The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 59 93 100
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +7
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 95 40 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.76% 1.45% 0.80%
As % of the General category 7.44% 4.72% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 11 7
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£344 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £550 £740
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £428
% change year-on-year
- -6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 3
Average hourly rate £49.50 £21.00 £11.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.71% +79.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £8.75 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.60 £35.00 £12.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.17 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-20.10% +30.76%
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 North West region.

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1277 847 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 37.05% 30.78% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 442 304
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £234 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 56 50
Average hourly rate £18.00 £27.52 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.59% +80.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £10.16 £6.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -7.35%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +11 43 £440 +17.33% 14
Cheshire +5 14 £425 -19.23% 14
Merseyside -8 11 £200 -46.66% 1
Lancashire -10 5 £300 - 5
Cumbria -9 4 £425 -2.85% 1
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 56 (38.10%) SAP
2 46 (31.29%) Finance
3 33 (22.45%) Telecoms
4 32 (21.77%) Programme Management
5 30 (20.41%) Microsoft
6 28 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (19.05%) ERP
7 25 (17.01%) Electronics
7 25 (17.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 25 (17.01%) Marketing
8 24 (16.33%) DTV
8 24 (16.33%) Project Management
8 24 (16.33%) Digital Marketing
9 23 (15.65%) VCP4
10 22 (14.97%) MS Excel
11 19 (12.93%) Degree
12 18 (12.24%) Windows
13 17 (11.56%) MS Project
13 17 (11.56%) Dynamics AX
13 17 (11.56%) MS PowerPoint
14 15 (10.20%) Life Science
15 14 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (9.52%) Business Analysis
15 14 (9.52%) UNIX
16 13 (8.84%) PRINCE2
17 12 (8.16%) Oracle
17 12 (8.16%) WAN
17 12 (8.16%) Data Management
18 10 (6.80%) Migration
18 10 (6.80%) Pharmaceutical

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (2.72%) IIS
2 3 (2.04%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.36%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.36%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.36%) Confluence
4 1 (0.68%) Jetty
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.68%) nginx
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.68%) Node.js
4 1 (0.68%) Apache
4 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.68%) Commerce Server
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (14.97%) MS Excel
2 17 (11.56%) MS Project
2 17 (11.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.04%) MS Office
3 3 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (17.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (11.56%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (4.76%) SAP PLM
4 6 (4.08%) SAP CO
4 6 (4.08%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (4.08%) SAP SD
4 6 (4.08%) SAP FI
5 5 (3.40%) Agresso
6 4 (2.72%) SAP MM
7 3 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (1.36%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.68%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.36%) Office 365
1 2 (1.36%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.68%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.16%) WAN
2 7 (4.76%) LAN
3 6 (4.08%) Wireless
4 5 (3.40%) Internet
4 5 (3.40%) Firewall
5 4 (2.72%) SAN
6 3 (2.04%) Network Security
6 3 (2.04%) VLAN
7 2 (1.36%) VPLS
7 2 (1.36%) DMZ
7 2 (1.36%) MPLS
7 2 (1.36%) OSPF
7 2 (1.36%) BGP
7 2 (1.36%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.36%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.36%) NAS
7 2 (1.36%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.68%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.40%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.04%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.36%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.36%) MySQL
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.68%) Big Data
5 1 (0.68%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.68%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (2.04%) LSMW
2 2 (1.36%) Subversion
2 2 (1.36%) JIRA
2 2 (1.36%) JUnit
3 1 (0.68%) Selenium
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.68%) Moq
3 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.68%) NUnit
General
1 46 (31.29%) Finance
2 33 (22.45%) Telecoms
3 25 (17.01%) Electronics
3 25 (17.01%) Marketing
4 10 (6.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (5.44%) Retail
6 7 (4.76%) Advertising
7 6 (4.08%) Automotive
8 4 (2.72%) Banking
9 3 (2.04%) Aerospace
10 2 (1.36%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (25.17%) Analyst
2 24 (16.33%) Business Analyst
3 19 (12.93%) Consultant
4 14 (9.52%) Architect
5 12 (8.16%) Project Manager
5 12 (8.16%) Developer
5 12 (8.16%) SAP Consultant
6 9 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (5.44%) Process Analyst
7 8 (5.44%) Business Process Analyst
8 7 (4.76%) SAP PLM Consultant
9 6 (4.08%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.08%) Administrator
9 6 (4.08%) IT Support
10 4 (2.72%) Support Engineer
10 4 (2.72%) IT Support Analyst
10 4 (2.72%) SAP Project Manager
10 4 (2.72%) SAP Manager
10 4 (2.72%) Business Systems Analyst
10 4 (2.72%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.12%) .NET
2 5 (3.40%) HTML
2 5 (3.40%) CSS
3 3 (2.04%) CSS3
3 3 (2.04%) jQuery
3 3 (2.04%) HTML5
3 3 (2.04%) J2EE
3 3 (2.04%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.04%) Ajax
4 2 (1.36%) Spring
4 2 (1.36%) JSP
4 2 (1.36%) Web Services
4 2 (1.36%) XML
4 2 (1.36%) XSD
4 2 (1.36%) Spring MVC
4 2 (1.36%) WCF
5 1 (0.68%) LINQ
5 1 (0.68%) RESTful
5 1 (0.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.68%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.33%) DTV
2 15 (10.20%) Life Science
3 14 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.08%) PMI
4 6 (4.08%) Informatics
5 5 (3.40%) FMCG
6 4 (2.72%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.72%) NHS
7 3 (2.04%) Clustering
8 2 (1.36%) Replication
8 2 (1.36%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.36%) Open Source
8 2 (1.36%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.36%) Celerra
9 1 (0.68%) SCADA
9 1 (0.68%) Robotics
9 1 (0.68%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.68%) CMDB
9 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.68%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.24%) Windows
2 14 (9.52%) UNIX
3 8 (5.44%) Linux
4 7 (4.76%) VMS
5 4 (2.72%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.04%) Solaris
7 2 (1.36%) OpenVMS
7 2 (1.36%) AIX
7 2 (1.36%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.68%) HPUX
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.77%) Programme Management
2 28 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (19.05%) ERP
3 24 (16.33%) Project Management
3 24 (16.33%) Digital Marketing
4 14 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 13 (8.84%) PRINCE2
6 12 (8.16%) Data Management
7 10 (6.80%) Migration
7 10 (6.80%) Master Data Management
8 9 (6.12%) Change Management
8 9 (6.12%) Logistics
9 8 (5.44%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (5.44%) Validation
10 7 (4.76%) Resource Management
10 7 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (4.76%) ITIL
10 7 (4.76%) PLM
10 7 (4.76%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.80%) SQL
2 6 (4.08%) Java
3 5 (3.40%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.72%) C#
4 4 (2.72%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.72%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.04%) ABAP
6 2 (1.36%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.68%) C++
7 1 (0.68%) C
7 1 (0.68%) Python
7 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (15.65%) VCP4
2 19 (12.93%) Degree
3 10 (6.80%) Security Cleared
4 8 (5.44%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.08%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.68%) HNC
6 1 (0.68%) PMP
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.68%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.68%) CCNP
6 1 (0.68%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.12%) QA
2 7 (4.76%) GMP
3 6 (4.08%) GxP
3 6 (4.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.68%) GAMP
4 1 (0.68%) SLA
4 1 (0.68%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.08%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.40%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.04%) Xen
5 2 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.36%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.36%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (1.36%) XenApp
6 1 (0.68%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.68%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.36%) OpenView
1 2 (1.36%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (1.36%) SCCM
2 1 (0.68%) Puppet
2 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 56 (38.10%) SAP
2 30 (20.41%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.16%) Oracle
4 9 (6.12%) Citrix
5 7 (4.76%) Cisco
5 7 (4.76%) HP
5 7 (4.76%) VMware
6 5 (3.40%) SolarWinds
6 5 (3.40%) EMC
7 4 (2.72%) JD Edwards
7 4 (2.72%) hybris
8 3 (2.04%) IronPort
8 3 (2.04%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (2.04%) IBM
9 2 (1.36%) Sun
9 2 (1.36%) Nortel
9 2 (1.36%) Dell
9 2 (1.36%) Avaya
9 2 (1.36%) Lotus
9 2 (1.36%) Red Hat
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