The first table below looks at the demand for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 62 77 87
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +10
Contract jobs citing Product Management 20 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.58% 0.36% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 0.49% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 1
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£350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +21.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
882 823 923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 69.61% 73.81% 66.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 443 466
Average daily rate £350 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 44
Average hourly rate £15.79 £17.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Product Management
North West

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Product Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Management across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Product Management Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Rochdale - - - -
Product Management
North West

Product Management
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 16 (72.73%) Business Analysis
2 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Project Management
3 12 (54.55%) MS Office
3 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) Programme Management
5 3 (13.64%) Internet
5 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
5 3 (13.64%) New Media
6 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
6 1 (4.55%) CA
6 1 (4.55%) VB
6 1 (4.55%) Finance
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Banking
6 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
6 1 (4.55%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (4.55%) SCCM
6 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.55%) BDD
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Change Control
6 1 (4.55%) Facebook
6 1 (4.55%) User Stories

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 12 (54.55%) MS Office
1 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Business Analyst
1 13 (59.09%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Product Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Product Manager
3 2 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Product Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Product Owner
4 1 (4.55%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.64%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Business Analysis
2 13 (59.09%) Project Management
3 5 (22.73%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) BDD
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) VB
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) CA
2 1 (4.55%) Facebook
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago