The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Product Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Product Manager
England / South East
Rank 209 245 259
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Product Manager 33 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 5
Median daily rate £431 £346 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.33% -18.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £263 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £429 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7139 8377 9227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.74% 94.57% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4145 5110 4910
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 378 441
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

Product Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Product Manager in the job title.

Product Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Product Manager
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 Manager across the South East region.

Product Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Product Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017.

Product Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Product Manager
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 Manager across the South East region.

Product Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Product Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Product Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +31 16 £513 - 2
Buckinghamshire -4 4 £450 +85.56% 3
Oxfordshire - 3 £450 -
Surrey +12 2 - -
West Sussex -11 2 £444 -1.38%
East Sussex - 2 £375 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £471 - 4
Middlesex +3 1 - -
Product Manager
England

Product Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, Product Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Product Manager in the job title.

1 20 (34.48%) Product Management
1 20 (34.48%) User Experience
2 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (31.03%) Marketing
4 13 (22.41%) Telecoms
5 12 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (18.97%) B2B
7 10 (17.24%) Scrum
8 9 (15.52%) Finance
8 9 (15.52%) Advertising
9 8 (13.79%) QA
10 7 (12.07%) Big Data
10 7 (12.07%) Market Research
10 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce
11 6 (10.34%) Adobe
11 6 (10.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (10.34%) Retail
11 6 (10.34%) Business Development
11 6 (10.34%) JIRA
12 5 (8.62%) Data Centre
12 5 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (8.62%) Risk Management
12 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (8.62%) Oracle
13 4 (6.90%) VBA
13 4 (6.90%) MySQL
13 4 (6.90%) Python
13 4 (6.90%) MS Access
13 4 (6.90%) Ethernet
13 4 (6.90%) VoIP

Product Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.72%) CMS
2 1 (1.72%) Confluence
2 1 (1.72%) SAS
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.90%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) Ethernet
1 4 (6.90%) VoIP
1 4 (6.90%) xDSL
2 3 (5.17%) PBX
2 3 (5.17%) SMS
2 3 (5.17%) Unified Communications
3 2 (3.45%) IP Telephony
3 2 (3.45%) LAN
3 2 (3.45%) Skype
3 2 (3.45%) Wireless
3 2 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) Big Data
2 4 (6.90%) MS Access
2 4 (6.90%) MySQL
3 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.17%) HBase
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.72%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) JIRA
2 1 (1.72%) ERwin
General
1 18 (31.03%) Marketing
2 13 (22.41%) Telecoms
3 9 (15.52%) Advertising
3 9 (15.52%) Finance
4 6 (10.34%) Retail
5 4 (6.90%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.45%) Electronics
6 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.72%) Billing
7 1 (1.72%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 20 (34.48%) User Experience
2 5 (8.62%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.72%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) Product Management
2 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (18.97%) B2B
5 10 (17.24%) Scrum
6 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce
6 7 (12.07%) Market Research
7 6 (10.34%) Business Development
8 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.62%) Risk Management
9 4 (6.90%) Competitor Analysis
9 4 (6.90%) Data Analysis
9 4 (6.90%) Data Management
9 4 (6.90%) Marketing Strategy
10 3 (5.17%) Analytics
10 3 (5.17%) Content Management
10 3 (5.17%) Master Data Management
10 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (5.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) Python
1 4 (6.90%) VBA
2 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) QA
2 3 (5.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) Adobe
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.45%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.45%) Avaya
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco
4 2 (3.45%) EMC
4 2 (3.45%) HP
4 2 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) DataFlux
5 1 (1.72%) hybris