Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 66 57
Rank change year-on-year -42 -9 +3
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 101 132 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.05% 2.80% 3.34%
As % of the General category 9.15% 10.28% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 58 89
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -7.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £275 £240 £255
90th Percentile £606 £613 £609
England median daily rate £475 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 13
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £26.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.51% +6.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £13.50 £10.85 £14.80
90th Percentile £39.95 £38.73 £29.20
England median hourly rate £36.23 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +3.50% - -6.67%

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 1,104 1,284 1,651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.46% 27.20% 30.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 777 976
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.54% +1.56%
10th Percentile £275 £223 £225
90th Percentile £575 £563 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 73 70
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.00 £28.50 £21.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.81% +33.55% -15.75%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.79 £10.74
90th Percentile £43.75 £44.95 £36.85
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -3.85%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 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
Birmingham +9 19 £600 +39.13% 66
Warwickshire 0 19 £513 -6.82% 22
Coventry -13 19 £600 +43.28% 21
Herefordshire - 13 £420 - 4
Solihull +11 7 £238 -63.46%
Staffordshire -14 6 - - 29
Wolverhampton +3 3 £432 -21.55% 7
Worcestershire -9 2 £325 -8.45% 16
Shropshire -52 1 £450 +12.50% 6
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 32 (31.68%) SAP
2 29 (28.71%) Project Management
2 29 (28.71%) Finance
3 21 (20.79%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (19.80%) Telecoms
4 20 (19.80%) Automotive
4 20 (19.80%) Programme Management
4 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (18.81%) Marketing
5 19 (18.81%) Digital Marketing
5 19 (18.81%) Electronics
6 16 (15.84%) DV Cleared
6 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
7 15 (14.85%) ERP
8 14 (13.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (13.86%) CAD
9 13 (12.87%) Validation
10 12 (11.88%) Microsoft
10 12 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (10.89%) Manufacturing Engineering
11 11 (10.89%) PRINCE2
11 11 (10.89%) CAE
11 11 (10.89%) Supplier Management
12 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Office
13 9 (8.91%) Aerospace
13 9 (8.91%) Military
13 9 (8.91%) Mule
13 9 (8.91%) Siemens NX
14 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Project
15 7 (6.93%) ITIL

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 9 (8.91%) Mule
2 3 (2.97%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.98%) ArchestrA
4 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (8.91%) Siemens NX
3 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.99%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.99%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.99%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (2.97%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (2.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.97%) Sage X3
2 3 (2.97%) SAP ERP
2 3 (2.97%) Teamcenter
3 2 (1.98%) Sage 200
3 2 (1.98%) SAP VC
4 1 (0.99%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.99%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.99%) Primavera
4 1 (0.99%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.99%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.99%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.99%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.99%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.99%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.96%) GitHub
2 4 (3.96%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (3.96%) Office 365
2 4 (3.96%) PaaS
3 2 (1.98%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) Intranet
1 4 (3.96%) Network Security
1 4 (3.96%) Wireless
2 3 (2.97%) DHCP
2 3 (2.97%) DMVPN
2 3 (2.97%) IPsec
2 3 (2.97%) Multicast
2 3 (2.97%) OSPF
2 3 (2.97%) SNMP
3 2 (1.98%) VoIP
4 1 (0.99%) LAN
4 1 (0.99%) RFID
4 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.99%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.98%) Amazon Athena
1 2 (1.98%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (1.98%) Electronic Patient Records
1 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.99%) Big Data
2 1 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (3.96%) GitLab
2 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 29 (28.71%) Finance
2 20 (19.80%) Automotive
2 20 (19.80%) Telecoms
3 19 (18.81%) Electronics
3 19 (18.81%) Marketing
4 9 (8.91%) Aerospace
4 9 (8.91%) Military
5 5 (4.95%) Advertising
5 5 (4.95%) Retail
6 1 (0.99%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (21.78%) Project Manager
2 14 (13.86%) Design Engineer
3 12 (11.88%) Product Engineer
4 11 (10.89%) Product Design Engineer
5 9 (8.91%) Architect
6 8 (7.92%) Analyst
6 8 (7.92%) Consultant
7 7 (6.93%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.95%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) DV Cleared Project Manager
8 5 (4.95%) ITIL Manager
9 4 (3.96%) Designer
9 4 (3.96%) Information Architect
9 4 (3.96%) Information Security Architect
9 4 (3.96%) ITIL Project Manager
9 4 (3.96%) Programme Manager
9 4 (3.96%) Project Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) SAP Manager
9 4 (3.96%) Security Architect
9 4 (3.96%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.96%) OAuth
1 4 (3.96%) OAuth2
1 4 (3.96%) SAML
2 2 (1.98%) .NET
2 2 (1.98%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (1.98%) Node.js
2 2 (1.98%) Sensu
3 1 (0.99%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (3.96%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (3.96%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.96%) PKI
2 4 (3.96%) SCADA
3 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.99%) AS400
4 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.99%) FMCG
4 1 (0.99%) Industry 4.0
4 1 (0.99%) PMI
4 1 (0.99%) Robotics
4 1 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.93%) Windows
2 4 (3.96%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.97%) Linux
3 3 (2.97%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.98%) CentOS
4 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.98%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.99%) Android
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.71%) Project Management
2 21 (20.79%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (19.80%) Programme Management
4 19 (18.81%) Digital Marketing
5 15 (14.85%) ERP
6 14 (13.86%) CAD
6 14 (13.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (12.87%) Validation
8 12 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (10.89%) CAE
9 11 (10.89%) Manufacturing Engineering
9 11 (10.89%) PRINCE2
9 11 (10.89%) Supplier Management
10 7 (6.93%) ITIL
10 7 (6.93%) SDLC
11 6 (5.94%) DevOps
11 6 (5.94%) Service Management
12 5 (4.95%) ITSM
12 5 (4.95%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.95%) Python
2 4 (3.96%) C++
2 4 (3.96%) SQL
3 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.98%) C
3 2 (1.98%) C#
3 2 (1.98%) Perl
3 2 (1.98%) VB
3 2 (1.98%) VB6
4 1 (0.99%) Embedded C
4 1 (0.99%) Embedded C++
4 1 (0.99%) Java
4 1 (0.99%) RPG
4 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (15.84%) DV Cleared
1 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.94%) Degree
3 4 (3.96%) CEH
3 4 (3.96%) CISM
3 4 (3.96%) CISSP
3 4 (3.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.97%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) GDPR
2 3 (2.97%) PMO
3 2 (1.98%) ISO 14000
3 2 (1.98%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.98%) QA
4 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.99%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.96%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.98%) Docker
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.99%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) PTC Integrity
2 2 (1.98%) Ansible
2 2 (1.98%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (1.98%) Grafana
2 2 (1.98%) Graphite
2 2 (1.98%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.98%) Nagios
2 2 (1.98%) Terraform
2 2 (1.98%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.99%) Control-M
3 1 (0.99%) QRadar
Vendors
1 32 (31.68%) SAP
2 12 (11.88%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.95%) Sage
4 4 (3.96%) VMware
5 3 (2.97%) CA
5 3 (2.97%) Lotus
5 3 (2.97%) PTC
5 3 (2.97%) Remedy
5 3 (2.97%) Siemens
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle
6 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.98%) Wonderware
7 1 (0.99%) Cisco
7 1 (0.99%) Compuware
7 1 (0.99%) Dell
7 1 (0.99%) hybris
7 1 (0.99%) Infor
7 1 (0.99%) Mitel
7 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.99%) SolarWinds