The table below looks at the statistics for PDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDM over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Data Management (PDM)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PDM 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 - £48.70
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2431 2405 1849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 80.84% 75.27% 74.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1710 1594 1163
Average daily rate £375 £407 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.86% +8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 108 99
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £15.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

PDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

PDM Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PDM
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

PDM Daily Rate Trend in the South West

PDM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

PDM Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

PDM
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) PMI
2 2 (66.67%) PMP
2 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) MS Project
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (66.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) PTC Creo
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (33.33%) Military
3 1 (33.33%) Pro/ENGINEER

PDM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (33.33%) PTC Creo
2 1 (33.33%) SOLIDWORKS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Business Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Business Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Deployment Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Deployment Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Mechanical Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Mechanical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Deployment Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Transformation Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Transformation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Transformation
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
1 2 (66.67%) PMP
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SAP