Period
to 27 October 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 27 October 2020 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 > South East
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 142 202
Rank change year-on-year +67 +60 -33
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 101 229 214
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 2.79% 1.67% 1.31%
As % of the General category 8.16% 4.96% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 136 117
Median daily rate £433 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.13% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £130 £140 £142
90th Percentile £634 £625 £600
England median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 24
Median hourly rate £45.25 £32.00 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.41% -23.35% +98.81%
10th Percentile £44.33 £16.03 £20.78
90th Percentile £46.58 £50.50 £62.35
England median hourly rate £34.75 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +19.83% -17.14% -

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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,237 4,619 5,513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 34.20% 33.76% 33.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 2,488 3,165
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £241 £256 £250
90th Percentile £627 £625 £588
England median daily rate £500 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 208 188
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.13 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.05% +4.33% +38.67%
10th Percentile £10.25 £12.50 £12.43
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £51.83
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.98 £22.00
% change year-on-year +31.94% -0.09% -1.88%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Manufacturing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in the South East

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Manufacturing in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Manufacturing in the South East

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Manufacturing in the South East over the 6 months to 27 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in the South East

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Manufacturing in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in the South East

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the South East region over the 6 months to 27 October 2020. 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
Hampshire +43 37 £525 +40.00% 23
Thames Valley +62 20 £525 +27.27% 26
Berkshire +74 12 £563 +42.41% 3
Surrey +56 9 £233 -30.93% 19
Kent +36 8 £110 -60.96% 8
Buckinghamshire +25 7 £535 +33.75% 9
West Sussex +45 5 £328 +133.93% 4
Oxfordshire +30 3 £490 +8.89% 14
East Sussex +28 3 £157 -42.91% 8
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 62 (61.39%) SAP
2 54 (53.47%) Business Intelligence
2 54 (53.47%) Marketing
3 53 (52.48%) Digital Marketing
3 53 (52.48%) Finance
4 50 (49.50%) Telecoms
5 49 (48.51%) Electronics
5 49 (48.51%) Programme Management
5 49 (48.51%) Public Sector
6 22 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (19.80%) NHS
8 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
9 14 (13.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (13.86%) Degree
9 14 (13.86%) Office 365
10 12 (11.88%) Life Science
10 12 (11.88%) Change Management
10 12 (11.88%) Microsoft
11 11 (10.89%) Project Management
11 11 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (9.90%) Analytics
12 10 (9.90%) Requirements Gathering
12 10 (9.90%) ERP
12 10 (9.90%) SQL
12 10 (9.90%) Oracle
13 9 (8.91%) PLM
13 9 (8.91%) Python
13 9 (8.91%) Windows
14 8 (7.92%) MS Visio
14 8 (7.92%) JavaScript

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (6.93%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (2.97%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.98%) Predix
3 2 (1.98%) ThingWorx
4 1 (0.99%) Confluence
4 1 (0.99%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) MS Visio
2 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (4.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.98%) Windchill
6 1 (0.99%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.99%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.99%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Teamcenter
2 5 (4.95%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (2.97%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (1.98%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.99%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.99%) Movex
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle iSupplier
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.99%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.99%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.99%) SAP Travel Management
5 1 (0.99%) SmartPlant
5 1 (0.99%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.86%) Office 365
2 7 (6.93%) Azure
3 5 (4.95%) AWS
3 5 (4.95%) Power Platform
4 4 (3.96%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (3.96%) OneDrive
5 3 (2.97%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (2.97%) WhatsApp
5 3 (2.97%) Yammer
6 2 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.98%) GitHub
6 2 (1.98%) SaaS
7 1 (0.99%) PaaS
7 1 (0.99%) Power Automate
7 1 (0.99%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) Intranet
1 1 (0.99%) Kerberos
1 1 (0.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.97%) Apache Hive
2 3 (2.97%) Big Data
2 3 (2.97%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.97%) Tableau
3 2 (1.98%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (1.98%) Power BI
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.97%) JIRA
2 1 (0.99%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (53.47%) Marketing
2 53 (52.48%) Finance
3 50 (49.50%) Telecoms
4 49 (48.51%) Electronics
4 49 (48.51%) Public Sector
5 6 (5.94%) Retail
6 5 (4.95%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.97%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.98%) Billing
9 1 (0.99%) Automotive
9 1 (0.99%) Fire and Rescue
9 1 (0.99%) Local Government
9 1 (0.99%) Military
9 1 (0.99%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (14.85%) Analyst
1 15 (14.85%) Architect
2 12 (11.88%) Project Manager
3 10 (9.90%) Consultant
4 9 (8.91%) Business Analyst
5 8 (7.92%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (4.95%) Administrator
6 5 (4.95%) IT Manager
6 5 (4.95%) Oracle Consultant
6 5 (4.95%) Service Manager
7 4 (3.96%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (3.96%) Cloud Consultant
7 4 (3.96%) IT Analyst
7 4 (3.96%) IT Support
7 4 (3.96%) NHS Project Manager
7 4 (3.96%) Product Owner
8 3 (2.97%) Azure Administrator
8 3 (2.97%) Fraud Data Analyst
8 3 (2.97%) Office 365 Administrator
8 3 (2.97%) Office 365 Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.92%) JSON
2 7 (6.93%) HTML
3 6 (5.94%) XML
4 4 (3.96%) .NET
5 2 (1.98%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (1.98%) Flask
5 2 (1.98%) Itk
5 2 (1.98%) jQuery
5 2 (1.98%) Middleware
6 1 (0.99%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.99%) OAuth
6 1 (0.99%) OpenID
6 1 (0.99%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (0.99%) React
6 1 (0.99%) REST
6 1 (0.99%) RESTful
6 1 (0.99%) SAP TM
6 1 (0.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.80%) NHS
2 12 (11.88%) Life Science
3 11 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.95%) Cloud Native
5 4 (3.96%) FMCG
6 3 (2.97%) Blog
6 3 (2.97%) EPoS
6 3 (2.97%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.98%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.98%) Industry 4.0
7 2 (1.98%) mPOS
7 2 (1.98%) PACS
7 2 (1.98%) Replication
7 2 (1.98%) Robotics
7 2 (1.98%) SystemC
7 2 (1.98%) User Experience
8 1 (0.99%) AS400
8 1 (0.99%) Industrial Internet of Things
8 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.91%) Windows
2 4 (3.96%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.97%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.99%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (53.47%) Business Intelligence
2 53 (52.48%) Digital Marketing
3 49 (48.51%) Programme Management
4 22 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (13.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (11.88%) Change Management
7 11 (10.89%) Project Management
8 10 (9.90%) Analytics
8 10 (9.90%) ERP
8 10 (9.90%) Requirements Gathering
9 9 (8.91%) PLM
10 8 (7.92%) Business Case
10 8 (7.92%) Use Case
11 7 (6.93%) Defect Management
11 7 (6.93%) Service Management
12 6 (5.94%) Decision-Making
12 6 (5.94%) E-Commerce
12 6 (5.94%) Migration
12 6 (5.94%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (4.95%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.90%) SQL
2 9 (8.91%) Python
3 8 (7.92%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.98%) C#
5 2 (1.98%) C++
5 2 (1.98%) Java
5 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.99%) ABAP
6 1 (0.99%) ANSI C
6 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.99%) C
6 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
2 14 (13.86%) Degree
3 8 (7.92%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.93%) DV Cleared
4 7 (6.93%) MCAD
4 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.97%) APMP
6 2 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.99%) CISSP
7 1 (0.99%) HNC
7 1 (0.99%) HND
7 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.99%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) PMO
1 4 (3.96%) SLA
2 2 (1.98%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.98%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.98%) Terraform
3 1 (0.99%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 62 (61.39%) SAP
2 12 (11.88%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.90%) Oracle
4 4 (3.96%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.97%) Adobe
5 3 (2.97%) CA
5 3 (2.97%) hybris
5 3 (2.97%) Teradata
6 2 (1.98%) Alibaba
6 2 (1.98%) BiZZdesign
6 2 (1.98%) BT
6 2 (1.98%) Citrix
6 2 (1.98%) Epicor
6 2 (1.98%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (0.99%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.99%) CODA
7 1 (0.99%) Infor
7 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.99%) Siemens
7 1 (0.99%) SolarWinds