The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Management
Rank 149 133 99
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -34
Contract jobs citing Product Management 1 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.030% 0.22% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.039% 0.30% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
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£390 £525 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £388 £364
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +6.52%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2532 2308 1598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.70% 72.99% 72.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1697 1522 1050
Average daily rate £400 £395 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 89 71
Average hourly rate £39.25 £34.85 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +54.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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
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Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 1 £390 - 6
Product Management
England

Product Management
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
1 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
1 4 (57.14%) Dependency Management
1 4 (57.14%) Change Control
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) User Experience
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Military
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) MS Project
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (14.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Programme Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Product Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Process Manager
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
1 4 (57.14%) Change Control
1 4 (57.14%) Dependency Management
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
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