The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 60 66 63
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Release Management 11 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.27% 0.34% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 0.44% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £344 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -16.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £339 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £349 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.45% -8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+40.83% -25.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
681 688 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.73% 77.04% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 431 266
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -22.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Logistics
3 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 4 (26.67%) SCCM
3 4 (26.67%) V-Model
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) Process Improvement
3 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (26.67%) Financial Institution
3 4 (26.67%) MS Project
3 4 (26.67%) ATM
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (13.33%) assyst
5 2 (13.33%) CMDB
5 2 (13.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
5 2 (13.33%) SOA

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (26.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) ATM
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) PVCS
1 2 (13.33%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Release Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Release Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) CMDB
2 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
2 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000
3 2 (13.33%) Windows NT
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
1 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (26.67%) Logistics
2 4 (26.67%) V-Model
2 4 (26.67%) Process Improvement
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) ITSM
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) B2B
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
5 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) VMware