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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 134 101 143
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +42
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 152 160 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.51% 1.75% 1.09%
As % of the General category 4.20% 5.16% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 91 50
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£390 £405 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -8.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £525 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -55.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £14.90 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.62 £37.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £29.25 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.33%
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
3615 3099 3267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.89% 33.93% 37.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2084 1703 1649
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £524 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 88 113
Average hourly rate £21.75 £19.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.47% -38.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.35 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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
Hampshire -7 34 £375 -6.25% 20
Berkshire -12 33 £358 -9.49% 19
Surrey +11 32 £475 +58.33% 14
Buckinghamshire -18 21 £390 -8.23% 5
East Sussex +5 9 £400 - 3
Oxfordshire -44 5 £413 -2.94% 13
Middlesex +3 4 - -
West Sussex -18 4 £275 - 11
Kent +2 3 £215 -52.22% 2
Sussex - 2 £500 -
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 111 (43.02%) SAP
2 91 (35.27%) Finance
3 82 (31.78%) Telecoms
4 78 (30.23%) Programme Management
5 71 (27.52%) Electronics
6 70 (27.13%) Marketing
7 67 (25.97%) Business Intelligence
8 66 (25.58%) Digital Marketing
9 65 (25.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 65 (25.19%) DTV
10 42 (16.28%) Project Management
11 35 (13.57%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (13.57%) ERP
12 32 (12.40%) PRINCE2
13 26 (10.08%) Pharmaceutical
14 25 (9.69%) C
15 24 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (8.91%) Logistics
17 22 (8.53%) ITIL
17 22 (8.53%) Bash Shell
18 21 (8.14%) Unit Testing
19 20 (7.75%) MS Office
19 20 (7.75%) Microsoft
19 20 (7.75%) QA
20 19 (7.36%) Degree
20 19 (7.36%) Migration
21 18 (6.98%) Python
22 17 (6.59%) Windows
22 17 (6.59%) SQL
22 17 (6.59%) SaaS

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 7 (2.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.55%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.16%) Confluence
3 3 (1.16%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.39%) SAS
5 1 (0.39%) Node.js
5 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.39%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (7.75%) MS Office
2 15 (5.81%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.10%) MS Project
4 7 (2.71%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.78%) CATIA
7 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.39%) GIMP
7 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.39%) SPSS
7 1 (0.39%) Simulink
7 1 (0.39%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 65 (25.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (2.71%) SAP MII
3 4 (1.55%) SmartPlant
3 4 (1.55%) SAP PLM
3 4 (1.55%) SAP CS
4 3 (1.16%) SAP SD
4 3 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.78%) SAP EHS
5 2 (0.78%) SAP FI-GL
5 2 (0.78%) SAP WM
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.39%) Primavera
6 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.39%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.39%) Magento
6 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.59%) SaaS
2 2 (0.78%) Google Checkout
3 1 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.55%) LAN
1 4 (1.55%) VPN
1 4 (1.55%) DNS
1 4 (1.55%) DHCP
2 3 (1.16%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.78%) SSL
3 2 (0.78%) SAN
3 2 (0.78%) WAN
3 2 (0.78%) Firewall
3 2 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.39%) NAS
4 1 (0.39%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.39%) WebEx
4 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.39%) Wireless
4 1 (0.39%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.39%) ATM
4 1 (0.39%) VoIP
4 1 (0.39%) Intranet
4 1 (0.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.88%) SQL Server
1 10 (3.88%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.71%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (2.33%) MS Access
3 6 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.94%) MySQL
5 4 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.16%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.78%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.39%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 6 (2.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.55%) Subversion
2 4 (1.55%) JIRA
2 4 (1.55%) Selenium
3 3 (1.16%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.78%) JMeter
4 2 (0.78%) LabVIEW
4 2 (0.78%) JUnit
5 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.39%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.39%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.39%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.39%) LoadRunner
General
1 91 (35.27%) Finance
2 82 (31.78%) Telecoms
3 71 (27.52%) Electronics
4 70 (27.13%) Marketing
5 26 (10.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (4.65%) Automotive
6 12 (4.65%) Retail
7 6 (2.33%) Banking
7 6 (2.33%) Legal
8 4 (1.55%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.78%) Publishing
9 2 (0.78%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.39%) Games
10 1 (0.39%) Military
10 1 (0.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (20.54%) Analyst
2 44 (17.05%) Developer
3 32 (12.40%) Project Manager
4 27 (10.47%) Consultant
5 18 (6.98%) SAP Consultant
6 15 (5.81%) Business Analyst
6 15 (5.81%) C Developer
7 12 (4.65%) Programmer
8 9 (3.49%) Administrator
9 8 (3.10%) C Programmer
10 7 (2.71%) C# Developer
10 7 (2.71%) Test Analyst
10 7 (2.71%) Architect
11 6 (2.33%) Software Engineer
11 6 (2.33%) Support Engineer
12 5 (1.94%) Web Developer
12 5 (1.94%) Design Engineer
12 5 (1.94%) Business Manager
12 5 (1.94%) Electronics Engineer
13 4 (1.55%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.43%) HTML
1 14 (5.43%) CSS
2 13 (5.04%) .NET
3 9 (3.49%) XML
4 7 (2.71%) jQuery
5 6 (2.33%) Web Services
5 6 (2.33%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.94%) Middleware
6 5 (1.94%) SAP Smart Forms
6 5 (1.94%) BAPI
6 5 (1.94%) SAP ALE
7 4 (1.55%) Spring
7 4 (1.55%) Ajax
7 4 (1.55%) SAP PI
7 4 (1.55%) WPF
7 4 (1.55%) JSP
7 4 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (1.55%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (1.16%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 65 (25.19%) DTV
2 24 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.20%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (4.26%) Life Science
5 10 (3.88%) Data Centre
6 9 (3.49%) NHS
7 8 (3.10%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.33%) FMCG
8 6 (2.33%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.55%) Chemistry
9 4 (1.55%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.55%) User Experience
10 3 (1.16%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.16%) LIMS
11 2 (0.78%) Replication
11 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.39%) Xbox
12 1 (0.39%) EMC VNX
12 1 (0.39%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.59%) Windows
2 11 (4.26%) UNIX
3 7 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (2.71%) Linux
4 6 (2.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.94%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.55%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.16%) VMS
8 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.39%) SUSE
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.39%) Android
9 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (30.23%) Programme Management
2 67 (25.97%) Business Intelligence
3 66 (25.58%) Digital Marketing
4 42 (16.28%) Project Management
5 35 (13.57%) ERP
5 35 (13.57%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (12.40%) PRINCE2
7 23 (8.91%) Logistics
8 22 (8.53%) ITIL
9 21 (8.14%) Unit Testing
10 19 (7.36%) Migration
11 16 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (6.20%) Software Engineering
12 15 (5.81%) Waterfall
13 14 (5.43%) Change Management
13 14 (5.43%) OO
14 13 (5.04%) Validation
15 12 (4.65%) Quality Management
16 10 (3.88%) Root Cause Analysis
17 9 (3.49%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 25 (9.69%) C
2 22 (8.53%) Bash Shell
3 18 (6.98%) Python
4 17 (6.59%) SQL
5 16 (6.20%) C#
5 16 (6.20%) Java
5 16 (6.20%) Lua
6 12 (4.65%) C++
7 10 (3.88%) JavaScript
8 9 (3.49%) Embedded C
9 7 (2.71%) ABAP
10 6 (2.33%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.94%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.94%) Perl
11 5 (1.94%) Korn
11 5 (1.94%) SAPscript
12 4 (1.55%) XAML
12 4 (1.55%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.16%) C++/CLI
13 3 (1.16%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 19 (7.36%) Degree
2 14 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.10%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.55%) PMP
5 4 (1.55%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.55%) PhD
6 3 (1.16%) ISEB
6 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.16%) SAP Certification
6 3 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.78%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.78%) MCSD
7 2 (0.78%) MCSE
7 2 (0.78%) ACCA
7 2 (0.78%) CIMA
7 2 (0.78%) CCSA
7 2 (0.78%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.75%) QA
2 12 (4.65%) GxP
3 8 (3.10%) GAMP
3 8 (3.10%) ISO 9001
4 6 (2.33%) GMP
5 4 (1.55%) GCP
6 3 (1.16%) SLA
7 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.39%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.39%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (2.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.55%) vSphere
3 2 (0.78%) Firmware
3 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 3 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.78%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (0.78%) SCCM
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.39%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 111 (43.02%) SAP
2 20 (7.75%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.81%) Oracle
4 10 (3.88%) HP
5 8 (3.10%) VMware
6 5 (1.94%) Adobe
7 4 (1.55%) Cisco
7 4 (1.55%) hybris
7 4 (1.55%) Remedy
7 4 (1.55%) Intergraph
8 3 (1.16%) Perforce
8 3 (1.16%) Epicor
8 3 (1.16%) Google
8 3 (1.16%) Citrix
9 2 (0.78%) Avaya
9 2 (0.78%) Juniper
9 2 (0.78%) Intel
9 2 (0.78%) CA
9 2 (0.78%) Coremetrics
9 2 (0.78%) 3PAR
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