The table below looks at the statistics for SAP 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 SAP PLM over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
Rank 618 594 578
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -16
Contract jobs citing SAP PLM 15 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.029% 0.017%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.33% 0.32% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
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£525 £500 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £455 £530
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £581 £688
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £480 -
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4561 5058 4622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.80% 9.05% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2572 2682 2443
Average daily rate £450 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £577 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 66 85
Average hourly rate £22.32 £31.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.14% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.40 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.57 £31.50 £17.93
% change year-on-year
-37.87% +75.65%

SAP PLM
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP PLM within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP PLM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP PLM
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP PLM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP PLM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP PLM within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SAP PLM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP PLM
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAP PLM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP PLM
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 SAP PLM within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 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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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 -4 15 £525 +5.00%
Cumbria -11 9 £520 -
North West -31 9 £520 +2.71%
South East -25 3 £494 +8.51%
Surrey -3 2 £494 +8.51%
London +5 1 - -
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 £520 -

SAP PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP 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 SAP PLM.

1 23 (100.00%) SAP
2 22 (95.65%) PLM
3 13 (56.52%) Manufacturing
4 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
4 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
4 9 (39.13%) Primavera
5 7 (30.43%) Teamcenter
5 7 (30.43%) Change Management
6 6 (26.09%) Migration
6 6 (26.09%) Quality Management
6 6 (26.09%) SAP PM
6 6 (26.09%) SAP PP
6 6 (26.09%) Data Management
6 6 (26.09%) Master Data Management
7 5 (21.74%) CAD
8 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (17.39%) Test Management
9 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
9 3 (13.04%) Automation Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Document Management
9 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
9 3 (13.04%) ABAP
9 3 (13.04%) ERP
9 3 (13.04%) IBM
9 3 (13.04%) SAP QM
9 3 (13.04%) Retail
10 2 (8.70%) PDM
10 2 (8.70%) Oracle
10 2 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (8.70%) SAP FI

SAP PLM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP 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 SAP PLM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Primavera
2 7 (30.43%) Teamcenter
3 6 (26.09%) SAP PP
3 6 (26.09%) SAP PM
4 3 (13.04%) SAP QM
5 2 (8.70%) SAP Retail
5 2 (8.70%) SAP EHS
5 2 (8.70%) SAP FI
5 2 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (8.70%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 13 (56.52%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Consultant
1 13 (56.52%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (34.78%) SAP PLM Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) SAP PM Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) SAP Programme Manager
4 2 (8.70%) SAP Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Programme Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Test Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Test Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) PLM
2 7 (30.43%) Change Management
3 6 (26.09%) Migration
3 6 (26.09%) Data Management
3 6 (26.09%) Quality Management
3 6 (26.09%) Master Data Management
4 5 (21.74%) CAD
5 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) Test Management
6 3 (13.04%) Automation Testing
6 3 (13.04%) ERP
6 3 (13.04%) Document Management
7 2 (8.70%) PDM
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management
8 1 (4.35%) UML
8 1 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) SOA
8 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.35%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (13.04%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle