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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 59 49 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -21
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 72 72 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.66% 3.05% 5.30%
As % of the General category 8.91% 9.40% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 35
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£440 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £173 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £485 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 30
Average hourly rate £29.00 £29.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +3.17%
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
808 766 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.82% 32.40% 30.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 338 242
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £196 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £496 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 60 87
Average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% -32.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £14.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.68 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Coventry 0 14 £310 -35.75% 4
Warwickshire -3 14 £600 +140.00% 5
Birmingham 0 13 £413 +3.12% 7
Worcestershire +1 1 - - 4
Staffordshire -13 1 - - 2
Shropshire - 1 - - 2
Bilston - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 58 (47.54%) SAP
2 39 (31.97%) Automotive
3 24 (19.67%) Project Management
4 22 (18.03%) Finance
5 19 (15.57%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (12.30%) Logistics
8 14 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (11.48%) Telecoms
9 13 (10.66%) Programme Management
10 11 (9.02%) Marketing
10 11 (9.02%) MS Excel
11 10 (8.20%) DTV
11 10 (8.20%) Middleware
11 10 (8.20%) Electronics
11 10 (8.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 10 (8.20%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (7.38%) ETL
12 9 (7.38%) MS Office
12 9 (7.38%) Java
13 8 (6.56%) VBA
13 8 (6.56%) Windows
14 7 (5.74%) Microsoft
14 7 (5.74%) ITIL
14 7 (5.74%) Apache Spark
14 7 (5.74%) Big Data
14 7 (5.74%) Hadoop
14 7 (5.74%) Apache Hive
15 6 (4.92%) Tableau
15 6 (4.92%) Root Cause Analysis

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.46%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.46%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.64%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.82%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.82%) CMS
4 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (9.02%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.38%) MS Office
3 6 (4.92%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (8.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (4.92%) SAP APO
2 6 (4.92%) SAP PP
3 5 (4.10%) SAP MM
3 5 (4.10%) SAP MII
4 4 (3.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (2.46%) SAP EWM
6 2 (1.64%) SAP QM
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle SCM
6 2 (1.64%) SAP SD
6 2 (1.64%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.82%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.82%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.82%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.82%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) SaaS
1 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.46%) DHCP
1 3 (2.46%) DNS
1 3 (2.46%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.64%) FTP
2 2 (1.64%) Firewall
2 2 (1.64%) IPsec
2 2 (1.64%) Network Security
2 2 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.64%) VPN
3 1 (0.82%) HTTP
3 1 (0.82%) LAN
3 1 (0.82%) WAN
3 1 (0.82%) Intranet
3 1 (0.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.74%) Hadoop
1 7 (5.74%) Apache Hive
1 7 (5.74%) Big Data
2 6 (4.92%) Data Mining
3 5 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.64%) MS Access
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.82%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.82%) Sqoop
5 1 (0.82%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (1.64%) LSMW
2 1 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
General
1 39 (31.97%) Automotive
2 22 (18.03%) Finance
3 14 (11.48%) Telecoms
4 11 (9.02%) Marketing
5 10 (8.20%) Electronics
6 3 (2.46%) Retail
7 2 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.64%) Advertising
8 1 (0.82%) Games
8 1 (0.82%) Banking
8 1 (0.82%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 35 (28.69%) Consultant
2 24 (19.67%) SAP Consultant
3 17 (13.93%) Architect
4 14 (11.48%) Analyst
5 13 (10.66%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.56%) Developer
7 7 (5.74%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.92%) Programme Manager
8 6 (4.92%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.92%) Functional Consultant
8 6 (4.92%) SAP PP Consultant
8 6 (4.92%) SAP Architect
9 5 (4.10%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.10%) SAP APO Consultant
9 5 (4.10%) Enterprise Architect
10 4 (3.28%) Data Manager
10 4 (3.28%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.28%) SAP Manager
10 4 (3.28%) Printer Engineer
10 4 (3.28%) Data Analytics Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.20%) Middleware
2 5 (4.10%) Web Services
3 4 (3.28%) HTML
3 4 (3.28%) .NET
4 3 (2.46%) XML
4 3 (2.46%) BAPI
5 2 (1.64%) Flash
5 2 (1.64%) EDI
5 2 (1.64%) HTML5
5 2 (1.64%) REST
5 2 (1.64%) SOAP
6 1 (0.82%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (0.82%) Itk
6 1 (0.82%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.82%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.82%) XSLT
6 1 (0.82%) J2EE
6 1 (0.82%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.82%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.20%) DTV
3 3 (2.46%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.46%) NHS
4 2 (1.64%) Life Science
4 2 (1.64%) DataPower
4 2 (1.64%) iPad
5 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.82%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.82%) FMCG
5 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.82%) Clustering
5 1 (0.82%) Statistics
5 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.56%) Windows
2 1 (0.82%) AIX
2 1 (0.82%) Linux
2 1 (0.82%) VMS
2 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.67%) Project Management
2 19 (15.57%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (12.30%) Logistics
4 14 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (10.66%) Programme Management
6 10 (8.20%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (7.38%) ETL
8 7 (5.74%) ITIL
9 6 (4.92%) SAP Implementation
9 6 (4.92%) Data Architecture
9 6 (4.92%) Analytics
9 6 (4.92%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (4.10%) Data Analytics
10 5 (4.10%) Predictive Analytics
11 4 (3.28%) PRINCE2
11 4 (3.28%) ERP
11 4 (3.28%) TOGAF
11 4 (3.28%) Requirements Analysis
12 3 (2.46%) Penetration Testing
12 3 (2.46%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.38%) Java
2 8 (6.56%) VBA
3 6 (4.92%) SQL
4 4 (3.28%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.46%) C
5 3 (2.46%) VB
6 2 (1.64%) C#
6 2 (1.64%) Pascal
7 1 (0.82%) VB6
7 1 (0.82%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.92%) Degree
2 4 (3.28%) CCNA
2 4 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.46%) CEH
4 2 (1.64%) CCNP
5 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) SLA
1 4 (3.28%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.82%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (47.54%) SAP
2 7 (5.74%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.92%) Tableau
4 5 (4.10%) IBM
4 5 (4.10%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (4.10%) Oracle
5 4 (3.28%) Remedy
6 3 (2.46%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.64%) Cisco
7 2 (1.64%) HP
7 2 (1.64%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.64%) F5
8 1 (0.82%) Splunk
8 1 (0.82%) Talend
8 1 (0.82%) Verint
8 1 (0.82%) Google
8 1 (0.82%) Dell
8 1 (0.82%) Nortel
8 1 (0.82%) Avaya
8 1 (0.82%) Motorola
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £20 - £23 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Connectus
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 - £31 per hour + early finish on Fridays
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £1 - £2 per hour + Contract hourly rate DOE
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago