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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manufacturing
Rank 102 75 90
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +15
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 56 68 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.48% 2.08% 1.53%
As % of the General category 4.59% 5.79% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 44 13
Average daily rate £348 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £155 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £555 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 10
Average hourly rate £40.50 £49.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +120.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £31.36 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.10 £60.30 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -17.14%
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
1221 1174 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.22% 35.89% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 665 472
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 55 49
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £25.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -28.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.25 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.47 £42.10 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 10 February 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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -14 25 £330 -16.45% 21
Lancashire +2 9 - - 1
Cheshire -13 7 £450 +44.00% 12
Cumbria +3 6 - -
Merseyside -8 5 £275 +74.60% 2
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 63 (39.62%) Finance
2 59 (37.11%) SAP
3 48 (30.19%) Programme Management
4 29 (18.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 29 (18.24%) Life Science
5 28 (17.61%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (15.09%) Telecoms
7 23 (14.47%) Microsoft
8 22 (13.84%) SQL
8 22 (13.84%) ERP
8 22 (13.84%) Marketing
9 20 (12.58%) Digital Marketing
9 20 (12.58%) Electronics
10 19 (11.95%) Project Management
11 18 (11.32%) Windows
11 18 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (10.06%) MS Excel
12 16 (10.06%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (7.55%) Logistics
13 12 (7.55%) Change Management
13 12 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (7.55%) PRINCE2
13 12 (7.55%) Oracle
14 11 (6.92%) ITIL
14 11 (6.92%) Migration
15 10 (6.29%) MS Office
15 10 (6.29%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (5.66%) SQL Server
16 9 (5.66%) Security Cleared
17 8 (5.03%) Windows 7

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (2.52%) MS Exchange
1 4 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.63%) Confluence
3 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.63%) IIS
3 1 (0.63%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (10.06%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.29%) MS Office
3 7 (4.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.89%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.89%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.26%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.63%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.63%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (18.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (3.14%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (3.14%) SAP SD
3 4 (2.52%) Sage X3
4 3 (1.89%) SAP ERP
4 3 (1.89%) SAP HR
4 3 (1.89%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (1.26%) SAP MII
5 2 (1.26%) SAP MM
5 2 (1.26%) SAP PP
5 2 (1.26%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.63%) HFM
6 1 (0.63%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.63%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.63%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.63%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.63%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.63%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.26%) Office 365
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.63%) Boomi
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.14%) Firewall
1 5 (3.14%) WAN
2 4 (2.52%) LAN
3 3 (1.89%) DHCP
3 3 (1.89%) DNS
4 2 (1.26%) Intranet
4 2 (1.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.63%) DMZ
5 1 (0.63%) MPLS
5 1 (0.63%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.63%) Network Security
5 1 (0.63%) SSL
5 1 (0.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.03%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.52%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.52%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.89%) MySQL
5 3 (1.89%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.89%) QlikView
6 2 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.26%) GIS
6 2 (1.26%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.26%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.63%) DB2
7 1 (0.63%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.63%) MS Access
7 1 (0.63%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (2.52%) ClearCase
1 4 (2.52%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.52%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (2.52%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.89%) Subversion
3 2 (1.26%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.26%) Eclipse RCP
3 2 (1.26%) Moq
3 2 (1.26%) NetBeans
3 2 (1.26%) Rational Robot
3 2 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.63%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.63%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.63%) JIRA
4 1 (0.63%) JUnit
4 1 (0.63%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.63%) MSI
4 1 (0.63%) VectorCAST
General
1 63 (39.62%) Finance
2 24 (15.09%) Telecoms
3 22 (13.84%) Marketing
4 20 (12.58%) Electronics
5 10 (6.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (4.40%) Advertising
6 7 (4.40%) Retail
7 3 (1.89%) Military
8 2 (1.26%) Legal
9 1 (0.63%) Automotive
9 1 (0.63%) Avionics
9 1 (0.63%) Back Office
9 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (27.04%) Analyst
2 20 (12.58%) Consultant
3 19 (11.95%) Business Analyst
4 18 (11.32%) Developer
4 18 (11.32%) Project Manager
5 11 (6.92%) SAP Consultant
6 9 (5.66%) SAP Analyst
7 8 (5.03%) Architect
8 6 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.14%) ERP Consultant
9 5 (3.14%) IT Manager
9 5 (3.14%) Sage Consultant
9 5 (3.14%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.52%) Service Manager
10 4 (2.52%) Support Analyst
11 3 (1.89%) Coordinator
11 3 (1.89%) Software Developer
11 3 (1.89%) Software Engineer
11 3 (1.89%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (1.89%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.77%) HTML
2 5 (3.14%) .NET
2 5 (3.14%) CSS
3 4 (2.52%) jQuery
3 4 (2.52%) SAP PI
3 4 (2.52%) XML
4 3 (1.89%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.89%) Entity Framework
4 3 (1.89%) Spring
4 3 (1.89%) XSD
5 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.26%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (1.26%) Highcharts JS
5 2 (1.26%) J2EE
5 2 (1.26%) OpenGL
5 2 (1.26%) Qt
5 2 (1.26%) SAP Basis
5 2 (1.26%) WinForms
5 2 (1.26%) WPF
5 2 (1.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.24%) Life Science
2 8 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.77%) FMCG
4 5 (3.14%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.89%) NHS
6 2 (1.26%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.26%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.26%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.26%) Replication
6 2 (1.26%) SCORM
6 2 (1.26%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.63%) Informatics
7 1 (0.63%) PKI
7 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.32%) Windows
2 8 (5.03%) Windows 7
3 6 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.14%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.14%) Windows XP
5 4 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.26%) Linux
7 2 (1.26%) Unix
7 2 (1.26%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (30.19%) Programme Management
2 28 (17.61%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (13.84%) ERP
4 20 (12.58%) Digital Marketing
5 19 (11.95%) Project Management
6 18 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (10.06%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (7.55%) Change Management
8 12 (7.55%) Logistics
8 12 (7.55%) PRINCE2
8 12 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (6.92%) ITIL
9 11 (6.92%) Migration
10 8 (5.03%) Business Analysis
10 8 (5.03%) Data Management
11 7 (4.40%) ETL
12 6 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (3.77%) Software Engineering
13 5 (3.14%) Defect Management
13 5 (3.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.84%) SQL
2 8 (5.03%) Java
3 5 (3.14%) C++
4 4 (2.52%) ABAP
4 4 (2.52%) C
4 4 (2.52%) C#
5 3 (1.89%) Ada
5 3 (1.89%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.89%) VB
6 2 (1.26%) PHP
6 2 (1.26%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.26%) Python
7 1 (0.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.63%) Perl
7 1 (0.63%) X++
Qualifications
1 9 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.03%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.40%) Degree
4 5 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.89%) DBS Check
5 3 (1.89%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.89%) MCP
5 3 (1.89%) MCSE
5 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.63%) ACCA
6 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.63%) CCA
6 1 (0.63%) CCNA
6 1 (0.63%) CIMA
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.63%) HNC
6 1 (0.63%) ISEB
6 1 (0.63%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.63%) MCSA
6 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.52%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.26%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) GMP
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.26%) SCCM
2 1 (0.63%) SmoothWall
2 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (37.11%) SAP
2 23 (14.47%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.55%) Oracle
4 7 (4.40%) Citrix
4 7 (4.40%) VMware
5 6 (3.77%) Cisco
5 6 (3.77%) Sage
6 4 (2.52%) Dell
6 4 (2.52%) HP
6 4 (2.52%) Infor
7 3 (1.89%) Informatica
7 3 (1.89%) Siemens
8 2 (1.26%) Adobe
8 2 (1.26%) Baan
8 2 (1.26%) Capita
8 2 (1.26%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.26%) Wyse
9 1 (0.63%) AppSense
9 1 (0.63%) hybris
9 1 (0.63%) IFS
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