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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manufacturing
Rank 74 43 68
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +25
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 30 58 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.66% 3.50% 1.52%
As % of the General category 4.79% 8.37% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 7
Average daily rate £300 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £304 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £383 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £37.50 £11.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.00% +220.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -11.45%
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
626 693 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.57% 41.80% 32.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 340 255
Average daily rate £391 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £282 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £525 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 10
Average hourly rate £18.99 £18.00 £18.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% -1.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -

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 29 April 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 29 April 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
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 - -
Manufacturing
North West

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 27 (45.76%) Life Science
2 25 (42.37%) SAP
3 23 (38.98%) Finance
4 22 (37.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 20 (33.90%) Programme Management
5 20 (33.90%) Telecoms
5 20 (33.90%) Marketing
6 18 (30.51%) Digital Marketing
6 18 (30.51%) Electronics
6 18 (30.51%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (27.12%) Windows
8 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
9 8 (13.56%) Citrix
10 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
10 7 (11.86%) Wyse
11 6 (10.17%) VMware
11 6 (10.17%) Project Management
11 6 (10.17%) SQL
11 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (10.17%) Windows Server
12 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
12 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
12 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (8.47%) Cisco
12 5 (8.47%) Logistics
13 4 (6.78%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (6.78%) Migration
13 4 (6.78%) HP

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (3.39%) Apache
1 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.69%) Confluence
2 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.69%) IIS
2 1 (1.69%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (37.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.39%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.39%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.69%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (1.69%) SAP SRM
3 1 (1.69%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) DHCP
1 4 (6.78%) DNS
2 3 (5.08%) Firewall
2 3 (5.08%) NetScaler
3 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.69%) Internet
4 1 (1.69%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.69%) LAN
4 1 (1.69%) Network Security
4 1 (1.69%) SSL
4 1 (1.69%) WAN
4 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) DB2
3 2 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.69%) FileMaker
4 1 (1.69%) MySQL
4 1 (1.69%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.69%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Moq
2 1 (1.69%) JIRA
2 1 (1.69%) JUnit
2 1 (1.69%) MSI
2 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 23 (38.98%) Finance
2 20 (33.90%) Marketing
2 20 (33.90%) Telecoms
3 18 (30.51%) Electronics
4 2 (3.39%) Legal
4 2 (3.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) Analyst
2 11 (18.64%) Business Analyst
3 5 (8.47%) Developer
4 4 (6.78%) Architect
5 3 (5.08%) Citrix Specialist
5 3 (5.08%) Consultant
5 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.08%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) HR Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Network Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Server Specialist
6 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.39%) Supply Chain Planner
6 2 (3.39%) Unix Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (1.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (1.69%) Support Analyst
7 1 (1.69%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) jQuery
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) Ajax
2 1 (1.69%) CSS
2 1 (1.69%) HTML
2 1 (1.69%) J2EE
2 1 (1.69%) JSP
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.69%) Spring
2 1 (1.69%) Spring MVC
2 1 (1.69%) XML
2 1 (1.69%) XSD
2 1 (1.69%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 27 (45.76%) Life Science
2 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.08%) Fat Client
4 3 (5.08%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.39%) Clustering
5 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.69%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.69%) FMCG
6 1 (1.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.12%) Windows
2 6 (10.17%) Windows Server
2 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.78%) Unix
4 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.39%) Linux
6 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) Programme Management
2 18 (30.51%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (30.51%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (10.17%) Project Management
4 5 (8.47%) Logistics
5 4 (6.78%) Application Packaging
5 4 (6.78%) Migration
6 3 (5.08%) ERP
6 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.39%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.39%) CRM
7 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.39%) ITIL
7 2 (3.39%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.39%) Service Management
7 2 (3.39%) Supplier Management
7 2 (3.39%) TOGAF
7 2 (3.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) Java
2 2 (3.39%) X++
3 1 (1.69%) ABAP
3 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.69%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) ISEB
2 1 (1.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.39%) XenApp
5 1 (1.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) SCCM
1 1 (1.69%) SCOM
1 1 (1.69%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 25 (42.37%) SAP
2 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.56%) Citrix
4 7 (11.86%) Wyse
5 6 (10.17%) VMware
6 5 (8.47%) Cisco
7 4 (6.78%) HP
7 4 (6.78%) Oracle
8 3 (5.08%) AppSense
8 3 (5.08%) Dell
8 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.39%) Apple
9 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.39%) EMC
9 2 (3.39%) Kaspersky
10 1 (1.69%) hybris
10 1 (1.69%) IBM
10 1 (1.69%) Meru Networks
10 1 (1.69%) WatchGuard