Period
to 21 July 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 21 July 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 West
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 50 45
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 +32
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 268 207 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.28% 3.86% 4.59%
As % of the General category 15.01% 11.53% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 137 186
South West median daily rate £513 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.59% +1.19% +12.00%
10th Percentile £225 £253 £261
90th Percentile £709 £519 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 7
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £43.75 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.14% +4.17% +8.39%
10th Percentile £25.00 £18.73 £21.57
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.65 £48.01
England median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -21.43% -5.41% +19.35%

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 West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,785 1,795 1,817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.51% 33.50% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,116 1,120 1,227
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £238
90th Percentile £642 £563 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 84 62
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +7.59% -1.25%
10th Percentile £17.75 £15.48 £12.75
90th Percentile £51.00 £52.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £32.00 £26.93 £24.23
% change year-on-year +18.83% +11.17% -3.10%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Manufacturing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in the South West

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Manufacturing in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Manufacturing in the South West

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in the South West over the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in the South West

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in the South West

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in the South West over the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Manufacturing in the South West

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Wiltshire -11 116 £588 +36.23% 43
Bristol -5 75 £425 +13.33% 53
Gloucestershire -11 28 £525 +16.67% 36
Devon +7 19 £363 - 16
Somerset -6 13 £143 -62.00% 50
Dorset -3 4 £543 -5.65% 43
Cornwall +10 3 £400 +60.00% 8
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 West region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 217 (80.97%) Finance
2 212 (79.10%) SAP
3 206 (76.87%) Business Intelligence
4 205 (76.49%) Telecoms
5 198 (73.88%) Marketing
6 197 (73.51%) Programme Management
7 196 (73.13%) Electronics
7 196 (73.13%) Digital Marketing
8 98 (36.57%) Security Cleared
9 59 (22.01%) SC Cleared
10 54 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
11 47 (17.54%) DV Cleared
12 39 (14.55%) Microsoft
13 34 (12.69%) .NET
14 32 (11.94%) C#
15 28 (10.45%) Windows
15 28 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
16 27 (10.07%) JavaScript
16 27 (10.07%) Microsoft Azure
17 26 (9.70%) HTML
18 24 (8.96%) SQL
19 21 (7.84%) SQL Server
19 21 (7.84%) CRM
19 21 (7.84%) Software Engineering
19 21 (7.84%) Computer Science
19 21 (7.84%) ArchiMate
20 20 (7.46%) Windows 10
20 20 (7.46%) Scrum
21 19 (7.09%) Visual Studio Team System
22 18 (6.72%) Analytical Skills

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (0.75%) CMS
2 1 (0.37%) JBoss
2 1 (0.37%) Jetty
2 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (4.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.12%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.24%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.75%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.37%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.85%) Dynamics 365
3 12 (4.48%) Office 365
4 10 (3.73%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (3.36%) Azure Functions
5 9 (3.36%) Power Platform
5 9 (3.36%) Serverless
6 8 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (1.49%) SaaS
8 3 (1.12%) PaaS
9 2 (0.75%) IaaS
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.37%) npm
10 1 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.99%) WAN
1 8 (2.99%) WebEx
2 4 (1.49%) Ethernet
2 4 (1.49%) HTTP
2 4 (1.49%) LAN
2 4 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (1.12%) Firewall
4 2 (0.75%) Skype
5 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.37%) MPLS
5 1 (0.37%) RS-232
5 1 (0.37%) RS-485
5 1 (0.37%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.37%) VoIP
5 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.36%) Big Data
2 9 (3.36%) Power BI
3 8 (2.99%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.49%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.75%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.37%) MySQL
7 1 (0.37%) OLAP
7 1 (0.37%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (7.09%) Visual Studio Team System
2 16 (5.97%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.36%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.49%) Subversion
5 3 (1.12%) C++Builder
5 3 (1.12%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.12%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.12%) Selenium
6 2 (0.75%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.75%) Mocha
6 2 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.37%) Babel
7 1 (0.37%) Maven
7 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.37%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.37%) webpack
General
1 217 (80.97%) Finance
2 205 (76.49%) Telecoms
3 198 (73.88%) Marketing
4 196 (73.13%) Electronics
5 15 (5.60%) Retail
6 6 (2.24%) Automotive
6 6 (2.24%) Military
7 5 (1.87%) Avionics
8 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.37%) Back Office
8 1 (0.37%) Billing
8 1 (0.37%) French Language
8 1 (0.37%) German Language
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Local Government
8 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (19.40%) Architect
2 44 (16.42%) Developer
3 37 (13.81%) Analyst
4 20 (7.46%) Solutions Architect
5 19 (7.09%) Consultant
6 17 (6.34%) C# Developer
7 14 (5.22%) Desktop Support
8 13 (4.85%) Security Architect
8 13 (4.85%) Support Engineer
9 11 (4.10%) Coordinator
9 11 (4.10%) Desktop Engineer
9 11 (4.10%) Security Assurance Coordinator
10 10 (3.73%) Azure Developer
10 10 (3.73%) CRM Developer
10 10 (3.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 10 (3.73%) Development Analyst
10 10 (3.73%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 10 (3.73%) Technical Analyst
10 10 (3.73%) Windows Engineer
11 9 (3.36%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (12.69%) .NET
2 26 (9.70%) HTML
3 17 (6.34%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (5.97%) CSS
5 15 (5.60%) XML
6 12 (4.48%) RESTful
7 11 (4.10%) ASP.NET
8 9 (3.36%) .NET Core
8 9 (3.36%) AngularJS
8 9 (3.36%) WCF
9 7 (2.61%) jQuery
9 7 (2.61%) JSON
9 7 (2.61%) Middleware
9 7 (2.61%) Node.js
9 7 (2.61%) REST
9 7 (2.61%) SOAP
9 7 (2.61%) Web Services
10 6 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (2.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (1.12%) React
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.10%) User Experience
3 8 (2.99%) PKI
3 8 (2.99%) Taxonomies
4 7 (2.61%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (1.87%) NHS
6 4 (1.49%) Device Driver
6 4 (1.49%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.12%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.75%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.75%) ASIC
8 2 (0.75%) Life Science
8 2 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.37%) CESG
9 1 (0.37%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.37%) Podcast
9 1 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.45%) Windows
2 20 (7.46%) Windows 10
3 14 (5.22%) Windows 7
4 12 (4.48%) Linux
5 6 (2.24%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.87%) Unix
7 4 (1.49%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.49%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.37%) Android
10 1 (0.37%) CentOS
10 1 (0.37%) Solaris
10 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (76.87%) Business Intelligence
2 197 (73.51%) Programme Management
3 196 (73.13%) Digital Marketing
4 54 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (7.84%) ArchiMate
6 21 (7.84%) Computer Science
6 21 (7.84%) CRM
6 21 (7.84%) Software Engineering
7 20 (7.46%) Scrum
8 17 (6.34%) Analytics
9 16 (5.97%) TOGAF
10 14 (5.22%) ITIL
10 14 (5.22%) Test Automation
11 13 (4.85%) Migration
11 13 (4.85%) Project Management
11 13 (4.85%) Service Management
11 13 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (4.48%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 32 (11.94%) C#
2 27 (10.07%) JavaScript
3 24 (8.96%) SQL
4 16 (5.97%) C++
5 14 (5.22%) Python
6 12 (4.48%) Java
7 10 (3.73%) PHP
7 10 (3.73%) T-SQL
7 10 (3.73%) TypeScript
8 9 (3.36%) C
9 4 (1.49%) Ruby
10 3 (1.12%) Embedded C++
10 3 (1.12%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.12%) XAML
11 2 (0.75%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.75%) ES6
11 2 (0.75%) Java 8
12 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 98 (36.57%) Security Cleared
2 59 (22.01%) SC Cleared
3 47 (17.54%) DV Cleared
4 17 (6.34%) Degree
5 8 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.87%) CISSP
6 5 (1.87%) SANS
7 4 (1.49%) CISA
7 4 (1.49%) CISM
8 2 (0.75%) CCNP
8 2 (0.75%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.75%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.37%) APMP
9 1 (0.37%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.37%) CIPD
9 1 (0.37%) ISEB
9 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.37%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.60%) JSP 440
2 13 (4.85%) RMADS
3 7 (2.61%) QA
4 2 (0.75%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.75%) DO-254
4 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.75%) NCSC
5 1 (0.37%) HL7
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.37%) NIST
5 1 (0.37%) NIST 800
System Software
1 17 (6.34%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.87%) Docker
3 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (2.61%) Grafana
1 7 (2.61%) Kibana
2 5 (1.87%) SCCM
3 2 (0.75%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.37%) Ansible
4 1 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.37%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 212 (79.10%) SAP
2 39 (14.55%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.48%) Oracle
4 8 (2.99%) Tableau
5 6 (2.24%) BiZZdesign
6 5 (1.87%) Borland
6 5 (1.87%) CA
7 3 (1.12%) Ariba
7 3 (1.12%) Cisco
7 3 (1.12%) Embarcadero
7 3 (1.12%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.12%) VMware
8 2 (0.75%) Infor
9 1 (0.37%) F5
9 1 (0.37%) Facebook
9 1 (0.37%) Google
9 1 (0.37%) IBM
9 1 (0.37%) Mitel
9 1 (0.37%) Twitter
9 1 (0.37%) Veritas