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 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 53 91 88
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -3
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 105 43 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.91% 1.38% 1.39%
As % of the General category 8.52% 4.30% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 18 13
Average daily rate
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£378 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £458 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Average hourly rate £49.50 £35.00 £10.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.42% +221.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.59 £18.68 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.80 £37.80 £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.35 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.28% -
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
1233 999 872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.13% 32.16% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 567 412
Average daily rate £413 £390 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +10.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 45 54
Average hourly rate £33.00 £32.50 £19.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +70.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.94 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%

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 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 29 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 29 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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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 +19 40 £370 +29.82% 21
Cheshire +7 30 £425 +88.88% 16
Cumbria - 16 £378 - 5
Lancashire +14 8 £330 -12.00% 13
Merseyside -13 2 £213 -41.58% 3
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 71 (35.68%) SAP
2 52 (26.13%) Finance
3 45 (22.61%) Project Management
4 42 (21.11%) Programme Management
5 37 (18.59%) Telecoms
6 34 (17.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 34 (17.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 33 (16.58%) Marketing
7 33 (16.58%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (15.58%) DTV
8 31 (15.58%) Electronics
8 31 (15.58%) Life Science
8 31 (15.58%) Digital Marketing
9 27 (13.57%) Microsoft
10 25 (12.56%) MS Excel
11 23 (11.56%) GMP
12 22 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (10.55%) ERP
13 21 (10.55%) MS PowerPoint
14 20 (10.05%) MS Project
14 20 (10.05%) PRINCE2
15 17 (8.54%) Process Management
15 17 (8.54%) Validation
15 17 (8.54%) SQL
15 17 (8.54%) PMI
15 17 (8.54%) PMI Certification
15 17 (8.54%) Informatics
16 16 (8.04%) SC Cleared
16 16 (8.04%) Security Cleared
16 16 (8.04%) Oracle

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 4 (2.01%) IBM Notes
2 3 (1.51%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.01%) IIS
3 2 (1.01%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.01%) Node.js
3 2 (1.01%) Confluence
4 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.50%) Commerce Server
4 1 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (12.56%) MS Excel
2 21 (10.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (10.05%) MS Project
4 4 (2.01%) MS Office
5 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.50%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 34 (17.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (3.52%) SAP PLM
3 5 (2.51%) Agresso
3 5 (2.51%) SAP SD
4 4 (2.01%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (2.01%) SAP CO
4 4 (2.01%) SAP FI
4 4 (2.01%) SAP PP
4 4 (2.01%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (2.01%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (1.51%) SAP ERP
5 3 (1.51%) SAP MM
5 3 (1.51%) Teamcenter
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.50%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) Office 365
1 2 (1.01%) SaaS
1 2 (1.01%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.03%) WAN
2 8 (4.02%) Firewall
3 5 (2.51%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (2.01%) LAN
4 4 (2.01%) SAN
5 3 (1.51%) VLAN
5 3 (1.51%) HTTP
5 3 (1.51%) SSL
6 2 (1.01%) Wireless
6 2 (1.01%) DMZ
6 2 (1.01%) EIGRP
6 2 (1.01%) Intranet
6 2 (1.01%) Internet
6 2 (1.01%) MPLS
6 2 (1.01%) OSPF
6 2 (1.01%) BGP
6 2 (1.01%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (1.01%) VPLS
6 2 (1.01%) NAS
6 2 (1.01%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.02%) QlikView
3 6 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.51%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.01%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.01%) MySQL
5 2 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.01%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.01%) Big Data
5 2 (1.01%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.50%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (0.50%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.02%) JUnit
2 4 (2.01%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.01%) Eclipse RCP
2 4 (2.01%) Gradle
2 4 (2.01%) Maven
3 2 (1.01%) Subversion
3 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.01%) JIRA
3 2 (1.01%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.50%) Moq
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.50%) Selenium
4 1 (0.50%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.50%) LSMW
4 1 (0.50%) NUnit
General
1 52 (26.13%) Finance
2 37 (18.59%) Telecoms
3 34 (17.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 33 (16.58%) Marketing
5 31 (15.58%) Electronics
6 7 (3.52%) Retail
7 5 (2.51%) Automotive
8 2 (1.01%) Legal
8 2 (1.01%) Banking
9 1 (0.50%) French Language
9 1 (0.50%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (18.59%) Analyst
2 27 (13.57%) Project Manager
3 25 (12.56%) Architect
4 21 (10.55%) Consultant
4 21 (10.55%) Developer
5 20 (10.05%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (6.53%) SAP Consultant
7 12 (6.03%) Business Analyst
8 7 (3.52%) SAP PLM Consultant
8 7 (3.52%) Change Project Manager
8 7 (3.52%) Business Change Project Manager
8 7 (3.52%) Business Project Manager
8 7 (3.52%) Business Manager
8 7 (3.52%) Business Change Manager
8 7 (3.52%) Change Manager
9 5 (2.51%) IT Support
9 5 (2.51%) Functional Analyst
9 5 (2.51%) IT Project Manager
9 5 (2.51%) Support Analyst
10 4 (2.01%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.02%) HTML
1 8 (4.02%) .NET
2 6 (3.02%) HTML5
3 5 (2.51%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.01%) CSS
4 4 (2.01%) AngularJS
4 4 (2.01%) OSGi
4 4 (2.01%) JSON
4 4 (2.01%) WCF
5 2 (1.01%) Spring
5 2 (1.01%) JSP
5 2 (1.01%) Web Services
5 2 (1.01%) XML
5 2 (1.01%) XSD
5 2 (1.01%) J2EE
5 2 (1.01%) Akka
5 2 (1.01%) CSS3
5 2 (1.01%) Ajax
5 2 (1.01%) Spring MVC
5 2 (1.01%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.58%) DTV
1 31 (15.58%) Life Science
2 17 (8.54%) PMI
2 17 (8.54%) Informatics
3 12 (6.03%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.51%) FMCG
5 5 (2.51%) SCADA
5 5 (2.51%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.01%) NHS
7 3 (1.51%) Data Conversion
7 3 (1.51%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.51%) PKI
7 3 (1.51%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.51%) Clustering
8 2 (1.01%) Replication
8 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.01%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.01%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.04%) Windows
2 12 (6.03%) UNIX
3 8 (4.02%) Linux
4 5 (2.51%) VMS
5 4 (2.01%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.51%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.51%) Solaris
6 3 (1.51%) OpenVMS
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.50%) AIX
7 1 (0.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (22.61%) Project Management
2 42 (21.11%) Programme Management
3 33 (16.58%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (15.58%) Digital Marketing
5 22 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (10.55%) ERP
7 20 (10.05%) PRINCE2
8 17 (8.54%) Process Management
8 17 (8.54%) Validation
9 16 (8.04%) Migration
10 13 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (5.53%) OO
11 11 (5.53%) Service Delivery
12 10 (5.03%) Change Management
12 10 (5.03%) PLM
12 10 (5.03%) ITIL
12 10 (5.03%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (4.52%) Mentoring
14 8 (4.02%) Document Management
14 8 (4.02%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.54%) SQL
2 10 (5.03%) JavaScript
3 7 (3.52%) C
4 6 (3.02%) Java
5 4 (2.01%) C#
5 4 (2.01%) C++
6 3 (1.51%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.51%) ABAP
7 2 (1.01%) Python
7 2 (1.01%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.01%) Ruby
8 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (8.54%) PMI Certification
2 16 (8.04%) SC Cleared
2 16 (8.04%) Security Cleared
3 12 (6.03%) Degree
4 6 (3.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (3.02%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.51%) CISMP
5 3 (1.51%) CISSP
5 3 (1.51%) CISM
6 2 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.50%) CCENT
7 1 (0.50%) APMP
7 1 (0.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.50%) MCTS
7 1 (0.50%) CCEE
7 1 (0.50%) CCAA
7 1 (0.50%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 1 (0.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.56%) GMP
2 16 (8.04%) GxP
3 15 (7.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 12 (6.03%) QA
5 5 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (2.51%) GAMP
6 2 (1.01%) SLA
6 2 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.50%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.02%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.02%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.51%) XenApp
4 2 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.01%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.01%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.01%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.01%) Xen
4 2 (1.01%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.50%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 4 (2.01%) SCCM
2 2 (1.01%) OpenView
2 2 (1.01%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 71 (35.68%) SAP
2 27 (13.57%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.04%) Oracle
4 14 (7.04%) Citrix
5 10 (5.03%) Cisco
6 9 (4.52%) VMware
7 6 (3.02%) HP
8 5 (2.51%) SolarWinds
8 5 (2.51%) Wonderware
8 5 (2.51%) EMC
8 5 (2.51%) Informatica
8 5 (2.51%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.01%) Lotus
9 4 (2.01%) hybris
10 3 (1.51%) Kaspersky
10 3 (1.51%) Clearswift
10 3 (1.51%) IBM
10 3 (1.51%) AppSense
11 2 (1.01%) Wyse
11 2 (1.01%) Sun
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £395 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
Connectus
Rate: £46.21 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Hays Resource Management - Astrazeneca
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NES IT
Rate: Good
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancaster
Computer Futures
Rate: £190 - £230 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Hays Resource Management - Astrazeneca
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £390 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Lancashire
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £0 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Sandbach
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago