Period
to 20 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 70 66
Rank change year-on-year -23 -4 -15
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 116 130 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.26% 2.71% 3.04%
As % of the General category 9.90% 9.52% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 55 99
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £279 £288 £255
90th Percentile £613 £626 £601
England median daily rate £475 £460 £413
% change year-on-year +3.26% +11.52% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 7
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £26.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.51% +76.67% -52.29%
10th Percentile £13.50 £23.50 £13.60
90th Percentile £46.00 £43.71 £38.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -5.41% +5.71% -

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 1,172 1,365 1,803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.83% 28.43% 29.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 833 1,115
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £281 £218 £250
90th Percentile £575 £563 £575
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 68 64
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.00 £30.50 £17.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.87% +73.05% -38.16%
10th Percentile £10.77 £14.58 £10.68
90th Percentile £38.50 £45.93 £42.43
England median hourly rate £24.06 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -5.67% +2.00% -

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 November 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 November 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 November 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 0 27 £600 +41.18% 77
Warwickshire +10 20 £513 -6.82% 25
Coventry -25 18 £600 +41.18% 14
Herefordshire - 12 £425 - 7
Solihull +9 7 £238 -63.46% 1
Staffordshire -6 7 - - 25
Wolverhampton +3 6 £503 +33.75% 4
Worcestershire - 2 £325 - 18
Shropshire -49 1 £450 +12.50% 13
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (30.17%) Project Management
1 35 (30.17%) Finance
2 33 (28.45%) SAP
3 25 (21.55%) Automotive
4 21 (18.10%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (16.38%) ERP
5 19 (16.38%) Telecoms
5 19 (16.38%) Programme Management
5 19 (16.38%) Marketing
6 18 (15.52%) Digital Marketing
6 18 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (15.52%) Electronics
7 17 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (12.07%) Microsoft
8 14 (12.07%) DV Cleared
8 14 (12.07%) Security Cleared
8 14 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (11.21%) CAD
9 13 (11.21%) Validation
10 12 (10.34%) Supplier Management
10 12 (10.34%) PRINCE2
11 11 (9.48%) Manufacturing Engineering
11 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Office
11 11 (9.48%) CAE
12 9 (7.76%) Aerospace
12 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Project
12 9 (7.76%) Sage
12 9 (7.76%) Mule
12 9 (7.76%) Advertising
12 9 (7.76%) Siemens NX

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 (7.76%) Mule
2 3 (2.59%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.72%) ArchestrA
4 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.86%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (7.76%) Siemens NX
3 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Sage X3
2 4 (3.45%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (2.59%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (2.59%) SAP ERP
3 3 (2.59%) SAP VC
3 3 (2.59%) Teamcenter
4 2 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.72%) NetSuite
4 2 (1.72%) Sage 200
4 2 (1.72%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.86%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.86%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.86%) Primavera
5 1 (0.86%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.86%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.86%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.86%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.86%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) Office 365
2 5 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.45%) GitHub
3 4 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (3.45%) PaaS
4 3 (2.59%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) Intranet
1 4 (3.45%) Network Security
1 4 (3.45%) Wireless
2 3 (2.59%) DHCP
2 3 (2.59%) DMVPN
2 3 (2.59%) IPsec
2 3 (2.59%) Multicast
2 3 (2.59%) OSPF
2 3 (2.59%) SNMP
3 2 (1.72%) VoIP
4 1 (0.86%) Firewall
4 1 (0.86%) LAN
4 1 (0.86%) RFID
4 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.86%) WLAN
4 1 (0.86%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.86%) Big Data
5 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.86%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (3.45%) GitLab
General
1 35 (30.17%) Finance
2 25 (21.55%) Automotive
3 19 (16.38%) Marketing
3 19 (16.38%) Telecoms
4 18 (15.52%) Electronics
5 9 (7.76%) Advertising
5 9 (7.76%) Aerospace
6 8 (6.90%) Military
7 5 (4.31%) Retail
8 3 (2.59%) Back Office
9 1 (0.86%) Law
9 1 (0.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 13 (11.21%) Design Engineer
3 12 (10.34%) Analyst
3 12 (10.34%) Product Engineer
4 11 (9.48%) Consultant
4 11 (9.48%) Product Design Engineer
5 10 (8.62%) Architect
6 8 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.17%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) Developer
8 5 (4.31%) DV Cleared Project Manager
8 5 (4.31%) ITIL Manager
9 4 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (3.45%) ERP Project Manager
9 4 (3.45%) Information Architect
9 4 (3.45%) Project Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) SAP Manager
9 4 (3.45%) Security Architect
9 4 (3.45%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.45%) .NET
1 4 (3.45%) OAuth
1 4 (3.45%) OAuth2
1 4 (3.45%) SAML
2 3 (2.59%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.59%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (2.59%) WCF
3 1 (0.86%) EDI
3 1 (0.86%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.31%) FMCG
3 4 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.45%) PKI
4 3 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.59%) SCADA
5 2 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.86%) AS400
6 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.86%) Industry 4.0
6 1 (0.86%) NHS
6 1 (0.86%) PMI
6 1 (0.86%) Robotics
6 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.90%) Windows
2 5 (4.31%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.59%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.72%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.86%) Android
5 1 (0.86%) Linux
5 1 (0.86%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.17%) Project Management
2 21 (18.10%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (16.38%) ERP
3 19 (16.38%) Programme Management
4 18 (15.52%) Digital Marketing
4 18 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (11.21%) CAD
7 13 (11.21%) Validation
8 12 (10.34%) PRINCE2
8 12 (10.34%) Supplier Management
9 11 (9.48%) CAE
9 11 (9.48%) Manufacturing Engineering
10 8 (6.90%) ITIL
11 7 (6.03%) SDLC
12 6 (5.17%) Service Management
13 5 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 5 (4.31%) ITSM
13 5 (4.31%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.90%) SQL
2 4 (3.45%) C#
3 3 (2.59%) C
3 3 (2.59%) C++
3 3 (2.59%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.59%) Python
4 2 (1.72%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.86%) Embedded C++
5 1 (0.86%) Java
5 1 (0.86%) RPG
5 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.86%) VB
5 1 (0.86%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (12.07%) DV Cleared
1 14 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.17%) Degree
3 4 (3.45%) CEH
3 4 (3.45%) CISM
3 4 (3.45%) CISSP
3 4 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.72%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.86%) CCNA
5 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.86%) MCSA
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.86%) PMP
5 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) GDPR
1 4 (3.45%) PMO
2 2 (1.72%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.72%) ISO 14000
2 2 (1.72%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.72%) QA
3 1 (0.86%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (4.31%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.72%) vSphere
4 1 (0.86%) Firmware
4 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.86%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) PTC Integrity
2 1 (0.86%) Control-M
2 1 (0.86%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.86%) QRadar
Vendors
1 33 (28.45%) SAP
2 14 (12.07%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.76%) Sage
4 5 (4.31%) VMware
5 3 (2.59%) CA
5 3 (2.59%) Lotus
5 3 (2.59%) PTC
5 3 (2.59%) Remedy
5 3 (2.59%) Siemens
6 2 (1.72%) Cisco
6 2 (1.72%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.72%) Wonderware
7 1 (0.86%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.86%) hybris
7 1 (0.86%) Infor
7 1 (0.86%) Mitel
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle
7 1 (0.86%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds