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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 49 66 62
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 41 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.82% 1.19% 0.77%
As % of the General category 7.26% 3.38% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 1
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£370 £285 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.82% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £26.74 - £9.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.10 £33.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +0.76%
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
565 444 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 38.91% 35.35% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 239 162
Average daily rate £385 £350 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £168 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 21
Average hourly rate £15.98 £24.75 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.45% +73.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £13.59 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £96.00 £78.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.84%

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 2 June 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 June 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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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
Rochdale - 1 - -
Manufacturing
North West

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 31 (36.90%) SAP
2 28 (33.33%) Life Science
3 24 (28.57%) Project Management
3 24 (28.57%) Finance
4 22 (26.19%) Programme Management
5 17 (20.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 15 (17.86%) Marketing
6 15 (17.86%) Telecoms
6 15 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (16.67%) MS Project
7 14 (16.67%) Electronics
7 14 (16.67%) DTV
7 14 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 14 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
8 12 (14.29%) Validation
9 11 (13.10%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (10.71%) Process Management
10 9 (10.71%) Service Delivery
10 9 (10.71%) Migration
10 9 (10.71%) PMI Certification
10 9 (10.71%) PMI
10 9 (10.71%) OO
10 9 (10.71%) ITIL
10 9 (10.71%) Citrix
10 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
10 9 (10.71%) Informatics
10 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (9.52%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 8 (9.52%) GMP
11 8 (9.52%) GxP

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 (2.38%) Confluence
1 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.38%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.19%) IIS
2 1 (1.19%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.19%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (16.67%) MS Project
1 14 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (20.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (5.95%) Agresso
3 4 (4.76%) SAP PLM
3 4 (4.76%) SAP SD
4 3 (3.57%) SAP FI
4 3 (3.57%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (3.57%) SAP CO
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (2.38%) SAP MM
6 1 (1.19%) SAP HR
6 1 (1.19%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) PaaS
2 1 (1.19%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) Firewall
2 6 (7.14%) WAN
3 4 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (4.76%) LAN
4 3 (3.57%) SSL
4 3 (3.57%) VLAN
5 2 (2.38%) SAN
6 1 (1.19%) VPN
6 1 (1.19%) MPLS
6 1 (1.19%) OSPF
6 1 (1.19%) BGP
6 1 (1.19%) DMZ
6 1 (1.19%) Internet
6 1 (1.19%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.19%) Wireless
6 1 (1.19%) VPLS
6 1 (1.19%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.19%) NAS
6 1 (1.19%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.38%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (2.38%) MySQL
2 2 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.38%) Big Data
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) JUnit
2 3 (3.57%) Eclipse RCP
2 3 (3.57%) Gradle
2 3 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.57%) Maven
3 2 (2.38%) JIRA
3 2 (2.38%) Subversion
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.19%) NUnit
4 1 (1.19%) Moq
4 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
General
1 24 (28.57%) Finance
2 15 (17.86%) Marketing
2 15 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 14 (16.67%) Electronics
4 11 (13.10%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.57%) Retail
6 1 (1.19%) Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Local Government
6 1 (1.19%) French Language
6 1 (1.19%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (23.81%) Analyst
2 11 (13.10%) Architect
2 11 (13.10%) Developer
3 10 (11.90%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (10.71%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) Consultant
6 5 (5.95%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.76%) SAP PLM Consultant
7 4 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (3.57%) PMO Lead
8 3 (3.57%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) SAP Project Manager
8 3 (3.57%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Security Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) SAP Manager
9 2 (2.38%) Report Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) HTML
2 3 (3.57%) AngularJS
2 3 (3.57%) JSON
2 3 (3.57%) HTML5
2 3 (3.57%) OSGi
3 2 (2.38%) Spring MVC
3 2 (2.38%) WCF
3 2 (2.38%) jQuery
3 2 (2.38%) Spring
3 2 (2.38%) Ajax
3 2 (2.38%) CSS
3 2 (2.38%) JSP
3 2 (2.38%) XML
3 2 (2.38%) XSD
3 2 (2.38%) J2EE
3 2 (2.38%) Akka
4 1 (1.19%) .NET
4 1 (1.19%) Middleware
4 1 (1.19%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (1.19%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 28 (33.33%) Life Science
2 14 (16.67%) DTV
3 9 (10.71%) PMI
3 9 (10.71%) Informatics
4 5 (5.95%) FMCG
5 4 (4.76%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.57%) Thin Client
6 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.57%) PKI
6 3 (3.57%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.38%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.38%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.38%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.19%) Biometrics
8 1 (1.19%) Replication
8 1 (1.19%) Clustering
8 1 (1.19%) Robotics
8 1 (1.19%) Biotechnology
8 1 (1.19%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) UNIX
1 6 (7.14%) Windows
2 3 (3.57%) Linux
2 3 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.19%) Solaris
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.57%) Project Management
2 22 (26.19%) Programme Management
3 15 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 12 (14.29%) Validation
6 9 (10.71%) Process Management
6 9 (10.71%) Service Delivery
6 9 (10.71%) Migration
6 9 (10.71%) OO
6 9 (10.71%) ITIL
6 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.95%) Service Management
9 4 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.76%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (4.76%) Logistics
9 4 (4.76%) TDD
9 4 (4.76%) Document Management
9 4 (4.76%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.95%) Java
2 4 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.76%) SQL
3 3 (3.57%) C
3 3 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (1.19%) Python
4 1 (1.19%) C#
4 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.19%) ABAP
4 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.57%) CISSP
2 3 (3.57%) CISM
2 3 (3.57%) CISMP
2 3 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.19%) CCA
3 1 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.19%) MCSE
3 1 (1.19%) CCIE
3 1 (1.19%) PMP
3 1 (1.19%) CCEE
3 1 (1.19%) CCAA
3 1 (1.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.19%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 8 (9.52%) GMP
1 8 (9.52%) GxP
2 5 (5.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.76%) QA
4 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.38%) XenApp
3 2 (2.38%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.19%) MetaFrame
4 1 (1.19%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.19%) Xen
4 1 (1.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 31 (36.90%) SAP
2 9 (10.71%) Citrix
3 7 (8.33%) Cisco
3 7 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.14%) Oracle
5 5 (5.95%) VMware
6 4 (4.76%) SolarWinds
6 4 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.57%) HP
7 3 (3.57%) Clearswift
7 3 (3.57%) AppSense
7 3 (3.57%) Kaspersky
8 2 (2.38%) hybris
8 2 (2.38%) Wyse
8 2 (2.38%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.38%) EMC
9 1 (1.19%) Nortel
9 1 (1.19%) Avaya
9 1 (1.19%) Lotus
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