The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 36 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.98% 1.03% 0.61%
As % of the General category 3.26% 2.80% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£450 £338 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +206.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £26.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -22.79%
Manufacturing
South East

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

General Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
92 107 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 30.07% 36.64% 39.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 65 67
Average daily rate £388 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £317 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 26
Average hourly rate £35.05 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.83% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.46 £15.80 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.52 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Kent region over the 3 months to 21 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
Dover - 1 - -
Rochester - - - -
Manufacturing
South East

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (40.00%) SAP
1 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (20.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) DTV
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Spotfire
General
1 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) DTV
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Entry
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) MCP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) Business Objects