The median contractor rate for a Product Manager was £439 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 22 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
England / South East
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 261 237
Rank change year-on-year +18 -24  
Contract jobs requiring a Product Manager 20 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.18% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 16
Median daily rate £439 £450 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +18.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £326 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £478 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -8.42% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7862 9291 9542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 93.87% 95.41% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4484 5713 5214
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 379 466
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.77% -2.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.72
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.30%  

Product Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Product Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Product Manager in the South East

Product Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Product Manager in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Product Manager in the South East

Product Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Product Manager in the South East over the 3 months to 22 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Product Manager in the South East

Product Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Product Manager in the South East

Product Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Product Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 April 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
Berkshire +22 8 £530 +10.41% 1
West Sussex +8 4 £494 +6.75%
Oxfordshire - 4 £356 - 5
East Sussex - 2 £375 -
Surrey +2 1 £300 - 2
Product Manager
England

Product Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 April 2017, Product Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Product Manager in the job title.

1 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (34.55%) Product Management
2 17 (30.91%) Marketing
3 16 (29.09%) User Experience
4 13 (23.64%) Telecoms
4 13 (23.64%) Scrum
5 12 (21.82%) B2B
6 11 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (16.36%) Advertising
8 8 (14.55%) Finance
9 7 (12.73%) Market Research
9 7 (12.73%) Big Data
9 7 (12.73%) Project Management
10 6 (10.91%) Adobe
10 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
10 6 (10.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (10.91%) Business Development
10 6 (10.91%) JIRA
11 5 (9.09%) Service Design
11 5 (9.09%) Actionable Insight
11 5 (9.09%) Retail
11 5 (9.09%) User Stories
11 5 (9.09%) Data Centre
11 5 (9.09%) Oracle
11 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
12 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
12 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
12 4 (7.27%) Mac OS X
12 4 (7.27%) Ethernet

Product Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (10.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.82%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) SAS
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Ethernet
1 4 (7.27%) VoIP
1 4 (7.27%) xDSL
2 3 (5.45%) PBX
2 3 (5.45%) SMS
2 3 (5.45%) Unified Communications
3 2 (3.64%) IP Telephony
3 2 (3.64%) LAN
3 2 (3.64%) Skype
3 2 (3.64%) Wireless
3 2 (3.64%) WLAN
4 1 (1.82%) VPN
4 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) Big Data
2 4 (7.27%) MS Access
2 4 (7.27%) MySQL
3 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.45%) HBase
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.82%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) ERwin
General
1 17 (30.91%) Marketing
2 13 (23.64%) Telecoms
3 9 (16.36%) Advertising
4 8 (14.55%) Finance
5 5 (9.09%) Retail
6 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
7 2 (3.64%) Electronics
7 2 (3.64%) Financial Institution
7 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.82%) Billing
8 1 (1.82%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) User Experience
2 5 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.82%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (34.55%) Product Management
2 13 (23.64%) Scrum
3 12 (21.82%) B2B
4 11 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.73%) Market Research
5 7 (12.73%) Project Management
6 6 (10.91%) Business Development
6 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.09%) Actionable Insight
7 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 5 (9.09%) Service Design
7 5 (9.09%) User Stories
8 4 (7.27%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (7.27%) Competitor Analysis
8 4 (7.27%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.27%) Marketing Strategy
8 4 (7.27%) Open Source
8 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) Python
1 4 (7.27%) VBA
2 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Adobe
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.64%) Avaya
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco
4 2 (3.64%) EMC
4 2 (3.64%) HP
4 2 (3.64%) SAP
5 1 (1.82%) DataFlux
5 1 (1.82%) Huawei
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