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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 113 126 132
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Contract jobs citing Product Management 10 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.45% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 7
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£475 £320 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.43% -12.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £376
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -0.33%
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
1815 1792 2002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.48% 68.45% 68.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 903 726
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 48 49
Average hourly rate £27.83 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £38.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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
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 24 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 6 - - 2
Reading +7 2 - - 3
Slough -8 1 £525 +183.78%
Windsor - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Hungerford - - - -
Product Management
South East

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (33.33%) PHP
1 6 (33.33%) XML
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
1 6 (33.33%) Apache
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (33.33%) Project Management
1 6 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 6 (33.33%) LAMP
1 6 (33.33%) Scrum
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (33.33%) Drupal
1 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 6 (33.33%) Open Source
1 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 6 (33.33%) Bitbucket
1 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 6 (33.33%) REST
1 6 (33.33%) Vagrant
1 6 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
1 6 (33.33%) KVM
1 6 (33.33%) DevOps
2 5 (27.78%) Puppet
2 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
3 3 (16.67%) Operations Management
4 2 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (11.11%) Marketing
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (33.33%) Apache
1 6 (33.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Broadband
2 1 (5.56%) GPRS
2 1 (5.56%) 3GPP
2 1 (5.56%) UMTS
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) 3G
2 1 (5.56%) 2G
2 1 (5.56%) ZigBee
2 1 (5.56%) HSPA
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 6 (33.33%) Bitbucket
1 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Product Manager
1 6 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Account Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Operations Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Operations Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) XML
1 6 (33.33%) LAMP
1 6 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Internet of Things
2 1 (5.56%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
1 6 (33.33%) Project Management
1 6 (33.33%) Scrum
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
1 6 (33.33%) DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) Operations Management
3 2 (11.11%) CRM
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Network Management
4 1 (5.56%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) PHP
1 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PMP
2 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Vagrant
1 6 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (27.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.56%) Amdocs