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 27 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Lifecyle Management (PLM)
Rank 147 131 108
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -23
Contract jobs citing PLM 6 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.065% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.090% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Average daily rate
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£528 £451 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.96% +3.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £432 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £470 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £340 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.01% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -
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
2958 2232 1729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.28% 72.80% 71.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1621 1173 847
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £259 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 124 86
Average hourly rate £37.00 £25.25 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.53% -10.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.49 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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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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 -11 2 - - 2
Manchester - 2 £528 -
PLM
England

PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 15 (88.24%) SAP
1 15 (88.24%) SAP PLM
2 10 (58.82%) Manufacturing
2 10 (58.82%) Document Management
2 10 (58.82%) Change Management
3 6 (35.29%) Quality Management
4 5 (29.41%) FMCG
4 5 (29.41%) ERP
5 4 (23.53%) SAP ERP
6 3 (17.65%) CAD
6 3 (17.65%) Logistics
6 3 (17.65%) Teamcenter
7 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
7 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
7 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (5.88%) Itk
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
8 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
8 1 (5.88%) SAP xRPM
8 1 (5.88%) Release Management
8 1 (5.88%) Finance
8 1 (5.88%) Siemens
8 1 (5.88%) Middleware
8 1 (5.88%) Project Management
8 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
8 1 (5.88%) MS Visio

PLM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (5.88%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.88%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 15 (88.24%) SAP PLM
2 4 (23.53%) SAP ERP
3 3 (17.65%) Teamcenter
4 1 (5.88%) ENOVIA
4 1 (5.88%) SAP xRPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (58.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Military
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Consultant
2 14 (82.35%) SAP Consultant
2 14 (82.35%) SAP PLM Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) CAD Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Project Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) FMCG
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Change Management
1 10 (58.82%) Document Management
2 6 (35.29%) Quality Management
3 5 (29.41%) ERP
4 3 (17.65%) CAD
4 3 (17.65%) Logistics
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) PDM
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Content Management
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Release Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C++
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Siemens
2 1 (5.88%) PTC
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle