Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 202 155
Rank change year-on-year +64 -47 -11
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 228 201 240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.69% 1.22% 1.45%
As % of the General category 5.07% 3.68% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 108 141
South East median daily rate £400 £405 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% -10.00% +12.50%
10th Percentile £140 £140 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £544
England median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +11.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 29
South East median hourly rate £32.00 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.89% +80.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £16.50 £20.25 £14.57
90th Percentile £49.25 £65.13 £43.40
England median hourly rate £29.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -15.71% -5.41% +5.71%

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 4,499 5,463 6,204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.30% 33.04% 37.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,436 3,148 3,397
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
England median daily rate £493 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +2.60% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 181 234
South East median hourly rate £22.88 £26.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.68% +43.24% -17.23%
10th Percentile £12.31 £12.50 £11.19
90th Percentile £48.77 £53.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £22.01
% change year-on-year - -0.03% +6.47%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +25 93 £444 +4.41% 37
Hampshire +28 73 £375 -23.70% 39
Berkshire +15 43 £438 +121.52% 12
Buckinghamshire +29 34 £406 -9.72% 14
Surrey +57 30 £400 +0.06% 15
Oxfordshire +18 16 £450 -25.00% 11
West Sussex +20 10 £140 -63.87% 5
East Sussex +3 9 £125 -36.71% 4
Kent +8 6 £282 - 20
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 99 (43.42%) SAP
2 89 (39.04%) Finance
3 78 (34.21%) Business Intelligence
4 77 (33.77%) Telecoms
5 67 (29.39%) Marketing
5 67 (29.39%) Public Sector
6 66 (28.95%) Programme Management
7 65 (28.51%) Electronics
8 62 (27.19%) Digital Marketing
9 39 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (16.67%) Windows
11 35 (15.35%) Life Science
12 29 (12.72%) Project Management
13 28 (12.28%) Windows 10
14 27 (11.84%) SQL
15 26 (11.40%) ERP
16 24 (10.53%) Security Cleared
16 24 (10.53%) Test Automation
17 23 (10.09%) Degree
18 20 (8.77%) Microsoft
19 18 (7.89%) SC Cleared
20 17 (7.46%) NHS
20 17 (7.46%) Python
21 16 (7.02%) Migration
21 16 (7.02%) Computer Science
21 16 (7.02%) Software Engineering
22 15 (6.58%) Risk Management
23 14 (6.14%) Linux
23 14 (6.14%) Validation
23 14 (6.14%) Azure

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 13 (5.70%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.75%) Confluence
3 3 (1.32%) Apache
3 3 (1.32%) Documentum
3 3 (1.32%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.32%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.88%) CMS
4 2 (0.88%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.44%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.44%) Liferay
5 1 (0.44%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.44%) SAS
5 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (3.51%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.75%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.32%) Windchill
5 2 (0.88%) Figma
5 2 (0.88%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.88%) Sketch
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.44%) Simulink
6 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (5.26%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (3.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (3.51%) SAP ERP
4 5 (2.19%) SAP IBP
5 4 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.75%) SAP CO
5 4 (1.75%) SAP FI
5 4 (1.75%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (1.75%) SAP MDG
6 3 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (1.32%) Sage 200
6 3 (1.32%) SAP MDM
6 3 (1.32%) SAP SD
6 3 (1.32%) SAP WM
7 2 (0.88%) Primavera
7 2 (0.88%) SAP EHS
8 1 (0.44%) GoldMine
8 1 (0.44%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.44%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.14%) Azure
2 11 (4.82%) Dynamics 365
2 11 (4.82%) Office 365
3 10 (4.39%) Power Platform
4 5 (2.19%) AWS
4 5 (2.19%) GCP
4 5 (2.19%) Microsoft Flow
4 5 (2.19%) PowerApps
5 2 (0.88%) AtomSphere
5 2 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (0.88%) Boomi
5 2 (0.88%) Yammer
6 1 (0.44%) Apigee
6 1 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.44%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.39%) DNS
2 7 (3.07%) Firewall
3 5 (2.19%) LAN
4 4 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (1.75%) WAN
5 3 (1.32%) Skype
6 2 (0.88%) DHCP
6 2 (0.88%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.88%) SNMP
6 2 (0.88%) WinSCP
6 2 (0.88%) WLAN
7 1 (0.44%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.44%) Internet
7 1 (0.44%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.44%) Network Security
7 1 (0.44%) RFID
7 1 (0.44%) VoIP
7 1 (0.44%) VPN
7 1 (0.44%) Wireless
7 1 (0.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.70%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.95%) Power BI
4 7 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.63%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (1.32%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.32%) Big Data
8 3 (1.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.32%) SAP BW
8 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.88%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.88%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (4.82%) Selenium
2 6 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.63%) JIRA
3 5 (2.19%) Cucumber
3 5 (2.19%) LoadRunner
3 5 (2.19%) SpecFlow
3 5 (2.19%) Synon
3 5 (2.19%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (1.75%) JMeter
4 4 (1.75%) Mocha
4 4 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (1.75%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.32%) Ant
5 3 (1.32%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.88%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.88%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.88%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.88%) MSI
6 2 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.88%) TestNG
General
1 89 (39.04%) Finance
2 77 (33.77%) Telecoms
3 67 (29.39%) Marketing
3 67 (29.39%) Public Sector
4 65 (28.51%) Electronics
5 13 (5.70%) Retail
6 8 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.75%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.75%) Automotive
8 3 (1.32%) Legal
9 2 (0.88%) Local Government
9 2 (0.88%) Military
9 2 (0.88%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.44%) French Language
10 1 (0.44%) German Language
10 1 (0.44%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (14.04%) Analyst
2 28 (12.28%) Developer
3 25 (10.96%) Project Manager
4 22 (9.65%) Windows Engineer
5 18 (7.89%) Consultant
6 16 (7.02%) Desktop Engineer
6 16 (7.02%) Desktop Support
6 16 (7.02%) Support Engineer
7 15 (6.58%) Business Analyst
7 15 (6.58%) Windows Support Engineer
8 14 (6.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 13 (5.70%) Architect
10 11 (4.82%) Software Engineer
11 9 (3.95%) SAP Consultant
12 8 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (3.07%) Network Engineer
13 7 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (3.07%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
14 6 (2.63%) Automation Tester
14 6 (2.63%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.39%) Web Services
2 9 (3.95%) .NET
2 9 (3.95%) CSS
3 7 (3.07%) HTML
3 7 (3.07%) REST
4 5 (2.19%) jQuery
5 4 (1.75%) .NET Core
6 3 (1.32%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.32%) EDI
6 3 (1.32%) SAP Fiori
6 3 (1.32%) XML
6 3 (1.32%) XSLT
7 2 (0.88%) Ajax
7 2 (0.88%) CSS3
7 2 (0.88%) Node.js
7 2 (0.88%) React
7 2 (0.88%) RESTful
7 2 (0.88%) Sass
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.44%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.35%) Life Science
2 17 (7.46%) NHS
3 14 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.51%) User Experience
6 7 (3.07%) PKI
7 6 (2.63%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.19%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.75%) Derivative
9 4 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.88%) Blog
10 2 (0.88%) CCTV
10 2 (0.88%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.88%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.88%) FMCG
10 2 (0.88%) Industry 4.0
10 2 (0.88%) LIMS
10 2 (0.88%) Robotics
10 2 (0.88%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (16.67%) Windows
2 28 (12.28%) Windows 10
3 14 (6.14%) Linux
4 13 (5.70%) Windows Server
5 11 (4.82%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (1.32%) Unix
7 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.88%) Android
8 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.44%) Debian
9 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (34.21%) Business Intelligence
2 66 (28.95%) Programme Management
3 62 (27.19%) Digital Marketing
4 39 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (12.72%) Project Management
6 26 (11.40%) ERP
7 24 (10.53%) Test Automation
8 16 (7.02%) Computer Science
8 16 (7.02%) Migration
8 16 (7.02%) Software Engineering
9 15 (6.58%) Risk Management
10 14 (6.14%) Validation
11 13 (5.70%) Change Management
11 13 (5.70%) Mathematics
12 12 (5.26%) Configuration Management
12 12 (5.26%) DevOps
13 11 (4.82%) Cybersecurity
14 10 (4.39%) Data Management
14 10 (4.39%) Decision-Making
14 10 (4.39%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 27 (11.84%) SQL
2 17 (7.46%) Python
3 12 (5.26%) C
3 12 (5.26%) C#
3 12 (5.26%) Java
4 10 (4.39%) C++
4 10 (4.39%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.19%) ABAP
6 5 (2.19%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.19%) RPG
6 5 (2.19%) RPG IV
6 5 (2.19%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.75%) Go
7 4 (1.75%) PHP
8 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.88%) F#
8 2 (0.88%) Lua
8 2 (0.88%) R
8 2 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 23 (10.09%) Degree
3 18 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.19%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.75%) PMP
7 3 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.32%) ISEB
7 3 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.88%) CCA
8 2 (0.88%) CCIE
8 2 (0.88%) CCNA
8 2 (0.88%) CCNP
8 2 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.88%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.88%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.82%) QA
2 6 (2.63%) PMO
3 4 (1.75%) GxP
4 3 (1.32%) SLA
5 2 (0.88%) GDPR
6 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.44%) GAMP
6 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.63%) Docker
3 3 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.88%) DFS Replication
4 2 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.88%) vSphere
4 2 (0.88%) XenApp
4 2 (0.88%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.44%) HDFS
5 1 (0.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (2.19%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.32%) HP ALM
2 3 (1.32%) SCCM
3 1 (0.44%) Ansible
3 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.44%) MOM
3 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.44%) Terraform
3 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 99 (43.42%) SAP
2 20 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.82%) Cisco
3 11 (4.82%) Oracle
4 6 (2.63%) Google
5 5 (2.19%) HP
5 5 (2.19%) VMware
6 4 (1.75%) Ariba
6 4 (1.75%) Dell
7 3 (1.32%) Citrix
7 3 (1.32%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 3 (1.32%) Sage
8 2 (0.88%) Epicor
8 2 (0.88%) hybris
8 2 (0.88%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.88%) Software AG
8 2 (0.88%) Symantec
8 2 (0.88%) Tableau
8 2 (0.88%) webMethods