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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 60 59 60
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Release Management 12 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.48% 0.63% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 0.90% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
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£340 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
629 555 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.37% 70.43% 69.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 291 277
Average daily rate £350 £366 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% +12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £497 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 13
Average hourly rate £13.50 £9.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.94% -2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Release Management
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 13 (46.43%) ITIL
3 11 (39.29%) Change Management
4 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
5 7 (25.00%) Windows
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 6 (21.43%) MS Office
6 6 (21.43%) Project Management
7 5 (17.86%) Acrobat
7 5 (17.86%) Adobe
7 5 (17.86%) .NET
7 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
7 5 (17.86%) ITSM
7 5 (17.86%) Service Management
7 5 (17.86%) Resource Management
8 4 (14.29%) Application Packaging
8 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 4 (14.29%) InfoPath
8 4 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Security Testing
8 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 4 (14.29%) Information Assurance
8 4 (14.29%) Workflow
8 4 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (14.29%) McAfee
8 4 (14.29%) MSI
8 4 (14.29%) InstallShield
9 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Office
2 5 (17.86%) Acrobat
3 4 (14.29%) InfoPath
4 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
5 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) LDAP
1 1 (3.57%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Ingres
1 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MSI
1 4 (14.29%) InstallShield
2 3 (10.71%) Subversion
3 2 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Coordinator
2 4 (14.29%) Author
2 4 (14.29%) Technical Author
3 2 (7.14%) Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (7.14%) Technical Writer
3 2 (7.14%) Release Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Implementation Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Applications Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) Environment Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Test Environment Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Release Management Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) Application Packaging
3 2 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) ITIL
2 11 (39.29%) Change Management
3 6 (21.43%) Project Management
4 5 (17.86%) Service Management
4 5 (17.86%) ITSM
4 5 (17.86%) Resource Management
5 4 (14.29%) Information Assurance
5 4 (14.29%) Workflow
5 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Security Testing
6 3 (10.71%) SOA
6 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 2 (7.14%) Document Management
7 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.14%) Quality Management
7 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
2 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Adobe
3 4 (14.29%) McAfee
4 2 (7.14%) Kofax
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Sybase
5 1 (3.57%) JBoss
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) Perforce
5 1 (3.57%) ForgeRock