Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 23 June 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 - 72
Rank change year-on-year - +72 -6
Contract jobs citing Product Management 8 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.31% - 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% - 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 2
Lancashire median daily rate £525 - £469
10th Percentile £513 - £347
90th Percentile £638 - £576
North West median daily rate £525 £393 £350
% change year-on-year +33.76% +12.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Lancashire median hourly rate - - £55.73
North West median hourly rate - - £55.73

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 Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 535 473 675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 87.56% 87.27% 77.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 250 410
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £425 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.63% +3.64%
10th Percentile £255 £300 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 70 87
Lancashire median hourly rate £37.63 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.47% +13.33% +19.43%
10th Percentile £13.55 £21.55 £14.44
90th Percentile £67.13 £53.00 £54.09
North West median hourly rate £23.20 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -33.71% +7.69% +32.65%

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in Lancashire

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Product Management in Lancashire

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Product Management in Lancashire over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Product Management in Lancashire

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 23 June 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
Blackpool - 8 £525 -
Product Management
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) SFIA
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
3 6 (75.00%) Project Management
3 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (62.50%) Performance Management
4 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (62.50%) Decision-Making
5 4 (50.00%) Service Design
5 4 (50.00%) Chartered Engineer
5 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (50.00%) Data Management
5 4 (50.00%) Network Design
5 4 (50.00%) ITIL
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) CISSP
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (50.00%) CCNP
5 4 (50.00%) CCDP
5 4 (50.00%) CISM
6 3 (37.50%) OSPF
6 3 (37.50%) BGP
6 3 (37.50%) Firewall
6 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (37.50%) CCIE
6 3 (37.50%) WAN
6 3 (37.50%) DHCP

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) PaaS
1 3 (37.50%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) BGP
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security
1 3 (37.50%) OSPF
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Capability Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Product Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Product Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Product Owner
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Velocity
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) SFIA
2 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
3 5 (62.50%) Decision-Making
3 5 (62.50%) Performance Management
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (50.00%) Data Management
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) Network Design
4 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (50.00%) Service Design
5 3 (37.50%) Contract Management
5 3 (37.50%) IT Strategy
5 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
5 3 (37.50%) Open Source
5 3 (37.50%) Resource Management
5 3 (37.50%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
6 2 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (50.00%) CCDP
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
2 4 (50.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CISM
2 4 (50.00%) CISSP
3 3 (37.50%) CCIE
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (25.00%) APMG
4 2 (25.00%) APMP
4 2 (25.00%) CIPD
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) VMware