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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Lifecyle Management (PLM)
Rank 404 403 397
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing PLM 7 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.061% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.040% 0.076% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 3
Average daily rate £450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £438
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.71 £31.50 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+7.01% -27.16%
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
17711 17014 17700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.46% 80.30% 80.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12656 12172 12163
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 200 242
Average hourly rate £22.12 £22.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.59 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.99 £50.00 £72.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) Teamcenter
2 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 5 (50.00%) SAP
3 4 (40.00%) ERP
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) ENOVIA
3 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (40.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (30.00%) Demand Forecasting
4 3 (30.00%) Retail Demand Forecasting
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (30.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (30.00%) Back Office
4 3 (30.00%) Pegasus
4 3 (30.00%) Retek
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (10.00%) SAP AFS
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) QA
5 1 (10.00%) SAP PLM
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services

PLM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Teamcenter
2 4 (40.00%) ENOVIA
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (10.00%) SAP AFS
4 1 (10.00%) SAP PLM
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Back Office
4 1 (10.00%) Advertising
4 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Programme Manager
1 4 (40.00%) SAP Manager
1 4 (40.00%) SAP Programme Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Subject Matter Expert
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Sage 500 Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Sage Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP AFS Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Retail Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) ODBC
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ERP
1 4 (40.00%) Programme Management
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
1 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Demand Forecasting
2 3 (30.00%) Retail Demand Forecasting
3 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Pegasus
2 3 (30.00%) Retek
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) PTC
3 1 (10.00%) Sage
3 1 (10.00%) Siemens