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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Lifecyle Management (PLM)
Rank 539 545 457
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -88
Contract jobs citing PLM 44 37 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.074% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.098% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 21
Average daily rate
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£490 £404 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.43% -6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £340 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.01% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 30
Average hourly rate £36.40 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -
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
38727 37841 32389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.63% 75.25% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24549 23975 19814
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1124 1098 1003
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +10 13 £700 +7.69% 1
East Midlands +15 12 £388 +13.97%
North West -15 6 £528 +16.96% 1
West Midlands -18 5 - -
North East - 4 - -
South East - 2 £325 -
East of England +21 1 - - 1
Midlands +2 1 - - 1
PLM
UK

PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (35.63%) SAP
2 24 (27.59%) ERP
2 24 (27.59%) Project Management
2 24 (27.59%) Manufacturing
3 19 (21.84%) SAP PLM
4 17 (19.54%) Oracle
5 16 (18.39%) Change Management
6 13 (14.94%) Security Cleared
7 12 (13.79%) Management Information System
7 12 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (13.79%) Degree
8 11 (12.64%) Finance
8 11 (12.64%) Teamcenter
8 11 (12.64%) PMP
8 11 (12.64%) PMI Certification
9 10 (11.49%) CAD
9 10 (11.49%) GxP
9 10 (11.49%) Quality Management
9 10 (11.49%) Document Management
10 8 (9.20%) Business Analysis
10 8 (9.20%) MOM
10 8 (9.20%) Siemens
10 8 (9.20%) PRINCE
10 8 (9.20%) FMCG
10 8 (9.20%) SC Cleared
10 8 (9.20%) Life Science
10 8 (9.20%) APMP
11 7 (8.05%) Retail
12 6 (6.90%) Scrum
12 6 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical

PLM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) Siemens NX
3 2 (2.30%) Windchill
4 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (21.84%) SAP PLM
2 11 (12.64%) Teamcenter
3 4 (4.60%) SAP ERP
4 2 (2.30%) ENOVIA
5 1 (1.15%) SAP xRPM
5 1 (1.15%) SAP EHS
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) NAS
1 1 (1.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) Data Mining
2 3 (3.45%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.30%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Subversion
2 1 (1.15%) Rational Robot
General
1 24 (27.59%) Manufacturing
2 11 (12.64%) Finance
3 7 (8.05%) Retail
4 6 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (5.75%) Automotive
6 3 (3.45%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (22.99%) Consultant
2 18 (20.69%) Project Manager
3 16 (18.39%) Architect
4 15 (17.24%) SAP Consultant
4 15 (17.24%) SAP PLM Consultant
5 13 (14.94%) Analyst
6 11 (12.64%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (11.49%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Oracle Architect
9 4 (4.60%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.60%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.60%) Oracle Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.60%) CAD Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) SAP Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.45%) ScrumMaster
10 3 (3.45%) SAP Architect
10 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) Itk
2 4 (4.60%) HTML
2 4 (4.60%) XML
2 4 (4.60%) XSL
2 4 (4.60%) XSLT
2 4 (4.60%) Swing
3 2 (2.30%) Web Services
3 2 (2.30%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.20%) FMCG
2 8 (9.20%) Life Science
3 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.60%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.60%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.60%) iSeries
5 1 (1.15%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.15%) User Experience
5 1 (1.15%) PMI
5 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.15%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.59%) ERP
1 24 (27.59%) Project Management
2 16 (18.39%) Change Management
3 12 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (11.49%) CAD
4 10 (11.49%) Quality Management
4 10 (11.49%) Document Management
5 8 (9.20%) Business Analysis
5 8 (9.20%) PRINCE
6 6 (6.90%) Scrum
6 6 (6.90%) Integration Testing
7 5 (5.75%) SOA
7 5 (5.75%) Migration
8 4 (4.60%) TQM
8 4 (4.60%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (4.60%) Statistical Analysis
8 4 (4.60%) Business Process Improvement
8 4 (4.60%) Data Migration
9 3 (3.45%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.45%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.75%) C++
1 5 (5.75%) Java
2 4 (4.60%) C
3 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.15%) Perl
3 1 (1.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (14.94%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.79%) Degree
3 11 (12.64%) PMP
3 11 (12.64%) PMI Certification
4 8 (9.20%) SC Cleared
4 8 (9.20%) APMP
5 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.49%) GxP
2 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.15%) vSphere
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (9.20%) MOM
2 6 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (35.63%) SAP
2 17 (19.54%) Oracle
3 8 (9.20%) Siemens
4 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.60%) Tableau
6 3 (3.45%) HP
7 2 (2.30%) IBM
7 2 (2.30%) Epicor
8 1 (1.15%) NetApp
8 1 (1.15%) Citrix
8 1 (1.15%) VMware
8 1 (1.15%) PTC