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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Lifecyle Management (PLM)
Rank 542 550 492
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -58
Contract jobs citing PLM 55 43 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.079% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 14
Average daily rate
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£500 £538 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +24.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £362 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £650 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £470 £428
% change year-on-year
-6.86% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 24
Average hourly rate £27.44 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.40% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.44 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-27.40% -

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
42506 40759 35272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.19% 75.21% 74.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 27024 25787 21116
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1222 1202 1055
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PLM within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

PLM Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 May 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 -17 42 £510 -5.11% 17
London +27 14 £631 -2.88% 4
Derbyshire - 7 £403 -
East Midlands - 7 £403 - 1
North West -7 6 £545 +16.01% 4
Scotland - 6 £369 - 1
Cumbria -5 5 £543 +27.04% 2
West Midlands -28 4 - - 3
North East - 4 - -
South East - 4 £325 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 4 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 - -
Midlands +3 3 £500 - 1
Derby - 3 £400 -
Glasgow - 3 - - 1
Aberdeen - 3 £369 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 3 £540 - 2
Chesterfield - 3 £403 -
Brentford - 2 £520 -
Berkshire - 2 £301 -
Warwickshire - 2 - - 3
Manchester -4 1 £565 +10.24%
Coventry -15 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £325 -
Reading - 1 - -
Gaydon - 1 - -

PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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%) Manufacturing
2 30 (30.61%) SAP
3 25 (25.51%) ERP
3 25 (25.51%) Project Management
3 25 (25.51%) Teamcenter
4 19 (19.39%) CAD
5 18 (18.37%) Change Management
5 18 (18.37%) Security Cleared
6 17 (17.35%) Management Information System
7 15 (15.31%) Finance
7 15 (15.31%) SAP PLM
8 14 (14.29%) Degree
9 13 (13.27%) SC Cleared
9 13 (13.27%) Siemens
10 12 (12.24%) PMP
10 12 (12.24%) PMI Certification
11 11 (11.22%) Oracle
11 11 (11.22%) Business Analysis
12 10 (10.20%) Quality Management
12 10 (10.20%) PRINCE
12 10 (10.20%) MOM
12 10 (10.20%) APMP
12 10 (10.20%) System Integration Testing
13 9 (9.18%) Integration Testing
13 9 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (9.18%) Retail
14 8 (8.16%) Migration
14 8 (8.16%) Java
14 8 (8.16%) C++
14 8 (8.16%) XML

PLM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 7 (7.14%) Siemens NX
2 5 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.10%) Windchill
3 3 (3.06%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (25.51%) Teamcenter
2 15 (15.31%) SAP PLM
3 5 (5.10%) ENOVIA
4 1 (1.02%) SAP EHS
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) SAN
1 1 (1.02%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.08%) SAP BW
1 4 (4.08%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.04%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Subversion
2 1 (1.02%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.02%) Rational Robot
General
1 32 (32.65%) Manufacturing
2 15 (15.31%) Finance
3 9 (9.18%) Retail
4 6 (6.12%) Aerospace
5 5 (5.10%) Automotive
6 3 (3.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.02%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (20.41%) Consultant
1 20 (20.41%) Architect
2 16 (16.33%) Project Manager
3 15 (15.31%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (12.24%) Analyst
5 9 (9.18%) SAP PLM Consultant
5 9 (9.18%) SAP Consultant
6 8 (8.16%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.10%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.10%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.10%) CAD Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Oracle Architect
8 4 (4.08%) Oracle Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.08%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.08%) SAP Architect
8 4 (4.08%) SAP Enterprise Architect
8 4 (4.08%) Integration Project Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (4.08%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.16%) XML
2 7 (7.14%) Itk
3 6 (6.12%) XSL
3 6 (6.12%) XSLT
3 6 (6.12%) HTML
4 4 (4.08%) Swing
4 4 (4.08%) Web Services
5 2 (2.04%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (2.04%) DHTML
6 1 (1.02%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.35%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.12%) Life Science
3 4 (4.08%) FMCG
3 4 (4.08%) iSeries
3 4 (4.08%) Visualisation
3 4 (4.08%) Data Structures
3 4 (4.08%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.04%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.04%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.02%) PMI
5 1 (1.02%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.02%) Statistics
5 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.16%) Windows
2 2 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.51%) ERP
1 25 (25.51%) Project Management
2 19 (19.39%) CAD
3 18 (18.37%) Change Management
4 11 (11.22%) Business Analysis
5 10 (10.20%) Quality Management
5 10 (10.20%) PRINCE
5 10 (10.20%) System Integration Testing
6 9 (9.18%) Integration Testing
6 9 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (8.16%) Migration
7 8 (8.16%) Data Modelling
8 7 (7.14%) SOA
8 7 (7.14%) Document Management
9 6 (6.12%) Data Management
10 5 (5.10%) Configuration Management
11 4 (4.08%) Business Process Improvement
11 4 (4.08%) Data Migration
11 4 (4.08%) Statistical Analysis
11 4 (4.08%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.16%) Java
1 8 (8.16%) C++
2 6 (6.12%) C
3 3 (3.06%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.06%) SQL
4 2 (2.04%) XPath
4 2 (2.04%) Tcl
5 1 (1.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.29%) Degree
3 13 (13.27%) SC Cleared
4 12 (12.24%) PMP
4 12 (12.24%) PMI Certification
5 10 (10.20%) APMP
6 3 (3.06%) HNC
6 3 (3.06%) HND
7 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) GxP
2 1 (1.02%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.02%) vSphere
1 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (10.20%) MOM
2 6 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (30.61%) SAP
2 13 (13.27%) Siemens
3 11 (11.22%) Oracle
4 5 (5.10%) HP
5 4 (4.08%) Tableau
5 4 (4.08%) IBM
5 4 (4.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.06%) Epicor
7 2 (2.04%) webMethods
8 1 (1.02%) NetApp
8 1 (1.02%) Citrix
8 1 (1.02%) VMware
8 1 (1.02%) PTC
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