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 24 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Lifecyle Management (PLM)
Rank 86 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing PLM 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.43% 0.087% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £416
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £48.70 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.95 £48.70 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-28.23% +35.27%
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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
1002 843 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.37% 73.75% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 449 443
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £477 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 44 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £48.70 £87.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (69.23%) SAP
1 9 (69.23%) SAP PLM
2 7 (53.85%) FMCG
3 5 (38.46%) SAP ERP
3 5 (38.46%) ERP
4 3 (23.08%) MS Project
4 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
4 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 3 (23.08%) Retail
4 3 (23.08%) Document Management
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (7.69%) SAP xRPM
6 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (7.69%) SAP SCM
6 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (7.69%) Logistics
6 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Management

PLM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (23.08%) MS Project
1 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (69.23%) SAP PLM
2 5 (38.46%) SAP ERP
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (7.69%) SAP SCM
4 1 (7.69%) SAP xRPM
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Consultant
1 9 (69.23%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (53.85%) SAP PLM Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Project Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Package Solution Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ERP
2 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
2 3 (23.08%) Document Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Logistics
4 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle