The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Management
Rank 108 111 105
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Product Management 18 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.70% 0.54% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.72% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 8
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£444 £425 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +20.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £375 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £585 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 - -
Product Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1884 1817 1780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.83% 75.05% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1107 893 836
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 23 35
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.07 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.25% -31.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Product Management across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Product Management across the Berkshire region.

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Product Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Product Management Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Product Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Product Management across the Berkshire region.

Product Management Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +5 5 £463 -11.90%
Bracknell - 5 £488 - 5
Reading -7 3 £380 -39.20% 5
Product Management
South East

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Product Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Product Management.

1 14 (41.18%) Marketing
2 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
4 9 (26.47%) Finance
4 9 (26.47%) Project Management
5 8 (23.53%) B2B
6 7 (20.59%) Scrum
7 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (14.71%) B2C
7 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
7 5 (14.71%) Broadband
7 5 (14.71%) QA
7 5 (14.71%) Social Media
7 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
8 4 (11.76%) Italian Language
8 4 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (8.82%) Change Management
9 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.82%) Legal
9 3 (8.82%) Network Design
9 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.82%) Ethernet
9 3 (8.82%) Cisco
9 3 (8.82%) Adobe
9 3 (8.82%) CCNP
9 3 (8.82%) CCNA
9 3 (8.82%) CCDA
9 3 (8.82%) CCDP
9 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Product Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Product Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) WebTrends
1 3 (8.82%) Optimost
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Broadband
2 3 (8.82%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.88%) HTTP
3 2 (5.88%) DNS
3 2 (5.88%) Internet
3 2 (5.88%) WAN
3 2 (5.88%) SMTP
3 2 (5.88%) MPLS
4 1 (2.94%) BGP
4 1 (2.94%) Wireless
4 1 (2.94%) 2G
4 1 (2.94%) VPLS
4 1 (2.94%) LTE
4 1 (2.94%) 4G
4 1 (2.94%) Multicast
4 1 (2.94%) ATM
4 1 (2.94%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
1 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
General
1 14 (41.18%) Marketing
2 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
3 9 (26.47%) Finance
4 4 (11.76%) Italian Language
5 3 (8.82%) Norwegian Language
5 3 (8.82%) Swedish Language
5 3 (8.82%) Legal
5 3 (8.82%) Danish Language
6 2 (5.88%) Billing
7 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Product Manager
2 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce Manager
2 3 (8.82%) Lead Product Manager
2 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
2 3 (8.82%) Senior Manager
2 3 (8.82%) Senior Product Manager
3 2 (5.88%) Architect
3 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
3 2 (5.88%) Analyst
3 2 (5.88%) Network Specialist
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Campaign Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Campaign Marketing Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Technical Architect
4 1 (2.94%) Network Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) CSS
1 1 (2.94%) Ajax
1 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (2.94%) JSON
1 1 (2.94%) Django
1 1 (2.94%) HTML5
1 1 (2.94%) REST
1 1 (2.94%) CSS3
1 1 (2.94%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Social Media
2 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.88%) User Experience
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) GIS
4 1 (2.94%) Economics
4 1 (2.94%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Project Management
3 8 (23.53%) B2B
4 7 (20.59%) Scrum
5 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (14.71%) B2C
5 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
5 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.82%) Change Management
7 3 (8.82%) Network Design
7 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
7 3 (8.82%) Test Management
7 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.82%) Product Marketing
7 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
7 3 (8.82%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) Ruby
1 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) CCNP
2 3 (8.82%) CCNA
2 3 (8.82%) CCDA
2 3 (8.82%) CCDP
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PMP
3 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Cisco
1 3 (8.82%) Adobe
1 3 (8.82%) Omniture
1 3 (8.82%) Google
1 3 (8.82%) Maxymiser
1 3 (8.82%) Tealeaf
2 2 (5.88%) Nortel
2 2 (5.88%) Juniper
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) Siebel
2 2 (5.88%) Remedy
3 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.94%) Marketo