The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Management
Rank 30 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Product Management 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.85% 0.72% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 0.85% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£463 £525 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +74.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
199 234 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 73.70% 84.78% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 137 99
Average daily rate £358 £350 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% -5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £482 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% -47.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Product Management
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
1 3 (42.86%) QA
1 3 (42.86%) Test Management
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Product Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) Broadband
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Process Management
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Economics
3 1 (14.29%) Marketo
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Psychology
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 2 (28.57%) Broadband
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Product Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Campaign Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Campaign Marketing Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Economics
1 1 (14.29%) Psychology
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
1 3 (42.86%) Test Management
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
1 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Product Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (14.29%) Marketo