The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 60 68 50
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 12 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.40% 0.48% 0.20%
As % of the General category 3.29% 1.28% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
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£333 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.17 £33.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-18.91% +11.66%
Manufacturing
Buckinghamshire

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

General Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
365 313 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 42.59% 37.67% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 166 79
Average daily rate £355 £357 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.49% +9.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Average hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £10.20 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £15.97 £17.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.06% -20.00%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 22 (68.75%) Finance
2 20 (62.50%) SAP
3 18 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 15 (46.88%) Programme Management
5 15 (46.88%) Marketing
5 15 (46.88%) Digital Marketing
6 13 (40.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 13 (40.63%) Electronics
6 13 (40.63%) DTV
7 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
7 6 (18.75%) Automotive
7 6 (18.75%) Business Analysis
7 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (15.63%) Change Management
8 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (15.63%) .NET
9 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 4 (12.50%) Project Management
9 4 (12.50%) QA
9 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 4 (12.50%) Analytics
9 4 (12.50%) User Stories
10 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (9.38%) Use Case
10 3 (9.38%) SCADA
10 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
10 3 (9.38%) Retail
10 3 (9.38%) Quality Management

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (40.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.13%) SAP FI
3 1 (3.13%) SAP PP
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) DHCP
1 2 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) Intranet
2 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.13%) SSH
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SAP BI
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.13%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 22 (68.75%) Finance
2 16 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 15 (46.88%) Marketing
4 13 (40.63%) Electronics
5 6 (18.75%) Automotive
6 3 (9.38%) Retail
7 2 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Business Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Financial Business Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Support Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Web Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Business Manager
6 2 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Web Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) SAP Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Reports Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) SAP Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Business Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
2 3 (9.38%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) DHTML
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) JSP
3 1 (3.13%) Struts
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) Spring
3 1 (3.13%) Ajax
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) DTV
2 3 (9.38%) SCADA
3 2 (6.25%) Data Conversion
3 2 (6.25%) FMCG
3 2 (6.25%) PMI
4 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) HPUX
1 1 (3.13%) Solaris
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) SUSE
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
1 1 (3.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (46.88%) Programme Management
2 15 (46.88%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.63%) Change Management
4 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.50%) Project Management
5 4 (12.50%) Analytics
5 4 (12.50%) User Stories
5 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 3 (9.38%) Use Case
6 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (9.38%) Quality Management
6 3 (9.38%) ERP
6 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) Java
1 3 (9.38%) C#
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) Korn
3 1 (3.13%) Bourne shell
3 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) Perl
3 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C++
3 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) ISEB
2 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
2 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Samba
2 1 (3.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
1 1 (3.13%) SCOM
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.13%) YaST
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) SAP
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Cognos
3 2 (6.25%) Lotus
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.13%) Symantec
4 1 (3.13%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Google
4 1 (3.13%) Coremetrics
4 1 (3.13%) Sun
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Veritas