The table below looks at the statistics for PLM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PLM over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Lifecyle Management (PLM)
Rank 551 568 469
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -99
Contract jobs citing PLM 51 36 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.064% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.086% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 24
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £225 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £360 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -15.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 32
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.65 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.03% -0.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.65 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-7.03% -0.39%

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
42744 42016 35128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.36% 74.77% 73.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26677 26116 20973
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1227 1185 1074
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.94 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% -12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £12.39 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

PLM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

PLM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PLM
Daily Rate Trend

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

PLM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PLM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PLM within the UK over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

PLM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PLM
Hourly Rate Trend

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

PLM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PLM
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PLM within the UK over the 3 months to 21 April 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 +13 45 £490 +22.50% 7
London +7 13 £700 +7.69% 1
Derbyshire +16 12 £388 +13.97%
East Midlands +9 12 £388 +13.97%
West Midlands -11 6 - - 2
Coventry -2 3 - -
South East - 2 £325 -
City of London +15 1 - -
East of England +10 1 - -
Bristol - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Crawley - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -

PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 32 (32.65%) SAP
2 26 (26.53%) ERP
3 25 (25.51%) Project Management
4 24 (24.49%) Manufacturing
5 20 (20.41%) SAP PLM
6 17 (17.35%) Oracle
6 17 (17.35%) Teamcenter
7 15 (15.31%) Change Management
8 13 (13.27%) Siemens
8 13 (13.27%) Security Cleared
9 12 (12.24%) Degree
9 12 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (12.24%) CAD
10 11 (11.22%) PMP
10 11 (11.22%) PMI Certification
10 11 (11.22%) Finance
10 11 (11.22%) Management Information System
11 10 (10.20%) Quality Management
11 10 (10.20%) GxP
11 10 (10.20%) FMCG
12 9 (9.18%) Document Management
13 8 (8.16%) Business Analysis
13 8 (8.16%) MOM
13 8 (8.16%) PRINCE
13 8 (8.16%) SC Cleared
13 8 (8.16%) APMP
13 8 (8.16%) Life Science
14 7 (7.14%) Retail
15 6 (6.12%) Scrum
15 6 (6.12%) Automotive

PLM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.06%) Siemens NX
3 2 (2.04%) Windchill
3 2 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (20.41%) SAP PLM
2 17 (17.35%) Teamcenter
3 6 (6.12%) SAP ERP
4 5 (5.10%) ENOVIA
5 1 (1.02%) SAP EHS
5 1 (1.02%) SAP xRPM
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) SAN
1 1 (1.02%) Internet
1 1 (1.02%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.08%) Data Mining
2 3 (3.06%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.04%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Subversion
2 1 (1.02%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.02%) Rational Robot
General
1 24 (24.49%) Manufacturing
2 11 (11.22%) Finance
3 7 (7.14%) Retail
4 6 (6.12%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (6.12%) Automotive
5 4 (4.08%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.02%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (26.53%) Consultant
2 18 (18.37%) Architect
2 18 (18.37%) Project Manager
3 16 (16.33%) SAP Consultant
4 15 (15.31%) SAP PLM Consultant
5 14 (14.29%) Analyst
6 13 (13.27%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (11.22%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) Oracle Architect
9 4 (4.08%) CAD Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Oracle Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.08%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.08%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.08%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (3.06%) Senior Business Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.10%) XML
1 5 (5.10%) Itk
2 4 (4.08%) HTML
2 4 (4.08%) XSL
2 4 (4.08%) XSLT
2 4 (4.08%) Swing
3 3 (3.06%) Web Services
4 2 (2.04%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.02%) Middleware
5 1 (1.02%) Ajax
5 1 (1.02%) Java EE
5 1 (1.02%) RESTful
5 1 (1.02%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Management Information System
2 10 (10.20%) FMCG
3 8 (8.16%) Life Science
4 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.08%) Data Structures
5 4 (4.08%) iSeries
5 4 (4.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.02%) PMI
6 1 (1.02%) Animation
6 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.02%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.02%) User Experience
6 1 (1.02%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.53%) ERP
2 25 (25.51%) Project Management
3 15 (15.31%) Change Management
4 12 (12.24%) CAD
4 12 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (10.20%) Quality Management
6 9 (9.18%) Document Management
7 8 (8.16%) PRINCE
7 8 (8.16%) Business Analysis
8 6 (6.12%) Integration Testing
8 6 (6.12%) Scrum
9 5 (5.10%) Validation
9 5 (5.10%) Migration
9 5 (5.10%) SOA
10 4 (4.08%) TQM
10 4 (4.08%) Statistical Analysis
10 4 (4.08%) Data Migration
10 4 (4.08%) Business Process Improvement
10 4 (4.08%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (3.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.12%) C++
1 6 (6.12%) Java
2 5 (5.10%) C
3 2 (2.04%) SQL
3 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.02%) Perl
4 1 (1.02%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (13.27%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.24%) Degree
3 11 (11.22%) PMP
3 11 (11.22%) PMI Certification
4 8 (8.16%) SC Cleared
4 8 (8.16%) APMP
5 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.20%) GxP
2 2 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (8.16%) MOM
2 6 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (32.65%) SAP
2 17 (17.35%) Oracle
3 13 (13.27%) Siemens
4 5 (5.10%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.08%) Tableau
6 3 (3.06%) HP
7 2 (2.04%) IBM
7 2 (2.04%) Epicor
8 1 (1.02%) NetApp
8 1 (1.02%) VMware
8 1 (1.02%) PTC
8 1 (1.02%) Citrix
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