The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of PTC products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PTC over the 3 months to 21 October 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Parametric Technology Corporation.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PTC
Rank 610 584 579
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -5
Contract jobs citing PTC 8 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.004% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.030% 0.008% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
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£485 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 - £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.67 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.67 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26243 24330 26221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.07% 46.29% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15249 13762 13531
Average daily rate £388 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1235 1152 1348
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

PTC
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PTC within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

PTC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PTC
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PTC within the UK.

PTC Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PTC
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PTC within the UK.

PTC Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PTC
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PTC within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 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 -24 7 £497 - 1
Northampton - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

PTC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PTC 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 PTC.

1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (38.46%) Windchill
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 4 (30.77%) HNC
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (23.08%) HND
4 3 (23.08%) Six Sigma
4 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) QA
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) LTE
5 2 (15.38%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (15.38%) TETRA
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
5 2 (15.38%) Network Design
5 2 (15.38%) Network Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) PLM
5 2 (15.38%) PDM
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless
6 1 (7.69%) Back Office
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) CAD
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft

PTC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PTC 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 PTC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Windchill
2 1 (7.69%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Wireless
1 2 (15.38%) TETRA
1 2 (15.38%) LTE
1 2 (15.38%) Radio Access Network
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Controller
3 2 (15.38%) Radio Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Radio Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Optimisation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
1 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
2 3 (23.08%) Six Sigma
2 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design
3 2 (15.38%) Network Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
3 2 (15.38%) PLM
3 2 (15.38%) PDM
4 1 (7.69%) CAD
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) HNC
2 3 (23.08%) HND
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) PMP
3 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) P3O
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft