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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 81 82 67
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs citing Release Management 5 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.43% 0.63% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.84% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£413 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £273 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £345 £385
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 £31.49 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-34.59% +4.95%
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
915 949 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.50% 75.02% 72.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 568 350
Average daily rate £364 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 5 £413 +20.00% 2
Release Management
South East

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (33.33%) Windows NT
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (33.33%) Patch Management
4 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 4 (26.67%) Firmware
5 4 (26.67%) UNIX
5 4 (26.67%) SLA
5 4 (26.67%) Mainframe
5 4 (26.67%) Change Management
5 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (20.00%) Clustering
6 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (20.00%) MCP
6 3 (20.00%) Server Hardening
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (13.33%) Fault Management
7 2 (13.33%) SCCM
7 2 (13.33%) SCOM
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) ATM
1 2 (13.33%) GSM
1 2 (13.33%) UMTS
1 2 (13.33%) LTE
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) NUnit
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Operations Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) WCF
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (26.67%) Mainframe
3 3 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 5 (33.33%) Windows NT
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (26.67%) UNIX
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Server Hardening
4 2 (13.33%) Fault Management
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) V-Model
4 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (13.33%) Logistics
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Firmware
3 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) BladeLogic
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Intel
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle