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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
Rank 561 553 518
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -35
Contract jobs citing SAP PLM 10 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.012% 0.029%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.22% 0.13% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
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£519 £575 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.82% +27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - £450
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
4531 4465 4062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.04% 9.14% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2600 2309 1961
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £600 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 64 58
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.42 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.53% -17.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £18.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £61.15 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-53.70% -3.69%

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 29 January 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 5 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 29 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 -14 10 £519 -9.82%
Scotland - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Surrey - - - -
South East - - - -

SAP PLM
Top 24 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 24 (96.00%) PLM
3 10 (40.00%) Document Management
4 8 (32.00%) FMCG
5 7 (28.00%) Manufacturing
5 7 (28.00%) Change Management
6 6 (24.00%) ERP
6 6 (24.00%) SAP ERP
7 4 (16.00%) Quality Management
8 2 (8.00%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (4.00%) VMS
9 1 (4.00%) EAM
9 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
9 1 (4.00%) Project Management
9 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
9 1 (4.00%) PDM
9 1 (4.00%) Validation
9 1 (4.00%) SAP xRPM
9 1 (4.00%) Logistics
9 1 (4.00%) Supply Chain Management
9 1 (4.00%) Retail
9 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
9 1 (4.00%) Content Management
9 1 (4.00%) Information Management

SAP PLM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (24.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (4.00%) SAP xRPM
General
1 7 (28.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Consultant
1 20 (80.00%) SAP Consultant
2 17 (68.00%) SAP PLM Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Trainer
4 1 (4.00%) Management Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) SAP MM Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Senior SAP MM Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Project Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Senior SAP Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Manager
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Architect
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) FMCG
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) PLM
2 10 (40.00%) Document Management
3 7 (28.00%) Change Management
4 6 (24.00%) ERP
5 4 (16.00%) Quality Management
6 2 (8.00%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (4.00%) EAM
7 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.00%) Project Management
7 1 (4.00%) PDM
7 1 (4.00%) Validation
7 1 (4.00%) Logistics
7 1 (4.00%) Supply Chain Management
7 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.00%) Content Management
7 1 (4.00%) Information Management
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) SAP