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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 94 95 106
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing Release Management 36 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.28% 1.11% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.56% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 10
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£425 £350 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £313 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £464 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £384
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-32.71% -
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
1983 1918 1711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.29% 71.09% 68.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1055 988 681
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 44 54
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £176.25 £58.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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
Reading -5 6 £375 +19.04% 1
Bracknell -3 4 £336 +37.80%
Maidenhead - 4 £475 -
Newbury - 2 - - 2
Slough -7 1 - - 1
Release Management
South East

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 45 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 45 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (32.38%) Software Delivery
3 25 (23.81%) PMI
3 25 (23.81%) PMI Certification
3 25 (23.81%) PRINCE2
4 24 (22.86%) Project Management
5 20 (19.05%) Waterfall
5 20 (19.05%) Oracle
6 17 (16.19%) Scrum
7 15 (14.29%) Change Management
7 15 (14.29%) ITIL
8 14 (13.33%) Retail
9 12 (11.43%) Billing
9 12 (11.43%) Java
9 12 (11.43%) CRM
9 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
10 11 (10.48%) J2EE
10 11 (10.48%) Finance
10 11 (10.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (9.52%) Oracle Database
11 10 (9.52%) SQL
12 9 (8.57%) Linux
13 8 (7.62%) Migration
13 8 (7.62%) ERP
13 8 (7.62%) Test Strategy
14 7 (6.67%) SAS
14 7 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (6.67%) E-Commerce
14 7 (6.67%) UNIX

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 7 (6.67%) SAS
2 6 (5.71%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.76%) JBoss
3 5 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.81%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (3.81%) Apache
5 2 (1.90%) IIS
6 1 (0.95%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.95%) Live Communications Server
6 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.71%) SMS
2 4 (3.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.86%) SSL
3 3 (2.86%) SSH
4 2 (1.90%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.90%) Nortel Alteon
4 2 (1.90%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.90%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (1.90%) Network Security
4 2 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.90%) tcpdump
4 2 (1.90%) TACACS
4 2 (1.90%) Firewall
5 1 (0.95%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.95%) 4G
5 1 (0.95%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (0.95%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 7 (6.67%) DB2
2 7 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.71%) Base SAS
3 6 (5.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (1.90%) MySQL
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.95%) OLAP
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.95%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) LoadRunner
1 3 (2.86%) Selenium
1 3 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (2.86%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.90%) MSBuild
2 2 (1.90%) NuGet
2 2 (1.90%) Artifactory
2 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.90%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.90%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.95%) TestComplete
General
1 45 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 14 (13.33%) Retail
3 12 (11.43%) Billing
4 11 (10.48%) Finance
5 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.95%) Publishing
5 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (22.86%) Release Manager
2 19 (18.10%) Technical Manager
3 18 (17.14%) Delivery Manager
3 18 (17.14%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 11 (10.48%) Project Manager
5 9 (8.57%) Test Manager
5 9 (8.57%) Designer
6 8 (7.62%) Process Manager
7 7 (6.67%) Analyst
8 6 (5.71%) Developer
8 6 (5.71%) SAS Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Architect
10 4 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.86%) Solutions Designer
11 3 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
11 3 (2.86%) Service Manager
11 3 (2.86%) Technical Project Manager
11 3 (2.86%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.48%) J2EE
2 6 (5.71%) HTML
3 5 (4.76%) XML
3 5 (4.76%) SOAP
3 5 (4.76%) Middleware
3 5 (4.76%) Java EE
3 5 (4.76%) Application Packaging
4 4 (3.81%) Web Services
5 3 (2.86%) .NET
6 2 (1.90%) XSL
6 2 (1.90%) WAP
7 1 (0.95%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.95%) CSS
7 1 (0.95%) Ajax
7 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.95%) jQuery
7 1 (0.95%) RESTful
7 1 (0.95%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.81%) PMI
2 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.86%) PKI
3 3 (2.86%) Open Source
3 3 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.95%) iSeries
5 1 (0.95%) Biometrics
5 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.95%) AS400
5 1 (0.95%) Replication
5 1 (0.95%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.57%) Linux
2 7 (6.67%) UNIX
2 7 (6.67%) Windows
3 5 (4.76%) Solaris
4 4 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.95%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (32.38%) Software Delivery
3 25 (23.81%) PRINCE2
4 24 (22.86%) Project Management
5 20 (19.05%) Waterfall
6 17 (16.19%) Scrum
7 15 (14.29%) ITIL
7 15 (14.29%) Change Management
8 12 (11.43%) CRM
9 11 (10.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (7.62%) Test Strategy
10 8 (7.62%) ERP
10 8 (7.62%) Migration
11 7 (6.67%) E-Commerce
11 7 (6.67%) Test Management
12 6 (5.71%) Data Migration
12 6 (5.71%) ETL
13 5 (4.76%) Configuration Management
13 5 (4.76%) Problem Management
13 5 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.43%) Java
2 10 (9.52%) SQL
3 6 (5.71%) SAS Macro
4 4 (3.81%) PHP
5 3 (2.86%) Perl
5 3 (2.86%) C#
6 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.95%) C++
7 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.95%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 25 (23.81%) PMI Certification
2 6 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (3.81%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.81%) Degree
3 4 (3.81%) ISEB
4 3 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.86%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.90%) CCSP
5 2 (1.90%) CCNP
5 2 (1.90%) CCNA
5 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.90%) CCSA
5 2 (1.90%) CCSE
6 1 (0.95%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.95%) MCITP
6 1 (0.95%) MCP
6 1 (0.95%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) QA
2 5 (4.76%) SLA
3 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.95%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (1.90%) OpenView
2 2 (1.90%) Netcool
2 2 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.90%) Puppet
2 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.95%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (19.05%) Oracle
2 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.71%) HP
4 5 (4.76%) Sun
5 4 (3.81%) McAfee
5 4 (3.81%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.86%) Cisco
7 2 (1.90%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.90%) Nortel
7 2 (1.90%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.90%) Crossbeam
7 2 (1.90%) F5
7 2 (1.90%) Radware
7 2 (1.90%) VMware
8 1 (0.95%) Endeca
8 1 (0.95%) Google
8 1 (0.95%) Coremetrics
8 1 (0.95%) Remedy
8 1 (0.95%) Citrix
8 1 (0.95%) SAP
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