Period
to 3 April 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 3 April 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
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 132 164 186
Rank change year-on-year +32 +22 -29
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 155 220 204
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.60% 1.41% 1.22%
As % of the General category 5.19% 4.27% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 145 109
Median daily rate £474 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.28% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £259 £221 £258
90th Percentile £684 £613 £603
England median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 22
Median hourly rate £22.50 £42.50 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.06% +15.65% +5.00%
10th Percentile £20.45 £12.54 £14.81
90th Percentile £36.48 £53.45 £46.52
England median hourly rate £30.58 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.07% -2.86% -

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 2,988 5,148 5,832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.88% 32.92% 34.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,676 2,930 3,172
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +5.04%
10th Percentile £231 £263 £261
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 201 183
Median hourly rate £23.88 £26.65 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.39% +11.04% -2.93%
10th Percentile £12.92 £12.25 £11.80
90th Percentile £49.70 £51.70 £48.60
Median hourly rate £23.94 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.09% +2.22% +4.48%

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 3 April 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 3 April 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 3 April 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
Thames Valley +17 58 £461 +2.50% 81
Hampshire +32 48 £450 - 30
Buckinghamshire +21 27 £473 +11.18% 21
Berkshire +5 21 £500 +5.26% 34
Surrey +66 18 £450 +5.88% 19
Oxfordshire +17 10 £425 +6.25% 26
West Sussex +25 9 £535 +26.63% 10
Kent +23 7 £451 - 14
East Sussex +10 5 £198 - 12
Middlesex +14 1 - - 1
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 3 April 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 65 (41.94%) SAP
2 64 (41.29%) Finance
3 51 (32.90%) Business Intelligence
4 47 (30.32%) Programme Management
5 42 (27.10%) Electronics
6 41 (26.45%) Telecoms
7 39 (25.16%) Marketing
7 39 (25.16%) Public Sector
8 38 (24.52%) Digital Marketing
9 33 (21.29%) ERP
10 25 (16.13%) Security Cleared
11 20 (12.90%) Oracle
11 20 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (12.26%) SQL
13 17 (10.97%) Project Management
14 16 (10.32%) SC Cleared
15 15 (9.68%) Windows
15 15 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
16 14 (9.03%) Migration
16 14 (9.03%) Change Management
17 13 (8.39%) JavaScript
17 13 (8.39%) Microsoft
18 12 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
18 12 (7.74%) Test Automation
19 11 (7.10%) Degree
19 11 (7.10%) Windows 10
19 11 (7.10%) Python
20 10 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
20 10 (6.45%) Retail
20 10 (6.45%) Dynamics 365

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 8 (5.16%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.58%) Confluence
3 3 (1.94%) Apache
3 3 (1.94%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.94%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.65%) IIS
4 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (4.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (2.58%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.58%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.29%) Simulink
5 1 (0.65%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (5.16%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 8 (5.16%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (4.52%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (4.52%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (3.23%) Oracle ASCP
4 5 (3.23%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (3.23%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (3.23%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (2.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (1.94%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (1.94%) SAP ERP
7 2 (1.29%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (1.29%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (1.29%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.65%) Aligne
8 1 (0.65%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.65%) SAP IBP
8 1 (0.65%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.45%) Dynamics 365
2 7 (4.52%) Office 365
3 6 (3.87%) Azure
4 4 (2.58%) AWS
4 4 (2.58%) Power Platform
5 3 (1.94%) SaaS
6 2 (1.29%) IaaS
6 2 (1.29%) PaaS
7 1 (0.65%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.65%) GCP
7 1 (0.65%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.16%) LAN
1 8 (5.16%) WAN
2 7 (4.52%) Firewall
3 5 (3.23%) DHCP
4 4 (2.58%) BGP
4 4 (2.58%) DNS
4 4 (2.58%) IPsec
4 4 (2.58%) MPLS
4 4 (2.58%) SNMP
4 4 (2.58%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (2.58%) VLAN
5 3 (1.94%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (1.94%) DMVPN
5 3 (1.94%) EIGRP
5 3 (1.94%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.94%) Frame Relay
5 3 (1.94%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.94%) OSPF
5 3 (1.94%) SSH
5 3 (1.94%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (2.58%) Oracle Database
1 4 (2.58%) Power BI
2 3 (1.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (1.94%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (1.29%) Lumira
3 2 (1.29%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.29%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.29%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.29%) WebFOCUS
4 1 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.65%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.58%) JIRA
1 4 (2.58%) Selenium
2 3 (1.94%) JMeter
2 3 (1.94%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.29%) ERwin
3 2 (1.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.29%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.65%) Subversion
4 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 64 (41.29%) Finance
2 42 (27.10%) Electronics
3 41 (26.45%) Telecoms
4 39 (25.16%) Marketing
4 39 (25.16%) Public Sector
5 10 (6.45%) Retail
6 9 (5.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (3.23%) Billing
8 4 (2.58%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.94%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.94%) Legal
9 3 (1.94%) Military
10 2 (1.29%) Games
11 1 (0.65%) Automotive
11 1 (0.65%) Banking
11 1 (0.65%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.65%) Law
11 1 (0.65%) Police
Job Titles
1 25 (16.13%) Analyst
2 19 (12.26%) Project Manager
3 14 (9.03%) Developer
4 10 (6.45%) Architect
5 8 (5.16%) Support Analyst
6 6 (3.87%) Consultant
7 5 (3.23%) Business Analyst
7 5 (3.23%) ERP Manager
7 5 (3.23%) ERP Project Manager
7 5 (3.23%) Oracle Analyst
7 5 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (3.23%) Project Analyst
7 5 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (3.23%) Tester
8 4 (2.58%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
8 4 (2.58%) Oracle Support Analyst
8 4 (2.58%) SAP Manager
8 4 (2.58%) Senior Oracle Analyst
8 4 (2.58%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.23%) AngularJS
1 5 (3.23%) HTML
2 3 (1.94%) XSLT
3 2 (1.29%) .NET
3 2 (1.29%) JSON
3 2 (1.29%) REST
4 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.65%) Ajax
4 1 (0.65%) CSS3
4 1 (0.65%) Django
4 1 (0.65%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.65%) HTML5
4 1 (0.65%) Java EE
4 1 (0.65%) JPA
4 1 (0.65%) jQuery
4 1 (0.65%) Node.js
4 1 (0.65%) OAuth
4 1 (0.65%) RESTful
4 1 (0.65%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.65%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (5.16%) Life Science
1 8 (5.16%) Management Information System
1 8 (5.16%) NHS
2 6 (3.87%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (2.58%) EPoS
3 4 (2.58%) FMCG
4 3 (1.94%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.94%) Derivative
5 2 (1.29%) CCTV
5 2 (1.29%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.29%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.29%) Industry 4.0
5 2 (1.29%) PACS
5 2 (1.29%) PMI
5 2 (1.29%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.29%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.68%) Windows
2 11 (7.10%) Windows 10
3 6 (3.87%) Linux
3 6 (3.87%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.58%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.94%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.65%) Android
7 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.65%) CentOS
7 1 (0.65%) VMS
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (32.90%) Business Intelligence
2 47 (30.32%) Programme Management
3 38 (24.52%) Digital Marketing
4 33 (21.29%) ERP
5 20 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (10.97%) Project Management
7 15 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (9.03%) Change Management
8 14 (9.03%) Migration
9 12 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (7.74%) Test Automation
10 9 (5.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (5.16%) Information Management
12 7 (4.52%) Decision-Making
12 7 (4.52%) DevOps
12 7 (4.52%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (4.52%) Logistics
12 7 (4.52%) Performance Testing
12 7 (4.52%) Process Improvement
12 7 (4.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.26%) SQL
2 13 (8.39%) JavaScript
3 11 (7.10%) Python
4 7 (4.52%) PL/SQL
5 6 (3.87%) C
5 6 (3.87%) C#
6 5 (3.23%) C++
7 3 (1.94%) Java
7 3 (1.94%) MATLAB
7 3 (1.94%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.94%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.94%) VB
8 2 (1.29%) ABAP
9 1 (0.65%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.65%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.65%) Go
9 1 (0.65%) Lua
9 1 (0.65%) PHP
9 1 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.32%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.10%) Degree
4 8 (5.16%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.58%) CCIE
5 4 (2.58%) CCNP
5 4 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.94%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 2 (1.29%) PhD
7 2 (1.29%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.29%) PMP
8 1 (0.65%) CCA
8 1 (0.65%) CCNA
8 1 (0.65%) CIMA
8 1 (0.65%) CISSP
8 1 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.65%) HNC
8 1 (0.65%) MCP
8 1 (0.65%) MCSA
8 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.16%) QA
2 5 (3.23%) PMO
3 2 (1.29%) GxP
4 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.65%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.65%) NIST
4 1 (0.65%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (4.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.94%) Docker
3 2 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.65%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.65%) HDFS
4 1 (0.65%) vCloud
4 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.65%) vSphere
4 1 (0.65%) XenApp
4 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.58%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (1.94%) SCCM
3 2 (1.29%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.29%) WSUS
4 1 (0.65%) Ansible
4 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 65 (41.94%) SAP
2 20 (12.90%) Oracle
3 13 (8.39%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.87%) Cisco
5 4 (2.58%) VMware
6 3 (1.94%) Citrix
6 3 (1.94%) F5
6 3 (1.94%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.29%) Adobe
7 2 (1.29%) CODA
7 2 (1.29%) Workday
8 1 (0.65%) Apple
8 1 (0.65%) Ariba
8 1 (0.65%) Dell
8 1 (0.65%) Juniper
8 1 (0.65%) Remedy
8 1 (0.65%) Sage
8 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.65%) Siebel
8 1 (0.65%) Symantec