The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Merseyside region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 27 25 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.05% 3.88% 1.47%
As % of the General category 4.26% 18.18% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate £418 £435 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.02% +138.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £31.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+1.57% +15.45%
General Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
47 44 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.61% 21.36% 34.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 44
Average daily rate £409 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £125 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £414 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -23.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Manufacturing
North West

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +1 2 £418 -16.50% 2
Manufacturing
North West

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) Logistics
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) SAP SD
3 2 (20.00%) Automotive
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) SAP WM
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) ABAP
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) VMS
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP SD
1 2 (20.00%) SAP WM
2 1 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (10.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (10.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) NMock
1 1 (10.00%) LSMW
General
1 2 (20.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
2 1 (10.00%) Danish Language
2 1 (10.00%) Norwegian Language
2 1 (10.00%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Management Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SAP WM Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (10.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) VMS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Logistics
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) ABAP
2 1 (10.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Typemock