Period
to 17 October 2017

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 17 October 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 44 46
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +3
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 328 371 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.19% 3.79% 3.75%
As % of the General category 13.63% 12.63% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 242 162
Midlands median daily rate £416 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.55% +5.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £236 £285 £156
90th Percentile £575 £625 £600
England median daily rate £463 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +12.12% +3.13% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 24
Midlands median hourly rate £28.75 £15.00 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.67% -52.29% -16.83%
10th Percentile £21.25 £12.98 £11.45
90th Percentile £43.13 £39.15 £40.68
England median hourly rate £36.00 £36.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -0.69% +11.54% +3.17%

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 2407 2938 2833
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 30.72% 30.02% 33.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1502 1911 1687
Midlands median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +5.26%
10th Percentile £240 £250 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £560
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 95 141
Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 £20.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.15% -18.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £10.39 £8.76 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.05 £43.75
England median hourly rate £26.50 £24.41 £22.83
% change year-on-year +8.56% +6.92% +1.47%

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 17 October 2017.

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 17 October 2017.

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 17 October 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
East Midlands +7 168 £400 - 25
West Midlands +8 141 £425 -12.82% 31
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 120 (36.59%) SAP
2 71 (21.65%) Finance
3 63 (19.21%) Security Cleared
4 56 (17.07%) Project Management
4 56 (17.07%) ERP
5 49 (14.94%) Automotive
5 49 (14.94%) Microsoft
6 46 (14.02%) SC Cleared
6 46 (14.02%) Degree
7 41 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 41 (12.50%) Aerospace
8 39 (11.89%) Oracle
9 37 (11.28%) Logistics
10 36 (10.98%) SQL
11 34 (10.37%) .NET
11 34 (10.37%) Migration
12 31 (9.45%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (9.15%) PLM
13 30 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
14 26 (7.93%) Business Analysis
14 26 (7.93%) Integration Testing
15 25 (7.62%) Data Migration
15 25 (7.62%) Siemens
15 25 (7.62%) Matrix Organization
16 23 (7.01%) Electronics
16 23 (7.01%) Teamcenter
16 23 (7.01%) Programme Management
16 23 (7.01%) Windows
16 23 (7.01%) User Acceptance Testing

