Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 57 75
Rank change year-on-year -38 +18 -25
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 110 139 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.15% 3.09% 2.53%
As % of the General category 8.83% 10.75% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 57 96
West Midlands median daily rate £531 £425 £491
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -13.49% +22.81%
10th Percentile £293 £289 £300
90th Percentile £650 £610 £638
England median daily rate £475 £463 £413
% change year-on-year +2.70% +12.12% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.88 £24.38 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.28% +62.50% -52.29%
10th Percentile £17.18 £21.18 £13.50
90th Percentile £43.38 £38.25 £38.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year -4.76% -2.00% +15.38%

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 1,246 1,293 1,745
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.34% 28.73% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 787 1,081
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £275 £238 £234
90th Percentile £575 £563 £575
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 62 55
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £30.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.90% +41.86% -20.77%
10th Percentile £10.79 £13.70 £10.95
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.40 £43.15
England median hourly rate £24.50 £25.50 £23.72
% change year-on-year -3.92% +7.53% +3.11%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 21 September 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 34 £600 +41.18% 76
Warwickshire +10 20 £481 +1.16% 13
Coventry -22 15 £600 +50.00% 18
Staffordshire -5 7 - - 23
Herefordshire - 7 £438 - 7
Wolverhampton +3 5 £503 +74.29% 10
Solihull -7 2 £288 -55.77% 5
Shropshire - 2 - - 14
Worcestershire - 2 £650 - 20
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 35 (31.82%) Automotive
2 34 (30.91%) SAP
3 30 (27.27%) Finance
4 25 (22.73%) Project Management
5 17 (15.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (13.64%) Programme Management
6 15 (13.64%) Microsoft
7 13 (11.82%) Telecoms
8 12 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (10.91%) ERP
8 12 (10.91%) Marketing
9 11 (10.00%) PRINCE2
9 11 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
10 10 (9.09%) Electronics
10 10 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (7.27%) Security Cleared
11 8 (7.27%) Risk Management
11 8 (7.27%) Migration
11 8 (7.27%) SQL
12 7 (6.36%) Windows
12 7 (6.36%) ITIL
12 7 (6.36%) Sage
12 7 (6.36%) Advertising
12 7 (6.36%) SDLC
12 7 (6.36%) Office 365
13 6 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (5.45%) Waterfall

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 2 (1.82%) Mule
2 1 (0.91%) ArchestrA
2 1 (0.91%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.91%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.82%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.91%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Sage X3
1 5 (4.55%) SAP PP
2 3 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.82%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.82%) Sage 200
3 2 (1.82%) SAP EWM
3 2 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.82%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.82%) SAP VC
4 1 (0.91%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.91%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.91%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.91%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.91%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.91%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.91%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.91%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.91%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) Office 365
2 5 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.64%) GitHub
3 4 (3.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (3.64%) PaaS
4 3 (2.73%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.91%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.64%) Firewall
1 4 (3.64%) Network Security
2 1 (0.91%) FTP
2 1 (0.91%) Intranet
2 1 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.91%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.73%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.82%) Big Data
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.91%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.91%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.64%) GitLab
2 1 (0.91%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.91%) XMLSpy
General
1 35 (31.82%) Automotive
2 30 (27.27%) Finance
3 13 (11.82%) Telecoms
4 12 (10.91%) Marketing
5 10 (9.09%) Electronics
6 7 (6.36%) Advertising
7 6 (5.45%) Military
7 6 (5.45%) Retail
8 5 (4.55%) Aerospace
9 3 (2.73%) Back Office
10 1 (0.91%) French Language
10 1 (0.91%) Games
10 1 (0.91%) Local Government
10 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (24.55%) Project Manager
2 14 (12.73%) Analyst
2 14 (12.73%) Consultant
3 11 (10.00%) Architect
4 10 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (7.27%) Business Analyst
5 8 (7.27%) SAP Consultant
6 6 (5.45%) Developer
7 5 (4.55%) DV Cleared Project Manager
7 5 (4.55%) ITIL Manager
7 5 (4.55%) Programme Manager
7 5 (4.55%) SAP Architect
7 5 (4.55%) SAP Manager
7 5 (4.55%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.64%) Information Security Architect
8 4 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) ITIL Project Manager
8 4 (3.64%) Project Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Security Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.64%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.64%) OAuth
1 4 (3.64%) OAuth2
1 4 (3.64%) SAML
2 3 (2.73%) .NET
2 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (2.73%) WCF
3 1 (0.91%) EDI
3 1 (0.91%) Laravel
3 1 (0.91%) SOAP
3 1 (0.91%) Velocity
3 1 (0.91%) Web Services
3 1 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.55%) FMCG
2 5 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (3.64%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.64%) PKI
4 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.91%) AS400
5 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.91%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.91%) Industry 4.0
5 1 (0.91%) NHS
5 1 (0.91%) Robotics
5 1 (0.91%) SCADA
5 1 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.36%) Windows
2 5 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.64%) Windows 10
3 4 (3.64%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.73%) Project Management
2 17 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (15.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (13.64%) Programme Management
4 12 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (10.91%) ERP
5 11 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 11 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (7.27%) Migration
7 8 (7.27%) Risk Management
8 7 (6.36%) ITIL
8 7 (6.36%) SDLC
9 6 (5.45%) CAD
9 6 (5.45%) Coaching
9 6 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (5.45%) CRM
9 6 (5.45%) Data Migration
9 6 (5.45%) Waterfall
10 5 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.27%) SQL
2 3 (2.73%) C#
2 3 (2.73%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.82%) C
4 1 (0.91%) C++
4 1 (0.91%) Embedded C
4 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.91%) RPG
Qualifications
1 8 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.45%) Degree
2 6 (5.45%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.64%) CCNA
3 4 (3.64%) CEH
3 4 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.64%) CISM
3 4 (3.64%) CISSP
3 4 (3.64%) MCSA
3 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.82%) SAP Certification
4 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.91%) ISEB
5 1 (0.91%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.91%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.45%) PMO
2 5 (4.55%) ISO 9000
3 4 (3.64%) GCP
3 4 (3.64%) GDPR
4 2 (1.82%) ISO 14000
4 2 (1.82%) QA
5 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.91%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (3.64%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.64%) Hyper-V
1 4 (3.64%) Virtual Desktop
1 4 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.64%) vSphere
2 1 (0.91%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 34 (30.91%) SAP
2 15 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.36%) Sage
4 5 (4.55%) VMware
5 4 (3.64%) Cisco
5 4 (3.64%) HP
5 4 (3.64%) NetApp
5 4 (3.64%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.73%) CA
6 3 (2.73%) Google
6 3 (2.73%) NCR
7 2 (1.82%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.82%) Oracle
8 1 (0.91%) hybris
8 1 (0.91%) IBM
8 1 (0.91%) Infor
8 1 (0.91%) Lotus
8 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.91%) Wonderware