The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 32 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Release Management 4 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.49% 2.63% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 3.90% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£336 £314 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% -16.26%
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% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
198 205 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 73.61% 67.43% 67.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 98 53
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 16
Average hourly rate £27.50 £11.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+144.44% -29.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.25 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £15.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Release Management across the Bracknell region.

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Software Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (15.38%) Billing
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) McAfee
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (15.38%) PMI
4 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
4 2 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 2 (15.38%) SMS
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
5 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Demand Management
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.69%) ISEB
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (7.69%) SLA
5 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) Live Communications Server
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SMS
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Billing
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Release Manager
2 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Process Manager
2 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Server Support
3 1 (7.69%) Transition Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) PMI
2 1 (7.69%) Biometrics
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Software Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Demand Management
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Process Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C++
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) McAfee
1 2 (15.38%) HP