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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
UK
Rank 600 639 611
Rank change year-on-year +39 -28  
Contract jobs citing SAP PLM 9 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.004% 0.023%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.23% 0.047% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Median daily rate - £500 £537
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.89%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £500
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 3830 4248 4653
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.56% 7.98% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2317 2559 2596
Median daily rate £450 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 49 39
Median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.81% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £10.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £64.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

SAP PLM
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SAP PLM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP PLM in the UK

SAP PLM
Top 9 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 26 March 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 +45 8 - -
North West - 4 - -
Manchester - 4 - -
London +30 2 - -
Woking - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
South East - 2 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

SAP PLM
Top 19 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 9 (100.00%) SAP
1 9 (100.00%) PLM
2 5 (55.56%) FMCG
3 3 (33.33%) SAP PP
3 3 (33.33%) SAP PM
4 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) ABAP
4 2 (22.22%) SAP EHS
4 2 (22.22%) Business Process Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (11.11%) e-Learning
5 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) SAP QM
5 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (11.11%) SAP SCM
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement

SAP PLM
Top Related 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 3 (33.33%) SAP PM
1 3 (33.33%) SAP PP
2 2 (22.22%) SAP EHS
3 1 (11.11%) SAP QM
3 1 (11.11%) SAP SCM
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) SAP PLM Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Development Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP PP Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP PS Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Training Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) FMCG
2 1 (11.11%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) PLM
2 2 (22.22%) Business Process Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) ABAP
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP