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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manufacturing
Rank 30 41 52
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 17 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.09% 1.59% 0.78%
As % of the General category 14.91% 8.97% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Median daily rate £213 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.97% -4.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £29.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -12.12%
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
114 78 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 27.40% 17.73% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 49 66
Median daily rate £375 £381 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £252 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 7
Median hourly rate £27.00 £37.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.02% +48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £13.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £42.06 £30.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.06 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -4.00%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Manufacturing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

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
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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 7 - - 2
Blackpool +6 3 £213 - 5
Blackburn +1 1 - - 2
Manufacturing
North West

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 16 (61.54%) Finance
1 16 (61.54%) Programme Management
2 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 8 (30.77%) Windows
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
5 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 6 (23.08%) Oracle
5 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
6 5 (19.23%) XML
6 5 (19.23%) C#
6 5 (19.23%) C++
6 5 (19.23%) VMware
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
6 5 (19.23%) SDLC
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
7 4 (15.38%) Web Development
7 4 (15.38%) PHP
7 4 (15.38%) SAP
7 4 (15.38%) ITIL
7 4 (15.38%) MS Office
7 4 (15.38%) ClearCase
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco
8 3 (11.54%) ERP
8 3 (11.54%) HTTP
8 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
8 3 (11.54%) HP

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) Drupal
2 2 (7.69%) Joomla!
2 2 (7.69%) WordPress
3 1 (3.85%) Alfresco
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
3 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.85%) 3ds Max
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (3.85%) Doxygen
4 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.69%) OpenCart
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) LAN
2 2 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 4 (15.38%) ClearCase
3 2 (7.69%) ClearQuest
3 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) NetBeans
3 2 (7.69%) Rational Robot
3 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Electronics
2 3 (11.54%) Marketing
2 3 (11.54%) Military
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.85%) Avionics
4 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Software Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 3 (11.54%) IT Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) IT Support
4 3 (11.54%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Build Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 2 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Web Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Database Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Multimedia Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.69%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
3 2 (7.69%) Highcharts JS
3 2 (7.69%) jQuery
3 2 (7.69%) WinForms
3 2 (7.69%) WPF
3 2 (7.69%) XSD
3 2 (7.69%) XSLT
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) Flash
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Life Science
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Licensing
2 2 (7.69%) Replication
2 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.85%) Learning Management System
3 1 (3.85%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Programme Management
2 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
3 5 (19.23%) SDLC
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 4 (15.38%) Web Development
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.54%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (11.54%) ERP
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) CRM
6 2 (7.69%) Information Management
6 2 (7.69%) Information Security
6 2 (7.69%) OOD
6 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
6 2 (7.69%) Release Management
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 5 (19.23%) C#
3 5 (19.23%) C++
4 4 (15.38%) PHP
5 2 (7.69%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) Ada
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) MCSE
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) CCNA
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) MCP
2 2 (7.69%) MCSA
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) WSUS
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) SAP
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) Adobe
5 2 (7.69%) Polycom
6 1 (3.85%) Autodesk
6 1 (3.85%) PTC
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