The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 98 92 103
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 31 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.11% 0.70% 0.46%
As % of the General category 2.77% 1.62% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £419 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -16.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £355 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £499 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.63 - £36.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.13 - £33.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.13 - £40.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
Manufacturing
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1118 1050 1324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.20% 43.23% 50.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 468 635
Average daily rate £413 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 36
Average hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £84.00 £21.00 £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Manufacturing across the Scotland region.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing across the Scotland region.

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
Aberdeen +9 2 - - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £456 - 4
Renfrewshire -14 1 - -
Glasgow -20 1 - - 2
Aberdeenshire - - - - 1
Ayrshire - - - -
Inverclyde - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Manufacturing
UK

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 22 (57.89%) Validation
2 10 (26.32%) Six Sigma
3 8 (21.05%) SCADA
4 7 (18.42%) Windows
5 6 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (15.79%) Lean Six Sigma
5 6 (15.79%) Degree
6 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
6 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (13.16%) Project Management
7 4 (10.53%) Oracle
7 4 (10.53%) SAP
8 3 (7.89%) Product Management
8 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
8 3 (7.89%) PDCA
8 3 (7.89%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) Statistics
8 3 (7.89%) SQL
8 3 (7.89%) ERP
8 3 (7.89%) Firmware
8 3 (7.89%) Benchmarking
8 3 (7.89%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (7.89%) GAMP
8 3 (7.89%) Change Management
8 3 (7.89%) Finance
8 3 (7.89%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.26%) .NET
9 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP MM
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.63%) Movex
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle SCM
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Manufacturing
1 1 (2.63%) Maximo
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) German Language
4 1 (2.63%) Electronics
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Project Manager
2 8 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) IT Project Manager
3 6 (15.79%) Computer Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Validation Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Quality Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Quality Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Project Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) SAP Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Functional Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) ABAP Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.63%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (2.63%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) SCADA
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Firmware
3 3 (7.89%) Statistics
4 1 (2.63%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Validation
2 10 (26.32%) Six Sigma
3 6 (15.79%) Lean Six Sigma
4 5 (13.16%) Project Management
5 3 (7.89%) Change Management
5 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.89%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (7.89%) Benchmarking
5 3 (7.89%) ERP
5 3 (7.89%) Product Management
5 3 (7.89%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) PDCA
6 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.63%) OO
7 1 (2.63%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.63%) CAD
7 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.63%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.63%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.63%) ABAP
3 1 (2.63%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (7.89%) GAMP
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) SAP
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (2.63%) Cognos
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Baan
2 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
Dunfermline, Fife
Experis Ltd
Rate: £22 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + doe
Posted: 16 days ago
Aberdeen
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago