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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 55 51 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -26
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 76 70 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.98% 3.00% 5.78%
As % of the General category 9.69% 9.11% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 26 29
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£363 £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £371 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.90% -17.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 25
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -14.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.70 £33.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% -12.00%
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
784 768 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.76% 32.86% 31.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 323 230
Average daily rate £385 £375 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £517 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 71 59
Average hourly rate £29.82 £31.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +7 19 £381 +52.50% 6
Birmingham +2 15 £275 -47.61% 9
Coventry -10 11 £163 -66.49% 3
Wolverhampton +5 3 £315 -
Worcestershire +4 2 £363 +163.63% 2
Solihull +3 1 - - 1
Staffordshire -14 1 £415 +18.57% 4
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (43.28%) SAP
2 38 (28.36%) Automotive
3 24 (17.91%) Finance
4 19 (14.18%) Project Management
5 18 (13.43%) Logistics
6 17 (12.69%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (11.19%) Telecoms
8 15 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (10.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (9.70%) SQL Server
10 13 (9.70%) SQL
10 13 (9.70%) MS Excel
11 12 (8.96%) Visual Studio
11 12 (8.96%) Programme Management
12 11 (8.21%) Marketing
13 10 (7.46%) Digital Marketing
13 10 (7.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 10 (7.46%) Electronics
13 10 (7.46%) DTV
13 10 (7.46%) MS Office
13 10 (7.46%) Microsoft
14 9 (6.72%) ITIL
15 8 (5.97%) Windows
16 7 (5.22%) SLA
16 7 (5.22%) ETL
16 7 (5.22%) MS PowerPoint
16 7 (5.22%) SAP Implementation
17 6 (4.48%) MS Visio

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (3.73%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.75%) Lync
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.75%) FileNet
3 1 (0.75%) CMS
3 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 13 (9.70%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.46%) MS Office
3 7 (5.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.48%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.24%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (7.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (4.48%) SAP APO
2 6 (4.48%) SAP MM
2 6 (4.48%) SAP PP
2 6 (4.48%) SAP MII
3 4 (2.99%) SAP QM
3 4 (2.99%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (2.99%) SAP EWM
4 2 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.49%) SAP SD
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle SCM
4 2 (1.49%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle AGIS
5 1 (0.75%) Eikon
5 1 (0.75%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.24%) HTTPS
1 3 (2.24%) DHCP
1 3 (2.24%) DNS
2 2 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.49%) Network Security
2 2 (1.49%) LAN
2 2 (1.49%) VPN
2 2 (1.49%) Firewall
2 2 (1.49%) IPsec
3 1 (0.75%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.75%) Intranet
3 1 (0.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) LDAP
3 1 (0.75%) WAN
3 1 (0.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.73%) Hadoop
2 5 (3.73%) Apache Hive
2 5 (3.73%) Big Data
2 5 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.99%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.49%) MS Access
5 1 (0.75%) Sqoop
5 1 (0.75%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.75%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.96%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.49%) LSMW
3 1 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 38 (28.36%) Automotive
2 24 (17.91%) Finance
3 15 (11.19%) Telecoms
4 11 (8.21%) Marketing
5 10 (7.46%) Electronics
6 5 (3.73%) Retail
7 2 (1.49%) Advertising
7 2 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.75%) Front Office
8 1 (0.75%) Games
8 1 (0.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (29.10%) Consultant
2 24 (17.91%) SAP Consultant
3 18 (13.43%) Developer
3 18 (13.43%) Analyst
4 13 (9.70%) Architect
4 13 (9.70%) Project Manager
5 8 (5.97%) Business Analyst
5 8 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (5.22%) SAP Architect
7 6 (4.48%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.48%) SAP PP Consultant
7 6 (4.48%) SAP APO Consultant
7 6 (4.48%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (4.48%) Functional Consultant
8 5 (3.73%) AWS Developer
9 4 (2.99%) SAP Manager
9 4 (2.99%) Support Engineer
9 4 (2.99%) Printer Engineer
10 3 (2.24%) IT Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (2.24%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.73%) HTML
2 3 (2.24%) HTML5
2 3 (2.24%) Middleware
2 3 (2.24%) Web Services
3 2 (1.49%) .NET
3 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.49%) Flash
3 2 (1.49%) BAPI
4 1 (0.75%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (0.75%) REST
4 1 (0.75%) WebGL
4 1 (0.75%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.75%) Itk
4 1 (0.75%) Apache Camel
4 1 (0.75%) CSS
4 1 (0.75%) SOAP
4 1 (0.75%) XML
4 1 (0.75%) MFC
4 1 (0.75%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.75%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.46%) DTV
3 4 (2.99%) FMCG
3 4 (2.99%) NHS
4 3 (2.24%) Life Science
5 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.49%) iPad
6 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.75%) Clustering
6 1 (0.75%) DataPower
6 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.75%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.97%) Windows
2 2 (1.49%) VMS
3 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.75%) UNIX
3 1 (0.75%) AIX
3 1 (0.75%) Linux
3 1 (0.75%) OpenVMS
3 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.18%) Project Management
2 18 (13.43%) Logistics
3 17 (12.69%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (10.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (8.96%) Programme Management
7 10 (7.46%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (6.72%) ITIL
9 7 (5.22%) ETL
9 7 (5.22%) SAP Implementation
10 4 (2.99%) Business Analysis
10 4 (2.99%) Data Architecture
10 4 (2.99%) Predictive Analytics
10 4 (2.99%) ERP
10 4 (2.99%) PRINCE2
10 4 (2.99%) Data Analytics
10 4 (2.99%) Analytics
10 4 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (2.24%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.70%) SQL
2 6 (4.48%) VBA
3 5 (3.73%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.49%) Java
4 2 (1.49%) C
4 2 (1.49%) C#
5 1 (0.75%) VC++
5 1 (0.75%) C++
5 1 (0.75%) PHP
5 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.75%) Pascal
5 1 (0.75%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.75%) DCL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.99%) Degree
1 4 (2.99%) CCNA
1 4 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.24%) CEH
3 2 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.49%) CCNP
4 1 (0.75%) CBAP
4 1 (0.75%) ISEB
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.22%) SLA
2 2 (1.49%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.49%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (3.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (43.28%) SAP
2 10 (7.46%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.48%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.99%) Remedy
4 4 (2.99%) Tableau
5 3 (2.24%) VMware
5 3 (2.24%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.24%) Oracle
5 3 (2.24%) Cisco
5 3 (2.24%) IBM
6 2 (1.49%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.49%) HP
6 2 (1.49%) F5
7 1 (0.75%) Splunk
7 1 (0.75%) Talend
7 1 (0.75%) Verint
7 1 (0.75%) Reuters
7 1 (0.75%) Dell
7 1 (0.75%) Nortel
7 1 (0.75%) Avaya
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Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
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Montash
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Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £510 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Stafford
Real Staffing
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago