Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 39 51
Rank change year-on-year +11 +12 +20
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 26 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.85% 3.58% 2.05%
As % of the General category 24.30% 14.49% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 9
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £263 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.38% -27.08% -4.00%
10th Percentile £285 £174 £210
90th Percentile £481 £316 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +23.08% -13.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 3
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 £42.63 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.88% +58.87% -
10th Percentile £34.60 £26.44 £18.41
90th Percentile £48.46 £53.85 £55.77
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £30.25 £49.50
% change year-on-year +41.32% -38.89% +65.00%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 107 214 153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 19.96% 24.71% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 119 91
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -8.24% -
10th Percentile £251 £213 £263
90th Percentile £459 £499 £613
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 26
Lancashire median hourly rate £39.38 £37.50 £34.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +9.65% +36.80%
10th Percentile £11.33 £20.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.45 £59.31 £59.25
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £26.83 £31.40
% change year-on-year -6.82% -14.55% +14.18%

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 21 July 2017.

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 21 July 2017.

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 21 July 2017. 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
Preston -18 11 £375 +66.67% 2
Blackpool +29 4 £340 +13.33% 1
Blackburn -3 2 £400 - 1
Burnley - 1 £238 -
Darwen - 1 £400 -
Manufacturing
North West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 13 (50.00%) Finance
1 13 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 7 (26.92%) Life Science
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) Change Management
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 4 (15.38%) SAP
5 4 (15.38%) ERP
5 4 (15.38%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 4 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
6 3 (11.54%) NAS
6 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
6 3 (11.54%) Kaseya
6 3 (11.54%) Kaspersky
6 3 (11.54%) Avionics
6 3 (11.54%) Release Management
6 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
6 3 (11.54%) MCITP
6 3 (11.54%) QA

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 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (11.54%) IIS
1 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) DHCP
1 3 (11.54%) DNS
1 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
1 3 (11.54%) NAS
1 3 (11.54%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) OSPF
3 1 (3.85%) VLAN
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.54%) TKPROF
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (11.54%) Rational Statemate
2 3 (11.54%) Toad
3 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Avionics
3 2 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 2 (7.69%) Military
3 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Administrator
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Database Architect
3 3 (11.54%) DBA
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Ada Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Ada Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Functional Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) QA Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Server Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) jQuery
2 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Life Science
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.85%) Learning Management System
3 1 (3.85%) SCORM
3 1 (3.85%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) Change Management
3 4 (15.38%) ERP
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Release Management
5 2 (7.69%) BDD
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
5 2 (7.69%) HOOD
5 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (7.69%) SDLC
5 2 (7.69%) UML
5 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) Ada
3 3 (11.54%) Perl
3 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
1 3 (11.54%) MCITP
1 3 (11.54%) MCSE
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) HND
2 1 (3.85%) Master's Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (3.85%) GMP
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 13485
2 1 (3.85%) MIL-STD-498
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Backup Exec
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (11.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (11.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) SAP
3 3 (11.54%) Kaseya
3 3 (11.54%) Kaspersky
3 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
3 3 (11.54%) Symantec
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) LabWare
5 1 (3.85%) Adobe
5 1 (3.85%) Huawei
5 1 (3.85%) hybris
5 1 (3.85%) Minitab
5 1 (3.85%) NETGEAR
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