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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 50 85 94
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +9
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 107 44 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.95% 1.44% 1.24%
As % of the General category 8.49% 4.30% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 18 15
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£370 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £234 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Average hourly rate £46.21 £35.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.02% +180.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £31.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.73% -16.00%
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
1261 1024 915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.75% 33.42% 36.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 584 442
Average daily rate £400 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 49
Average hourly rate £15.98 £26.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.55% +48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.34 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -6.12%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 2 July 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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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 37 £325 +10.16% 19
Cumbria +3 29 £350 -30.00% 5
Cheshire +2 18 £425 +88.88% 22
Lancashire +14 9 £375 - 6
Merseyside -14 5 £275 -34.13% 3
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 95 (39.42%) SAP
2 66 (27.39%) Finance
3 54 (22.41%) Programme Management
4 51 (21.16%) Project Management
5 44 (18.26%) Telecoms
5 44 (18.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 41 (17.01%) Marketing
6 41 (17.01%) Business Intelligence
7 40 (16.60%) Microsoft
7 40 (16.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 40 (16.60%) Life Science
8 39 (16.18%) Digital Marketing
8 39 (16.18%) DTV
8 39 (16.18%) Electronics
9 32 (13.28%) Security Cleared
10 31 (12.86%) SC Cleared
11 26 (10.79%) MS Excel
12 25 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (9.96%) GMP
14 23 (9.54%) SQL
15 22 (9.13%) PRINCE2
15 22 (9.13%) MS PowerPoint
16 20 (8.30%) User Acceptance Testing
16 20 (8.30%) Migration
16 20 (8.30%) MS Project
16 20 (8.30%) Oracle
17 19 (7.88%) ERP
17 19 (7.88%) Process Management
18 18 (7.47%) Validation
18 18 (7.47%) Windows

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 6 (2.49%) IBM Notes
2 4 (1.66%) IIS
2 4 (1.66%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.83%) Confluence
3 2 (0.83%) Node.js
3 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.83%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.41%) Lync
4 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.41%) JBoss
4 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.41%) SAS
4 1 (0.41%) Commerce Server
4 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (10.79%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (8.30%) MS Project
4 13 (5.39%) MS Office
5 3 (1.24%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.41%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 44 (18.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (4.98%) SAP PP
3 11 (4.56%) SAP PLM
4 7 (2.90%) Teamcenter
5 5 (2.07%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (2.07%) SAP SD
6 4 (1.66%) SAP FI
6 4 (1.66%) Primavera
6 4 (1.66%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (1.66%) SAP CO
6 4 (1.66%) SAP PM
6 4 (1.66%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (1.24%) SAP ERP
7 3 (1.24%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (1.24%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (1.24%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (1.24%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (1.24%) SAP MM
7 3 (1.24%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.66%) Office 365
2 2 (0.83%) SaaS
2 2 (0.83%) PaaS
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.56%) WAN
2 8 (3.32%) Firewall
3 6 (2.49%) SAN
4 5 (2.07%) HTTP
4 5 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (1.66%) LAN
6 3 (1.24%) SSL
6 3 (1.24%) DNS
6 3 (1.24%) DHCP
6 3 (1.24%) VLAN
7 2 (0.83%) VPLS
7 2 (0.83%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.83%) Wireless
7 2 (0.83%) NAS
7 2 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.83%) FTP
7 2 (0.83%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.83%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.83%) DMZ
7 2 (0.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.32%) QlikView
3 7 (2.90%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.49%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.24%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.83%) Big Data
7 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.83%) MySQL
7 2 (0.83%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.83%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.83%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.41%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (2.49%) JUnit
2 4 (1.66%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.66%) Maven
2 4 (1.66%) Eclipse RCP
2 4 (1.66%) Gradle
3 2 (0.83%) LSMW
3 2 (0.83%) Subversion
3 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.83%) JIRA
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.41%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.41%) NUnit
4 1 (0.41%) Selenium
4 1 (0.41%) Moq
4 1 (0.41%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 66 (27.39%) Finance
2 44 (18.26%) Telecoms
3 41 (17.01%) Marketing
4 40 (16.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 39 (16.18%) Electronics
6 7 (2.90%) Retail
7 5 (2.07%) Legal
8 2 (0.83%) Banking
8 2 (0.83%) Automotive
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Local Government
9 1 (0.41%) French Language
9 1 (0.41%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (21.58%) Analyst
2 32 (13.28%) Consultant
3 29 (12.03%) Project Manager
4 26 (10.79%) Architect
5 24 (9.96%) Business Analyst
6 22 (9.13%) Developer
6 22 (9.13%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (8.30%) SAP Consultant
8 7 (2.90%) SAP PP Consultant
8 7 (2.90%) Change Manager
8 7 (2.90%) Business Change Manager
8 7 (2.90%) Business Project Manager
8 7 (2.90%) Business Manager
8 7 (2.90%) Business Change Project Manager
8 7 (2.90%) SAP PLM Consultant
8 7 (2.90%) Change Project Manager
9 5 (2.07%) Report Writer
9 5 (2.07%) Functional Analyst
9 5 (2.07%) Business Objects Analyst
9 5 (2.07%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.32%) HTML
1 8 (3.32%) .NET
2 6 (2.49%) HTML5
3 5 (2.07%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.66%) CSS
4 4 (1.66%) OSGi
4 4 (1.66%) JSON
4 4 (1.66%) WCF
4 4 (1.66%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.24%) Web Services
5 3 (1.24%) XML
6 2 (0.83%) XSD
6 2 (0.83%) JSP
6 2 (0.83%) J2EE
6 2 (0.83%) Spring
6 2 (0.83%) Ajax
6 2 (0.83%) Spring MVC
6 2 (0.83%) CSS3
6 2 (0.83%) Akka
6 2 (0.83%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.60%) Life Science
2 39 (16.18%) DTV
3 17 (7.05%) Informatics
3 17 (7.05%) PMI
4 16 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (5.39%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.07%) SCADA
6 5 (2.07%) FMCG
6 5 (2.07%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.66%) NHS
7 4 (1.66%) Clustering
7 4 (1.66%) Data Conversion
8 3 (1.24%) PKI
8 3 (1.24%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.24%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.83%) Celerra
9 2 (0.83%) Replication
9 2 (0.83%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.83%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.47%) Windows
2 11 (4.56%) UNIX
3 10 (4.15%) Linux
4 5 (2.07%) VMS
5 4 (1.66%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.66%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.24%) OpenVMS
6 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.83%) Solaris
7 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (22.41%) Programme Management
2 51 (21.16%) Project Management
3 41 (17.01%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (16.18%) Digital Marketing
5 25 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (9.13%) PRINCE2
7 20 (8.30%) Migration
7 20 (8.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (7.88%) Process Management
8 19 (7.88%) ERP
9 18 (7.47%) Validation
10 17 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (5.81%) PLM
12 13 (5.39%) Change Management
12 13 (5.39%) ITIL
12 13 (5.39%) Mentoring
13 12 (4.98%) Quality Management
14 11 (4.56%) Service Delivery
14 11 (4.56%) OO
15 10 (4.15%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.54%) SQL
2 10 (4.15%) JavaScript
3 8 (3.32%) Java
4 7 (2.90%) C
5 4 (1.66%) C#
5 4 (1.66%) C++
6 3 (1.24%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.24%) ABAP
7 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.83%) Python
7 2 (0.83%) Ruby
8 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (13.28%) Security Cleared
2 31 (12.86%) SC Cleared
3 17 (7.05%) PMI Certification
4 12 (4.98%) Degree
5 10 (4.15%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.24%) CISSP
7 3 (1.24%) CISM
7 3 (1.24%) CISMP
7 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.83%) MCTS
8 2 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.41%) PMP
9 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.41%) OCP
9 1 (0.41%) OCA
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.41%) MCSE
9 1 (0.41%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.96%) GMP
2 16 (6.64%) GxP
3 15 (6.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 12 (4.98%) QA
5 5 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (2.07%) GAMP
6 3 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.83%) SLA
8 1 (0.41%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (4.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.32%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.90%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.07%) XenApp
5 4 (1.66%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.66%) Xen
6 2 (0.83%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (0.83%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.83%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.83%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.41%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (2.90%) SCCM
2 2 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.41%) OpenView
3 1 (0.41%) Puppet
3 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 95 (39.42%) SAP
2 40 (16.60%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.30%) Oracle
4 17 (7.05%) Citrix
5 12 (4.98%) VMware
6 9 (3.73%) Cisco
7 7 (2.90%) EMC
8 6 (2.49%) Business Objects
8 6 (2.49%) Lotus
8 6 (2.49%) HP
9 5 (2.07%) SolarWinds
9 5 (2.07%) Wonderware
9 5 (2.07%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.07%) Informatica
10 4 (1.66%) hybris
11 3 (1.24%) Kaspersky
11 3 (1.24%) AppSense
11 3 (1.24%) Clearswift
12 2 (0.83%) Wyse
12 2 (0.83%) NetApp
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Cumbria
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Penrith
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Rate: £425 - £525 per day
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Rate: £425 - £525 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Cumbria
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day + competitive
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