Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 131 82 75
Rank change year-on-year -49 -7 +30
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 77 141 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.40% 2.44% 2.71%
As % of the General category 5.11% 8.31% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 64 57
North West median daily rate £425 £479 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.23% +0.79% +28.81%
10th Percentile £263 £325 £280
90th Percentile £588 £625 £600
England median daily rate £490 £464 £425
% change year-on-year +5.66% +9.12% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 30
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £44.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.67% +49.15% -26.48%
10th Percentile £25.50 £20.10 £15.50
90th Percentile £43.80 £64.23 £53.00
England median hourly rate £30.00 £34.98 £35.00
% change year-on-year -14.24% -0.06% -6.67%

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 1,506 1,697 1,745
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 27.48% 29.38% 32.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 1,030 1,039
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £264 £257 £225
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 76 101
North West median hourly rate £28.42 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.10% -20.00% -25.37%
10th Percentile £13.90 £12.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £45.23 £59.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £30.00 £26.45 £25.00
% change year-on-year +13.43% +5.79% -8.05%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 25 April 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
Manchester -43 25 £375 -31.82% 43
Cheshire +14 16 £525 +13.51% 29
Lancashire -15 11 £360 +15.10% 10
Merseyside -11 7 £370 -20.43% 8
Cumbria -8 5 £375 -6.25% 2
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 30 (38.96%) SAP
2 22 (28.57%) Finance
3 16 (20.78%) ERP
3 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
4 14 (18.18%) Retail
4 14 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (16.88%) Life Science
5 13 (16.88%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (15.58%) Project Management
7 11 (14.29%) Electronics
7 11 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 11 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 11 (14.29%) C#
7 11 (14.29%) .NET
7 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 11 (14.29%) Marketing
8 10 (12.99%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (12.99%) Windows
8 10 (12.99%) Change Management
9 9 (11.69%) QA
10 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (10.39%) Validation
10 8 (10.39%) Java
10 8 (10.39%) SQL
10 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (9.09%) DevOps
11 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (9.09%) Quality Management
11 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration

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 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.30%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.90%) Primavera
3 2 (2.60%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.60%) SAP CO
3 2 (2.60%) SAP ERP
3 2 (2.60%) SAP EWM
3 2 (2.60%) SAP FI
3 2 (2.60%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.30%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (1.30%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.30%) SAP EHS
4 1 (1.30%) SAP MII
4 1 (1.30%) SAP PP
4 1 (1.30%) SAP QM
4 1 (1.30%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.49%) PaaS
3 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.90%) IaaS
4 3 (3.90%) Office 365
4 3 (3.90%) SaaS
5 2 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.60%) Boomi
5 2 (2.60%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.30%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) DNS
1 2 (2.60%) Intranet
2 1 (1.30%) FTP
2 1 (1.30%) HTTP
2 1 (1.30%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.60%) DB2
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.30%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.30%) MySQL
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.30%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.90%) JIRA
5 2 (2.60%) GitLab
5 2 (2.60%) JMeter
5 2 (2.60%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.60%) Selenium
5 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (2.60%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.30%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.30%) CircleCI
6 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.30%) git-flow
6 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.30%) Robot Framework
6 1 (1.30%) Travis CI
General
1 22 (28.57%) Finance
2 14 (18.18%) Retail
3 11 (14.29%) Electronics
3 11 (14.29%) Marketing
3 11 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.60%) French Language
6 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Analyst
2 12 (15.58%) Developer
3 7 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.79%) Technical Leader
5 5 (6.49%) Architect
5 5 (6.49%) C# Developer
5 5 (6.49%) Desktop Support
5 5 (6.49%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Head of IT
6 4 (5.19%) Head of IT Operations
6 4 (5.19%) Head of Operations
6 4 (5.19%) IT Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) IT Support
6 4 (5.19%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) SAP Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) SAP Business Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (6.49%) Web Services
3 4 (5.19%) Node.js
3 4 (5.19%) RESTful
4 3 (3.90%) Spring
4 3 (3.90%) XML
5 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (2.60%) CSS
5 2 (2.60%) HTML
5 2 (2.60%) HTML5
5 2 (2.60%) JSON
5 2 (2.60%) Taurus
6 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.30%) EDI
6 1 (1.30%) Express
6 1 (1.30%) J2EE
6 1 (1.30%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Life Science
2 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.60%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.30%) Acoustics
5 1 (1.30%) Clustering
5 1 (1.30%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.30%) FMCG
5 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) SCADA
5 1 (1.30%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) AIX
4 1 (1.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.78%) ERP
2 14 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (16.88%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (15.58%) Project Management
5 11 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.99%) Change Management
6 10 (12.99%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (10.39%) Validation
8 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.09%) DevOps
8 7 (9.09%) Quality Management
8 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.79%) Business Analysis
9 6 (7.79%) Migration
9 6 (7.79%) Scrum
10 5 (6.49%) Commercial Awareness
10 5 (6.49%) Data Migration
10 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2
10 5 (6.49%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.29%) C#
2 8 (10.39%) Java
2 8 (10.39%) SQL
3 2 (2.60%) ABAP
3 2 (2.60%) Python
4 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.30%) COBOL
4 1 (1.30%) Groovy
4 1 (1.30%) Java 8
4 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.30%) Ruby
4 1 (1.30%) Scala
4 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.30%) VB
4 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.30%) VB6
4 1 (1.30%) VBA
4 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) HNC
4 3 (3.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.90%) Degree
4 3 (3.90%) HND
5 2 (2.60%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.30%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.69%) QA
2 4 (5.19%) GMP
2 4 (5.19%) GxP
3 3 (3.90%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (3.90%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.60%) PMO
5 1 (1.30%) Def Stans
5 1 (1.30%) ISO 14001
5 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.60%) Docker
1 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.60%) SCCM
2 1 (1.30%) Ansible
2 1 (1.30%) Puppet
2 1 (1.30%) Rancher
2 1 (1.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (38.96%) SAP
2 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle
4 2 (2.60%) Dell
4 2 (2.60%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.30%) Cadence
5 1 (1.30%) Google
5 1 (1.30%) HP
5 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.30%) Sage
5 1 (1.30%) Talend