Period
to 18 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 18 September 2021 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 > North West
6 months to
18 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 72 67 99
Rank change year-on-year -5 +32 -15
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 101 47 112
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 2.69% 2.52% 2.09%
As % of the General category 5.50% 5.77% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 30 54
10th Percentile £330 £298 £357
25th Percentile £452 £350 £414
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £709 £589 £597
90th Percentile £738 £639 £688
England median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
10th Percentile £14.75 £20.90 £15.28
25th Percentile £18.87 £25.25 £17.94
Median hourly rate £26.46 £34.50 £23.25
Median % change year-on-year -23.32% +48.39% -40.38%
75th Percentile £39.41 £36.13 £28.94
90th Percentile £48.77 £36.95 £31.83
England median hourly rate £36.00 £28.75 £22.93
% change year-on-year +25.22% +25.38% -34.39%

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 North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,838 814 2,371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 49.01% 43.72% 44.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,269 525 1,489
10th Percentile £250 £175 £237
25th Percentile £358 £313 £338
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £413 £425
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% +6.25%
75th Percentile £540 £525 £515
90th Percentile £638 £588 £600
England median daily rate £525 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 60 156
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.70 £12.02
25th Percentile £14.68 £13.00 £13.69
Median hourly rate £18.31 £18.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +1.71% -10.00% -
75th Percentile £40.00 £33.81 £37.81
90th Percentile £55.42 £52.50 £53.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £19.36
% change year-on-year -15.56% +16.22% +7.56%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Manufacturing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in the North West

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Manufacturing in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Manufacturing in the North West

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Manufacturing in the North West over the 6 months to 18 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in the North West

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Manufacturing in the North West.

Hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in the North West

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Manufacturing in the North West over the 6 months to 18 September 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Manufacturing in the North West

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 September 2021. 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
Manchester -8 62 £519 -1.19% 54
Cheshire +1 11 £350 -41.67% 21
Merseyside -17 8 £363 -27.50% 14
Lancashire -3 7 £450 +32.35% 23
Cumbria -6 7 - - 6
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2021, 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 North West region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 50 (49.50%) SAP
2 47 (46.53%) Finance
3 38 (37.62%) Programme Management
3 38 (37.62%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (37.62%) Social Skills
4 34 (33.66%) Marketing
5 33 (32.67%) Digital Marketing
5 33 (32.67%) Electronics
5 33 (32.67%) Telecoms
5 33 (32.67%) Public Sector
6 21 (20.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (18.81%) Data Architecture
9 17 (16.83%) Data Analysis
9 17 (16.83%) Data Modelling
10 16 (15.84%) ERP
11 15 (14.85%) Logistics
11 15 (14.85%) Strategic Planning
11 15 (14.85%) Metadata
11 15 (14.85%) Metadata Repository
11 15 (14.85%) Strategic Thinking
11 15 (14.85%) Sparx
11 15 (14.85%) Data Governance
11 15 (14.85%) Analytics
12 14 (13.86%) Supplier Management
13 13 (12.87%) Project Management
13 13 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (11.88%) Remedy
14 12 (11.88%) SQL
15 11 (10.89%) Reverse Engineering

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (1.98%) SAS
1 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.99%) MTS
2 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (2.97%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.98%) SAP PP
2 2 (1.98%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.99%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.99%) Magento
3 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.99%) SAP CCM
3 1 (0.99%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.99%) SAP LE
3 1 (0.99%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.99%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.93%) Azure
2 5 (4.95%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (2.97%) Mimecast
3 3 (2.97%) Power Platform
4 2 (1.98%) AWS
4 2 (1.98%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.98%) IaaS
5 1 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.99%) GitHub
5 1 (0.99%) Lucidchart
5 1 (0.99%) PaaS
5 1 (0.99%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (0.99%) Smartsheet
5 1 (0.99%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) Firewall
1 4 (3.96%) VPN
2 3 (2.97%) PBX
2 3 (2.97%) VoIP
2 3 (2.97%) Wireless
3 2 (1.98%) DHCP
3 2 (1.98%) DNS
3 2 (1.98%) Network Security
4 1 (0.99%) Internet
4 1 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.85%) Metadata
1 15 (14.85%) Metadata Repository
2 9 (8.91%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.97%) Power BI
3 3 (2.97%) Tableau
4 2 (1.98%) MS Access
4 2 (1.98%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.98%) Tableau Desktop
4 2 (1.98%) Tableau Server
5 1 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.99%) GIS
5 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.96%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.97%) Gradle
2 3 (2.97%) JUnit
3 2 (1.98%) Android Studio
3 2 (1.98%) Calabash
3 2 (1.98%) Xcode
4 1 (0.99%) JIRA
4 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (46.53%) Finance
2 38 (37.62%) Social Skills
3 34 (33.66%) Marketing
4 33 (32.67%) Electronics
4 33 (32.67%) Public Sector
4 33 (32.67%) Telecoms
5 13 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (6.93%) Retail
7 3 (2.97%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.98%) Law
9 1 (0.99%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.99%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.99%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (0.99%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 22 (21.78%) Architect
2 17 (16.83%) Data Architect
3 16 (15.84%) Analyst
4 14 (13.86%) Project Manager
5 12 (11.88%) Developer
6 11 (10.89%) Business Analyst
6 11 (10.89%) Data Modeller
7 8 (7.92%) Consultant
7 8 (7.92%) ERP Manager
7 8 (7.92%) Implementation Manager
8 7 (6.93%) ERP Implementation Manager
9 5 (4.95%) ERP Project Manager
9 5 (4.95%) Implementation Project Manager
9 5 (4.95%) Project Implementation Manager
9 5 (4.95%) Senior Manager
9 5 (4.95%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.96%) ERP Implementation Project Manager
10 4 (3.96%) SAP Architect
10 4 (3.96%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.95%) HTML
2 4 (3.96%) JSON
2 4 (3.96%) RESTful
2 4 (3.96%) XML
3 3 (2.97%) CSS
3 3 (2.97%) EDI
4 2 (1.98%) .NET
4 2 (1.98%) Android SDK
4 2 (1.98%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.98%) Cocoa
4 2 (1.98%) Core Animation
4 2 (1.98%) Core Data
4 2 (1.98%) Dagger
4 2 (1.98%) Flash
4 2 (1.98%) Node.js
4 2 (1.98%) React
4 2 (1.98%) Reactive Extensions
4 2 (1.98%) RxJava
4 2 (1.98%) Spring
5 1 (0.99%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.94%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.97%) AS400
3 3 (2.97%) Life Science
3 3 (2.97%) User Experience
4 2 (1.98%) Animation
4 2 (1.98%) Industry 4.0
5 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.99%) CESG
5 1 (0.99%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.99%) Clustering
5 1 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.99%) iPhone
5 1 (0.99%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (0.99%) LIMS
5 1 (0.99%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.94%) Windows
2 4 (3.96%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.97%) Android
4 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (0.99%) Linux
5 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (37.62%) Business Intelligence
1 38 (37.62%) Programme Management
2 33 (32.67%) Digital Marketing
3 21 (20.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (18.81%) Data Architecture
6 17 (16.83%) Data Analysis
6 17 (16.83%) Data Modelling
7 16 (15.84%) ERP
8 15 (14.85%) Analytics
8 15 (14.85%) Data Governance
8 15 (14.85%) Logistics
8 15 (14.85%) Strategic Planning
8 15 (14.85%) Strategic Thinking
9 14 (13.86%) Supplier Management
10 13 (12.87%) Project Management
11 11 (10.89%) Actionable Insight
11 11 (10.89%) Digital Analytics
11 11 (10.89%) Metadata Management
11 11 (10.89%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.88%) SQL
2 6 (5.94%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.95%) Java
4 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.97%) Kotlin
5 3 (2.97%) Python
5 3 (2.97%) RPG
5 3 (2.97%) RPG IV
6 2 (1.98%) Apple Swift
6 2 (1.98%) Objective-C
6 2 (1.98%) R
7 1 (0.99%) C#
7 1 (0.99%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (10.89%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.96%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.97%) Degree
5 2 (1.98%) HNC
5 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.98%) PMP
5 2 (1.98%) Tableau Certification
6 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.99%) CCNA
6 1 (0.99%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.99%) CISSP
6 1 (0.99%) CLAS
6 1 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.99%) HND
6 1 (0.99%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.99%) MCSE
6 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.99%) COBIT
2 1 (0.99%) GMP
2 1 (0.99%) GxP
2 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (0.99%) NCSC
2 1 (0.99%) NIST 800
2 1 (0.99%) PMO
2 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) SCCM
2 1 (0.99%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 1 (0.99%) Ansible
2 1 (0.99%) Terraform
2 1 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (49.50%) SAP
2 15 (14.85%) Sparx
3 12 (11.88%) Remedy
4 10 (9.90%) IFS
4 10 (9.90%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.95%) VMware
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle
6 4 (3.96%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.97%) CA
7 3 (2.97%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (2.97%) Concur
7 3 (2.97%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.99%) Citrix
8 1 (0.99%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.99%) Infor
8 1 (0.99%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.99%) Progress