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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manufacturing
Rank 70 45 33
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -12
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 84 84 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.56% 3.40% 4.67%
As % of the General category 8.93% 10.12% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 48 52
Median daily rate £475 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £163 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £556 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 27
Median hourly rate £15.00 £31.44 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.29% -16.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.75 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £40.26 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
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
941 830 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.68% 33.58% 29.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 513 374
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 60 50
Median hourly rate £15.50 £31.44 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.69% -3.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £12.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.80 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.80% +11.11%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Manufacturing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 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
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 25 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -3 23 £451 +17.01% 3
Coventry -4 21 £469 +17.18% 6
Birmingham -16 11 £550 +15.78% 5
Shropshire -23 3 £425 - 3
Wolverhampton +1 2 £600 -
Staffordshire +4 1 £300 -36.84% 1
Solihull -7 1 - -
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 40 (27.78%) SAP
2 34 (23.61%) Finance
3 24 (16.67%) PLM
3 24 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 19 (13.19%) Automotive
4 19 (13.19%) Project Management
4 19 (13.19%) Microsoft
4 19 (13.19%) Data Centre
5 18 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (11.81%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (9.72%) Business Analysis
8 13 (9.03%) Logistics
9 12 (8.33%) Migration
9 12 (8.33%) Product Management
10 11 (7.64%) Quality Management
10 11 (7.64%) PRINCE2
10 11 (7.64%) Windows
10 11 (7.64%) MS PowerPoint
10 11 (7.64%) Marketing
11 10 (6.94%) Retail
11 10 (6.94%) SQL
11 10 (6.94%) ERP
12 9 (6.25%) LAN
12 9 (6.25%) PMP
12 9 (6.25%) PMI Certification
12 9 (6.25%) SQL Server
13 8 (5.56%) Lean Manufacturing
13 8 (5.56%) SAP MII
13 8 (5.56%) Analytical Skills

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (7.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.86%) MS Office
4 3 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.08%) Siemens NX
5 2 (1.39%) CATIA
5 2 (1.39%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 8 (5.56%) SAP MII
2 6 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (4.17%) ENOVIA
3 5 (3.47%) Teamcenter
4 3 (2.08%) DELMIA
4 3 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (2.08%) SAP PM
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.39%) Sage 1000
5 2 (1.39%) SAP APO
5 2 (1.39%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.69%) MFGPRO
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.69%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.08%) SaaS
2 2 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.69%) Google Drive
3 1 (0.69%) IaaS
3 1 (0.69%) Office 365
3 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.25%) LAN
2 8 (5.56%) WAN
3 7 (4.86%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.08%) DNS
4 3 (2.08%) WebEx
5 2 (1.39%) DHCP
5 2 (1.39%) Firewall
5 2 (1.39%) Network Security
5 2 (1.39%) Wireless
6 1 (0.69%) 2G
6 1 (0.69%) 3G
6 1 (0.69%) 4G
6 1 (0.69%) Intranet
6 1 (0.69%) LTE
6 1 (0.69%) MIMO
6 1 (0.69%) PBX
6 1 (0.69%) RFID
6 1 (0.69%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (4.17%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.08%) MySQL
5 2 (1.39%) Big Data
5 2 (1.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (1.39%) DataStage
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.39%) Xcelsius
6 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.69%) DB2
6 1 (0.69%) IMS/DB
6 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.08%) LSMW
3 1 (0.69%) NSubstitute
3 1 (0.69%) NUnit
3 1 (0.69%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.69%) Toad
General
1 34 (23.61%) Finance
2 19 (13.19%) Automotive
3 11 (7.64%) Marketing
4 10 (6.94%) Retail
5 7 (4.86%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.78%) Electronics
7 3 (2.08%) Billing
7 3 (2.08%) Publishing
8 2 (1.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.69%) Law
9 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (20.14%) Architect
2 16 (11.11%) Consultant
2 16 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 15 (10.42%) Analyst
4 14 (9.72%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (8.33%) Developer
6 11 (7.64%) Business Analyst
6 11 (7.64%) Programme Manager
6 11 (7.64%) SAP Architect
7 9 (6.25%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 8 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (5.56%) Lead Architect
8 8 (5.56%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.86%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
9 7 (4.86%) Junior
9 7 (4.86%) SAP Consultant
10 6 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
10 6 (4.17%) Functional Consultant
11 5 (3.47%) Infrastructure Architect
11 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.56%) EDI
2 7 (4.86%) HTML
3 4 (2.78%) .NET
3 4 (2.78%) HTML5
3 4 (2.78%) XML
4 2 (1.39%) Middleware
5 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.69%) Ajax
5 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.69%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.69%) Laravel
5 1 (0.69%) LINQ
5 1 (0.69%) Ninject
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.69%) REST
5 1 (0.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.69%) Velocity
5 1 (0.69%) WCF
5 1 (0.69%) WinForms
5 1 (0.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.19%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.56%) PMI
3 4 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.78%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.08%) LIMS
4 3 (2.08%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (2.08%) Statistics
4 3 (2.08%) User Experience
5 2 (1.39%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.39%) FMCG
5 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.69%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.69%) Life Science
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.69%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.64%) Windows
2 5 (3.47%) Linux
3 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.39%) VMS
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.69%) CentOS
5 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.67%) PLM
1 24 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 19 (13.19%) Project Management
3 18 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (11.81%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (9.72%) Business Analysis
6 13 (9.03%) Logistics
7 12 (8.33%) Migration
7 12 (8.33%) Product Management
8 11 (7.64%) PRINCE2
8 11 (7.64%) Quality Management
9 10 (6.94%) ERP
10 8 (5.56%) Change Management
10 8 (5.56%) ETL
10 8 (5.56%) Lean Manufacturing
10 8 (5.56%) Validation
11 7 (4.86%) Data Management
11 7 (4.86%) Mentoring
11 7 (4.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.94%) SQL
2 6 (4.17%) Java
3 3 (2.08%) ABAP
3 3 (2.08%) PHP
3 3 (2.08%) VB
4 2 (1.39%) VBA
5 1 (0.69%) C#
5 1 (0.69%) COBOL
5 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.69%) JCL
5 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (6.25%) PMI Certification
1 9 (6.25%) PMP
2 8 (5.56%) Degree
3 7 (4.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.78%) CCNP
5 4 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.39%) HNC
6 2 (1.39%) HND
6 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.69%) CISSP
7 1 (0.69%) GIAC
7 1 (0.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.17%) QA
2 5 (3.47%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.39%) GCP
4 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) Puppet
1 1 (0.69%) SCCM
1 1 (0.69%) SCOM
1 1 (0.69%) SCOrch
1 1 (0.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 40 (27.78%) SAP
2 19 (13.19%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.17%) Oracle
4 5 (3.47%) VMware
5 4 (2.78%) Cisco
5 4 (2.78%) Tableau
6 3 (2.08%) Ariba
6 3 (2.08%) Google
7 2 (1.39%) HP
7 2 (1.39%) IBM
7 2 (1.39%) Sage
8 1 (0.69%) Apple
8 1 (0.69%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.69%) EMC
8 1 (0.69%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.69%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.69%) OpenText
8 1 (0.69%) Panasonic
8 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
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