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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 31 19 29
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 3 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.05% 5.88% 3.40%
As % of the General category 2.33% 11.72% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 6
Average daily rate
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£290 £283 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £375 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £31.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-0.19% -16.66%
Manufacturing
Berkshire

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
129 128 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 44.95% 50.20% 47.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 70 56
Average daily rate £320 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (75.00%) DTV
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Electronics
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (75.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 3 (75.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Release Management
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Smart Meter
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 3 (75.00%) Electronics
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) DTV
2 2 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (75.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) Release Management
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco