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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 93 90 86
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 44 42 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.38% 1.42% 1.70%
As % of the General category 4.41% 4.05% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 25
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£438 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £268 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £433 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
998 1038 1200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.38% 35.09% 35.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 514 627
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 £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 68 50
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.56 £44.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 19 September 2014.

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
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 19 September 2014. 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
Merseyside +8 12 £500 +85.18% 3
Cheshire +6 9 £393 +0.64% 12
Manchester -22 9 £350 +16.66% 27
Lancashire - 5 £425 - 6
Cumbria -6 2 £625 - 6
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 40 (44.44%) SAP
2 35 (38.89%) Finance
3 18 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (18.89%) Project Management
4 17 (18.89%) Telecoms
5 16 (17.78%) Electronics
5 16 (17.78%) Programme Management
5 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
6 15 (16.67%) DTV
6 15 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 15 (16.67%) Marketing
6 15 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
7 14 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (15.56%) ERP
8 13 (14.44%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (13.33%) SQL Server
10 11 (12.22%) SAP EWM
11 9 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (10.00%) Windows
12 8 (8.89%) SQL
12 8 (8.89%) SAP ERP
13 7 (7.78%) Dynamics AX
13 7 (7.78%) RedPrairie
14 6 (6.67%) Advertising
14 6 (6.67%) MS Excel
14 6 (6.67%) Active Directory
14 6 (6.67%) JDA
14 6 (6.67%) NHS
14 6 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (5.56%) Degree

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.11%) Lync
2 1 (1.11%) nginx
2 1 (1.11%) Jetty
2 1 (1.11%) Apache
2 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.11%) IIS
2 1 (1.11%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.33%) MS Office
2 3 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.11%) Weka
4 1 (1.11%) SPSS
4 1 (1.11%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 15 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (12.22%) SAP EWM
3 8 (8.89%) SAP ERP
4 7 (7.78%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (2.22%) SAP MM
5 2 (2.22%) TrackWise
5 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (1.11%) SAP CO
6 1 (1.11%) SAP HCM
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (1.11%) SAP FI
6 1 (1.11%) SAP HR
6 1 (1.11%) Teamcenter
6 1 (1.11%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Manufacturing
6 1 (1.11%) SAP CRM
6 1 (1.11%) SAP PP
6 1 (1.11%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.11%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
1 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) Internet
1 5 (5.56%) DNS
1 5 (5.56%) DHCP
2 2 (2.22%) SAN
3 1 (1.11%) SSL
3 1 (1.11%) FTP
3 1 (1.11%) HTTP
3 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.11%) VPN
3 1 (1.11%) SMTP
3 1 (1.11%) IPsec
3 1 (1.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.22%) MS Access
7 1 (1.11%) Big Data
7 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.11%) OLAP
7 1 (1.11%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (38.89%) Finance
2 17 (18.89%) Telecoms
3 16 (17.78%) Electronics
4 15 (16.67%) Marketing
5 13 (14.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (6.67%) Advertising
7 3 (3.33%) Automotive
8 2 (2.22%) Aerospace
8 2 (2.22%) Front Office
8 2 (2.22%) Back Office
9 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (21.11%) Analyst
2 12 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 11 (12.22%) Consultant
4 7 (7.78%) Business Analyst
4 7 (7.78%) Developer
5 6 (6.67%) SAP Manager
6 5 (5.56%) Implementation Manager
6 5 (5.56%) Senior Manager
7 4 (4.44%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Actuary
8 3 (3.33%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 3 (3.33%) Pricing Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.33%) SAP Project Manager
8 3 (3.33%) SAP Consultant
9 2 (2.22%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.22%) Programme Manager
9 2 (2.22%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) .NET
1 5 (5.56%) HTML
1 5 (5.56%) CSS
2 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.33%) jQuery
3 3 (3.33%) HTML5
3 3 (3.33%) CSS3
3 3 (3.33%) Web Services
4 2 (2.22%) Java EE 5
4 2 (2.22%) PhoneGap
4 2 (2.22%) Sass
4 2 (2.22%) LESS
4 2 (2.22%) Java SE
4 2 (2.22%) Java EE
5 1 (1.11%) Ajax
5 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.11%) GWT
5 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) DTV
2 6 (6.67%) NHS
3 4 (4.44%) FMCG
3 4 (4.44%) Social Media
3 4 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.44%) Statistics
4 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.22%) Clustering
5 2 (2.22%) SCADA
6 1 (1.11%) Economics
6 1 (1.11%) Informatics
6 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.11%) Open Source
6 1 (1.11%) iSeries
6 1 (1.11%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.11%) Replication
6 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.22%) UNIX
3 2 (2.22%) Linux
3 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (18.89%) Project Management
3 16 (17.78%) Programme Management
4 15 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 14 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (15.56%) ERP
6 6 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.56%) Logistics
8 4 (4.44%) Change Management
8 4 (4.44%) Validation
8 4 (4.44%) Migration
8 4 (4.44%) CRM
8 4 (4.44%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.44%) Project Planning
8 4 (4.44%) Business Development
9 3 (3.33%) Statistical Modelling
9 3 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (3.33%) Test Scripting
9 3 (3.33%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.89%) SQL
2 4 (4.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.33%) C#
3 3 (3.33%) Java
4 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.11%) R
5 1 (1.11%) ABAP
5 1 (1.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (2.22%) CIMA
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.22%) OCP
2 2 (2.22%) OCA
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (2.22%) HNC
2 2 (2.22%) OCAJ
3 1 (1.11%) MCITP
3 1 (1.11%) MCSE
3 1 (1.11%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) GMP
System Software
1 6 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.11%) Xen
4 1 (1.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.11%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.11%) Puppet
2 1 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.11%) SCOM
2 1 (1.11%) OpenView
2 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (44.44%) SAP
2 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.78%) RedPrairie
4 6 (6.67%) JDA
5 3 (3.33%) Oracle
6 2 (2.22%) VMware
7 1 (1.11%) Google
7 1 (1.11%) Dell
7 1 (1.11%) iSOFT
7 1 (1.11%) McAfee
7 1 (1.11%) Primavera
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