The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PTC
Rank 585 561 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Contract jobs citing PTC 5 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.018% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.020% 0.037% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.50 -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24962 24020 26977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.63% 47.12% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13870 13017 13658
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1086 1196 1388
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.87 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%

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 6 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 24 July 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 -23 2 £350 - 1
London - 2 £350 -
Lutterworth - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Leicester - - - -

PTC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (37.50%) PLM
1 3 (37.50%) Windchill
2 2 (25.00%) TETRA
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design
2 2 (25.00%) Network Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) MKS
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) XSLT
2 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (25.00%) LTE
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) French Language
3 1 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (12.50%) PMI
3 1 (12.50%) PMP
3 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification

PTC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (37.50%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TETRA
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) LTE
1 2 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) French Language
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Radio Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Radio Network Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Network Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Controller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) XML
1 2 (25.00%) XSLT
1 2 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) PMI
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) PLM
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design
2 2 (25.00%) Network Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow Management
3 1 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) C++
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 1 (12.50%) HNC
1 1 (12.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) MKS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle