Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 153 159
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6 -22
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 245 272 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.45% 1.62% 1.40%
As % of the General category 4.11% 4.93% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 165 137
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -1.54%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £270
90th Percentile £548 £575 £501
England median daily rate £463 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +12.12% +3.13% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 22
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £36.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.03% +61.11% +40.63%
10th Percentile £14.60 £17.90 £10.79
90th Percentile £43.20 £49.46 £44.88
England median hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.71% - +29.63%

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 5961 5522 6871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.38% 32.91% 35.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3246 3126 3846
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £232
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £432
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.17% +1.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 242 215
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.72 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.67% +5.40% +28.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.23 £48.54
England median hourly rate £25.31 £24.44 £24.23
% change year-on-year +3.56% +0.87% +12.70%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -30 94 £450 +12.36% 19
Berkshire -13 58 £425 +13.33% 5
Hampshire +8 47 £400 -11.11% 8
Surrey -11 41 £400 +1.27% 4
Buckinghamshire -12 34 £463 +7.56% 8
East Sussex +7 10 £425 +17.24% 3
West Sussex -15 9 £188 -48.63% 1
Middlesex -1 5 £328 +9.17% 1
Oxfordshire -10 2 £375 +7.14% 6
Kent -17 2 - - 3
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 116 (47.35%) Finance
2 109 (44.49%) SAP
3 100 (40.82%) Telecoms
4 99 (40.41%) Programme Management
5 97 (39.59%) Electronics
5 97 (39.59%) Marketing
6 94 (38.37%) Digital Marketing
6 94 (38.37%) Business Intelligence
7 54 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (12.24%) Degree
8 30 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
9 27 (11.02%) Maven
9 27 (11.02%) XML
10 26 (10.61%) XSLT
10 26 (10.61%) JSON
10 26 (10.61%) XPath
10 26 (10.61%) API Design
10 26 (10.61%) Swagger
10 26 (10.61%) JSON Schema
10 26 (10.61%) WireMock
10 26 (10.61%) Greenfield Project
11 22 (8.98%) Windows
12 21 (8.57%) Project Planning
13 20 (8.16%) ERP
14 17 (6.94%) PMP
14 17 (6.94%) PMI Certification
14 17 (6.94%) Change Management
14 17 (6.94%) Life Science
14 17 (6.94%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
14 17 (6.94%) Resource Allocation

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 10 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.63%) Mule
3 2 (0.82%) CMS
3 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.82%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.41%) Apache
4 1 (0.41%) Confluence
4 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.41%) IIS
4 1 (0.41%) Kentico
4 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.41%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.41%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.41%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.41%) Simulink
6 1 (0.41%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.41%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (2.45%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.22%) Lawson
2 3 (1.22%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 3 (1.22%) SAP PP
2 3 (1.22%) SAP VC
3 2 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.82%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.41%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.41%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.41%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.41%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.45%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (2.04%) Office 365
4 2 (0.82%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.41%) IaaS
5 1 (0.41%) SaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (0.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (0.41%) Slack
5 1 (0.41%) Trello
5 1 (0.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.90%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.49%) LAN
2 11 (4.49%) WAN
3 10 (4.08%) VPN
4 6 (2.45%) DNS
5 5 (2.04%) DHCP
5 5 (2.04%) Firewall
6 4 (1.63%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.22%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (0.82%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.82%) HTTP
8 2 (0.82%) IPsec
8 2 (0.82%) Network Security
8 2 (0.82%) RS-232
8 2 (0.82%) Skype
8 2 (0.82%) Wireless
9 1 (0.41%) Broadband
9 1 (0.41%) LDAP
9 1 (0.41%) PBX
9 1 (0.41%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.45%) Power BI
2 5 (2.04%) Spotfire
3 3 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.82%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.82%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.82%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.41%) DataStage
5 1 (0.41%) DB2
5 1 (0.41%) DTS
5 1 (0.41%) GIS
5 1 (0.41%) Informix
5 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.41%) MySQL
5 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.41%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 27 (11.02%) Maven
2 9 (3.67%) JIRA
3 3 (1.22%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.82%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.82%) Selenium
5 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.41%) git-flow
5 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.41%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.41%) VectorCAST
5 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 116 (47.35%) Finance
2 100 (40.82%) Telecoms
3 97 (39.59%) Electronics
3 97 (39.59%) Marketing
4 11 (4.49%) Retail
5 10 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.86%) Automotive
7 6 (2.45%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.63%) General Ledger
8 4 (1.63%) Legal
9 2 (0.82%) Advertising
9 2 (0.82%) Banking
9 2 (0.82%) Billing
9 2 (0.82%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.41%) French Language
10 1 (0.41%) Military
10 1 (0.41%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (20.00%) Consultant
2 43 (17.55%) Analyst
3 31 (12.65%) Project Manager
4 26 (10.61%) XML Consultant
4 26 (10.61%) XML Specialist
5 16 (6.53%) Business Analyst
6 13 (5.31%) Developer
7 12 (4.90%) Support Engineer
8 11 (4.49%) Architect
9 8 (3.27%) IT Manager
10 7 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (2.86%) Hardware Engineer
10 7 (2.86%) SAP Consultant
11 6 (2.45%) Financial Analyst
11 6 (2.45%) Integration Developer
11 6 (2.45%) Network Engineer
11 6 (2.45%) PC Engineer
11 6 (2.45%) PC Support
11 6 (2.45%) PC Support Engineer
12 5 (2.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.02%) XML
2 26 (10.61%) JSON
2 26 (10.61%) JSON Schema
2 26 (10.61%) Swagger
2 26 (10.61%) WireMock
2 26 (10.61%) XSLT
3 5 (2.04%) Apache Camel
3 5 (2.04%) SOAP
4 4 (1.63%) Java EE
4 4 (1.63%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (1.63%) REST
4 4 (1.63%) Spring
4 4 (1.63%) Spring MVC
5 3 (1.22%) Web Services
6 1 (0.41%) .NET
6 1 (0.41%) EDI
6 1 (0.41%) JTAPI
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.41%) RESTful
6 1 (0.41%) TAPI
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (10.61%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (6.94%) Life Science
4 16 (6.53%) PMI
5 14 (5.71%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.67%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.86%) FMCG
7 7 (2.86%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.86%) NHS
8 6 (2.45%) Social Media
9 5 (2.04%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.63%) AS400
10 4 (1.63%) User Experience
11 2 (0.82%) CESG
11 2 (0.82%) CMDB
11 2 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.82%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.98%) Windows
2 9 (3.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (3.27%) Linux
4 6 (2.45%) Windows 8
4 6 (2.45%) Windows XP
5 5 (2.04%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.63%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.63%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.22%) CentOS
7 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.82%) Unix
8 2 (0.82%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.41%) AIX
9 1 (0.41%) Android
9 1 (0.41%) Debian
9 1 (0.41%) Fedora
9 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (40.41%) Programme Management
2 94 (38.37%) Business Intelligence
2 94 (38.37%) Digital Marketing
3 54 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (10.61%) API Design
5 21 (8.57%) Project Planning
6 20 (8.16%) ERP
7 17 (6.94%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
7 17 (6.94%) Change Management
7 17 (6.94%) Resource Allocation
8 16 (6.53%) Mentoring
9 15 (6.12%) Analytics
9 15 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (6.12%) Project Management
10 14 (5.71%) Risk Management
11 11 (4.49%) PRINCE2
11 11 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (4.49%) Test Scripting
12 10 (4.08%) Test Automation
12 10 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.61%) XPath
2 15 (6.12%) SQL
3 7 (2.86%) Java
4 6 (2.45%) C
4 6 (2.45%) C++
5 4 (1.63%) C#
5 4 (1.63%) Python
6 3 (1.22%) VBA
7 2 (0.82%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.41%) ABAP
8 1 (0.41%) Ada
8 1 (0.41%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.41%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.41%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.41%) Groovy
8 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.41%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (12.24%) Degree
2 17 (6.94%) PMI Certification
2 17 (6.94%) PMP
3 14 (5.71%) Master's Degree
4 13 (5.31%) Security Cleared
5 11 (4.49%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.04%) CISM
6 5 (2.04%) HNC
7 4 (1.63%) HND
8 3 (1.22%) ISEB
8 3 (1.22%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.82%) CCNA
9 2 (0.82%) CCNP
9 2 (0.82%) CISSP
9 2 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.31%) SLA
2 12 (4.90%) QA
3 5 (2.04%) PMO
4 4 (1.63%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.22%) GDPR
5 3 (1.22%) GMP
5 3 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.82%) ECSS
7 1 (0.41%) COBIT
7 1 (0.41%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.41%) GxP
7 1 (0.41%) HL7
7 1 (0.41%) IFRS
7 1 (0.41%) MIL-STD-1553
7 1 (0.41%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.41%) PMBOK
System Software
1 8 (3.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.63%) Firmware
4 3 (1.22%) KVM
5 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.41%) Docker
6 1 (0.41%) iptables
6 1 (0.41%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.41%) vSphere
6 1 (0.41%) XenApp
6 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.04%) vCenter Server
2 1 (0.41%) Ansible
2 1 (0.41%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.41%) MOM
2 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.41%) PowerCLI
2 1 (0.41%) Puppet
2 1 (0.41%) Salt
2 1 (0.41%) SCCM
2 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 109 (44.49%) SAP
2 10 (4.08%) JD Edwards
3 9 (3.67%) Oracle
4 8 (3.27%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.86%) Apple
6 6 (2.45%) Cisco
6 6 (2.45%) HP
6 6 (2.45%) Tableau
6 6 (2.45%) VMware
7 5 (2.04%) IBM
7 5 (2.04%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.63%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.63%) Workday
9 3 (1.22%) Citrix
9 3 (1.22%) Genesys
10 2 (0.82%) Birst
10 2 (0.82%) EMC
10 2 (0.82%) NetApp
10 2 (0.82%) Remedy