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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manufacturing
Rank 93 50 101
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +51
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 78 132 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.94% 3.37% 1.26%
As % of the General category 5.67% 9.38% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 60 17
Average daily rate £363 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £491 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £378 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 2
Average hourly rate £42.25 £49.50 £22.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.64% +124.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £34.30 £13.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.45 £52.65 £30.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.07%
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
1376 1407 972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.20% 35.96% 31.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 742 531
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £289 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 61 48
Average hourly rate £22.54 £21.11 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.77% -33.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £58.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -32 30 £300 -22.58% 27
Lancashire +14 18 - - 5
Cheshire -26 8 £435 +2.35% 9
Cumbria -5 7 £495 +31.19% 1
Merseyside +2 5 £375 +36.36% 4
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 60 (44.44%) Finance
2 52 (38.52%) Programme Management
3 49 (36.30%) SAP
4 35 (25.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 34 (25.19%) Telecoms
6 33 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (23.70%) Marketing
8 31 (22.96%) Electronics
8 31 (22.96%) Life Science
8 31 (22.96%) Digital Marketing
9 27 (20.00%) Windows
10 25 (18.52%) SQL
11 19 (14.07%) Microsoft
12 15 (11.11%) Project Management
12 15 (11.11%) MS Excel
13 14 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (9.63%) VMware
14 13 (9.63%) Citrix
14 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (9.63%) Windows Server
15 12 (8.89%) ERP
16 11 (8.15%) PRINCE2
16 11 (8.15%) Oracle
16 11 (8.15%) Active Directory
17 10 (7.41%) Unit4 Business World
17 10 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
17 10 (7.41%) Windows 7
18 9 (6.67%) Security Cleared
18 9 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
18 9 (6.67%) Cisco

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.96%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.48%) Apache
4 2 (1.48%) IIS
5 1 (0.74%) CMS
5 1 (0.74%) Confluence
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.74%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.44%) MS Office
3 5 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.48%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (1.48%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.74%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 35 (25.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (7.41%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (2.96%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.48%) SAP HR
5 2 (1.48%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.74%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.74%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.74%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.74%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.74%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.44%) Firewall
2 5 (3.70%) DHCP
2 5 (3.70%) DNS
2 5 (3.70%) LAN
2 5 (3.70%) WAN
3 3 (2.22%) HTTP
3 3 (2.22%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.48%) Intranet
4 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.74%) Internet
5 1 (0.74%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.74%) Network Security
5 1 (0.74%) SSL
5 1 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.22%) DB2
2 3 (2.22%) MySQL
2 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.74%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.74%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.74%) MS Access
4 1 (0.74%) QlikView
4 1 (0.74%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.74%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.70%) ClearCase
3 4 (2.96%) JIRA
4 3 (2.22%) ClearQuest
4 3 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.48%) NetBeans
5 2 (1.48%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.48%) Rational Robot
6 1 (0.74%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.74%) JUnit
6 1 (0.74%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.74%) Moq
6 1 (0.74%) MSI
6 1 (0.74%) Subversion
6 1 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 60 (44.44%) Finance
2 34 (25.19%) Telecoms
3 32 (23.70%) Marketing
4 31 (22.96%) Electronics
5 6 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (3.70%) Retail
7 3 (2.22%) Back Office
7 3 (2.22%) Military
8 2 (1.48%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.48%) Legal
9 1 (0.74%) Advertising
9 1 (0.74%) Avionics
9 1 (0.74%) Billing
Job Titles
1 39 (28.89%) Analyst
2 28 (20.74%) Developer
3 16 (11.85%) Business Analyst
4 13 (9.63%) Project Manager
5 7 (5.19%) Consultant
6 6 (4.44%) Software Developer
7 5 (3.70%) ABAP Developer
7 5 (3.70%) Architect
7 5 (3.70%) SAP Analyst
7 5 (3.70%) SAP Developer
7 5 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (2.96%) IT Manager
8 4 (2.96%) Support Analyst
9 3 (2.22%) Citrix Specialist
9 3 (2.22%) IT Support
9 3 (2.22%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (2.22%) Lead Developer
9 3 (2.22%) Report Developer
9 3 (2.22%) Service Manager
9 3 (2.22%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.93%) .NET
2 7 (5.19%) XML
3 5 (3.70%) SAP Smart Forms
4 4 (2.96%) CSS
4 4 (2.96%) HTML
4 4 (2.96%) jQuery
5 3 (2.22%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.22%) Entity Framework
5 3 (2.22%) WinForms
5 3 (2.22%) WPF
5 3 (2.22%) XSD
6 2 (1.48%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (1.48%) Highcharts JS
6 2 (1.48%) J2EE
6 2 (1.48%) SAP Basis
6 2 (1.48%) Spring
6 2 (1.48%) XSLT
7 1 (0.74%) .NET Remoting
7 1 (0.74%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.74%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.96%) Life Science
2 6 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.22%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.22%) FMCG
4 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.22%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.48%) Clustering
5 2 (1.48%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.48%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Licensing
5 2 (1.48%) NHS
5 2 (1.48%) Replication
5 2 (1.48%) SCORM
5 2 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.74%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.74%) Informatics
6 1 (0.74%) iPad
6 1 (0.74%) User Experience
6 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.00%) Windows
2 13 (9.63%) Windows Server
2 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.44%) Windows XP
6 4 (2.96%) Unix
7 3 (2.22%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.48%) Linux
8 2 (1.48%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (38.52%) Programme Management
2 33 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (22.96%) Digital Marketing
4 15 (11.11%) Project Management
5 14 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (8.89%) ERP
7 11 (8.15%) PRINCE2
8 10 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (5.93%) ITIL
9 8 (5.93%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (5.19%) Business Analysis
10 7 (5.19%) Migration
10 7 (5.19%) Software Engineering
11 5 (3.70%) CRM
11 5 (3.70%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.70%) Logistics
11 5 (3.70%) Risk Management
11 5 (3.70%) SDLC
12 4 (2.96%) Application Packaging
12 4 (2.96%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.52%) SQL
2 6 (4.44%) ABAP
2 6 (4.44%) C#
2 6 (4.44%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.70%) C++
3 5 (3.70%) SAPscript
4 4 (2.96%) Java
5 3 (2.22%) VB
6 2 (1.48%) C
6 2 (1.48%) PHP
6 2 (1.48%) Python
6 2 (1.48%) X++
7 1 (0.74%) Ada
7 1 (0.74%) Perl
7 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.93%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.44%) Degree
4 5 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.96%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.96%) MCP
5 4 (2.96%) MCSE
5 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.48%) CCNA
6 2 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.48%) MCSA
6 2 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.74%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.74%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.74%) ISEB
7 1 (0.74%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (8.15%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.96%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.48%) XenApp
6 1 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.22%) WSUS
2 2 (1.48%) SCCM
3 1 (0.74%) SCOM
3 1 (0.74%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 49 (36.30%) SAP
2 19 (14.07%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.63%) Citrix
3 13 (9.63%) VMware
4 11 (8.15%) Oracle
5 9 (6.67%) Cisco
6 7 (5.19%) HP
6 7 (5.19%) Wyse
7 3 (2.22%) Apple
7 3 (2.22%) AppSense
7 3 (2.22%) Dell
7 3 (2.22%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.48%) Adobe
8 2 (1.48%) Capita
8 2 (1.48%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.48%) EMC
8 2 (1.48%) Kaspersky
8 2 (1.48%) Polycom
8 2 (1.48%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.74%) Infor
Lancashire
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £NEG(DOE)
Posted: 8 days ago
Macclesfield
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 19 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago
Cumbria
Maxegan
Rate: Up to £490 per day
Posted: 25 days ago