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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 45 101 83
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -18
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 133 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.43% 1.14% 1.49%
As % of the General category 9.53% 3.56% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 17 14
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£378 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £191 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £431 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -14.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £49.50 £22.10 £11.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.03% +89.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.57 £13.77 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.65 £30.42 £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -7.24%
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
1395 983 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 35.99% 31.94% 35.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 553 379
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 48 48
Average hourly rate £18.17 £31.56 £19.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.41% +65.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £9.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.80 £45.00 £51.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.88%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +21 60 £375 +7.14% 17
Cheshire +22 32 £425 +13.33% 10
Cumbria - 13 £378 - 1
Lancashire +6 8 £360 -4.00% 4
Merseyside -10 5 £275 -34.13%
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 63 (32.47%) SAP
2 52 (26.80%) Finance
3 45 (23.20%) Project Management
4 38 (19.59%) Programme Management
5 34 (17.53%) Telecoms
6 32 (16.49%) Pharmaceutical
6 32 (16.49%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (15.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 30 (15.46%) Life Science
8 29 (14.95%) Marketing
9 28 (14.43%) Microsoft
10 27 (13.92%) DTV
10 27 (13.92%) Electronics
10 27 (13.92%) Digital Marketing
11 26 (13.40%) ERP
12 23 (11.86%) MS Excel
13 21 (10.82%) GMP
13 21 (10.82%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (10.82%) MS PowerPoint
14 20 (10.31%) MS Project
15 19 (9.79%) PRINCE2
15 19 (9.79%) Windows
16 18 (9.28%) Oracle
16 18 (9.28%) Validation
17 17 (8.76%) Process Management
17 17 (8.76%) PMI
17 17 (8.76%) PMI Certification
17 17 (8.76%) Informatics
18 16 (8.25%) Security Cleared
18 16 (8.25%) SQL

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 3 (1.55%) IBM Notes
1 3 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (1.55%) Node.js
2 2 (1.03%) IIS
2 2 (1.03%) Confluence
2 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.52%) Commerce Server
3 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 23 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 21 (10.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (10.31%) MS Project
4 4 (2.06%) MS Office
5 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.52%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 30 (15.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (4.12%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (4.12%) SAP PLM
3 6 (3.09%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (3.09%) SAP FI
3 6 (3.09%) SAP CO
4 5 (2.58%) Agresso
5 4 (2.06%) SAP SD
5 4 (2.06%) SAP MM
6 3 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (1.55%) Teamcenter
6 3 (1.55%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (1.03%) SAP ERP
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.52%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) SaaS
2 2 (1.03%) Office 365
3 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.19%) WAN
2 8 (4.12%) Firewall
3 6 (3.09%) LAN
4 5 (2.58%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (2.06%) SAN
5 4 (2.06%) Wireless
5 4 (2.06%) Internet
6 3 (1.55%) VLAN
6 3 (1.55%) SSL
6 3 (1.55%) HTTP
7 2 (1.03%) DMZ
7 2 (1.03%) VPLS
7 2 (1.03%) Network Security
7 2 (1.03%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.03%) MPLS
7 2 (1.03%) OSPF
7 2 (1.03%) BGP
7 2 (1.03%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.03%) NAS
7 2 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.12%) QlikView
3 5 (2.58%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.55%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (1.55%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.03%) SAP BI
6 2 (1.03%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.03%) MySQL
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.52%) Big Data
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (2.58%) JUnit
2 3 (1.55%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.55%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.55%) Maven
2 3 (1.55%) LSMW
2 3 (1.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.55%) Eclipse RCP
2 3 (1.55%) Gradle
3 2 (1.03%) Subversion
3 2 (1.03%) JIRA
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.52%) Selenium
4 1 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.52%) NUnit
4 1 (0.52%) Moq
4 1 (0.52%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 52 (26.80%) Finance
2 34 (17.53%) Telecoms
3 32 (16.49%) Pharmaceutical
4 29 (14.95%) Marketing
5 27 (13.92%) Electronics
6 7 (3.61%) Retail
7 6 (3.09%) Automotive
8 2 (1.03%) Legal
8 2 (1.03%) Advertising
8 2 (1.03%) Banking
