The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 80 90 106
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +16
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 67 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.05% 1.27% 0.83%
As % of the General category 6.39% 4.02% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 17 14
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£425 £400 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £271 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £497 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.32% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 6
Average hourly rate £39.00 £26.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -30.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.58 £26.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.60 £26.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £26.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -20.00%
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 West region.

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1049 747 930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.11% 31.67% 34.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 528 591
Average daily rate £418 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 26 57
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% -12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.96 £13.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.05 £40.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Gloucestershire -7 13 £375 +7.14% 11
Bristol -12 13 £425 - 10
Somerset -1 10 £350 -6.66% 11
Wiltshire -12 8 £363 +9.84% 3
Dorset +1 6 £513 +46.42% 5
Cornwall - - - - 1
Devon - - - - 10
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 75 (54.74%) SAP
2 61 (44.53%) Electronics
3 60 (43.80%) Programme Management
4 59 (43.07%) Telecoms
5 58 (42.34%) Business Intelligence
6 57 (41.61%) Finance
7 56 (40.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 55 (40.15%) Marketing
8 55 (40.15%) DTV
8 55 (40.15%) Digital Marketing
9 32 (23.36%) Java
10 25 (18.25%) Security Cleared
11 24 (17.52%) SQL
12 23 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (15.33%) Logistics
14 18 (13.14%) .NET
14 18 (13.14%) Oracle
15 17 (12.41%) Linux
16 16 (11.68%) Spring
16 16 (11.68%) C#
16 16 (11.68%) Microsoft
17 15 (10.95%) ITIL
17 15 (10.95%) Software Engineering
17 15 (10.95%) Risk Management
17 15 (10.95%) SC Cleared
18 14 (10.22%) Web Services
18 14 (10.22%) E-Commerce
18 14 (10.22%) SOA
19 13 (9.49%) ERP
19 13 (9.49%) ISO 9000

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (3.65%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.92%) Apache
3 3 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.46%) CMS
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.73%) IIS
5 1 (0.73%) JBoss
5 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.73%) Mule
5 1 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.73%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (5.11%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.73%) MS Project
4 1 (0.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 56 (40.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (9.49%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (5.84%) SAP SD
4 3 (2.19%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.46%) Movex
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 2 (1.46%) SAP PM
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle ASCP
5 2 (1.46%) SAP PP
5 2 (1.46%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.73%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.73%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.73%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.73%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.49%) IaaS
2 6 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.38%) SaaS
3 4 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.19%) PaaS
5 2 (1.46%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.57%) Internet
2 5 (3.65%) SAN
3 3 (2.19%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.19%) NAS
4 2 (1.46%) LAN
4 2 (1.46%) WAN
4 2 (1.46%) HTTP
5 1 (0.73%) UMTS
5 1 (0.73%) VPN
5 1 (0.73%) GSM
5 1 (0.73%) 3G
5 1 (0.73%) MPLS
5 1 (0.73%) OSPF
5 1 (0.73%) BGP
5 1 (0.73%) Firewall
5 1 (0.73%) NFC
5 1 (0.73%) LTE
5 1 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.11%) MySQL
3 6 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.92%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.92%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.92%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.92%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.92%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.19%) Voldemort
5 3 (2.19%) HBase
5 3 (2.19%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.19%) CouchDB
5 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (3.65%) Selenium
2 4 (2.92%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.92%) Maven
2 4 (2.92%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.19%) JUnit
3 3 (2.19%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.46%) FitNesse
4 2 (1.46%) JIRA
4 2 (1.46%) WATIR
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.46%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.73%) Hudson
5 1 (0.73%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
General
1 61 (44.53%) Electronics
2 59 (43.07%) Telecoms
3 57 (41.61%) Finance
4 55 (40.15%) Marketing
5 7 (5.11%) Retail
6 1 (0.73%) Back Office
6 1 (0.73%) Legal
6 1 (0.73%) Advertising
6 1 (0.73%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (26.28%) Developer
2 20 (14.60%) Analyst
3 18 (13.14%) Architect
4 17 (12.41%) Java Developer
5 15 (10.95%) Consultant
6 13 (9.49%) Business Analyst
7 11 (8.03%) Project Manager
8 9 (6.57%) Software Engineer
8 9 (6.57%) Security Architect
9 6 (4.38%) Lead Architect
9 6 (4.38%) Lead Security Architect
9 6 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.38%) Information Architect
9 6 (4.38%) Programme Manager
10 5 (3.65%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.65%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.65%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.65%) SAP Consultant
10 5 (3.65%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (2.92%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.14%) .NET
2 16 (11.68%) Spring
3 14 (10.22%) Web Services
4 12 (8.76%) HTML
4 12 (8.76%) CSS
5 9 (6.57%) jQuery
6 8 (5.84%) JSON
7 7 (5.11%) ASP.NET
7 7 (5.11%) J2EE
8 6 (4.38%) XML
9 4 (2.92%) Hibernate
9 4 (2.92%) Spring MVC
9 4 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (2.92%) Spring Batch
10 3 (2.19%) RESTful
10 3 (2.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (2.19%) HTML5
10 3 (2.19%) REST
10 3 (2.19%) WCF
10 3 (2.19%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (40.15%) DTV
2 13 (9.49%) RMADS
3 4 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.46%) NHS
4 2 (1.46%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.46%) FMCG
4 2 (1.46%) Open Source
5 1 (0.73%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.73%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.73%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.73%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.73%) GIS
5 1 (0.73%) Handset
5 1 (0.73%) Clustering
5 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.41%) Linux
2 8 (5.84%) Windows
3 6 (4.38%) UNIX
4 5 (3.65%) Fedora
4 5 (3.65%) CentOS
5 4 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (43.80%) Programme Management
2 58 (42.34%) Business Intelligence
3 55 (40.15%) Digital Marketing
4 23 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (15.33%) Logistics
6 15 (10.95%) Software Engineering
6 15 (10.95%) Risk Management
6 15 (10.95%) ITIL
7 14 (10.22%) E-Commerce
7 14 (10.22%) SOA
8 13 (9.49%) ERP
9 12 (8.76%) Scrum
10 11 (8.03%) OWASP
11 10 (7.30%) Migration
12 8 (5.84%) TDD
12 8 (5.84%) PRINCE2
12 8 (5.84%) Configuration Management
12 8 (5.84%) Information Assurance
12 8 (5.84%) Data Migration
12 8 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.36%) Java
2 24 (17.52%) SQL
3 16 (11.68%) C#
4 13 (9.49%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.03%) PHP
5 11 (8.03%) Python
6 10 (7.30%) Ruby
7 9 (6.57%) C++
8 8 (5.84%) PL/SQL
9 7 (5.11%) Perl
9 7 (5.11%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.65%) C
11 2 (1.46%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.46%) Golang
11 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.46%) PHP5
12 1 (0.73%) VB
12 1 (0.73%) XPath
12 1 (0.73%) X++
Qualifications
1 25 (18.25%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.95%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.03%) CISSP
3 11 (8.03%) CEH
4 9 (6.57%) DV Cleared
4 9 (6.57%) Degree
5 3 (2.19%) ISEB
6 2 (1.46%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.73%) HNC
7 1 (0.73%) CCNP
7 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.73%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.73%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.73%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.49%) ISO 9000
1 13 (9.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.38%) QA
3 1 (0.73%) HL7
3 1 (0.73%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.73%) GxP
3 1 (0.73%) GAMP
3 1 (0.73%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (1.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (6.57%) Puppet
2 8 (5.84%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 75 (54.74%) SAP
2 18 (13.14%) Oracle
3 16 (11.68%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.38%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.65%) Borland
6 4 (2.92%) hybris
7 3 (2.19%) Citrix
7 3 (2.19%) VMware
8 2 (1.46%) Infor
8 2 (1.46%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.73%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.73%) Google
9 1 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.73%) Symantec
9 1 (0.73%) BT
9 1 (0.73%) ATG
9 1 (0.73%) JDA
9 1 (0.73%) HP
9 1 (0.73%) EMC
9 1 (0.73%) Cisco
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