The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 28 10 29
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +19
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 1 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.51% 7.87% 0.82%
As % of the General category 2.22% 20.00% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 2
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£180 £531 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.11% +8.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.32% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.34 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.11% -18.96%
Manufacturing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

General Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
45 85 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 22.84% 39.35% 31.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 50 33
Average daily rate £413 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £329 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £588 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +78.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £19.00 £17.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £28.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £21.94
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.84%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (57.14%) SAP
1 4 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (28.57%) GCP
3 2 (28.57%) GMP
3 2 (28.57%) GxP
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
3 2 (28.57%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (28.57%) SaaS
3 2 (28.57%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) MS Project
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) SAP QM
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) MS Project Server
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) FMCG

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (14.29%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (14.29%) SAP QM Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Functional Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Report Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
1 1 (14.29%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Procure-to-pay
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
2 2 (28.57%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (28.57%) GCP
1 2 (28.57%) GMP
1 2 (28.57%) GxP
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft