The table below looks at the statistics for PLM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PLM over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
Rank - 23 23
Contract jobs citing PLM 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 1.78% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.16% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £410 £427
% change year-on-year
+52.27% -3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £31.22 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+16.91% -17.40%
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 Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
149 139 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 78.01% 82.25% 77.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 58 47
Median daily rate £500 £500 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £316 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

PLM
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing PLM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

PLM Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

PLM
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

PLM Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

PLM
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

PLM Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

PLM
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PLM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for PLM.

1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Server Building
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) SOA

PLM
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Server Building
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) VMware