The first table below looks at the demand for PDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDM over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Data Management (PDM)
Rank 404 407 406
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing PDM 2 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.058% 0.027%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.011% 0.076% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £488 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £424 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.32% -5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £54.58 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-58.77% -9.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18052 18537 19452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.79% 76.38% 73.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12606 12858 12936
Average daily rate £442 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.77% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 252 380
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.30 £46.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
PDM
England

PDM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

PDM Jobs Demand Trend in London

PDM
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

PDM Daily Rate Trend in London

PDM
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

PDM Hourly Rate Trend in London

PDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 5 (41.67%) Project Management
1 5 (41.67%) PLM
1 5 (41.67%) Data Management
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (33.33%) PMI
2 4 (33.33%) PMP
2 4 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (25.00%) German Language
4 2 (16.67%) SAP PLM
4 2 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Netezza
4 2 (16.67%) PDA
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) Retek
4 2 (16.67%) DataStage
4 2 (16.67%) ERwin
5 1 (8.33%) Siemens
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) HP

PDM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP PLM
2 1 (8.33%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) ERwin
General
1 3 (25.00%) German Language
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Project Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Contracts Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) PMI
2 2 (16.67%) PDA
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
1 5 (41.67%) PLM
1 5 (41.67%) Data Management
2 4 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) PMP
2 4 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Netezza
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
1 2 (16.67%) Retek
2 1 (8.33%) Siemens
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) EMC