Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 188 183
Rank change year-on-year -28 -5 +42
Contract jobs citing Product Management 18 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.28% 0.18% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.21% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 11
South West median daily rate £500 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% +28.30%
10th Percentile £425 £315 £310
90th Percentile £588 £590 £575
England median daily rate £499 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -0.25% +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 £37.01
% change year-on-year +25.71% -5.43% +13.35%

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 5,562 4,680 4,634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.98% 83.36% 82.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,555 2,932 3,121
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £253 £238
90th Percentile £575 £559 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 201 292
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.24% - -15.65%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.72 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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
Bristol -20 9 £513 +28.13% 4
Wiltshire - 4 £450 - 3
Devon -1 3 £450 +4.35% 2
Gloucestershire - 1 £575 - 1
Somerset - 1 - - 1
Product Management
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
4 4 (22.22%) SMS
4 4 (22.22%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Service Management
4 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) Case Management
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 3 (16.67%) Release Management
6 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 2 (11.11%) Banking
6 2 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (11.11%) Dependency Management
6 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 2 (11.11%) Process Management
6 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) PMO
6 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (11.11%) Single Sign-On

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%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SMS
2 1 (5.56%) OpenFlow
2 1 (5.56%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) IBM UrbanCode
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Product Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Procurement Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Trainer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Procurement Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Trainer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Big Data Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Change Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Migration Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Project Change Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Requirements Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Change Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Change Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Product Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
3 4 (22.22%) Case Management
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 4 (22.22%) Service Management
4 3 (16.67%) Release Management
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.11%) Change Control
5 2 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (11.11%) Dependency Management
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (11.11%) Process Management
5 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.56%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) BT
2 1 (5.56%) Juniper
2 1 (5.56%) Ruckus Wireless