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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 56 93 93
Rank change year-on-year
+37 0
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 128 43 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.94% 1.40% 1.37%
As % of the General category 8.14% 4.44% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 23 18
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£350 £425 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +9.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £226 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £590 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Average hourly rate £33.36 £26.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.86% +51.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.11%
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
1573 969 1002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.12% 31.64% 35.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 530 502
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 39 61
Average hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.75 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.67 £45.00 £33.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +16 45 £325 -3.70% 29
Cumbria +4 25 £350 -46.15% 2
Cheshire -1 21 £425 +8.28% 9
Merseyside -7 13 £300 -45.45% 3
Lancashire -10 8 £425 +13.33% 6
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 100 (41.67%) SAP
2 63 (26.25%) Finance
3 46 (19.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 42 (17.50%) Project Management
4 42 (17.50%) Microsoft
5 41 (17.08%) Programme Management
6 39 (16.25%) Business Intelligence
6 39 (16.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 36 (15.00%) Security Cleared
8 35 (14.58%) SC Cleared
9 34 (14.17%) Marketing
9 34 (14.17%) Life Science
9 34 (14.17%) Telecoms
10 32 (13.33%) Electronics
10 32 (13.33%) DTV
10 32 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
11 29 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 23 (9.58%) SQL
14 22 (9.17%) MS Office
14 22 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (8.33%) ERP
16 19 (7.92%) GMP
16 19 (7.92%) Oracle
17 17 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
18 16 (6.67%) Validation
18 16 (6.67%) Change Management
18 16 (6.67%) Windows
18 16 (6.67%) MS Excel
18 16 (6.67%) QlikView

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (1.67%) IBM Notes
1 4 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.83%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (0.83%) Node.js
2 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (0.83%) Apache Spark
2 2 (0.83%) IIS
3 1 (0.42%) JBoss
3 1 (0.42%) SAS
3 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.42%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (9.17%) MS Office
2 16 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.25%) MS Project
5 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.42%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.42%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.42%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 39 (16.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (6.25%) SAP PP
3 9 (3.75%) Teamcenter
4 7 (2.92%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (2.92%) SAP PLM
5 6 (2.50%) SAP PM
5 6 (2.50%) Primavera
6 3 (1.25%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (1.25%) SAP SD
6 3 (1.25%) SAP QM
6 3 (1.25%) SAP ERP
6 3 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (1.25%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (1.25%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.83%) Sage ERP X3
7 2 (0.83%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.25%) Office 365
2 2 (0.83%) SaaS
2 2 (0.83%) PaaS
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (0.42%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.08%) DHCP
2 5 (2.08%) SSL
2 5 (2.08%) Firewall
2 5 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (2.08%) HTTP
3 4 (1.67%) WAN
3 4 (1.67%) DNS
4 2 (0.83%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.83%) LAN
4 2 (0.83%) FTP
4 2 (0.83%) SAN
4 2 (0.83%) Intranet
5 1 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.67%) QlikView
2 12 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (2.08%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.67%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.25%) SAP BW
8 3 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.25%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (1.25%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.83%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.83%) Big Data
9 2 (0.83%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.42%) MySQL
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (1.67%) JUnit
1 4 (1.67%) Eclipse
1 4 (1.67%) Maven
1 4 (1.67%) Eclipse RCP
1 4 (1.67%) Gradle
2 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.83%) LSMW
2 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.42%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
General
1 63 (26.25%) Finance
2 46 (19.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 34 (14.17%) Telecoms
3 34 (14.17%) Marketing
4 32 (13.33%) Electronics
5 7 (2.92%) Retail
6 6 (2.50%) Automotive
6 6 (2.50%) Legal
7 4 (1.67%) Advertising
8 2 (0.83%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) French Language
9 1 (0.42%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (21.67%) Analyst
2 41 (17.08%) Consultant
3 32 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 23 (9.58%) Developer
4 23 (9.58%) SAP Consultant
5 22 (9.17%) Business Analyst
6 16 (6.67%) Architect
6 16 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (3.33%) SAP PP Consultant
8 7 (2.92%) IT Project Manager
9 6 (2.50%) Administrator
9 6 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (2.50%) Security Analyst
9 6 (2.50%) .NET Developer
10 5 (2.08%) Java Developer
10 5 (2.08%) Change Manager
10 5 (2.08%) Report Analyst
10 5 (2.08%) Business Objects Analyst
10 5 (2.08%) Report Writer
10 5 (2.08%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.92%) .NET
2 5 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.67%) JSON
3 4 (1.67%) WCF
3 4 (1.67%) HTML5
3 4 (1.67%) OSGi
3 4 (1.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (1.67%) HTML
4 3 (1.25%) SAP PI
4 3 (1.25%) Web Services
5 2 (0.83%) XML
5 2 (0.83%) EDI
5 2 (0.83%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.83%) Entity Framework
5 2 (0.83%) Akka
6 1 (0.42%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.42%) SignalR
6 1 (0.42%) WPF
6 1 (0.42%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.17%) Life Science
2 32 (13.33%) DTV
3 22 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.00%) Informatics
5 11 (4.58%) PMI
6 8 (3.33%) FMCG
7 6 (2.50%) SCADA
7 6 (2.50%) Data Conversion
7 6 (2.50%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.08%) PKI
8 5 (2.08%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.67%) NHS
10 3 (1.25%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.25%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.83%) Clustering
11 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.83%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.42%) Statistics
12 1 (0.42%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.67%) Windows
2 9 (3.75%) Linux
3 7 (2.92%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.50%) UNIX
5 5 (2.08%) VMS
5 5 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.83%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.42%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (17.50%) Project Management
2 41 (17.08%) Programme Management
3 39 (16.25%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
5 29 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (8.33%) ERP
8 17 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (6.67%) Validation
9 16 (6.67%) Change Management
10 15 (6.25%) Data Modelling
10 15 (6.25%) CAD
11 14 (5.83%) ETL
11 14 (5.83%) Process Management
12 13 (5.42%) PRINCE2
12 13 (5.42%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (5.00%) Migration
13 12 (5.00%) Use Case
14 11 (4.58%) Mentoring
15 10 (4.17%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.58%) SQL
2 9 (3.75%) JavaScript
2 9 (3.75%) ABAP
3 7 (2.92%) C
4 6 (2.50%) Java
5 4 (1.67%) C++
6 3 (1.25%) C#
7 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.83%) Python
7 2 (0.83%) Ruby
7 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.42%) VBA
8 1 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (14.58%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.58%) DV Cleared
3 11 (4.58%) PMI Certification
4 9 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (2.50%) Degree
6 3 (1.25%) CISSP
6 3 (1.25%) CISM
6 3 (1.25%) CISMP
6 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.83%) CCA
7 2 (0.83%) MCTS
7 2 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.42%) CCENT
8 1 (0.42%) OCAJ
8 1 (0.42%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.42%) APMP
8 1 (0.42%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.42%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.92%) GMP
2 10 (4.17%) GxP
2 10 (4.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 10 (4.17%) QA
3 7 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.50%) GAMP
5 4 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.25%) SLA
7 1 (0.42%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (4.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.67%) XenApp
4 2 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.83%) Xen
4 2 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.83%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.42%) MetaFrame
5 1 (0.42%) XenServer
5 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.42%) vSphere
5 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.42%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (2.08%) SCCM
2 1 (0.42%) Puppet
2 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 100 (41.67%) SAP
2 42 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 19 (7.92%) Oracle
4 12 (5.00%) Citrix
4 12 (5.00%) Informatica
5 11 (4.58%) VMware
6 5 (2.08%) Kaspersky
6 5 (2.08%) CheckPoint
6 5 (2.08%) Cisco
7 4 (1.67%) Lotus
7 4 (1.67%) Wonderware
8 3 (1.25%) AppSense
8 3 (1.25%) Clearswift
8 3 (1.25%) EMC
9 2 (0.83%) Baan
9 2 (0.83%) Sage
9 2 (0.83%) Siemens
9 2 (0.83%) Wyse
9 2 (0.83%) Infor
10 1 (0.42%) Brocade
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £700 - £1200 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Ulverston
Real Staffing
Rate: £25 - £27.50 per hour + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
North West England
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £475 - £600 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
North West England
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 - £1 per annum + Competititve Market Rates
Posted: 25 days ago