The table below looks at the statistics for PLM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PLM over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
Rank 21 17 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing PLM 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.65% 2.99% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 4.40% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.36 £31.50 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+9.06% -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 Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
111 91 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 72.55% 67.91% 73.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 32 50
Average daily rate £500 £405 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% -14.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

PLM
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PLM across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Server Building

PLM
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

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