The table below looks at the statistics for PLM 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 PLM over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Lifecyle Management (PLM)
Rank 111 94 80
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Contract jobs citing PLM 6 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 1.14% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 1.53% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £525 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +61.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £459
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 13
Average hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.23% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.44 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-27.40% -
PLM
England

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
1806 1832 1369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.06% 74.62% 68.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1101 984 690
Average daily rate £391 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.74% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 129 62
Average hourly rate £28.69 £28.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

PLM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

PLM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PLM
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

PLM Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PLM
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

PLM Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PLM
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PLM across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

PLM Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

PLM
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PLM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
Coventry -23 3 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - - 1
PLM
England

PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing 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 PLM.

1 5 (45.45%) Teamcenter
2 4 (36.36%) Automotive
3 3 (27.27%) PDM
3 3 (27.27%) Siemens
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) CAD
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
4 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
4 2 (18.18%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Office 365
4 2 (18.18%) Siemens NX
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 2 (18.18%) SLA
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) ITSM
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Finance

PLM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing 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 PLM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) Siemens NX
2 1 (9.09%) CATIA
2 1 (9.09%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Teamcenter
2 1 (9.09%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Data Services
General
1 4 (36.36%) Automotive
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Integration Architect
2 2 (18.18%) CAD Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) CAD
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
1 3 (27.27%) Change Management
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
1 3 (27.27%) PDM
2 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) ETL
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) ITSM
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Process Management
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PMP
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Siemens
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) PTC