The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 12 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 4.62% 0.70% -
As % of the General category 7.14% 1.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.32% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.34 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.11% -18.96%
Manufacturing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

General Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
42 97 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 64.62% 68.31% 79.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 42 38
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £203 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £497 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £21.94
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.84%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (33.33%) HACMP
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) LPAR

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) AIX Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) HACMP
1 1 (33.33%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) PowerHA
1 1 (33.33%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft