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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 33 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 102 109 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.27% 4.53% 4.27%
As % of the General category 12.64% 15.14% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 43 23
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£400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £280 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 29 14
Average hourly rate £31.44 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £31.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-0.19% -16.66%
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
807 720 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.77% 29.95% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 345 275
Average daily rate £400 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £225 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £514 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £383 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 56 54
Average hourly rate £31.44 £33.55 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% +26.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.28 £18.30 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +10 24 £350 -12.50% 6
Birmingham +9 22 £300 -46.66% 13
Coventry -18 13 £163 -61.07% 11
Solihull +1 2 - -
Shropshire -1 2 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £600 - 1
Walsall +4 1 - -
Staffordshire -6 1 £415 - 2
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 66 (38.82%) SAP
2 38 (22.35%) Automotive
3 28 (16.47%) Finance
4 25 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 23 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (13.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (13.53%) Project Management
5 23 (13.53%) SQL Server
6 20 (11.76%) Visual Studio
7 18 (10.59%) SQL
7 18 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (9.41%) Electronics
8 16 (9.41%) Telecoms
8 16 (9.41%) Programme Management
8 16 (9.41%) Logistics
9 14 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (7.65%) Microsoft
11 12 (7.06%) MS Excel
11 12 (7.06%) Marketing
12 11 (6.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 11 (6.47%) DTV
12 11 (6.47%) Middleware
12 11 (6.47%) Digital Marketing
13 10 (5.88%) SAP APO
13 10 (5.88%) ERP
13 10 (5.88%) IBM
13 10 (5.88%) .NET
13 10 (5.88%) SAP QM
14 9 (5.29%) PRINCE2
14 9 (5.29%) SAP EWM

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.94%) SAP EP
3 3 (1.76%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.59%) FileNet
5 1 (0.59%) CMS
5 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.59%) Lync
5 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.59%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.71%) MS Office
3 6 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.76%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.59%) CATIA
5 1 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (6.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (5.88%) SAP QM
2 10 (5.88%) SAP APO
3 9 (5.29%) SAP EWM
4 8 (4.71%) SAP FI
4 8 (4.71%) SAP PP
4 8 (4.71%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (4.71%) SAP CO
5 7 (4.12%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (3.53%) SAP MM
7 5 (2.94%) SAP HCM
7 5 (2.94%) SAP MII
8 3 (1.76%) SAP ERP
9 2 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (1.18%) SAP SD
9 2 (1.18%) SAP WM
10 1 (0.59%) Teamcenter
10 1 (0.59%) SAP PS
10 1 (0.59%) ENOVIA
10 1 (0.59%) Dynamics SL
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) Office 365
2 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.35%) LAN
1 4 (2.35%) WAN
1 4 (2.35%) Firewall
2 3 (1.76%) Network Security
3 2 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.18%) IPsec
3 2 (1.18%) FlexRay
3 2 (1.18%) VPN
3 2 (1.18%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.18%) Intranet
3 2 (1.18%) Internet
4 1 (0.59%) DNS
4 1 (0.59%) DHCP
4 1 (0.59%) FTP
4 1 (0.59%) HTTP
4 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.59%) LDAP
4 1 (0.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.76%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.76%) Apache Hive
3 3 (1.76%) Big Data
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.18%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.18%) MS Access
4 2 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.59%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.59%) Sqoop
5 1 (0.59%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.76%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.18%) LSMW
4 1 (0.59%) XMLSpy
General
1 38 (22.35%) Automotive
2 28 (16.47%) Finance
3 16 (9.41%) Electronics
3 16 (9.41%) Telecoms
4 12 (7.06%) Marketing
5 6 (3.53%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.94%) Retail
7 1 (0.59%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.59%) Games
7 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.59%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 39 (22.94%) Consultant
2 31 (18.24%) Developer
3 24 (14.12%) SAP Consultant
4 22 (12.94%) Architect
5 21 (12.35%) Analyst
6 15 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (8.24%) Project Manager
8 12 (7.06%) SAP Architect
9 9 (5.29%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 9 (5.29%) Business Analyst
10 8 (4.71%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (3.53%) .NET Developer
11 6 (3.53%) SAP PP Consultant
11 6 (3.53%) SAP APO Consultant
11 6 (3.53%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.94%) Functional Consultant
12 5 (2.94%) Enterprise Architect
12 5 (2.94%) AWS Developer
13 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Developer
13 4 (2.35%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.47%) Middleware
2 10 (5.88%) .NET
3 6 (3.53%) HTML
4 5 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (2.94%) SAP PI
5 4 (2.35%) Web Services
5 4 (2.35%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.76%) CSS
6 3 (1.76%) XML
6 3 (1.76%) HTML5
6 3 (1.76%) jQuery
7 2 (1.18%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (1.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (1.18%) Flash
7 2 (1.18%) Classic ASP
7 2 (1.18%) BAPI
7 2 (1.18%) Ajax
8 1 (0.59%) XMPP
8 1 (0.59%) WCF
8 1 (0.59%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.47%) DTV
3 6 (3.53%) NHS
4 5 (2.94%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.76%) FMCG
5 3 (1.76%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.76%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.76%) Life Science
6 2 (1.18%) SCADA
6 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.18%) iPad
6 2 (1.18%) CAN bus
7 1 (0.59%) DataPower
7 1 (0.59%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.59%) VAX
7 1 (0.59%) Informatics
7 1 (0.59%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.59%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.71%) Windows
2 5 (2.94%) UNIX
3 4 (2.35%) Linux
3 4 (2.35%) VMS
4 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.59%) OpenVMS
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 23 (13.53%) Project Management
2 23 (13.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (9.41%) Programme Management
4 16 (9.41%) Logistics
5 11 (6.47%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (5.88%) ERP
7 9 (5.29%) PRINCE2
8 8 (4.71%) ITIL
9 7 (4.12%) Migration
9 7 (4.12%) Data Management
10 6 (3.53%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (2.94%) Master Data Management
11 5 (2.94%) Patch Management
11 5 (2.94%) Business Analysis
11 5 (2.94%) Test Scripting
11 5 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.59%) SQL
2 6 (3.53%) JavaScript
2 6 (3.53%) C#
3 5 (2.94%) VBA
4 3 (1.76%) Java
5 2 (1.18%) C
5 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.59%) PHP
6 1 (0.59%) C++
6 1 (0.59%) VC++
6 1 (0.59%) Pascal
6 1 (0.59%) DCL
6 1 (0.59%) X++
6 1 (0.59%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 7 (4.12%) Degree
2 4 (2.35%) CCNA
2 4 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.76%) CEH
4 2 (1.18%) CCNP
5 1 (0.59%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.59%) ISEB
5 1 (0.59%) CCA
5 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.76%) SLA
1 3 (1.76%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.18%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.59%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) SCCM
1 1 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 66 (38.82%) SAP
2 13 (7.65%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.88%) IBM
4 6 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.35%) Oracle
5 4 (2.35%) Tableau
6 3 (1.76%) VMware
6 3 (1.76%) Cisco
6 3 (1.76%) Baan
6 3 (1.76%) HP
7 2 (1.18%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.18%) PTC
7 2 (1.18%) F5
8 1 (0.59%) Splunk
8 1 (0.59%) Verint
8 1 (0.59%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.59%) Google
8 1 (0.59%) Wonderware
8 1 (0.59%) Infor
8 1 (0.59%) Reuters
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