The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 130 180 196
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +16
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 800 534 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.62% 1.15% 0.96%
As % of the General category 4.18% 2.66% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 228 212
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £284 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 44 41
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £12.01 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £52.80 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +30.34%
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19134 20055 23521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.76% 43.11% 44.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12145 12617 14349
Average daily rate £438 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 515 581 684
Average hourly rate £20.55 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.01 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Manufacturing
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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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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 +55 229 £463 +1.87% 58
South East +34 153 £400 -5.88% 82
West Midlands -1 111 £425 +3.03% 59
East of England -5 79 £325 -14.75% 45
South West +41 76 £350 +3.70% 76
North West +22 50 £388 +0.64% 52
East Midlands +5 34 £375 -11.76% 28
Yorkshire +5 28 £363 -17.61% 41
North East -3 14 £375 +56.25% 11
South Coast - - - -
Manufacturing
UK

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 583 (39.74%) SAP
2 566 (38.58%) Finance
3 316 (21.54%) Telecoms
4 284 (19.36%) Business Intelligence
5 272 (18.54%) Marketing
6 251 (17.11%) Programme Management
7 238 (16.22%) Electronics
8 237 (16.16%) Project Management
9 234 (15.95%) Digital Marketing
10 226 (15.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 226 (15.41%) SQL
11 225 (15.34%) DTV
12 216 (14.72%) ERP
13 203 (13.84%) Retail
14 186 (12.68%) Oracle
15 165 (11.25%) Java
16 157 (10.70%) Microsoft
17 153 (10.43%) E-Commerce
18 131 (8.93%) Degree
19 125 (8.52%) SQL Server
20 121 (8.25%) Pharmaceutical
21 116 (7.91%) Windows
22 115 (7.84%) JavaScript
23 109 (7.43%) Time Management
23 109 (7.43%) .NET
24 107 (7.29%) HTML
25 105 (7.16%) Stakeholder Management
26 104 (7.09%) Security Cleared
27 102 (6.95%) Change Management
28 100 (6.82%) Logistics

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 78 (5.32%) WebSphere
2 44 (3.00%) MQSeries
3 42 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 18 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
4 18 (1.23%) Tomcat
5 17 (1.16%) MS Exchange
5 17 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
6 16 (1.09%) WebLogic
6 16 (1.09%) IIS
7 15 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (0.82%) CMS
9 11 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (0.68%) Tuxedo
11 8 (0.55%) SAS
12 7 (0.48%) IBM Notes
12 7 (0.48%) MS Project Server
12 7 (0.48%) Lync
13 6 (0.41%) Adobe CQ
13 6 (0.41%) IBM HTTP Server
14 5 (0.34%) Apache
Applications
1 79 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 57 (3.89%) MS Office
3 38 (2.59%) MS Project
4 17 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.02%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.48%) AutoCAD
8 6 (0.41%) CATIA
8 6 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.20%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 2 (0.14%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.14%) SPSS
12 1 (0.068%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.068%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.068%) CorelDRAW
12 1 (0.068%) NASTRAN
12 1 (0.068%) Weka
12 1 (0.068%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 226 (15.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 62 (4.23%) Dynamics AX
3 51 (3.48%) Oracle EBS R12
4 44 (3.00%) Oracle EBS
5 34 (2.32%) ENOVIA
6 29 (1.98%) Oracle Applications
6 29 (1.98%) SAP SD
7 27 (1.84%) SAP SRM
8 25 (1.70%) SAP PP
9 23 (1.57%) SAP ERP
10 22 (1.50%) SAP FI
11 21 (1.43%) SAP CO
11 21 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
11 21 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
11 21 (1.43%) Oracle Receivables
11 21 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
12 20 (1.36%) Oracle ASCP
13 19 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
13 19 (1.30%) Oracle Manufacturing
14 17 (1.16%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 70 (4.77%) SaaS
2 11 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.48%) IaaS
4 6 (0.41%) Office 365
4 6 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.27%) Force.com
6 4 (0.27%) GitHub
7 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.14%) PaaS
9 1 (0.068%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.068%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.068%) CheetahMail
9 1 (0.068%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.93%) Internet
2 31 (2.11%) DNS
3 19 (1.30%) WAN
4 18 (1.23%) HTTP
5 17 (1.16%) DHCP
5 17 (1.16%) LAN
5 17 (1.16%) SAN
6 16 (1.09%) Firewall
7 14 (0.95%) TCP/IP
7 14 (0.95%) VPN
8 8 (0.55%) Wireless
9 7 (0.48%) Ethernet
9 7 (0.48%) Intranet
10 6 (0.41%) MPLS
11 5 (0.34%) OSPF
11 5 (0.34%) BGP
11 5 (0.34%) 3G
11 5 (0.34%) LDAP
11 5 (0.34%) UMTS
11 5 (0.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (8.52%) SQL Server
2 64 (4.36%) Relational Database
3 59 (4.02%) RDBMS
4 46 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 43 (2.93%) Oracle Database
6 42 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 40 (2.73%) DB2
8 37 (2.52%) SAP BW
9 30 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
10 29 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 28 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
11 28 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
11 28 (1.91%) MySQL
12 17 (1.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 17 (1.16%) DbVisualizer
13 13 (0.89%) Oracle9i Database
13 13 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
14 12 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (0.82%) MongoDB
14 12 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (1.70%) Oracle Forms
2 24 (1.64%) JUnit
3 22 (1.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 21 (1.43%) Subversion
5 20 (1.36%) Ant
5 20 (1.36%) Rational DOORS
6 18 (1.23%) Eclipse
6 18 (1.23%) Selenium
7 16 (1.09%) Log4j
8 15 (1.02%) Maven
8 15 (1.02%) LoadRunner
9 13 (0.89%) Visual Studio
10 12 (0.82%) ClearCase
10 12 (0.82%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 12 (0.82%) ClearQuest
11 10 (0.68%) Git (software)
12 7 (0.48%) JDeveloper
12 7 (0.48%) PowerDesigner
13 6 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (0.34%) JIRA
General
1 566 (38.58%) Finance
2 316 (21.54%) Telecoms
3 272 (18.54%) Marketing
4 238 (16.22%) Electronics
5 203 (13.84%) Retail
6 121 (8.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 88 (6.00%) Automotive
8 38 (2.59%) Banking
9 26 (1.77%) Advertising
10 22 (1.50%) Legal
11 18 (1.23%) Aerospace
12 6 (0.41%) Back Office
13 5 (0.34%) Publishing
13 5 (0.34%) French Language
14 4 (0.27%) German Language
14 4 (0.27%) Military
14 4 (0.27%) Billing
14 4 (0.27%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.27%) Front Office
15 3 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 243 (16.56%) Developer
1 243 (16.56%) Consultant
2 226 (15.41%) Analyst
3 160 (10.91%) Project Manager
4 126 (8.59%) Architect
5 114 (7.77%) SAP Consultant
6 101 (6.88%) Business Analyst
7 55 (3.75%) Java Developer
8 53 (3.61%) Functional Consultant
8 53 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
9 47 (3.20%) Oracle Consultant
10 39 (2.66%) SAP Manager
11 35 (2.39%) Front-End Developer
12 29 (1.98%) Applications Engineer
12 29 (1.98%) .NET Developer
13 28 (1.91%) Programme Manager
14 25 (1.70%) Support Analyst
14 25 (1.70%) Administrator
15 24 (1.64%) Tester
15 24 (1.64%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (7.43%) .NET
2 107 (7.29%) HTML
3 83 (5.66%) J2EE
3 83 (5.66%) XML
4 77 (5.25%) CSS
5 55 (3.75%) Web Services
6 44 (3.00%) XHTML
7 42 (2.86%) ASP.NET
8 39 (2.66%) jQuery
8 39 (2.66%) HTML5
9 36 (2.45%) JSP
10 31 (2.11%) Middleware
11 30 (2.04%) CSS3
12 26 (1.77%) Ajax
12 26 (1.77%) SOAP
13 25 (1.70%) XSLT
13 25 (1.70%) JSTL
14 22 (1.50%) Spring
15 19 (1.30%) Servlets
15 19 (1.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 225 (15.34%) DTV
2 68 (4.64%) FMCG
3 38 (2.59%) NHS
4 29 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 27 (1.84%) W3C
6 24 (1.64%) Computer Science
7 16 (1.09%) Clustering
7 16 (1.09%) Web 2.0
8 14 (0.95%) Mobile App
9 13 (0.89%) PMI
10 12 (0.82%) AS400
10 12 (0.82%) Data Conversion
11 11 (0.75%) Life Science
11 11 (0.75%) Pharmacovigilance
12 10 (0.68%) Social Media
13 8 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
13 8 (0.55%) iSeries
13 8 (0.55%) SCADA
14 7 (0.48%) Informatics
14 7 (0.48%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 116 (7.91%) Windows
2 96 (6.54%) UNIX
3 94 (6.41%) Linux
4 26 (1.77%) Windows XP
4 26 (1.77%) Solaris
5 18 (1.23%) HPUX
6 16 (1.09%) Windows 7
7 14 (0.95%) AIX
8 12 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.61%) Windows 8
10 9 (0.61%) VMS
11 7 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.41%) SUSE
12 6 (0.41%) CentOS
13 5 (0.34%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.34%) Android
14 4 (0.27%) Fedora
15 2 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (19.36%) Business Intelligence
2 251 (17.11%) Programme Management
3 237 (16.16%) Project Management
4 234 (15.95%) Digital Marketing
5 216 (14.72%) ERP
6 153 (10.43%) E-Commerce
7 109 (7.43%) Time Management
8 105 (7.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 102 (6.95%) Change Management
10 100 (6.82%) Logistics
11 98 (6.68%) Migration
12 78 (5.32%) ITIL
13 75 (5.11%) PRINCE2
14 74 (5.04%) Validation
15 61 (4.16%) Continuous Improvement
16 57 (3.89%) SOA
17 54 (3.68%) CRM
18 52 (3.54%) Business Analysis
19 51 (3.48%) Scrum
20 49 (3.34%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 226 (15.41%) SQL
2 165 (11.25%) Java
3 115 (7.84%) JavaScript
4 77 (5.25%) C#
5 49 (3.34%) PL/SQL
6 33 (2.25%) T-SQL
7 31 (2.11%) Perl
8 30 (2.04%) C++
9 28 (1.91%) C
10 26 (1.77%) Bash Shell
11 23 (1.57%) VB.NET
12 21 (1.43%) Ruby
13 17 (1.16%) XPath
14 16 (1.09%) Python
15 15 (1.02%) ABAP
16 13 (0.89%) VB
17 12 (0.82%) PHP
18 10 (0.68%) Shell Script
19 8 (0.55%) Clojure
19 8 (0.55%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 131 (8.93%) Degree
2 104 (7.09%) Security Cleared
3 49 (3.34%) SC Cleared
4 35 (2.39%) ISEB
5 32 (2.18%) PMI Certification
6 26 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 23 (1.57%) DV Cleared
8 21 (1.43%) PMP
9 13 (0.89%) SAP Certification
10 11 (0.75%) ISTQB
11 9 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (0.55%) HNC
13 7 (0.48%) CISSP
14 6 (0.41%) OCP
14 6 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
14 6 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (0.41%) CEH
15 5 (0.34%) OCAJ
15 5 (0.34%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (1.70%) QA
2 17 (1.16%) SLA
3 10 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (0.68%) GxP
4 9 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.61%) GMP
5 8 (0.55%) ISO 9000
6 4 (0.27%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.27%) P3O
7 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (0.20%) GCP
8 2 (0.14%) COBIT
8 2 (0.14%) GAMP
8 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.068%) FATCA
9 1 (0.068%) EMIR
9 1 (0.068%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.068%) RosettaNet
9 1 (0.068%) MiFID
System Software
1 49 (3.34%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.09%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.34%) vSphere
5 4 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.27%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.14%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.14%) XenApp
7 2 (0.14%) Nmap
7 2 (0.14%) Cronacle
7 2 (0.14%) OCFS2
7 2 (0.14%) GPFS
8 1 (0.068%) Xen
8 1 (0.068%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.068%) RACF
8 1 (0.068%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.068%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.068%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 12 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.68%) OpenView
2 10 (0.68%) SCCM
2 10 (0.68%) OVSD
3 7 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (0.41%) Puppet
5 4 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.27%) Nagios
6 3 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.20%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.20%) Nessus
6 3 (0.20%) Cacti
6 3 (0.20%) Ganglia
6 3 (0.20%) SCOM
6 3 (0.20%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.20%) OpenAM
6 3 (0.20%) StatsD
7 2 (0.14%) WSUS
7 2 (0.14%) MOM
Vendors
1 583 (39.74%) SAP
2 186 (12.68%) Oracle
3 157 (10.70%) Microsoft
4 81 (5.52%) IBM
5 60 (4.09%) HP
6 23 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
7 21 (1.43%) Adobe
7 21 (1.43%) Cisco
8 18 (1.23%) VMware
9 17 (1.16%) Red Hat
10 16 (1.09%) Interwoven
11 15 (1.02%) ATG
12 14 (0.95%) TIBCO
12 14 (0.95%) JD Edwards
13 13 (0.89%) Sun
13 13 (0.89%) Dell
14 12 (0.82%) JBoss
14 12 (0.82%) Blue Martini
14 12 (0.82%) Elastic Path
15 10 (0.68%) SolidWorks
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £330 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
networx
Rate: benefits depending on skills
Posted: 21 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £330 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARM Technology
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £580 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Roc Search
Rate: Negotiable Hourly Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £ Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
networx
Rate: Circa £40,000 - £45,000 pa plus benefits depending on skills
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago