Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 192 175 161
Rank change year-on-year -17 -14 -5
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 201 233 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.26% 1.40% 1.53%
As % of the General category 4.12% 4.12% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 133 134
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.43% -2.97%
10th Percentile £145 £263 £266
90th Percentile £600 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 33 37
South East median hourly rate £52.32 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.38% -14.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £22.45 £15.05 £19.55
90th Percentile £81.23 £44.60 £47.32
England median hourly rate £36.23 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +3.50% - -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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 4,880 5,658 5,071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.47% 34.11% 33.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,772 3,102 2,849
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £250 £220
90th Percentile £606 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 172 215
South East median hourly rate £34.75 £24.01 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -5.84% +2.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.80 £11.33
90th Percentile £54.13 £48.68 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -3.85%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Manufacturing as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manufacturing in the South East

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in the South East over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in the South East

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in the South East

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in the South East over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 January 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
Thames Valley -2 83 £450 - 132
Hampshire -20 52 £458 +1.67% 68
Berkshire -25 40 £350 -27.27% 58
Buckinghamshire +16 23 £425 -5.56% 27
Oxfordshire +45 20 £600 +76.47% 47
Surrey -40 19 £438 +4.17% 39
East Sussex 0 18 £281 -13.46% 11
West Sussex -7 14 £350 +250.00% 19
Kent +14 3 - - 32
Middlesex +8 3 £490 +88.46% 1
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 South East region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 75 (37.31%) Finance
2 63 (31.34%) SAP
3 48 (23.88%) Programme Management
4 43 (21.39%) Telecoms
5 42 (20.90%) Electronics
5 42 (20.90%) Marketing
6 39 (19.40%) Business Intelligence
7 38 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (18.41%) Digital Marketing
9 33 (16.42%) Project Management
10 29 (14.43%) Degree
11 28 (13.93%) Microsoft
12 26 (12.94%) Software Engineering
13 25 (12.44%) Life Science
14 22 (10.95%) Windows
15 20 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (9.45%) Problem-Solving
17 18 (8.96%) Web Services
18 17 (8.46%) ERP
18 17 (8.46%) Active Directory
18 17 (8.46%) User Experience
18 17 (8.46%) Computer Science
19 16 (7.96%) Microsoft Azure
19 16 (7.96%) Microsoft Office
19 16 (7.96%) C++
20 15 (7.46%) Python
20 15 (7.46%) Migration
20 15 (7.46%) Test Automation
20 15 (7.46%) Logistics
21 14 (6.97%) Security Cleared

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 (3.48%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.99%) MS Project Server
3 3 (1.49%) Mule
3 3 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.50%) Confluence
5 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.50%) Liferay
5 1 (0.50%) MTS
5 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (7.96%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.99%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.00%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.00%) Simulink
4 2 (1.00%) Windchill
5 1 (0.50%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 6 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.99%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.99%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.99%) SAP MM
2 4 (1.99%) SAP PP
3 3 (1.49%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.49%) SAP PS
3 3 (1.49%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.00%) NetSuite
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle ASCP
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.00%) Sage X3
4 2 (1.00%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle AGIS
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.97%) Office 365
3 7 (3.48%) PaaS
4 4 (1.99%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.99%) GitHub
4 4 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.49%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (1.49%) IaaS
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.50%) Boomi
6 1 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.50%) Force.com
6 1 (0.50%) Heroku
6 1 (0.50%) SaaS
6 1 (0.50%) SAP Leonardo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.48%) DHCP
1 7 (3.48%) DNS
2 6 (2.99%) Firewall
2 6 (2.99%) WAN
3 5 (2.49%) LAN
4 4 (1.99%) Network Security
4 4 (1.99%) VPN
5 3 (1.49%) SNMP
6 2 (1.00%) HTTP
6 2 (1.00%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.00%) Wireless
7 1 (0.50%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.50%) DMZ
7 1 (0.50%) FTP
7 1 (0.50%) Intranet
7 1 (0.50%) SSL
7 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.50%) VoIP
7 1 (0.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.49%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.00%) Power BI
2 2 (1.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.00%) Spotfire
3 1 (0.50%) Amazon Athena
3 1 (0.50%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.50%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.50%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.50%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.50%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (0.50%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (2.99%) JIRA
2 5 (2.49%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.99%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.99%) GitLab
3 4 (1.99%) Subversion
4 3 (1.49%) ClearCase
4 3 (1.49%) ClearQuest
4 3 (1.49%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.00%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.50%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.50%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.50%) Mocha
6 1 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.50%) Selenium
6 1 (0.50%) Sinon.JS
General
1 75 (37.31%) Finance
2 43 (21.39%) Telecoms
3 42 (20.90%) Electronics
3 42 (20.90%) Marketing
4 12 (5.97%) Aerospace
5 10 (4.98%) Retail
6 6 (2.99%) Billing
7 5 (2.49%) Banking
8 4 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.49%) Avionics
9 3 (1.49%) Legal
10 2 (1.00%) Advertising
10 2 (1.00%) Automotive
10 2 (1.00%) Law
10 2 (1.00%) Military
11 1 (0.50%) French Language
11 1 (0.50%) German Language
11 1 (0.50%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (16.42%) Developer
2 26 (12.94%) Analyst
2 26 (12.94%) Project Manager
3 15 (7.46%) Architect
4 14 (6.97%) Software Engineer
5 13 (6.47%) Consultant
6 12 (5.97%) Business Analyst
7 11 (5.47%) C++ Developer
8 10 (4.98%) Embedded Developer
8 10 (4.98%) Support Engineer
9 9 (4.48%) Embedded C++ Developer
10 8 (3.98%) SAP Manager
11 7 (3.48%) Desktop Engineer
11 7 (3.48%) Desktop Support
11 7 (3.48%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 7 (3.48%) SAP Project Manager
11 7 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (2.99%) Chief Architect
12 6 (2.99%) IT Manager
12 6 (2.99%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.96%) Web Services
2 14 (6.97%) HTML
3 9 (4.48%) AngularJS
3 9 (4.48%) OAuth
3 9 (4.48%) SAML
3 9 (4.48%) XML
4 8 (3.98%) Angular 2
4 8 (3.98%) HTML5
5 6 (2.99%) .NET
5 6 (2.99%) Middleware
6 4 (1.99%) CSS
6 4 (1.99%) JSON
6 4 (1.99%) OAuth2
6 4 (1.99%) OpenID
6 4 (1.99%) RESTful
6 4 (1.99%) SOAP
6 4 (1.99%) WCF
6 4 (1.99%) WPF
7 3 (1.49%) Apache Camel
7 3 (1.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.44%) Life Science
2 20 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.46%) User Experience
4 12 (5.97%) NHS
5 10 (4.98%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (4.48%) Mobile App
6 9 (4.48%) Public Cloud
7 8 (3.98%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.99%) Clustering
8 4 (1.99%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.99%) PKI
8 4 (1.99%) PMI
9 3 (1.49%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.00%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.00%) Blog
10 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.00%) Replication
10 2 (1.00%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.95%) Windows
2 8 (3.98%) Windows 10
3 7 (3.48%) Windows 7
3 7 (3.48%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.49%) Linux
5 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.49%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.50%) CentOS
6 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (23.88%) Programme Management
2 39 (19.40%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (18.41%) Digital Marketing
5 33 (16.42%) Project Management
6 26 (12.94%) Software Engineering
7 19 (9.45%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (8.46%) Computer Science
8 17 (8.46%) ERP
9 15 (7.46%) Logistics
9 15 (7.46%) Migration
9 15 (7.46%) Test Automation
10 13 (6.47%) DevOps
10 13 (6.47%) SOA
10 13 (6.47%) Unit Testing
11 12 (5.97%) Change Management
12 11 (5.47%) Information Security
12 11 (5.47%) Microservices
12 11 (5.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 11 (5.47%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.96%) C++
2 15 (7.46%) Python
3 14 (6.97%) C
4 11 (5.47%) Bash Shell
5 10 (4.98%) Embedded C++
5 10 (4.98%) Lua
5 10 (4.98%) SQL
6 8 (3.98%) Go
6 8 (3.98%) Java
6 8 (3.98%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.48%) C#
8 4 (1.99%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.49%) Java 8
10 2 (1.00%) ABAP
10 2 (1.00%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.00%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.00%) XAML
11 1 (0.50%) Perl
11 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.50%) RPG
Qualifications
1 29 (14.43%) Degree
2 14 (6.97%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.98%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.49%) Master's Degree
5 5 (2.49%) MCDST
6 4 (1.99%) CEH
6 4 (1.99%) CISM
6 4 (1.99%) CISSP
6 4 (1.99%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.99%) PMP
7 2 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.00%) PhD
8 1 (0.50%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.50%) EMC Certification
8 1 (0.50%) HNC
8 1 (0.50%) HND
8 1 (0.50%) MCSA
8 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.48%) QA
2 5 (2.49%) DO-178B
2 5 (2.49%) GDPR
3 4 (1.99%) PMO
4 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (8.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.99%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.49%) vSphere
5 1 (0.50%) Docker
5 1 (0.50%) Firmware
5 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.49%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (1.49%) PowerCLI
1 3 (1.49%) vCenter Server
2 2 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.50%) Ansible
3 1 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.50%) Grafana
3 1 (0.50%) Graphite
3 1 (0.50%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.50%) Nagios
3 1 (0.50%) Terraform
3 1 (0.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 63 (31.34%) SAP
2 28 (13.93%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.97%) Oracle
4 8 (3.98%) Google
5 6 (2.99%) Ariba
6 5 (2.49%) EMC
6 5 (2.49%) VMware
6 5 (2.49%) Workday
6 5 (2.49%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.99%) Adobe
7 4 (1.99%) Dell
8 3 (1.49%) Cisco
8 3 (1.49%) Dell Compellent
8 3 (1.49%) Juniper
8 3 (1.49%) Okta
8 3 (1.49%) Talend
8 3 (1.49%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.49%) WSO2
9 2 (1.00%) IFS
9 2 (1.00%) Meraki