Period
to 23 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 23 June 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 39 74
Rank change year-on-year -24 +35 -25
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 248 337 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.14% 4.49% 2.60%
As % of the General category 11.08% 13.99% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 229 151
Midlands median daily rate £450 £428 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.79% +3.01%
10th Percentile £281 £215 £263
90th Percentile £650 £575 £658
England median daily rate £470 £440 £400
% change year-on-year +6.82% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 17
Midlands median hourly rate £26.88 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.52% +19.05% -16.00%
10th Percentile £10.63 £16.10 £13.60
90th Percentile £47.50 £28.30 £40.45
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +14.78%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,239 2,409 2,629
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 28.32% 32.07% 28.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,309 1,500 1,638
Midlands median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% - -
10th Percentile £238 £250 £225
90th Percentile £564 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 96 76
Midlands median hourly rate £18.51 £24.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.45% +16.67% -12.50%
10th Percentile £10.63 £11.29 £10.04
90th Percentile £43.75 £52.50 £44.50
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.13
% change year-on-year +4.00% -4.31% +16.11%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in the Midlands

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manufacturing in the Midlands

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in the Midlands

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in the Midlands

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Manufacturing in the Midlands

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 June 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
West Midlands -30 120 £478 +12.41% 104
East Midlands -13 115 £425 -2.30% 63
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 74 (29.84%) SAP
2 60 (24.19%) Finance
3 48 (19.35%) Security Cleared
4 41 (16.53%) Microsoft
5 38 (15.32%) Automotive
5 38 (15.32%) PLM
6 33 (13.31%) Project Management
6 33 (13.31%) SC Cleared
6 33 (13.31%) Analytics
7 27 (10.89%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (10.48%) Migration
9 25 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (10.08%) ERP
10 24 (9.68%) SQL
10 24 (9.68%) Degree
11 23 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (8.87%) Programme Management
12 22 (8.87%) Windows
13 21 (8.47%) Telecoms
13 21 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (8.06%) Big Data
14 20 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
15 18 (7.26%) ETL
15 18 (7.26%) Problem-Solving
16 17 (6.85%) Data Quality
17 16 (6.45%) Data Management
17 16 (6.45%) PowerShell
17 16 (6.45%) Data Analytics
17 16 (6.45%) ITIL
18 15 (6.05%) Coaching

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 15 (6.05%) Apache Spark
2 2 (0.81%) IBM Notes
2 2 (0.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.81%) Quickr
3 1 (0.40%) Confluence
3 1 (0.40%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (3.63%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.21%) CATIA
5 2 (0.81%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.40%) HipChat
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.40%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 12 (4.84%) SAP PP
2 10 (4.03%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (2.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (2.02%) NetSuite
6 4 (1.61%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (1.21%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (1.21%) Sage X3
7 3 (1.21%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.81%) Demantra
8 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.81%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.81%) Retail-J
8 2 (0.81%) SAP EWM
8 2 (0.81%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.81%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.81%) Teamcenter
8 2 (0.81%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (2.42%) Office 365
4 4 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.81%) FinancialForce
5 2 (0.81%) IaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.40%) Boomi
6 1 (0.40%) G Suite
6 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.84%) Firewall
2 5 (2.02%) NAS
2 5 (2.02%) WAN
3 4 (1.61%) Internet
3 4 (1.61%) VPN
4 3 (1.21%) InfiniBand
5 2 (0.81%) DNS
5 2 (0.81%) Intranet
5 2 (0.81%) LAN
6 1 (0.40%) 802.11
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (0.40%) DHCP
6 1 (0.40%) FlexRay
6 1 (0.40%) FTP
6 1 (0.40%) RS-232
6 1 (0.40%) SMS
6 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.40%) VSAN
6 1 (0.40%) WinSCP
6 1 (0.40%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.06%) Big Data
1 20 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (6.05%) PowerCenter
3 10 (4.03%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.63%) Power BI
5 7 (2.82%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 7 (2.82%) Cognos Report Studio
5 7 (2.82%) DecisionStream
5 7 (2.82%) Semantic Layer
6 5 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.21%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.21%) SAP HANA
8 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.81%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (4.03%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (1.21%) AdminStudio
3 3 (1.21%) MSI
4 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.81%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.81%) Toad
5 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.40%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.40%) Gradle
5 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.40%) JIRA
5 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.40%) XMLSpy
General
1 60 (24.19%) Finance
2 38 (15.32%) Automotive
3 21 (8.47%) Telecoms
4 15 (6.05%) Marketing
5 14 (5.65%) Electronics
6 13 (5.24%) Retail
7 9 (3.63%) Advertising
8 7 (2.82%) Games
9 6 (2.42%) Aerospace
9 6 (2.42%) Digital Economy
10 5 (2.02%) Publishing
11 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.40%) Billing
12 1 (0.40%) French Language
12 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (14.11%) Consultant
2 29 (11.69%) Architect
3 28 (11.29%) Project Manager
4 25 (10.08%) Analyst
4 25 (10.08%) Developer
5 19 (7.66%) Solutions Architect
6 17 (6.85%) SAP Manager
7 16 (6.45%) Data Engineer
8 13 (5.24%) Business Analyst
8 13 (5.24%) SAP Consultant
9 12 (4.84%) SAP Architect
10 11 (4.44%) Programme Manager
10 11 (4.44%) SAP Project Manager
11 10 (4.03%) SAP Solutions Architect
11 10 (4.03%) Technical Leader
12 9 (3.63%) IT Manager
13 6 (2.42%) Business Consultant
13 6 (2.42%) Microsoft Developer
13 6 (2.42%) Report Developer
13 6 (2.42%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.42%) .NET
2 5 (2.02%) AngularJS
2 5 (2.02%) CSS
2 5 (2.02%) CSS3
2 5 (2.02%) HTML
2 5 (2.02%) HTML5
3 3 (1.21%) MDX
4 2 (0.81%) SOAP
4 2 (0.81%) Web Services
4 2 (0.81%) XML
5 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.40%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.40%) JSON
5 1 (0.40%) Laravel
5 1 (0.40%) LINQ
5 1 (0.40%) OLE
5 1 (0.40%) REST
5 1 (0.40%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.40%) Velocity
5 1 (0.40%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (6.05%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.02%) FMCG
5 4 (1.61%) NHS
6 3 (1.21%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.81%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.81%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.40%) AS400
8 1 (0.40%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.40%) iSeries
8 1 (0.40%) LIMS
8 1 (0.40%) Optoelectronics
8 1 (0.40%) PKI
8 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.87%) Windows
2 10 (4.03%) Windows 10
3 9 (3.63%) Windows 7
4 7 (2.82%) Linux
4 7 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.42%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.81%) VMS
8 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.40%) HPUX
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.40%) SUSE
8 1 (0.40%) Unix
8 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (15.32%) PLM
2 33 (13.31%) Analytics
2 33 (13.31%) Project Management
3 27 (10.89%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (10.48%) Migration
5 25 (10.08%) ERP
5 25 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (8.87%) Programme Management
8 21 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (7.26%) ETL
9 18 (7.26%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (6.45%) Data Analytics
10 16 (6.45%) Data Management
10 16 (6.45%) ITIL
11 15 (6.05%) Coaching
11 15 (6.05%) Data Engineering
12 14 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (5.65%) DevOps
13 13 (5.24%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.68%) SQL
2 16 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 15 (6.05%) Python
3 15 (6.05%) R
4 11 (4.44%) C#
5 5 (2.02%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.61%) C
6 4 (1.61%) Java
6 4 (1.61%) VBScript
7 3 (1.21%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.21%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.21%) VBA
7 3 (1.21%) XMLA
8 1 (0.40%) ABAP
8 1 (0.40%) C++
8 1 (0.40%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.40%) VB
8 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 33 (13.31%) SC Cleared
3 24 (9.68%) Degree
4 11 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.42%) TOGAF Certification
7 5 (2.02%) MCP
7 5 (2.02%) MCSA
8 4 (1.61%) CCNA
8 4 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.61%) PMP
8 4 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.21%) ISEB
10 2 (0.81%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.81%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.40%) CEH
11 1 (0.40%) HND
11 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.40%) MCSE
11 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.85%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.63%) SLA
3 5 (2.02%) PMO
4 3 (1.21%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.03%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.63%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.02%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.02%) vSphere
4 5 (2.02%) XenApp
5 3 (1.21%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.81%) Firmware
6 2 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.40%) Docker
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.40%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (2.02%) SCCM
2 4 (1.61%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.81%) MOM
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.40%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.40%) SCOM
4 1 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.40%) ThinApp
4 1 (0.40%) vRealize
4 1 (0.40%) WMI
Vendors
1 74 (29.84%) SAP
2 41 (16.53%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.05%) Informatica
4 13 (5.24%) Oracle
5 11 (4.44%) Cognos
6 10 (4.03%) Cisco
6 10 (4.03%) Tableau
7 9 (3.63%) IBM
8 8 (3.23%) VMware
9 7 (2.82%) Citrix
10 6 (2.42%) HP
10 6 (2.42%) Sage
11 5 (2.02%) Google
12 4 (1.61%) JD Edwards
12 4 (1.61%) NetApp
12 4 (1.61%) Palo Alto
13 3 (1.21%) Infor
13 3 (1.21%) Ivanti
13 3 (1.21%) NCR
13 3 (1.21%) Remedy