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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 56 72 68
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 40 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.60% 0.88% 0.79%
As % of the General category 6.55% 2.44% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £182 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £445 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.98 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £31.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.73% -16.00%
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
611 451 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.68% 35.99% 38.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 255 191
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 22
Average hourly rate £15.98 £23.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.02% +59.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £15.85 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.79 £64.00 £23.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.11
% change year-on-year
- -2.61%

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 7 July 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
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 7 July 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 7 July 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 44 (43.56%) SAP
2 33 (32.67%) Life Science
3 30 (29.70%) Programme Management
3 30 (29.70%) Finance
4 25 (24.75%) Project Management
4 25 (24.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 22 (21.78%) Marketing
6 21 (20.79%) Telecoms
6 21 (20.79%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (19.80%) Electronics
7 20 (19.80%) DTV
7 20 (19.80%) Digital Marketing
8 14 (13.86%) MS PowerPoint
8 14 (13.86%) MS Project
9 13 (12.87%) Citrix
9 13 (12.87%) Migration
10 12 (11.88%) Validation
10 12 (11.88%) Microsoft
10 12 (11.88%) ITIL
10 12 (11.88%) Windows
11 11 (10.89%) PRINCE2
11 11 (10.89%) MS Excel
11 11 (10.89%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (8.91%) Process Management
12 9 (8.91%) Service Delivery
12 9 (8.91%) PMI
12 9 (8.91%) PMI Certification
12 9 (8.91%) OO
12 9 (8.91%) VMware
12 9 (8.91%) Agile Software Development

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 3 (2.97%) IIS
1 3 (2.97%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.98%) Confluence
2 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.98%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.99%) Lync
3 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.99%) Node.js
3 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (13.86%) MS Project
1 14 (13.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (10.89%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.97%) MS Office
4 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.99%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 25 (24.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (5.94%) SAP SD
3 4 (3.96%) SAP FI
3 4 (3.96%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (3.96%) SAP CO
3 4 (3.96%) SAP PLM
4 3 (2.97%) SAP MM
4 3 (2.97%) Agresso
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.99%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.99%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.99%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.99%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Office 365
2 2 (1.98%) PaaS
3 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.92%) WAN
2 7 (6.93%) Firewall
3 4 (3.96%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (3.96%) SAN
3 4 (3.96%) LAN
4 3 (2.97%) DHCP
4 3 (2.97%) VLAN
4 3 (2.97%) DNS
4 3 (2.97%) SSL
5 2 (1.98%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.99%) VPN
6 1 (0.99%) DMZ
6 1 (0.99%) Internet
6 1 (0.99%) MPLS
6 1 (0.99%) OSPF
6 1 (0.99%) BGP
6 1 (0.99%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.99%) Wireless
6 1 (0.99%) VPLS
6 1 (0.99%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.97%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.98%) MySQL
4 2 (1.98%) Big Data
4 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.99%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) JUnit
2 3 (2.97%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.97%) Maven
2 3 (2.97%) Eclipse RCP
2 3 (2.97%) Gradle
3 2 (1.98%) Subversion
3 2 (1.98%) JIRA
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.99%) Moq
4 1 (0.99%) NUnit
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
General
1 30 (29.70%) Finance
2 22 (21.78%) Marketing
3 21 (20.79%) Telecoms
4 20 (19.80%) Electronics
5 11 (10.89%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (5.94%) Automotive
7 3 (2.97%) Retail
8 1 (0.99%) Local Government
8 1 (0.99%) Banking
8 1 (0.99%) French Language
8 1 (0.99%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.99%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (22.77%) Analyst
2 13 (12.87%) Architect
3 12 (11.88%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (11.88%) Consultant
4 11 (10.89%) Business Analyst
4 11 (10.89%) Developer
5 8 (7.92%) SAP Consultant
6 6 (5.94%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.95%) Report Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Business Objects Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Report Writer
7 5 (4.95%) SAP Manager
8 4 (3.96%) SAP PLM Consultant
8 4 (3.96%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) SAP Project Manager
9 3 (2.97%) Security Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) Java Developer
9 3 (2.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Network Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.95%) HTML
2 3 (2.97%) JSON
2 3 (2.97%) HTML5
2 3 (2.97%) OSGi
2 3 (2.97%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.98%) Akka
3 2 (1.98%) Spring MVC
3 2 (1.98%) WCF
3 2 (1.98%) jQuery
3 2 (1.98%) Spring
3 2 (1.98%) Ajax
3 2 (1.98%) J2EE
3 2 (1.98%) CSS
3 2 (1.98%) JSP
3 2 (1.98%) XML
3 2 (1.98%) XSD
4 1 (0.99%) Middleware
4 1 (0.99%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.99%) .NET
4 1 (0.99%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 33 (32.67%) Life Science
2 20 (19.80%) DTV
3 9 (8.91%) PMI
3 9 (8.91%) Informatics
4 6 (5.94%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.95%) FMCG
6 3 (2.97%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.97%) Clustering
6 3 (2.97%) PKI
6 3 (2.97%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.98%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.98%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.98%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.99%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.99%) Celerra
8 1 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.99%) Replication
8 1 (0.99%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.88%) Windows
2 6 (5.94%) UNIX
3 5 (4.95%) Linux
4 4 (3.96%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.98%) VMS
6 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.99%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.70%) Programme Management
2 25 (24.75%) Project Management
3 21 (20.79%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (19.80%) Digital Marketing
5 13 (12.87%) Migration
6 12 (11.88%) Validation
6 12 (11.88%) ITIL
7 11 (10.89%) PRINCE2
8 9 (8.91%) OO
8 9 (8.91%) Process Management
8 9 (8.91%) Service Delivery
8 9 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (7.92%) Change Management
10 6 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (4.95%) Service Management
12 4 (3.96%) TDD
12 4 (3.96%) PLM
12 4 (3.96%) Document Management
12 4 (3.96%) GAP Analysis
12 4 (3.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.92%) SQL
2 5 (4.95%) Java
3 4 (3.96%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.96%) ABAP
4 3 (2.97%) C
4 3 (2.97%) C++
5 1 (0.99%) C#
5 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.99%) Python
5 1 (0.99%) Ruby
5 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (8.91%) PMI Certification
2 4 (3.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.97%) CISSP
3 3 (2.97%) CISM
3 3 (2.97%) CISMP
3 3 (2.97%) Degree
4 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.98%) CCA
5 1 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.99%) MCSE
5 1 (0.99%) CCIE
5 1 (0.99%) PMP
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.99%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.99%) CCENT
5 1 (0.99%) CCEE
5 1 (0.99%) CCAA
5 1 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.92%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 8 (7.92%) GMP
1 8 (7.92%) GxP
2 6 (5.94%) QA
3 5 (4.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.98%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.93%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.96%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.96%) XenApp
4 3 (2.97%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.97%) Xen
5 2 (1.98%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.99%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.99%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.99%) MetaFrame
6 1 (0.99%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.99%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (5.94%) SCCM
2 1 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 44 (43.56%) SAP
2 13 (12.87%) Citrix
3 12 (11.88%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.91%) VMware
5 8 (7.92%) Oracle
6 7 (6.93%) Cisco
7 5 (4.95%) Business Objects
8 4 (3.96%) HP
8 4 (3.96%) EMC
8 4 (3.96%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.96%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.97%) Clearswift
9 3 (2.97%) AppSense
9 3 (2.97%) Lotus
9 3 (2.97%) Kaspersky
10 2 (1.98%) Wyse
10 2 (1.98%) hybris
11 1 (0.99%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.99%) Nintex
11 1 (0.99%) Avaya
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