The table below looks at the statistics for PLM 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 PLM over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Lifecyle Management (PLM)
Rank 369 394 367
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -27
Contract jobs citing PLM 17 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.082% 0.032% 0.025%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.041% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 3
Average daily rate
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£413 £450 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £390 £452
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £48.70 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-35.31% +35.27%
PLM
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16159 17087 15138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.13% 78.17% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11564 11767 10514
Average daily rate £450 £445 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 237 299
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.75 £49.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

PLM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

PLM Jobs Demand Trend in London

PLM
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

PLM Daily Rate Trend in London

PLM
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PLM across the London region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

PLM Daily Rate Histogram in London

PLM
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

PLM Hourly Rate Trend in London

PLM
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PLM within the London region over the 3 months to 29 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
City of London - 3 £400 - 1
PLM
England

PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 14 (53.85%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) GxP
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Life Science
3 6 (23.08%) Scrum
3 6 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (23.08%) SAP
4 5 (19.23%) Project Management
5 4 (15.38%) SAP PLM
5 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
6 2 (7.69%) Degree
6 2 (7.69%) SAP EHS
6 2 (7.69%) Retail
6 2 (7.69%) FMCG
6 2 (7.69%) Advertising
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) Quality Management
6 2 (7.69%) PMP
6 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
6 2 (7.69%) JD Edwards
6 2 (7.69%) EAM
7 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.85%) PMI
7 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
7 1 (3.85%) ERP
7 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Management Information System

PLM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) SAP PLM
2 2 (7.69%) SAP EHS
General
1 6 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Architect
1 7 (26.92%) Project Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle Solutions Architect
5 3 (11.54%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (7.69%) Supply Chain Manager
6 2 (7.69%) JDE Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Programme Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Coordinator
7 1 (3.85%) Project Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Trainer
7 1 (3.85%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) SAP Trainer
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Implementation Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Project Implementation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Life Science
2 2 (7.69%) FMCG
3 1 (3.85%) PMI
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Scrum
3 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Quality Management
4 2 (7.69%) EAM
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.85%) ERP
5 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.85%) Validation
5 1 (3.85%) PDM
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) People Management
5 1 (3.85%) Content Management
5 1 (3.85%) Information Management
5 1 (3.85%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (3.85%) SAP Implementation
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
1 2 (7.69%) PMP
1 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) GxP
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle
2 6 (23.08%) SAP
3 2 (7.69%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft