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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 7 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 18 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.54% 1.85% 8.19%
As % of the General category 34.62% 5.77% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 9
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£600 £350 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £350 £483
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £350 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £371 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.90% -17.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.70 £33.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% -12.00%
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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
52 52 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 33.33% 32.10% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 25
Average daily rate £550 £444 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.94% -1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £363 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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 24 (80.00%) SAP
2 11 (36.67%) Logistics
3 8 (26.67%) Automotive
4 5 (16.67%) ERP
4 5 (16.67%) SAP EWM
5 4 (13.33%) SAP ALE
5 4 (13.33%) EDI
6 3 (10.00%) SAP APO
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (6.67%) PLM
7 2 (6.67%) BAPI
7 2 (6.67%) SAP MM
7 2 (6.67%) SAP PP
7 2 (6.67%) ABAP
7 2 (6.67%) LSMW
7 2 (6.67%) QA
7 2 (6.67%) SAP ERP
7 2 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.67%) SAP MII
8 1 (3.33%) Analytics
8 1 (3.33%) WSO2
8 1 (3.33%) MuleSoft
8 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.33%) SAP ESA
8 1 (3.33%) SAP HANA
8 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) SAP EWM
2 3 (10.00%) SAP APO
3 2 (6.67%) SAP MM
3 2 (6.67%) SAP PP
3 2 (6.67%) SAP ERP
3 2 (6.67%) SAP MII
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SAP HANA
1 1 (3.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) LSMW
General
1 8 (26.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Consultant
2 15 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
3 8 (26.67%) Architect
4 7 (23.33%) Management Consultant
5 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (16.67%) SAP EWM Consultant
7 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
8 3 (10.00%) SAP APO Consultant
8 3 (10.00%) SAP PP Consultant
9 2 (6.67%) SAP MM Consultant
10 1 (3.33%) Project Consultant
10 1 (3.33%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 1 (3.33%) Lead Architect
10 1 (3.33%) Integration Architect
10 1 (3.33%) Programme Manager
10 1 (3.33%) Analyst
10 1 (3.33%) IT Consultant
10 1 (3.33%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) SAP ALE
1 4 (13.33%) EDI
2 2 (6.67%) BAPI
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Logistics
2 5 (16.67%) ERP
3 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) PLM
4 2 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Analytics
5 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.33%) SAP ESA
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.33%) SOA
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) SAP
2 1 (3.33%) WSO2
2 1 (3.33%) MuleSoft
2 1 (3.33%) IBM