Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for PLM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PLM over the 6 months to 18 November 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)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 732 716 750
Rank change year-on-year -16 +34 -33
Contract jobs citing PLM 99 157 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 89 52
England median daily rate £405 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.71% - -10.53%
10th Percentile £206 £300 £278
90th Percentile £640 £688 £600
UK median daily rate £408 £438 £434
% change year-on-year -6.86% +0.86% -11.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
England median hourly rate £82.50 £38.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +117.11% +28.81% -9.79%
10th Percentile £81.25 £35.50 £23.00
90th Percentile £83.75 £41.75 £51.03
UK median hourly rate £41.26 £38.00 £27.44
% change year-on-year +8.57% +38.48% -12.89%

PLM is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79501 82625 86049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.69% 84.18% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 53476 55123 56736
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1856 2135 2506
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.38 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

PLM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PLM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PLM in England

PLM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PLM in England

PLM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PLM in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PLM in England

PLM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PLM in England

PLM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PLM within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Midlands +20 56 £393 +3.29%
East Midlands +27 43 £370 -1.99%
London -41 15 £400 -11.21% 2
South East +7 12 £500 +25.00% 2
North of England +70 10 £350 -9.68% 9
North West +35 10 £350 -
West Midlands +8 7 £600 +17.07%
East of England -17 4 £504 - 6
South West -4 1 £588 +23.68% 1
PLM
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 England region with a requirement for PLM.

1 34 (34.34%) Teamcenter
2 32 (32.32%) SAP
3 31 (31.31%) ERP
4 30 (30.30%) Manufacturing
5 29 (29.29%) Project Management
6 26 (26.26%) Automotive
6 26 (26.26%) Degree
7 21 (21.21%) Siemens
8 19 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (17.17%) Security Cleared
10 16 (16.16%) Aerospace
10 16 (16.16%) ITIL
11 15 (15.15%) PRINCE2
11 15 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (15.15%) Unified Communications
11 15 (15.15%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 15 (15.15%) Data Loss Prevention
12 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
13 12 (12.12%) Cisco
13 12 (12.12%) Oracle
13 12 (12.12%) CAD
13 12 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (11.11%) PMI Certification
14 11 (11.11%) Finance
14 11 (11.11%) Clustering
14 11 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
14 11 (11.11%) SAP PLM
15 10 (10.10%) SC Cleared
15 10 (10.10%) High Availability

PLM
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.01%) JBoss
2 1 (1.01%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Windchill
2 3 (3.03%) Siemens NX
3 1 (1.01%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.01%) CATIA
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.01%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (1.01%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 34 (34.34%) Teamcenter
2 11 (11.11%) SAP PLM
3 2 (2.02%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (2.02%) SAP MM
3 2 (2.02%) SAP PM
3 2 (2.02%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.01%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.01%) SAP EHS
4 1 (1.01%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.01%) SAP MDG
4 1 (1.01%) SAP PP
4 1 (1.01%) SAP QM
4 1 (1.01%) SAP SCM
4 1 (1.01%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.15%) Unified Communications
2 6 (6.06%) DHCP
2 6 (6.06%) DNS
3 2 (2.02%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.06%) RDBMS
1 6 (6.06%) Relational Database
1 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.01%) Big Data
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) JIRA
General
1 30 (30.30%) Manufacturing
2 26 (26.26%) Automotive
3 16 (16.16%) Aerospace
4 11 (11.11%) Finance
5 8 (8.08%) Electronics
6 7 (7.07%) Retail
7 2 (2.02%) Marketing
8 1 (1.01%) German Language
8 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (25.25%) Architect
2 18 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (16.16%) Project Manager
4 14 (14.14%) Consultant
5 9 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
6 7 (7.07%) IT Engineer
6 7 (7.07%) IT Support
6 7 (7.07%) Lead Architect
6 7 (7.07%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.06%) SAP PLM Consultant
8 5 (5.05%) Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Technical Leader
10 3 (3.03%) Developer
10 3 (3.03%) DV Cleared Project Manager
10 3 (3.03%) IT Support Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.01%) J2EE
1 1 (1.01%) JMS
1 1 (1.01%) Web Dynpro
1 1 (1.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Clustering
2 10 (10.10%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.07%) FMCG
4 5 (5.05%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.02%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.02%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.02%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.02%) PMI
6 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.01%) iSeries
6 1 (1.01%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.01%) User Experience
6 1 (1.01%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (1.01%) Android
2 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.01%) Linux
2 1 (1.01%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.31%) ERP
2 29 (29.29%) Project Management
3 19 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (16.16%) ITIL
5 15 (15.15%) Data Loss Prevention
5 15 (15.15%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 15 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (15.15%) PRINCE2
6 12 (12.12%) CAD
7 11 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
8 10 (10.10%) High Availability
8 10 (10.10%) SDLC
9 9 (9.09%) ITIL V3
10 7 (7.07%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (7.07%) Data Management
10 7 (7.07%) TOGAF
11 6 (6.06%) CRM
11 6 (6.06%) PDM
11 6 (6.06%) Server Building
11 6 (6.06%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.01%) ABAP
1 1 (1.01%) Java
1 1 (1.01%) Perl
1 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
1 1 (1.01%) SQL
1 1 (1.01%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 26 (26.26%) Degree
2 17 (17.17%) Security Cleared
3 12 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (11.11%) PMI Certification
5 10 (10.10%) PMP
5 10 (10.10%) SC Cleared
6 7 (7.07%) CCIE
6 7 (7.07%) MCSE
6 7 (7.07%) VCAP
7 5 (5.05%) CCNA
7 5 (5.05%) MCP
8 3 (3.03%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.02%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.01%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.02%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (9.09%) MOM
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 32 (32.32%) SAP
2 21 (21.21%) Siemens
3 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
4 12 (12.12%) Cisco
4 12 (12.12%) Oracle
5 7 (7.07%) NetApp
5 7 (7.07%) VMware
6 5 (5.05%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.02%) Capita
7 2 (2.02%) IBM
7 2 (2.02%) PTC
8 1 (1.01%) Infor
8 1 (1.01%) MetaSolv