The table below looks at the statistics for PDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDM over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Data Management (PDM)
Rank 199 223 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Contract jobs citing PDM 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.014% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.018% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£650 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £424 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +30.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.34 £56.16 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-54.88% +87.20%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4405 5477 5968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.94% 76.58% 75.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3304 4048 4398
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 72 92
Average hourly rate £21.75 £21.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.16% -28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.20 £15.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £54.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

PDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PDM across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PDM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PDM
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PDM across the City of London region.

PDM Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PDM
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PDM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PDM.

1 3 (75.00%) SAP
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (75.00%) PLM
1 3 (75.00%) Supply Chain Management
2 2 (50.00%) SAP PLM
3 1 (25.00%) German Language
3 1 (25.00%) Teamcenter
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) PMI
3 1 (25.00%) PMP
3 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Siemens
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management

PDM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PDM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PDM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP PLM
2 1 (25.00%) Teamcenter
General
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) PLM
1 3 (75.00%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Siemens