The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank - 73 68
Contract jobs citing Product Management 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
Product Management
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
613 706 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 75.31% 76.91% 66.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 317 322
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 50 15
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -7.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.53 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Product Management across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Product Management across the Cheshire region.

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 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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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
Knutsford - - - -
Warrington - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Product Management
North West

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (100.00%) CA
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 3 (100.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
1 3 (100.00%) Change Control
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
1 3 (100.00%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PMP
1 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (100.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) CA
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
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