The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 20 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.75% 0.87% 0.53%
As % of the General category 5.56% 4.76% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £200 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £405 £420
% change year-on-year
-1.23% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.50%
Manufacturing
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

General Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
36 21 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.58% 18.26% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 23
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £478 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.69 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Cannock - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Tamworth - - - -
Manufacturing
West Midlands

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) AutoCAD
2 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec
2 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Automotive
3 1 (12.50%) SolidWorks
3 1 (12.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (12.50%) CAD
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Siebel
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) SLA

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (25.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (12.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
General
1 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Draughtsman
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) DTV
1 1 (12.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Volume Testing
3 1 (12.50%) V-Model
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) CAD
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
1 2 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) SolidWorks
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Siebel
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards