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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manufacturing
Rank 77 82 88
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 83 85 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.61% 2.03% 1.59%
As % of the General category 8.92% 5.59% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 37 28
Median daily rate £406 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £223 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £520 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.65 £51.96 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +41.50%
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
931 1521 1100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.24% 36.30% 33.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 951 640
Median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 70 48
Median hourly rate £14.00 £21.50 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.88% +27.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +14.76%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Manufacturing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 December 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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +17 47 £475 +26.66% 26
Cheshire +13 10 £375 -11.76% 4
Cumbria +11 10 £491 +22.81%
Merseyside +2 7 £400 +3.22% 1
Lancashire -10 3 - - 7
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 81 (43.32%) SAP
2 47 (25.13%) Finance
3 39 (20.86%) Programme Management
3 39 (20.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 38 (20.32%) .NET
5 34 (18.18%) C#
5 34 (18.18%) Marketing
6 33 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (15.51%) Electronics
7 29 (15.51%) Telecoms
7 29 (15.51%) Digital Marketing
8 28 (14.97%) SQL
9 26 (13.90%) Windows
9 26 (13.90%) Migration
9 26 (13.90%) Life Science
10 25 (13.37%) SQL Server
11 22 (11.76%) ERP
12 21 (11.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (10.70%) Project Management
14 19 (10.16%) Security Cleared
15 17 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (8.56%) MS Excel
16 16 (8.56%) JavaScript
16 16 (8.56%) ASP.NET
16 16 (8.56%) SC Cleared
17 15 (8.02%) Process Improvement
17 15 (8.02%) ITIL
18 14 (7.49%) Active Directory
19 13 (6.95%) C++
20 12 (6.42%) Java

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.67%) Apache Spark
1 5 (2.67%) CMS
1 5 (2.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.60%) Sitefinity
3 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.07%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.53%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.53%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (8.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.21%) MS Office
2 6 (3.21%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 39 (20.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (5.88%) SAP MII
3 10 (5.35%) Unit4 Business World
4 9 (4.81%) SAP PP
4 9 (4.81%) SAP PP-PI
5 3 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.60%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.60%) SAP SD
6 2 (1.07%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.53%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.53%) Maximo
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.53%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.53%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.07%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.07%) Office 365
2 1 (0.53%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.28%) Firewall
2 5 (2.67%) Network Security
2 5 (2.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.14%) LAN
3 4 (2.14%) WAN
4 3 (1.60%) SAN
4 3 (1.60%) VoIP
5 2 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.07%) DHCP
5 2 (1.07%) DNS
5 2 (1.07%) Intranet
6 1 (0.53%) DECT
6 1 (0.53%) MPLS
6 1 (0.53%) RS-422
6 1 (0.53%) SSL
6 1 (0.53%) Wireless
6 1 (0.53%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (4.81%) SAP BW
4 8 (4.28%) SAP Data Services
4 8 (4.28%) SAP HANA
5 5 (2.67%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.14%) MS Access
7 3 (1.60%) Big Data
7 3 (1.60%) MySQL
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.07%) DB2
8 2 (1.07%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (1.07%) HDInsight
8 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.07%) Spark SQL
9 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (5.35%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.60%) TestComplete
4 2 (1.07%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.53%) CaliberRM
5 1 (0.53%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.53%) JIRA
5 1 (0.53%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.53%) Rational Robot
General
1 47 (25.13%) Finance
2 34 (18.18%) Marketing
3 29 (15.51%) Electronics
3 29 (15.51%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.88%) Aerospace
5 7 (3.74%) Back Office
6 6 (3.21%) General Ledger
7 5 (2.67%) Retail
8 3 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.07%) Billing
9 2 (1.07%) Legal
10 1 (0.53%) Advertising
10 1 (0.53%) Automotive
10 1 (0.53%) French Language
10 1 (0.53%) Front Office
10 1 (0.53%) German Language
10 1 (0.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 68 (36.36%) Analyst
2 45 (24.06%) Developer
3 34 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 26 (13.90%) Consultant
5 16 (8.56%) SAP Analyst
6 14 (7.49%) .NET Developer
6 14 (7.49%) C# Developer
7 12 (6.42%) SAP Consultant
8 11 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 11 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (4.81%) SAP Business Analyst
9 9 (4.81%) Senior Business Analyst
10 8 (4.28%) SAP PP Analyst
10 8 (4.28%) SAP PP Business Analyst
10 8 (4.28%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
10 8 (4.28%) Support Analyst
11 7 (3.74%) Architect
11 7 (3.74%) SAP HANA Consultant
11 7 (3.74%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (20.32%) .NET
2 16 (8.56%) ASP.NET
3 11 (5.88%) HTML
4 9 (4.81%) SAP XI
5 8 (4.28%) .NET Framework
5 8 (4.28%) WinForms
6 7 (3.74%) AngularJS
6 7 (3.74%) HTML5
7 6 (3.21%) CSS
7 6 (3.21%) WPF
8 5 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (2.67%) Entity Framework
8 5 (2.67%) Middleware
8 5 (2.67%) WCF
9 3 (1.60%) jQuery
9 3 (1.60%) Node.js
9 3 (1.60%) Web Services
10 2 (1.07%) SAPUI5
10 2 (1.07%) Spark Streaming
10 2 (1.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.90%) Life Science
2 11 (5.88%) FMCG
3 8 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.14%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.60%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.60%) SCADA
6 2 (1.07%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.07%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.07%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.07%) NHS
6 2 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.53%) Clustering
7 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.53%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.53%) iPad
7 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.53%) RIA
7 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.90%) Windows
2 9 (4.81%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.21%) Windows 7
4 6 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.67%) Linux
6 3 (1.60%) Unix
6 3 (1.60%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.07%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.07%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.53%) Solaris
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.53%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (20.86%) Programme Management
2 33 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (15.51%) Digital Marketing
4 26 (13.90%) Migration
5 22 (11.76%) ERP
6 21 (11.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (10.70%) Project Management
8 17 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (8.02%) ITIL
9 15 (8.02%) Process Improvement
10 12 (6.42%) Change Management
11 11 (5.88%) Logistics
11 11 (5.88%) MVC
11 11 (5.88%) Web Development
12 10 (5.35%) Analytics
12 10 (5.35%) CRM
12 10 (5.35%) Data Migration
13 9 (4.81%) ETL
13 9 (4.81%) Software Engineering
13 9 (4.81%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (18.18%) C#
2 28 (14.97%) SQL
3 16 (8.56%) JavaScript
4 13 (6.95%) C++
5 12 (6.42%) Java
5 12 (6.42%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.67%) C
6 5 (2.67%) PHP
7 4 (2.14%) Python
7 4 (2.14%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.14%) VB
8 3 (1.60%) VBScript
9 2 (1.07%) F#
10 1 (0.53%) ABAP
10 1 (0.53%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.53%) SAPscript
10 1 (0.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (10.16%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.56%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.74%) Degree
4 4 (2.14%) BC Cleared
4 4 (2.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.14%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.60%) DBS Check
5 3 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.60%) MCP
5 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.07%) MCSA
6 2 (1.07%) MCSE
6 2 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.53%) CCNA
7 1 (0.53%) CCNP
7 1 (0.53%) HNC
7 1 (0.53%) ISEB
7 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.53%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.14%) QA
2 2 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (7.49%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.07%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.53%) Docker
4 1 (0.53%) Firmware
4 1 (0.53%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.53%) vSphere
4 1 (0.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.14%) WSUS
2 2 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.53%) SCCM
3 1 (0.53%) SCOM
3 1 (0.53%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 81 (43.32%) SAP
2 11 (5.88%) VMware
3 7 (3.74%) Citrix
3 7 (3.74%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.67%) Cisco
4 5 (2.67%) Oracle
4 5 (2.67%) Wyse
5 4 (2.14%) LANDesk
5 4 (2.14%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.60%) HP
6 3 (1.60%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.07%) Google
7 2 (1.07%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.07%) Nintex
7 2 (1.07%) Polycom
7 2 (1.07%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.07%) Symantec
7 2 (1.07%) Twitter
8 1 (0.53%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.53%) NetSuite
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