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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 98 91 98
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 32 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.15% 0.81% 0.50%
As % of the General category 2.83% 1.86% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
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£375 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £296 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £533 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £421 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.04% -0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.63 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.06%
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
1131 1073 1353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.49% 43.67% 51.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 490 615
Average daily rate £400 £379 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.54% +4.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 34 30
Average hourly rate £16.00 £10.50 £15.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -34.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.80 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £20.40 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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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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 - 3 £260 -
Glasgow -10 2 - - 7
Edinburgh -18 1 £388 +40.90% 3
Renfrewshire -20 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - - - - 2
Stirling - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Ayrshire - - - -
Manufacturing
UK

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (59.46%) Validation
2 10 (27.03%) Six Sigma
3 8 (21.62%) SCADA
4 7 (18.92%) Windows
5 6 (16.22%) Degree
5 6 (16.22%) Lean Six Sigma
6 5 (13.51%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
7 4 (10.81%) Oracle
7 4 (10.81%) SAP
7 4 (10.81%) ERP
8 3 (8.11%) SQL
8 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (8.11%) GAMP
8 3 (8.11%) Firmware
8 3 (8.11%) Benchmarking
8 3 (8.11%) Change Management
8 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
8 3 (8.11%) Finance
8 3 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (8.11%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (8.11%) Statistics
8 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
8 3 (8.11%) Product Management
8 3 (8.11%) PDCA
9 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
9 2 (5.41%) .NET
9 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.41%) Project Management

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.70%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.70%) Movex
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Maximo
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (13.51%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.70%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Project Manager
2 8 (21.62%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Computer Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Quality Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Validation Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Quality Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Project Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) SAP Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Functional Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) ABAP Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.70%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (2.70%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) SCADA
2 3 (8.11%) Firmware
2 3 (8.11%) Statistics
3 1 (2.70%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Validation
2 10 (27.03%) Six Sigma
3 6 (16.22%) Lean Six Sigma
4 4 (10.81%) ERP
5 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.11%) Benchmarking
5 3 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (8.11%) Change Management
5 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
5 3 (8.11%) PDCA
5 3 (8.11%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) Product Management
6 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.41%) Logistics
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.70%) Workflow
7 1 (2.70%) PLM
7 1 (2.70%) PDM
7 1 (2.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.70%) ABAP
3 1 (2.70%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (8.11%) GAMP
2 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle
1 4 (10.81%) SAP
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Baan
3 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.70%) Cognos
3 1 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
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