Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 6 months to 24 February 2018 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 - 116
Rank change year-on-year - +116 -19
Contract jobs citing Product Management 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.46% - 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Cheshire median daily rate £413 - £325
10th Percentile £375 - £313
90th Percentile £675 - £338
North West median daily rate £475 £313 £300
% change year-on-year +52.00% +4.17% -40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Product Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,104 1,018 1,636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 84.73% 84.48% 82.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 741 1,097
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 37 59
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £20.63 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.88% +14.58% -14.18%
10th Percentile £10.79 £13.90 £13.00
90th Percentile £38.75 £44.23 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £24.78 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -9.89% -15.38% +64.77%

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Product Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in Cheshire

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Product Management in Cheshire

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Product Management in Cheshire over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Product Management in Cheshire

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 3 £650 -
Chester - 1 £400 - 1
Knutsford - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £375 - 1
Product Management
North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Product Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Contract Management
3 2 (33.33%) SFIA
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCDP
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) CISM
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) PaaS
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) OpenShift
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior SCCM Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Billing Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Product Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Citrix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Ajax
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Fintech
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Contract Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Network Design
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) SFIA
4 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Go
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCDP
1 2 (33.33%) CCIE
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) CISM
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (33.33%) XenApp
1 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Ivanti
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat