The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAP PLM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP PLM over the 3 months to 28 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.

SAP Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 605 649 635
Rank change year-on-year +44 -14  
Contract jobs citing SAP PLM 5 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.004% 0.018%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.12% 0.045% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £450 - £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 - £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP PLM is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 4028 4434 4730
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.55% 8.23% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3135 3882 3693
Median daily rate £475 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 66 74
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.07% +44.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.37 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.75 £99.00 £47.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +44.44%  

SAP PLM
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP PLM in the UK

SAP PLM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP PLM in the UK

SAP PLM
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 SAP PLM within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 4 - - 2
London - 3 - - 2
UK excluding London +37 2 £450 -
South East +25 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP 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 SAP PLM.

1 14 (100.00%) SAP
1 14 (100.00%) PLM
2 6 (42.86%) FMCG
3 5 (35.71%) Business Process Improvement
3 5 (35.71%) Process Improvement
3 5 (35.71%) SAP PM
3 5 (35.71%) SAP EHS
3 5 (35.71%) ABAP
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 5 (35.71%) Web Dynpro
4 4 (28.57%) SAP PP
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (14.29%) e-Learning
6 2 (14.29%) SAP QM
6 2 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
6 2 (14.29%) SAP SCM
6 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
6 2 (14.29%) ERP
6 2 (14.29%) SLA
7 1 (7.14%) SAP SD
7 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
7 1 (7.14%) SAP MM
7 1 (7.14%) Finance
7 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (7.14%) SAP CO

SAP 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) SAP EHS
1 5 (35.71%) SAP PM
2 4 (28.57%) SAP PP
3 2 (14.29%) SAP QM
3 2 (14.29%) SAP SCM
4 1 (7.14%) SAP CO
4 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
4 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (7.14%) SAP MM
4 1 (7.14%) SAP SD
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Consultant
1 9 (64.29%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (42.86%) SAP PLM Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Development Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Training Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SAP PM Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SAP PP Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SAP PS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) FMCG
2 2 (14.29%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) PLM
2 5 (35.71%) Business Process Improvement
2 5 (35.71%) Process Improvement
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) SAP