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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 29 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Release Management 9 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.32% 4.00% 5.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 4.86% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
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£254 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.40% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -20.00%
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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
198 185 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 73.06% 82.22% 64.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 97 60
Average daily rate £322 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.90% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -40.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.50 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £140.00 £182.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 2015.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
1 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
2 7 (53.85%) Software Deployment
2 7 (53.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (53.85%) McAfee
2 7 (53.85%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) SMS
3 5 (38.46%) Software Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Software Distribution
5 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (15.38%) High Availability
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Live Communications Server
5 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) QA
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) Replication
5 2 (15.38%) Clustering
5 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
5 2 (15.38%) Sophos
5 2 (15.38%) Blackberry

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (15.38%) Live Communications Server
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) SMS
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Billing
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Release Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Implementation Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Transition Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Service Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Software Deployment
2 5 (38.46%) Software Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) Software Distribution
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Demand Management
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) HP
1 7 (53.85%) McAfee
2 2 (15.38%) Sophos
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) SAP