The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 100 137 145
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +8
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 163 95 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.75% 1.09% 1.10%
As % of the General category 5.17% 2.91% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 50 48
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£413 £445 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.30% +7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £264 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £551 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £405 £420
% change year-on-year
-1.23% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 8
Average hourly rate £16.75 £37.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.33% +27.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £13.40 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.50%
Manufacturing
England

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

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3153 3267 3766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.94% 37.35% 38.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1744 1648 1626
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 113 144
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.32% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.97 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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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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
Berkshire +37 43 £395 +5.33% 13
Hampshire -17 33 £400 -11.11% 19
Oxfordshire +22 26 £425 +9.67% 15
Buckinghamshire +17 25 £425 +13.33% 5
Surrey +6 18 £300 -33.33% 13
Middlesex -5 5 £475 -11.21% 1
Kent -5 3 £450 - 3
West Sussex -10 2 - - 12
East Sussex -7 1 - - 3
Home Counties - - - -
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 143 (52.57%) Telecoms
2 137 (50.37%) Finance
3 129 (47.43%) SAP
4 116 (42.65%) Business Intelligence
4 116 (42.65%) Marketing
5 114 (41.91%) Electronics
5 114 (41.91%) Programme Management
6 108 (39.71%) Digital Marketing
7 107 (39.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 107 (39.34%) DTV
8 53 (19.49%) ERP
9 38 (13.97%) Project Management
10 36 (13.24%) .NET
11 34 (12.50%) SaaS
12 31 (11.40%) SQL
12 31 (11.40%) PRINCE2
13 30 (11.03%) Windows
14 28 (10.29%) Oracle
15 23 (8.46%) Microsoft
16 21 (7.72%) SQL Server
16 21 (7.72%) C#
16 21 (7.72%) ITIL
17 20 (7.35%) Java
18 19 (6.99%) Migration
18 19 (6.99%) Retail
19 17 (6.25%) Logistics
19 17 (6.25%) E-Commerce
19 17 (6.25%) Security Cleared
20 16 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
20 16 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 11 (4.04%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.57%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.84%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.47%) SAS
6 3 (1.10%) IIS
6 3 (1.10%) Apache
6 3 (1.10%) Commerce Server
6 3 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.74%) WinCC
7 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.74%) CMS
7 2 (0.74%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.74%) Confluence
7 2 (0.74%) Lync
7 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 11 (4.04%) MS Office
2 8 (2.94%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.47%) AutoCAD
4 3 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.74%) MS Project
6 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.37%) InDesign
6 1 (0.37%) SPSS
6 1 (0.37%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 107 (39.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.10%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.74%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.74%) SAP QM
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.37%) SmartPlant
6 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Manufacturing
6 1 (0.37%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle ASCP
6 1 (0.37%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.37%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.37%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 34 (12.50%) SaaS
2 2 (0.74%) Office 365
2 2 (0.74%) Force.com
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.37%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.41%) LAN
1 12 (4.41%) WAN
2 10 (3.68%) DNS
3 8 (2.94%) Firewall
4 6 (2.21%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.84%) MPLS
5 5 (1.84%) SAN
6 4 (1.47%) Wireless
7 3 (1.10%) ZigBee
7 3 (1.10%) Network Security
7 3 (1.10%) LDAP
7 3 (1.10%) GPRS
7 3 (1.10%) 3GPP
7 3 (1.10%) UMTS
7 3 (1.10%) DVB
8 2 (0.74%) Internet
8 2 (0.74%) 3G
8 2 (0.74%) INAP
8 2 (0.74%) DAB
8 2 (0.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.72%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (2.57%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.21%) MySQL
5 5 (1.84%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.84%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.84%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (1.47%) SQLPlus
6 4 (1.47%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.10%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.74%) QlikView
8 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.74%) Big Data
8 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (1.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (1.47%) Ant
3 3 (1.10%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.10%) Selenium
4 2 (0.74%) NUnit
4 2 (0.74%) Subversion
4 2 (0.74%) Maven
4 2 (0.74%) JIRA
4 2 (0.74%) JUnit
4 2 (0.74%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.74%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.74%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.37%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.37%) Hudson
