The table below looks at the statistics for PLM 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 PLM over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Lifecyle Management (PLM)
Rank 197 224 218
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -6
Contract jobs citing PLM 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.042% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.054% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£650 - £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £428 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.82% +22.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
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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
4478 5509 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.07% 76.51% 75.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3363 4079 4310
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 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 71 93
Average hourly rate £21.88 £21.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% -31.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

PLM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

PLM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PLM
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 PLM across the City of London region.

PLM Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PLM
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PLM 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 PLM.

1 3 (75.00%) PDM
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Supply Chain Management
2 2 (50.00%) SAP PLM
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) German Language
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
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (25.00%) Teamcenter
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PLM 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 PLM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

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