The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Management
Rank 225 216 186
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -30
Contract jobs citing Product Management 36 35 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.38% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.51% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 27
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£425 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £333 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £418 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £426 £389 £374
% change year-on-year
+9.45% +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 - -
Product Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7350 6861 6112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.10% 74.60% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4415 3767 3293
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 250 270
Average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £13.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
Berkshire +14 17 £463 +23.33% 8
Hampshire +2 11 £393 +2.61% 5
Middlesex +4 2 - -
Surrey -1 2 - - 5
East Sussex -9 2 £300 -
Oxfordshire -22 2 £438 +68.26% 4
Kent -9 1 £425 +21.42% 1
Product Management
England

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.76%) Marketing
2 17 (25.76%) Finance
3 16 (24.24%) Telecoms
4 13 (19.70%) Project Management
5 12 (18.18%) Scrum
5 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (15.15%) B2B
8 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
8 8 (12.12%) User Experience
8 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
8 8 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
9 7 (10.61%) Oracle
9 7 (10.61%) E-Commerce
10 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
11 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
11 5 (7.58%) Siebel
11 5 (7.58%) MS Office
11 5 (7.58%) CSS
11 5 (7.58%) HTML
11 5 (7.58%) B2C
11 5 (7.58%) Cisco
11 5 (7.58%) Broadband
11 5 (7.58%) Configuration Management
11 5 (7.58%) Billing
11 5 (7.58%) Business Analysis
11 5 (7.58%) Change Management
11 5 (7.58%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
3 4 (6.06%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (6.06%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.03%) MS Project
5 1 (1.52%) RoboHelp
5 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Oracle BRM
2 3 (4.55%) Optimost
2 3 (4.55%) WebTrends
3 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Broadband
2 3 (4.55%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.03%) Internet
3 2 (3.03%) WAN
3 2 (3.03%) MPLS
4 1 (1.52%) BGP
4 1 (1.52%) Wireless
4 1 (1.52%) 2G
4 1 (1.52%) VPLS
4 1 (1.52%) Network Security
4 1 (1.52%) LTE
4 1 (1.52%) 4G
4 1 (1.52%) Multicast
4 1 (1.52%) 3G
4 1 (1.52%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
1 17 (25.76%) Marketing
2 16 (24.24%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.58%) Billing
4 4 (6.06%) Legal
4 4 (6.06%) Italian Language
5 3 (4.55%) Norwegian Language
5 3 (4.55%) Swedish Language
5 3 (4.55%) Danish Language
5 3 (4.55%) Banking
6 2 (3.03%) Retail
7 1 (1.52%) Publishing
7 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Product Manager
2 8 (12.12%) Analyst
3 5 (7.58%) Business Analyst
4 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
4 4 (6.06%) Developer
4 4 (6.06%) UX Designer
4 4 (6.06%) Designer
5 3 (4.55%) Lead Product Manager
5 3 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Senior Manager
5 3 (4.55%) Programme Manager
5 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce Manager
5 3 (4.55%) Senior Product Manager
6 2 (3.03%) Junior Software Developer
6 2 (3.03%) Release Manager
6 2 (3.03%) Junior Developer
6 2 (3.03%) Junior
6 2 (3.03%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.03%) Architect
6 2 (3.03%) Commercial Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) CSS
1 5 (7.58%) HTML
2 4 (6.06%) .NET
2 4 (6.06%) Web Services
3 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.03%) Ext JS
4 1 (1.52%) HTML5
4 1 (1.52%) REST
4 1 (1.52%) CSS3
4 1 (1.52%) Play Framework
4 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.52%) JSON
4 1 (1.52%) Velocity
4 1 (1.52%) WCF
4 1 (1.52%) WPF
4 1 (1.52%) Django
4 1 (1.52%) Ajax
4 1 (1.52%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.12%) User Experience
3 5 (7.58%) Social Media
4 4 (6.06%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.03%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.52%) GIS
6 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.70%) Project Management
3 12 (18.18%) Scrum
4 11 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (15.15%) B2B
6 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
6 8 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (10.61%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.58%) B2C
8 5 (7.58%) Business Analysis
8 5 (7.58%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.58%) Change Management
8 5 (7.58%) Risk Management
9 4 (6.06%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (6.06%) Analytics
9 4 (6.06%) SDLC
9 4 (6.06%) Use Case
10 3 (4.55%) Release Management
10 3 (4.55%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) Java
1 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
1 2 (3.03%) SQL
1 2 (3.03%) C
1 2 (3.03%) C#
2 1 (1.52%) C++
2 1 (1.52%) Ruby
2 1 (1.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.06%) Degree
4 3 (4.55%) CCNP
4 3 (4.55%) CCNA
4 3 (4.55%) CCDA
4 3 (4.55%) CCDP
4 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.52%) PMP
6 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.52%) MCTS
6 1 (1.52%) CBAP
6 1 (1.52%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) Oracle
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Siebel
2 5 (7.58%) Cisco
3 3 (4.55%) SAP
3 3 (4.55%) Adobe
3 3 (4.55%) CheckPoint
3 3 (4.55%) Omniture
3 3 (4.55%) Google
3 3 (4.55%) Maxymiser
3 3 (4.55%) Tealeaf
4 2 (3.03%) Remedy
4 2 (3.03%) Nortel
4 2 (3.03%) Juniper
5 1 (1.52%) Progress
5 1 (1.52%) Serena
5 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.52%) Marketo
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