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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 96 107 118
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Contract jobs citing Release Management 24 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.99% 0.90% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.32% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 3
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£315 £413 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +40.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £40.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year
-22.50% -5.32%
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
1795 1747 2125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.75% 68.67% 67.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 824 755
Average daily rate £390 £375 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 35 43
Average hourly rate £17.07 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
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 16 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 7 £315 -13.69%
Bracknell +3 5 - - 2
Slough 0 4 - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Newbury - - - - 2
Release Management
South East

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 13 (27.66%) QA
1 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.28%) Problem Management
2 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.28%) .NET
3 9 (19.15%) SMS
3 9 (19.15%) HP
3 9 (19.15%) Netcool
3 9 (19.15%) Service Management
4 8 (17.02%) Finance
4 8 (17.02%) Workflow
4 8 (17.02%) Degree
4 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
5 7 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (14.89%) DV Cleared
6 6 (12.77%) Software Deployment
6 6 (12.77%) Software Distribution
6 6 (12.77%) Change Management
6 6 (12.77%) Netcool/Webtop
6 6 (12.77%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 6 (12.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (12.77%) McAfee
6 6 (12.77%) Tivoli
7 5 (10.64%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (10.64%) Lotus
7 5 (10.64%) CRM
7 5 (10.64%) SLA
7 5 (10.64%) IBM Notes
7 5 (10.64%) Web Services
7 5 (10.64%) Computer Science

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 5 (10.64%) IBM Notes
2 3 (6.38%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) SMS
2 4 (8.51%) Firewall
2 4 (8.51%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (6.38%) tcpdump
3 3 (6.38%) BIG-IP
3 3 (6.38%) Nortel Alteon
3 3 (6.38%) TACACS
3 3 (6.38%) Wireshark
4 2 (4.26%) DNS
5 1 (2.13%) MPLS
5 1 (2.13%) BGP
5 1 (2.13%) NetScreen
5 1 (2.13%) SMTP
5 1 (2.13%) FTP
5 1 (2.13%) HTTP
5 1 (2.13%) RIP
5 1 (2.13%) VLAN
5 1 (2.13%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) MySQL
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Subversion
1 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) PVCS
2 1 (2.13%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.13%) Maven
2 1 (2.13%) StarTeam
2 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.13%) MSBuild
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (14.89%) Support Engineer
1 7 (14.89%) Release Manager
2 5 (10.64%) Project Manager
3 4 (8.51%) Developer
3 4 (8.51%) Technical Project Manager
3 4 (8.51%) Technical Manager
3 4 (8.51%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Security Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) TIBCO Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Data Network Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.38%) Network Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Change Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.26%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) Transition Manager
5 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) .NET
2 5 (10.64%) Web Services
3 3 (6.38%) XML
3 3 (6.38%) WAP
4 1 (2.13%) SAP Basis
4 1 (2.13%) Java EE
4 1 (2.13%) XSL
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.13%) PKI
4 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) UNIX
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (21.28%) Problem Management
2 9 (19.15%) Service Management
3 8 (17.02%) Workflow
4 7 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (12.77%) Change Management
5 6 (12.77%) Software Deployment
5 6 (12.77%) Software Distribution
6 5 (10.64%) Network Management
6 5 (10.64%) Portfolio Management
6 5 (10.64%) CRM
7 4 (8.51%) ITIL
7 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.38%) Fault Management
9 2 (4.26%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.26%) Benchmarking
9 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) C#
1 4 (8.51%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) Perl
3 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) Degree
3 7 (14.89%) DV Cleared
4 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.51%) CCNP
5 4 (8.51%) CCNA
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.38%) CCSA
6 3 (6.38%) CCSE
6 3 (6.38%) CCSP
7 1 (2.13%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.66%) QA
2 5 (10.64%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) Netcool
2 6 (12.77%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 6 (12.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (12.77%) Netcool/Webtop
2 6 (12.77%) Tivoli
3 3 (6.38%) OpenView
4 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (2.13%) Puppet
4 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) HP
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.77%) McAfee
4 5 (10.64%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (10.64%) Metastorm
4 5 (10.64%) Lotus
5 4 (8.51%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco
5 4 (8.51%) F5
6 3 (6.38%) Crossbeam
6 3 (6.38%) TIBCO
6 3 (6.38%) Radware
6 3 (6.38%) Nortel
7 1 (2.13%) Citrix
7 1 (2.13%) SAP
7 1 (2.13%) Borland
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