Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 148 191 176
Rank change year-on-year +43 -15 +5
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 252 211 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.71% 1.25% 1.36%
As % of the General category 5.24% 3.88% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 115 144
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -6.62% +17.13%
10th Percentile £140 £160 £275
90th Percentile £625 £600 £567
England median daily rate £478 £475 £451
% change year-on-year +0.63% +5.44% +9.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 20
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £40.50 £26.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.10% +50.56% +19.56%
10th Percentile £15.33 £21.42 £14.22
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.00 £45.38
England median hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -5.41% +15.63%

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 4,809 5,444 5,758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.58% 32.38% 36.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,586 3,046 3,145
South East median daily rate £450 £433 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +2.37% +3.05%
10th Percentile £275 £260 £250
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £467
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.71% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 166 220
South East median hourly rate £36.75 £31.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.55% +55.00% -10.51%
10th Percentile £15.38 £13.50 £11.60
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.63 £47.50
England median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +30.00% -1.96% +7.69%

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 August 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 17 August 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 17 August 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
Hampshire +31 99 £435 -0.57% 88
Thames Valley +29 89 £475 - 84
Berkshire +8 52 £475 +31.03% 39
Surrey +45 34 £413 -34.00% 29
Buckinghamshire +25 21 £525 +31.25% 10
Oxfordshire +18 16 £450 -25.00% 35
West Sussex +18 12 £325 -23.53% 19
East Sussex -4 11 £300 +150.00% 12
Kent -13 2 £89 -72.77% 42
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 105 (41.67%) SAP
2 98 (38.89%) Finance
3 79 (31.35%) Telecoms
3 79 (31.35%) Business Intelligence
4 70 (27.78%) Electronics
5 69 (27.38%) Marketing
6 64 (25.40%) Programme Management
7 63 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
8 46 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (16.27%) Life Science
10 35 (13.89%) SQL
11 32 (12.70%) ERP
12 30 (11.90%) Windows
12 30 (11.90%) Project Management
13 28 (11.11%) Degree
14 26 (10.32%) Security Cleared
15 25 (9.92%) Risk Management
16 23 (9.13%) Management Information System
16 23 (9.13%) Validation
17 22 (8.73%) Windows 10
18 21 (8.33%) Information Security
18 21 (8.33%) Test Automation
19 20 (7.94%) Computer Science
20 19 (7.54%) SC Cleared
20 19 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
21 18 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
21 18 (7.14%) Python
22 17 (6.75%) Microsoft
22 17 (6.75%) Cybersecurity
23 16 (6.35%) DevOps

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 14 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.59%) Confluence
3 3 (1.19%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.19%) Documentum
4 2 (0.79%) CMS
4 2 (0.79%) JBoss
4 2 (0.79%) Liferay
4 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.79%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.40%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.40%) SAS
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.17%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.59%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.79%) Figma
5 2 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.79%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.79%) Sketch
5 2 (0.79%) Windchill
6 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (5.16%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.98%) SAP ERP
3 5 (1.98%) SAP FI
3 5 (1.98%) SAP IBP
4 4 (1.59%) SAP CO
4 4 (1.59%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (1.59%) SAP MDG
4 4 (1.59%) SAP SD
5 3 (1.19%) NetSuite
5 3 (1.19%) Sage 200
5 3 (1.19%) SAP MDM
5 3 (1.19%) SAP WM
6 2 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.79%) HFM
6 2 (0.79%) Primavera
6 2 (0.79%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.79%) SAP EHS
6 2 (0.79%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.79%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.97%) Office 365
3 9 (3.57%) Power Platform
4 8 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.59%) Boomi
6 4 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.59%) IaaS
6 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Flow
6 4 (1.59%) PaaS
6 4 (1.59%) PowerApps
7 3 (1.19%) iPaaS
8 2 (0.79%) AtomSphere
8 2 (0.79%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.79%) Yarn
9 1 (0.40%) Apigee
9 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.40%) GitHub
9 1 (0.40%) Veeva
9 1 (0.40%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.56%) Firewall
2 10 (3.97%) LAN
3 8 (3.17%) DNS
4 7 (2.78%) WAN
5 4 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.59%) Wireless
5 4 (1.59%) Wireshark
5 4 (1.59%) WLAN
6 3 (1.19%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.79%) DHCP
7 2 (0.79%) IKE
7 2 (0.79%) RFID
7 2 (0.79%) Skype
7 2 (0.79%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.79%) VoIP
8 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.40%) FTP
8 1 (0.40%) MPLS
8 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.17%) Power BI
4 6 (2.38%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.98%) MySQL
5 5 (1.98%) SAP BW
5 5 (1.98%) SAP HANA
5 5 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.59%) Big Data
7 3 (1.19%) Snowflake Schema
7 3 (1.19%) Spotfire
7 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.79%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.40%) Looker
Development Applications
1 9 (3.57%) Selenium
2 7 (2.78%) Cucumber
3 6 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.38%) JIRA
3 6 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (1.98%) Mocha
4 5 (1.98%) WebDriver
5 4 (1.59%) SpecFlow
5 4 (1.59%) webpack
6 3 (1.19%) JMeter
6 3 (1.19%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.79%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.79%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.79%) JUnit
7 2 (0.79%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (0.79%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.79%) Maven
7 2 (0.79%) MSI
7 2 (0.79%) Sinon.JS
7 2 (0.79%) Subversion
General
1 98 (38.89%) Finance
2 79 (31.35%) Telecoms
3 70 (27.78%) Electronics
4 69 (27.38%) Marketing
5 13 (5.16%) Retail
6 11 (4.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (3.97%) Legal
8 6 (2.38%) Billing
9 5 (1.98%) German Language
10 4 (1.59%) Automotive
11 3 (1.19%) Military
11 3 (1.19%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.79%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.79%) French Language
12 2 (0.79%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.40%) Czech Language
13 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 42 (16.67%) Analyst
2 26 (10.32%) Consultant
3 24 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 20 (7.94%) Architect
4 20 (7.94%) Developer
5 19 (7.54%) Windows Engineer
6 15 (5.95%) Business Analyst
6 15 (5.95%) Desktop Engineer
7 14 (5.56%) Desktop Support
7 14 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 13 (5.16%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 13 (5.16%) SAP Consultant
9 12 (4.76%) Network Engineer
9 12 (4.76%) Windows Support Engineer
10 10 (3.97%) Systems Analyst
11 9 (3.57%) Software Engineer
12 7 (2.78%) Functional Consultant
12 7 (2.78%) IT Manager
13 6 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (2.38%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.76%) Web Services
2 9 (3.57%) CSS
3 7 (2.78%) HTML
3 7 (2.78%) REST
4 5 (1.98%) .NET
4 5 (1.98%) jQuery
5 4 (1.59%) .NET Core
5 4 (1.59%) SAP Fiori
6 3 (1.19%) CSS3
6 3 (1.19%) EDI
6 3 (1.19%) HTML5
6 3 (1.19%) React
6 3 (1.19%) Sass
6 3 (1.19%) Spring
6 3 (1.19%) XML
7 2 (0.79%) ADO
7 2 (0.79%) Ajax
7 2 (0.79%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.79%) Node.js
7 2 (0.79%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.27%) Life Science
2 23 (9.13%) Management Information System
3 19 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.95%) NHS
5 8 (3.17%) User Experience
6 7 (2.78%) PKI
7 5 (1.98%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.59%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.59%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.19%) CESG
9 3 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.19%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.19%) FMCG
9 3 (1.19%) Industrial Internet of Things
10 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.79%) PMI
10 2 (0.79%) Robotics
10 2 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.90%) Windows
2 22 (8.73%) Windows 10
3 11 (4.37%) Linux
3 11 (4.37%) Windows 7
4 10 (3.97%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.79%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.40%) Android
6 1 (0.40%) Debian
6 1 (0.40%) Unix
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (31.35%) Business Intelligence
2 64 (25.40%) Programme Management
3 63 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 46 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (12.70%) ERP
6 30 (11.90%) Project Management
7 25 (9.92%) Risk Management
8 23 (9.13%) Validation
9 21 (8.33%) Information Security
9 21 (8.33%) Test Automation
10 20 (7.94%) Computer Science
11 17 (6.75%) Cybersecurity
12 16 (6.35%) DevOps
12 16 (6.35%) Mathematics
13 15 (5.95%) Migration
13 15 (5.95%) SDLC
13 15 (5.95%) Vulnerability Management
14 14 (5.56%) SIEM
15 11 (4.37%) Analytics
15 11 (4.37%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 35 (13.89%) SQL
2 18 (7.14%) Python
3 12 (4.76%) Java
4 9 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.17%) C++
6 7 (2.78%) VB
7 6 (2.38%) ABAP
7 6 (2.38%) C
7 6 (2.38%) C#
8 4 (1.59%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.19%) Go
9 3 (1.19%) Java 8
9 3 (1.19%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.19%) R
9 3 (1.19%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.79%) PHP
11 1 (0.40%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.40%) RPG
Qualifications
1 28 (11.11%) Degree
2 26 (10.32%) Security Cleared
3 19 (7.54%) SC Cleared
4 13 (5.16%) DV Cleared
5 10 (3.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.59%) CCIE
6 4 (1.59%) CCNP
6 4 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.59%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (1.59%) PMP
7 3 (1.19%) CCIE Wireless
7 3 (1.19%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (1.19%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.79%) CBAP
8 2 (0.79%) MBA
8 2 (0.79%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.97%) GDPR
2 8 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.78%) Cyber Essentials
3 7 (2.78%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 7 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 7 (2.78%) QA
3 7 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (2.38%) PMO
5 5 (1.98%) GxP
6 4 (1.59%) SLA
7 3 (1.19%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.79%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.79%) GAMP
8 2 (0.79%) GMP
System Software
1 12 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.19%) Docker
3 3 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.79%) vSphere
4 2 (0.79%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.40%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (0.40%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.40%) Xen
5 1 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.19%) Ansible
1 3 (1.19%) Kubernetes
1 3 (1.19%) Terraform
2 2 (0.79%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.79%) Packer
2 2 (0.79%) SCCM
3 1 (0.40%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.40%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.40%) SCOM
3 1 (0.40%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 105 (41.67%) SAP
2 17 (6.75%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.35%) Cisco
4 13 (5.16%) Oracle
5 6 (2.38%) Dell
6 5 (1.98%) Ariba
7 4 (1.59%) Google
7 4 (1.59%) Meraki
7 4 (1.59%) VMware
8 3 (1.19%) AirMagnet
8 3 (1.19%) Citrix
8 3 (1.19%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 3 (1.19%) Ekahau
8 3 (1.19%) HP
8 3 (1.19%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.19%) Sage
8 3 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.19%) Splunk
8 3 (1.19%) Tableau
9 2 (0.79%) TIBCO