Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 27 July 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)
UK
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 745 762 718
Rank change year-on-year +17 -44 +30
Contract jobs citing PLM 104 146 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 65 67
UK median daily rate £400 £500 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +10.75% +2.96%
10th Percentile £200 £353 £313
90th Percentile £669 £683 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £550 £418
% change year-on-year -29.32% +31.67% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 12
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -7.41%
10th Percentile £30.75 £26.55 £23.26
90th Percentile £59.01 £60.50 £44.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +3.57% - -7.41%

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 80364 91722 90936
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.27% 83.45% 80.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 52749 60501 57614
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £280 £263 £258
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2042 2200 2581
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.71 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% +15.56% +2.27%

PLM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PLM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PLM in the UK

PLM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PLM in the UK

PLM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PLM over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PLM in the UK

PLM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PLM in the UK

PLM
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PLM over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PLM in the UK

PLM
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PLM within the UK over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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
England +26 97 £400 -20.00% 22
UK excluding London +28 78 £389 -29.32% 17
Midlands 0 35 £378 -34.35% 2
East Midlands +18 26 £365 -
London -11 20 £455 -2.67% 4
South East +31 18 £625 +13.64% 6
North of England +63 10 £350 -51.72% 3
North West +44 8 £356 -50.86% 3
East of England -8 7 £440 -29.60% 2
West Midlands -4 5 £390 -35.00% 1
South West +6 4 £588 +170.11% 4
Scotland +38 3 £450 -
Yorkshire - 2 £350 -
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 with a requirement for PLM.

1 38 (36.54%) SAP
2 29 (27.88%) ERP
3 25 (24.04%) Project Management
4 24 (23.08%) Teamcenter
5 20 (19.23%) Manufacturing
6 18 (17.31%) Automotive
7 17 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (16.35%) Degree
8 16 (15.38%) Finance
9 13 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 12 (11.54%) SAP PLM
10 12 (11.54%) Microsoft
10 12 (11.54%) CAD
11 11 (10.58%) Siemens
11 11 (10.58%) Oracle
11 11 (10.58%) Retail
11 11 (10.58%) Matrix Organization
12 10 (9.62%) ITIL
12 10 (9.62%) Aerospace
13 9 (8.65%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (8.65%) Windchill
13 9 (8.65%) PMI Certification
13 9 (8.65%) Business Analysis
13 9 (8.65%) Unified Communications
13 9 (8.65%) Data Loss Prevention
13 9 (8.65%) Desktop Virtualisation
14 8 (7.69%) Data Management
14 8 (7.69%) PRINCE2
15 7 (6.73%) JD Edwards
15 7 (6.73%) MOM

PLM
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Windchill
2 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.88%) AutoCAD
3 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.88%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 3 (2.88%) PTC Creo
3 3 (2.88%) Siemens NX
4 2 (1.92%) CATIA
4 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.96%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 24 (23.08%) Teamcenter
2 12 (11.54%) SAP PLM
3 7 (6.73%) SAP PM
4 5 (4.81%) SAP EHS
4 5 (4.81%) SAP PP
5 4 (3.85%) SAP MM
6 3 (2.88%) Primavera
6 3 (2.88%) SAP QM
6 3 (2.88%) SAP Retail
6 3 (2.88%) SAP SCM
7 2 (1.92%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 2 (1.92%) SAP CO
7 2 (1.92%) SAP ERP
7 2 (1.92%) SAP FI
7 2 (1.92%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (1.92%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.96%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.96%) MFGPRO
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle BRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.65%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.96%) Big Data
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
General
1 20 (19.23%) Manufacturing
2 18 (17.31%) Automotive
3 16 (15.38%) Finance
4 11 (10.58%) Retail
5 10 (9.62%) Aerospace
6 4 (3.85%) Electronics
6 4 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.88%) Military
7 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.92%) Law
8 2 (1.92%) Legal
9 1 (0.96%) Advertising
9 1 (0.96%) Billing
9 1 (0.96%) German Language
9 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (20.19%) Consultant
2 20 (19.23%) Architect
3 18 (17.31%) Project Manager
4 13 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (11.54%) SAP Consultant
6 8 (7.69%) Analyst
6 8 (7.69%) Lead Architect
7 6 (5.77%) IT Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) IT Manager
7 6 (5.77%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.77%) SAP Manager
7 6 (5.77%) SAP PLM Consultant
7 6 (5.77%) SAP Project Manager
8 5 (4.81%) IT Project Manager
8 5 (4.81%) Product Manager
9 4 (3.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) Service Desk Engineer
10 3 (2.88%) E-Commerce Analyst
10 3 (2.88%) Retail Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.81%) Web Dynpro
2 3 (2.88%) IDoc
3 2 (1.92%) XML
4 1 (0.96%) DHTML
4 1 (0.96%) HTML
4 1 (0.96%) Itk
4 1 (0.96%) J2EE
4 1 (0.96%) Web Services
4 1 (0.96%) XSL
4 1 (0.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) FMCG
2 5 (4.81%) Clustering
2 5 (4.81%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.88%) e-Learning
4 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.92%) PMI
5 2 (1.92%) User Experience
5 2 (1.92%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.96%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.96%) iSeries
6 1 (0.96%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.96%) Social Media
6 1 (0.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.88%) Windows
2 2 (1.92%) Linux
2 2 (1.92%) Unix
3 1 (0.96%) Android
3 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.88%) ERP
2 25 (24.04%) Project Management
3 17 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (11.54%) CAD
5 11 (10.58%) Matrix Organization
6 10 (9.62%) ITIL
7 9 (8.65%) Business Analysis
7 9 (8.65%) Data Loss Prevention
7 9 (8.65%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 9 (8.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (7.69%) Data Management
8 8 (7.69%) PRINCE2
9 7 (6.73%) Process Improvement
9 7 (6.73%) Use Case
10 6 (5.77%) CRM
10 6 (5.77%) SDLC
11 5 (4.81%) Data Protection
11 5 (4.81%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.81%) Product Management
11 5 (4.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.81%) ABAP
2 3 (2.88%) C
3 2 (1.92%) C++
3 2 (1.92%) Java
4 1 (0.96%) C#
4 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.96%) SQL
4 1 (0.96%) Tcl
4 1 (0.96%) XPath
4 1 (0.96%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 17 (16.35%) Degree
2 13 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.65%) PMI Certification
4 7 (6.73%) PMP
5 6 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.77%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.81%) CCNA
6 5 (4.81%) MCP
7 2 (1.92%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.96%) CCIE
8 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.96%) MCSE
8 1 (0.96%) VCAP
8 1 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) Def Stans
2 2 (1.92%) SLA
3 1 (0.96%) GxP
3 1 (0.96%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.96%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.73%) MOM
2 1 (0.96%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.96%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.96%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 38 (36.54%) SAP
2 12 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.58%) Oracle
3 11 (10.58%) Siemens
4 7 (6.73%) JD Edwards
5 6 (5.77%) Cisco
6 4 (3.85%) Cognos
7 3 (2.88%) EMC
8 2 (1.92%) Infor
8 2 (1.92%) Informatica
8 2 (1.92%) Pegasus
8 2 (1.92%) VMware
9 1 (0.96%) IBM
9 1 (0.96%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.96%) NetApp
9 1 (0.96%) Siebel
9 1 (0.96%) webMethods
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