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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 52 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 62 72 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.71% 3.21% 3.05%
As % of the General category 8.54% 9.97% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 24
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£425 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.25% -24.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 10
Average hourly rate £29.00 £41.40 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.95% +9.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.17 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-22.38% +52.17%
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
726 722 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.72% 32.15% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 358 217
Average daily rate £380 £363 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 49 67
Average hourly rate £28.85 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.95% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £7.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 2 March 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 0 16 £138 -50.00% 7
Coventry -12 13 £500 +42.65% 13
Birmingham +2 9 £400 -7.24% 11
Staffordshire - 2 £500 - 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
Walsall - 1 - -
Wednesbury - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 8
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 59 (48.36%) SAP
2 40 (32.79%) Automotive
3 21 (17.21%) Project Management
4 19 (15.57%) Finance
5 17 (13.93%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (13.11%) Java
6 16 (13.11%) Logistics
7 15 (12.30%) Middleware
7 15 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (9.84%) Marketing
8 12 (9.84%) Telecoms
9 11 (9.02%) SQL
9 11 (9.02%) Oracle
9 11 (9.02%) IBM
10 10 (8.20%) Microsoft
10 10 (8.20%) ERP
10 10 (8.20%) XML
10 10 (8.20%) Electronics
10 10 (8.20%) Programme Management
11 9 (7.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 9 (7.38%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (7.38%) MS Office
11 9 (7.38%) MS Excel
11 9 (7.38%) DTV
12 8 (6.56%) Degree
12 8 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (5.74%) WebSphere
13 7 (5.74%) SAP Implementation
13 7 (5.74%) ETL
13 7 (5.74%) Web Services

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 7 (5.74%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.10%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.28%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.82%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.82%) CMS
5 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (7.38%) MS Office
1 9 (7.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.10%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.82%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (7.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (4.92%) SAP APO
3 5 (4.10%) SAP PP
3 5 (4.10%) SAP MII
4 3 (2.46%) SAP MM
4 3 (2.46%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle SCM
5 2 (1.64%) SAP WM
5 2 (1.64%) BPCS
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle AGIS
6 1 (0.82%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.82%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.82%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) SaaS
1 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) FTP
2 2 (1.64%) DHCP
2 2 (1.64%) Internet
2 2 (1.64%) Firewall
2 2 (1.64%) DNS
2 2 (1.64%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.82%) Intranet
3 1 (0.82%) IPsec
3 1 (0.82%) Network Security
3 1 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.82%) LAN
3 1 (0.82%) HTTP
3 1 (0.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.10%) Hadoop
1 5 (4.10%) Apache Hive
1 5 (4.10%) Big Data
2 4 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.28%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.64%) WhereScape RED
3 2 (1.64%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (1.64%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (0.82%) Sqoop
4 1 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.82%) MS Access
4 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.82%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.64%) LSMW
2 1 (0.82%) Maven
2 1 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.82%) Hudson
2 1 (0.82%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.82%) Ant
2 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (32.79%) Automotive
2 19 (15.57%) Finance
3 12 (9.84%) Telecoms
3 12 (9.84%) Marketing
4 10 (8.20%) Electronics
5 3 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.46%) Retail
5 3 (2.46%) Advertising
6 1 (0.82%) Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.82%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 32 (26.23%) Consultant
2 25 (20.49%) SAP Consultant
3 19 (15.57%) Architect
4 17 (13.93%) Analyst
5 13 (10.66%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.74%) Enterprise Architect
7 6 (4.92%) SAP PP Consultant
7 6 (4.92%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.92%) Programme Manager
7 6 (4.92%) Developer
8 5 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.10%) SAP APO Consultant
8 5 (4.10%) SAP Manager
9 4 (3.28%) SAP Architect
9 4 (3.28%) Printer Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Functional Consultant
9 4 (3.28%) SAP Project Manager
9 4 (3.28%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.30%) Middleware
2 10 (8.20%) XML
3 7 (5.74%) .NET
3 7 (5.74%) Web Services
4 4 (3.28%) EDI
4 4 (3.28%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (2.46%) REST
5 3 (2.46%) BAPI
5 3 (2.46%) HTML
5 3 (2.46%) SOAP
5 3 (2.46%) XSD
6 2 (1.64%) XML Schema
6 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.82%) EJB
7 1 (0.82%) CSS
7 1 (0.82%) JSP
7 1 (0.82%) Servlets
7 1 (0.82%) J2EE
7 1 (0.82%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.82%) JAXP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.38%) DTV
3 5 (4.10%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.46%) FMCG
4 3 (2.46%) NHS
5 2 (1.64%) Informatics
5 2 (1.64%) DataPower
6 1 (0.82%) iPad
6 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.82%) Clustering
6 1 (0.82%) Statistics
6 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.82%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.74%) Windows
2 2 (1.64%) UNIX
3 1 (0.82%) AIX
3 1 (0.82%) Linux
3 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.21%) Project Management
2 17 (13.93%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (13.11%) Logistics
4 10 (8.20%) Programme Management
4 10 (8.20%) ERP
5 9 (7.38%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (5.74%) ETL
7 7 (5.74%) SAP Implementation
8 6 (4.92%) SOA
8 6 (4.92%) TOGAF
9 4 (3.28%) Validation
9 4 (3.28%) PLM
9 4 (3.28%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.28%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (3.28%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (3.28%) Data Architecture
9 4 (3.28%) Analytics
9 4 (3.28%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.46%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.11%) Java
2 11 (9.02%) SQL
3 6 (4.92%) C
4 5 (4.10%) VB
4 5 (4.10%) VBA
5 4 (3.28%) Pascal
6 3 (2.46%) C#
6 3 (2.46%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.82%) ABAP
7 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (6.56%) Degree
2 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.82%) CCNP
4 1 (0.82%) CCNA
4 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) SLA
2 3 (2.46%) QA
3 1 (0.82%) HL7
3 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 59 (48.36%) SAP
2 11 (9.02%) IBM
2 11 (9.02%) Oracle
3 10 (8.20%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.28%) Remedy
4 4 (3.28%) Tableau
5 2 (1.64%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.64%) Cognos
6 1 (0.82%) Trillium
6 1 (0.82%) Cisco
6 1 (0.82%) Cincom
6 1 (0.82%) F5
6 1 (0.82%) Splunk
6 1 (0.82%) Nortel
6 1 (0.82%) Avaya
6 1 (0.82%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.82%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.82%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.82%) webMethods
6 1 (0.82%) Talend
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Rate: £18 - £22 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £35.00 - £38.50 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 11 days ago
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Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
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Rate: £275 - £340 per day
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Rate: £65 - £85 per day
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