The table below looks at the statistics for PLM skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PLM over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Lifecyle Management (PLM)
Rank 144 127 119
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs citing PLM 10 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.36% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 8
Average daily rate
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£540 £506 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £389 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £513 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £513 £433
% change year-on-year
-9.75% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.44 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-27.40% -
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2840 2245 1769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.43% 73.25% 72.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1692 1193 864
Average daily rate £388 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 97 84
Average hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

PLM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

PLM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PLM
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

PLM Daily Rate Trend in the North West

PLM
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

PLM Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

PLM
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PLM within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cumbria -7 8 £540 +26.46%
Manchester -17 2 £530 +3.41%
PLM
England

PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 14 (77.78%) Manufacturing
2 13 (72.22%) SAP
3 12 (66.67%) SAP PLM
4 10 (55.56%) Quality Management
5 8 (44.44%) Teamcenter
6 7 (38.89%) Document Management
6 7 (38.89%) Change Management
7 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
7 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) SAP PM
8 4 (22.22%) SAP PP
8 4 (22.22%) CAD
8 4 (22.22%) Primavera
9 3 (16.67%) ERP
9 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
9 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
9 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
10 2 (11.11%) Test Management
10 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
10 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
10 2 (11.11%) Logistics
10 2 (11.11%) SAP QM
10 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
10 2 (11.11%) IBM
10 2 (11.11%) HP
11 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (5.56%) Siemens
11 1 (5.56%) Middleware

PLM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.56%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (66.67%) SAP PLM
2 8 (44.44%) Teamcenter
3 4 (22.22%) SAP PM
3 4 (22.22%) SAP PP
3 4 (22.22%) Primavera
4 2 (11.11%) SAP QM
5 1 (5.56%) ENOVIA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) ClearCase
General
1 14 (77.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Military
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Consultant
2 11 (61.11%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (38.89%) SAP PLM Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) CAD Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) SAP PM Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) SAP FI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Quality Management
2 7 (38.89%) Change Management
2 7 (38.89%) Document Management
3 4 (22.22%) CAD
4 3 (16.67%) ERP
4 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Management
5 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Logistics
6 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Release Management
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C++
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.56%) Perl
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
2 2 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Siemens
3 1 (5.56%) OpenText
3 1 (5.56%) PTC
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Business Objects