The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Manufacturing
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 75 61
Rank change year-on-year +26 -14  
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 8 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.27% 0.76% 2.00%
As % of the General category 2.54% 2.00% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 12
Median daily rate £225 £250 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -41.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £300 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £31.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year +14.40% +7.75%  

Manufacturing is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 315 350 429
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 49.92% 38.08% 42.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 246 253
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £564 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 16
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Manufacturing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in Cheshire

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Manufacturing in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Manufacturing in Cheshire

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in Cheshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in Cheshire

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in Cheshire

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
Chester +17 3 £125 -37.50% 3
Manufacturing
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 6 (35.29%) ERP
2 5 (29.41%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) .NET
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (23.53%) SAP
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) EDI
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
4 3 (17.65%) Change Control
4 3 (17.65%) Business Transformation
5 2 (11.76%) Network Management
5 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
5 2 (11.76%) RS-232
5 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (11.76%) IT Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) C++
5 2 (11.76%) OOP
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (11.76%) SAP CRM
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) RS-232
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Coordinator
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Excel Developer
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Transformation Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Author
4 1 (5.88%) IoT Architect
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Supply Chain Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) EDI
2 2 (11.76%) WPF
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) WinForms
3 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Device Driver
1 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
1 2 (11.76%) Life Science
2 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ERP
2 3 (17.65%) Business Transformation
2 3 (17.65%) Change Control
2 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) IT Strategy
3 2 (11.76%) Network Management
3 2 (11.76%) OOP
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
3 2 (11.76%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (23.53%) SAP
2 3 (17.65%) VMware