Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 44 54
Rank change year-on-year -58 +10 -8
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 182 334 341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.27% 4.29% 3.53%
As % of the General category 8.24% 13.68% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 208 227
Midlands median daily rate £485 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.12% -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £283 £259 £300
90th Percentile £613 £575 £625
England median daily rate £475 £463 £413
% change year-on-year +2.70% +12.12% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 9
Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 £27.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.95% +85.00% -52.29%
10th Percentile £10.63 £21.23 £12.98
90th Percentile £42.00 £38.29 £39.15
England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -5.41% -1.33% +17.19%

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 2,208 2,442 2,912
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 27.56% 31.38% 30.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,305 1,514 1,902
Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £250
90th Percentile £563 £550 £587
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 106 86
Midlands median hourly rate £16.25 £25.25 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.64% +34.67% -21.88%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.29 £8.72
90th Percentile £36.05 £52.50 £52.38
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +10.87% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -39 108 £544 +27.94% 224
East Midlands -43 68 £480 +14.29% 166
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 54 (29.67%) SAP
2 40 (21.98%) Finance
3 38 (20.88%) Automotive
4 29 (15.93%) Project Management
4 29 (15.93%) Microsoft
5 23 (12.64%) Programme Management
6 22 (12.09%) Security Cleared
7 21 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (11.54%) Telecoms
7 21 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (10.99%) Migration
8 20 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (10.44%) Windows
9 19 (10.44%) Marketing
10 18 (9.89%) Electronics
11 17 (9.34%) ERP
11 17 (9.34%) Digital Marketing
12 15 (8.24%) SC Cleared
13 14 (7.69%) PLM
13 14 (7.69%) SQL
13 14 (7.69%) PowerShell
13 14 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
14 13 (7.14%) Retail
15 12 (6.59%) PRINCE2
15 12 (6.59%) Active Directory
15 12 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (6.04%) Office 365
16 11 (6.04%) Data Migration
16 11 (6.04%) Microsoft Office

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 8 (4.40%) Apache Spark
2 7 (3.85%) IBM Notes
3 6 (3.30%) Quickr
4 2 (1.10%) Mule
4 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.55%) ArchestrA
5 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.55%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.55%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (6.04%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.10%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.55%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.55%) CATIA
5 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.55%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 6 (3.30%) Sage X3
1 6 (3.30%) SAP PP
2 4 (2.20%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.20%) NetSuite
3 3 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.65%) SAP MM
4 2 (1.10%) Infor M3
4 2 (1.10%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (1.10%) Sage 200
4 2 (1.10%) SAP EWM
4 2 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.10%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (1.10%) SAP VC
5 1 (0.55%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.55%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.55%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.55%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.55%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.04%) Office 365
2 10 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (2.20%) GitHub
4 4 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.20%) PaaS
5 3 (1.65%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.55%) G Suite
6 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.85%) LAN
2 6 (3.30%) Firewall
2 6 (3.30%) WAN
3 4 (2.20%) Internet
3 4 (2.20%) NAS
3 4 (2.20%) Network Security
4 2 (1.10%) Intranet
4 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.10%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.55%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (0.55%) FTP
5 1 (0.55%) SAN
5 1 (0.55%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.49%) Big Data
1 10 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.40%) PowerCenter
3 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.20%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.55%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.55%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.55%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.20%) GitLab
2 3 (1.65%) AdminStudio
2 3 (1.65%) MSI
3 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.55%) XMLSpy
General
1 40 (21.98%) Finance
2 38 (20.88%) Automotive
3 21 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 19 (10.44%) Marketing
5 18 (9.89%) Electronics
6 13 (7.14%) Retail
7 9 (4.95%) Advertising
8 6 (3.30%) Military
9 5 (2.75%) Aerospace
10 4 (2.20%) Publishing
11 3 (1.65%) Back Office
12 1 (0.55%) French Language
12 1 (0.55%) Games
12 1 (0.55%) Law
12 1 (0.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 32 (17.58%) Consultant
1 32 (17.58%) Project Manager
2 22 (12.09%) Analyst
3 18 (9.89%) Architect
4 15 (8.24%) SAP Consultant
5 13 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (4.95%) Business Analyst
6 9 (4.95%) Developer
7 7 (3.85%) Data Engineer
7 7 (3.85%) SAP Architect
7 7 (3.85%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.30%) Senior Data Engineer
8 6 (3.30%) Service Analyst
8 6 (3.30%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (2.75%) DV Cleared Project Manager
9 5 (2.75%) Functional Consultant
9 5 (2.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (2.75%) ITIL Manager
9 5 (2.75%) Programme Manager
9 5 (2.75%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.75%) .NET
2 4 (2.20%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.20%) OAuth
2 4 (2.20%) OAuth2
2 4 (2.20%) SAML
2 4 (2.20%) WCF
3 3 (1.65%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.10%) LINQ
4 2 (1.10%) Web Services
4 2 (1.10%) XML
5 1 (0.55%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.55%) EDI
5 1 (0.55%) Lambda Expressions
5 1 (0.55%) Laravel
5 1 (0.55%) PySpark
5 1 (0.55%) React
5 1 (0.55%) SOAP
5 1 (0.55%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.40%) FMCG
3 7 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.75%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.75%) PKI
5 4 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.10%) Robotics
7 1 (0.55%) AS400
7 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.55%) Industry 4.0
7 1 (0.55%) Life Science
7 1 (0.55%) NHS
7 1 (0.55%) SCADA
7 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.44%) Windows
2 9 (4.95%) Windows 10
2 9 (4.95%) Windows 7
3 6 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.20%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.55%) Linux
6 1 (0.55%) SUSE
6 1 (0.55%) Unix
6 1 (0.55%) VMS
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (15.93%) Project Management
2 23 (12.64%) Programme Management
3 21 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (10.99%) Migration
4 20 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (9.34%) Digital Marketing
5 17 (9.34%) ERP
6 14 (7.69%) PLM
6 14 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (6.59%) PRINCE2
8 11 (6.04%) Data Migration
9 10 (5.49%) Analytics
9 10 (5.49%) Identity Management
9 10 (5.49%) ITIL
10 9 (4.95%) CAD
10 9 (4.95%) ETL
11 8 (4.40%) Data Analytics
11 8 (4.40%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 14 (7.69%) SQL
2 9 (4.95%) Python
3 8 (4.40%) C#
3 8 (4.40%) R
4 4 (2.20%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.20%) VBScript
5 3 (1.65%) C
6 2 (1.10%) C++
6 2 (1.10%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.55%) Java
7 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.55%) RPG
7 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (12.09%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.24%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (4.40%) Degree
5 6 (3.30%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.75%) CEH
6 5 (2.75%) MCSA
7 4 (2.20%) CCNA
7 4 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.20%) CISM
7 4 (2.20%) CISSP
7 4 (2.20%) MCP
7 4 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.65%) ISEB
9 2 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.10%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.55%) MCSE
10 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.49%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.85%) PMO
3 5 (2.75%) ISO 9000
4 4 (2.20%) GDPR
5 2 (1.10%) ISO 14000
5 2 (1.10%) QA
6 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.55%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (6.59%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.40%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.75%) vSphere
3 5 (2.75%) XenApp
4 4 (2.20%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.20%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (1.65%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.55%) Firmware
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (3.30%) SCCM
2 4 (2.20%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.55%) SCOM
4 1 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.55%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 54 (29.67%) SAP
2 29 (15.93%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.40%) Informatica
3 8 (4.40%) Sage
4 7 (3.85%) Citrix
4 7 (3.85%) Lotus
4 7 (3.85%) VMware
5 6 (3.30%) Cisco
6 5 (2.75%) NetApp
7 4 (2.20%) HP
7 4 (2.20%) Oracle
7 4 (2.20%) Palo Alto
8 3 (1.65%) CA
8 3 (1.65%) Ivanti
8 3 (1.65%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.65%) NCR
9 2 (1.10%) Google
9 2 (1.10%) Infor
9 2 (1.10%) McAfee
10 1 (0.55%) Veeam