The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 38 44 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.49% 0.90% 0.40%
As % of the General category 7.32% 6.67% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
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£330 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £430
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -11.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £44.92 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.17 £34.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-20.10% +13.33%
Manufacturing
North West

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

General Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
82 45 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.40% 13.55% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 29 24
Average daily rate £386 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £479 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 6
Average hourly rate £31.17 £25.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.21% +15.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £21.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £30.00 £27.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -18.63%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 April 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
Blackpool - 2 £300 -
Burnley - - - - 2
Nelson - - - - 1
Blackburn - - - - 1
Manufacturing
North West

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (50.00%) ERP
1 7 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 7 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (42.86%) Master Data Management
2 6 (42.86%) Data Management
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 5 (35.71%) Business Process Mapping
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
5 2 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) SAP
5 2 (14.29%) SAP FI
5 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Cash Management
5 2 (14.29%) General Ledger
5 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 2 (14.29%) SAP CO
5 2 (14.29%) LSMW
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (7.14%) Life Science
6 1 (7.14%) CMDB
6 1 (7.14%) Data Mapping
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.14%) ResourceLink

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (14.29%) SAP FI
2 2 (14.29%) SAP CO
3 1 (7.14%) ResourceLink
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Power View
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) LSMW
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 2 (14.29%) General Ledger
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Business Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Process Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Business Process Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Payroll Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Life Science
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ERP
1 7 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (42.86%) Master Data Management
2 6 (42.86%) Data Management
3 5 (35.71%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (14.29%) Cash Management
4 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Mapping
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) APMP
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle