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 22 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 44 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 4 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.97% - 2.03%
As % of the General category 6.67% - 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £230
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £423 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.32% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.06%
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
60 50 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.60% 16.89% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 13 45
Average daily rate £375 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £266 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 8
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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
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 22 August 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
Preston - 1 £425 - 1
Blackburn - - - - 1
Manufacturing
North West

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) ERP
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Front Office
3 1 (12.50%) Back Office
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) MS Access
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) MS Access
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Front Office
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Business Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Data Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Data Quality Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Feature Driven Development
3 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle