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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Management
Rank 109 117 97
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Contract jobs citing Product Management 17 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.67% 0.32% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.42% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 11
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£463 £375 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -10.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £426 £388 £383
% change year-on-year
+9.80% +1.30%
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
1882 1888 1692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.75% 75.01% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1026 896 755
Average daily rate £385 £375 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 22 28
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.07 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.74% -44.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £15.10 £15.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.09 £44.10 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 August 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 August 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 +3 5 £463 - 1
Bracknell - 4 £488 - 4
Reading -7 2 £575 -8.00% 3
Product Management
South East

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) Marketing
3 11 (30.56%) Telecoms
4 9 (25.00%) Scrum
5 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (22.22%) B2B
5 8 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (19.44%) Oracle
7 6 (16.67%) Project Management
7 6 (16.67%) Finance
8 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
8 5 (13.89%) Billing
8 5 (13.89%) Siebel
8 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
8 5 (13.89%) B2C
8 5 (13.89%) Broadband
8 5 (13.89%) Oracle BRM
8 5 (13.89%) Social Media
9 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 4 (11.11%) Italian Language
9 4 (11.11%) User Experience
9 4 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (8.33%) Legal
10 3 (8.33%) Change Management
10 3 (8.33%) WebTrends
10 3 (8.33%) Network Design
10 3 (8.33%) Omniture
10 3 (8.33%) Google
10 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
10 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle BRM
2 3 (8.33%) Optimost
2 3 (8.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Broadband
2 3 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.56%) Internet
3 2 (5.56%) WAN
3 2 (5.56%) MPLS
4 1 (2.78%) BGP
4 1 (2.78%) Wireless
4 1 (2.78%) 2G
4 1 (2.78%) VPLS
4 1 (2.78%) LTE
4 1 (2.78%) 4G
4 1 (2.78%) Multicast
4 1 (2.78%) 3G
4 1 (2.78%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (36.11%) Marketing
2 11 (30.56%) Telecoms
3 6 (16.67%) Finance
4 5 (13.89%) Billing
5 4 (11.11%) Italian Language
6 3 (8.33%) Norwegian Language
6 3 (8.33%) Swedish Language
6 3 (8.33%) Legal
6 3 (8.33%) Danish Language
7 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.78%) Electronics
7 1 (2.78%) Publishing
7 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Product Manager
2 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce Manager
2 3 (8.33%) Senior Manager
2 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (8.33%) Senior Product Manager
2 3 (8.33%) Lead Product Manager
3 2 (5.56%) Developer
3 2 (5.56%) Analyst
3 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
3 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
3 2 (5.56%) Junior Developer
3 2 (5.56%) Junior
3 2 (5.56%) Network Specialist
3 2 (5.56%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (2.78%) Technical Writer
4 1 (2.78%) Author
4 1 (2.78%) Technical Author
4 1 (2.78%) Architect
4 1 (2.78%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
1 2 (5.56%) Ext JS
1 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.78%) JSON
2 1 (2.78%) Django
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) HTML5
2 1 (2.78%) REST
2 1 (2.78%) CSS3
2 1 (2.78%) Play Framework
2 1 (2.78%) Ajax
2 1 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Social Media
2 4 (11.11%) User Experience
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.78%) GIS
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) Scrum
3 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (22.22%) B2B
3 8 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (16.67%) Project Management
5 5 (13.89%) B2C
5 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
5 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.33%) Network Design
7 3 (8.33%) Change Management
7 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Test Management
7 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 3 (8.33%) Project Planning
7 3 (8.33%) Analytics
7 3 (8.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) C
1 2 (5.56%) C#
1 2 (5.56%) Java
1 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) Ruby
2 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) CCNP
2 3 (8.33%) CCNA
2 3 (8.33%) CCDA
2 3 (8.33%) CCDP
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.78%) PMP
3 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle
2 5 (13.89%) Siebel
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco
3 3 (8.33%) Adobe
3 3 (8.33%) Omniture
3 3 (8.33%) Google
3 3 (8.33%) Maxymiser
3 3 (8.33%) Tealeaf
4 2 (5.56%) Nortel
4 2 (5.56%) Juniper
4 2 (5.56%) Remedy
5 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.78%) Marketo