office
15 7 (0.46%) Publishing
15 7 (0.46%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.26%) French Language
17 2 (0.13%) German Language
17 2 (0.13%) Back Office
17 2 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 241 (15.91%) Analyst
2 232 (15.31%) Developer
3 213 (14.06%) Consultant
4 175 (11.55%) Project Manager
5 131 (8.65%) SAP Consultant
6 130 (8.58%) Architect
7 99 (6.53%) Business Analyst
8 80 (5.28%) Solutions Architect
9 34 (2.24%) Programmer
10 33 (2.18%) Java Developer
11 29 (1.91%) .NET Developer
11 29 (1.91%) Administrator
12 28 (1.85%) Software Engineer
12 28 (1.85%) SAP Manager
13 23 (1.52%) Support Analyst
13 23 (1.52%) Senior Developer
13 23 (1.52%) Functional Consultant
14 20 (1.32%) Support Engineer
14 20 (1.32%) Test Analyst
15 19 (1.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (7.26%) .NET
2 73 (4.82%) Web Services
3 58 (3.83%) HTML
4 46 (3.04%) XML
4 46 (3.04%) CSS
5 30 (1.98%) ASP.NET
6 27 (1.78%) jQuery
6 27 (1.78%) HTML5
7 26 (1.72%) SOAP
7 26 (1.72%) Middleware
8 25 (1.65%) .NET Framework
9 23 (1.52%) J2EE
10 21 (1.39%) JSON
11 18 (1.19%) AngularJS
12 16 (1.06%) REST
12 16 (1.06%) Ajax
13 15 (0.99%) Spring
13 15 (0.99%) SAP PI
14 11 (0.73%) RESTful
14 11 (0.73%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 302 (19.93%) DTV
2 143 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (5.15%) Life Science
4 55 (3.63%) FMCG
4 55 (3.63%) NHS
5 50 (3.30%) Management Information System
6 40 (2.64%) Data Centre
7 26 (1.72%) User Experience
8 20 (1.32%) SCADA
9 19 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
9 19 (1.25%) Mobile App
10 17 (1.12%) Computer Science
11 15 (0.99%) Visualisation
11 15 (0.99%) GIS
12 14 (0.92%) Informatics
13 12 (0.79%) Clustering
14 11 (0.73%) PMI
15 9 (0.59%) Client/Server
16 8 (0.53%) CESG
16 8 (0.53%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 124 (8.18%) Windows
2 70 (4.62%) Linux
3 58 (3.83%) UNIX
4 23 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (1.45%) Windows 7
5 22 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (1.39%) Windows XP
7 20 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (1.19%) Apple iOS
9 15 (0.99%) Android
9 15 (0.99%) VMS
10 10 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.59%) Solaris
12 6 (0.40%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.26%) Amazon Linux
13 4 (0.26%) AIX
14 3 (0.20%) SUSE
15 2 (0.13%) Fedora
15 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.13%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (22.77%) Programme Management
2 342 (22.57%) Business Intelligence
3 306 (20.20%) Digital Marketing
4 228 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
5 204 (13.47%) Project Management
6 196 (12.94%) ERP
7 113 (7.46%) PRINCE2
8 103 (6.80%) ITIL
9 100 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
10 91 (6.01%) Migration
11 89 (5.87%) User Acceptance Testing
12 86 (5.68%) Logistics
13 81 (5.35%) Change Management
14 56 (3.70%) Validation
15 54 (3.56%) E-Commerce
15 54 (3.56%) Continuous Improvement
15 54 (3.56%) Change Control
16 50 (3.30%) Scrum
16 50 (3.30%) Integration Testing
17 46 (3.04%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 161 (10.63%) SQL
2 98 (6.47%) Java
3 70 (4.62%) C#
4 55 (3.63%) JavaScript
5 51 (3.37%) C
6 42 (2.77%) VB
7 36 (2.38%) Python
8 28 (1.85%) C++
8 28 (1.85%) Bash Shell
9 26 (1.72%) ABAP
10 22 (1.45%) VB.NET
10 22 (1.45%) VB6
11 21 (1.39%) T-SQL
12 18 (1.19%) Perl
13 16 (1.06%) Lua
14 14 (0.92%) PL/SQL
14 14 (0.92%) Ruby
15 13 (0.86%) Objective-C
16 11 (0.73%) Embedded C
17 8 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 126 (8.32%) Security Cleared
2 96 (6.34%) SC Cleared
3 81 (5.35%) Degree
4 26 (1.72%) SAP Certification
4 26 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 26 (1.72%) PMI Certification
5 19 (1.25%) ISEB
6 17 (1.12%) PMP
7 16 (1.06%) DV Cleared
8 14 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (0.86%) ACCA
10 11 (0.73%) PhD
10 11 (0.73%) APMP
11 10 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
12 9 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (0.53%) OCP
13 8 (0.53%) OCA
13 8 (0.53%) OCAJ
14 7 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.83%) QA
2 33 (2.18%) GxP
3 31 (2.05%) GMP
4 26 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (1.65%) SLA
5 25 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 22 (1.45%) ISO 9001
7 20 (1.32%) GAMP
8 17 (1.12%) ISO 9000
9 10 (0.66%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 8 (0.53%) TickIT
11 5 (0.33%) Data Quality
12 4 (0.26%) HL7
12 4 (0.26%) GCP
13 3 (0.20%) IEC 61508
14 2 (0.13%) DO-178B
14 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
15 1 (0.066%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 71 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.12%) VMware ESX
4 10 (0.66%) vSphere
5 8 (0.53%) XenApp
6 6 (0.40%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.33%) vCloud
7 5 (0.33%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.20%) Xen
8 3 (0.20%) Firmware
9 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.13%) XenServer
9 2 (0.13%) GPFS
9 2 (0.13%) Ceph
9 2 (0.13%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.13%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.066%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.66%) MOM
3 9 (0.59%) SCCM
3 9 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.33%) Puppet
5 4 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.20%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (0.20%) vMotion
7 2 (0.13%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (0.13%) SCOM
7 2 (0.13%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.066%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.066%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (0.066%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.066%) PureDisk
8 1 (0.066%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.066%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.066%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 665 (43.89%) SAP
2 207 (13.66%) Microsoft
3 116 (7.66%) Oracle
4 66 (4.36%) IBM
5 61 (4.03%) VMware
6 43 (2.84%) HP
7 32 (2.11%) Cisco
8 31 (2.05%) Citrix
9 26 (1.72%) Red Hat
10 23 (1.52%) hybris
11 17 (1.12%) Wonderware
12 15 (0.99%) ATG
13 14 (0.92%) CheckPoint
13 14 (0.92%) Adobe
14 12 (0.79%) Informatica
15 10 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (0.66%) Google
16 9 (0.59%) JD Edwards
16 9 (0.59%) Remedy
17 8 (0.53%) Juniper
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