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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 38 44 54
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 104 73 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.06% 3.52% 2.67%
As % of the General category 13.63% 12.33% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 19 15
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £256 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 7
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
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
763 592 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.80% 28.56% 31.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 287 321
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 39 48
Average hourly rate £31.50 £25.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -20.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 -1 44 £425 -26.08% 7
Warwickshire -4 18 £413 +42.24% 7
Birmingham +6 12 £413 -8.33% 11
Shropshire - 6 £425 -
Staffordshire 0 2 - - 3
Wolverhampton -4 2 £538 -
Solihull +3 1 £450 +73.07% 1
Walsall - 1 £463 -
Dudley - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 5
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 69 (36.90%) SAP
2 55 (29.41%) Project Management
3 53 (28.34%) Automotive
4 46 (24.60%) Validation
5 38 (20.32%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (19.79%) Requirements Management
7 34 (18.18%) ENOVIA
7 34 (18.18%) Time Management
8 32 (17.11%) ERP
9 28 (14.97%) PLM
10 27 (14.44%) Microsoft
11 23 (12.30%) Logistics
12 22 (11.76%) Rational DOORS
13 20 (10.70%) CAD
13 20 (10.70%) Java
13 20 (10.70%) Migration
13 20 (10.70%) Finance
14 19 (10.16%) Software Testing
14 19 (10.16%) Business Transformation
15 17 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
16 16 (8.56%) Business Analysis
17 15 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (8.02%) MS Excel
18 14 (7.49%) IBM
18 14 (7.49%) Marketing
18 14 (7.49%) Telecoms
18 14 (7.49%) PDM
18 14 (7.49%) DELMIA
18 14 (7.49%) Data Architecture
19 13 (6.95%) ClearCase

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 8 (4.28%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (1.07%) MQSeries
2 2 (1.07%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.07%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (8.02%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.81%) MS Office
3 8 (4.28%) MS Project
4 6 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.60%) AutoCAD
6 2 (1.07%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.53%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (18.18%) ENOVIA
2 17 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (7.49%) DELMIA
4 11 (5.88%) SAP PP
5 7 (3.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (3.21%) SAP ERP
7 4 (2.14%) SAP SD
8 3 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (1.60%) SAP MM
9 2 (1.07%) SAP MII
9 2 (1.07%) SAP APO
10 1 (0.53%) SAP WM
10 1 (0.53%) SAP QM
10 1 (0.53%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.53%) SAP SCM
10 1 (0.53%) SAP SRM
10 1 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.21%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.14%) FTP
2 3 (1.60%) LAN
2 3 (1.60%) WAN
2 3 (1.60%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 3 (1.60%) Network Security
3 2 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.53%) HTTP
4 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.53%) Internet
4 1 (0.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (2.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.07%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.07%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.53%) MySQL
6 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.53%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 22 (11.76%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (6.95%) ClearCase
2 13 (6.95%) ClearQuest
3 3 (1.60%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.07%) LSMW
5 1 (0.53%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.53%) WebSpeed
5 1 (0.53%) LoadRunner
General
1 53 (28.34%) Automotive
2 20 (10.70%) Finance
3 14 (7.49%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.49%) Marketing
4 9 (4.81%) Electronics
5 8 (4.28%) Advertising
5 8 (4.28%) Retail
6 4 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (18.18%) Applications Engineer
2 26 (13.90%) Analyst
3 22 (11.76%) Consultant
4 20 (10.70%) Developer
5 18 (9.63%) SAP Consultant
6 16 (8.56%) Architect
6 16 (8.56%) Project Manager
7 13 (6.95%) Requirements Engineer
8 10 (5.35%) Programme Manager
9 8 (4.28%) SAP Manager
10 7 (3.74%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.21%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.21%) SAP Project Manager
11 6 (3.21%) SAP PP Consultant
12 5 (2.67%) Data Analyst
13 4 (2.14%) Java Developer
13 4 (2.14%) SAP SD Consultant
13 4 (2.14%) Integration Analyst
13 4 (2.14%) Requirements Manager
13 4 (2.14%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.42%) XML
2 8 (4.28%) Middleware
3 7 (3.74%) .NET
4 4 (2.14%) XSD
4 4 (2.14%) HTML
4 4 (2.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 4 (2.14%) HTML5
5 3 (1.60%) J2EE
5 3 (1.60%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.60%) SOAP
5 3 (1.60%) Web Services
6 2 (1.07%) EDI
6 2 (1.07%) WSDL
6 2 (1.07%) BAPI
6 2 (1.07%) TopLink
6 2 (1.07%) CSS
6 2 (1.07%) REST
6 2 (1.07%) CSS3
6 2 (1.07%) jQuery
6 2 (1.07%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (20.32%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.74%) DTV
3 4 (2.14%) FMCG
3 4 (2.14%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.60%) PMI
4 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.60%) SCADA
5 2 (1.07%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.07%) NHS
5 2 (1.07%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.07%) DataPower
6 1 (0.53%) Open Source
6 1 (0.53%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.53%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.14%) VMS
2 3 (1.60%) Windows
3 2 (1.07%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.07%) UNIX
4 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (29.41%) Project Management
2 46 (24.60%) Validation
3 37 (19.79%) Requirements Management
4 34 (18.18%) Time Management
5 32 (17.11%) ERP
6 28 (14.97%) PLM
7 23 (12.30%) Logistics
8 20 (10.70%) CAD
8 20 (10.70%) Migration
9 19 (10.16%) Software Testing
9 19 (10.16%) Business Transformation
10 16 (8.56%) Business Analysis
11 15 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (7.49%) PDM
12 14 (7.49%) Data Architecture
13 13 (6.95%) Change Management
14 11 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (5.35%) Programme Management
16 9 (4.81%) PRINCE2
16 9 (4.81%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.70%) Java
2 8 (4.28%) SQL
3 7 (3.74%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.21%) C
5 5 (2.67%) C#
6 4 (2.14%) Pascal
7 3 (1.60%) Assembly Language
7 3 (1.60%) VB
7 3 (1.60%) C++
8 2 (1.07%) Delphi
8 2 (1.07%) ABAP
8 2 (1.07%) VBA
9 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (5.35%) Degree
2 3 (1.60%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.53%) HNC
4 1 (0.53%) ISEB
4 1 (0.53%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.67%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.53%) P3O
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 6 (3.21%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.07%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 69 (36.90%) SAP
2 27 (14.44%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.49%) IBM
4 10 (5.35%) Oracle
5 4 (2.14%) Trillium
6 3 (1.60%) Lotus
7 2 (1.07%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.07%) Green Hat
7 2 (1.07%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.07%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.07%) webMethods
8 1 (0.53%) SolidWorks
8 1 (0.53%) VMware
8 1 (0.53%) Cincom
8 1 (0.53%) Wonderware
8 1 (0.53%) HP
8 1 (0.53%) EMC
8 1 (0.53%) CA
8 1 (0.53%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.53%) Cognos
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