The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Scotland region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 103 87 90
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 25 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 0.85% 0.58%
As % of the General category 2.25% 1.94% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 3
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£400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.63 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.80 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-20.63% +28.13%
General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1110 1080 1346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.31% 43.94% 51.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 522 633
Average daily rate £400 £396 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £270 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 38 28
Average hourly rate £11.25 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.38 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £20.25 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Manufacturing
UK

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Glasgow -3 3 £575 - 3
Aberdeen - 2 £260 - 1
Edinburgh -23 1 £388 +40.90% 3
Fife - 1 £550 - 1
Renfrewshire - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Ayrshire - - - -
Manufacturing
UK

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (57.14%) Validation
2 8 (28.57%) Six Sigma
3 4 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (14.29%) SAP
3 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) ERP
3 4 (14.29%) Degree
3 4 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (10.71%) SCADA
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle
4 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.14%) Finance
5 2 (7.14%) Logistics
5 2 (7.14%) .NET
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.57%) Change Control
6 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) PDCA
6 1 (3.57%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Product Management
6 1 (3.57%) SAP Business Workflow

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.57%) SAP MM
2 1 (3.57%) Movex
2 1 (3.57%) Maximo
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 7 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Computer Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Validation Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Project Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) ABAP Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) SAP Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Quality Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Process Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) ERP Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) SCADA
2 1 (3.57%) Data Conversion
2 1 (3.57%) Firmware
2 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Validation
2 8 (28.57%) Six Sigma
3 4 (14.29%) ERP
3 4 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Logistics
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.57%) Change Control
6 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) PDCA
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Requirements Management
6 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Product Management
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
6 1 (3.57%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.57%) ABAP
3 1 (3.57%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (3.57%) GAMP
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) SAP
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Baan
4 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (3.57%) Cognos
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