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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing PLM 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.44% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £600 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £550 £388
% change year-on-year -21.36% +41.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +11.53% -7.14%  

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 1470 1992 2207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.37% 80.26% 75.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 1033 1162
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £281 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 48 57
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PLM in Berkshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 30 March 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 £600 -
Reading - 1 £625 -
PLM
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 10 (47.62%) Oracle
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Marketing
2 7 (33.33%) CRM
2 7 (33.33%) Analytics
3 6 (28.57%) Case Management
3 6 (28.57%) Business Transformation
3 6 (28.57%) Change Management
3 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 6 (28.57%) Finance
3 6 (28.57%) MBA
3 6 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 6 (28.57%) IBM
3 6 (28.57%) HP
3 6 (28.57%) Internet
3 6 (28.57%) Google
3 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (28.57%) Business Development
3 6 (28.57%) Degree
3 6 (28.57%) Mandarin Language
3 6 (28.57%) Spanish Language
3 6 (28.57%) Economics
3 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 6 (28.57%) Data Architecture
3 6 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (9.52%) VMware

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 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (9.52%) Teamcenter
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (33.33%) Marketing
2 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Mandarin Language
2 6 (28.57%) Spanish Language
2 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
4 2 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (9.52%) Retail
5 1 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Business Manager
2 6 (28.57%) Marketing Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Applications Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Junior
4 2 (9.52%) Junior Product Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Product Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Infor Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Product Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) J2EE
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Analytics
2 7 (33.33%) CRM
3 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 6 (28.57%) Business Development
3 6 (28.57%) Business Transformation
3 6 (28.57%) Case Management
3 6 (28.57%) Change Management
3 6 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (28.57%) Data Architecture
3 6 (28.57%) Economics
3 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 2 (9.52%) ERP
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Product Management
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (9.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
1 1 (4.76%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
1 6 (28.57%) MBA
2 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) Google
2 6 (28.57%) HP
2 6 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) Siemens
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Infor
4 1 (4.76%) Siebel