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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manufacturing
England / North West
Rank 75 96 80
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -16
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 56 63 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.15% 1.66% 1.85%
As % of the General category 7.24% 5.21% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 36 32
Median daily rate £475 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £275 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £500 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 2
Median hourly rate £29.00 £40.50 £47.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.39% -15.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.50 £35.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £53.85 £59.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +37.93%

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
774 1210 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.76% 31.88% 35.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 766 654
Median daily rate £405 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 56 47
Median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.36 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £53.08 £40.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +27.27%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +8 26 £500 +51.51% 14
Cheshire +28 8 £400 -9.09% 5
Cumbria +7 7 - -
Lancashire +2 6 £480 - 2
Merseyside +1 3 £400 +45.45% 1
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (42.68%) SAP
2 38 (24.20%) Finance
3 34 (21.66%) Programme Management
4 28 (17.83%) .NET
4 28 (17.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 27 (17.20%) Marketing
5 27 (17.20%) C#
6 26 (16.56%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (14.01%) SQL
8 21 (13.38%) Windows
8 21 (13.38%) Electronics
8 21 (13.38%) Telecoms
8 21 (13.38%) Digital Marketing
9 19 (12.10%) Migration
9 19 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (11.46%) SQL Server
11 17 (10.83%) ASP.NET
12 16 (10.19%) Life Science
12 16 (10.19%) Security Cleared
13 15 (9.55%) Process Improvement
13 15 (9.55%) Java
13 15 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (8.92%) C++
14 14 (8.92%) ERP
14 14 (8.92%) SC Cleared
15 12 (7.64%) Software Engineering
16 11 (7.01%) Visual Studio
16 11 (7.01%) Change Management
16 11 (7.01%) Project Management
16 11 (7.01%) FMCG

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 9 (5.73%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.55%) CMS
2 4 (2.55%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.91%) Sitefinity
4 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.27%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.64%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.82%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.91%) MS Office
4 2 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.64%) CATIA
5 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (17.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (7.01%) SAP MII
3 9 (5.73%) SAP PP-PI
4 8 (5.10%) SAP PP
5 4 (2.55%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (1.91%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.64%) Maximo
7 1 (0.64%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.64%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (3.82%) Google Cloud Platform
1 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.27%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.64%) Force.com
3 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.82%) Firewall
1 6 (3.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.27%) Intranet
2 2 (1.27%) SAN
3 1 (0.64%) DHCP
3 1 (0.64%) DNS
3 1 (0.64%) LAN
3 1 (0.64%) WAN
3 1 (0.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.37%) SAP BW
3 9 (5.73%) Hadoop
4 8 (5.10%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (5.10%) SAP Data Services
4 8 (5.10%) SAP HANA
5 7 (4.46%) Big Data
6 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.91%) MySQL
8 2 (1.27%) DB2
8 2 (1.27%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (1.27%) HDInsight
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.27%) Spark SQL
9 1 (0.64%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.64%) Impala
9 1 (0.64%) MS Access
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.64%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (7.01%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.91%) TestComplete
4 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.27%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (1.27%) VectorCAST
5 1 (0.64%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.64%) Rational Robot
5 1 (0.64%) Vagrant
General
1 38 (24.20%) Finance
2 27 (17.20%) Marketing
3 21 (13.38%) Electronics
3 21 (13.38%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.37%) Aerospace
5 5 (3.18%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.91%) Legal
6 3 (1.91%) Military
7 2 (1.27%) Avionics
7 2 (1.27%) Back Office
7 2 (1.27%) Retail
8 1 (0.64%) Advertising
8 1 (0.64%) Automotive
8 1 (0.64%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 46 (29.30%) Analyst
2 33 (21.02%) Developer
3 31 (19.75%) Business Analyst
4 20 (12.74%) Consultant
5 16 (10.19%) SAP Analyst
6 12 (7.64%) C# Developer
7 11 (7.01%) .NET Developer
7 11 (7.01%) Project Manager
7 11 (7.01%) SAP Consultant
8 9 (5.73%) SAP Business Analyst
8 9 (5.73%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (5.73%) Senior Business Analyst
8 9 (5.73%) Software Engineer
9 8 (5.10%) SAP PP Analyst
9 8 (5.10%) SAP PP Business Analyst
9 8 (5.10%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
10 7 (4.46%) Architect
10 7 (4.46%) SAP HANA Consultant
11 6 (3.82%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (3.82%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.83%) .NET
2 17 (10.83%) ASP.NET
3 9 (5.73%) .NET Framework
3 9 (5.73%) WinForms
4 8 (5.10%) HTML
4 8 (5.10%) SAP XI
5 7 (4.46%) AngularJS
5 7 (4.46%) HTML5
5 7 (4.46%) WPF
6 6 (3.82%) CSS
7 5 (3.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (3.18%) Entity Framework
7 5 (3.18%) WCF
8 4 (2.55%) Middleware
9 3 (1.91%) Node.js
9 3 (1.91%) Web Services
10 2 (1.27%) SAP TM
10 2 (1.27%) SAPUI5
10 2 (1.27%) Spark Streaming
10 2 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.19%) Life Science
2 11 (7.01%) FMCG
3 8 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.55%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.91%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.91%) SCADA
5 3 (1.91%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.27%) Clustering
6 2 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.64%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.64%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.64%) NHS
7 1 (0.64%) PKI
7 1 (0.64%) RIA
7 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.64%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.38%) Windows
2 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (3.18%) Linux
3 5 (3.18%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.91%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.27%) Unix
5 2 (1.27%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.66%) Programme Management
2 26 (16.56%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (13.38%) Digital Marketing
4 19 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (12.10%) Migration
5 15 (9.55%) Process Improvement
5 15 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (8.92%) ERP
7 12 (7.64%) Software Engineering
8 11 (7.01%) Change Management
8 11 (7.01%) Project Management
9 10 (6.37%) Analytics
10 9 (5.73%) Business Process Improvement
10 9 (5.73%) Feasibility Study
10 9 (5.73%) ITIL
10 9 (5.73%) Open Source
10 9 (5.73%) Workflow
11 8 (5.10%) MVC
11 8 (5.10%) UML
11 8 (5.10%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.20%) C#
2 22 (14.01%) SQL
3 15 (9.55%) Java
4 14 (8.92%) C++
5 10 (6.37%) JavaScript
5 10 (6.37%) VB.NET
6 9 (5.73%) C
7 8 (5.10%) Python
8 4 (2.55%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.55%) VB
9 3 (1.91%) VBScript
10 2 (1.27%) Ada
10 2 (1.27%) F#
10 2 (1.27%) Perl
10 2 (1.27%) PHP
11 1 (0.64%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (10.19%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.92%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.10%) Degree
4 4 (2.55%) BC Cleared
4 4 (2.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.55%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.27%) MCP
5 2 (1.27%) MCSA
5 2 (1.27%) MCSE
5 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.64%) HNC
6 1 (0.64%) ISEB
6 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.64%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.27%) QA
1 2 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.27%) Docker
4 1 (0.64%) Firmware
4 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.64%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.64%) Puppet
1 1 (0.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 67 (42.68%) SAP
2 6 (3.82%) Google
2 6 (3.82%) VMware
3 4 (2.55%) Citrix
3 4 (2.55%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.91%) HP
4 3 (1.91%) LANDesk
4 3 (1.91%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.27%) Capita
5 2 (1.27%) Cisco
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle
5 2 (1.27%) Polycom
5 2 (1.27%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.27%) Twitter
6 1 (0.64%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.64%) Intel Security
6 1 (0.64%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.64%) Symantec
6 1 (0.64%) Wyse
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