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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 97 92 91
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 46 40 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.47% 1.40% 1.58%
As % of the General category 4.72% 3.97% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 25
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£438 £389 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.54% +11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £274 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £448 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £405 £420
% change year-on-year
-1.23% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £75.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.28% -76.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.50%
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
974 1007 1161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.18% 35.14% 35.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 505 630
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £269 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 52
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £33.68 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
Merseyside +6 12 £550 +83.33% 3
Cheshire -6 10 £393 -1.87% 15
Manchester -20 8 £338 +12.50% 21
Lancashire - 4 £375 - 7
Cumbria -2 2 £575 - 3
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 38 (43.18%) SAP
2 34 (38.64%) Finance
3 18 (20.45%) Project Management
3 18 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 16 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 15 (17.05%) Programme Management
5 15 (17.05%) Electronics
6 14 (15.91%) DTV
6 14 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (15.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 14 (15.91%) Marketing
6 14 (15.91%) Digital Marketing
7 13 (14.77%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (14.77%) ERP
7 13 (14.77%) SQL Server
8 11 (12.50%) SAP EWM
9 10 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (11.36%) Windows
10 9 (10.23%) SQL
11 8 (9.09%) SAP ERP
12 7 (7.95%) Dynamics AX
12 7 (7.95%) RedPrairie
12 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
13 6 (6.82%) Active Directory
13 6 (6.82%) JDA
13 6 (6.82%) NHS
13 6 (6.82%) Advertising
13 6 (6.82%) Hyper-V
14 5 (5.68%) Degree

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (2.27%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.14%) Lync
2 1 (1.14%) SAS
2 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.41%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.41%) MS Office
3 2 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.14%) Weka
4 1 (1.14%) SPSS
4 1 (1.14%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 14 (15.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (12.50%) SAP EWM
3 8 (9.09%) SAP ERP
4 7 (7.95%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (2.27%) TrackWise
6 2 (2.27%) SAP MM
7 1 (1.14%) SAP PP
7 1 (1.14%) SAP PS
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle SCM
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Manufacturing
7 1 (1.14%) SAP CRM
7 1 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (1.14%) Teamcenter
7 1 (1.14%) SAP CO
7 1 (1.14%) SAP HCM
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (1.14%) SAP HR
7 1 (1.14%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) Internet
2 4 (4.55%) DHCP
2 4 (4.55%) DNS
3 3 (3.41%) SAN
4 1 (1.14%) VPN
4 1 (1.14%) Firewall
4 1 (1.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.27%) MS Access
5 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.14%) DTS
6 1 (1.14%) OLAP
6 1 (1.14%) EDMS
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.14%) Big Data
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (38.64%) Finance
2 16 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 15 (17.05%) Electronics
4 14 (15.91%) Marketing
5 13 (14.77%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (6.82%) Advertising
7 3 (3.41%) Automotive
8 2 (2.27%) Front Office
8 2 (2.27%) Back Office
9 1 (1.14%) Banking
9 1 (1.14%) Retail
9 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 19 (21.59%) Analyst
2 12 (13.64%) Project Manager
3 11 (12.50%) Consultant
4 8 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 7 (7.95%) Developer
6 6 (6.82%) SAP Manager
7 5 (5.68%) Implementation Manager
7 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Senior Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (3.41%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.41%) SAP Project Manager
9 3 (3.41%) SQL DBA
9 3 (3.41%) DBA
9 3 (3.41%) Pricing Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Dynamics AX Consultant
9 3 (3.41%) Actuary
10 2 (2.27%) Financial Analyst
10 2 (2.27%) Supply Chain Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) CSS
1 5 (5.68%) HTML
2 4 (4.55%) .NET
2 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.41%) Web Services
3 3 (3.41%) HTML5
3 3 (3.41%) CSS3
3 3 (3.41%) jQuery
4 2 (2.27%) Java EE 5
4 2 (2.27%) Sass
4 2 (2.27%) LESS
4 2 (2.27%) PhoneGap
4 2 (2.27%) Java SE
4 2 (2.27%) Java EE
5 1 (1.14%) GWT
5 1 (1.14%) XHTML
5 1 (1.14%) EDI
5 1 (1.14%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (1.14%) Ajax
5 1 (1.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) DTV
2 6 (6.82%) NHS
3 4 (4.55%) Social Media
3 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.55%) FMCG
3 4 (4.55%) Statistics
4 3 (3.41%) Clustering
5 2 (2.27%) SCADA
5 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.14%) Replication
6 1 (1.14%) NPfIT
6 1 (1.14%) Informatics
6 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.14%) Economics
6 1 (1.14%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.36%) Windows
2 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.27%) UNIX
4 1 (1.14%) Linux
4 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.45%) Project Management
2 15 (17.05%) Programme Management
3 14 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (15.91%) Digital Marketing
4 13 (14.77%) ERP
5 5 (5.68%) CRM
6 4 (4.55%) Validation
6 4 (4.55%) Migration
6 4 (4.55%) Change Management
6 4 (4.55%) Logistics
6 4 (4.55%) Project Planning
6 4 (4.55%) Business Development
7 3 (3.41%) Test Scripting
7 3 (3.41%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (3.41%) Statistical Modelling
8 2 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.27%) Integration Testing
8 2 (2.27%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.23%) SQL
2 4 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.41%) C#
4 2 (2.27%) Java
4 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.27%) ABAP
5 1 (1.14%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.14%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (5.68%) Degree
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.27%) OCP
3 2 (2.27%) OCA
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.27%) CIMA
3 2 (2.27%) OCAJ
3 2 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (1.14%) HNC
4 1 (1.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.14%) GMP
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.82%) Active Directory
1 6 (6.82%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.14%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) SCCM
2 1 (1.14%) SCOM
2 1 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.14%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.14%) OpenView
2 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 38 (43.18%) SAP
2 16 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.95%) RedPrairie
4 6 (6.82%) JDA
5 3 (3.41%) Oracle
6 1 (1.14%) Dell
6 1 (1.14%) iSOFT
6 1 (1.14%) McAfee
6 1 (1.14%) Primavera
6 1 (1.14%) VMware
Manchester
Volt
Rate: £12.38 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £17 - 29 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago