The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 78 82 70
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing Release Management 10 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.83% 0.46% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.62% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Average daily rate
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£406 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £345 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.53% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £30.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-31.14% -19.20%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
943 974 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 78.26% 75.15% 72.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 576 363
Average daily rate £400 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 27
Average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £35.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +7 9 £406 +18.18% 1
Amersham +5 1 - -
Release Management
South East

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
3 9 (47.37%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (26.32%) Windows 2000
4 5 (26.32%) Windows NT
4 5 (26.32%) Change Management
4 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (26.32%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
4 5 (26.32%) Patch Management
4 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
5 4 (21.05%) Banking
5 4 (21.05%) Process Improvement
5 4 (21.05%) V-Model
5 4 (21.05%) SCCM
5 4 (21.05%) Logistics
5 4 (21.05%) Financial Institution
5 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
5 4 (21.05%) MS Project
5 4 (21.05%) UNIX
5 4 (21.05%) SLA
5 4 (21.05%) ATM
5 4 (21.05%) Firmware
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) ATM
2 1 (5.26%) GSM
2 1 (5.26%) UMTS
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) PVCS
1 2 (10.53%) ClearCase
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Release Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Release Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) STL
1 1 (5.26%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) Mainframe
3 3 (15.79%) Clustering
4 2 (10.53%) CMDB
4 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
5 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
5 1 (5.26%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows 2000
2 5 (26.32%) Windows NT
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (26.32%) Windows 2000 Server
2 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 4 (21.05%) UNIX
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Change Management
1 5 (26.32%) Patch Management
2 4 (21.05%) V-Model
2 4 (21.05%) Process Improvement
2 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (21.05%) Logistics
3 3 (15.79%) Service Management
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Server Hardening
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) SOA
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) ITSM
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) Firmware
3 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) BladeLogic
3 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Intel