The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Product Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Product Management
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 114 98
Rank change year-on-year +24 -16  
Contract jobs citing Product Management 10 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.55% 0.22% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.27% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 10
Median daily rate £513 £550 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.81% +23.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £454 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £570 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.73 -

Product Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1469 1860 1942
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.12% 80.00% 78.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 1024 966
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 71 75
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £39.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Product Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in Berkshire

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Product Management in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Product Management in Berkshire

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Product Management in Berkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Product Management in Berkshire

Product Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Product Management in Berkshire

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Reading +15 4 £481 -4.22% 2
Slough - 3 £625 - 3
Bracknell - 1 - -
Product Management
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Product Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 6 (30.00%) Linux
1 6 (30.00%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Marketing
2 5 (25.00%) Degree
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (20.00%) Post-Production
4 3 (15.00%) Requirements Management
4 3 (15.00%) Public Cloud
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.00%) Task Automation
4 3 (15.00%) Diameter Protocol
4 3 (15.00%) Patch Management
4 3 (15.00%) SDLC
4 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (15.00%) Ansible
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Unix
4 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) 3GPP
4 3 (15.00%) Apache
4 3 (15.00%) Python
4 3 (15.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) J2EE
4 3 (15.00%) Web Services

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (15.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (15.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
1 3 (15.00%) SIGTRAN
1 3 (15.00%) SMTP
1 3 (15.00%) SSH
2 2 (10.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) VoIP
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
General
1 5 (25.00%) Marketing
2 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.00%) Billing
4 2 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (5.00%) Games
5 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Consultant
1 3 (15.00%) Java Consultant
1 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Author
2 2 (10.00%) Product Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Author
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Account Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Product Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Product Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Account Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (15.00%) J2EE
1 3 (15.00%) Spring
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Unix
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (20.00%) Post-Production
2 4 (20.00%) Scrum
2 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Open Source
3 3 (15.00%) Patch Management
3 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Requirements Management
3 3 (15.00%) SDLC
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.00%) Task Automation
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Presales
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Test Management
5 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (15.00%) Python
1 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Elavon
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