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 27 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 26 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Release Management 6 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.54% 3.54% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 4.91% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
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£400 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.59 £32.47 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-36.57% +8.23%
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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
180 163 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 76.27% 72.12% 68.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 83 61
Average daily rate £400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 14
Average hourly rate £18.75 £11.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.95 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £13.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 2015.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
3 4 (30.77%) Software Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) Software Deployment
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) SMS
3 4 (30.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (30.77%) McAfee
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Billing
5 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (7.69%) High Availability
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Demand Management
6 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Software Distribution
6 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) Coaching
6 1 (7.69%) Biometrics

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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%) Live Communications Server
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SMS
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 2 (15.38%) Billing
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Server Support
3 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Release Manager
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
3 1 (7.69%) Transition Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Process Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) PMI
2 1 (7.69%) Biometrics
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Software Deployment
1 4 (30.77%) Software Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Business Development
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Demand Management
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
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 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) HP
1 4 (30.77%) McAfee