Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 20 November 2018 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 West
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 195 191
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4 +31
Contract jobs citing PLM 15 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.24% 0.053% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.064% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
South West median daily rate £475 £588 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.15% +23.68% -5.00%
10th Percentile £293 £496 £213
90th Percentile £580 £619 £515
England median daily rate £500 £408 £419
% change year-on-year +22.70% -2.69% +0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £35.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.14% -7.89% -33.88%
10th Percentile £42.25 £35.00 £35.50
90th Percentile £46.75 £35.00 £42.25
England median hourly rate £33.50 £58.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -42.98% +54.61% +28.81%

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 South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,406 4,679 4,658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.84% 83.43% 82.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,402 2,956 3,124
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £250 £235
90th Percentile £575 £556 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 193 279
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £29.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.66% +18.24% -22.87%
10th Percentile £15.23 £12.08 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.08 £50.20 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17% +4.55%

PLM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for PLM in the South West

PLM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PLM in the South West

PLM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PLM in the South West over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PLM in the South West

PLM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PLM in the South West

PLM
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. 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
Gloucestershire - 6 £331 - 4
Wiltshire - 4 £513 - 1
Devon -3 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £325 - 5
Somerset - 1 - -
PLM
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PLM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for PLM.

1 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) Data Management
4 2 (13.33%) PDM
4 2 (13.33%) Teamcenter
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (13.33%) C
4 2 (13.33%) McAfee
4 2 (13.33%) AutoCAD
4 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 2 (13.33%) SCCM
4 2 (13.33%) SCOM
4 2 (13.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (13.33%) Mentor Graphics
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (6.67%) Strategic Thinking
5 1 (6.67%) Decision-Making
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (6.67%) User Stories

PLM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Teamcenter
2 1 (6.67%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Designer
3 2 (13.33%) PCB Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Process Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Product Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior PCB Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Product Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Product Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Strategy Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Data Management
2 2 (13.33%) PDM
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Decision-Making
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Kanban
3 1 (6.67%) SDLC
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.67%) Test Management
3 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) McAfee
1 2 (13.33%) Mentor Graphics
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Siemens