The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
London / City of London
Rank - 157 191
Contract jobs citing PLM 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.030% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.034% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £465 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.10%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £538 £375
% change year-on-year -19.53% +43.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +15.38% -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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2561 2922 4205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.54% 87.83% 82.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2008 2335 3244
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.89 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.40% +2.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

PLM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

PLM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PLM in the City of London

PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 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 City of London region with a requirement for PLM.

1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
1 5 (71.43%) Marketing
1 5 (71.43%) Technical Architecture
1 5 (71.43%) Product Marketing
1 5 (71.43%) Market Research
1 5 (71.43%) Facebook
1 5 (71.43%) Mobile App
1 5 (71.43%) Chatbot
1 5 (71.43%) Contract Management
2 1 (14.29%) Infor LN
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Infor
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Veeam
2 1 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall

PLM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Chatbot
2 1 (14.29%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Infor LN
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (71.43%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Applications Manager
1 5 (71.43%) Mobile Product Manager
1 5 (71.43%) Product Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Contract Management
1 5 (71.43%) Market Research
1 5 (71.43%) Product Marketing
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
1 5 (71.43%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Facebook
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Infor
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Veeam
2 1 (14.29%) VMware