Period
to 18 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 32 47
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15 +9
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 33 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.01% 3.27% 2.63%
As % of the General category 29.73% 16.16% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 11
Lancashire median daily rate £350 £238 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.37% -9.52% -32.26%
10th Percentile £275 £100 £181
90th Percentile £475 £425 £320
North West median daily rate £425 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 5
Lancashire median hourly rate £28.00 £44.00 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% -13.73% +212.88%
10th Percentile £17.88 £42.80 £31.00
90th Percentile £43.00 £44.00 £79.83
North West median hourly rate £34.90 £45.70 £40.00
% change year-on-year -23.62% +14.24% +53.85%

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

All General Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 111 99 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 16.84% 20.20% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 62 120
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £284 £236 £212
90th Percentile £575 £535 £596
North West median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 26
Lancashire median hourly rate £28.00 £42.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.12% +8.28% +6.08%
10th Percentile £19.11 £12.04 £20.50
90th Percentile £43.90 £43.93 £64.19
North West median hourly rate £23.34 £21.89 £25.00
% change year-on-year +6.62% -12.44% -18.09%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Manufacturing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in Lancashire

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manufacturing in Lancashire

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in Lancashire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in Lancashire

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in Lancashire

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in Lancashire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Manufacturing in Lancashire

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool -16 8 £256 - 4
Chorley - 8 £350 - 1
Preston +11 6 £450 +20.00% 2
Blackburn +3 6 £406 +1.56% 12
Burnley -4 1 - - 1
Manufacturing
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 14 (42.42%) Degree
2 11 (33.33%) Marketing
3 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 8 (24.24%) COBOL
4 8 (24.24%) DB2
4 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
5 7 (21.21%) Master's Degree
5 7 (21.21%) Finance
5 7 (21.21%) Programme Management
6 6 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (18.18%) Process Improvement
6 6 (18.18%) Project Management
7 5 (15.15%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (15.15%) Life Science
7 5 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (12.12%) Entity Framework
8 4 (12.12%) Validation
8 4 (12.12%) WinForms
8 4 (12.12%) WCF
8 4 (12.12%) XML
8 4 (12.12%) C#
8 4 (12.12%) Windows
8 4 (12.12%) MVC
9 3 (9.09%) Aerospace
9 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 3 (9.09%) CRM
9 3 (9.09%) SQL
9 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 3 (9.09%) Change Control
9 3 (9.09%) CAPA

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.03%) SAP CRM
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) LAN
1 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) DB2
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (33.33%) Marketing
2 7 (21.21%) Finance
3 5 (15.15%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (9.09%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.03%) Electronics
5 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) COBOL Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.06%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Applications Support
4 2 (6.06%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Project Controller
5 1 (3.03%) Project Officer
5 1 (3.03%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Entity Framework
1 4 (12.12%) WCF
1 4 (12.12%) WinForms
1 4 (12.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Life Science
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) BYOD
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Programme Management
2 6 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (18.18%) Process Improvement
2 6 (18.18%) Project Management
3 5 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (12.12%) MVC
4 4 (12.12%) Validation
5 3 (9.09%) CAPA
5 3 (9.09%) Change Control
5 3 (9.09%) CRM
5 3 (9.09%) Decision-Making
5 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.06%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (6.06%) FMEA
6 2 (6.06%) Kanban
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) COBOL
2 4 (12.12%) C#
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Degree
2 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
4 7 (21.21%) Master's Degree
5 1 (3.03%) APMP
5 1 (3.03%) CBAP
5 1 (3.03%) CISA
5 1 (3.03%) CISM
5 1 (3.03%) CISSP
5 1 (3.03%) IIBA
5 1 (3.03%) ISEB
5 1 (3.03%) PMP
5 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) GLP
1 2 (6.06%) ISO 13485
2 1 (3.03%) COSHH
2 1 (3.03%) GDPR
2 1 (3.03%) IASME
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 9000
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) HP