The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 74 98 96
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -2
Contract jobs citing Release Management 52 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.96% 1.16% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 1.65% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 9
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£325 £352 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £172 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £444 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+12.33% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £14.00 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+98.21% -34.50%
Release Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1827 1823 1690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 68.97% 70.74% 68.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 913 681
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 55 75
Average hourly rate £27.83 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Berkshire region.

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 15 £253 -
Reading +18 8 £438 -1.40% 2
Slough -3 6 £255 +82.14% 1
Bracknell -15 4 £263 -25.42% 2
Newbury -1 1 £425 +21.42%
Wokingham - - - -
Release Management
South East

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (30.26%) Telecoms
3 16 (21.05%) Project Management
3 16 (21.05%) Change Management
4 13 (17.11%) SQL
4 13 (17.11%) Oracle
4 13 (17.11%) ETL
4 13 (17.11%) SAS
4 13 (17.11%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (17.11%) SAS Macro
4 13 (17.11%) Base SAS
4 13 (17.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 13 (17.11%) Waterfall
5 12 (15.79%) HP
5 12 (15.79%) PMI
5 12 (15.79%) PMI Certification
5 12 (15.79%) SMS
5 12 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 11 (14.47%) ITIL
7 10 (13.16%) DB2
7 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
8 8 (10.53%) Scrum
8 8 (10.53%) SLA
8 8 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (9.21%) Network Management
9 7 (9.21%) Software Deployment
9 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
9 7 (9.21%) McAfee
9 7 (9.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 6 (7.89%) Degree

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 13 (17.11%) SAS
2 3 (3.95%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.79%) SMS
2 5 (6.58%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (6.58%) tcpdump
2 5 (6.58%) TACACS
2 5 (6.58%) Firewall
2 5 (6.58%) BIG-IP
2 5 (6.58%) Cisco PIX
2 5 (6.58%) Wireshark
2 5 (6.58%) Nortel Alteon
3 2 (2.63%) Network Security
4 1 (1.32%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.11%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (17.11%) Base SAS
1 13 (17.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 10 (13.16%) DB2
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) PVCS
1 1 (1.32%) Maven
1 1 (1.32%) Subversion
1 1 (1.32%) StarTeam
General
1 23 (30.26%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.58%) Billing
3 4 (5.26%) Finance
4 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) Release Manager
2 16 (21.05%) Developer
3 13 (17.11%) SAS Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Delivery Manager
5 7 (9.21%) Project Manager
5 7 (9.21%) Process Manager
6 6 (7.89%) Technical Manager
7 5 (6.58%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 5 (6.58%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Network Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.26%) Data Network Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) TIBCO Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Transition Manager
9 3 (3.95%) Excel Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Senior SAS Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) WAP
2 3 (3.95%) XML
2 3 (3.95%) .NET
3 1 (1.32%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) PMI
2 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) UNIX
2 2 (2.63%) Windows
3 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.05%) Project Management
2 16 (21.05%) Change Management
3 13 (17.11%) ETL
3 13 (17.11%) Waterfall
4 12 (15.79%) PRINCE2
5 11 (14.47%) ITIL
6 8 (10.53%) Scrum
6 8 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (9.21%) Network Management
7 7 (9.21%) Software Deployment
8 6 (7.89%) Problem Management
8 6 (7.89%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.89%) Software Distribution
8 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (6.58%) ERP
9 5 (6.58%) CRM
9 5 (6.58%) Fault Management
10 4 (5.26%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.11%) SQL
1 13 (17.11%) SAS Macro
2 3 (3.95%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (15.79%) PMI Certification
2 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.89%) Degree
4 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.58%) CCSP
4 5 (6.58%) CCNP
4 5 (6.58%) CCNA
4 5 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.58%) CCSE
4 5 (6.58%) CCSA
5 3 (3.95%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) SLA
2 3 (3.95%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (6.58%) OpenView
2 5 (6.58%) Netcool
3 1 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.32%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 13 (17.11%) Oracle
2 12 (15.79%) HP
3 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.21%) McAfee
4 6 (7.89%) Cisco
5 5 (6.58%) F5
5 5 (6.58%) Nortel
5 5 (6.58%) Radware
5 5 (6.58%) CheckPoint
5 5 (6.58%) Crossbeam
6 3 (3.95%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.32%) Remedy
7 1 (1.32%) Borland
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