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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 121 109 138
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +29
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 147 153 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.54% 1.66% 1.16%
As % of the General category 4.35% 4.68% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 82 56
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£375 £400 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £258 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £389 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £15.80 £26.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.90 £38.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -20.63%
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
3378 3269 3133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.43% 35.54% 36.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1922 1741 1552
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 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 106 133
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £42.25 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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
Surrey +10 33 £469 +25.00% 14
Berkshire -1 33 £324 -17.05% 17
Hampshire -9 30 £375 -6.25% 17
Buckinghamshire -9 16 £393 -4.84% 3
East Sussex 0 10 - - 3
West Sussex -4 6 - - 5
Oxfordshire -36 5 £413 -2.94% 19
Middlesex +6 4 - -
Kent -3 3 £215 -55.89% 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 96 (35.96%) SAP
2 83 (31.09%) Finance
3 76 (28.46%) Telecoms
4 67 (25.09%) Programme Management
5 63 (23.60%) Marketing
6 61 (22.85%) Electronics
7 58 (21.72%) Business Intelligence
8 57 (21.35%) Digital Marketing
9 56 (20.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 56 (20.97%) DTV
10 45 (16.85%) Project Management
11 38 (14.23%) PRINCE2
11 38 (14.23%) ERP
12 33 (12.36%) Pharmaceutical
13 31 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
15 24 (8.99%) MS Office
15 24 (8.99%) C
16 23 (8.61%) Degree
17 22 (8.24%) Logistics
17 22 (8.24%) QA
17 22 (8.24%) ITIL
18 21 (7.87%) Microsoft
18 21 (7.87%) SaaS
18 21 (7.87%) Bash Shell
18 21 (7.87%) Software Engineering
19 20 (7.49%) Windows
20 19 (7.12%) Unit Testing
21 18 (6.74%) Python
21 18 (6.74%) MS Excel

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.12%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.12%) NetWeaver
2 3 (1.12%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.75%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.37%) Node.js
4 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.37%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.37%) SAS
4 1 (0.37%) Mule
4 1 (0.37%) Confluence
4 1 (0.37%) CMS
4 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (8.99%) MS Office
2 18 (6.74%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.75%) MS Project
4 6 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.87%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.12%) CATIA
7 1 (0.37%) SPSS
7 1 (0.37%) Simulink
7 1 (0.37%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.37%) GIMP
7 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 56 (20.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (2.62%) SAP MII
3 4 (1.50%) SAP PLM
4 3 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.75%) SAP EHS
5 2 (0.75%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.75%) SAP FI-GL
5 2 (0.75%) SAP CS
6 1 (0.37%) SmartPlant
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.37%) Magento
6 1 (0.37%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.37%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.37%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.37%) Primavera
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.87%) SaaS
2 2 (0.75%) Google Checkout
3 1 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.87%) LAN
2 3 (1.12%) WAN
2 3 (1.12%) DHCP
2 3 (1.12%) VPN
2 3 (1.12%) DNS
3 2 (0.75%) SSL
3 2 (0.75%) SAN
3 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.75%) Firewall
3 2 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.37%) NAS
4 1 (0.37%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.37%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.37%) Wireless
4 1 (0.37%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.37%) ATM
4 1 (0.37%) Intranet
4 1 (0.37%) Internet
4 1 (0.37%) DWDM
4 1 (0.37%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (2.62%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (2.25%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.12%) MySQL
6 3 (1.12%) MS Access
6 3 (1.12%) SAP BI
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.12%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.75%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 5 (1.87%) Selenium
2 3 (1.12%) WebDriver
3 2 (0.75%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.75%) JIRA
3 2 (0.75%) JMeter
3 2 (0.75%) Subversion
4 1 (0.37%) Maven
4 1 (0.37%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.37%) Ant
4 1 (0.37%) JUnit
4 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.37%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.37%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.37%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.37%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
General
1 83 (31.09%) Finance
2 76 (28.46%) Telecoms
3 63 (23.60%) Marketing
4 61 (22.85%) Electronics
5 33 (12.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (3.75%) Automotive
7 6 (2.25%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.87%) Legal
8 5 (1.87%) Banking
8 5 (1.87%) Retail
9 1 (0.37%) Billing
9 1 (0.37%) German Language
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Games
9 1 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 58 (21.72%) Analyst
2 43 (16.10%) Developer
3 42 (15.73%) Project Manager
4 23 (8.61%) Consultant
5 16 (5.99%) Business Analyst
5 16 (5.99%) C Developer
6 14 (5.24%) SAP Consultant
7 11 (4.12%) Administrator
8 9 (3.37%) Programmer
9 8 (3.00%) Architect
9 8 (3.00%) Test Analyst
9 8 (3.00%) C Programmer
10 7 (2.62%) Business Manager
10 7 (2.62%) C# Developer
11 6 (2.25%) Design Engineer
12 5 (1.87%) Software Engineer
12 5 (1.87%) Coordinator
12 5 (1.87%) Tester
12 5 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 4 (1.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.49%) CSS
2 10 (3.75%) HTML
2 10 (3.75%) .NET
3 9 (3.37%) Web Services
4 5 (1.87%) jQuery
5 4 (1.50%) Middleware
5 4 (1.50%) WPF
5 4 (1.50%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.12%) XML
6 3 (1.12%) SAP Smart Forms
6 3 (1.12%) BAPI
6 3 (1.12%) SAP XI
6 3 (1.12%) Spring
6 3 (1.12%) Ajax
6 3 (1.12%) SAP ALE
6 3 (1.12%) Struts
6 3 (1.12%) JSP
6 3 (1.12%) SAP PI
6 3 (1.12%) HTML5
6 3 (1.12%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 56 (20.97%) DTV
2 26 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.99%) Embedded Systems
4 13 (4.87%) NHS
5 9 (3.37%) Life Science
5 9 (3.37%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.00%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.62%) FMCG
8 6 (2.25%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.50%) User Experience
9 4 (1.50%) Chemistry
10 3 (1.12%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.12%) Replication
10 3 (1.12%) LIMS
10 3 (1.12%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.75%) PMI
11 2 (0.75%) Tandem
11 2 (0.75%) Telematics
12 1 (0.37%) Xbox
12 1 (0.37%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.49%) Windows
2 9 (3.37%) UNIX
3 8 (3.00%) Linux
3 8 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.25%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.50%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.12%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.12%) VMS
8 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.37%) SUSE
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (25.09%) Programme Management
2 58 (21.72%) Business Intelligence
3 57 (21.35%) Digital Marketing
4 45 (16.85%) Project Management
5 38 (14.23%) PRINCE2
5 38 (14.23%) ERP
6 31 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (8.24%) Logistics
7 22 (8.24%) ITIL
8 21 (7.87%) Software Engineering
9 19 (7.12%) Unit Testing
10 18 (6.74%) Migration
11 16 (5.99%) Validation
12 14 (5.24%) Change Management
13 13 (4.87%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (4.49%) Quality Management
14 12 (4.49%) Waterfall
15 11 (4.12%) OO
16 10 (3.75%) E-Commerce
16 10 (3.75%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.99%) C
2 21 (7.87%) Bash Shell
3 18 (6.74%) Java
3 18 (6.74%) Python
4 17 (6.37%) SQL
5 16 (5.99%) Lua
6 11 (4.12%) C++
7 10 (3.75%) Embedded C
8 9 (3.37%) C#
8 9 (3.37%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.25%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.87%) ABAP
11 4 (1.50%) Korn
11 4 (1.50%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.50%) Perl
12 3 (1.12%) C++/CLI
12 3 (1.12%) SAPscript
13 2 (0.75%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (8.61%) Degree
2 14 (5.24%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.25%) ISEB
4 6 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (2.25%) PMP
4 6 (2.25%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.50%) PhD
7 3 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.12%) SAP Certification
8 2 (0.75%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (0.75%) MCSD
8 2 (0.75%) HNC
8 2 (0.75%) MCSE
8 2 (0.75%) CCSA
8 2 (0.75%) CCSE
8 2 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.24%) QA
2 13 (4.87%) GAMP
3 11 (4.12%) GxP
4 8 (3.00%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.87%) GMP
6 4 (1.50%) SLA
7 3 (1.12%) GCP
8 2 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.75%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.37%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.12%) vSphere
3 2 (0.75%) Firmware
3 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.12%) SCCM
1 3 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.75%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (0.75%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (0.37%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 96 (35.96%) SAP
2 21 (7.87%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.49%) Oracle
4 11 (4.12%) HP
5 10 (3.75%) VMware
6 5 (1.87%) Adobe
7 4 (1.50%) Cisco
8 3 (1.12%) Citrix
8 3 (1.12%) Ariba
8 3 (1.12%) Epicor
8 3 (1.12%) Remedy
8 3 (1.12%) Perforce
8 3 (1.12%) Google
9 2 (0.75%) Coremetrics
9 2 (0.75%) 3PAR
9 2 (0.75%) Lotus
9 2 (0.75%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.75%) Avaya
9 2 (0.75%) Juniper
9 2 (0.75%) PayPal
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