The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of PTC products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PTC over the 3 months to 25 April 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Parametric Technology Corporation.

PTC
UK / England
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 579 612 618
Rank change year-on-year +33 +6  
Contract jobs citing PTC 2 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.014% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.011% 0.031% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £315 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £20.39 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.39 £32.00
% change year-on-year - -36.28%  

PTC is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18663 22601 23348
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.65% 43.95% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11557 14106 13532
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £375
% change year-on-year +3.55% +3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 630 733 1016
Median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.54% -2.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.12 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.90 £40.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.31% +8.57%  

PTC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing PTC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for PTC in England

PTC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PTC in England

PTC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PTC in England

PTC
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 PTC within the England region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
West Midlands - 2 - -
PTC
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PTC 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 PTC.

1 5 (45.45%) Windchill
2 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 4 (36.36%) Validation
2 4 (36.36%) Requirements Management
3 3 (27.27%) ENOVIA
3 3 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (27.27%) Business Process Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) PLM
3 3 (27.27%) Teamcenter
3 3 (27.27%) Aerospace
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Siemens
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) Electronics
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
4 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Taleo
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared

PTC
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 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Windchill
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) PTC Creo
2 1 (9.09%) Stateflow
2 1 (9.09%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) ENOVIA
1 3 (27.27%) Teamcenter
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Taleo
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 3 (27.27%) Aerospace
3 2 (18.18%) Electronics
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) Automotive
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) HR Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Mechanical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Taleo Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Requirements Management
1 4 (36.36%) Validation
2 3 (27.27%) Business Process Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) PLM
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Document Management
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
4 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO26262
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Siemens
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) SAP