Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 41 46
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5 +1
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 316 395 306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.83% 4.05% 3.61%
As % of the General category 12.58% 12.75% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 251 157
Midlands median daily rate £410 £438 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.29% +0.57% +8.75%
10th Percentile £230 £293 £156
90th Percentile £575 £588 £616
England median daily rate £460 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +11.52% +3.13% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 25
Midlands median hourly rate £28.75 £16.00 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.69% -49.11% -9.39%
10th Percentile £14.73 £13.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £43.13 £38.00 £40.62
England median hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.71% - +27.27%

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 2511 3098 2837
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 30.45% 31.76% 33.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1576 2004 1707
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £231 £250 £245
90th Percentile £561 £575 £552
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 96 147
Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.88% -27.27% -23.06%
10th Percentile £10.29 £8.76 £11.15
90th Percentile £45.36 £42.88 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.50 £24.50 £24.93
% change year-on-year +4.08% -1.71% +13.30%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +2 165 £388 - 36
West Midlands -5 132 £425 -10.53% 34
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 108 (34.18%) SAP
2 65 (20.57%) Finance
3 53 (16.77%) Security Cleared
4 51 (16.14%) Project Management
4 51 (16.14%) Automotive
4 51 (16.14%) Degree
5 42 (13.29%) SC Cleared
6 41 (12.97%) SQL
7 40 (12.66%) Oracle
8 39 (12.34%) SQL Server
8 39 (12.34%) ERP
9 37 (11.71%) Microsoft
9 37 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
10 36 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
10 36 (11.39%) .NET
10 36 (11.39%) Aerospace
11 34 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (10.13%) Migration
12 32 (10.13%) Programme Management
13 31 (9.81%) Electronics
13 31 (9.81%) Telecoms
13 31 (9.81%) Logistics
13 31 (9.81%) Marketing
14 26 (8.23%) PLM
14 26 (8.23%) Retail
15 25 (7.91%) Siemens
16 24 (7.59%) Windows
17 23 (7.28%) Teamcenter
17 23 (7.28%) Digital Marketing
18 22 (6.96%) Data Migration

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 (2.53%) WinCC
2 4 (1.27%) CMS
3 3 (0.95%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.63%) ThingWorx
5 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.32%) Confluence
5 1 (0.32%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 16 (5.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (4.75%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.27%) Acrobat
4 4 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.27%) AutoCAD
4 4 (1.27%) RoboHelp
4 4 (1.27%) Snagit
5 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.32%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 23 (7.28%) Teamcenter
2 17 (5.38%) SAP MM
3 12 (3.80%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (3.16%) SAP PP
5 9 (2.85%) SAP CO
5 9 (2.85%) SAP FI
5 9 (2.85%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (2.22%) SAP ERP
7 6 (1.90%) Oracle 11i
7 6 (1.90%) SAP EWM
8 5 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (1.58%) Primavera
8 5 (1.58%) SAP PP-PI
8 5 (1.58%) SAP SD
9 4 (1.27%) SAP PM
9 4 (1.27%) SAP QM
10 3 (0.95%) SAP CRM
11 2 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.63%) SAP APO
11 2 (0.63%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.22%) Office 365
3 5 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (1.27%) SaaS
5 3 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.63%) IaaS
6 2 (0.63%) Route 53
6 2 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.32%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.16%) DHCP
1 10 (3.16%) DNS
2 3 (0.95%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.63%) LAN
3 2 (0.63%) SMS
3 2 (0.63%) WAN
4 1 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.32%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.32%) DAB
4 1 (0.32%) Firewall
4 1 (0.32%) Internet
4 1 (0.32%) IOS XR
4 1 (0.32%) LDAP
4 1 (0.32%) MPLS
4 1 (0.32%) NX-OS
4 1 (0.32%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.32%) VLAN
4 1 (0.32%) Wireless
4 1 (0.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.34%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.70%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.48%) Crystal Reports
3 11 (3.48%) RDBMS
4 10 (3.16%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.90%) SAP HANA
7 6 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.27%) Cognos Report Studio
8 4 (1.27%) MS Access
8 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.95%) Big Data
9 3 (0.95%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.95%) QlikView
10 2 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.95%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.95%) JIRA
2 3 (0.95%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.63%) LSMW
3 2 (0.63%) MorphX
4 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.32%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.32%) PVCS
4 1 (0.32%) Selenium
4 1 (0.32%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.32%) Subversion
4 1 (0.32%) Toad
4 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.32%) Xcode
General
1 65 (20.57%) Finance
2 51 (16.14%) Automotive
3 36 (11.39%) Aerospace
4 31 (9.81%) Electronics
4 31 (9.81%) Marketing
4 31 (9.81%) Telecoms
5 26 (8.23%) Retail
6 8 (2.53%) Publishing
7 6 (1.90%) Advertising
8 5 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.27%) Legal
10 3 (0.95%) Banking
10 3 (0.95%) German Language
11 2 (0.63%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.32%) Billing
12 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 55 (17.41%) Analyst
2 52 (16.46%) Project Manager
3 50 (15.82%) Architect
4 40 (12.66%) Consultant
5 29 (9.18%) Solutions Architect
6 28 (8.86%) Business Analyst
7 26 (8.23%) Developer
8 24 (7.59%) SAP Consultant
9 20 (6.33%) Technical Leader
10 13 (4.11%) Applications Support
10 13 (4.11%) IT Manager
11 12 (3.80%) Support Analyst
12 11 (3.48%) Applications Support Analyst
12 11 (3.48%) SAP MM Consultant
12 11 (3.48%) Technical Architect
13 10 (3.16%) IT Analyst
13 10 (3.16%) Lead Solutions Architect
14 9 (2.85%) Development Analyst
14 9 (2.85%) IT Business Analyst
14 9 (2.85%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.39%) .NET
2 13 (4.11%) ASP.NET
3 11 (3.48%) CSS
4 8 (2.53%) .NET Framework
4 8 (2.53%) HTML
5 5 (1.58%) Middleware
5 5 (1.58%) Node.js
5 5 (1.58%) REST
5 5 (1.58%) WCF
6 4 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (1.27%) LINQ
6 4 (1.27%) Web Services
7 3 (0.95%) Entity Framework
7 3 (0.95%) jQuery
7 3 (0.95%) React
7 3 (0.95%) XML
7 3 (0.95%) XSLT
8 2 (0.63%) EDI
8 2 (0.63%) HTML5
8 2 (0.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.16%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.53%) User Experience
5 7 (2.22%) FMCG
5 7 (2.22%) PMI
6 6 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.58%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.58%) SCADA
8 4 (1.27%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.63%) Life Science
9 2 (0.63%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.63%) NHS
9 2 (0.63%) Replication
10 1 (0.32%) DataPower
10 1 (0.32%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.32%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.32%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.59%) Windows
2 18 (5.70%) Linux
3 16 (5.06%) Unix
4 6 (1.90%) HPUX
5 2 (0.63%) Solaris
5 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.32%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (16.14%) Project Management
2 39 (12.34%) ERP
3 36 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (10.13%) Migration
5 32 (10.13%) Programme Management
6 31 (9.81%) Logistics
7 26 (8.23%) PLM
8 23 (7.28%) Digital Marketing
9 22 (6.96%) Data Migration
9 22 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (6.65%) Business Analysis
11 20 (6.33%) Matrix Organization
12 18 (5.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (5.70%) Integration Testing
12 18 (5.70%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (5.38%) Service Delivery
14 16 (5.06%) QMS
15 14 (4.43%) Change Management
15 14 (4.43%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 41 (12.97%) SQL
2 16 (5.06%) C#
3 9 (2.85%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.53%) ABAP
4 8 (2.53%) PL/SQL
4 8 (2.53%) Python
4 8 (2.53%) VB.NET
5 6 (1.90%) Perl
5 6 (1.90%) VBA
6 5 (1.58%) Java
7 4 (1.27%) C
7 4 (1.27%) VB
8 2 (0.63%) C++
8 2 (0.63%) Korn
8 2 (0.63%) R
8 2 (0.63%) Ruby
8 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.63%) X++
9 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 53 (16.77%) Security Cleared
2 51 (16.14%) Degree
3 42 (13.29%) SC Cleared
4 20 (6.33%) PMI Certification
5 18 (5.70%) PMP
6 8 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (2.22%) Master's Degree
8 6 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.27%) IIBA
9 4 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.95%) CBAP
10 3 (0.95%) PhD
11 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.63%) ISEB
11 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.32%) CCNA
12 1 (0.32%) CCNP
12 1 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.32%) HNC
12 1 (0.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.11%) PMO
2 7 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.58%) GDPR
3 5 (1.58%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.63%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.63%) NIST 800
4 2 (0.63%) SLA
5 1 (0.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.32%) CDISC
5 1 (0.32%) COBIT
5 1 (0.32%) GxP
5 1 (0.32%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.27%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.32%) Docker
5 1 (0.32%) Firmware
5 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (2.85%) MOM
2 2 (0.63%) Ansible
2 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.63%) Puppet
3 1 (0.32%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 108 (34.18%) SAP
2 40 (12.66%) Oracle
3 37 (11.71%) Microsoft
4 25 (7.91%) Siemens
5 9 (2.85%) VMware
6 7 (2.22%) HP
7 6 (1.90%) Cognos
8 4 (1.27%) Adobe
8 4 (1.27%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.27%) Remedy
9 3 (0.95%) Cisco
9 3 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.63%) Citrix
10 2 (0.63%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.63%) IBM
10 2 (0.63%) Informatica
10 2 (0.63%) NCR
10 2 (0.63%) Sage
10 2 (0.63%) Sun
10 2 (0.63%) Veritas