The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 20 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 18 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.52% 3.19% 1.16%
As % of the General category 13.53% 6.78% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £421 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.04% -0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.06%
Manufacturing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

General Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
133 118 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 48.19% 47.01% 62.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 60 72
Average daily rate £350 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £200.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the Slough region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 23 (85.19%) Finance
2 22 (81.48%) Electronics
2 22 (81.48%) Telecoms
3 21 (77.78%) SAP
3 21 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (77.78%) DTV
3 21 (77.78%) Programme Management
3 21 (77.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 21 (77.78%) Marketing
3 21 (77.78%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (29.63%) HP
5 7 (25.93%) .NET
6 6 (22.22%) Java
6 6 (22.22%) SOAP
6 6 (22.22%) SOA
6 6 (22.22%) DNS
6 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 6 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (18.52%) J2EE
7 5 (18.52%) Web Services
7 5 (18.52%) ISEB
7 5 (18.52%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (14.81%) Ant
8 4 (14.81%) Siebel
8 4 (14.81%) Project Management
9 3 (11.11%) C#
9 3 (11.11%) XML
9 3 (11.11%) ITIL
9 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (3.70%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (77.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Force.com
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.70%) Google App Engine
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) 3GPP
2 3 (11.11%) UMTS
2 3 (11.11%) GPRS
3 2 (7.41%) HTTP
3 2 (7.41%) 3G
3 2 (7.41%) Wireless
3 2 (7.41%) Wireshark
3 2 (7.41%) SIGTRAN
3 2 (7.41%) SSL
3 2 (7.41%) IPv6
3 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) INAP
3 2 (7.41%) DAB
3 2 (7.41%) HSPA
3 2 (7.41%) 2G
3 2 (7.41%) ZigBee
4 1 (3.70%) Network Security
4 1 (3.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Ant
2 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) Selenium
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Hudson
3 1 (3.70%) Gradle
General
1 23 (85.19%) Finance
2 22 (81.48%) Electronics
2 22 (81.48%) Telecoms
3 21 (77.78%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (11.11%) Remedy Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) OSS Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Designer
4 3 (11.11%) WPF Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Change Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Product Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Solutions Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) SOAP
3 5 (18.52%) Web Services
3 5 (18.52%) J2EE
4 3 (11.11%) XML
4 3 (11.11%) WPF
4 3 (11.11%) RESTful
5 2 (7.41%) Visualforce
6 1 (3.70%) REST
6 1 (3.70%) WAP
6 1 (3.70%) CPAN
6 1 (3.70%) X-Windows
6 1 (3.70%) JSON
6 1 (3.70%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (77.78%) DTV
2 3 (11.11%) CMDB
2 3 (11.11%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.70%) Learning Management System
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) Firmware
3 1 (3.70%) Wiki
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) CentOS
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
1 21 (77.78%) Programme Management
1 21 (77.78%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 6 (22.22%) SOA
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Service Management
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.11%) ITSM
4 3 (11.11%) Validation
4 3 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 3 (11.11%) MVVM
5 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
5 2 (7.41%) Analytics
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Logistics
5 2 (7.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) Apex Code
4 1 (3.70%) C-shell
4 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.70%) C
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby
4 1 (3.70%) Korn
4 1 (3.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) ISEB
1 5 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (11.11%) PMP
2 3 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Sendmail
2 1 (3.70%) NFS
2 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.70%) YUM
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) SAP
2 8 (29.63%) HP
3 5 (18.52%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (14.81%) Siebel
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco
5 3 (11.11%) Remedy
5 3 (11.11%) BMC
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle
6 2 (7.41%) VMware
6 2 (7.41%) Google
7 1 (3.70%) Comptel
7 1 (3.70%) F5
7 1 (3.70%) NetCracker
7 1 (3.70%) Vignette
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.70%) Sun
7 1 (3.70%) Dell
7 1 (3.70%) Juniper
7 1 (3.70%) BEA