The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 27 March 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 52 40
Rank change year-on-year +16 -12  
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.03% 0.65% 0.75%
As % of the General category 5.66% 1.59% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £375 £332 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.12% -26.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09%  

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 Kent with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 106 189 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 35.93% 41.00% 31.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 144 50
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £180 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £21.78 £177.50 £37.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -87.73% +371.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manufacturing in Kent

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in Kent over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in Kent

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in Kent

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Sittingbourne - 2 £375 -
Dartford - 1 - -
Maidstone - 1 £510 - 1
Manufacturing
South East

Manufacturing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Kent region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 3 (30.00%) Network Security
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (10.00%) FMCG
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (10.00%) Social Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (10.00%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Spring

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) IPv4
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) VLAN
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) CISSP Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Digital Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Change Management
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) ERP
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) Logistics
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Social Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle