Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 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
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 218 190 192
Rank change year-on-year -28 +2 +21
Contract jobs citing PLM 12 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.19% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
South West median daily rate £450 £338 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -33.14% +0.95%
10th Percentile £378 £300 £466
90th Percentile £538 £554 £522
England median daily rate £475 £428 £438
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.29% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.89% -
England median hourly rate £57.92 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +65.49% -7.89% +8.57%

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 5,453 4,280 4,584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.18% 82.37% 83.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,475 2,660 3,053
South West median daily rate £438 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.38% +0.27%
10th Percentile £288 £260 £235
90th Percentile £600 £573 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 180 283
South West median hourly rate £40.50 £30.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.88% -19.33% -4.46%
10th Percentile £12.85 £11.80 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £24.08 £24.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +0.33% -2.04% +6.52%

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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019. 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 -10 4 £388 +29.17% 2
Bristol -13 4 £450 +20.00% 3
Devon +4 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £513 - 2
PLM
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 5 (41.67%) Teamcenter
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Document Management
3 3 (25.00%) Workflow
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) LDAP
3 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Itk
3 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 3 (25.00%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) Information Management
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) PDM
5 1 (8.33%) Windchill
5 1 (8.33%) Siemens
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) EDRMS
5 1 (8.33%) CAD
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft

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 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (8.33%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Teamcenter
2 1 (8.33%) SmartPlant
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) EDRMS
General
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Product Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Business Integration Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Product Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Process Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Product Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Strategy Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Strategy Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Itk
1 3 (25.00%) LDAP
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Document Management
3 3 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 3 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) CAD
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) Information Management
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
5 1 (8.33%) PDM
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) BC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) SAP
1 1 (8.33%) Siemens