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 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 West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 70 72
Rank change year-on-year +29 +2  
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 115 69 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.29% 2.34% 2.42%
As % of the General category 13.28% 8.10% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 55 62
Median daily rate £415 £375 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.66% -4.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £283 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £490 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £32.50 £38.63 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.85% +10.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £34.30 £22.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £41.38 £36.20
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 West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 866 852 938
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 32.31% 28.89% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 607 650
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 45 71
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.35 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £47.80 £52.10
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 West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 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
Bristol +21 58 £390 +9.47% 25
Wiltshire +30 34 £425 -5.55% 24
Gloucestershire 0 7 £420 +5.00% 14
Somerset -16 3 £501 +28.33% 6
Devon - 1 £450 - 1
Dorset - 1 £400 - 3
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 West region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 179 (81.74%) Finance
2 178 (81.28%) SAP
3 173 (79.00%) Programme Management
4 162 (73.97%) Electronics
4 162 (73.97%) Telecoms
4 162 (73.97%) Business Intelligence
4 162 (73.97%) Marketing
5 161 (73.52%) Digital Marketing
5 161 (73.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 77 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
7 65 (29.68%) Security Cleared
8 49 (22.37%) SC Cleared
9 48 (21.92%) MVC
10 43 (19.63%) C#
11 42 (19.18%) Project Management
12 41 (18.72%) SQL
12 41 (18.72%) .NET
13 30 (13.70%) AngularJS
14 29 (13.24%) Microsoft
15 27 (12.33%) PRINCE2
16 26 (11.87%) ASP.NET
17 24 (10.96%) Greenfield Project
18 23 (10.50%) ASP.NET Web API
19 21 (9.59%) SharePoint
20 20 (9.13%) Stakeholder Management
20 20 (9.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 20 (9.13%) JSON
21 19 (8.68%) Scrum
22 18 (8.22%) T-SQL
22 18 (8.22%) DV Cleared

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 21 (9.59%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.02%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (4.57%) Mule
3 10 (4.57%) Mule ESB
4 6 (2.74%) Confluence
5 5 (2.28%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.28%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.91%) Apache
6 2 (0.91%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.91%) nginx
6 2 (0.91%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.46%) CMS
7 1 (0.46%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.46%) IIS
7 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.46%) Railo
7 1 (0.46%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (6.85%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (4.57%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.28%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.91%) Windchill
6 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.46%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.46%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 161 (73.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (7.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (3.20%) SAP CO
3 7 (3.20%) SAP FI
3 7 (3.20%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (2.28%) SAP FI-AP
4 5 (2.28%) SAP SRM
5 3 (1.37%) SAP PP
5 3 (1.37%) Workday HCM
6 2 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.91%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.91%) SAP PP-PI
7 1 (0.46%) Infor LN
7 1 (0.46%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle ASCP
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle iSupplier
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Manufacturing
7 1 (0.46%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.46%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (4.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 8 (3.65%) Office 365
4 3 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.91%) IaaS
5 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.46%) GitHub
6 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.46%) PaaS
6 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.20%) Firewall
2 4 (1.83%) LAN
2 4 (1.83%) Network Security
2 4 (1.83%) WAN
3 3 (1.37%) DNS
3 3 (1.37%) HTTP
3 3 (1.37%) VLAN
3 3 (1.37%) VPN
3 3 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.91%) DMZ
4 2 (0.91%) Extranet
4 2 (0.91%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.91%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.46%) DCCP
5 1 (0.46%) DHCP
5 1 (0.46%) Skype
5 1 (0.46%) VoIP
5 1 (0.46%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.31%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.11%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.83%) Star Schema
4 3 (1.37%) Big Data
4 3 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.37%) Electronic Patient Records
4 3 (1.37%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.91%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.91%) GIS
5 2 (0.91%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.91%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.46%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (3.20%) JIRA
2 6 (2.74%) Cucumber
2 6 (2.74%) Selenium
3 5 (2.28%) Maven
3 5 (2.28%) SoapUI
3 5 (2.28%) WebDriver
4 4 (1.83%) Bitbucket
4 4 (1.83%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.83%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.83%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.37%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.91%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.46%) Grunt
7 1 (0.46%) Hudson
7 1 (0.46%) IDA Disassembler
7 1 (0.46%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
General
1 179 (81.74%) Finance
2 162 (73.97%) Electronics
2 162 (73.97%) Marketing
2 162 (73.97%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.65%) Retail
4 6 (2.74%) Military
5 3 (1.37%) Advertising
6 2 (0.91%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.46%) Front Office
7 1 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 51 (23.29%) Developer
2 25 (11.42%) Analyst
3 23 (10.50%) C# Developer
4 22 (10.05%) Consultant
5 21 (9.59%) Project Manager
6 15 (6.85%) .NET Developer
7 13 (5.94%) Full Stack Developer
7 13 (5.94%) Java Developer
8 12 (5.48%) Architect
8 12 (5.48%) CRM Developer
9 11 (5.02%) Business Analyst
10 10 (4.57%) Project Planner
11 9 (4.11%) SAP Analyst
11 9 (4.11%) SharePoint Developer
12 8 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 8 (3.65%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (3.65%) Coordinator
12 8 (3.65%) Financial Analyst
12 8 (3.65%) Project Coordinator
13 7 (3.20%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (18.72%) .NET
2 30 (13.70%) AngularJS
3 26 (11.87%) ASP.NET
4 23 (10.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (9.13%) JSON
5 20 (9.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (7.31%) HTML
7 15 (6.85%) CSS
7 15 (6.85%) Spring
7 15 (6.85%) XML
8 13 (5.94%) Hibernate
8 13 (5.94%) JPA
8 13 (5.94%) Spring MVC
9 12 (5.48%) jQuery
9 12 (5.48%) SOAP
10 10 (4.57%) Apache Camel
10 10 (4.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (4.57%) Backbone.js
10 10 (4.57%) Ember.js
10 10 (4.57%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.96%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (3.20%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.74%) PMI
4 5 (2.28%) FMCG
4 5 (2.28%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.83%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.83%) NHS
6 3 (1.37%) AS400
6 3 (1.37%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.37%) FlexPod
6 3 (1.37%) iPhone
6 3 (1.37%) iSeries
7 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.91%) iPad
7 2 (0.91%) Linked Data
7 2 (0.91%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.91%) User Experience
8 1 (0.46%) Life Science
8 1 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.39%) Windows
2 10 (4.57%) Windows Server
3 9 (4.11%) Linux
3 9 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.83%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.37%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.91%) CentOS
6 2 (0.91%) Unix
6 2 (0.91%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.46%) AIX
7 1 (0.46%) Android
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (79.00%) Programme Management
2 162 (73.97%) Business Intelligence
3 161 (73.52%) Digital Marketing
4 77 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (21.92%) MVC
6 42 (19.18%) Project Management
7 27 (12.33%) PRINCE2
8 20 (9.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (8.68%) Scrum
10 16 (7.31%) CRM
10 16 (7.31%) Integration Testing
11 12 (5.48%) Project Planning
12 11 (5.02%) OO
13 10 (4.57%) ITIL
13 10 (4.57%) Work Breakdown Structure
14 9 (4.11%) BDD
14 9 (4.11%) Change Management
14 9 (4.11%) Product Breakdown Structure
14 9 (4.11%) Risk Analysis
15 8 (3.65%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 43 (19.63%) C#
2 41 (18.72%) SQL
3 18 (8.22%) T-SQL
4 17 (7.76%) Java
5 13 (5.94%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.83%) C++
7 2 (0.91%) Ada
7 2 (0.91%) Dart
7 2 (0.91%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.46%) ABAP
8 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.46%) C
8 1 (0.46%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.46%) Python
Qualifications
1 65 (29.68%) Security Cleared
2 49 (22.37%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.22%) DV Cleared
4 9 (4.11%) Degree
5 7 (3.20%) PMI Certification
6 5 (2.28%) APMP
7 4 (1.83%) Chartered Engineer
7 4 (1.83%) PMP
8 3 (1.37%) CITP
8 3 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.37%) MBCS
8 3 (1.37%) MCSE
8 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.91%) CCNA
9 2 (0.91%) CCNP
9 2 (0.91%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.91%) CLAS
10 1 (0.46%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.46%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.11%) JSP 440
1 9 (4.11%) QA
2 5 (2.28%) PMO
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 15 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.28%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.37%) XenApp
5 2 (0.91%) Docker
5 2 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.46%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.46%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) Ansible
2 3 (1.37%) SCCM
2 3 (1.37%) WSUS
3 2 (0.91%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.91%) Puppet
4 1 (0.46%) Nagios
4 1 (0.46%) SCOM
4 1 (0.46%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 178 (81.28%) SAP
2 29 (13.24%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.85%) Oracle
4 12 (5.48%) VMware
5 11 (5.02%) Cisco
6 6 (2.74%) NetApp
7 5 (2.28%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.83%) Citrix
8 4 (1.83%) HP
9 3 (1.37%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.37%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.37%) CommVault
9 3 (1.37%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.37%) IBM
9 3 (1.37%) Veeam
9 3 (1.37%) Workday
10 2 (0.91%) Anaplan
10 2 (0.91%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.91%) F5
10 2 (0.91%) hybris
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