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 23 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 Lifecycle Management (PLM)
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 255 267
Rank change year-on-year +10 +12  
Contract jobs citing PLM 9 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.078% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.095% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Median daily rate £625 £550 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +69.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £515 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £655 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £613 £457
% change year-on-year -38.77% +34.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £27.44
% change year-on-year +5.26% +38.48%  

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 6432 7347 7628
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.08% 81.98% 80.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3769 4490 4391
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 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 271 270
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +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 £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 23 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 23 June 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 +23 5 £631 +26.25%
Hampshire - 2 £450 - 3
West Sussex - 2 - -
PLM
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) SAP
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Finance
4 6 (25.00%) JD Edwards
5 4 (16.67%) Product Management
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
5 4 (16.67%) ERP
5 4 (16.67%) Use Case
6 3 (12.50%) SAP PLM
6 3 (12.50%) SAP PM
6 3 (12.50%) Cognos
6 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
7 2 (8.33%) FMCG
7 2 (8.33%) Infor
7 2 (8.33%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
7 2 (8.33%) Business Transformation
7 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (8.33%) SDLC
7 2 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (8.33%) SAP PP
7 2 (8.33%) Primavera
7 2 (8.33%) Informatica
7 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2

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 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) SAP PLM
1 3 (12.50%) SAP PM
2 2 (8.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 2 (8.33%) Primavera
2 2 (8.33%) SAP PP
3 1 (4.17%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (4.17%) Infor CloudSuite
3 1 (4.17%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle BRM
3 1 (4.17%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Architect
2 6 (25.00%) Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Applications Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.33%) JDE Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) JDE Functional Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Product Director
6 2 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Scrum Master
7 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Applications Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Infor Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) SAP PP Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) SAP PS Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) J2EE
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) FMCG
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) iSeries
3 1 (4.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) ERP
2 4 (16.67%) Product Management
2 4 (16.67%) Project Management
2 4 (16.67%) Use Case
3 2 (8.33%) Business Transformation
3 2 (8.33%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
3 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.33%) SDLC
3 2 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (4.17%) Change Management
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) Kanban
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Scrum
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) SAP
3 6 (25.00%) JD Edwards
4 3 (12.50%) Cognos
5 2 (8.33%) Infor
5 2 (8.33%) Informatica
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.17%) Siebel
6 1 (4.17%) Siemens
6 1 (4.17%) VMware