Period
to 19 February 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 19 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
England > North West
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 201 209
Rank change year-on-year +24 +8 -16
Contract jobs citing Product Management 23 13 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.43% 0.22% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.26% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 56
North West median daily rate £413 £313 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -9.09% -2.14%
10th Percentile £325 £251 £263
90th Percentile £675 £448 £600
England median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £28.50 £37.01 £42.50
% change year-on-year -22.99% -12.92% -50.72%

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 4,440 4,941 6,742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.36% 84.25% 81.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,863 3,200 4,124
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £257 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 166 287
North West median hourly rate £23.17 £27.12 £30.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.56% -10.04% +50.75%
10th Percentile £11.72 £12.88 £13.00
90th Percentile £55.75 £51.50 £50.80
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%

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 19 February 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 19 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
Manchester +9 11 £375 +25.00% 10
Cheshire - 5 £413 - 2
Lancashire - 5 £650 - 1
Product Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 North West region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) Finance
3 14 (60.87%) SFIA
4 11 (47.83%) ITIL
5 10 (43.48%) Management Information System
6 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (39.13%) PRINCE2
6 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 9 (39.13%) Project Management
7 8 (34.78%) Data Management
8 7 (30.43%) Programme Management
8 7 (30.43%) Service Management
8 7 (30.43%) Network Design
8 7 (30.43%) Resource Management
8 7 (30.43%) Problem Management
8 7 (30.43%) Open Source
8 7 (30.43%) SaaS
8 7 (30.43%) PaaS
9 6 (26.09%) Business Process Improvement
9 6 (26.09%) Ivanti
9 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
9 6 (26.09%) Process Improvement
9 6 (26.09%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (26.09%) User Stories
9 6 (26.09%) XenApp
9 6 (26.09%) XenDesktop
9 6 (26.09%) Performance Management
9 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (26.09%) Chartered Engineer
9 6 (26.09%) Degree

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) PaaS
1 7 (30.43%) SaaS
2 2 (8.70%) IaaS
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 16 (69.57%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Billing
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Product Owner
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Product Manager
5 3 (13.04%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior SCCM Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Lead Product Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Product Owner
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Active Directory Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Billing Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Office 365 Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Pricing Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Velocity
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) User Experience
3 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Fintech
4 1 (4.35%) NHS
4 1 (4.35%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) SFIA
3 11 (47.83%) ITIL
4 9 (39.13%) PRINCE2
4 9 (39.13%) Project Management
4 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (34.78%) Data Management
6 7 (30.43%) Network Design
6 7 (30.43%) Open Source
6 7 (30.43%) Problem Management
6 7 (30.43%) Programme Management
6 7 (30.43%) Resource Management
6 7 (30.43%) Service Management
7 6 (26.09%) Business Process Improvement
7 6 (26.09%) Data Visualisation
7 6 (26.09%) ITSM
7 6 (26.09%) Performance Management
7 6 (26.09%) Process Improvement
7 6 (26.09%) Scrum
7 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) CCDP
1 6 (26.09%) CCIE
1 6 (26.09%) CCNP
1 6 (26.09%) Chartered Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (26.09%) CISM
1 6 (26.09%) CISSP
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
1 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (17.39%) APMG
2 4 (17.39%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.35%) ECDL
4 1 (4.35%) MCSA
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PMO
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (26.09%) XenApp
1 6 (26.09%) XenDesktop
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco
2 6 (26.09%) Citrix
2 6 (26.09%) Ivanti
3 3 (13.04%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) Sage
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec
4 1 (4.35%) VMware