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 (2.44%) SharePoint
1 8 (2.44%) WinCC
2 5 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.22%) ThingWorx
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.30%) CMS
5 1 (0.30%) Confluence
5 1 (0.30%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (5.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (4.57%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.52%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.91%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.61%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.30%) Autodesk Inventor
7 1 (0.30%) CATIA
7 1 (0.30%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.30%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.30%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.30%) Snagit
7 1 (0.30%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 23 (7.01%) Teamcenter
2 18 (5.49%) Dynamics AX
2 18 (5.49%) SAP MM
3 13 (3.96%) SAP CO
4 12 (3.66%) SAP FI
4 12 (3.66%) SAP FI/CO
5 11 (3.35%) SAP ERP
6 10 (3.05%) SAP PP
7 8 (2.44%) SAP SD
8 7 (2.13%) Primavera
8 7 (2.13%) SAP PM
9 6 (1.83%) Oracle 11i
9 6 (1.83%) SAP EWM
10 5 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (1.52%) SAP PP-PI
11 4 (1.22%) SAP QM
12 3 (0.91%) Sage X3
12 3 (0.91%) SAP CRM
13 2 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
13 2 (0.61%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.88%) Dynamics 365
2 10 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.52%) Office 365
4 4 (1.22%) SaaS
5 3 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.61%) IaaS
6 2 (0.61%) Route 53
6 2 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.30%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.66%) DHCP
1 12 (3.66%) DNS
2 5 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.61%) Firewall
3 2 (0.61%) SAN
3 2 (0.61%) WAN
3 2 (0.61%) Wireless
4 1 (0.30%) DAB
4 1 (0.30%) FTP
4 1 (0.30%) Internet
4 1 (0.30%) Intranet
4 1 (0.30%) LAN
4 1 (0.30%) MPLS
4 1 (0.30%) Skype
4 1 (0.30%) SMS
4 1 (0.30%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.30%) VLAN
4 1 (0.30%) VoIP
4 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.40%) Relational Database
3 14 (4.27%) RDBMS
4 11 (3.35%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (3.05%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (1.83%) SAP HANA
8 6 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.52%) MS Access
10 4 (1.22%) Power BI
11 3 (0.91%) Cognos Report Studio
11 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.91%) QlikView
12 2 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.61%) Cognos Analysis Studio
12 2 (0.61%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 6 (1.83%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (0.91%) JIRA
4 2 (0.61%) LSMW
4 2 (0.61%) MorphX
5 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.30%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.30%) PVCS
5 1 (0.30%) Selenium
5 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.30%) Toad
5 1 (0.30%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.30%) XMLSpy
General
1 71 (21.65%) Finance
2 49 (14.94%) Automotive
3 41 (12.50%) Aerospace
4 23 (7.01%) Electronics
5 22 (6.71%) Marketing
6 21 (6.40%) Telecoms
7 20 (6.10%) Retail
8 8 (2.44%) Advertising
8 8 (2.44%) Publishing
9 7 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.91%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.91%) German Language
11 2 (0.61%) Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Billing
12 1 (0.30%) Legal
12 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 61 (18.60%) Analyst
2 55 (16.77%) Consultant
3 52 (15.85%) Project Manager
4 41 (12.50%) Architect
5 34 (10.37%) SAP Consultant
6 30 (9.15%) Business Analyst
7 29 (8.84%) Solutions Architect
8 24 (7.32%) Developer
9 19 (5.79%) Technical Leader
10 13 (3.96%) Applications Support
10 13 (3.96%) IT Manager
11 12 (3.66%) IT Analyst
11 12 (3.66%) Support Analyst
12 11 (3.35%) Applications Support Analyst
12 11 (3.35%) Business IT Analyst
12 11 (3.35%) IT Business Analyst
12 11 (3.35%) SAP MM Consultant
13 10 (3.05%) Lead Solutions Architect
13 10 (3.05%) SAP Manager
14 8 (2.44%) Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (10.37%) .NET
2 12 (3.66%) ASP.NET
2 12 (3.66%) CSS
2 12 (3.66%) HTML
3 9 (2.74%) .NET Framework
3 9 (2.74%) HTML5
4 8 (2.44%) WCF
5 6 (1.83%) AngularJS
5 6 (1.83%) Middleware
5 6 (1.83%) Web Services
6 4 (1.22%) CSS3
6 4 (1.22%) LINQ
6 4 (1.22%) WPF
7 3 (0.91%) Entity Framework
7 3 (0.91%) jQuery
7 3 (0.91%) Node.js
8 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (0.61%) Highcharts JS
8 2 (0.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (2.74%) SCADA
3 7 (2.13%) FMCG
3 7 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.83%) User Experience
5 5 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.22%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.22%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.22%) NHS
7 3 (0.91%) PMI
8 2 (0.61%) Clustering
8 2 (0.61%) Life Science
9 1 (0.30%) DataPower
9 1 (0.30%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.30%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.30%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.30%) Replication
9 1 (0.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.01%) Windows
2 19 (5.79%) Linux
3 17 (5.18%) Unix
4 6 (1.83%) HPUX
5 2 (0.61%) Solaris
5 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.61%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.30%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (17.07%) ERP
1 56 (17.07%) Project Management
2 41 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (11.28%) Logistics
4 34 (10.37%) Migration
5 31 (9.45%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (9.15%) PLM
7 26 (7.93%) Business Analysis
7 26 (7.93%) Integration Testing
8 25 (7.62%) Data Migration
8 25 (7.62%) Matrix Organization
9 23 (7.01%) Programme Management
9 23 (7.01%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (4.88%) CRM
13 15 (4.57%) Change Management
13 15 (4.57%) Digital Marketing
13 15 (4.57%) Service Delivery
14 14 (4.27%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 36 (10.98%) SQL
2 18 (5.49%) C#
3 11 (3.35%) JavaScript
4 10 (3.05%) VB.NET
5 9 (2.74%) PL/SQL
6 8 (2.44%) ABAP
7 7 (2.13%) Python
7 7 (2.13%) VBA
8 6 (1.83%) C
9 4 (1.22%) Java
9 4 (1.22%) Perl
9 4 (1.22%) VB
10 2 (0.61%) Korn
10 2 (0.61%) Ruby
10 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.61%) X++
11 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.30%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.30%) Progress 4GL
11 1 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 63 (19.21%) Security Cleared
2 46 (14.02%) Degree
2 46 (14.02%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.10%) PMI Certification
4 17 (5.18%) PMP
5 6 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.22%) IIBA
7 3 (0.91%) CBAP
7 3 (0.91%) ISEB
7 3 (0.91%) MCSE
7 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.91%) PhD
7 3 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.61%) HNC
8 2 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.61%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.35%) PMO
2 5 (1.52%) GDPR
3 4 (1.22%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.22%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.61%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.61%) NIST 800
4 2 (0.61%) QA
4 2 (0.61%) SLA
5 1 (0.30%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (4.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.30%) Docker
5 1 (0.30%) Firmware
5 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (4.27%) MOM
2 2 (0.61%) Ansible
2 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.61%) Puppet
3 1 (0.30%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 120 (36.59%) SAP
2 49 (14.94%) Microsoft
3 39 (11.89%) Oracle
4 25 (7.62%) Siemens
5 7 (2.13%) HP
5 7 (2.13%) VMware
6 5 (1.52%) Cognos
6 5 (1.52%) JD Edwards
6 5 (1.52%) Sage
6 5 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.22%) Cisco
7 4 (1.22%) Citrix
7 4 (1.22%) Remedy
8 3 (0.91%) IBM
8 3 (0.91%) Intel
8 3 (0.91%) Tableau
9 2 (0.61%) Adobe
9 2 (0.61%) Ariba
9 2 (0.61%) Sun
9 2 (0.61%) Veritas