8 2 (1.03%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.03%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.52%) Local Government
9 1 (0.52%) French Language
9 1 (0.52%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (20.10%) Analyst
2 27 (13.92%) Project Manager
3 25 (12.89%) Architect
4 21 (10.82%) Consultant
4 21 (10.82%) Developer
5 20 (10.31%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (7.73%) Business Analyst
7 13 (6.70%) SAP Consultant
8 8 (4.12%) SAP PLM Consultant
9 7 (3.61%) IT Support
9 7 (3.61%) Change Project Manager
9 7 (3.61%) Business Manager
9 7 (3.61%) Business Change Project Manager
9 7 (3.61%) Business Project Manager
9 7 (3.61%) Change Manager
9 7 (3.61%) Business Change Manager
10 6 (3.09%) Support Analyst
11 5 (2.58%) Administrator
11 5 (2.58%) Process Analyst
11 5 (2.58%) Business Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.64%) .NET
2 7 (3.61%) HTML
3 5 (2.58%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.58%) HTML5
4 4 (2.06%) CSS
5 3 (1.55%) JSON
5 3 (1.55%) OSGi
5 3 (1.55%) WCF
5 3 (1.55%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.03%) jQuery
6 2 (1.03%) CSS3
6 2 (1.03%) Spring MVC
6 2 (1.03%) J2EE
6 2 (1.03%) Spring
6 2 (1.03%) Ajax
6 2 (1.03%) JSP
6 2 (1.03%) Web Services
6 2 (1.03%) XML
6 2 (1.03%) XSD
7 1 (0.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.46%) Life Science
2 27 (13.92%) DTV
3 17 (8.76%) Informatics
3 17 (8.76%) PMI
4 12 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.58%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.58%) SCADA
6 4 (2.06%) NHS
6 4 (2.06%) FMCG
7 3 (1.55%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.55%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.55%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.55%) Clustering
7 3 (1.55%) PKI
8 2 (1.03%) Replication
8 2 (1.03%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.03%) Celerra
8 2 (1.03%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.79%) Windows
2 15 (7.73%) UNIX
3 8 (4.12%) VMS
3 8 (4.12%) Linux
4 4 (2.06%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.55%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.55%) OpenVMS
5 3 (1.55%) Solaris
6 1 (0.52%) AIX
6 1 (0.52%) HPUX
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.20%) Project Management
2 38 (19.59%) Programme Management
3 32 (16.49%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (13.92%) Digital Marketing
5 26 (13.40%) ERP
6 21 (10.82%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (9.79%) PRINCE2
8 18 (9.28%) Validation
9 17 (8.76%) Process Management
10 15 (7.73%) Migration
11 11 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (5.67%) Service Delivery
11 11 (5.67%) Change Management
11 11 (5.67%) PLM
12 10 (5.15%) OO
12 10 (5.15%) Business Analysis
13 9 (4.64%) ITIL
13 9 (4.64%) Mentoring
14 8 (4.12%) CRM
14 8 (4.12%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.25%) SQL
2 10 (5.15%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.58%) C
3 5 (2.58%) Java
4 4 (2.06%) C#
4 4 (2.06%) C++
4 4 (2.06%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.06%) ABAP
5 3 (1.55%) Python
5 3 (1.55%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.55%) Ruby
6 2 (1.03%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (8.76%) PMI Certification
2 16 (8.25%) Security Cleared
3 15 (7.73%) Degree
3 15 (7.73%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.55%) CISSP
5 3 (1.55%) CISM
5 3 (1.55%) CISMP
5 3 (1.55%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.52%) PMP
7 1 (0.52%) MCSE
7 1 (0.52%) CCIE
7 1 (0.52%) CCNP
7 1 (0.52%) CCNA
7 1 (0.52%) CCA
7 1 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.52%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.82%) GMP
2 16 (8.25%) GxP
2 16 (8.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 14 (7.22%) QA
4 5 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.58%) GAMP
5 1 (0.52%) SLA
5 1 (0.52%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.09%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.09%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.55%) XenApp
4 2 (1.03%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (1.03%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.03%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.03%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.03%) Xen
5 1 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.52%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 4 (2.06%) SCCM
2 2 (1.03%) OpenView
2 2 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 63 (32.47%) SAP
2 28 (14.43%) Microsoft
3 18 (9.28%) Oracle
4 14 (7.22%) Citrix
5 10 (5.15%) Cisco
6 9 (4.64%) VMware
7 7 (3.61%) HP
8 5 (2.58%) Informatica
8 5 (2.58%) Wonderware
8 5 (2.58%) SolarWinds
8 5 (2.58%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.06%) hybris
9 4 (2.06%) EMC
10 3 (1.55%) IBM
10 3 (1.55%) Kaspersky
10 3 (1.55%) AppSense
10 3 (1.55%) Lotus
10 3 (1.55%) Clearswift
11 2 (1.03%) Wyse
11 2 (1.03%) Remedy
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Rate: £0 - £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
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Rate: 14.00 - 17.95 / hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Hays Resource Management - Astrazeneca
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Mason Frank
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £650 - £750 per day + expenses
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Alderley Edge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 28 days ago