Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 13 November 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
England > North West
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 179 221
Rank change year-on-year -19 +42 -11
Contract jobs citing Product Management 9 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.15% 0.40% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.49% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 8
North West median daily rate £525 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +37.50% -22.58%
10th Percentile £263 £312 £224
90th Percentile £549 £765 £398
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
North West median hourly rate - - £55.73
England median hourly rate £44.00 £27.16 £39.63
% change year-on-year +62.00% -31.46% +61.73%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,943 4,704 5,887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.10% 82.34% 84.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,135 3,001 3,779
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £575 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 199 179
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £27.00 £21.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +28.30% -32.98%
10th Percentile £11.32 £11.68 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.18 £48.75 £53.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.08 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.66% +2.56% +2.27%

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Product Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in the North West

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Product Management in the North West

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Product Management in the North West over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Product Management in the North West

Product Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Product Management in the North West

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 13 November 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
Manchester -15 7 £488 +16.42% 5
Cheshire -9 1 £525 +27.27% 2
Lancashire -23 1 £550 -47.62% 2
Product Management
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 North West region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) SaaS
4 2 (22.22%) PaaS
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 2 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) SFIA
4 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (22.22%) Statistics
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Software Asset Management
4 2 (22.22%) IaaS
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (22.22%) IaaS
1 2 (22.22%) PaaS
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Trainer
1 2 (22.22%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Trainer
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Manager
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Product Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Product Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (22.22%) Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) SFIA
4 2 (22.22%) Software Asset Management
4 2 (22.22%) Statistics
4 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
5 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow