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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 144 204 200
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -4
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 786 514 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.51% 1.06% 0.98%
As % of the General category 3.89% 2.50% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 202 207
Average daily rate
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£425 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 59 47
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.01 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.58 £53.00 £47.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -7.50%
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
20219 20562 23923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.79% 42.58% 44.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12601 13090 14502
Average daily rate £438 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 507 546 700
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £26.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -15.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.01 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.58%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +85 233 £475 +5.55% 76
South East +23 147 £423 -6.11% 124
West Midlands +2 107 £425 +25.92% 48
South West +40 74 £350 +7.69% 76
East of England -13 73 £413 -2.94% 39
East Midlands +17 45 £375 -11.50% 27
North West -1 44 £450 +18.03% 45
Yorkshire -1 21 £365 -18.88% 30
North East -21 13 £375 +56.25% 2
South Coast - - - -
Manufacturing
UK

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 659 (43.70%) SAP
2 582 (38.59%) Finance
3 373 (24.73%) Telecoms
4 346 (22.94%) Business Intelligence
5 332 (22.02%) Marketing
6 316 (20.95%) Programme Management
7 298 (19.76%) Digital Marketing
8 297 (19.69%) Electronics
9 289 (19.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 283 (18.77%) DTV
11 225 (14.92%) Project Management
11 225 (14.92%) SQL
12 208 (13.79%) ERP
13 191 (12.67%) Retail
14 167 (11.07%) Java
15 166 (11.01%) Microsoft
16 165 (10.94%) Oracle
17 152 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
18 147 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
19 143 (9.48%) E-Commerce
20 128 (8.49%) Pharmaceutical
21 125 (8.29%) Windows
22 114 (7.56%) SQL Server
23 110 (7.29%) Degree
24 108 (7.16%) .NET
25 106 (7.03%) JavaScript
26 104 (6.90%) Logistics
27 103 (6.83%) HTML
28 100 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
29 98 (6.50%) Time Management

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 52 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 46 (3.05%) SharePoint
3 35 (2.32%) MQSeries
4 23 (1.53%) Tomcat
5 21 (1.39%) MS Exchange
6 14 (0.93%) IIS
7 13 (0.86%) WebLogic
7 13 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
8 11 (0.73%) CMS
9 9 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (0.60%) Adobe CQ
10 8 (0.53%) IBM Notes
10 8 (0.53%) SAS
11 7 (0.46%) MS Project Server
11 7 (0.46%) Lync
12 6 (0.40%) Confluence
13 5 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.33%) Apache
Applications
1 85 (5.64%) MS Excel
2 73 (4.84%) MS Office
3 35 (2.32%) MS Project
4 20 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (0.86%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (0.60%) AutoCAD
9 8 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (0.33%) FrameMaker
12 3 (0.20%) Pro/ENGINEER
13 2 (0.13%) CATIA
13 2 (0.13%) SPSS
14 1 (0.066%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.066%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.066%) InDesign
14 1 (0.066%) Weka
14 1 (0.066%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.066%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 289 (19.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 65 (4.31%) Dynamics AX
3 50 (3.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 48 (3.18%) Oracle EBS
5 35 (2.32%) ENOVIA
6 34 (2.25%) SAP PP
7 30 (1.99%) SAP SD
8 26 (1.72%) SAP SRM
9 25 (1.66%) Oracle Receivables
9 25 (1.66%) Oracle General Ledger
10 24 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
11 22 (1.46%) SAP MM
12 18 (1.19%) SAP ERP
13 17 (1.13%) Oracle iProcurement
13 17 (1.13%) Oracle Applications
13 17 (1.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 17 (1.13%) Oracle Assets
14 16 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
15 15 (0.99%) Oracle ASCP
16 14 (0.93%) DELMIA
Cloud Services
1 72 (4.77%) SaaS
2 12 (0.80%) IaaS
2 12 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (0.46%) Office 365
5 4 (0.27%) GitHub
5 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.27%) Force.com
6 3 (0.20%) IBM SmartCloud
7 2 (0.13%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.13%) PaaS
8 1 (0.066%) CheetahMail
8 1 (0.066%) Pure360
8 1 (0.066%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.38%) Internet
2 32 (2.12%) WAN
3 31 (2.06%) LAN
3 31 (2.06%) DNS
4 23 (1.53%) Firewall
5 21 (1.39%) SAN
6 20 (1.33%) VPN
7 19 (1.26%) HTTP
8 17 (1.13%) DHCP
9 13 (0.86%) TCP/IP
10 11 (0.73%) MPLS
11 9 (0.60%) FTP
11 9 (0.60%) Intranet
12 8 (0.53%) Wireless
12 8 (0.53%) Network Security
13 7 (0.46%) IPsec
13 7 (0.46%) OSPF
13 7 (0.46%) BGP
13 7 (0.46%) VoIP
13 7 (0.46%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 44 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (2.45%) MySQL
4 37 (2.45%) SAP BW
5 35 (2.32%) Relational Database
6 31 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (1.99%) Oracle Database
8 29 (1.92%) RDBMS
9 27 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (1.66%) DB2
11 24 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 19 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
13 15 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
14 14 (0.93%) MongoDB
15 12 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
15 12 (0.80%) DbVisualizer
16 11 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (0.73%) NoSQL
16 11 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (1.66%) JUnit
2 23 (1.53%) Rational DOORS
3 22 (1.46%) Subversion
4 21 (1.39%) Selenium
5 19 (1.26%) Maven
6 17 (1.13%) Ant
6 17 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
7 16 (1.06%) ClearCase
7 16 (1.06%) Eclipse
7 16 (1.06%) QuickTest Pro
7 16 (1.06%) ClearQuest
8 13 (0.86%) LoadRunner
8 13 (0.86%) Visual Studio
8 13 (0.86%) Log4j
9 10 (0.66%) Git (software)
9 10 (0.66%) Jenkins
10 9 (0.60%) JIRA
11 7 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (0.46%) WebDriver
11 7 (0.46%) Cucumber
General
1 582 (38.59%) Finance
2 373 (24.73%) Telecoms
3 332 (22.02%) Marketing
4 297 (19.69%) Electronics
5 191 (12.67%) Retail
6 128 (8.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 84 (5.57%) Automotive
8 41 (2.72%) Banking
9 33 (2.19%) Advertising
10 21 (1.39%) Aerospace
11 15 (0.99%) General Ledger
12 14 (0.93%) Legal
13 8 (0.53%) Billing
13 8 (0.53%) Back Office
14 7 (0.46%) Games
15 5 (0.33%) French Language
16 4 (0.27%) German Language
16 4 (0.27%) Local Government
16 4 (0.27%) Military
16 4 (0.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 260 (17.24%) Consultant
2 251 (16.64%) Analyst
3 243 (16.11%) Developer
4 150 (9.95%) Project Manager
5 126 (8.36%) Architect
6 120 (7.96%) SAP Consultant
7 101 (6.70%) Business Analyst
8 56 (3.71%) Java Developer
9 55 (3.65%) Functional Consultant
10 43 (2.85%) Solutions Architect
10 43 (2.85%) Oracle Consultant
11 36 (2.39%) SAP Manager
12 35 (2.32%) .NET Developer
13 34 (2.25%) Applications Engineer
14 32 (2.12%) Programme Manager
15 31 (2.06%) Support Analyst
16 27 (1.79%) Enterprise Architect
17 26 (1.72%) Front-End Developer
18 25 (1.66%) Oracle Functional Consultant
19 24 (1.59%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (7.16%) .NET
2 103 (6.83%) HTML
3 83 (5.50%) CSS
4 81 (5.37%) J2EE
5 74 (4.91%) XML
6 65 (4.31%) Web Services
7 51 (3.38%) jQuery
8 47 (3.12%) ASP.NET
9 36 (2.39%) HTML5
10 34 (2.25%) Spring
11 31 (2.06%) XHTML
12 30 (1.99%) SOAP
13 29 (1.92%) JSP
14 27 (1.79%) Ajax
15 23 (1.53%) Middleware
15 23 (1.53%) REST
16 21 (1.39%) XSLT
17 20 (1.33%) CSS3
18 19 (1.26%) RESTful
18 19 (1.26%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 283 (18.77%) DTV
2 147 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (4.97%) FMCG
4 47 (3.12%) NHS
5 37 (2.45%) User Experience
6 30 (1.99%) Management Information System
7 23 (1.53%) Computer Science
8 20 (1.33%) W3C
9 15 (0.99%) Clustering
10 13 (0.86%) Web 2.0
11 12 (0.80%) RMADS
11 12 (0.80%) Mobile App
12 11 (0.73%) iSeries
12 11 (0.73%) Informatics
12 11 (0.73%) PMI
12 11 (0.73%) AS400
13 10 (0.66%) Social Media
13 10 (0.66%) SCADA
13 10 (0.66%) Pharmacovigilance
14 9 (0.60%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 125 (8.29%) Windows
2 86 (5.70%) Linux
3 84 (5.57%) UNIX
4 33 (2.19%) Windows XP
5 26 (1.72%) Solaris
6 21 (1.39%) Windows 7
7 20 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (0.99%) HPUX
9 14 (0.93%) AIX
10 8 (0.53%) Windows 8
10 8 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.46%) VMS
11 7 (0.46%) CentOS
12 6 (0.40%) Android
12 6 (0.40%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.33%) Fedora
13 5 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.27%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (22.94%) Business Intelligence
2 316 (20.95%) Programme Management
3 298 (19.76%) Digital Marketing
4 225 (14.92%) Project Management
5 208 (13.79%) ERP
6 152 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
7 143 (9.48%) E-Commerce
8 104 (6.90%) Logistics
9 100 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 98 (6.50%) Time Management
11 94 (6.23%) Change Management
12 92 (6.10%) Migration
13 90 (5.97%) ITIL
14 78 (5.17%) Validation
15 75 (4.97%) PRINCE2
16 57 (3.78%) Continuous Improvement
17 56 (3.71%) Scrum
18 51 (3.38%) CRM
19 49 (3.25%) SOA
20 46 (3.05%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 225 (14.92%) SQL
2 167 (11.07%) Java
3 106 (7.03%) JavaScript
4 77 (5.11%) C#
5 41 (2.72%) PL/SQL
6 36 (2.39%) T-SQL
7 35 (2.32%) C
8 33 (2.19%) Perl
9 25 (1.66%) Bash Shell
10 24 (1.59%) C++
11 23 (1.53%) Ruby
12 21 (1.39%) VB
13 19 (1.26%) Python
14 18 (1.19%) VB.NET
15 15 (0.99%) ABAP
16 14 (0.93%) PHP
16 14 (0.93%) XPath
17 10 (0.66%) Shell Script
17 10 (0.66%) Clojure
18 8 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 110 (7.29%) Degree
2 90 (5.97%) Security Cleared
3 46 (3.05%) SC Cleared
4 32 (2.12%) ISEB
5 26 (1.72%) PMI Certification
6 24 (1.59%) SAP Certification
7 22 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 18 (1.19%) DV Cleared
8 18 (1.19%) CISSP
9 15 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (0.99%) PMP
10 13 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
11 12 (0.80%) ISTQB
12 11 (0.73%) CEH
13 7 (0.46%) Sun Certification
13 7 (0.46%) MCSE
13 7 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (0.40%) HNC
14 6 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (0.40%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (1.79%) QA
2 23 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.06%) GxP
3 16 (1.06%) SLA
4 13 (0.86%) ISO 9000
5 11 (0.73%) GMP
6 7 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.40%) GCP
7 6 (0.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 4 (0.27%) GAMP
8 4 (0.27%) P3O
9 3 (0.20%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.20%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.13%) HL7
10 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.066%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.066%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.066%) MiFID
11 1 (0.066%) FATCA
System Software
1 52 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.19%) Hyper-V
3 13 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.53%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.33%) Terminal Server
6 5 (0.33%) XenApp
7 4 (0.27%) vSphere
7 4 (0.27%) PowerHA
7 4 (0.27%) ISA Server
7 4 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.20%) XenServer
8 3 (0.20%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.13%) Veritas File System
9 2 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.13%) OCFS2
9 2 (0.13%) GPFS
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 16 (1.06%) OpenView
1 16 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (0.99%) OVSD
3 10 (0.66%) SCCM
4 9 (0.60%) Puppet
4 9 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.46%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.27%) Nagios
7 3 (0.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.20%) Nessus
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.20%) Cacti
7 3 (0.20%) Ganglia
7 3 (0.20%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 3 (0.20%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.20%) OpenAM
7 3 (0.20%) StatsD
8 2 (0.13%) CA LISA
8 2 (0.13%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 659 (43.70%) SAP
2 166 (11.01%) Microsoft
3 165 (10.94%) Oracle
4 74 (4.91%) IBM
5 63 (4.18%) HP
6 28 (1.86%) VMware
7 25 (1.66%) Cisco
8 22 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (1.26%) Adobe
10 16 (1.06%) Red Hat
11 13 (0.86%) Citrix
11 13 (0.86%) Interwoven
11 13 (0.86%) Remedy
12 12 (0.80%) JD Edwards
12 12 (0.80%) Sun
12 12 (0.80%) JBoss
13 11 (0.73%) EMC
13 11 (0.73%) Lotus
13 11 (0.73%) SolidWorks
14 10 (0.66%) JDA
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Woking, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £16400 - £18000 per annum + pension, dental insurance, life cover
Posted: 19 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £35 - £40 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Red Commerce
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £600 - £800 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £700 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £10 - £11 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: £530 - £630 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago