Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 42 56
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14 -1
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 316 363 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.97% 4.19% 3.17%
As % of the General category 13.84% 13.00% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 230 154
Midlands median daily rate £414 £414 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £165 £229
90th Percentile £575 £576 £623
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 29
Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.00% - -13.79%
10th Percentile £20.25 £15.55 £12.30
90th Percentile £43.75 £30.53 £39.65
England median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -4.29% -6.67% +50.00%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,283 2,792 2,650
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 28.71% 32.25% 31.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,398 1,759 1,595
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £224 £225 £238
90th Percentile £561 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 108 112
Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.28% +4.88% -25.45%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.53 £10.65
90th Percentile £43.75 £38.75 £43.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +14.88%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 20 February 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
East Midlands 0 171 £403 +5.92% 112
West Midlands -14 131 £425 -5.56% 219
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 95 (30.06%) SAP
2 73 (23.10%) Security Cleared
3 72 (22.78%) Finance
4 53 (16.77%) Degree
5 51 (16.14%) SC Cleared
5 51 (16.14%) Microsoft
6 49 (15.51%) Business Intelligence
6 49 (15.51%) SQL
6 49 (15.51%) PLM
7 47 (14.87%) Project Management
7 47 (14.87%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (11.71%) Migration
9 35 (11.08%) Automotive
10 34 (10.76%) Oracle
10 34 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
11 33 (10.44%) Analytics
12 31 (9.81%) ERP
13 30 (9.49%) Telecoms
14 28 (8.86%) SQL Server
15 26 (8.23%) .NET
15 26 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
15 26 (8.23%) Retail
16 25 (7.91%) Marketing
17 24 (7.59%) Windows
17 24 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
18 23 (7.28%) Electronics
18 23 (7.28%) Programme Management
19 22 (6.96%) C#
19 22 (6.96%) Data Management
20 21 (6.65%) Business Analysis

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 10 (3.16%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.27%) CMS
3 3 (0.95%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.63%) Confluence
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.58%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.27%) Acrobat
4 4 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.27%) RoboHelp
4 4 (1.27%) Snagit
5 1 (0.32%) HipChat
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (5.38%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (4.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 10 (3.16%) SAP MM
4 9 (2.85%) SAP PP
5 8 (2.53%) Teamcenter
6 6 (1.90%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (1.90%) SAP EWM
7 5 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (1.58%) Oracle 11i
7 5 (1.58%) Primavera
7 5 (1.58%) SAP CO
7 5 (1.58%) SAP FI
7 5 (1.58%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (1.58%) SAP PP-PI
8 4 (1.27%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.63%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.63%) SAP QM
9 2 (0.63%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.80%) Dynamics 365
2 9 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.22%) Office 365
4 2 (0.63%) FinancialForce
4 2 (0.63%) IaaS
4 2 (0.63%) iPaaS
4 2 (0.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.32%) Boomi
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
5 1 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.16%) DNS
2 8 (2.53%) DHCP
3 7 (2.22%) Firewall
4 5 (1.58%) VPN
5 4 (1.27%) WAN
6 3 (0.95%) InfiniBand
6 3 (0.95%) SMS
7 2 (0.63%) 802.11
7 2 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.63%) Intranet
7 2 (0.63%) IOS XR
7 2 (0.63%) LAN
7 2 (0.63%) NX-OS
7 2 (0.63%) VXLAN
7 2 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.32%) NAS
8 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.32%) Wireless
8 1 (0.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (4.75%) Cognos Report Studio
5 14 (4.43%) Big Data
5 14 (4.43%) Relational Database
6 13 (4.11%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 13 (4.11%) Power BI
7 12 (3.80%) Crystal Reports
7 12 (3.80%) DecisionStream
7 12 (3.80%) Oracle Database
7 12 (3.80%) Semantic Layer
8 11 (3.48%) PowerCenter
9 10 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (2.22%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.90%) SAP HANA
11 6 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.16%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.58%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.95%) JIRA
5 2 (0.63%) LSMW
6 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.32%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.32%) PyCharm
6 1 (0.32%) Subversion
6 1 (0.32%) Toad
6 1 (0.32%) Xcode
General
1 72 (22.78%) Finance
2 35 (11.08%) Automotive
3 30 (9.49%) Telecoms
4 26 (8.23%) Retail
5 25 (7.91%) Marketing
6 23 (7.28%) Electronics
7 19 (6.01%) Aerospace
8 8 (2.53%) Advertising
9 7 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (2.22%) Publishing
10 6 (1.90%) Games
11 4 (1.27%) Legal
12 2 (0.63%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.63%) German Language
13 1 (0.32%) Banking
13 1 (0.32%) Billing
13 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 51 (16.14%) Project Manager
2 45 (14.24%) Analyst
3 39 (12.34%) Architect
4 34 (10.76%) Developer
5 32 (10.13%) Consultant
6 25 (7.91%) Business Analyst
7 18 (5.70%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (5.70%) Technical Leader
8 13 (4.11%) SAP Consultant
9 12 (3.80%) Data Engineer
10 9 (2.85%) IT Manager
10 9 (2.85%) SAP Manager
10 9 (2.85%) SAP Project Manager
10 9 (2.85%) Support Analyst
11 8 (2.53%) .NET Developer
11 8 (2.53%) Applications Support
11 8 (2.53%) Applications Support Analyst
11 8 (2.53%) Development Analyst
11 8 (2.53%) Programme Manager
11 8 (2.53%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.23%) .NET
2 13 (4.11%) CSS
3 11 (3.48%) HTML
4 6 (1.90%) AngularJS
4 6 (1.90%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.58%) CSS3
5 5 (1.58%) HTML5
5 5 (1.58%) REST
6 4 (1.27%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (0.95%) Entity Framework
7 3 (0.95%) Middleware
7 3 (0.95%) Node.js
7 3 (0.95%) React
7 3 (0.95%) Web Services
7 3 (0.95%) XML
7 3 (0.95%) XSLT
8 2 (0.63%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (0.63%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.75%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.48%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.85%) User Experience
5 7 (2.22%) FMCG
5 7 (2.22%) PMI
6 5 (1.58%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.27%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.27%) NHS
8 2 (0.63%) Life Science
8 2 (0.63%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.63%) Replication
9 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.32%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.32%) LIMS
9 1 (0.32%) Optoelectronics
9 1 (0.32%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.32%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.32%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.59%) Windows
2 16 (5.06%) Linux
3 10 (3.16%) Unix
4 6 (1.90%) HPUX
5 4 (1.27%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.95%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.63%) VMS
7 2 (0.63%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.63%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.32%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (15.51%) Business Intelligence
1 49 (15.51%) PLM
2 47 (14.87%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (14.87%) Project Management
3 37 (11.71%) Migration
4 33 (10.44%) Analytics
5 31 (9.81%) ERP
6 26 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
8 23 (7.28%) Programme Management
9 22 (6.96%) Data Management
10 21 (6.65%) Business Analysis
11 20 (6.33%) Digital Marketing
11 20 (6.33%) Logistics
12 19 (6.01%) Service Delivery
12 19 (6.01%) Visualisation
13 18 (5.70%) DevOps
13 18 (5.70%) PRINCE2
13 18 (5.70%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (5.38%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 49 (15.51%) SQL
2 22 (6.96%) C#
3 13 (4.11%) Python
4 11 (3.48%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.48%) R
5 7 (2.22%) PL/SQL
6 6 (1.90%) Java
7 5 (1.58%) ABAP
7 5 (1.58%) VB
7 5 (1.58%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.58%) VBA
8 4 (1.27%) C++
9 3 (0.95%) Perl
9 3 (0.95%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.63%) C
10 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.32%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.32%) Scala
11 1 (0.32%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 73 (23.10%) Security Cleared
2 53 (16.77%) Degree
3 51 (16.14%) SC Cleared
4 17 (5.38%) PMI Certification
4 17 (5.38%) PMP
5 15 (4.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (2.22%) Master's Degree
7 4 (1.27%) IIBA
8 3 (0.95%) CBAP
8 3 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.95%) PhD
8 3 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.63%) CCNP
9 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.63%) HND
9 2 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.63%) MCP
10 1 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.32%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.33%) Data Quality
2 10 (3.16%) SLA
3 8 (2.53%) PMO
4 5 (1.58%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.63%) GDPR
5 2 (0.63%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.63%) QA
6 1 (0.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.32%) CDISC
6 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.32%) GxP
6 1 (0.32%) HL7
6 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.32%) NIST 800
System Software
1 13 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.27%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.63%) Firmware
4 2 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (3.80%) MOM
2 1 (0.32%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (0.32%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 95 (30.06%) SAP
2 51 (16.14%) Microsoft
3 34 (10.76%) Oracle
4 18 (5.70%) Cognos
5 16 (5.06%) Tableau
6 12 (3.80%) IBM
6 12 (3.80%) Informatica
7 9 (2.85%) Siemens
8 6 (1.90%) Cisco
8 6 (1.90%) VMware
9 4 (1.27%) Adobe
9 4 (1.27%) HP
9 4 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.95%) Epicor
10 3 (0.95%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.95%) Remedy
10 3 (0.95%) Sage
11 2 (0.63%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.63%) Juniper
11 2 (0.63%) NCR