The first table below looks at the demand for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Glasgow region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 48 71 58
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Contract jobs citing Release Management 19 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.70% 0.66% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.69% 0.90% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate £313 £331 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -12.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £28.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.80%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
515 670 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 73.26% 73.38% 71.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 370 313
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 18
Average hourly rate £17.86 £10.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.60% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.14 £9.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Release Management
Scotland

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 13 (54.17%) ITIL
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Service Management
3 6 (25.00%) Project Management
3 6 (25.00%) MS Office
3 6 (25.00%) ITSM
4 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) Adobe
4 5 (20.83%) Acrobat
5 4 (16.67%) .NET
5 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 3 (12.50%) InfoPath
6 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 3 (12.50%) Application Packaging
6 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 3 (12.50%) Workflow
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (12.50%) Windows
6 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 3 (12.50%) Change Management
6 3 (12.50%) McAfee
6 3 (12.50%) MSI
6 3 (12.50%) InstallShield
6 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (12.50%) SOA
7 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.33%) MS Project

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
2 5 (20.83%) Acrobat
3 3 (12.50%) InfoPath
3 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 2 (8.33%) MS Project
5 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MSI
1 3 (12.50%) InstallShield
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) ClearCase
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Coordinator
2 4 (16.67%) Author
2 4 (16.67%) Technical Author
2 4 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Writer
3 2 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Implementation Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Applications Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Trainer
4 1 (4.17%) Release Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Release Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.17%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) HTML5
3 1 (4.17%) CSS3
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) Service Management
3 6 (25.00%) Project Management
3 6 (25.00%) ITSM
4 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.50%) Workflow
4 3 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (12.50%) SOA
5 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.17%) Scrum
6 1 (4.17%) RAD
6 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) VBA
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
1 5 (20.83%) Adobe
2 3 (12.50%) McAfee
3 1 (4.17%) Perforce
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat