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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 69 90 95
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 60 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.95% 1.41% 1.10%
As % of the General category 5.56% 4.18% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 11 11
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£300 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £431 £399
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 4
Average hourly rate £47.75 £24.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.95% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.55 £8.75 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.95 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +22.80%
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
1080 910 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 35.03% 33.74% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 475 370
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 46 62
Average hourly rate £18.13 £30.00 £17.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.56% +75.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £9.05 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £43.10 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +5 21 £390 -10.85% 17
Cheshire +7 16 £354 -35.68% 14
Merseyside -5 11 £165 -56.00% 5
Lancashire -10 7 £300 - 4
Cumbria - - - - 1
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 37 (35.92%) SAP
2 27 (26.21%) Finance
3 26 (25.24%) ERP
4 23 (22.33%) Microsoft
5 17 (16.50%) Telecoms
5 17 (16.50%) Dynamics AX
6 15 (14.56%) Windows
7 14 (13.59%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (11.65%) Business Analysis
8 12 (11.65%) Programme Management
9 11 (10.68%) Electronics
9 11 (10.68%) Degree
9 11 (10.68%) UNIX
9 11 (10.68%) MS Excel
9 11 (10.68%) .NET
10 10 (9.71%) DTV
10 10 (9.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 10 (9.71%) Marketing
10 10 (9.71%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (8.74%) Linux
11 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (7.77%) SQL
12 8 (7.77%) Project Management
12 8 (7.77%) Automotive
12 8 (7.77%) Advertising
12 8 (7.77%) Data Management
13 7 (6.80%) Logistics
13 7 (6.80%) Security Cleared
13 7 (6.80%) Change Management
13 7 (6.80%) WAN

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (2.91%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.94%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.94%) IIS
2 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.97%) nginx
3 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.97%) Jetty
3 1 (0.97%) Apache
3 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.97%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (10.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.94%) MS Office
2 2 (1.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (16.50%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (9.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (4.85%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (4.85%) SAP CO
3 5 (4.85%) SAP PLM
3 5 (4.85%) SAP SD
3 5 (4.85%) SAP FI
4 4 (3.88%) Agresso
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (1.94%) SAP EWM
6 2 (1.94%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.97%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.97%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.97%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.97%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.97%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.97%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) SaaS
2 1 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.97%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.80%) WAN
2 6 (5.83%) LAN
3 4 (3.88%) Wireless
4 3 (2.91%) Network Security
4 3 (2.91%) Internet
5 2 (1.94%) Firewall
5 2 (1.94%) VLAN
6 1 (0.97%) IPsec
6 1 (0.97%) SSL
6 1 (0.97%) DHCP
6 1 (0.97%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.97%) FTP
6 1 (0.97%) HTTP
6 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.97%) DNS
6 1 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.97%) Modbus
6 1 (0.97%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.91%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (2.91%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (2.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.97%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.97%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.97%) MS Access
3 1 (0.97%) Big Data
3 1 (0.97%) Couchbase
3 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (1.94%) LSMW
2 1 (0.97%) NUnit
2 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.97%) Moq
General
1 27 (26.21%) Finance
2 17 (16.50%) Telecoms
3 11 (10.68%) Electronics
4 10 (9.71%) Marketing
5 8 (7.77%) Automotive
5 8 (7.77%) Advertising
6 6 (5.83%) Retail
7 3 (2.91%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.91%) Banking
7 3 (2.91%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.94%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 28 (27.18%) Analyst
2 21 (20.39%) Business Analyst
3 16 (15.53%) Consultant
4 10 (9.71%) Developer
5 9 (8.74%) Project Manager
6 8 (7.77%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (6.80%) SAP Manager
7 7 (6.80%) Business Process Analyst
7 7 (6.80%) Process Analyst
8 6 (5.83%) Administrator
8 6 (5.83%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) SAP Project Manager
9 5 (4.85%) SAP PLM Consultant
9 5 (4.85%) IT Support
10 4 (3.88%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.88%) Business Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.88%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.88%) Dynamics AX Consultant
11 3 (2.91%) Oracle Developer
11 3 (2.91%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.68%) .NET
2 5 (4.85%) ASP.NET
2 5 (4.85%) CSS
2 5 (4.85%) HTML
3 3 (2.91%) jQuery
3 3 (2.91%) CSS3
3 3 (2.91%) HTML5
4 2 (1.94%) Web Services
4 2 (1.94%) WCF
5 1 (0.97%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (0.97%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.97%) Ajax
5 1 (0.97%) LINQ
5 1 (0.97%) Servlets
5 1 (0.97%) J2EE
5 1 (0.97%) EDI
5 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.97%) Autofac
5 1 (0.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) DTV
2 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.91%) NHS
4 2 (1.94%) FlexPod
4 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.97%) Clustering
5 1 (0.97%) Robotics
5 1 (0.97%) Biotechnology
5 1 (0.97%) CMDB
5 1 (0.97%) PDA
5 1 (0.97%) LPAR
5 1 (0.97%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.97%) FMCG
5 1 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.97%) Biometrics
5 1 (0.97%) HACMP
5 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.97%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.97%) CAN bus
5 1 (0.97%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.56%) Windows
2 11 (10.68%) UNIX
3 9 (8.74%) Linux
4 7 (6.80%) VMS
5 3 (2.91%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.94%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.94%) AIX
7 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.97%) HPUX
7 1 (0.97%) Solaris
7 1 (0.97%) OpenVMS
7 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.24%) ERP
2 14 (13.59%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (11.65%) Business Analysis
3 12 (11.65%) Programme Management
4 10 (9.71%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (7.77%) Project Management
5 8 (7.77%) Data Management
6 7 (6.80%) Logistics
6 7 (6.80%) Change Management
6 7 (6.80%) Master Data Management
7 6 (5.83%) ITIL
8 5 (4.85%) PLM
8 5 (4.85%) MVC
8 5 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.85%) Document Management
8 5 (4.85%) Quality Management
8 5 (4.85%) CRM
8 5 (4.85%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.88%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.77%) SQL
2 6 (5.83%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.83%) C#
3 5 (4.85%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.88%) Java
5 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.94%) ABAP
7 1 (0.97%) Ruby
7 1 (0.97%) C
7 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.97%) C++
7 1 (0.97%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (10.68%) Degree
2 7 (6.80%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.97%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.97%) PMP
4 1 (0.97%) CCNP
4 1 (0.97%) CCNA
4 1 (0.97%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) TickIT
2 1 (0.97%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.88%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.97%) Xen
3 1 (0.97%) GPFS
3 1 (0.97%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) OpenView
2 1 (0.97%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.97%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (35.92%) SAP
2 23 (22.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.83%) Oracle
3 6 (5.83%) HP
4 4 (3.88%) Cisco
4 4 (3.88%) JD Edwards
4 4 (3.88%) VMware
5 3 (2.91%) IronPort
5 3 (2.91%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (1.94%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.94%) IBM
6 2 (1.94%) Progress
6 2 (1.94%) Remedy
6 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.94%) Dell
6 2 (1.94%) Sun
6 2 (1.94%) Citrix
7 1 (0.97%) Google
7 1 (0.97%) Motorola
7 1 (0.97%) NetApp
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