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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manufacturing
Rank 69 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +5
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 81 98 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.56% 4.11% 4.59%
As % of the General category 9.53% 12.13% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 61 42
Median daily rate £475 £375 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £163 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 30
Median hourly rate £26.50 £31.44 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% -16.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £19.30 £21.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £40.34 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.72 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.88% +0.69%
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
850 808 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.86% 33.91% 29.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 508 339
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 57
Median hourly rate £21.50 £31.44 £33.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.61% -7.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £15.00 £18.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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
Coventry -1 24 £488 +200.00% 8
Warwickshire -15 14 £463 +32.14% 6
Birmingham -27 9 £450 +50.00% 10
Staffordshire -1 4 £295 -28.91%
Wolverhampton +3 3 £600 -
Shropshire -28 2 - - 3
Solihull -13 1 - - 2
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 31 (25.83%) SAP
2 22 (18.33%) Finance
3 20 (16.67%) PLM
4 19 (15.83%) Project Management
5 18 (15.00%) Programme Management
6 17 (14.17%) Automotive
6 17 (14.17%) Microsoft
7 16 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (12.50%) Data Centre
9 12 (10.00%) Migration
9 12 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
10 11 (9.17%) Business Analysis
10 11 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (9.17%) Retail
10 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
11 10 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (8.33%) Logistics
11 10 (8.33%) Product Management
12 9 (7.50%) Validation
12 9 (7.50%) ERP
12 9 (7.50%) LAN
12 9 (7.50%) SQL
13 8 (6.67%) PRINCE2
13 8 (6.67%) Windows
13 8 (6.67%) MS Office
13 8 (6.67%) ETL
13 8 (6.67%) WAN
13 8 (6.67%) Marketing
14 7 (5.83%) ITIL
14 7 (5.83%) Oracle

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 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.67%) MS Office
4 3 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.50%) Siemens NX
5 2 (1.67%) CATIA
5 2 (1.67%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 6 (5.00%) ENOVIA
2 5 (4.17%) SAP MII
2 5 (4.17%) Teamcenter
3 3 (2.50%) DELMIA
3 3 (2.50%) SAP PM
4 2 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.67%) Sage 1000
4 2 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.67%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.83%) MFGPRO
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.83%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.67%) Office 365
2 2 (1.67%) SaaS
3 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.83%) Google Drive
3 1 (0.83%) IaaS
3 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.50%) LAN
2 8 (6.67%) WAN
3 3 (2.50%) Unified Communications
3 3 (2.50%) WebEx
4 2 (1.67%) DHCP
4 2 (1.67%) DNS
4 2 (1.67%) Wireless
5 1 (0.83%) 2G
5 1 (0.83%) 3G
5 1 (0.83%) 4G
5 1 (0.83%) Firewall
5 1 (0.83%) Intranet
5 1 (0.83%) LTE
5 1 (0.83%) MIMO
5 1 (0.83%) Network Security
5 1 (0.83%) PBX
5 1 (0.83%) RFID
5 1 (0.83%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.17%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.67%) Big Data
3 2 (1.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (1.67%) DataStage
3 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.67%) Xcelsius
4 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.83%) DB2
4 1 (0.83%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.50%) LSMW
1 3 (2.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.83%) CANoe
2 1 (0.83%) NSubstitute
2 1 (0.83%) NUnit
2 1 (0.83%) ReSharper
2 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.83%) Toad
General
1 22 (18.33%) Finance
2 17 (14.17%) Automotive
3 11 (9.17%) Retail
4 8 (6.67%) Marketing
5 6 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.50%) Billing
6 3 (2.50%) Electronics
6 3 (2.50%) Publishing
7 2 (1.67%) Advertising
8 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.83%) Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Law
8 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (16.67%) Architect
2 17 (14.17%) Analyst
3 13 (10.83%) Project Manager
4 11 (9.17%) Business Analyst
4 11 (9.17%) Consultant
5 10 (8.33%) Developer
6 6 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 6 (5.00%) Programme Manager
6 6 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
6 6 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (4.17%) Junior
8 4 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (3.33%) IT Manager
8 4 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (3.33%) Performance Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) SAP Architect
8 4 (3.33%) Trainer
9 3 (2.50%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.00%) EDI
1 6 (5.00%) HTML
2 5 (4.17%) .NET
3 4 (3.33%) XML
4 3 (2.50%) HTML5
5 2 (1.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.67%) Middleware
5 2 (1.67%) WCF
6 1 (0.83%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.83%) Ajax
6 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.83%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.83%) J2EE
6 1 (0.83%) jQuery
6 1 (0.83%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.83%) Velocity
6 1 (0.83%) WinForms
6 1 (0.83%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.33%) PMI
3 4 (3.33%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.50%) LIMS
4 3 (2.50%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (2.50%) Statistics
5 2 (1.67%) User Experience
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.83%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.83%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.83%) FMCG
6 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.83%) PKI
6 1 (0.83%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.67%) Windows
2 3 (2.50%) Linux
2 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.67%) VMS
3 2 (1.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.67%) PLM
2 19 (15.83%) Project Management
3 18 (15.00%) Programme Management
4 16 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (10.00%) Migration
6 11 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (9.17%) Business Analysis
7 10 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (8.33%) Logistics
7 10 (8.33%) Product Management
8 9 (7.50%) ERP
8 9 (7.50%) Validation
9 8 (6.67%) ETL
9 8 (6.67%) PRINCE2
10 7 (5.83%) ITIL
10 7 (5.83%) Mentoring
11 6 (5.00%) Change Management
11 6 (5.00%) Coaching
11 6 (5.00%) Quality Management
12 5 (4.17%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.50%) SQL
2 4 (3.33%) Java
3 3 (2.50%) ABAP
3 3 (2.50%) C#
3 3 (2.50%) VB
4 2 (1.67%) VBA
5 1 (0.83%) COBOL
5 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.83%) JCL
5 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.83%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.17%) PMI Certification
2 5 (4.17%) PMP
3 4 (3.33%) CCNP
3 4 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.33%) Degree
4 3 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.67%) HNC
5 2 (1.67%) HND
5 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.83%) CISSP
6 1 (0.83%) GIAC
6 1 (0.83%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) QA
2 5 (4.17%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.67%) GCP
3 2 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) SCCM
1 1 (0.83%) SCOM
1 1 (0.83%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 31 (25.83%) SAP
2 17 (14.17%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.83%) Oracle
4 4 (3.33%) Cisco
4 4 (3.33%) Tableau
4 4 (3.33%) VMware
5 3 (2.50%) Ariba
5 3 (2.50%) Google
6 2 (1.67%) HP
6 2 (1.67%) Sage
7 1 (0.83%) Apple
7 1 (0.83%) Cadence
7 1 (0.83%) Canon
7 1 (0.83%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.83%) EMC
7 1 (0.83%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.83%) IBM
7 1 (0.83%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.83%) Panasonic
7 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
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