Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 20 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)
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 201 197
Rank change year-on-year +16 -4 -17
Contract jobs citing PLM 56 60 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.69% 0.62% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.75% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 39 19
Midlands median daily rate £393 £380 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.29% -7.42% +13.23%
10th Percentile £175 £300 £363
90th Percentile £600 £658 £560
England median daily rate £408 £419 £418
% change year-on-year -2.69% +0.25% -12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Midlands median hourly rate - £38.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +65.22% -32.15%
England median hourly rate £58.75 £38.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year +54.61% +28.81% -9.79%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6782 7980 6686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 83.18% 82.57% 79.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4315 4877 3952
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £231
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 204 263
Midlands median hourly rate £21.24 £16.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.81% -11.84% +4.11%
10th Percentile £10.59 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.85 £42.54
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

PLM
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for PLM in the Midlands

PLM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PLM in the Midlands

PLM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PLM in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PLM in the Midlands

PLM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PLM in the Midlands

PLM
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PLM within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 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
East Midlands +23 43 £370 -1.99%
West Midlands -3 7 £600 +20.00%
PLM
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Midlands region with a requirement for PLM.

1 29 (51.79%) Teamcenter
2 26 (46.43%) ERP
2 26 (46.43%) Manufacturing
3 23 (41.07%) Automotive
3 23 (41.07%) Degree
4 21 (37.50%) Project Management
5 20 (35.71%) Siemens
6 15 (26.79%) Aerospace
7 14 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (25.00%) ITIL
7 14 (25.00%) Unified Communications
7 14 (25.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 14 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
8 13 (23.21%) SAP
8 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
9 12 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (21.43%) Cisco
10 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
11 10 (17.86%) Clustering
11 10 (17.86%) PRINCE2
11 10 (17.86%) Matrix Organization
12 9 (16.07%) MOM
12 9 (16.07%) PMP
12 9 (16.07%) PMI Certification
12 9 (16.07%) CAD
12 9 (16.07%) Finance
12 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (16.07%) ITIL V3
12 9 (16.07%) High Availability

PLM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Windchill
2 1 (1.79%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 29 (51.79%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.79%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.79%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.79%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.79%) SAP PM
2 1 (1.79%) SAP PP
2 1 (1.79%) SAP QM
2 1 (1.79%) SAP SCM
2 1 (1.79%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 6 (10.71%) DHCP
2 6 (10.71%) DNS
3 1 (1.79%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) RDBMS
1 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Big Data
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 26 (46.43%) Manufacturing
2 23 (41.07%) Automotive
3 15 (26.79%) Aerospace
4 9 (16.07%) Finance
5 7 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Architect
1 14 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 11 (19.64%) Project Manager
3 7 (12.50%) IT Support
4 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (10.71%) IT Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Lead Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.36%) Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Service Desk Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Programme Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Programme Manager
9 1 (1.79%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Clustering
2 9 (16.07%) Data Centre
3 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.79%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) ERP
2 21 (37.50%) Project Management
3 14 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 14 (25.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 14 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (25.00%) ITIL
4 10 (17.86%) Matrix Organization
4 10 (17.86%) PRINCE2
5 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (16.07%) CAD
5 9 (16.07%) High Availability
5 9 (16.07%) ITIL V3
5 9 (16.07%) SDLC
6 7 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (10.71%) Server Building
7 6 (10.71%) TOGAF
8 5 (8.93%) Asset Management
8 5 (8.93%) Data Protection
8 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
9 4 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) Java
1 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (41.07%) Degree
2 12 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
4 9 (16.07%) PMI Certification
4 9 (16.07%) PMP
4 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
5 7 (12.50%) CCIE
5 7 (12.50%) MCSE
5 7 (12.50%) VCAP
6 5 (8.93%) CCNA
6 5 (8.93%) MCP
7 3 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) MOM
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Siemens
2 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.21%) SAP
3 12 (21.43%) Cisco
4 7 (12.50%) NetApp
4 7 (12.50%) Oracle
4 7 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (3.57%) Capita