The first table below looks at the demand for PLM 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 PLM over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Lifecyle Management (PLM)
Rank 138 - 144
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PLM 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% - 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £200 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.29% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.65 £37.80 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-0.39% -31.27%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2508 1631 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.72% 70.12% 70.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1015 1521
Average daily rate £375 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 60 154
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.20 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
PLM
England

PLM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

PLM Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PLM
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

PLM Daily Rate Trend in the South West

PLM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

PLM Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 7 (70.00%) Perl
1 7 (70.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) Windchill
3 4 (40.00%) NAS
3 4 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (40.00%) NetApp
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) NFS
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) PHP
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) MySQL
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) sed
4 3 (30.00%) Data Entry
4 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (30.00%) Korn
4 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 3 (30.00%) CATIA
4 3 (30.00%) AWK
4 3 (30.00%) PDM
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) CAD

PLM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 5 (50.00%) Windchill
2 3 (30.00%) CATIA
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Junior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Junior
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Trainer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Trainer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Data Entry
2 3 (30.00%) Web Development
2 3 (30.00%) PDM
3 2 (20.00%) CAD
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Perl
1 7 (70.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) sed
3 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (30.00%) Korn
3 3 (30.00%) AWK
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) PMP
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) APMP
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) NetApp
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Siemens