The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 9 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Automotive 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 7.02% 0.97% 1.54%
As % of the General category 23.53% 2.17% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £31.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -3.87%
Automotive
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

General Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
17 46 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 29.82% 44.66% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 22 9
Average daily rate £425 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +1.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £33.75 £31.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull region citing Automotive 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 Automotive.

1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) BPCS
3 2 (25.00%) Cognos
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) WhereScape RED
3 2 (25.00%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (25.00%) Cognos Transformer
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) People Management
4 1 (12.50%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) PowerPivot

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull region citing Automotive 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 Automotive. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) BPCS
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) WhereScape RED
2 2 (25.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (25.00%) Cognos Transformer
3 1 (12.50%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) CAN bus
2 1 (12.50%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) People Management
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) VCP4
2 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Cognos
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec