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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Product Management
England / North West
Rank 135 146 142
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4  
Contract jobs citing Product Management 2 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.078% 0.31% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.38% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 4
Median daily rate £575 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.28% -22.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £430 £475
% change year-on-year +27.90% -9.47%  
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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2110 3146 2752
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.42% 82.42% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1335 1901 1508
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 126 127
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 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
Manchester +16 1 - - 3
Merseyside -1 1 £575 +70.37%
Product Management
England

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) DB2
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) REST
3 3 (42.86%) Tableau
3 3 (42.86%) Data Quality
3 3 (42.86%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) Data Extraction
3 3 (42.86%) Visualisation
3 3 (42.86%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Use Case
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Network Design
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 1 (14.29%) QA

Product Management
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) BGP
1 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) OSPF
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (42.86%) DB2
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Tableau Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Dashboard Development
1 3 (42.86%) Data Extraction
1 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
1 3 (42.86%) Dimensional Modelling
1 3 (42.86%) ETL
1 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (42.86%) Visualisation
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) BPMN
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Personalization
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CCDP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Tableau
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
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