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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 61 51 42
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 9 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.68% 0.74% 0.75%
As % of the General category 5.20% 2.01% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£488 £356 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.13% -11.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £300 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £411 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £26.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-18.09% -20.45%
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
173 199 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.34% 36.78% 44.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 119 90
Average daily rate £425 £400 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £282 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 30
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.46%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 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
Basildon - 4 £525 -
Brentwood -3 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Harlow - - - -
Manufacturing
East of England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) J2EE
5 4 (20.00%) IBM
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) Information Security
5 4 (20.00%) Cyber Security
6 3 (15.00%) Data Structures
6 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (15.00%) MQSeries
6 3 (15.00%) Firewall
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 3 (15.00%) VBA
6 3 (15.00%) C++
6 3 (15.00%) Java
6 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (15.00%) DB2
7 2 (10.00%) CSS
7 2 (10.00%) .NET
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
7 2 (10.00%) MS Office
7 2 (10.00%) C#
7 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (10.00%) Electronics
7 2 (10.00%) MS Excel

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 (15.00%) MQSeries
1 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) ColdFusion
3 1 (5.00%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Extranet
3 1 (5.00%) FTP
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) DB2
1 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) WebFOCUS
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Ant
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.00%) RequisitePro
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Automotive
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) ABAP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) J2EE
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) XHTML
3 1 (5.00%) TopLink
3 1 (5.00%) Ajax
3 1 (5.00%) ISPF
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.00%) JAX-WS
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) Information Security
2 4 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (10.00%) Use Case
4 2 (10.00%) Time Management
4 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.00%) SIEM
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Usability Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.00%) User Stories
5 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.00%) B2C
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C++
2 3 (15.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) VBA
3 2 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) JCL
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) VB
4 1 (5.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) PMP
1 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nessus
1 1 (5.00%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) IBM
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Teradata
4 1 (5.00%) Altiris
4 1 (5.00%) Tripwire
4 1 (5.00%) Qualys
4 1 (5.00%) Syncsort
4 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.00%) Splunk
4 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
4 1 (5.00%) Allen-Bradley
4 1 (5.00%) Rapid7
4 1 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Siemens
4 1 (5.00%) NetIQ
4 1 (5.00%) VMware