The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 March 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 / South East
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 262 267
Rank change year-on-year +24 +5  
Contract jobs citing PLM 15 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.033% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.040% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Median daily rate £600 £550 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +105.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £326 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £550 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £538 £375
% change year-on-year -19.53% +43.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  

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 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 6361 7494 7901
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.62% 81.26% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3684 4608 4336
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 268 286
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.75 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

PLM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

PLM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PLM in the South East

PLM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PLM in the South East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PLM in the South East

PLM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PLM in the South East

PLM
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PLM within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Berkshire - 8 £600 -
Surrey +8 5 £270 -50.90%
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 - 1
PLM
England

PLM
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 South East region with a requirement for PLM.

1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Oracle
3 10 (33.33%) CRM
4 9 (30.00%) Finance
5 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
5 7 (23.33%) Marketing
5 7 (23.33%) Analytics
6 6 (20.00%) Case Management
6 6 (20.00%) Business Transformation
6 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (20.00%) Business Development
6 6 (20.00%) Degree
6 6 (20.00%) Mandarin Language
6 6 (20.00%) Spanish Language
6 6 (20.00%) Data Architecture
6 6 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (20.00%) Economics
6 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 6 (20.00%) Google
6 6 (20.00%) Change Management
6 6 (20.00%) MBA
6 6 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 6 (20.00%) Internet
6 6 (20.00%) IBM
6 6 (20.00%) HP
7 5 (16.67%) ERP
8 4 (13.33%) Migration
8 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
8 4 (13.33%) Product Management

PLM
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) CMS
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Infor CloudSuite
1 3 (10.00%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 2 (6.67%) Infor CRM
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (6.67%) SAP PLM
2 2 (6.67%) SAP PM
2 2 (6.67%) SAP PP
2 2 (6.67%) Teamcenter
3 1 (3.33%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle BRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Marketing
2 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
3 6 (20.00%) Mandarin Language
3 6 (20.00%) Spanish Language
4 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (6.67%) Retail
6 1 (3.33%) Advertising
6 1 (3.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Applications Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Marketing Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Digital Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Junior
5 2 (6.67%) Junior Product Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Product Director
5 2 (6.67%) Product Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Infor Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) J2EE
1 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) CRM
3 7 (23.33%) Analytics
4 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (20.00%) Business Development
4 6 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 6 (20.00%) Case Management
4 6 (20.00%) Change Management
4 6 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 6 (20.00%) Economics
4 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 5 (16.67%) ERP
6 4 (13.33%) Migration
6 4 (13.33%) Product Management
7 3 (10.00%) Project Management
8 2 (6.67%) ITIL
8 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
1 6 (20.00%) MBA
2 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) Google
2 6 (20.00%) HP
2 6 (20.00%) IBM
3 4 (13.33%) Infor
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) SAP
5 2 (6.67%) Siemens
5 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Cognos
6 1 (3.33%) Siebel