The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Management
Rank 72 70 71
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Product Management 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.41% 0.23% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.33% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Average daily rate £238 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £125.00 £58.75
% change year-on-year
-66.00% +112.76%
Product Management
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
751 614 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.24% 70.09% 73.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 345 367
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 22
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +247.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Product Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Product Management across the Reading region.

Product Management Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (27.27%) Service Management
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) QA
1 3 (27.27%) Open Source
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
2 2 (18.18%) Public Cloud
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 2 (18.18%) SMTP
2 2 (18.18%) HTTP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) BT
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Publishing
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) H.323

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (18.18%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
2 1 (9.09%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
1 2 (18.18%) SMTP
2 1 (9.09%) 4G
2 1 (9.09%) Broadband
2 1 (9.09%) H.323
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Account Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Account Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Service Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Operations Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Product Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Product Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Service Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Author
5 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Author
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Services Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Writer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Development Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 2 (18.18%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Open Source
1 3 (27.27%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C++
1 1 (9.09%) Erlang
1 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) FedRAMP
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) BT
2 1 (9.09%) Huawei