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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manufacturing
Rank 185 146 152
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +6
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 96 119 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.00% 1.20% 1.11%
As % of the General category 3.04% 3.48% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 51 57
Average daily rate £385 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £280 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £602
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £378 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £24.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.14% +79.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.36 £13.64 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.77 £45.00 £16.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.07%
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
3163 3419 3273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.84% 34.34% 35.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 1766 1717
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 87 123
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +23 38 £420 +20.00% 20
Buckinghamshire +22 22 £385 +24.19% 18
Hampshire -16 16 £375 -28.57% 20
Surrey -25 9 £185 -47.28% 9
Middlesex -6 2 £385 -
Kent - 2 £332 - 5
Oxfordshire +1 1 £450 +23.28% 11
Sussex +1 1 - -
East Sussex -3 1 - - 3
West Sussex -19 1 - - 6
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 124 (53.91%) SAP
2 115 (50.00%) Finance
3 108 (46.96%) Telecoms
4 104 (45.22%) Marketing
5 97 (42.17%) Electronics
5 97 (42.17%) Programme Management
6 95 (41.30%) Business Intelligence
6 95 (41.30%) Digital Marketing
7 94 (40.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 39 (16.96%) Project Management
9 35 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (14.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (10.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 24 (10.43%) MS Excel
12 23 (10.00%) Migration
12 23 (10.00%) QA
13 22 (9.57%) Microsoft
14 19 (8.26%) Windows
15 18 (7.83%) SQL
16 17 (7.39%) Oracle
16 17 (7.39%) VMware
16 17 (7.39%) Logistics
17 16 (6.96%) Life Science
17 16 (6.96%) Degree
17 16 (6.96%) SQL Server
17 16 (6.96%) ERP
18 15 (6.52%) HTML
18 15 (6.52%) ITIL
19 14 (6.09%) PRINCE2
20 13 (5.65%) Java

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 12 (5.22%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.91%) Confluence
3 6 (2.61%) CMS
3 6 (2.61%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.74%) Node.js
4 4 (1.74%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.87%) concrete5
5 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.87%) IIS
5 2 (0.87%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.87%) WordPress
6 1 (0.43%) Apache
6 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.43%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.43%) JBoss
6 1 (0.43%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (10.43%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.22%) MS Office
3 9 (3.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.74%) AutoCAD
4 4 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.30%) MS Project
5 3 (1.30%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.87%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.43%) OrCAD
7 1 (0.43%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.43%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.43%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.43%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 94 (40.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (2.17%) SAP MM
3 5 (2.17%) SAP QM
4 4 (1.74%) SAP HR
4 4 (1.74%) SAP PP
4 4 (1.74%) SAP PP-PI
5 3 (1.30%) SAP CO
5 3 (1.30%) SAP FI
5 3 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.87%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 2 (0.87%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 2 (0.87%) SAP PLM
6 2 (0.87%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.87%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.43%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.43%) SAP EHS
7 1 (0.43%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.22%) SaaS
2 5 (2.17%) Office 365
3 4 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.43%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.43%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.43%) Force.com
5 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.43%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.43%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.78%) DNS
2 9 (3.91%) DHCP
3 6 (2.61%) SAN
4 4 (1.74%) Firewall
4 4 (1.74%) Internet
4 4 (1.74%) LAN
4 4 (1.74%) WAN
5 3 (1.30%) VoIP
5 3 (1.30%) VPN
6 2 (0.87%) HTTP
6 2 (0.87%) MPLS
6 2 (0.87%) RS-232
6 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.43%) BGP
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.43%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.43%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.43%) OSPF
7 1 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.91%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (2.61%) Data Mining
3 6 (2.61%) SAP BW
4 4 (1.74%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.74%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.74%) SAP BI
5 3 (1.30%) CouchDB
6 2 (0.87%) Essbase
6 2 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.43%) MS Access
7 1 (0.43%) MySQL
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.35%) JIRA
2 3 (1.30%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (1.30%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.30%) Selenium
2 3 (1.30%) Toad
3 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.43%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.43%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.43%) Maven