5 1 (0.37%) Gradle
5 1 (0.37%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.37%) Toad
5 1 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.37%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.37%) JMeter
General
1 143 (52.57%) Telecoms
2 137 (50.37%) Finance
3 116 (42.65%) Marketing
4 114 (41.91%) Electronics
5 19 (6.99%) Retail
6 15 (5.51%) Automotive
7 12 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (3.68%) Aerospace
9 7 (2.57%) Advertising
9 7 (2.57%) Banking
10 5 (1.84%) Legal
11 3 (1.10%) Local Government
12 1 (0.37%) Publishing
12 1 (0.37%) Games
12 1 (0.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 60 (22.06%) Analyst
2 41 (15.07%) Developer
2 41 (15.07%) Project Manager
3 27 (9.93%) Business Analyst
4 23 (8.46%) Consultant
5 12 (4.41%) Architect
5 12 (4.41%) .NET Developer
6 9 (3.31%) Designer
7 7 (2.57%) Tester
7 7 (2.57%) Programme Manager
7 7 (2.57%) Test Analyst
7 7 (2.57%) Technical Manager
8 6 (2.21%) Technical Architect
8 6 (2.21%) Technical Project Manager
8 6 (2.21%) C# Developer
8 6 (2.21%) Support Analyst
8 6 (2.21%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (1.84%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (1.84%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (1.84%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (13.24%) .NET
2 15 (5.51%) CSS
3 13 (4.78%) ASP.NET
3 13 (4.78%) XML
4 11 (4.04%) Web Services
5 10 (3.68%) HTML
6 9 (3.31%) jQuery
7 8 (2.94%) J2EE
7 8 (2.94%) WCF
8 6 (2.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (2.21%) SOAP
8 6 (2.21%) XSLT
9 5 (1.84%) WPF
10 4 (1.47%) XHTML
10 4 (1.47%) Middleware
10 4 (1.47%) JSP
11 3 (1.10%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (1.10%) JSTL
11 3 (1.10%) RESTful
11 3 (1.10%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 107 (39.34%) DTV
2 10 (3.68%) NHS
3 8 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.21%) FMCG
4 6 (2.21%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (1.47%) W3C
5 4 (1.47%) HACMP
6 3 (1.10%) Firmware
6 3 (1.10%) PMI
6 3 (1.10%) CMDB
6 3 (1.10%) Clustering
6 3 (1.10%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.74%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.74%) EPoS
8 1 (0.37%) EMV
8 1 (0.37%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.37%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.03%) Windows
2 13 (4.78%) Linux
3 8 (2.94%) UNIX
3 8 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 7 (2.57%) AIX
5 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.10%) Solaris
6 3 (1.10%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.74%) NetWare
7 2 (0.74%) HPUX
7 2 (0.74%) Android
7 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.37%) CentOS
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (42.65%) Business Intelligence
2 114 (41.91%) Programme Management
3 108 (39.71%) Digital Marketing
4 53 (19.49%) ERP
5 38 (13.97%) Project Management
6 31 (11.40%) PRINCE2
7 21 (7.72%) ITIL
8 19 (6.99%) Migration
9 17 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 17 (6.25%) Logistics
10 16 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (5.88%) Scrum
11 13 (4.78%) MVC
11 13 (4.78%) TOGAF
12 12 (4.41%) Business Analysis
13 10 (3.68%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (3.68%) Service Management
14 9 (3.31%) SOA
15 8 (2.94%) CRM
15 8 (2.94%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (11.40%) SQL
2 21 (7.72%) C#
3 20 (7.35%) Java
4 14 (5.15%) C
5 13 (4.78%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.57%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.21%) Perl
7 6 (2.21%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.84%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.84%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.84%) Python
9 4 (1.47%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.47%) VB
9 4 (1.47%) C++
9 4 (1.47%) Korn
9 4 (1.47%) Lua
10 3 (1.10%) Ruby
10 3 (1.10%) PHP
11 2 (0.74%) VB6
11 2 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.41%) Degree
2 12 (4.41%) PMI Certification
3 9 (3.31%) PMP
3 9 (3.31%) ISEB
4 7 (2.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.10%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.74%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.74%) SAP Certification
8 2 (0.74%) CISSP
8 2 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.74%) MCP
8 2 (0.74%) HND
8 2 (0.74%) MCSE
8 2 (0.74%) MCT
9 1 (0.37%) CCNA
9 1 (0.37%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.94%) QA
2 6 (2.21%) SLA
3 5 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.84%) GMP
3 5 (1.84%) GxP
4 3 (1.10%) GCP
5 2 (0.74%) GAMP
5 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.37%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 6 (2.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.74%) Nmap
3 2 (0.74%) vSphere
3 2 (0.74%) OCFS2
3 2 (0.74%) GPFS
4 1 (0.37%) Xen
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.37%) NFS
4 1 (0.37%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 8 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.47%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.10%) Nessus
4 2 (0.74%) SCCM
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.37%) YUM
5 1 (0.37%) Puppet
5 1 (0.37%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.37%) Nagios
Vendors
1 129 (47.43%) SAP
2 28 (10.29%) Oracle
3 23 (8.46%) Microsoft
4 14 (5.15%) HP
5 10 (3.68%) Cisco
5 10 (3.68%) IBM
6 8 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.57%) VMware
8 6 (2.21%) hybris
9 5 (1.84%) Remedy
9 5 (1.84%) Siebel
9 5 (1.84%) EMC
10 4 (1.47%) SolidWorks
11 3 (1.10%) Sun
11 3 (1.10%) JBoss
11 3 (1.10%) ATG
11 3 (1.10%) BMC
11 3 (1.10%) Dell
11 3 (1.10%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.74%) BEA
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