The table below looks at the statistics for PLM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PLM over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Lifecyle Management (PLM)
Rank 77 80 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing PLM 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.43% 0.089% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £48.70 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £48.70 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.31% +39.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1032 830 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.71% 73.91% 70.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 440 391
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.15 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -27.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £110.00 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

PLM
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

PLM Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

PLM
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

PLM Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

PLM
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (81.82%) SAP
1 9 (81.82%) SAP PLM
2 5 (45.45%) FMCG
2 5 (45.45%) Document Management
3 4 (36.36%) Change Management
3 4 (36.36%) ERP
3 4 (36.36%) SAP ERP
4 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
5 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
5 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
5 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) MS Project
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
6 1 (9.09%) SAP xRPM
6 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle
6 1 (9.09%) Logistics

PLM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
1 2 (18.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (81.82%) SAP PLM
2 4 (36.36%) SAP ERP
3 1 (9.09%) SAP xRPM
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Retail
General
1 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Consultant
1 9 (81.82%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (72.73%) SAP PLM Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Supply Chain Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Document Management
2 4 (36.36%) Change Management
2 4 (36.36%) ERP
3 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle