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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manufacturing
Rank 59 57 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 66 54 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.59% 2.44% 3.41%
As % of the General category 9.28% 7.38% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 20 26
Average daily rate £450 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £138 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £500 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 13
Average hourly rate £20.50 £29.60 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.74% -21.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -17.14%
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
711 732 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.86% 33.14% 33.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 386 374
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 52 47
Average hourly rate £22.00 £26.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.13 £11.00 £11.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 10 February 2016.

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
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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 12 £575 +318.18% 4
Coventry -12 9 £513 +5.12% 7
Wolverhampton +5 4 £900 +125.00%
Birmingham -5 4 £435 +22.53% 12
Shropshire -16 3 £550 -
Staffordshire -4 2 £350 -30.00% 5
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 59 (42.14%) SAP
2 29 (20.71%) Finance
3 23 (16.43%) Project Management
4 22 (15.71%) ERP
4 22 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 17 (12.14%) SQL Server
6 17 (12.14%) Telecoms
6 17 (12.14%) Automotive
7 16 (11.43%) SQL
7 16 (11.43%) PRINCE2
7 16 (11.43%) Retail
7 16 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (10.00%) Electronics
9 14 (10.00%) Visual Studio
9 14 (10.00%) .NET
10 13 (9.29%) Security Cleared
11 12 (8.57%) SC Cleared
11 12 (8.57%) Change Management
12 10 (7.14%) Marketing
12 10 (7.14%) Java
12 10 (7.14%) MS Excel
12 10 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (6.43%) Baan
13 9 (6.43%) ITIL
13 9 (6.43%) Degree
14 8 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
14 8 (5.71%) SAP Implementation
14 8 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (2.14%) Apache Spark
1 3 (2.14%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.14%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.71%) JBoss
3 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.71%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.57%) MS Office
2 5 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.14%) Simulink
3 3 (2.14%) Stateflow
3 3 (2.14%) TargetLink
4 1 (0.71%) CATIA
4 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.14%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.14%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.43%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.43%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.43%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.43%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.43%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.43%) SAP MII
3 2 (1.43%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.71%) Maximo
4 1 (0.71%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.71%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.71%) SAP ECC
4 1 (0.71%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.71%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.71%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.71%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.71%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.86%) Firewall
1 4 (2.86%) LAN
1 4 (2.86%) WAN
2 3 (2.14%) FlexRay
3 2 (1.43%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.71%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.71%) DHCP
4 1 (0.71%) DNS
4 1 (0.71%) FTP
4 1 (0.71%) HTTP
4 1 (0.71%) Intranet
4 1 (0.71%) SAN
4 1 (0.71%) Skype
4 1 (0.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.29%) RDBMS
2 6 (4.29%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.86%) Apache Hive
3 4 (2.86%) Big Data
3 4 (2.86%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.86%) Impala
4 3 (2.14%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.71%) DataStage
6 1 (0.71%) QlikView
6 1 (0.71%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.71%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.43%) LSMW
4 1 (0.71%) CaliberRM
4 1 (0.71%) CANoe
4 1 (0.71%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.71%) Subversion
4 1 (0.71%) VectorCAST
General
1 29 (20.71%) Finance
2 17 (12.14%) Automotive
2 17 (12.14%) Telecoms
3 16 (11.43%) Retail
4 14 (10.00%) Electronics
5 10 (7.14%) Marketing
6 8 (5.71%) Aerospace
6 8 (5.71%) Publishing
7 3 (2.14%) Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.71%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 27 (19.29%) Project Manager
2 25 (17.86%) Developer
3 17 (12.14%) Consultant
4 15 (10.71%) SAP Manager
5 11 (7.86%) .NET Developer
5 11 (7.86%) Analyst
5 11 (7.86%) Architect
5 11 (7.86%) SAP Project Manager
6 10 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
7 8 (5.71%) Business Analyst
7 8 (5.71%) Integration Manager
7 8 (5.71%) Integration Project Manager
8 6 (4.29%) Programme Manager
9 5 (3.57%) IT Manager
9 5 (3.57%) SAP Architect
9 5 (3.57%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.86%) ERP Manager
10 4 (2.86%) Hadoop Developer
10 4 (2.86%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.00%) .NET
2 5 (3.57%) Middleware
3 3 (2.14%) BAPI
3 3 (2.14%) EDI
3 3 (2.14%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (2.14%) SAP ALE
3 3 (2.14%) SAP PI
3 3 (2.14%) SAP Smart Forms
3 3 (2.14%) Web Dynpro
3 3 (2.14%) WebCenter
4 2 (1.43%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.71%) EDIFACT
5 1 (0.71%) XML
5 1 (0.71%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.14%) CAN bus
2 3 (2.14%) NHS
2 3 (2.14%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.43%) PMI
3 2 (1.43%) SCADA
4 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.71%) CESG
4 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.00%) Windows
2 5 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.43%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.43%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.71%) Android
5 1 (0.71%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.43%) Project Management
2 22 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (15.71%) ERP
3 20 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 16 (11.43%) PRINCE2
4 16 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (8.57%) Change Management
7 10 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (6.43%) ITIL
9 8 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (5.71%) SAP Implementation
10 7 (5.00%) Data Management
10 7 (5.00%) Data Modelling
10 7 (5.00%) Dependency Management
10 7 (5.00%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.00%) Project Planning
11 6 (4.29%) Logistics
11 6 (4.29%) Validation
11 6 (4.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.43%) SQL
2 10 (7.14%) Java
3 7 (5.00%) C#
4 6 (4.29%) ABAP
5 4 (2.86%) C
6 3 (2.14%) MATLAB
6 3 (2.14%) SAPscript
6 3 (2.14%) Scala
6 3 (2.14%) VBA
7 2 (1.43%) Embedded C
7 2 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (9.29%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.43%) Degree
4 7 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.43%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.43%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.71%) HND
7 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) MISRA
2 3 (2.14%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.14%) ISO26262
3 2 (1.43%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.71%) HL7
4 1 (0.71%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.86%) HDFS
2 2 (1.43%) vSphere
3 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (42.14%) SAP
2 9 (6.43%) Baan
3 8 (5.71%) Oracle
4 7 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.57%) IBM
6 3 (2.14%) Concur
6 3 (2.14%) EMC
6 3 (2.14%) Informatica
6 3 (2.14%) MathWorks
6 3 (2.14%) VMware
7 2 (1.43%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.43%) PTC
8 1 (0.71%) Broadcom
8 1 (0.71%) Infor
8 1 (0.71%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.71%) Kronos
8 1 (0.71%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.71%) Pega
8 1 (0.71%) SEEBURGER
8 1 (0.71%) Tableau
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