Period
to 24 August 2019

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 24 August 2019 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
24 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 83 74
Rank change year-on-year -22 -9 +3
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 105 157 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.97% 2.56% 2.59%
As % of the General category 6.36% 7.79% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 63 59
North West median daily rate £475 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +7.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £313 £293 £155
90th Percentile £600 £635 £590
England median daily rate £478 £475 £455
% change year-on-year +0.63% +4.40% +13.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 21
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £36.95 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.81% -16.02% +10.00%
10th Percentile £17.33 £19.13 £15.50
90th Percentile £35.85 £47.00 £55.00
England median hourly rate £23.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -32.86% -5.41% +14.73%

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 1,652 2,015 2,294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 30.93% 32.89% 39.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,040 1,229 1,402
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £250 £262 £235
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 111 113
North West median hourly rate £17.75 £18.79 £16.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.53% +16.13% -21.07%
10th Percentile £11.83 £11.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £41.88 £42.50 £47.88
England median hourly rate £23.00 £22.61 £21.90
% change year-on-year +1.72% +3.24% +4.29%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Manufacturing as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Manufacturing in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Manufacturing in the North West

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in the North West over the 6 months to 24 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in the North West

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in the North West

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in the North West over the 6 months to 24 August 2019.

Contractor 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 24 August 2019. 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
Cheshire +29 26 £500 +21.21% 28
Manchester -14 22 £430 -8.27% 72
Cumbria -13 10 £538 +22.86% 9
Lancashire -8 9 £360 +10.77% 26
Merseyside -24 8 £370 -28.85% 10
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 24 August 2019, 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 48 (45.71%) SAP
2 24 (22.86%) Security Cleared
3 23 (21.90%) SC Cleared
4 21 (20.00%) Finance
5 17 (16.19%) Life Science
6 16 (15.24%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (14.29%) Project Management
7 15 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 14 (13.33%) QA
9 13 (12.38%) ERP
10 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
10 12 (11.43%) Public Sector
11 11 (10.48%) Windows
12 10 (9.52%) Electronics
12 10 (9.52%) Change Management
12 10 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 9 (8.57%) Marketing
13 9 (8.57%) Telecoms
14 8 (7.62%) Validation
14 8 (7.62%) PLM
14 8 (7.62%) Teamcenter
14 8 (7.62%) Programme Management
14 8 (7.62%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (7.62%) Digital Marketing
14 8 (7.62%) Test Automation
14 8 (7.62%) Problem-Solving
15 7 (6.67%) SQL
15 7 (6.67%) GxP
16 6 (5.71%) GAMP

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 (1.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.90%) WordPress
2 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.95%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (7.62%) Teamcenter
3 4 (3.81%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (3.81%) SAP CO
3 4 (3.81%) SAP FI
3 4 (3.81%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (2.86%) NetSuite
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (2.86%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.95%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.95%) SAP EHS
6 1 (0.95%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.95%) SAP MII
6 1 (0.95%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.95%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (1.90%) AWS
2 2 (1.90%) GitHub
2 2 (1.90%) Office 365
2 2 (1.90%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) DNS
1 2 (1.90%) LAN
2 1 (0.95%) Firewall
2 1 (0.95%) Intranet
2 1 (0.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.90%) Power BI
2 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.95%) Big Data
3 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (0.95%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Artifactory
1 3 (2.86%) eggPlant
1 3 (2.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (2.86%) Robot Framework
2 2 (1.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.90%) JIRA
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.95%) JMeter
3 1 (0.95%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.95%) Selenium
3 1 (0.95%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (20.00%) Finance
2 15 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (11.43%) Public Sector
4 10 (9.52%) Electronics
5 9 (8.57%) Marketing
5 9 (8.57%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.81%) Retail
7 1 (0.95%) Law
7 1 (0.95%) Legal
7 1 (0.95%) Police
Job Titles
1 25 (23.81%) Analyst
2 17 (16.19%) Project Manager
3 11 (10.48%) Consultant
4 10 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 9 (8.57%) Developer
5 9 (8.57%) SAP Manager
6 8 (7.62%) QA Analyst
6 8 (7.62%) QA Test Analyst
7 7 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 7 (6.67%) IT Analyst
7 7 (6.67%) SAP Project Manager
8 6 (5.71%) IT Manager
8 6 (5.71%) SAP Consultant
8 6 (5.71%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Architect
9 5 (4.76%) IT Support
9 5 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Programme Director
9 5 (4.76%) SAP Programme Director
9 5 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.86%) AngularJS
1 3 (2.86%) CSS
1 3 (2.86%) HTML
2 2 (1.90%) .NET
2 2 (1.90%) REST
2 2 (1.90%) RESTful
2 2 (1.90%) SOAP
2 2 (1.90%) Web Services
3 1 (0.95%) .NET Core
3 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (0.95%) HTML5
3 1 (0.95%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.95%) Taurus
3 1 (0.95%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.19%) Life Science
2 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.90%) Analogue Electronics
4 2 (1.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.90%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.95%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.48%) Windows
2 5 (4.76%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.90%) Linux
5 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.24%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (14.29%) Project Management
3 13 (12.38%) ERP
4 10 (9.52%) Change Management
4 10 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (7.62%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.62%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (7.62%) PLM
5 8 (7.62%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (7.62%) Programme Management
5 8 (7.62%) Test Automation
5 8 (7.62%) Validation
6 6 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (5.71%) Logistics
7 5 (4.76%) Business Continuity
7 5 (4.76%) Migration
7 5 (4.76%) Quality Management
8 4 (3.81%) CRM
8 4 (3.81%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.67%) SQL
2 4 (3.81%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.86%) PL/SQL
3 3 (2.86%) Python
4 2 (1.90%) C#
4 2 (1.90%) Java
4 2 (1.90%) PHP
4 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 23 (21.90%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.71%) HNC
4 5 (4.76%) HND
5 2 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.90%) Degree
5 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.95%) APMP
6 1 (0.95%) ISEB
6 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.95%) MCSE
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.95%) PMP
6 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.95%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.95%) VCP5
6 1 (0.95%) VCP6
6 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.33%) QA
2 7 (6.67%) GxP
3 6 (5.71%) GAMP
4 4 (3.81%) GMP
5 3 (2.86%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (1.90%) PMO
7 1 (0.95%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) SCCM
2 3 (2.86%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.95%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (45.71%) SAP
2 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.71%) Oracle
4 3 (2.86%) JD Edwards
4 3 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (0.95%) Ariba
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco
5 1 (0.95%) Dell
5 1 (0.95%) HP
5 1 (0.95%) Intel