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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manufacturing
Rank 171 143 142
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -1
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 99 117 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.08% 1.25% 1.23%
As % of the General category 3.35% 3.66% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 50 72
Median daily rate £413 £394 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £280 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £528 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £400 £371
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +7.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 4
Median hourly rate £16.25 £39.00 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +215.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.72 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £48.90 £16.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £31.70 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-6.94% -3.93%
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
2953 3195 3129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.17% 34.23% 34.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1667 1651 1659
Median daily rate £410 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 86 132
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.45 £48.92 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Manufacturing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +14 36 £425 +21.42% 41
Buckinghamshire +23 24 £393 +7.53% 11
Hampshire -12 16 £375 -28.57% 17
Middlesex +1 7 £500 -
Surrey -29 6 £450 +33.33% 18
Oxfordshire +11 2 £400 +5.96% 10
East Sussex -4 2 - - 3
Sussex 0 1 - - 1
West Sussex -32 1 £375 -3.22% 1
Kent - 1 £463 - 3
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 121 (52.61%) SAP
2 118 (51.30%) Finance
3 107 (46.52%) Telecoms
4 106 (46.09%) Marketing
5 99 (43.04%) Programme Management
5 99 (43.04%) Electronics
6 98 (42.61%) Digital Marketing
7 96 (41.74%) Business Intelligence
8 94 (40.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 38 (16.52%) Project Management
10 34 (14.78%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
12 23 (10.00%) MS Excel
13 22 (9.57%) Migration
14 21 (9.13%) Microsoft
15 20 (8.70%) ITIL
15 20 (8.70%) Windows
15 20 (8.70%) VMware
16 19 (8.26%) SQL
16 19 (8.26%) QA
17 17 (7.39%) Degree
18 16 (6.96%) Life Science
18 16 (6.96%) Logistics
18 16 (6.96%) Oracle
18 16 (6.96%) SQL Server
19 15 (6.52%) HTML
19 15 (6.52%) Java
20 14 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
20 14 (6.09%) Validation

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (5.65%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.04%) Confluence
3 6 (2.61%) CMS
4 5 (2.17%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.74%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.87%) concrete5
7 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.87%) WordPress
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.43%) Node.js
8 1 (0.43%) Resin
8 1 (0.43%) SAS
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.09%) MS Office
3 11 (4.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.74%) AutoCAD
5 3 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.30%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.87%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.87%) MS Project
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%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.43%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 94 (40.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (2.61%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.17%) SAP MM
3 5 (2.17%) SAP QM
4 4 (1.74%) SAP CO
4 4 (1.74%) SAP FI
4 4 (1.74%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (1.74%) SAP PP
4 4 (1.74%) SAP PP-PI
5 3 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (1.30%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
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
6 2 (0.87%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.43%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.43%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.22%) SaaS
2 4 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.87%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.87%) Office 365
3 2 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.43%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (0.43%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.43%) Force.com
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.43%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.43%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.22%) DNS
2 10 (4.35%) DHCP
3 6 (2.61%) Firewall
3 6 (2.61%) LAN
3 6 (2.61%) SAN
3 6 (2.61%) WAN
4 5 (2.17%) Internet
5 4 (1.74%) VoIP
6 3 (1.30%) VPN
7 2 (0.87%) BGP
7 2 (0.87%) FTP
7 2 (0.87%) HTTP
7 2 (0.87%) MPLS
7 2 (0.87%) OSPF
7 2 (0.87%) RS-232
7 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.87%) Wireless
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.43%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.43%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.61%) Data Mining
3 6 (2.61%) SAP BW
4 4 (1.74%) SAP BI
5 3 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.87%) Essbase
6 2 (0.87%) MS Access
6 2 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.48%) JIRA
2 3 (1.30%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (1.30%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.30%) Maven
2 3 (1.30%) Toad
3 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.87%) Selenium
3 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.43%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.43%) Ant
4 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.43%) Hudson
4 1 (0.43%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.43%) Travis CI
General
1 118 (51.30%) Finance
2 107 (46.52%) Telecoms
3 106 (46.09%) Marketing
4 99 (43.04%) Electronics
5 23 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (3.48%) Retail
7 7 (3.04%) Automotive
7 7 (3.04%) Legal
8 5 (2.17%) Back Office
8 5 (2.17%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.30%) Advertising
9 3 (1.30%) French Language
10 2 (0.87%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.87%) Banking
10 2 (0.87%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.87%) Publishing
11 1 (0.43%) Billing
11 1 (0.43%) German Language
11 1 (0.43%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 54 (23.48%) Analyst
2 26 (11.30%) Consultant
3 21 (9.13%) Architect
4 18 (7.83%) Project Manager
5 16 (6.96%) Business Analyst
6 15 (6.52%) Developer
6 15 (6.52%) SAP Consultant
7 12 (5.22%) IT Manager
8 10 (4.35%) Integration Architect
8 10 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (4.35%) Test Analyst
9 9 (3.91%) Financial Analyst
9 9 (3.91%) SQL Analyst
10 8 (3.48%) Service Analyst
11 7 (3.04%) Coordinator
11 7 (3.04%) Data Analyst
11 7 (3.04%) Finance Business Analyst
11 7 (3.04%) Software Engineer
12 6 (2.61%) Financial Services Business Analyst
12 6 (2.61%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.52%) HTML
2 10 (4.35%) .NET
3 8 (3.48%) Web Services
4 7 (3.04%) CSS
4 7 (3.04%) Middleware
5 6 (2.61%) jQuery
5 6 (2.61%) XML
6 5 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (1.30%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.30%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.30%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.30%) SOAP
7 3 (1.30%) XSD
8 2 (0.87%) HTML5
8 2 (0.87%) JMS
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.87%) SAP XI
8 2 (0.87%) Web Dynpro
8 2 (0.87%) WSDL
8 2 (0.87%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.96%) Life Science
2 12 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.91%) Data Integration
4 8 (3.48%) FMCG
5 7 (3.04%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.61%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.17%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.74%) Chemistry
8 4 (1.74%) Clustering
8 4 (1.74%) LIMS
9 3 (1.30%) CMDB
9 3 (1.30%) HACMP
9 3 (1.30%) Pricing Data
10 2 (0.87%) BBC
10 2 (0.87%) Biometrics
10 2 (0.87%) Biotechnology
10 2 (0.87%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.87%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.87%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.70%) Windows
2 10 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 9 (3.91%) Unix
4 8 (3.48%) Linux
5 4 (1.74%) AIX
5 4 (1.74%) Solaris
6 3 (1.30%) HPUX
6 3 (1.30%) NetWare
6 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.43%) Android
8 1 (0.43%) CentOS
8 1 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.43%) Fedora
8 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (43.04%) Programme Management
2 98 (42.61%) Digital Marketing
3 96 (41.74%) Business Intelligence
4 38 (16.52%) Project Management
5 34 (14.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (9.57%) Migration
8 20 (8.70%) ITIL
9 16 (6.96%) Logistics
10 14 (6.09%) Validation
10 14 (6.09%) Waterfall
11 13 (5.65%) Change Control
11 13 (5.65%) ERP
11 13 (5.65%) PRINCE2
12 10 (4.35%) Data Management
12 10 (4.35%) Data Migration
12 10 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
12 10 (4.35%) Software Engineering
13 9 (3.91%) Data Modelling
14 8 (3.48%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.26%) SQL
2 15 (6.52%) Java
3 10 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.48%) Bash Shell
4 8 (3.48%) C
4 8 (3.48%) C++
5 7 (3.04%) Korn
5 7 (3.04%) Perl
6 6 (2.61%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.17%) C#
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%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.43%) Python
10 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (7.39%) Degree
2 12 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.74%) PMP
5 3 (1.30%) APMP
5 3 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.30%) ISEB
5 3 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.87%) ACCA
6 2 (0.87%) MCP
6 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.87%) PhD
6 2 (0.87%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.87%) SAP Certification
6 2 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.43%) HNC
7 1 (0.43%) HND
7 1 (0.43%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.26%) QA
2 8 (3.48%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.61%) GxP
4 5 (2.17%) GMP
4 5 (2.17%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.74%) SLA
6 3 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.30%) TickIT
7 2 (0.87%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.87%) COBIT
8 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.43%) JSP 440
System Software
1 14 (6.09%) Active Directory
1 14 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.61%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.30%) Docker
3 3 (1.30%) GPFS
3 3 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.43%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.43%) vSphere
5 1 (0.43%) zsh
Systems Management
1 6 (2.61%) SCCM
1 6 (2.61%) SCOM
2 2 (0.87%) Ansible
2 2 (0.87%) vRealize
2 2 (0.87%) WSUS
3 1 (0.43%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.43%) Puppet
3 1 (0.43%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (0.43%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 121 (52.61%) SAP
2 21 (9.13%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.70%) VMware
4 16 (6.96%) Oracle
5 8 (3.48%) Adobe
5 8 (3.48%) Cisco
6 7 (3.04%) HP
7 5 (2.17%) CheckPoint
7 5 (2.17%) EMC
7 5 (2.17%) NetApp
7 5 (2.17%) Sage
8 4 (1.74%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.74%) IBM
9 3 (1.30%) BMC
9 3 (1.30%) Citrix
9 3 (1.30%) Google
9 3 (1.30%) hybris
9 3 (1.30%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.30%) Veritas
10 2 (0.87%) Siemens
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