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 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 32 42
Rank change year-on-year +11 +10  
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 18 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 6.32% 4.06% 1.67%
As % of the General category 26.47% 16.83% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £440 - £405
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 - £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +16.00% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.25 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.77% +57.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year +30.00% +3.44%  

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 68 101 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 23.86% 24.11% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 52 52
Median daily rate £375 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £248 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 14
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.73 £21.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.73 £47.33 £42.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 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
Preston -11 8 - - 1
Blackpool - 2 £340 -
Blackburn -4 1 - - 1
Manufacturing
North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 14 (58.33%) Programme Management
3 7 (29.17%) Oracle
4 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (25.00%) Degree
4 6 (25.00%) Life Science
5 5 (20.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (20.83%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (20.83%) SQL
5 5 (20.83%) SAP
5 5 (20.83%) Windows
5 5 (20.83%) SDLC
6 4 (16.67%) Aerospace
6 4 (16.67%) Perl
6 4 (16.67%) Ada
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 4 (16.67%) Avionics
7 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
7 3 (12.50%) ERP
7 3 (12.50%) C
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 3 (12.50%) UML
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) Change Management
7 3 (12.50%) Military
7 3 (12.50%) HOOD
8 2 (8.33%) Clustering

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 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.33%) IIS
1 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) DHCP
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
1 2 (8.33%) IP Telephony
1 2 (8.33%) NAS
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) OSPF
2 1 (4.17%) VLAN
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) TKPROF
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (8.33%) Toad
2 2 (8.33%) VectorCAST
3 1 (4.17%) ClearCase
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 4 (16.67%) Avionics
3 3 (12.50%) Military
4 1 (4.17%) Back Office
4 1 (4.17%) Electronics
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Software Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Administrator
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Database Architect
3 2 (8.33%) DBA
3 2 (8.33%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Junior
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Change Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) e-Learning Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Security Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Server Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Writer
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) jQuery
2 1 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Life Science
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.17%) Learning Management System
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) SCORM
3 1 (4.17%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Programme Management
2 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.83%) SDLC
4 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Change Management
5 3 (12.50%) ERP
5 3 (12.50%) HOOD
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) UML
5 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.33%) Document Management
6 2 (8.33%) Hazard Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Release Management
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) Validation
7 1 (4.17%) Business Process Modelling
7 1 (4.17%) Change Control
7 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.17%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) Ada
2 4 (16.67%) Perl
2 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.50%) C
4 2 (8.33%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) MCITP
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) HND
3 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (4.17%) GMP
1 1 (4.17%) ISO13485
1 1 (4.17%) QA
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) SAP
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) Kaseya
4 2 (8.33%) Kaspersky
4 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
4 2 (8.33%) Symantec
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Adobe
5 1 (4.17%) Huawei
5 1 (4.17%) hybris
5 1 (4.17%) Minitab
5 1 (4.17%) NETGEAR