The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manufacturing
Rank 42 32 51
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 9 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.75% 4.45% 1.64%
As % of the General category 4.50% 12.90% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 3
Average daily rate £319 £285 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +6.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £33.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% -9.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -17.14%
Manufacturing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
200 155 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 38.99% 34.52% 27.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 85 79
Average daily rate £375 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £188 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -34.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Manufacturing across the Essex region.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the Essex region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing across the Essex region.

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Essex region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Brentwood -5 3 £288 +33.72%
Basildon -1 2 £450 -
Manufacturing
East of England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 19 (35.19%) SQL
2 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.52%) Project Management
3 10 (18.52%) XML
3 10 (18.52%) Unix
4 9 (16.67%) Java
5 8 (14.81%) J2EE
5 8 (14.81%) Oracle
5 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
5 8 (14.81%) HTML
5 8 (14.81%) Web Services
5 8 (14.81%) AccuRev
6 7 (12.96%) FTP
6 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
6 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
6 7 (12.96%) Finance
7 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 6 (11.11%) IBM
7 6 (11.11%) ERP
7 6 (11.11%) Windows
7 6 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 6 (11.11%) SaaS
7 6 (11.11%) HTML5
7 6 (11.11%) TDD
7 6 (11.11%) Automotive
8 5 (9.26%) MS Office
8 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
8 5 (9.26%) GAMP
8 5 (9.26%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (9.26%) PMP

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.70%) CMS
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Office
2 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) CA PPM
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.85%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) FTP
2 5 (9.26%) Firewall
3 4 (7.41%) BGP
3 4 (7.41%) DNS
3 4 (7.41%) EIGRP
3 4 (7.41%) IMAP
3 4 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (7.41%) IPsec
3 4 (7.41%) LAN
3 4 (7.41%) Network Security
3 4 (7.41%) OSPF
3 4 (7.41%) SMTP
3 4 (7.41%) SSL
3 4 (7.41%) VPN
3 4 (7.41%) WAN
4 3 (5.56%) Internet
4 3 (5.56%) LDAP
4 3 (5.56%) MPLS
4 3 (5.56%) VoIP
5 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) DB2
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.85%) DataStage
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) AccuRev
2 3 (5.56%) Ant
3 2 (3.70%) JUnit
4 1 (1.85%) Checkstyle
4 1 (1.85%) FindBugs
4 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.85%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (1.85%) Xcode
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
1 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.11%) Automotive
3 5 (9.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (5.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
5 1 (1.85%) Electronics
5 1 (1.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Developer
2 11 (20.37%) Project Manager
3 9 (16.67%) Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Network Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) DBA
6 3 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Mainframe Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.56%) Unix Developer
7 2 (3.70%) DB2 Developer
7 2 (3.70%) IBM Mainframe Developer
7 2 (3.70%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) XML
2 8 (14.81%) HTML
2 8 (14.81%) J2EE
2 8 (14.81%) Web Services
3 6 (11.11%) HTML5
4 4 (7.41%) JSF
4 4 (7.41%) PrimeFaces
4 4 (7.41%) REST
4 4 (7.41%) SOAP
4 4 (7.41%) TopLink
5 3 (5.56%) CSS
5 3 (5.56%) JSP
6 2 (3.70%) Ajax
6 2 (3.70%) LESS
6 2 (3.70%) Sass
6 2 (3.70%) Struts
6 2 (3.70%) XHTML
7 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.85%) EclipseLink
7 1 (1.85%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.70%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (3.70%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) Life Science
5 1 (1.85%) NHS
5 1 (1.85%) Oculus Rift
5 1 (1.85%) Psychology
5 1 (1.85%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Unix
2 6 (11.11%) Windows
3 4 (7.41%) Linux
4 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.70%) Solaris
5 1 (1.85%) Android
5 1 (1.85%) SUSE
5 1 (1.85%) VMS
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.52%) Project Management
3 6 (11.11%) ERP
3 6 (11.11%) TDD
4 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.41%) Analytics
5 4 (7.41%) Change Control
5 4 (7.41%) Logistics
5 4 (7.41%) System Testing
6 3 (5.56%) Business Analytics
6 3 (5.56%) ITIL
6 3 (5.56%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.56%) User Stories
6 3 (5.56%) Validation
6 3 (5.56%) Web Development
7 2 (3.70%) OO
7 2 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.70%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) SQL
2 9 (16.67%) Java
3 6 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.41%) COBOL
4 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.56%) C++
5 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.56%) JCL
6 2 (3.70%) REXX
6 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.85%) DCL
7 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) PMI Certification
1 5 (9.26%) PMP
2 2 (3.70%) CCNP
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) JNCIP
2 2 (3.70%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.85%) CISA
3 1 (1.85%) CISM
3 1 (1.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) GAMP
2 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.85%) SCOM
1 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Oracle
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.11%) IBM
4 5 (9.26%) Rally
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco
5 2 (3.70%) Juniper
5 2 (3.70%) SAP
5 2 (3.70%) Sun
6 1 (1.85%) Citrix
6 1 (1.85%) FatWire
6 1 (1.85%) Google
6 1 (1.85%) HP
6 1 (1.85%) Omniture
6 1 (1.85%) Teradata
6 1 (1.85%) VMware