Period
to 20 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 52 97
Rank change year-on-year -38 +45 -44
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 117 143 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.25% 3.24% 1.99%
As % of the General category 8.99% 10.86% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 69 67
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £275 £302 £251
90th Percentile £688 £550 £700
England median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 8
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.88 £24.38 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.28% +14.71% -26.72%
10th Percentile £20.09 £19.91 £12.22
90th Percentile £43.38 £32.35 £38.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -5.41% +15.63% +10.34%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,301 1,317 1,573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.01% 29.81% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 813 960
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £259 £253 £235
90th Percentile £588 £550 £557
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 58 47
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.50 £24.48 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.24% +22.38% -30.29%
10th Percentile £11.21 £13.00 £11.72
90th Percentile £39.13 £51.50 £38.85
England median hourly rate £26.93 £24.45 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.14% -2.20% +11.11%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in the West Midlands

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manufacturing in the West Midlands

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in the West Midlands

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in the West Midlands

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Manufacturing in the West Midlands

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. 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
Birmingham -10 41 £550 +29.41% 27
Warwickshire +5 22 £575 +32.95% 28
Coventry -30 20 £345 -22.25% 22
Wolverhampton -4 4 £575 +99.13% 1
Staffordshire -5 2 - - 12
Shropshire - 2 - - 7
Worcestershire -5 1 £650 +116.67% 13
Herefordshire - 1 £475 - 1
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 45 (38.46%) SAP
2 35 (29.91%) Finance
3 33 (28.21%) Automotive
4 21 (17.95%) Microsoft
5 20 (17.09%) Project Management
6 17 (14.53%) ERP
7 15 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (11.11%) Degree
9 12 (10.26%) Programme Management
10 11 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (8.55%) Dynamics 365
12 9 (7.69%) Coaching
12 9 (7.69%) SAP PP
12 9 (7.69%) Migration
12 9 (7.69%) Advertising
12 9 (7.69%) Telecoms
12 9 (7.69%) C#
13 8 (6.84%) JavaScript
13 8 (6.84%) SQL
13 8 (6.84%) Management Information System
13 8 (6.84%) Dynamics AX
14 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Office
14 7 (5.98%) Windows
14 7 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (5.98%) Cybersecurity
15 6 (5.13%) Programme Delivery
15 6 (5.13%) Digital Economy
15 6 (5.13%) Mentoring
15 6 (5.13%) Problem-Solving
15 6 (5.13%) CRM

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (0.85%) NetWeaver
1 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.85%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 9 (7.69%) SAP PP
2 8 (6.84%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (3.42%) Sage X3
4 3 (2.56%) NetSuite
4 3 (2.56%) SAP ERP
5 2 (1.71%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (1.71%) SAP EWM
5 2 (1.71%) SAP MM
5 2 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (1.71%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.85%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.85%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.85%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.85%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.85%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.85%) SAP SM
6 1 (0.85%) SAP VC
6 1 (0.85%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.55%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (3.42%) Office 365
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.85%) FinancialForce
3 1 (0.85%) G Suite
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.13%) Firewall
2 3 (2.56%) VPN
3 1 (0.85%) 802.11
3 1 (0.85%) DHCP
3 1 (0.85%) DNS
3 1 (0.85%) FlexRay
3 1 (0.85%) FTP
3 1 (0.85%) Intranet
3 1 (0.85%) VSAN
3 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.85%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.42%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.71%) Big Data
4 2 (1.71%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.71%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.85%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Visual Studio
1 5 (4.27%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.85%) CruiseControl
2 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.85%) XMLSpy
General
1 35 (29.91%) Finance
2 33 (28.21%) Automotive
3 9 (7.69%) Advertising
3 9 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.13%) Aerospace
4 6 (5.13%) Digital Economy
4 6 (5.13%) Marketing
5 5 (4.27%) Retail
6 4 (3.42%) Electronics
7 3 (2.56%) Back Office
8 2 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.85%) French Language
9 1 (0.85%) Games
9 1 (0.85%) Local Government
9 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (14.53%) Architect
1 17 (14.53%) Consultant
2 14 (11.97%) Analyst
2 14 (11.97%) Developer
2 14 (11.97%) Project Manager
2 14 (11.97%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (10.26%) SAP Consultant
4 10 (8.55%) SAP Architect
5 9 (7.69%) SAP Manager
5 9 (7.69%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Developer
6 6 (5.13%) Programme Manager
7 5 (4.27%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.27%) Lecturer
7 5 (4.27%) SAP Programme Manager
8 4 (3.42%) ERP Manager
8 4 (3.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.42%) IT Manager
8 4 (3.42%) SAP PP Consultant
9 3 (2.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.27%) AngularJS
1 5 (4.27%) CSS
1 5 (4.27%) CSS3
1 5 (4.27%) HTML
1 5 (4.27%) HTML5
2 4 (3.42%) .NET
3 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (2.56%) WCF
4 1 (0.85%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.85%) Laravel
4 1 (0.85%) SOAP
4 1 (0.85%) Velocity
4 1 (0.85%) Web Services
4 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.84%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.27%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.42%) FMCG
6 2 (1.71%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.85%) LIMS
7 1 (0.85%) NHS
7 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.98%) Windows
2 5 (4.27%) Windows 10
2 5 (4.27%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.42%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.09%) Project Management
2 17 (14.53%) ERP
3 15 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (10.26%) Programme Management
5 11 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (7.69%) Coaching
6 9 (7.69%) Migration
7 7 (5.98%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (5.13%) CRM
8 6 (5.13%) Data Migration
8 6 (5.13%) Mathematics
8 6 (5.13%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.13%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (5.13%) Programme Delivery
8 6 (5.13%) Time Management
9 5 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.27%) Change Management
9 5 (4.27%) Logistics
9 5 (4.27%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.27%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.69%) C#
2 8 (6.84%) JavaScript
2 8 (6.84%) SQL
3 3 (2.56%) C
4 1 (0.85%) ABAP
4 1 (0.85%) Embedded C
4 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (3.42%) CCNA
2 4 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.42%) MCSA
2 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.42%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.71%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.85%) ISEB
5 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.85%) MCP
5 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.85%) PMP
5 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.85%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) PMO
1 4 (3.42%) SLA
2 3 (2.56%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.42%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.42%) vSphere
3 3 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.85%) Firmware
4 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.85%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 45 (38.46%) SAP
2 21 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.13%) Cisco
3 6 (5.13%) Sage
4 5 (4.27%) HP
4 5 (4.27%) VMware
5 4 (3.42%) Google
5 4 (3.42%) NetApp
5 4 (3.42%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.56%) JD Edwards
6 3 (2.56%) NCR
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle
7 2 (1.71%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.71%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.71%) Juniper
7 2 (1.71%) TippingPoint
8 1 (0.85%) IFS
8 1 (0.85%) Infor
8 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.85%) Xero