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.43%) Travis CI
General
1 115 (50.00%) Finance
2 108 (46.96%) Telecoms
3 104 (45.22%) Marketing
4 97 (42.17%) Electronics
5 24 (10.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (3.48%) Retail
7 7 (3.04%) Automotive
8 6 (2.61%) Legal
9 5 (2.17%) General Ledger
10 4 (1.74%) Advertising
11 3 (1.30%) French Language
12 2 (0.87%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.87%) Banking
12 2 (0.87%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.87%) Publishing
13 1 (0.43%) Billing
13 1 (0.43%) German Language
13 1 (0.43%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (23.04%) Analyst
2 29 (12.61%) Consultant
3 21 (9.13%) Project Manager
4 20 (8.70%) Architect
5 16 (6.96%) Business Analyst
5 16 (6.96%) Developer
5 16 (6.96%) SAP Consultant
6 11 (4.78%) IT Manager
6 11 (4.78%) Test Analyst
7 9 (3.91%) Financial Analyst
7 9 (3.91%) Service Analyst
7 9 (3.91%) SQL Analyst
8 8 (3.48%) Software Engineer
9 7 (3.04%) Coordinator
9 7 (3.04%) Data Analyst
9 7 (3.04%) Functional Consultant
9 7 (3.04%) Integration Architect
9 7 (3.04%) Project Analyst
9 7 (3.04%) Project Officer
9 7 (3.04%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.52%) HTML
2 12 (5.22%) .NET
3 7 (3.04%) CSS
3 7 (3.04%) jQuery
3 7 (3.04%) Web Services
4 6 (2.61%) Middleware
4 6 (2.61%) XML
5 5 (2.17%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.74%) HTML5
7 3 (1.30%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.30%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (1.30%) SOAP
7 3 (1.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (1.30%) XSD
8 2 (0.87%) EDI
8 2 (0.87%) JMS
8 2 (0.87%) SAP XI
8 2 (0.87%) WSDL
8 2 (0.87%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.96%) Life Science
2 11 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.48%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.48%) Data Integration
3 8 (3.48%) FMCG
4 7 (3.04%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.74%) Chemistry
5 4 (1.74%) LIMS
6 3 (1.30%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (1.30%) Clustering
6 3 (1.30%) CMDB
6 3 (1.30%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.30%) HACMP
6 3 (1.30%) Pricing Data
7 2 (0.87%) BBC
7 2 (0.87%) Biometrics
7 2 (0.87%) Biotechnology
7 2 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.43%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.26%) Windows
2 10 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 8 (3.48%) Linux
3 8 (3.48%) Unix
4 4 (1.74%) AIX
4 4 (1.74%) Solaris
5 3 (1.30%) HPUX
5 3 (1.30%) NetWare
5 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.43%) Android
7 1 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (42.17%) Programme Management
2 95 (41.30%) Business Intelligence
2 95 (41.30%) Digital Marketing
3 39 (16.96%) Project Management
4 35 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (14.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (10.00%) Migration
7 17 (7.39%) Logistics
8 16 (6.96%) ERP
9 15 (6.52%) ITIL
10 14 (6.09%) PRINCE2
11 13 (5.65%) Validation
11 13 (5.65%) Waterfall
12 12 (5.22%) Change Control
12 12 (5.22%) Software Engineering
13 11 (4.78%) Data Analysis
13 11 (4.78%) Data Migration
14 10 (4.35%) CRM
14 10 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
15 9 (3.91%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.83%) SQL
2 13 (5.65%) Java
3 10 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.48%) C
5 7 (3.04%) Bash Shell
5 7 (3.04%) C++
6 6 (2.61%) C#
6 6 (2.61%) Korn
6 6 (2.61%) Perl
7 5 (2.17%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.30%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.30%) VB
9 2 (0.87%) ABAP
9 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.87%) VB6
9 2 (0.87%) VBA
10 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.43%) Python
10 1 (0.43%) Ruby
10 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (6.96%) Degree
2 13 (5.65%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.78%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.74%) APMP
5 3 (1.30%) ISEB
5 3 (1.30%) MCP
5 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.30%) SAP Certification
6 2 (0.87%) ACCA
6 2 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.87%) MCSE
6 2 (0.87%) PhD
6 2 (0.87%) PMP
6 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.43%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.43%) CIMA
7 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.00%) QA
2 8 (3.48%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.61%) ISO 9001
4 5 (2.17%) GMP
4 5 (2.17%) GxP
4 5 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.74%) TickIT
6 2 (0.87%) SLA
7 1 (0.43%) P3O
7 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (5.65%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.61%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.30%) GPFS
4 3 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.87%) Docker
5 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.43%) UAG
6 1 (0.43%) vSphere
6 1 (0.43%) zsh
Systems Management
1 6 (2.61%) SCCM
2 5 (2.17%) SCOM
3 2 (0.87%) vRealize
4 1 (0.43%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.43%) Ansible
4 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.43%) Puppet
4 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.43%) WSUS
4 1 (0.43%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 124 (53.91%) SAP
2 22 (9.57%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.39%) Oracle
3 17 (7.39%) VMware
4 7 (3.04%) Adobe
4 7 (3.04%) HP
5 6 (2.61%) Cisco
6 5 (2.17%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.17%) EMC
6 5 (2.17%) IBM
6 5 (2.17%) NetApp
6 5 (2.17%) Sage
7 4 (1.74%) Citrix
7 4 (1.74%) hybris
7 4 (1.74%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.30%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.30%) Veritas
9 2 (0.87%) Baan
9 2 (0.87%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.87%) Siemens
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