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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manufacturing
England / North West
Rank 83 102 65
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -37
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 55 51 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.12% 1.33% 2.63%
As % of the General category 7.02% 4.10% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 51
Median daily rate £465 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.78% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £455 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.20% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 5
Median hourly rate £38.46 £44.24 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.05% -10.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £33.95 £35.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £60.30 £57.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.17
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +38.04%

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
783 1243 1243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.19% 32.50% 36.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 769 671
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £259 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 63 61
Median hourly rate £38.46 £26.83 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.34% +49.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £14.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.20 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +35.41%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +9 19 £550 +66.66% 19
Lancashire +19 14 £410 - 2
Cheshire +34 9 £375 -15.73% 7
Cumbria +7 9 - -
Merseyside -5 1 £410 +49.09% 2
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 67 (46.21%) SAP
2 49 (33.79%) Finance
3 41 (28.28%) Programme Management
4 33 (22.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 28 (19.31%) Marketing
5 28 (19.31%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (17.24%) Life Science
7 22 (15.17%) Digital Marketing
7 22 (15.17%) Electronics
7 22 (15.17%) Telecoms
8 19 (13.10%) Security Cleared
9 18 (12.41%) SC Cleared
10 17 (11.72%) Windows
10 17 (11.72%) ERP
10 17 (11.72%) Java
11 15 (10.34%) C#
12 14 (9.66%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (9.66%) Migration
12 14 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (9.66%) Process Improvement
13 13 (8.97%) .NET
13 13 (8.97%) SQL
14 12 (8.28%) C
14 12 (8.28%) Change Management
15 11 (7.59%) Software Engineering
16 10 (6.90%) Workflow
16 10 (6.90%) Aerospace
16 10 (6.90%) SAP BW
16 10 (6.90%) SQL Server
16 10 (6.90%) ITIL

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 (6.90%) Apache Spark
2 6 (4.14%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.38%) IIS
4 2 (1.38%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.69%) Apache
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.69%) CMS
5 1 (0.69%) Confluence
5 1 (0.69%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 7 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.07%) MS Office
4 2 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.69%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.69%) CATIA
5 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 33 (22.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (6.21%) SAP PP-PI
3 8 (5.52%) SAP MII
3 8 (5.52%) SAP PP
4 4 (2.76%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (2.07%) SAP HR
5 3 (2.07%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.69%) Maximo
6 1 (0.69%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.69%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.69%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.69%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.69%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.83%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.38%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.38%) SaaS
4 1 (0.69%) Force.com
4 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.45%) Firewall
2 3 (2.07%) DNS
2 3 (2.07%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.38%) DHCP
3 2 (1.38%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.38%) LAN
3 2 (1.38%) NAS
3 2 (1.38%) RS-232
3 2 (1.38%) SAN
3 2 (1.38%) VoIP
4 1 (0.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.69%) Intranet
4 1 (0.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.90%) Hadoop
1 10 (6.90%) SAP BW
1 10 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.52%) Big Data
2 8 (5.52%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (5.52%) SAP Data Services
2 8 (5.52%) SAP HANA
3 6 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.38%) DB2
5 2 (1.38%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (1.38%) HDInsight
5 2 (1.38%) MySQL
5 2 (1.38%) Spark SQL
6 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.69%) Impala
6 1 (0.69%) MS Access
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.69%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.76%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.38%) JIRA
3 2 (1.38%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (1.38%) VectorCAST
4 1 (0.69%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.69%) Rational Robot
4 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.69%) TestComplete
4 1 (0.69%) Toad
4 1 (0.69%) Vagrant
General
1 49 (33.79%) Finance
2 28 (19.31%) Marketing
3 22 (15.17%) Electronics
3 22 (15.17%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.90%) Aerospace
5 5 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.76%) Avionics
6 4 (2.76%) Legal
7 3 (2.07%) Advertising
7 3 (2.07%) Military
8 2 (1.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.69%) Automotive
9 1 (0.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 43 (29.66%) Analyst
2 27 (18.62%) Business Analyst
3 24 (16.55%) Consultant
4 21 (14.48%) Developer
5 16 (11.03%) SAP Analyst
6 15 (10.34%) SAP Consultant
7 9 (6.21%) SAP Business Analyst
7 9 (6.21%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (6.21%) Senior Business Analyst
8 8 (5.52%) Project Manager
8 8 (5.52%) SAP PP Analyst
8 8 (5.52%) SAP PP Business Analyst
8 8 (5.52%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
8 8 (5.52%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.83%) SAP HANA Consultant
10 6 (4.14%) Analytics Consultant
10 6 (4.14%) Architect
10 6 (4.14%) C# Developer
11 5 (3.45%) Data Engineer
11 5 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.97%) .NET
2 8 (5.52%) SAP XI
2 8 (5.52%) WPF
3 6 (4.14%) .NET Framework
3 6 (4.14%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.14%) SAPUI5
4 5 (3.45%) AngularJS
4 5 (3.45%) WinForms
5 4 (2.76%) CSS
5 4 (2.76%) HTML
6 3 (2.07%) Middleware
6 3 (2.07%) Node.js
6 3 (2.07%) SAP Basis
7 2 (1.38%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.38%) HTML5
7 2 (1.38%) SAP TM
7 2 (1.38%) Spark Streaming
7 2 (1.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.38%) XML
8 1 (0.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.24%) Life Science
2 7 (4.83%) FMCG
3 5 (3.45%) Clustering
4 3 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.07%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.07%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.38%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.69%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (0.69%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.69%) PKI
6 1 (0.69%) RIA
6 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.69%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.72%) Windows
2 8 (5.52%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.07%) Unix
4 3 (2.07%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.07%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.38%) Linux
6 1 (0.69%) Solaris
6 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (28.28%) Programme Management
2 28 (19.31%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (15.17%) Digital Marketing
4 17 (11.72%) ERP
5 14 (9.66%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (9.66%) Migration
5 14 (9.66%) Process Improvement
5 14 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (8.28%) Change Management
7 11 (7.59%) Software Engineering
8 10 (6.90%) Analytics
8 10 (6.90%) ITIL
8 10 (6.90%) Open Source
8 10 (6.90%) Workflow
9 9 (6.21%) Business Process Improvement
9 9 (6.21%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (6.21%) Feasibility Study
10 8 (5.52%) Defect Management
10 8 (5.52%) Integration Testing
10 8 (5.52%) Stakeholder Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.72%) Java
2 15 (10.34%) C#
3 13 (8.97%) SQL
4 12 (8.28%) C
5 9 (6.21%) Python
6 7 (4.83%) C++
6 7 (4.83%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.45%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.07%) Ada
8 3 (2.07%) Perl
8 3 (2.07%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.38%) F#
9 2 (1.38%) PHP
10 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.69%) VB
10 1 (0.69%) VB6
10 1 (0.69%) VBA
10 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (13.10%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.41%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.52%) Degree
4 6 (4.14%) MCSE
4 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.76%) BC Cleared
5 4 (2.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.76%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.76%) MCP
6 3 (2.07%) MCSA
7 2 (1.38%) MCITP
8 1 (0.69%) CCNA
8 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.69%) HNC
8 1 (0.69%) HND
8 1 (0.69%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) SLA
2 3 (2.07%) PMO
3 2 (1.38%) QA
4 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (5.52%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.38%) Docker
3 2 (1.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.69%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 2 (1.38%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (1.38%) WSUS
2 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.69%) Puppet
2 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 67 (46.21%) SAP
2 9 (6.21%) VMware
3 7 (4.83%) Google
3 7 (4.83%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.83%) Oracle
4 6 (4.14%) Citrix
5 3 (2.07%) Cisco
5 3 (2.07%) HP
5 3 (2.07%) Polycom
5 3 (2.07%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.38%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.38%) Capita
6 2 (1.38%) hybris
6 2 (1.38%) Kaseya
6 2 (1.38%) Kaspersky
6 2 (1.38%) LANDesk
6 2 (1.38%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.38%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.38%) Symantec
6 2 (1.38%) Wyse
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