The table below looks at the statistics for PLM 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 PLM over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Lifecyle Management (PLM)
Rank 246 234 211
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -23
Contract jobs citing PLM 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.033% 0.024% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.033% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£305 £468 £454
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.75% +3.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £454 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £482 £571
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £48.70 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-35.31% +35.27%
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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
6866 6076 5403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.87% 72.14% 70.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3791 3186 2665
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 256 335
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.25 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -21.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £54.50 £44.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

PLM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

PLM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PLM
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

PLM Daily Rate Trend in the South East

PLM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

PLM Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

PLM
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 PLM within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
Buckinghamshire - 2 £305 -
Berkshire +3 1 - -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
PLM
England

PLM
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Epicor
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) SAP PLM
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (16.67%) Automotive
3 1 (16.67%) PMP
3 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification

PLM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP PLM
General
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) SAP PLM Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) ERP Manager
3 1 (16.67%) ERP Implementation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) ERP Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Implementation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) ERP Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) ERP Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) PMP
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Epicor
1 2 (33.33%) SAP