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 3 months to 28 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)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 534 549 560
Rank change year-on-year +15 +11  
Contract jobs citing PLM 49 71 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 25
Median daily rate £375 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.78% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £454 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £650 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £600 £451
% change year-on-year -37.50% +32.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £30.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £27.70 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £38.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.26 £38.00 £27.44
% change year-on-year +8.56% +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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36606 41272 40599
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.68% 83.46% 80.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 24006 27689 26589
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 948 976 1113
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.83 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

PLM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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
East Midlands - 19 £370 - 2
South East +28 9 £625 +13.63% 3
London +5 8 £450 -5.26% 10
North West +25 5 £363 -50.00%
South West -2 2 £325 - 2
West Midlands -2 2 £370 -38.33% 1
East of England -9 1 - - 3
Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 1
PLM
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for PLM.

1 35 (40.23%) SAP
2 23 (26.44%) Project Management
3 21 (24.14%) ERP
4 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (16.09%) Oracle
5 14 (16.09%) Finance
5 14 (16.09%) Teamcenter
5 14 (16.09%) Security Cleared
6 12 (13.79%) SAP PLM
7 11 (12.64%) Matrix Organization
7 11 (12.64%) Manufacturing
8 9 (10.34%) Windchill
8 9 (10.34%) Degree
9 8 (9.20%) FMCG
9 8 (9.20%) Retail
9 8 (9.20%) Business Analysis
9 8 (9.20%) PRINCE2
9 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
9 8 (9.20%) PMI Certification
10 7 (8.05%) PMP
10 7 (8.05%) MOM
10 7 (8.05%) CAD
10 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
10 7 (8.05%) Process Improvement
11 6 (6.90%) Unified Communications
11 6 (6.90%) Use Case
11 6 (6.90%) Data Loss Prevention
11 6 (6.90%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 6 (6.90%) SDLC
11 6 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery

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 1 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Windchill
2 3 (3.45%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 3 (3.45%) PTC Creo
3 1 (1.15%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.15%) CATIA
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 14 (16.09%) Teamcenter
2 12 (13.79%) SAP PLM
3 5 (5.75%) SAP EHS
4 4 (4.60%) SAP PM
5 3 (3.45%) SAP Retail
6 2 (2.30%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 2 (2.30%) Primavera
6 2 (2.30%) SAP ERP
6 2 (2.30%) SAP PP
7 1 (1.15%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (1.15%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (1.15%) Infor CloudSuite
7 1 (1.15%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (1.15%) MFGPRO
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle BRM
7 1 (1.15%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 14 (16.09%) Finance
2 11 (12.64%) Manufacturing
3 8 (9.20%) Retail
4 6 (6.90%) Automotive
5 5 (5.75%) Aerospace
6 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (2.30%) Advertising
8 2 (2.30%) Law
8 2 (2.30%) Legal
9 1 (1.15%) Billing
9 1 (1.15%) Marketing
9 1 (1.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (18.39%) Consultant
2 15 (17.24%) Project Manager
3 14 (16.09%) Architect
4 9 (10.34%) SAP Consultant
5 7 (8.05%) Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.90%) SAP Manager
6 6 (6.90%) SAP PLM Consultant
6 6 (6.90%) SAP Project Manager
7 5 (5.75%) Applications Architect
7 5 (5.75%) IT Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) IT Manager
8 4 (4.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Oracle Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Product Manager
9 3 (3.45%) Development Consultant
9 3 (3.45%) E-Commerce Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Retail Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) Web Dynpro
2 3 (3.45%) IDoc
3 1 (1.15%) J2EE
3 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) FMCG
2 5 (5.75%) Clustering
2 5 (5.75%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.30%) User Experience
5 2 (2.30%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.15%) iSeries
6 1 (1.15%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.15%) PMI
6 1 (1.15%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.30%) Linux
1 2 (2.30%) Windows
2 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.15%) Solaris
2 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.44%) Project Management
2 21 (24.14%) ERP
3 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (12.64%) Matrix Organization
5 8 (9.20%) Business Analysis
5 8 (9.20%) PRINCE2
6 7 (8.05%) CAD
6 7 (8.05%) Process Improvement
7 6 (6.90%) Data Loss Prevention
7 6 (6.90%) Data Management
7 6 (6.90%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 6 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (6.90%) ITIL
7 6 (6.90%) SDLC
7 6 (6.90%) Use Case
8 5 (5.75%) Business Process Improvement
8 5 (5.75%) Product Management
9 4 (4.60%) Change Management
9 4 (4.60%) High Availability
9 4 (4.60%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.75%) ABAP
2 2 (2.30%) C
3 1 (1.15%) C#
3 1 (1.15%) C++
3 1 (1.15%) Java
3 1 (1.15%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (16.09%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.34%) Degree
3 8 (9.20%) PMI Certification
4 7 (8.05%) PMP
4 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.30%) CCNA
6 2 (2.30%) MCP
7 1 (1.15%) CCIE
7 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.15%) MCSE
7 1 (1.15%) VCAP
7 1 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) SLA
3 1 (1.15%) GxP
3 1 (1.15%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) MOM
2 1 (1.15%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.15%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 35 (40.23%) SAP
2 14 (16.09%) Oracle
3 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.90%) JD Edwards
5 5 (5.75%) Cognos
6 4 (4.60%) Siemens
7 3 (3.45%) Cisco
8 2 (2.30%) Infor
8 2 (2.30%) Informatica
8 2 (2.30%) Pegasus
8 2 (2.30%) VMware
9 1 (1.15%) EMC
9 1 (1.15%) IBM
9 1 (1.15%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.15%) NetApp
9 1 (1.15%) Siebel
Midlands
RP International
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £700 - £710 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £700 - £701 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago