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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manufacturing
North West / Lancashire
Rank 24 43 41
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 14 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.43% 2.01% 1.51%
As % of the General category 18.92% 8.11% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £410 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Median hourly rate £44.00 £38.00 £44.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -15.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £37.20 £30.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.20 £45.46 £59.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%

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
74 111 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.68% 24.83% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 65 53
Median daily rate £375 £401 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.48% +6.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 9
Median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% +39.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £21.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £69.07 £57.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £23.43
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.74%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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 -3 7 £480 -
Blackpool - 2 £340 -
Blackburn - 1 - - 1
Manufacturing
North West

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 13 (65.00%) Programme Management
2 12 (60.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle
4 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (25.00%) Degree
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
6 4 (20.00%) Avionics
6 4 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (15.00%) SDLC
7 3 (15.00%) Life Science
7 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (15.00%) HOOD
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 3 (15.00%) Ada
7 3 (15.00%) SAP
7 3 (15.00%) Perl
7 3 (15.00%) C
8 2 (10.00%) C#
8 2 (10.00%) HTML
8 2 (10.00%) Java
8 2 (10.00%) CSS
8 2 (10.00%) IIS

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 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.00%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DHCP
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) IP Telephony
1 2 (10.00%) NAS
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (5.00%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (10.00%) VectorCAST
3 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (5.00%) Rational Robot
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) Toad
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Avionics
3 2 (10.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (10.00%) Military
4 1 (5.00%) Electronics
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Database Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Technical Author
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.00%) Project Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Server Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Writer
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.00%) CSS3
2 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (5.00%) RESTful
2 1 (5.00%) Spring
2 1 (5.00%) WinForms
2 1 (5.00%) WPF
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) XSD
2 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Life Science
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Programme Management
2 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.00%) HOOD
3 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) SDLC
3 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Document Management
4 2 (10.00%) ERP
4 2 (10.00%) Hazard Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Release Management
4 2 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (5.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Ada
2 3 (15.00%) C
2 3 (15.00%) Perl
2 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) VB
4 1 (5.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) MCITP
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) HNC
4 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (10.00%) WSUS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) Kaseya
3 2 (10.00%) Kaspersky
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (10.00%) Symantec
3 2 (10.00%) VMware