The table below looks at the statistics for PLM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cumbria region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PLM over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs citing PLM 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria - - 4.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.36 £31.50 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+9.06% -27.16%
PLM
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cumbria region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cumbria
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
53 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria 74.65% 61.02% 65.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 15
Average daily rate £438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £425 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £495 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 8
Average hourly rate £47.39 £49.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.26% +23.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.83 £38.50 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £67.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

PLM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

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

PLM Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

PLM
Daily Rate Trend in Cumbria

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PLM across the Cumbria region.

PLM Daily Rate Trend in Cumbria

PLM
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cumbria 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 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Teamcenter
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) System Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy

PLM
Top Related IT Skills in Cumbria by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cumbria 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Teamcenter
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) System Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared