The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manufacturing
Rank 9 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 14 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.46% 6.02% 6.32%
As % of the General category 23.33% 29.63% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 6
Average daily rate £550 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £695 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -17.14%
Manufacturing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

General Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
60 27 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 40.54% 20.30% 33.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 12 24
Average daily rate £525 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £365 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £733 £556 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 16 (76.19%) SAP
2 9 (42.86%) Automotive
3 4 (19.05%) PRINCE
3 4 (19.05%) Project Management
3 4 (19.05%) Use Case
3 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
3 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 3 (14.29%) SDLC
4 3 (14.29%) Aerospace
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 3 (14.29%) QA
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 3 (14.29%) Primavera
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Fit Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 3 (14.29%) Baan
4 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 3 (14.29%) ERP
4 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) MS Project
5 2 (9.52%) Ariba
5 2 (9.52%) Validation
5 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Logistics

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 3 (14.29%) MS Project
1 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Primavera
2 2 (9.52%) SAP HCM
3 1 (4.76%) SAP MII
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Crystal Analysis
1 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
General
1 9 (42.86%) Automotive
2 3 (14.29%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) SAP Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Lead Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) SAP Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) ERP Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) ERP Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Programme Director
4 2 (9.52%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Business Relationship Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Relationships Manager
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Build Manager
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Basis
1 1 (4.76%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
1 4 (19.05%) PRINCE
1 4 (19.05%) Project Management
1 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
1 4 (19.05%) Use Case
2 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Change Management
2 3 (14.29%) ERP
2 3 (14.29%) Fit Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 3 (14.29%) Requirements Management
2 3 (14.29%) SDLC
2 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Logistics
3 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
3 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) SAP
2 3 (14.29%) Baan
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Ariba
4 1 (4.76%) EXTOL
4 1 (4.76%) IBM