The table below looks at the statistics for PLM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PLM over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Lifecyle Management (PLM)
Rank 517 505 477
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -28
Contract jobs citing PLM 40 34 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.086% 0.077% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 8
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£400 £425 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £165 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £485 £556
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 13
Average hourly rate £31.50 £48.70 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.31% +35.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.30 £48.70 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £48.70 £37.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £48.70 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-35.31% +35.27%
PLM
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35083 32902 29513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.54% 74.81% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22853 20351 17832
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 935 1039 1211
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -10.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

PLM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

PLM Jobs Demand Trend in England

PLM
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

PLM Daily Rate Trend in England

PLM
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PLM across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

PLM Daily Rate Histogram in England

PLM
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PLM across the England region.

PLM Hourly Rate Trend in England

PLM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PLM within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 17 £413 -8.33% 1
South East -2 3 £305 -34.75% 5
West Midlands +1 2 - - 1
South West -18 2 £375 - 3
East Midlands +10 1 £325 +21.49%
East of England - 1 - - 1
PLM
UK

PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 37 (42.53%) SAP
2 24 (27.59%) Manufacturing
3 22 (25.29%) Oracle
4 21 (24.14%) SAP PLM
5 17 (19.54%) Validation
5 17 (19.54%) Change Management
5 17 (19.54%) Project Management
6 13 (14.94%) ERP
6 13 (14.94%) Automotive
7 11 (12.64%) FMCG
8 10 (11.49%) Finance
8 10 (11.49%) ENOVIA
8 10 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (11.49%) Document Management
9 9 (10.34%) Degree
10 7 (8.05%) Business Analysis
10 7 (8.05%) Life Science
10 7 (8.05%) Quality Management
10 7 (8.05%) GxP
10 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
11 6 (6.90%) SAP ERP
11 6 (6.90%) Software Testing
11 6 (6.90%) Logistics
11 6 (6.90%) Statistical Analysis
11 6 (6.90%) Retail
11 6 (6.90%) Scrum
12 5 (5.75%) Teamcenter
12 5 (5.75%) Business Continuity

PLM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.60%) Apache
1 4 (4.60%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.30%) MS Project
2 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.15%) Windchill
3 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (24.14%) SAP PLM
2 10 (11.49%) ENOVIA
3 6 (6.90%) SAP ERP
4 5 (5.75%) Teamcenter
5 3 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (2.30%) SAP EHS
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (1.15%) SAP xRPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Rational DOORS
General
1 24 (27.59%) Manufacturing
2 13 (14.94%) Automotive
3 10 (11.49%) Finance
4 6 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (6.90%) Retail
5 3 (3.45%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.30%) Advertising
7 1 (1.15%) German Language
7 1 (1.15%) Marketing
7 1 (1.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (26.44%) Consultant
2 18 (20.69%) SAP Consultant
3 16 (18.39%) Analyst
4 15 (17.24%) SAP PLM Consultant
5 14 (16.09%) Business Analyst
6 10 (11.49%) Project Manager
7 7 (8.05%) Architect
8 6 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.75%) Oracle Architect
10 4 (4.60%) Applications Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Oracle Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (3.45%) Senior Business Analyst
11 3 (3.45%) ScrumMaster
12 2 (2.30%) Supply Chain Manager
12 2 (2.30%) JDE Consultant
12 2 (2.30%) Programme Manager
12 2 (2.30%) Functional Consultant
12 2 (2.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 2 (2.30%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.60%) Middleware
2 1 (1.15%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) FMCG
2 7 (8.05%) Life Science
2 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.60%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.45%) User Experience
6 1 (1.15%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.15%) Animation
6 1 (1.15%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (4.60%) Windows 7
1 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (4.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 4 (4.60%) UNIX
1 4 (4.60%) Windows
1 4 (4.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.54%) Validation
1 17 (19.54%) Change Management
1 17 (19.54%) Project Management
2 13 (14.94%) ERP
3 10 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (11.49%) Document Management
4 7 (8.05%) Business Analysis
4 7 (8.05%) Quality Management
5 6 (6.90%) Software Testing
5 6 (6.90%) Logistics
5 6 (6.90%) Statistical Analysis
5 6 (6.90%) Scrum
6 5 (5.75%) Business Continuity
6 5 (5.75%) Benchmarking
7 4 (4.60%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (4.60%) Critical Path Analysis
8 3 (3.45%) Business Development
8 3 (3.45%) Requirements Management
8 3 (3.45%) UML
8 3 (3.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.60%) SQL
2 1 (1.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (10.34%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) PMP
3 4 (4.60%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.15%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) GxP
2 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.60%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) MOM
1 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (42.53%) SAP
2 22 (25.29%) Oracle
3 4 (4.60%) Siemens
3 4 (4.60%) HP
3 4 (4.60%) VMware
4 2 (2.30%) Epicor
4 2 (2.30%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.15%) Cincom
5 1 (1.15%) Computacenter
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.15%) Primavera
5 1 (1.15%) BT
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
South West
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 200-250 Per Day
Posted: 26 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 27 days ago