The first table below looks at the demand for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 South West 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 130 105 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Contract jobs citing Product Management 4 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -
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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2221 1510 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.46% 70.46% 69.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1476 979 1296
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 65 130
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Product Management
England

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Product Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Product Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
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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
Bristol -18 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £450 - 2
Devon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Product Management
England

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Content Management
2 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (40.00%) Workflow
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) Use Case
2 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Change Control
3 3 (30.00%) Dependency Management
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) NHS
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) SAS
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Business Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Change Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (10.00%) SAS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Content Management
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (40.00%) Workflow
2 4 (40.00%) Use Case
2 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Change Control
3 3 (30.00%) Dependency Management
3 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Information Management
5 1 (10.00%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint