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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Lifecyle Management (PLM)
Rank 532 538 496
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -42
Contract jobs citing PLM 40 36 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.071% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.095% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 10
Average daily rate
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£390 £340 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -20.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £165 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £475 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £296 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.58% -15.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 16
Average hourly rate £33.75 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -

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
39170 38085 33220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.95% 74.82% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24752 22921 19759
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1021 1146 1205
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 26 February 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 27 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 26 February 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 0 38 £390 +14.70% 8
London +5 11 £470 +4.33% 2
Derbyshire +18 8 £375 +23.45%
East Midlands +10 8 £375 +23.45%
City of London +20 3 £575 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £285 -
South East - 3 £285 - 3
Coventry +6 1 - - 1
West Midlands -5 1 - - 2
South West -12 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Scotland - - - - 1
Crawley - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -

PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 37 (41.11%) SAP
2 30 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 24 (26.67%) SAP PLM
4 22 (24.44%) ERP
5 21 (23.33%) Project Management
6 20 (22.22%) Change Management
7 18 (20.00%) Oracle
8 15 (16.67%) Degree
9 14 (15.56%) Finance
10 13 (14.44%) Security Cleared
11 12 (13.33%) Validation
11 12 (13.33%) Document Management
12 11 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (12.22%) PMP
12 11 (12.22%) PMI Certification
13 10 (11.11%) FMCG
14 9 (10.00%) SC Cleared
14 9 (10.00%) Teamcenter
14 9 (10.00%) Management Information System
15 8 (8.89%) Quality Management
15 8 (8.89%) Automotive
15 8 (8.89%) PRINCE
15 8 (8.89%) MOM
15 8 (8.89%) APMP
16 7 (7.78%) Life Science
16 7 (7.78%) Siemens
16 7 (7.78%) GxP
17 6 (6.67%) Aerospace
17 6 (6.67%) Scrum
17 6 (6.67%) Business Analysis

PLM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (2.22%) Apache
1 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) Windchill
3 1 (1.11%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (26.67%) SAP PLM
2 9 (10.00%) Teamcenter
3 6 (6.67%) SAP ERP
4 5 (5.56%) ENOVIA
5 3 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (1.11%) SAP EHS
6 1 (1.11%) SAP xRPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) SAN
2 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.44%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.11%) Rational Robot
1 1 (1.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 30 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 14 (15.56%) Finance
3 8 (8.89%) Automotive
4 6 (6.67%) Aerospace
4 6 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.33%) Retail
6 1 (1.11%) Advertising
6 1 (1.11%) Military
6 1 (1.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (31.11%) Consultant
2 20 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
3 17 (18.89%) Project Manager
3 17 (18.89%) SAP PLM Consultant
4 14 (15.56%) Analyst
5 11 (12.22%) Business Analyst
6 8 (8.89%) Architect
7 7 (7.78%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.56%) Oracle Architect
9 4 (4.44%) Oracle Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.33%) ScrumMaster
10 3 (3.33%) Integration Project Manager
10 3 (3.33%) Senior Business Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Integration Manager
10 3 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (2.22%) Functional Consultant
11 2 (2.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (2.22%) SAP Trainer
11 2 (2.22%) Implementation Manager
11 2 (2.22%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) Middleware
2 1 (1.11%) Ajax
2 1 (1.11%) Java EE
2 1 (1.11%) RESTful
2 1 (1.11%) Itk
2 1 (1.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.11%) Web Services
2 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) FMCG
2 9 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.78%) Life Science
4 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.33%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.33%) User Experience
6 1 (1.11%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.11%) Animation
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.33%) Windows
2 2 (2.22%) Linux
2 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (2.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.44%) ERP
2 21 (23.33%) Project Management
3 20 (22.22%) Change Management
4 12 (13.33%) Validation
4 12 (13.33%) Document Management
5 11 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.89%) Quality Management
6 8 (8.89%) PRINCE
7 6 (6.67%) Scrum
7 6 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 6 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
7 6 (6.67%) Integration Testing
8 5 (5.56%) Logistics
9 4 (4.44%) Critical Path Analysis
9 4 (4.44%) Software Testing
10 3 (3.33%) Business Continuity
10 3 (3.33%) SOA
10 3 (3.33%) UML
10 3 (3.33%) OO
10 3 (3.33%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.44%) SQL
2 2 (2.22%) C++
2 2 (2.22%) Java
2 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.11%) Perl
3 1 (1.11%) C
3 1 (1.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (16.67%) Degree
2 13 (14.44%) Security Cleared
3 11 (12.22%) PMP
3 11 (12.22%) PMI Certification
4 9 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (8.89%) APMP
6 1 (1.11%) VCP4
6 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) GxP
2 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) NFS
1 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (8.89%) MOM
2 2 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (41.11%) SAP
2 18 (20.00%) Oracle
3 7 (7.78%) Siemens
4 5 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (2.22%) Epicor
5 2 (2.22%) VMware
6 1 (1.11%) PTC
6 1 (1.11%) Cincom
6 1 (1.11%) Computacenter
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.11%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.11%) Primavera
6 1 (1.11%) BT
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