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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manufacturing
Rank 65 57 96
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +39
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 99 126 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.80% 2.85% 1.28%
As % of the General category 9.37% 7.73% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 47 24
Median daily rate £325 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £274 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £34.86 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.76% +74.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.66 £54.00 £25.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
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
1057 1629 1018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.84% 36.81% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 950 568
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 63 47
Median hourly rate £14.00 £29.01 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.74% +52.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Manufacturing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 38 £350 -6.66% 21
Cheshire +8 23 £320 -22.42% 1
Lancashire +21 10 £220 -43.22% 5
Cumbria +3 10 £491 +40.35%
Merseyside -5 3 £425 +25.92% 4
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 77 (41.18%) SAP
2 46 (24.60%) Finance
3 42 (22.46%) Programme Management
4 41 (21.93%) .NET
5 39 (20.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 34 (18.18%) C#
7 32 (17.11%) Life Science
8 31 (16.58%) Marketing
8 31 (16.58%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (16.04%) SQL
10 29 (15.51%) Electronics
10 29 (15.51%) Telecoms
10 29 (15.51%) Digital Marketing
11 28 (14.97%) Windows
12 27 (14.44%) SQL Server
13 23 (12.30%) ERP
14 22 (11.76%) Project Management
14 22 (11.76%) Migration
14 22 (11.76%) Security Cleared
15 20 (10.70%) MS Excel
16 18 (9.63%) JavaScript
16 18 (9.63%) Active Directory
16 18 (9.63%) SC Cleared
17 16 (8.56%) Web Development
17 16 (8.56%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (8.56%) Logistics
18 15 (8.02%) C++
19 14 (7.49%) ASP.NET
19 14 (7.49%) VMware
19 14 (7.49%) Windows Server

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (5.35%) CMS
2 4 (2.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.14%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (1.60%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.60%) Sitefinity
4 2 (1.07%) Drupal
4 2 (1.07%) Joomla!
4 2 (1.07%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.07%) WordPress
5 1 (0.53%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.53%) Apache
5 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.53%) JBoss
5 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.53%) WinCC
Applications
1 20 (10.70%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.74%) MS Office
3 3 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.53%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 39 (20.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (6.42%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.60%) SAP MII
4 2 (1.07%) OpenCart
4 2 (1.07%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.53%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.53%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.53%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.53%) SAP PP-PI
5 1 (0.53%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.74%) Network Security
2 6 (3.21%) Firewall
2 6 (3.21%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.67%) LAN
3 5 (2.67%) WAN
4 4 (2.14%) HTTP
5 3 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.60%) DHCP
5 3 (1.60%) DNS
5 3 (1.60%) SAN
5 3 (1.60%) VoIP
6 2 (1.07%) Intranet
6 2 (1.07%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.07%) SSL
7 1 (0.53%) DECT
7 1 (0.53%) MPLS
7 1 (0.53%) RS-422
7 1 (0.53%) Wireless
7 1 (0.53%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (4.28%) SAP BW
3 8 (4.28%) SAP Data Services
3 8 (4.28%) SAP HANA
4 5 (2.67%) MS Access
5 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.07%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.07%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.07%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.53%) DB2
7 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.53%) MySQL
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.67%) JIRA
3 4 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.60%) ClearCase
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.60%) TestComplete
5 2 (1.07%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.53%) CaliberRM
6 1 (0.53%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.53%) Rational Robot
General
1 46 (24.60%) Finance
2 31 (16.58%) Marketing
3 29 (15.51%) Electronics
3 29 (15.51%) Telecoms
4 12 (6.42%) Aerospace
5 8 (4.28%) Back Office
6 6 (3.21%) General Ledger
7 5 (2.67%) Retail
8 2 (1.07%) Billing
8 2 (1.07%) French Language
8 2 (1.07%) German Language
9 1 (0.53%) Automotive
9 1 (0.53%) Front Office
9 1 (0.53%) Military
9 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 62 (33.16%) Analyst
2 55 (29.41%) Developer
3 20 (10.70%) Business Analyst
4 18 (9.63%) Consultant
5 15 (8.02%) .NET Developer
6 11 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 11 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 10 (5.35%) SAP Consultant
8 9 (4.81%) Change Analyst
8 9 (4.81%) Project Manager
8 9 (4.81%) Software Developer
8 9 (4.81%) Web Developer
9 8 (4.28%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (3.74%) Architect
10 7 (3.74%) CMS Developer
10 7 (3.74%) SAP HANA Consultant
11 6 (3.21%) ABAP Developer
11 6 (3.21%) Financial Analyst
11 6 (3.21%) SAP Developer
11 6 (3.21%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (21.93%) .NET
2 14 (7.49%) ASP.NET
3 12 (6.42%) HTML
4 8 (4.28%) Middleware
5 7 (3.74%) HTML5
6 6 (3.21%) .NET Framework
6 6 (3.21%) AngularJS
6 6 (3.21%) CSS
6 6 (3.21%) SAP Smart Forms
6 6 (3.21%) WinForms
7 5 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (2.67%) Entity Framework
7 5 (2.67%) WCF
7 5 (2.67%) XML
8 4 (2.14%) jQuery
8 4 (2.14%) WPF
9 2 (1.07%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.07%) Node.js
9 2 (1.07%) Web Services
10 1 (0.53%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.11%) Life Science
2 7 (3.74%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.21%) FMCG
4 3 (1.60%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.60%) SCADA
5 2 (1.07%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.07%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.07%) iPad
5 2 (1.07%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.07%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.07%) NHS
5 2 (1.07%) PKI
5 2 (1.07%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.53%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.53%) RIA
6 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.97%) Windows
2 14 (7.49%) Windows Server
3 11 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.28%) Linux
5 6 (3.21%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.60%) Solaris
7 3 (1.60%) Unix
7 3 (1.60%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.60%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.07%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.53%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.46%) Programme Management
2 31 (16.58%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (15.51%) Digital Marketing
4 23 (12.30%) ERP
5 22 (11.76%) Migration
5 22 (11.76%) Project Management
6 16 (8.56%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (8.56%) Logistics
6 16 (8.56%) Web Development
7 13 (6.95%) CRM
7 13 (6.95%) ITIL
7 13 (6.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (6.42%) MVC
8 12 (6.42%) Software Engineering
9 11 (5.88%) Automated Testing
9 11 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 11 (5.88%) PRINCE2
10 9 (4.81%) Data Migration
11 8 (4.28%) Analytics
12 7 (3.74%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (18.18%) C#
2 30 (16.04%) SQL
3 18 (9.63%) JavaScript
4 15 (8.02%) C++
5 9 (4.81%) VB.NET
6 7 (3.74%) ABAP
7 6 (3.21%) SAPscript
8 5 (2.67%) Java
8 5 (2.67%) PHP
8 5 (2.67%) VB
9 3 (1.60%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.60%) VBScript
10 2 (1.07%) C
11 1 (0.53%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.53%) VB6
11 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.63%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.21%) DBS Check
3 6 (3.21%) DV Cleared
3 6 (3.21%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.14%) BC Cleared
4 4 (2.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.14%) Degree
5 2 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.07%) MCP
5 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.53%) CCNA
6 1 (0.53%) CCNP
6 1 (0.53%) CISM
6 1 (0.53%) CISMP
6 1 (0.53%) CISSP
6 1 (0.53%) HNC
6 1 (0.53%) ISEB
6 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (2.67%) QA
2 2 (1.07%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.53%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (9.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.60%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.60%) XenApp
4 2 (1.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.53%) Firmware
5 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.53%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.21%) WSUS
2 2 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.07%) SCCM
2 2 (1.07%) SCOM
2 2 (1.07%) SmoothWall
3 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 77 (41.18%) SAP
2 14 (7.49%) VMware
3 11 (5.88%) Citrix
4 10 (5.35%) Sitecore
5 8 (4.28%) Microsoft
6 7 (3.74%) Wyse
7 6 (3.21%) Cisco
7 6 (3.21%) Oracle
8 4 (2.14%) LANDesk
9 3 (1.60%) HP
9 3 (1.60%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.07%) AppSense
10 2 (1.07%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.07%) Clearswift
10 2 (1.07%) Intel Security
10 2 (1.07%) Nintex
10 2 (1.07%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.07%) Symantec
10 2 (1.07%) Twitter
11 1 (0.53%) Kaspersky
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