The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Reading 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 67 68 73
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Product Management 2 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 0.86% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 1.23% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Average daily rate
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£625 £425 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% +136.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £385 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.97% +28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
599 652 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.68% 70.18% 68.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 283 310
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 9
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +110.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £37.50 £38.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Product Management
Berkshire

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 30 July 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) Marketing
2 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Operations Management
4 2 (18.18%) MVNO
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) B2B
5 1 (9.09%) B2C
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (9.09%) PMP
5 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
5 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) MS Project
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) PhD
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
5 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
5 1 (9.09%) Broadband
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Games

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) MVNO
2 1 (9.09%) Broadband
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
General
1 5 (45.45%) Marketing
2 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Games
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Publishing
3 1 (9.09%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Product Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Process Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Process Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Business Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Business Process Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Business Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Process Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Business Process Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Process Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Statistics
1 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Operations Management
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) B2B
3 1 (9.09%) B2C
3 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) eTOM
3 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Research
3 1 (9.09%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PMP
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com