The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of PTC products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PTC over the 3 months to 27 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Parametric Technology Corporation.

PTC
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 609 644 637
Rank change year-on-year +35 -7  
Contract jobs citing PTC 1 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.019% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.005% 0.041% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Median daily rate £488 £228 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +114.28% -31.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £228 £330
% change year-on-year +114.28% -31.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.39 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.39 £32.00
% change year-on-year - -36.28%  

PTC is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20658 24248 24553
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.84% 44.91% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12524 14933 14366
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 832 1088
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.45 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.06% +7.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

PTC
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing PTC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for PTC in the UK

PTC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PTC in the UK

PTC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PTC in the UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PTC 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 PTC.

1 3 (60.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Stateflow
3 1 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) TargetLink
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting

PTC
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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Stateflow
1 1 (20.00%) TargetLink
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Testing Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) SAP