The table below looks at the statistics for PDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDM over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Data Management (PDM)
Rank - 107 97
Contract jobs citing PDM 0 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.42% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.56% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £435 £450
% change year-on-year
+26.43% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.15 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -20.23%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1754 1785 1185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.04% 75.06% 67.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1090 937 588
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 139 54
Average hourly rate £26.00 £33.55 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -11.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

PDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PDM across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PDM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PDM
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PDM across the West Midlands region.

PDM Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PDM
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PDM across the West Midlands region.

PDM Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PDM
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing PDM 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 PDM.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) PLM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Verint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project

PDM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing PDM 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 PDM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) PLM
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Verint