The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 39 24 61
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +37
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 24 43 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.64% 6.99% 0.65%
As % of the General category 9.45% 17.55% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 3
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£485 £456 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.30% +30.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £10.50 £20.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.14% -19.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +18.64%
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 Hertfordshire region.

General Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
254 245 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 38.54% 39.84% 49.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 113 187
Average daily rate £390 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 15
Average hourly rate £17.22 £31.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.46% +77.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.70 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.50 £37.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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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
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £150 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Watford - - - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Royston - - - -
Manufacturing
East of England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 24 (48.00%) Finance
2 20 (40.00%) SAP
3 14 (28.00%) ERP
4 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
5 11 (22.00%) E-Commerce
5 11 (22.00%) Logistics
6 10 (20.00%) Retail
7 9 (18.00%) MS Office
7 9 (18.00%) Windows
7 9 (18.00%) Internet
8 8 (16.00%) OpenView
8 8 (16.00%) HP
8 8 (16.00%) Windows XP
8 8 (16.00%) VPN
8 8 (16.00%) Photoshop
8 8 (16.00%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (16.00%) OVSD
8 8 (16.00%) User Experience
9 7 (14.00%) CRM
9 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (12.00%) SAP ERP
11 5 (10.00%) Usability Testing
11 5 (10.00%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (10.00%) Axure RP
11 5 (10.00%) Information Architecture
11 5 (10.00%) B2B
11 5 (10.00%) B2C
11 5 (10.00%) Competitor Analysis
12 4 (8.00%) CSS
12 4 (8.00%) HTML

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.00%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (18.00%) MS Office
3 8 (16.00%) Photoshop
3 8 (16.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (10.00%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) SAP ERP
2 3 (6.00%) SAP PS
3 1 (2.00%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.00%) SAP PP
3 1 (2.00%) SAP SD
3 1 (2.00%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.00%) SAP CS
3 1 (2.00%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) Internet
2 8 (16.00%) VPN
3 2 (4.00%) LAN
3 2 (4.00%) WAN
4 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.00%) Ant
2 1 (2.00%) JUnit
2 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.00%) Maven
2 1 (2.00%) Subversion
2 1 (2.00%) Log4j
General
1 24 (48.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (6.00%) Marketing
3 3 (6.00%) Billing
4 2 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) SAP Manager
3 8 (16.00%) Consultant
3 8 (16.00%) Service Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) User Experience Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) MI Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Architect
7 3 (6.00%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Change Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Designer
7 3 (6.00%) Digital Designer
7 3 (6.00%) Process Manager
7 3 (6.00%) SAP Change Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Project Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) CSS
1 4 (8.00%) HTML
2 3 (6.00%) HTML5
3 2 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.00%) XML
4 1 (2.00%) XSLT
4 1 (2.00%) EDI
4 1 (2.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.00%) J2EE
4 1 (2.00%) Servlets
4 1 (2.00%) SOAP
4 1 (2.00%) Struts
4 1 (2.00%) JMS
4 1 (2.00%) Spring
4 1 (2.00%) XMLBeans
4 1 (2.00%) Ajax
4 1 (2.00%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.00%) REST
4 1 (2.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) User Experience
2 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) FMCG
3 2 (4.00%) SCADA
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.00%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.00%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (2.00%) UNIX
4 1 (2.00%) HPUX
4 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) ERP
2 11 (22.00%) E-Commerce
2 11 (22.00%) Logistics
3 7 (14.00%) CRM
4 5 (10.00%) Usability Testing
4 5 (10.00%) Information Architecture
4 5 (10.00%) B2B
4 5 (10.00%) B2C
4 5 (10.00%) Competitor Analysis
5 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.00%) SOA
5 3 (6.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (6.00%) Change Management
5 3 (6.00%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (6.00%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (4.00%) Information Security
6 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) VB
2 2 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) ABAP
3 1 (2.00%) C
3 1 (2.00%) C#
3 1 (2.00%) C++
3 1 (2.00%) SAPscript
3 1 (2.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
1 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) OpenView
1 8 (16.00%) OVSD
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) SAP
2 8 (16.00%) HP
3 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.00%) Progress
5 2 (4.00%) VMware
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco
6 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle
6 1 (2.00%) Interwoven
6 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.00%) Adobe
6 1 (2.00%) Sun