The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 33 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.73% 1.87% -
As % of the General category 6.58% 8.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£150 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £423
% change year-on-year
+1.32% -5.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £26.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+22.11% -20.00%
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 Merseyside region.

General Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
76 47 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.30% 21.96% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 24 26
Average daily rate £275 £366 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.91% +11.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £244 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £8.58 £13.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.03% +6.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Liverpool 0 4 £150 -
Manufacturing
North West

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 6 (35.29%) SAP
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) VMS
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 4 (23.53%) Automotive
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
4 3 (17.65%) Electronics
4 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
4 3 (17.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (17.65%) Statistics
4 3 (17.65%) Marketing
4 3 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (17.65%) Statistical Modelling
4 3 (17.65%) DTV
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.76%) CSS
5 2 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) .NET
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.76%) UNIX
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) CIMA
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) FMCG

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.88%) SAP ERP
2 1 (5.88%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Automotive
3 3 (17.65%) Electronics
3 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 3 (17.65%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Advertising
4 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Actuary
2 3 (17.65%) Pricing Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) IT Support
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Site Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Statistics
1 3 (17.65%) DTV
2 2 (11.76%) FMCG
3 1 (5.88%) Economics
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
1 5 (29.41%) VMS
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
3 3 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (17.65%) Statistical Modelling
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) Logistics
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C#
1 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CIMA
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) HNC
2 1 (5.88%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GMP
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Dell
2 1 (5.88%) Motorola
2 1 (5.88%) Remedy