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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 112 96 100
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 9 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.71% 0.59%
As % of the General category 0.73% 1.80% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 10
Average daily rate
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£500 £440 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £184 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 £19.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% +39.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +18.64%
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
1233 889 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.01% 39.72% 39.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 429 412
Average daily rate £400 £396 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 15
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £6.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £32.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
Glasgow -7 1 - - 2
Edinburgh -10 1 £750 +525.00% 1
Dundee - - - -
Fife - - - - 1
Renfrewshire - - - - 1
East Ayrshire - - - -
Manufacturing
UK

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Validation
3 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
3 8 (27.59%) Retail
4 7 (24.14%) SCADA
4 7 (24.14%) Six Sigma
5 6 (20.69%) Project Management
5 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
5 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
6 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (17.24%) Electronics
7 4 (13.79%) Change Management
7 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
7 4 (13.79%) Marketing
7 4 (13.79%) Degree
8 3 (10.34%) Statistics
8 3 (10.34%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) Product Management
8 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
8 3 (10.34%) Earned Value Management
8 3 (10.34%) PDCA
8 3 (10.34%) Lean Six Sigma
8 3 (10.34%) Firmware
8 3 (10.34%) Benchmarking
8 3 (10.34%) C#
8 3 (10.34%) .NET
8 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
8 3 (10.34%) MS Project
8 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
8 3 (10.34%) Windows

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Project
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (3.45%) SAP MM
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle SCM
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Manufacturing
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 8 (27.59%) Retail
3 5 (17.24%) Electronics
4 4 (13.79%) Marketing
5 2 (6.90%) Military
5 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (3.45%) General Ledger
6 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Project Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Programme Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Quality Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Quality Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Computer Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Mechanical Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) JDE Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) JDE Functional Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Change Manager
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.90%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) jQuery
2 2 (6.90%) JSON
3 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) SCADA
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Statistics
4 1 (3.45%) DTV
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Validation
2 7 (24.14%) Six Sigma
3 6 (20.69%) Project Management
4 4 (13.79%) Change Management
5 3 (10.34%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Product Management
5 3 (10.34%) Earned Value Management
5 3 (10.34%) PDCA
5 3 (10.34%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (10.34%) Benchmarking
5 3 (10.34%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.90%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Finite Element Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Lean Manufacturing
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) C#
2 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (10.34%) GAMP
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) IBM
2 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards
2 1 (3.45%) Kofax
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