Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 17 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 > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 224 225
Rank change year-on-year +30 +1 -52
Contract jobs citing PLM 10 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.17% 0.043% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.052% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 9
North West median daily rate £350 £725 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.72% +81.25% -20.00%
10th Percentile £212 £663 £208
90th Percentile £560 £788 £510
England median daily rate £405 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.88% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £82.50 £38.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year +117.11% +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 North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4652 5816 6926
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.31% 83.86% 81.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2964 3739 4186
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £586 £557 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 169 285
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.85 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.19% -25.15% +64.97%
10th Percentile £11.70 £12.15 £12.41
90th Percentile £51.71 £53.10 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

PLM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for PLM in the North West

PLM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PLM in the North West

PLM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PLM in the North West over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PLM in the North West

PLM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PLM in the North West

PLM
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PLM within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 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
Manchester +19 8 £500 -
Lancashire - 1 £350 -
Cheshire - 1 £230 -
PLM
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 North West region with a requirement for PLM.

1 6 (60.00%) SAP
1 6 (60.00%) SAP PLM
2 3 (30.00%) FMCG
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (20.00%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (10.00%) Compliance Management
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (10.00%) PMI
4 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery

PLM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (60.00%) SAP PLM
2 2 (20.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) SAP PLM Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Product Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Architect
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Migration Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) FMCG
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Compliance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Document Management
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) SAP