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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 38 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.33% 0.60% -
As % of the General category 12.33% 2.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.30 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £31.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-15.07% -14.28%
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
73 111 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.91% 22.29% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 64 15
Average daily rate £411 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.23% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £330 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 7
Average hourly rate £37.00 £25.00 £22.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% +9.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £21.00 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £30.10 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -8.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 1 - - 2
Blackburn - 1 £250 - 1
Manufacturing
North West

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 5 (33.33%) Oracle
1 5 (33.33%) CRM
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) ERP
2 4 (26.67%) Life Science
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) SAP
3 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Lotus
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) SAP ERP
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Java EE 5

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (13.33%) SAP ERP
3 1 (6.67%) ResourceLink
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) FTP
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Project Planner
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Process Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (6.67%) EDI Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) VBA Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Support
4 1 (6.67%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) EDI
1 1 (6.67%) XML Schema
1 1 (6.67%) EDIFACT
1 1 (6.67%) Java SE
1 1 (6.67%) Java EE
1 1 (6.67%) Java EE 5
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Life Science
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) CMDB
3 1 (6.67%) TRADACOMS
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) CRM
2 4 (26.67%) ERP
3 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
5 1 (6.67%) Master Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) OCAJ
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) APMP
2 1 (6.67%) OCP
2 1 (6.67%) OCA
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (13.33%) Lotus
4 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (6.67%) webMethods
4 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft