Period
to 21 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 50 88
Rank change year-on-year -19 +38 -23
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 130 158 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.73% 3.41% 2.08%
As % of the General category 10.09% 11.27% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 80 61
West Midlands median daily rate £469 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £262 £305 £225
90th Percentile £650 £550 £725
England median daily rate £461 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +8.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 11
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.14 £25.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.45% +21.95% -29.31%
10th Percentile £10.25 £20.20 £15.80
90th Percentile £31.25 £30.00 £25.00
England median hourly rate £34.99 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -0.03% -6.67% +29.31%

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 1,288 1,402 1,431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.01% 30.24% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 764 835 817
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 64 54
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.00 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.58% +7.50% -30.29%
10th Percentile £15.00 £11.33 £12.25
90th Percentile £42.75 £36.25 £42.50
England median hourly rate £26.22 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year +4.86% -4.76% +16.67%

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 April 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 April 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 April 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
Coventry -13 34 £369 -22.37% 23
Birmingham -15 32 £550 +29.41% 18
Warwickshire +2 27 £550 +25.71% 27
Staffordshire +5 5 £475 +7.95% 10
Worcestershire -6 5 £385 +10.00% 14
Wolverhampton -3 3 - - 4
Shropshire -13 1 £400 - 8
Herefordshire - 1 £475 - 1
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 38 (29.23%) SAP
2 37 (28.46%) Automotive
3 29 (22.31%) Project Management
4 25 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 25 (19.23%) Finance
5 17 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (13.08%) Degree
6 15 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (11.54%) ERP
7 12 (9.23%) Management Information System
7 12 (9.23%) C#
7 12 (9.23%) SQL
8 10 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 10 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
9 9 (6.92%) HTML
9 9 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (6.15%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (6.15%) IT Strategy
10 8 (6.15%) Dynamics 365
10 8 (6.15%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (6.15%) JavaScript
10 8 (6.15%) CSS
10 8 (6.15%) Service Delivery
10 8 (6.15%) Migration
11 7 (5.38%) Advertising
11 7 (5.38%) Aerospace
11 7 (5.38%) Mathematics
11 7 (5.38%) Change Management
11 7 (5.38%) Windows
12 6 (4.62%) Time Management

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 (1.54%) CMS
2 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.77%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.54%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.54%) RoboHelp
4 2 (1.54%) Snagit
5 1 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (4.62%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (4.62%) SAP PP
3 3 (2.31%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.54%) NetSuite
4 2 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.54%) SAP EWM
4 2 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.54%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (1.54%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.77%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.77%) Primavera
5 1 (0.77%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.77%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.77%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.77%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.77%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.77%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.15%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (1.54%) FinancialForce
2 2 (1.54%) Office 365
3 1 (0.77%) G Suite
3 1 (0.77%) IaaS
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.08%) DNS
1 4 (3.08%) Firewall
1 4 (3.08%) VPN
2 2 (1.54%) 802.11
2 2 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (1.54%) DHCP
2 2 (1.54%) Intranet
2 2 (1.54%) IOS XR
2 2 (1.54%) NX-OS
2 2 (1.54%) SMS
2 2 (1.54%) VXLAN
2 2 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.77%) FlexRay
3 1 (0.77%) LAN
3 1 (0.77%) VSAN
3 1 (0.77%) Wireless
3 1 (0.77%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.31%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.54%) Big Data
3 2 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.77%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (0.77%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.77%) MS Access
4 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.77%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.77%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.77%) UniData
4 1 (0.77%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 5 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.77%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.77%) Git (software)
General
1 37 (28.46%) Automotive
2 25 (19.23%) Finance
3 7 (5.38%) Advertising
3 7 (5.38%) Aerospace
4 6 (4.62%) Digital Economy
4 6 (4.62%) Retail
5 4 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.54%) Marketing
6 2 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.77%) Banking
7 1 (0.77%) Games
7 1 (0.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (16.92%) Architect
2 20 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 15 (11.54%) Analyst
4 14 (10.77%) Developer
4 14 (10.77%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (9.23%) Consultant
6 8 (6.15%) Business Analyst
6 8 (6.15%) SAP Architect
6 8 (6.15%) SAP Manager
7 7 (5.38%) Programme Manager
7 7 (5.38%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (5.38%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.62%) IT Manager
8 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Developer
9 5 (3.85%) Lecturer
9 5 (3.85%) SAP Project Manager
10 4 (3.08%) Dynamics AX Architect
10 4 (3.08%) IT Analyst
11 3 (2.31%) Master Data Manager
11 3 (2.31%) Procurement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.92%) HTML
2 8 (6.15%) CSS
3 6 (4.62%) .NET
3 6 (4.62%) AngularJS
4 5 (3.85%) CSS3
4 5 (3.85%) HTML5
5 2 (1.54%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.77%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.77%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.77%) Velocity
6 1 (0.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.23%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.62%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.08%) User Experience
6 2 (1.54%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.54%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.77%) LIMS
7 1 (0.77%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.38%) Windows
2 2 (1.54%) Windows 10
2 2 (1.54%) Windows 7
2 2 (1.54%) Windows Vista
3 1 (0.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.31%) Project Management
2 17 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (11.54%) ERP
3 15 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 8 (6.15%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (6.15%) IT Strategy
5 8 (6.15%) Migration
5 8 (6.15%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (6.15%) Service Delivery
6 7 (5.38%) Change Management
6 7 (5.38%) Mathematics
7 6 (4.62%) Analytics
7 6 (4.62%) ITIL
7 6 (4.62%) Mentoring
7 6 (4.62%) Programme Delivery
7 6 (4.62%) Programme Management
7 6 (4.62%) Time Management
7 6 (4.62%) Waterfall
8 5 (3.85%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.23%) C#
1 12 (9.23%) SQL
2 8 (6.15%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.54%) C
3 2 (1.54%) C++
3 2 (1.54%) Java
3 2 (1.54%) Perl
3 2 (1.54%) VB
3 2 (1.54%) VBA
4 1 (0.77%) ABAP
4 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.77%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 17 (13.08%) Degree
2 4 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.31%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.54%) CCNP
4 2 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.54%) MCP
4 2 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.54%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.77%) HND
5 1 (0.77%) ISEB
5 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.77%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.77%) PMP
5 1 (0.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.77%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.77%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) SLA
2 4 (3.08%) PMO
3 3 (2.31%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.54%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.54%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (0.77%) FortiGate
1 1 (0.77%) MOM
1 1 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.77%) vRealize
Vendors
1 38 (29.23%) SAP
2 25 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.62%) Cisco
3 6 (4.62%) Oracle
4 4 (3.08%) VMware
5 3 (2.31%) Google
5 3 (2.31%) Sage
5 3 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.54%) Adobe
6 2 (1.54%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.54%) Cognos
6 2 (1.54%) Epicor
6 2 (1.54%) Fortinet
6 2 (1.54%) Fujitsu
6 2 (1.54%) HP
6 2 (1.54%) Infor
6 2 (1.54%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.54%) Juniper
6 2 (1.54%) NCR
6 2 (1.54%) TippingPoint