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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Lifecyle Management (PLM)
Rank 525 527 546
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Contract jobs citing PLM 75 48 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.090% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.12% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 17
Average daily rate
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£500 £499 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +17.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £613 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £460 £459 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.21% +26.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 5
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 £26.95 £37.80 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £51.30
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
41303 39122 41685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.30% 73.30% 70.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 25558 24009 24155
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1135 1071 1478
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +9 70 £500 +0.11% 12
West Midlands +2 30 - - 2
Coventry -3 29 - -
London +2 13 £550 -8.33% 2
South East -7 4 £455 - 6
Surrey - 4 £455 - 1
South West - 2 - -
City of London +22 1 £650 +30.00% 1
East of England -21 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £300 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - - 2
Lutterworth - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Northampton - - - - 1
Poole - - - -
Rugby - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Warwick - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -

PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 55 (46.61%) SAP
2 43 (36.44%) Automotive
3 39 (33.05%) Project Management
4 38 (32.20%) Manufacturing
5 34 (28.81%) Validation
6 33 (27.97%) ENOVIA
7 29 (24.58%) CAD
8 25 (21.19%) PDM
9 24 (20.34%) Migration
10 23 (19.49%) SAP PLM
11 20 (16.95%) Requirements Management
12 19 (16.10%) Time Management
12 19 (16.10%) Business Transformation
13 18 (15.25%) Software Testing
14 15 (12.71%) DELMIA
15 14 (11.86%) Data Architecture
16 13 (11.02%) Oracle
17 12 (10.17%) ERP
17 12 (10.17%) Change Management
18 11 (9.32%) Retail
19 10 (8.47%) Data Migration
20 9 (7.63%) WebSphere
21 8 (6.78%) SQL
22 7 (5.93%) Web Services
22 7 (5.93%) Data Management
22 7 (5.93%) TOGAF
22 7 (5.93%) Logistics
22 7 (5.93%) Management Information System
22 7 (5.93%) Windchill
22 7 (5.93%) Visualisation

PLM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (7.63%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.54%) Apache
3 2 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Windchill
2 5 (4.24%) MS Office
3 4 (3.39%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.39%) MS Project
4 3 (2.54%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 33 (27.97%) ENOVIA
2 23 (19.49%) SAP PLM
3 15 (12.71%) DELMIA
4 4 (3.39%) Teamcenter
4 4 (3.39%) SAP SCM
4 4 (3.39%) SAP ERP
5 3 (2.54%) SAP MRS
5 3 (2.54%) SAP cProjects
5 3 (2.54%) SAP SRM
6 2 (1.69%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.85%) SAP PS
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.85%) SAP EHS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.08%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Rational DOORS
General
1 43 (36.44%) Automotive
2 38 (32.20%) Manufacturing
3 11 (9.32%) Retail
4 6 (5.08%) Marketing
5 5 (4.24%) German Language
5 5 (4.24%) Finance
6 2 (1.69%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (20.34%) Consultant
2 19 (16.10%) Architect
3 16 (13.56%) SAP Consultant
3 16 (13.56%) Applications Engineer
4 12 (10.17%) SAP PLM Consultant
4 12 (10.17%) Analyst
5 9 (7.63%) Business Analyst
6 7 (5.93%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.08%) Integration Architect
7 6 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.24%) Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Portfolio Manager
9 4 (3.39%) Requirements Manager
9 4 (3.39%) Help Desk Support
10 3 (2.54%) Administrator
10 3 (2.54%) Lead Architect
11 2 (1.69%) SAP Architect
11 2 (1.69%) IT Project Manager
11 2 (1.69%) Java Developer
11 2 (1.69%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.93%) Web Services
2 6 (5.08%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (5.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 5 (4.24%) Middleware
4 3 (2.54%) XML
5 2 (1.69%) Spring
6 1 (0.85%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.85%) HTML
6 1 (0.85%) .NET
6 1 (0.85%) J2EE
6 1 (0.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.93%) Management Information System
1 7 (5.93%) Visualisation
2 6 (5.08%) FMCG
3 4 (3.39%) PMI
4 2 (1.69%) LIMS
4 2 (1.69%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.85%) SCADA
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.08%) Windows
2 5 (4.24%) UNIX
3 4 (3.39%) Linux
4 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.54%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) VMS
5 1 (0.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.05%) Project Management
2 34 (28.81%) Validation
3 29 (24.58%) CAD
4 25 (21.19%) PDM
5 24 (20.34%) Migration
6 20 (16.95%) Requirements Management
7 19 (16.10%) Time Management
7 19 (16.10%) Business Transformation
8 18 (15.25%) Software Testing
9 14 (11.86%) Data Architecture
10 12 (10.17%) Change Management
10 12 (10.17%) ERP
11 10 (8.47%) Data Migration
12 7 (5.93%) Data Management
12 7 (5.93%) TOGAF
12 7 (5.93%) Logistics
13 6 (5.08%) Data Modelling
13 6 (5.08%) ETL
13 6 (5.08%) Data Mapping
13 6 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.78%) SQL
2 5 (4.24%) Java
3 1 (0.85%) Perl
3 1 (0.85%) PHP
3 1 (0.85%) Python
3 1 (0.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (4.24%) PMP
1 5 (4.24%) PMI Certification
2 4 (3.39%) Degree
3 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) NFS
1 3 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 55 (46.61%) SAP
2 13 (11.02%) Oracle
3 6 (5.08%) IBM
4 4 (3.39%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.54%) VMware
6 2 (1.69%) PTC
6 2 (1.69%) Siemens
7 1 (0.85%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.85%) Infor
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