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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 40 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.48% 0.38% 0.78%
As % of the General category 6.32% 2.50% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £44.92 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.17 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-22.38% +52.17%
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
95 40 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 23.46% 15.38% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 22 20
Average daily rate £378 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.53% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £206 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 5
Average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.56% +10.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £21.00 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.60 £33.00 £31.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Blackburn - - - - 2
Burnley - - - - 1
Nelson - - - - 1
Ormskirk - - - -
Manufacturing
North West

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (58.33%) ERP
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Data Management
2 6 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) Master Data Management
2 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (41.67%) Business Process Mapping
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
5 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 2 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (16.67%) SAP CO
5 2 (16.67%) SAP FI
5 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) SAP
5 2 (16.67%) LSMW
5 2 (16.67%) General Ledger
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Cash Management
6 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (8.33%) Google App Engine
6 1 (8.33%) Open Source
6 1 (8.33%) SaaS
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (8.33%) Puppet
6 1 (8.33%) Jenkins

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (8.33%) Jetty
1 1 (8.33%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (16.67%) SAP FI
2 2 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (16.67%) SAP CO
3 1 (8.33%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (8.33%) Google App Engine
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
1 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) FTP
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
1 1 (8.33%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) LSMW
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 2 (16.67%) General Ledger
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Business Process Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Process Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Payroll Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) J2EE
1 1 (8.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) CMDB
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ERP
2 6 (50.00%) Data Management
2 6 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (50.00%) Master Data Management
3 5 (41.67%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (16.67%) Cash Management
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Xen
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow