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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 99 83 95
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Contract jobs citing Release Management 29 38 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.17% 1.50% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.96% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 7
Median daily rate £345 £340 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £245 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £20.59 £32.47
% change year-on-year
+74.82% -36.57%
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
1952 1937 1892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.03% 76.56% 74.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1071 989 929
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 58 41
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £13.61 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £39.25 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Reading -5 8 £345 -16.36% 1
Bracknell -5 7 - -
Slough +3 1 - - 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
Release Management
South East

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 18 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 17 (27.42%) Software Delivery
3 15 (24.19%) ITIL
4 14 (22.58%) Telecoms
4 14 (22.58%) SC Cleared
5 13 (20.97%) Workflow
5 13 (20.97%) Change Management
6 12 (19.35%) Configuration Management
6 12 (19.35%) Project Management
7 11 (17.74%) CMS
7 11 (17.74%) Content Management
7 11 (17.74%) Requirements Analysis
7 11 (17.74%) Degree
8 10 (16.13%) Migration
8 10 (16.13%) Windows
9 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (11.29%) Finance
10 7 (11.29%) CSS
10 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
10 7 (11.29%) Web Development
10 7 (11.29%) Data Centre
11 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (9.68%) ITIL V3
11 6 (9.68%) Change Control
11 6 (9.68%) HP
11 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2
11 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
12 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
12 5 (8.06%) Scrum
12 5 (8.06%) HTML

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 11 (17.74%) CMS
2 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.23%) Live Communications Server
4 1 (1.61%) IIS
4 1 (1.61%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.61%) SAS
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) SMS
2 2 (3.23%) Firewall
2 2 (3.23%) LAN
2 2 (3.23%) WAN
3 1 (1.61%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.61%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.61%) IPsec
3 1 (1.61%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.61%) S/MIME
3 1 (1.61%) SSL
3 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) Big Data
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.23%) ClearCase
2 2 (3.23%) ClearQuest
2 2 (3.23%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.61%) Toad
3 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (22.58%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.29%) Finance
3 3 (4.84%) Billing
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (19.35%) Architect
2 6 (9.68%) Analyst
2 6 (9.68%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (9.68%) IT Manager
2 6 (9.68%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 6 (9.68%) Technical Manager
3 5 (8.06%) Change Analyst
3 5 (8.06%) IT Technical Manager
3 5 (8.06%) Project Manager
3 5 (8.06%) Web Architect
4 4 (6.45%) Configuration Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) Messaging Support
5 3 (4.84%) Chief Architect
5 3 (4.84%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Planning Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Release Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Resource Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Resource Planning Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Scrum Master
6 2 (3.23%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) CSS
2 5 (8.06%) .NET
2 5 (8.06%) CSS3
2 5 (8.06%) HTML
2 5 (8.06%) HTML5
3 2 (3.23%) jQuery
4 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.61%) Middleware
4 1 (1.61%) OAuth
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.61%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.06%) CMDB
3 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.45%) User Experience
5 3 (4.84%) PMI
5 3 (4.84%) Smart Meter
6 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.23%) Clustering
6 2 (3.23%) Replication
7 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.13%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.23%) Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Unix
3 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) Software Delivery
2 15 (24.19%) ITIL
3 13 (20.97%) Change Management
3 13 (20.97%) Workflow
4 12 (19.35%) Configuration Management
4 12 (19.35%) Project Management
5 11 (17.74%) Content Management
5 11 (17.74%) Requirements Analysis
6 10 (16.13%) Migration
7 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (11.29%) Web Development
9 6 (9.68%) Change Control
9 6 (9.68%) ITIL V3
9 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2
10 5 (8.06%) Customer Engagement
10 5 (8.06%) High Availability
10 5 (8.06%) Scrum
10 5 (8.06%) Waterfall
11 4 (6.45%) Business Analysis
11 4 (6.45%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.45%) SQL
3 3 (4.84%) C#
4 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.23%) Perl
5 1 (1.61%) Korn
5 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 14 (22.58%) SC Cleared
3 11 (17.74%) Degree
4 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.84%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.61%) APMP
6 1 (1.61%) CCNP
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.61%) CITP
6 1 (1.61%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.61%) OCP
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Firmware
2 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) HP
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle
4 4 (6.45%) Serena
5 3 (4.84%) Intel Security
5 3 (4.84%) SAP
6 2 (3.23%) Capita
6 2 (3.23%) F5
6 2 (3.23%) Remedy
7 1 (1.61%) BMC
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco
7 1 (1.61%) IBM
7 1 (1.61%) Juniper
7 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.61%) WSO2