The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manufacturing
Rank 80 68 64
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 27 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.48% 1.55% 1.41%
As % of the General category 4.62% 3.96% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 5
Average daily rate £330 £390 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -10.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £295 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £690 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £8.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -17.14%
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 Manchester region.

General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
584 555 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.04% 39.11% 31.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 325 197
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £566 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 9
Average hourly rate £17.90 £19.00 £8.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.78% +117.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Manufacturing across the Manchester region.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing across the Manchester region.

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Altrincham - 1 £390 -
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 - -
Cheadle - 1 £250 -
Manufacturing
North West

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 25 (39.68%) SAP
2 24 (38.10%) Finance
3 21 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 21 (33.33%) Life Science
4 18 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 15 (23.81%) Marketing
5 15 (23.81%) Telecoms
5 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 13 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (20.63%) Electronics
6 13 (20.63%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (15.87%) ERP
8 9 (14.29%) Windows
8 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 7 (11.11%) ITIL
9 7 (11.11%) Logistics
10 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
10 6 (9.52%) MS Office
11 5 (7.94%) SQL
11 5 (7.94%) Citrix
11 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
11 5 (7.94%) Advertising
11 5 (7.94%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (7.94%) Windows 7
12 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (6.35%) Sage X3
12 4 (6.35%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (6.35%) VMware
12 4 (6.35%) Dell

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (3.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.59%) Confluence
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.59%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.52%) MS Office
3 5 (7.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (6.35%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (6.35%) Sage X3
3 2 (3.17%) SAP HR
3 2 (3.17%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (1.59%) SAP APO
4 1 (1.59%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.59%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (1.59%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Firewall
1 3 (4.76%) WAN
2 2 (3.17%) DHCP
2 2 (3.17%) DNS
2 2 (3.17%) LAN
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.59%) DMZ
3 1 (1.59%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.59%) Network Security
3 1 (1.59%) SSL
3 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.17%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.59%) DB2
4 1 (1.59%) FileMaker
4 1 (1.59%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Moq
2 1 (1.59%) JIRA
2 1 (1.59%) JUnit
2 1 (1.59%) LSMW
2 1 (1.59%) MSI
2 1 (1.59%) Subversion
2 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (38.10%) Finance
2 15 (23.81%) Marketing
2 15 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 13 (20.63%) Electronics
4 5 (7.94%) Advertising
5 3 (4.76%) Retail
6 2 (3.17%) Legal
7 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (39.68%) Analyst
2 13 (20.63%) Business Analyst
3 10 (15.87%) Consultant
4 5 (7.94%) ERP Consultant
5 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Sage Consultant
5 4 (6.35%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Architect
6 3 (4.76%) Developer
6 3 (4.76%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Dynamics AX Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) ERP Manager
7 2 (3.17%) ERP Project Manager
7 2 (3.17%) HR Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) CSS
1 2 (3.17%) HTML
1 2 (3.17%) jQuery
2 1 (1.59%) .NET
2 1 (1.59%) Ajax
2 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.59%) EDI
2 1 (1.59%) J2EE
2 1 (1.59%) JSP
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.59%) Spring
2 1 (1.59%) Spring MVC
2 1 (1.59%) XML
2 1 (1.59%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.33%) Life Science
2 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.76%) FMCG
5 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.59%) PKI
5 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.35%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) Unix
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 13 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (20.63%) Digital Marketing
3 10 (15.87%) ERP
4 7 (11.11%) ITIL
4 7 (11.11%) Logistics
5 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 5 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.35%) Project Management
8 3 (4.76%) Business Analysis
8 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 3 (4.76%) Demand Management
8 3 (4.76%) Migration
8 3 (4.76%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.76%) SAP Implementation
8 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.76%) Service Management
8 3 (4.76%) Use Case
8 3 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.94%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) ABAP
2 2 (3.17%) Java
3 1 (1.59%) C#
3 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.59%) VB
3 1 (1.59%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) HNC
2 1 (1.59%) ISEB
2 1 (1.59%) MCP
2 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) SCCM
1 1 (1.59%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 25 (39.68%) SAP
2 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.94%) Citrix
4 4 (6.35%) Dell
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle
4 4 (6.35%) Sage
4 4 (6.35%) VMware
5 3 (4.76%) Cisco
6 2 (3.17%) HP
6 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.17%) Wyse
7 1 (1.59%) AppSense
7 1 (1.59%) Avaya
7 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.59%) hybris
7 1 (1.59%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.59%) WatchGuard
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