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 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 170 139
Rank change year-on-year +28 -31  
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 98 109 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.28% 1.24% 1.43%
As % of the General category 3.56% 3.94% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 70 62
Median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 18
Median hourly rate £33.75 £19.61 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.10% +4.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £12.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.08 £52.50 £48.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year +10.00% +13.04%  

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 2750 2768 3266
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 36.00% 31.42% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1522 1580 1760
Median daily rate £425 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +1.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 96 94
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.18 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.54% +0.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.06 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £52.50 £47.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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 25 June 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
Buckinghamshire -6 27 £465 +18.47% 14
Surrey +6 13 £387 +38.28% 5
Hampshire -2 13 £238 -45.71% 10
Berkshire 0 12 £450 +18.03% 17
Kent - 3 £525 - 4
West Sussex +20 2 £300 -20.06% 4
Middlesex +3 1 - -
Oxfordshire -16 1 £550 +57.14% 2
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 119 (58.62%) Finance
2 116 (57.14%) SAP
3 107 (52.71%) Programme Management
4 99 (48.77%) Telecoms
4 99 (48.77%) Marketing
5 98 (48.28%) Electronics
5 98 (48.28%) Business Intelligence
6 97 (47.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 96 (47.29%) Digital Marketing
8 38 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 25 (12.32%) Project Management
11 24 (11.82%) Microsoft
11 24 (11.82%) SC Cleared
12 23 (11.33%) SQL
13 19 (9.36%) Windows
13 19 (9.36%) Linux
14 18 (8.87%) XML
15 17 (8.37%) SharePoint
15 17 (8.37%) Degree
15 17 (8.37%) DevOps
16 16 (7.88%) Greenfield Project
17 15 (7.39%) VMware
17 15 (7.39%) XSLT
17 15 (7.39%) Oracle
17 15 (7.39%) XPath
17 15 (7.39%) JSON
17 15 (7.39%) Life Science
17 15 (7.39%) Maven
17 15 (7.39%) WireMock

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 17 (8.37%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.97%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.48%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.99%) Apache
4 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.99%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.49%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.49%) CICS
5 1 (0.49%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.49%) IIS
5 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.49%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (5.91%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.48%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.99%) OrCAD
5 1 (0.49%) CATIA
5 1 (0.49%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 97 (47.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.46%) SAP PP
3 4 (1.97%) SAP VC
4 2 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.99%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.49%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.49%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.49%) SAP cProjects
5 1 (0.49%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.49%) SAP FI-AP
5 1 (0.49%) SAP PP-PI
5 1 (0.49%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.49%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.43%) Office 365
2 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.97%) Yammer
4 3 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.48%) Veeva
5 2 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.99%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.99%) SaaS
6 1 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.49%) IaaS
6 1 (0.49%) PaaS
6 1 (0.49%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.49%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.43%) WAN
2 8 (3.94%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.94%) VPN
3 7 (3.45%) Firewall
3 7 (3.45%) LAN
4 6 (2.96%) Network Security
5 5 (2.46%) Skype
6 3 (1.48%) DNS
6 3 (1.48%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.48%) IPsec
6 3 (1.48%) LDAP
6 3 (1.48%) NAS
7 2 (0.99%) BGP
7 2 (0.99%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.99%) RFID
7 2 (0.99%) RS-232
7 2 (0.99%) SAN
7 2 (0.99%) SSL
8 1 (0.49%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.49%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.46%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (1.97%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.97%) Oracle OWB
4 4 (1.97%) SAP BW
5 3 (1.48%) Electronic Patient Records
5 3 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.99%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (0.99%) DB2
6 2 (0.99%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.99%) MySQL
6 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.99%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.99%) Spotfire
6 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (7.39%) Maven
2 7 (3.45%) JIRA
3 5 (2.46%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (2.46%) Selenium
4 4 (1.97%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.99%) Robot Framework
5 2 (0.99%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.99%) Subversion
5 2 (0.99%) Toad
6 1 (0.49%) Ant
6 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.49%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.49%) JUnit
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.49%) TestNG
6 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.49%) webpack
General
1 119 (58.62%) Finance
2 99 (48.77%) Marketing
2 99 (48.77%) Telecoms
3 98 (48.28%) Electronics
4 13 (6.40%) Retail
5 11 (5.42%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.97%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.97%) Military
7 3 (1.48%) Legal
8 2 (0.99%) Automotive
8 2 (0.99%) Banking
8 2 (0.99%) Publishing
8 2 (0.99%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.49%) Advertising
9 1 (0.49%) Avionics
9 1 (0.49%) Billing
9 1 (0.49%) French Language
9 1 (0.49%) Law
9 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 29 (14.29%) Consultant
2 28 (13.79%) Analyst
3 20 (9.85%) Project Manager
4 16 (7.88%) Developer
5 15 (7.39%) XML Consultant
5 15 (7.39%) XML Specialist
6 13 (6.40%) Architect
7 11 (5.42%) Trainer
8 10 (4.93%) IT Manager
9 8 (3.94%) Business Analyst
9 8 (3.94%) SAP Consultant
10 7 (3.45%) Administrator
10 7 (3.45%) IT Project Manager
11 6 (2.96%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (2.96%) IT Trainer
12 5 (2.46%) DevOps Engineer
12 5 (2.46%) Security Analyst
12 5 (2.46%) Senior Manager
12 5 (2.46%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.46%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.87%) XML
2 15 (7.39%) JSON
2 15 (7.39%) JSON Schema
2 15 (7.39%) Swagger
2 15 (7.39%) WireMock
2 15 (7.39%) XSLT
3 5 (2.46%) Web Services
4 4 (1.97%) Middleware
5 3 (1.48%) RESTful
6 2 (0.99%) .NET
6 2 (0.99%) LAMP
6 2 (0.99%) OAuth2
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.49%) Kafka
7 1 (0.49%) OpenID
7 1 (0.49%) React
7 1 (0.49%) REST
7 1 (0.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.88%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (7.39%) Life Science
3 11 (5.42%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.43%) NHS
6 6 (2.96%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.96%) FMCG
7 5 (2.46%) User Experience
8 3 (1.48%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.99%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.49%) CESG
10 1 (0.49%) CMDB
10 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.49%) LIMS
10 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.49%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.36%) Linux
1 19 (9.36%) Windows
2 8 (3.94%) Unix
3 6 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.48%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (1.48%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.48%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.48%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.48%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.99%) CentOS
5 2 (0.99%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.49%) Solaris
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (52.71%) Programme Management
2 98 (48.28%) Business Intelligence
3 96 (47.29%) Digital Marketing
4 38 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (12.32%) Project Management
6 17 (8.37%) DevOps
7 15 (7.39%) API Design
8 13 (6.40%) Change Management
9 12 (5.91%) Migration
10 11 (5.42%) ERP
10 11 (5.42%) ITIL
10 11 (5.42%) Risk Management
11 10 (4.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (4.43%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (4.43%) Logistics
13 8 (3.94%) Business Analysis
13 8 (3.94%) Information Security
14 7 (3.45%) PRINCE2
14 7 (3.45%) Software Engineering
14 7 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.33%) SQL
2 15 (7.39%) XPath
3 8 (3.94%) Java
4 6 (2.96%) C#
4 6 (2.96%) Python
5 5 (2.46%) PHP
5 5 (2.46%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.97%) C
6 4 (1.97%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.48%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.48%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.99%) Ada
8 2 (0.99%) C++
8 2 (0.99%) F#
8 2 (0.99%) Perl
8 2 (0.99%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.99%) VB
9 1 (0.49%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.49%) Groovy
9 1 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 24 (11.82%) SC Cleared
3 17 (8.37%) Degree
4 6 (2.96%) CISSP
5 5 (2.46%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.46%) ISEB
5 5 (2.46%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.97%) CISM
7 3 (1.48%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.99%) CFA
8 2 (0.99%) CISA
8 2 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.99%) HND
8 2 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.99%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.99%) PMP
9 1 (0.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.43%) QA
2 5 (2.46%) JSP 440
3 4 (1.97%) GMP
4 3 (1.48%) HL7
5 2 (0.99%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.99%) GDPR
6 1 (0.49%) EFQM
6 1 (0.49%) GxP
6 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.49%) PMO
6 1 (0.49%) RMADS
6 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.93%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.48%) Docker
3 3 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.48%) vCloud
3 3 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.48%) vSphere
4 2 (0.99%) NFS
4 2 (0.99%) Samba
4 2 (0.99%) Squid
4 2 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.99%) XenServer
5 1 (0.49%) HDFS
5 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.49%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (2.96%) Ansible
2 3 (1.48%) Puppet
2 3 (1.48%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.99%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.99%) Nagios
4 1 (0.49%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.49%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.49%) vRealize
4 1 (0.49%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 116 (57.14%) SAP
2 24 (11.82%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.39%) Oracle
3 15 (7.39%) VMware
4 10 (4.93%) Red Hat
5 8 (3.94%) Tableau
6 7 (3.45%) HP
7 5 (2.46%) Citrix
8 4 (1.97%) Remedy
9 3 (1.48%) Apple
9 3 (1.48%) IBM
9 3 (1.48%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.99%) Avaya
10 2 (0.99%) Cisco
10 2 (0.99%) EMC
10 2 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.99%) Software AG
10 2 (0.99%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.99%) Veritas
10 2 (0.99%) Xamarin
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