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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 91 76 100
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +24
Contract jobs citing Release Management 34 53 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.45% 2.07% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 2.67% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 24 8
Median daily rate £363 £338 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £214 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £413 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £368
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £42.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.31% +40.83%
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
1873 1987 1939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.74% 77.47% 77.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1003 1071 919
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £245 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 70 20
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £14.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £39.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Release Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Release Management Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell -3 14 £525 +106.89%
Reading +6 6 £313 -16.38% 2
Slough +2 3 £433 +46.61% 1
Newbury -5 3 £300 -20.00%
Maidenhead -1 1 - -
Release Management
South East

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 25 (34.25%) Software Delivery
2 21 (28.77%) Workflow
3 20 (27.40%) Security Cleared
4 15 (20.55%) SC Cleared
4 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (20.55%) ITIL
5 14 (19.18%) Windows
6 13 (17.81%) Data Centre
7 12 (16.44%) .NET
7 12 (16.44%) Configuration Management
7 12 (16.44%) Project Management
8 11 (15.07%) SQL
8 11 (15.07%) HTML
8 11 (15.07%) SOA
8 11 (15.07%) HP
8 11 (15.07%) Degree
9 10 (13.70%) High Availability
9 10 (13.70%) Telecoms
10 9 (12.33%) Change Management
10 9 (12.33%) CMS
10 9 (12.33%) XML
10 9 (12.33%) Software Deployment
10 9 (12.33%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (12.33%) Content Management
11 8 (10.96%) Software Distribution
11 8 (10.96%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (10.96%) Visualforce
11 8 (10.96%) Apex Code
11 8 (10.96%) Oracle
11 8 (10.96%) JavaScript

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 9 (12.33%) CMS
2 8 (10.96%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.48%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.74%) Confluence
4 2 (2.74%) Drupal
4 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.74%) Live Communications Server
4 2 (2.74%) SilverStripe
5 1 (1.37%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.37%) GeoServer
5 1 (1.37%) IIS
5 1 (1.37%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.37%) Perch
5 1 (1.37%) SAS
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.96%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.74%) FinancialForce.com
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) SMS
2 3 (4.11%) Firewall
3 2 (2.74%) BIG-IP
3 2 (2.74%) LAN
3 2 (2.74%) VPN
3 2 (2.74%) WAN
4 1 (1.37%) BGP
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (1.37%) DNS
4 1 (1.37%) FWSM
4 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.37%) MPLS
4 1 (1.37%) NAS
4 1 (1.37%) NetScreen
4 1 (1.37%) S/MIME
4 1 (1.37%) SAN
4 1 (1.37%) SSL
4 1 (1.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) MySQL
2 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.37%) Big Data
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.37%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (5.48%) ClearCase
2 4 (5.48%) ClearQuest
2 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.74%) JIRA
4 2 (2.74%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.37%) Toad
5 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (13.70%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.85%) Finance
3 3 (4.11%) Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Retail
5 1 (1.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (15.07%) Developer
2 8 (10.96%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 7 (9.59%) Architect
4 6 (8.22%) Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Change Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Configuration Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Messaging Support
6 4 (5.48%) Security Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Technical Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Web Applications Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Web Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Configuration Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Planning Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Resource Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Resource Planning Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Scrum Master
7 3 (4.11%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.44%) .NET
2 11 (15.07%) HTML
3 9 (12.33%) XML
4 8 (10.96%) Visualforce
4 8 (10.96%) Web Services
5 7 (9.59%) CSS
5 7 (9.59%) J2EE
6 6 (8.22%) Apache Flex
7 5 (6.85%) CSS3
7 5 (6.85%) HTML5
8 4 (5.48%) REST
9 2 (2.74%) jQuery
9 2 (2.74%) XML Schema
9 2 (2.74%) XSLT
10 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.37%) Google Maps API
10 1 (1.37%) Middleware
10 1 (1.37%) OAuth
10 1 (1.37%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.85%) CMDB
3 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.48%) Cryptography
4 4 (5.48%) PMI
4 4 (5.48%) User Experience
5 3 (4.11%) Clustering
6 2 (2.74%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.74%) Replication
6 2 (2.74%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.18%) Windows
2 4 (5.48%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.74%) Linux
3 2 (2.74%) Unix
4 1 (1.37%) Android
4 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.25%) Software Delivery
2 21 (28.77%) Workflow
3 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.55%) ITIL
4 12 (16.44%) Configuration Management
4 12 (16.44%) Project Management
5 11 (15.07%) SOA
6 10 (13.70%) High Availability
7 9 (12.33%) Change Management
7 9 (12.33%) Content Management
7 9 (12.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (12.33%) Software Deployment
8 8 (10.96%) Scrum
8 8 (10.96%) Software Distribution
9 6 (8.22%) Change Control
9 6 (8.22%) Line Management
9 6 (8.22%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.22%) Web Development
10 5 (6.85%) Kanban
10 5 (6.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.07%) SQL
2 8 (10.96%) Apex Code
2 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
2 8 (10.96%) Perl
3 4 (5.48%) Java
4 3 (4.11%) C#
5 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.74%) PHP
5 2 (2.74%) XPath
6 1 (1.37%) Korn
6 1 (1.37%) Python
6 1 (1.37%) Scala
6 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.37%) Tcl
6 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (27.40%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.55%) SC Cleared
3 11 (15.07%) Degree
4 4 (5.48%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.48%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.74%) CCNP
5 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.37%) CCIE
6 1 (1.37%) CCNA
6 1 (1.37%) CITP
6 1 (1.37%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.37%) OCP
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) QA
2 3 (4.11%) SLA
3 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Firmware
2 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.74%) vCloud
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (2.74%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (2.74%) vRealize
3 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.37%) Netcool
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) HP
2 8 (10.96%) Intel Security
2 8 (10.96%) Oracle
2 8 (10.96%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.48%) IBM
4 4 (5.48%) Serena
5 3 (4.11%) F5
5 3 (4.11%) VMware
6 2 (2.74%) Capita
6 2 (2.74%) Cisco
6 2 (2.74%) Juniper
6 2 (2.74%) Remedy
7 1 (1.37%) Citrix
7 1 (1.37%) Foundry
7 1 (1.37%) Google
7 1 (1.37%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.37%) WSO2
7 1 (1.37%) Zend
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