Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 91 148 195
Rank change year-on-year +57 +47 -26
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 99 243 213
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 2.11% 1.66% 1.28%
As % of the General category 6.36% 4.78% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 145 122
Median daily rate £469 £425 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.41% -0.58% -9.52%
10th Percentile £136 £140 £187
90th Percentile £609 £613 £600
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 17
Median hourly rate £26.79 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.59% -31.25% +38.41%
10th Percentile £19.68 £15.33 £19.45
90th Percentile £32.79 £47.50 £55.00
England median hourly rate £30.58 £27.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +10.18% -20.71% -5.41%

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 1,557 5,088 5,751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.16% 34.69% 34.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 905 2,744 3,241
Median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +2.38%
10th Percentile £238 £269 £258
90th Percentile £618 £625 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 217 178
Median hourly rate £29.90 £30.00 £27.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.33% +7.62% +42.04%
10th Percentile £12.59 £12.50 £13.21
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.60 £51.45
Median hourly rate £31.00 £23.50 £22.93
% change year-on-year +31.91% +2.49% +4.70%

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 14 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Manufacturing in the South East over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

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 14 August 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 +34 43 £490 +12.64% 20
Thames Valley +53 27 £500 +5.26% 26
Buckinghamshire +42 16 £530 +6.00% 3
Surrey +63 13 £335 -0.74% 12
Berkshire +50 12 £451 -5.16% 11
West Sussex +38 9 £525 +61.54% 10
Kent +32 3 £281 +216.95% 4
East Sussex +28 1 £157 -47.67% 9
Oxfordshire +27 1 £140 -68.89% 12
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 44 (44.44%) SAP
2 42 (42.42%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (42.42%) Finance
3 34 (34.34%) Telecoms
3 34 (34.34%) Marketing
3 34 (34.34%) Digital Marketing
4 32 (32.32%) Electronics
4 32 (32.32%) Public Sector
5 31 (31.31%) Programme Management
6 22 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 19 (19.19%) Oracle
8 16 (16.16%) ERP
9 15 (15.15%) SC Cleared
9 15 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (13.13%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (12.12%) SQL
11 12 (12.12%) Degree
12 10 (10.10%) Life Science
12 10 (10.10%) JavaScript
12 10 (10.10%) MS Visio
12 10 (10.10%) Analytics
13 9 (9.09%) Python
13 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
13 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
13 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
13 9 (9.09%) JSON
14 8 (8.08%) Windows
14 8 (8.08%) Migration
14 8 (8.08%) Office 365
14 8 (8.08%) Requirements Gathering

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 3 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (3.03%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.01%) Confluence
2 1 (1.01%) Predix
2 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.01%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 10 (10.10%) MS Visio
2 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (5.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (7.07%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (6.06%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 6 (6.06%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (5.05%) Oracle ASCP
3 5 (5.05%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (4.04%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (3.03%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (3.03%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (2.02%) SAP SCM
7 1 (1.01%) Infor M3
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle iSupplier
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (1.01%) Sage X3
7 1 (1.01%) SAP PM
7 1 (1.01%) SmartPlant
7 1 (1.01%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.08%) Office 365
2 4 (4.04%) AWS
2 4 (4.04%) Power Platform
3 3 (3.03%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (3.03%) Azure
3 3 (3.03%) SaaS
4 2 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.02%) PaaS
5 1 (1.01%) Apigee
5 1 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.01%) IaaS
5 1 (1.01%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) Firewall
1 5 (5.05%) LAN
1 5 (5.05%) WAN
2 4 (4.04%) BGP
2 4 (4.04%) MPLS
3 3 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (3.03%) DHCP
3 3 (3.03%) DMVPN
3 3 (3.03%) EIGRP
3 3 (3.03%) Ethernet
3 3 (3.03%) Frame Relay
3 3 (3.03%) FTP
3 3 (3.03%) IPsec
3 3 (3.03%) OSPF
3 3 (3.03%) SNMP
3 3 (3.03%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (3.03%) SSH
3 3 (3.03%) VLAN
3 3 (3.03%) VPN
3 3 (3.03%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.04%) Power BI
2 3 (3.03%) Apache Hive
2 3 (3.03%) Big Data
2 3 (3.03%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.01%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.01%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 42 (42.42%) Finance
2 34 (34.34%) Marketing
2 34 (34.34%) Telecoms
3 32 (32.32%) Electronics
3 32 (32.32%) Public Sector
4 7 (7.07%) Aerospace
4 7 (7.07%) Billing
4 7 (7.07%) Retail
5 6 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.02%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.02%) Legal
7 1 (1.01%) Law
7 1 (1.01%) Local Government
7 1 (1.01%) Military
7 1 (1.01%) Police
7 1 (1.01%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (24.24%) Analyst
2 14 (14.14%) Architect
3 8 (8.08%) Consultant
4 7 (7.07%) Business Analyst
4 7 (7.07%) Oracle Consultant
5 6 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.05%) Oracle Analyst
6 5 (5.05%) Project Analyst
6 5 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.04%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (4.04%) Cloud Consultant
7 4 (4.04%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) Desktop Support
7 4 (4.04%) IT Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) IT Support
7 4 (4.04%) Oracle Support Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) Senior Oracle Analyst
8 3 (3.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.09%) JSON
2 7 (7.07%) HTML
2 7 (7.07%) XML
3 3 (3.03%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.02%) OAuth
4 2 (2.02%) OpenID
4 2 (2.02%) SAML
4 2 (2.02%) Web Services
5 1 (1.01%) .NET
5 1 (1.01%) HTML5
5 1 (1.01%) Java SE
5 1 (1.01%) Middleware
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.01%) REST
5 1 (1.01%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.10%) Life Science
3 6 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.06%) NHS
4 4 (4.04%) Cloud Native
4 4 (4.04%) FMCG
5 3 (3.03%) EPoS
5 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.03%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.02%) Blog
6 2 (2.02%) Industry 4.0
6 2 (2.02%) mPOS
6 2 (2.02%) PACS
6 2 (2.02%) User Experience
7 1 (1.01%) AS400
7 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.01%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.08%) Windows
2 5 (5.05%) Windows 10
3 3 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.02%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.01%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (42.42%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (34.34%) Digital Marketing
3 31 (31.31%) Programme Management
4 16 (16.16%) ERP
5 13 (13.13%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (10.10%) Analytics
7 8 (8.08%) Migration
7 8 (8.08%) Requirements Gathering
8 7 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (7.07%) Project Management
9 6 (6.06%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.05%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (5.05%) Decision-Making
10 5 (5.05%) Information Management
10 5 (5.05%) Service Management
11 4 (4.04%) Analytical Thinking
11 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (4.04%) Load Balancing
11 4 (4.04%) Project Delivery
11 4 (4.04%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.12%) SQL
2 10 (10.10%) JavaScript
3 9 (9.09%) Python
4 4 (4.04%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.03%) VB
6 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.01%) C#
7 1 (1.01%) Java
7 1 (1.01%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 12 (12.12%) Degree
4 6 (6.06%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.03%) CCIE
5 3 (3.03%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 3 (3.03%) CCNP
5 3 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.02%) CISSP
7 1 (1.01%) CEH
7 1 (1.01%) CISM
7 1 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.01%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.01%) GIAC
7 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.01%) MCSA
7 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.01%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) PMO
2 2 (2.02%) QA
3 1 (1.01%) GDPR
3 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.01%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.01%) NIST
3 1 (1.01%) NIST 800
3 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.01%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.02%) Terraform
3 1 (1.01%) Istio
3 1 (1.01%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.01%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (44.44%) SAP
2 19 (19.19%) Oracle
3 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.03%) Adobe
4 3 (3.03%) Cisco
4 3 (3.03%) Citrix
4 3 (3.03%) F5
4 3 (3.03%) hybris
4 3 (3.03%) Palo Alto
4 3 (3.03%) Tableau
4 3 (3.03%) Teradata
5 2 (2.02%) BiZZdesign
5 2 (2.02%) CODA
6 1 (1.01%) Alibaba
6 1 (1.01%) Apple
6 1 (1.01%) Google
6 1 (1.01%) Infor
6 1 (1.01%) Sage
6 1 (1.01%) Samsung
6 1 (1.01%) SolarWinds