The table below looks at the statistics for PDM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDM over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Data Management (PDM)
Rank 579 550 513
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -37
Contract jobs citing PDM 20 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.039% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.049% 0.051% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 13
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£413 £398 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.64% -11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £238 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.00 - £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £37.80

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40851 38864 33748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.14% 74.87% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25403 23796 20201
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1105
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

PDM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

PDM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PDM
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PDM within the UK.

PDM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PDM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PDM within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

PDM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PDM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PDM within the UK.

PDM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PDM
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PDM within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

PDM Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

PDM
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PDM within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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
England -10 15 £425 +6.25% 8
South East - 5 £550 -
London -4 3 £413 -36.53% 3
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
Fareham - - - -
Hinckley - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
City of London - - - -
Street - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
Gwent - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
East of England - - - - 2

PDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 12 (32.43%) ETL
2 11 (29.73%) SAS
2 11 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (27.03%) OLAP
3 10 (27.03%) OLAP Cube
4 9 (24.32%) Predictive Modelling
4 9 (24.32%) Visual Analytics
4 9 (24.32%) Analytics
4 9 (24.32%) Social Network
4 9 (24.32%) Workflow
4 9 (24.32%) Data Mining
5 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
5 8 (21.62%) Logical Data Model
5 8 (21.62%) Physical Data Model
6 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
7 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
7 6 (16.22%) SLA
8 5 (13.51%) ERwin
8 5 (13.51%) Data Management
9 4 (10.81%) Base SAS
10 3 (8.11%) Reference Data
10 3 (8.11%) Data Integration
10 3 (8.11%) Banking
10 3 (8.11%) Degree
10 3 (8.11%) Windchill
10 3 (8.11%) Data Architecture
10 3 (8.11%) Data Virtualisation
10 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (8.11%) Project Management
10 3 (8.11%) PLM

PDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 11 (29.73%) SAS
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Windchill
2 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.41%) CATIA
3 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Teamcenter
1 1 (2.70%) ENOVIA
1 1 (2.70%) SAP PLM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) LAN
2 1 (2.70%) WAN
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) MPLS
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) OLAP
1 10 (27.03%) OLAP Cube
2 9 (24.32%) Data Mining
3 4 (10.81%) Base SAS
4 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) ERwin
General
1 3 (8.11%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.41%) Dutch Language
2 2 (5.41%) German Language
3 1 (2.70%) Military
3 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Technical Leader
2 5 (13.51%) Consultant
3 3 (8.11%) Data Architect
3 3 (8.11%) Data Modeller
3 3 (8.11%) Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Data Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Product Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (2.70%) IT Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Management Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) SAS Developer
5 1 (2.70%) SAS Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) ERP Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Data Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Social Network
2 3 (8.11%) Reference Data
2 3 (8.11%) Data Integration
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) ETL
2 11 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (24.32%) Workflow
3 9 (24.32%) Predictive Modelling
3 9 (24.32%) Analytics
3 9 (24.32%) Visual Analytics
4 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
4 8 (21.62%) Logical Data Model
4 8 (21.62%) Physical Data Model
5 5 (13.51%) Data Management
6 3 (8.11%) Data Architecture
6 3 (8.11%) Data Virtualisation
6 3 (8.11%) SOA
6 3 (8.11%) ERP
6 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 3 (8.11%) PLM
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL
7 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.41%) CRUD
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) C
2 1 (2.70%) C++
2 1 (2.70%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) IBM
2 2 (5.41%) VMware
2 2 (5.41%) Teradata
2 2 (5.41%) Trillium
3 1 (2.70%) Verint
3 1 (2.70%) PTC
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) Citrix
3 1 (2.70%) NetApp
3 1 (2.70%) Siemens
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