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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 115 119 134
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +15
Contract jobs citing Product Management 11 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 0.49% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.73% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £335 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £253 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £426 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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
1782 1775 2120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.76% 67.54% 67.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 863 755
Average daily rate £390 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £235 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 37 42
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.05 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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
Maidenhead - 5 - -
Reading +18 2 - -
Slough -8 1 £525 +183.78%
Newbury - 1 £425 -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Hungerford - - - - 1
Windsor - - - - 1
Product Management
South East

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 8 (38.10%) Project Management
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Identity Management
3 5 (23.81%) Scrum
3 5 (23.81%) LAMP
3 5 (23.81%) Drupal
3 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (23.81%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (23.81%) PHP
3 5 (23.81%) XML
3 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 5 (23.81%) Apache
3 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
3 5 (23.81%) Open Source
3 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
3 5 (23.81%) REST
3 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
3 5 (23.81%) Vagrant
3 5 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (23.81%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) KVM
3 5 (23.81%) DevOps
3 5 (23.81%) Bitbucket
4 4 (19.05%) Puppet
4 4 (19.05%) Operations Management
4 4 (19.05%) Marketing
4 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
5 2 (9.52%) Finance
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (23.81%) Apache
1 5 (23.81%) Drupal
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Broadband
2 1 (4.76%) GPRS
2 1 (4.76%) 3GPP
2 1 (4.76%) UMTS
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) 3G
2 1 (4.76%) 2G
2 1 (4.76%) ZigBee
2 1 (4.76%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
1 5 (23.81%) Bitbucket
1 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
1 4 (19.05%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
3 1 (4.76%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Product Manager
2 5 (23.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Operations Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Account Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) XML
1 5 (23.81%) LAMP
1 5 (23.81%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Open Source
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) New Media
3 1 (4.76%) Internet of Things
3 1 (4.76%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
3 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Project Management
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Identity Management
3 5 (23.81%) Scrum
3 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (23.81%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) DevOps
4 4 (19.05%) Operations Management
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) B2B
5 2 (9.52%) B2C
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.76%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Data Management
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PHP
1 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.76%) R
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PMP
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PhD
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Vagrant
1 5 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (19.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.76%) Amdocs