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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Lifecyle Management (PLM)
Rank 554 559 464
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -95
Contract jobs citing PLM 53 19 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.037% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.050% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 26
Average daily rate
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£450 £480 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £443 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £512 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £480 £418
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +14.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 27
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 - £36.00

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
42039 38339 36744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 73.76% 71.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27231 23808 21445
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1158 1415
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.80 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 November 2014.

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 30 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 November 2014. 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 +11 50 £450 -6.25% 8
North West +3 14 £525 +6.27%
London +8 12 £425 -15.00% 1
West Midlands -2 12 - - 1
Coventry - 8 - -
East Midlands - 5 £363 -
Cumbria +4 4 £600 -
South West -30 4 £375 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £375 -
City of London +7 3 £425 - 1
Derby - 3 £363 -
Derbyshire - 3 £363 -
South East -16 2 - - 3
Barrow-in-Furness - 2 £600 -
Berkshire +5 1 - -
Birmingham -3 1 - -
Surrey -7 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £320 -
Wales - 1 £320 -
Scotland - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -

PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 55 (44.35%) SAP
2 36 (29.03%) Manufacturing
3 31 (25.00%) Automotive
3 31 (25.00%) Validation
3 31 (25.00%) Project Management
4 30 (24.19%) SAP PLM
5 26 (20.97%) ENOVIA
6 22 (17.74%) CAD
7 20 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (15.32%) Oracle
8 19 (15.32%) Change Management
9 18 (14.52%) ERP
10 15 (12.10%) Requirements Management
10 15 (12.10%) Business Transformation
11 13 (10.48%) PDM
11 13 (10.48%) Software Testing
11 13 (10.48%) Time Management
11 13 (10.48%) FMCG
12 12 (9.68%) Retail
13 10 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (7.26%) Logistics
14 9 (7.26%) Migration
14 9 (7.26%) Management Information System
14 9 (7.26%) SAP ERP
15 8 (6.45%) Data Architecture
15 8 (6.45%) Visualisation
15 8 (6.45%) Finance
15 8 (6.45%) DELMIA
15 8 (6.45%) Document Management
15 8 (6.45%) Teamcenter

PLM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 4 (3.23%) Apache
1 4 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (4.03%) MS Office
3 4 (3.23%) MS Project
3 4 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.23%) Windchill
4 2 (1.61%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 30 (24.19%) SAP PLM
2 26 (20.97%) ENOVIA
3 9 (7.26%) SAP ERP
4 8 (6.45%) DELMIA
4 8 (6.45%) Teamcenter
5 4 (3.23%) SAP SCM
6 3 (2.42%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (2.42%) SAP SRM
7 2 (1.61%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.81%) SAP xRPM
8 1 (0.81%) SAP EHS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.23%) SAN
2 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
General
1 36 (29.03%) Manufacturing
2 31 (25.00%) Automotive
3 12 (9.68%) Retail
4 8 (6.45%) Finance
5 6 (4.84%) Aerospace
6 5 (4.03%) Marketing
7 3 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.61%) German Language
8 2 (1.61%) Advertising
9 1 (0.81%) Back Office
9 1 (0.81%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 33 (26.61%) Consultant
2 25 (20.16%) SAP Consultant
3 19 (15.32%) Analyst
3 19 (15.32%) SAP PLM Consultant
4 14 (11.29%) Business Analyst
5 12 (9.68%) Architect
5 12 (9.68%) Applications Engineer
6 10 (8.06%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.65%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.23%) Developer
8 4 (3.23%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (3.23%) Requirements Manager
9 3 (2.42%) Lead Architect
9 3 (2.42%) SAP Architect
9 3 (2.42%) ScrumMaster
9 3 (2.42%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (2.42%) Administrator
9 3 (2.42%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (2.42%) Functional Consultant
9 3 (2.42%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.03%) Middleware
2 3 (2.42%) XML
3 2 (1.61%) Web Services
3 2 (1.61%) Spring
4 1 (0.81%) Ajax
4 1 (0.81%) Java EE
4 1 (0.81%) RESTful
4 1 (0.81%) .NET
4 1 (0.81%) J2EE
4 1 (0.81%) SOAP
4 1 (0.81%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.48%) FMCG
3 9 (7.26%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.45%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.42%) User Experience
6 2 (1.61%) LIMS
6 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.81%) Life Science
7 1 (0.81%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.81%) PMI
7 1 (0.81%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.81%) Animation
7 1 (0.81%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.65%) Windows
2 6 (4.84%) UNIX
2 6 (4.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 5 (4.03%) Linux
4 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.23%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.81%) VMS
5 1 (0.81%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.00%) Project Management
1 31 (25.00%) Validation
2 22 (17.74%) CAD
3 19 (15.32%) Change Management
4 18 (14.52%) ERP
5 15 (12.10%) Requirements Management
5 15 (12.10%) Business Transformation
6 13 (10.48%) Software Testing
6 13 (10.48%) Time Management
6 13 (10.48%) PDM
7 10 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (7.26%) Migration
8 9 (7.26%) Logistics
9 8 (6.45%) Document Management
9 8 (6.45%) Data Architecture
10 6 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (4.03%) Scrum
11 5 (4.03%) Business Continuity
11 5 (4.03%) Data Modelling
11 5 (4.03%) CAE
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.84%) SQL
2 5 (4.03%) Java
3 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.81%) C
3 1 (0.81%) C#
3 1 (0.81%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (5.65%) Degree
2 4 (3.23%) PMP
2 4 (3.23%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) APMP
4 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) GxP
2 2 (1.61%) SLA
2 2 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) NFS
1 4 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) MOM
Vendors
1 55 (44.35%) SAP
2 19 (15.32%) Oracle
3 5 (4.03%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.03%) Siemens
4 4 (3.23%) VMware
5 2 (1.61%) PTC
5 2 (1.61%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (0.81%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.81%) Primavera
6 1 (0.81%) BT
6 1 (0.81%) Cincom
6 1 (0.81%) Computacenter
6 1 (0.81%) Infor
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