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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Lifecyle Management (PLM)
Rank 549 547 478
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -69
Contract jobs citing PLM 46 35 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.068% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.092% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 20
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£413 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £165 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £463 £418
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 24
Average hourly rate £34.95 £48.70 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.23% +35.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.95 £48.70 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-28.23% +35.27%

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
41096 38070 35468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.49% 73.77% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26903 23461 20857
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1170 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -19 43 £413 -10.81% 8
London +29 18 £413 -25.00% 4
North West -9 9 £500 +1.21% 1
South West -20 5 £375 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £375 -
West Midlands -15 4 - -
East Midlands +1 3 £363 +35.51% 1
City of London - 3 £400 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £350 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £350 - 1
Coventry - 2 - -
Midlands +3 1 - -
Berkshire +2 1 - -
South East -21 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £320 -
Wales - 1 £320 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cumbria - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Northampton - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -

PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 51 (44.35%) SAP
2 30 (26.09%) Manufacturing
3 28 (24.35%) SAP PLM
4 27 (23.48%) Validation
5 25 (21.74%) Oracle
6 24 (20.87%) Automotive
7 22 (19.13%) Project Management
8 21 (18.26%) ENOVIA
9 15 (13.04%) Change Management
9 15 (13.04%) FMCG
10 14 (12.17%) ERP
11 13 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (10.43%) CAD
13 11 (9.57%) Software Testing
14 10 (8.70%) Requirements Management
14 10 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (8.70%) Retail
14 10 (8.70%) Business Transformation
15 9 (7.83%) Logistics
16 8 (6.96%) Document Management
16 8 (6.96%) Finance
16 8 (6.96%) Time Management
17 7 (6.09%) SAP ERP
17 7 (6.09%) Degree
17 7 (6.09%) Life Science
17 7 (6.09%) Management Information System
17 7 (6.09%) PDM
17 7 (6.09%) Migration
17 7 (6.09%) Teamcenter
17 7 (6.09%) GxP

PLM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (3.48%) Apache
1 4 (3.48%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (5.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.61%) MS Project
2 3 (2.61%) MS Office
2 3 (2.61%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.74%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.74%) Windchill
4 1 (0.87%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 28 (24.35%) SAP PLM
2 21 (18.26%) ENOVIA
3 7 (6.09%) SAP ERP
3 7 (6.09%) Teamcenter
4 5 (4.35%) DELMIA
5 4 (3.48%) SAP SCM
6 3 (2.61%) SAP SRM
6 3 (2.61%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (1.74%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (1.74%) SAP EHS
8 1 (0.87%) SAP xRPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) SAN
2 1 (0.87%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.87%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (26.09%) Manufacturing
2 24 (20.87%) Automotive
3 10 (8.70%) Retail
4 8 (6.96%) Finance
5 6 (5.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (3.48%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.61%) Marketing
8 2 (1.74%) Advertising
8 2 (1.74%) German Language
9 1 (0.87%) Back Office
9 1 (0.87%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (25.22%) Consultant
2 23 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
3 18 (15.65%) Analyst
4 17 (14.78%) SAP PLM Consultant
5 16 (13.91%) Business Analyst
6 15 (13.04%) Architect
7 11 (9.57%) Project Manager
7 11 (9.57%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (7.83%) Applications Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Oracle Architect
10 4 (3.48%) Oracle Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.61%) SAP Architect
11 3 (2.61%) ScrumMaster
11 3 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (2.61%) Functional Consultant
11 3 (2.61%) Systems Support
11 3 (2.61%) Senior Business Analyst
11 3 (2.61%) Administrator
12 2 (1.74%) Systems Administrator
12 2 (1.74%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.35%) Middleware
2 2 (1.74%) Web Services
2 2 (1.74%) XML
2 2 (1.74%) Spring
3 1 (0.87%) Java EE
3 1 (0.87%) RESTful
3 1 (0.87%) Ajax
3 1 (0.87%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.87%) SOAP
3 1 (0.87%) .NET
3 1 (0.87%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.04%) FMCG
2 13 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.09%) Life Science
3 7 (6.09%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.22%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.61%) User Experience
6 2 (1.74%) PMI
6 2 (1.74%) LIMS
6 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.87%) SCADA
7 1 (0.87%) Animation
7 1 (0.87%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.87%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.87%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.22%) UNIX
1 6 (5.22%) Windows
1 6 (5.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 4 (3.48%) Linux
2 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (3.48%) Windows 7
2 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.87%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.48%) Validation
2 22 (19.13%) Project Management
3 15 (13.04%) Change Management
4 14 (12.17%) ERP
5 12 (10.43%) CAD
6 11 (9.57%) Software Testing
7 10 (8.70%) Requirements Management
7 10 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (8.70%) Business Transformation
8 9 (7.83%) Logistics
9 8 (6.96%) Document Management
9 8 (6.96%) Time Management
10 7 (6.09%) PDM
10 7 (6.09%) Migration
11 6 (5.22%) Scrum
11 6 (5.22%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (4.35%) Data Architecture
12 5 (4.35%) Business Analysis
12 5 (4.35%) Business Continuity
12 5 (4.35%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.35%) SQL
2 4 (3.48%) Java
3 1 (0.87%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.87%) C
3 1 (0.87%) C#
3 1 (0.87%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (6.09%) Degree
2 5 (4.35%) PMP
2 5 (4.35%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.09%) GxP
2 2 (1.74%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.48%) NFS
1 4 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.87%) MOM
Vendors
1 51 (44.35%) SAP
2 25 (21.74%) Oracle
3 5 (4.35%) Siemens
4 4 (3.48%) VMware
5 3 (2.61%) HP
5 3 (2.61%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.74%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.74%) PTC
7 1 (0.87%) Cincom
7 1 (0.87%) Computacenter
7 1 (0.87%) BT
7 1 (0.87%) Primavera
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