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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Management
Rank 111 109 102
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing Product Management 19 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.68% 0.59% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.84% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 5
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£400 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £390 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £77.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £77.50 - £17.50
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
1967 1914 1736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.48% 71.07% 68.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1042 965 694
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 41 52
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Product Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 May 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
Newbury - 5 £400 - 1
Bracknell +1 2 £125 -
Slough - 2 £325 - 3
Reading -5 1 £550 +10.00% 2
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
Product Management
South East

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 10 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (24.00%) Marketing
3 6 (24.00%) User Experience
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle BRM
4 5 (20.00%) Siebel
4 5 (20.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.00%) Billing
5 4 (16.00%) Finance
6 3 (12.00%) Legal
6 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 3 (12.00%) Java
6 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.00%) Broadband
6 3 (12.00%) Network Design
6 3 (12.00%) Use Case
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.00%) Product Marketing
7 2 (8.00%) Time Management
7 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (8.00%) Degree
7 2 (8.00%) Information Architecture
7 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (8.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.00%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle BRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Broadband
2 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (8.00%) MPLS
3 1 (4.00%) DOCSIS
3 1 (4.00%) DSLAM
3 1 (4.00%) Wireless
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) PSTN
3 1 (4.00%) LTE
3 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.00%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (24.00%) Marketing
3 5 (20.00%) Billing
4 4 (16.00%) Finance
5 3 (12.00%) Legal
6 1 (4.00%) Retail
6 1 (4.00%) Publishing
6 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Product Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Lead Product Manager
3 2 (8.00%) UX Designer
3 2 (8.00%) Designer
3 2 (8.00%) Junior
3 2 (8.00%) Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Junior Software Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Network Specialist
3 2 (8.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Writer
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Author
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Author
4 1 (4.00%) Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Software Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Campaign Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (8.00%) Ext JS
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) HTML5
2 1 (4.00%) LESS
2 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Human Factors
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (12.00%) Change Management
3 3 (12.00%) Network Design
3 3 (12.00%) Use Case
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.00%) Product Marketing
4 2 (8.00%) Time Management
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.00%) Information Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.00%) B2B
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Workflow
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Java
1 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) C
2 2 (8.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) CCNP
1 2 (8.00%) CCNA
1 2 (8.00%) CCDA
1 2 (8.00%) CCDP
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Siebel
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) Nortel
3 2 (8.00%) Juniper
3 2 (8.00%) Remedy
4 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.00%) Adobe
4 1 (4.00%) Marketo
4 1 (4.00%) Huawei