Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 17 October 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 > South West
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 195 193
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 +18
Contract jobs citing Product Management 18 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.30% 0.15% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.17% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 14
South West median daily rate £450 £356 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.32% -12.31% +16.07%
10th Percentile £425 £311 £290
90th Percentile £570 £437 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.00 £27.16 £34.85
% change year-on-year +62.00% -22.07% +42.24%

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 South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,161 4,583 4,784
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.40% 83.18% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,188 2,898 3,168
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £256 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 189 267
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £12.83 £12.79 £12.48
90th Percentile £49.63 £49.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.87 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.54% +10.51% +3.97%

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in the South West

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Product Management in the South West

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Product Management in the South West over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Product Management in the South West

Product Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Product Management in the South West

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Devon +13 6 £450 +44.00% 1
Wiltshire - 4 £450 - 2
Bristol -13 3 £569 +42.33% 8
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - - 1
Product Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 South West region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
4 7 (38.89%) SMS
4 7 (38.89%) Service Management
4 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) Case Management
5 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
6 5 (27.78%) Project Management
6 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (16.67%) Process Management
8 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
8 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 2 (11.11%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) Dependency Management
8 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 2 (11.11%) Change Control
9 1 (5.56%) Office 365
9 1 (5.56%) Big Data
9 1 (5.56%) Big Data Analytics
9 1 (5.56%) Data Analytics
9 1 (5.56%) Analytics
9 1 (5.56%) Release Management
9 1 (5.56%) Customer Engagement

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) FinancialForce
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) SMS
2 1 (5.56%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
2 1 (5.56%) Military
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 9 (50.00%) Product Manager
3 7 (38.89%) Procurement Manager
4 5 (27.78%) Procurement Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) BSS Architect
6 1 (5.56%) CRM Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Implementation Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.56%) IT Procurement Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Planning Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Project Implementation Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Requirements Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (38.89%) Case Management
3 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
3 7 (38.89%) Service Management
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) Process Management
7 2 (11.11%) Change Control
7 2 (11.11%) Dependency Management
7 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.56%) Big Data Analytics
8 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Data Analytics
8 1 (5.56%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Juniper
2 1 (5.56%) Ruckus Wireless