The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
South West / Bristol
Rank 64 68 64
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Release Management 2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.27% 0.51% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.61% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £575 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -33.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
601 657 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 82.22% 83.48% 76.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 505 500
Median daily rate £397 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.73% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 9
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -14.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £26.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £50.00 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol 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 Bristol

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Bristol region.

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 5 (50.00%) Time Management
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (50.00%) VBScript
2 5 (50.00%) VB
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) MSI
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 5 (50.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
4 3 (30.00%) WSUS
4 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (20.00%) IBM

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MSI
2 2 (20.00%) InstallShield
2 2 (20.00%) PeopleTools
3 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Change and Configuration Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Change and Release Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Change Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PeopleSoft Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) PeopleSoft Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PeopleSoft Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Release and Configuration Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Release Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) CMDB
2 1 (10.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (20.00%) AIX
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 5 (50.00%) Time Management
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (50.00%) VB
1 5 (50.00%) VBScript
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) PeopleCode
3 2 (20.00%) SQR
4 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (30.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (10.00%) Percona