Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 871 854 878
Rank change year-on-year -17 +24 -10
Contract jobs citing PTC 6 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.026% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.014% 0.057% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 21 1
UK median daily rate £374 £307 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -27.76% -6.59%
10th Percentile £281 £200 £413
90th Percentile £482 £515 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £305 £425
% change year-on-year -14.75% -28.24% -12.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +19.27% +52.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year -13.33% +19.27% +52.10%

PTC is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43951 47473 49241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.33% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27307 29002 29036
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1470 1695 2097
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.23 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.27 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

PTC
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PTC over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

PTC
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PTC within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 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
UK excluding London -3 4 £260 -14.75% 2
England -8 3 £260 -15.31% 2
East of England -4 2 £260 - 1
Scotland - 2 - -
London -20 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (66.67%) PLM
1 4 (66.67%) Windchill
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Information Management
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) AVEVA
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) ThingWorx
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) e-Learning

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Windchill
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Principal Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Testing Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Training Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Training Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) e-Learning
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) PLM
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Information Management
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) CAD
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) PDM
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) AVEVA
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) VMware