The first table below looks at the demand for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 16 April 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 South East 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 217 206 216
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing Product Management 29 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.48% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 18
Average daily rate £390 £375 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £260 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
- -51.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6998 6005 6976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.77% 70.69% 65.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3883 3118 3325
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 258 355
Average hourly rate £26.50 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.92% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Product Management
England

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Product Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Product Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Product Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Product Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -9 17 £390 +9.47% 8
Surrey -10 6 £425 +13.33% 2
Buckinghamshire -19 3 - - 3
Middlesex -7 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 10
Sussex - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Product Management
England

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 17 (31.48%) Project Management
2 13 (24.07%) Telecoms
3 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.37%) Marketing
3 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
3 11 (20.37%) E-Commerce
4 9 (16.67%) OO
4 9 (16.67%) Scrum
5 7 (12.96%) C#
5 7 (12.96%) .NET
5 7 (12.96%) B2C
6 6 (11.11%) Oracle
6 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 6 (11.11%) B2B
6 6 (11.11%) TDD
6 6 (11.11%) NUnit
6 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.11%) Finance
6 6 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.11%) Velocity
6 6 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database
7 5 (9.26%) Content Management
7 5 (9.26%) Degree
7 5 (9.26%) Content Management Server
8 4 (7.41%) Six Sigma
8 4 (7.41%) SOA
8 4 (7.41%) CRM
8 4 (7.41%) eTOM

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (9.26%) Content Management Server
2 4 (7.41%) Kentico
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) SAS
4 1 (1.85%) CMS
4 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Ethernet
1 3 (5.56%) VPN
1 3 (5.56%) Unified Communications
2 2 (3.70%) MVNO
2 2 (3.70%) MPLS
2 2 (3.70%) Wireless
2 2 (3.70%) Broadband
2 2 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (1.85%) SDH
3 1 (1.85%) WAN
3 1 (1.85%) FTP
3 1 (1.85%) HTTP
3 1 (1.85%) SNMP
3 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.85%) VLAN
3 1 (1.85%) IMAP
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.85%) Network Security
3 1 (1.85%) xDSL
3 1 (1.85%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.85%) Big Data
3 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 6 (11.11%) NUnit
2 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 13 (24.07%) Telecoms
2 11 (20.37%) Marketing
3 6 (11.11%) Finance
4 3 (5.56%) French Language
4 3 (5.56%) Retail
5 2 (3.70%) Legal
6 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.85%) Publishing
6 1 (1.85%) Games
6 1 (1.85%) Billing
6 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Product Manager
2 8 (14.81%) E-Commerce Manager
3 7 (12.96%) Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) ScrumMaster
5 5 (9.26%) Product Owner
5 5 (9.26%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Process Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Programme Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Business Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Business Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Change Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Process Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Business Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Business Process Manager
9 1 (1.85%) Senior IT Business Analyst
9 1 (1.85%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) .NET
2 6 (11.11%) Velocity
3 2 (3.70%) HTML5
3 2 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (1.85%) CSS3
4 1 (1.85%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.85%) jQuery
4 1 (1.85%) CSS
4 1 (1.85%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
1 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.85%) IVR
1 1 (1.85%) Economics
1 1 (1.85%) Statistics
1 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
1 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (1.85%) Open Source
1 1 (1.85%) New Media
1 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Project Management
2 11 (20.37%) E-Commerce
2 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.67%) Scrum
3 9 (16.67%) OO
4 7 (12.96%) B2C
5 6 (11.11%) B2B
5 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (11.11%) TDD
5 6 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (9.26%) Content Management
7 4 (7.41%) Lean Six Sigma
7 4 (7.41%) eTOM
7 4 (7.41%) Six Sigma
7 4 (7.41%) CRM
7 4 (7.41%) SOA
8 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) C#
2 2 (3.70%) R
3 1 (1.85%) Java
3 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.85%) Perl
3 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) CRISC
2 1 (1.85%) PhD
2 1 (1.85%) CCNP
2 1 (1.85%) CCNA
2 1 (1.85%) CISSP
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.85%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (7.41%) Cisco
4 2 (3.70%) Avaya
4 2 (3.70%) Cadence
5 1 (1.85%) Polycom
5 1 (1.85%) Genesys
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.85%) Nortel
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day + Please quote
Posted: 8 days ago