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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 68 103 104
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +1
Contract jobs citing Release Management 52 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.03% 1.01% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 1.36% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 15
Average daily rate
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£340 £315 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £308 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-36.06% -28.23%
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
1863 1840 1819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.86% 74.52% 70.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1076 908 831
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 23 37
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.04 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.65% -38.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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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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
Bracknell -3 9 £254 - 1
Reading -8 9 £335 +6.34%
Newbury - 5 £375 - 1
Slough +1 4 £413 +10.00%
Maidenhead - 4 £350 -
Release Management
South East

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 32 (35.56%) Telecoms
2 25 (27.78%) ITIL
3 23 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (18.89%) Security Cleared
5 15 (16.67%) Change Management
6 14 (15.56%) Finance
6 14 (15.56%) QA
6 14 (15.56%) Waterfall
7 13 (14.44%) Retail
7 13 (14.44%) Oracle
7 13 (14.44%) Windows
7 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
8 12 (13.33%) HP
8 12 (13.33%) C
8 12 (13.33%) Data Centre
9 11 (12.22%) Project Management
9 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (12.22%) Degree
10 10 (11.11%) Service Management
11 9 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 9 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (10.00%) Linux
11 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (8.89%) Software Deployment
12 8 (8.89%) Java
12 8 (8.89%) PRINCE2
12 8 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (8.89%) McAfee
12 8 (8.89%) Marketing
12 8 (8.89%) Migration

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (4.44%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.33%) Live Communications Server
4 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.33%) JBoss
5 2 (2.22%) Apache
6 1 (1.11%) IIS
6 1 (1.11%) SAS
6 1 (1.11%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.11%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.11%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (1.11%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) SMS
2 4 (4.44%) 3G
2 4 (4.44%) 4G
3 2 (2.22%) SSH
3 2 (2.22%) NAS
3 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.22%) VPN
3 2 (2.22%) SSL
3 2 (2.22%) SAN
4 1 (1.11%) Firewall
4 1 (1.11%) WAN
4 1 (1.11%) LAN
4 1 (1.11%) Network Security
4 1 (1.11%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.56%) Star Schema
4 4 (4.44%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.11%) DB2
6 1 (1.11%) OLAP
6 1 (1.11%) MySQL
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.11%) SSDT
6 1 (1.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (6.67%) JIRA
2 2 (2.22%) Selenium
2 2 (2.22%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.11%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.11%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.11%) NuGet
3 1 (1.11%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.11%) TestComplete
3 1 (1.11%) TestNG
3 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.11%) JUnit
3 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.11%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.11%) MSI
3 1 (1.11%) JMeter
3 1 (1.11%) Maven
General
1 32 (35.56%) Telecoms
2 14 (15.56%) Finance
3 13 (14.44%) Retail
4 8 (8.89%) Marketing
5 5 (5.56%) Billing
6 3 (3.33%) Electronics
6 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (18.89%) Analyst
2 8 (8.89%) Designer
3 7 (7.78%) Test Leader
3 7 (7.78%) Transition Manager
4 6 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 6 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 6 (6.67%) Release Manager
4 6 (6.67%) Service Manager
5 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.56%) ETL Designer
5 5 (5.56%) Service Transition Manager
6 4 (4.44%) ETL Developer
6 4 (4.44%) Lead Designer
6 4 (4.44%) Developer
7 3 (3.33%) Lead Developer
7 3 (3.33%) Implementation Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Test Manager
7 3 (3.33%) Communications Manager
7 3 (3.33%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) J2EE
2 4 (4.44%) HTML
2 4 (4.44%) Application Packaging
2 4 (4.44%) Middleware
3 2 (2.22%) Java EE
3 2 (2.22%) .NET
3 2 (2.22%) SOAP
3 2 (2.22%) XML
4 1 (1.11%) XSL
4 1 (1.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.11%) Web Services
4 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.11%) CSS
4 1 (1.11%) Ajax
4 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.11%) jQuery
4 1 (1.11%) RESTful
4 1 (1.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.89%) Clustering
4 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.44%) Replication
4 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.33%) Smart Meter
5 3 (3.33%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.33%) DTV
6 2 (2.22%) PMI
6 2 (2.22%) PKI
6 2 (2.22%) Statistics
7 1 (1.11%) AS400
7 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.11%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.11%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.44%) Windows
2 9 (10.00%) Linux
3 5 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.44%) Solaris
4 4 (4.44%) UNIX
5 2 (2.22%) Android
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.78%) ITIL
2 23 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (16.67%) Change Management
4 14 (15.56%) Waterfall
5 11 (12.22%) Project Management
5 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (11.11%) Service Management
7 9 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.89%) PRINCE2
8 8 (8.89%) Migration
8 8 (8.89%) Software Deployment
8 8 (8.89%) Integration Testing
9 7 (7.78%) Portfolio Management
9 7 (7.78%) V-Model
9 7 (7.78%) CRM
9 7 (7.78%) Configuration Management
9 7 (7.78%) Software Delivery
9 7 (7.78%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 6 (6.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.33%) C
2 8 (8.89%) Java
3 4 (4.44%) SQL
4 2 (2.22%) C#
4 2 (2.22%) PHP
5 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.11%) Perl
5 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.11%) PeopleCode
5 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (18.89%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.22%) Degree
3 8 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (3.33%) ISEB
7 2 (2.22%) HNC
7 2 (2.22%) HND
7 2 (2.22%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (1.11%) MCP
8 1 (1.11%) MBA
8 1 (1.11%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.11%) MCITP
8 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.11%) MCSE
8 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.56%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.22%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.11%) SCCM
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.11%) Netcool
4 1 (1.11%) Puppet
4 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (14.44%) Oracle
1 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.33%) HP
3 8 (8.89%) McAfee
4 7 (7.78%) Remedy
5 5 (5.56%) Ab Initio
6 4 (4.44%) Sun
6 4 (4.44%) Teradata
7 3 (3.33%) SAP
7 3 (3.33%) VMware
8 2 (2.22%) Sophos
8 2 (2.22%) NetApp
8 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.22%) Symantec
9 1 (1.11%) Capita
9 1 (1.11%) Endeca
9 1 (1.11%) Google
9 1 (1.11%) Coremetrics
9 1 (1.11%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.11%) Infovista
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