The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 42 37 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 11 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.66% 0.55% 3.99%
As % of the General category 8.73% 1.47% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 9
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£525 £528 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.47% -12.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -14.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.07% -0.76%
Manufacturing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

General Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
126 136 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 30.43% 37.47% 30.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 120 55
Average daily rate £525 £388 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £170 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £560 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 11
Average hourly rate £26.75 £21.80 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.70% -45.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.74 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% +0.88%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Manufacturing
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 22 (88.00%) GAMP
1 22 (88.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (8.00%) GxP
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) Change Management
2 2 (8.00%) FMCG
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) LIMS
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Statistics
3 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Process Management
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Intranet
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project
3 1 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
General
1 22 (88.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Analyst
2 16 (64.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Research Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Development Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Change Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support
6 1 (4.00%) Project Planner
6 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) FMCG
1 2 (8.00%) LIMS
2 1 (4.00%) Statistics
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) Change Management
2 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (4.00%) Process Management
2 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (88.00%) GAMP
2 2 (8.00%) GxP
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) vSphere
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) VMware
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) Citrix