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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Lifecyle Management (PLM)
Rank 530 523 486
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -37
Contract jobs citing PLM 47 38 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.078% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 7
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£400 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £175 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £484 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 16
Average hourly rate £31.50 £48.70 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.31% +37.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.30 £48.70 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £48.70 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £48.70 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-35.31% +37.18%

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
38219 36146 32687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.29% 74.26% 71.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 24558 22025 19397
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £271 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1002 1117 1319
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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
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 26 January 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 -16 44 £400 -5.88% 13
London +13 17 £413 -8.33% 1
West Midlands 0 3 - - 1
South East -21 3 £305 -34.75% 5
South West -25 3 £375 - 3
City of London - 3 £400 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £375 - 1
Coventry - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £305 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £350 -
Yorkshire - 2 £350 - 1
East Midlands +5 1 £325 +21.49%
Berkshire 0 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £320 -
Wales - 1 £320 -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Scotland - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Crawley - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -

PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 44 (44.90%) SAP
2 27 (27.55%) SAP PLM
3 26 (26.53%) Manufacturing
4 22 (22.45%) Oracle
5 19 (19.39%) Validation
6 18 (18.37%) Project Management
7 17 (17.35%) Change Management
8 15 (15.31%) Automotive
9 13 (13.27%) ERP
10 11 (11.22%) ENOVIA
10 11 (11.22%) FMCG
11 10 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (10.20%) Document Management
11 10 (10.20%) Finance
12 9 (9.18%) Degree
13 7 (7.14%) Life Science
13 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (7.14%) GxP
13 7 (7.14%) Quality Management
13 7 (7.14%) Teamcenter
13 7 (7.14%) Retail
13 7 (7.14%) Software Testing
14 6 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
14 6 (6.12%) Business Analysis
14 6 (6.12%) Logistics
14 6 (6.12%) Scrum
14 6 (6.12%) Management Information System
14 6 (6.12%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (6.12%) SAP ERP
15 5 (5.10%) Siemens

PLM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 4 (4.08%) Apache
1 4 (4.08%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.04%) MS Project
2 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.02%) Windchill
3 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (27.55%) SAP PLM
2 11 (11.22%) ENOVIA
3 7 (7.14%) Teamcenter
4 6 (6.12%) SAP ERP
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (2.04%) SAP EHS
7 1 (1.02%) DELMIA
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (1.02%) SAP xRPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) SAN
2 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.06%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.02%) Rational DOORS
General
1 26 (26.53%) Manufacturing
2 15 (15.31%) Automotive
3 10 (10.20%) Finance
4 7 (7.14%) Retail
5 6 (6.12%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (4.08%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.04%) Advertising
8 1 (1.02%) Marketing
8 1 (1.02%) German Language
8 1 (1.02%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (29.59%) Consultant
2 22 (22.45%) SAP Consultant
3 19 (19.39%) SAP PLM Consultant
4 16 (16.33%) Analyst
5 14 (14.29%) Business Analyst
6 11 (11.22%) Architect
7 10 (10.20%) Project Manager
8 7 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.10%) Oracle Architect
9 5 (5.10%) Applications Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Oracle Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.06%) ScrumMaster
11 3 (3.06%) Senior Business Analyst
11 3 (3.06%) SAP Architect
11 3 (3.06%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (3.06%) Functional Consultant
12 2 (2.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 2 (2.04%) Management Consultant
12 2 (2.04%) Programme Manager
12 2 (2.04%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) Middleware
2 1 (1.02%) Spring
2 1 (1.02%) Ajax
2 1 (1.02%) Java EE
2 1 (1.02%) RESTful
2 1 (1.02%) .NET
2 1 (1.02%) Web Services
2 1 (1.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) FMCG
2 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.14%) Life Science
3 6 (6.12%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.08%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.06%) User Experience
6 1 (1.02%) PMI
6 1 (1.02%) Animation
6 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.02%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.08%) UNIX
1 4 (4.08%) Windows
1 4 (4.08%) Linux
1 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (4.08%) Windows 7
1 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (4.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.02%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.39%) Validation
2 18 (18.37%) Project Management
3 17 (17.35%) Change Management
4 13 (13.27%) ERP
5 10 (10.20%) Document Management
5 10 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 7 (7.14%) Quality Management
7 6 (6.12%) Logistics
7 6 (6.12%) Scrum
7 6 (6.12%) Business Analysis
8 5 (5.10%) Business Continuity
8 5 (5.10%) Statistical Analysis
8 5 (5.10%) Benchmarking
9 4 (4.08%) Requirements Management
9 4 (4.08%) Critical Path Analysis
9 4 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.08%) Business Transformation
10 3 (3.06%) Portfolio Management
10 3 (3.06%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.10%) SQL
2 2 (2.04%) Java
3 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.02%) C
3 1 (1.02%) C#
3 1 (1.02%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (9.18%) Degree
2 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.08%) PMP
2 4 (4.08%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.02%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.14%) GxP
2 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) NFS
1 4 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) MOM
1 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (44.90%) SAP
2 22 (22.45%) Oracle
3 5 (5.10%) Siemens
4 4 (4.08%) HP
4 4 (4.08%) VMware
5 2 (2.04%) Epicor
5 2 (2.04%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.02%) Primavera
6 1 (1.02%) BT
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.02%) Cincom
6 1 (1.02%) Computacenter
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
All UK
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 200-250 Per Day
Posted: 20 days ago
South West
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 200-250 Per Day
Posted: 20 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 21 days ago