The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 13 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.13% 3.20% 11.11%
As % of the General category 8.57% 9.76% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
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£463 £211 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+119.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £423
% change year-on-year
+1.32% -5.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £26.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+22.11% -20.00%
Manufacturing
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
35 41 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 36.46% 32.80% 42.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 4
Average daily rate £423 £288 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.95% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £202 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £424 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £33.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) BPCS
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) WhereScape RED
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Automotive
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos Report Studio
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos Transformer
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) BPCS
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) WhereScape RED
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos Report Studio
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos Transformer
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Architect
1 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft