The table below looks at the statistics for PDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDM over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Data Management (PDM)
Rank 243 228 249
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Contract jobs citing PDM 3 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.032% 0.14% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.19% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £346 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £485 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £424 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +30.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £56.16 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-46.58% +87.20%
PDM
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6787 6273 7170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.21% 71.73% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3849 3487 3414
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 248 322
Average hourly rate £21.00 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

PDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

PDM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PDM
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

PDM Daily Rate Trend in the South East

PDM
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PDM across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

PDM Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

PDM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

PDM Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

PDM
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PDM within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
Surrey +2 1 £484 -14.78%
West Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
PDM
England

PDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing PDM 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 PDM.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) PMP
2 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MS Project
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System

PDM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing PDM 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 PDM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Project
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics GP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Services Delivery Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
1 1 (25.00%) PMO Lead
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Management
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PMP
1 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle