The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 61 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 48 71 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.25% 3.36% 2.94%
As % of the General category 6.82% 10.03% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 16
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -22.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £558 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £431 £399
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 6
Average hourly rate £29.60 £37.80 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.69% +10.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £15.70 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £123.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +22.80%
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 West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
704 708 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.05% 33.46% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 373 209
Average daily rate £375 £370 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 44 68
Average hourly rate £27.79 £31.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.35% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.80 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £56.00 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
Warwickshire +7 17 £138 -50.00% 7
Coventry -11 12 £456 +30.17% 7
Birmingham -3 5 £450 +12.50% 8
Wolverhampton - 2 £400 - 1
Staffordshire +4 1 £500 +60.00% 2
Walsall - 1 - - 1
Wednesbury - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - - 2
Herefordshire - - - - 4
Shropshire - - - - 3
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 51 (38.93%) SAP
2 43 (32.82%) Automotive
3 29 (22.14%) Project Management
4 21 (16.03%) Java
5 19 (14.50%) Middleware
6 16 (12.21%) Finance
6 16 (12.21%) ERP
6 16 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (11.45%) Oracle
8 14 (10.69%) IBM
9 13 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (9.92%) SQL
10 11 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (8.40%) Logistics
11 10 (7.63%) Validation
11 10 (7.63%) XML
12 9 (6.87%) MS Office
12 9 (6.87%) C
12 9 (6.87%) Microsoft
12 9 (6.87%) MS Excel
12 9 (6.87%) Telecoms
12 9 (6.87%) MS PowerPoint
12 9 (6.87%) Marketing
12 9 (6.87%) WebSphere
12 9 (6.87%) Degree
13 8 (6.11%) SAP Implementation
13 8 (6.11%) ETL
13 8 (6.11%) FTP
13 8 (6.11%) VB
13 8 (6.11%) .NET

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 9 (6.87%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.58%) MQSeries
3 4 (3.05%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.76%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (6.87%) MS Office
1 9 (6.87%) MS Excel
1 9 (6.87%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (4.58%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.76%) MS Project
3 1 (0.76%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.34%) SAP PP
2 5 (3.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (3.82%) SAP MII
3 3 (2.29%) SAP ERP
3 3 (2.29%) ENOVIA
4 2 (1.53%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.53%) SAP SCM
4 2 (1.53%) Oracle SCM
4 2 (1.53%) SAP APO
4 2 (1.53%) SAP MM
4 2 (1.53%) BPCS
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.76%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.76%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.76%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.76%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.11%) FTP
2 4 (3.05%) Network Security
2 4 (3.05%) LAN
3 2 (1.53%) DHCP
3 2 (1.53%) Internet
3 2 (1.53%) Firewall
3 2 (1.53%) DNS
4 1 (0.76%) WAN
4 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.76%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.05%) Apache Hive
1 4 (3.05%) Big Data
1 4 (3.05%) Hadoop
1 4 (3.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (3.05%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.53%) WhereScape RED
2 2 (1.53%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (1.53%) Cognos Transformer
3 1 (0.76%) Cognos Powerplay
3 1 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.76%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.76%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.76%) DataStage
3 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.76%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (2.29%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.53%) ClearQuest
3 2 (1.53%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.76%) Ant
4 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.76%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.76%) LSMW
4 1 (0.76%) Maven
4 1 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.76%) Hudson
4 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
General
1 43 (32.82%) Automotive
2 16 (12.21%) Finance
3 9 (6.87%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.87%) Marketing
4 6 (4.58%) Electronics
5 4 (3.05%) Retail
6 3 (2.29%) Advertising
7 2 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.76%) Banking
8 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.76%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 26 (19.85%) Consultant
2 20 (15.27%) Architect
3 18 (13.74%) Project Manager
3 18 (13.74%) SAP Consultant
4 13 (9.92%) Analyst
5 9 (6.87%) Programme Manager
6 8 (6.11%) SAP Manager
7 7 (5.34%) Enterprise Architect
7 7 (5.34%) Applications Engineer
8 6 (4.58%) SAP PP Consultant
8 6 (4.58%) SAP Project Manager
9 5 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.05%) Printer Engineer
10 4 (3.05%) Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Integration Manager
10 4 (3.05%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.05%) Support Engineer
11 3 (2.29%) Integration Architect
11 3 (2.29%) SAP Programme Manager
11 3 (2.29%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.50%) Middleware
2 10 (7.63%) XML
3 8 (6.11%) .NET
4 6 (4.58%) EDI
5 5 (3.82%) SOAP
5 5 (3.82%) Web Services
5 5 (3.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (3.05%) REST
6 4 (3.05%) XSD
7 3 (2.29%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (1.53%) BAPI
8 2 (1.53%) WSDL
9 1 (0.76%) XML Schema
9 1 (0.76%) JAXP
9 1 (0.76%) JAXB
9 1 (0.76%) JMS
9 1 (0.76%) J2EE
9 1 (0.76%) HTML
9 1 (0.76%) XSLT
9 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.34%) Mainframe
3 5 (3.82%) DTV
4 4 (3.05%) FMCG
5 3 (2.29%) DataPower
6 2 (1.53%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.53%) Informatics
6 2 (1.53%) SCADA
6 2 (1.53%) NHS
7 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.76%) Clustering
7 1 (0.76%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.76%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.76%) Statistics
7 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.11%) Windows
2 4 (3.05%) UNIX
3 2 (1.53%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.76%) AIX
4 1 (0.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.14%) Project Management
2 16 (12.21%) ERP
3 13 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (8.40%) Logistics
5 10 (7.63%) Validation
6 8 (6.11%) SAP Implementation
6 8 (6.11%) ETL
7 7 (5.34%) SOA
7 7 (5.34%) PLM
8 6 (4.58%) TOGAF
8 6 (4.58%) Programme Management
8 6 (4.58%) Change Management
8 6 (4.58%) PRINCE2
9 5 (3.82%) Benchmarking
9 5 (3.82%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (3.82%) Integration Testing
9 5 (3.82%) Requirements Management
9 5 (3.82%) Supplier Management
10 4 (3.05%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.03%) Java
2 13 (9.92%) SQL
3 9 (6.87%) C
4 8 (6.11%) VB
5 6 (4.58%) Pascal
5 6 (4.58%) VBA
6 3 (2.29%) C#
7 2 (1.53%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.76%) C++
8 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.76%) ABAP
8 1 (0.76%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (6.87%) Degree
2 3 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) QA
2 5 (3.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.53%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 51 (38.93%) SAP
2 15 (11.45%) Oracle
3 14 (10.69%) IBM
4 9 (6.87%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.05%) Tableau
5 4 (3.05%) Remedy
6 3 (2.29%) Cognos
7 2 (1.53%) Green Hat
7 2 (1.53%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.53%) webMethods
7 2 (1.53%) Trillium
8 1 (0.76%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.76%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.76%) Lotus
8 1 (0.76%) HP
8 1 (0.76%) EMC
8 1 (0.76%) Cincom
8 1 (0.76%) Talend
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