The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for PDM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PDM over the 3 months to 24 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 Data Management (PDM)
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 267 274
Contract jobs citing PDM 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.034% 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.041% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £190 £488
% change year-on-year +71.05% -61.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £13.21 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.56 £36.00
% change year-on-year +27.81% -45.66%  

PDM 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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6343 7314 7622
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.05% 81.98% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3719 4473 4397
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 £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 272 264
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

PDM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing PDM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for PDM in the South East

PDM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PDM in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for PDM in the South East

PDM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PDM in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PDM in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PDM 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 South East region with a requirement for PDM.

1 2 (66.67%) BPR
1 2 (66.67%) EFQM
1 2 (66.67%) ITSM
1 2 (66.67%) DMAIC
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Business Transformation
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (66.67%) Chartered Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) HNC
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) CATIA
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing

PDM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Change Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Change Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) CATIA Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Public Sector Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) BPR
1 2 (66.67%) Business Transformation
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) DMAIC
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ITSM
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Chartered Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) EFQM
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP