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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Lifecyle Management (PLM)
Rank 597 578 548
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -30
Contract jobs citing PLM 29 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.066% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.069% 0.085% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 14
Average daily rate £450 £390 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £325 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £526 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £33.71 £31.50 £43.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.01% -27.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.71 £31.50 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+7.01% -27.16%

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
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 21 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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 25 £450 +15.38% 15
East Midlands -7 8 £380 +16.92% 1
London +1 7 £450 +12.50% 4
Derbyshire -7 7 £378 +16.15%
Derby -3 5 £380 +16.92%
West Midlands -11 3 £378 -
South West +6 2 £500 - 2
North East - 2 - - 1
Bristol - 2 £500 -
Walsall - 2 £378 -
Scotland - 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +12 1 £598 -
East of England +2 1 £598 -
Midlands -2 1 - -
Coventry -8 1 £575 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £625 - 1
Durham - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - - 1

PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 29 (43.94%) Manufacturing
2 28 (42.42%) ERP
3 27 (40.91%) Teamcenter
4 22 (33.33%) Change Management
4 22 (33.33%) SAP
4 22 (33.33%) Project Management
5 21 (31.82%) Finance
6 18 (27.27%) Management Information System
7 15 (22.73%) Degree
8 12 (18.18%) PRINCE
8 12 (18.18%) MOM
8 12 (18.18%) PMP
8 12 (18.18%) PMI Certification
8 12 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 12 (18.18%) APMP
8 12 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
9 11 (16.67%) Integration Testing
9 11 (16.67%) CAD
10 10 (15.15%) SOA
10 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
10 10 (15.15%) XML
10 10 (15.15%) HTML
10 10 (15.15%) Java
10 10 (15.15%) Siemens NX
11 9 (13.64%) C
11 9 (13.64%) C++
11 9 (13.64%) Oracle
11 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (12.12%) Aerospace
12 8 (12.12%) Siemens

PLM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Siemens NX
2 4 (6.06%) AutoCAD
3 3 (4.55%) PTC Creo
4 2 (3.03%) Windchill
5 1 (1.52%) CATIA
5 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.52%) MS Office
5 1 (1.52%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (1.52%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 27 (40.91%) Teamcenter
2 6 (9.09%) SAP PP
3 5 (7.58%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (6.06%) ENOVIA
5 3 (4.55%) BigMachines
5 3 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (4.55%) Primavera
5 3 (4.55%) SAP PLM
5 3 (4.55%) SAP Retail
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (3.03%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 2 (3.03%) SAP CO
6 2 (3.03%) SAP FI
6 2 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) DNS
1 2 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (1.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (4.55%) MS Access
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.52%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Subversion
2 1 (1.52%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.52%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.52%) HP UFT
General
1 29 (43.94%) Manufacturing
2 21 (31.82%) Finance
3 8 (12.12%) Aerospace
4 7 (10.61%) Retail
5 3 (4.55%) Back Office
6 2 (3.03%) Advertising
7 1 (1.52%) Automotive
7 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (24.24%) Architect
2 14 (21.21%) Project Manager
3 13 (19.70%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (13.64%) Consultant
5 8 (12.12%) SAP Manager
6 7 (10.61%) Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Programme Manager
7 6 (9.09%) SAP Programme Manager
8 4 (6.06%) SAP Project Manager
9 3 (4.55%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) SAP Architect
9 3 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 3 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) Oracle Consultant
10 2 (3.03%) Oracle Financials Consultant
10 2 (3.03%) Subject Matter Expert
11 1 (1.52%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.15%) HTML
1 10 (15.15%) XML
2 8 (12.12%) Itk
3 7 (10.61%) XSL
3 7 (10.61%) XSLT
4 4 (6.06%) Swing
5 3 (4.55%) DHTML
5 3 (4.55%) ODBC
5 3 (4.55%) Web Services
6 2 (3.03%) Middleware
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.52%) JFace
7 1 (1.52%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.55%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.03%) FMCG
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Unix
3 2 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (42.42%) ERP
2 22 (33.33%) Change Management
2 22 (33.33%) Project Management
3 12 (18.18%) PRINCE
3 12 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
4 11 (16.67%) CAD
4 11 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 10 (15.15%) SOA
6 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.61%) Migration
8 6 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 6 (9.09%) Document Management
8 6 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (7.58%) High Availability
9 5 (7.58%) Programme Management
10 4 (6.06%) Quality Management
10 4 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (6.06%) Workflow
11 3 (4.55%) Data Management
11 3 (4.55%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.15%) Java
2 9 (13.64%) C
2 9 (13.64%) C++
3 6 (9.09%) SQL
4 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.55%) Tcl
4 3 (4.55%) XPath
5 1 (1.52%) Ada
5 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) Degree
2 12 (18.18%) APMP
2 12 (18.18%) PMI Certification
2 12 (18.18%) PMP
2 12 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.55%) MCDBA
4 3 (4.55%) MCP
4 3 (4.55%) MCSE
4 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.52%) Firmware
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (18.18%) MOM
2 5 (7.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (33.33%) SAP
2 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.64%) Oracle
4 8 (12.12%) Siemens
5 5 (7.58%) Tableau
6 3 (4.55%) EMC
6 3 (4.55%) Pegasus
6 3 (4.55%) Retek
6 3 (4.55%) Sage
6 3 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.03%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (3.03%) VMware
7 2 (3.03%) webMethods
8 1 (1.52%) Concur
8 1 (1.52%) IBM
8 1 (1.52%) Kronos
8 1 (1.52%) Perforce
8 1 (1.52%) PTC
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