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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Lifecyle Management (PLM)
Rank 543 547 545
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing PLM 69 39 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.074% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.100% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 18
Average daily rate
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£500 £490 £437
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +12.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £325 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £625 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £428 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.82% +22.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 6 9
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £37.80 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.64 £37.80 £45.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%

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
42716 39097 41510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.16% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26685 24121 24021
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1186 1114 1519
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 September 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
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 19 September 2014.

PLM Hourly Rate Histogram 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 September 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 65 £500 +2.04% 10
West Midlands -9 25 - - 1
Coventry +1 22 - -
London +20 14 £555 -7.50% 2
South East - 5 £455 - 1
Surrey - 5 £455 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £300 -
City of London +27 2 £650 - 1
Scotland - 1 - -
Derby - 1 £300 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £300 -
Dorset - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Poole - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Southampton - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East of England - - - - 4

PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 57 (47.50%) SAP
2 46 (38.33%) Automotive
3 40 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 37 (30.83%) Project Management
5 35 (29.17%) Validation
6 32 (26.67%) ENOVIA
7 29 (24.17%) CAD
8 26 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (18.33%) Migration
9 22 (18.33%) PDM
9 22 (18.33%) SAP PLM
10 19 (15.83%) Software Testing
10 19 (15.83%) Requirements Management
10 19 (15.83%) Time Management
10 19 (15.83%) Business Transformation
11 14 (11.67%) DELMIA
11 14 (11.67%) Oracle
11 14 (11.67%) Data Architecture
12 13 (10.83%) ERP
12 13 (10.83%) Change Management
13 11 (9.17%) Retail
14 10 (8.33%) WebSphere
15 8 (6.67%) Logistics
15 8 (6.67%) Data Migration
16 7 (5.83%) Visualisation
16 7 (5.83%) TOGAF
16 7 (5.83%) Management Information System
16 7 (5.83%) Windows
16 7 (5.83%) Web Services
16 7 (5.83%) SQL

PLM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.33%) Apache
3 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (4.17%) Windchill
1 5 (4.17%) MS Office
2 4 (3.33%) MS Project
2 4 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.67%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 32 (26.67%) ENOVIA
2 22 (18.33%) SAP PLM
3 14 (11.67%) DELMIA
4 5 (4.17%) Teamcenter
5 4 (3.33%) SAP SCM
5 4 (3.33%) SAP ERP
6 3 (2.50%) SAP SRM
7 2 (1.67%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.83%) SAP EHS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.00%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 46 (38.33%) Automotive
2 40 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 11 (9.17%) Retail
4 6 (5.00%) Finance
4 6 (5.00%) Marketing
5 3 (2.50%) German Language
5 3 (2.50%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.67%) Advertising
7 1 (0.83%) Back Office
7 1 (0.83%) Electronics
7 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (19.17%) Consultant
2 20 (16.67%) Architect
3 17 (14.17%) Applications Engineer
3 17 (14.17%) SAP Consultant
4 13 (10.83%) Analyst
5 12 (10.00%) SAP PLM Consultant
6 9 (7.50%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.83%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.00%) Integration Architect
9 5 (4.17%) Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Portfolio Manager
9 5 (4.17%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.33%) Help Desk Support
10 4 (3.33%) Requirements Manager
11 3 (2.50%) Lead Architect
11 3 (2.50%) Functional Consultant
11 3 (2.50%) Administrator
11 3 (2.50%) Systems Support
12 2 (1.67%) Support Analyst
12 2 (1.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.83%) Web Services
2 6 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (5.00%) Middleware
2 6 (5.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (2.50%) XML
4 2 (1.67%) Spring
5 1 (0.83%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.83%) SOAP
5 1 (0.83%) HTML
5 1 (0.83%) .NET
5 1 (0.83%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.83%) Visualisation
2 7 (5.83%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.00%) FMCG
4 2 (1.67%) PMI
4 2 (1.67%) LIMS
4 2 (1.67%) User Experience
5 1 (0.83%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.83%) SCADA
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.83%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.83%) Windows
2 6 (5.00%) UNIX
3 5 (4.17%) Linux
4 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.83%) SUSE
5 1 (0.83%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (30.83%) Project Management
2 35 (29.17%) Validation
3 29 (24.17%) CAD
4 22 (18.33%) Migration
4 22 (18.33%) PDM
5 19 (15.83%) Software Testing
5 19 (15.83%) Requirements Management
5 19 (15.83%) Time Management
5 19 (15.83%) Business Transformation
6 14 (11.67%) Data Architecture
7 13 (10.83%) ERP
7 13 (10.83%) Change Management
8 8 (6.67%) Logistics
8 8 (6.67%) Data Migration
9 7 (5.83%) TOGAF
10 6 (5.00%) Data Modelling
10 6 (5.00%) ETL
10 6 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.00%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.83%) SQL
2 5 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (0.83%) Python
3 1 (0.83%) Perl
3 1 (0.83%) PHP
3 1 (0.83%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (1.67%) PMP
2 2 (1.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) P3O
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.33%) NFS
1 4 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 57 (47.50%) SAP
2 14 (11.67%) Oracle
3 6 (5.00%) IBM
4 4 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.33%) VMware
5 3 (2.50%) Siemens
6 2 (1.67%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.67%) PTC
7 1 (0.83%) Infor
7 1 (0.83%) Cincom
7 1 (0.83%) Primavera
7 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
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