The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Product Management
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 54 56 64
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8  
Contract jobs citing Product Management 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.68% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.38% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £613 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +44.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £434 £475
% change year-on-year +26.80% -8.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £77.50

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 462 521 541
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 78.04% 76.17% 76.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 277 282
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £302 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £558 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +133.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £9.16 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Product Management in Hertfordshire

Product Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Product Management in Hertfordshire

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Hatfield - 2 - -
Product Management
East of England

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (46.15%) User Stories
3 4 (30.77%) Supplier Management
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (30.77%) Information Security
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Retail
3 4 (30.77%) Resource Allocation
3 4 (30.77%) User Experience
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) IPsec
5 2 (15.38%) Usability Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Omniture
5 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (15.38%) F5
5 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (15.38%) Minimum Viable Product
5 2 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (15.38%) Prototyping
5 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (7.69%) PMO

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (15.38%) IPsec
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Information Security Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Security Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Senior Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Product Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
3 2 (15.38%) UX Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) EPoS Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Product Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Strategy Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) User Experience
3 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (15.38%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (7.69%) EPoS
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.69%) Pricing Data
4 1 (7.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) User Stories
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Information Security
2 4 (30.77%) Resource Allocation
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Supplier Management
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) Coaching
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) Prototyping
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (15.38%) Usability Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) F5
1 2 (15.38%) Omniture
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Juniper
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Optimizely
2 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto