The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for PLM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PLM over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 121 107
Rank change year-on-year +26 -14  
Contract jobs citing PLM 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.28% 0.085% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.11% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £631 £500 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.25% +66.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £613 £451
% change year-on-year -38.77% +35.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £27.44
% change year-on-year +5.26% +38.48%  

PLM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1469 1884 1938
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.12% 79.93% 78.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 1037 955
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 72 76
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

PLM
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing PLM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for PLM in Berkshire

PLM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PLM in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PLM in Berkshire

PLM
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PLM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +4 1 £500 -
PLM
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PLM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for PLM.

1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) SAP
3 4 (30.77%) JD Edwards
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Use Case
4 2 (15.38%) FMCG
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) SAP PM
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
5 1 (7.69%) Billing
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) SAP PLM
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) XQuery
5 1 (7.69%) Siemens
5 1 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Siebel
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Teamcenter
5 1 (7.69%) Infor

PLM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle BRM
1 1 (7.69%) SAP PLM
1 1 (7.69%) SAP PM
1 1 (7.69%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (7.69%) Billing
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Applications Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Applications Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Infor Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Product Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) SAP PM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) FMCG
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) iSeries
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
2 2 (15.38%) Use Case
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (7.69%) Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (7.69%) Master Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) SAP
3 4 (30.77%) JD Edwards
4 1 (7.69%) Infor
4 1 (7.69%) Siebel
4 1 (7.69%) Siemens
4 1 (7.69%) VMware