The first table below looks at the demand for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Release Management 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.70% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £384 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.34% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
343 148 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.77% 76.29% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 91 101
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -12.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Release Management
East of England

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Release Management across the Bedfordshire region.

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 2 £250 - 1
Bedford - - - -
Release Management
East of England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Release Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Release Management.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (33.33%) Military
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) Northgate
4 1 (16.67%) Capita
4 1 (16.67%) Orchard

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Release Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Release Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Quality Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
2 1 (16.67%) Northgate
2 1 (16.67%) Capita
2 1 (16.67%) Orchard
2 1 (16.67%) Endeca
2 1 (16.67%) hybris