Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 50 56
Rank change year-on-year +13 +6 +5
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 17 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.71% 2.44% 2.12%
As % of the General category 13.39% 10.29% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Lancashire median daily rate £100 £220 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.55% -48.24% +41.67%
North West median daily rate £400 £361 £350
% change year-on-year +10.73% +3.21% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Lancashire median hourly rate £44.00 £51.00 £47.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.73% +7.75% -
North West median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +53.85% +30.00%

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 127 136 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 27.73% 23.69% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 89 118
Lancashire median daily rate £413 £368 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.24% -24.95% +38.91%
10th Percentile £305 £130 £304
90th Percentile £646 £560 £640
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £423
% change year-on-year +3.13% -5.33% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 28
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +49.09%
10th Percentile £20.41 £16.95 £19.94
90th Percentile £50.62 £65.17 £51.74
North West median hourly rate £22.67 £28.18 £30.15
% change year-on-year -19.54% -6.53% +62.97%

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 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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -14 4 - -
Blackpool +13 3 - - 3
Burnley - 2 £238 -
Morecambe - 1 £100 -
Blackburn - 1 - - 1
Manufacturing
North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) SAP
3 5 (29.41%) Programme Management
3 5 (29.41%) Life Science
3 5 (29.41%) SDLC
4 4 (23.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
6 2 (11.76%) WinForms
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) WCF
6 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.76%) IIS
6 2 (11.76%) C#
6 2 (11.76%) C++
6 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) ERP
6 2 (11.76%) XML

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 (11.76%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.88%) NetSuite
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.88%) SAP WM
2 1 (5.88%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DHCP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
2 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.88%) NAS
2 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.88%) SAP HANA
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (5.88%) Toad
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.88%) Avionics
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Military
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) SAP Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.88%) DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) WCF
1 2 (11.76%) WinForms
1 2 (11.76%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Life Science
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Programme Management
1 5 (29.41%) SDLC
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) ERP
3 2 (11.76%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) MVC
3 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) TDD
3 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Proactive Management
4 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) C++
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) HND
2 1 (5.88%) MCITP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) MIL-STD-1553
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) iptables
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) SAP
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) LabWare
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) Cognos
5 1 (5.88%) Curam
5 1 (5.88%) Epicor
5 1 (5.88%) IFS
5 1 (5.88%) Infor
5 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
5 1 (5.88%) Kaseya
5 1 (5.88%) Kaspersky
5 1 (5.88%) Lotus
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) Sage
5 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec
5 1 (5.88%) Xero