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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manufacturing
England / South East
Rank 138 160 147
Rank change year-on-year +22 -13  
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 105 109 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.34% 1.18% 1.28%
As % of the General category 3.83% 3.43% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 60 56
Median daily rate £400 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.32% -10.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £269 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +8.06% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 25
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +105.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.12 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £54.90 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £31.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +13.60% +13.63%  

Manufacturing is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2744 3180 3385
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 34.95% 34.57% 34.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1497 1721 1743
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 125 84
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.08 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.05 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Manufacturing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +35 42 £425 +13.33% 26
Berkshire +3 23 £413 -2.36% 14
Surrey +11 13 £382 +9.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -13 9 £425 +3.97% 12
Kent +10 6 £375 +13.12% 3
Middlesex +4 3 £379 +40.27%
West Sussex -2 3 £380 - 4
Oxfordshire -10 3 £438 - 14
Home Counties - 1 £225 -
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 97 (41.45%) Finance
2 95 (40.60%) SAP
3 87 (37.18%) Programme Management
4 80 (34.19%) Electronics
5 75 (32.05%) Marketing
6 74 (31.62%) Telecoms
7 72 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
8 71 (30.34%) Digital Marketing
9 70 (29.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 37 (15.81%) SQL
11 32 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (12.82%) Degree
13 27 (11.54%) Security Cleared
14 26 (11.11%) Project Management
15 24 (10.26%) Pharmaceutical
15 24 (10.26%) Microsoft
16 23 (9.83%) Oracle
16 23 (9.83%) Linux
16 23 (9.83%) ERP
16 23 (9.83%) SC Cleared
17 21 (8.97%) Migration
18 20 (8.55%) Validation
18 20 (8.55%) Change Management
19 19 (8.12%) Windows
20 18 (7.69%) Life Science
21 17 (7.26%) VMware
22 16 (6.84%) EMC
22 16 (6.84%) Software Engineering
23 15 (6.41%) Retail
23 15 (6.41%) MS Excel

Manufacturing
Top Related 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 12 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.14%) Apache
2 5 (2.14%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.71%) IIS
3 4 (1.71%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.43%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.43%) CICS
4 1 (0.43%) Documentum
4 1 (0.43%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.43%) SAS
4 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.98%) OrCAD
3 8 (3.42%) MS Office
4 7 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.28%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.85%) MS Project
7 1 (0.43%) CATIA
7 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 70 (29.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (2.99%) SAP PP
3 4 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.28%) SAP QM
4 3 (1.28%) SAP VC
5 2 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.85%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.85%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.85%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.43%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.43%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.71%) Veeva
3 3 (1.28%) Office 365
4 2 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.85%) SaaS
4 2 (0.85%) Yammer
5 1 (0.43%) IaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.43%) PaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.41%) RFID
2 10 (4.27%) Ethernet
2 10 (4.27%) LAN
3 9 (3.85%) RS-232
3 9 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.99%) VPN
4 7 (2.99%) WAN
5 5 (2.14%) DNS
5 5 (2.14%) Internet
5 5 (2.14%) NFC
6 4 (1.71%) HTTP
6 4 (1.71%) Network Security
6 4 (1.71%) Skype
7 3 (1.28%) FTP
7 3 (1.28%) HTTPS
7 3 (1.28%) LDAP
7 3 (1.28%) MPLS
7 3 (1.28%) NAS
7 3 (1.28%) SSL
7 3 (1.28%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.70%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.42%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (2.14%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.71%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (1.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (1.71%) Oracle OWB
6 3 (1.28%) MySQL
6 3 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.28%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.85%) DB2
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.85%) Spotfire
7 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.85%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (3.42%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (2.99%) JIRA
2 7 (2.99%) Selenium
3 5 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.71%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.71%) SpecFlow
4 4 (1.71%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.28%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.85%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.85%) Robot Framework
6 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.85%) Subversion
6 2 (0.85%) Toad
7 1 (0.43%) Ant
7 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.43%) JUnit
7 1 (0.43%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.43%) MSTest
General
1 97 (41.45%) Finance
2 80 (34.19%) Electronics
3 75 (32.05%) Marketing
4 74 (31.62%) Telecoms
5 24 (10.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (6.41%) Retail
7 8 (3.42%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.28%) Advertising
8 3 (1.28%) Automotive
8 3 (1.28%) Banking
8 3 (1.28%) Military
9 2 (0.85%) Legal
9 2 (0.85%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.43%) Avionics
10 1 (0.43%) Billing
10 1 (0.43%) French Language
10 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (12.82%) Project Manager
2 29 (12.39%) Analyst
3 24 (10.26%) Consultant
4 21 (8.97%) Developer
5 20 (8.55%) Design Engineer
6 14 (5.98%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 14 (5.98%) Electronics Engineer
7 11 (4.70%) Software Engineer
8 10 (4.27%) Architect
9 9 (3.85%) Business Analyst
9 9 (3.85%) Compliance Consultant
10 8 (3.42%) Administrator
10 8 (3.42%) Analogue Design Engineer
10 8 (3.42%) Designer
10 8 (3.42%) Digital Design Engineer
10 8 (3.42%) EMC Design Engineer
10 8 (3.42%) EMC Engineer
10 8 (3.42%) SAP Consultant
11 7 (2.99%) C# Software Engineer
11 7 (2.99%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.27%) CSS
1 10 (4.27%) HTML
2 7 (2.99%) .NET
2 7 (2.99%) Web Services
3 6 (2.56%) Middleware
4 4 (1.71%) Ajax
4 4 (1.71%) LAMP
4 4 (1.71%) RESTful
5 3 (1.28%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.28%) jQuery
5 3 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (1.28%) XML
6 2 (0.85%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.85%) Entity Framework
6 2 (0.85%) OAuth2
6 2 (0.85%) Spring
7 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.43%) Kafka
7 1 (0.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.69%) Life Science
2 13 (5.56%) Contactless
3 10 (4.27%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.42%) Smartcard
6 7 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.99%) NHS
6 7 (2.99%) User Experience
7 6 (2.56%) FMCG
8 3 (1.28%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.28%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.85%) Clustering
9 2 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.43%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.83%) Linux
2 19 (8.12%) Windows
3 8 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (3.42%) Unix
4 4 (1.71%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (1.28%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.28%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.85%) CentOS
6 2 (0.85%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.43%) Solaris
7 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (37.18%) Programme Management
2 72 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 71 (30.34%) Digital Marketing
4 32 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (11.11%) Project Management
6 23 (9.83%) ERP
7 21 (8.97%) Migration
8 20 (8.55%) Change Management
8 20 (8.55%) Validation
9 16 (6.84%) Software Engineering
10 15 (6.41%) DevOps
10 15 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (5.98%) Schematic Capture
12 13 (5.56%) Coaching
12 13 (5.56%) Information Security
13 12 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (5.13%) PRINCE2
14 10 (4.27%) Business Analysis
14 10 (4.27%) ITIL
14 10 (4.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 37 (15.81%) SQL
2 14 (5.98%) C#
3 12 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.27%) Java
5 8 (3.42%) PHP
5 8 (3.42%) Python
6 7 (2.99%) C
6 7 (2.99%) C++
6 7 (2.99%) PL/SQL
6 7 (2.99%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.56%) Ada
7 6 (2.56%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.14%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.71%) F#
9 4 (1.71%) MATLAB
9 4 (1.71%) Perl
9 4 (1.71%) VB
10 3 (1.28%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.85%) Ruby
11 2 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (12.82%) Degree
2 27 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 23 (9.83%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.27%) Chartered Engineer
5 6 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (2.14%) ISEB
6 5 (2.14%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.71%) CISSP
7 4 (1.71%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.28%) PMP
9 2 (0.85%) CCNP
9 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.85%) MCTS
10 1 (0.43%) CCNA
10 1 (0.43%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.43%) CGEIT
10 1 (0.43%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.98%) GMP
2 12 (5.13%) GxP
3 9 (3.85%) GAMP
3 9 (3.85%) GCP
4 8 (3.42%) QA
5 4 (1.71%) PMO
6 3 (1.28%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.85%) GDPR
7 2 (0.85%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.43%) EFQM
8 1 (0.43%) RMADS
8 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (4.27%) Firmware
1 10 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.71%) vSphere
4 3 (1.28%) Docker
4 3 (1.28%) NFS
4 3 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.28%) Samba
4 3 (1.28%) vCloud
4 3 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.85%) Squid
5 2 (0.85%) XenServer
6 1 (0.43%) HDFS
6 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.43%) KVM
6 1 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.43%) Xen
6 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (2.14%) Ansible
2 3 (1.28%) Puppet
2 3 (1.28%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.85%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.85%) Nagios
4 1 (0.43%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.43%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.43%) DameWare
4 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.43%) SCCM
4 1 (0.43%) vRealize
4 1 (0.43%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 95 (40.60%) SAP
2 24 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 23 (9.83%) Oracle
4 17 (7.26%) VMware
5 16 (6.84%) EMC
6 13 (5.56%) Red Hat
7 11 (4.70%) HP
8 9 (3.85%) Capita
9 4 (1.71%) Cisco
10 3 (1.28%) Apple
10 3 (1.28%) Citrix
10 3 (1.28%) IBM
10 3 (1.28%) Remedy
10 3 (1.28%) Siemens
10 3 (1.28%) Tableau
11 2 (0.85%) Avaya
11 2 (0.85%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.85%) Software AG
11 2 (0.85%) Telelogic
11 2 (0.85%) TIBCO
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