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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Product Management
South East / Berkshire
Rank 89 111 125
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +14
Contract jobs citing Product Management 12 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.62% 0.45% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.58% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 1
Median daily rate £415 £249 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.83% -41.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £453 £410 £475
% change year-on-year
+10.42% -13.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 -

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
1557 1908 1920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.67% 78.52% 73.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 995 995
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 74 28
Median hourly rate £23.34 £16.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.45% -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £37.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Product Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Reading +14 8 £415 +74.73% 2
Newbury - 2 £463 - 1
Product Management
South East

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Product Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 9 (42.86%) Service Management
2 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
3 7 (33.33%) Marketing
4 6 (28.57%) Project Management
5 5 (23.81%) LAN
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (19.05%) Finance
6 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
6 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (19.05%) QA
6 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
6 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (19.05%) SMTP
6 4 (19.05%) HTTP
6 4 (19.05%) DNS
6 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
6 4 (19.05%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (19.05%) Public Cloud
6 4 (19.05%) Patch Management
6 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
7 3 (14.29%) Market Research
7 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery
7 3 (14.29%) Big Data
7 3 (14.29%) PSTN
7 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
7 3 (14.29%) B2B

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) LAN
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) HTTP
2 4 (19.05%) SMTP
3 3 (14.29%) Broadband
3 3 (14.29%) DOCSIS
3 3 (14.29%) DSLAM
3 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 3 (14.29%) MPLS
3 3 (14.29%) PSTN
3 3 (14.29%) xDSL
4 2 (9.52%) IP Telephony
4 2 (9.52%) Skype
4 2 (9.52%) Wireless
4 2 (9.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Big Data
General
1 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
2 7 (33.33%) Marketing
3 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
4 2 (9.52%) Electronics
4 2 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (9.52%) Retail
5 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Product Manager
2 4 (19.05%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Software Product Manager
4 2 (9.52%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Junior
4 2 (9.52%) Junior Product Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Mobile Product Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Broadband Product Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Office 365 Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Software Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
1 4 (19.05%) Public Cloud
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
1 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Service Management
2 6 (28.57%) Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
4 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
4 4 (19.05%) Patch Management
4 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
5 3 (14.29%) B2B
5 3 (14.29%) Competitor Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Market Research
5 3 (14.29%) Network Design
5 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) ERP
6 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 2 (9.52%) PLM
6 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
6 2 (9.52%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Avaya
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) EMC
2 2 (9.52%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) SAP