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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 12 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 11 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.08% 4.49% 0.50%
As % of the General category 17.46% 13.33% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£575 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £29.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -10.00%
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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 Midlands region.

General Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
63 60 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 34.81% 33.71% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 23
Average daily rate £500 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £212 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £6.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +469.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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
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 28 August 2015, 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 (59.26%) SAP
2 8 (29.63%) Logistics
3 5 (18.52%) ERP
3 5 (18.52%) SAP EWM
4 4 (14.81%) PLM
4 4 (14.81%) SAP PP
4 4 (14.81%) Automotive
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
4 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) Client/Server
5 3 (11.11%) Middleware
5 3 (11.11%) N-Tier
5 3 (11.11%) Linux
5 3 (11.11%) VMS
5 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (7.41%) Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) Master Data Management
6 2 (7.41%) SAP HANA
6 2 (7.41%) SAP PI
6 2 (7.41%) SAP MII
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) SAP APO
6 2 (7.41%) SAP FI
6 2 (7.41%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (7.41%) SAP EP
6 2 (7.41%) Change Management
6 2 (7.41%) QA
6 2 (7.41%) SAP ERP

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) SAP EP
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) SAP EWM
2 4 (14.81%) SAP PP
3 2 (7.41%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (7.41%) SAP CO
3 2 (7.41%) SAP QM
3 2 (7.41%) SAP APO
3 2 (7.41%) SAP FI
3 2 (7.41%) SAP ERP
3 2 (7.41%) SAP HCM
3 2 (7.41%) SAP MII
4 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.70%) SAP BI
General
1 4 (14.81%) Automotive
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Architect
2 7 (25.93%) Consultant
3 6 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Architect
4 5 (18.52%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 3 (11.11%) SAP EWM Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
6 3 (11.11%) Management Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Programme Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) SAP Technical Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
7 2 (7.41%) SAP Architect
7 2 (7.41%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Project Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) SAP HANA Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Middleware
2 2 (7.41%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 3 (11.11%) N-Tier
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
1 3 (11.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Logistics
2 5 (18.52%) ERP
3 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (14.81%) PLM
4 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Data Management
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) Analytics
5 2 (7.41%) Master Data Management
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.70%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft